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Cannot pass the pre-bios loading screen (toshiba laptop)

I've just bought a toshiba laptop satellite p50-A-14K. I was struggling installing ubuntu 13.10 together with windows 8.1. I couldn't get the dual boot working so at one point, what I did is to delete ...
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Essencial drivers for a Toshiba computer

I just formatted my Toshiba computer with Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bits. I have a Toshiba Portégé R830-10R. This one: http://www.toshiba.pt/discontinued-products/portege-r830-10r/ What drivers are ...
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My Toshiba Laptop Won't Boot [closed]

My laptop running Ubuntu 13.10 recently stopped booting (no BIOS screen, nothing) after a few tries, it booted into a screen that said GNU Grub. Not knowing what this was, I restarted and now it won't ...
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Touchpad Freez/lag issue

I have a Toshiba C855-2GX , 4GB RAM/5400RPM 500gb HDD i5 I have a problem with my touchpad , my touchpad lag for (15sec to 2min) in worst case the button don't even work , i think my probleme come ...
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My SSD works extremely slow

i need a help. I've bought SSD Toshiba , model : Z1000001 It works a realy realy slow. AHCI is enabled, TRIM also, BIOS updated, all tips from google used, SATA cables and ports tested but still ...
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Windows 8.1 update stuck on update 16 of 23. Toshiba Z830 doesn't have a hard reset button. What do I do?

My Toshiba Z830 running Windows 8.1 and I tried updating it today by rebooting. It got stuck on update 16 of 23. I couldn't reboot because my off button is assigned to sleep. Holding it in for 10 secs ...
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Random Crashes and Critical Errors with Toshiba SSD - BHDrvx64 the Cause?

I recently bought and installed the Toshiba Q Series Pro (THNSNJ256GCST) 256GB SSD into my laptop. Whenever I boot up in the mornings, the OS (Windows 7 Pro x64) will have random critical errors ...
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Can't connect to wifi or wired network with laptop

I am looking at a Toshiba P745-S4102 laptop for a friend who says that it cannot connect to wifi. It started (I guess) this past summer and she has been slow to get around to it. Upon getting the ...
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Replacing the Toshiba Logo with the Windows 8 Logo

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55-A preloaded with Windows 8. Instead of the Windows 8 Logo, it has the Toshiba Logo on the loading screen when I first turn my laptop on. I don't like this and would ...
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Reverting an activated Windows 8 Toshiba laptop to Windows 7

I have just acquired a near new Toshiba P50 laptop. These PC's allow the user to choose between W7-64 and W8 when they are first switched on. The previous owner has chosen Windows 8 and this reports ...
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Mouse freezes when virus scanning or installing software

I have a problem with my mouse freezing. I use Windows 8.1 on a Toshiba PC with 4GB RAM/i5 CPU. When I install software (like Visual Basic) or start a virus scan, my mouse lags for eight seconds to ...
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Toshiba Tecra 9100 incompatible memory

I have a Toshiba Tecra 9100 with 60 GB HDD, Pentium 4 M 2GHz processor and 400 MHz FSB. It has memory PC-2700 512MB cl2.5 in slot A and has memory PC-2700 512MB cl2.5 in slot B I installed Ubuntu ...
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Hard disk heating and noise issue on Seagate ST500LM000

I have recently got a brand new Seagate ST500LM000 Solid State Hybrid Drive. My old traditional hard disk just failed in my Toshiba Satellite C660 laptop, so I decided to use this SSHD in my laptop. I ...
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pre-installed operating system re-installation

I bought a Toshiba laptop i7 with windows 8. unfortunately I format the hard disk. how I install the windows 8 original? which one was in my system. where can I download the pre installed windows ...
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Interesting Intermittent Boot Failure due to TPM Error Toshiba Satellite A105

I have an old Toshiba Satellite A105-s4084 that is lacking a hard drive and was otherwise bound for scrap but I'm hoping to resurrect it and use it to run tails or some other linux distro from a usb ...
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Fail Booting on Windows 7 Proffessional/Ubuntu Duel-Boot

I have the Toshiba NB255 that is duelbooted with Windows 7 Professional and Ubuntu (Linux). I've not been able to access my device lately because of these problems, so I'm going to go through bit by ...
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Why my Toshiba Equium A110-252 keeps switching off?

