... I am aware that with OptiPlex for a password reset the "back-up" memory battery...it. My question was : how can I unlock the "password status" by disabling the "setup password" from the BIOS ? Presently the situation...
You will have to call Dell, verify ownership and they can help clear the password. There will be a fee. Don't bother about myths like removing the CMOS battery. That will not work.
...does the computer prompt for a password? Is it right after the Dell logo...logo screen, it will be the BIOS password. To reset it, I will need the...with few troubleshooting steps to unlock the password. Please click on my username...
...the money and effort needed to unlock the password given the cheap cost of a replacement...the hard disk in spite of the password, and recover any data that is...I am not surprised that the password did not protect that hapless criminal...
You must call Dell, verify ownership and pay for a support call.
Windows 7:httpdell.to/HSttjP This site works A-OK for me using Google Chrome & WIN 7.
I am having the same problem andI tried to use the windows 7 url and it said it was unavailable.
i need help getting back in to my laptop
You will have to contact Dell to get the BIOS unlocked. You have to be the registered with Dell owner to do this. This is done intentional due to the large number of stolen laptops.
Hi kelvot, You may refer to the following articles depending on the operating system: Windows XP:httpdell.to/RvCg1O Windows Vista: httpdell.to/PlOls3 Windows 7:httpdell.to/HSttjP Please reply for any further questions.
...harddrive itself is never locked e.g. password protected, but somehow the laptop gives...needless to say, that when this happens all password options are locked! when i unlock the password status, i can insert any one of the three...(Forums)
i forgot the password & can't get back in my computer..... i have no other accounts on this computer & the guest account has bin desabled..11/18/2012 | (Forums)
... 2. Added feature to allow the BIOS Admin password to unlock the primary hard-disk drive password...password is created. Also, the BIOS Admin password will only unlock the password for a drive that is installed in the specific...
I have done that, they told that only the manufacturer can provide the unlock password.
call dell. prove ownership. they will send you unlock password (via phone probably)
my vostro 3750's bios is locked on :-( How to get an Unlock password? It is my working laptop and i need to change it asap (( Thank you in advance.
...password status set to "locked". I know the password and can get into the bios but I can't unlock the password. I tried to unlock the password so I can make some changes but it won't let me change the field from locked. I've tried everything...3/8/2004 | (Forums)
... 3. Added feature to allow the BIOS Admin password to unlock the primary hard-disk drive password...password is created. Also, the BIOS Admin password will only unlock the password for a drive that is installed in the specific...
I get new E6350 laptop. Installing some software,After last boot Now asking BIOS password. I know 100% that I don't set master password,could you please help me to unlock the password8/4/2013 | (Forums)
...2. Added feature to allow the BIOS Admin password to unlock the primary hard-disk drive password. For...password is created. Also, the BIOS Admin password will only unlock the password for a drive that is installed in the specific...(Forums)