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How To Unlock Bios, but The Owner Didn't Remember The Password

Hi Ifixit User, I Have A IBM Thinkpad T30, From My Old Friend, This Laptop Locked By Him Self, But He Didn't remember Any Password, I Tried To Unplug The Bios Battery But Doesn't Work, Did You Have Same Problem With Me? And How To Resolve This Problem,, Thankyou..

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goldenyears, the password in this laptop can not be reset by removing the RTC battery or shorting any jumper. However, there is a way, but it does require some decent skills:-) and it will help you to recover the password. Check on here to get to the password in the ATMEL 24RF08. Here is more information about this as well as the recovery of a Windows password. Looks like a great project ;) Hope this helps, good luck.

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goldenyears, than you for accepting my answer :-) Don't worry about doing something wrong on here, which you did not. Just let us know when and if you get it fixed. Best of luck to you and welcome to iFixit...

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I do not understand how u say to remove bios password

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Try hirens boot cd I think there's bios password recovery tools in it

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Removing batteries or any boot Cd's will not clear the bios password . You will need to join the pins of chip on the motherboard at boot time. Check the detailed instruction and a full length video on youtube for doing this on this : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW-RLkzj...

You can also google or youtube search for : How to unlock BIOS Supervisor Password from Lenovo Thinkpad Laptop (no damage to laptop)

This method works for most thinkpads. Thanks.

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