A range of laptops by Toshiba. Use this tag if your question is about configuring, modifying or otherwise using Toshiba-branded laptops.

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Enabling Fn+F8 on Toshiba Satellite L500 [on hold]

Got myself a notebook Toshiba Satellite L500 without HDD(was heavily damaged actually) and with no wifi card (the one like this) Symptoms: when I try to connect to wireless network, it shows me "No ...
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How to fix horizontal lines on screen appearing on my laptop screen

I have a Toshiba Satellite A105-S4334. The screen shows horizontal lines. When connected to an external monitor, the display is normal with no lines. I tried replacing the screen and cables, but the ...
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What is the recommended mininum “backup” for a new Toshiba Windows 8.1 laptop with no backup media? [closed]

I've got a new Windows 8.1 Toshiba laptop for one of my daughters. I'm trying to decide what the minimum backup I need to do is considering that it has not Windows CD or Windows CD Key. I don't care ...
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Sound help for Toshibia laptop

My sound works on everything BUT vine and instagram on my toshibia computer. Can somebody please help? I have tried everything , and cant seem to fix the problem.
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Use Toshiba Function Keys without Toshiba Driver

How can I use the Toshiba Function Keys on my Satellite C655D-S5226 without being required to install the huge (40 Mb!) Toshiba Function Key Driver?
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Toshiba Laptop shuts down after 30 seconds

When i start my laptop it just starts up but after exact 30 seconds it makes a "click" and just falls out. I've made some tests: 1) changed my RAM memory -> nothing changed 2) checked my ...
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Toshiba Satellite Touch Pad controls arrow keys

On my account on my wife's laptop, the touch pad has started to control the cursor keys instead of the mouse pointer. It works fine on my wife's account or on the main user selection screen. On my ...
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Can't turn on my Toshiba laptop

I have a toshiba amd turion x2 64 laptop that was around me for a while, but lately it has that problem that it turns on 1 time every 15 times you try to power it on. What could be its problem? I ...
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Satellite L745 Battery - Plugged In but not charging

When the adapter is plugged in to charge the battery, battery status show as Plugged in, not charging. When battery is plug to the laptop, can't turn on the laptop. I have to unplug the batter and ...
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Lost printing routine

8.1 on Toshiba Satellite 50B: Lost printing ability. After clicking"Print" nothing. Doc doesn't appear in "Docs in Queue" or "printing" or anywhere else. This includes "Print test page".
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Can I convince a Toshiba Tecra Z40A to output audio via Bluetooth?

I don't know if I'm just exceptionally weak in my searches, or not looking for the right things, but I'm trying to figure out if I can connect my Toshiba Tecra Z40A to an external Bluetooth speaker. ...
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Recover BIOS Password

How can I reset or recover the BIOS password on a Toshiba Satellite l505? I have tried the backdoor list and I don't see where the "jumper" is to use on this one? I am unable to boot into Windows - ...
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Can the HDD/SDD password on Toshiba Satellite laptops be reset?

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop model 855D-S5320 from my sister-in-law that "mysteriously" has a BIOS and HDD/SSD password set on it. She knows the BIOS password, but doesn't know the HDD/SSD ...
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SymELAM.sys missing or corrupt Windows 8.1

I have a Toshiba Satellite e45t with Windows 8.1, and whenever I boot up, it says that SymELAM.sys is missing or corrupt. I read that it was related to Norton Anti-Virus, which I have. I've ran chkdsk ...
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My toshiba satellite windows 8 will not let me press on mouse1 while playing a game

So when Im playing, I try shooting a gun and it doesnt work. But when I press mulitple times it works. Then stops working. I need serious help. It's annoying the crap out of me.
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Toshiba laptop won't start up unless plugged in but will run on battery for hours

I have a Toshiba Satellite C8855-S5214 less than 3 years old. For two years or more, the laptop will not start up unless it is plugged in. Once powered up, I can unplug it and it will run for hours. ...
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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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How to restore the Windows MBR

I have a Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5965 with Windows 8.1 Pro and Ubuntu dual-boot, and I can't restore the Windows 8.1 bootloader with EasyBCD. When I use EasyBCD it always says "Missing Operating ...
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Refresh vs Format [closed]

Can i recuperate my files or a way to undo the formatting? I was on Control Panel Trying to repair my WiFi connection. Somehow i saw that option Refresh which i did not hesitate to click on and ...
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My Toshiba Satellite c850 won't display screen

Before this happened, I had some occurrences where my laptop's screen turned off out of no reason. Everything was still on (the sound, tasks in thr computer, fan, etc. was working). I tried closing ...
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Access BIOS on Toshiba Satellite C55-A?

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55-A with Windows 8.1 Pro under UEFI. It originally came with Windows 8. But now the problem is I received Error Code 0x00000e9 and "Your PC needs to be repaired." Well I ...
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Ubuntu installer does not recognize existing OS and partitions

I just bought a Toshiba Satellite L55-B5276 (i-5 core, 8 GB RAM) with pre-installed Windows 8. I brought it to our IT guy and he swiped off Windows 8 and replaced it with Windows 7. He partitioned the ...
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Is it safe to use a third-party program to dim the screen brightness below minimum?

