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Toshiba Satellite L500-1XD HDD Password requested

Question: Toshiba Satellite L500-1XD HDD Password requested

Hi can anyone help? my Toshiba Satellite L500-1xd Laptop is requesting a HDD Password on start up. I do not have this and I am unable to access machine s there a way I can find out this password or possibly bi-pass it at all? thanks Rachel

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Preferred Solution: Toshiba Satellite L500-1XD HDD Password requested

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Hi,
I cannot get my Toshiba Satellite L500 13T PSLJ3E to work. Here is the timeline:

1. I brought it with Win Vista, It worked great for about 6 months but started slowing down and I decided to change it to Windows 7

2. I installed the Windows 7 using custom install(creating new "windows" folder, not upgrading Vista). Once again it worked great for about a month, but once again it ran into trouble - showing the Windows 7 version of the blue screen of death for 0.5 seconds followed by a restart.

3. I browsed the net and they said that the easiest way to get rid of the problem is to re-install. I did it(after trying several windows repairs) but yes, thats right, it died - before starting the windows it showed problems with Realtek Wireless.

4. I had hopes that third time - the charm will work and re-re-installed the W7(every time using new installation).
Once more time - doesnt work, but this time I cannot even get to install it - the windows installer stops at around 60% of the expanding files and says: problems with the media device. And after the restart I cannot find the Hard Drive(the BIOS shows only FDD and CD/DVD)

Now I'm stuck here, the only way to start the windows is by Safe Mode on my Wondows installed on point 3, yet not every time .
Unfortunately the first of my Recovery DVDs cannot start and on top of that I cannot enter into the recovery partition by pressing 0 at start up, but I see the Recovery Partition when I go to the WIndows in... Read more

Answer:Cannot run the OS on Toshiba Satellite L500

Blue screen and then restart sound's like something with hardware is wrong. I had something like that when my RAM module failed. Check your memory using memtest.

PS. I will not recommend installing windows on windows and reinstalling it. Better format drive and install new clean OS.

edit: or maybe something with your hard drive - if you had an option pull out you hard drive and check it on another computer using HDtune (or something like that)

Message was edited by: Jurgo

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Hi !

Im looking for best gpu driver for my ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500 series

Drivers which AMD offers right now are super bad and driver which is connected with my model on toshiba website seems slow too. The best one i saw is the microsoft driver WDDM 1.1.

If you mind telling me is there any better driver for my GPU than the ones listed above?

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Hi, I bought Toshiba Satellite L500 -00W and it came with Windows Vista. I tried to downgrade to XP, but it doesn't allow XP installation. Do you know how to downgrade?

Thanks!

Answer:Toshiba Satellite L500 -00W downgrade to XP

Hello & Welcome, toshibaquestion.

Downgrading from Windows Vista to Windows XP is actually a very easy thing to do, BUT, I must warn you; it's the smartest of ideas since Windows XP and Windows Vista differ in driver capability and efficiency. So when you want to you use your MIC or Webcam, they may not work, this goes for your Audio, Network and even Display.

Also, Toshiba's a popular brand, and also a very updated** one, meaning they'll most likely be packed with a webcam, nice wireless card, hi-def monitor, etc - meaning, lots more drivers for you to fuss about and have to replace - which, believe me, isn't fun at all.

Downgrading would require you to actually make a partition (D), then install XP on your partition (D), and then delete your previous partition (C) - This is how I would do it, but I'm sure there's many many many other ways.

Dabble into it abit, and see if you find anything interesting. I'll be here to answer any further questions you may have.

Regards,
Undocked Windy

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I have this laptop with 3 Partitions

The main partition got corrupted and apparently wiped so all windows folders have been deleted and a low level format carried out

I still have the recovery sector

Just wondering how to reinstall it back onto the main partition

I tried F8 and it took me to a screen to choose language but after that it said "You must log in to access system recovery options"

I guess user data has been wiped from the main partition ?

Are there any other keys to press on startup to access the Recovery partition ?

Thanks
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite L500 Recovery

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I just want to ask regarding the error message of my laptop that appears every time i will open it.

StartRep.exe-Application Error

The instruction of 0xfc66584d referenced memory at 0x00000008 the memory could not be read.

Do i need to reformat it or should i buy a new memory, but i wonder how can i saved my important files on my laptop?

I am also interested to go to your service center, i just want to know first how much does it cost to repair my laptop?

Answer:Toshiba Satellite L500 PROBLEM!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by destiny24


I am also interested to go to your service center, i just want to know first how much does it cost to repair my laptop?



This "Service Center" is called sevenforums.com
Help is offered free of charge.
We are volunteers from all parts of our world who endevour to help you in our spare time.
All we hope for is a "thank you" if we have assisted you in any way.

Please be patient & someone should be able to assist you soon.

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Hello!

I've bought Toshiba Satellite l500-1ef November, and until now laptop worked brilliant. Three-four weeks ago, touchpad, and some space on the left of the touchpad started to be warm. I checked CPU temperature in Toshiba PC Health Monitor (v 1.4.1.64), and it was circa 30%, with 40% use of the cooler. The temperature is incresing in time, and now, after four weeks, touchpad is warmer, and it's about 45-50% temperature od CPU, with 50-60% use of the cooler.

I'm using laptop only for Internet, work in MS Word, and listening music, sometimes I play Warcraft III on it, I've got Windows 7.

Should I go with PC to technical support, or it's normal in my model?

Best regards,
sebastian krysiak

Message was edited by: seba.krysiak

Answer:CPU temperature in Toshiba Satellite l500-1ef

Hi mate

It?s nothing unusual that the touchpad would be warm since the CPU and cooling modules are placed near the touchpad.
So in my opinion you should not be worried about that.

The notebook?s temperature can increase after some time of usage?
This happens due to dust inside the cooling ventilators?
If you want, you can try to remove the dust using the compressed air spray?
I do this from time to time and this helps to keep the temperature on lower level?

Greets

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I have issue on my toshiba satellite l500-13t, when i turn it on it turns off after few seconds. As i know it could be issue on motherboard or processor. Am i wrong, and can it be fixed?

Thanks for help

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Hi Forum-User,

Win10 compatibility list from Toshiba for Satellite Laptops without L500 Series! Why?

Look at:

http://win10upgrade.toshiba.com/swup...=de&country=DE

Regards
Chris

Answer:Satellite L500-19E - No Win10 says Toshiba

At the moment just newer notebook models are supported for Win10. I am pretty sure that Toshiba will increase the support list and more and more models will be supported.

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Hi, I want to replace thermal paste and thermopad in my toshiba L500-12V. I dont know thermopad thickness and thermal conductivity. I can buy thermopad with 0,5 mm , 1 mm or 2 mm thikness. Which one will be right? Thanks for help.

Answer:Toshiba Satellite L500-12V - Thermopad thickness

Hi, I want to replace thermal paste and thermopad in my toshiba L500-12V. I dont know thermopad thickness and thermal conductivity. I can buy 0,5 mm , 1 mm or 2 mm. Which one will be right ? Thanks for help.

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No disply on my toshiba satellite L500,power supply led is getting on .

