How to Remove the BIOS Password on a Lenovo

Written by david clair
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The Lenovo line of laptop computers by IBM includes a wide array of models, each with a distinct configuration and set of available software. Each Lenovo computer is equipped with a basic input output system, or BIOS, which is used for managing basic hardware settings. The BIOS can be password protected to prevent unauthorised access. Removal of the BIOS password can be performed if there is no danger of unauthorised users accessing the computer.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Turn the Lenovo computer off. Leave the computer off for at least five seconds.

  2. 2

    Press and hold down the "F1" key. Turn the computer on.

  3. 3

    Release the "F1" key when the BIOS screen appears.

  4. 4

    Type the current BIOS password into the password field.

  5. 5

    Click the "Password" button. Select the "Supervisor" icon.

  6. 6

    Type the current BIOS password into its field. Press the spacebar.

  7. 7

    Press "Enter" on the blank password box. Press "Enter" on the verification screen. The BIOS password is removed.

  8. 8

    Click the "Save and Exit" icon.

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