Reset bios password Tags: Chipsets BIOS Computer Motherboards Last response: January 4, 2013 12:45 PM in Motherboards Share listerjaguar January 4, 2013 11:41:13 AM morning all, just been given an old computer just to mess around with, only problem is that its got a startup password and nobody knows what it is.. my mother (whose computer it was) cant remember and nobody else knew it, so it there a way to reset the whole thing? I did try taking out the CMOS battery and waiting 10 mins before putting it back and retrying but no luck. Any suggestions? Its an old intel board if that makes any difference More about : reset bios password jarotech a b V Motherboard January 4, 2013 12:05:36 PM You could try this : http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/64241-35-locked-lapto... Xttony a b V Motherboard January 4, 2013 12:22:37 PM Try shorting out the pins in the bios battery holder that should clear the settings. Related resources HP Pavillion dv9812us: How do I reset the Bios Password ? - Forum How to reset bios password acer laptop - Forum Sony bios password reset laptop - Forum HP NX9010 BIOS Password Reset ? - Forum How to reset bios password from Dell Latitude E6420 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer listerjaguar January 4, 2013 12:36:32 PM thanks for the quick replies. tried shorting the pins and nothing, when it reboots it just says "CMOS error has occurred, Enter Password to access system" Xttony a b V Motherboard January 4, 2013 12:45:52 PM Try removing the battery for Half an hour. Can you get to the operating system? If you can download !Bios and that application can reset the password for you. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ked-laptop ForumHow i can reset my bios password inspiron 1545 ForumHow to dell latitude e6520 bios password reset free ForumCAN I DOWNLOAD CONTENT TO RESET MY BIOS PASSWORD ForumHow to dell latitude d620 bios password reset free ForumMethod of reset bios password in lenovo motherboard ForumPlease help me reset the BIOS password of my Fujitsu LifeBook T421 ForumHow to reset acer 5810t laptop bios password ForumBios Password Reset ? ForumI want to reset or remove my bios password from VPCEB14EN sony vaio laptop. ForumReset Bios password ForumP7h57, i5-760 and 2x8gb ForumPlease help me reset the BIOS password of my Fujitsu LifeBook T421 Forum[Solved] Reset password bios toshiba c640 ForumAcer aspire 4315 bios setup password reset More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !