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Bios lock on ibm t22 2647-3eu thinkpad

Replaced harddrive and the darn thing wanted a password. think i had static.any please help. already tried everything,fromremoving batt's.. to looking for those weird "password pads" plz throw a dogg a bone.

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  • mickey4362 Feb 19, 2009

    oh im sorry did i fail to say it is a laptop? had no idea about any capacitors or discharge..but i have read aboyt some password pads on m/b???pleaze advise.thanks

  • mickey4362 Feb 20, 2009

    dont want to sound like a broken record but....i've already left both batteries out for a week this fri.

    i've done all that ive read so far..cant seem to figure this out...oh yea anyone know the location of these so called password pads??? plz help.

  • mickey4362 Feb 20, 2009

    please dont give up on me.i'll explain......reading some of the other threads there speak of "password pads" that could b shorted rather than messing eeprom. im looking for there location,or location of the link jumper your speaking of. MB battery is under main battery,both have been out for 6 days now..plz advise.ty

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When you removed the MB battery,did you find the shorting linkJumper  and short it out(move it) to discharge the capacitors, before reinstalling the battery?  

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