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Toshiba Satellite C70D-A-11D asks for BIOS password

Question: Toshiba Satellite C70D-A-11D asks for BIOS password

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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Hi there

Pretty much every time I turn on my laptop I am being asked to enter in the date, it defaults to 1.1.2015. Does anyone know why this is happening and how I can overcome this issue? Just to be clear this happens right at the point of turning the computer, i.e. before Windows even starts to load up. It must be date/time settings of the device.

Thanks for your help in advance


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I am new to this forum and purchased a Satellite C70D yesterday.
I went thru set up, It asked me for my email and password.

I entered this and the next time I logged in there was my hotmail profile photo.
I entered my password - no problem. I changed the language from Spanish to English etc etc.

I switched it on this morning and got the Toshiba Logo - then it went to blank screen and there was a large data entry box asking me for a password. I tried the same one and I get another screen showing a red data entry box saying "VERIFY ERROR!! Please reenter to continue!!


Can anyone help me please. I am operating windows 8.1



Answer:Satellite C70D asks me for my email and password

I think I must be in the operating system as there is no need to click on the box to enter a password!!
I have no recovery disks

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I have Toshiba C55-B5202 laptop. Yesterday when I turned on It showed Enter Password out of nowhere. To my knowledge it must be BIOS password. I searched for this in google, and I found few people had the same problem with different models of Toshiba laptops. Some people sorted out the problem by using jumpers on the motherboard.
I don't know which jumer to short in my laptop model. I had assembled PCs, so I have no hesitation in opening my laptop .Please help me. I am out of warranty.

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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?


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:
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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after water spill the laptop asked for bios password which can be bypassed by pressing enter many times.
the problem is how to remove this restriction becuase there is no password actually, I do updated the bios but the problem still there.
is there is a way to reset the bios password from within windows???
any help is appreciated and thanks in advance

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I had an error massage and i pressed (load default) and the laptop asked me for password on Bios ...........
I did not set any password.

satellite a100-785

Answer:Satellite A100-785 asks me for a BIOS password


Strange? do you mean that the Satellite A100 ask for the BIOS password which you did not set?

However, there is not way to remove an unknown BIOS password. Only the Asp technician can do this.
Therefore you will have to contact the ASP technician who could remove the BIOS password for you.


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Booting of my laptop is blocked by BIOS password, though I know exactly that the password was not set. This is a known problem of some Toshiba notebooks listed here Toshiba repairs that for no charge.

I want to make sure that my notebook is listed there. But there are 5-digit model numbers where: A200-ST2041, A200-ST2042, P200-ST2071 while list of notebooks on Toshiba site includes 3-digit numbers only: 1N9, 1SM etc.

My laptop has 3-digit model number A200-1GH, model number PSAECE-02900ERU. Is there matching 5-digit number?

Answer:Satellite A200-1GH - Asks for BIOS password

The laptops on the Toshiba website are only American models so your notebook is not listed because you have a European model.

Normally a BIOS password can only removed from an ASP. In your case I would go to a local ASP. Here you can search: => Support & Downloads => Find an ASP

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Hi all,

My Satellite P200 was working perfectly under Vista but I needed to install XP for some certain work applications.
I followed the Toshiba instructions installed the required Bios update and now for some reason my laptop is asking for a password on power up.

I never set any password, an am not aware of any.

As I said this never came up before, only after the bios update.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Answer:Satellite P200 asks for BIOS password

I have no idea why the password was set after BIOS update but I know that a BIOS password cannot be removed from the Toshiba notebook without an additional help from the ASP.

So if it?s really an BIOS password then you have to ask the ASP for password removing

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Hello all

to day i replace my old battery and i saw my laptot to ask a bios password.

I dont know what excactly happends because i've never use any pass in my pc.

Could someone explain to me whats going on?

PS :I already talk with the Greek customer support but... never mind.

thanks in advance

Answer:Satellite A200-1GB asks for BIOS password

An unknown BIOS password can be removed only by an Toshiba authorized service technician.

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I got the same problem with a U400!
I didn t put any password but at start I got a BIOS password message, ask me for password!

Thx to help me

Answer:Satellite U400 - Asks for BIOS password that I don't know


Are you sure that you didn?t set a BIOS password?

I don?t know why this happened but an authorized service provider can delete the password for you.
Go to the nearest, buy a coffee and the technicians will remove the password. ;)


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I carried out a disk check on my Satellite A100 but after the check my system comes up with the message "Enter password".
There is no password set for hte system.
What do I do?

Pleas help.

Answer:Satellite A100 asks for BIOS password

What is the model number of the laptop?

PSAAxx-xxxxx ?

An ASP can remove the password for you. It may be free of charge if its a known issue with that particular model. Updating the BIOS should resolve the problem after the password is removed.

