power on password

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Post 3+ Months Ago

how to you resert the power on password on thinkpad IBM laptop i cant do anything beyond this
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I think you have to remove the CMOS battery for a few seconds
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ya i removed it for some time but nothing changed it keeps on bringing the same icon on a padlocd
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Just found this, might be helpfull

http://www.tech-faq.com/ibm-thinkpad-bios-password.shtml
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thanks Delnorto i tried but i still need your help on third step i failed to
Short-circuit the two password pads or put a jumper on the contacts to short the circuit.
how can go through this step
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I'm afraid I can't help you much further. I searched the Internet a bit more, and it seems that you have a REAL problem there. :scratchhead:
Just some pages I found :

http://www.ozzu.com/hardware/laptop-locked-with-password-bios-setup-t68869.html
http://www.mail-archive.com/a-1-computer_tech@yahoogroups.com/msg07605.html
http://www.ja.axxs.net/unlock/

Sorry naslicer, I wish I could do more :(
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the problem is about the short circuit but otherwise thanks for your step

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