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Disable boot up password in R51

How to disable the bootup password In R51 laptop?

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  • ajima76 Feb 06, 2009

    Thanks, As i know what is the current password set by the user, I mange to disable it. Anyway it is the hard disk password n not the bios password.

  • Randall  Trahan
    Randall Trahan May 11, 2010

    We are not allowed to give that information. The password has been set for security purposes and we have no way of knowing if you are the rightful owner.

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You could open up the R51 and remove the CMOS battery. This would reset the password.

Here is a link I found that allows one to hack the BIOS password:
http://sodoityourself.com/hacking-ibm-thinkpad-bios-password/

Or try this fixya thread:
http://www.fixya.com/support/t1641914-ibm_thinkpad_r51

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After switched on..you press acces ibm button then it will go to bios configuration, there will be one option for password by clicking that you can change your password

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