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  #11  
Old January 22nd 08, 07:31 PM posted to alt.comp.hardware,alt.sys.pc-clone.compaq,comp.sys.hp.hardware,comp.sys.hp.misc,sci.electronics.repair
- Bobb -
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Default power on password is on


"CBFalconer" wrote in message
...
ted wrote:

i have a compaq 6027us and the power on password is on and
has locked me out how do i unlock the pc. i need the hp
secret password to reset it.


If this is a laptop, you can't change it without the co-operation
of the manufacturer, which will also involve convincing them that
you own it.


When I worked at Compaq - had to SEND IT IN - they would wipe it - OS to
factory ( or maybe just tossed the old drive ?).
So if you NEED the data, remove the disk, install into a desktop pc as
second drive and backup before sending back ( ASK them while on the phone)

  #12  
Old January 22nd 08, 09:08 PM posted to alt.comp.hardware,alt.sys.pc-clone.compaq,comp.sys.hp.hardware,comp.sys.hp.misc,sci.electronics.repair
HH
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Posts: 110
Default power on password is on

It is a desktop, not a notebook.

HH


"- Bobb -" wrote in message
. ..

"CBFalconer" wrote in message
...
ted wrote:

i have a compaq 6027us and the power on password is on and
has locked me out how do i unlock the pc. i need the hp
secret password to reset it.


If this is a laptop, you can't change it without the co-operation
of the manufacturer, which will also involve convincing them that
you own it.


When I worked at Compaq - had to SEND IT IN - they would wipe it - OS to
factory ( or maybe just tossed the old drive ?).
So if you NEED the data, remove the disk, install into a desktop pc as
second drive and backup before sending back ( ASK them while on the phone)



  #13  
Old January 22nd 08, 10:34 PM posted to alt.comp.hardware,alt.sys.pc-clone.compaq,comp.sys.hp.hardware,comp.sys.hp.misc,sci.electronics.repair
CBFalconer
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Default power on password is on

HH wrote: ** and top-posted. Fixed. **
"- Bobb -" wrote:
"CBFalconer" wrote:
ted wrote:

i have a compaq 6027us and the power on password is on and
has locked me out how do i unlock the pc. i need the hp
secret password to reset it.

If this is a laptop, you can't change it without the co-operation
of the manufacturer, which will also involve convincing them that
you own it.


When I worked at Compaq - had to SEND IT IN - they would wipe it
- OS to factory ( or maybe just tossed the old drive ?). So if
you NEED the data, remove the disk, install into a desktop pc as
second drive and backup before sending back ( ASK them while on
the phone)


It is a desktop, not a notebook.


So you can ignore my caution. But please do not top-post. Your
answer belongs after (or intermixed with) the quoted material to
which you reply, after snipping all irrelevant material. I fixed
this one. See the following links:

--
http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting.html
http://www.netmeister.org/news/learn2quote.html
http://cfaj.freeshell.org/google/ (taming google)
http://members.fortunecity.com/nnqweb/ (newusers)



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  #14  
Old January 23rd 08, 05:49 AM posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.compaq,comp.sys.hp.hardware
Ben Myers
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Posts: 3,432
Default power on password is on

Balderdash! If you don't know what the computer is, do a little research before
posting a response, almost invariably followed by your obsessive cluttering of
the newsgroups scolding people not to top-post.

A mindless google search turned up "Software & Driver downloads Compaq Presario
6027US DESKTOP PC". Capitals are mine for emphasis. It took me less time than
it took you to respond and then send your top-posting canned message!

.... Ben Myers

On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 16:34:59 -0500, CBFalconer wrote:

HH wrote: ** and top-posted. Fixed. **
"- Bobb -" wrote:
"CBFalconer" wrote:
ted wrote:

i have a compaq 6027us and the power on password is on and
has locked me out how do i unlock the pc. i need the hp
secret password to reset it.

If this is a laptop, you can't change it without the co-operation
of the manufacturer, which will also involve convincing them that
you own it.

When I worked at Compaq - had to SEND IT IN - they would wipe it
- OS to factory ( or maybe just tossed the old drive ?). So if
you NEED the data, remove the disk, install into a desktop pc as
second drive and backup before sending back ( ASK them while on
the phone)


It is a desktop, not a notebook.


So you can ignore my caution. But please do not top-post. Your
answer belongs after (or intermixed with) the quoted material to
which you reply, after snipping all irrelevant material. I fixed
this one. See the following links:

--
http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting.html
http://www.netmeister.org/news/learn2quote.html
http://cfaj.freeshell.org/google/ (taming google)
http://members.fortunecity.com/nnqweb/ (newusers)

  #15  
Old January 24th 08, 03:51 AM posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.compaq,comp.sys.hp.hardware
Ben Myers
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Posts: 3,432
Default power on password is on

Well, then. Let's see. Would you rather have an accurate response top-posted
or a half-baked and ignorant response bottom posted? Let's exercise some value
judgements here... Ben Myers

On Thu, 24 Jan 2008 12:46:08 +1100, Barry OGrady
wrote:

On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 23:49:48 -0500, Ben Myers wrote:

Balderdash! If you don't know what the computer is, do a little research before
posting a response, almost invariably followed by your obsessive cluttering of
the newsgroups scolding people not to top-post.