I have a Toshiba laptop but even when I put brightness to minimum it's too bright for me. I download a third-party program called "Pangolin screen brightness" which allows to dim screen brightness ...
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Can't find how to reset my laptop

My laptop's hard drive got broken, so I bought a new one and plugged it in and all. I'm trying to reinstall the OS from a USB recovery disk I made when I first got the laptop (Toshiba Satellite, ...
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Is it possible to get a Toshiba Satellite laptop to communicate via Bluetooth to a Samsung Galaxy S3?

I have a Toshiba Satellite computer running Windows 7 and a Samsung Galaxy 3 phone. They both show their bluetooth is on but the laptop wont find the phone. I do not know how to get a free download ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the graphics card of a laptop? [duplicate]

Can I upgrade the graphics card of the Toshiba Satellite S50T to Nvidia or anything more powerful than the stock AMD Radeon? I haven't purchased it yet, although I'm hoping to in the next month. ...
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Recommendations for running Linux together with Windows 7 on Toshiba Satellite [closed]

I have never installed Linux before, but I would like to run it on my Toshiba Satellite C660-1UJ next to the current Windows 7 Home Premium OS. I read some things about windows 7/8 making it difficult ...
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How can I get access to a hard drive's contents on a dead laptop?

Is there any way possible to get data off my laptop HDD without removing it from the laptop? It has problems possibly with the CPU or RAM and can't load the OS but it does turn on. I don't want to ...
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How can I access the BIOS on a Toshiba Satellite PSKP2k 005007?

I'm trying to access the BIOS in order to install Windows 8.1. I have tried all the function keys, as well as Esc and Del. Nothing works out. Unfortunately I forgot my password as well therefore I'm ...
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What is 'firmware linkage'?

I have a Toshiba notebook, and there were missed driver, which I have fixed. It called Toshiba firmware linkage driver. I am interested, what is firmware linkage, and does it affect computer ...
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Driver problems with fresh install of Win 7 Home Premium on Toshiba Satellite laptop

I have a Toshiba Satellite L875D-S7332 laptop that had Windows 8 preinstalled on a hard drive that crashed. I got a new hard drive and installed Windows 7 Home Premium from a DVD. To do this I had ...
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Does Toshiba have a custom MBR?

I own a Toshiba U50D-A018 laptop 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 ...
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Toshiba Laptop doesn't charge whilst the laptop is in use

I have a Toshiba laptop that charges while it is off - it charges normally, the battery LED shows orange (charging) as per normal. However when the charger is plugged in and laptop is on, the power ...
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Left channel sound comes out of desktop speaker and right channel sound comes out of laptop speaker

I have a Toshiba Laptop with Windows 8 and a pair of Bose desktop speakers. When I do tests from the playback devices, the Realtek control panel and a youtube speaker test it will always play the ...
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Netbook won't start after startup with USB attached

I started my Toshiba Netbook up with a USB flash drive attached, and it messed up the startup process. As soon as I realized my mistake, I stopped the process (I think I just turned it off), took out ...
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Toshiba Satellite L655 Fan Not Running

A friend of mine has a Toshiba Satellite L655 laptop with an Intel Pentium processor. After about an hour of use, or when a particularly resource-intensive program is being used, the machine will ...
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Toshiba Satellite C50 A-1JM won't boot with battery plugged in

I am having some odd problems with my Toshiba Satellite C50 A-1JM laptop. For the last two days, it has not loaded past the boot screen for hours, if at all. When I force the laptop off and switch it ...
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Integrated graphics card being used over NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M in Toshiba laptop?

On my Toshiba laptop with a discrete GeForce GT 540M graphics card, as well an integrated Intel HD 3000, it seems like the discrete graphics card is never used. Games run like the Intel HD 3000 is ...
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Missing graphics accelerator for Toshiba C855D-s5232

I formatted the drive and re-installed Windows 7 64-bit on a Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5232. Now I am missing the graphics accelerator. I have been to Toshiba's website but cannot find the right one. ...
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How to Factory Reset Toshiba Satellite a215-S7416?

My question is almost exactly like this one, except: 1) I know my BIOS password and I just want to factory reset 2) I have a Toshiba Satellite a215-s7416 (Vista) When I get past the "Enter ...
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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 not booting if sata controller set to AHCI

I have Toshiba Satellite C660 Tried to install Windows7 by selecting Sata controller as AHCI I got this message Windows cannot be installed to this disk. This computers hardware may not support ...
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Function keys' roles swapped

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55-A5195 running Windows 7. Earlier, I did not have to hold down the Fn button in order to use any of the function keys. But all of a sudden I have to do so. Explanation ...
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The sound from my headphone jack is fuzzy. How can I fix it?

I have a toshiba satellite and my headphones don't play sound properly when I use them. The sound is fuzzy, like when your under water. It's definitely not the headphones. It was working literally ...
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Transplant hard drive from Toshiba Tecra M7 to Toshiba Portege m780

I want to transplant my hard drive from my Toshiba Tecra M7 tablet running Windows 7 (full license - not OEM) to my new Toshiba Portege m780. They are both tablet pc's with Intel processors - Tecra ...
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Reinstalling Windows 7 on a Toshiba Satellite L750

My Toshiba L750 laptop came with Windows preinstalled and I would like to reinstall it as it is becoming a bit cluttered and slow. I attempted to follow the steps detailed in this question by using ...
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Laptop only turning on when pressure is applied

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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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 ...