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Satellite A350 upgrade to Windows 7- ATI Catalyst problem

Question: Satellite A350 upgrade to Windows 7- ATI Catalyst problem

Recently purchased an A350 and have just installed Windows7 Home Premium upgrade.
During upgrade instructed to delete ATI Catalyst Install Manager and then to reinstall later. But where from????

I have lost about 30mm of display on either side of my screen and audio service is not running- can anyone help??

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Answer: Satellite A350 upgrade to Windows 7- ATI Catalyst problem

Hi

The ATI catalyst is an part of the display driver.
You can find the display driver on the *Toshiba European driver* page.
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/

I recommend reinstalling the display driver and all other Win 7 drivers again?

Bye

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I have a Satellite A350 with Vista installed. When I run the Win 7 upgrade assistant it says I can install Win 7 Home Premium or Ultimate... but my question is: I have an install disc for Win 7 Professional, can I upgrade to this version of Win 7?

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Hey, i just purchased a A350 and i have a Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0ghz Processor but i want to upgrade to about 2.4-2.6ghz. These are my questions.

1. Is it possible to do?
2. Is it worth doing?
3. I have a Intel Centrino sticker on the keyboard. This has confused me to do i have a Core 2 Duo or Centrino.

I have general knowledge about computers but im not a an expert. Any help would be muchly appreciated.

Thank You.

Answer:Satellite A350 - Can I upgrade the CPU to 2.4 or 2.6Ghz

> 1. Is it possible to do?
Nothing is impossible but the question is if it?s advisable?. In my opinion it?s not advisable. First of all the CPU upgrade will cancel your warranty. Secondly nobody would be able to say if the notebook would run stable after such upgrade and if the BIOS would support if correctly. There is a high risk of overheating because the stringer CPU creates more heat dissipation which would lead to a higher temperature?
Last but not least you will not notice a big performance boost.

>2. Is it worth doing?
In my opinion it?s not worth. Check the point 1.

> 3. I have a Intel Centrino sticker on the keyboard. This has confused me to do i have a Core 2 Duo or Centrino.
I?ve got a Satellite notebook equipped with CORE2 DUO T8100 (2.1GHZ) CPU and I?ve got the same Intel Centrino sticker.
The Centrino sticker means that the CPU supports this technology but it does not mean that this is Centrino CPU.

For more details regarding Intel Centrino technology please check this Intel page:

http://www.intel.com/products/centrino/centrino/index.htm?iid=prod+prod_centrino

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Hi All

I have a satellite a350 laptop can anyone tell me whats the biggest harddrive I can have and memory please
Thanks

Answer:HDD and memory upgrade on Satellite A350

Please be so nice and post exact model name (A350-xxx).

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I have a Toshiba satellite A350 10I.I would like to expand the memory RAM which is 2x2Gb ddr2 800MHz.

Can be changed with ddr3?The motherboard will support?

Answer:Memory upgrade on Satellite A350-10I

Such kind of upgrade cannot be done. RAM upgrade must be done with 100% compatible modules. Faster RAM will not help at all. It depends on motherboard FSB sped. If you use ?faster? memory modules they will be ?clocked down?.

What do you think about HDD upgrade and usage of faster SSD?

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Hi,

I got the upgrade kit and the upgrade DVD isn't for my notebook. What's next?

Please help. Thx.

Answer:Can't find my Satellite A350-PSAL6E on upgrade DVD

Which models are listed?

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Hello All,

How is it going?

I have a small question.

My Laptop model is A350-x6310 (psal6g-01p00y)
The processor in my laptop is intel core2duo p7350.
Unfortunately it doesnot support intel virtualization so i am planning to replace it withintel core 2 duo p 8600.

I would like to know is it possible?
I have heard that now a days processors are soldered to the laptops and its not possible to replace them.

Any help on this would be appreciated.

Thank you and kind regards

Answer:Can I change/upgrade the processor of Satellite A350-x6310

Hi mate

Theoretically this would be possible since the CPU is just mounted and not soldered on the motherboard.
But as I said it?s theoretically only because the BIOS has not been configured for another CPU?s.
In worst case the BIOS would not be compatible with the CPU and the notebook would not boot up or the OS would not run stable?

Furthermore the stronger CPU develops more heat dissipation and this could lead to a higher temperature and to unexpected shut downs?

So in my opinion it?s not worth to upgrade the CPU because you will also not notice any boost performance?.

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To Whom It May Concern,

I bought a A350 laptop in 2009 and ordered Windows 7 by using www.toshibawin7upgrade.com program, however I couldn't receive anything from anywhere until today.

Recently, I asked about the delivery since during 2 months nothing delivered but the team behind this program canceled my order. (Order No: 4440058036)

Two days ago, I ordered again (Order No:4440124899) but this time another email was sent about my credit card since they couldn't charge the card so they are not able to send the Windows 7 upgrade.
In addition to that, it is mentioned to contact with customer service in Turkey but the phone number provided on the page is not working.
I am sure my credit card is working since I order many stuff from another websites in the world.

Nearly 3 months past, still I don't know where to contact and how to order Windows 7 upgrade.

I trust TOSHIBA brand while buying A350 laptop, but today I am considering my decision is not true at all.

Please advise how to deal with whom to order Windows 7 upgrade as advertised during sale of A350 laptop.

Regards,
ALP

Answer:Satellite A350 - Cannot order the Win 7 Upgrade - credit card issue

Hi

For me it sounds like there are some problems with the credit card.
Who knows what you did wrong? maybe you typed the wrong number or missed something? maybe there is other issue with your credit card?
In my opinion you should get in contact with you bank and should ask what could be wrong?

Here is other Toshiba page where you could ask an Support Team for a help if an problem with Win 7 upgrade kit would appear.
https://www.toshibawin7upgrade.com/Endcustomer/ContactUsForm.aspx

Greets

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Hello,

I have a Satellite A350-13B with mainboard KTKAA LA-4571P. It came originally with Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 processor.

My question is, will it work with the Intel Core 2 Quad Mobile Q9000 processor?

regards.

Answer:Satellite A350-13B - Upgrade to Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000?

Hi buddy,

The Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 is still very fast CPU with 2x2.4 GHz and big L2 Cache. The CPU is fast enough for all applications.

Why you want an upgrade?

The CPU upgrade is official not supported. Nobody can say if another CPU would work and everything happens on your own risk. Furthermore you should read this official Toshiba document:

[Can I upgrade the CPU, graphic card or mainboard in my Toshiba notebook?|http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/ann.jspa?annID=13]

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I stil use very old Toshiba A350D. Notebook works fine with Office, internet browsing and other light task.
But last days i notice a problem with wifi connection. Well, the card constantly switches off automatically. I use Intel Wifi ProSET tool and Windows 7 system tools.
Windows 7 indicator shown no avilable connections and ProSET indicator shown wifi disabled and ask for turn on wifi with hardware switcher, when hardware switcher (mechanical slider with LED on front) is in the 'on' position and LED flashes.
When this happens, the wifi card is still detected in the Windows device manager. I reinstalled all drivers, but this didn't fix the problem.
The card can be switched on and off several times per minute, but most often when the card is turned off it is hard to activate it again.
Fn + F8 works well, if WiFi Link works properly himself.
Is there still someone who remembers this model and met with such behavior?

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Hi guys,

I installed Windows 7 on my A350/07H and I have a few problems.

1. I cannot find any vista/w7 drivers for the frontpanel multimedia touch buttons
2. When I type shift+2 I get a " symbol instead of a @ symbol. Vice versa, when I press shift+' I get the @ symbol instead of the " symbol.
3. When installing vista drivers for the touchpad, by either Synaptics or ALPS (I think that's the name), the touchpad is quite laggy. That is, it's not smooth and seems to be less responsive than without the drivers. I uninstalled the touchpad drivers and the touchpad returns to being very responsive.

Any help would be appreciated, cheers.

Answer:Satellite A350/07H and Windows 7

Hello

As you know Win7 is not launched officially and at the moment you can try to use beta drivers from Toshiba US support page.
For every OS Toshiba must design and test new drivers. For Win7 such drivers still don't exist, just beta drivers. If everything works well is OK and you will be lucky if not .... you know what I mean. :(

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Hi,

I have the Toshiba A350-13A for Poland.
It came with Vista 32 bit system. I would like to install there Windows 7 64 bit.

So I have a question for BIOS update.
In my toshiba model driver section for WIN7 there is only a 32 bit BIOS for OS independent, but in the Vista section there is a 64 bit BIOS.
So shall I stay with the 32 bit BIOS or update to Vista 64 bit BIOS?

best regards.

Answer:Windows 7 - BIOS update question - Satellite A350-13A

Hi

Do you have any performance or notebook issues using the 32bit BIOS?

If everything is working properly then leave the 32bit BIOS on your notebook.

I would recommend updating the BIOS only if some serious problems would appear?