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Please respond who knows what to do.
I have notebook SATELLITE A200- 1Fl (PSAE6E).
After installation of Bios update (v1.7 10/12/2007 for x64) my pc started to ask password, which i have never installed.

I was calling to tosh. serv. center- useless out of warranty.

Answer:Satellite A200-1FL asks for the password after BIOS update


Satellite A200 is newest notebook model and I cannot believe it can be out of warranty. Please try to contact few different ASPs in your country. It must be clarified somehow. If nothing helps please post again.

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I have PC Satellite A200-1M7.
I downloaded update for BIOS, installed it.

After having finished the installation PC is asking for password (i had no password on it before).
BIOS is also asking for password.

Can you help me?

Answer:Satellite A200-1M7: Bios asks for password after update

This is strange but a BIOS password can only be deleted from an ASP.

In your case I would search for the nearest ASP and ask for help. => Support & Downloads => Find an authorized service provider

Good luck!

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Hi everyone,

my Toshiba Satellite C70D-A-11D is beeping when I try to start it. The Beep Code ist 2 long, 2 short, 3 long, 2 short.

The screen ist black and there is no POST message.

Any Idea what is wrong? Sometimes the Notebooks starts, but most times not.

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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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I've only noticed today that when I turn up my laptop's volume up to about 28 (even with headphones in), there's this high pitch noise that comes from the speakers. And I'm sure it's the speakers and not anything else.
But the sound is sort of that real ear-killing noise so I can't listen to it for long. It even sometimes sounds like thousands of crickets - a complete nightmare

But with my volume at any level below 28 I can listen to whatever through headphones without the sound bothering me.

Does anyone have any ideas for a solution? I do know a thing or two about computers but nothing about anything extremely technical and I'm not sure if I want to take it apart, unless I really have to.

If you could help me it would be appreciated!

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I picked up a brand new c70d-b-10u today from a well known retailer.
I turned it on, set the language, gave a computer name, hooked up to a wi fi and then it asked for Other User Password!

I never entered a password to start with so why is it asking for one?

I cannot get to the shop again until next week and urgently need to get up and running.

Any ideas greatly received.

Answer:Brand new Satellite C70D-B-10U wants a password?

Try to recover the notebook once again using the HDD recovery option.

The recovery procedure would reset the notebook back to factory settings… usually after that no passwords should be set…

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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 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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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.



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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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Answer:Toshiba Satellite A215 S5822 help reset bios password

Already being helped here: I think?

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Reboot caused startup to begin then black screen asking for password. This has never happened on reboot. No new programs installed

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How to remove login password from windows 8 logon and login automatically without entering it

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Hello to all and all

I have a laptop toshiba l50-b-1re at startup I am asked for a supervisor code so I will want to know how to make this safety sapped so have a detailed explanation if possible

thanks in advance for your help

so valuable

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When i start up my computer it brings up a black screen with a blue box, which says enter password.
I do not understand why this comes up, or what the password should be.

Can anyone help please?

Answer:Satellite C660 asks for password

I assume you mean the BIOS password.
Strange if the notebook asks for password which you didn?t set in the past...
However, the point is that BIOS password cannot be deleted if you don?t know the password. Only the Toshiba ASP would be able to do that...
Therefore you can solve this issue only asking a Toshiba ASP for help and for removing this password.

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hopefully someone can help me

I have a Toshiba Satellite L50 laptop and when i start it up it says
+no bootable device please restart system+

It is still under waranty as it was only bought 6 months ago.
I took it back where i bought it and they told me to contact Toshiba.

I am waiting on a call back.
I am hoping someone can help. It also asks for HDD password.

Where do I find that information?

Answer:Satellite L50 won't start up - asks for HDD password

Hi Kym

I guess the Satellite L50 cannot find the bootable device (HDD) because the HDD has been secured with an HDD password and without this password the HDD isn?t accessible and the system will not boot up properly.

Did you set such HDD password in the past?
I?m asking because such password isn?t set on new notebooks. Such HDD password can be set only by notebook owner?

From my knowledge if you don?t know such HDD password, you will not be able to get access to the HDD? in such case the HDD would be useless and the data would be lost?

Therefore I would recommend you to check if someone has set the HDD password on your notebook? in case you don?t know the password, you will need to replace the HDD and to reinstall the system once again.

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My aged parents have bought their first computer - the L450D-11V.

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Can anyone who bought this model recently tell me how to get past this?

Answer:Satellite L450D-11V - Asks for password on first use

Hi mate,

Which password you mean exactly?
The BIOS password?
The HDD password?
The Windows password?

Are you sure that you didn?t set or another one?

Anyway, normally a password shouldn?t be set on first usage. You can contact an authorized service provider in your country. The guys can remove every password.

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After a successful hard drive upgrade, I now get asked to enter a password, if I want to get into the Bios configuration page.
I have downloaded a Bios upgrade from the PB website ( along with drivers), and wonder if, by updating the bios, which is now on a bootable CD, this might resolve (reset) the Bios problem.
Is it worth the risk, as the laptop is booting into XP and is working well?

