Reset Password in Toshiba® L450
Reasons for Password Reset in Toshiba Satellite® L450
Toshiba Satellite® L450 is a high performance notebook. For an outstanding performance, it has Intel® Core2 Duo processor. Due to the dual-core, it ensures multitasking. It comes preloaded with Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit .This notebook is suited for both small and medium business users. It has GMA 4500MHD integrated graphics. It has RAM capacity up to 4 GB. It has a storage space which can be upgraded up to 320 GB. Due to all these features, Toshiba Satellite® L450 is an all-in-one laptop for all your needs. The common reasons for the password reset are security issues. There are a lot of security options like finger print scanner, which will help you in securing your laptop from unauthorized access. Common reasons that lead to the password reset are password theft from hackers and forgetting the password.
You might follow these tips to reset your password in Toshiba Satellite® L450:
- Three keys
- Password reset disk
- Formatting the hard drive
Even if you have used the welcome screen to login, there might be a chance that you could login as the administrator. Windows® need to be installed with an administrator password. If the person has set some password, then the computer might ask for an administrator password. The solution could be, pressing the three keys: Alt, Control and Delete simultaneously for two times. There, you could see a login box, from where you could click ‘OK’ and login. Then, you could go to the ‘Control Panel’ and visit the ‘User Accounts’ for changing your password.
Password reset disk
A password reset disk can be used when you want to reset your password. The disk starts the password reset wizard. You need to follow the on-screen instructions and click ‘Next’ and proceed, until you see the instruction asking you to type the new password. There you could type your new password and retype it for confirmation. There is also a provision for password hint. You may type any hint. The next time you login, you would see that your new password has come to effect.
This method should be used only when no other method can be used. When this method is used there is a risk of losing data from the computer. Due to this it is advisable to take a back up of all important data in the computer. After that, you could completely format the hard drive and put it back into the original computer. Then you could re-install Windows®. Finally, you could give a new password. Thus, you could start using your new password.