My Toshiba Equium A110-252 keeps turning off. When I try to turn it on, it turns off again. It can run for unspecified period of time (a day, a week) and one day it just turns off and it is impossible ...
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Upgrade of a Toshiba laptop

I have a Toshiba Satellite ( L455D-S5976 ) with a 250G HD and 2G RAM. It is a few years old, but I have been pleased with it so far. I have gone through with regular housekeeping on a regular basis. ...
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Toshiba laptop display horizontal lines - disappear in seconds

I recently bought Toshiba Satellite S55-A5257. I am facing a small glitch. Sometimes, a horizontal line(it has been only 1 so far) appears across display. The line is not black but some weird RGB ...
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Can I fine tune my Toshiba laptop screen brightness using flash cards

I have a Toshiba laptop model L850 Windows 7 64-bit. I wonder is there any way I can fine tune the screen brightness by pressing the function key. I can only adjust the brightness by 10 or 15 ...
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RAM upgrade for old Toshiba Satellite L20

I used the crucial system scanner to check my old toshiba satellite L20 and says that i have a maximum of 2gb, with 2 slots, using a memory type of DDR2 PC2-5300. I wanna know if.... Could i use ...
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My Toshiba laptop restarts again and again

Please help on how to fix my Toshiba laptop, after reformatting all data has installed properly driver's are perfectly installed and no error, after installing I restarted my laptop as the ...
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reformat laptop using a different windows disc

My Dad's old laptop is pretty slow and old and he got a new one, so I thought I'd reformat it and reinstall windows. However he can't find the original disc it came with. The laptop is currently ...
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How to connect a monitor via an USB based VGA card?

I have a Toshiba Satellite C640. I have installed Linux Mint 14. I want to connect two external monitors to it. Although I have only one VGA port. I have an external USB to VGA card which I connected, ...
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How can I install Microsoft Bluetooth Stack on my laptop

The toshiba bluetooth stack is giving me a hard time to manage and I want to switch to Microsoft's. My netbook uses Microsoft's and I am fine with it. How can I install it on my laptop. I followed ...
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Facking Lost Fellas [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba satellite A505-s6960 that i bought almost 4 years ago. i have had problems with it. Today i took it in to my computer guy. he said that the harddrive is shot and to send it to ...
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Not able to boot Win7 from DVD or USB

Background: Hard drive in my Toshiba Laptop is failing. I decided to replace it with a new hard drive. I have windows 7 home premium 64 bit. I burned win7 iso on to DVD in a different laptop. That ...
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toshiba hdd error: f3-f000-0018

My fiancées Toshiba Satellite computer had gotten a virus which won't allow her computer to start up past the windows flag. I used Toshiba recovery to reset it to factory defaults. After which I ...
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Toshiba bluetooth driver installation stalls at 5 bars

I am trying to install my bluetooth driver after having formatted my laptop but the instillation stalls to these two windows for over 30 minutes and still going on. OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ...
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Laptop screen turns off after short period of time

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L500 and the screen has started going off after a second or 2 of use. For the brief time that the screen is on everything is clear and displays perfectly. Restarting ...
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USB port malfuction

Recently, I manually shut down the computer while running SimCity 4 Deluxe. Upon booting, the computer froze up at "toshiba_acpi Toshiba Extras." I then added "acpi=off" into grub.cfg to allow me to ...
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Where can I legally download Windows 8 for my OEM product? [closed]

I have a Toshiba Satellite C850 - 1C1. It came pre-installed with Windows 8 64-bit and just like any other Windows 8 OEM product it does not have a product key I can use; or rather, the product key is ...
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Switching to SSD in Portege R830

I have a portege R830 - X3310. Unfortunately my HDD gave up and I am thinking of switching to a SSD. Does any one have any idea if a Corsair Force GS will fit? The SSD is a 2.5" disk. I tried ...
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Can an external backup drive became uninitialized on its own?