Answer:My revitalised laptop now asks for password to enter the BIOS...

...I forgot to add that I tried replacing the original faulty hard drive into the laptop to see if the Bios page was still accessible - no joy.

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Hi everybody,

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro 2100. I have some problems when accessing the Internet; When I start up the Internet, there's no problem, but when MSN messenger starts up the laptop breaks down and I have to switch off the laptop manually. Could this be some sort of firewall?

Last Sunday, this problem occurred while using Skype; But now the computer completely collapsed. First the system asked for 'inserting a system disk'. I didn't know what they meant, so I turned off the computer a couple of times manually to see if it would disappear.

When I now turn on the laptop, Windows doesn't start up and the system asks in a black screen for 'the HDD password'. Does anybody know what this means and where I can find it? And does this mean that my laptop died or am I able to fix it? Can somebody help me?

Many thanks in advance!


Message was edited by: leiniexxx

Answer:Satellite Pro 2100 breaks down and now asks for HDD password

Unless you or someone else happened to set a BIOS password (which I'm very sure is not the case), it would seem that some sort of virus has released its payload. I suggest you use your recovery CDs to do a format and reinstallation of Windows. See your manual for more information on how to do this.

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I'm using a Yoga S1 (20CD). I can use all BIOS updates up to 1.25 from this page: However, if I try to flash 1.26 it asks for a "Supervisor Password" although none is set. I double-checked in the BIOS and the Supervisor Password is set to "Disabled". If I just press return when the utility asks for the password, it fails with "An unexpected error has occured. The utility process has not completed.".  

Answer:Yoga S1 (20CD): BIOS Update 1.26 asks for supervisor password - none set

I'm on 1.26 and I didn't see this problem on my own system.
Can you please tell me, what version is installed currently?
There are a couple tricks we can try to get past this.

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im hoping for some fast help with my problem..

I just recovered my A200-ML1 with the recovery cds.
But when it want to open vista home premium, it ask for a password and a username.. i dont got any of those, because i just did format the harddrive ???

Can someone help me with that problem. I have read the manual, and couldnt find anything about a password.

thank you,


Answer:Re: After recovering my Satellite A200 Vista asks for username and password


it sounds strange that system asks to enter the password. I suggest you to find a software like Windows.Key.Enterprise.v9.3.Build.815.Bootable.CD or Ophcrack LiveCD, and try to break the password.

Lets' see what others users can suggest

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I have this 4070cdt that asks for a bios disk on each hard boot. Eg, on each poweron, it asks for it. Got the bios disk in there, it does it's thing, and then reboots the machine and voila... w2k.
Should I try a 'downgrade' instead of the latest (8.20)...

Thanks for any info...

Answer:Satellite-4070CDT asks for bios update disk on each poweron


does this problem appear with the BIOS upgrade to 8.20?
If yes, you can downgrade if you have saved the old file anywhere or you try to upgrade again perhaps you had some trouble with it!

But at first you can load your default BIOS settings with pressing HOME key when you are in the BIOS and try ifit is working?


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I have two C70D's. Both died within weeks of each other, and went back for repair with RepairTech, under warranty.

Both machines failed to boot, with an error code(?) of three flashes of the power button.

One machine came back within a week, fully working.

The other took three weeks, came back with a change of motherboard (they say). I unpacked it, and it was still not booting, still flashing three times on the power button.

I phoned repairtech, immediately, sent it back, the next day.

Today it came home, again, I opened wont boot, and does the same three flashes on the power light.

Back on the phone. They've booked it in again, saying maybe it's a peripheral. The only peripheral is the power adaptor. I have two. It doesn't work with either.

I believe the problem is battery related, but it's an internal battery so I can't open it without voiding the warranty.

Has anyone else had problems with RepairTech? Does anyone know if this is a battery problem?

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HiAbout week ago, my Toshiba laptop spontaneously crashed, so I used the "Delete/Pwr Button" method to shut it down. When I booted up again, it asked me for a password (right after the intro screen which proudly states "Toshiba", and use the F2, F12 keys now to choose boot setting and/or setup). I didn't know the password, so after three random (and wrong) combinations, the system shut itself down. I tried it several times, and I tried the F2 and F12 keys, but both of them require the same password. So, naturally, I started researching online. I found some "back way" passwords, but none of them worked. I also found a PCI plug, a floppy disk, but the laptop can't use either of those (curse buying good computers in the 21st century!). Any advice?

Answer:Toshiba Bios Password Help?

I would contact toshiba, or read the documentation available online to get access to your computer again.

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Hey guys, I've got a Toshiba M200 tablet laptop that's on its way to me. It has a BIOS password on it that I need to get past. Problem is that I cant figure out how. All the USB crackers that I have come across do not provide a solution for the M200. Does anyone hae any ideas? Thanks, Cableface

Answer:Toshiba BIOS password HELP!