Cheers

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Hi,

I installed Windows 7 x64 on my Satellite A350-ST3601 laptop and I have a problem with Fn keys.. Simply they don't work no more..
I updated the BIOS via ACPI Flash BIOS version 2.20 to latest BIOS, installed all hardware drivers from Toshiba Support page and installed the Toshiba Value Added Package (TVAP) for Windows 7/Vista (64) v1.2.27_64 and nothing.
I uninstalled TVAP and installed it again and nothing. I even tried with Utility Support Driver and Registry Patch for Devices And Printers and nothing again.
I even tried "Restart flash card" solution with no result.

Can somebody help me plz? I am desperate about this problem because I use Fn keys a lot?
Thx

Answer:Re: Satellite A350-ST3601 - Fn keys don't work on Windows 7

Hi

After Value Added Package installation you have also to install ?Flash Cards Support Utility?. Please search on the Toshiba page for this tool.
You can also search for other notebook models but it must be released for Windows 7, as far as I know the old version for Vista will not work.

Check this!!!

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With Windows 10 the Wi-Fi worked well. Suddenly three days it?s not active anymore?
FN + F8 does not work.
The switch in front of the computer either.
At startup, the computer recognizes the card and then turns off the front LED.

The Wi-Fi card is Intel 5100 AGN and most recent drivers work well.
I have uninstalled and reinstalled it but without result.
What can I do to get my Wi-Fi working again?

PS: when I was upgraded to Windows 8, it had the same problem...

Answer:Satellite A350-22D - Cannot activate WLAN card (Windows 10)

In addition to Windows 10 when you go to Settings, Network and Internet, Wi-Fi card is disabled. When I tried to activate it, the light always returns to the off position ....

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I have a Satellite A350 PSAL6A-04W16 which I have upgraded from Windows Vista to Windows 7. I have installed the Toshiba Value Added Package for Windows 7 and while this fixed the touch keys for Speaker Mute and Media Player control the FN keys still do not work.

I have read in another forum that TFNKY.exe and HKServe.exe must be running however these programs do not seem to exist on my PC.

Is there a fix for this?

Answer:Satellite A350 - FN keys not working after Windows 7 installation

Hey,

The point is that you have to install Flash Cards Support utility too and Value Added Package is not enough. As you can see in many other threads, FN keys start working after installation of Flash Cards Support Utility.

So have a look on Toshiba website again to download this tool.

Please send some feedback after installation. :)

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Hi all,...

I have ordered an A350-20S, (4gig RAM, T6400), and will want to remove Vista to replace with Windows 7 but have a few questions.

1, Do I go for 32bit or 64 bit?
2, If I go for 64bit do I have to update the BIOS?
3, I have had a look at the downloads page, was wondering if the drivers and BIOS for Vista will be ok to use for Windows 7?

Please advise with your opinions.

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Satellite A350-20s - OS advice and opinions wanted - Windows 7

# I don?t know for which purposed you use your notebook but in my opinion you should use 32bit. Most offered applications are made for 32bit OS
# as far as I know you must not do this
# many people here have reported about well working Vista drivers under Win7 but your notebook is/will be Win7 supported so it will be better to wait und get Win7 drivers

Before you do anything please start original preinstalled Vista create recovery DVD using preinstalled ?Toshiba recovery creator utility?.

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Sorry for my bad english, i am forum Portugal and i don't are very good at english.

1 I installed Windows 7 on my pc, installed the drivers 7 and FN was to give. However I had another problem and had to format the pc again, now install everything again and functionality not the FN.

2 Without the drive functionality that is FN + F6/F7 brightness works. But with the drive not installed anything. It seems they are in conflict.

3 The bar at the top of the screen that appeared no longer appears. But if I go to Start -> All Programs -> TOSHIBA -> Utilities -> Settings for TOSHIBA E-cards. With it open, squeeze "Allow the mouse to show the cards" and they appear at the top, as hidden. But just gives me no way, I wish to give to the FN.

Anyone know how this is resolved?? It gave me immense way and even have tried everything, installed everything, there is nothing to block the FN key? A feature that blocks this key?? Please help me.

My PC as it says in the title is Toshiba Sattelite A350D 10Y PSALME....

Answer:Satellite A350 - FN keys not working after Windows 7 installation

Please Help

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There is an issue with this A350-043 Laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium 64Bits, part number : PSAL6C-04S015

Simply put: when connected to a SEAGATE 9NK2AL-510 500GB SATA DRIVE EXTERNAL USB (s/n: 5QG1YH1E) Windows will not load, it goes upto and freeze just prior to the green moving bars. If the USB cord is pulled out and put back in for a second, Windows continues to load normally and all is well.

Otherwise, the OS will take up to 15 minutes to load. Looking in the BIOS features, there is no option to boot from USB available, so it cannot be disabled. I have upgraded the BIOS of the Toshiba to the latest version with no change in that issue.

I have tested and confirmed that the issue persist no matter which USB port is used.
The external drive is fully fonctional and there is no errors or issues with it when Windows is loaded. I am reported this issue to Seagate as well as Toshiba in the hopes that a solution can be offered on that, but did not hear back on anything as yet.

Answer:Windows will not load on a Satellite A350 with 500GB Seagate external HDD

You mean the notebook needs 15min to load the Windows OS even if the external HDD is not connected?
This sounds weird and I doubt this can be related to any software issue?

First of all you should check the booting order in the BIOS? the USB should be set at last or second last position.
Secondly you should check if the same issue would still persist after an new OS installation? in some cases the booting procedure could be affected due to installed software and background processes.

But if the new OS installation does not help and if the issue will still persists then I assume that an hardware problem (motherboard????) could be the reason for that and therefore an notebook technician should be contacted!!!

That?s my opinion?

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Hi,
I have upgraded my new laptop from Vista to Win7 64 bit, however the function keys do not work and the function keys that display at the top when you press FN does not show anymore. I have installed Utilities and Value Added Package but no success. Any help is apperciated.

Note To Toshiba Team:
Why don't you package all necessary drivers and software in one package after testing them, based on computer model for example in my case Satellite A350-13A, you could make one package for Win7x64 another for Win7x32, etc, instead of leaving us spending days to figure out what to install and where to find it and if it will work or not. Awaiting your feedback.

Regards
Sahm

Answer:Satellite A350-13A Windows 7 64bit Function Keys not working

Hi

You need to install the Flash Card support utility additionally to the VAP!!!
The Flash Card support Utility can be found in Satellite L500 driver area for example.
After installation if Flash Card support Utility reboot the unit once again and then check the functionality.

Greets

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Hi,
I have upgraded my new laptop from Vista to Win7 64 bit, however the function keys do not work and the function keys that display at the top when you press FN does not show anymore. I have installed Utilities and Value Added Package but no success. Any help is apperciated.

Note To Toshiba Team:
Why don't you package all necessary drivers and software in one package after testing them, based on computer model for example in my case Satellite A350-13A, you could make one package for Win7x64 another for Win7x32, etc, instead of leaving us spending days to figure out what to install and where to find it and if it will work or not. Awaiting your feedback.

Regards
Sahm

Answer:Satellite A350-13A Windows 7 64bit Function Keys not working

Some models need the Flash Card Support driver. Have you installed that? (install the Win7 version, not the Vista version)

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Looking at a Satellite A350 which was recently upgraded to Windows 10. Since doing so the trackpad, webcam, microphone no longer work.
Has anyone managed to get theirs working successfully with Windows 10? Any suggestions on which drivers to use?

thanks.

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Hi,
recently I did have to change back to Windows XP, since I was having problems running some old stuff that I have and I need to run it.

The laptop has an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400, and I have installed the Windows XP 32 Professional, so I have downloaded the correct drivers but when im installing them I get an error that say or the driver isnt for my Windows or isnt for my Hardware aka Graphic Card :(

Since I like games I would like to have the lasted driver install on the Laptop so I can play them whitout any problems, but I cant install the last driver for it.

Thanks for your help in advance :D

Answer:Problem when trying to install the Catalyst 8.2 on Satellite A200-1KB

Hi friend,

I?ve read your post and one question about I am curios is: Where did you?ve downloaded the graphics driver? From the ATI homepage??
If yes, then I can tell you: the drivers from there would NEVER work since you have a special mobile chipset and not a desktop graphics card.

In such case (if you want to have the latest drivers) you will have to visit:

http://www.laptopvideo2go.com
or
http://www.omegadrivers.net/

because there and ONLY THERE you can get some modified drivers which will run on your mobile system. But install them on your own risk!!

GReetings

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Hi everyone,
I've just updated the AMD catalyst drivers with the latest downloadable from the internet, under windows 10.

After the computer reboot I noticed that it requires a lot of time to turn on.
I've tryied to uninstall and then re-install these drivers but with no results, the only result is that the pc at the moment won't turn on at all.
There is no way to reset the pc, because the BIOS windows is not shown.
It only flashes the "NUM LOCK" led, and nothing else, there is no response to every keypressed on the keyboard.

