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Toshiba Satellite plugged in not charging

I have a Toshiba Satellite that has vista installed on it. It's 3 years old and the battery lately hasn't been working very well. Recently though, I've had a problem of the battery indicator saying ...
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Toshiba Satellite battery indicator saying “plugged in, not charging”

My Toshiba Satellite with Windows Vista is a couple years old. The battery lately is completely shot. Even after charging for a long time, it barely lasts five minutes when you unplug it. I'm assuming ...
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Toshiba Satellite C655-S5132 laptop fails to boot on first few attempts

I have a Toshiba Satellite C655-S5132 laptop (Windows 7). If I leave it alone for a while and then try to boot it, it fails. The fan turns on and then gradually winds down to a stop. The display ...
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Toshiba Bluetooth Stack Pops up Windows Audio Settings Whenever Connecting a Headset [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Toshiba Bluetooth Stack Annoying Popup I have a USB Bluetooth radio to connect my jawbone headset to my computer. I'm currently using the Toshiba Stack on Windows 8 ...
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Toshiba Bluetooth Stack Annoying Popup

I have a USB Bluetooth radio to connect my jawbone headset to my computer. I'm currently using the Toshiba Stack on Windows 8 Professional and it works fine. I want to disable the popups that appear ...
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Windows 7 DVD Driver

I’m trying to fix a friend’s laptop. The DVD driver is corrupted, so the optical drive doesn’t even show up as an option in Windows Explorer. Failed attempts so far… Microsoft Update seems to ...
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wake up laptop when I plug in monitor

Do you know if there is an option to make your laptop wake from sleep/hibernation when you plug in a monitor? I have a windows 8 toshiba laptop, and I would like to be able to just take it out of my ...
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Windows 7 is unexplainably slow

I have a 3 month old Toshiba Satellite laptop with 4GB RAM, i5 processor and a normal HDD (not SSD). I dual boot with Ubuntu and I use Windows sparingly. However, I noticed that it is painstakingly ...
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PGP Desktop Whole disk Encryption paused on a toshiba ultrabook z935

I have a Toshiba z930 Ultrabook with PGP Desktop installed for whole disk encryption. It installed correctly, and started encrypting but it stays paused. If I reboot, it shows me the PGP desktop ...
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toshiba satellite l755d screen black

My Toshiba Satellite L755D , laptop just "Black Screened". No Beep , No display on an external monitor either. I can hear the fan running and it trying to boot from DVD on startup. I removed RAM and ...
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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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Laptop's power supply discharges the battery 10-20 seconds after unpluging from wall

Everyday after turning off the laptop (not before) I'm unplugging the power supply only from the wall, not from both wall and laptop. But it started to discharge the battery. After unplugging the ...
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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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How to use my computer as a Headset device for my phone with Bluetooth?

I want to extract the audio from my phone (the analog TV and FM/AM receiver mainly) and play it through my computer speakers. There is a headphone jack but it is of non-standard size (probably a ...
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Alternate (cooler) CPU than a Intel Celeron M 420 1.6GHz

I bought a "broke" Toshiba Satellite A105-S2101 laptop off ebay that would freeze on the bios loading screen, bought it and found out it was just a bad DVD drive, replaced it and all is well. Except ...
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Toshiba Satellite P505-S8950 - upgrade CPU?

I have a Toshiba Satellite P505-S8950 which has an Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 / 2.53 GHz CPU and would like to upgrade the CPU. I have searched Google but have been unable to determine if this is ...
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Why is my Toshiba Satellite L675D laptop not connecting to my HD TV using an HDMI cord?

I'm having a problem connecting my Toshiba Satellite L675 laptop to my Samsung HD TV. I've done it before using an HDMI cord but now, for some odd reason, it's not connecting at all. My computer ...
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Can a faulty battery cause a laptop to crash?

