How to – See & Reset BIOS Password

Having a problem in seeing your BIOS password or if you have forgotten it? Or you have bought a new computer and it is BIOS password protected? So what to do? There are so many ways through which you can reset your BIOS password, one of them is that you short circuit our motherboard battery and it will reset the BIOS password to its default position, but it’s the right option because many times it does not work.


Better solution to solve this problem is: “PC CMOS Cleaner”

  • It can recover
  • Delete
  • decode
  • Can even see the current supervisor password
  • Supports most of the motherboard brands
  • A must utility in Admin’s Toolkit
  • Comes with an ISO image which can be burnt on CD, just burn ISO image on CD and will make the CD a bootable one
  • Support all x86, x86_64 Personal Computers.
  • Support most BIOS, such as: AWARD, AMI, Compaq, Phoenix, Samsung, IBM, Compaq, DTK, Thinkpad, Sony, Toshiba and so on.
  • Display the  superior passwords of the BIOS .
  • Remove BIOS password(will set the BIOS to default status, need reset date).
  • Set the BIOS to default state

Now you just need to do is to insert the bootable CD in the affected computer, boot from CD and now you can easily reset or see the BIOS password.


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  • IZ says:

    Software utilities options are always there but there used to be a small cell on the motherboard (the kind of cell our wrist watches have)and removing that cell, putting again used to remove the BIOS password. Doesn’t that still work??

  • jhone says:

    This information is intended for experienced users. It is not intended for basic users, hackers, or computer thieves. Please do not try any of following procedures if you are not familiar with computer hardware. I’ll not be responsible for the use or misuse of this information, including personal injury, loss of data or hardware damage. So use it at your own risk.

    A. By Using the Motherboard Jumper:

    In most motherboards CMOS battery is soldered, which makes it difficult to remove the battery. In this case we use another method.

    Almost all motherboards contain a jumper that can clear all CMOS settings along with the BIOS password. The location of this jumper varies depending upon the motherboard brand. You should read your motherboard manual to check its location. If you don’t have the manual then look for the jumpers near the CMOS battery. Most of the manufacturer label the jumper as CLR, CLEAR, CLEAR CMOS, etc.

    When you find the jumper, look carefully. There will be 3 pins and the jumper will be joining the center pin to either left or right pin. What you need to do, is remove the jumper and join the center pin to the opposite pin. e.g. if the jumper joins center pin to left pin, then remove it and join center pin to right pin. Now wait for a few seconds and then again remove the jumper and join the center pin to left pin.

    Make sure to turn the PC off before opening the cabinet and resetting the jumper.

    B. By Using Software:

    I have found that BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool is the most effective.:
    BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool is a program that works instantly to remove any lost or forgotten BIOS/CMOS password. Simply boot your PC to DOS and execute the program, and get access to forgotten BIOS/CMOS passwords in just seconds

    BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool Service:

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