How can I make it work again? Otherwise, how can I save my HDD data?

Thanks in advice.

Answer:Satellite L50-B-23F Freeze after AMD Catalyst update, with Windows 10

It sounds like BIOS corruption, were you changing any BIOS settings when trouble shooting? Did you uninstall your firmware drivers? You may need to flash your laptop with a crysis recover file. And there's sometimes no guarantee that will work. You could try a BIOS reset first, remove your batter and unplug the device, hold the power button down for 1 minute without letting go, then plug in the device with out the battery and turn it on. Is anything being posted onto screen? You can try this process again but hold down Fn + ESC before plugging in the power lead and then turn it on while still holding down Fn+ESC. What are the results?

If it didn't work then you'll need to find the BIOS file for system online and then flash your system, it will need to be a compatible BIOS with a version equal or greater than your current one.

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Satellite Pro L850 with Windows 8 Pro 64-bit running OK with default Toshiba Catalyst Control Center and video driver version 8.982.10.6000. Video chipset is AMD Radeon HD7670M.

This week, Windows Update offered a WDDM1.2 video driver update for HD7670M to version 9. I thought it was OK to install, as it came officially from Microsoft. The updated video driver installed OK.

After a reboot everything run fine except for the Toshiba's specially-modified Catalyst Control Center. CCC reports that "there are currently no settings that can be configured using Catalyst Control Center". After I rolled back the new version 9 video driver to the old version 8.982.10.6000, CCC starts to work again.

I checked Toshiba's product support page for my notebook model, but there isn't a new CCC for download. Will Toshiba ever release a new CCC that works with the new Microsoft video driver? What alternatives are there?

Answer:Satellite Pro L850: ATI Catalyst failed to start after Windows Update

As far as I know such drivers are offered as optional drivers and you should not install them. Stay with original drivers. Don?t update any offered driver via Windows update.

Have you tried to roll back OS to earlier time before this update was installed? If not do it and check functionality.

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My Web cam was working fine, and all of a sudden its almost non-existant.
I tried downloading the driver for it, and still nothing.
When i got to camera assistant software it just tells me that the web cam has either been disabled or has failed and to check web cam settings.

How can i check settings when I cant open it?
someone please help me, need it working asap

Answer:Web Cam on Satellite A350

Can you please check if the cam s listed properly in device manager?
It must be listed in ?Imaging device?.

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Hallo

I have an A350-13I Notebook. The notebook has a slot to install a second hard disk but there is no connector for it. Does anybody know what modifications are necessary to install a second hard disk?

Answer:Satellite A350 - How to install a second HDD?

Hi

The answer is pretty easy: You can do nothing!

The reason why you have a second slot but without connector is that some models are equipped with second HDD and some other models not I think.

So fact is that you can?t add second HDD to your notebook.
If you need more disk space you can use a bigger HDD or an external HDD for data.

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Hello,

I have a problem with my dvd player. I can't burn any dvd or cd.
I have tried with several brand of blank cd and dvd with Nero and i have always the same problem.

The software hangs without any error message.

I need your help.

Thanks.

Answer:Satellite A350-20S can't burn any dvd or cd

Hi

Do you try to copy any copyright protected disks?
Possibly this is not possibly due to some restrictions?
Otherwise you should check if an firmware update for the drive exists?
If one is available then you should find it on the Toshiba European driver page.

Last but not least if can be an hardware issue? but the ASP should be contacted as last resort?. I mean in most cases the used DVDs or CDs are responsible for such issues?
I had such issue too and could solve it using another brand? I?m now with TDK ?R disks

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Hi,

From where I can download the drivers for Win7 32bit for A350.

Regards,
AS

Answer:Need Win 7 drivers for Satellite A350

In your other posting you wrote you have installed driver/drivers downloaded from Toshiba support page so your question is ?a little bit strange?.
If you know where to find WXP drivers I cannot understand how you cannot find Win7 drivers there.

Change entry under ?Operating system? from WXP to Win7.
That?s all.

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Hi! Is it possible to regulate the sensivity of the touchpad in my laptop?
I have a Satellite A350-20J (according to the label at the bottom of the laptop), a PSAL6E-04800GRU (as of Toshiba diagnostics utility). I bought this notebook in Moscow.
It is getting already annoying to work with it as this touchpad is so sensible that I am continuously unintentionaly "making clicks" here and there, sometimes with very undesirable effects.

Another question:
To the date I am writing this message I have not been yet able to find the exact model of my laptop in both the English and Russian websites of Toshiba.

1 + Following the UK site, I reach http://uk.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/home/ There is a link on the top left "Click here to find your laptop". Click. A pop-up opens, with 2 ways to locate my laptop:
1.1 - Select the family, series or model you are looking for: I chose "Satellite A350 series" then the next combo offers just A350-20S. That's not the mine!!
1.2 - Enter the part number you are looking for: I enter the number in the label of my laptop, click Search and get a "Entered part number has not been found"

2 + Ok, ok, as I bought this computer in Moscow, maybe I have to go to the Russian site. I go there, everything of course is in Russian but no option to change the language to english (my native language is not English nor Russian). No problem. Browse the site up to http://ru.computers.toshiba-euro... Read more

Answer:Satellite A350-20J and Touchpad

Hello Carlos

At first I must say that you can change touchpad sensitivity. It can be done in Synaptics settings.
Please go to control panel > mouse > Device settings tab > Settings button > in next window you will find menu on the left and last option there ?Sensitivity?.
Try to change touch sensitivity there.

The whole story about notebook model identification is interesting but at the end I didn't understand why is this so important for you.
All you need to know is that you have PSAL6E model.

Using this part number on download page you will be able to download right drivers and all other Toshiba stuff for your notebook.
It will be very nice to know why is this identification so important for you.

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Hey everyone.

I own a Toshiba Satellite A350.

Last night, my down arrow key clicked out of place, and now I'm pretty sure one of the key retainers is broken, as a very small part of one of the retainers is broken, and the key will not click back into place.

I went to at least 4 different computer stores today and had no luck in finding somewhere who sells these retainers, one place , however suggested I go to the manufacturer, so do I call the Toshiba help line or something??

With this model, is it possible for me to fix this retainer/key issue, or will I have to take it to a professional??

Answer:Satellite A350 - I need a new key retainer

I think you will not find a key retainer because such parts are not available. If one key is broken or something else on the keyboard you must replace the complete keyboard.

What you can do now?
Well, in your case I would contact the nearest ASP that you can find on the Toshiba website. Explain the situation and the ASP can order a new keyboard and exchange it if you want.
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com => Support & Downloads => Find an authorized service provider

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Hi there,

When cleaning my A350-04S today, I removed my keyboard to find the motherboard labeled "3G / UWB / GPS". This was a surprise to me, as the laptop was not advertised with 3G / UWB or GPS. It also has a SIM slot behind the battery, but I can't seem to identify the F3507g mobile broadband module. Does anyone know if my model had the F3507g installed? I've also gone ahead and installed all the necessary software (found [here|http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/wlan/?page=3gdownloads]) but the module cannot be identified.

Could it be that the BIOS settings are disabling the hardware (if it is there)? If it isn't there, why has Toshiba included the SIM slot and printed on the motherboard "3G / UWB / GPS"?

Any insight would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

Answer:SIM Slot on Satellite A350-04S

According notebook specification your notebook model doesn?t have 3G module inside. All notebooks with 3G have preinstalled software for 3G that is included in original recovery image that Toshiba install on notebooks and offer to the customers.

I presume you such software was not preinstalled with, I presume original Vista OS. It is Canadian model and I don?t know if Toshiba Canada has offered A350 with 3G.

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Hi all.....

not sure what bios to download, can't see vids, audio only,...(avi file)....

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Answer:Satellite A350-12J: What BIOS can I use

Hi

Why you don?t know what BIOS is compatible?
Where is the problem?

The Satellite A350-12J seems to belong to the PSALWE series. The number should be placed at the bottom of the unit.

If you would select this model number on the Toshiba European driver page then you would get all the necessary Vista drivers and the BIOS for this unit.
The page provides BIOS for vista 32bit and 64bit. If the Vista is 32bit OS then take the BIOS for 32bit?

But to be honest I still don?t know what a problem is? your posting is very short any not really helpful?

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I own a Toshiba Satellite A350-21d.

In the past few weeks I experienced that the computer shuts down, while playing games.
I have played these games for as long I?ve had the computer, so I really don?t understand why these shutdowns happen.

So if anyone could help it would be great
I have updated my BIOS, and several other updates.

Rgds

Thomas

Answer:Satellite A350-21d - Shutdown, WHY?