After replacing a blown out motherboard, my Toshiba Satellite C600 is still malfunctioning lately: BSODs. Distorted graphics, and freezes. Sudden shutdowns. After removing the battery and doing a ...
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Upgrading RAM on Ubuntu 12.04 caused major hardware failure

This is first time I am trying to upgrade the RAM on my Toshiba Satellite L650 Laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit version. After a little research about upgrading RAM I ordered a Kingston DDR3 module ...
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Using Toshiba 22EL833 as PC display through HDMI input

I had another Toshiba TV - 19SL738 - connected to this same PC and video card (GTX 8800) through DVI<->HDMI (DVI on PC side, HDMI on TV) before, that was working perfectly at it's native resolution ...
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Extracting Drivers from Disc

Soooo.. I clean-installed windows 7 ultimate on my Toshiba Satellite A130-ST1311 (old, I know). And it came with a recovery disk to reinstall windows vista. It has all the drivers I need, but I don't ...
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Scanning through the Network

Our office uses a Toshiba estudio2830c to scan to the network and to send and receive faxes. Most days the scanning works correctly however there are some days when it takes almost hours for a staff ...
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Windows-7 laptop formatting and re-installation

My Toshiba laptop came preinstalled Windows-7 (64 bit) version purchased in July 2010. No setup disk came with the laptop, but there is a "Toshiba recovery media creator" utility. Now, I want to ...
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Can I install this Toshiba HDD in a MacBook?

The internal HDD in my white MacBook is broken. I have a spare Toshiba laptop HDD which I plan to install in the MacBook but when I compare the broken MacBook HDD (Hitachi brand) and the Toshiba HDD ...
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New RAM in Toshiba Portege R700 causes boot problems

I've installed 2x 4GB sticks of memory (DDR3 10666CL9) in my Toshiba Portege R700 (PT314U) and am having boot problems, which are resolved when I switch back to the original memory (2x 2GB) or one ...
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Laptop turns on then off after 9secs

I've a laptop here that when turned on powers off after about 9 secs (before video is initialized). I was thinking it was overheating BUT this is what's really odd: if I hold down a key on the ...
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how do I change the resolution on my windows 8 laptop?

I had the windows 8 consumer preview from when it came out until the new windows 8 Release preview came out a few days ago. I recently updated my computer and I noticed that my resolution went back ...
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Laptop battery not working.

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite L640. If I remove the laptop charger, my laptop will instantly die, so I can only use the laptop whilst plugged in. Thanks for your help.
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Install Ubuntu, eth0 not detected?

I have installed Ubuntu laptop Toshiba Satellite L640?, and I had difficulty, that is how to enable network interfaces, eth0 was not detected when running ifconfig.
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Ubuntu on Toshiba A200 causes overheating

I'm trying to run Ubuntu on my Toshiba A200 computer and after a few minutes it's getting crashed and the computer restarts. I notice that the computer is overheating. Does someone know this problem ...
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Windows 7 not starting correctly on Toshiba Satellite L640

I'm experiencing a problem with my Toshiba Satellite L640 running Windows 7. I initially experienced a blue screen and the computer restarted itself. When I attempted to reinstall Windows, the ...
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Toshiba Laptop blue screening

we have lot of laptop Toshiba which are blue screening. I have rebuild the laptop, re-install GC drivers and remove wifi and netwrok drivers but still i keep getting blue screen on these laptops. the ...
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What limits my laptop on upgrading RAM at 8GB?

I have a Toshiba Portege M780-S7240. It's an i7, 64-bit and currently has 4GB RAM. I'd like to upgrade to 16GB. (If it matters, I'm running 64-bit Ubuntu.) I checked with a RAM vendor who said it ...
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How do I delete the “HDDRecovery” folder on a Toshiba Laptop (Windows 7)?

