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By evsears ·
A friend has their daughter's laptop which has a system password (not the Windows password) on it. Their daughter was killed recently in a car wreck and they would like to get to some poems she had written and saved on her computer. Any suggestions on how to remove the password so they can access the computer? Appreciate any assistance. Thanks in advance.

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by VinnyD In reply to Computer Password

Different notebooks have different ways of disabling the bios power on password.

Go to the manufacturers web site and look up in the support section how to remove the power on password.

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by evsears In reply to Computer Password

Tried going to the manufacturers web site. All they want is to give the notebook to their ASP.

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by diabetic In reply to Computer Password

The first suggestion is probably the best suggestion. Some (older) laptops allowed you to configure the pasword via the system bios, but I haven't seen one that does that since the 386 processor was king!

If you can find the CMOS battery (not themain laptop battery) and remove it (along with the system battery) and let the system sit overnight, the CMOS will completely drain and the record of the laptop password will be lost.

humbly submitted,
diabetic

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by bigfootduck In reply to Computer Password

i would take apart the laptop and then take out the cmos battery... then i would switch the jumpers on the motherboard so it will clear the bios and the password will b gone... nothing will b lost and then you have access to the computer.
DUCK TO THE RESCUE

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