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Hard reset BIOS on Stick 300

Q: Hard reset BIOS on Stick 300

My USB port is disabled in BIOS. How do I hard reset the BIOS with no keyboard access? Thanks in advance.

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A: Hard reset BIOS on Stick 300

I have this problem too. I've sent a message to Lenovo to see if they have a procedure. I know that for other devices it is possible to reset using just a power button menu. catzi67: did you manage to solve the issue?

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Beacon-Stick-300-D-J-and/Hard-reset-BIOS-on-Stick-300/td-p/2267136
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Please try the structural troubleshooting from the following weblink which might resolve the issue:http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Split-13-g100-x2-PC/5405588/model/5447133/document/c04718479/

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Then when it went to load it said booting from cd, remove media etc etc. Insert system disc.
Help please..
 

A:Vid card was overheating, reset bios, now it won't load hard drive

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vid-card-was-overheating-reset-bios-now-it-wont-load-hard-drive.762853/
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You would need to send the system to a service center to have a forgotten BIOS password removed. We would suggest contacting technical support in your region for further assistance with this issue.
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Important Links: US Driver Downloads | Knowledge Base Articles | Service LocationsRemember to mark posts that resolved your issue with Accept as Solution.You can even mark multiple posts in a single thread. This will make it easier for others to find the same information.

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You would need to send the system to a service center to have a forgotten BIOS password removed. We would suggest contacting technical support in your region for further assistance with this issue.
Acer Service and Support




Important Links: US Driver Downloads | Knowledge Base Articles | Service LocationsRemember to mark posts that resolved your issue with Accept as Solution.You can even mark multiple posts in a single thread. This will make it easier for others to find the same information.

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Hello. How to reset OS for Stick 300? I had problem for booting.So I try to reset OS below step. Reboot PC -> Press F2 -> troubleshoot -> Reset your PC -> Error Final sceen is below.How can I restore OS ? Have good day. ?  

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Beacon-Stick-300-D-J-and/How-to-reset-OS-for-Stick-300/td-p/3370354
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There is a slight problem with this type of issue.  The unfortunate fact of the matter is that we have no way of determining if you are the legal owner of this computer or not.  And one of our forum rules reads in part ....
 
No subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures.
 
This is probably a innocent situation, but I can't personally decide if this is the truth.
 
Obviously have have access to another computer, so I would suggest purchasing an external enclosure which you can connect via a USB port and access your data and save it to removable media, like an external hdd, flash drive, etc.  You can purchase an external enclosure at Newegg for $9.00 + tax, shipping is free.  This includes the cables and instructions.
 
After that you can go online and Google for solutions which may be able to help you to retrieve your password.  I suspect that you will not be able to use the System Recovery Partition to reinstall the operating system without the password.  You could try wiping the C: partition and then using the recovery partition to reinstall the operating system and go from there.  You might be able to use a program like Darik's Boot and Nuke to overwrite that partition.  You are going to need to be very careful not to let anything happen to the recovery partition, otherwise you will be calling the manufacturer of this computer to get the installation media.

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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/HOW-TO-USE-RECOVERY-STICK-FOR-FACTORY-RESET/td-p/5781394
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Hello Nisko,

When you create a password reset disk on a USB flash drive, it will create and add a userkey.psw file on the USB flash drive for the specific local user account. You can copy the userkey.psw file to another location as a backup. If you need to restore it, copy it to the root directory of a USB flash drive.

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Does it delete the plan you created, or just move it to another plan?

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hi,
i had the system switch off. and unplugged. in the morning when i plug it back in, it comes up with an error in the bios, the date/time etc... is not set. i had to go in and set the time again, once it is set, it bootup fine, until it get's to the window's and it keep resetting itself.

anyone have any suggestion to why the bios got reset? the battery is dead?

right now i'm trying to get into safe mode to disable the "automatically restart" so i can see if the window reset is cause by the blue-screen-of-death.
 

A:bios setting got reset, winxp keep reset?help plz

I'm betting that you have a bad CMOS battery...
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-setting-got-reset-winxp-keep-reset-help-plz.341489/
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I have factory reset/hard reset on my Acer Iconia W700 a couple times and i never had this problem before, i gone in to the BIOS no problem!!!
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Is it still under warranty? You should try contacting Acer.

http://forums.windowscentral.com/general-tablet-laptop-discussion/397817-windows-8-tablet-factory-reset-hard-reset-problem-help.html
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Hello, guys...
Is there such program which decodes or reset the bios password of a Laptop
My laptop in an old Acer Aspire 4715z

I've tried removing the CMOS
But found no jumper. I was suprised that after resetting the CMOS only the Date and Time reset.

