bios password lost.

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eightwpm

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I received an old pc with win.98 installed.All is good, Im trying to install a new hdd,80gb.I need to change the bios settings,and i have no clue what the password is , nor does the previous owner. Is there anyway to get around this? please help. :confused:
mobo info:Award bios V4.51pg
pen.2
440BX chipset
 

howard_hopkinso

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If you remove the cmos battery for a few minutes, and then replace it. It will reset the bios, and should also reset the password.

Regards Howard :)
 

eightwpm

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well howard ,did just as u recommended,shazaam. restarted pc,and no password required. thanks for the info. I love this site,very useful for pc begginer's like myself.
 
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