Once a BIOS or Supervisor password is set, the computer will only start Windows (or any other operating system) after that password is entered correctly.Entering either a BIOS password or a Supervisor password permit normal use of the computer.Going forward we have removed the software from all of our images, but that doesn't help with the couple systems already locked.
Documentation for OMSA is here: OMSA Documentation Index To install all OMSA components using using yum (on RHEL 6, RHEL 7 and Cent OS ): This repository is an official distribution method.For support questions related to this package repository, see the appropriate mailing list at linux-poweredge.Otherwise, it can only be removed by a Toshiba Authorized Service Provider.To locate a Toshiba Authorized Service Provider (ASP) anywhere in the world, visit Toshiba's Global ASP Locator at: Both the BIOS and Supervisor password prompts appear immediately after the computer is started or restarted, or taken out of Standby mode.You must block quote text that has been written by some else. I've fixed it for you this time, but please pay attention to this in future.
Update: Oh yeah, and do make sure to use the latest upgrade.
Like the others said, you might want to try the Copy the BIOS update exe file locally on to your PC, open the command prompt, navigate to the location of the exe file and type the name of the exe file and add /forceit to the end eg: E7440A13/forceit press enter and the update should start and ignore the lack of a battery @ 10% charge. I cant remember if there was another box confirming update but if there was I confirmed. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).
I had a Dell Latitude 13 (win 10 x64) which I wanted to update the bios to A02. Left it for a minute - nothing seemed to be happening. On the next reboot Bios update started and completed. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?
After updating this BIOS, you only can flash newer versions afterward.
Please DO NOT flash back older version BIOS, it will cause your system to crash.
You can, however, fake it by editing the yum config and changing "fc" to "el5". This repository contains RPMS for Dell Open Manage Server Administrator (OMSA).