Entering Dell BIOS password

By 7tink777
Sep 20, 2011
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  1. i have the bios password but i cant enter it before the laptop turns off am i entering it right is there any other key i should press while entering say caps or shift ctrl ect or have i a hardware prob thanks
  2. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +117

    It sounds like a hardware problem to me. Try removing the battery and running the laptop directly off of the charger.

    The fact its turning off so fast clearly suggests there is a serious issue though.
  3. 7tink777

    7tink777 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    it stays on password authentication screen but as soon as i press a key it turns off thanks

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