Any ideas on how to clear a BIOS password on a Thinkpad 701C?
ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 15:14:23 CDT 2008
>>> I have another 701c that I am now working on getting running. It was
>>> working but now all I get is a couple beeps and then it asks for a
>>> floppy. Its such a nifty looking little machine. Its a shame its
>>> all plastic.
>> Couple of beeps followed by floppy-prompt is IBMese for "no bootable
>> device found".
>> Sounds like there either isn't a proper boot sector on the hard drive,
>> or the hard drive is dead.
> That was my guess, but both drives I have had worked earlier in the day
> in the same machine. But the caddies they are in are plastic and maybe
> are warped or maybe the IDE connector inside the machine has a bent pin,
> but I can't see anything obvious.
Could be a misconfigured BIOS. Try running the SPSD.
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