Disconnect battery for how long - to reset Bios?

  Diemmess 13:48 28 Oct 2003
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Have removed Battery/clock chip from ancient MOBO to return bios to default, hoping to lose need for an unknown password.

How long do I leave it - 1, 5, 10 minutes?

  Roland Butter 13:51 28 Oct 2003

battery removal is usually sufficient - has been for me. So 2-3 mins to put battery back - butter fingers etc etc and you should be sorted>

  graham√ 13:53 28 Oct 2003

Make sure the mains is switched off, or it will not work.

  Diemmess 13:55 28 Oct 2003

Thank you. It has already had 20 minutes so will close this thread and hope all has been achieved

  Diemmess 13:56 28 Oct 2003

Yes, and the plug has been pulled for most of that time.

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