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kirbyjahnke kirbyjahnke is offline
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Default Password Problems with bios - 08-20-2013, 05:29 PM

Ok i bought this mini on the great online auction and it came with a password on the bios i have had it clear apart and it is now without internal battery and stil pops up password for bios . I can not get it to boot from floppy usb or disk what gives? I have contacted dell and they want 69 bucks to give me password which is about double what i paid for both of these. Is there anyway around this?

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Oh and when i do try to flash bios i get a beep followed by the floppy drive working then i get a series of three beeps then floppy runs again then i have let it sit for overnight and still nothing. right now i have the webcam light blinking and same beeps .
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Default 08-20-2013, 07:02 PM

There are services on eBay to get you a BIOS password if you supply the service tag ID. They're cheaper than going through Dell.

Flashing the BIOS won't reset the password.

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