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Toshiba A215-S5818 Has anyone figured out how we can fix this admin lock out password thing at bootup?? I seen 1 expert just post to open the laptop and reset the bios/cmos... need to know what pad's to short since there are no jumpers on this motherboard! I have it all apart but need to know how to get past this point.. It happed the other night.. the pc shut down and just boots up to a black screen with a blue box in the middle asking for a password.... Matt

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  • Matt Bondy
    Matt Bondy May 24, 2008

    Well I lost out on this Laptop! Fought with Toshiba for 3 days... No one will help!! Only had this pc for 5 months!! Bought it in the states and I live in Canada!

    No this particular model is not posted on Toshiba's site about the bios password problem for my model... Only blank screen problem for my model I have..... A215-S5818.

    To fix the Bios even know it's still under warrenty,..... they want to ship me a box to sent this laptop somewhere past Toronto Ontario Canada and I have to pay for shipping and the repair!! So my $1250.00 laptop is now a door stop.

    Very unsatisfied with Toshiba's customer & tech support! I will nenver buy a Toshiba product again! Just bought a new HP laptop now.

  • lukaliz Jun 18, 2008

    My screen goes black and I lose all information.....Please Help!! Is there a fix....working on this laptop is very risky especially with the documents I have to present for work. Very...Very frustrated customer!!!

  • blueberri Jun 19, 2008

    Ok,WTF?!ONE month ago,i buy this,and then its locked out,i called bolth the retailer and tech,they told me to try the backdoor password,it didnt work,ofcourse,so now they tell me to send it ups and itll cost $450 to fix!And that its a RANDOM issue with these models................why are these still on the market?

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    conradodav Mar 23, 2009

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It looks like you will need bring your laptop to a Toshiba Authorized Service Provider since this problem is already posted on Toshiba's website.

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