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Forget cmos password on a tecra s2

Machine boot to password prompt

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  • nejasoib Dec 22, 2008

    cmos password

  • nejasoib Jan 05, 2009

    asking for bios password

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    i forgot my password and can't log in my pc is there any way to remove that old password?

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    which password is it asking for ... the bios or operating system ?

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Usually that is set by the company that makes the laptop... unhooking the cmos battery for a period of time often removes it.

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Location of cmos battery on Toshiba tecra s2


It's located by the SD card reader, you will need to do some disassembly if you are planning on replacing it yourself. Here are instructions on disassembly, please be careful and good luck.

Aug 20, 2011 | Toshiba Tecra S2 Notebook

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Toshiba Bios Password Deletion Satellite P100 & Satellite Pro P100 With...


Toshiba Bios Password Deletion Satellite P100 & Satellite Pro P100

With notebook turned off;
  • Open Wi-Fi Cover
  • Remove Mini Card Wi-Fi card
  • Locate & Short Out JP8 for 5 Seconds
  • Remove short and turn on
  • NO BOOT
  • Press & Hold Power button to turn off
  • Turn on again & password is cleared
Satellite L10, L20, L30 & Satellite Pro L20

With notebook turned off;
  • Open Wi-Fi Cover
  • Locate & Short Out JP1 for 15 Seconds
  • (Satellite L10)
  • Satellite L20/Pro L20 short out G1
Satellite M100 & Tecra A6

With notebook turned off;
  • Open Memory Cover
  • Remove Memory
  • Remove Black plastic insulation
  • Locate & Short CMOS CLR1 for 15 Seconds
NOTE:
All the following models use the same password removal process.

Satellite: 17xx Series, 1000, 1110,1130, 1200, 1900, 2430, 3000 P20,P30, P33, A30, A70, A80, M40X, M50,M60, M70, M100

Tecra A3/S2, A5, A6
  • The jumper is always located under or near the memory modules
  • Depending on the model the jumper could be labelled J1, J2, J5, J7, J9 or CMOS CLR1 (M100 & A6)
Satellite A100 & Tecra A7
  1. Remove Strip cover
  2. Remove 2 x K/B screws
  3. Move K/B Unit up but don’t disconnect
  4. Release & Remove Mini Card Wi-Fi Card
  5. Locate & short C88 Pin 1 & 2 together
  6. Power on Machine while still shorting Pin 1 & 2
  7. As soon as the TOSHIBA logo appears, remove short
  8. If machine boots, Password has been removed
  9. Satellite A100 (PSAA2A-02C01N)
    1. Remove Memory Cover from base of machine
    2. Release & remove right side Memory Module
    3. Lift black plastic insulation
    4. Locate & short PAD500 Pin 1 & 2 together
    5. Power on machine while still shorting Pin 1 & 2
    6. As soon as the TOSHIBA logo appears, remove short
    7. If machine boots, password has been removed
    TECRA A4 & Satellite M40
    1. Open modem & Wi-Fi card cover
    2. Remove mini PCI Wi-Fi card
    3. Lift up black plastic
    4. Locate & short C738 Pin 1 & 2 together
    5. Power on machine while still shorting Pin 1 & 2
    6. As soon as the TOSHIBA logo appears, remove short
    7. If machine boots, password has been removed
    TECRA S1
    1. Open palm rest cover
    2. Remove mini PCI Wi-Fi card
    3. Lift up black plastic
    4. Locate & short C5071 Pin 1 & 2 together
    5. Power on machine while still shorting Pin 1 & 2
    6. As soon as the TOSHIBA logo appears, remove short
    7. If machine boots, password has been removed
    TE 2300
    1. Remove 2 x B12 screws from bottom of system
    2. Remove strip cover
    3. Remove keyboard screws 1 x B2.5 & 1 x SF4
    4. Remove 1 x 4mm screw & Wi-Fi cover
    5. Remove mini PCI Wi-Fi card if fitted
    6. Locate & short points as shown in picture below
    7. Power on machine while still shorting points
    8. Short for 5 seconds
    9. Nothing will appear on the screen
    10. Turn system off holding down power button
    11. Password is now removed


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    Satellite A60
    1. Open Wi-Fi slot cover
    2. Lift up black plastic
    3. Locate & short C561 Pin 1 & 2 together
    4. Power on machine while still shorting Pin 1 & 2
    5. As soon as the TOSHIBA logo appears, remove short

    6. If machine boots, password has been removed
    If you need your Toshiba bios password removed and your model is not listed above then chances are it's a procedure that can only be done at an authorised repair centre.

on Jun 08, 2010 | PC Laptops

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The password bios is closed. Its model is TECRA A6. Can you send me the password


We can't send you the password, but you can reset it. To reset the BIOS password read the information from this link.

In case of your laptop the easiest method would be using software from Hiren's Boot CD as it's pretty hard to open it up and reach for the CMOS battery or the jumper.

Dec 29, 2010 | Toshiba Tecra A6-EZ6311 Notebook

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Password for bios


If u have forget the bios password...u won't b able to enter bios....Bios password is stored in cmos battery...its volatile memory..if u can remove the cmos battery and then insert it again....Bios will not ask for password.....This is a small siver color battery on the motherboard..

