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Hi I just got a used Thinkpad T60, and is requesting a password. Can you tell me how to change that

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Try booting up in Safe Mode. Log in as administrator (try 'password' as the password), then open control panel (start>settings>control panel). Open the User Management tool, select the user that you want change and click change password. If you want to create a new user you can do that here to. Be sure to make the new user an Admin.

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