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Old 02-01-2006, 03:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Smile I Need Help With Clearing BIOS From GateWay Computer.

I just upgraded my Gateway Computer w/ Windows XP but, for whatever reason i put a password in system setup ( BIOS ) and, now the system does not want to reconize my password. What can i do to reset the ( BIOS ) system to let me in to windows XP. Can i reset the motherboard and the system BIOS and how can i do this. Can Anyone PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!.

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Old 02-01-2006, 05:07 AM   #2 (permalink)
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take out the battery on the motherboard

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Old 02-01-2006, 02:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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And then put is back in after a couple of minutes. you will be requested to rest the date and time and then the bios will be restored to factory default.
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