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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Laptop gets very slow while copying/moving files

My laptop used to work great in every aspect on Windows 10 days ago. Two days ago I installed Linux Mint to give it a try and formatted the hard disk, but I couldn't acclimatise to the Linux OS. So I ...
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BIOS Password set up by computer - why? [duplicate]

One day my laptop (Toshiba Satellite Pro A200) asked me about the BIOS password. I googled out that after third attempt in a part of second the checksum of EEPROM password appears on screen. I ...
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Bios password or no? Toshiba satellite C55d-B5310

So I recently brang my laptop into a store for liquid damage and they had replace the motherboard also, so when I tried turning on my laptop right away I got the Toshiba splash screen for half a ...
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Linux distributions that are Hardware-independent

I have had problems running several Linux distributions in the past on a Toshiba Satellite L855 laptop. I moved to use Linux since I had problems with Windows. Through trying many distributions, I ...
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Toshiba laptop fan not working even after replacement

I was having intermittent problems with my fan where it would randomly turn off and I would get a warning and it even shutdown once because of overheating. So I opened the laptop and cleaned the fan, ...
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Laptop boots extremely slow; black screen

I have a Toshiba Satellite L50-B-2G9, which takes hours to boot. Initially I had windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 15.10 installed side by side and switched between them regularly. I noticed it took longer and ...
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Is it safe to upgrade a 802.11b/g/n adapter to a 802.11ac?

I'm thinking of replacing the old wireless network adapter on my laptop. However, I'm not sure if it's safe to do that because the antennas cannot be replaced. What if the new adapter is not ...
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How to disable/reset power-on password in Toshiba satellite laptop C55DT-A5106

I hit the power button, the Toshiba logo comes on then immediately goes to a blue screen that says I need a password. I've been looking online, and I think I need to "reset BIOS password" to start ...
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Recover BIOS Password toshiba [duplicate]

I have Toshiba Laptop, it's model no. is Satellite C55-B5201. I want reset my BIOS password
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Random Shutdown Issue on Windows 10

I have a Toshiba satellite c650 laptop with i3 processor and 3 Gigs of RAM. Windows 10 Professional is loaded on my laptop. I face a strange issue of random shutdowns. Happens once or twice a day. ...
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What is the jack near my power jack on a toshiba satellite [closed]

I am really curious about the jack near my laptop's power jack. It looks like a mini-usb jack but it sure isn't. What is it? Laptop model: Toshiba Satellite c660d-16e
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New Toshiba laptop used without the battery installed needs date and time set on every boot

I have a new Toshiba laptop, and I use this machine with the battery out.Every time I start my laptop, I have to set manually time and date.Is there a setting in bios that would solve my problem?I ...
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Turn off laptop display backlight

Windows 7 Starter On Samsung netbooks FnxF5 turns the backlight off completely, so that (in some models) a Pixel Qi 10.1 inch 1024*600 resolution screen can be retrofitted to use in the sunlight with ...
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Disable Touchpad while typing without having synaptics

I want to disable the touchpad while I am typing but my computer does not have the software to disable it. How can I go about this? I have a 64-bit Toshiba Kira UltraBook running Windows 8.1 Pro ...
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F keys are set to use the alternate icons, but I want them to work properly

I have Toshiba laptop and the F keys are default to the alternate icons and I read this answer Enter the BIOS configuration page (F10 for HP) Look for an "action keys mode" option (under System ...
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2nd Headphone Jack Isn't Working on my Toshiba Laptop

So, I have a Toshiba Laptop, and it has two headphone jacks. The first one was working fine, but the second one, when I try to play any sound, the sound comes out of the laptop, and not through my ...
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How to recover hard disk partition [duplicate]

Laptop was slow so I tried to be smart and do factory reset. Picked the option to delete hard disk including partition without backing up. On laptop, laptop ask for system file. Don't have it. Don't ...
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Audio Technica headphones (ATH-M40x) music quality has differing quality when plugged in to computer jack

