Web analytics. Unlocking T View previous topic :: View next topic. Maybe Lenovo will come around with another chip for the next models, so we will update the list with all those we tested already. Unlocked so far All sub-models included.
And more. The process is: 1. Reading the BIOS and create a valid dump. Patching the BIOS binaries and inject a small allservice. This program will read the secure eeprom, reset TPM certificate and password, write secure eeprom and reconstruct all data. Finally, write the original BIOS dump back for normal operations and enjoy the laptop. You may contact support allservice. Though this solution is still in progress. Last edited by victor on Thu Apr 02, am; edited 59 times in total.
Back to top. October All in one step, you have to only load the patched BIOS and fire it up. All will be done in a few seconds. The list might be outdated! No beeping or other errors.
Of course, this is a temporary boot on for the unlocking operation only. Our support team will prepare the BIOS for you.Hello Guys. My name is Marius, and i have a question for you. I recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad Tp online, and i noticed it has a supervisor password that i don't know, and neither the seller doesn't. My question is, can i update the Bios cause i have 2. Or will it crash? Thank you.
There is a setting in the BIOS to allow or not allow update by end users. If this is disabled, you must enter the supervisor password in order to update the BIOS.
It is usually a bad idea to use a machine with an unknown supervisor password. Many kinds of problems can leave you with a bricked machine. I noticed that option in bios, and is set to Enable. So are you sure i can update it with no loss? I don't want to have surprises and to have to change the motherboard And yes, i know is a bad idea to use it with this password, but i have no other choice.
I have another thinkpad x, with no supervisor password.
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I tried to see if I could boot the computer use a flash drive with Rufusbut it just booted straight to Windows. It generated a CMOS checksum error but the bios was still locked.
However, i may try this anyway. Does anyone have any other ideas. Lastly, has anyone paid a commercial computer place or a person to do this so I would have an idea of cost. Edited by britechguy, 30 November - PM. Thought I'd done so earlier.
I don't think there is a way to bypass this password easily. You will need to contact the seller. The only other method is to reflash the firmware per the below thread but you have a good chance of bricking the computer. Unknown password for a locked-out BIOS. Here is an article that includes manufacturer backdoor passwords. Here is an article addressing that issue.
You might find this article interesting. On the cost of having a computer place fix it, I suggest you bring the laptop to a place you have in mind, show them your issue and get an estimate on how much it will cost. Posted 20 November - AM. Just or clarification.Last year my brother bought a new Thinkpad T Touch from a Lenovo certified vendor on ebay with invoice and all. He had it saved in a memo on his samsung smartphone but factory reset it a couple days prior to him forgetting them because of some problems with the phone so the memo is gone.
Sounds great but i'm suspicious about how high the chances are that it actually works as intended and if they scam me or not. So my questions are: Is there another way? I know only two other ways one includes short circuiting the TPM which could kill the mainboard or replacing the mainboard and the SSD which is very expensive Does anyone here have any experience with allservice DOT ro? A simple piece of paper with the passwords written on it would have been enough to avoid all this.
Thanks to anyone who reads this and knows anything about these things and is willing to share their knowledge with me. You could get some either third party or you could get some second hand. The former option being the cheapest, but also, you don't know that extra bits of firmware is not flashed on the chip. I don't know if a new chip will conflict with the HDD lock, it probably will. Oh that reminds me of a classmate back in school - he also set all the passwords on one of the first "ideapad" branded laptops Lenovo made.
Decent machine but with a nasty firmware bug that caused it to save garbage in the rom instead of a password hash. Good idea but in their latest thinkpads Lenovo uses an eeprom which does not loose it's data without being powered. And no he does not have backups. So you would have to replace both and even then there might be some other chip on the board that might foil that plan. This does not work for most and the laptop's generally have the password hashes written to special eeprom in a microcontroller on the board.
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Ended up zeroing the entire flash chip and writing a new BIOS to it and the security eeprom. An alternative involves this level of hardware hackery, but I do not know If it works for the T, since I no longer have any of those around to test with. Edit: Just read some of the comments. It does not work for T But I cant guarantee always being available.
EDIT: It looks like that mainboard is compatible with the same T models as the one that is in it right now. You can also try hypnotizing your brother. His password is stored in his subconscious mind, I bet. Do it. Awesome idea.
Return to Level1Techs. Thinkpad T and my brothers way to handle passwords Mobile Tech. A few weeks ago he set up passwords to secure it. Zumps May 5,am 2. That is also a viable option. Thank you for your input.
Th3Z0ne May 5,pm 5. That is worth a try before i order a new mainboard. Thank you. I think i'm going to order this: www.If it's a power-up password, it can be reset by removing the CMOS battery.
If it is a supervisor password however. Lost or forgotten password - ThinkPad General. Hello, I noticed that you want to reset your BIOS password on a ts and on t,with the password resource you want to flash or remove it.
It is very happy to hear about you finished the problem by the way of getting machine from the ThinkPad Genenral. The main reason you want to change your BIOS password maybe due to you are aware of others maybe know too. This protection scheme is due to the ease in which laptops are stolen every day. Your only solution is to try and remember the password you used. It is another portion of Password Manager with lots of open source that differs from other usual password tools, it can finish password creation, recovery and storage also fix your lost files.
If you still can't remember the password then the alternative is to replace the motherboard. View All. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.
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This helped me too. Re: ts reset bios passwordAM how to reset bios password of ts i7. Re: ts reset bios passwordAM Hello, I noticed that you want to reset your BIOS password on a ts and on t,with the password resource you want to flash or remove it. Forum Home. Community Guidelines Please review our Guidelines before posting.
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However, yesterday I got the five short beeps and the black screen when start up. Looks like the mother board is down. I did researh on line and found some machine can be recoveryed by the emergency reset hole.
However, I am not able to find it in my TP. Does TP have such a hole? Is there any other way can resolve this issue? Very appreciate. I was hoping someone with a Tp would answer. I don't have one to check, but what I remember is that there really isn't one.
The back cover is easy to remove, so you can pull the main battery and remove the back cover. The CMOS battery is at the upper right. If you disconnect that and press the power button a couple of times to drain the capacitors, that will reset it. I always suggest people try a different DIMM if they have one. Bad memory can cause all sorts of errors. View All. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.
I am not an employee or agent of Lenovo. Forum Home. Community Guidelines Please review our Guidelines before posting.Some instructions here. Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply ' Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. You can find on the internet a guy who would help you but he ask money but I read a lot of good comments about him It should work, if not try the mazzif not that cheap but It's good survice Insert flash drive into locked laptop and boot.
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