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I hate DELL they give no help.I have a Dell Inspirion 1000 that is locked it says enter password.I saw your post and was wondering if you found away to get around this.I am assuming that this is a bios protection password, since I cannot enter the bios without the password.

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Hi everybody '

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

I really need anybody's help, I have a Dell Inspiron 1000, I was tried to reinstall the windows, but I need to log on in Bios first to change the setting, but the laptop have a password, after I tried many times laptop was locked and It had one more password.How can I reset Bios password ang specially is the other password after I passed bios. SO anybody know how to do it, please help me, I'm really appriciate for all your help.

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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Email is [email protected] if necessary.

A:I need Dell Inspiron 1000 Bios Password PLEEZ

First try Dell.
If your BIOS was installed incorrectly, the motherboard can be ruined. Before you go elsewhere seek help from Dell Tech Support.
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Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Request you to contact Dell team for the BIOS password either via DellTechCenter in Facebook or @DellCaresPRO on Twitter and they will be able to provide you a BIOS password once the ownership of the system is confirmed.
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U will have to do, a chip reset.
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We'd be most greatful.

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neqsohthree said:

...which brings me to the fact that i'm getting eleven asterisks instead of a code, followed by the "bios standard" a95b (which is why they insist that it's a bios password). does this mean that (potentially) my hd is not actually the problem, but there is a motherboard short causing it to not be recognized properly?

help is desparately appreciated. thanks :]Click to expand...

According to my big book of HD issues, the asterisks mean that the IDE section of the drive is flumped, or your IDE on the mobo is, one of the two.

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Hello all & RUSTAM,

My name is Jordan, an Account Manager in Toronto.

A year ago I set a password on my Inspiron 2200 and forgot it. Judging by the forums, you might get these requests frequently so I'm sorry if I'm just another person asking for help.

My SERVICE TAG is 7YGPW81-595B, I was wondering you would be able to email me my code or old pass. What bugs me is that I remember setting it to something simple like 1234 or 12345 or asdf. You might see that if its in the service tag. I tried for hours already.

My email is [email protected], or I'll be happy to give you my phone number via email.

Anyways, IF YOU ARE EVER IN TORONTO, I would like to buy you a drink or show you the town. Let me know. I hope you get this soon!


A:Dell Inspiron 2200 BIOS password

JordanR said:

SORRY WRONG THREAD, I will post this in Mobile computing.Click to expand...

Actually, this is the correct and only thread to post these requests:
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replace the battery and see what happens. Also post in the correct forum next time (mobile computing.)
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Sorry misread it completely.

Ray's comment seems plausible, also there may be something with motherboard as well. When you turn it on, do you hear any beep(s) ?
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Hi Tronk,

There isn't anything really going on in your logs. Just a few registry entries and a program to get rid of. I personally wouldn't run any of those registry cleaners/boosters on my computer because they usually create more problems in the long run.


Open HijackThis and click on 'Do a System Scan Only'. Check the following entries (If they still exist, make sure you do not miss any)

R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {A7327C09-B521-4EDB-8509-7D2660C9EC98} - (no file)
O3 - Toolbar: (no name) - {F8AD5AA5-D966-4667-9DAF-2561D68B2012} - (no file)

Please remember to close all other windows, including browsers then click Fix checked.


Click > Start > Control Panel > Add / Remove Programs and uninstall the following programs (if they exist):

Viewpoint Manager <<<this is considered foistware instead of malware since it is installed without users approval, but doesn't spy or do anything "bad". Read this article:

** If there are any other Viewpoint programs, then uninstall those also **

Additional info:


Perform an online scan with Internet Explorer with Panda ActiveScan Click on located at the bottom of the page.
A "pop up" window will appear. * Please ensure that your pop up blocker doesn't block it *
Enter your e-mail address, country, and state & click "Free Online Scan" * The download of the 8 MB Panda's ActiveX control will take place *
Begin the scan by selecting If it finds any malware, it will offer you a report.
Please ignore any entry it finds and the offer to buy the program to remove the entry, as we will address this later.
Click on then click
* You needn't remain online while it's doing the scan but you have to re-connect after it has finished to see the report.
* Turn off the real time scanner of any existing antivirus program while performing the online scan

Please reply back with the results from the Panda Online Scan
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I am sorry, but we cannot help youPer forum rulesNo subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences.
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Restoring Your Computer?s Software to the Factory Settings for Windows Vista | Dell US
It should be the same for Seven.
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You have posted on a very old post which is locked for editing. Hence, I have moved your post.
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A:Need to reset Bios password

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Hi guys, I donīt know if this thread is in right place, if it is not mods can move it.I need to know how to reset password for bios for HP ProBook 4320s.

A:How to reset bios password

@Spaha? I could not find one in the warehouse so I could not test this. Contact HP and they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password. When talking to the HP rep ask them to escalate your service request. Or download these files. Insert clean USB flash drive. Then run USB Image tool. Choose the flash drive then click on RESTORE. After restore remove flash drive. Insert flash drive into locked laptop and boot. ?If HDD is installed remove before booting.? At C:\OUTPUT   type CD.. ?Then hit enter? Type HPBR   ?Then hit enter? First thing is to save your settings. Select #3 re-program. Press ?S? to save system information. Type HPBR and hit enter. Since your model is not listed select ?SHOTGUN.? After reboot repeat ?SHOTGUN? a second time. Let me know the result so I can update my list. Some instructions here. ?If you cannot boot from USB there are instructions to make a bootable HDD.? More help here. REO I must inform you that these services are not endorsed by HP, and that HP is not responsible for any damage that may arise to your system by using these services. Please be aware that you do this at your own risk.
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A:Bios password reset

@Williamkoay? Contact HP and they should be able to send you a customized SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password. When talking to the HP rep ask them to escalate your service request. REO
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A:BIOS password reset. Pls help

Hi: Enter this unlock passcode... 76042001
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A:Bios password reset?

@HoustonHT? Enter    46763899 Regards, DP-K
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A:bios password reset

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. To unlock your BIOS, please type this code in response >> 74980338 This will unlock the BIOS, you will be able to enter it and boot system without BIOS protection. Let me know if this works for you.
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A:Bios password reset

@Gerard_Scullion? Enter    46093208 Regards, DP-K
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@markdwangler? Enter   72988000
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A:How to Reset the BIOS password

Hi, Unfortunately,  business machines such as Probooks or Elitebooks have more stringent security than consumer models - they don't produce 'halt codes', the password cannot be derived from the Serial No. and the code is stored in non-volatile memory so removing the RTC cell will not reset the password in this case. If you Contact HP Business support they may be able to send you a customised SMC.bin file which you can use at boot to reset the password. Regards, DP-K