When I plug my headphones into my Toshiba Satellite PC audio jack they immediatly have the perfect studio that I've come to expect. But after a few seconds, the quality drops by half, and then half ...
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Toshiba satellite p75 won't boot trying to dual boot preinstalled win 8.1 and Windows 7 32 bit

I am attempting to dual boot Windows 8 64 bit pre-installed system with Windows 7 32 bit Specs: Toshiba Satellite P75-A7200 Processor Processor type Intel Core i7 - 4700MQ Processor speed 2400.0 ...
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Toshiba C55-B5298 - Memory & Hard Drive Upgrade [closed]

I have this Toshibha laptop with 4GB RAM and Windows 10 home edition. The laptop is terribly slow. I'm not sure if I can upgrade the RAM and hard drive to SSD. I would really appreciate any ...
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How can i change my time setting witout admin

I have a Toshiba laptop and my uncle has an admin pass on it so it will not let me change the time with out his pass how can I change it with out
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Windows 10 lock screen appears every 30 minutes regardless of activity

System: Toshiba Satellite C75D-A I usually put my computer into hibernation when not in use, but it seems that every time I do, after resuming, the lock screen appears every 30 minutes regardless of ...
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Reset jumper on Toshiba Satellite c55-a-100

My laptop suddenly asked for bios password, not sure why. Anyway searched for hours online to find where the jumper is to no avail. I know my Toshiba Satellite c55-a-100 has one as the chap said that ...
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Win8 Install Disk Boots to Black Screen

I have a Toshiba Satellite L855-S5309 which isn't booting it's OEM Win8 install. It goes to a BSOD saying unmountable boot volume. I've successfully booted off an Ubuntu Live USB drive and checked the ...
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Windows Recovery

Can I use a recovery disk created on a Lenovo to recover windows 8.1 Toshiba Satellite. The Lenovo is also windows 8.1. I recently accidentally installed Linux Mint on the hard drive and removed ...
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Toshiba Satellite Laptop producing sound from the left side of my headphones (balance is all fine)

I own a new Toshiba Satellite laptop. I haven't dropped it or poured anything on it. As far as I have researched, I have attempted all the logical paths to resolve my headphone issue. Sound ...
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My brand new toshiba fan is very annoying

My brand new Toshiba P50-C-12Z running i7 5th Gen, 1TB Storage and 16GRAM, the fan spins a lot, even if I open google chrome, or Firefox, and if I watch YouTube video it spins even though the CPU is ...
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DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE with a new Toshiba Satellite Laptop?

I just got my new Windows 10 Laptop from Toshiba. It is 15 inches, has an i76700HQ processor quad core, 4k screen, 16 GB Ram, 512 GB SSD and a 4GB NVidia 950 GTX Card. Literally since I got it 5 days ...
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WiFi Driver for old Toshiba

I recently reinstalled the windows 7 operating system for my old Toshiba laptop. I cant find the driver for WiFi Adapter. I don't know exactly the made details. My laptop model is Toshiba Satellite ...
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Caddy not recognized by Bios

I recently installed a Caddy with SSD in my laptop Toshiba Satellite L755-S9530WH but it is not recognized as bootable by bios. Of course the SATA Controller Mode in bios is set to AHCI. I tried to ...
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Toshiba laptop Windows 7 [duplicate]

I did a factory reset on my Toshiba laptop. I didn't realize it would wipe out all my existing files. Is there any way to recover the files that were on there before I reset it?
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Toshiba satellite l855-10x ram upgrade

I want to upgrade the 6GB(2+4) of ram in my satellite l855-10x. The plan is to switch the 2GB stick with a 8GB one thus expanding the memory to 12GB (16GB supported). The remaining 4GB stick is a ...
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Function keys don't work until after sleep

When I start up my computer, the function keys (brightness, media..) don't work. But when I wake the computer up from a sleep, the function keys work. I've already tried reinstalling the ...
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Toshiba satellite L750D - 1EX upgrade issues

I'm having some trouble finding the full specs for the Toshiba L750D-1EX laptop. In particular, I need to know what maximum memory, and at what speed, is supported. Also, what type of hard drive ...
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How to install Sysfs backlight software on my Toshiba Tecra R850?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox, which seems to have emulated graphics. I can adjust my brightness and have graphics drivers installed, but Calise doesn't recognise either. It wants sysfs ...
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Is there an application Called Bluetooth Manager in Windows 10?