Answer:Toshiba satellite L500 not working, No disply

If you still get lights on the edge of the laptop & you can hear the fan spinning and harddisk clicking a bit but nothing at all is appearing on the display then it's either the screen or the power inverter that have gone. Either way it's not really something you can do yourself, take it to a technician to sort out. If you are not getting any lights, fan or clicking sound then it is a power issue - the LED doesn't necessarily mean that the power supply is ok. Again, not much you can do yourself, take it to an expert."I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us..." Pink Floyd

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How/Where do you download the latest version of Toshiba Assist?

My laptop is a Satellite L500.

Thanks

Answer:From where can I download Toshiba Assist for my Satellite L500?

Your question is pretty general so here is my answer:
You can download it from Toshiba download page - http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp

If you need more details please post exact model name and preinstalled OS version.

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Hello,

My laptop since it starts has the screen blank

Screen, flex and inverted have been discarded From an external screen you see And the RAM has no flaws

A little help I'm desperate

regards

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Yesterday i found the description about this notebook - Toshiba Satellite L500-17L but I cant find it on the toshiba's site. How can this be?

And there is a lot of information about this one on the web

Answer:Satellite L500-17L - How can I find it on the Toshiba website?

Hi!

I have a little bit searched using Google and it seems that this is a Russian model so you can find the specifications on the Toshiba Russian page:
http://ru.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/product/Satellite-L500-17L/1072548/

I hope I could help you a little bit. :)

Bye

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Hi,

My L500 fan is no longer working correctly

I am getting this message

Warning:a problem with the cooling system has been detected. please turn off the computer immediately, and return it for service.

The fan runs inconsistently (always for a few seconds on start-up, very sporadically the rest of the time, but it is completely stationary for the most part.

The computer is currently in pieces, and I am ready to replace the fan with a new one, however im not sure that will fix the problem (as the fan still seems to sometimes run).

Thread Name - 'My Toshiba Satellite l500 cooling fan has stopped working'
This closed thread had a post at the bottom by kristain, has anyone else encountered and resolved something along these lines

Please excuse the lack of link/PM (new member restrictions)
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite l500 cooling error

Are you going to replace the fan or the entire cooling heatsink and fan? Was the heatsink clogged with dust? Keep in mind, this also may be a motherboard issue
 

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I have this laptop with 3 Partitions

The main partition got corrupted and apparently wiped so all windows folders have been deleted and a low level format carried out

I still have the recovery sector

Just wondering how to reinstall it back onto the main partition

I tried F8 and it took me to a screen to choose language but after that it said "You must log in to access system recovery options"

I guess user data has been wiped from the main partition ?

Are there any other keys to press on startup to access the Recovery partition ?

Thanks

Answer:[SOLVED] Toshiba Satellite L500 Recovery

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If the computer is running, shut it down by clicking start, then shut down again.
Press and hold "0" (zero) key on your keyboard and then depress the computers power switch. When the computer turns on, the Toshiba HDD Recovery Uitlity Screen will appear, presenting 3 options, just choose Restore Original Factory Image.
Press 1 to restore your hard disk drive to its original factory default. A confirmation message will appear, indicating that all data will be overwritten and lost during the restore process. Be sure to back up all important files before proceeding.
Click Yes to begin restoration, A message will appear once the operation is finished, indicating that the HDD has been restored.
Press any key to restart the computer.

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I have installed a Netgear wireless card in my old (2001)Toshiba Satellite laptop and after utility installation and reboot it requests for me to install the Win98se CD. Well I'm afraid that's not an option as it is long gone. What are my options at this point. I do not believe I have sufficient resources to install a new OS (XP or otherwise). Is the laptop looking for something I can access from the web, burn to a CD and then install?
MOD'S: Please feel free to move this to Networking if necessary. It was a toss up for me.
 

Answer:No Windows 98se CD as requested by old Toshiba Satellite

Try navigating into the WINDOWS folder, and look for a folder called CABS. Many W98 installations included the installation files on the disk.

If they're not there, do a search of the whole drive for *.CAB, you may find them in a different folder.
 

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OK so i have just received an older laptop that im trying to resurrect.

O/S : Windows 7Model : Toshiba satellite L500 PSLS3A-04M002Battery model NO : PA3534U-1BRS
It died a few days ago and refuses to boot, press the power button -> power LED glows briefly and goes out.
As it's a smart battery you can't boot directly off the AC adaptor because it's expecting a signal over the SMBus (IIRC) power LED doesn't even light up with A/C only with the battery is removed.
I believe it's the battery.
First because i disassembled the laptop, cleaned it, and put it back together, nothing seemed wrong with other system components.
Second, it's only a small 3620mAh Li-ion that (AFAIK) hasn't been changed since the laptop was bought (roughly 2011/2012) so im thinking the charge cycles have been well and truly used up.
OK no problem, searched around online using the battery model number (above), found a replacement

Cool, battery's enroute, should be here in the next few days.

Now the interesting part... When i go on Toshiba's site to look for some specs/drivers... the Laptop model doesn't exist, even under the discontinued models section... But there are a whole bunch of other models :

http://www.mytoshiba.com.au/products...llite/pro/l500
(click on the little arrow)

Also, there's no live / website or email based technical support :

http://www.mytoshiba.com.au/customer-contact/support

Convenient huh...

Can anyone enlighten me on Toshiba product numbers or point me to a r... Read more

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IN TOSHIBA SATELLITE L500 WHILE USING WINDOWS 7 64 BIT OPERATING SYSTEM ALL FUNCTION KEYS ARE NOT WORKING ONLY F11 IS WORKING AND SPECIALLY WIRELESS KEY ON OFF IS NOT WORKING I AM FACING TOO MUCH PROBLEM ANY CAN HELP REGARDING THIS PROBLEM

Answer:Wireless not working in toshiba satellite l500 in windows 7

For a start, turn off CAPS LOCK - it's considered to be shouting & many will ignore you.Did the laptop come with Windows 7 or have you installed it later? Are you sure there are drivers available for the wireless card - check the manufacturer's website if necessary. Some Toshiba laptops have a separate wireless switch on the front edge - if it's there make sure it is in the 'on' position. The usual key combination, as far as I recall, is Fn and F8 pressed at the same time (not F8 on its own) - there should be an LED that lights up on the front edge of the laptop when the wireless adapter is on."I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us..." Pink Floyd

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i have a toshiba satellite and on the back it says the model name is satellite l500-1dt.
i am new to this website and using forums, the message that comes up on my computer is

system warning
Warning:a problem with the cooling system has been detected. please turn off the computer immediately, and return it for service.

i am currently working in the alps and do not have an english speaking computer shop near by.
could any one help me and advise me what to do, i do not know much about taking a laptop apart to clean or change parts.
 

Answer:My Toshiba Satellite l500 cooling fan has stopped working

I would purchase a can of compressed air or use an air compressor (with a light gentle nozzle) and blow the dust out of the inside. If you have a failed cooling fan, then it will need to be repaired or replaced. That model I think is rather old, it may not be worth it to repair.
 

