Originally Posted by bigkeithj
I have a compaq evo n610c laptop. I need to reinstall windows but my cd drive wont work. I have a usb drive but i need to access bios to set it to boot from usb. However i cant get into bios because I have forgotten the password. I tried to remove the rtc battery but it hasnt worked. Any iseas
I just did this on a Compaq N610c
Remove your Laptop Li-ion battery module.
Then remove the RTC battery for at least 15min.
Replace RTC, and boot the computer ONLY with the AC-Adapter.
Now you can access BIOS, and set hard drive as second boot device.