Solved Restore Toshiba sattelite to factory settings

February 16, 2014 at 09:34:09
Specs: Windows 8
Running OS Windows 8

Lost initial password to enter laptop,paid 35 pounds to be told only way around problem was to reset

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February 16, 2014 at 10:58:38
Two things… Model number of computer.

Is there anything on the system you'd like to recover (save) - as in personal files etc… If so do that before any type of reset routines… Use a Linux variant disk to boot up and then access the files on the HD. Copy them to external media.

Typical variants are many - Ubuntu is just one of them - Download an ISO, save, and burn to a DVD. Boot with that DVD. It will load into RAM only… and allow access to the HD using it simply as a resource.

Which password are you referring to; logon to the OS - or what?

Sorry that's three questions…

Any other info you can give here "may" help to bring a possible resolution that negates the need for a factory reset routine…

Do any of these work for you?

Oh well - that's four questions overall...

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February 17, 2014 at 00:27:04
If you do need to do a reset:

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