Recovering BIOS password on laptop

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BIOS password
Recovery procedures
I have a former employee who managed to set a BIOS password on his laptop before turning it in. I'm getting conflicting advice about how to bypass the password and would rather have to slap a new image on it. Is it really as easy as yanking out the battery?
ASKED: September 18, 2007  2:15 PM
UPDATED: September 18, 2007  2:35 PM

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In general, you’ll need to yank the watch battery on the system board itself. This should reset the laptop to bios defaults.

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  • StephenPaltridge
    Meant "rather NOT have to slap a new image on it." Duh. Wish I could edit my question since there's no preview.
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