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The HDMI port on my Satellite L500 laptop is not sending information to my sony bravia tv. All was working fine up until a couple of days ago. When i plug the hdmi lead into the port, it seems as if the laptop is aware it's plugged in as the screen flickers. The fn +F5 keys do as they should, but no picture appears on the tv. The tv shows a lead is plugged in also and again the screen flicks to say a source is there but then remains black. I can't see an issue in device manager and all drivers are saying they're up to date. I have also tried a new hdmi lead but nothing. Can anyone help with this?

Answer:Toshiba satellite L500 HDMI no longer works.

Try running a System Restore back to a previous point when it was working.

If still not working uninstall and re-install the graphics drivers from the Toshiba Support site for your model.

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What is it with Toshiba? The part number is clearly printed on the label on the underside of the laptop but the corresponding part number appears nowhere on the Toshiba support pages. This seems to occur with most Toshiba laptops that I have ever had anything to do with. Trying to find drivers, BIOS etc is a real PITA. I'm trying to find downloads for a Satellite L500 PSLS6A-00X013 but it doesn't show up any where. The serial number search is as useless as the part number search. Am I missing something?

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Hope I've got this in the right place.

Purchased above and upgraded sucessfully to Windows 7 from XP.
However, the sound is very poor quality - sounds "tinny"

This is applicable to CDs, radio and DVDs particularly when listening to audio books and radio making it impossible to listen to. Have tried changing the settings for the Realtek High Def Speakers, but no difference. Then updated drivers. Windows test 'sounds' are okay and sound coming from both speakers.

I think I've tweaked every available setting I can find but can't find a tweak/setting to change the sound (less bass?). I have seen the volume control and it makes no difference.

Thanks in advance for any assistance.

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Hi, I have a Toshiba Satellite L500-13C with a motherboard totally damaged, and despite it is an old PC, I need it for the University. So I want only to know what is the serial number of this motherboard (if it exists), or the Motherboard model that are compatible with my pc, in order to buy it on Internet, because in the shops the cost are really excessive. Sorry for my English.

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I have a laptop Toshiba L500-1UU Short model no: PSLS9E. Initially my product had a short model number in the Toshiba support page.

but I can not find now, removed from the list. Toshiba does not support this product?

Answer:I can not find Satellite L500-1UU PSLS9E on Toshiba support page

Hi

What do you mean exactly by ?Toshiba does not support this product??
I found Toshiba drivers for this notebook model? so this means that Toshiba DOES support this model.

You can find the drivers on the Toshiba European driver page:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com

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Hello,

Why the Toshiba DVD Player doesn't work when i plug the HDMI cable for OUT on my other screen larger...

while it plays nice the DVD on the computer, and while i can get the signal HDMI OUT with VLC playing other video formats...

I hope there is a way to unlock this, because i prefer to play DVD from my computer (for sound issue as i ear not well)

Thank you in advance for your help, if you can.

Regards.
Mylene
(Satellite L5001QK France)

Answer:Satellite L500 1QK - HDMI out doesn't work with Toshiba DVD Player?

Hello

To be honest I don?t know 100% what your problem is.
If you want to watch DVD movie on your computer using Toshiba DVD player but the pic should be shown on the external display please do as follow:

When you have connected HDMI cable to external (other) screen, use FN+F5 and switch to this external display only. When you see desktop on the external display start Toshiba DVD player and I think everything should be OK.

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Hi. New user to the forum and new owner of a Toshiba.

I am trying to create the 4 recovery discs for my Toshiba satellite L500-12E. Discs 1, 2 & 4 created successfully, but disc 3 failed two times. The message I received onscreen was: Failed to read the following file: F:backslash ZZImg backslash 09753xsp6.swm Error Code: 020150-20-00000000
( I cannot get the computer to type a backslash on this window)

Anyone know of a similar problem or a solution?

Dwight

Answer:Satellite L500-12E - Error during creating Toshiba recovery disk

Hi Dwight,

Which disks you are using for creating Toshiba recovery disk?

I have good experience with Verbatim DVD-R. Have you tested these disks?

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Hello,

I have a Notebook Toshiba Satellite Pro L500-1T8 and its hard drive has been damaged, so I cannot recover the special partition (I've tried also with the 0-key bootup).

I haven't create a restore disk from windows 7 because nobody told me to do so!

I'd like to re-install my windows 7 licensed copy (at the moment I've installed an ubuntu linux).
How can I do?

Thanks,
Fabrizio

Answer:Notebook Toshiba Satellite Pro L500-1T8 - Recover Win7 without partition

Any help?

thanks

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I have a Toshiba Satellite L500 PSLS0A-019002 with Windows 7 Home Premium pre-installed that I received two months ago as a gift.

Apart from disliking some the quirky and useless (to me) Windows Vista / 7 features, as the desktop is loading I get the error message "Toshiba Service Station has stopped working" which proceeds to find a solution, but apparently never finds one because this condition repeats itself every time I boot.

On another thread in these Toshiba forums, someone suggested downloading the independent utility called Toshiba Service Station and reinstalling it. I do not see such utility listed on the downloads page for my Toshiba model. Since I don't even know what the Toshiba Service Station does (unless it goes by another name - Toshiba Bulletin Board perhaps?), I have no idea what is causing the error or how to correct it.

Does anyone have a more precise solution?

Answer:Toshiba Service Station has stopped working - Satellite L500 PSLS0A

Hi,

Service Station is not currently active in Australia, so you can simply uninstall it.

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My L500 wants me to update my CD creator and when I do the computer tells me that it can only be done on 64 bit OS.

Which it should be preinstalled from Toshiba.
Sattelite L500 PSLS3E-01T00VN5)

Answer:Satellite L500 (PSLS3E) - Can't update Toshiba CD Creator on Win7 64bit

Hi cba1,

Is this update necessary or can you ignore this update message?
In my opinion updates only necessary if something doesn?t work properly?

I don?t use Toshiba CD creator because there are some good alternative (freeware) programs, like CD Burner XP. Have you ever heard of that?
If not it?s worth a try!!! ;)

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Hello!

I have support problems with my notebook..
When I try to get support or register my Satellite, I can find my model number/serial number on any toshiba site.

When i try to valide serial number; i get this: "Spiacenti! Il numero di serie non esiste." Why???
I need drivers and software.. but i can't find it..

Model No: L500-158
Serial No: 89434057K
Part No: PSLJ3E-028023IT

Please help..

p.s. sorry for my bad English..

Answer:Satellite L500 - Cannot find notebook model on Toshiba support page

Hi

Are you using the Tempro tool in order to register the notebook?
If yes, then you should update this tool to the latest version v3.33

Check this:
+Why does TEMPRO not accept my serial number as being valid?+
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/FAQ0102S40000R01.htm


Otherwise the L500-158 belongs to the PSLJ3E series and all drivers can be found on the Toshiba European driver page:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp

Greets

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I'm having a problem with a Toshiba Satellite L300D. After I reinstalled the HDD it would beep. To solve this I went into BIOS to look and see if the board had some sort of intrusion setting. When I exited the BIOS and restarted I know get the Enter Current Password (with a blue background on a black screen) with continuos beeps. The thing is it seems to auto enter in 10 characters (*) and then stop. There are no other options.