I'll be waiting for your replies..
Thanks.

A:BIOS Decoder or BIOS password reset tool

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.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/284022/bios-decoder-or-bios-password-reset-tool/
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Topic says it all.  Cant find documentation anywhere.  Must not be looking in the right place. THanks!










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A:How do I access the bios on the Stick 300?

You need to press Esc button at startup,Benuarre

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Beacon-Stick-300-D-J-and/How-do-I-access-the-bios-on-the-Stick-300/td-p/3289633
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A:are hard reset and factory reset the same thing?

Hi, No, factory reset will bring your machine back to facory status (the time opening the box) byt hard reset won't. Regards.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/are-hard-reset-and-factory-reset-the-same-thing/td-p/5676772
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Hi, I also have this question as the BIOS on my stick was Version 8 and I tried to update it with the version 7 which was provided by the support page. As the flash software doesn't prevent updating older BIOS via newer BIOS it flashed the BIOS and now I get "No Boot Device found" when starting the stick. Thanks Jan

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Beacon-Stick-300-D-J-and/Is-it-possible-to-recovery-BIOS-on-Idea-Stick-300/td-p/2266289
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A:Changing boot order in BIOS will not stick

@danmf?, welcome to the forum. It has been awhile since I used Ubuntu, but I believe that you have to use GRUB to select the drive that you want to use at boot.  I suggest going to www.ubuntuforums.org for help.  They are the experts on Ubuntu. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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Thanks.

A:Can I update my BIOS using a USB Mem stick on Tecra 8200

I doubt you cannot do this.

Toshiba page provides a trad BIOS update which can be update only using the FDD drive.

Please check this Toshiba BIOS update ?How to? document:
[How do I update the BIOS on my Toshiba Notebook and where can I get the latest BIOS for my machine?|http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/cgi-bin/ToshibaCSG/faq.jsp?z=234&service=EU&from=faq_selection&CFID=B IOS&FID=TRO0000000b07]


Regards

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UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows

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A:Hard wire fire stick

Not that I'm aware of...its not designed to work that way.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hard-wire-fire-stick.1165229/
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A:reset the bios

zaushan said:

im using a dell gx240 machine. an i have 4got my bios password. so i would like to know how could i reset the bios. i have tried by takin the battery off but not working still.Click to expand...

How long did you leave it off for?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/reset-the-bios.492890/
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A:BIOS reset

Hiya Malaikah

Moved you to Hardware, where you may get more response

eddie
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-reset.232473/
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A:BIOS reset

@Shanthakumar? When asked for the password just hit enter 3 times. Post any code you receive. REO

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A:reset Bios

CCA  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.  http://welcome.hp.com/country/w1/en/contact_us.html When talking to the HP rep ask to escalate your service request. Or download these files. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zu4kdgxm052l87d/AAAMi-kfX4AVH8oTCbsOM4X9a?dl=0 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. Select   ?FIRST RUN? Then select model. After reboot repeat same as above but this time SELECT ?SECOND RUN? Some instructions here. ?If you cannot boot from USB there are instructions to make a bootable HDD.? http://mazzifsoftware.blogspot.com/2014/01/hp-bios??-unlock-for-dos.html More here. http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/49497-HP-??Probook-Elitebook-BIOS-Password-Reset-Utility 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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What happens or changes when you reload the defaults in the BIOS setup utility?
 

A:BIOS reset

it restores everything in the bios to it's original settings.<br>
for example: if you put a system password, it will reset that.. or the bios clock/date will be reset.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-reset.504463/
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A:bios reset hp 630

Hi, Try entering:    60643518 Regards, DP-K

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The technician told me to reset my BIOS



To reset what option?

http://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/21069-reset-bios.html
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A:How to reset BIOS for new HDD

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A:Reset BIOS now can't see HD

So you have one SATA hard drive and an IDE CDROM? Do you have a USB keyboard?
 

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you should provide detailed info on the real problem which i don't think is related your BIOS settings.

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2. enter the BIOS setup utility and load the Default settings.
 

