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ThinkPad T30 retarted BIOS

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#1 Ganeshaha


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Posted 27 June 2009 - 11:54 PM

:thumbsup: Hi. I have a ThinkPad T30 and my friend changed the pass word and he only lets me use it sometimes... I installed srcmos from Lenovo but it says this: "`
` Sample of password txt file
` To set the POP and/or HDP of target systems,
` Create password.txt file and pass to the srcmos like below:
` "srcmos.exe foo.dat /c /ep password.txt"
` Description:
` Structure of this csv file is:
` "DataFileName,POP,HDD,UserHDP,MasterHDP,KbdLang"
` DataFileName - This file name is used to save the datafile.
` If this field is blank, a first parameter of srcmos is used.
` ex) "srcmos.exe foo.dat /c /ep password.txt" ->
` If this field is blank, the data is saved to "foo.dat".
` POP - PowerOn Password.
` HDD - Select the HDD to set the HDP.
` 'PM'=Primary Master, 'PS'=Primary Slave,
` 'SM'=Secondary Master, 'SS'=Secondary Slave.
` UserHDP - User Harddisk Password.
` MasterHDP - Master Harddisk Password.
` You can set hdp only [User only] or [User + Master ].
` You can not set master hdp only.
` KbdLang - Language type of keyboard.
` SRCMOS v3.21 support "US", "FR", and "GR".
` US - English US, English UK, Chinese-Traditional, Danish,
` Dutch, French-Canadian, Italian, Japanese, Korean,
` Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish-Europea,
` Spanish-Latin American, Swiss, Turkish
` FR - French-European, Belgian
` GR - German, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian
` Important note for FR users:
` In FR languages, 1st row of keyboards are not assigned to
` number (1-9 and 0). But, you must write the character of
` 1st row as 'number' in this file.
` ex) In France-European keyboard, If you want to set POP as
` "(-_", you must write to this file as "568".
` Note:
` Maximum password length is depend on your ThinkPad models.
` Applicable character is :
` Passphrase is not disabled or not supported -> [a-z] and [0-9]
` Passphrase is enabled -> [a-z], [0-9] and [space].
` Valid Samples
user01.dat,pass01,PM,pass01,ibm,US ` POP, UserHDP and MasterHDP
user02.dat,pass02,PM,pass02,,US ` POP and UserHDP
user03.dat,pass03,,,,US ` POP only
user04.dat,,PM,pass04,,US ` UserHDP only
user05.dat,,PM,pass05,ibm,US ` UserHDP and MasterHDP
user06.dat,pass06,PM+PS,pass06,ibm,US `HDP will be set to PrimaryMaster
` and PrimarySlave.
,pop,PM,pop,ibm,US ` blank filename -> 1st commandline param
` is used
user08.dat,the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog,,,,US
` Using passphrase

` Invalid Samples
` To see the error msgs, remove '`'.
`user01.dat,pass01,,pass01,ibm,US ` HDD is not selected
`user01.dat,pass01,PM,,ibm,US ` MasterHDP must be set with UserHdp.
`user01.dat,pass01,PM,pass01,ibm,English` Invalid language definition is used
`user01.dat,pass01,PM,pass01,ibm ` Language is not selected
`user01.dat,pass0-1,,,,US ` HDD is not selected"

What do I do? I cant figure out what to do!

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 28 June 2009 - 07:14 AM

If you don't have access to the password employed on a system...and the system is owned/controlled by someone other than you...I'm afraid there seems little that anyone can advise you...that will help you circumvent the password employed by that person.

Suggest you contact your friend.

If I'm misunderstanding your situation, please clarify.


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