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Thinkpad t450 says “ system security bottom cover tamper detected “

2017-11-27, 23:25 PM

Then it says press esc to continue and goes to a screen asking for a password that gives three tries. I bought the computer used and the person said admin stuff was set to 000000 but that’s not working.

 

now I have a very expensive paper weight till I figure this out ?

 

how do I fix this ?

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Re: Thinkpad t450 says “ system security bottom cover tamper detected “

2017-11-27, 23:41 PM

If it is password protected, there is no backdoor or master password.  You either need the password or you need to replace the motherboard


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Re: Thinkpad t450 says “ system security bottom cover tamper detected “

2017-11-28, 23:31 PM

Looks to me like I can flash the drive in the worst case scenario ? https://youtu.be/ihEAfZwGr-k

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Re: Thinkpad t450 says “ system security bottom cover tamper detected “

2017-11-29, 0:16 AM

pulling the cmos battery does not clear a BIOS password.  Flashing the BIIOS doesn't either


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2017-11-29, 14:04 PM

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2017-11-29, 14:05 PM

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