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How to Factory Reset Toshiba Satellite a215-S7416?

My question is almost exactly like this 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 Password", I get ...
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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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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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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 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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My Toshiba Laptop Won't Boot [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 won't ...
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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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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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Replacing the Toshiba Logo with the 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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Windows 7, sound is intermittently dropping

I have a Windows 7 laptop, a Toshiba Satellite Pro C650 (Conexant HD audio - don't know the exact chipset). I've just put it back into service for the kids to watch movies on after several months in ...
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Toshiba Laptop Ventilator (almost) turns off after boot

So my Laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L550. The problem I have is that it overheats quite often. I know that the ventilator is rarely turned on, despite sensors returns a high temperature of about 70 ...
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Toshiba P55-A5312 makes screeching noise when entering sleep mode [duplicate]

I bought a Toshiba P55-A5312 from Best Buy around Thanksgiving and upgraded to Windows 8.1. I also downloaded the updated drivers from Toshiba for 8.1. Ever since the upgrade, I have an intermittent ...
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What's causing this boot freeze?

My Toshiba Satellite Pro A300-28R runs Windows Server 2012 set up as a workstation. The setup has been stable for over a year, but now it sometimes freezes when booting from a cold state. The laptop ...
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New Toshiba P55-A531 making odd noise over speakers when lid is closed

I bought my wife a Toshiba P55-A5312 from Best Buy last week and wiped out the HDD and done a clean install of Windows 8.1. After installing Windows 8.1 and putting on the drivers on the computer I ...
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Toshiba satellite L850 key for BIOS

I cant get in BIOS to my Toshiba laptop. Probably I turned on the fast boot or because of Fn key. How can I get in bios BIOS?
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What's the best way to clean out dust from a laptop?

What's the best way to clean out dust from a laptop? My laptop overheats due to the dust clogging up the heat sink inside.
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Sound stopped working on Toshiba Satelite C855

I have a Toshiba Satallite C855 running Windows 7 with a Realtek High Definition Audio card. Sound worked fine yesterday. Today, my two-year old did something to the machine, and I have no sound. I ...
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Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7280 BIOS doesn't ask for set administrative password

I've set my administrative password. I have not set a user password. When I get into the BIOS, everything is greyed, and there's no where to put in the password. How do I enter the password to ...
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Upgrade of a Toshiba laptop

I have a Toshiba Satellite ( L455D-S5976 ) with a 250G HD and 2G RAM. It is a few years old, but I have been pleased with it so far. I have gone through with regular housekeeping on a regular basis. ...
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Can I fine tune my Toshiba laptop screen brightness using flash cards

I have a Toshiba laptop model L850 Windows 7 64-bit. I wonder is there any way I can fine tune the screen brightness by pressing the function key. I can only adjust the brightness by 10 or 15 ...
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Toshiba Satellite L755 - Key for BIOS settings?

I'm trying to get into my Toshiba laptop's bios so I can boot from USB to install Xubuntu, but the POST is darting by too fast for me to try different keys, and the first thing I see on my screen when ...
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My Toshiba laptop restarts again and again

Please help on how to fix my Toshiba laptop, after reformatting all data has installed properly driver's are perfectly installed and no error, after installing I restarted my laptop as the ...
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My laptop erased entire hard drive

I own a Toshiba Satellite laptop L305D and it runs Windows Vista 32-Bit. So my laptop was starting to catch a virus and I figured that it would be easier to install an antivirus software if I restore ...
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How to connect a monitor via an USB based VGA card?

I have a Toshiba Satellite C640. I have installed Linux Mint 14. I want to connect two external monitors to it. Although I have only one VGA port. I have an external USB to VGA card which I connected, ...
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is that possible to use lower amperage ac adapter for my laptop? [duplicate]

I have Toshiba satellite l505 laptop and the ac-adapter is damaged. i found new adapter but it's output is 19v 3.4a and the output for the laptop is 19v 4.7a. is that safe to use the lower voltage?
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Why is Toshiba SP S300 HD Error fixed by live Ubuntu boot?

Machine: Toshiba Satellite Pro S300 OS: Ubuntu 13.04 (Also observed on 12.10) Drive: 128 GB Crucial SSD After each crash (or upgrade), my Toshiba fails to boot citing an internal HDD error. And ...
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On Toshiba Satellite L650, is it possible to move from a 32 bit to a 64 bit using recovery media creator?

