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.
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Motherboards don't have a driver per say. They do have something called a BIOS.
Get onlineand got to www.google.com In the google search box type: "ToshibaSupport" (without the quotes and put your manufacturer name before Support). Look for downloads and drivers. Enter your model number and operatingsystem when requested. Download and install the BIOS drivers. This is called Flashing the BIOS
Not quite sure what you mean by "On/Off light" but I'm assuming you mean the laptop appears to switch on.
This problem sounds like it's an issue with either the bios or the cpu. It's a fairly common problem for the bios to go "bad", possibly through a bad bios flash, needing either a clear of the cmos, or reflashing (more likely a new bios chip.
The cpu issue is rather more unlikely unless the laptop has been dismantled and the cpu socket unlocked.
Solutions to this problem require dismantling of the laptop, so unless you know what you're doing, I'd recommend taking it to a repair centre.
This seems like a serious problem, If the bios update procedure has gone wrong then your Bios chip is now corrupted. They is a slim chance that if you remove the battery which power the Bios and plug it back again maybe it will work again. You will need to dismantle your laptop and need to find the battery. I am not sure where it is located in your laptop. In any case best bet would be to take your laptop to a toshiba service center.
I assume you have already tried the Dell site & searched (using eg google) for 'Inspiron 8600 BIOS reset' so I'll not bother repeating your efforts.
Since you posted here, I can only assume you have been unable to find any information about special power-on key combinations or any small holes underneath (where a paperclip can be used to reset the BIOS) ... in which case your only option is to dismantle the laptop, locate the BIOS battery and remove it for 30 seconds or so.
To find out how to dismantle the laptop, search (google) for 'Inspiron 8600 BIOS Battery replacement' ....
If you've lost the bios password, you'll probably have to 'flash' the bios. If you feel comfortable enough, you can dismantle the laptop and remove the motherboard battery for several minutes, then replace it and reassemble the system, see if the password has been cleared. (Note: The motherboard battery is NOT the laptop battery; you have to remove both!)