Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Lost my Kensington lock key

Crap! I've lost my only Kensington key and now I am stuck with my laptop attached to the desk. I've seen some videos about opening it with... toilet paper, but it didn't work for me.


Of course I can cut the link itself but I don't additional metal stuff attached forever to my notebook. Any ideas? Please help!

Edit:

I've decided to post my solution from here, so it's easier to see what I have done to unlock this thing.

Opening Kensington lock PART II
Opening Kensington lock PART III

22 comments:

  1. lol nice /followed

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  2. Bummer, try finding the key.

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  3. @Flames: the key is lost
    @kitari: I am nearly of opening it in such way :P

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  4. ummmmm toilet paper? I'm not so sure hahaha

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  5. Guy in 2600 T-Shirt couldn't be wrong :P

    I am trying hard, but it's not so simple. The cardboard is dislayering. I think that it's possible since the trick is to put something, press the pins and turn the lock - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tubular_pin_tumbler_lock .

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  6. find the key or call a locksmith maybe they can help idk

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  7. Already called, the guy didn't know what it is:D

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  8. That's some McGiver shit right there.

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  9. Get a dremel tool, or something and cut your way through the cable.

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  10. That's pretty crappy. The only way to really get it off is to cut it I think, but that would look really bad, huh?

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  11. hahahaha thats fantastic, the guy in the cubicle kitty corner of my locks down all of his monitors and his laptop... Let the experiments begin.

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