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How do you reset the BIOS password

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by Brandenburg, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. Brandenburg

    Brandenburg New Member

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    I think she didnt fully understand what she was doing..Well.. messing with computers is a learning experience.. She was taught a painful lesson I think

    Still looking for a solution.. The jumper solution seems to be the best but i'm unable to find said jumper
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    Yeah I guess, but I always mess around with PCs that I don't/won't use anymore or are broken. But this was an accident ofc
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    i think I found the jumper and tried... No luck
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    You may need to contact Toshiba then mate :/
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    disconnect the battery and the cmos battery as well then short it and put it back after then connect the batterys.

    IF that fails try leaving it longer like i said if any thing this one and the tech is right in what he said over 24 hours. Worth a try anyways.
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    1) Locate the Bios-battery (Removing some panels or chassis-parts)
    2) If it´s not welded on the mobo disconnect the connector and wait
    3) Reconnect after several seconds
    4) Boot up
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    Ive done the jumper thing a few times take a picture if you can of the back of the motherboard i might be able to help you locate it, usually they are two triangle shaped contacts pointing away from each other.

    Sometimes the black plastic tape they use to protect the IC's around the ram is covering it.
    Also the trick is to jump the circuit then press the power on and keep it jumped till the bios comes up and says something about a reset or clear and makes you press a key to continue booting
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    k.. ill try that tomorrow morning
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    here is a pic of the ram compartment with the suspected jumper circled in red.....
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