Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite A305D-S6835 Notebook ?

I dont remember the supervisor password now Im locked out of the bios on my laptop and it sucks.


Answers :

Before attempting to bypass the BIOS password on a computer, please take a minute to contact the hardware manufacturer support staff directly and ask for their recommended methods of bypassing the BIOS security. In the event the manufacturer cannot (or will not) help you, there are a number of methods that can be used to bypass or reset the BIOS password yourself.

Try this first : 
manufacturer name : Toshiba 
password : Toshiba

Most Toshiba laptops and some desktop systems will bypass the BIOS password if the left shift key is held down during boot

Method 1 : Removing the CMOS Battery

The CMOS settings on most systems are buffered by a small battery that is attached to the motherboard. (It looks like a small watch battery). If you unplug the PC and remove the battery for 10-15 minutes, the CMOS may reset itself and the password should be blank. (Along with any other machine specific settings, so be sure you are familiar with manually reconfiguring the BIOS settings before you do this.) Some manufacturers backup the power to the CMOS chipset by using a capacitor, so if your first attempt fails, leave the battery out (with the system unplugged) for at least 24 hours. Some batteries are actually soldered onto the motherboard making this task more difficult. Unsoldering the battery incorrectly may damage your motherboard and other components, so please don't attempt this if you are inexperienced. Another option may be to remove the CMOS chip from the motherboard for a period of time.
Note: Removing the battery to reset the CMOS will not work for all PC's, and almost all of the newer laptops store their BIOS passwords in a manner which does not require continuous power, so removing the CMOS battery may not work at all.For eg: IBM Thinkpad laptops lock the hard drive as well as the BIOS when the supervisor password is set.

Method 2 : Using the Motherboard "Clear CMOS" Jumper or Dipswitch settings

Many motherboards feature a set of jumpers or dipswitches that will clear the CMOS and wipe all of the custom settings including BIOS passwords. The locations of these jumpers / dipswitches will vary depending on the motherboard manufacturer and ideally you should always refer to the motherboard or computer manufacturers documentation. If the documentation is unavailable, the jumpers/dipswitches can sometimes be found along the edge of the motherboard, next to the CMOS battery, or near the processor. Some manufacturers may label the jumper / dipswitch CLEAR - CLEAR CMOS - CLR - CLRPWD - PASSWD - PASSWORD - PWD. On laptop computers, the dipswitches are usually found under the keyboard or within a compartment at the bottom of the laptop.
Please remember to unplug your PC and use a grounding strip before reaching into your PC and touching the motherboard. Once you locate and rest the jumper switches, turn the computer on and check if the password has been cleared. If it has, turn the computer off and return the jumpers or dipswitches to its original position.

Method 3 : 
Jumping the Solder Beads on the CMOS

It is also possible to reset the CMOS by connecting or "jumping" specific solder beads on the chipset. There are too many chipsets to do a breakdown of which points to jump on individual chipsets, and the location of these solder beads can vary by manufacturer, so please check your computer and motherboard documentation for details. This technique is not recommended for the inexperienced and should be only be used as a "last ditch" effort.

Method 4 : 
Password cracking software

The following software can be used to either crack or reset the BIOS on many chipsets. If your PC is locked with a BIOS administrator password that will not allow access to the floppy drive, these utilities may not work. Also, since these utilities do not come from the manufacturer, use them cautiously and at your own risk.

Cmos password recovery tools 3.1
!BIOS
RemPass
KILLCMOS
Only a Toshiba Authorized Service Provider can reset that password. As far as cost, call around to some of the ASPs on the list at http://pcrepair.toshiba.com and get pricing. Give a few Premier Service Centers a call, as they tend to be independent shops and may have a lower price. I hope this helps, and next time make it like your birthdate or social security number, something you know you wont forget. i know how frustrating it is to lose or forget passwords, so now all of mine are 1 letter and 8 numbers that i never chance like h11223344 or k00998877 something easy. you also could see if there is a way to reset the cmos, but it will reset ALL of the bios settings, if you know what all the settings are allready, you might try that. usally there is a jumper that you change near the small cmos battery "looks like a watch battery" inside the laptop itself. try google'ing "reset cmos on "Toshiba Satellite® A305D-S6835 PC Notebook" but only do that if you know what all of your bios setting were cause the bios is very pick with settings and the wrong ones can ruin the motherboard or other components such as the video card or cpu. hope this is helpful!!! good luck, I know its a real pain when you cant access your computer for whatever reason
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