Bios pass protect

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Bios pass protect

Postby maddmaxx » Sat Sep 07, 2002 3:59 pm

:( Ok, before I get flamed I want to say that this laptop was given to me. That said, the problem is that the bios was pass protected by the previous owner who is now deceased, so I can't ask them what it is unless I call John Edwards. ( Crossing over). It's a Dell Inspiration 7500 with Pheonix bios and I have tried; Taking out the battery and unplugging the ac power supply. Looking for jumpers in every orafice this thing has with a magnifying glass. Backdoor passwords and Madame Cleo. Anybody know how to clear the bios on this thing? Thanks for any help you can give.
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Postby Hardware Junkie » Sat Sep 07, 2002 4:02 pm

As far as I know laptop computers don't have clear cmos jumpers. Your going to have to disconnect the battery from the board to get passed the BIOS...
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Postby evasive » Sun Sep 08, 2002 12:25 am

Contact the nearest Dell service point and explain your situation...
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