Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad A22m 2628 Notebook ?

I have an ibm thinkpad a22m laptop and the cmos battery went flat, now there is a padlock in the top left corner of the screen and Im unable to access cmos to change the time and date for I don't know the password. how do I get pass this so that I can make the laptop useful again? Any help or ideas will be greatfully recieved, Graham

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Ibm is very good at protecting the password.I had one once that I could not get into.The best thing you can do is call IBM and see if they can help you out.
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