I have searched unsuccessfully for any info about this and I cant even find where the CMOS is located which I think is soldered onto the board.

Has anybody had any similar experience like this?
I would really appreciate any help its driving me crazy.
 

Answer:Bios Password 'Enter Current Password' on Toshiba Satellite

Your thread is closed. We do not help with password problems. This is clearly stated in the rules section.
Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...

Please read and follow the rules when posting.
 

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Hi,

Friend of mine runs a small farm supply business, he had three reps, he now has two. The third bought his own laptop on company credit card (allowed) it's a Toshiba Satellite L640. He handed it back in on his last day (unwillingly) friend tried to start it up and goes straight to a black screen with blue password box, can't F2 or F12 just goes straight to password, can't boot off CD. Former employee won't answer phone calls and not sure he would provide it anyway.

Help please?

Answer:Toshiba satellite L640 password

You are going to have to reset the bios password which will involve dismantling the laptop. Is it still under warranty? I'm sure your friend has the proper documentation to prove he owns it, therefore, if it's still under warranty, he can get help from Toshiba.

If it is no longer under warranty, however, there are ways to reset the bios password, as I mentioned, but it will involve dismantling the laptop.

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Have a laptop as above but the user has forgotten his password and the machine will not boot without the bios password, or an engineers password, any help would be appreciated even if i am better of getting an external usb floppy and trying a new bios flash as a last resort i would do this but i was hoping with all the techie's available here i would make this my first port of call.All help greatly appreciated Billyhl

Answer:Toshiba Satellite Pro A60 Bios Password

BIOS Passwordsclick hereclick hereclick here

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I dont know how I did it but my computer always came on asked me for a password, well yesterday I turned it on from being shut down and it asked for the usual password, i entered it then it started windows. Then it stops and wants a username and another password, I have no idea what the password is and am not sure of the username. Its running windows seven and do sent seem to have anything wrong with it but somehow I must have switched the settings by accident, or brain fart.

Any advice I can get would be greatly appreciated, also if I enter the incorrect username or password enough times will it lock up. I am nervous of doing something really hard to reset if I put in the wrong ones.

Answer:need some help with the password on toshiba satellite a505

You need to get into safemode and run a virus scan. The login at the first boot of Windows is the only login credentials you should need and anything after that without extra enterprise level software could very well be a virus.

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Toshiba hdd/ssd password for Satellite L775 please help I put admin password in and this screen pops up please help

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Toshiba Satellite Pro M-15, "outta the blue" now thinks it has a HDD password??? how'd that happen?

the manual says to hold 'ESC' and hit the power button from a dead startup, and that allows me to press F1 and enter Setup. No worky. The system goes directly to the "Enter the HDD Password" screen.

Anyone encounter this before? surely this is not a hack job.... how do you dive through the OS layers all the way to BIOS and setup a bogus pwd. Plus, in the Toshiba world, the HDD password has to match an Administrator boot password... neither of which have ever been setup on this system.

??

I'm thinking I'm going to have to crack the case and pull the bios batt out.
anyone have a diff idea?

z
:cry
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite Pro thinks it has a HDD password?

You?ll have to take the laptop to the authorized center. A certified technician has to call Toshiba and get the special code to unlock the laptop.
I have tried many ways to unlock a password protected hard drive, and its no go.
You will have to replace the hard drive- the cmos battery will not help the hard drive problem.
 

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Hello.

My son has bought a new toshiba satellite pro C650 laptop from a shop.
It boots into win 7 desktop,but it wont let us do anything on it,we try to register password,no good,then try user account password,but no good,also we can't get to administrator.

It has several big icons on the right hand side of screen as well,which i assume the shop put on there as advertising,so we need to get rid of them as well,but at the moment we can't do anything.

we have registered the laptop with toshiba okay.
Could anyone tell us how to activate this laptop please?

Thanks.

Answer:New toshiba satellite pro c650 laptop won't let us use password

Return it to the shop...they shouldn't put a password on without your consent...

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i am fixing toshiba satellite laptop for a friend of mine; i dont know the specs, model number, or anything. when he bought it from a friend of his, the thing came with a password. after turning it on, the Toshiba logo appears and goes straight to asking for the password. when he told me about this problem, i thought is was an xp password, however, upon turning it on i found this out. im guessing that the password was created with the motherboard. Any help with getting this password off? if i have to take it apart, do you have any knowledge of taking one apart or a guide book. thx

Answer:toshiba satellite laptop password removal

Take out the CMOS battery for a couple minutes, replace it and that should reset the BIOS to defaults, including the BIOS password.

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Hello Forum

Can anybody help me to solve Bios password issue ,which İ dont know.ı am out of garantie.Used jumper on G1 on the screen appears change time etc.But it changes and ask me password!!! Thank you in advance.
Ps.İf ı should replace memory card on 2 ?
İnstead 1..F2 .0 f12 f8 didnt helped.

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Toshiba satellite A505-S6970 system unit. HDD #1/SSD #1 User Password Status: RegisteredHDD #1/SSD #1 Password Select:[User Only]Set HDD #1/SSD #1 User password: [Enter]password is unknown

Answer:toshiba satellite laptop HD password unknown

Can't help you with passwords.

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My son purchased a Toshiba Satellite x205 laptop at a yard sale and they did not provide a password for the BIOS. Is there anything I can do about it??? Thanks.

Answer:No Password for Toshiba Satellite x205 laptop

There is an old trick that might work here. I don't know that laptop model off the top of my head but with what I can tell you, maybe you can research a bit and find out where it is. Unplug the laptop and take the battery out. Then, remove the CMOS battery and leave it all unplugged for about 20 minutes (just in case) and put everything back together. This will reset the BIOS for you where no password is needed. Jonas "Jackal" Learhttp://www.sbccrew.comServing the South Bay Since 1999

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I know this issue has been answered number of times. I have tried all the backdoor password listed by helping colleagues here. But none have worked. Could you guys give me the backdoor password specific for this laptop. Thanks Dr Alok Modi MD

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I forgot my hdd1 pw. can anyone help me? i took my battery out for 20 minutes hoping it will reset but it didnt.

Answer:toshiba laptop satellite hdd1 password

Contact Toshiba and be prepared to prove ownership. An HD password is a security measure. If it was easy to remove it would serve no purpose.

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Hey guys, this system running XP requires a password after the logo screen and before the boot options so I can't set to boot from DVD to reload the OS, anything I can do please?

Answer:Toshiba Satellite M105-S3041 Password?

I am not sure how much help I can give regarding this but certain Toshiba's BIOS passwords can be reset by shorting two solder points. I would remove the main battery first.
 
Just Google Toshiba (your model number) password reset. This should get you going.

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Hello Expert,
Last week, I stayed at rented place for a week. To protect my Laptop, I created a user login with password. In mean while I also deleted the the guest and adminstrator account (default account). I donot know why...
now I removed the password from user login. so I can access the machine without waiting for autentication...

But today when I tried to install a software, it is asking me for password of Toshiba account.

upto my best knowldege, I have never created a Toshiba account...all my accounts are without password..

