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Motherboard Dell Inc. Model 0Y5CWX (XPS 12 9250) Need manual or help locating CMOS pins

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Where are the CMOS pins on the 0Y5CWX motherboard?

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RE: Motherboard Dell Inc. Model 0Y5CWX (XPS 12 9250) Need manual or help locating CMOS pins

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There are no "CMOS pins".  If what you're trying to do is reset to defaults, simply disconnect the battery and hold the power button for 30 sec.

If you're trying to reset a password, note that it's not stored in CMOS - it's stored in EEPROM.  The only way to do that is obtain an unlock code by calling Dell, verifying your ownership of the system, and entering the password they generate for you.

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RE: Motherboard Dell Inc. Model 0Y5CWX (XPS 12 9250) Need manual or help locating CMOS pins

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There are no "CMOS pins".  If what you're trying to do is reset to defaults, simply disconnect the battery and hold the power button for 30 sec.

If you're trying to reset a password, note that it's not stored in CMOS - it's stored in EEPROM.  The only way to do that is obtain an unlock code by calling Dell, verifying your ownership of the system, and entering the password they generate for you.