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Re: Sony VAIO FX401 versus FX701

This one time, at band camp, Ionel Mugurel Ciobica said:
> Dear all,
> My Sony Vaio FX401 laptop was stolen. I was insured so I can buy an
> other one. The closest to it I can find is Sony Vaio FX701. Does someone
> have this model? I don't understand about the modem (56K V90 modem) if
> it is the same like to one I had in the FX401? That one was a Conexant
> modem.

Don't know about this one.

> P.S. I had password in Bios, password in lilo, etc. Can those people
> still use my laptop? To boot with a floppy or a CD they needed to reset
> the bios.

They can always pull the hard drive to look at it's contents.  Failing
that, there is usually a jumper on the motherboard to reset it to it's
factory defaults, and that would clear the BIOS password.  Sorry to be
the bearer of bad news.


Quark!  Quark!  Beware the quantum duck!

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