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Q: Supervisor Password

Internet Options > Content > Content Advisor > Enable or Settings... asks for Supervisor password.

How do I find or change my Supervisor password if I've forgotten the old one?

I didn't know where else to post this question. Sorry if it's in the wrong place.

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A: Supervisor Password

We don't assist with forgotten passwords here as we can't verify the situation or intent. Please refer to the site rules.

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How do you reset the supervisor password in windows XP. I did as the manual said, which was disconnect the PC and move jumper from pin 1-2 to 2-3. Boot up and shut down at the desktop. Press the power on button, replace the jumper to 1-2, then restart the PC. It didn't work. I have also tried removing the CMOS battery. Help would be appreciated.
 

A:supervisor password ?

by suppervisor password you mean the administrator password?
 

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PLEASE HELP, IN MY CONTROL PANEL MY DAUGHTER OPENNED THE ICON INTERNET OPTIONS.SHE OPENNED THE CONTENT TAB AND ADDED A PASSWORD FOR WEB CONTENT SECURITY. IT HAS TO BE USED TO OPEN CERTAIN SITES. AT THE TOP OF WHERE YOU HAVE TO TYPE IN THE PASSWORD ITS CALLED PASSWORD SUPERVISOR.IT REQUIRES THAT PASSWORD EVERYWHERE I SURF ON THE INTERNET IS THERE SOMEWAY TO CUT THIS OFF SO I DONT REQUIRE THIS PASSWORD?tHANKING YOU IN ADVANCENO MY DAUGHTER IS NOT TRYING TO USE MY PASSWORD SHE IS 31 SHE WAS TRYING TO KEEP MY GRANDCHILDREN OUT OF CERTAIN SITES. IM RUNNING WINDOWS 98. ANYWAY TO LOOSE USING A PASSWORD?
 

A:Supervisor Password

What version of windows are you running?
 

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I have a windows xp dell and i went to the begining when to start it and pressed f12 and set a supervisor password now everytime i turn my computer on it asked for my password im tired of it and how can i remove it please i need help fast!
 

A:Set supervisor password

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Hi!,

I had a problem with a dell vostro 200n system in which I forgot the admin password. I couldnt log in. while trying to log in I put supervisor password. How do you remove the supervisor password?

Your help is appreciated. Thank You.
 

A:Supervisor password!?

Please see the TSG Rules.

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., we no longer provide any help with lost passwords or getting around password protection. Obviously, we can't determine the real intent here, so our policy is to abstain from any assistance in these matters.Click to expand...

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I want to remove my supervisor password because i can?t remeber it. What i have to do??

A:How to remove supervisor password on CT 100?

Hi

Unfortunately, I?m afraid the supervisor password can not be removed without to know the old password.
Only the Toshiba service can remover this password. In this case you should contact the service in you country

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remove supervisor password thinkpad 570
 

A:supervisor password thinkpad 570

Im sorry but according to the forum rules we arent permitted to assist with passwords as we dont know the intent involved. I hope you understand.
 

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Hi,

I need help on resetting or disabling my supervisor password. I forgot my password and i cant get into BIOS Set-up.

My Laptop is LENOVO G460, processor i3, 2GB RAM.

A:Laptop Supervisor Password

flashBIOS.

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I just reinstalled XP into an ex lease Lenovo Thinkcentre M57 [6072 ] & trying to actvate Enhanced Security & need a password .Is there a defult p/word for a M57 ?
Ozi

A:Bios supervisor password

Ozi,

While I have not used that exact model, most BIOS passwords can be cleared by opening the case and removing the CMOS battery for a few seconds. It looks just like a big watch battery on the motherboard. Good luck!

-Kenny

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When trying to choose (with F12) a different boot device than 1st harddrive (e.g. CD/DVD, USB-Stick, SD-Card), the system starts only form the built in harddisk. When trying to enter the BIOS (with ESC followed by F1) one can see just a very small selection just of the 1st BIOS page.

All further details (e.g. Boot Priority/Sequence) are not accessible. There is NOT set a User password and/or a HDD password.
When pressing the INS key before switching on the notebook, it asks for a supervisor Password. Someone has obviously set it and I don't have it. With the normal Toshiba Utilities (e.g. "Assist") it's not possible to remove it, also the LPT-Port connector or the Boot diskette (1st 5 Bytes of 2nd sector modified) doesn't help.

