Saturday, June 18, 2011

How to Remove Toshiba BIOS Password?

TOSHIBA BIOS PASSWORD DONGLE
Some earlier Toshiba laptops BIOS password can be removed with a printer port dongle.
You can build a dongle that plugs into the printer port.
Purchase a 25 pin male D sub connector and solder insulated wires to the various pins as listed below. The pins are numbered on the connector


http://www.tilman.de/sonstiges/toshiba/dongle1.jpg
this is a picture of the finished dongle



Solder wires to the following pins.

1-5-10,
2-11,
3-17,
4-12,
6-16,
7-13,
8-14,
9-15


Plug the finished dongle in the printer port and power up the laptop. The password will be reset, go into the BIOS configuration to check the BIOS password, you may have to disable the BIOS password.

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