Tips to Reset Password in Toshiba® Portégé M780
How to Reset Password in Toshiba Portégé M780
Toshiba Portégé M780 is a laptop, which can be used as a tablet as well as a notebook. It uses Intel core i3-330M, i5-520M, i7-620M processors. 4GB DDR3 memory has come with this model and 320 GB HDD. The operating system installed is Windows 7 Professional with the addition of Windows XP Tablet PC Edition Recovery Media. It has two USB 2.0 port and an ESATA/USB combo port. Toshiba Portégé M780 has many features such as tablet touch screen, face recognition technology, Eco utility which adjusts the power consumption automatically etc. Video conferencing feature has made available in this model. It has built in webcam, microphone, wireless LAN, etc. The need for password reset arises, if you forget the password or validity of password has expired or if you have to tighten the security by setting a strong password.
Following information provides few guidelines for resetting password in Toshiba Portégé M780:
- Using Password Reset Disk
- Using Administrator Privileges
- Using Third-Party Tools
Using Password Reset Disk
If Toshiba Portégé M780 is included in a domain, you would not be able to reset your password normally. You need to use a password reset disk in which the reset information is stored. You would be able to reset the password by using the “Prevent a forgotten password” option under “Related Tasks” in your user accounts settings. You need to insert a blank disk into your drive and follow the on-screen instruction. This disc has to be used while logging into your account and you can reset your password when requested to enter the new password.
Using Administrator Privileges
If you have not created a password disk for your Toshiba Portégé M780, you need to log on to the system as an administrator and reset the password. If you are not the administrator, please contact your system administrator to log on to the system and reset your password. Once logged as an administrator the “Reset Password” option could be used under your username to reset your password. After this you have to restart the system and log in to your account with the new password.
There are third party password reset tools available on websites to reset password in Toshiba Portégé M780. You will be able to download these programs form the website directly. Then you can use it to reset your password when needed. If such tools are installed in your system, they would help you in resetting your password with a new one and log into your system. Ensure that you have an antivirus installed so that no unwanted files get downloaded from the Internet.