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On the satellite a105 with the cmos password

It is the initial screen that comes up asking for the password before windows even loads I can F12 but that immediately asks for the password again before letting me into anything.

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  • michael_horw Jan 04, 2009

    thanks for trying but none of the link ideas worked I finally called toshiba and found out that this is a very common problem so common that they fix it for free at any authorized dealer. since there are none near me they are paying for me to ship it back to the company and they will reset it and send it back to me. I was surprised considering the thing is almost two years old and out of warranty but hey what ever works to get it going again.

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