Compaq presario 1700 bios password

Posted on 2005-05-03
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I cant remember the bios password of the compaq 1700. How can I reset it?

Question by:paulo72
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    Assisted Solution

    If this is a desktop, you can try resetting the CMOS by moving the CMOS motherboard jumper from Normal to Clear and back, or you can remove the CMOS battery for half an hour.
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    Accepted Solution

    Greetings Paulo,

    I agree with Callandor on resetting the CMOS battery in the mother board. I will suggest a manual to take apart the notebook to access the CMOS battery. This is the manual of an equivalent model for Presaio 1700 series notebook. The link to the manual is:

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