Reset a BIOS Password

December 27, 2017

Basic Input Output System or we can call it as BIOS is the major thing that is included in every system. All the run command of every system works only after the BIOS has started working. On the other hand, the user needs to be careful regarding the BIOS of their systems so that the computer works appropriately without any problem.

Besides, the BIOS access with the password that needs to be entered correctly by the user. But, if the user has forgotten the BIOS password then they can simply follow the steps that have been mentioned below in this article.

The resetting of the BIOS password can be done with two methods.

First Method:- With the use of the Master Password

  • Turn on your computer to open the BIOS password entry screen.
  • Enter an incorrect password three times will prompt the BIOS to lock your computer.
  • Now note the "System Disabled" number below System disabled message, you'll see a long digit number.
  • Open the BIOS Master Password site by visiting on different computer
  • Enter the system disabled number in the "Enter your code" text field
  • Click get password button
  • Review the list of passwords
  • Restart the locked computer, then try password
  • Ideally, one of the stock BIOS passwords listed on the BIOS Master Password site will unlock your computer.

Second Method:- With the use of the Motherboard of the systems.

  • Turn off and unplug your computer
  • Remove any cables or other attachments from your computer.
  • Ground yourself
  • Open your computer's housing.
  • Look for the CMOS battery. 
  • Gently remove the CMOS battery.
  • Leave the battery out for one hour.
  • Place the battery back in its slot.By doing this we should reset BIOS settings to default
  • Reset the BIOS jumper switch.
  • Reassemble your computer and turn it back on.

Hence, the above-mentioned steps will allow the user to reset the password of the BIOS for their working on the systems. These steps must be followed by the user if they want to change the password by the master password. The user should then remember the newly created password so that they don’t face any problem while working on it. 

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