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I HAVE THE TOSHIBA 4080XCDT AND I DO NOT KNOW ITS PASSWORD

PLEASE COULD U HELP ME HOW TO REMOVE THE PASSWORD SO THAT I COULD ACCESS THE MACHINE.
THANKS FOR THE MOMENT.
MY E-MAIL IS: mikeoliva@bol.com.br

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Go onto ebay.com and search for a LPT port password remover, to my knowledge you plug this litttle adapter into the Printer port on the back of your laptop and then turn it on and the password sshould be removed by it. You may want to research a tad to see if your laptop can do this.

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When I turn the laptop on I see the Toshiba screen for just a second and then it instantly goes to this lovely black screen that says password= How this got there I have know idea. Can anyone help?


Dear beanbean,
This "lovely black screen" is a BIOS password screen. This shows up because somebody has set a boot-up password in the BIOS Setup. If you're lucky, the BIOS Setup is still unprotected, and you can access it as follows:
When you turn it on, look for something that says "Press [button] to enter Setup" or "Press [button] to enter Setup Utilities." Press the corresponding button on your keyboard, and you should enter BIOS Setup.

Now two things can happen. Either you are permitted to access Setup, or you are prompted for the password.
If you can access Setup, navigate to the Security tab and clear all set passwords.If not... then you can either reset BIOS by unplugging the computer, taking off the back, and removing the CMOS Battery (unrecommended), or you can call Toshiba support and ask for the master password (Most manufacturers have a master password, which will allow you to access Setup and remove the boot-up password)
Hope this helps,Ericthecmh

Sep 13, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook

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My computer is requesting for bios password and i cant remember it how to i reset it


No getting around this one... but you can make yourself a parallel port key and it'll remove the password on power up. Buy an old, parallel port printer cable, cut it, and wire it yourself. Here's the link to the wiring diagram:

http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/CmosPwd

Aug 22, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite 4080XCDT Notebook

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Hello, I have a problem with my Toshiba Satellite 4080XCDT, 1) CD does not work at all (damaged) 2) I cannot install WIN98 (because I do not have installation files on my HDD) 3) Toshiba Satellite...


Yep I do...

DON'T try to find a NEW exact replacement CD/DVD Drive! Because they are 'exotic' they are super expensive ~ IF you can even find one.

Instead buy a external USB CD/DVD Drive! Here's a technical description: USB 2.0 External DVD ROM Combo CD±RW CD-ROM Burner Drive +2x Cable for PC Laptop.

About $10 new from eBay!

Note that MANY of these drives requires TWO 'free' or unused USB ports. It's BETTER to pick on a drive WITH a external wall power supply to keep your USB ports free as possible.

Because of the AGE of your system do not expect to find drivers or upgrades for USB booting... you have enough problems!

IF your system still has it's SERIAL NUMBER tag on it YOU are in luck! You can find the Windows 98 CD for $8 on eBay!
eBay: 192371103177

Hurry on this one because he has only THREE left and thousands of people are hunting for this one
(just kidding)... there really are only 3 left.

All shipped from USA too. So TWENTY BUX and you are good to go!

Here's one more GREAT TIP for you! Go to eBay and hunt for eBay: 351766097525
This guy has TOSHIBA DRIVER CDs so MESSAGE him and ASK if he has a disk for your Satellite 4080XCDT?> A CD will save you a TON of time trying to find these older drivers! He did mention a 4060 series but I was unable to locate one for the 4080.

Anthony

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Nov 10, 2017 | Toshiba Satellite 4080XCDT Notebook

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How to remove toshiba 4080XCDT bios password


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Are you the one who set up the BIOS password? If not, unfortunately, there's no way for us to retrieved the password. The only way you can reset the password to default settings is to reseat the CMOS battery on the motherboard, its a circular thing that looks like a battery of a watch,sometimes a pin hold it, just detached it then wait for at least 30 minutes then connect it back again,

Note: Before you reseat the CMOS battery,make sure that everything is unplugged on the computer, like AC adapter,battery and all external devices...

Hope this will help...Thank you for using Fixya...

May 22, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Where is the Power Button / On - Off Button on Toshiba Satellite 4080xCDT ?


mairead_venk:
From the online users guide that you can get to from here: (click here), it explains that there is some kind of power switch lock on the LEFT side of the notebook that you have to slide out of the way in order to be able to press the power button.

They have no pictures of the laptop on their user guide, so it's a bit difficult to tell you exactly the location.

Thanks for using FixYa

Feb 05, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite 4080XCDT Notebook

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I have an old toshiba satellite 4080xcdt used by my kids, however since it was stored for about 2 years, they already forgot the password. could you help me reset this so we could use the laptop again?


This program can recover your windows password.

The Live CD is an ISO(image) file so burn it as an image with your favorite CD brning software. Window 7 has a buint-in app for burning iso files.

http://msbin.com/windows-password-recovery/

Dec 23, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite 4080XCDT Notebook

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Forgot my bios password on my toshiba laptop can't get into my computer please help


You'll have to actually partially disassemble the machine.
You need access to the motherboard to remove the CMOS battery so you can reset the password.
If you are uncomfortable with taking the computer apart, better get someone to do it for you.

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Toshiba a120 bios password


It cannot be removed using software.

To remove the password you will have to remove the CMOS battery located on the lower side of the motherboard.

To access the battery the computer must be disassembled completely.

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Sep 05, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A100-S8111TD Notebook

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Drivers & BIOS for Win 2000 on 4080XCDT


Hi you can download some drivers from www.driverguide.com but you will have to register on their website first, hope this helps

May 01, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite 4080XCDT Notebook

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I cannot access my laptop (toshiba satellite A135-S2386...


welcome to fixya

If it is a default password try "admin" as the pass with out the ""
this should work

if it does not please let me know thank you have a good day

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