Hi, I have been given a 'TINY' laptop, but when I turn it on, the first screen that appears is a password request. There is no option to press f10 for recovery like on my sisters, there is nothing but this box that comes up asking for the password. I believe the computer was on Windows XP. Please can anyone tell me how to by pass the password, there is absolutely nothing else on the machine, I turn it on, the word TINY comes up then immediately it goes straight to a blank page that has nothing but a password box in it. Any help would be appreciated. I asked in a shop but they wanted nearly £100 to put it right and I could buy another laptop for that! Please help, thanks Richard
If its a BIOS password yea, you pretty much have to remove the cmos and hope.
Sometimes certain models will have ways around this. You can call the manufacturer but they probably will not be very helpful unless you can give them some purchase information.