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Windows 7: How to remove a bios pasword

23 Dec 2014   #1
Arber

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
How to remove a bios pasword

Hi guys, im new here so i dont know if this is the right place to post this, Anyway, i have an acer aspire 8930g, and it is locked with a bios pasword. I want to remove that. I searched google, and the showed some methods but didnt help.
I opened the laptop removed the cmos battery and after 10 minutes i pluged it in and started to close the laptop, when i turned it on the pasword was there. I have tried to crack it but that didnt help to.
I cant boot, and i want to install a fresh copy of windows 8.1 pro, but since i cant boot it is useless, but thats not the only reason, i just want to remove it.
I wanted to ask will the bios pasword be removed if i change the whole battery ? I know that the data is stored in a chip, but will it work if i change the battery ?
Any help would be appreciated! Thanks.


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23 Dec 2014   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

A BIOS password in a laptop is a security measure. Unlike in a desktop, it is not stored in the CMOS and cannot be reset by removing the CMOS battery. If the password were easily removed it would serve no useful purpose.

All I can suggest is to contact Acer and be prepared to prove ownership.
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23 Dec 2014   #3
Arber

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Ok thanks, but unfortunately i cant contact acer, so for me this is impossible to do , to install a new fresh copy of win 8.1 or boot from usb or cd or whatever
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23 Dec 2014   #4
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

It is against http://www.sevenforums.com/misc.php?do=showrules (Number 6) to discuss the removal of passwords.
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23 Dec 2014   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arber View Post
Ok thanks, but unfortunately i cant contact acer, so for me this is impossible to do , to install a new fresh copy of win 8.1 or boot from usb or cd or whatever

What is the reason you can't contact Acer?
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