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Open back of Toshiba Satellite L855

I have a Toshiba Satellite L855 - S5372. I was using it when it suddenly started making a wack-wack-wack noise; I'm certain that something got stuck in the CPU fan. Nothing had come in from the ...
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Some key combinations no longer work

I don't know how this happened, but I can't use shift+R, nor can I use shift+1, 2, 3, 4. I tried creating another user to see if the problem is there too, but for them it works fine. I can't use ...
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Laptop turning on when touched

I'm trying to help a friend fix their Toshiba Satellite A665 because its been shutting itself off at random times until it got so bad that it doesn't make it past the BIOS screen before shutting off ...
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2answers
133 views

Windows 7 won't boot, stuck on \disk.sys

My friend has a problem with her laptop. I offered her my help, but unfortunately I can't fix it. The thing that happened is that once she started her Toshiba, it show a blue screen with some ...
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387 views

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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81 views

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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2answers
504 views

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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193 views

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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2answers
141 views

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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211 views

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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1answer
131 views

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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Can a faulty battery cause a laptop to crash?

After replacing a blown out motherboard, my Toshiba Satellite C600 is still malfunctioning lately: BSODs. Distorted graphics, and freezes. Sudden shutdowns. After removing the battery and doing a ...
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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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3answers
591 views

Laptop battery not working.

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L640. If I remove the laptop charger, my laptop will instantly die, so I can only use the laptop whilst plugged in. Thanks for your help.
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319 views

Laptop freezes. Could be OS or laptop, don't know

Model: Toshiba Satellite A205-S5809 OS: Linux Mint 12 Okay, I've read quite a few posts but none of them seem to solve my problem. Some things I've tired: Remove battery, unplug, hold down power ...
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1answer
242 views

Laptop GAINS time, why?

I have a Toshiba satellite P25-S607 laptop, which works fine in general, but has one issue where the clock runs fast. For example, after running for a day or two, the clock will be ahead 2 hours or ...
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1k views

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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2k views

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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376 views

Can I use a toshiba 19v 3.95 amps adapter in my toshiba 19v 3.42 amp laptop

Would using a Toshiba 19v 3.95 amp adapter in my Toshiba 19v 3.42 amp laptop cause any ill effect?
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145 views

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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3k views

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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3answers
4k views

Toshiba Satellite A300 won't boot, how to diagnose?

I have a Toshiba Satellite A300 19P, It was working normally a week ago, today it just won't boot. After the initial Toshiba boot logo, I get a black screen and nothing happens, I hear the computer ...
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0answers
821 views

Tecra A10 BIOS Supervisor User

I've set a supervisor password on a Tecra A10 laptop, but now I can't choose the boot device or enter the BIOS as supervisor. I do know the supervisor password however I don't get the prompt to enter ...
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1answer
946 views

Laptop Hard Disk Problem (Not Detecting)

I have a problem with my Acer Aspire One D255. It fell off like from 1 feet above ground 2 days. Since then the hard disk is not being detected in the BIOS. I opened the netbook and removed it and re ...
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2k views

Windows 7 Recovery

One day my computer was working fine and the next it won't boot properly. System Specs: Toshiba Satellite T235D-S1345RD (Laptop), Windows 7 x64, BIOS 1.7, 4GB RAM I have gotten the computer booted ...
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1answer
294 views

High pitched whine when laptop plugged in

My relatively new Toshiba Portege r705 laptop (running Linux) has started making a high-pitched whine when plugged in. The sound is usually only noticeable when the laptop is in use and the battery is ...
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1answer
127 views

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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1answer
79 views

How do I use my 'volume control' buttons which are located on the same buttons as the 4 and 5? I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop/notebook

Yeah, just wondering how to use the volume control, I've tried holding down the shift button but that just gives me the dollar sign or the percentage sign, I'm not sure what else to do... Please ...
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1answer
528 views

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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2answers
444 views

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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2answers
833 views

weird problem with toshibA A665… keyboArd is crAzy.. help

I just got a brand new Toshiba Satellite A665 There are two weird problems My left-shift key types the letter A And my letter A key is always in caps. I can actually type an A by hitting capslock ...
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1answer
88 views

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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4answers
6k views

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 ...
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2k views

lightweight OS for very old laptop

Just got a very old ~10 year used, Toshiba Satellite. I was wondering (since I really do not like Windows ME) if anyone had some VERY lightweight OS's I could take a look at. Damn Small Linux isn't ...
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308 views

Laptop burned after heavy OpenGL usage. Is there hope?