I know your on a laptop so this might be hard :

Can you get to your CMOS battery ?
If you can take it out for like 3 minutes or so.

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It does not have a parallel port so cant use that device. No floppy drive for a software solution. The person I bought it from said he picked it up in a job lot and cant help. Toshiba are, as always, utterly useless unless I pay them more than the laptop is worth (their standard way of doing business).
Can anyone help me, please?

Answer:Toshiba A50 BIOS Password

Is the password protecting just the bios settings, or does it lock down everything, including boot to the OS?

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I have a friend with Toshiba Notebook.
His wife messed around with the notebook, and tried to get around his windows password. Some how she got into the bios, because she saw F2 for setup. She then somehow put in a password for the BIOS. She thought is was her name, but that does not work. It will not boot with a dos system disc.

The machine will not boot. It will not get pass the enter BIOS password screen. Three tries and your out.

It is a Phoenix bois and I have tried all the backdoor words.

Any other suggestions.


Answer:Bios Password Toshiba

If it's an older Toshiba, you can build a device from an old parallel printer cable. You connect certain pins to certain other pins (like connect 1 to 13, connect 2 to 7 and 10, etc...), plug it into the parallel port and boot up and it will allow you to get into the BIOS and reset the password. From what I remember, when you're in the BIOS, you have to set another password (make it simple like 1234) and the device lets you do this w/o asking for the current unknown password. You then save the changes to BIOS, shut down, remove the parallel cable thingy, reboot, enter the BIOS again, and remove the password you just created (like 1234). The parallel device has a catchy name like a 'boot blocker' or maybe 'BIOS booter' or something. They sell 'em pre-made on EBay but they only work on fairly old Toshiba's. I've only done this once about 4 or 5 years ago; it worked great when this guy's 5 year old go into the BIOS and BS'd his way into setting a password. We were all pretty stoked when this bootlegged printer cable let us reset the password!!! Anyway, I'm rambling... if it's an older Toshiba, look into it on Google or something. You can also get USB devices that do the same thing for newer Toshiba laptops, but they're not cheap; over $100 .... Just Google 'remove Toshiba password' or maybe 'reset {model number of laptop} password' or something. I dunno.... usually, these power on passwords... Read more

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Hi, I am using Toshiba Satellite Pro A300 with Windows Vista Home Premium.
Downloaded and run BIOS update. The install program says all was OK with flashing the BIOS.
But when rebooting, TEMPRO asks again for updating BIOS.

I dont know if the BIOS was or wasnt updated.
How can I handle this:


Samuel R. de Mello

Answer:Satellite PRO A300 BIOS updating process: TEMPRO asks for updating again


If you run the Toshiba HWSetup you can see which BIOS version you have.

On the Toshiba website you can check if you have newest BIOS: => Support & Downloads => Download Drivers

On this page you can also search for a new TEMPRO version.


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Hi All. I have a Toshiba 4060 laptop. It has no operating system on it yet but when I boot it up, it comes up with password which I have forgotten. I have opened up the laptop and disconnected the battery but it still comes up with password. Has anyone any ideas how I can sort this out?

Answer:Toshiba Laptop BIOS Password

??Ł? I'd give that a go if I understood any of it! Is there any other way of doing it?

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I need the Bios password for a Toshiba Tecra laptop 1.6Ghz P4.

Answer:Bios Password for Toshiba Laptop

click here

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How do I change the BIOS password on a Toshiba laptop?

Answer:Toshiba Laptop BIOS Password

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i need to get passed bios password on Toshiba satellite C-670

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I have a password on my Toshiba C655 right at boot up, it doesn't allow me to use the function keys to boot from disk or to go into safe mode. Toshiba said the bios password voids my warrenty and that I would pay for them to repair my laptop. Can anyone help with this? Thank you

Answer:How do I clear a bios password on toshiba C65

ask the previous owner/s for the password.Some HELP in posting on plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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I was given this laptop to look at. But first thing i need to reset the bios password. Keeps asking for the password. I've googled it but can't seem to find a good solution. Any ideas?

BTW, it's a laptop

Answer:Bios Password toshiba sp6000

which bios is it? award? etc?

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when i turned it on while looking for something i remember it saying something about being a owners password,that comes up on a small blue box as the unit starts up

Answer:How do I clear a bios password on toshiba C65

In order to reset a BIOS password on a laptop, you will have to open the case and access the motherboard itself. There will be a small round battery located on it that you will have to pull out and place back in.

