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Can I replace the HDD in my Satellite C70D-B -00P model with an SSD?

Question: Can I replace the HDD in my Satellite C70D-B -00P model with an SSD?


My question is in the subject line. If anyone has done this I would appreciate some tips.

regards Stuart

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Preferred Solution: Can I replace the HDD in my Satellite C70D-B -00P model with an SSD?

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

Answer: Can I replace the HDD in my Satellite C70D-B -00P model with an SSD?

Generally speaking yes, you can do this but problem is that your notebook model doesn't have HDD cover at the bottom side.
To have full access to the HDD the bottom cover must be removed completely but it should be done by authorized service only.

Of course you can try to do it alone but I?m afraid you may lose the warranty.
If possible contact nearest Toshiba service provider in your country, explain the situation and ask for help.

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My wive purchase this computer coupple of months ago. It was from the beginning ferry slow on windows 8
The wurst laptop we ever had. We feel robbed of our money.

2 months ago we started with Ubuntu. It Still slow. IS there anybody with the same problems?



Answer:Satellite C70D-A-108 is very slow

Hi Marco

I don't have this notebook model and cannot confirm what you wrote but fact is that almost all new notebooks are pretty slow at the beginning. Many applications are set to start with Windows and this, of course, slows down boot time.
Windows updates are also set to automatic so in the background the machine will download and install many updates so this will slow down your machine rapidly.

In my opinion you should install original OS that you got with this machine and optimize it a bit.
Remove all useless stuff, change start-up option and disable automatic Windows updates.
In the past I have noticed that original preinstalled antivirus is also responsible for notebook?s performance so I don't use original preinstalled application but my own version of Avir Antivir and it runs perfectly.

Check all these options and I hope your machine will run much better than before.

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Hello everybody,
the Toshiba Sat C70D-B-317 (PSCLEE01L009FR) is on it's way and I don't have it for the moment but I would like to know if there is a way to add some Ram to this machine without opening everything?
Also, is it possible to change the HD in the future in the same conditions?

sorry, but it's my first PC laptop and as a Mac user I'm completely lost with all these models and different serial numbers.

I thank you in advance for your answer.


Answer:Satellite C70D-B-317 - Ram upgrade

1. yes you can upgrade your RAM, This laptop has 2 slots with one 4GB standard so if you would you can put one more 4GB. With 2x4 you have Dual-channel and that works much faster than single

I don't know if your HDD can e upgraded. When it's not possible you can always buy a external HDD

I hope i helped you


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Just bought a Satellite C70D with Win 8.1. Everything works (as far as I know until know), except boot from DVD. I disabled in the bios the Secure Boot and changed the boot order to DVD first, then USB and then HDD. The DVD drive starts, but then it skips to the HDD and Windows is started. First time I tried there was a message like "DVD boot not supported" or something like that.
The DVD is bootable, so that is not the problem.
I would like to install Linux Mint alongside Windows.
Anyone solved this problem already?

Answer:Satellite C70D - How to boot from DVD

Update: changing from UEFI to CMS in the BIOS Advanced tab makes it possible to boot from DVD, but Windows won't boot anymore.... Is there any possibility to boot from DVDE and still be able to start Windows as well?

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I have a C70D-A-107 and want to speed up this notebook. Already placed 4gb extra memory so the notebook has now 8gb internal. I doubt whether it is usefull to put in 2x8gb. I think the processor is just to slow. It has a AMD E1-2100 inside. Is it possible to put in another (faster) processor?

Answer:Speed-up Satellite C70D-A-107

The Satellite C70D-A-107 was equipped with an AMD Essentials E1-2100 Accelerated CPU (1,00 GHz, 1 MB L2 Cache)
It’s not the fastest CPU therefore the notebook performance isn’t the best…

But CPU upgrade isn’t officially supported by notebook manufacturer... therefore I don’t think that you will be able to upgrade the CPU…

I read about successful Intel CPU upgrades but did not meet anyone who was able to perform an upgrade with an AMD CPU

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Good evening,

I'm sorry to disturb,
but I find myself in a situation to which I find no solution,
that's why I come here asking for some help.

A friend has just purchased the following laptop:
- Satellite C70D-B-307

but the worry is that apparently it is impossible to have access to the HDD recovery to execute the factory restoration.
I try all possible solutions that I find on the web and none of it works.

what to do ?

does Toshiba sell the recovery DVDs that will restore the computer to its factory state?

Thank you very much .

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i see that the site don't provide all download drivers. In the device management I have still 2 drivers missing
pci encryptions/decryption controller and unknown device.

Can someone help me out with it?

Answer:Need some drivers for my Satellite C70D-B-10U

According notebook specification your machine was delivered with preinstalled Win8.1 64BIT ML.
Original preinstalled version is perfectly configured with all necessary drivers.

The question is: what are you doing with your machine?
Do you try to use some older Windows version?

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I'm looking for a new display for my Toshiba Satellite C70D-A-11K!

Please help!

Answer:Need new display for my Satellite C70D-A


The Satellite C70D-A-11K was equipped with the 17.3" LED color LCD panel with the supporting max resolution of 1600 x 900 px
You should be able to order such display panel from local Toshiba authorized service provider or you could check some 3rd part online dealers who provide compatible notebook parts…

As I mention above: you should look for the 17.3" panels.

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I want to upgrade RAM with additional 4 GB but at the bottom of the notebook there is no RAM cover so I don't have access to the RAM slots.
I don't want to cancel valid warranty so I don't want to open it alone.
What should I do ???

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Answer:RAM upgrade on Satellite C70D-B-302


You can contact nearst Toshiba service provider and ask for help. They can do this for you.

Addresses and phone numbers you can find on

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Hi All,

I have an Satellite C70D-A-11D ... when I use once the FN Key to do a Print Screen or use the Screen-Zoom on the Space Key...

I am not able to use the Keynumbers 1 to 4 neither the space Key to enter a space between two always change between the bigger screen solution or the normal solution...

I only can change the FN Key again after change the settings in Display settings and after a reboot...
So I cant use FN without a reset with the F1 to F12 Key use and a reboot...

Normaly the FN Key works only if it is pressed...if not the normal Function of the Keys 1 to 4 or F1 to F12 will work if configured in the settings, or not?

What to do?

Kind regards

Answer:Satellite C70D-A-11D Function Key deactivate after use

First of all you can change between the special function key mode (without pressing FN key) or normal (standard) mode (Hold Fn first to use standard F1-F12 functions.)

This function can be changed in BIOS.
In BIOS go to Advanced -> System configuration

Check this option.

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I picked up a brand new c70d-b-10u today from a well known retailer.
I turned it on, set the language, gave a computer name, hooked up to a wi fi and then it asked for Other User Password!

I never entered a password to start with so why is it asking for one?

I cannot get to the shop again until next week and urgently need to get up and running.

Any ideas greatly received.

Answer:Brand new Satellite C70D-B-10U wants a password?

Try to recover the notebook once again using the HDD recovery option.

The recovery procedure would reset the notebook back to factory settings… usually after that no passwords should be set…

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So I bought this laptop a few months ago.
For the past few weeks the Laptop stopped playing sound.
I watched a stream in Chrome.

So actually I should be able to see the sound playing in the mixer.
But I wasn't able to play any sound or get any deflection in the mixer.

Then I installed Speccy and as this administration window popped up a sound was played and it worked.

I have no idea why the sound stopped working and why it started again.
Is someone able to help me?

I am using Windows 8.1

Answer:Satellite C70D-A-11D - no sound, random

The main thing is that you have sound again. It is not easy to say what was wrong there.
Have you installed some updates or anything else that can be responsible for this sound issue?

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Hi all,

My grandmother recently bought this Toshiba, mostly i recommend people a Toshiba but this is going to far.

I wasn't aware that she bought a laptop untill she called me and said she needs help because she never worked with such a slow computer as this Toshiba.

So my question is

How much logic does Toshiba has? I mean putting 6GB DDR3 1600MHz RAM ( ok nice for a casual laptop ) doesn't quite fit with a >>1GHz<< processor. for the rest the specs aren't terrible.

Can somebody explain me why this laptop has a 1GHz processor with 6GB of RAM. this doensn't makes sence at all

I've a angry grandmother xD with a crappy laptop so I builded quick a pc for her where so does her work on for now

Answer:Satellite C70D-B-108 - Slowest laptop I've ever saw

Originally Posted by Jamie Legends

Hi all,

My grandmother recently bought this Toshiba, mostly i recommend people a Toshiba but this is going to far.

I wasn't aware that she bought a laptop untill she called me and said she needs help because she never worked with such a slow computer as this Toshiba.

So my question is

How much logic does Toshiba has? I mean putting 6GB DDR3 1600MHz RAM ( ok nice for a casual laptop ) doesn't quite fit with a >>1GHz<< processor. for the rest the specs aren't terrible.

Can somebody explain me why this laptop has a 1GHz processor with 6GB of RAM. this doensn't makes sence at all

I've a angry grandmother xD with a crappy laptop so I builded quick a pc for her where so does her work on for now

AMD E1-2100, 6 GB, 17.3 inch, 1600x900, AMD Radeon HD 8210, 750 GB,
that realy makes no sense they even put in a decent gpu and bottleneck it whit a 1ghz low budget AMD E1-2100.
ow well logic sometimes .
i hope it works out for ur grandmother

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touchpad works fine, but can't scroll with it. Already tried changing option in the menu of the touchpad, but there is no scroll-function.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Mr. Forster

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My girlfriend bought me a new Toshiba laptop C70D-B-10U (my second Toshiba), it is a good laptop apart from the speakers they are terrible. I didn't want my first post to be a complaint but, Toshiba cut corners when it put the speakers in this series of laptops.

Or have I not set them right has anyone else had this problem, any ideas or solutions thank you.

Answer:Bad Speakers on Satellite C70D-B-10UM

I think your notebook has only small stereo speakers and the sound is not the best. I have Satellite S50-B with Harman/kardon speakers and sound is really good.

You can try to change sound options but if you want to have better sound I’m afraid you need external speakers, Maybe BT speakers.

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I have 2 issues with my new Satellite C70D-B-32U.
When I put it in sleep mode, it does. But after about 5 minutes, it goes automatically to hibernate. This I don't want. And I don't want to disable hibernate, because I do use it when the laptop is not in use for longer periods. The power settings in control panel do not reflect this behaviour. In the settings, I specified that the laptop should never go to hibernate. Hybrid state is disabled.

And secondly, more importantly. Whenever it goes to hibernate, I can only wake it up with the power button. Not with the (internal) keyboard, not with the usb mouse. I would like an option to wake it from hibernate by pressing any key on the keyboard. In bios power on keyboard is set to on. Is there anything else I can change to have this available?
Actually if issue 1 is solved and the laptop stays in sleep mode, this issue is also solved since from sleep I can wake on a mouseclick which is also fine.

The OS is windows 8.1

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my image flickers once regularly, get different colors / stripes image ; and especially when I Moves MyScreen and HE charge the laptop Horrible Slow on Since My Screen Flickers

Answer:Screen is flickering on my Satellite C70D-A


It is not easy to understand your problem.
Do you use your notebook with original Windows that you got with your notebook or maybe own OS version?

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After a regular shutdown I cannot boot the system anymore.
System starts but does not boot.

Referring to the manual (section 6, solutions of problems) I tried to hit [F12] after power on but nothing happened.
Same when hitting [F2].

My impression is that something failed on hard disk drive.

P.S. system has Win10 installed.

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Hi There,

I have had a Satellite C70D for about 18 months now, but have not used it in the past year as I have been disputing with customer services about the windows licence for the machine as I lost it when I formatted the original hard drive before installing an SSD and they wouldnt send me a copy of it. I have now bitten the bullet and bought a windows 10 licence again. However since building the machine a few days ago, I have been having a couple of issues and as it is now out of warranty, I cannot contact customer support (Who I found unhelpful even when it was in warranty!)

The first issue is when I boot up the machine, occasionally the keyboard will not work, I cannot type the BitLocker pin and I have to remove the battery and press and hold the power button for 10 seconds, this then fixes the issue for a few reboots before it goes again.

The second is that occasionally it will boot up with a red x next to the WiFi symbol, but it detects the WiFi card, usually a reboot fixes this but not always. I have reseated the card and still no avail.

Can anyone shed any light on what may be causing this? The BIOS is up-to-date as are all of the drivers.

Thanks in advance for your help

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I have a Satellite C70D-A-114...

i hardly used it because it was slow

so i wanted to sell it

first i wanted to set it back to factory settings

doing that, in that process i seem to have deleted all files

so now i get message no bootable disc etc.

Tried everything, there is simply no recovery file

So where can i find such a file for free? It's just not normal that it is not on the site.

Answer:Need recovery files for my Satellite C70D-A-114

All you can find for free are all drivers, tools and utilities. Original recovery image (software package) is not for free and if you need it you must order recovery disc directly by Toshiba.

You can order it on

By the way: in user’s manuals document is clearly described how you can create recovery installation disc. I’m wondering you didn’t make it in the past.

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since i bought it, always been slow

tried win 8.1 an now win 10 (also from scratch)

tried chrome and firefox

tried all updates on the official website

tried other hard driveS

on the task manager, processor OR hard drive (sometimes both) are always over 90% when doing NOTHING and 99% when i click any icon or link

streaming movies is realy difficult, youtube is quite impossible and i don't even talk about gaming
do you have any issue for this problem ?

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I am new to this forum and purchased a Satellite C70D yesterday.
I went thru set up, It asked me for my email and password.

I entered this and the next time I logged in there was my hotmail profile photo.
I entered my password - no problem. I changed the language from Spanish to English etc etc.

I switched it on this morning and got the Toshiba Logo - then it went to blank screen and there was a large data entry box asking me for a password. I tried the same one and I get another screen showing a red data entry box saying "VERIFY ERROR!! Please reenter to continue!!


Can anyone help me please. I am operating windows 8.1



Answer:Satellite C70D asks me for my email and password

I think I must be in the operating system as there is no need to click on the box to enter a password!!
I have no recovery disks

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Ever since I purchased my machine, I have been dogged with a blue screen and a reboot...once, however, I ha to take it back to the point of sale, because it just would not reboot.

The error screen in question is: 0xa0000001. What is going on?
I get this two - three times a night. how do I sort it? I'm not a geek and would like plain and simple instructions to understand....


Answer:Satellite C70D - blue screen 0xa0000001

0xa0000001 is not a usual BSOD code. Usually its something like 0x000000xx

Does the BSOD display a system file?

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Hi everyone, new to this,

but purchased a toshiba c70d-b-30d laptop, the thing is its stall installing running up all was going well until i was asked if i wanted to upgrade from windows 8 to 10,

i pressed yes and thats where it has been for ages, i must admit after 3 hours i thought it was done as screen looked good, but without testing performance i shut down,

turning on again this morning ready to use it looked good but would do nothing,
so thought i would do a restart and it went into keep your pc on until this is done installing 1 of 1 its been hours now,

any ideas how i can sort this,

many thank for any replies peter

Answer:Satellite C70D-B-30D - Windows 10 upgrade issue

Power off the notebook.

Then power up the unit again and press F12.
Now you should see the Advanced boot menu.
Here choose HDD recovery
Then choose language and keyboard.
Then Troubleshoot -> Advanced options ->Automatic Repair.

Hope it helps.

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Since I bought my laptop Satellite C70D-B-300 i still having some problems:
1) I cannot turn off the laptop,(the screen turn off but laptop still running), even I cannot close session
2) Start menu and windows apps sometimes I cannot open (if I click nothing happen)
3) 3/4 times a day the laptop get in crash, I cannot do nothing, I need to shut down with power button (press for 10sec) even with ctrl+alt+del doesn't work
4) new problems with windows 10, i cannot open store, sometimes cortana and star menu doesn't work so I need to restart...but I guess is windows problem not toshiba

thanks in advance

Answer:Satellite C70D-B-300 doesn't work properly

There are too many problems.
In my opinion you should reinstall original recovery image and test notebook functionality with “factory settings” again.

Is this an option for you?

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My mousepad doesn' work as it should. I tried to deblock with FN+F5, only F5, FN+F9, ... but nothing helps.
All I can do is move the cursor and use the mousepad when keeping the left mouse button at the same time.
Anyone a solution?

Answer:Satellite C70D - impossible to deblock mousepad

To be honest I’ve never heard about such touchpad behaviour.
Have you tested all touchpad settings?
If there is option to set all of them on default settings please do this and test functionality again.

Anyway, best hardware test is to reinstall operating system and check touchpad functionality with “factory settings”.

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Hello i'm new here :)

i bought a new Toshiba Satellite C70D-B-108 but the Fn button doesnt work. Does somebody know i can fix it? The laptop runs on Windows 8 with a "classic shell".

Answer:The FN button doesn't work on my new Satellite C70D

Check please settings for ?Function keys mode?. There are two ways to use F keys:
-Special function mode ? use F keys only
-Standard F1 ? F12 mode ? use FN+Fx key

Check the settings please.

By the way: do you use original preinstalled Win8.1 that you got with your machine?

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Hey guys,

can you help me please? I need to know which wireless adapter is built into the Satellite C70D-A PSCENE.
I assume its a Atheros. But what model exactly? Need to know this because I want to install the adapter in Windows 7.


Answer:Which WLAN card has Satellite C70D-A (PSCENE)?

It must have Realtek RTL8188EE WLAN card inside.
Can you find right driver for it?

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I have a satellite C70D-C-10 whit a AMD K16 processor and I want to know how to enable virtualization.
I've been seeing in the BIOS but I saw no options for that.

Answer:How to enable virtualization on Satellite C70D-C10V

Did you got an answer ? am also looking for the same answer. Mine C50D AMD E1 processor

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Can't get my microphone and webcam working under Win7 64.
Drivers not available on the download section of Toshiba.

What to do please?

Toshiba Satellite C70D-B-310 PSCLEE.

Answer:Satellite C70D-B-310 - Webcam and Microphone not working

All essential and necessary Win 7 64bit drivers for Satellite C70D-B are available on Toshiba EU driver page.

The single webcam driver isn?t available because as far as I know the Toshiba Value Added Package already contains the essential driver to get the webcam working.

The mic is part of the webcam and should be chosen in control panel ? sound ? recording tab

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I have a toshiba C70D-B-306 (psclee) laptop and I reinstalled windows 8.1 from a seperate DVD because i exchange the default harddrive for a fast ssd disk.

Everything works but in my device manager I have 2 unknown devices listed (with exclamation mark), as far as I know I downloaded all available drivers from toshiba support website for this laptop and installed them but the 2 unknown devices simply will not disappear.

Can someone tell me which driver I exactly need for these 2 devices?

The 2 devices are:

As mentioned, i allready downloaded all drivers for this laptop and installed them, windows is ofcourse up-to-date. Also I let windows search for drivers on the Internet and on the whole drive, but no drivers where found.

Who can give me the golden tip?

Answer:Satellite C70D-B-306 - 2 unknown devices in device list

There is a good method in order to find out what drivers are missing.
First of all you should check the DEV (device) and VEN (vendor) IDs

Here is an short instruction how to find this details:

Knowing the device and vendor ID, it should not be a big deal to get the right drivers.

At the other hand you should install also additional Toshiba software (Toshiba System Driver) released for Win 8.1
Please note also that there are two Win 8.1 driver areas: ?Win 8.1 update? and ?Win 8.1 32bit/64bit? categories
In case you would not find all drivers within the Win 8.1 update check also the Win 8.1 32bit/64bit categories.

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I have problems with rebooting my Satellite C70D-B-108 laptop.
Factory installation doesn't work.

When i want to instal windows 10 i get a error code 0x80080005-0x90016.


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Hey Guys,
Sorry for my english.
I am a german Guy and i search for help with my notebook.
When i start the notebook it ask me for a password. (BIOS or CMOS) i can't geht into the BIOS or start a windows or something like this only try to Type in a password.

Thanks for your help

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Hi all,

excuse the new thread but I haven't found any answers anywhere online, just speculation and it's for different models.

So I have a C70D-B-10U, running windows 7 64bit pro. When I formatted it and updated everything, it just kept crashing when trying to play back videos on Windows Media Player. I cleaned the inside and replaced thermal paste, updated to even newer drivers, and started using VLC as my default media player. It rarely crashed BUT it always does when I try to start playing games (nothing heavy - League of Legends). Laptop seems to be doing well with memory tests, no faults detected.

I've read that this could be caused by:
Faulty GPUFaulty BatteryFaulty PSUBad Capacitors on the MOBO

Has anyone had any similar experience? I've reinstalled Windows and it's the same story. If it's a motherboard issue, I guess it would be better to just get a new one?


Answer:Satellite C70D-B-10U no warning crash (power, GPU or capacitors)

Update: I decided to test the RAM and it seems like it can't handle 8GB. Both 4GB sticks work on any slot, but when I have all of it on the machine it crashes. Do you think it is a motherboard issue?

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ODD on my Satellite C70D-A-11E (05.2014) won?t to read DVDs anymore. It doesn't matter which one I try it simply doesn't work.
Latest driver is installed.

Message was edited: posting has been translated

Answer:ODD on my Satellite C70D-A-11E wont read DVDs anymore


If optical disc drive is installed properly maybe is reading lens dirty. Try to clean it up.

Other way, if your ODD can read CDs but not DVDs it can also be hardware malfunction. The reading lens cannot be calibrated properly and cannot find the right position to read DVD media.

In such case ODD must be exchanged.

Try to clean lens up and check if the problem persists. If yes contact nearest Toshiba service provider and ask for help.

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Hi there

Pretty much every time I turn on my laptop I am being asked to enter in the date, it defaults to 1.1.2015. Does anyone know why this is happening and how I can overcome this issue? Just to be clear this happens right at the point of turning the computer, i.e. before Windows even starts to load up. It must be date/time settings of the device.

Thanks for your help in advance


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I have since week 1 Series Toshiba Satellite C70D-A-11E notebook,
Unfortunately, I am at the moment not really satisfied with the image.. game lags because my graphics.

My question is where can you find how much I consume from the 4 GB.

And where I can set that I consume more or less. since it is a separable memory yes.

My English is not perfect. hope someone understands.

Please reply

Answer:Satellite C70D-A: game lags due to graphic chip?


Well, I?m wondering why you purchased a unit with an internal (part of CPU) graphic chip if you want use the notebook for gaming?

The notebook supports the AMD Radeon HD 8400 graphics which is part of AMD Quad-Core A6-5200 CPU.
Such GPU is similar to Intel HD GPU which is also part of Intel CPUs.

Such internal graphic cards are not really designed for gaming? of course you would be able to run and to play a game but don?t expect too much?

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Keys 3 5 7 8 9 0 = rows numeric pad 3 5
all function keys do nothing at all ..........

I had similar problem with C670-11M I therefore put back to WIN 8.1

That can not C70D since that is new .....................
Where can I find the right drivers ??

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Satellite C70D-B-105Artikelnummer : PSCLCE-004007DUPLEASE anyone... correct link for drivers for microphone input ?

Answer:Satellite C70D-B-105 microphone missing after windows update

Missing microphone?
Does it mean that microphone is not listed in sound properties > Recording device?

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Hi there,

I was bought the above model of laptop for an early Christmas present which usually sits down in the living room, my old Satellite Pro sat down there with no issues however with this device the wireless signal is very low and I appear to be having it sitting right next to the wireless router (which is located upstairs in my sons bedroom), I wondered if there's any steps I could take to improve the signal?

It baffles me how a new system has such a poor wireless signal when my old Satellite Pro which was 6 years old had no wireless issues whatsoever.

My other issue is from the moment I switched the laptop on (yesterday when it was delivered) the updates on Windows Update are slow or don't start at all, is this an issue or just normal?

I'd appreciate any help or input at all, thank you.

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Please need help . I need schematic diagram or data sheet for toshiba satellite c70d-B110

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I have buy a Satellite C70D-A-11T and pass it on Windows 7 64 bits Home Premium.
I install all the drivers and I haven't any problems.

When I want to connect it to my TV for first time, I discover there is no sound on the TV.
I try to go on the speaker (near the clock of windows), right click, sound, first tab (I think it is "Playback" in english... I have a french Windows) and my device (TV) doesn't appear.

I come back on Toshiba Support website to download the last driver "HDMI Audio driver" for my laptop, I connect the cable, and it appear in the sound properties. I select it as my default device and the sound come right from my TV.

Great !

But when I restart my laptop (with or without the HDMI cable), the TV disappear from the list in the sound properties, the only one solution to recover the sound is to reinstall the HDMI Audio Driver.
If I start the driver installation with the "advanced" option, I have the list of drivers to install and I see all drivers are already installed, but the HDMI Audio Driver will be upgraded... I install it and it work until the next restart.

Could you explain me why the version of the driver don't stay on the system, and how to make it work without reinstall it everyday ?

Thanks a lot for your help.


Answer:Satellite C70D-A-11T - Sound doesn't work with HDMI

Anybody here ? :(

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I like to download the latest release of the Utility Display for Satellie C70D-B Windows 10.

How can I do ?

Thank You

Answer:Latest display driver download for Satellite C70D-B-307 - Windows 10

Windows 10 is able to download and update the display driver automatically…
Go to device manager, choose the graphic card and click above on DRIVER UPDATE

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Would be grateful for any advice to remove the back panel.

I've removed battery, ~16 screws + 1 tiny screw at the optical drive and whilst it does 'unclick' everywhere else, there seems to be something stopping the panel being removed just above the battery compartment and don't want to force it.

Even our IT guys at work cannot work it out.

PLEASE new laptop is very slow so have purchased RAM but can't access the back.

Answer:Satellite C70D-B-30D: How to access back panel after ~16 screws removed

At first I must say that you should not remove bottom cover alone because it will cancel valid warranty. If there is no RAM cover, RAM should be exchanged or upgraded by authorized personal only.

I know every of us think it is easy to do and want to do this alone.
What I know is follow:
2 screws in the middle are fixing the keyboard. What must be removed are 14 screws and small flat screw at the optical drive. That’s all. There is no other hidden screw.

Of course there are also small plastic holders and bottom cover must be removed very gently.

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I've added this Satellite C70D-A-111 to an existing network which includes an printer.
Other devices can print OK but not this Toshiba.
The message is "Printer is in Error State".

If I connect the Toshiba to the printer via USB, it prints OK.

Can somebody steer me in the right direction please?

Answer:Satellite C70D-A-111 - Can't print using network printer but USB connection works

Do you use this printer at home or in your company?
I mean if you use it in your company ask system administrator for help.

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Hi everyone,

my Toshiba Satellite C70D-A-11D is beeping when I try to start it. The Beep Code ist 2 long, 2 short, 3 long, 2 short.

The screen ist black and there is no POST message.

Any Idea what is wrong? Sometimes the Notebooks starts, but most times not.

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Hello everybody,
brand new C70D two days old, if I want to look a Youtube video full screen after a few minutes, the C70D stops, blue screen with a message : your computer gets a problem, we collect informations ect.
After a restart the same problem comes again a few minutes later.
I have 14 days to accept this machine, but if it's a graphic card problem I prefer to return it to the vendor.

I thank you in advance for your answer.


Answer:Satellite C70D sops after a few minutes with YouTube full screen

It's me again after viewing this youtube video :

I've try but after more than 40 minutes, the little C70D stops again :-(
Anyone with a solution ?

For the rest as a Mac user, with for the first time with a PC, not bad at all.
Firefox, Thunderbird, FileZilla, Open Office, Processing are working fine.


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Today I tried to use the free windows 10 upgrade.
After a few seconds I get a message that 'Installation of Windows 10 Upgrade can't edit/adjust the partition reserved for the system'
It then starts deleting the installation-files, and exits......
Anyone any idea how to solve this, and make the upgrade work ???

Answer:Windows 10 upgrade on Satellite C70D-A-11E can't edit partition reserved for system

Solved It myself, the problem was that the reserved partition for the system was only 100 MB !!!
Extended the size to 350 MB (as it should be !!!)
Problem Solved !!!

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I've only noticed today that when I turn up my laptop's volume up to about 28 (even with headphones in), there's this high pitch noise that comes from the speakers. And I'm sure it's the speakers and not anything else.
But the sound is sort of that real ear-killing noise so I can't listen to it for long. It even sometimes sounds like thousands of crickets - a complete nightmare

But with my volume at any level below 28 I can listen to whatever through headphones without the sound bothering me.

Does anyone have any ideas for a solution? I do know a thing or two about computers but nothing about anything extremely technical and I'm not sure if I want to take it apart, unless I really have to.

If you could help me it would be appreciated!

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The Brightness keys have stopped working after the migration Windows 8.1 to Windows10 (Satellite C70D-B-307).

Answer:Satellite C70D-B-307 - Brightness keys stopped working after migration Windows10


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since a while my Laptop gets a blue Screen several times a week, Messaging: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA.

Latest dumps as per attachment.

How to recover from this?

Please help.


Answer:Satellite C70D PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA - frequent BSOD

I also get this error sometimes, all my BSODs can be found here -
Most of the drivers are probably outdated and not for Windows 10.. For example my BSODs are caused by Atheros Qualcomm AR8171 driver..

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Hello all,

My computer has been making a lot of noise lately, in fact it's been going on for probably the past 8 months or so. The first month I mostly ignored it hoping it would go away, which it did, then a few weeks later it came back and I decided it was time to investigate.

I have narrowed the problem down to being the power supply fan, mainly because it's very easy to hear and detect that it's coming from the back of my PC (and in that area). So I cracked the case open, unscrewed a buncha stuff, took the power supply apart somewhat so I could try to dust off the fan, but there was no dust to be seen. I dusted it anyway, removed some plastic pieces they had in there that seemed to serve no purpose, popped it back together, crossed my fingers that I had fixed it, but no luck.

