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I am trying to remove a bios password for the IBM T22/2647. How do I do this in terms I can understand?

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  • jasperofallt May 09, 2009

    tried that doesn't work. The laptop will not boot up. It asks for the code b4 the boot up process as if the computer itself is locked.

  • psjohnjohn
    psjohnjohn May 15, 2009

    Need password for ibm thinkpad T20 - already pulled batteries and nothing worked. any solution to getting the bios password?

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Just remove the bios battery from notebook and remove the battery & mains power wait for few seconds. Re Insert all the things back and check. Your bios will be reset

Enjoy!

Thanks & Regards

Nandu :)

Posted on May 09, 2009

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