Question about Toshiba Satellite A135-S4527 Notebook
guys. So I bought this laptop almost a couple of years ago, but then my
wife got a new computer from work, so I started using her (better)
laptop instead, and my Satellite spent some time collecting dust in the
garage. Now I want to give the Toshiba to my nephew, but I cannot
remember the password when the computer boots up. As soon as I start
the computer, there is a black screen with a blue box in the middle
that asks me for my password.
I'm pretty tech savvy so I did some research and found that I'm not the only one with the problem. However, the only solutions involve putting a floppy disk in the laptop with a keydisk.exe program on it... but guess what... it doesn't have a floppy drive in the laptop!
The only other solution I heard was to take apart the laptop, expose the motherboard, and take out then put back in a small battery that looks like a nickel. I don't feel very comfortable taking apart a laptop...
So I'm wondering what do I do now? I don't have the Windows install CD... Please help!
You will need to take the machine apart and short a jumper on the system board, if you do not know what you are doing I recommend that you take your machine to a repair shop.
You want to look on the system board for a jumper called J45 - this will allow you to short the computer and remove the BIOS password.
ONLY DO THIS IF YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING!!
Posted on May 31, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 05, 2014 | Computers & Internet
Oct 23, 2012 | Toshiba Satellite L305d L305d-s5928...
Sep 02, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite L305D-S5890 PC Notebook
Aug 23, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite L305D-S5940 Notebook
Aug 07, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S5804 Notebook
Feb 01, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite L305D-S5914 Notebook
Aug 08, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A135-S2276 Notebook
Jan 30, 2010 | Computers & Internet
Dec 02, 2009 | Computers & Internet
May 08, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite M30 Notebook
400 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: