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How can I reset a bios password?


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Joshikun2501

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Somehow the bios password got reset on my Dell 700m laptop. Is there any way that someone can reset a bios password that involves little to no tinkering with hardware? I did call Dell, and since the machine was out of warranty I had to fight tooth and nail to find the least bit of support from them, so any help would be appreciated! It would be such a shame to brick it. Thanks!!!
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War/G.asm

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Usually when the bios password resets, the bios itself gets a full reset. Usually it is because the bios battery is running low and pretty soon u`l have to change it, or sometimes the bios just resets itself (sometimes when you just power it off from the button, not normally). Does your laptop whenever you power it on say that it has reset the bios settings to default?
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BIOS or Operating System's passwords are there for the purpose related to Security and Privacy to protect the legitimate owner of a machine. While there are many locations on the Internet that might help you learn about managing passwords for a machine's BIOS or Operating System, we at G2G do not assist in bypassing past a machine's Security and Privacy safeguards.

While such requests are often legitimate, and come from users who experience exactly the kind of problem that you post, we have no way of determining legitimate vs. not legitimate, therefore we do not respond to such requests.
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