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Getting passed BIOS PW for a ThinkPad X200


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#1 sag12

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 07:57 PM

I do labor work for a liquidation company and I was given a laptop from one of our moves. It was in parts, and I put it together to make it work. But there is a little lock that comes up when you start it and it wants a PW which I do not have. I took it back apart and unplugged the batteries for over two hours. But the lock still comes up. Is there a way to get the lock out so I can use the laptop?

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:46 PM

Since it seems you're describing a Power-on password, you should be able to follow the procedure given here:

http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/detail.page?LegacyDocID=MIGR-59377

If it is actually the Supervisor password (but that doesn't stop the OS from starting) then there's nothing that can be done.

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