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I have an IBM thinkpad A31.........It locks up when It boots up....is there any solution for this?

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    IBM ThinkPad A31 2652 PC Notebook

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    Dan rogers May 11, 2010

    What os do you have?



    Do you have a boot disk or a cd that came with the computer?

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Hi,

I think your issue could be resolved by going through this pdf.

ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/46p4859.pdf

have a nice day..

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SOURCE: IBM THINKPAD a31 do not boot up

I just read a thread on this. Try pulling the mini pci network card. Or maybe one of your memory slots is bad so you could pull a memory card out and try swapping things there. Help for these issues can be found on the Lenovo site. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_states_and_blue_states

there are also user manuals and hardware replacement manuals there.

Be careful wth the mother board. It could also be your problem but hopefully it's something easier. mother boards have been known to fail when the computers are handled in such a way as to flex them.

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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SOURCE: How do I get pass IBM Thinkpad A31 Lock Code?

Laptop BIOS passwords are kept in a special password chip. On some laptops these chips are replaceable and there are a number of places you can buy this. PWcrack.com for one.

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SOURCE: My IBM thinkpad A31 is locked. How to Unlocked?

only way is to send it into IBM as they have to replace the chip. that is if its bios locked. if its admin locked for windows xp you will need software to bypass or reset the administrator password

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Ibm thinkpad A31 Windows unable to start normally. Message on blue screen indicating "unmountable_boot_volume". Also got "Kernal_data_inpage_error" message. Does this indicate hard drive failure??


No, this is a known error within Windows. Read more information on it here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555302

But, if you are like me and don't like to read, just put your windows XP installation CD into the CD-ROM, boot up from the CD-ROM, DO NOT reinstall the operating system...just repair the installation and run "chkdsk /r".

Once that is done, restart the machine and it should boot up fine.

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try this http://driverscollection.com/?H=ThinkPad%20A31p&By=Lenovo

also have you went into the bios and seen if you audio driver was disabled ?

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How do I get pass IBM Thinkpad A31 Lock Code?


Laptop BIOS passwords are kept in a special password chip. On some laptops these chips are replaceable and there are a number of places you can buy this. PWcrack.com for one.

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Dont have driver soft


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Ibm thinkpad locked code


I have notebook ThinkPad 2652, as including him it gives me that message.

"ERROR:
0271: Check date and time settins"
how то unlock it?
Any one cann help me?

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Disabled video card drivers for IBM ThinkPad A31 2652=Blank screen on reboot


hi, so far as i can understand ur question, u have disabled the video card in the device manager, if thats the case then post boot hit the F8 key which will take u to the startup menu, select safe mode with VGA option, then enable the vga card back and restart.. let me know

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Thinkpad a31 lcd problems


Well yes BUT if it is a problem with the LCD then you would need to replace try plugging an external monitor to see if the sizes are normal if they arent then it is definately a problem with the screen resolutions.??

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