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I HAVE A IBM THINKPAD A22M LAPTOP WHEN IT BOOTS IT HAS A ERROR CODE OF 0271 CHECK DATE AND TIME SETTINGS AND BLANK SCREEN APPEARS AND A LOCK ICON APPEARS.... IT PROMPTS FOR A PASSWORD I DONT KNOW THE PASSWORD... THE F1 OR F12 IS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO THE COMPUTER PLS. HELP ME TO SOLVE THIS ERROR IN OUR LAPTOP SO IT CAN BE USABLE AGAIN SIR...........

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You will most likely have to remove the backup battery temporarily to allow the CMOS to clear the password lock.
The instructions for removing the CMOS battery are located here.
Be sure to disconnect the power cord and remove the standard battery when performing this work.
Be very careful to follow the directions exactly as shown.
You may have to leave the CMOS battery removed for a number of hours in order to clear the CMOS password.

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After i remove litheum battery and restart. error 0271 - check time and date setting is what i saw n it lock again. what is wrong?


It appears the Thinkpad has a password lock on the BIOS.
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As soon as anything appears on screen after power-on, press F1 (keep clicking it until the BIOS setup screen appears). The first option on the list is Date + Time, click on that, and enter correct date/time. Then press F10 to accept + reboot. If this error happens again, it means that the CMOS battery (which keeps your settings alive) has died; it is cheap + easy to replace, however you have an R40 model, and I avoid working on Rxx series so that job may be harder. I could point you to the R40 service manual, which is very good to dis-assemble that laptop (it is necessary to lift keyboard to get to CMOS battery, which involves removing some screws from the bottom.

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GOOD MORNING SIR / MAAAM.. MY IBM THINKPAD R50E HAS AN ERROR ON THE SCREEN ..."ERROR 0271 CHECK DATE AND TIME SETTINGS'.. HOW DO I CLEAR THE CMOS FOR THIS ERROR? HOW DO FIND THE PASSWORD PADS ON THE...


It sounds as though your computer has the wrong time in the CMOS. The CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductors) is the chip that holds the basic startup information for the BIOS, system and its peripherals while the system is turned on and off.

If you can get into the BIOS check the date and time settings and make sure they are correct.

It may also be a case of the CMOS Battery going out. When this happens your computer will tend to not keep the correct time. They are cheap and relatively easy to replace. Before buying a new battery you can try to take it out and let it sit for about 10 minutes or so to reset the CMOS and then go put the battery back in and go into the BIOS and reset the clock.

Hopefully taking the battery out or replacing it will get past your lock icon asking for the password. If not then you may have to find out the manufacturer of your computer's motherboard to see if there is a common password to get past the lockout. Since it's a laptop then it should be easier to find this code based on the manufacturer.

These links may help you with that:
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Hi,
Error code 0271 - Date and time error. Neither the date nor the time is set in the computer.
Run BIOS Setup Utility to reset the time and date
It sounds as though your computer has the wrong time in the CMOS. The CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductors) is the chip that holds the basic startup information for the BIOS, system and its peripherals while the system is turned on and off.

If you can get into the BIOS check the date and time settings and make sure they are correct.

It may also be a case of the CMOS battery going out. When this happens your computer will tend to not keep the correct time. They are cheap and relatively easy to replace. Before buying a new batter your can try to take it out and let it sit for about 10 minutes or so to reset the CMOS and then go put the battery back in and go into the BIOS and reset the clock.

Hopefully taking the batter out or replacing it will get past your lock icon asking for the password. Just search for CMOS or BIOS default password for your brand of laptop.

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Are you a computer whizz? (do you know a lot about computers like me?)

Could be the Cpu fan (Central Processing Unit)
That could be lethal to the laptop.
Just as well it's a IBM other wise . . .
As for the error it means the time and date are not set.
soloution: run the bios setup utillity to reset time and date.

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