How do you override Power-on password on a Compaq desktop?

Question by cycoman69: How do you override Power-on password on a Compaq desktop?
i am wondering if there is any way to override the power on password on a compaq desktop?
i put it on by accident and i cant type it in because my keybord wont work untill i start up the os(ps2 keybord doesnt work either)
does a desktop have a battery?

Best answer:

Answer by mike H
depending on the model and the type of bios password try removing the main battery and the cmos battery for an hour or so

What do you think? Answer below!