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carolin umana
Occasional Visitor

power on password

I have an old Presario 7282 and my son forgot the power on password, I looked all over to find out how to remove the CMOS battery, but was not able to find anything in this model.

Can you please help me?? I have the CPU already without the cover, but I can't find the CMOS
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Gene Chapman
Occasional Advisor

Re: power on password

On the 7200 series you should have a W1 jumper. Remove it and count to ten then put it back on. This should clear the CMOS. The power on password may not be stored in CMOS.


Gene
carolin umana
Occasional Visitor

Re: power on password

Dear Gene:

Thanks so much...but can you please let me know where can I find this W1....I looked all over...but was not able to find it.

Thanks again for all your help.

Carolina