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Reset bios password hp dl360 g6

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Hi all

I have a HP Proliant DL360 G6 server running SBS 2008.

I need to change the boot order within the BIOS, but everythime I enter the BIOS I am prompted for a password.  I set the server up and dont remember it whatsoever.  I have tried everyone that  can think of but to no avail.

Any ideas how I can reset this info without losing information within the Operating System?

Cheers

Fingwong
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you actually have to crack open the case and set a jumper to clear the password.

http://h10010.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=c00858789&product=316557#N1370
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Is it the clear CMOS section?

Cheers

Fingwong
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The very bottom link in the clear cmos seciton, Clear BIOS Password
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Cannot seem to find it on my motherboard, the picture looks a lot different to mine, mine being the G6 server may have a bearing??
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sorry about that.

Use this link to reference the system maintenence switch (scroll untio you see the motherboard layout picture and its number 2)

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&taskId=120&prodSeriesId=3884319&prodTypeId=15351&objectID=c01716841

then use this link for the cmos reset option

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01994530&lang=en&cc=us&taskId=101&prodSeriesId=3890172&prodTypeId=15351

if that doesn't work, try pulling the battery (usually a silver disc about the size of a quarter) while the machine is unplugged from the wall.
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Thanks JoeyW

Im goign to try that tonight out of hours and Ill get back to you.

Cheers

Fingwong
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good luck
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Absolutley spot on
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