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Purchased an ACER Aspire E1 from an EBAY ACER Store about a year ago. A couple of weeks ago, I started it up and promptly received a BIOS PASSWORD entry. Since that time, the notebook has been absolutely worthless. I guess I've tried hardware, software, battery, and anything I could think of to correct the problem. I've tried MICROSOFT forums. ACER Forums, ASK.COM Forums and Forums, forums, forrums and any other forums I could think of to try and resolve the unknown BIOS password. Thank you UEFI.
I guess short of replacing the EEPROM on the motherboard(don't even think that would help) which I would be leary of doing.
Can't get rid of the BIOS password.
If I contact ACER Support, They say it's a hardware issue. I've tried( as suggested by ACER support), taking it to STAPLES, BESTBUY, FRYS ELECTRONICS, OFFICE MAX, DATA DOCTORS, And several other "computer repair facilities" to no avail.
IN A NUTSHELL, IT'S A $400 PIECE OF garbage...
If anyone has any ideas on how to reslove this issue, send me an E-mail, fax, text. or post a reply...
Thanks for letting me VENT..
WMARSH....[Edited the thread to add issue detail]
can you post the exact E1 model?
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can you post the exact E1 model?
Sorry, I missed that one. Ths model is : ACER Aspire E1-522-3442
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Only one word for it.....GENUIS>>>THANKS
please send me solution, I got the same issue
my model is V5-171
thank you soooooooooooo much
I'm having the same problem where it keeps asking for a password that i never set for bios,,sound like there should me a master password that needs to be entered,,,can anyone help with this for the Acer E5-551-T5sn,,,,thank you
I have the same problem but my laptop model is V3-731 and ive tried removing CMOS battery for 30+mins and used the CMOS jumper with no avail. thanks for you help in advance.
How are you doing??, sorry to bother you but you are my only chance to get off this problem. I also have this issue bios ask me for a password that i do not have any idea what it is, my model is : Aspire E1-421-0428.
Could you please help me ?? Its been like 2 moths since this happend and my laptop is worthless since.
Thank you so much in advance dude.
I have the same problem with trying to eliminate the bios password. Please let me in on your solution! I have an Aspire 5570Z.
I have tried everything I could find on the internet for the past three weeks on V3-731 Windows 10 Laptop (I'm obsessed with trying to figure this out) I would love it if I could get the solution. PLEASE, PRETTY Please!!!!!!!!!!!???????
There is an eeprom BIOS with unknown password. I need to do a fresh windows install from USB but cannot enter BIOS to change boot sequence which is stuck on HDD first. Can anyone help?
Hi I have a acer aspire E1-522-5460 and theres a bios password and I forgot what it was and I don't have any recovery disk
Unfortunately we do not allow/provide direct support or discuss any steps on unlocking BIOS passwords or bypassing of security features. (Please check/ review our Acer Community User Agreement)
We recommend contacting your local Acer support for better assistance.
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