Toshiba a25-s207 power on password CLEAR please help

I have a Toshiba a25-s207 (PS20U-02HKLV) when you power it up the screen goes directly to enter a password power on password :rolleyes: (the password is not known to me I bought this machine at a resale shop and the owner does not know the password either. After 3 tries it shuts the machine off. How ...

Ubuntu SD card reader not recognized on Toshiba A25-S207

The built in SD card reader that comes with my Toshiba A25-S207 laptop does not seem to be recognized by Ubuntu 10.04. Anyone know how I can get it to recognized the reader? It doesn't show up at all in "Hardware Drivers" ...

Need Driver for Toshiba A25-S207

i am new in linux and in this great forums, i have use SuSE linux and need modem driver and W/L LAN. ...

Ubuntu eth1 Wirelessif Toshiba Satillite A25-S207 Won't Connect

I've been trying to get my old laptop (Toshiba Satillite A25-S207) to come up on my LAN and connect through a LINKSYS ROUTER WRT 160N V3. My router has been operational for at leased 2 months with no problems. The status logs reveal all other devices are connected. The Toshiba eth1 does not show in ...

Ubuntu Toshiba Tecra - Access to BIOS setup

Does anyone know how to reach the BIOS setup page on a Toshiba Tecra 780DVD? I want to get it to boot from a Live CD (assuming it can) so I can try out out Ubuntu on it.I was recently given this old machine. When I switch it on it immediately shows a black screen asking for a password. After I enter ...

need help ubuntu 10.10 on toshiba satellite a25-s207

helooo i want to ask something here because i new user of ubuntu ):Pi used ubuntu 10.10 maverick on my toshiba satellite a25-s207i dont know how to setting open gl for playing game.how to install driver for cyberblade xpai1.how to add fx86 on my laptop ?and why some game must be used fx86 and how to ...

I can't get access to the Bios setup

I want to go to the bios setup to make some settings changes so that I can run windows startup disk as it not being recognised as of now.The problem is that I cant get to the setup no matter how hard i try to do it .I tried pressing either esc, del, ctrl-esc,ctrl-alt-esc with no success and the syst ...

HD and BIOS Setup

My PC's problem is:My PC was working well, some reason I remove its Hard Disk, and set an another PC's HD, try to start PC, its not start, Press F1 set the BIOS, again startup from HD, can not start.Replace and set up first HD, I mean its own HD. Try to start. Nothing shows in the Monitor. PC's powe ...

HD and BIOS Setup

My PC's problem is:My PC was working well, some reason I remove its Hard Disk, and set an another PC's HD, try to start PC, its not start, Press F1 set the BIOS, again startup from HD, can not start.Replace and set up first HD, I mean its own HD. Try to start. Nothing shows in the Monitor. PC's powe ...

can I pass power-on , bios setup password?

there is this computer that its user quited her job and had put the power-on password and bios setup password and no one knows this passwords.I want to work on this computer so much but I cant go past power on password as well as in the bios.I have tried to trace her all in vain.Is there someone the ...

Ubuntu windows 7 bios setup on an Asus ULC

Trying to get into windows 7 home premium so I can reset the bios so i can run Ubuntu 10.04. As the puter starts there is no bios setup entry point before windows kicks in. Any tips ? ...

computer freezes at bios setup

i want change boot menu from hard drive to cd rom,so that i can format my computer but it freezes at the bios setup so can you help me, is there any other way i can do it ...

I can't get access to the Bios setup

I want to go to the bios setup to make some settings changes so that I can run windows startup disk as it not being recognised as of now.The problem is that I cant get to the setup no matter how hard i try to do it .I tried pressing either esc, del, ctrl-esc,ctrl-alt-esc with no success and the syst ...

disabling the BIOS setup utility passwor

Whenever i enter the BIOS setup utility of my system, it is asking me to enter the password(supervisor password).but i do not know the password and therefore i cannot use or modify the BIOS setup utility.Is there any way i can disable the password or change it to a new one?please reply... ...

Ubuntu Can't get into bios setup

I have recently had a hardware problem that caused replacement of my video card. When I booted after the repair, I get this: "Failed to start X server (your graphical interface) It is likely that it is not set up correctly. Would you like to view the X server output to diagnose the problem?* Re ...

Ubuntu Enable the IOMMU option in BIOS setup

I used to have Ubuntu 8.04 installed on my PC, but Then I installed Vista Ultimate as a secondary OS. I noticed that Linux seemed to be running slowly, so I deleted the partition in hopes of reinstalling with the newer 8.10.When insert the Ubuntu 8.10 Disc, I get the following Message:[0.004000] Ape ...

Ubuntu Installation Issues from BIOS setup

I have burned the ISO to cd, have entered BIOS setup and chosen the cd drive, the ubuntu installation menu loads, but if I select 'Install Ubuntu without making changes to your PC' or 'Install Ubuntu' or 'check disc for errors' nothing happens. I have tried with 2 different discs. Also, I've tried d ...

