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Your company is using the bios password function to keep the unwanted users off of specific pcs? Your network admin ought to be able to help you on this. If you are the network admin, where’s your screwdriver, man?
In some computers, if you open the computer, you will see a battery, normally a 3 volt round disc, if so you can remove it and then move a jumper in the board, turn on your computer, it may just beep for a moment, thats okay, just kill power insert the battery the same way you removed it, and place the jumper back the way you found it, and then power up,
NOTE: all setting in CMOS will now be back to factory, you might want to check them with your motherboard book just to see if the proformance is what you want.
If you look on the net, there are several programs out there that will default your CMOS for you, or find the information about yuor motherboard, and flash the bios and that will also default the settings, but all of these ideas will remove the password and then your in!!