Questions tagged [toshiba-laptop]

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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Toshiba Satellite L755 refuses to boot to USB

A relative loaned us a Toshiba L755 which was upgraded to Windows 10 home. I installed Ubuntu on it in a dual-boot configuration for some older relatives to use. Now that we are done with it, I have ...
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Reset BIOS Password in a Toshiba Satellite C50D-A-10K

I've been looking for days to reset the BIOS password on a Toshiba C50D-A laptop. I have found information on the C50D-B but not the A model. The board model is PT10ABX. Thanks a lot
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How to remove Toshiba C855d bios?

I tried esc, f2, del, all other ways I searched in google. I tried removing cmos, removing battery after some time 30 min., 1hr, 1 day. I tried supervisor password "Toshiba". I tried ...
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Is this a proprietary DDR2 interface on this memory module from my Fujitsu laptop?

I would like to upgrade the memory in my Fujitsu laptop but it uses a memory form factor that I've never seen before. Is this a proprietary connector or is this size defined by some standard that I ...
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Laptop remains ON after shutdown

Running through a unique problem, Laptop remains still on after shutdown, it happens only with windows OS, when I install Ubuntu (and do the shutdown process) it shuts down without any trouble. Laptop ...
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How to solve (synaptics) bug that causes X crashs?

I have a Toshiba laptop running CentOS 7, where X would crash from time to time (see below (from) output of abrt-cli list -d). Bug 877464 may be relevant (but I already have xorg-x11-drv-synaptics-1.9....
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Some keys on my laptop don't work

I have a Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1V2 laptop, and some keys don't work on it. It used to be my sister's, and she did abuse it quite a bit, so that is a possibility. All I know for sure is which keys ...
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Toshiba Cl15t-B1204 Factory Reset Issue | Can't Reach Boot Menu

I'm working on this little netbook for a friend and he doesn't know the password. I've been trying to reset from the boot menu options. From the instruction manual on this device it says to hold F12 ...
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How to change BIOS supervisor password on TOSHIBA PORTEGE Z930 PT235

I have a TOSHIBA PORTEGE Z930 PT235 with a supervisor password registered in the BIOS. I don't know this password anymore. Because of that I cannot change the boot sequence to install windows. I've ...
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Changed bios to legacy. Can't open BIOS

On a Toshiba Satellite laptop P75-A7200 I am not able to access BIOS setup and install Linux. I read this suggestion from other user without success. The board does not have any pins labeled CMOS ...
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Upgrading my laptop from Sandy to Ivy bridge?

my laptop gaming performance sucks, because I have an i3 with only 2 cores clocked on 2.2GHz (i3-2328M). So recently I found an i5 with also dual core but clocked on 2.5GHz with turbo up to 3.1GHz (i5-...
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Webcam driver missing

I have a Toshiba Satellite P55W-C5200X laptop. I had to do a clean install of Windows 10 Home x64. But now I don't have the webcam being recognized in Device Manager. How do I install a driver/get it ...
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Toshiba Laptop battery issues

I have a Toshiba Satellite S75 laptop. The laptop was fine until a week or so ago. Initially, there was a blinking orange light a few days before that only happened once. I am not sure if that's a ...
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Upgrading laptop HDD to SSD

I have a 2014 toshiba laptop that has a 750GB HDD in it. I want to upgrade it to an SSD. The laptop initially had Windows 7 on it, wich was later upgraded to Windows 10 when microsoft offered it for ...
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Wifi gone from laptop - weird adventure continues

I have posted, twice, about WiFi failure on my Toshiba Satellite C850 19Q running Win10x64 Home. I didn't get help that answered my problem, so bought a new chip from Broadcom. Even after buying ...
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Toshiba Laptop Not Retaining BIOS

We have a Toshiba Satellite L50-C-1FR laptop. For some reason, one day it stopped retaining all the BIOS information (time, date, etc). The info has to be set every time it's booted. The first thing ...
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Upgrade to SSD or add memory (or both)

