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Old 01-31-2007, 11:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok Im new to this forum and I have a problem. My dad put a boot password on our IBM Windows ME computer. And he forgot the password. I was just wondering if there was a way to recover it ore bypass it the whole way cause we cant even get to the Windows ME login screen.


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Clear CMOS.

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Old 01-31-2007, 03:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Ste
Clear CMOS.
what is that and where do i do it
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Old 01-31-2007, 04:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Turn off and unplug computer. Remove the round silver battery on your motherboard for 45 seconds, put it back in and turn computer on. You can also move your jumpers. but that should do it.

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Yer do that, your dad must be stupid to forget something like that.
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Originally posted by IceKoldKilla
Yer do that, your dad must be stupid to forget something like that.
lets not be too rash......

but yes, clear the CMOS by doing what mandingo said.

may i ask WHY you are still running windows ME....i hated that OS with a passion.....

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Old 02-01-2007, 05:12 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Win ME was possibly bills worst creation. it should be deleted from this planet.

when you get it to work, might you consider windows 2000?

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