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Bios password for toshiba laptop needs reset

I have a toshiba laptop that I accquired used and the bios has a password set, I cannot access the bios or boot to any media, I have tried setting a floppy sector 2 to read KEY per some other advice I have recived but it didnt work, the laptop is a portege 2000, I have no idead what the password could be nor did the previous owner, the laptop has been sitting a while but was operational when he set it aside, does anyone know of any way to reset the boot/bios password or a backdoor so I can atleast use the laptop The product list did not have the correct model hence the

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Try This: Resetting a Toshiba BIOS Password KeyDisk will reset the BIOS password on Toshiba laptops.
Older Toshiba laptopsBios password for toshiba laptop needs reset - mag-glass_10x10.gif can be convinced to boot without their power-on BIOS password by attaching a dongle to the parallel port which crosses a number of the pins. The pin out is:
Pins 1-5-10 2-11 3-17 4-12 6-16 7-13 8-14 9-15 Some Toshiba's can be convinced to bypass the startup BIOS password if you hold down the <LEFT-SHIFT> key while booting the system.

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    To clear the CMOS, you must remove the battery from your laptop and leave it out for at least 30 minutes to an hour. The way to remove the battery from your Toshiba will largely depend on the model. A common way to remove the battery--particularly with newer models--is to release the battery lock on the bottom of the laptop, while sliding the accompanying tab over to the side. This will pop the battery out from its tray so that you can then pull it out all of the way out.

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