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Clearing The Bios Passwords - Acer Aspire V5-431 Service Manual

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Clearing the BIOS Passwords

1. Shut down the computer and disconnect the AC adapter and all other peripherals from the
computer.
2. Remove the battery pack and DIMM cover.
3. If the DIMM2 slot is occupied, remove the installed DIMM module and locate the G2201
gap.
4. Use an electrical conductivity tool to short the two contacts on the hardware gap together.
5. While resting the tool on the two contacts, plug one end of the AC adapter into the DC-in
jack and plug one end to an electrical outlet.
6. Press the
7. After the BIOS POST, remove the tool from the hardware gap.
8. Reinstall the DIMM module, DIMM cover and battery pack.
9. Turn on the computer and press F2 during bootup to access the Setup Utility. If no
password prompt appears, the BIOS passwords have been cleared. If the prompt
appears, repeat steps 4-9 until the BIOS passwords have been cleared.
10. Press F9 to load the system defaults.
11. Press F10 to save the changes you made and close the Setup Utility.
System Utilities
button to turn on the computer.
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