Dell Inspiron 1420 Laptop

By kaalmac
Mar 18, 2009
  1. Hi All,

    First of all I will apologise in advance as i`m guessing that you will have been asked this before.

    Stupid me bought the above mentioned laptop of Ebay this week. It need a system password. I have trawled the net for solid 2 days now looking for answers and cant find any.
    You can not boot anything off it as it imediatly wants the system password.
    Dell will not give me the master password as I do not know the originators info.
    I now have the laptop stripped down completely.
    Please can some one tell me which chip to look for ( to short out ) and where it is on the 1420 motherboard?
    Any help would be appreciated
    Best regards
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

  3. kaalmac

    kaalmac TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you for that link. I have read that link before and it does not address the problem I am having ( unless I am missing something ) with the Dell 1420 bios chip and its position on the motherboard.
    Thank you for trying though
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