A mindless google search turned up "Software & Driver downloads Compaq Presario
6027US DESKTOP PC". Capitals are mine for emphasis. It took me less time than
it took you to respond and then send your top-posting canned message!


http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting

... Ben Myers

On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 16:34:59 -0500, CBFalconer wrote:

HH wrote: ** and top-posted. Fixed. **
"- Bobb -" wrote:
"CBFalconer" wrote:
ted wrote:

i have a compaq 6027us and the power on password is on and
has locked me out how do i unlock the pc. i need the hp
secret password to reset it.

If this is a laptop, you can't change it without the co-operation
of the manufacturer, which will also involve convincing them that
you own it.

When I worked at Compaq - had to SEND IT IN - they would wipe it
- OS to factory ( or maybe just tossed the old drive ?). So if
you NEED the data, remove the disk, install into a desktop pc as
second drive and backup before sending back ( ASK them while on
the phone)

It is a desktop, not a notebook.

So you can ignore my caution. But please do not top-post. Your
answer belongs after (or intermixed with) the quoted material to
which you reply, after snipping all irrelevant material. I fixed
this one. See the following links:

--
http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting.html
http://www.netmeister.org/news/learn2quote.html
http://cfaj.freeshell.org/google/ (taming google)
http://members.fortunecity.com/nnqweb/ (newusers)


Barry
=====
Home page
http://members.iinet.net.au/~barry.og

  #16  
Old January 24th 08, 06:25 AM posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.compaq,comp.sys.hp.hardware
HH
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Posts: 110
Default power on password is on

Forget it, Ben. Your words are falling on deaf ears.

HH

"Ben Myers" wrote in message
...
Well, then. Let's see. Would you rather have an accurate response
top-posted
or a half-baked and ignorant response bottom posted? Let's exercise some
value
judgements here... Ben Myers

On Thu, 24 Jan 2008 12:46:08 +1100, Barry OGrady

wrote:

On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 23:49:48 -0500, Ben Myers
wrote:

Balderdash! If you don't know what the computer is, do a little research
before
posting a response, almost invariably followed by your obsessive
cluttering of
the newsgroups scolding people not to top-post.

A mindless google search turned up "Software & Driver downloads Compaq
Presario
6027US DESKTOP PC". Capitals are mine for emphasis. It took me less
time than
it took you to respond and then send your top-posting canned message!


http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting

... Ben Myers

On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 16:34:59 -0500, CBFalconer
wrote:

HH wrote: ** and top-posted. Fixed. **
"- Bobb -" wrote:
"CBFalconer" wrote:
ted wrote:

i have a compaq 6027us and the power on password is on and
has locked me out how do i unlock the pc. i need the hp
secret password to reset it.

If this is a laptop, you can't change it without the co-operation
of the manufacturer, which will also involve convincing them that
you own it.

When I worked at Compaq - had to SEND IT IN - they would wipe it
- OS to factory ( or maybe just tossed the old drive ?). So if
you NEED the data, remove the disk, install into a desktop pc as
second drive and backup before sending back ( ASK them while on
the phone)

It is a desktop, not a notebook.

So you can ignore my caution. But please do not top-post. Your
answer belongs after (or intermixed with) the quoted material to
which you reply, after snipping all irrelevant material. I fixed
this one. See the following links:

--
http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting.html
http://www.netmeister.org/news/learn2quote.html
http://cfaj.freeshell.org/google/ (taming google)
http://members.fortunecity.com/nnqweb/ (newusers)


Barry
=====
Home page
http://members.iinet.net.au/~barry.og



  #17  
Old January 24th 08, 07:11 AM posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.compaq,comp.sys.hp.hardware
Ben Myers
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Posts: 3,432
Default power on password is on

It's just a bit of fun to prod them some more. It's interesting that the URL
cited gives no facts, only that usenet started with the bottom-posting
convention, followed by a lot of essentially repetitive statements. So now, of
course, they all expect everyone to bottom-post. Had usenet started the other
way with top-posting, you and I would be all set, and the bottom-posting bigots
would be the frowned upon.

I should note that the original Western Union telegraph was bottom-posting,
wasn't it? ... Ben Myers

On Thu, 24 Jan 2008 00:25:25 -0500, "HH" wrote:

Forget it, Ben. Your words are falling on deaf ears.

HH

"Ben Myers" wrote in message
.. .
Well, then. Let's see. Would you rather have an accurate response
top-posted
or a half-baked and ignorant response bottom posted? Let's exercise some
value
judgements here... Ben Myers

On Thu, 24 Jan 2008 12:46:08 +1100, Barry OGrady

wrote:

On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 23:49:48 -0500, Ben Myers
wrote:

Balderdash! If you don't know what the computer is, do a little research
before
posting a response, almost invariably followed by your obsessive
cluttering of
the newsgroups scolding people not to top-post.

