acer aspire 5742-6838 master bios password

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by Ppollan, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. Ppollan

    Ppollan MDL Novice

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    Can anyone tell me how to get the master bios password for acer aspire 5742-6838

    Insyde H2O EFI 2.0 NB Bios version 1.15

    Thanks in advance
    Paul
     
  2. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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  3. Ppollan

    Ppollan MDL Novice

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    appreciate the thought but there is no code to input it just says "Input CURRENT Password"
     
  4. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    After 3 unsuccessful retries, you should get a hash form the bios. Enter that hash in the given site & it will give you the master password.
     
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  5. Ppollan

    Ppollan MDL Novice

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    oh ok my bad

    i will remember that site but i was able to get the password off the old fashion way pulling the bios battery main battery and ac adapter off of it :)

    man i love this site :) :)
     
  6. CaraMcgrath

    CaraMcgrath MDL Novice

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    Is there any other remedy for it?
     
  7. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    if it boots from hdd u can remove hdd and use usb dos to run cmospwd.
    but that doesnt always work.
    try dogbert's blog for bios passwords