What can resolve this problem.

Thank you

A:Supervisor Password with Tecra S3

Did you tried F2 key when powering up your tecra? This my default BIOS setup menu key

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New TopSeller channel model - anyone know how a supervisor password would already be set on a brand new system, just booting for the first time?

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I set my supervisor password for content on internet explorer, now i want to take it off, but i dont remember it. How do i reset this?
 

A:How to reset supervisor password

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I am trying to change the settings in the content section of Internet Options. I am unable to do this because I can't remember the password, or even if I created a password. That notwithstanding, I have tried to change the administrator and the passwords. That doesn't work. This all started when I went to a particular web site, it said the "content advisor" would not allow. I have never seen this before on my home computer. Can anyone help? If anymore info is needed, I will be happy to provide.
 

A:Windows XP Supervisor password

If you set a password for the Content Advisor and can't remember it,
the following steps will help you remove it:

Start Regedit
Go to H_KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Current Version/Policies/Ratings
Delete the entry called Key
 

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Has anybody got any ideas on how to remove the supervisor password? I know you need the pc8394t prgramming tools but can't seem to find them
 

A:T60 supervisor password removal

Contact IBM for this Lenovo T60 problem
 

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hey, i was updating the bios for my thinkpad t450 and it asked for a supervisor password. I could not remember setting one up and previous owner did not want to help. i am in university, so i am relying on my laptop as everything is on there. i called lenovo, and i got transfered to hardware and then to software. the software department said we can fix the problem with an amount of money. however to my knowledge, it cant be fixed by software techs. i assume that she did not understand me, as she told me that they will send a usb so i can back my files up. i told her that is not possible, she told me the techs will help me and i dont need to worrydo you think that her solution is reliable? also if not what else are my options?

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Who can delete the Supervisor Password (not known) on my second hand L855-179? I am limited to unhelpful options.

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Hi, I didn't really find the answer I was looking for so here I go: I bought thinkpad yoga 460 that was previously in demopool(nbwn.de). After using it for 4 months I noticed that it has a BIOS supervisor password set and I couldn't get in BIOS. I sent it back, but none of the passwords they usually set worked nor did the one that was given by the previous customer. I definitely haven't set a password of my own, nor could anyone have done it while I have been in possesion of the laptop.  The interesting thing is that when trying to enter BIOS, it asks for fingerprint first which is mine interestingly, although I set one only in windows and after that it asks for the supervisor password. So is it possible that I have unknowingly set the password for BIOS through windows?

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Is asking for a supervisor password when I try to access the bios.

Anyone know what this password is, as I want to rebuild my computer.

Thanks

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In the BIOS I set the password for supervisor and user but it is not getting activated. I do not know whether anybody has disabled it permanently. how to get it activated. Is there any command in the c prompt I should give. Earlier it was working.

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Please, help me guys i have one big problem.Half year ago i set bios supervisor password because of my roommates.Now when i want to delete the password i can't Only ask for pass when i want to go on bios setup...Bad is that i can't do anything in my bios and i can't remove my password.Nothing! I removed batery from my laptop motherboard and nothing happens MSi GX660 btw...Is there any type of software to remove password?
Sorry for my bad english...Thanks in advance

A:Can't remove bios supervisor password, please HELP ME!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Strahinja


Please, help me guys i have one big problem.Half year ago i set bios supervisor password because of my roommates.Now when i want to delete the password i can't Only ask for pass when i want to go on bios setup...Bad is that i can't do anything in my bios and i can't remove my password.Nothing! I removed batery from my laptop motherboard and nothing happens MSi GX660 btw...Is there any type of software to remove password?
Sorry for my bad english...Thanks in advance


Does this help;

