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04-04-2018 06:24 AM - last edited on 02-05-2021 11:36 AM by AgathaV
I forgot the BIOS password, how do I reset it?
Serial No. **Bleep**
Product No. F5W13AV
04-04-2018 06:45 AM
If you did not set stringent security when you created the BIOS P/W, you can clear it by removing the green password jumper on the motherboard.
See chapter 6, page 99 and 100 of the service manual at the link below, for how to clear the BIOS P/W.
04-04-2018 06:56 AM
I have long put the password and no longer logged into the BIOS, so I do not remember what level of security I put. I took out the CMOS-battery for 12 hours, but this did not help reset the password
now try the option with a jumper...
06-20-2019 12:04 PM
For my Z440 they said to with power disconnected and also disconnect other peripherals...then press this YELLOW button for 5 seconds. Then reconnect everything and boot PC up. Well, I followed their direction and still it didn't clear BIOS password.
06-20-2019 12:12 PM
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