Dell Mini 9 Hardware Issues / Problems Inform everyone on any issues or problems with your Dell Mini 9 hardware.

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Default Re: MINI 9 Bios Password Locked - 01-11-2009, 02:02 AM

I'm not questioning that they did, I'm just wondering why they thought underneath the laptop was a good place for it. It just seems like you'd put it I don't know, anywhere else.

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Default Re: MINI 9 Bios Password Locked - 01-11-2009, 04:22 PM

Hard to say, but I see that on a lot of notebooks (under the front edge).

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Default Re: MINI 9 Bios Password Locked - 01-12-2009, 04:49 PM

I know the issue is not a BIOS password issue, but each MINI has a unique Master BIOS password that you can get from Teech support if you ever lock your BIOS and lose the password. As stated before there is no way to clear the password by removing the battery. If you lose the password you have to call Tech Support.

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