Password BIOS Satellite A10 131
I bought an old box of voor laptop 15 but he happened to have an unknown bios password, so it does not start.
For almost every Toshiba I can find a solution on the internet, but not for this old A10-131.
Tips and tricks like masterpasswords, dongle on the parallel port (which mij A10 is not!), remove the cmos battery and. etc won't work. Is there anyone who really know the solution for this problem?
There must be a jumper on the motherboard which solve the problem I think. But what date is?
Anyone know the right name (B500 or almost) this rider?
Thank you very much for your answers.
From my own experience that the Toshiba service can remove the BIOS password.
A rider who could do the job does not for me.
I want to update my bios but I can't understand how :) I downloaded the R131VOL2 Web site. When I run I get the question to insert a disk 3.5 "... but the satellite A10-131 is not a floppy drive. So I'm stuck :)
Unfortunately Toshiba provides only an update of the traditional BIOS for your laptop you need a USB FDD order to use the update.
It takes about 15 minutes (!) for my Toshiba Satellite A10-131 to start. It's really frustrating when you are in a train or some other place where you need your laptop for a short period. I've changed the original with fastest 256DDR ram 1024 GB, I installed all the drivers on the right and most recently, I tried several formats, etc., but doesn't change anything. Does anyone have any ideas? The only thing that I did not try to change have the BIOS setting, mainly because I have no idea how it works :)
Thanks in advance!
It s very strange because I've never seen a laptop that starts at 15 min.
It would be very interesting to know if the cleaning Windows OS need also 15 min.
If yes then I guess there is something wrong with the hardware (maybe the motherboard)
Unfortunately, I put t know all the BIOS options that could reduce initialization time.
Please, help me. I'm looking for a driver for my laptop, with the name of the model Satellite A10-131. I can't find the right on this page!
I guess you are looking for a driver audio XP.
I found this driver on Toshiba Europe page!
You must choose the good laptop, dude!
In the form of pilot please choose this:
Laptop-> Satellite-> Satellite A10-> WinXP-> sound driver
All that s. download the driver, install it and enjoy your life ;)
I have satellite A10-131, my keyboard are not working because I wash by fomclean .so I think maybe a mistake in the ship keyboard or laptop.
What possible at the keyboard or laptop?
If keyboard error, I want to buy a new keyboard, where can I get a cheap?
Thanks in advance
As Michael must contact the ASP for replacement or it can give you the right part number. But unfortunately you pay for this part of the keyboard.
If you have the part number, if you are looking for the best price in a web Form or ebay.
I have a client who has an A10-131. I had to reload the OS, but the new DVD burner does not start the recovery CD or any other original Windows CD also. Is anyone able to solve this problem. I need to know which solution is possible with such a problem.
How have you tried to boot from the drive?
Have you changed the boot order in the BIOS?
Startup options are usually available.
1. you can press the C key immediately after to computer mobile power to detect CD/DVD drive starts
2. you can press F12 for the boot menu
3. you will first change the boot order in the BIOS to ODD
But it s interesting to know if your new ODD is compatible with the laptop
I was wondering if it was posible to upgrade my toshiba satellite sa10-131 of Pentecost more memory/mb-ram? and what type
memory/mb-RAM that suits my toshiba satellite sa10-131?
Your device can handle with max 1024 MB. The compatible modules are:
PC2100 128 MB (PA3126U - 1 M 12)
PC2100 256 MB (PA3127U - 1 M 25)
PC2100 512 MB (PA3164U - 1 M 51)
Hello. In the company I work, there is a Toshiba Satellite A30 having a BIOS password.
I was asked to remove the password and, inside the BIOS, I was able to clear the password (at least that is what I thought at first):
BIOS asked the current password and I typed, then requested a new password and I just pressed the ENTER key, and when I was asked to retype the new password I pressed ENTER again.
After that, I saw that BIOS showed "PASSWORD (clear)" and I saved the changes and exit.
To my surprise, I was asked a password even once, I just pressed the ENTER key and it showed an "INCORRECT PASSWORD" message and the same message when I type the old password!
I don't know if there was a password of Toshiba when the computer was purchased, but the manual that I downloaded here does not mention that.
Is there a way to fix this? I do not understand what can happen!
VERY GOOD THANKS in ADVANCE and thanks again for reading.
[Edited by: admin August 6 05 08:27]
If the correct password is not for you there is no way to remove them. It can be removed only by the authorized service partner. Please contact them and they will do it for you. I guess it can't be expensive.
Check this page http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/su/su_gaspLocator.jsp?pf=true.
Hi all, I have a Toshiba Satellite C660D - 19 X PSC1YE
I start Notepad and get "Enter password" by pressing F2 and F12 take me to "Enter the password" more quickly.
