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I always recommend popping out the CMOS battery and then putting it back in. This resets all of the settings in the BIOS including the password. In the case of a laptop it can be a bit of work to open it, locate the battery and perform this but it is much less risky than uses the software that is available to crack the BIOS password and then remove it.

This site gives some useful software options for resetting the BIOS password:
http://www.tech-faq.com/reset-bios-password.html



Otherwise this is a diagram of the inside of the laptop once you remove the screws from the underside, remove the keyboard and touchpad:
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/product-and-parts/detail.page?LegacyDocID=MIGR-71436

IBM Lenovo... | Answered on Feb 19, 2018


The Function key plus F2 will lock the computer. Press it again to unlock the computer.

See the manual http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/43Y6632_09.pdf

IBM Lenovo... | Answered on Mar 02, 2015


That means the connecting bus(cable) from the motherboard to the screen is damaged you can check it by opening slowly the screen of ur thinkpad if display comes at some place then the bus is damaged either replace that bus or the screen might be faulty you have to get replaced your thinkpad screen in this case

IBM Lenovo... | Answered on Jul 23, 2014


red light blinking means low battery and u should recharge

IBM Lenovo... | Answered on Jul 16, 2014


You want to get it into safe mode, this can be done through spamming one of the F keys while its booting up, Either F5 or F8 most commonly. Once done enter in safe mode and there will be an ADMIN login with no password. Simply log in using that account and then go into account settings and delete the other profile.

IBM Lenovo... | Answered on Jan 25, 2014


go to system menu then click bluetooth to turn it on

IBM Lenovo... | Answered on Jan 07, 2014


Try here for support/user manual, etc.:

IBM Lenovo... | Answered on Dec 13, 2013


please check adapter got power output or not ?
if got then maybe battery spoil or notebook cannot charge.

IBM Lenovo... | Answered on Nov 01, 2013


Make sure you press it several times when trying to start your computer in "safe mode". As soon as you start your computer press F8 every second until the boot screen comes up.

Good Luck!

IBM Lenovo... | Answered on Jun 10, 2012


this will require software

go to web and search for picture software

here is a link to one I found
http://picasa.google.com/

IBM Lenovo... | Answered on Apr 20, 2011


Run a FULL virus scan and a FULL Malware Scan. Use the free version of MalwareBytes Anti-Malware.


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IBM ThinkPad... | Answered on Dec 30, 2017


hi have a look at this pdf it shows you everything inside your comp;
also it could be a driver issue for you video card
https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/39t6189.pdf

IBM ThinkPad... | Answered on Nov 01, 2017

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