From internet I found this software to read the password of window...(opcrack)..
This software is showing four account on the machine(Guest, Administrator, dkengg,ASpnet) without passport.

there is no clue of Toshiba....and on control panel->useraccount->(there is only one account dkengg) because I have deleted all other last week..

any clue on Toshiba password...

I have bought this laptop from Carphone warehouse ..
so if you need any autentication, then plesase let me know..
I can provide all the copy of bills..

Cheers,
DK

Answer:Toshiba Password request on Satellite L300-16L

At first I must say this is user-to-user forum so this with bills and copies will not work here. Maybe you should contact your local dealer or authorized Toshiba service.

I really don't know what you have done but fact is that Toshiba notebooks are not delivered with any passwords and restrictions. When you get new notebook everything is ?open? and you can create own accounts (during setup procedure at first start-up) and passwords.

I am afraid you have done something wrong and now you get this password request.
Can you, maybe sent a screenshot of your desktop when this request is shown?

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Hello i have a toshiba satellite L305 with a built in hdd user password that i need to remove.Is there a way to remove hdd password?

Answer:toshiba satellite l305 hdd password removal

Yes there is.Contact Toshiba and be prepared to prove you are the original owner.Questions like this are asked everyday on this forum.

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grrrr i hope someone can help me here, i have been given a toshiba satellite 4300 laptop but i cant get passed the password it wants off me. the person i got it from cant remember and isnt really bothered either. i have tried to reformat but it still asks me for this password help please someone.pete

Answer:password for toshiba satellite 4300 laptop

Dont know the answer but i thouight that if you set the bios to boot from cd,insert cd,then restart computer,you shouldf be able to reformat and reinstall windows.

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Good morning/ day all ! I was hoping someone could help me open windows-8 on a laptop I was given. The previous owner doesn't remember the password she set for it. She also said several folks have tried helping her and failed. Any suggestions ?

On restart/ power on Windows does nothing now and what looks like a dos(blue) box or window asks for a password. That is as far as I have gotten so far. Thanks in advance to all that support this site.

Toshiba Satellite
L855D-S5114

Windows 8 (supposedly)
 

Answer:Solved: Toshiba Satellite Laptop - Win 8 o/s and no password

Sorry, but help with passwords is against the rules of this site.
 

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grrrr i hope someone can help me here, i have been given a toshiba satellite 4300 laptop but i cant get passed the password it wants off me. the person i got it from cant remember and isnt really bothered either. i have tried to reformat but it still asks me for this password help please someone

Answer:password for toshiba satellite 4300 laptop

?Password for Toshiba Satellite 4300 laptop?Remove the CMOS battery wait 5 minutes and insert it again. All BIOS/CMOS settings will be reset and you will be able to boot your PC

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Dear Experts :-

I have toshiba satellite L350 laptop. and i have forget the password BIOS .
sameone told me remove the battery on motherboard . i do and 24 hr without betttary .
but when i put the battery on motherboard . and press On butten , but still BIOS password.
Please Tell me any one how can i remove Password ?
Thanks .

Answer:Re: How to remove BIOS password toshiba satellite L350 ?

The BIOS password cannot be removed easily due to security reasons.

You will need to send the notebook to an Authorized Service Provider who use special tools to reset the password.

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if l turn on my computer it we show me password l cannot entered setup, where it show the password is on top corner of the screen,l need help.

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I have a Toshiba P300, Windows Vista 32 SP1
I have a problem setting My Toshiba manager password in the Toshiba Assistant Utility or software.

Answer:Satellite P300 - Cannot set password in Toshiba Assistant Utility

Hi

Maybe you could post more details?
What password do you want to set?

As far as I know the Toshiba Assist -> Secure tab provides two passwords:
Supervisor password and User password

The Supervisor password can be set in Toshiba Assist -> Secure tab -> Supervisor Password Utility
The User password can be set in Toshiba HWSetup -> Password tab

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Yesterday i left my laptop in sleep mode after work. When I started today morning, it requested for password. I never put any password for BIOS and never changed any setting. Currently, its not booting.

Just after switching on, screen pops up with "Enter Password".
I tried to check online but i did not find any clue. Can anyone suggest how to fix it?

Answer:Satellite L40-A993 - What is default BIOS password from Toshiba?

Hello Srikant

As far as I know the system settings like BIOS password cannot be set from alone and by configuration the password must be entered two times (password confirmation).
Has anyone access to your machine?

I’m afraid someone has set password on your machine without your knowledge.

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Hey Guys,
Sorry for my english.
I am a german Guy and i search for help with my notebook.
When i start the notebook it ask me for a password. (BIOS or CMOS) i can't geht into the BIOS or start a windows or something like this only try to Type in a password.


Thanks for your help

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I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop that I c50 b 14d bios password, I need a master password you may terminate your password,thank you

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Hello,
i was wondering if someone could tell me why when reseting the bios password via jumpers on motherboard is it stated that 1 of the 2 memory sticks should be left in the FIRST slot (the one furthest from motherboard)?

I ask because the top/FIRST memory slot on the motherboard of my laptop (please see title) is broken.

Can I perform try to reset by leaving a memory stick in the second slot (closest to the motherboard)?

Many many thanks
 

Answer:toshiba satellite pro A300 bios password reset

1. Welcome to Tech Support Guy
2. If you KNOW the password this is the procedure
http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/Comput...-UEFI-BIOS-or-HDD-hard-disk-drive/ta-p/407769
If you know the password for the BIOS or UEFI or don't have one set, you can change or remove a password through the UEFI/BIOS settings, Hardware Setup Utility, or TOSHIBA Security Assist Utility.
As explained on the link with the sub links to the appropriate OS
3. The procedure you appear to refer to, irrespective of where you found it is - I would think part of a suggested method when you do NOT know the password.
4. If that is the case, then one of the rules of this site is

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...

5. Therefore I hope you will appreciate why we cannot assist if the presently set password is unknown.
 

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How to by pass bios password for a Toshiba Satellite C55d-b5242?
 

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Hi. Does anyone know how to reset the BIOS password for a Toshiba Satellite C660D 19X please? There are a number of very good YouTube videos for almost identical models, but they don't work on this one. The motherboard has changed a bit, and the reset jumpers don't seem to be in quite the same place, if they still exist. This video very nearly has the answer, but it's not quite right for the particular model variant I need:

LINK REMOVED BY MOD

I think it's very likely there is a similar answer to this problem - it just needs the right person to answer it. Thanks.
 

Answer:reset the BIOS password for a Toshiba Satellite C660D 19X

You want to reset it, or remove it? Once you enter the original password, there should be an option to do either, but I am not familiar with Toshiba's bios. But you will need the original password.
 

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hello everyone.i have a Toshiba Satellite A215 S5822 .i forgot my bios password i cannot open my laptop.i tried to desolder cmos battery discharge 24 hours no not working still "enter password.i tried to jumper b500 but not working.please can you help me? i really need my laptop back it was my birthday gift from my birthday.thank you for reading.please message me.thank you for reading
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite A215 S5822 help reset bios password

Already being helped here: http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1064262-toshiba-satellite-a215-s5822.html I think?
 