I don't know the password.
Remove the motherboard battery
By pressing the left shift that she starts
Remove the battery, remove the battery from the motherboard by unplugging AC and waiting for 30 minutes
Remove the HARD drive
Boot from CD I ever get there, but I get "enter password".
Crying, begging, threatening torture, corruption.
The Backdoor password attempts include... Toshiba, TOSHIBA, Phoenix, PHOENIX, CMOS, BIOS, cmos, bios
Any help or tips are always welcome.
> I do not know the password.
Unknown BIOS password must be removed by Toshiba approved maintainer.
[How do I remove a BIOS password if I forgot it? | http://APS2.Toshiba-tro.de/KB0/FAQ35002I000IR01.htm]
How can I set BOOT priority in the BIOS to CD-Rom?
The normal way to select the boot device is to press the F12 key during the initial ignition process. This will cause the display of the menu 'Boot Device Selection'.
Alternatively, you can try the short cut from Toshiba which is to press the 'C' in the first power.
I want to change the CPU in my machine. I wonder if she would support PIV - M 2, 6 GHz with 512 KB L2 or PIV Centrino 2 GHz with 2 MB of L2 cache. Can someone help me? I know that I can swap the CPU in this machine, because I did it earlier. I just want to know if it supports these processors I mentioned.
As much as I know this device was delivered with an Intel Celeron 2.5 GHz 400 MHz FSB Processor
Usually it s not advisable to change the processor on the laptop because of an overheating issues and pre-installed software (ie. utility chipset). For most the CPU is fixed on the motherboard and you cannot remove the cpu.
He should also know that if you change the CPU or you open Notepad, you will lose the warranty.
In this case, you can do any replacement at your own risk!
I installed a PCI Intel 2200BG wireless adapter mini in my Toshiba Satellite A10-131. But there is no air inside clot! Techniques in senter said service, they can install the antenna to this computer. Except this, software signposted as the switch hardware power button is DISABLED. What is it?
And another question: what software I should install to use the combination of keys "Fn + F8"?
I also found information that your device is not ready for the wireless because there is no antenna in.
I have an old Toshiba Satellite A10-S103 (model No. PSA10E - 00KWY - GK) and I forgot my bios password and I am trying to reset it by finding the jumper cmos on the motherboard (FHZSY1), but there is nowhere the J1 or pins to reset my cmos.
Please help me
[How do I remove a BIOS password if I forgot it? | http://APS2.Toshiba-tro.de/KB0/FAQ35002I000IR01.htm]
+ You can not remove a BIOS password yourself, if you forgot it. +
+ The laptop must be returned to an authorized dealer of Toshiba or Toshiba authorized provider that will remove the password as a service charge. +
I have a big problem with the Toshiba Satellite A10.
I want to re install Windows XP by starting in the CD Rom, but by default, the startup is for HD.
Turn on my laptop, pressins press ESC, then F1, we have the menu of the BIOS, BUT we can only change the time and the password.
I don't know how for the Windows BOOT PRIORITY to change the setting.
Please help me!
I would change the Boot Configuration, but impossible in the menu of the BIOS even by perform F12 key when from the laptop.
Normally, you enter by turning on the laptop by pressing the ESC key, then F1 to bios.
If you can only change the time, it could be that you without administrative rights in the bios.
Perhaps you or someone else has entered a supervisor password to save the bios of unauthorized changes!
But you can also boot CD-ROM by pressing c (for the cd Rom) in the startup process.
hope this helps you
Unfortunately (but "strangely" especially!) my Toshiba Satellite a350d - 20 k PSALME-01D00RIT does not not recognize the BIOS password. It's the same password never. I used it for 9 months each time in order to allow the start of the laptop.
However, it is a couple of days since she decided that now that password is incorrect. After having tried and tried, I finally decided to put the HDD on another computer as external drive in order to continue with my work... but here it is the panic: none of the computers I've tried is actually able to read the data on the disk!
After spending a certain time frozen in panic, I returned to myself and start to ask around to figure out the problem. Someone said that the wrong BIOS password has something to do with the fact that I can not read my disk outside this laptop: you know, it's a kind of average security.
However, the only thing he cares about me is that at the same time, I can't use my laptop and I can't use my data outside of my laptop.
So, my questions are:
(1) this model of laptop has this kind of password BIOS-protection also affecting my drive?
(2) the BIOS password reset will solve the problem?
(3) how to reset the BIOS password anyway?
(4) how to recover my data on this hard drive of reading?
Waiting for any comment.
Thank you very much!
BIOS password is very important security feature and we can not debate on this subject on a public forum, especially the Forum of Toshiba. Following your logic all stolen but with notebook BIOS password can be unlocked.
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