how to do a cmos reset

  vitor 02:26 12 Feb 03

guys i have a ibm laptop, can you tell me how to do a CMOS reset?

  MAJ 07:11 12 Feb 03

Why do you want to reset the CMOS? It'll help to know.

  vitor 15:35 12 Feb 03

Maj i want to stop the request for password coming up. I don't have access to the Bios. I welcome any ideas.

  Pilch.... 16:20 12 Feb 03

need to find out what version of the motherboard you have so that you can locate the jumper.

go to click here and use this to find your motherboard detail's.

Then you need to find out on the board where the cmos jumper is, take this out for few second's and then replace it and you will have clean bios'. Make sure that if it is an old bios, that you have the settings for your computer, like hard drive etc

  woodchip 17:20 12 Feb 03

That's no good you will have to open the laptop up they are not easy, and if you was going to do that you only need to remove the cmos battery to reset the defaults. You would stand a better chance by trying to get the password

  vitor 01:35 13 Feb 03

Thank guys

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