ACER Aspire E1 Can't get rid of BIOS password

wmarshwmarsh Member Posts: 7

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..



[Edited the thread to add issue detail]

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  • IronFlyIronFly ACE Posts: 18,413 Trailblazer
    Answer ✓

    can you post the exact E1 model?


    I'm not an Acer employee.
  • wmarshwmarsh Member Posts: 7

    Sorry, I missed that one. Ths model is : ACER Aspire E1-522-3442

  • IronFlyIronFly ACE Posts: 18,413 Trailblazer

    Check Private message.

    I'm not an Acer employee.
  • wmarshwmarsh Member Posts: 7

    Only one word for it.....GENUIS>>>THANKS

  • IronFlyIronFly ACE Posts: 18,413 Trailblazer
    You welcome. Smiley Happy
    I'm not an Acer employee.
  • canadianpandacanadianpanda Member Posts: 1

    please send me solution, I got the same issue 


    my model is  V5-171 


    thank you soooooooooooo much 

  • jimbo1jimbo1 Member Posts: 4

    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

  • devilukedeviluke Member Posts: 2

    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.

  • barukbaruk Member Posts: 1

    Hi IronFly,


         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.




  • TCW70TCW70 Member Posts: 3

    I have the same problem with trying to eliminate the bios password.  Please let me in on your solution! I have an Aspire 5570Z.

  • mperez5mperez5 Member Posts: 5

    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!!!!!!!!!!!???????

  • PepperkiniPepperkini Member Posts: 1 New User
    I inherited an Acer Aspire V3-771 - VA70 with a number 53216G50Makk. I know it was bought in Texas by my friend Mark.
    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?

  • Tux1514Tux1514 Member Posts: 2 New User

    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


  • Acer-SamuelAcer-Samuel Moderator Posts: 604 Moderator

    Hi Tux1514,

    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.

    Note: We will be closing this thread. 



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