TraptPatriot, Sep 13, Originally Posted by krustenBrot. DJ Created on August 13, You need to start tapping F2 as soon as you've pressed the power button. January 16th, 5.
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Removing BIOS Password of an Acer Aspire One AOD257
Sorry, but BIOS upgrades aren't magical cures. I have the same question 3. In reply to DJ's post on August 18, Tell us about your experience with our site. This is looking like I'm stuck with Windows 7.
ElderN Replied on August 18, Have you tried this? Originally Posted by krustenBrot.
January 12th, 3. How satisfied are you with this response? Since the issue really has nothing to do with Windows 7 this community you might pursue it in the Acer Support Community which is here:. TraptPatriot, Sep 13, However, once it is necessary to bypass the password check, users need to short ibos HW Gap to clear the password by the following steps: Join Date Jan Beans 3.
Acer aspire one bios key - Acer - Laptop Tech Support
Whenever I boot up, it give me the option to enter the bios. I knew that it must be possible to get to the boot menu, because I've seen other posts on linux forums discussing issues with this particular model of Acer Aspire.
Results 1 to 5 of 5. Then remove the tool from the HW Gap.
How to enter BIOS (no option with F2, D257)
When I start the computer up, I push F2 and it takes me to a menu where it says: After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out. Helped biks out so much. BIOS update with option to disable build-in ram: In case anybody else wants to get to the boot menu, you need to hit F2 when booting the machine. Swarvey, Sep 13, Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.
On my previous netbook motherboard died over Christmas I could enable the boot menu from within setup, but this new one doesn't give that option Any ideas? That service manual doesn't say anything about removing the CMOS battery s257 it says to do something else which sounds a little complicated to me: Modern computers have the "quick boot" BIOS setting enabled by default and in some cases the BIOS boots sapire than the LCD and graphics chip can sync up, which means sometimes the first screen you see is the Windows loading screen.
Anyway, it worked and Vios set the netbook to dual boot Linux or Windows 7 Linux first of course. ElderN Replied on August 13, Other search results indicate it might be necessary to remove the CMOS battery so you may have some research and reading to do once you get inside hios unit.
Since the issue really has nothing to do with Windows 7 this community you might pursue it in the Acer Support Community which is here: January 12th, 1.