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Toshiba Satellite won't install printers; “There are no endpoints available from the endpoint mapper.”

I've tried installing 2 printers now, and while the drivers do not work, I've noticed that when trying to add the printers from the control panel, they give me the same error; Here is a screenshot of ...
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How to remove Toshiba computer laptop password?

I have got a Toshiba Satellite M300 PSMS4L-03FOOC laptop which I have been using fine. Suddenly today a black screen appears, asking for a password, which has stopped me from using the computer at ...
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PGP Desktop Whole disk Encryption paused on a toshiba ultrabook z935

I have a Toshiba z930 Ultrabook with PGP Desktop installed for whole disk encryption. It installed correctly, and started encrypting but it stays paused. If I reboot, it shows me the PGP desktop ...
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How to use my computer as a Headset device for my phone with Bluetooth?

I want to extract the audio from my phone (the analog TV and FM/AM receiver mainly) and play it through my computer speakers. There is a headphone jack but it is of non-standard size (probably a ...
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Using Toshiba 22EL833 as PC display through HDMI input

I had another Toshiba TV - 19SL738 - connected to this same PC and video card (GTX 8800) through a DVI to HDMI cable (DVI on PC side, HDMI on TV) that was working perfectly at it's native resolution ...
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Extracting Drivers from Disc

Soooo.. I clean-installed windows 7 ultimate on my Toshiba Satellite A130-ST1311 (old, I know). And it came with a recovery disk to reinstall windows vista. It has all the drivers I need, but I don't ...
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Scanning through the Network

Our office uses a Toshiba estudio2830c to scan to the network and to send and receive faxes. Most days the scanning works correctly however there are some days when it takes almost hours for a staff ...
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Windows-7 laptop formatting and re-installation

My Toshiba laptop came preinstalled Windows-7 (64 bit) version purchased in July 2010. No setup disk came with the laptop, but there is a "Toshiba recovery media creator" utility. Now, I want to ...
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New RAM in Toshiba Portege R700 causes boot problems

I've installed 2x 4GB sticks of memory (DDR3 10666CL9) in my Toshiba Portege R700 (PT314U) and am having boot problems, which are resolved when I switch back to the original memory (2x 2GB) or one ...
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Laptop turns on then off after 9secs

I've a laptop here that when turned on powers off after about 9 secs (before video is initialized). I was thinking it was overheating BUT this is what's really odd: if I hold down a key on the ...
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how do I change the resolution on my windows 8 laptop?

I had the windows 8 consumer preview from when it came out until the new windows 8 Release preview came out a few days ago. I recently updated my computer and I noticed that my resolution went back ...
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Install Ubuntu, eth0 not detected?

I have installed Ubuntu laptop Toshiba Satellite L640?, and I had difficulty, that is how to enable network interfaces, eth0 was not detected when running ifconfig.
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Ubuntu on Toshiba A200 causes overheating

I'm trying to run Ubuntu on my Toshiba A200 computer and after a few minutes it's getting crashed and the computer restarts. I notice that the computer is overheating. Does someone know this problem ...
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Windows 7 not starting correctly on Toshiba Satellite L640

I'm experiencing a problem with my Toshiba Satellite L640 running Windows 7. I initially experienced a blue screen and the computer restarted itself. When I attempted to reinstall Windows, the ...
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Toshiba Laptop blue screening

we have lot of laptop Toshiba which are blue screening. I have rebuild the laptop, re-install GC drivers and remove wifi and netwrok drivers but still i keep getting blue screen on these laptops. the ...
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What limits my laptop on upgrading RAM at 8GB?

I have a Toshiba Portege M780-S7240. It's an i7, 64-bit and currently has 4GB RAM. I'd like to upgrade to 16GB. (If it matters, I'm running 64-bit Ubuntu.) I checked with a RAM vendor who said it ...
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How do I delete the “HDDRecovery” folder on a Toshiba Laptop (Windows 7)?

I have a problem with a recovery folder called HDDRecovery on my D: drive, which is an NTFS primary partition (start partition is C:). The OS is Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, German. The logged-in ...
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Toshiba Z835-300 will not boot

My new Toshiba z835 refuses to boot. When I power it up, the Toshiba logo is displayed and immediately after on the upper left corner of the screen the word PASSWORD: is displayed. How can I fix ...
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Reinstall Preinstalled Windows 7 on a Toshiba Laptop

I'm having problems with a Toshiba Satellite L745 which came preinstalled with Windows 7 (According to the product key label on the bottom Home Premium QA). Basically it is freezing whenever updates ...
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Toshiba satellite C665 P5010 network devices not functioning in Ubuntu 10.04

I got a brand new Toshiba satellite C665 with Ubuntu 10.04 installed. But NetworkManager shows, 'No network devices available'. But when I ran the system testing, test detected Atheros Communications ...
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How to turn on Wifi for Toshiba Satellite E305

I can't figure out how to turn the wifi back on... I've been to Google with no luck and can't even find a product manual. Can someone please help me figure this out? Here's the page on Toshiba's web ...
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Keeping OEM software after reinstalling OS (Toshiba NB550D)

Ok, this is a problem i've had acouple of times over the years with laptops (But made worse by current trend of not giving CD's with computer, and instead have harddrive partitions with just a ...
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Can't find drivers for my WLAN laptop card

According to: http://www.pcidatabase.com/search.php?device_search_str=4220&device_search=Search My laptop has the folloiwng WLAN card: Device Id: 0x4220 Chip Description: Intel 54 MBit/s ...
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Will upgrading my laptop's wireless card make it support 802.11n?

