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On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 11:06:25AM -0800, Richard Crawford wrote:
> At the moment, this step is moot.  Whenever this computer was originally
> set up, the tech enabled the "setup password" in the BIOS screen, so I
> can't set it up to boot from the floppy until I get that password. And
> no one seems to know what it is (it's an old computer, at least two
> techs ago).

Can you wipe the CMOS with jumpers?  Or pull the CMOS backup battery out
for a few minutes/hours?  That should clear the password. ;)

-bill!
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