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By kbeepath ·
How do you recover password for booting up computer?

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by rgrowcock In reply to Password

Most BIOS contain a field work a "security password", is this what you are asking about? If this is the case, when your system is booting up, enter the BIOS. You may have a combination of keys that need to be pressed in order to enter the BIOS. Generally, it is F1, F2, "del", tab, or something like that. Newer BIOS will tell you which key to use.

If you can't see the main startup screen, only the OEM screen, usually "ESC" will bypass that and let you see the BIOS setup key.

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by kbeepath In reply to Password

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by mmartinez108 In reply to Password

You don't have to recover the password if the computer has a jumper that will clear the power on password. The instructions on Compaq computers are usually on the cover. Thats if this is what you are asking about. Can you clarify your question?

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by rboyer In reply to Password

Don't bother trying to recover a BIOS password. Clear the BIOS to remove the password. Check the motherboard documentation to see if there is jumper or switch that will clear the password. If there isn't a quick to get around that is to remove the the CMOS battery and put it back in. This will clear the CMOS. If you do this you will have to reconfigure the date and IDE configuration.

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by Lord Foul In reply to Password

Visit the web site of the company that made the ROM BIOS chip and download the relevent password catcher. Simply place this file on a floppy and then reboot your PC, the program starts and allows you to edit/change the existing password.
I wouldnt bother opening up your PC to clear the battery contents or resetting the BIOS jumpers when software can do the same job.

Good LUck...

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