Hello Thomas

It is not easy to say why this happen exactly. To be honest your posting doesn?t offer any relevant info.
Which OS do you use?
Do you use Toshiba drivers only?
Have you may be installed some third part graphic driver?
Which games do you play?
Is notebook pretty hot before shuts down?

Please explain to us all this a little bit detailed.

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I have a Toshiba Satellite A350 (about a year and a half old) that will not start up correctly. This happened after the laptop was left on until the battery ran out. The keyboard and power button LEDs will light up, but the screen remains black when I try to turn it on. I use Windows Vista.

The machine generally continues to make a whirring noise for a few seconds before it ceases to make any noise (the fan and the HD). The screen sometimes flickers a lighter black on a screen for less than a second. Also, the cooling fan sometimes continues to operate after everything else has stopped.

Another issue is that when if it does turn on and proceed to the Toshiba screen, odd lines will fade into the screen and eventually the screen will end up white/blue. On the other hand, sometimes it will turn on and act as if nothing happened. At these times, putting it to sleep mode will cause it to not be a ble to turn on again.

I've tried removing the battery, using only the battery, fully charging the battery and using the laptop with barely any charge in the battery and it does not change anything.

I would really appreciate any sort of lead as to what may be wrong with the poor thing.

Answer:Satellite A350 will not boot

Hello

Generally speaking it?s always hard to say something about such ?sometimes errors? because it?s not clear and could be caused by every part but at the moment I doubt this problem is software related?

Can you see something on an external screen when internal screen remains black?

In worst case it?s a hardware malfunction and this would mean you need help from an ASP to check what part is affected but if your notebook is under warranty, the repair would be for free.

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Hello

I'm French.

I have a Toshiba Satellite A350-11C and would like to downgrade my pc to Windows XP but I don't found any driver for WinXP.
Where to download it? Or the Vista driver is compatible with Winxp?


Thanks bye

Answer:Need WXP drivers for my Satellite A350-11c

Hello

I have checked Toshiba support page and unfortunately there are no drivers for WXP. Obviously this newest notebook model is not WXP supported, or not yet.
So either you try to search drivers by hardware manufacturers, similar Satellite models or continue to use Vista.

To be honest I don't believe there is some difference between satellite A300 and A350 except dimension. I don't know which A300 is similar to your A350 (hardware configuration).
Try to compare notebook specifications on Toshiba support page.

At the end I must say that downgrade is OK but maybe you should also look forward and use Vista as latest operating system. Make good experience with it and prepare yourself for new Windows 7. It is similar to Vista but with some differences in design.

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Hi.
I am thinking of buying A350 laptop.

I looked at it in Staples and it was running hot. Is it normal for Toshibas or was it just that laptop?

Rogi.

Answer:Is the Satellite A350 running hot?

My A300D-126 is also hot as hell, I even use external cooler all the time - to prevent it from shutting down, it used tu do that when it overheated... tree of my friends have the same problem with different models... ....I don't know.......

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Hello,

I'm a french owner of a A350-122 (Serial No: 39169719K)

In the french user's manual, on page 1-5, it's written that it's possible to insert an other hard drive, and on page 2-6 the rear view of the A350-122 shows a second location on the left for a second hard drive.

So, I have bought an Intel X25-M SSD to put in the second location. I have opened the second location and there is nothing: no sata connector, no power connector, only an empty location.

So, what's wrong with this Satellite A350-122?

Thank's for your answer.

Answer:Satellite A350-122 - How to install second HDD?

Hi,

Some of the A350 models do not support a second HDD. On those models, the Bay will be missing the SATA Connector.

On models that are shipped with two HDD's built-in, there will be a SATA connector in the Bay.

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My homefriend and i have same laptop Toshiba A350-22z but my laptop slower than the other.
I hope the problem is highest frequency; mine is %32 other is %100

http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/7532/39490208.jpg

What is the problem in your opinion?

Answer:2x Satellite A350-22z but one is slower than the other

hi erdemrek,
i cant see what is exactly the problem your talking about but:
if you have the same cpu, the same amount of ram, same model make, same installation then everything should be the same.
what do you mean with "highest frequency" unfortunatly i dont speak your language therefor i cant read the text on your image.
if you test the speed of the machine be assured to use the same utility (benchmark).
load on a system differs depending on the services and applications launched and running.
could you give some more information on this problem?

at first you can try to swap the hdd and see if there is any change. if it's a software related problem it should appear on the other machine as well when changing the hdd.

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Hi there guys. I just acquired a laptop from my step-father and I have formatted it to Windows 7 Pro 64bit. I seem to have most drivers for it but I have missing a crucial piece of software.

I have tried Vista 64bit and Win7 Flash Cards Utility to get my FN Keys working. Non of which have. Also the Value Added Package wont install either.

I would love some help with this!

Any Ideas?

Cheers

Answer:Toshiba Satellite A350

Did you install the chipset drivers first before any other driver the .inf file gives the correct locations to which all other drivers will be instaled.

You should only use drivers for Windows 7 64-bit only

Have you checked that the FN key is not damaged or debris caught under the key itself giving a bad contact?

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The sound on my toshiba laptop is simply not working...

i have the sound turned on, ive tried playing music from itunes, videos on media player, youtube videos... no sound at all

ive checked my sound setting's and it says everything is working and my default sound says ''Speakers, TuneConvertAudio, Working''

has anybody ever had this problem? any tips on what i should do?


EDIT: Just to add, my laptop is in very good condition and there is no damage to the built-in speekers themselves

Message was edited by: NUFCRULE

Answer:No sound on Satellite A350-20S

Hi
So you are 100% sure it?s not muted?

Please try the key combination Fn +ESC
This enables and disabled the mute.
Furthermore I recommend uninstalling the sound driver.
This might help if the issue would be related to a sound driver malfunction.

Did you try headphones?

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My father-in-law's laptop is the Satellite 350 and i think it has 12j after its name.

We re-installed Vista 32 bit the other day and he said a few things are not working as they should.

Firstly, if he presses the FN key and, let?s say, the brightness it works but he used to have a little dock type thing pop up at the top of the screen with the FN button icons. The other FN keys don?t work though such as the monitor swapping switch.

Second the soft-touch media keys don?t work such as turning off the LEDs behind them or bringing up media player.

We have done the obvious and tried installing the value package but it said on installation that it was removing the package so it must have already been installed. After re-installing it, there is no difference. I can?t find any programs or anything in control panel for it.
Also I tried the same thing for Hardware setup. Again it seemed to be saying it was there and uninstalling it. Again I re-installed it but still can?t find anything for it anywhere for me to go into to change any settings or anything.

I haven't got the laptop with me right now as it is at his house but I think I got everything right.

Any ideas welcome.

Answer:Re: Few issues with Satellite A350-12J

Every Toshiba notebook is offered with preinstalled operating system and this old A350 should be delivered with Vista so I would like to know if there is possibility for you to use this original recovery image.
Have your father in law created recovery DVD as recommended by Toshiba?

I presume you try to install own Vista version, right?

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Hi,

Since today im experiencing problems with my power supply.

What happens:

When I connect my AC adapter to charge my battery the battery sign will go on for 2 secs and then turn off again. Windows also does not Recognise the battery charging.

At this moment I' m unable to give any more details because the battery has gone flat.

If I take out the battery and try on AC only the notebook does not switch on. So the battery has to be inserted in order to boot. so the power will go to the battery first and then to the system which is quite strange.

The battery itself shows no signs of damage / leaks.

Voltage output on DC: 19.55VDC @ 6.32A
AC/DC adaptor: According to the specs and my readings, not faulty.

Model: Satellite A350-12z

Thanks,

Answer:Power issue on Satellite A350-12Z

Hello

Do you use original Toshiba battery and AC/DC adapter or some 3rd party parts?

It is strange why notebook doesn?t start without battery. Usually you can always start a notebook with AC/DC adapter only, battery is not necessary.

So either it?s something wrong with AC/DC adapter or mainboard itself? At the moment I believe it?s mainboard malfunction.

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i,want toshiba satellite a350-22z vga driver for xp,please help me

[email protected]
 

Answer:toshiba satellite a350-22z vga driver

Re: Driver Downloads

Greetings, nairul.alam.

Welcome to Major Geeks - if you would, please start a new thread in this forum describing your symptoms for indexing purposes, and to help us help you.

Be advised: I'd strongly suggest not publicly posting your e-mail address.
 

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Hello members,


I have a Satellite A350-20q that runs a Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit OS. The problem is with the touch pad which stops working when the laptop is connected to the
AC power and while this is happening, I can feel the static on the buttons near the touch pad which are metallic.

The touchpad works fine when running on Battery and this is causing a lot of problem as I move around quite a bit and cannot take my mouse everywhere.

I had called up Toshiba support but all the said was to replace the charger which did not make any sense to me but I did try it out and it still does not help much.

