Then what you need is a KEY Disk!...
When you try and enter a password for the BIOS on a vintage/retro Toshiba laptop you may (or may not) have noticed that when you press Enter the Floppy Disk Drive whirs for a split second - well, this is because there is a way to reset/remove a BIOS password on an old Toshiba by using something known as a KEYDisk which is simply a 'special' Floppy Disk and in this blog post I am going to show you how to make one...
How To Make A Toshiba KEY Disk To Remove a BIOS Password Using Hex Workshop
- First of all you are going to need a Floppy Disk (and a floppy disk drive of course).
- Next you need to download and install Hex Workshop
- Insert a blank formatted floppy disk in to your floppy disk drive and then launch Hex Workshop
- Open up Hex Workshop and from the Disk menu click on Open Drive
- Select your floppy disk drive (usually A:)
- Click on the Disk menu and then click on Next Sector
- Change the first five bytes to 4B 45 59 00 00
- From the File menu click on Close and then Yes to save the changes
All you need to do now is insert the floppy disk in to your vintage/retro laptop, press the reset button and when asked for a password simply press Enter, your laptop will look for the KEY disk in the floppy disk drive and should then be asked if you want to reset/set a password!