Do you know that the computer password is not only limited to the Windows login password? In addition to Windows password, the computer also comes with BIOS password, screens saver password, etc. Regarding the Windows password, we’ve showed you many great Windows password recovery tools when you forgot Windows 7 password, forgot Windows XP password, etc. Here it will shows you some effective tools to help you reset BIOS password for your computer.

If you come across a similar problem, you can turn to the freeware listed below:

I have a Toshiba satellite l505d-s5983 and forgot my bios password; I need help to figure out how to reset it! I’m not quite handy in computers and don’t have the money to buy any programs or bring it in.

1. CmosPwd

CmosPwd is freeware distributed under GPL to help you decrypt password stored in cmos used to access BIOS SETUP. With this BIOS password reset utility, you can reset BIOS password for various BIOSes, including ACER/IBM BIOS, AMI BIOS, AMI WinBIOS 2.5, Award 4.5x/4.6x/6.0, Compaq (1992), Compaq (New version), IBM (PS/2, Activa, Thinkpad), Packard Bell, Phoenix,  etc. Besides BIOS password reset, this free program also enables you to  backup, restore and erase/kill cmos.

2. PC CMOS Cleaner

PC CMOS Cleaner is an free utility to recover, delete, decode and display the superior passwords stored in BIOS whatever the brand is, including WARD, AMI, Compaq, Phoenix, Samsung, IBM, Compaq, DTK, Thinkpad, Sony, Toshiba and so on. It’s a bootable CD that runs on x86 and x86_64 computers. No need to pay expensive fees to experts.

Apart from the freeware, you can also restore to paid tools with more advanced features. If you are not good at computer, my advice is to contact the computer manufacturer  or ask other PC professionals to help you remove that BIOS password .

One more tip

If you forgot Windows password for your computer, the freeware you can try include Ophcrack and Offline NT Password & Registry Editor. But personally I think Windows Password Unlocker is better as it lets anyone reset forgotten Windows password in minutes safely and conveniently. It worth every penny of it. This is the best solution if you are looking for a easy and safe solution.