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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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 ...
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Laptop won't turn on after blank screen, possible motherboard damage

I have a Toshiba Satellite C660 which while I was using it the screen appeared to go blank and the machine (I think) died however both the charger light and power light remained turned on. I pressed ...
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Ubuntu Shortcut Menu opening spontaneously

About two days ago the shortcut menu started opening spontaneously and wont close for more than 2 seconds, making it impossible to type anything since most keys start working as shortcuts and others ...
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System Resore not working

Vista 32 bit System Restore is creating restore points, but when I try to restore my system I get a message saying System Restore could not be completed and my system is returned to its original ...
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Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5123 Refuses To Boot DVD or USB Windows 7 Install Disk

I'm trying to downgrade a Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5123 that came with Windows 8.1 on it to Windows 7 x64 bit. I'm stuck at not being able to get it to boot the installation media. I've turned off ...
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toshiba recovery disc windows 8 os

So i have had a friend ask me to look at there toshiba satellite c855-28u because its not working even using the recovery disc form which i have discovered that doesn't appear to be working as it is ...
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Cannot pass the pre-bios loading screen (toshiba laptop)

I've just bought a Toshiba 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 the ...
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How can I diagnose a laptop that wont boot to BIOS? Is it possible to fix? [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 ...
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My Toshiba Satellite c850 laptop will only display logo screen [closed]

will only show logo, can't get into BIOS to reset defaults, think it has crashed simply from my own stupid plunking, no beeping/noises etc, any suggestions,? tried all the F2, 0, Fn, stuff, no deal.
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Touchpad stops responding/lags up, but I can still move mouse cursor with graphics tablet?

I have a Toshiba C855-2GX. The problem is with the touchpad, it lags for around 15 seconds (up to 2 minutes in worst case). The mouse button doesn't even work. When the touchpad lags, I can 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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Toshiba Laptop A215-s7413 New Hard Drive cannot ruin recovery cds or windows installs

So I just ordered a new drive for my Toshiba laptop. I cannot for the life of me get windows or the restore disks to load they always just crash or stop halfway through. I have tired taking out a ...
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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 Startup Splashscreen/Logo with the default 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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Sound card not being detected by programs

While I was watching a YouTube video on my Toshiba Satellite p55-A5312 the sound repeated itself several times and my sound stopped working. I signed out and restarted several times yet it still did ...
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Install Windows 8 OEM on a new HDD with BIOS key on a Toshiba Laptop

My company bought a new machine for me, it's a Toshiba Satellite L855-149 i7-3630QM 12GB/750/DVD-RW/Win8. They also bough a SSD drive and I'm suppose to replace the HDD with it. After searching the ...
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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 ...