Ubuntu Can't load BIOS setup

Okay, I'm not sure which section to post this question, but since I first noticed it after upgrading to 8.04 I'll post it here.I can't get to my BIOS setup. When I try, it gives me an error saying "System Authentication FailedPress Escape to Continue..."So naturally I press escape which br ...

Ubuntu Laptop BIOS only sees 3.2 Gb RAM? (Yes, 64-bit, and I mean in the BIOS setup)

Disclaimer: This isn't a Ubuntu, or even a specifically Linux question, but I thought I'd ask since people here are quite technical, and friendly *grins*. Besides, I use Kubuntu.I have a Fujitsu T4215 tablet PC, with 3Gb of RAM (1Gb and a 2Gb DIMM). I've just swapped out the 1Gb for another 2Gb, whi ...

Ubuntu How do i go to the bios setup?

I want to do exactly this: "Go to Bios setup, change the on board video memory from1M to 8M". please, tell me how to do it. ...

Ubuntu bios setup or grub doesn't respond to keyboard

Hey. My keyboard seems to not work when I first start up. I can't do anything witht the grub menu, and I can't even hit [DEL] to go into the BIOS setup. Anybody know how to fix this? ...

Ubuntu Can't enter bios setup

guys. I have ubuntu 7.04 and Windows XP and I load ubuntu with grub. From the time that I installed ubuntu I can't enter bios setup before grub menu loads. I press F2 but I can't. It seems that is not working :(I want to enter setup to change the configuration for my keyboard. Because I want to chan ...

Toshiba Satellite A200 Webcam Setup on Ubuntu?

How do I go about setting up on my built in webcam for my Toshiba? I have already setup my wireless and sound with no troubles so I know the webcam must be supported somehow. Thanks in advance, if I figure it out before any responds I will post. ...

Ubuntu Toshiba A25-S2792 SD card device not recognized

We have a Toshiba A25-S2792 laptop. The machine has a builtin SD card device. The device works successfully with Windows XP Home. We are trying to convert to Ubuntu 7.04 and need the device for extracting photos. The device does not seem to be recognized by Feisty.I checked the spec of the Toshiba A ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 4100 - Keyboard doesn't work in bios Setup

I have installed Ubuntu 6/06 on a Dell Inspiron 4100. All works fine on boot up.The problem is that since I installed Ubuntu the BIOS setup doesn't work. (I want to change the boot order.) I get the Dell setup screen but I can't navigate. Arrows, PgUp, etc., and Alt-P (next page) don't work.It seems ...

Ubuntu problem with fn+x on toshiba with phoenix bios.

There is a fnfxd, but it only works, when there is toshiba_alsa module working. Toshiba_alsa module works only on toshiba laptops with original bios.Is there any way to make hotkeys (like fn+x) working on toshiba with phoenix bios?I have toshiba a105-s4004. ...

Ubuntu BIOS-setup and boot-device-selection keys?

Is there an official list, for all System76 models, of the key to press (just after power-on) to eithergo to the BIOS setup screenselect device from which to boot from among available devices?I'm currently working with a Meerkat Ion (model=ment2) and a Pangolin Performance 5 (model=PanP5), trying to ...

Ubuntu Toshiba s45 2501 bios ?

Toshiba A 45 -2501I am having high temp problems in Ubuntu 8.04running ACPI 70-75c temps till I changed bios settingsAt 78C computer will shut down.I have changed bios settings battery save mode low powerConfiguration device config from setup by os to setup by all devicesTemps have dropped to 62c id ...

Toshiba A105 S2712 BIOS upgrade breaks ubuntu

Greetings:Wanted to share a recent experience with 'upgrading' Toshiba bios on an A105 S2712 laptop. This is an Intel based laptop with onboard 2200BG wireless. I have had Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy with Beryl and VMWare server (with XP guest) working for about a month. I'm setup to dual boot Ubuntu and XP. T ...

Toshiba Satellite A25-S207

I am having issues with my laptop computer. The problem is that it is dead sans the blinking yellow power cord looking light in the front the machine. I tried unplugging, replugging, taking out the battery, etc. etc. Well, when I took out the battery and unplugged it, and replugged everything back i ...

Sound Problem with Ubuntu on a Toshiba Satellite A25-S207

I fixed all other problems so far, but I can't get the sound to work with this Laptop and Ubuntu. The following Error is what is displayed:"No volume control GStreamer plugins and/or devices found."I've updated the system, installed codes, and all sorts of things, but still nothing. Anyone ...

Ubuntu Screen Resoultion Problem With Toshiba Satellite A25-S207

I installed Ubuntu on this machine, everything works fine. Except for a major black border on my screen with the resolution. I googled several articles and changed the xorg.conf file different ways but i cant get it working, only the login screen fixes but as soon as i am logged in back it goes with ...