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A:Bios Reset

@Archer01?, welcome to the forum. I suggest that you go into the BIOS to do the reset: Tap "Esc" key as the computer boots / Choose BIOS setup / Reset  default settings and Exit (May be a bit different wording.). This should do what you need. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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it is not recognized by the Device Manager, and nothing is showing up on start up?

what kind of software came with the video card?

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A:Bios password reset

@Gerard_Scullion? Enter    46093208 Regards, DP-K

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A:BIOS password reset

Hi: Contact HP technical support...in the USA/Canada, call this number...1-800-334-5144 Explain the situation to the tech.  I believe they can send you some kind of BIOS file that you can run to clear/unlock the BIOS P/W.   

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A:Need to reset a BIOS password.

Hi, Enter    45784566 Regards, DP-K

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A:How to Reset the BIOS password

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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/How-to-Reset-the-BIOS-password/td-p/5631325
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Used an x-acto knife because the blade is thinner than on a screwdriver. When attempted to short with the screwdriver, the short did not happen because the spacing is extremely small. Accepted as Solution.

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A:Want to reset BIOS password

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A:Reset BIOS password

OS doesn't matter, since BIOS is actually running underneath it. I can't help you past that, though.
 

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A:Bios Password Reset

Nope. May want to re-read the rules page at https://forums.techguy.org/help/rules/
Bypassing Passwords (read more)
Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.
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A:BIOS Password Reset

Hi: Enter this unlock code... 44161366

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Hi, Enter   e9lo7xu0av    ( 3rd character is a lower case L and the 8th is Zero ) Regards, DP-K

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A:Reset bios password

@blixit? Enter    24199904 Regards, DP-K

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Best to try the Safe Mode to get into Windows and track this problem. Tap the Function 8 key when you start the machine and if you see "Disable automatic restart on system failure", highlight that one and hit Enter. If that isn't there, try Safe Mode with Networking.
 

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A:bios password reset

Enter: 68178111 Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,K N R K

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My model is 15-an050nr. I forgot my password. So I need to reset BIOS password. Let me know the solution.

A:I need to reset BIOS password.

Hi, At the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you should receive a 'halt code' - post back with this code. Regards, DP-K

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hello everyone.i have a Toshiba Satellite A215 S5822 .i forgot my bios password i cannot open my laptop.i tried to desolder cmos battery discharge 24 hours no not working still "enter password.i tried to jumper b500 but not working.please can you help me? i really need my laptop back it was my birthday gift from my birthday.thank you for reading.please message me.thank you for reading
 

A:help how to reset bios password

Already being helped here? http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1064262-toshiba-satellite-a215-s5822.html
 

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My monitor won't display an image except for Self-Monitor test telling me the monitor is fine. I'm almost positive I have to reset the BIOS but problem is the more I read on how to reset it the more confused I get. So I resorted to taking pictures.

The 3-pin Jumpers -http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c276/sones/HPIM0302.jpg

Where they go (I'm guessing) -
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A:Reset BIOS/CMOS

Those are not jumpers If you want to reset BIOS settings, you could just unplug power(cord off the PSU), discharge power by pressing the power button for 10 secs, then take the CMOS battery off, and wait for half an hour or so. Put those wires back their place. Refer to motherboard manual...
 

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hola amigo como recupero la clave del bios me podria ayudar  gracias
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A:BIOS Password Reset

@Nick50

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hello,

I'm having a problem entering my bios because the last person that had it put a password on it and i just wanted to know if there's a solution...

A:bios password reset

Sorry but because we have noway to ascertain the proper ownership and the fact that this is an open forum Password help is prohibited by the forum rules.
Your best bet is to visit a local PC shop.

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A:Bios password reset?

@HoustonHT? Enter    46763899 Regards, DP-K

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A:Bios reset password

Bee. There are no master password generators for ProBooks or EliteBooks and most Business class laptops. You will need to contact HP. http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-contact-us.?html?jumpid=reg_r1002_usen_c-001_title_r0003 Or look at this link. http://forums.mydigitallife.info/threads/49497-HP-?Probook-Elitebook-BIOS-Password-Reset-Utility Or replace the BIOS chip.  http://www.ebay.com/itm/HP-Probook-655-650-645-640-630-G1-470-455-450-445-440-430-Bios-Chip-No-Password-/301245340058?pt=US_Motherboard_Components&hash=item46239f199a#ht_3434wt_1312 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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