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Dismantle toshiba motherborad but bios lock problem still exist?

Pls see my dismantled motherboard photo from http://www.mygrace.com.tw/toshibasatilltem30.JPG
any ideal or suggestion ?

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  • yuna_hsu Mar 18, 2009

    do I need to find a connector is USB to 25 pin male D sub for my satillite m30 laptop USB print port ? Then I can made this dongle....

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Are you trying to remove the BIOS password on your Toshiba?
If so try this :-

You need to build a hardware device that plugs into the printer port.

Get a 25 pin male D sub connector, and solder various wires
to the pins numbered below. The pins on the connector are numbered 1 to 25
For a picture of this hardware device (dongle) go to :-
http://www.tilman.de/sonstiges/toshiba/dongle1.jpg

Connect these pins together by soldering thin insulated wires to the following pins :-
1-5-10,
2-11,
3-17,
4-12,
6-16,
7-13,
8-14,
9-15
Plug the dongle in the printer port and boot up the laptop, you will then be able to bypass the BIOS password and go into the BIOS to reset/remove the password.

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

  • Chris Hingee
    Chris Hingee Mar 18, 2009

    It only works on Toshiba laptops with a LPT1 (25 pin DSub connector) printer port.

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