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October 20, 2010 6:42:59 AM

Hello,
my dell latitude Cpx J650GT is asking me some passwoprd: it says: computer system
#5UT1L**-D#5B is protected by pasword authentication password system. how can i get rid of it ? need help. thank you !

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November 20, 2010 8:01:48 PM

You have to phone Dell with some sort of proof that you own the laptop. They can provide you with a master password if you have forgotten it. Of course, you can ask the person that put the password there in the first place if it wasn't you.
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January 12, 2011 12:51:44 PM

If you bought the laptop second hand, talk to the seller. If you are the original owner, you can phone dell with proof of purchase, but if you bought it second hand and the other owner was not the original... there isn't much you can do... there are some people online who offer unlocking services, but it can be costly. The services usually involve wiping out and reflashing the BIOS, which also has no guarantee.

A company I worked for in the past gave away a lot of off-lease machines and many of them were locked in the way from IBM and no one had the passwords anymore. Most of them were junked, and the ones with the best hardware were sent out to be reflashed.
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