i took battery out,now it wants system password

August 29, 2019 at 06:18:16
Specs: Windows 7
I was getting windows screen,i took battery out now its asking for system password.which I don't have

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#1
August 29, 2019 at 06:45:56
Which battery?
Laptop power battery or motherboard cmos battery?

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#2
August 29, 2019 at 09:38:08
We're going to need a better explanation. As Johnw asked, desktop or laptop? And you posted in the WinXP forum but listed your OS as Win7; you probably should have posted in the hardware forum.

If it's a desktop motherboard/CMOS battery you're asking about, try this:
- unplug the power cord
- remove battery from the motherboard
- press & hold the power button for at least 20 seconds
- reinstall battery, connect power, then try booting the system

You will have to immediately enter the BIOS Setup menu to correct the date, time, & the rest of the settings. Be sure to Save before you exit.


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