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Old 09-11-2006, 07:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok so...
The previous network admin blew out with all the passwords, I got them all except for the hp laptop and he refuses to give it to me. It’s a BIOS password. Does anyone know, will CmosPwd work because I know laptops have advanced security, or do I have to get the security chip replaced?
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Old 09-11-2006, 07:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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its not the security chip, you have to pull the keyboard out, and then get the battery out for 2 mins+, and it will wipe out the password on the CMOS. ** you battery may as well be somewhere else, but most of the time its under the keyboard.
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Old 09-11-2006, 07:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I dont want to break it though, Its not mine. Do you think it will be ok for me to do that?
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Old 09-11-2006, 07:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
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normally its not dificult, as when laptop gets repaired, the keyboard is the first part to be opened, and its not that difficult, on looking closely, you'll see clips/latches on either lower side or upper side pressing them will open the clips to open the keyboard. if not sure, better ask for some expert's help
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Old 09-12-2006, 03:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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thank you very much, i'll try it tomarrow.
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Old 09-12-2006, 06:12 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Sounds a bit dodgey why would you want to remove the admin password o a computer that doesn't belong to you???
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Old 09-13-2006, 12:47 AM   #7 (permalink)
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so he stole it, so what! also, i heard that the battery trick sometimes doesn't do the job, not sure if it will in this case, try it, i doubt it will break anything.
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Old 09-13-2006, 11:55 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Hahaha! Could i get a cut of this stolen laptop?
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Old 09-13-2006, 03:45 PM   #9 (permalink)
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i didnt steal it, its my works. The guy who's place i took wont give us the password. He said if we want to pay him he'll come in and unlock it.
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