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Why do i get a enter password screen on my Toshiba Satellite laptop on start up, how do I unlock it, I got this laptop from a lady and when I turned it on it was locked with this screen and I don't knoe how to unlock it, can some one give me a solution, and why did this happen.

Answer:Why do i get a enter password screen on my Toshiba Satellite laptop on start up

To unlock the laptop, you type the ladies password. Once unlocked, create your own login with your own password.
TSF cannot help you with password circumvention. Read the rules

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All, bought my laptop in Jul06 and cannot remember any details of the Toshiba set-up sequence and can't find any notes I made :-( My question is does the standard Toshiba WinXP set-up out of the box ask me to set-up a password for the WinXP administrator account 'cause I can remember it doing so?

Is this my bad memory or was I not prompted and there is some Toshiba default? I ask now as need it and have abosolutely no idea what it is!!!!

Yours Respectfully, Mr A. Fool.

Answer:Admin Password with Toshiba WinXP installed on Satellite A100

I have recovered my Satellite notebook 2 weeks ago and I?m sure that the setup has asked me to set the admin password.
You have simply go through the setup procedure and sometime the admin password box will appear?

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I haven't used my Toshiba Laptop in a few years and now when I try to use it its asking for a bios password and I have no idea what it is. I've looked up solutions to this on google and they say the bios password needs to be reset. I've seen lots of tutorials on YouTube on how to do it, but none of them help with the exact layout of the mother board I have. Could anyone help?
 

Answer:Help resetting bios password on Toshiba Satellite L775-S7309

howdy and welcome. We do not assist with bypassing passwords here. You may want to re-read the rules page.


As a result, I'm going to close this one up.

thanks,

v
 

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Laptop running Vista abruptly developed a password requirement - it was just a light blue screen with a box to input a password.  Everything I entered was wrong, and attempting to start the Satellite by tapping F8 or with a Vista disc brought up that same screen.I bit of internet investigation showed that Toshiba laptops can be prone to this behavior, and that there's not much to be done other than resetting the BIOS.  I started stripping down the laptop and got frustrated when I finally saw that the CMOS battery was soldered to the motherboard without a pin connection that could be unplugged.  I soldiered on and saw many webpages that instructed people with a method to short out the BIOS using a jumper.I unplugged the laptop, removed the battery, HDD, and memory, and used a pair of needle nose pliers to touch this area under the RAM while simultaneously touching a metal bar.  I plugged in the laptop and turned it on while continuing to make contact, holding it for about 30 seconds.I unplugged, reconnected the RAM, the HDD, the battery and the power cord, turned it on and was prepared to be amazed.Instead I got nothing.  No video at all.  The machine DID turn on - I could see the proper lights turned on, and the fan was whirring, but no video or sound.I then connected the laptop to an external monitor.  Nothing.  I pressed the proper keys (fn + F5) to toggle between the laptop display and the monitor.  Nothing.Is there anythin... Read more

Answer:Toshiba Satellite A215-S7444 BIOS Password FUBAR

I'd open it up and make sure that all cables are properly attached such as the video cable.

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Hello guys, need your help. my toshiba laptop always prompted me with bios administrator password everytime it boots, so i cannot use it anymore. i have tried already removing the CMOS battery & still it didn't work. YouTube suggests to locate the jumper/dip switches in the motherboard, but i cannot specifically pinpoint their exact location in the motherboard, can somebody help me?

Answer:How to remove Bios password for Toshiba Satellite L850-B150

You need to take it to an Authorised service center for Toshiba...Be prepared to show proof of ownership or they will not help you.

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Hello,

I have a Satelite C660D-19X (S/N 3C155987K) and due to a error, i need master password for Toshiba hard drive to unlock it !

Disk drive : MK3275GSX
S/N : 3217PK55T
Level security actually : max

I used MHDD tool and "32 space" as master password but it don't work...

Thanks for your help.

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Hello everyone,

I've just bought a Satellite A300 - 1MC (model no. PSAG8E-00W00TEN) and i'm trying to use the Toshiba Assist software, but its asking me for a password and i have no idea what it is or where i can find it.

Any suggestions?

Also slightly off topic, the laptop has buttons for controlling media player, is there anyway i can change them to control iTunes?

Cheers
Ian

Answer:Satellite A300-1MC PSAG8E - Toshiba Assist software asks for password

Have you tried to make an update of Toshiba Assist? A new version and all other Toshiba stuff you can find here:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com
Maybe the update will solve the problem.

About the control buttons? I think you must set iTunes as standard media player and select all file with playing iTunes.

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Hi,My brother's Laptop refuses to start up, It won't even let me get into Safe Mode by pressing F8, I have to hold the power on button but when I let go the power light comes on for about a second but then disappears.This happened after It asked him to do a System Restore at start-up, but then it didn't boot up after that, Any help?

Answer:Toshiba L500-DT1 - Won't Start Up

did he make the recovery disks?if not try holding down the 0 button while powering up.keep the 0 button held down and see if you can get the repair screen up that way.you will need to have the ac adapter plugged in.

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Hello,

I have a Toshiba Satellite L500-19E and Win XP and I have a big problem. I can?t see the key F8 on the display. The other keys are ok. I can?t explain why because I haven?t changed anything on my Laptop.

Please help me because I need the key F8 to start WLAn and to enter the web.

Thanks
Renate

Answer:Re: Toshiba Satelite L500-19E, I canīt see F8

Hi, dude

As I understand, pressing Fn+F8, it's not displayed. Please, go to the Toshiba driver page <a href=http://smiles2k.net/><img src=http://i.smiles2k.net/lol_smiles/1_011.gif border=0></a>

http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp

And update (reinstall) the Vap utility and flashcard support. It should work.

also, try restart Toshiba Flash Cards (start > all programs > Toshiba) and press the FN keys several times

Message was edited by: Jeka-IL

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Hi Forum,

I have a Toshiba L500 Laptop that suddenly stopped booting. When I try to boot it, it does not complete the POST process and there is no indication of what is wrong. The screen is just blank.

The fan turns on and I hear it spinning. Also, I momentarily hear the HDD spinning before it stops. I know there is power to the HDD, USB ports and the optical drive.

However, there is no power going to the keyboard as the CAPS LOCK and NUM LOCK LED does not light up after I press it.

I have tried testing the CMOS battery, changing the HDD and the F2 and BACKSPACE key test without any success.

I am interested to know:

1. In what sequence does the POST process test the attached devices/peripherals?
2. Are there any suggestions as to what might be faulty and how best to fix this?

Your assistance is much appreciated,
Worried

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A few months ago, i installed XP onto a system i fixed (mobo was changed) A couple of days ago, a power failure happened, and the PC was shut down. Now when it is started, it comes to a login screen requesting for a password. I had never put a password on the machine, and we have tried everything we could think of that might be a password.

This was a clean install of WinXP onto the system, and only one user account.
 

