10-15-2016 03:25 AM
There was BIOS password set and don't have now.
How do I reset the password?
Model: Compaq 2150p
Grately appreciate help from the community.
10-15-2016 03:43 AM
Try the following.
Shutdown the notebook, unplug the AC Adapter and remove the battery.
Remove the rtc cell from the system board - see Page 57 of your Maintenance & Service Guide.
Hold down the power button for 60 seconds.
Leave the machine like this for a few hours, then re-insert the rtc cell, plug in the AC Adapter ( leave the main battery out for now ) and start the notebook.
Unfortunately, if this procedure doesn't clear the password, it probably indicates that 'Stringent Security' has also been enabled in the bios - if that's the case, there is no way of removing/resetting the password.
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