Apr 21, 2009 | Toshiba Tecra 9000 Notebook

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I forget my password bios for toshiba pta83e


This information is intended for experienced users. It is not intended for basic users, hackers, or computer thieves. Please do not try any of following procedures if you are not familiar with computer hardware. I'll not be responsible for the use or misuse of this information, including personal injury, loss of data or hardware damage. So use it at your own risk.
A. By Using the Motherboard Jumper:
In most motherboards CMOS battery is soldered, which makes it difficult to remove the battery. In this case we use another method.
Almost all motherboards contain a jumper that can clear all CMOS settings along with the BIOS password. The location of this jumper varies depending upon the motherboard brand. You should read your motherboard manual to check its location. If you don't have the manual then look for the jumpers near the CMOS battery. Most of the manufacturer label the jumper as CLR, CLEAR, CLEAR CMOS, etc.
When you find the jumper, look carefully. There will be 3 pins and the jumper will be joining the center pin to either left or right pin. What you need to do, is remove the jumper and join the center pin to the opposite pin. e.g. if the jumper joins center pin to left pin, then remove it and join center pin to right pin. Now wait for a few seconds and then again remove the jumper and join the center pin to left pin.
Make sure to turn the PC off before opening the cabinet and resetting the jumper.

B. By Using Software:

I have found that BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool is the most effective.:
BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool is a program that works instantly to remove any lost or forgotten BIOS/CMOS password. Simply boot your PC to DOS and execute the program, and get access to forgotten BIOS/CMOS passwords in just seconds
BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool Service: http://www.biospasswordrecovery.com/

Mar 28, 2009 | Toshiba Tecra S2 Notebook

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Bios password lose


Desktop
Power off the computer and make sure that it is unplugged.
Open up your computer case. You need physical access to the motherboard to complete this procedure.

Find a circular, (mostly) silver metallic object on the motherboard. This is the CMOS battery.
CAREFULLY remove the CMOS battery, avoid touching it with your fingers, and leave it out for about 120 seconds. This will flush the CMOS memory which stores the BIOS password and all other configuration. (See Warnings)
Set the battery back into place and power on the computer.
The computer should then warn you that the CMOS configuration could not be found. You can either reconfigure it yourself or restore defaults. Restoring the default configuration should be fine.
You will notice that the BIOS password has been cleared and you can boot without it. You may reset the BIOS password to something else by going into the BIOS configuration and setting a new User Password (The Supervisor Password controls access to the BIOS, NOT the computer!)


Laptop
Remember that laptops can be trickier, especially if it's a newer model. If it has a security chip on the motherboard forget about it. You either have to physically remove the chip or contact the mfg for the "master" password. If you can boot up off of a cd or floppy try any of these methods:Create a Win98SE bootable media "or anything that lets you boot into MS-DOS" and boot off of it.
When the A:\> prompt appears type debug and press enter.
You will then only see a "-".
Type o 70 2E "include the spaces" and press Enter.
Type o 71 ff "include the spaces" and press Enter.
Type q and press Enter.
Here are a list of common mfg backdoor passwords: 
AWARD BIOS 
AWARD SW, AWARD_SW, Award SW, AWARD PW, _award, awkward, J64, j256, j262, j332, j322, 01322222, 589589, 589721, 595595, 598598, HLT, SER, SKY_FOX, aLLy, aLLY, Condo, CONCAT, TTPTHA, aPAf, HLT, KDD, ZBAAACA, ZAAADA, ZJAAADC, djonet, %øåñòü ïpîáåëîâ%, %äåâÿòü ïpîáåëîâ%
AMI BIOS 
AMI, A.M.I., AMI SW, AMI_SW, BIOS, PASSWORD, HEWITT RAND, Oder

Other passwords you may try (for AMI/AWARD or other BIOSes) - LKWPETER, lkwpeter, BIOSTAR, biostar, BIOSSTAR, biosstar, ALFAROME, Syxz, Wodj gvs

source:http://www.wikihow.com/Break-a-BIOS-Password

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Jan 21, 2009 | Toshiba Tecra S1 Notebook

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Toshiba won't boot


 You can boot from XP cd.
When prompted..press [R] this will launch recovery console.
Choose your windows installation (typically by pressing [1] press return..
When prompted for password type chkdsk /r
Press return..Windows will fix errors..type Exit and press return..
Let me know if that helps.

Jan 05, 2009 | Toshiba Tecra A8-S8314 Notebook

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Forget cmos password on a tecra s2


Remove both batteries the usable battery and the CMOS battery for about 15 minutes and then reinstall you should be good to go.

Dec 22, 2008 | Toshiba Tecra S2 Notebook

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How to reset boot-up password for Tecra 9100?


Forgot your Windows Admin/User password?
Want to find out your computer’s BIOS/CMOS password?

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Sep 25, 2008 | Toshiba Tecra 9100 Notebook

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Comp probs


Remove the Thinkpad main battery. Look for a small yellow disk. This is the CMOS battery. It is connected to the motherboard with two (2) wires that plug into the motherboard. The plug is included on the wires of a new battery. Check EBay for Thinkpad CMOS batteries. I have also heard Radio Shack in some cases carries this battery.

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