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Forgot password i have an old computer laptop 03/01 ibm thinkpad t21. i forgot the password at startup. the computer shows lock on left top with underline blinking. it will only allow seven spaces for password. this is at startup, as soon as it is powered up it asks for a password. thanks


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Hello,
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\015\012 On the Thinkpad's, it's a fairly easy process to reset the passwords. Try the following steps and you should be able to access the computer...
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\015\0121. Power off the lpatop.
\015\0122. Flip the laptop over and open the Memory cover. It should have the diagram of a Dimm on it.
\015\0123. Short-circuit the two password pads or put a jumper on the contacts to short the circuit.
\015\0124. Remove the jumper, or whatever you used to short the password pads and put the cover back on the bottom of the laptop.
\015\0125. Power on the laptop and you should be fine.
\015\012
\015\012Kerry L
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