Question about Toshiba Satellite L455S5980 Notebook
Lost Windows password:
Posted on Oct 04, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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I'm afraid you may have purchased a stolen laptop. It is impossible to remove a HD/SSD drive password, there are no backdoor passwords and if the Toshiba has a Power on Password then this laptop cannot boot up.
If the HD/SSD is password locked then remove the existing drive, replace it with a new HD or SSD, install Windows plus the Toshiba device drivers and programs to get a working laptop.
Posted on Mar 20, 2011
Step 1: Enter Safe Mode
a)Start or re-start your computer.
b)Before the Windows 7 loading screen appears, Press 'F8? to enter Advanced Boot Options.
c)Use arrows to choose 'Safe Mode' when you can see the Advanced Boot Options screen.
d)Press 'Enter' and wait for Windows 7 files to load.
e)Log on with an administrator account when you can see the log on screen
Note: Well, when you are presented with the Advanced Boot Options screen, there are 3 types of Safe Mode. They are the Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking and Safe Mode with Command Prompt, and the 3 options are all available for you. Here above we take Safe Mode as an example, but if you choose Safe Mode with Command Prompt, you'll need to input related to command prompt to reset the password.
Step 2: Reset the forgotten Windows login password in Windows 7
Now you could diagnose and solve some serious computer problems in the safe mode and reset the forgotten Windows login password in Windows 7 as follows:
1.Click 'Start' button, input 'lusrmgr.msc' into the Search box and press 'Enter'.
2.In the 'Local Users and Groups screen', click 'Users'.
3.Right-click the account that you need to reset the password for, and then click 'Set Password'.
4.Type and confirm the new password, click 'OK'. (You can go to 'Local Users and Groups' screen by right-clicking 'Computer' to select 'Manage' on desktop.)
Step 3: Log on your password protected PC again with the new password since you have successfully performed Windows password reset for Windows 7.
Posted on Jul 19, 2011
You get 3 attempts,if after which you have'nt got it right you need to shut it down and try again. But the easiest way is to contact Toshiba,Because if the laptop is genuinely yours you would have registered it when you bought it!!, if you did'nt then your stuck in a sticky place,like when Sticky the stick insect got stuck on a sticky bun!! Basically you will have to prove that you are the rightful owner i.e. Proof of purchase
Posted on Oct 25, 2008
Step 1Turn on your laptop. Press the "F2" key when the first loading screen appears. This will load the BIOS. You'll only have a second or two to press this key before Windows begins to boot. If you're not fast enough and the Windows screen comes up, simply restart and try again.
Step 2Use the right-arrow key to highlight the "Security" tab. This is the third tab from the right.
Step 3Press the down-arrow to enter the Security Settings menu. Scroll down to "User Password," listed beneath the "HDD/SSD Password Select." This will open a pop-up window with three text fields.
Step 4Type your current password into the "Current Password" field. Press "Enter." Type your new password into the "New Password" field and press "Enter." Type the same password again into the "Confirm New Password" field and press "Enter." The "Password" window will close.
Step 5Press the "F10" key to save your new settings and exit the BIOS. Your laptop will now boot normally.
Tips & WarningsHDD password can be changed as many times as necessary. However, once you enable password protection, you can never delete it.
Posted on Mar 24, 2012
Theexperiencethat I forgot windows password happened to me a few weeks ago. My friendAcheson who is an IT engineer recommended me to take use of Windows PasswordReset, which is very smart and just take me a shorttime to reset a newly password.
I think this windows password reset tool can help you too.
Posted on May 14, 2012
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