Answer:{RESOLVED}password requested, never had a password to begin with

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There are 3 external USB ports on this L500 modelPSLS6C-00F005. The one on the front right has developed a problem. Nothing is recognized when plugged in. An unrecognized device error pops randomly even with nothing plugged in to the front port. When the error pops the other 2 ports stop working momentarily. For instance the wired mouse I have connected to the working port will stop, then be re-detected. The trackpad always works.
While running windows 7, I fiddled with drivers, uninstalling/reinstalling USB components in device manager and I disabled the faulty device but the error returns. I found that disabling the usb hub component made the error go away. Unfortunately the other 2 ports are attached to the same hub so I lose all usb functionality.
I decided to try and do a fresh and clean install of Windows 10 in hopes of curing the USB issue but that didn't do the trick. I found I can turn off the annoying error notification and that the error is a bit more descriptive "unknown usb device (device descriptor request failed) driver error.
Disabling the device in device manager seems to lessen the problem but in Windows 10 the device keeps getting re-enabled.
Does anybody have any idea what I might do towards correcting this issue, although I expect it's a hardware problem. Is there a way to permanently disable that one particular usb port?

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Hi there,

I reinstalled Windows 7 (from a Windows 7 disk not the Toshiba recovery files).
And everything was working fine, but after restarting once after some updates the mouse and keyboard stopped working!
I found I could get the keyboard to work by pushing the power button to send it to sleep then waking it up, but then the mouse still didn't work.
I can push F2 on the keyboard to get into the BIOS, but can't navigate in it (but can with a USB keyboard.)
Mouse and keyboard don't work in safe mode even.
USB keyboards and mice work fine all the time.

The laptop is a
Satellite L500D PSLT0C-00F002

I really don't understand would could cause this all of a sudden!
 

Answer:Toshiba L500 Touchpad Keyboard not working (odd)

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Could anyone tell me how to reinstall a windows component (bing /silverlight) I sent the 64bit unit away for repair its returned with a 32bit O/s & different COA number, although the original one still on the case..I have a OEM recovery disk 32bit Cd the 64bit one was on a Hd partition for recovery this Hd went belly up within 12 days.I did a back up to create a recovery media but this turned out to be corrupt due to HD bad sectors /over heating etc..TIA

Answer:advice on Toshiba L500 -IDT running Win7--64b

decided to bin whats on it & reinstall the 64bit version...Thanks

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Hi,

I am trying to install windows 7 onto a Toshiba satellite L500.

It copies the files, expands, reboots. then is says it is installing the registry.

about 30 seconds into installing system services the screen turns black, as if their is no signal.

any help???
 

Answer:Toshiba L500 black screen on win 7 install

Installing from where? A DVD? Did you format the drive before installing it? Did the laptop work fine before you started the reinstall or was there a problem that made you do this?
 

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There are 3 external USB ports on this L500 modelPSLS6C-00F005. The one on the front right has developed a problem. Nothing is recognized when plugged in. An unrecognized device error pops randomly even with nothing plugged in to the front port. When the error pops the other 2 ports stop working momentarily. For instance the wired mouse I have connected to the working port will stop, then be re-detected. The trackpad always works.
While running windows 7, I fiddled with drivers, uninstalling/reinstalling USB components in device manager and I disabled the faulty device but the error returns. I found that disabling the usb hub component made the error go away. Unfortunately the other 2 ports are attached to the same hub so I lose all usb functionality.
I decided to try and do a fresh and clean install of Windows 10 in hopes of curing the USB issue but that didn't do the trick. I found I can turn off the annoying error notification and that the error is a bit more descriptive "unknown usb device (device descriptor request failed) driver error.
Disabling the device in device manager seems to lessen the problem but in Windows 10 the device keeps getting re-enabled.
Does anybody have any idea what I might do towards correcting this issue, although I expect it's a hardware problem. Is there a way to permanently disable that one particular usb port?

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Hi all,
I was uninstalling AVG and my syatem would get the BSOD and xrash before I completed it.

Eventuallt my whole system crashed and all I get is a message on a black screen fron Phoenix Technologies aaying 'Boot from BBS-harddisk'.

Anyone know what this means and if this screen can be bypassed. I can't use f2, f8 or f12.

Help!
please.
 

Answer:Toshiba L500 crash - boot from BBS Harddisk message

Hi, I did a lookup on that and it is related to the hard drive. BBs mean Bios Boot Specification

The recommendation is to unscrew the cover over the hard drive and remove the drive. Then replace it and make sure it seated snug. Put the cover back and reboot. Let us know how it goes.
 

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I need a new keyboard for my L500 and found out, that the keyboad of the P200 (and some other models) seems to be the same (105 keys, num pad, 2 win keys). Are those keyboards 100% compatible or do they just look the same?

Answer:Satellite L500 and Satellite P200 - compatible keyboards?

Hi

In my opinion this question is for Toshiba service and not for user-to-user forum.

Anyway I think that both keyboards are not the same and you should order 100% identical keyboard designed for your notebook model.

Question is: why do you look for keyboards for old notebook models if you can order new one for L500.
On eBay you can get it quite affordable.

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Lets start off with this statement, so I don't get a load of replies on how to clear the BIOS PASSWORD. This is the SUPERVISOR Password which is set via the "Toshiba Supervisor Password Utility". So removing the CMOS battery/using the jumpers under the memory won't work in this case.

I have a couple of P755 and A665 laptops that I've repaired, however they have the SUPERVISOR password enabled with various degrees of security enabled in the BIOS.

After hours of google searching and pouring over the internet and looking at schematics for the Compal LA-6061p and LA-6062p motherboards (which are near identical in layout) it appears that there is no "master password" for the SUPERVISOR Password. It would appear that the password is stored in the EEPROM chip which is where I'm unsure which chip it is on the Motherboard for these laptop series.

From what I gather you can do the "not so safe" thing of shorting out the EEPROM chip during boot cycle. Failing that I can simply replace EEPROM chip, if I know which chip to replace, off of a donor motherboard.

So does anyone know a way to get past the Supervisor Password either by jumper points on the motherboard, shorting the EEPROM chip or simply the chip location on the MB?

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hi there!!

i had a toshiba satellite a300 that unfortunately died... i want to take the hard disk drive from it an put it on my cousin's toshiba satellite l500 laptop...
I siply put it to l500 but it stacks at a point that shows again and again something about media test and more...

What i'm supposed to do?
Te strange (to me that i'm not very computer guy) is that at bios setting shows the model of the hard disk...
I mean that the l500 recognises the drive...please help me...



thanks in advance..

Answer:HDD swop from Satellite A300 to Satellite L500

Hi

Satellite A300 supports the same HDD like a Satellite L500. Both use the SATA HDD therefore the inserted HDD should work.
Its good sign, that the HDD is visible in BIOS. This means that HDD is recognized and in good condition.

I?m wondering what you have done after the HDD has been inserted.
Did you try to install the system using Toshiba recovery disk or another disk?
Did you try to format the HDD firstly?