I have a brand new Toshiba 3Tb external that I used once to store by back-ups while I gave my computer a clean state, (after a couple years she was starting to lag.) After backing up, I tested the ...
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What drivers do I need to get the most out of my new laptop?

I have just bought a Toshiba Satellite L850-1VO. The part no is PSKG6E. I have done a clean install of windows 8 x64, but now I am stuck with no drivers installed. I have located the website for ...
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Laptop is asking for password (which I never set), even when without hard-drive

One day my laptop got infected by a virus, and I cleaned all those suspected infected files with Avast! Antivirus. I didn't check what kind of files are cleaned, since there are hundreds of it. Now I ...
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Toshiba, bluetooth, and corrupt tosbtAPI.dll

I cannot activate my bluetooth connection in my netbook. An error comes up like missing or corrupt 'tosbtapi.dll'. How to handles this problem? Many site offering the tosbtapi.dll, but I dont trust ...
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Toshiba Satellite plugged in not charging

I have a Toshiba Satellite that has vista installed on it. It's 3 years old and the battery lately hasn't been working very well. Recently though, I've had a problem of the battery indicator saying ...
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Toshiba Satellite battery indicator saying “plugged in, not charging”

My Toshiba Satellite with Windows Vista is a couple years old. The battery lately is completely shot. Even after charging for a long time, it barely lasts five minutes when you unplug it. I'm assuming ...
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Toshiba Satellite C655-S5132 laptop fails to boot on first few attempts

I have a Toshiba Satellite C655-S5132 laptop (Windows 7). If I leave it alone for a while and then try to boot it, it fails. The fan turns on and then gradually winds down to a stop. The display ...
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Toshiba Bluetooth Stack Pops up Windows Audio Settings Whenever Connecting a Headset [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Toshiba Bluetooth Stack Annoying Popup I have a USB Bluetooth radio to connect my jawbone headset to my computer. I'm currently using the Toshiba Stack on Windows 8 ...
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Toshiba Bluetooth Stack Annoying Popup

I have a USB Bluetooth radio to connect my jawbone headset to my computer. I'm currently using the Toshiba Stack on Windows 8 Professional and it works fine. I want to disable the popups that appear ...
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Windows 7 DVD Driver

I’m trying to fix a friend’s laptop. The DVD driver is corrupted, so the optical drive doesn’t even show up as an option in Windows Explorer. Failed attempts so far… Microsoft Update seems to ...
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wake up laptop when I plug in monitor

Do you know if there is an option to make your laptop wake from sleep/hibernation when you plug in a monitor? I have a windows 8 toshiba laptop, and I would like to be able to just take it out of my ...
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Windows 7 is unexplainably slow

I have a 3 month old Toshiba Satellite laptop with 4GB RAM, i5 processor and a normal HDD (not SSD). I dual boot with Ubuntu and I use Windows sparingly. However, I noticed that it is painstakingly ...
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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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toshiba satellite l755d screen black

My Toshiba Satellite L755D , laptop just "Black Screened". No Beep , No display on an external monitor either. I can hear the fan running and it trying to boot from DVD on startup. I removed RAM and ...
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Which RAM is faster (or, is Crucial's Memory Advisor giving non-optimal advice)?

In general, if a PC's motherboard is only specified for RAM up to a given core speed x, will that PC be faster with: RAM of latency y capable of running at a maximum core speed >x or RAM of ...
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Laptop's power supply discharges the battery 10-20 seconds after unpluging from wall

Everyday after turning off the laptop (not before) I'm unplugging the power supply only from the wall, not from both wall and laptop. But it started to discharge the battery. After unplugging the ...
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Toshiba Satellite L630 broken after bios update

I have Toshiba Satellite L630, which has been broken. It had no more OS installed in it. All the disk partition were cleared into one single empty unformatted partition. So I begin to install windows ...