Changing computer password

  logrin 14:48 29 Jul 2010
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I have been given another laptop which my son has put a very long password on as he used it in his office. How can i change it or remove it altogether. logrin

  Ventad 15:00 29 Jul 2010

Ask your son for the password, then change it.

  Ventad 15:00 29 Jul 2010

Thats of course if it was your sons

  Terry Brown 16:19 29 Jul 2010

If you cannot get the password (??), try removing the battery and leaving it unplugged for at least a week.
This should drain the internal battery and lose all bios passwords, enabling a clean start. Wether the machine will start again with a working Bios-- Your guess is a good as mine.

You could also try typing in Google 'Clear Bios Password'

However any instructions are at your own risk
Terry

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