Question about IBM ThinkPad T41 Notebook
My thinkpad locked up , how do i reset the power on password?
Try clearing your BIOS/CMOS settings by taking out and putting back in
your CMOS battery. It should be located under one of the removable
panels underneath your laptop. Search Google for a more in-depth guide.
I've also attached a picture of what a CMOS battery looks like in case
your wondering. Nevermind that yellow rectangle, the battery is that round silver looking thing.
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The hard-disk password (HDP) protects the data on your removable hard disk drive from being accessed by unauthorized persons.
The supervisor password protects the system information in Easy-Setup from being changed by unauthorized persons.
How to Reset an IBM ThinkPad Power On Password using Software
If you can boot the IBM ThinkPad, KeyMaker will recover the BIOS password.
How to Reset an IBM ThinkPad Power On Password Using Hardware
If you cannot boot the ThinkPad, you will have to reset the IBM ThinkPad password via hardware.
If only the power-on password is set, do the following to remove the power-on password.
If both the power-on password and the supervisor password are set, do the following to remove the passwords:
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