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Hi, I found a script who update the BIOS password:***************************************************** '' Update Administrator Password'On Error Resume NextDim colItemsIf WScript.Arguments.Count <> 3 Then    WScript.Echo "SetAdminPassword.vbs [oldpassword] [newpassword] [encoding]"    WScript.QuitEnd IfstrRequest = "pap,"+WScript.Arguments(0)+"," + WScript.Arguments(1) + "," +WScript.Arguments(2)+";"strComputer = "LOCALHOST"     ' Change as needed.Set objWMIService = GetObject("WinMgmts:" _    &"{ImpersonationLevel=Impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\wmi")Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * from Lenovo_SetBiosPassword")strReturn = "error"For Each objItem in colItems    ObjItem.SetBiosPassword strRequest, strReturnNextWScript.Echo strRequestWScript.Echo " SetBiosPassword: "+ strReturn'' Update Administrator Password'On Error Resume NextDim colItemsIf WScript.Arguments.Count <> 3 Then    WScript.Echo "SetAdminPassword.vbs [oldpassword] [newpassword] [encoding]"    WScript.QuitEnd IfstrRequest = "pap,"+WScript.Arguments(0)+"," + WScript.Arguments(1) + "," +WScript.Arguments(2)+";"strComputer = "LOCALHOST"     ' Change as needed.Set objWMIService = GetObject("WinMgmts:" _    &"{ImpersonationLevel=Impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\wmi")Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * from Lenovo_SetBiosPassword")strReturn =... Read more

A:Do you have a vb script to set a new BIOS Supervisor Password?

It is not possible to set a password with the WMI interface when a password does not already exist.  This is for security reasons.  Otherwise it would be possible to have malware which runs in Windows, sets passwords that you don't know, and locks you out of your system. It can be done in DOS.  Some customers boot a DOS disk as part of their unboxing procedure to set a known password.  Then they can change it by WMI later (if they want to).  Some large customers order their systems from the Lenovo factory with a known password installed, talk to your account manager if you fall into that category.

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 Hello there guys, I just to start this topic because both Lenovo Support and the store where I bought this laptop didn't still answer as today. even though my laptop has still full warranty? My problem was that I activated Device Guard in BIOS which automatically activated a lot of other options, like the Supervisor Password, but the "funny" thing about it, is that it didn't asked me anything at all... so I had to type no password. Not knowing Device Guard so well I thought this was a normal behavior and indeed it worked as always for like 3 weeks! Then since I wanted to try to boot Clonezilla to make a full backup of my system, I tried to boot my USB-Stick which didn't work because of Device Guard. Then I decided to deactivated that in BIOS, but for the first time ever the BIOS really asked me for this Supervisor Password, which I didn't know, so I tried 2 times something random (to try if there was a default one active) and nothing worked, then I gave an empty password and strangely enough it worked out... but all the options to change something connected to security were grayed out. So, since I though this was a wanted security feature from Device Guard, I went on and searched online for further solutions. There I found out that one can also use this Lenovo BIOS app from the Desktop to modify the same settings one could normally just through the BIOS. But guess what? To all tries to modify anything, I got the response "Access Denied" even to settings... Read more

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Is there a simple way to remove or reset the supervisor password in BIOS?

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I recently acquired a Lenovo W530, however on startup it is asking for a password to move forward. I got this password from my supplier, however when I go into the BIOS to turn off the password protection, it says 'Can't remove when Supervisor Password is set' - meanwhile the Supervisor password change option is greyed out. Is the password I have only the Power On password, with a separate Supervisor password that I don't have? Is there any way to remove the Supervisor password if you don't have it (other than replacing the motherboard)?

A:Supervisor Password greyed out in BIOS

Power on PW and Supervisor PW are different from each other, you can open your computer using power on PW but not on the other. I suggest you to contact the manufacturer directly and most of the time they can deactivate that PW on their end.

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Hello there, I set my supervisor password long time ago, I still can use my laptop with hard drive password , but now I want to remove the hard drive password. I can not access BIOS to remove the hard drive password.So,Is there any solution? I still have time on my waranty.... Thanks 

A:I forget BIOS Supervisor Password

There is no solution to a lost supervisor password other than replacing the motherboard.  As far as the HDD password, it is encrypted in the BIOS but the encryption algorithm is the same on most models of a similar age.  (You don't say what model you have.)  If you have another machine or anything T400 or newer with an ultrabay, you can remove the password there

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Hello all,

I'm in a bit of a bind. I'm working on a computer that needs the boot order changed, so I can install an OS upgrade (2000 to XP Pro) and I can't get into the BIOS without the supervisor password. The individual who had/worked on the computer before has long gone, so that option is out. The default stuff won't work (admin, exec, password...and so on). I seem to remember that you can dislodge the battery, or switch the jumpers (although different motherboards might have different stuff), but It's been several years since I've had this problem and I can't remember the solution.

Any and all help would be appreciated.
 

