If you forgot your BIOS password, chances are you don’t have access to your computer, not even in Safe Mode, therefore making this software useless. For Desktop user, removing the battery for 5 minutes will reset the BIOS whereas laptop user might not have the option without invalidating the warranty of the laptop. This is where CMOS De-Animator comes in handy. The good thing about this program is the ability to reset any Windows and laptop make, this includes Toshiba, Gateway, HP, Dell, Acer, Sony, Asus and many more.
CMOS De-Animator is a service utility which allows you to invalidate the checksum of your system’s CMOS memory, resetting all settings to default and clearing any stored BIOS passwords (if any) upon re-boot. The main advantage of my utility is, that it can work under every Windows operating system, and no administrator privileges are required! The utility has no GUI – only a confirmation message to begin or exit, error handling messages and a success dialog box upon successful operation. The utility is very portable, no installation required.
How To Reset Your CMOS
In today’s quick tip I show off the quick and easy process of resetting the CMOS on your computer. Simply move the CMOS jumper to the last 2 pins for about 5-10 seconds depending on your motherboard, and then replace it back to it’s original position.