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Does Toshiba have a custom MBR?

I own a Toshiba U50D-A018 and from day one there has been some issues that I've noticed. The main issue is the fact I can't install Ubuntu onto the laptop. I've just reinstalled windows after trying ...
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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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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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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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Upgrading RAM on Ubuntu 12.04 caused major hardware failure

This is first time I am trying to upgrade the RAM on my Toshiba Satellite L650 Laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit version. After a little research about upgrading RAM I ordered a Kingston DDR3 module ...
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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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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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Ubuntu: ALERT! /dev/mapper/localhost-root does not exist. Dropping to a shell!

I'm currently using Ubuntu Maverick, and whenever I try to use a kernel newer than 2.6.32-21, I get this message: ALERT! /dev/mapper/localhost-root does not exist. Dropping to a shell! Does ...
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Running Ubuntu on Toshiba L630

After suffering with the following error while trying to install Ubuntu onto my Toshiba L630 (kernel_thread_helper+0x0 0x10). I bypassed the error and managed to install the OS by going going into the ...
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Toshiba A200 laptop running Ubuntu hangs/freezes when plugged in

My Toshiba laptop worked perfectly for three months or so in Ubuntu recovery mode but now it hangs/freezes every hour and when it's plugged in. I spend eight hours a day on an average on my laptop. I ...