Windows Password forgotten but required

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Jan 19, 2013
  1. ShawnTRods
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    Member ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    My neighbours desktop asks for password that she doesnt remember.
    Every time I boot up, before booting windows it asks for password.
    Even when I go boot menu, it asks for password.
    Going setup menu also asks for password.
    What can I do to solve this issue and re-install windows on it?
     
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    That's the motherboard's BIOS password. You'll want to either remove the battery that powers the motherboard's settings chip to wipe the settings (and thus the password), or if it's a new machine without a button-cell battery, you'll need to move the pin on the reset jumper, and you'll want the motherboard's manual or online documentation to see where that is.
     

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