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Can't boot laptop due to BIOS password, can this be removed?

kreeyon asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
I have a friend whose laptop was stolen recently, laptop was eventually recovered but the thief's had put a BIOS password on the laptop which means that the laptop wont boot past the BIOS screen without asking for this password.

Is there anyway around this?

Laptop is a Packard Bell Argo C2.
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