Every time I shutdown Windows 10 and restart it, I get the following message: I'm afraid of its being as Malware. I tried to search for that application "Bluetooth Manager", but I could not find ...
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Sudden crashes with little green flickery vertical stripes - hardware or Windows issue?

I got a Toshiba Tecra Z50-A laptop late last year and occasionally (originally every couple of months, recently every week or two) it abruptly crashes to a sort of flickery screen, mostly black with a ...
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How do I boot from SD card on Toshiba Satellite A300D-21R?

The problem: I recovered a quite old notebook(Toshiba Satellite A300D-21R -- can't find it in Toshiba discontinued products... This model just doesn't exist on the internet) without a harddrive so I ...
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Where is the jumper to reset BIOS on Toshiba Satellite P855

I have done a lot of research on this. I have disassembled the laptop, removed the ram, but do not know which jumper to short. Survey says I'm looking for "b500" or "xxx". Does anyone know which ...
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A noisy fan in a toshiba satellite C650 after Debian upgrade to Jessie

I search help with my Debian Jessie installation. The problem is that the cpu fan sound is loud almost all of the time. Before I upgrade it all the things were good with Debian wheezy. I tried to ...
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All keyboards buggy on Toshiba R850-S8540

The original keyboard, the replacement i installed and (suddenly, after a couple of untroubled weeks) the USB keyboard all randomly type, erratically fail to register commands and lag. This existed ...
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touchpad of toshiba laptop stops after Windows 10 login

I have a situation where the trackpad of a Toshiba C50-B-11D laptop stops working aprox. 1 minute after login into Windows 10. When on the start-up splash screen (login screen) trackpad and buttons ...
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Reset BIOS password for toshiba satellite L635-S30128N?

I have laptop computer. toshiba satellite L635-S30128N PART NO. PSKOOU-01V002 SERIAL NO. 7A613289Q I leave it since 6 months. now when I try turn on show on monitor (enter the password), I tried ...
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Toshiba satellite M840 water spilled [duplicate]

Water spilled on my laptop keyboard.. after I dried it and left it for the next day... The laptop now run normally with battery... But it is never charge the battery and it is not working without ...
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My laptop's Wi-Fi Internet won't work after a hard shutdown

I have a Toshiba Satellite C850D laptop running Windows 10. Recently, it wouldn’t come on when I woke it from Sleep mode (it does this occasionally because it’s a little old), so I did a hard power ...
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Invert fn key without going to BIOS

I need to invert my Fn key on my Toshiba Satellite, but all the other answers included going to the BIOS. I don't know how to go there, and I don't want to risk damaging the computer. Is there a way ...
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Why can I not adjust the brightness on my Windows 10 Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1LN laptop?

I recently reinstalled Windows 10, and so lost all of the Toshiba software that came with the laptop. I have since reinstalled the AMD graphics driver, the Toshiba Function Key Desktop App, The ...
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How to install USB 3.0 root hub on a Toshiba Satelite L50-B-1LN Windows 10

I have recently upgraded to a SSD, and put a brand new version of windows 10 on my Toshiba Satellite Laptop. Because of this I have had to install the drivers for the built in AMD Radeon graphics card ...
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Toshiba laptop create weird plug in and out noises

My Toshiba laptop create this weird plug in and plug out noises when I plugged my phone's usb cord. This happens every time I plug my usb phone to my laptop, when I need something from my phone I need ...
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Touchpad can't be use outside of Windows (10) and sometimes not at all

My touchpad (Elan Smart-Pad) on my Toshiba Satellite PSPRDU-00C003B is only working on Windows now. It had been working with both Windows 10 and Ubuntu but now it only works when running windows. It ...