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Satellite A215-S7422 Lost BIOS Password S#y7066387q need to no location of CMOS reset no time for louisville

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Hi there, and welcome to FixYa.
Two ways to solve your BIOS problem:
One:
Removing the battery inside for the bios and find the jumper for clearing the CMOS.

Two:
Download your flash BIOS from here:
http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/modelContent.jsp?ct=DL&os=&category=&moid=1852724&rpn=PSAFGU&modelFilter=A215-S7422&selCategory=3&selFamily=1073768663&selModel=1852724%7CPSAFGU
As you don’t have a diskette on your model, you might be able to install it on a memory key, and boot from that, depending on your previous BIOS setup???

/Teis

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Thank you

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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