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Supervisor password... I just got a toshiba 1805-s203 and it has a supervisor password on the laptop. it's the password on top of the bios password. I need to figure a way to reset this password in order to use this laptop. if you could please help.

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  • osirisska19 Sep 10, 2008

    no, I know about bios passwords... the bios battery doesn't delete the supervisor password... its something that stays with the bios whether or not the bios is plugged in or not. toshiba explained it to me. they have two sets of passwords and two different bios sections I removed the battery to the bios to try that... but a supervisor password comes up right when the computer gets past the toshiba logo. its a standard extra security method and they said the only way to remove the password is to removed the security chip that was manufactured that year... they've made improvements since then. this is a non solvable situation but thanks for trying dude... but to remove this chip will mean I will have to make new connections to the board to complete the circuit. thanks once again...

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I'm not sure what is meant by it being on top of the bios password, I'll need more info.

However, A bios password can be reset by removing the coin cell battery for 15 seconds from underside of most laptops in a compartment with a cover removable by a screw(s).

If the password is not part of the bios it is on the hard drive. The only way I no of wiping out an operating system password such as in windows xp is to do a fressh install of the operating system wiping out the old one.

Other than that the only other place I could think of there being a password is on the boot sector of the hard drive and formatting the boot sector and repartitioning the hard drive wiping out all data can remove any password on the hard drive.

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