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 how to reset bios password on toshiba satellite L735 - Forum Is it possible for a BIOS User Password to reset itself? - Forum Bios password reset - Forum How can i reset my unknown bios password on my dell vostro 1540 laptop - Forum reset bios password - 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 Solvedhow to reset bios hard disk password Forum SolvedHow to reset BIOS password Forum I have Lenovo X201 Laptop. Unfortunately I forgot my password of BIOS. Please help me to reset BIOS password. Forum how to reset bios password on toshiba l55 Forum SolvedReset Bios + Password on Dell P4 Forum to reset bios password Forum how can you reset the bios password on a dell inspiron 530 home pc Forum How to reset BIOS password on a toshiba laptop Forum Bios Password reset jumper removed now will not boot on Dell 760 --- Solved Forum reset bios password on asus x58l Forum Gateway Solo Pro 9300 bios password reset? Forum Reset bios password Forum Bios reset password Forum HP NX9010 BIOS Password Reset? Forum Comment reset le bios le password d\'une dell e6400 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !