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System keeps asking for bios password

Hi im usually really good with these sort of problems but this one has baffled me.
when the system is turned on it runs the bios normally then stops and asked to press shift + F10. Then after this is pressed it asks for a password which i cant find anywhere 
Can you please help

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  • Adam Mcbride Apr 23, 2009

    Laptop

  • Adam Mcbride Apr 23, 2009

    toshiba satalite l40

  • Adam Mcbride Apr 23, 2009

    still no luck

  • Adam Mcbride Apr 23, 2009

    Still no joy but thanks

  • Adam Mcbride Apr 23, 2009

    ok thanks for the help

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson May 11, 2010

    It seems there is a bios password, what make of laptop is it?

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson May 11, 2010

    Hi there.
    Is this a desktop or a laptop ?


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Try this backdoor password >>>>>>>>> Toshiba
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Posted on Apr 23, 2009

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson Apr 23, 2009

    Ok, turn the machine off hold down the left shift key and turn the machine on holding down the left shift as it starts up

    Good luck again.


  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson Apr 23, 2009

    the only thing you can do now is ring toshiba up and ask them for the default password, they may ask for proof of purchase

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