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I'm trying to work on someone else's Toshiba Satellite notebook, which has come down with a rather nasty set of malware infections. In order to get through the bootloader, you need to either swipe the biometric reader or enter the BIOS password. There's only one problem... well, two, actually: I can't have the laptop owner hovering over my shoulder for days while I work on it, and she never set a BIOS password -- it set itself, and there's no way to remove it. According to Toshiba, several series of laptops shipped with this BIOS version, that had a strange tendancy to randomly set its own password and lock the users out. They released a BIOS update which supposedly fixes this problem... with one little issue -- it can't be applied to any BIOS that has already had this happen, because you can't get into it and remove the password.

No, the BIOS password is not stored in the BIOS chip, it's in a seperate EEPROM chip on the mainboard, and can't be cleared by cutting CMOS power or moving a jumper. I've seen several tutorials for clearing the BIOS password on these, but they all involve cross-wiring a serial port, of which this model has none, or loading something via a floppy, of which this model also, has none.

Does anyone know another way to bypass and clear the BIOS password on these machines?

Answer:Toshiba 'BIOS password glitch'

There's a BIOS cracker in Hiren BootCD's. You could give those a try. Hiren BootCD's also has some BIOS clearing tools...maybe give those a try? You'll have to talk to Mr. Torrence for a copy of a Hiren BootCD tho =P.

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Hi all,

I've accidentally set a password when you switch on my notebook and I can't remember what it was. I've searched on the internet to see if I can removed this but there is nothing.

If I can see the security screen on the BIOS I'll be able to remember what the password is as its something on that secruty screen.
Can anyone help at all?

Answer:Toshiba NB - I don't know the BIOS password anymore

Hi mate,

That?s not good news if you forgot the password...

But on the Toshiba website I have founded this FAQ article about this:
[How do I delete a BIOS Password if I have forgotten it?|]

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Help, one of the road warriors changed the BIOS password on the notebook before shipping it back to the company.

While we all have an idea why he did it to the Boss, I am the one tasked with fixing it, and I thought he was a good egg.

Anyone know the backdoor BIOS passowrd to these buggers. There is no jumpers.


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Ok, all of a sudden, after restarting my Toshiba Qosmio F750, it is asking for a BIOS password. I never set a BIOS/CMOS password, and it won't let me boot into Windows unless I enter it correctly. I have tried leaving the CMOS battery out overnight, backdoor passwords, and key combinations.  . I doesn't show any hash/code ect either. And since I am in Australia, Toshiba want AU$60 just to speak to them!Any help?

Answer:Toshiba Qosmio BIOS password

The Toshiba shop is the right choice as they are the only ones that can do it...Be prepared to show Proof of Ownership...

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i have a toshiba L300 asking for a bios password i have tried to reset this by removing the cmos battery but no joy any ideas ? many thanks alan

Answer:toshiba l300 bios password

Rather detailed guide by Lester Escobar (made on Nov 25, 2009, 09:04pm EST in this forum thread click here. Follow it in exact sequence as stated. Similar procedure for the same also mentioned at click here. G

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Does anyone know how to remove the bios password on a Toshiba Satellite A10 or A15?
The laptop starts with a password prompt, has no LPT printer port and no disk drive.


Answer:BIOS password Toshiba satelite A10 or A15

reflash the bios chip, using external programmer.

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Hi guys,

I just wanna know is there a way to remove/reset my laptop bios password? i try googling how and all i seems to find is for me to dissemble my laptop and well i really am not good when it comes to hardware stuff, so i was wondering is there other way for me to remove it without messing with my laptop hardware?


Answer:Toshiba Laptop Bios Password

Hello Parachute and welcome to the forums

Why do you want to remove this password? Is this computer yours?

We need a lot of details about your problem please, to put it bluntly, I have to decide whether you have a stolen laptop and are trying to use it, or you've simply forgotten your password. I'm not suggesting you've stolen a laptop or anything, I'm simply trying to explain myself


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I have a Toshiba m30 satellite how do I remove bios password on start ive tried disconnecting the cmos battery and memory cards can you please help thanks gary

Answer:toshiba remove bios password

If you don't know the BIOS password, you will need to contact the original equipment manufacturer; be prepared to prove ownership. It is against the rules of this forum to instruct others on how to bypass passwords, especially if said password is used as a theft deterrent...

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I was asked to make an old XP laptop wireless, so no problem, i'll get a dongle for it blah blah.

But, when I boot The machine all I get is a quick bios splash screen then 'Password = ' at the top left of the screen

The machine is a Toshiba Equium

I tried the supposed default 'Toshiba' to no avail

One method I have read is to remove the cmos battery then replace after an hour or so, but as it is not my machine I'm reluctant to do this.

Just hoping one of you guys/gals out there know a way of bypassing this password or something

As always, Cheers in advance


Answer:Toshiba Equium bios password?

do you know the model number?

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i see that the site don't provide all download drivers. In the device management I have still 2 drivers missing
pci encryptions/decryption controller and unknown device.

Can someone help me out with it?

