Frequently Asked Questions Q: How are the BIOS Setup Utility setting cleared on the ALR 8200 Server?A:
It may be necessary, on occasion, to clear the CMOS settings. This is most often required when a system is password protected, and the only person who knows the password is unavailable or has forgotten the password. When the CMOS is cleared, all information stored in the CMOS is replaced by default data, which means that all the configuration information, such as hard drive types and I/O port setup, is cleared at the same time the password is cleared.
Refer to the diagram of the system board and use the following procedure to clear the CMOS: