Bios Locked – How to Unlock The BIOS on Your Toshiba Laptop

How to unlock the Basic Input Output System on your Toshiba laptop you ask? Right after you hit the power button on your laptop press the F2 function key on your keyboard. This should make that computer enter the Basic Input Output System.

If not, try pressing the ESCape key on your keyboard while powering on that laptop. Then press the F1 function key on your keyboard. Once you are successfully in your Basic Input Output Screen, look for a menu called “Security” or “Advanced”. In this correct menu look for a “supervisor” or “security” password.

There will be an option to “Disable” that password. If you are prompted for a “Basic Input Output System” password after attempting those keystrokes above, then try power cycling that computer and pressing a left “SHIFT” key on your keyboard as that computer is powering on. This should bypass the Basic Input Output Screen password prompt.

If you still cannot bypass that first password screen please try entering in “Toshiba” without quotes with a capital T. Please only try entering that password once. If it does not work do not try it again as some laptop Basic Input Output System’s will lock you out completely after three failed password attempts.

This procedure was originally written in the abstract for a Toshiba computer model number #PSAA5U laptop. These instructions can be applied towards other Toshiba laptop computers.

Bios Locked – How to Unlock The BIOS on Your Toshiba Laptop Video Transcript

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hola bueno hello this is earn with a net

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computers Romania Computers calm today’s

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video deals with a locked bios system

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bios no bueno muy mall those can be

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tragic Arrangements tragic instances in

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life but sometimes you can unlock a BIOS

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this one deals with a Toshiba laptop

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more specifically model number p SI 5u

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so if you have a dell or an HP or asus

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these instructions probably are not that

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helpful or though maybe as a

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generalization they might help you to

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try to think of a way to unlock your

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bios or they won’t be verbatim they but

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there are other ways to unlock BIOS

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passwords on HP asus Dell IBM Lenovo etc

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but they’re not verbatim it’s not the

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exact same procedure so BIOS locked how

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to unlock the BIOS on your Toshiba

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laptop how to unlock a BIOS on a Toshiba

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laptop right after you hit a power

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button on your laptop press an f2 key

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this should make that computer enter a

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BIOS if not try pressing an escape key

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while powering on that laptop then hit

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an f1 key once in a BIOS look for a menu

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called security or advanced in this

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correct menu look for a supervisor or

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security password so that’s a quick easy

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way to change your password but let’s

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say you forgot your bios password or

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let’s say you have your Toshiba laptop

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set up so that you have to enter in your

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bios password you know when you as soon

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as you power on your Toshiba laptop

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it’ll automatically prompt you for a

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password similar to this graphic down

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here similar but maybe not the exact

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same

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your Toshiba laptop or let’s say you

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bought it you bought it used off a

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Craigslist or Ebay or from a friend and

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they didn’t tell you that there is a

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password well a lot of times you’re Sol

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you are out of luck sometimes you’re not

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it just depends so continuing on with

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this there will be an option to disable

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that password if you are prompted for a

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bios password after attempting those

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keystrokes above let’s say you tried you

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went through the previous instructions

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security advanced supervisor security

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password and then try to disable it then

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try power cycling that computer and

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pressing a left shift key as that

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computer is powering on so what I mean

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by that is if you try to disable that

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password and it still prompts you for a

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bios password well either you have to

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know the password or you continue on

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with my blog post from a net computers

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comb so press the left shift key as that

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computers powering on this should bypass

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a bios password prompt hopefully but it

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might not so what I’m getting at is I’m

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trying to help you get past a bios

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password sometimes not with all

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Toshiba’s and not with all computers

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sometimes there’s certain ways you can

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get around it maybe you can disable the

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bios password but most times it asks you

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for the original password but not always

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sometimes there’s a key stroke option to

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bypass the bios password prompting you

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but a lot of times there’s not if you

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still cannot bypass that first password

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screen please try entering in Toshiba

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without quotes with a capital T so

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that’s capital T Oh Shi ba without

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quotes please only try entering that

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password one

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if it doesn’t work don’t try it again as

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some laptop bios’s will lock you out

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completely after three failed password

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attempts yes some are geared that way so

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be very careful because once you lock

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your bios password no boy no muy mall

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and with some computers it’s over you

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have to it’s very technical

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so caveat try it once if it doesn’t work

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I wouldn’t unless it’s up to you you

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basically on a lot of Toshiba bios’s you

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have three strikes and you’re out it’s

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like watching a breads and circuses

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waste of time baseball game so it’s up

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to you this procedure was originally for

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a Toshiba model number ps1

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a a Double A as in my name Aaron 5u

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laptop these instructions can be applied

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towards other Toshiba laptops but not

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all Toshiba laptops use the exact same

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BIOS with the exact same procedures but

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they might and then I would try it I

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would that password actually unlocked a

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client of mine’s laptop that’s why I

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wrote this blog post so it’s it’s

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possible it’s worth a shot but really I

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would only try once if it fails once and

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then make sure you type in that password

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with the first letter uppercase the rest

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of the letters lowercase and then let me

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go into other ways of possibly unlocking

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your bios password now sometimes it

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depends on this is where you want to use

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Google and you would Google that laptop

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model number PSA a5 you or whatever

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laptop model you are using whether it’s

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a Dell or HP or Lenovo Asus whatever etc

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sometimes you can take out the C Mo’s

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battery

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and that’s a whole separate video on

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there’s different types of CMOS battery

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some are they look some look like a

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battery I mean that’s why they’re called

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a CMOS battery

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they are batteries but some literally

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just slide into a little slot and they

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look like kind of a coin they look

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they’re look I think they’re most of

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them are smaller than a quarter but you

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know somewhere around there and they

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just slide in a little slot and then you

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can take them out if you have a CMOS

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battery you can take out the CMOS

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battery unplug the power cable from the

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laptop press the power button for I

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don’t know 15 to 30 seconds and then

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just let your laptop sit there for a

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while and then put back the CMOS battery

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powered up that what that can do is that

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can reset your CMOS back to factory

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settings it might disable the BIOS

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password it might and then but really I

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don’t want to talk about BIOS seamos

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because it’s very technical there’s

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different procedures sometimes there’s a

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jumper setting on the motherboard where

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you enable the jumper then you take out

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the battery then you power on the

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computer with the battery taken out but

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with the jumper setting correct so but I

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just want to go over will real quick

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that that’s a quick one take out the

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CMOS battery or unhook it some see most

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batteries are attached to a little power

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supply excuse me a little power cable

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and then they plug in to the motherboard

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and you just unhook that power cable and

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then same procedure you press the power

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button for I don’t know 15 to 30 seconds

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let it sit there for a couple of minutes

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hook up the power cable to the CMOS

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battery and then power on the computer

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and cross your fingers and hopefully it

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doesn’t prompt you for a BIOS password

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but there’s no guarantees because some

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biases are literally hard-coded once you

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set a BIOS password that’s it some

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computer

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are not that way so and then any other

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tips that’s an option but fundamentally

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this was more geared for a specific

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Toshiba laptop if you don’t have a

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Toshiba laptop or these instructions

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didn’t work or you follow these

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instructions verbatim and it’s just no

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boy no meme all even the Toshiba that’s

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another thing you could do not I think

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there might be other Toshiba factory

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passwords so you might want it if you

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don’t have a Toshiba model PA sa a5 you

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because a lot of people don’t I mean

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that’s only one model of Toshiba Xand

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there’s plenty of others is you want to

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Google your Toshiba laptop model number

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exactly the way it’s on the label on the

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underside of the laptop or sometimes

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it’s under the battery or wherever it’s

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labeled just do a quick reset bios

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password toshiba 5678 95 or whatever

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your model number is look into it there

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could be a password that might be

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different a different factory password

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or different instructions

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so hopefully overall this blog post and

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this YouTube video hopefully hopefully

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it helps you reset your bios password if

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not hopefully it gives you some tips so

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that you can possibly unlock your bios

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password or reset the password or

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disable the password or use more of a

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brute force option to bypass your

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password if you forgot it or if you

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bought this computer off of Craigslist

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or Ebay or from a friend or a complete

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stranger and they forgot to tell you oh

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there’s a system password a bios

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password and you booted up the first

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time and look what you see enter

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password and you don’t know the password

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womp womp womp wall you’re pretty much

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screwed unless you know the password or

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unless you know of a way to bypass the

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password but I’m just kind of beating a

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dead horse now so anyways hopefully

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overall

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oh this YouTube video helps you get on

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your way to unlocking your BIOS

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especially on a Toshiba laptop so you

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can always browse to n8 computers com

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for other potential fixes for your most

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common computer problems thank you for

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