Answer:Need some drivers for my Satellite C70D-B-10U

According notebook specification your machine was delivered with preinstalled Win8.1 64BIT ML.
Original preinstalled version is perfectly configured with all necessary drivers.

The question is: what are you doing with your machine?
Do you try to use some older Windows version?

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Hello everybody,
the Toshiba Sat C70D-B-317 (PSCLEE01L009FR) is on it's way and I don't have it for the moment but I would like to know if there is a way to add some Ram to this machine without opening everything?
Also, is it possible to change the HD in the future in the same conditions?

sorry, but it's my first PC laptop and as a Mac user I'm completely lost with all these models and different serial numbers.

I thank you in advance for your answer.


Answer:Satellite C70D-B-317 - Ram upgrade

1. yes you can upgrade your RAM, This laptop has 2 slots with one 4GB standard so if you would you can put one more 4GB. With 2x4 you have Dual-channel and that works much faster than single

I don't know if your HDD can e upgraded. When it's not possible you can always buy a external HDD

I hope i helped you


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I have a C70D-A-107 and want to speed up this notebook. Already placed 4gb extra memory so the notebook has now 8gb internal. I doubt whether it is usefull to put in 2x8gb. I think the processor is just to slow. It has a AMD E1-2100 inside. Is it possible to put in another (faster) processor?

Answer:Speed-up Satellite C70D-A-107

The Satellite C70D-A-107 was equipped with an AMD Essentials E1-2100 Accelerated CPU (1,00 GHz, 1 MB L2 Cache)
It’s not the fastest CPU therefore the notebook performance isn’t the best…

But CPU upgrade isn’t officially supported by notebook manufacturer... therefore I don’t think that you will be able to upgrade the CPU…

I read about successful Intel CPU upgrades but did not meet anyone who was able to perform an upgrade with an AMD CPU

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Just bought a Satellite C70D with Win 8.1. Everything works (as far as I know until know), except boot from DVD. I disabled in the bios the Secure Boot and changed the boot order to DVD first, then USB and then HDD. The DVD drive starts, but then it skips to the HDD and Windows is started. First time I tried there was a message like "DVD boot not supported" or something like that.
The DVD is bootable, so that is not the problem.
I would like to install Linux Mint alongside Windows.
Anyone solved this problem already?

Answer:Satellite C70D - How to boot from DVD

Update: changing from UEFI to CMS in the BIOS Advanced tab makes it possible to boot from DVD, but Windows won't boot anymore.... Is there any possibility to boot from DVDE and still be able to start Windows as well?

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Good evening,

I'm sorry to disturb,
but I find myself in a situation to which I find no solution,
that's why I come here asking for some help.

A friend has just purchased the following laptop:
- Satellite C70D-B-307

but the worry is that apparently it is impossible to have access to the HDD recovery to execute the factory restoration.
I try all possible solutions that I find on the web and none of it works.

what to do ?

does Toshiba sell the recovery DVDs that will restore the computer to its factory state?

Thank you very much .

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I want to upgrade RAM with additional 4 GB but at the bottom of the notebook there is no RAM cover so I don't have access to the RAM slots.
I don't want to cancel valid warranty so I don't want to open it alone.
What should I do ???

Message was edited: posting has been translated

Answer:RAM upgrade on Satellite C70D-B-302


You can contact nearst Toshiba service provider and ask for help. They can do this for you.

Addresses and phone numbers you can find on

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I'm looking for a new display for my Toshiba Satellite C70D-A-11K!

Please help!

Answer:Need new display for my Satellite C70D-A


The Satellite C70D-A-11K was equipped with the 17.3" LED color LCD panel with the supporting max resolution of 1600 x 900 px
You should be able to order such display panel from local Toshiba authorized service provider or you could check some 3rd part online dealers who provide compatible notebook parts…

As I mention above: you should look for the 17.3" panels.

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My wive purchase this computer coupple of months ago. It was from the beginning ferry slow on windows 8
The wurst laptop we ever had. We feel robbed of our money.

2 months ago we started with Ubuntu. It Still slow. IS there anybody with the same problems?



Answer:Satellite C70D-A-108 is very slow

Hi Marco

I don't have this notebook model and cannot confirm what you wrote but fact is that almost all new notebooks are pretty slow at the beginning. Many applications are set to start with Windows and this, of course, slows down boot time.
Windows updates are also set to automatic so in the background the machine will download and install many updates so this will slow down your machine rapidly.

In my opinion you should install original OS that you got with this machine and optimize it a bit.
Remove all useless stuff, change start-up option and disable automatic Windows updates.
In the past I have noticed that original preinstalled antivirus is also responsible for notebook?s performance so I don't use original preinstalled application but my own version of Avir Antivir and it runs perfectly.

Check all these options and I hope your machine will run much better than before.

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I have a Toshiba P100 - 347. And yesterday I entered password and now when I turn on the computer, it doesn't accept. It appears Setup inform: invalid password.
It's just after turns on, after appears The Toshiba logo.

