password protected bios

david6789

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I cant get into my bios setting, its a used computer and some #$%@ password protected it. Any ideas on how to by pass it or something?

AK32 Motherboard
O/S: Win200 Pro
System manufacturer: VIA694
System Model: AWRDACPI
BIOS: Phoenix-Award BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Athlon XP 2200+
Memory: 512 RAM
 

compguy91

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I'd say flash the bios and see if that does anything. Take the bios battery out, and then put it back in. I believe that's how you flash it but I'm not real sure on that.
 

DJ-CHRIS1

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troy272 said:
I'd say flash the bios and see if that does anything. Take the bios battery out, and then put it back in. I believe that's how you flash it but I'm not real sure on that.
This is how to reset the BIOS. I recomend taking the battery out for 30 seconds as this clears the password out of almost all non IBM computers
 

~mr mixx~

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That and i believe you have to move the jumper over too next to the battery to reset the cmos, as well as taking out the battery, that works just as well.

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