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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Reset locked drive password set on a Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5241 by knucklehead nephew

Would someone tell me how to reset the bios via the mother jumper? I didn't know this laptop had uefi bios when I ordered it or that it could be accessed from inside of Windows 8 by a curious child. ...
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With Broken Laptop Monitor and Good External Monitor on Toshiba With Windows 8.1, How to get past boot difficulties?

I have listed my parameters in the title. Something is wrong with the boot process, I never get to the point where my external monitor is used. I tried this awesome blind navigation sequence which I ...
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Is my upgrade to Windows 10 really safe, or am I at risk for trouble?

I recently downloaded the Windows 10 app, which tells me that yes, my system is ready for upgrading. What worries me is that there is a flash screen before telling me about the compatibility which ...
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Restore MBR on a Toshiba Satellite Click Mini laptop with Windows 8 after uninstalling Debian 8 using EasyBCD

The Toshiba Satellite Click Mini is a special computer, it doesn't have any CD/DVD drive and the BIOS is special and very limited, it looks like this: When I select "Enter Setup" I have a menu like ...
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Keyboard no longer works on Toshiba Satellite E45t-A4100 [closed]

On my Toshiba Satellite E45t-A4100, the keyboard is not working. No matter what I press nothing responds. The touch screen is still working, and everything seems to be working properly, but I have ...
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Toshiba Tempro opens Wrong URL

I have Toshiba Satellite L850. The Toshiba Tempro opens alerts and online help to Wrong URLs for example: ...
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Toshiba laptop: “reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key”

This message comes up whenever I reboot my Toshiba Satellite-P845T laptop. reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key Whether I remove the ...
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Toshiba Satellite E45t Stuck on Initial Splash Screen

I have a Toshiba Satellite E45t-A4100 laptop which won't get past the Toshiba Leading Innovation screen. Yesterday I used it until the battery drained out completely, then I plugged it in and powered ...
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Upgrading RAM on Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 L15W-B1303

I'm trying to figure out why Toshiba says that I can't upgrade the RAM on a Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 L15W-B1303 that I just bought. It has 2GB DDR3L 1600MHz and says: (Memory is not user ...
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How to find (or reset) BIOS password on a Toshiba Laptop [duplicate]

We bought my 87 year old mother a Toshiba laptop. She uses it to check emails and do crossword puzzles. After about 6 weeks, she turned it on and a weird screen came on and it asked for a PW. I was ...
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Looking to stop ANY action on lid close on a Toshiba Tecra W50XUS2

My work laptop is a Toshiba Tecra W50XUS2 running Windows 7 and lots of IT-imposed software. I have the lid close actions all set to "do nothing". But it must being doing SOMETHING because about 50% ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 14.10 on Toshiba Satellite C55D with UEFI boot mode

I am trying to get Ubuntu 14.10 to boot on my Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5212. I have UEFI boot mode and Secure Boot enabled. The Ubuntu live USB stick booted without issues and the install seemed to ...
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How to add dedicated RAM on video card without BIOS?

I have Windows 8.1 on a Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5965 with AMD Radeon 3100 Graphics card. The video card has only 256 MB of dedicated RAM. I saw that to add dedicated RAM to the video card I would ...
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toshiba, windows 8.1, skype

I want to be able to mix my voice from the microphone and an audio file while making a Skype call. So that the person I'm phoning can either hear my voice or the recording if this is playing. Toshiba ...
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Is there any way to reset the BIOS password on a Toshiba Satellite Pro C50B?

An elderly disabled neighbor organized this new laptop. However, she has forgotten the password when prompted on booting “Enter Password.” I think it is set by the Toshiba software in Windows 7.1. How ...
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HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GT20F won't play CD/DVDs but Device Manager doesn't detect problems

I have a Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5965 with a HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GT20F and whenever I insert a working CD or DVD, it won't show or play any CDs or DVDs that I put there. When I open Device Manager, it ...
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Locked out of my Toshiba Satellite Laptop- What do I do?

My brother thought it would be cute if he locked me out of my local account on windows 8.1 with a new password, and yet when the joke ran out he realized he had forgotten what he changed my password ...
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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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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 boots up but after exactly 30 seconds it makes a "click" sound and shuts down. Here are some tests I have performed: 1) changed my RAM memory -> nothing changed ...
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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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How to fix CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED

I have a Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5965 with Windows 8.1 installed. I have installed SpyHunter 4 on my PC to remove malware (douty.com, etc.) and rebooted to fix the errors, but the pc got hot and shut ...
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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 ...