Can someone help me?

Answer:Satellite P100-347 doesn't accept BIOS password - It appears: invalid password


You have used simply a wrong BIOS password. Either you have mistyped, mixed some letters or for example the caps lock buttons was enabled.
Please check these possibilities.

By the way; it?s not possible to bypass the unknown BIOS password by yourself.
If the BIOS password in unknown you will have to contact the ASP in your country to unlock the computer and to delete the BIOS password.

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attempting to fix my friends laptop that he stuck in the closet 2 years ago...

called Toshiba-for a fee i can send it to them.

cmos battery soldiered to board, if i reset that will it work?

Answer:Toshiba A105 mystery bios password fix...anyone

Your friend has no clue as to what it could be? Maybe he just used the same password as he used for logon.

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I had some one send me a laptop from abroad and after what appears to be a tire some wating around it arrived but when i boot it up it requests for a bios password i had removed the cmos battery but it steil requests for a bios pass word can any one tell me how i can get read for this problem pls.
thank u in advance

Answer:Toshiba L300 bios password reset

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I have A toshiba satellite a505-s6980 (will not let me in because of password)how do i bypass password or reboot

Answer:Bypass Toshiba laptop BIOS password

On a laptop that new you really can't.The tricks that worked on older systems won't work anymore.

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This is my sexy friend's mini laptop. She set BIOS password and forgot it
I googled and find nothing helpful. Tried pressing 0 and power on, didn't work.
It's Toshiba NB500 -00D with Windows 7 Starter. I can't get past the bios password. Any tips or suggestion? Or I'm really stuck?

Answer:Remove BIOS password for Toshiba NB500 -00D?

You are going have to contact Toshiba and ask if they have or use a Master Password for their BIOS.
Otherwise, you are SOL (Sorry Out of Luck).

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I have a Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q882 which has now spontaneously put a BIOS password. No idea on what it is. I have done a lot of research on the issues (of course a good deal of information regards to laptops from 95-02)

I have taken this beast apart and removed the CMOS battery, left it out for over an hour. I havent found any information regarding a password reset jumper or anything like that. The only other thing I have come across is a key sequence used to display a challenge code where another code can be entered which would remove the password, but nothing specificly for this laptop.

I have talked to Toshiba which has been uncooperative, telling me to send the laptop in. I am in a situation where I cannot send the laptop in, so anyone with any knowledge on these new laptops with thier Fort Knox BIOS would be great!

Answer:BIOS Password on Toshiba Qosmio X505

Do you get a quick flash of the Toshiba screen then a black screen with password: ?

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I have a toshiba satellite laptop a65, that my kids made a bios password for and now have forgotten it. after searching , ive tried parallel port loop back. ive looked for a dip switch.
ive tried many standards, like hold the shift key while booting.escape ky and a bunch of others. i have a second same kind of laptop i can mutate if needed to by pass this bios password. i just dont know where the actual memory resides. its not the hard drive. the cmos battery is soldered in. im stumped , cause im relatively just a real curious laymen about computer hardware. im just not afraid to learn any help would be great thanx

Answer:how do you bypass bios password. on a toshiba laptop.

The rules are as stated;

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...

Sorry, no one can help you in the aspect.

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Toshiba Satellite M55-S325 -Bios password prompt displayed when the computer is turned, even though no password has been set. How do I reset the Bios on this particular model. Toshiba want me to pay them $38.00 to tell me how to fix the problem.

Answer:Can't log into Toshiba laptop BIOS password unknown

You have no option but to pay Toshiba. Laptop passwords a very secure because laptops are easily stolen. Each each manufacture implements them in their own way.Stuart

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Someone gave me a Toshiba Satellite laptop A105-S2101 which has a BISO password and he does not remember what it is.
Has anyone has this problem or should I say would anyone know how I could go about resetting the password?


Answer:Toshiba notebook BIOS password removal?

Resetting the BIOS password is fairly straightforward on a desktop - remove the CMOS battery; after a short while (usually 10 to 15 minutes) the BIOS will be reset to the factory settings.

Laptops however present a bit more of a challenge.

There are several guides to using backdoor passwords
Google "resetting bios password laptop"
This will give you a whole range of possible solutions.

If you simply need to bypass the password but not reset it:
most Toshiba laptops will bypass the BIOS password if the left shift key is held down during boot.

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Hello. Dear Tech Support, can you help me remove the BIOS password on Toshiba Tecra A8 ?

Challenge Code = GH1PF-YLL2C-CKQVT-K2U75-JJF0K

Answer:Need to remove BIOS password on Toshiba Tecra A8

You need to send it in to a Toshiba Service Center for password removal. There is no other way.

