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JAN 2018 post. answer above forgets the owner has no PW.
wow. that said that clearly to me above;
that PC has rechargeable battery deep inside. (oddly)
the above poster only fixes Change PW never LOST PW.

Lost PW or dead battery fixes.
this pc , turn it on, and let it charge the RTC battery deep inside,
Thoshiba is the only PC that does this Ni-Mh battery deal.
and only charges turned on.
after charging this battery below
turn PC off then on the see if the PC asks for BIOS admin Password, if yes post back or read my 2 other A8 posts here
with the 12 steps to clear this PW. ok,
if the NVRAM scrambles (as all do A8 if parked in shelf for say a year) then the NVRAM scrambles and now the PW is lost.
so it ask for PW, if you
power on and hammer the F1 key, BIOS may POP to 1st screen
then hit BIOS reset key for, return to default settings.
then exist and save.


the USA A8 manual quote, read that carefully !
rtc2-p4jtowbtouygind4aa4y4bam-3-0_0.jpg that last line above, is OMG , really? and is true.... must be left on for say 24hours, 1hr min, I guess.
also the battery this old will be bad, In most cases,
sorry never seen a 12 year old Ni-Mh any good anywhere.

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Nov 23, 2018

pls try with Holt code and type it password software in hiran boot cd, and generate code and apply as password

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Sep 25, 2017

remove the password using hiran boot cd

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Sep 25, 2017

ACPI Flash BIOS version 3.20 for Tecra A8 (PTA82) Posted Date: 2016-09-19 ' Version: 3.20 ' Size: 3.82M ACPI Flash BIOS version 3.30 for Tecra A8 (PTA82) Posted Date: 2016-08-24 ' Version: 3.30 ' Size: 3.82M ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.40 for Tecra A8 (PTA82U) Posted Date: 2016-08-24 ' Version: 1.40 ' Size: 3.54M ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.60 for Tecra A8 (PTA82) Posted Date: 2016-08-24 ' Version: 1.60 ' Size: 3.52M ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.50 for Tecra A8 (PTA82) Posted Date: 2016-08-24 ' Version: 1.50 ' Size: 3.54M ACPI Flash BIOS version 1.30 for Tecra A8 (PTA82) Posted Date: 2016-08-24 ' Version: 1.30 ' Size: 3.54M

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Sep 25, 2017

If it's the BIOS password, try removing the battery on the motherboard for a minute.

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on May 06, 2015

Try to to remove the battery if you want to reset the bios settings..

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Jun 06, 2014

Try this please..


Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Jun 02, 2014

I am afraid if you do not know the password for your Bios then you will have to follow the instructions in my other article on here... At this link...


Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Jun 02, 2014

removing cmos battery will no work. Only way to get around bios is to short out cmos pins on m/b. But im not sure about c50

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Apr 30, 2014

Only with a usb pendrive with a bios clear and upgrade bios this download in Toshiba site put it in you pen drive then run in usb mode then run this pakage and ready

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Jan 22, 2014

replace the onboard bios battery

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Dec 30, 2013

Good day to you.
I have a toshiba Laptop with Bios Password problem. I cannot start my system anymore, cos the laptop is requesting for Bios password which I dont know or have.

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Dec 05, 2013

Type the correct password and it will un protect the device.

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Nov 02, 2013

If you are looking for the ThinkPad device drivers then -
The same model ThinkPad can have different types of network, video and audio drivers and unless you know exactly which one is installed in your ThinkPad, you need to download all the drivers and install each driver until you find the right driver. When you download the drivers, write down the device driver and it's file name so you have a record of which driver you are installing and which directory the unzipped files are located on your hard drive. Go to the IBM/Lenovo WEB site - support/download page and download the latest Windows device drivers for your model computer, Use this link: - http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/product.do?template=%2Fproductselection%2Flandingpages%2FbrowseByProductLandingPage.vm&sitestyle=lenovo&brandind=10&validate=true You can download the various drivers and then you click on and run the various driver files, they will then unzip and expand into a sub folder on C:\drivers Then install the various drivers from this folder (run the set-up file).

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Feb 09, 2013

Using a Backdoor BIOS Password Some BIOS manufacturers implement a backdoor password. The backdoor password is a BIOS password that works, no matter what the user sets the BIOS password to. These passwords are typically used for testing and maintenance. Manufacturers typically change the backdoor BIOS passwords from time to time.
AMI Backdoor BIOS Passwords Reported AMI backdoor BIOS passwords include A.M.I., AAAMMMIII, AMI?SW , AMI_SW, BIOS, CONDO, HEWITT RAND, LKWPETER, MI, and PASSWORD.
Award Backdoor BIOS Passwords One reported Award backdoor BIOS password is eight spaces. Other reported Award backdoor BIOS passwords include 01322222, 589589, 589721, 595595, 598598 , ALFAROME, ALLY, ALLy, aLLY, aLLy, aPAf, award, AWARD PW, AWARD SW, AWARD?SW, AWARD_PW, AWARD_SW, AWKWARD, awkward, BIOSTAR, CONCAT, CONDO, Condo, condo, d8on, djonet, HLT, J256, J262, j262, j322, j332, J64, KDD, LKWPETER, Lkwpeter, PINT, pint, SER, SKY_FOX, SYXZ, syxz, TTPTHA, ZAAAADA, ZAAADA, ZBAAACA, and ZJAAADC.
Phoenix Backdoor BIOS Passwords Reported Phoenix BIOS backdoor passwords include BIOS, CMOS, phoenix, and PHOENIX.
Backdoor BIOS Passwords from Other Manufacturers Reported BIOS backdoor passwords for other manufacturers include:
Manufacturer BIOS Password VOBIS & IBM merlin Dell Dell Biostar Biostar Compaq Compaq Enox xo11nE Epox central Freetech Posterie IWill iwill Jetway spooml Packard Bell bell9 QDI QDI Siemens SKY_FOX SOYO SY_MB TMC BIGO Toshiba Toshiba Remember that what you see listed may not be the actual backdoor BIOS password, this BIOS password may simply have the same checksum as the real backdoor BIOS password. For Award BIOS, this checksum is stored at F000:EC60.
Her is a list of back door bios password resettes

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Aug 24, 2012

moi aussi je suis dans la meme merde, si tu as trouvé la solution fais moi signe s'il te plait [email protected]

Toshiba Tecra... | Answered on Feb 06, 2011

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