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Hello all, I have a IBM A21m with a system password

I have a IBM A21m with a sytem password that enabled in the bios. How can this be reset if the password is not known. Thanks

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The Power on Password is set up from the BIOS configuration and the password is stored on an EEPROM chip. Removing the BIOS battery will not reset the BIOS password, there are no backdoor password available.
There is a way to retrieve the password, but it requires a bit of electronic skill and a working computer to achieve this.
For further info go to :-
http://sodoityourself.com/hacking-ibm-thinkpad-bios-password/

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