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How to reset My Dell laptop password

Q: How to reset My Dell laptop password

I have a dell laptop (windows 7) but I don't remember the password to get on. Is there anyway to reset the computer that doesn't require the password?

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A: How to reset My Dell laptop password

Thank you for writing to us!
If you are talking about the operating system password then you can do a factory rest or reinstall the operating system ( note that there will be data loss)
In case of the BIOS password then kindly write to us @DellcaresPro on twitter or Delltechcenter on facebook.
Kindly private message the service tag and email address .
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A:Dell laptop reset bios admin password

U will have to do, a chip reset.
Coz i also keep trying those ideas with the latitude application but it failed, but when i did the chip reset, thing worked out exactly how i wanted them.
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Is there a master code or a chip to reset?

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does the error message say The new password is unacceptable
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when i turn on the laptop it says "please enter hdd password"????
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it would be greatly appreciated....
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Good luck, Dell laptops incorporate a special seperate security chip to prevent people from bypassing bios set up passowrd. the chip is not affected by the cmos being reset or cmos clearing programs. your best bet is to contact dell.
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Hi guys,

Before I post in the Dell password removal thread, would somebody please be able to answer this question.

I can access my bios but cant change any settings like the boot order settings, the hdd password is not set. The admin bios password has been set. I need to turn this off in order to set the boot order.

I've read about a grey screen but dont seem to have it.

Would the master password be entered in the admin password setting screen?

Or should I have some grey screen?

From memory the service tag does end in 595B.

Thanks in advance guys.

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Dear friends.

I have a problem with my DELL LATITUDE D800. I lost the BIOS PASSWORD. The message in the screen is:

"This computer system # C3CWZ41-595B, is protected by a password
authentication system. You cannot access the data on this computer without the correct password. Please type in the primary or administrator password and press Enter".

Please help me. I shortcircuit the pins 3 and 6 of the CI 24C02, 3 and 7 and 4 and 5 too. Do nothing. Finally changed the chip 24C02 by 24C256N. The Screen message persists.

Please. Help me. Is very important for me.
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If anyone could help (Rustam I have heard mentioned) I would be most greatful. I got the above mentioned laptop off ebay for an ill family member whom cant get around too well and needs a good laptop for computing.

Its service tag is f86mgc1-595b

I was able to remove one password with removing the cmos battery, but it still has the main passwords in the bios locked. The unlock -setup- password, admin password are locked. I reset the system password by removing the cmos battery.

We'd be most greatful.

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First I 'd like to let you known that I'm not really good in English so please forgive if I have any mistakes.

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A:Need Cmos Password reset for Dell Inspiron 1000

I have moved this to the Mobile Computing forum. Hopefully you get a little more visibility here, and get better answers.

You might try reading the link at the top of this forum Dell BIOS Password Removal

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If you are regularly suing a Windows laptop It s always a good idea to password protect it even if you are its aole user If you forgot your password at any time you will need to reset it You need to create a password reset disk being able to reset your password If you know your password but you just need to change it for security purpose you can How on a reset a password to laptop do that quickly as well Today I want to introduce the easy and simple way for you Create Password Reset Disk Turn on your laptop Insert a USB flash drive or download other password key take windows password key for example http www lostwindowspassword com According to Microsoft you can only create one if you are a local user If your computer is on a network or domain an administrator must reset your password Click the quot Start quot buttom Click quot Control Panel quot quot Open quot user Accounts and Family Safety quot Click quot User Accounts quot On the left-hand side click quot Browse quot to browse Windows Password Key image file The file is usually located as the default Follow the instrution When completed then you can access if you need to reset your password Reset password Turn on your laptop and log in to Windows If you cannot log in because you enter the wrong password Windows will show a message that you entered an incorrect password Click quot OK quot Click quot Reset Password quot Insert your password reset disk drive Follow the instruction in the Password Reset wizard This will allow you to create a new password Log in to Windows with the new password You can use the How to reset a password on a laptop same password reset disk any time if you need to reset your password Change Password Turn on your laptop and log in to Windows Press Ctrl Alt Delete A new screen will appear that gives you several options Click quot Change a Password quot Type in your old password Type in a new password Type your new password again Press Enter Write down your new password and keep it in a safe place or remember by your heart nbsp
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Michael510 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about problems resetting your laptop and wanted to help -- but need more information. If you can, please follow the directions in this link to find the detailed product number of your PC: that is not possible, then look for a sticker on the PC that includes the product number and post that here.  If the battery is removable, the sticker is likely to be in the battery compartment. I see you're running Win10.  Did the PC come preinstalled with Win10? Or, did you upgrade it from a prior OS to Win10?  If you did the upgrade, how long ago was that, and what was the prior OS? If there was a prior OS, were you trying to reset it to the prior OS, or were you trying to reset it to Win10? We can proceed once you provide the information.Thanks
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Hi DEB1259,
You have posted on a very old post which is locked for editing. Hence, I have moved your post.
What is the exact system model? What is the current OS installed on the system? What is the exact issue with the system? Please write a detailed description of the issue.
Based on your response, we shall advise further course of action.
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For the record, let's get this straight. You messed up your mother's computer, you scared she'll find out. But in no way can the come close to "Help help life and death emergency". So let's leave the drama out! You should also never post personally identifying information such as the ID and tag numbers of her machine. You have now also put her system at risk.

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Hello Adam, and welcome to Seven Forums.

There's no need to pay for a program to do this. They like to spam a lot, so I wouldn't trust them anyways.

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A:Reset Password

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Originally Posted by e40water

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