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I have a T40 (Thinkpad). When I try to start it, I get two error messages: 0271 and 0176. My password does not open it. What can I do?

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Check if there is a Administrator password, try to login and update your Windows computer.

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If you can make the problem come and go by slightly twisting or flexing the bottom (keyboard) section of the case, you may have a loose internal connector. If the laptop has been dropped recently, more probably you have a cracked land pattern on the motherboard.

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where are the password pads???

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Your hard drive crashed. They're fairly easy to replace. Ebay has great deals on 40 and 60 gb hard drives.

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please try this http://www.ja.axxs.net/unlock/
and http://www.tech-faq.com/ibm-thinkpad-bios-password.shtml
i hope it helps and i would suggest that you take someone's help if you find it difficult to tinker with the compu!
regards!

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

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please try this http://www.ja.axxs.net/unlock/
and http://www.tech-faq.com/ibm-thinkpad-bios-password.shtml
i hope it helps and i would suggest that you take someone's help if you find it difficult to tinker with the compu!
regards!

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