A mindless google search turned up "Software & Driver downloads Compaq
Presario
6027US DESKTOP PC". Capitals are mine for emphasis. It took me less
time than
it took you to respond and then send your top-posting canned message!

http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting

... Ben Myers

On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 16:34:59 -0500, CBFalconer
wrote:

HH wrote: ** and top-posted. Fixed. **
"- Bobb -" wrote:
"CBFalconer" wrote:
ted wrote:

i have a compaq 6027us and the power on password is on and
has locked me out how do i unlock the pc. i need the hp
secret password to reset it.

If this is a laptop, you can't change it without the co-operation
of the manufacturer, which will also involve convincing them that
you own it.

When I worked at Compaq - had to SEND IT IN - they would wipe it
- OS to factory ( or maybe just tossed the old drive ?). So if
you NEED the data, remove the disk, install into a desktop pc as
second drive and backup before sending back ( ASK them while on
the phone)

It is a desktop, not a notebook.

So you can ignore my caution. But please do not top-post. Your
answer belongs after (or intermixed with) the quoted material to
which you reply, after snipping all irrelevant material. I fixed
this one. See the following links:

--
http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting.html
http://www.netmeister.org/news/learn2quote.html
http://cfaj.freeshell.org/google/ (taming google)
http://members.fortunecity.com/nnqweb/ (newusers)

Barry
=====
Home page
http://members.iinet.net.au/~barry.og


  #18  
Old January 24th 08, 01:31 PM posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.compaq,comp.sys.hp.hardware
HH
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Posts: 110
Default power on password is on

I believe WU was bottom-posting.

HH


"Ben Myers" wrote in message
...
It's just a bit of fun to prod them some more. It's interesting that the
URL
cited gives no facts, only that usenet started with the bottom-posting
convention, followed by a lot of essentially repetitive statements. So
now, of
course, they all expect everyone to bottom-post. Had usenet started the
other
way with top-posting, you and I would be all set, and the bottom-posting
bigots
would be the frowned upon.

I should note that the original Western Union telegraph was
bottom-posting,
wasn't it? ... Ben Myers

On Thu, 24 Jan 2008 00:25:25 -0500, "HH"
wrote:

Forget it, Ben. Your words are falling on deaf ears.

HH

"Ben Myers" wrote in message
. ..
Well, then. Let's see. Would you rather have an accurate response
top-posted
or a half-baked and ignorant response bottom posted? Let's exercise
some
value
judgements here... Ben Myers

On Thu, 24 Jan 2008 12:46:08 +1100, Barry OGrady

wrote:

On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 23:49:48 -0500, Ben Myers
wrote:

Balderdash! If you don't know what the computer is, do a little
research
before
posting a response, almost invariably followed by your obsessive
cluttering of
the newsgroups scolding people not to top-post.

A mindless google search turned up "Software & Driver downloads Compaq
Presario
6027US DESKTOP PC". Capitals are mine for emphasis. It took me less
time than
it took you to respond and then send your top-posting canned message!

http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting

... Ben Myers

On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 16:34:59 -0500, CBFalconer
wrote:

HH wrote: ** and top-posted. Fixed. **
"- Bobb -" wrote:
"CBFalconer" wrote:
ted wrote:

i have a compaq 6027us and the power on password is on and
has locked me out how do i unlock the pc. i need the hp
secret password to reset it.

If this is a laptop, you can't change it without the co-operation
of the manufacturer, which will also involve convincing them that
you own it.

When I worked at Compaq - had to SEND IT IN - they would wipe it
- OS to factory ( or maybe just tossed the old drive ?). So if
you NEED the data, remove the disk, install into a desktop pc as
second drive and backup before sending back ( ASK them while on
the phone)

It is a desktop, not a notebook.

So you can ignore my caution. But please do not top-post. Your
answer belongs after (or intermixed with) the quoted material to
which you reply, after snipping all irrelevant material. I fixed
this one. See the following links:

--
http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting.html
http://www.netmeister.org/news/learn2quote.html
http://cfaj.freeshell.org/google/ (taming google)
http://members.fortunecity.com/nnqweb/ (newusers)

Barry
=====
Home page
http://members.iinet.net.au/~barry.og




  #19  
Old January 24th 08, 04:07 PM posted to alt.sys.pc-clone.compaq,comp.sys.hp.hardware
Ben Myers
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Posts: 3,432
Default power on password is on

Well, then, I should have known. Western Union established the long-running
historical precedent for bottom-posting. How silly of us to ignore a tradition
that is about 150 years old! And then there was GE time-sharing which operated
the same way... Ben Myers

On Thu, 24 Jan 2008 07:31:01 -0500, "HH" wrote:

I believe WU was bottom-posting.

HH


 




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