Toshiba Techra 8100 bios access

Anyone know what keystrokes are required to enter bios for a Toshiba Techra 8100 ?I would appreciate any information anyone can give me. ...

After BIOS Setup

I just biult my PC and assembled it and everything. setup the BIOS no prob, but when the window screen is loading after a few seconds the screen goes black and i cant do anything but the mouse still works and thats it. can anyone help? ...

Ubuntu Jaunty + Toshiba A300 + Insyde BIOS = trouble

I have installed the Jaunty RC on my Toshiba Satellite A300 with an Insyde H2O BIOS, and I'm wondering if anyone else is having the same struggles.Suspend and hibernate don't work, as they haven't since at least 8.04, possibly 7.10. However, more problematic is that 9 times out of 10, shutting down ...

Ubuntu Toshiba Netbook NB200 - Bios Update

there, how can i update my BIOS under ubuntu? I only see a .exe file on the toshiba official site ...

Ubuntu BIOS Setup

Ok, my problem is that I have an issue with my BIOS recognizing my CD/DVD player. I just installed a new DVD Player in an old Sony Vaio I have and now it will not recognize it (or at least it has an exclamation point next to the drive) under the boot menu. Windows didn't have a problem recognizing t ...

Ubuntu Toshiba laptop - PCI BIOS bug?

I have a Toshiba Satellite A135 laptop. Every time I boot the system up, after I make my GRUB selection and Ubuntu begins to load, I get a quick message saying PCI: BIOS BUG #81[49435000], but then the system loads fine and everything is OK.I have the latest BIOS version from Toshiba. There don't se ...

Cannot acess BIOS setup

When i wanna reformat my friend PC i enter the BIOS to set the boot sequence but just enter the BIOS and just want to set the system reboot. I keep on trying but still cannot. WAITING FOR REPLY THX ...

Ubuntu Help with BIOS setup to install 7.04

I recently received a donated computer and decided to install Ubuntu 7.04 on it. I accessed the BIOS to set up the correct boot sequence and cannot for the life of me figure this out. I have done this before on my computer to run the live CD but this one looks a lot different. I have posted links to ...

Ubuntu How to get to my BIOS setup?

OK before I put a second hard drive in my computer for Ubuntu I had to hit the F1 key while booting to get to my BIOS. Now for some reason I cannot get in there. I get the grub loading and then the screen where I can chose which OS to use but I can hit the F1 key all day and nothing. Any ideas? Ubun ...

Ubuntu Entering BIOS Setup

Is the keyboard shortcut for entering the setup the same in all/most motherboards? Or does it vary for each manufacturer? ...

BIOS setup

i bought a motherborad for my dell dimension desktopit is a biostar I865GV-M7 motherboard i installed xp but when i boot the system after detecting my ide drives it asks me to press F1 always to continue but i think it should not be like that . do u have any idea to stop this & boot xp without p ...

BIOS setup

i bought a motherborad for my dell dimension desktopit is a biostar I865GV-M7 motherboard i installed xp but when i boot the system after detecting my ide drives it asks me to press F1 always to continue but i think it should not be like that . do u have any idea to stop this & boot xp without p ...

blue screen to bios setup ?

o.k, I havent seen it yet, but already plotting this resque. I'm being given a dell 1000 laptop, that boots up fine, but sits at the blue screen, I have already saved a dell 8100 that was completely dead and now runs xubuntu, the differnece was that on the 8100, I already had it set to boot from dis ...

PCIe network adapter not visible unless I stop in the BIOS setup

I recently installed a TP-LINK TG-3468 PCIe Network Adapter in my PC. Strangely.. it didn't show up when I do a lspci.Code: ...

Ubuntu No sound on Toshiba A25-S4587

I somehow managed to disable the sound on my old computer about a week ago, and decided to forgo fixing it in anticipation of getting this one. Unfortunately, sound does not work on this one, either. I supposedly have a Realtek HD Audio chipset, although I don't know how to find out. When I tried to ...

Ubuntu wireless card not found on toshiba laptop

I have a Toshiba A25 S207 laptop dual-booting XP and Ubuntu with an integrated wireless card. It works fine in XP, but I don't think the card is being recognized by linux.The output from ifconfig -a is:eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:00:39:EA:F15inet addr:192.168.1.100 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:25 ...

Can't get online w/ Ubuntu Maverick

I'm using a Toshiba A25-S207 laptop. I have a dual-boot partition w/ Windows XP which has no problem using my wireless card WPC54G ver 3.1. I gather the drivers for this card don't work w/ Linux unless I apparently use something called ndiswrapper.It seems the 1st step commonly asked for in forum tr ...

Ubuntu Older Laptop Monitor

A friend of mine has installed Ubuntu linux on an older Toshiba A25-s207 laptop. The system runs great, except for one problem: the screen display does not fill the entire physical monitor space. His monitor will support 1024x768 resolution, but this system will only display 800x600 in a small box i ...