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Satellite C55t-A5123 - How to remove supervisor password

Q: Satellite C55t-A5123 - How to remove supervisor password

Hi... I need to find out to reset, which i believe is a supervisor password. Screen shows for a password, after 3 times it shut down. Any ideas on this, i am a tech but have never seen this b4, Im used to getting a code after 3 try's and then go from there tks

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Preferred Solution: Satellite C55t-A5123 - How to remove supervisor password

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Mod Edit:  Split from http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/506271/cant-factory-restore-toshiba-c55-s5123/ - Hamluis.
 
I am having a similar problem. I have a c55t-a5123 with window 8 and it won't do anything other than load BIOS. It will acknowledge media located in the access points such as hdd/,USB Odd and LAN.However it will not read any media and factory reset won't work. The hard drive is strange because I removed it and looked at it with another computer. It's still under warranty but I'd rather this work. The device manager says the drive is working fine yet there is no data there to even read. My guess is that it was wiped.
Of course you will say that I should change the boot order. Well I did. Absolutely no help. I keep getting no bootable device no matter what. I would like to revive this laptop it seems like a nice machine.
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A:C55t-a5123 Woes

From your post I would think your hard drive has been wiped. If the computer was installed with Windows 8 then the key is embedded in UEFI/BIOS and you can install Windows 8.1 and have it automatically activate. 
 
Download the Media Creation Tool here.

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

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

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

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

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

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I have a friend's Toshiba Satellite C55t-A5102 with Windows 8.1. When it boots I get the following message:


For Atheros PCIE Ethernet Controller v2.1.1.2(09/06/12)

Check Cable Connection!
PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel PXE ROM.
No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key

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The boot priority is as follows:
1. HDD/SSD
2. USB
3. ODD
4. LAN

Please help. Thank you.

A:Toshiba Satellite C55t-A -- No bootable device

Hi there gomez4096,

I recommend checking the HDD for any errors. Download "SEATOOLS" DOS version and put the program onto a bootable media(e.g. CD). Then boot the computer to the Seatools CD that you just created. Follow the on-screen instructions and test the computer HDD for any errors. Make sure to run both the short and extended test.

It's possible that the HDD is the culprit. How old is this laptop may I ask? Check Toshiba's website to see if the laptop is under warranty. If so, contact Toshiba and have them replace the hard drive(assuming that Seatools gives out an error).

Hope everything works out well for you and feel free to ask more questions, thank you.

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It happens right after I start certain programs. So far it's happened with League of Legends and iTunes (when I go to the iTunes store). I'm usually really good about keeping my computer healthy and I can diagnose problems without any help typically, but this time I'm stumped.

Thanks

-Eric
 

A:Toshiba Satellite C55t-A with Windows 8.1 Keeps Freezing

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The touchpad on my toshiba was not working. I uninstalled the driver after reading some posts. Then I deleted the device. Clearly not my best moment. Now when I go to the start menu I can find the driver, but the device has been removed. Is there a way to reinstall it? I am using Windows 10 and I'm not computer wise....obviously. Thanks for the assistance.
 

A:Toshiba Satellite C55t-A5222 Touchpad how to reinstall

Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5222 Laptop (PSCF6U-01T00D) - originally came with Windows 8 64-bit

If it's now running Windows 10 64-bit, select that Windows version for the operating system, then select the "Drivers & Updates" tab, then select "Keyboard and touchpad", then select and download the driver.

After it's been downloaded and saved, close all open windows first, then install it.

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Not 100% sure that this is a hardware issue but that's my best guess after everything else that I've tried....

I am no longer able to type double letters/numbers or even use the backspace or arrow keys properly. If I try to type double letters (for example, the t's in letter), I have to either hit the space bar and then the backspace key to get the cursor back to the proper position after the first t to continue typing the next t or I have to arrow back to just before the first t that I typed so that it will allow me to type the second t then hit the END key to get the cursor back to the correct position to continue typing. (Hopefully that made sense!)

But the really strange, and frustrating, part about this is that this issue does not happen if I hold down the shift key while I type.

I have already tried the following in hopes of correcting this issue:
Adjust my key's typing delay speed - no change
Turn of my filter/sticky keys - no change
Clean out my keyboard - no change
Uninstall my keyboard driver and reboot - no change
Perform a system reset - no change

Anyone have additional ideas to solve this problem or what the issue may be?
 

A:Keyboard Issue on a Toshiba Satellite c55t-c5300 Laptop

try an external usb keyboard to narrow down whether its hardware or software
 

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I recently acquired a brand new barely used Toshiba satellite c55t and I slapped a 500gb ssd evo850 in it and reinstalled everything upgraded it from a windows8 pro I had. Then formated it and reinstalled windows 10 clean. I installed CIS Pro did the windows updates. And all of the sudden it started booting into PXE mode before windows booted. So I got into this atrocious UEFI Shell they have for this thing and looked around for the lan in boot sequence. The boot order was fine with Lan being last. Now I said the uefi shell was bad b/c I can't remove Lan from the boot sequence list. So it keeps booting PXE before windows and it gives me the option to hit esc and cancel out of it, I always do but its a pita and I'm wondering how I stop this from coming up when I can't remove it in the BIOS. If I straight up turn the LAN adapter off it works but then the LAN doesn't work at all so I'm basically stuck. Maybe someone has more insight on this issue I did a bunch of googling and I came up with nothing: everyone wants you to remove the Lan option from boot sequence...Well what if I can't?
 

