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Reseting the BIOS password of a Fujitsu LifeBook T4210?

by satycorn / November 22, 2012 3:38 AM PST

Hi everyone.I'm a student and I don't have a computer at the moment, but I am overblown with school projects so I've been looking for one the past two months.A friend of mine offered me a Fujitsu LifeBook T4210 12.1" notebook for only $50, it is in perfect condition and working, but the only thing is that it is stuck in BIOS and my friend doesn't remember the password.My brother told me immediately that he could do it without any problem by doing something with the pins of the CMOS jumper (I don't really remember). He used to run a successful pc repair shop in our city and told me that has done it previously, but I'm just very paranoid about this. I'm not doing it myself, but since he has done it with other laptops, I just wanted to know, is a thing that is easy to do for people who know such stuff, and is it safe for the computer? I mean, it wont destroy my laptop, will it?Also, I wanted to know, since he hasn't done this with this kind of laptop before, is it the same procedure in every laptop, or does it differ from laptop to laptop?Also there are listings on eBay from sellers who say that they will sell a 100% working way of resetting the password for $10 only and they have a 30 day money back guarantee, have you ever tried these :S?

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Sorry but it sounds stolen to me.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 22, 2012 3:59 AM PST

And when I can't reset it with an internet search I turn to the maker and let them reset it. If it's stolen they let me know and then we can set things right.

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by satycorn / November 23, 2012 8:04 AM PST

Are you serious?!?!
Oh god, you have the right to believe whatever you want, but how am I supposed to get any help if you think like that? My friend bought the laptop on eBay himself and it had the BIOS password on...
The seller on eBay that I want to get the codes from calls them "Master Password" or something like that, do they work?

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Then forget the other issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 24, 2012 12:42 AM PST
In reply to: Really?...

If you can't find a reset on the internet, let the maker reset it.

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