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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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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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Essencial drivers for a Toshiba computer

I just formatted my Toshiba computer with Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bits. I have a Toshiba Portégé R830-10R. This one: http://www.toshiba.pt/discontinued-products/portege-r830-10r/ What drivers are ...
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Toshiba Satellite c660 Display Dot

I use Toshiba satellite C660. Several days ago a dot appeared in the upper portion of the display. When the machine is in use you can't see the dot, but on a black screen a blue dot appears. Is this a ...
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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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Laptop Hard Disk Problem (Not Detecting)

I have a problem with my Acer Aspire One D255. It fell off like from 1 feet above ground 2 days. Since then the hard disk is not being detected in the BIOS. I opened the netbook and removed it and re ...
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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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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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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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Toshiba Satellite A300 won't boot, how to diagnose?

I have a Toshiba Satellite A300 19P, It was working normally a week ago, today it just won't boot. After the initial Toshiba boot logo, I get a black screen and nothing happens, I hear the computer ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Hard disk heating and noise issue on Seagate ST500LM000

I have recently got a brand new Seagate ST500LM000 Solid State Hybrid Drive. My old traditional hard disk just failed in my Toshiba Satellite C660 laptop, so I decided to use this SSHD in my laptop. I ...
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pre-installed operating system re-installation

I bought a Toshiba laptop i7 with windows 8. unfortunately I format the hard disk. how I install the windows 8 original? which one was in my system. where can I download the pre installed windows ...
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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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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 External HDD Drive not recognized on windows 7

I have a Toshiba STOR.E ART, 3.5" and a Dell XPS l702x. Now the problem is I just got the laptop and now my HDD doesn't get recognized on the machine. All my USB drivers are correctly installed and ...
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Why my Toshiba Equium A110-252 keeps switching off?

My Toshiba Equium A110-252 keeps turning off. When I try to turn it on, it turns off again. It can run for unspecified period of time (a day, a week) and one day it just turns off and it is impossible ...
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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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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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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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Vista Connecting to Airport Extreme via wifi - Local Only

I have a Toshiba L355D-S7815 laptop. I also have a Dell Latitude E6400. The Toshiba is running Windows Vista Home Edition and has all current patches applied. The Dell is running Windows 7 ...
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Bypass BIOS password set by faulty Toshiba firmware on Satellite A55-S1065 laptop?

I want to rescue this 7 year old laptop that has been crippled by a glitch in its BIOS: 'A "Password =" prompt may be displayed when the computer is turned on, even though no power-on password has ...
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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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Brand new Toshiba Satellite freezes faster than a 98 in a glacier

I just got a brand spankin' new Toshiba Satellite L675 a few days ago after my defective dv9K got the inevitable BSOD that would've costed more to fix than this cheap computer I bought; although I see ...
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Toshiba A205-5804 freezes when plugged in

Well I have a Toshiba A205-5804 and the problem is that the screen freezes anytime I plug the pc into the external power supply, not as most of the computers having the same issue, my computer DOES ...
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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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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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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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reformat laptop using a different windows disc

My Dad's old laptop is pretty slow and old and he got a new one, so I thought I'd reformat it and reinstall windows. However he can't find the original disc it came with. The laptop is currently ...
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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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Not able to boot Win7 from DVD or USB

Background: Hard drive in my Toshiba Laptop is failing. I decided to replace it with a new hard drive. I have windows 7 home premium 64 bit. I burned win7 iso on to DVD in a different laptop. That ...
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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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Strange WLAN adapter behaviour; sometimes not detected

I just got myself a brand new Toshiba Satellite L670-187 17,3" notebook. On first boot it worked fine and I could just connect to my wireless network immediately. However, when the notebook has been ...
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Toshiba satellite u400 hardware buttons, which software?

I've recently intalled Windows 7 64bit onto my Toshiba U400 laptop. I went over to toshiba support-download-drivers page and downloaded every driver that was missing. I chose not to download bloated ...
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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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Laptop touchpad works incorrect when on power supply

My original laptop adapter broke down, so I've bought a new one. It's a no-brand adapter from a dutch internet shop. The power of the new adapter is slightly more than the old adapter, but in my ...
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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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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 U500 - Totally Damaged LCD

I accidentally damaged my Toshiba Satellite U500 laptop which resulted in a totally unusable LCD. The LCD panel has some cracks on it, and I can only see black & white spots; the laptop frame ...
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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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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 ...