Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad A21m 2628 Notebook ?

No password i recently bought a used ibm thinkpad at a garage sale... it doesnt look very old and i think i got a steal of a deal... it didnt power up when i got it, so i plugged it in an charged it for a while... turned it on and now i need a password. the OS is windows xp... any way to bypass and create my own password?


Answers :

1) Hit Ctrl + Alt + Del twice at the welcome screen. Type Administrator for the username, then try a blank password to log in.

2) Download the Ophcrack LiveCD, boot the laptop off it and it will crack the password for you.

http://ophcrack.sourceforge.net/
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