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Hi,Ok a friend of mine rang me today regarding her Equium A60, her ex boyfriend has put a password on the BIOS and I cannot work out how to remove it, she has asked him what it is, he claims he was drunk and don't know what it is. She has been quoted ?150 by pc world which is extortion. I have had it in bits but can't seem to find the battery, the ways of clearing BIOS listed on toshiba's site do not work, the thing is it is not exactly looked after so wouldn't be worth spending ?150 on it, but her college work is on it, which is her only concern.Anyone knows of a way, besides shorting the chip lol. I will be honest I am not used to laptops, obviously I said yes presuming they would have a removable battery like a normal pc. I seem to be hitting brick walls with it.

Answer:BIOS password deletion on Toshiba Equium A60

Removing the CMOS  battery won't fix it. The below site is possible. the files or work is worth $10.00 try the below adaptor torecover the files to a desktop.

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Is there a way to bypass or remove a bios password. I've tried booting to an old Hirens boot cd, and reinstalling windows, but it won't let me boot the cd's. I heard removing the cmos battery works, but I haven't tried it. Any input is greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Answer:Bios password removal Toshiba Laptop

Have you tried removing the cmos battery for a long time? (30-45 minutes)

Here's a link with a bunch of manufacturer backdoor passwords. Good luck.

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my image flickers once regularly, get different colors / stripes image ; and especially when I Moves MyScreen and HE charge the laptop Horrible Slow on Since My Screen Flickers

Answer:Screen is flickering on my Satellite C70D-A


It is not easy to understand your problem.
Do you use your notebook with original Windows that you got with your notebook or maybe own OS version?

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since i bought it, always been slow

tried win 8.1 an now win 10 (also from scratch)

tried chrome and firefox

tried all updates on the official website

tried other hard driveS

on the task manager, processor OR hard drive (sometimes both) are always over 90% when doing NOTHING and 99% when i click any icon or link

streaming movies is realy difficult, youtube is quite impossible and i don't even talk about gaming
do you have any issue for this problem ?

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touchpad works fine, but can't scroll with it. Already tried changing option in the menu of the touchpad, but there is no scroll-function.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Mr. Forster

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I have 2 issues with my new Satellite C70D-B-32U.
When I put it in sleep mode, it does. But after about 5 minutes, it goes automatically to hibernate. This I don't want. And I don't want to disable hibernate, because I do use it when the laptop is not in use for longer periods. The power settings in control panel do not reflect this behaviour. In the settings, I specified that the laptop should never go to hibernate. Hybrid state is disabled.

And secondly, more importantly. Whenever it goes to hibernate, I can only wake it up with the power button. Not with the (internal) keyboard, not with the usb mouse. I would like an option to wake it from hibernate by pressing any key on the keyboard. In bios power on keyboard is set to on. Is there anything else I can change to have this available?
Actually if issue 1 is solved and the laptop stays in sleep mode, this issue is also solved since from sleep I can wake on a mouseclick which is also fine.

The OS is windows 8.1

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Hi all,

My grandmother recently bought this Toshiba, mostly i recommend people a Toshiba but this is going to far.

I wasn't aware that she bought a laptop untill she called me and said she needs help because she never worked with such a slow computer as this Toshiba.

So my question is

How much logic does Toshiba has? I mean putting 6GB DDR3 1600MHz RAM ( ok nice for a casual laptop ) doesn't quite fit with a >>1GHz<< processor. for the rest the specs aren't terrible.

Can somebody explain me why this laptop has a 1GHz processor with 6GB of RAM. this doensn't makes sence at all

I've a angry grandmother xD with a crappy laptop so I builded quick a pc for her where so does her work on for now

Answer:Satellite C70D-B-108 - Slowest laptop I've ever saw

Originally Posted by Jamie Legends

Hi all,

My grandmother recently bought this Toshiba, mostly i recommend people a Toshiba but this is going to far.

I wasn't aware that she bought a laptop untill she called me and said she needs help because she never worked with such a slow computer as this Toshiba.

So my question is

How much logic does Toshiba has? I mean putting 6GB DDR3 1600MHz RAM ( ok nice for a casual laptop ) doesn't quite fit with a >>1GHz<< processor. for the rest the specs aren't terrible.

Can somebody explain me why this laptop has a 1GHz processor with 6GB of RAM. this doensn't makes sence at all

I've a angry grandmother xD with a crappy laptop so I builded quick a pc for her where so does her work on for now

AMD E1-2100, 6 GB, 17.3 inch, 1600x900, AMD Radeon HD 8210, 750 GB,
that realy makes no sense they even put in a decent gpu and bottleneck it whit a 1ghz low budget AMD E1-2100.
ow well logic sometimes .
i hope it works out for ur grandmother

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After a regular shutdown I cannot boot the system anymore.
System starts but does not boot.

Referring to the manual (section 6, solutions of problems) I tried to hit [F12] after power on but nothing happened.
Same when hitting [F2].

My impression is that something failed on hard disk drive.

P.S. system has Win10 installed.

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