A:Recently was given a toshiba satellite c55t and clean slated it but I'm getting a weird Bios Issue

Not 100%, but the best I've got;

1. On another computer, download the official LAN driver from the Toshiba support website. On Toshiba laptop, go to Device Manager, uninstall LAN driver and driver software (tick). Install the official driver. Reboot into BIOS. Set to defaults. Reboot.

2. Set BIOS to default. Clean format.

PXE usually points to a HDD issue. But you say your computer boots just fine if LAN is disabled? That seems super odd to me. I'm not sure if it is software or hardware. My two cents until someone that knows what they're talking about shows up.
 

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Hi Guys,
I have a little issue with my Satellite L50-B-PSKT4U laptop and have created a service ticket at Toshiba, took additional warranty and no answer from Toshiba support..Have been on the phone after 3 weeks with their support and after 30 minutes of listening to keep-you-calm music the line get's cut and no support. Called again, after 30 minutes again same story, and 3rd time same wonderful support. One and a half our further no support, so let's try the queue for business laptops......
Within 30 seconds I get a service guy on the phone and I told him I pressed intentionally the wrong option for business support, because I had been waiting for 1.5 hours in total without success and 3 times in a row the line was cut... He told me that this line was for businesses and not consumers.
I told him the laptop was bought and owned by a company, bought via a reseller and my problem is a buggy BIOS from Toshiba/Insyde and could affect also business laptops..The guy became pissed and wanted to bet there was nothing wrong with the BIOS, because Toshiba would not supply buggy BIOSes.
Furthermore BIOS problems are not covered by warranty and if I wanted to get my laptop fixed I had to send it to a repair company and pay their fee for fixing the result of a buggy BIOS supplied by Toshiba..
Are you completely out of your ****ing mind???
This is the last time I bought a Toshiba laptop and will never recommend it to someone else......
Here is the problem:.
I upgraded the BI... Read more

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Hi All,

I have a satellite pro L series laptop which I switched on today and its asking me for a password which I have no idea what it is. I don't ever remember setting up a bios password as I never go in to the bios and I have certainly not had to put in a Bios password previously.

Is there anyway around this as I now have a prety expensive paperweight?

Kind regards

Steve

A:How to remove Bios password on Satellite Pro L

We cannot explain to you what was happen with your notebook but fact is that BIOS password cannot be set from alone. Maybe someone else has access to your notebook and have done this to make you angry, who knows.

BIOS password is very important security feature and removal procedure is kind of ?top secret? information and we cannot discuss about it on public forum. What you must do now is to contact nearest Toshiba service provider and ask for help. They can remove it for you.
Sorry.

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Hi,

I have follwoing problem: I have set a HDD Password in my old Sattelite Pro A120-154 several years ago, and now I would like to remove or change this passowrd since I will give this laptop to my nephew. Instead that I do know this password, I am not able to change or remove it, not with the Toshiba Password uitility program, and also not with the BIOS set up.

Further I can find no info on this in the user manual. How can I do this?

Thanks Tino

A:Satellite Pro A120-154 - how to remove HDD password?

Hi

I found several useful Toshiba documents about HDD password. Please take some time and pick up some info about HDD password and how it works.

http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/FAQ9202JG0000R01.htm
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB6B01MC000CR01.htm
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/FAQ9401AR0000R01.htm

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Hi.

Just unboxed an NB10-A and applied our standard policy of setting a supervisor password on the bios.
Now when I enter the bios setup during boot it defaults to non-supervisor mode and I can find no way to get it to prompt me for the password to allow me to make changes.
Does anyone know what I'm overlooking? All options are greyed out and I can't make it ask me for a password.

Cheers

Oliver

A:Satellite NB10 - enable BIOS supervisor mode?

> Now when I enter the bios setup during boot it defaults to non-supervisor mode and I can find no way to get it to prompt me for the password to allow me to make changes.

Usually if the supervisor password has been set, you can access the BIOS pressing F2 button.
Now you have to insert the Supervisor Password or you can proceeds with limit access to different BIOS options by pressing the F11 button.

If you have inserted the right supervisor password, you could delete it again in the BIOS security tab.
Usually you have to insert the right supervisor password and have to press ENTER twice just to delete it. Then save the changes

Here an short description what the supervisor password does.
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/FAQ9202JF0000R01.htm

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I have a toshiba p55-a5312 that some how got a bios password set on it. I'm a computer technician but can't seem to tell where the jumpers are on this one. I've scoured the internet and can't find anything on the P series, only other ones like A and C. Can anyone help with with this? I've tried removing the CMOS battery alone and laptop battery and other things and nothing seems to work so there's gotta be a jumper. Almost everything on the Mobo is labeled with like PXXXX, X's being numbers. I can provide pictures if it will help.

Thanks

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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...

Closed.
 

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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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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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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.
 

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.

Closing thread.
 

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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