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Old 04-04-2004, 02:33 PM   #1
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Alright heres the situation...I changed the fan on smeones computer and all of a sudden on start up the screen goes black and says ENTER CURRENT PASS...Theres never been a password on the BIOS/CMOS and there shouldn't be one now so is there a way to clear the memory? Or is it basically fried.
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Old 04-04-2004, 05:45 PM   #2
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Yeah, there is a clear password jumper. Just switch that and your done.
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Old 04-04-2004, 06:01 PM   #3
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Do you know wwhere exactly this jumper would be? Like a general location?
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Old 04-04-2004, 06:30 PM   #4
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Usually it is 3 pins located very close to the battery.
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Old 04-04-2004, 07:20 PM   #5
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Thanks alot guys, that did the trick
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