Article ID : 00029600 / Last Modified : 08/25/2015

I cannot reset or remove a forgotten BIOS password on a notebook computer.

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IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check the Applicable Products and Categories section of this article before starting these steps.

Resetting or removing a forgotten BIOS password on the notebook computer can only be successfully performed by a service technician.

For all Sony products (EXCEPT VAIO computers): To send your product to a Sony facility to be repaired or to check the status of the a repair, visit our eService web site.


For VAIO Computer products: Please call 1-888-4SONYPC (476-6972) for service information for your product. To check the status of your VAIO product repair, have your phone number or Best Buy service number available and call 1-800-433-5778.


IMPORTANT: To ensure that only the rightful owner is granted access to the computer, a copy of the proof of purchase should be presented to the service technician.