I have a problem with a recovery folder called HDDRecovery on my D: drive, which is an NTFS primary partition (start partition is C:). The OS is Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, German. The logged-in ...
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Toshiba Z835-300 will not boot

My new Toshiba z835 refuses to boot. When I power it up, the Toshiba logo is displayed and immediately after on the upper left corner of the screen the word PASSWORD: is displayed. How can I fix ...
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Laptop freezes. Could be OS or laptop, don't know

Model: Toshiba Satellite A205-S5809 OS: Linux Mint 12 Okay, I've read quite a few posts but none of them seem to solve my problem. Some things I've tired: Remove battery, unplug, hold down power ...
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Toshiba External Hard Drive freezes computer

I bought a Toshiba Canvio Basics E05A032BAU2XK Portable External 320GB 2.5 Hard Drive: My computer has two Os's on it Win7 and Win XP. I need both. The main one I use is XP. When booting my computer ...
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Reinstall Preinstalled Windows 7 on a Toshiba Laptop

I'm having problems with a Toshiba Satellite L745 which came preinstalled with Windows 7 (According to the product key label on the bottom Home Premium QA). Basically it is freezing whenever updates ...
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Toshiba satellite C665 P5010 network devices not functioning in Ubuntu 10.04

I got a brand new Toshiba satellite C665 with Ubuntu 10.04 installed. But NetworkManager shows, 'No network devices available'. But when I ran the system testing, test detected Atheros Communications ...
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Laptop GAINS time, why?

I have a Toshiba satellite P25-S607 laptop, which works fine in general, but has one issue where the clock runs fast. For example, after running for a day or two, the clock will be ahead 2 hours or ...
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How to turn on Wifi for Toshiba Satellite E305

I can't figure out how to turn the wifi back on... I've been to Google with no luck and can't even find a product manual. Can someone please help me figure this out? Here's the page on Toshiba's web ...
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Keeping OEM software after reinstalling OS (Toshiba NB550D)

Ok, this is a problem i've had acouple of times over the years with laptops (But made worse by current trend of not giving CD's with computer, and instead have harddrive partitions with just a ...
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Can't find drivers for my WLAN laptop card

According to: http://www.pcidatabase.com/search.php?device_search_str=4220&device_search=Search My laptop has the folloiwng WLAN card: Device Id: 0x4220 Chip Description: Intel 54 MBit/s ...
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Will upgrading my laptop's wireless card make it support 802.11n?

I have a Toshiba Satellite P205-S7402 laptop, and it supports 802.11b and g at present. I want to use 802.11n as well - can I just swap out the wireless card with a new PCI card?
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Toshiba laptop's wireless adaptor seems to have disappeared

my wife's Toshiba Satellite L500-1WG won't connect to wireless networks suddenly. In fact, it appears not to have a wireless network driver any more. I tried downloading the latest driver and updated ...
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Can I use a toshiba 19v 3.95 amps adapter in my toshiba 19v 3.42 amp laptop

Would using a Toshiba 19v 3.95 amp adapter in my Toshiba 19v 3.42 amp laptop cause any ill effect?
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Toshiba Satellite disassembled - confused about a pair of black & white wires

I tried to clean up my Toshiba Satellite laptop and it all went well. Unfortunately, I am confused about a pair of black and white wires that come in right beside the fan. Two wires that go into any ...
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Why is Windows 7 not responding with a single color screen some minutes after boot?

I am using windows 7 x86 in Toshiba L300 1EF. Last day I formatted my system and reinstalled the OS. About 15 minutes after booting my system is getting stuck. When system is getting stuck ...
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Toshiba P775-S7215 with a broken wireless button?

I'm troubleshooting a wireless connectivity problem on a Toshiba P775-S7215. The wireless seems to be stuck "Off". Pressing the wireless button (located to the right of the power button) causes it ...
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Changing the processor on Toshiba R500 Portege?

This is my first post here. I am looking to fix my old Toshiba Portege R500 laptop. It fell in the water a while ago so I bought a new one. To my surprise, it still works, though it has a cracked ...