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    Hi guys,

    I just bought a Dell E5440 from my company that they had "old" stock of (used by some sales guy, now he has a newer machine). Problem is - it didn't come with a HDD, and the BIOS is locked - and no-one in the company has any idea what password was set.

    I know there are master BIOS passwords out there, but I would actually prefer to just hard-reset the BIOS if possible, just so that I can change the boot sequence to allow me to install a HDD and install Windows.

    If anyone has any knowledge of how to do this, please let me know - I've already unplugged what I thought was the CMOS Battery for an hour, plugged it back in and the BIOS was unchanged - so much for that idea. I have also thought about just setting the new drive up in my pc, copying the files across and then dumping the drive into the laptop - would this work? Any recommendations would be appreciated.

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    some can be done from serial
    t will be 7 digits followed by 4 suffix

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    You mean this?

    System number: 63C6633-8FC8
    Service tag: 63C6633
    Express Service Code: 13262535759

    I've already tried it on the master password site - I don't get a password in return


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    Quote Originally Posted by mwwoggy View Post
    You mean this?

    System number: 63C6633-8FC8
    Service tag: 63C6633
    Express Service Code: 13262535759

    I've already tried it on the master password site - I don't get a password in return

    yes thats the number but unfortunately it hasn't been cracked by the free keygens

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    Hi,
    You can try to ask to DELL, i did it once, they are very nice!
    Greetings,

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    Well, Dell it is - thanks guys.

 

 

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