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    Bios & password troubles.

    I bought a laptop from the thrift store with no power supply so I bought one. It will not boot to the operating system because it is asking for some kind of bios password. Is there any software program that can fix this problem? I need something that will remove passwords I guess is the bottom line. Also I opened it & it has a hard drive already installed.
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    Shop time, I hate to say, is about the only way to take care of that.

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    Wow so it's damaged? What a waist.
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    No, the laptops BIOS are such that shop is the only place it can be taken care of. Sorry, but I had to do that too.

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    I tried...

    Well I tried. There was no CMOS battery inside at all.
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    So they will do what in the "Shop" ?


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    No, they have the codes to get into the BIOS or can get them.
    Removing the BIOS battery just does not work.

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    What kind of laptop is it?
    EVGA GTX 470
    OCZ 6GB (3 x 2GB) DDR3
    EVGA 141-BL-E757-TR LGA 1366 Intel X58 SLI
    COOLER MASTER Stacker RC-832-KKN1-GP Black
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