A:BIOS lockout...need supervisor password

Not quite sure that'll be crackable. It'll depend on the mobo.
 

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Hi

I am wanting to send out either a tool or a script that will check all the desktops and laptops in my clients organization for a BIOS Supervisor password. They are all Lenovo Thinkcentres or Thinkpads running XP Pro. I think this is possible as i have IBM Standard Asset Manager installed on my Thinkpad and it scans for a Power On password and a Hard Drive password. I'm having trouble finding anything on this as every search i have done brings back info on cracking the passwords! There isn't even that much info about IBM Standard Asset Manager. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance

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I am trying to change my supervisor password on IE6 but I can't remember my password even with the hint. I've seen the posts about deleting the password, but how do you change the password without deleting the action all together?

Thanks
 

A:How do you CHANGE supervisor password not deleting it

Welcome to TSG mo reb

You would probably be better off deleting the password and then putting in a new one. You'd need the old password to be able to change it anyway
 

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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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I recently replaced this mobo with a used one and have a new HD. I never set any passwords on it as I am the only one with access. Yesterday I was going through the user guide and following the supervisor password setup I found that a supervisor password was already present.
I tried toshiba as a default but I think its probebly from the person who had the boiard originally.

What are my options to resolve this? I'd like to feel comfortable about my machine. Contacting the seller occurs to me. Nothing else.
 

A:Solved: Supervisor password question

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My last Thinkpad W500 had an option in the BIOS for the Hard Drive password.  I see no option in the P70 UEFI Firmware.  Does the Supervisor password automatically  send a password to the storage devices?  If so, does it work through the Intel RST RAID1 as well? I'm running four storage devices in my P70.  Two Samsung 850 EVO M.2 using the Intel RST RAID1 for UEFI, Windows, and /boot for Linux, and two 960GB SanDisk SSD's for my Linux rpool ZFS mirror. It would just be nice to know for certain that the passwords are enabled on the drives now as well.

A:P70 Supervisor Password For Storage Devices

Supervisor password is not related to HDD password.
 
From my quick check here, as long as "RAID Mode Option" is set as "Enabled" and "M.2 SSD" (regardless of whether drives are configured in an array or not), the HDD password option goes away.  
 
I need to ask a BIOS guy about this.

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When I boot into bios via esc and F1, it wont let me go to any other pages, says the supervisor password is registered but doesn't prompt you to enter a supervisor password to make any changes. I have upgraded the bios version to 2.0 but that hasn't made any difference. I need to change the boot order but can't get into it to change it.

Does anyone have any ideas? How I can force it to ask me for the supervisor password? Or let me go onto the other pages?

Thanks

A:Supervisor password and BIOS settings

Which laptop model do you have?

Tell us the PSxxxx-xxxxxx number found on the Base Sticker.

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help! i do not remember my supervisor password for accessing the internet. is there anywhere to retrieve or reset?
 

A:retrieve supervisor password for internet

Please read the rules.
 

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Hello,I've recently bought a used Lenovo ThinkPad L440 and it has a supervisor password which prevents me to modify anything on the BIOS. Is there a legal and easy way to clear it since the former owner doesn't know the password either? Thanks.

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In the Thinkpad BIOS, is there any way to access the pre-boot environment with only the supervisor password if a HDD password is also set? I note that at least on my machine (X1 Carbon 5th Gen), with both a supervisor password and a hard disk1 user password set (I have set different passwords for each), I am always prompted first for the HDD password to enter any pre-boot environment, including:BIOS (pressing F1 at Lenovo screen)the boot order menu (pressing F12 at Lenovo screen)the boot options menu (pressing enter at Lenovo screen)However, for any of these functions, I am not accessing the disk drive and not booting into the drive, but rather trying to access only the pre-boot environment in the BIOS. So why does the system ask for the HDD password? I can see a scenario where perhaps one needs to boot via USB for troubleshooting, or the HDD password is forgotten or some other issue where only the BIOS needs to be entered and not the disk drive.  Is there perhaps a certain key press at the HDD password prompt to switch to a "BIOS only" mode? (I tried the various function keys at the disk drive password prompt, but it didn't do anything) Thanks in advance for any assistance!

A:Possible to access BIOS with only Supervisor Password?