The touch pad works fine when the Vista is installed and is not updated but after the system is totally updated it starts to cause problems and I cannot even determine which update is causing the problem as there are numerous windows vista updates that are installed.

Please Help !!
I have installed all the drivers and have the latest Synaptic driver installed on the system as of now.



Thank You.

Abhishek

Answer:Satellite A350-20q - Touchpad not working

> I had called up Toshiba support but all the said was to replace the charger which did not make any sense to me but I did try it out and it still does not help much.

I think this make sense since the touchpad did not work ONLY when the AC adaptor was connected.
I found this thread:
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?messageID=141976&#141976
It?s about the similar issue and AC adaptor replacement helped!

> The touch pad works fine when the Vista is installed and is not updated but after the system is totally updated it starts to cause problems and I cannot even determine which update is causing the problem as there are numerous windows vista updates that are installed.

How should a windows update make the touchpad buttons statically? This makes no sense for me? so either it?s software or hardware issue?

If it?s software (OS update) issue then the AC adaptor should not has any affect on touchpad buttons? but if it?s a hardware issue then the OS updates should not affect the touchpad functionality as well?

I think it?s a strange issue and you should get in contact with an local ASP (service partner) in your country in order to check the touchpad.

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Hi every one
I am Col and I have just joint the site
I have a problem with my Satellite A350

I bought this laptop from a trusted auction,not on the net, with the password attached unfortunately this password don?t work, but the auction house clams it does,
What is happening is when I turn it on the first screen you see wants a password, I put in the so called password that was given to me but it wont work. When I try to get into the BIOS setup it still wants the password before I can continue.

This computer is using Vista and I cant even put the Vista disk back in because the DVD drive wont work because the op system has not booted
I hope some one knows how to by pass the password or can help me. I have tried removing the internal battery but no go, my email is [email protected] if you want me to explain things better

Thanks to every one
Col

Answer:Satellite A350 - How can I remove the password?

Hi Col!

These are not so good news?

I?m not a Satellite A350 owner but if you want to remove the password you should contact an ASP and ask for help. The notebook technicians are know how to remove the password and so I think they can help you at best.
On the Toshiba website you can search for an ASP:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com => Support & Downloads => Find an authorized service provider

Bye

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Hi,

I just bought my Toshiba Satellite A350-12D laptop two weeks ago, and am generally pleased with it, however I cannot get it to read data-DVD's properly.

When I try to read a data DVD that I burned on my desktop PC, the laptop starts to read but takes very, very, very long.
When I try to copy the data on the DVD to my laptop, it takes forever (I've tried once for 45 minutes and then gave up) and after a while it starts claiming it can't read most of the files on the DVD.
It's not the data on the disks that's causing problems, cause when I transfer those from my desktop to my laptop on a USB stick instead of a DVD, the files are copied immediately without a problem.

At first I figured it might be due to the DVD disks themselves (I use TDK DVD+ROM), or maybe Vista was the culprit, but I've tried the exact same disks on my friend's Medion laptop that's also running Vista and she's having no issues whatsoever.

Anyone have any ideas what could be causing this or better yet, what could solve it?

Thanks in advance!

Eva

Answer:Issues with CD/DVD drive on Satellite A350-12D

> When I try to read a data DVD that I burned on my desktop PC, the laptop starts to read but takes very, very, very long.

Hmm? I think this could be a problem of non-fully compatible DVDs.
My notebook?s drive couldn?t read or write some DVDs from different manufacturers.
I tested many disks and now I?m using TDK DVD-R.

But it?s always different?. Possibly your drive would not support this disk properly but another disk would be supported better?

I think you should test it simply?. There are many different disk manufacturers? so don?t give up buddy?

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Hey!

Recently i purchased a Toshiba A350 disc. I've format both the discs and went with a clean sweap install of windows vista. Now, a few months later i want to use the Toshiba Recovery Discs i made on the first startup, to recover my Toshiba laptop and set it back to the default installation.

With the tool to create Toshiba Recovery Discs, i had to make 2 recovery discs. The first DVD contains the Windows installation, and the 2nd DVD contains SWM files.

I started the recovery by putting recovery disc 1 in my DVD player and boot it up. After boot it installed Windows Vista, and it never asked for DVD2. After the installation, I have a clean Windows Vista, but no Toshiba pre installed drivers, software etc.

How can I recover my laptop to the default settings, the way i bought it?

thnx for ur awnser,

sincerely, Frank

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Answer:Satellite A350-12D - How to recover from recovery DVD?

Hi

Usually the Toshiba Recovery disk should contain the image.
The image is the package which contains the Vista, Toshiba drivers/tools and the additional software.

The Toshiba Recovery disk Creator can create the Recovery disk using the image on the notebook and therefore it?s not understandable for me and I cannot believe why you get only clean Vista without the Toshiba drivers and tools and 3rd party software.

You did everything right. In order to recover the notebook, you have to boot from Recovery disk and have to follow the instruction on the screen.

That?s all?.


PS: I the drivers and tools are really missing then you could download it from here:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com -> Support & Download -> Download Drivers

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Hi

Can some guide me in degardin Satellite A 350 from Vista to XP?

Answer:Satellite A350 - Downgrade from Vista to XP

Hi!

And what do you want to know?

If you want to install Windows XP on the notebook you must only boot from the installation disk and follow the screen instructions ? That?s all!

But don?t forget to install the SATA drivers. Otherwise I think your HDD will not be recognized.
And before you install XP you should burn the Toshiba recovery disk if you didn?t this already. So you can restore the factory settings every time that you want.

Bye

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Hi,

I just bought a new Toshiba Satellite A350 and wanted to downgrade from Vista to XP.
What I did suscesfully.

But I can't find drivers (chipset) for Windows XP, both on Toshiba download page and Intel website.

Can anyone help me?
I'm stuck!!!

Thanks.

Answer:How to find WXP drivers for Satellite A350?

And which Satellite A350 do you have (A350-xxx)?

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Hi,
firstly i want you to forgive my broken english (it's not my mother tongue)


I have installed Windows 8.1 on my old (but very good) *Satallite A350-122 PSAL6E-02300SFR* and i was really satisfied till i tried to install my drivers downloaded from the Toshiba support center. No one were made for Windows 8.1 x64 but some could finally be installed but the others like the webcam and mouse drivers don't; so i looked for it on internet but it seems like they (Toshiba) didn't thought some one can some day install that OS on that computer espacialy.

So my question is: Can some one help me with it? i would be very gratefull.

Thanks

Answer:Why some WIn 8.1 drivers don't work on Satellite A350-122?

This old Vista notebook is not supported for Win8 so Toshiba doesn't offer any driver, tool or utility for it. Generally speaking webcam driver doesn't exist anymore and Toshiba doesn't offer it for Win8.
Webcam driver is part of the Win8 system.
>... it seems like they (Toshiba) didn't thought some one can some day install that OS on that computer espacialy.
Toshiba cannot offer support for all notebook models, especially models offered long time ago.
I have the same model and use it with Win7 32bit. It is fully supported and works perfectly.
I really don't understand why do you use Win8 on this old piece of hardware.

My advice for you is to use Win7 on it.

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My CD drive does not appear in My Computer and no longer works

PLEASE HELP!

Thanks

Answer:Satellite A350 CD/DVD drive doesn't appear

Hi denis,

Is it maybe listed with yellow exclamation mark in device manager? With error code 19? I ask this because in the Microsoft Knowledge Base I have founded this interesting article:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314060

Furthermore it would be interesting to know if the drive is recognized in BIOS or not because in worst case you have to replace the whole drive.

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I put this here instead of the wireless forum cos I thought people with knowledge of the actual system may know better.

I have a A350 and it came installed with this wireless manager that runs at start up, it always has a no entry sign on it when I look at it saying no wireless devices detected.

Whats it for? I've used mobile broadband through a USB stick and it hasn't "managed" that. It doesn't manage my connection to my router either, nothing happens when I shut it down.

Thanks :)

Answer:Satellite A350 - What is the wireless manager?

Hi buddy,

I would give you a proper answer but what wireless manager you mean exactly?
Do you mean Config Free tool?

Here is the description from Toshiba page:
+ConfigFree is a suite of utilities to allow easy control of communication devices and network connections. ConfigFree also helps you to find communication problems and create profiles for easy switching between location and communication networks.+

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Hello,

I?d like change my OS from Windows Vista to Windows XP but I don?t find drivers for windows XP to my notebook Satellite A350-13A

can anybody help me?

Answer:Satellite A350-13A - Where to find XP drivers

Hi

The XP drivers are not available for Satellite A350 PSAL6E series.
If you want to install Win XP on this notebook then you would need to collect the drivers at your own hand.
Many notebooks models use the same devices and in most cases the drivers are compatible with different notebook series.

I recommend testing some Win XP drivers which were released for other notebook models like Satellite A300 and similar?

