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Fujitsu Lifebook Bseries Bios Password
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Location: Tempe, AZ USA
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I have acquired a used Fujitsu Lifebook B2130.
Dirt cheap. Now I know the reason why.

When I initially powered it up, I get the message "OS not found".

BIOS has a password on it.

Excluding the 6Gb HDD, no other internal disk drives. User guide states B2130 supports External USB Floppy and CD-Rom. I purchased a TEAK USB Floppy and Lite-on USB CD-Rom and tried to load OS but neither drive was recognized.

Took hard drive out and powered it up in another LAPTOP. It was partitioned for a dual-boot: Fat32 and NTFS. DELPARTed the drive and created 1 Fat32. Formatted. Installed 98SE.

Transferred the HDD back to the B2130. Powered it up and got THE SAME MESSAGE:
"OS Not Found"!!!

Took the HDD out and put it back in the other LAPTOP; booted normally to Win.

Why?

The HDD cable looks fine. No bad creases. No bent pins.

Here is my BIOS info:

PhoenixBIOS 4.0 Release 6.0

Fujitsu Lifebook BIOS Version 1.10

Fujitsu wants to charge me $150 shipping to remove the BIOS password. There's got to be another way.

Right?

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What you would need to search for is a password cracking tool to get past BIOS passwords. The program KillCMos falls into this catagory and has proven to work on Dell computers.

Thanks,

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...if I'm not mistaken, getting past a BIOS password is as easy as clearing the CMOS but I don't know anything about the innards of a laptop...can you find the motherboard battery and remove it for about half an hour?..
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Yeah I wish Laptops were the same as desktops. Well, as far as how easy it is to work on them... but they aren't.

On any other laptop I would have no problem taking them apart to try to find the cmos jumper or battery but this fujitsu is about 1" thick (closed) and less than 1' wide and about 9" deep. Tight quarters! Really easy to break something and not know you broke it. Ya know?
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gain info so u can crack open case w/o breaking stuff - then clear cmos / bios password by disconnecting battery and shorting across its connectors on mommy board.
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Cracking open a laptop without breaking anything is a little more complicated than you would think...
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has anyone found a solution yet?
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Juley,
I have found on certain websites that I should be able to take apart the case pretty easily to unplug the CMOS battery. I haven't tried it yet but as soon as I do it i will repost and give you the url.

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I have the same Problem, I was able to take the laptop apart quite easily and remove the battery. I used the usual procedure shortening the connectors with a 10 K ohm resistor, butit didn't work. I will keep you posted if I Find a solution. I should get in touch with somebody from Siemens support early january

Re assembly is not a problem if you are cautious.

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i have a lifebook s series that i can't get apart. was yours also a b series, and is there some kind of secret to taking the case apart?
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I have the b series B2130. Is yours an S or B series?
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i have the s series S6120D
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I wonder if anyone of you is still facing the problem of forgotten BIOS password.

I lost my BIOS password in unknown circumstances. The price given by fujitsu ervice was unacceptable, so I decided to remove password by myself.

I did it 10 minutes ago.
Here are the data of the tool I used
1) program site: http://www.cgsecurity.org/index.html?cmospwd.html
2) directo download link: http://www.cgsecurity.org/cmospwd-4.5.zip

Unfortunately I was not able to run the program directly from windows explorer so I had to open "command line" first
I run it on windows XP, so prior to run cmospwd_win itself I had to install procedures to open the access between xp and cmos (included in above .zip file)
I didn't suceed to reveal the password with the command "cmospwd_win", so I used
"cmospwd_win /k" - option 2 ("try to save date/time"). and reset the whole CMOS.
After restarting computer all the passwords were gone, the startscreen didn't appear in its usual way but after few seconds I saw the BIOS interface screen!!!
I used "factory settings" or ("default settings?") like that to re-set the basic settings, saved the changes to CMOS Wink and restarted computer.
Everything works fine!

BTW, I use Fujitsu Lifebook E Series (E7110) with PhoenixBIOS (version unknown).
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still having prblem with bios password
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http://www.hiren.info/pages/bootcd

Download Hirens Boot Cd


Try the BIOS password cracking tools on hirens boot CD.

If unsuccessful, you may be able to clone the disk, and put it in a desktop computer to access your data. If you can remove the hard drive, you can use an adapter to install it in a desktop.

Some laptops have a security backup CMOS that can't be cleared. Those ones have to be flashed, or reset by a authorized repair technician.
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Get your Fujitsu-Siemens bios master password here. They also do this for Dell, HP/Compaq and Sony
Just go to http://www.mastermindit.biz/fujitsusiemensbios.html
The Master Password will delete all Bios passwords giving you access to your locked computer again.
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