If the HDD PW is forgotton the only way to get in is to pull out the drive

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My friend can't log onto the internet, he was just connected recently, everytime he tries there's this message saying:"Sorry the content advisor won't allow you to see this site, " and it is also asking for a Supervisor Password so the site can be viewed.We have tried all necessary passwords and tell you what, he had never set any passwords, I'm thinking of formating the Harddisk and reinstalling windows but I believe there should be other alternatives available.all the connections and LAN settings whatever are just fine, its only the above that is a problem now.is there any way to bypass or disable this password thing.I tried but its still insisting for the password thing.maybe its a virus (I believe) that must have altered the registry.Please help us get out of this mess......!!!!!!

A:Supervisor Password For Content Advisor

Shut down Internet Explorer. Search for a file called ratings.pol. Rename it ratings.old.You may need to reset your Content Advisor settings one more time,(Tools/Internet Options/Content tab). Alternatively, see here:kellys-korner,Windows XP from A-Z. Under "C" scroll to Content Advisor for info on how to turn it on and off and to modify specific settings.

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Hi there,

Last week i bought a new Tecra Z50-A-16D and i set a supervisor password. Now i can't access the bios, because i can't unlock it.
What is the key to unlock or to remove the supervisor password? I've read in the user guide and google it, but didn't find anything. In Password utility i can set only a user password, but not supervisor.

Thanks in advance!

A:Tecra Z50-A-16D unlock/remove supervisor password

Originally Posted by theater


Hi there,

Last week i bought a new Tecra Z50-A-16D and i set a supervisor password. Now i can't access the bios, because i can't unlock it.
What is the key to unlock or to remove the supervisor password? I've read in the user guide and google it, but didn't find anything. In Password utility i can set only a user password, but not supervisor.

Thanks in advance!



I too have e same issue, I know what I has set it to I just do not know how to remove/disable supervisor? I am using the Satellite Pro R50-B-12P and I have 10 of them with Supervisor set using the same password.

Kind Regards
Kye

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I recently changed my BIOS password (aka supervisor password) on my ThinkPad T400 and I did not write it down. I do remember that the character limit for this password was short (maybe 6,7,or 8 characters long). If I knew the (default?) character limit or length I could rule out dozens of other passwords in my memory and gain access to my computer that much sooner. Ive read every manual and users guide for my laptop and there is no other method readily available, no bypass solution so it is imperative that I remember what I set.. Thanks for your time.
 

A:Supervisor(BIOS) password for Lenovo T400...

rillo31957 said:


so it is imperative that I remember what I setClick to expand...

Indeed it is. That's the only solution so there's nothing that we can do as we don't assist with password issues as per the site rules.

As a result I'm closing this thread.
 

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Hi,

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro S300-11Y laptop and have a problem. A day, I decided that wanted to set a supervisor password for the bios of the laptop. Now, I remeber this password, but when I entry to the BIOS setup, I can't view any option for change o disable this password. I can't entry this password for set it me a supervisor, and also I can't modify some options as for exemple, the boot sequence.

How can I delete this password or how can I login as supervisor? I don't see any option for it, and I need to modify the boot sequence.


A lot of thanks.

A:Satellite Pro S300 - How to enter supervisor password?

Hello

About this I can only say check your user manual!!! ;)

There I have founded the following information:
+C:\Program Files\Toshiba\PassowrdUtility\TOSPU.exe+
+This utility lets you do the following:+
+Register, delete or change the supervisor password+
+Create or invalidate a supervisor password token+

Check this and then you should be able to delete the password if you know the current.

Greets

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hello need help to remove supervisor password. I can confirm easy its mine almost brand new laptop. I forget that dammed pass

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Hi all,
I have been locked out of my bios and I don't know the password either. My little brother was playing with my laptop and accidently set the supervisor password. Is there any way I can recover the password or reset it? I really need to change my boot sequence as I just bought a new SSD and need to format my notebook. Suggestions will be highly appreciated.

The following are my laptop details and bios version

Toshiba satellite Pro C660-29W

CPU Intel Core i5 2410M

8GB DDR3 Ram

BIOS: AMI BIOS - Aptio Setup Utility
System Bios ver: 1.50
EC Version: 1.50

Thank you

A:Satellite Pro C660-29W; How to remove Supervisor Password

Supervisor password is very important security feature and some kind of ?user reset? is not possible. You can cancel it but you must know the right password to confirm that you are the real notebook owner.