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I have a Satellite A350 and the USB ports recognise the mouse but no other input. It doesn't recognise a USB stick, or Logitech microphone or my Flip video.

Does anyone know what's going on? Thank you!

Answer:Re: USB is not working properly on Satellite A350

Usb controller drivers are responsible for such functions.These drivers are part of chipset drivers. Try to reinstall/update chipset utility:

http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/home.jsp?nav=Download

http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp

or

http://www.mytoshiba.com.au/home

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I've got Toschiba Satellite A350 PSAL6E and Vista 32bit Home Premium. Battery discharges by itself for about 10% per night (after 24 hours). I checked Wake On LAN in BIOS option and disabled it (also in Windows). And this is happening all the time.

Laptop have only a few months so is it normal? Do I have to use guaranty repair?

Answer:Re: Battery discharges by itself - Satellite A350

This behaviour is nothing unusual and I have noticed it on my Satellite A300. Last time I checked it battery looses 7% power over night. You can contact nearest service and ask why this happen but you will see that they will confirm that this is normal and do not happen just on your notebook model.

Don't worry about that.

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Hey, I have a HUGE list of problems (some that can't be fixed) on my laptop that's 5 months old but let's start with the most urgent problem.

The battery isn't charging all the time. Sometimes it is, sometimes it isn't, it's quite random... Sometimes it even says it's charging but it isn't. It just stays at 30% for example.

I have windows 7 and newest bios. Tried rebooting, placing battery after boot with cable and no battery etc. Nothing seems to fix the problem. Tried reinstalling drivers. Nothing.

Answer:Battery isn't charging on my Satellite A350-220

Too many issues, GET RID OF THIS LAPTOP NOW.
Don't waste your time trying to fix it. Send it back to Toshiba and have them replace it.
This is not acceptable from a brand name like Toshiba point of view.

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Hi, i want to download new wireless lan drivers which are newly published by toshiba, but i dont know which drivers to my laptop pass.. How i can learn which wireless lan drivers true for my laptop is?

http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/wlan/?page=downloads

Answer:Satellite A350-212 - Which Wireless lan driver?

hi,

Go the device manager:

http://img695.imageshack.us/img695/8804/drivererad.jpg

and click on networks adapters where you can see the wlan adapter installed on youtr lap.

if it's unknown, read this article:

http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/ann.jspa?annID=78

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Hi,

I recently formatted the hard disk and installed Vista home premium again because it was running slow. Before formatting I had disabled the touch pad from using becasue I found it very uncomfortable to use. Therefore instead of that I was using an optical mouse. Once I installed Vista the touch pad was not working and the Fn key was not responding to F1,F2-F9.. The strange thing is when I press the Fn key the light goes on and indicates its working and when I press Fn+F10, the num lock gets on and when I press Fn+F11 it goes to normal qwerty keyborad.

I have downloaded all the drivers for the laptop including the touch pad driver from TOSHIBA offical webpage and tried every known trick in the book but still truggling to get this Function key panel working? Your help is highly appreciated.

My laptop is still under warranty but I am scared to send it over becasue they would go like you hav formatted the hard disk even I hav installed the same OS that I already had.

Thats the main reason to post this. Hear me out plz

Answer:Satellite A350-20S - Can't get FN keys working

Hi buddy,

I doubt that you have downloaded everything from the Toshiba website, otherwise your FN keys would work properly! ;)

Anyway, for the FN keys you have to install ?Toshiba Value Added Package?. With this package it?s also possible to enable/disable the touchpad. It brings all FN keys to work.
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com > Support & Downloads > Download Drivers

Just download the version that you need and that?s it!

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FN key doesn't work. ...help please

Answer:FN key by Satellite A350-200 doesn't work

Reinstall VAP (Value Added Package) and it will works again.

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Hi,

I bought my new A350 laptop 3-4 weeks ago and i'm loving the SOUND QUALITY!!

Anyway, I want to disable the mouse pad but I can't. I have the user guid on my laptop, which says, Touch Pad :Pressing FN + F9 enables or disables the touch pad function. Sadly it does not! when I do press it nothing happens, I do not see a change in the Touch Pad icon, which apparently, if done right should have a big red X or something like that, but again it does not happen.

I've also looked the mouse properties of my mouse, and when I select the Advanced tab, then Advance feature settings...., under Touch Pad settings, there is no option to disable it which is higly strange. There is another settings button for that which I can press, but there is no option to disable it.

What should I do to disbale the touch pad, because at the time of writing this, hitting FN + F9 does not work?

Answer:Satellite A350 - Cannot disable Touchpad

Hi

What OS do you have and are you running the factory settings or have you installed your own Windows?

I think you should try to reinstall the touchpad driver and the Value Added Package. The Toshiba VAP controls the special function like the FN or illumination keys. You can find all on the Toshiba website:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com > Support & Downloads > Download Drivers

So remove the touchpad driver and VAP, restart the notebook and install the newest versions.

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I'm having a problem with my built in webcam on Toshiba Satellite A350, Win7 Professional 32BIt. The webcam isn't working anymore. Camera software won't allow me to open camera - keeps saying "Webcam is either disabled or has failed. Please check your webcam settings".

Camera is not listed in Device Manager just an Unknown Device.
I used to use camera without problems (rarely, but without problems), and only now discovered it's not functioning anymore.

Any ideas?

Answer:Re: Webcam disabled on Satellite A350

It is not easy to say what is wrong there.
Have you don?t anything that can be responsible for this issue?

What you can try at first is to roll back OS to earlier time just to see if something will change.
Other way, try to reinstall webcam software. You can download it on Toshiba support page.

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Hi

I'm looking for WinXP drivers for Toshiba Satellite A350-110. Where can I find them ?

Thanks

Answer:WinXP drivers for Satellite A350-110

If they are not on the Toshiba website, then you will need to grab XP drivers from other similar models.

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I think my mainboard is defekt. I want buy one but i found KTKAA LA-4571P Rev: 4.0 or Rev. 1.0 i think i need a Rev. 2.0
Is this right or can i use a Rev. 4.0 too?
Thanks for your answer

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Hi,
When I plug a USB into any of my USBports my computer is unable to find the appropriate drivers to locate and use the USB. My laptop recognises the USB but continually tells me that it is searching for the driver and then after 5-10mins it says that it was unsuccessful at installing the necessary driver. I have tried updating all my USB drivers manually but I get a message saying that they are all up to date.

Any advice on how to fix this problem would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers

Answer:USB devices are not recognized on my Satellite A350

Can you please tell us which operating system do you use?
Have you tested USB ports functionality with different USB devices?
Do you have this problem with one specific USB device?

Since when you have noticed this problem?
I mean if you use Toshiba recovery image (original OS) USB ports should work properly.

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Hello ,

My laptop runs very OK and stable IF i dont play a 3D game. When i start to play a 3D game it just heats until it hurts my hand and than crashes.
I was thinking maybe there was a BIOS update to use the fan faster but i already have the latest BIOS installed. So is there any program or advice you can suggest me ?
I already tried the program called speed fan. Not sure it worked though.

Thanks

Answer:Satellite A350-22Z heats too much and crashes

Hi

First of all check if the cooling modules are not clogged by dust and debris.
The clogged fans could not rotate fast enough and this leads to higher temperature.

Furthermore I recommend setting the ?Cooling Method? to ?maximum CPU performance? as mentioned here:
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD12017W0001R01.htm

Are you using Toshiba display driver?
The Toshiba graphic card driver supports an overheating protection of graphic chip and clock down the GPU if the temperature is too high

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hi
does someone know where i find winxp drivers for the A350 - 200 ?

thanks

Answer:Where do I find the XP drivers for Satellite A350-200

Hi

At this time the Toshiba European driver page does not provide XP drivers fro the A350.
Maybe such drivers will be released in the next time.. let?s hope?

Until then you could collect the XP drivers at your own hand? you could use some single XP drivers released for other Toshiba notebooks? many series uses the same devices and therefore some single drivers should run too.

Bye

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I have the same problem... I've tried everything. I have reinstalled Windows 7 on my A350-10b, and what is strange, some of the FN-keys like Sound On/Off or Brightness controll works fine, but only until I install VAP. Then Fn doesn't work :/

Answer:FN key of Satellite A350-10b doesn't work

Hi

You need the Flash Card support Utility for Win 7!
Choose the one released for L500!

Firstly install VAP then the Flash Card support Utility. Both tools should be compatible with Win 7!
Reboot the unit and then test it again.

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Hi all

About 6 months ago I purchased a Satellite A350. Had no probs at all until around 2 weeks ago, where a really faint horizontal line would appear running across the display around half way up. Then a couple of days ago the whole bottom half of the screen went sort of grey with really thin vertical lines... the top half still appears normal.

Anyone know what this could be? Any help would be much appreciated

Answer:Satellite A350 - Lines on the screen

Hi

> Anyone know what this could be?
In my opinion the case is clear: The internal display seems to be faulty and should be replaced or have you tried an external monitor already? If the external monitor works properly you need a new internal display.

