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laptop not charging while laptop is on

I have a toshiba laptop, while is off and charger is plugged in, it charges normally and battery led showing orange normally, while charger is plugged in and laptop is on power led is off, it doesnt ...
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Netbook won't start after startup with USB attached

I started my Toshiba Netbook up with a USB attached - as you might guess it messed up the startup process. As soon as a realized my mistake, I stopped the process (I think I just turned it off), took ...
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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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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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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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Laptop turning on when touched

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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Cannot pass the pre-bios loading screen (toshiba laptop)

I've just bought a toshiba laptop 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 ...
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Touchpad Freez/lag issue

I have a Toshiba C855-2GX , 4GB RAM/5400RPM 500gb HDD i5 I have a problem with my touchpad , my touchpad lag for (15sec to 2min) in worst case the button don't even work , i think my probleme come ...
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My SSD works extremely slow

i need a help. I've bought SSD Toshiba , model : Z1000001 It works a realy realy slow. AHCI is enabled, TRIM also, BIOS updated, all tips from google used, SATA cables and ports tested but 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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Random Crashes and Critical Errors with Toshiba SSD - BHDrvx64 the Cause?

I recently bought and installed the Toshiba Q Series Pro (THNSNJ256GCST) 256GB SSD into my laptop. Whenever I boot up in the mornings, the OS (Windows 7 Pro x64) will have random critical errors ...
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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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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 ...
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Mouse freezes when virus scanning or installing software

I have a problem with my mouse freezing. I use Windows 8.1 on a Toshiba PC with 4GB RAM/i5 CPU. When I install software (like Visual Basic) or start a virus scan, my mouse lags for eight seconds to ...
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Toshiba Tecra 9100 incompatible memory

I have a Toshiba Tecra 9100 with 60 GB HDD, Pentium 4 M 2GHz processor and 400 MHz FSB. It has memory PC-2700 512MB cl2.5 in slot A and has memory PC-2700 512MB cl2.5 in slot B I installed Ubuntu ...
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Interesting Intermittent Boot Failure due to TPM Error Toshiba Satellite A105

I have an old Toshiba Satellite A105-s4084 that is lacking a hard drive and was otherwise bound for scrap but I'm hoping to resurrect it and use it to run tails or some other linux distro from a usb ...
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Fail Booting on Windows 7 Proffessional/Ubuntu Duel-Boot

I have the Toshiba NB255 that is duelbooted with Windows 7 Professional and Ubuntu (Linux). I've not been able to access my device lately because of these problems, so I'm going to go through bit by ...
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Toshiba laptop display horizontal lines - disappear in seconds

I recently bought Toshiba Satellite S55-A5257. I am facing a small glitch. Sometimes, a horizontal line(it has been only 1 so far) appears across display. The line is not black but some weird RGB ...
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RAM upgrade for old Toshiba Satellite L20

I used the crucial system scanner to check my old toshiba satellite L20 and says that i have a maximum of 2gb, with 2 slots, using a memory type of DDR2 PC2-5300. I wanna know if.... Could i use ...
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How can I install Microsoft Bluetooth Stack on my laptop

The toshiba bluetooth stack is giving me a hard time to manage and I want to switch to Microsoft's. My netbook uses Microsoft's and I am fine with it. How can I install it on my laptop. I followed ...
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Facking Lost Fellas [duplicate]

I have a Toshiba satellite A505-s6960 that i bought almost 4 years ago. i have had problems with it. Today i took it in to my computer guy. he said that the harddrive is shot and to send it to ...
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toshiba hdd error: f3-f000-0018

My fiancées Toshiba Satellite computer had gotten a virus which won't allow her computer to start up past the windows flag. I used Toshiba recovery to reset it to factory defaults. After which I ...
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Toshiba bluetooth driver installation stalls at 5 bars

I am trying to install my bluetooth driver after having formatted my laptop but the instillation stalls to these two windows for over 30 minutes and still going on. OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 ...
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USB port malfuction

Recently, I manually shut down the computer while running SimCity 4 Deluxe. Upon booting, the computer froze up at "toshiba_acpi Toshiba Extras." I then added "acpi=off" into grub.cfg to allow me to ...
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Toshiba Blu-ray Disk Player no longer works after upgrading to Windows 8

I have a toshiba computer, with a built in Blu-Ray drive. The system came with Windows 7, but I have updated it to Windows 8. The computer came with Toshiba Blu-ray Disk Player installed to play ...
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Where can I legally download Windows 8 for my OEM product? [closed]

I have a Toshiba Satellite C850 - 1C1. It came pre-installed with Windows 8 64-bit and just like any other Windows 8 OEM product it does not have a product key I can use; or rather, the product key is ...
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Switching to SSD in Portege R830

I have a portege R830 - X3310. Unfortunately my HDD gave up and I am thinking of switching to a SSD. Does any one have any idea if a Corsair Force GS will fit? The SSD is a 2.5" disk. I tried ...
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Can an external backup drive became uninitialized on its own?

I have a brand new Toshiba 3Tb external that I used once to store by back-ups while I gave my computer a clean state, (after a couple years she was starting to lag.) After backing up, I tested the ...
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What drivers do I need to get the most out of my new laptop?

I have just bought a Toshiba Satellite L850-1VO. The part no is PSKG6E. I have done a clean install of windows 8 x64, but now I am stuck with no drivers installed. I have located the website for ...
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Toshiba, bluetooth, and corrupt tosbtAPI.dll

I cannot activate my bluetooth connection in my netbook. An error comes up like missing or corrupt 'tosbtapi.dll'. How to handles this problem? Many site offering the tosbtapi.dll, but I dont trust ...
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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 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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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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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 ...