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IBM Thinkpad 770ED bios password

By freetech ·
i have an IBM Thinkpad 770ED that has a bios password and i don't have the p/word. taking the cmos battery out does not help. anybody know how to get past this?

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IBM Thinkpad 770ED bios password

by DKlippert In reply to IBM Thinkpad 770ED bios p ...

See if this locaqtion helps:

http://tinyurl.com/1cpi

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by freetech In reply to IBM Thinkpad 770ED bios p ...

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by skloo77 In reply to IBM Thinkpad 770ED bios p ...

the provided link assist if only you can remember your password.

but normally for laptops, bios passwords cannot be cleared like as in pc's.

normally you will have to send in to the local service centre for the support.
i believe that this isone way to prevent theft.

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by freetech In reply to IBM Thinkpad 770ED bios p ...

actually, that makes a lot of sense. unfortunately, this laptop has been abandoned (long story) and it would be nice to get some use out of it. thanks anyway.

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by freetech In reply to IBM Thinkpad 770ED bios p ...

unfortunately, i do not have the power on password. the computer has been abandoned and i am trying to get some use out of it. any ideas?

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by timwalsh In reply to IBM Thinkpad 770ED bios p ...

According to the IBM website, the only way to clear the power-on/supervisor password on their laptops is to take the laptop to an authorized IBM reseller and have a technician change it. They require that you have a bill-of-sale before they will dothis. If this laptop is abandoned, you are probably out of luck.

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by richard_barsby In reply to IBM Thinkpad 770ED bios p ...

Hi if it is a supervisor password or HDD password then for HDD replace it for supervisor then it has to go back to an IBM agent. If you email me I can send you the relavent page from IBM's service manual.

Rich

richard_barsby@hotmail.com

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by freetech In reply to IBM Thinkpad 770ED bios p ...

thanks anyway, i already have the relevant service manual . i have, however read that if you replace a hdd that has a password the machine will just re-insert the old password on the new hdd.

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by hjs In reply to IBM Thinkpad 770ED bios p ...

Reject all you want. Tim's answer is correct.

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