Toshiba Satellite L755-S5366 BIOS reset procedure

I need to clear the BIOS password from a Toshiba Satellite. Apparently it's something to do with the G2 or G3 solder points (highlighted). Where can I find more information on this? Does anyone know the procedure to reset the BIOS?
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TrystenProgrammerAsked:
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Scott CSenior Systems EnginerCommented:
Here is a YouTube video that shows the procedure.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkmKCFSt0pg

I've done this before and it works fine.  As instructed in the video, be careful to only touch the proper pins and nothing else so you don't short something out.

BE VERY CAREFUL as you have to turn the power on while shorting these two points.

If you slip you could fry the system board.
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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
You've probably noticed there are a huge variety of Satellite system boards out there and the jumpers are all in slightly different locations with different board numbers, so thanks for the very clear picture and especially thanks for removing the lower RAM SODIMM as you can see the board is Model BLB by Quanta - that means you're correct about your assumption.  

G3 is the earthed Short-Pad and G2 is the Real-time Clock reset (RTCRST#) so if you bridge those then the content of the CMOS NVRAM will be cleared.
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TrystenProgrammerAuthor Commented:
Thank you, experts!
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TrystenProgrammerAuthor Commented:
I followed the procedure to the best of my ability using a piece of wire. The wire got quite hot and.. Bricked it! Oh well... As an afterthought, how hard is it to replace the CMOS/BIOS chip(s)? Do you experts think that it might an easy fix?
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TrystenProgrammerAuthor Commented:
Wait a second.. Was I supposed to bridge G2 *to* G3? Or is the procedure to jump both of the pads individually but simultaneously?
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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
Just G2-G3 - the two triangles pointing at each other - without touching any of those little circles.

how hard is it to replace the CMOS/BIOS chip(s)? Do you experts think that it might an easy fix? - depends how good you are with a soldering iron and what you've actually cooked
- no, not an easy fix.
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