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I Cant Remember My Pc Master Password


FPCH New Member
Sep 4, 2006
i click on to the pc start up and in to the THE master IBOS WINDOW but i cant rememberthe ibos password so i can change it and not allow my 15 year old daughter access tae my pc
ty in anticipation


FPCH Member
Jan 21, 2006
Telford, UK
To remove the BIOS password, the best method is to turn off and disconnect your computer. Then, ground yourself on a radiator or something metallic. Use a crosshead screwdriver to remove the screws from the back of your computer and open up the case. You need to locate the round silver BIOS battery (it is usually labelled 'CR2032') and carefully remove it.

Unless you have the motherboard manual at hand, you can just leave this battery out for at least 30 minutes. Otherwise, you may be able to locate the 'Clear BIOS' jumper (sometimes called 'Clear CMOS' also) and use this to quickly resolve the problem. Regardless, as long as your BIOS data has been wiped using one of these methods, the master boot password should now be gone.

Some BIOS settings may need adjusting back to their optimal values, though. I advise you to perhaps write them down so you can set them again.