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I recently got my Toshiba A205-S5803 back from being repaired. Just before sending it in the computer magically required a BIOS password, and now it does again. It was working fine last night; asking for the password every so often, and now it's constant. I even tried shorting the solder connections located in the memory storage space. Others post they had nothing but success when I'm left with a useless lt yet again. I don't have the resources to waste sending the computer in again with insurance and a rebuilt truck, can anyone Please Help.
There is a known issue on this model (A205) and Toshiba knows about it. A
password can be automatically be set by the computer and will need to
be removed and have the BIOS updated so it won't happen again by an
"authorized service provider." You can locate your closest Toshiba ASP
at support.toshiba.com This is a known issue and Toshiba knows about
it. You should get this covered at no charge if you take it into an
ASP, make sure to verify this with the ASP and take it somewhere else
if they tell you it will cost you anything. Toshiba will cover this
till December 31st 2010.
Toshiba Customer Service # is 1-800-457-7777
Sounds like you've had the password removed but have not had the BIOS update that prevents it from happening again. If you take it in one last time and personally ask them to update the BIOS and check to make sure it was updated you will be fine. You can download the latest BIOS update from support.toshiba.com
Posted on Nov 19, 2009
In that case you need to remove the BIOS password to remove you need to open the laptop locate the CMOS jamper located at the south bridge near the CMOS battery. Remove the jamper within 5 second after that reinsert the jamper. Now the BIOS password was cleared.
Posted on Sep 26, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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