I have a Toshiba Satellite P205-S7402 laptop, and it supports 802.11b and g at present. I want to use 802.11n as well - can I just swap out the wireless card with a new PCI card?
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Toshiba laptop's wireless adaptor seems to have disappeared

my wife's Toshiba Satellite L500-1WG won't connect to wireless networks suddenly. In fact, it appears not to have a wireless network driver any more. I tried downloading the latest driver and updated ...
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Why is Windows 7 not responding with a single color screen some minutes after boot?

I am using windows 7 x86 in Toshiba L300 1EF. Last day I formatted my system and reinstalled the OS. About 15 minutes after booting my system is getting stuck. When system is getting stuck ...
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Toshiba P775-S7215 with a broken wireless button?

I'm troubleshooting a wireless connectivity problem on a Toshiba P775-S7215. The wireless seems to be stuck "Off". Pressing the wireless button (located to the right of the power button) causes it ...
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Changing the processor on Toshiba R500 Portege?

This is my first post here. I am looking to fix my old Toshiba Portege R500 laptop. It fell in the water a while ago so I bought a new one. To my surprise, it still works, though it has a cracked ...
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Can't boot to Windows 7 after uninstalling and removing Linux partitions

I have a class in college for System Administration. I partitioned the disk so I could put Fedora onto my computer and dual boot it. It was working fine until I ran out of space in the partition for ...
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Connecting my Toshiba L655 Laptop to LCD TV with only VGA?

I read through the specs and looked at my laptop. I dont think it has a HDMI port. So I guess I am left with VGA port to connect to LCD TV. I need to know is it possible to connect my laptop to HDMI ...
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Toshiba - ATI graphic card update with ATI driver

I have Toshiba A200 and ATI Radeon HD 2600 graphic card. I need to work OpenGL 3.0 or above versions. ATI released a driver which runs OpenGL 3.1 with my graphic card. However when I tried to ...
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How to install XP Pro drivers from USB (no floppy)

I'm trying to install XP Pro SP2 on a laptop but it says the drive is not detected (it's SATA). How can I install the SATA drivers without a floppy disk? Ideally I would like to use a USB drive. The ...
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Toshiba Qosmio and UEFI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to know if my BIOS supports UEFI? I have a Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q888 and I was wondering if there was a way to have UEFI installed on it?
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I cannot enter text into the “search programs and files” box on the start menu

I've just gotten a new computer with Windows 7 (same as the last computer - I'm generally familiar with it). Since I've gotten it, I have only rarely been able to type into the search box on the start ...
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Can Windows 7 be installed on a Toshiba Netbook that says “Designed for Windows XP”?

My friend bought a Toshiba netbook more than an year ago. The netbook came with an XP install on single partition. It also has a tag/sticker saying "Designed for Windows XP". The machine has a 1 GB ...
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Extended Desktop causes Intel Graphics control panel to crash on Toshiba Portege R500-S5008X

I am using a Toshiba Portege R500-S5008X with Windows XP SP3 and a Mobile Intel 945 Express Chipset graphics accelerator, running driver 6.14.10.4926. I can use an external monitor or Dual Display ...
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Toshiba Laptop Battery Charger [closed]

I have a Toshiba laptop (Satellite M115S3114). The charger details are as below - Model - SADP75PB A Input - 100-240V ~ 1.5A 50-60Hz Output - 15V---- 5A This charger has now become faulty. And, ...
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I have a Toshiba Satellite ES5018 in which the battery meter disappeared

Have Toshiba Satellite ES5018 on which the battery meter disappeared and I can't figure out how to get it back on
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Toshiba Portege M400 screen rotation not working under Windows 7 x64

I have installed Windows 7 on my Toshiba Portege M400. This in itself was relatively tricky.* However, the button utilities aren't quite working for me. One of the buttons tries to launch the ...
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How do I detect bogus security alerts?

I've got a laptop from Toshiba, that came with or acquired a PC checker called "Toshiba laptop checker" or something like that. I also run MS Security Essentials on it. MSSE scans reveal no threats ...
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Laptop will not properly go to sleep or wake up from sleep mode

I have a Toshiba A505 laptop with Windows 7 SP1 and Nvidia Geforce 310M with driver version 266.58. The issue I am having is that the laptop doesn't always properly go to sleep or properly wake from ...
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How do I know what hard drives I can buy to upgrade my laptop

So here's the deal: It so happens that I need to reformat my computer (Toshiba Satellite L305), to install windows and then install ubuntu. I figure I should also upgrade my hard drive, since 160GBs ...
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Can I update my Toshiba laptop graphics drivers?

My Toshiba laptop (a Satellite A300) came installed with version 8.48 of the ATI Display Drivers (M82XT, M86). It has a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 video card. I tried downloading the latest ...
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How can I repair a Windows 7 bootloader without a Windows 7 disk?

My boss's laptop is unable to boot. He told me it had hard crashed so he removed the battery. After inserting the battery again and turning on the machine it gets past POST ("The Toshiba Screen") but ...
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Bypass BIOS password set by faulty Toshiba firmware on Satellite A55-S1065 laptop?

I want to rescue this 7 year old laptop that has been crippled by a glitch in its BIOS: 'A "Password =" prompt may be displayed when the computer is turned on, even though no power-on password has ...
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AC power on my laptop freezes

AC power on my laptop Toshiba satellite freezes and I have to forcibly off it by computer power button. and to start it on battery power now, Windows Vista will recommended start with repair option. ...
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notebook heating up

I have a toshiba m70-113 satellite pro laptop... its been five years since ive been using it.. you can see its specs here... Its still does the job very well... the only prob is that it is getting ...
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Equalizer for Toshiba Satellite Pro Laptop (Windows 7) (has Realtek sound)

I've been trying to find a way to have a real equalizer for my Toshiba Satellite Pro Laptop. I don't know much about computers but the guys in the store seem to know less than I do! From what I've ...