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Lost the password to start my ibm thinkpad 560e. How can I start the laptop without a password or how can I bypass the password login as this is the first thing I am asked at start up?

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  • dmariosilva Jan 17, 2008


    I will try that.



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You could try disconnecting the cmos battery for a few seconds, this should cause all the BIOS settings to revert to default

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