Dell Technical Support will request the Service Tag and Express Service Code from the bottom of your Inspiron. After some searching I have come across the mention of svctag. If the current user is not the original Inspiron owner, Dell will transfer the used Inspiron's registration from the original owner with only the Service Tag and Express Service Code from the tag on the laptop. He has worked in the technology industry for more than 20 years, in positions ranging from tech support to marketing. You cannot access the data on this computer without the correct password.
I am not looking for warranty support. Regardless of why the computer is asking for a bios password, it is and no one knows what it is. Note that we have the password to unlock your laptop if you see a similar boot screen. Note that we have the password to unlock your laptop if you see a similar boot screen. Please reply if you have any questions. The other number was 16 digits and was listed above the service code number. Please type in the primary or administrator password and press enter.
Remove the jumper and put back over the pin that was open, and the pin next to it that was jumped before. The message comes with a white gray screen that reads: This computer system is protected by a password authentication system. Thank You, Dell-Jesse L Dell Social Media and Communities Aug 28, 2013. All three times I was told that since I purchased my laptop a couple of years ago and it was no longer under warranty, that the only way they can give me the password is to extend my warranty. Call Dell Technical Support at 800 624-9896 to get this number. There are usually 3 pins, and the jumper is between 2 of them. The message comes with a white gray screen that reads: This computer system is protected by a password authentication system.
Find control options for the hard disk. I have interacted online, emailed, and had telephone conversations with Dell reps. As per your private message to us we have replied to you. One of the error numbers was my service code number, find it on the bottom of the Inspiron, white sticker , which was in the bottom rectangle of the popup error box. Please type in the hard-drive Password and press enter. You will now have access to the hard disk. There was no incident, only a foolish expectation by me that Dell would not try to rob me.
I have been told in every instance to pay and we will fix your problem and that includes this conversation with you. Remove Dell Inspiron 8000 Hard Drive Password: Now we have a picture on the right that shows a dell inspiron laptop with the hard drive password authentication system. What can I do with this?? Remove Dell Inspiron Bios Pasword: Picture on the right shows a dell inspiron 8000 laptop with the bios password authentication system. Dell Technical Support will request the Service Tag and Express Service Code from the bottom of the Inspiron. About the Author Nathan McGinty started writing in 1995. Would one of the Dell employees that monitors these forums explain to me how this is a fair practice. Note that we have the password to unlock your laptop if you see a similar boot screen.
Remove Dell Inspiron System Disabled Password: Now we have a picture on the right that shows a dell inspiron 8000 laptop with the system disabled password authentication system. I have proven to Dell that I am the owner of said laptop. I have recently bought an Inspiron 1501. This should clear the bios, and all you in. I have tried all the common ones and none of them work. I told the gal who helped me my problem, she asked for my Service Code number and other verification info, then she asked for my error numbers. Under the Security tab, the Unlock Setup Status should be Unlocked.
He has a Bachelor of Science in communications from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts in international journalism from City University, London. Your answer about a possible bad mainboard is exactly the same answer provided by a Dell employee to another person who posted to the Dell forum regarding the same issue. On this screen you will be able to check if any password is set or not. I have a Windows 7 recovery disc which I put into the drive thinking that, if nothing else I could restart the computer and it would read the disc. He put the Dell away and bought a new computer. He knows that I am fairly good at fixing computers and having two sons he gave it to me.
What I found out was that his password problem was not a Windows log in or admin problem as I suspected but rather a bios password at startup. You put again the small battery and try again. Please type in the primary or administrator password and press enter. Posted on Mar 15, 2009 sure. You cannot access the data on this computer without the correct password.