After programming for OpenGL and a 'slow OS' case for a couple of minutes the screen went blank. I shut it down with forcing it with the shutdown key and now there's no led at all with battery or AC, ...
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2answers
100 views

What information should I save from an inherited laptop before reformatting?

I inherited a Toshiba Portege R500-S5008X from my supervisor and would like to reformat it and reinstall Windows XP before starting to use it. I eventually found Toshiba's support pages that list ...
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1answer
3k views

Toshiba Fan Runs on High Even when Cool

I bought a Toshiba Satellite L650 earlier this week, and have begun running into problems with it. The fan runs perfectly when I first turn on the computer, and once I start doing something ...
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3k views

Want to clear my BIOS password on Toshiba Portege M200

First: I know my BIOS password - but there is no option to remove it in the BIOS (or I don't see it) I can enter the BIOS (v1.40, the newest 1,80 had some problems with upscaling my processor), it ...
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3answers
2k views

Strange WLAN adapter behaviour; sometimes not detected

I just got myself a brand new Toshiba Satellite L670-187 17,3" notebook. On first boot it worked fine and I could just connect to my wireless network immediately. However, when the notebook has been ...
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389 views

Toshiba Satellite 310CDS: adding RAM

I was thinking of upgrading my legacy notebook with some RAM. This is a Toshiba Satellite 310CDS, and I'd like to put the maximum possible RAM module into it, to max-out the ram in that machine. I ...
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1answer
1k views

No sound on my Toshiba Satellite. Was working this morning

I have a Toshiba Satellite A305 and the sound suddenly stopped working. I've checked on sound volume and it's up to max. I've also checked devices and it says it should be working fine. Sound was ...
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2answers
981 views

Windows 7 on Toshiba Notebook M50 (PSM51E)

Has anyone successfully installed Windows 7 on this thing? Toshiba apparently doesn't support it, and I'm having trouble finding a working display driver.
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1answer
336 views

Toshiba A505 - S6965 Running Windows XP Pro

I have a copy of Windows XP Pro that I want to put on my Toshiba Satellite A505 - S6965. I tried to put it on yesterday, but nothing works, not even the Ethernet port. What should I do to make it work ...
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1answer
120 views

Flashing cursor with new laptop battery

I recently purchased a new, non-Toshiba battery for my Toshiba M700 tablet/laptop. The battery fits fine and the tablet detects and charges it, but when I try to boot up all I get is the Toshiba logo ...
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727 views

Toshiba Satellite U500 - Totally Damaged LCD

I accidentally damaged my Toshiba Satellite U500 laptop which resulted in a totally unusable LCD. The LCD panel has some cracks on it, and I can only see black & white spots; the laptop frame ...
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Toshiba satellite u400 hardware buttons, which software?

I've recently intalled Windows 7 64bit onto my Toshiba U400 laptop. I went over to toshiba support-download-drivers page and downloaded every driver that was missing. I chose not to download bloated ...
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1answer
210 views

Memory upgrade for Toshiba P20 S203?

I've had an offer of a 256MB PC2700 SODIMM, apparently from an iBook, to upgrade a Toshiba laptop. Is that suitable? I've seen "DDR 266 SODIMM" on sale as the official upgrade memory. How in general ...
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3answers
3k views

Toshiba Satellite Touchpad not working correctly in Windows 7

I have a P305-S882 Satellite laptop that I have installed Windows 7 on. I went to the web site and downloaded the drivers available for Windows 7 but It still does not work correctly. The left ...
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1answer
626 views

Toshiba Satellite l355-s7011 won't power up

My Toshiba Satellite l355-s7011 will not power up. How do I fix it? The DC port came out. I think it was dropped. I opened it up and everything looks fine but it doesn't power up.
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519 views

Toshiba Satellite A105-S4374 Hard Disk Failing

What do I need to get to replace my failing drive on my Toshiba Satellite A105 Laptop (approximately 3 years old)?