Question about Toshiba Computers & Internet
None of the function keys or the Esc, Del keys give access to the bios at start up.
On toshiba laptops you use the F10 key to get into your BIOS SETUP. The generally combinations of BIOS Setup is:
1) DEL (delete key)
2) F2 (F2 Key)
3) F10 (F10 Key)
4) Ctrl + F10 key
Posted on Nov 01, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: access Toshiba BIOS
WHEN YOU FIRST TURN THE COMPUTER A LIST OF INSTUCTIONS WILL POP UP FOR 5-9
SECONDS, YOU NEED TO PAUSE THAT PAGE SO YOU CAN GET THE RIGHT ACCESS.
HERE ARE SOME DIFFERENT COMBINATIONS TO TRY.
DEL BEFORE TURNING ON HOLD THIS KEY DOWN UNTIL YOU HEAR THE BEEPING NOISE.
F1 DURING BOOT
RESET DEPRESS 2 TIMES
CTRL ALT ENTER
CTRL ALT ESC
IF NONE OF THESE DO NOT WORK THAN YOU NEED TO BUY THIS GUYS BOOK VER COVERS BOIS 2006 AND NEWER
I HAVE THE OLD ONE. VER 1997
THE BIOS COMPANION BY PHIL CROUCHER
Posted on May 12, 2009
No manufacturers password that I have ever heard of but you can remove your keyboard and disconnect the mother board (BIOS) battery. Leave it disconnected for a few minutes. When reconnected the password should be gone. A few laptops actually have a jumper to do this.
Posted on Mar 29, 2010
SOURCE: While trying to install PATA
According to the detailed specs on that model, it came with a 60GB ATA-5 EIDI hard drive. therefore, you can use any ATA compatible (ATA-5, ATA-6 or ATA-100) EIDE/IDE drive that has jumpers enabling you to configure the drive as "Master". Western Digital Blue Scorpio and Seagate Momentus lines both have models that will fit the bill. You can find those drives at your neighborhood BestBuy or Staples pretty easily. I don't know if the A25 BIOS supports 48-bit logical block addressing (LBA), in spite of what toshiba says, If it only supports 24-bit LBA the maximum drive size is 137GB. If it supports 48-bit LBA then you can go as high as you can find drives available; usually 500GB. I suspect that it supports 48-bit LBA because various online vendors list up to 250GB drives for that model. The most important thing about the drive, though, is that it MUST be jumperable as 'master'. A cable select only drive won't work. Both the Western Digital and Seagate EIDE models have jumpers. hope this helps but if you need anything else just ask:)
Posted on Jul 31, 2011
Testimonial: "Very Very Helpful.............Thank you. Any feed back on the BIOS access question? Thanks again, Joe"
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