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Toshiba L305D S5881 bios updates I started having a problem with my toshiba L305D-S5881. It says there is a bios password when in fact there was not one placed on the machine. I found a few other models that have had this problem and toshiba would fix it. Well my warranty just expired in August. And support said my model isn't one on the list for the free fix. Im trying to update the bios to try to clear it.. Ive got the update on a bootable DVD but can't get the laptop to boot to it, anyone k


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Problem solved

take out battery open the port were the ram is installed ......remove RAM

you need a small piece of wire and a piece of tape

you will see 2 mount points with B500 above them

simply place the small wire across the 2 points install 1 stick of RAM plug into wall leaving main battery out fire it up and it may restart 2 or 3 times or you will immediately be in

NO JOKE did this exact process last weekend and it worked

i figured this out from a very similar tutorial on toshiba

let me know if this helps .............CIRRUS

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Look on the bottom of the laptop for what looks like a small hole, that is a bios reset switch. If that is not present, remove the battery, and power plug and hold the poer button down for 60 seconds and then boot from a poer plug and see if you can access the bios. One of these should solve your bios problem. As a last resort, remove teh hard drive and with the dvd in the drive power up. By default the Bios should be set to boot, C, A, DVD . I don't know why they do that when the loiocal sequence is A, CD/DVD, Hard drive. If the hard drive is not present the bios has no choice but to look at other devices.
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