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My mother in law gave me her Thinkpad and when I enter the password it gives me an error message about date & time not being correct. I cant seem to get into BIOS utility or anything else I have tried. I used it before many times and never had this problem. How can I set date and time if it wont let me in the utility program?
Press the F2 function key when you boot up the Thinkpad to get into the BIOS configuration.
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Posted on Jan 19, 2008
if you are using the internal LAN card to connect to the cable modem, no additional drivers will be needed. However, you would need to configure TCP/IP settings to use a DHCP server to automatically configure the IP address. you would also need to check whether or not you have the right CAT-5 cable. you might need to buy a crossover cable.
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Posted on Apr 08, 2008
SOURCE: bios lock, ERROR CODE 0271
Error code 0271 - Date and time error. Neither the date nor the time is set in the computer.
Run BIOS Setup Utility to reset the time and date
It sounds as though your computer has the wrong time in the CMOS. The CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductors) is the chip that holds the basic startup information for the BIOS, system and its peripherals while the system is turned on and off.
If you can get into the BIOS check the date and time settings and make sure they are correct.
It may also be a case of the CMOS battery going out. When this happens your computer will tend to not keep the correct time. They are cheap and relatively easy to replace. Before buying a new batter your can try to take it out and let it sit for about 10 minutes or so to reset the CMOS and then go put the battery back in and go into the BIOS and reset the clock.
Hopefully taking the batter out or replacing it will get past your lock icon asking for the password. Just search for CMOS or BIOS default password for your brand of laptop.
Posted on Feb 03, 2009
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