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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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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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Screen Backlight not working

Yesterday, I was using my laptop while sitting on my desk. I decided to keep it on my lap so that I could plug it in while using. To accommodate my laptop and me I ha to turn around a bit which meant ...
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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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Black lines and random circles

Toshiba laptop bought second hand last year however, under warranty for 3 years. Not damaged kept in good condition. Recently black lines ( originally multicoloured) started to appear but now 2 ...
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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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Does ALPS Touchpad Driver for Toshiba Z30t-A (PT24CA-03004) support Precision Touchpad?

Does ALPS Driver for Toshiba Z30t-A (PT24CA-03004) support Precision Touchpad? If not, can I switch to Synaptics of Elan to enable precision touchpad? If it does support it, how do I enable it?
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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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computer crashes immediately after boot

I've had my laptop for three and a half years now; it's a Toshiba Qosmio X75-A7180 with an i7, Nvidia GTX 770M, and two hard drives, one ssd (Windows is installed here) and one hdd. It's had issues ...
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What is causing audio crackling and popping ? (Toshiba Satellite laptop; High CPU)

I have Toshiba Satellite L-50 laptop which originally had Windows 8.1, after I upgraded it to Windows 10, all these audio problems started. I'm thinking it could be caused by the outdated drivers ...
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Toshiba laptop keyboard and touchpad locked

I apologize if this is not the right place to ask such a question, but this is an emergency since I cannot log in my laptop. I am using a Toshiba P55W-C5200 Laptop, touch screen, with Windows 10. ...
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Windows 8.1 64-bit, CPU is always on max frequency

I'm not sure this is the right place to ask such question but why not... I use a Toshiba laptop with Intel i5-4210U and my operating system is Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit. For some months now, my CPU is ...
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Defective keyboard on Toshiba laptop

I have a Toshiba laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate. It types letter j by itself; when I try to type something it types jjjjjjj. What can I do to fix this?
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To use sony tv with HDMI port as Toshiba laptop screen

I want to use my tv screen as laptop display. My laptop is bit old, Toshiba satellite c640 with 2 usb ports, one vga, 2 audio jacks (one for earphone and another for microphone), and one network ...
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Cursor - Toshiba satellite - windows 8

My cursor isn't moving, I've tried the f5 key but it does nothing, the only way I can move my mouse is by holding down one of the buttons on the touchpad. I've tried restarting my computer, even ...
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Computer does not progress past initial loading screen

My Toshiba P300 laptop turns on okay and the large Toshiba logo appears. Usually around a second later the message saying something like Press F2 to enter setup or F12 for boot options However ...
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Toshiba Laptop reboots on battery

I recently had an almost dead battery on my Toshiba laptop and bought a new one on ebay. The moment I installed the battery, my system staretd behaving differently, it just went dead after a few ...
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I can't update Windows 10 on my Toshiba Satellite Pro C850

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro C850 with an intel core i5 3230M CPU running Windows 10 and I can't update windows. Every time I try to update, it comes up with an error saying 'We couldn’t connect to ...
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Toshiba satellite c640 laptop screen going dark when charger unplugged

My Toshiba satellite c640 laptop screen going dark, when I unplug the charger. On plugging charger screen is blinking for 5-10 minutes, then stops blinking. Anybody know whats happening with my ...
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I can't adjust my screen brightness on my Toshiba Satellite Pro C850

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro C850 with an intel core i5 3230M cpu running Windows 10 and I cannot adjust my screen brightness. I have tried reinstalling windows, and reinstalling all of the drivers ...
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Reset Toshiba Satellite C850-B559 Bios/Supervisor Password?

Im trying to acces boot option by pressing F12 boot menu key ? But it asks for Supervisor Password which i dont know? 1.Tried removing the bios battery - doesnt work 2.Downloaded a Toshiba Password ...
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Toshiba laptop shuts down immediately

I have a problem with a laptop which I am trying to fix. The computer is a Toshiba Satellite L50-A-165 Laptop spec The laptop was working fine until one morning when attempting to start it. ...
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INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE BSOD

I bought a Windows 8 Toshiba laptop. I've had my fair share of problems with it, but I could always refresh and my computer would work fine. Once I upgraded to Windows 10 though, things changed. I ...
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How is it possible to Upgrade network radio chip to 802.11ac on My Toshiba Laptop?

The Toshiba model is: C55T-A5103 The output of this command shows current network capabilities built-in: netsh wlan show drivers Interface name: Wi-Fi Driver : Realtek ...
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Wiped Qosmio hard drive, any chance recovery partition still these?

I purchased a used Qosmio x70 which was slower than what I expected, So I tried resetting it to factory settings but it ended with me deleting everything on the hard drive I found this option in ...
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Trouble Turning on Wireless Capability

Windows 7, Toshiba Satellite C655 I got a blue screen a week ago and when I turned my laptop back on my wireless capability was turned OFF. I tried everything from Mobilty Center to troubleshooting ...
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What is the correct way to tell if a screen is compatible with my laptop?

I have an old IBM thinkpad Z61t, and I want to upgrade the screen to one from an even older Toshiba laptop. The screens are both very different sizes, and probably different resolutions, but the same ...
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My mouse response too fast and sometimes it freeze

I have a problem within my laptop mouse. It respond very fast for example if i open a site in new tab : 3 tabs or more will open and if i closed a folder and there is other folders behind the main ...
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OS upgrade from W-8.1 to W-10, boost fps?

I am facing a difficult situation, I have an "old" Toshiba laptop (L50-A-105) with a windows 8 OS, and I have been told that windows 10 is less of a "heavy load" on the system than windows 8, which ...