I have a Toshiba Dynabook T552/58HK laptop running Windows 10. I use it for software development - mostly using Android Studio. I continually run into 100% disk usage which seriously slows down the ...
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Toshiba Satellite L70-C bios password reset

I need to reset the bios on a Toshiba Satellite L70-C. The computer was taken to a repair shop before they got me to look at it and someone there removed the cmos battery and didn't put it back... ...
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Laptop battery after 100% charge says 67% remaining

In April 2019 bought a new battery for my Toshiba Satellite P55W C5200X from Amazon. I put the battery in on August 10, 2019. But after charging the battery says 67% after I fully charge it. Also last ...
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Increasing slow laptop speed with new hard drive

I have a toshiba windows 10 laptop, that initially had Windows 7 installed on it. It has 6GB of RAM and an Intel Core i5-3210m CPU. The hard disk inside is a 2012 750GB 5400 rpm hard drive, that works ...
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Toshiba Satellite L755-S5246 - Does someone have all Fkey commands for this laptop?

Does someone have all the F-key command for a Toshiba Satellite l755-s5246 laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium?
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Laptop with hardware blocked Wi-Fi, won't switch on

I have this Toshiba Satellite laptop (P855-33D) that has inexplicably switched off the wireless card and I cannot find a way to turn it on again. It all started when I attempted to change the ...
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Toshiba Satellite M50D-A-10Z boot failure

So I have a problem with booting up on my Toshiba Satellite. I've been trying to install Wine for Ubuntu and in the middle of the process I've encountered an error message in my terminal saying that ...
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How can I obtain a recovery DVD for a Toshiba notebook, sold in Europe? [closed]

Our Toshiba notebook, bought (I think) 2015 doesn't start anymore, or rather starts into a myriad of recovery options. Recovering the system without external media does not work (we tried all options ...
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Location of the BIOS battery on a Toshiba Portege z20t

I'm currently trying to reset a BIOS password on an old Toshiba Portege z20t to allow me to change the boot order and reformat the laptop with a fresh copy of Windows 10... Unfortunately I've hit a ...
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Recovering/Removing the BIOS password of a Toshiba Satellite M35-S320

I have this Toshiba Satellite M35-S320, with a BIOS password. The problem is, I was a bonehead and had no idea what I was doing when I set a (random) password. I forgot the password immediately. Is ...
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Toshiba model and serial number

I'm using Toshiba Satellite and the serial sticker is already ruined. Can someone help me know how can i find the serial and model number? I opened the battery case and turned my laptop upside down ...
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Intel TXT is preventing me updating BIOS on a Toshiba Portege Z30

I want to update my Toshiba Portege Z30-A to the latest BIOS. Having downloaded the latest BIOS from the drivers page for my exact model from the Toshiba website, when I try to run the exe file, I ...
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recovery media help for windows 8.1 Toshiba c55d-b5102

i have a windows 8.1 toshiba satellite c55d-b5102 and it has already been wiped. but when starting it, it asked for me to select boot media from list below. however, there isn't anything for me to ...
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Toshiba Laptop Hardware Failure

My laptop's I/O seemed to all just stop today. It was working fine one moment, and then the screen turns off (no backlight either), my mouse doesn't do anything, the keyboard doesn't do anything, even ...
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SD Card not recognized in Windows 8.1?

