Question about Toshiba Tecra M4-S115TD Tablet PC
Hi, I recently aqcuired a toshiba tecra M4. It is always asking for a password right after the POST screen.
How do I reset or remove this?
On start up press esc key then f1 in the bios settings there will be a password application you can remove it or disable it.Restart and that should get you into the start menue screen, hope this helps.
Posted on Nov 29, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Tecra M4-S435 Won't Boot
The GPU graphics chip fails a lot in this model. It usually means a motherboard replacement. I've had it fixed 4 times at a cost of $600 each time at a authorized repair center but it reoccurs a year after. The GPU fan doesn't come on enough to cool the graphics chip so it fires or gets unseated.
Posted on Aug 31, 2009
SOURCE: m4-s435 bios password removal
This information is intended for experienced users. It is not intended for basic users, hackers, or computer thieves. Please do not try any of following procedures if you are not familiar with computer hardware. I'll not be responsible for the use or misuse of this information, including personal injury, loss of data or hardware damage. So use it at your own risk.
A. By Using the Motherboard Jumper:
In most motherboards CMOS battery is soldered, which makes it difficult to remove the battery. In this case we use another method.
Almost all motherboards contain a jumper that can clear all CMOS settings along with the BIOS password. The location of this jumper varies depending upon the motherboard brand. You should read your motherboard manual to check its location. If you don't have the manual then look for the jumpers near the CMOS battery. Most of the manufacturer label the jumper as CLR, CLEAR, CLEAR CMOS, etc.
When you find the jumper, look carefully. There will be 3 pins and the jumper will be joining the center pin to either left or right pin. What you need to do, is remove the jumper and join the center pin to the opposite pin. e.g. if the jumper joins center pin to left pin, then remove it and join center pin to right pin. Now wait for a few seconds and then again remove the jumper and join the center pin to left pin.
Make sure to turn the PC off before opening the cabinet and resetting the jumper.
B. By Using Software:
I have found that BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool is the most effective.:
BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool is a program that works instantly to remove any lost or forgotten BIOS/CMOS password. Simply boot your PC to DOS and execute the program, and get access to forgotten BIOS/CMOS passwords in just seconds
BIOS/CMOS Password Recovery Tool Service: http://www.biospasswordrecovery.com/
Posted on Jun 08, 2010
SOURCE: i installed windows xp on
upgrade to Win 7 is the economical answer for you (upgrades can be lower priced than full version install AND you have your programs and files saved for use on a UPGRADE only NOT a new installation of WIN 7 that wipes over your old operating system), or reinstall the other system xp tablet edition.
Posted on Sep 23, 2012
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