HOw to reset HDD PAssword Created in BIOS

February 5, 2011 at 06:11:52
Specs: WINXP
To reset HardDrive password created in BIOS on a AOD250 netbook Acer Aspire one :

Remove HDD and reboot press F2
> Security Clear all passwords reset to default values and save on exit
>Allow pc to reboot (Messages will appear the last message no HDD detected. Turn off by pressing off switch three seconds)
> Install HDD
>Boot PC Then Press F2 immediately
>Look for Security Tab in BIOS
>Notice the Word FROZE has disappeared
>Type Original Password
>Then hit enter, Then enter again and save
>U will notice it now says clear.
I had to attemp this three time and it finally worked.

Good Luck.

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February 5, 2011 at 08:42:10
">Type Original Password"

If you already know the original password, why do you need to go thru all the above?

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