Try to boot form the system disk and format the HDD firstly.
Then follow with system installation

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This is for my sister-in-law. She has a desktop w/ Vista Home Basic. Yesterday she updated Security Shield for 2010. Computer worked OK, then she shut it down. She started the computer today, and it asked for a password when it normally never does. She tried just hitting "Enter" - no luck. She tried Safe Mode - no luck. She called the Security Shield people - they said they could not help. Also called Microsoft - they gave her some things to look into, which she is trying but no luck so far. Her regular computer guy can't see her quickly. Is there anything else you can suggest? And why did this happen? I'd like to know so it won't happen to me. Thanks in advance.

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Question: Password requested

I am running winxpsp3. I have access to a shared folder on a server running winserver2003. If I turn on my password for my account in my computer the server then asks for a login and password but does not if I remove my account password. I know there is a way to fix this but cannot remember what it is. Can someone help me with this problem?
 

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Hello,  can you please help me.  My laptop is stuck on the Power On password request.  The key I get after entering wrong password 3 times is 05098.  Thank you.

Answer:Power On password requested

@jChevalier? Enter:     qrmmxs                       or                wsrcvrm Regards, DP-K

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The past few days, I have been receiving the following request while online. It comes up in a box.

A username and password are being requested by https://datahub.serving-sys.com. The site says: "HAProxy Statistics"

I close it and it reappears. Is there a way to stop this and does anyone know what this is?

Thank you
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X2 B59 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 4 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3583 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4200, 368 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 233480 MB, Free - 176366 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3047h
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

Answer:A username and password are being requested by

Its adware
We can try a few basic removal procedures and see if that clears it up
if not - we will move to the Virus/Malware forum for one of the Authorised experts to review

Please note the following:

I would suggest running some of the more common malware removal tools - this is NOT the full cleaning process, However, often the following may resolve some of the very common malware.

The following programs will remove the most common malware and so at the end of the process , the PC maybe clean. If not , then we need to move to the virus/malware forum for a specialist to review.
Do NOT install/re-install any programs or run any fixes or scanners unless told to do so.
I would advise backing up all your important documents, personal data files and photos to an externl source DVD/CD or external hard drive.
Do not back up any Applications (programs). These should be re-installed from the original source CD(s) or website(s).
Be sure to follow the directions and run tools/scans in the order listed.
If you are getting any support on this issue from any other forum, please advise, as a) this wastes a lot of time and b) can cause issues on the PC as we do not know what else is being suggested.
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Download Adware Cleaner and save it to your desktop or somewhere you can find it {"downloads" is often the default folder}.
Take care NOT to click on any adverts, for example PC Optimizer Pr... Read more

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Hello, power on password is on and I can't remember it and my code after three attempts is 77037568 so can anyone help?Thanks in advance




I own Hp Envy 17 and the Bios Hp uses (insyde) has extremely limited options and I would like to change things in bios including to disable the Nvidia card because its causing conflicts for the OS I am trying to install.Because of this stupid bios HP installs on consumer laptops I am resorting to disassembling my new laptop (voiding my warranty) and try to physically disable the card.I am posting this to voice how this bios is a very stupid move from HP and to show HP what the limited bios is making us resort to? and also to say I am NEVER going to buy an HP product again (recommending my friends also not to) just because of this Bios?








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Answer:System power on password requested

@AlphaMale77? Enter   68995568 Regards, DP-K

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When I turn on my laptop it now requests a password to be entered just after the loading screen as soon as its turned on. Any help?

Answer:Qosmio G20: BIOS password requested

Do you mean really the BIOS password?

Well, this is very bad because the BIOS password cannot be cancelled on the easy way.

You have to contact the ASP in your country!!!

The technician will be able to help you and please note that only the authorized Toshiba service technician can remove the BIOS password!!

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Hi all,
I need your help here please, my wifes Equium M50-244 just froze after 15 min. I thought taking the battery out would fix the problem, only now when you turn on laptop I get blue screen and a request for password that was not supplyed with computer.

Can anyone help before she beats the life out of me (she?s big).

Answer:Equium M50-244 has bluescreens and password was requested

Hi friend,

I hope you?re still alive and your wife didn?t already beat everything out from you :)

Please give some more information about your problem. Did it appear the first time? And which OS do you have? Did you recently updated some drivers or installed some new hardware?

And whats that with this password?? I mean a password does not appear just from the nowhere!? Where is this password? BIOS or Windows?

Man, give some exact questions with many informations, so people here can help you.

Greets

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I am running Windows 7 Home Premium.
When I tried to log on today, I was asked for a Windows password. I have never set a password, hence the confusion.
I checked out a number of possible solutions but did not get anywhere.
Then I remembered I have an old HDD on the same machine. It was giving so much trouble some years ago that I was advised to buy a new HDD.
The old HDD also has Windows 7 Home Premium.
I was trying a possible solution I had found online. I was trying to get into safe mode via F8 but only got the boot sequence. I changed the boot sequence so that the desktop boots to the old HDD and that is where I am now.
I want to remove the password protection so that I can revert to my other HDD which has new programs and data.
My technical knowledge is minimal. I shall be grateful for any advice offered.
Thank you.
 

Answer:Windows password requested when I haven't set one

Sorry but our rules clearly state that we don't help with password issues.

Since there's nothing we can do I'm closing this thread.
 

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I getting this using Firefox.-

I always get this annoying message for login even though I login already.-

Authentication required

A username and password are being requested by Twitter The site says "Twitter API"

Can I disable this popup ?

What is it for ?

Thanks.

Answer:Twitter username and password are being requested

Login details are usually stored in cookies, so check to see if anything is blocking or deleting your cookies.

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I have a laptop which I want(ed) to format and reload, but when I started it up, it shows the Toshiba screen, then immediately black screen requesting password, doesn't even go near Windows boot.

Laptop:
Toshiba Tecra A8

Here's what I tried already after reading through some threads:
1. Hold down left Shift when powering on
2. Insert bootable disk (Linux Mint) and press F12 at Toshiba screen
3. Insert bootable disk (Linux Mint) and press "c" at Toshiba screen
4. Insert bootable disk (Linux Mint) and press Esc when powering on
5. Replace HDD with my own
None of the above resulted in anything different than the original problem.

If anyone can help, will be highly appreciated!

Answer:Tecra A8 - Password on start-up requested

Does this password looks like a BIOS password?

If yes then you've got bad chances... the point is that you will be no table to remove this password without an additional help from Toshiba ASP.
I don't know why the BIOS password is requested but the ASP should remove this password and should update the BIOS to prevent such further issues.

So contact the ASP in your country and ask for the further handling.

Good luck

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Hi all,Sorry if this has been asked by someone else but I couldn't find anything. Please direct me to the link if so.However, my sister in law's computer runs on Windows XP and, for some reason, upon booting up her computer a few weeks ago, an enter password box came up before it would actually load up Windows XP. She says she has never created any sort of startup password and can't understand where this has come from. She says she has also tried starting up in Safe Mode, but it still apparently asks for this password to be entered. She therefore can't even get into Windows XP to access her desktop and look at her settings. I think there is only her and her husband registered to use the computer anyway and neither have created any passwords to prevent windows even loading up. Does anyone have any ideas that she could try? Thanks for your time.

Answer:Log in password requested at startup of Windows XP

clicking next without entering anything in the password box -if no password set it should take you on OK - I think you can get rid of the box under user settings in control panel

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