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Toshiba satellite A215-S5818 bios password

Turned it on the other day, and all of a sudden it wants a password as soon as I power it up. It won't let me into the bios or setup. We never had it set up to ask for a password before, Don't know why it's asking now, and can't get into the laptop at all. Please help

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  • Guillermo03 May 09, 2008

    I have the same problem only that my Lap model is Toshiba Satellite A215-sp6806.

  • trippi236 Jun 20, 2008

    I have the same problem as the other list on here. All of a sudden the laptop will not turn on without a password. What is this password???

  • bcrist Aug 18, 2008

    I have same problem - Satellite A215 S5822. Toshiba tells me I have to take it in to local repair center and pay to get it fixed.

  • Anonymous Sep 05, 2008

    same

  • e_rebollo Sep 13, 2008

    i have same problem, let me know ,how take off, Toshiba satellite A215-S5818 bios password. thanks

  • support631 Oct 15, 2008

    I have a A215-S4747 and week ago and it asking for a password how do I get into it.

  • staknet2 Dec 21, 2008

    I have the same problem. all of the sudden the computer came up with this password i never set up. Please helo

  • whereever Jan 27, 2009

    i was on my laptop and it was normal,but i went to watch tv and when i come back it was off so i thought the charge ,but there was black screen with blue box want the password of the bios so help me plz
    (Toshiba A215) ..

  • Frank Toms Feb 19, 2009

    We have the same issue and there is a bulletin on the Toshiba support site.
    This needs to be fixed by removing the bios battery and resting bios, then download the bios from the website for your model and re-flashing the bios.
    We can do this, but we need the service manual from Toshiba on removing the bios battery. There is a rather risky method of shorting two pins on a small chip on the motherboard, however you risk damaging the chip an then you'd h ave to replace the entire motherboard.. this MB replacement can take several hours on some systems... $$$$
    Frank toms
    Famhtech.net




  • gustavololis Feb 20, 2009

    i have just upgraded to the last version http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/...|PSAEGU) and now my a215-s4697 asks for a password... is there a default password?

  • fedexman1 Mar 17, 2009

    live in alaska, dont want to have my laptop gone forever due to shipping! not cpu savvy persay but if someone can fix this easily for me, in giving me details there could be some fresh seafood headed your way this summer ! email me at fedexman1@yahoo.com is you can do it ! I have toshiba a215 satellite . All i get is blue screen asking for password, i bypassed it once but not again!

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I think there is a power on password on it. Please reset it from motherboard. I Think u need to open it. and reset. Take Professionals help if you are not aware of technical details. Else this will damage Motherboard and you no longer you wil be able to use it. Please rate and ngive me feedback

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Thanks rafique.

I had to reset the bios. That was the solution that I found.

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Toshiba satellite A215-S5818 bios password

If in fact there has been a password entered in the bios start-up or boot of the computer and it was not there before and all of a sudden it popped up you got a virus in your bootlog! The only way to access this is to locate the cmos battery toshiba generally locates this under the keyboard. This battery like most that are installed are soldered in place and resemble a large hearing aid battery. Here is the trick,Unplug the ac adapter and remove the power pack battery before you start If you can get a ground strap and secure it so as to prevent static discharge do so. If you are skilled enough to unsolder it that is the best way just remove one lead and let it stand for five minutes to enable the internal capacitors to discharge. If that is not your cup of tea you can momentarilly short the battery for no longer than five seconds, It is very low voltage and I have never had a problem doing this.When you reconnect the battery replace the power pack battery first then the ac adapter. When you power up the cmos will re-establish itself and go to your settings to make sure you have no password. Then exit saving you settins to the cmos . In some cases you may have to flash the bios but this should br done by a tech as it could permenently damage it...Good luck, Be mucho blessed ...Mark

Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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when i open my latop toshiba A215-S5822 that time it shows enter password..bios passwork block in laptop plz send me a solution to solve this problem....thank u

Posted on Dec 04, 2008

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SOURCE: Hello, my toshiba laptop satellite

try to leave the password blank and hit enter

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