In order to increase the security of the system and prevent others using your Dell laptop, set BIOS password and regularly reset it is needed and it can help to add security assurance for you Dell laptops. But, how to reset Dell Precision/Inspiron/XPS/Latitude laptops’ BIOS passwords? The following content will show you the answer.
How to Reset BIOS Password for Dell Laptop
After start your Dell laptop, press “Delete” on keyboard to enter the setting menu of BIOS, and you will see the interface below. For some other types of Dell laptop, you may need to press “F12”.
Tips: The time for users to enter BIOS menu is little, thus you can keep pressing “Delete” once you start your Dell laptop, so as not to miss the chance to enter setting menu and have to restart laptop again.
Scroll to “Advanced BIOS Features” by press “Down” key, then click “Enter” to open the advanced BIOS setting page.
Select “Security Option”, it will show you “Setup”, and then press “Enter” to reset the option.
Use “Down” key to choose “System” and use “Enter” to confirm your operation. Then use “Esc” to get back to main BIOS setting menu.
Use “Down” and “Right” buttons to select “Set Supervisor Password”, then press “Enter” to reset BIOS password.
Input your password and press “enter”. You are required to input the password twice to confirm. After the process you can click “F10” to save the change, and then restart your Dell Latitude laptop.
After you start your Dell Latitude laptop, you will see the interface below which needs your password to open the laptop.
That’s all about how to reset Dell BIOS password, if you are troubled by this question, try the method above to get this BIOS password reset.
Besides, if you have other model of Dell laptops or other brands of laptops like Acer, HP, Lenovo, Asus, etc. you may find the way to set/reset BIOS password or Windows password can be quite different.
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