I'm running Windows 8.1 (x64) on a Toshiba L505D-S5965 and whenever I insert my SD card into it, I get an error that states "USB device not recognized". I'm pretty sure this isn't a hardware error ...
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Toshiba p55w turn on, but aproximately after 1 hour show bios

Best regards, I hope you can help me. my problem is that I have a toshiba p55w which turns on but for more than an hour or so it does not show anything, after that starts the bios and the operating ...
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Laptop rejects Windows 10 but Debian and Ubuntu work fine

or, Windows 10 unconditional startup BSOD; can't read file system(?) part 2. My Windows 10 Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14Z was working fine before its bi-monthly restart. Then something snapped in its ...
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Looking for a solution to an issue, where screen goes blank after upgrading an old laptop to windows 10

Not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I can't seem to find a solution to my problem, regardless of how many suggestions I have found from searching the web. I am currently using a spare ...
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Toshiba satellite laptop - windows 7 - partitioning

I have just reset a Toshiba Satellite laptop to factory settings and wanted to create a data partition but when I use the disk manager I can see My partition schema I expected to see a recovery ...
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toshiba satellite p850-00e bootable usb windows 10 black screen

Question: Any suggestions how I can get my boot from my usb key on my toshiba? PC:toshiba satellite p850-00e USB:San disk 128 gb Brand new solid state: King Dian 128 GB solid state Description: ...
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Internal network adapters only function when PCMCIA card is inserted otherwise they throw error codes

I have a laptop, Toshiba Satellite A135-S4427 (Windows 10), that has an internal WiFi adapter and onboard NIC that both stop functioning (Error Codes 10 and 35 appear in Device Manager). If I insert a ...
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Cut gpu power in laptop?

Im having problems with a toshiba satellite l850. Gpu is dead. I tried to reflow the chip but now the motherboard doesn't even post.. The power led is blinking white, and I get no image on the screen (...
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Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5983 Turns Back On After Shutdown When Plugged In

I have a Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5983 running Windows 10, originally Windows 7. Whenever I leave it plugged in while I shut it down, it boots right back up. If I have it unplugged when it is shutting ...
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Connecting an Ubuntu laptop to network through Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian Lite and a Toshiba laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The Pi is connected to my home WiFi network. How can I connect them (for instance through an Ethernet cable) ...
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Can I get internet on my old Toshiba satellite 315CDS

I have an old Toshiba Satellite 315CDS and I see it has telnet and other network programs. It is running windows 98. However, there are no ports on it that look like they could handle internet. No ...
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prevent external medium boot on my toshiba l50 laptop

I need to restrict an employee to use the company's laptop software, I am trying to prevent booting the laptop from external usb devices, which seems impossible to me until now, how can I do this ?? ...
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Toshiba screen pushed in and not working

I accidentally pushed the right corner of my Toshiba laptop screen in and now when I turn it on, the right hand side of the screen does not function. Is there a fix for this? -Gabe
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fn keys reversed (windows 10,toshiba laptop)

Everytime I want to change music, change the volume, adjust the brightness, etc.. I need to press the fn button back then I don't need to.. I tried everything from installing the function key driver ...
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How to disable "Flip screen" in a Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-B5224 laptop?

Every time I hold my laptop and make any movement with it (i.e. on my lap or hands) or after closing the laptop lid or after rotating screen, the keyboard and touchpad stop working. After this, the ...
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Reset BIOS password in Toshiba Satellite C50D-B

I have a Toshiba satellite C50D-B. I need to no how to find the BIOS pins on the motherboard. I've tried tapping ESC on power up with no luck and also tried holding O on power. Does anyone have a ...
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Can't dual boot on my Toshiba laptop

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04.2 on my Toshiba Satellite C55-B5299. At first, GRUB was not booting at all. I used boot-repair to try to fix this. However, whenever I boot, I get this... ...
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Can't run windows installer from usb on laptop

I'm trying to install windows 10 on a Toshiba laptop (ref.: satellite cl15t-b1204). I used the Windows USB/DVD Download Tool, but when I try start the laptop from the USB this message appear on the ...
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What might be the reason my Toshiba Satellite L875D-S7332 laptop's fan is running so much?

My Toshiba L875D-S7332 laptop came with Windows 8, and when the free updates for Windows 8.1 and 10 came, I took them. It is becoming very bothersome how much the fan runs. When I make webcam calls, ...
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Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(1,0)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04.2 on my laptop and i keep getting the following error " Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(1,0) " I was running Kodibuntu [...
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