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A bios password is the final protection of a computer. If someone decides to use it there had better be a good place to keep the password because you won't be able to do much without it. A stolen computer with an unknown BIOS password is pretty useless.

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Q: How do you find the password to get into your bios settings?
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You should be able to find a password reset menu in the Settings.

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