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October 11, 2009 4:57:28 AM

I have a compaq persario i got used because the admin password was lost. Is there a jumper on the motherboard to bypass the password or is there another why to fix the problem. The machine is pretty much a paper wieght right now.

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October 11, 2009 5:25:58 AM

If its admin password, all you need is a new windows install. If its a HDD password you need a HD password unlock app, if its a bios password take the battery out for a bit.
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October 14, 2009 1:14:33 PM

Please let me know the Compaq Presarion exact model number. And is it a windows pwd or a BIOS?
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November 7, 2009 1:36:30 PM

A. By Using the Motherboard Jumper:

In most motherboards CMOS battery is soldered, which makes it difficult to remove the battery. In this case we use another method.

Almost all motherboards contain a jumper that can clear all CMOS settings along with the BIOS password. The location of this jumper varies depending upon the motherboard brand. You should read your motherboard manual to check its location. If you don't have the manual then look for the jumpers near the CMOS battery. Most of the manufacturer label the jumper as CLR, CLEAR, CLEAR CMOS, etc.

When you find the jumper, look carefully. There will be 3 pins and the jumper will be joining the center pin to either left or right pin. What you need to do, is remove the jumper and join the center pin to the opposite pin. e.g. if the jumper joins center pin to left pin, then remove it and join center pin to right pin. Now wait for a few seconds and then again remove the jumper and join the center pin to left pin.

Make sure to turn the PC off before opening the cabinet and resetting the jumper.



B. By Using Software:


I have found that BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool is the most effective.:
BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool is a program that works instantly to remove any lost or forgotten BIOS/CMOS password. Simply boot your PC to DOS and execute the program, and get access to forgotten BIOS/CMOS passwords in just seconds

BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool Service: http://www.biospasswordrecovery.com/
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December 1, 2009 6:43:19 AM

Let me know the exact model number, so i can guide you through the exact location of the jumper.
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