Purchased a Toshiba satellite L650 sometime in November 2009. It came with 4 GB RAM (not enough key bounce while I posted first, oops :-( ), 284 GB HDD, DVD drive and 2 USB ports, 1 sATA/USB port and ...
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Laptop screen turns off after short period of time

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L500 and the screen has started going off after a second or 2 of use. For the brief time that the screen is on everything is clear and displays perfectly. Restarting ...
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What is the difference between single and multiple partition? [closed]

Recently I've bought a Toshiba L850 laptop (i7, 8gb, 1tb). It has only one partition (c:). So what is the difference between single partition and multiple partition?
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Caps Lock switches on when I press Enter Key

I am using a brand new Toshiba Satellite C850 i5212 model for last 20 days. From last 3 days, I am facing a problem with my laptop keyboard. When I press the Enter key, it is functioning as Caps Lock ...
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Windows 7 x64 - Adjusting screen brightness is reversed

I have a problem with adjusting screen brightness on windows 7 x64. If I change brightness with nvidia control manager, it works correctly but if I change it with windows, it is reversed. Pushing ...
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Laptop is asking for password (which I never set), even when without hard-drive

One day my laptop got infected by a virus, and I cleaned all those suspected infected files with Avast! Antivirus. I didn't check what kind of files are cleaned, since there are hundreds of it. Now I ...
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Is it normal for a battery to discharge when the computer is off?

My wife has a Toshiba Satellite M500 laptop. It's running Win8 off of a fresh install from the DVD. I've set it to hibernate fairly aggressively in an attempt to conserve standby battery life, but ...
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Automatically enabling wifi on system startup

I am using a laptop (Toshiba Satellite L755) with an inbuilt wifi chip (Atheros ar9002wb-1ng) with Win7. For some reasons wifi is not automatically enabled on startup, i.e. the wifi adapter doesn't ...
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Toshiba Satellite L755 not functioning properly while charging

While charging my laptop, the touchpad becomes very jumpy and sometimes does not even go in the direction moved. The computer itself also runs very erratically. While it does this, my computer ...
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Toshiba Satellite U500; have tried to update BIOS, why doesn't it boot Windows anymore?

I am using Toshiba Satellite u500-10l PSU5EE-002003AR, I download BIOS update from toshiba site, and trying to update when click the application file automatically shutdown the system. Now it doesn't ...
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Which RAM is faster (or, is Crucial's Memory Advisor giving non-optimal advice)?

In general, if a PC's motherboard is only specified for RAM up to a given core speed x, will that PC be faster with: RAM of latency y capable of running at a maximum core speed >x or RAM of ...
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Add Solid State Drive to Toshiba Satellite P755

I have a Toshiba P755 laptop, and I'd like to add a SSD to it. I don't know if it's possible (doesn't look like it has another SATA adapter) or if there are other solutions. Do laptops have space for ...
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Toshiba Satellite L630 broken after bios update

I have Toshiba Satellite L630, which has been broken. It had no more OS installed in it. All the disk partition were cleared into one single empty unformatted partition. So I begin to install windows ...
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Toshiba windows 7 upgrade disk no longer working

Back in 2009 I bought a Toshiba Satellite L510 laptop for my sister. It came with Vista SP1, but registering gave my a free toshiba updgrade disk to windows 7. I took the time to do DVD backup from a ...
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Computer hanged in the middle of bios flashing process [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to recover a computer from a failed BIOS update? I have a laptop: Toshiba Satellite c660-17j, today I decided to update BIOS. I've downloaded bios updater ...
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Toshiba Satellite A305-S6861 Display Problems

Well this is the first Laptop I have ever worked on with a dedicated video card. So, there is no video going to the laptops monitor or to an external. Ripped it apart found the gpu and now am stuck. ...
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Satellite L755 Black Screen flicker

Basic problem is that my laptop has been doing this screen flicker from what I can tell. I can be in the middle of something and then the screen will quickly go black for 1 to 2 seconds. What could ...
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Laptop internal display no longer wokring

I have a Toshiba laptop which has a broken LED screen the screen was broken in transit, therefore you can assume that it was not handled with care. Whilst it was broken it still worked, therefore i ...