I would like to thank Ariox very, very much for his help with my bios password yesterday.
We're up and runnin' again - never was down actually~LOL.
iI received a couple of other replies and i would like to thank those folks as well.
again, many, many thanks to everyone who helped.
FYI, i did lose the settings on a few things like the v-core, multiplier but other than that, nothing serious. Booted back up fine so the boot sector wasn't jeopordized.