No boot laptop

I have a DELL model TS30G laptop with Windows 2000 Professional on it. I need to reset the password because it was forgotten. I can't seem to boot off the CD drive to reset the password. When I press F2 to go to setup, there are no selections to edit manually, just a screen with some Bios info on it. How can i get this machine to boot by CD rom drive?
jlefaveAsked:
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ridConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You need to reset the password to be able to get into BIOS setup to change the boot order. If this is a fairly recent model, you'll probably have to contact Dell and get their help. At least if a CMOS battery removal won't do the trick, which I doubt.

Or, did you mean the windows password? There are tools for that (Ultimate Boot CD). However, if you can't change anything in BIOS setup, you may have a password problem there as well.
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rindiCommented:
If this is the windows password you want to reset, then try pressing f12 at bootup. Most Dells have the boot media menu accessible through f12.
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veedarCommented:
If you have a floppy try...
http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/
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