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Acer Aspire V3-571G BIOS password reset/remove

I had a clean Win8 install under Acer authorized service station for AspireV3-571G under warranty almost 1 year ago. They had changed the BIOS password without my knowledge. Now for dual-boot and many ...
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Reset BIOS to Factory-Shipped BIOS

So here's the deal. I'm considering flashing an "unlocked" BIOS to my notebook so I can overclock the processor. I'm running a Inspiron 1545 with Win7, a Core2Duo T9400m(2.53 Ghz, 6Mb Cache, FSB ...
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Hardware reset of ThinkPad T520 BIOS for misconfiguration

Long story short, I fried up my nVIDIA video card on the Lenovo ThinkPad T520 and did a stupid setting in BIOS to force to use that video card. Without surprise the screen is black when I boot the ...
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Reset BIOS on HP ProBook 4310s

I have a HP ProBook 4310s. I'm trying to reset the BIOS on it. When I took apart the laptop, I found that it doesn't have a CMOS battery to help me reset the password. Does anyone know how else I ...
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I need to reset a BIOS password using software on Windows 7

I need to reset the BIOS password of an Acer Aspire One NAV50 netbook. I know that the password is stored in CMOS and I need to invalidate its settings. I want to know if software compatible with ...
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Reset Aspire One (ZH9) BIOS password

I have an Aspire One (ZH9) with broken hard disk and BIOS password... How can I reset it? I thought about flashing a new BIOS but since I have no operating system... What could I do?
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Bios Clears Itself

For whatever reason, my computer regularly bluescreens. Oftentimes when it bluescreens the bios gets cleared. I doubt the CMOS battery is bad, as it is relatively new (the same with the power ...
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Resetting the BIOS on a Dell Optiplex

I always get a message when I turn my PC on: Strike F1 to Continue, Strike F2 to run the setup utility I remember that I did a BIOS reset or something similar and that fixed this issue. But I ...
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Why would my computer all of sudden reset clock, show new boot screen, and run fans loud?

I bought a new computer one year ago, it's worked fine (Windows 7). A few months ago, it started to not boot unless I removed my USB headphones connected to a USB hub, everything else worked fine. ...
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cpu fan keeps getting faster after removing battery

I have recently pulled the battery out of the motherboard on an old Acer desktop to reset the bios, but when I put the battery back in after about 3-4 hours, and start it up, the cpu fan just keeps ...
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Forgot BIOS password, need to reset it [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reset or remove the BIOS password on my laptop I want to change my BIOS setting but when I press F2 it asks for a password and I've forgotten it. However, if I press ...