Toshiba service provider in your country can help you with this. You must just approve that you are notebook owner and they can cancel it for you. Of course you must pay for it.

As far as I know there are several techniques for password removal and it depends on notebook model.

Contact nearest Toshiba ASP and ask for help.

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OMG Help!

I was about to sell my Libretto 50CT and the buyer asked me to remove my passwords and I removed my supervisor password.

I initialy rebooted my Libretto 50CT and it booted without asking for a password. But after leaving it switched off for a while I just checked it again and now its asking for a password again! And it not one i know!

Is there any maintenance password released for this product as it so old it is not cost effective to post it to Toshiba. I can supply my serial number by e-mail if it helps.

Plx Tosh I got a Toshiba Heeeeeeelp!

A:I removed my supervisor password - Libretto 50CT

Hi

Please check if it?s possible to enter the BIOS. Check if it?s possible to change or to delete the password. If it?s not possible so you can contact the ASP to remove the password.

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Hi TechGUYs,
I have installed SUperVisor password in my MotherBoard in BIOS setting and now I have forgot that password and want to uninstall that,Wud any one tell me how to uninstall...............?.However I manage to enter in to BIOS settings by pressing return key and there I have found SuperVisor password in deactive mode and I have remove battery and check is there any chance that password is UnInstalled.But my efforts are of no use.So Kindly help me out from this probs.
 

A:UnInstalling SuperVisor Password in INTEl 915 GAV MotherBoard

Please see the TSG Rules, we no longer provide any help with lost passwords or getting around password protection. Obviously, we can't determine the real intent here, so our policy is to abstain from any assistance in these matters.
 

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Hello!

On a Satellite Pro S330L Windows is broken, so I can't access TOSPU.EXE. Though I know the supervisor password, I can't enter it in the BIOS programm. Bootsequence is HDD - ... , so I cannot boot from DVD! What can I do to install a new OS?

Thanks for your help! Jo

A:Satellite Pro S330 - How to change supervisor password?

Hi jonol,

If you know the supervisor password, everything is ok. So just access the BIOS after powering on the notebook and enter the password. Now you are in BIOS setup where you can change the boot order, delete the supervisor password, etc.

Check this!!!

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Hello everyone! I hope someone can help me..my soon to be ex in an attempt to sabotage my work has set a password on my computer and I can't get beyond the startup..please can someone help me???
 

A:Philips IQON Supervisor password disable

Hi

Not sure what you mean by startup, is this when the PC switches on, or once you get to the XP\2K logon screen.

If its the former then its a case of open the PC and look inside for a small flat battery, remove it and flick the power siwtch a few times, then replace it and power on the PC, this should clear any passwords on the BIOS, also there may be a jumper on the board that will do the same job, I suggest either reading the manual for the motherboard or if you dont have it, google the board and download it, doing this will reset the BIOS to defaults so you will need to reset the time\date and a few other things.

There is a full guide here on BIOS resets.

If its the OS then there are several methods to removing the password, one is a bootdisk from here, its a bit complicated to do and you must read the instructions, but it does work.

Another method is to delete the sam file, this stores all passwords on the system and is found in the path c:\windows(winnt)system32\config, however this method requires you to slave the drive to another Install, as the file cant be deleted when windows is running.

Lastly there are brute force programs that will decrypt the password, but are complicated to use and require a knowledge of the OS.

SO go for the disk.

Regards
 

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Hi all,

I think thereis a bug in the M780 BIOS. I have set only a Supervisor password on all 100-odd machines that we have. There are no other security settings enabled and when a machine goes into deep sleep (ie. after a few hours) they get prompted for the Supervisor password when waking the machine.

All machines are running the latest BIOS (2.10) and WIndows 7 64bit. As we are a school we want to prevent the kids from booting from CDs etc.,

I have configured the Security section of BIOS like so;

User Password: Not Registered
Supervisor Password: Registered
HDD1/SSD1 Password Mode: &lt;User Only&gt;
HDD User Password: Not Registered
TPM: &lt;Disabled&gt;

Any help or confirmation of the issue would be appreciated. Cheers!

A:Portege M780 - Prompted for supervisor password after sleep

UPDATE: I have since discovered that the problem exists when waking from hibernation, not from sleep. I have disbaled this via Group Policy for the "Balanced" power plan which has resolved my immediate issue, although this behaviour still shouldn't occur.

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