An authorized service provider can help you to exchange it and order a new one. On the Toshiba page you can search for nearest ASP.

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Hi everyone,

I've got a problem and hope that anyone can help me.

After two years I had to re-install my satellite laptop with windows vista. Now is the problem that the productkey isn't readable anymore. So I used a little program(productkey86.exe) to get it out of the registry. So far so good. So I installed vista with that productkey but now my computer tells me that I have to activate. When I try to activate microsoft says: the product can't be activated..

Does anybody know what i have to do?

Hope to hear soon of you..

thx

Edwin

Answer:Re: Satellite A350 - Can't activate Vista

Hey,

The problem is that the key on bottom side is an OEM license key and doesn?t work with normal Vista installation disks. So that?s the problem why you can?t activate your Vista installation.

You wrote that you have a Vista installation disk. Why you don?t use the key that belongs to this disk? This would work ;)

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Hi folks - I know there have been lots of posts about web cams not working.

I have reinstalled the driver several times, I have adjusted and readjusted the settings but the web cam always shows a black screen. If I try to record video - I get a fail to render message.

Can anyone suggest what I need to do to get the web cam working?

Thanks

dcp

Answer:Satellite A350 - Web cam always shows black

Hi buddy,

Have you tried to enable the Night Mode?
Therefore navigate to properties of the webcam software and in next windows click the Night Mode check box.

I think this could be also interesting for you:
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD9402LC0000R01.htm

To be honest after reading this document I could solve the problems with my webcam. :)

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Hello.

I have A350-212 toshiba notebook and I have problem w?th microphone.
I did disable audio device after I cant enable again this device.

How w?ll I fix this problem.

Answer:Satellite A350-212: Cannot enable microphone

Hi

Please check the settings in control panel -> audio -> recording
There you should see the microphone and should be able to enable this again.

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I have a Satellite A350-20s.
It is described in its documentation as having the option to add a second internal 2"5 hdd, and a indeed there is a place reserved for it..

The problem is that when I remove the cover to insert the hdd there is no connector.

So, how to do it ?

Answer:Adding a second internal HDD on a Satellite A350-20s

Hi

Some of the Satellite A350 units and other notebook models could be upgraded with a second HDD. But this means that NOT all notebooks provide such upgrade possibility?
There are different A350 with different hardware specifications?
All notebooks support the same bottom cover but not all motherboard supports an second HDD controller and the connectors?.

Your A350 cannot be upgraded with a second HDD due to different motherboard and missing HDD controller.

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Hi guys!

I'm running at Satellite A350 04T with windows Vista 64bit. I recently downloaded Toshiba's Value Added Package to fix my multimedia key problem but now I have another problem. My secondary functions for the 'F' keys won't work. I can't dim the screen or put my computer on mute by hitting Fn and then pressing an 'F' button. Does anyone have any idea?

Thanks!

Answer:Satellite A350-04T - FN keys won't work

Were they working before?

Did you install the correct TVAP for your specific model? Or from another model?

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Hi

My laptop is a year and a bit old. its a Satellite a350. about 5 months ago my sister played music at a very large volume and this resulted as a crackling and popping sound coming from the speakers all the time except when on mute. i kind of fixed it by just turning the microphone on mute all the time. this isn't a solution so id like to know how to properly fix this

but now i am experiencing a different problem. whenever sound is played it is always at a higher pitch. a woman's voice will sound like a chipmunks and a mans voice like a woman's. also every sound effect will echo. including the voices. I have Realtek HD Audio Manager and when i press, test sound in the Realtek program the sound doesn't echo and is at normal pitch. but when i test with "sound" from the control panel it echos and is high pitched. any answers would be helpful

thanks

Answer:Re: Satellite A350 - serious speaker issues

i forgot to add. i have Harmon/Kardon speakers (i don't know if this helps) and when i play sound through headphones i still get the same effect as the speakers

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Had anyone experienced that kind of issue? The notebook is new (bought it today). The "dirt" covers about 5 pixels (it's not regular) and looks like a grey shadow. Unfortunately it's placed in a very nasty spot getting all of my attention :/.

I'm positive those are not dead/stuck pixels because I can see it even when the notebook is turned off. To be 100% sure I've made a photo of the "anomaly" and when I zoom in I can see that pixels are working correctly but there is a grey "smudge" above them. I would upload the pictures but I've left my cable somewhere elese .

Can anyone tell me if it will be covered by the warranty or would I run into problems if I ask for a notebook/LCD panel replacement?

Thanks in advance for any replys!

Message was edited by: JustDidIt

Answer:New Satellite A350 - dirt inside LCD

I think it will be covered under warranty, send the system to an ASP for repair :)

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Recently I notes my Fn key is not working, if I press any (F1-F12) nothing happening, but I didn't care, my wireless was picking up automaticly. But not today. My connectivity doctor reply "your wireless in not on - use Fn8 key) yep, I would but doesn't work.

I tried to restore about a month ago but didn't help. Please help! And if possible simple way, Thank you in advance.

Answer:FN Keys are not working on my Satellite A350-02T

I don?t know which notebook model do you have and which operating system do you use but try please to reinstall Toshiba Value added package.

You can find it on Toshiba download page under http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp

If you need some assistance you are welcome.

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Hello!

I've got problem with my touch pad. I've got the latest drivers to it (Alps Point Device 7.2.302.101). Pressing "FN" with "F9" should turn off the touch pad but it isn't doing it. I checked - the "FN" button as the "F9" button are working. But when I press them both, touch pad won't turn off. I tried to turn it off by uninstalling drivers but it still worked.
I use mouse with my laptop and I don't need touch pad, and it prevents me to write on keyboard, or play games.

How can I turn it off?

Answer:Re: Satellite A350-216 - How to turn off the touchpad?

Which OS?
Download the latest Value Added Package and Flash Cards Software.

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This triangle shaped thing has appeared out of the blue and has seemed to grow in size it must have been caused by some sort of hardware damage,

i want to now whether it will continue growing, and how much it would cost to fix or if i can fix it my self???

<img src=http://img100.imageshack.us/img100/3526/20120614095044.jpg width=550>


*as you can see it is right above the word "your"*

Answer:Satellite A350-20s, screen damage

Hi

Looks like a display hardware problem?
I don?t know exactly how much a screen costs but for all hardware problems you should contact the authorized service provider in your country.
The guys can tell you how much a fix would costs and if it?s worth to replace the display.

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Hello guys,

so.. I started using Bluetooth a while ago, using the Internet via cable.. Today I wanted to use my WLan again, but it didn't worked (worked good before).
So I tried to activate it via FN+F8, but all I can see is activating Bluetooth, so the one for WLan disappeared?
The WiFi LED is only flashing when Bluetooth is on. I'd rather disable Bluetooth than not being able to use WLan.

I believe it's a similar problem as
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=67514&tstart=0
but I really didn't want to install a wrong driver or anything.

I'm using a Vista 32-bit and my PC-Tool said I'm using these Networks currently (I just copy and pasted since I honestly have no idea, hahaha).
Realtek RTL8102E Family PCI-E Fast Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.0) Version=6.208.729.2008 MAC-Adresse=00:23:5A:05:61:05
Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN Version=12.2.0.11 MAC-Adresse=00:21:5D:62:D8:1C

I'd so happy if anyone could help me fix the problem anytime soon, since I really need the Wireless capability soon. Thank you :)

Answer:Satellite A350 can't use WLan anymore

Hi,
do you have try this from MASTERG?s post?

"Hi

The FN + F8 would not work if there is a WLan driver problem.
So would recommend doing this:

First of all remove AC adaptor and battery.
Press Power button 30 sec long
Then connect both parts again.
Now power up the unit and press F2 to access the BIOS
Set BIOS to default pressing F9 and save changes pressing F10
Access the BIOS boot up the Windows OS
Now download the compatible WLan driver (I guess its Intel WiFi 5100AGN)
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/wlan/

After installation of Wlan driver, install the Value Added Package and Flash Card Support Utility.
Reboot the notebook and try to enable Wlan again."

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I just purchased a brand new Satellite A350-02T laptop. I've only used it twice, and both times I've used it, the touch pad, at some point, has stopped working. Well, not "stopped", but becomes flakey, figitty, freezes, stalls... it's kind of hard to explain.

It will move a bit then freeze, then move a bit and freeze.

Also, I noticed yesterday when I was using it, the scroll option stopped working. I was viewing a .pdf document and it was allowing me to scroll one second, and then the next second, I couldn't scroll. I tried opening the web browser and scrolling but it still wouldn't let me. I rebooted the computer and it seemed fine again.

Any suggestions?

Answer:Touch pad freezes on Satellite A350-02T

Hi!

Have you tested an external mouse on the notebook? Does it work or not?

