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Problem with ma ibm thickpad

I ve an old IBM 360 thickpad with a lot of complications. 1st when you boot while the battery is on, it doesnt load the OS. 2nd I forgot the bios password and I cant locate the clear pswd jumpers. help

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Loose the back of yr ibm if u cant find the cmos battery then u might need to disasemble the whole system carefully under the key board i think thats where th cmos battery will be.
Note removing cmos battery in some systems dont clear cmos password u have to do some additional work to remove yr password. for the battery prob try using a diff battery to be sure what ur prob is.
thank u

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