It?s really hard to say what is the reason for this because I?m not a notebook technician but have you tried to update the touchpad driver? You can find it on the Toshiba website:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com => Support & Downloads => Download Drivers

What OS do you use and have you installed the notebook with the Toshiba recovery disk or Microsoft disk?

Bye

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Hey.

I will tell it shortly. I need DRIVERS for WINOWS XP. I have Vista instaled, I bought my nootebook with this system and shop where I take this nb didnt give me any cd with drivers for this NB. If some 1 have pacage with drivers pliz help me :(:(:(

Answer:Need WXP drivers for Satellite A350-216 (PSAL6E)

New notebook models are delivered without driver CDs or installations CD/DVDs. Recovery image designed for each notebook model is saved on HDD and if you want to have it as installations DVD you must create it alone using preinstalled "Toshiba Recovery Disc Creator".

Your notebook is designed for Vista and it is also supported for new Win7 but not for old WXP so you will not be able to find all WXP drivers, tools and utilities on Toshiba support and download page.

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Does anyone know the release date?

Answer:Satellite A350 - Release Date?

Hi!

The Satellite A350 is already released so I don?t know why you want to know the release date.

On the Toshiba website you can already find all details about this notebook series and in my country I can find enough online shops where the Satellite A350 is listed.

Bye

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Hi,

I have a complicated (for me) problem: I had Vista on my Satellite 350 and a friend of mine put mac os x on it, it worked good, but usb and dvd drive did not work.
So I decided to buy the windows 7 upgrade which I have now on 2 DVDs. I dont know how to do that.
When I put the Toshiba update DVD in the drive it does not start, my notebook still startes on mac os x.

Can anybody help me ?

Answer:Problem to upgrade to windows 7 (Satellite L350 21J)

If you have bought Toshiba upgrade kit it can be upgraded from Vista to Win7.
The first step is to install Vista again using Toshiba recovery image.

At this point one important question: have you created installations DVD disc using "Toshiba Recovery Disc Creator"?

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Hi,

It is or will be application like PC Health Monitor or Toshiba Eco Utility for my notebook Toshiba Satellite A350-13A?? As a operation system I have Win7 64-bit.

Thank you.

Answer:Re: Satellite A350 - PC Health Monitor or EcoUtility?

Hi!

Why you want to install Eco Utility if it?s available for your notebook? I have checked the Toshiba driver download page and Eco Utility is only available for A350 PSALWE series and not for yours that is PSAL6E model.

Anyway, you can install PC Wizard 2009 for example. It shows you some informations like the temperature, voltages and so far. Test it if you will be satisfied with this program and give us a feedback! ;)

Bye

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Hi,

I bought my Satelite A350-20Q 2 1/2 yeras ago, and when I turned on my laptop the screen was dim, the power supply was already plugged in but it did not make any change. How can order a replacement?

Thanks

Answer:How To Order New AC Power Supply for Satellite A350-20Q?

Hi, a dim screen can be caused by a number of components so someone needs to do some diagnostics to determine which part needs replacing. The safest thing to do is send the notebook to a Toshiba Repair Center and ask for a quote for the repair.

There is a list of ASP's on the Toshiba website.

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So, fortunatelly i installled Common Module on my windows XP. And that creates another question - what's the name of the software, which operate my special keys on Satellite A 350 (I mean these for music and turning on/off lights on keyboard).

Somebody knows? Thanks for quick help :)

Answer:Satellite A350 - Which software do I need for special keys on XP?

Hi!

For the special buttons you need the following Toshiba tools:
TOSHIBA Hotkey Utility
TOSHIBA Touchpad ON/OFF
TOSHIBA Utilities

Furthermore I would also recommend installing TOSHIBA Power Saver. It?s really nice tool to save energy and optimize the battery time. Furthermore you can create different power profiles.

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Hi,


I bought my notebook 1 month ago, and it is slow already. I think my notebook is slow, because I have Windows Vista home premium.

I dont like Vista at all, so I decided to format my HDD, and put windows XP SP3 on it.
But the problem is, I can't find any Windows XP drivers, only the drivers for Windows Vista. How can I solve this?

And is it possible to install Windows XP on my notebook? Because I think there is an extra partition on my HDD with some Vista stuff on it.

Answer:Satellite A350-208 (PSAL6E) - Where can I find drivers for XP?

Hi

I?m a little bit confused at the moment because you wrote that you have installed Windows XP and then you want to know if you can install it.

Anyway, the Satellite A350 doesn?t support Windows XP. On the Toshiba website you can only get Windows Vista drivers for it.
What you can do is to search on external websites for drivers or you try the XP drivers from Satellite A300 that is similar to yours.

This is all what you can do. Windows XP is the past, now it?s time for Vista or Windows 7.

Bye

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Hello, bought one monthe new Satellite A350 et cannot use webcam with MSN.

I tried new drivers webcam Toshiba et received message webcam not connected.

I have also tried to desintall and install drivers webcam always not connected.

Sound with MSN is ok.

Can you try to help me to instal webcam ?

Thanks

Answer:Satellite A350 webcam error not connected

I have tested MSN functionality with my Satellite A300. Cam assist software is at my notebook always OFF and cam works well with MSN. To be honest I have problems with ICQ only. Skype and MSN works great.

Please enter ?Set up Audio and Video settings? and check if the cam is working there.
In my case cam is On and under select webcam there are three options shown:

Default ? Chicony USB 2.0 Camera
Chicony USB 2.0 Camera
Disable

Install latest MSN version and try to test it with someone.

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Hi everyone.

I own Toshiba Satellite A350-12J (it's PSALME series). Recently I got message in Toshiba Tempro, that said I should update my BIOS, so I decided to do it. I downloaded proprer version from Toshiba site, which was 1.5 and follow the instructions of update(I'd like to mention here, that it's not my first BIOS update). After update was done ma notebook restarted and didn't boot up again. The screen is black all the time.

When I try turn it on fan works for a few seconds and then goes down, there is some activity in USB devices and DVD but it's only for few seconds and then nothing.

Oh, almost forgot HDD works too. I've read that in the Phoenix based BIOSes there is something called Crisis Recovery, so I tried it, laptop boots up in this mode( I can tell, becasue in tis mode fan goes up to max rpm and system tries boot from USB Floppy).

I've tried Crisis Revovery in many combinations and during the process it seems like it's reflashing my BIOS( Floppy whith crisis recovery disk is read for about 2-3 minutes), but after I wait and give it time to reflash(about 10-15 minutes each time) notebook stiil doesn't boot up.

I think maybe this version of BIOS(1.5) is bad or something. Maybe Somone have original BIOS for this laptop, I'd be very thankful for such BIOS or maybe someone has any idea what's wrong whit it.

In case someone had original BIOS and was kind enough to send it to me, here is ma email:
[email protected]

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Answer:Satellite A350-12J BIOS Faliure after update.

Hi

> I own Toshiba Satellite A350-12J (it's PSALME series).
It?s NOT PSALME series but PSALWE series!!!

>I decided to do it. I downloaded proper version from Toshiba site, which was 1.5
On the Toshiba European page I can find the BIOS update version v2.10


However, there is only one real solution;
You should get in contact with the ASP in your country in order to solve this issue.

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Hi,

I've got a toshiba satellite a350-13d, with windows 7, installed it long ago, worked perfectly apart from FN keys functioning. However that was not my problem, as I could change screen brightness with the slider provided by windows...

But... All of a sudden, my brightness slider is gone. I didn't install any new drivers, windows stopped showing me the opportunity to change the screen brightness (clicking on that battery status icon in the traybar it used to say "change screen brightness", and if i click on "more options" it's gone too). Does anyone have a fix for this?

I previously installed all drivers from the toshiba website, so that should not be the problem.

Thanks,

Koen

Answer:Satellite A350-13D - Brightness slider suddenly gone

Hi

Strange? possibly it?s registry issue or something like that?

Can you change the display brightness here:

Control Panel -> All control panel items -> Display -> Adjust brightness (on the left)

Otherwise you could try to get the FN buttons working.
For that you need the Win 7 VAP (value added package) and Toshiba Flash Card utility for Win 7.

I found the Toshiba Flash Card utility for Win 7 on the Toshiba European driver page in Satellite L500 download areas?

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I accidentally deleted my ATI display driver and now im currently using the standard VGA graphics adapter, I tried to download a new driver from the toshiba website but the link is not working. (im using a 64 bit operating system).

Is there any where else i could download a display driver, and also im not sure which one i need to download that is compatible with my satellite A350-PSAL6A?


Thanks for all your help.

Answer:Satellite A350 - Where to download display driver?

Hi

I have checked the Toshiba European website and there I founded a very similar model, the Satellite A350 PSAL6E. It seems that this notebook is equipped with the same graphic card and the download is working.

Check this!!
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com => Support & Downloads => Download Drivers

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