The odd thing is that this noise will seem to come and go, usually it will be on jet engine sound level for ~2 weeks, then be relatively quiet for a month or so, every time I hope that it magically fixed itself, but now I've decided I need to do something about it.

The model is a SilverStone SST-ST65ZF, 650 Watt supply w/ PFC (whatever that means).

So on to my actual question. What I'm trying to figure out is, should I order the same replacement piece? Is this a solid piece of equipment and I just stumbled across a bad one originally? Is there a more ideal power supply with a quieter fan (in the same general price range, say <$200) that I should order instead?

Also, ... Read more

Answer:Need to replace power supply (fan), same model or new?

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I use Intel 7265 NGW AN. I would like to replace old wireless adapter to gigabit adapter. I head whitelist and blacklist from internet so I'm not sure which model I can replace to without problem.What model can I replace?Can I buy from any brand right? 

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Planning to buy an ideapad. i have seen the model in united stats have gotten replaced by y50 with a better gpu. is there a new model coming to india too. dont want to waste money if a new model is coming. can anyone help. 

Answer:New Model to Replace Y510p (India)

Dear Lijop
Welcome in lenovo community
Please contact the below support to get more information regarding the availability 

Let me know

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This morning I found my HP G6 Pavillion laptop screen in a terrible unrepairable state after receiving a knock. I have a spare screen from an old laptop (G60 model) and both screens are exactly the same size. I know this is probably a silly question, but is it possible to place this spare screen into my HP G6 Pavillion laptop? If there's any chance of saving £40+ that would be fantastic.
Any help would be greatly received.

Answer:Is it possible to replace a HP laptop screen from a different HP model?

Best way is to try it as you have nothing to lose, but I would suggest you test the Laptop first on a External screen to see if it still works

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My laptop runs only when continuous power is supplied to it. If the charger is disconnected it shuts down abruptly. I ran a battery check which showed me this message: (refer the screenshot)   Kindly guide me through this. If the battery needs to be replaced any relevant links (from the online store)would be appreciated. Thanks in advance

Answer:model 15-r014tx battery replace(40)

Hi there @Trushangi,  You have come to the right place to ask questions, find solutions and get help from others in the community! If my reply resolves your issue or answer your question(s), please let others know this reply was helpful by clicking the Accept as Solution button. To say thanks for the reply, please click the Thumbs up!  The screenshot that you have provided from the battery check, states that the battery needs to be replaced. If it was the Battery Check program, then it should have told you your Warranty Status and to contact us also. You can check your Warranty Status using the Check Your Product Warranty site, then please use the following link to contact us.  The other option would be for you to use the HP Part Surfer to find yourself a new battery. When you get to the site you will have to put in your Product/Serial Number and Select your Country before you search. You should be able to find a replacement battery.  Welcome to the HP Support Community!Thank you for joining in! Have a great day! 

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Thanks to everyone that takes the time to read this. I want to replace my OEM MSI MS-6577 mobo that came with my HP for another version of the MSI MS-6577 mobo but the new one would have an AGPx4 slot and the current one only has PCI slots. I read that replacing the motherboard on OEM systems with Windows XP like mine has, will cause big problems unless it for the exact same make and model motherboard. In my situation, it is the exact same make and model but a different version of the mobo that would have an additional AGP slot. Would this give me BSOD or would the swap go smoothly? I am also hoping not to have to reinstall Windows XP without having to go buy a copy as I read you can't do that off recovery discs with OEM Windows XP builds. Thank you everyone again.:grinthumb

Answer:Can I replace my OEM mobo with the same make & model but different version?

The problem would be with Microsoft

I believe you could put a different version of motherboard on there, heck, you could put an entirely different make of motherboard if you wanted as long as it fits the case's form factor. Simply, the screw holes on the motherboard have to align with the holes on the case.

The trouble you will run into is with Microsoft. Your copy of XP is associated with the serial number, model, and make of your present motherboard, and it's recorded in Microsoft's database. That's what happens when you activate a Microsoft product. The operating system or software will get your motherboard's information and record it. Now here comes the problem...

If you put in a new motherboard, the operating system on your hard drive is going to look up your previous motherboard's information when it boots up. If it sees a new motherboard, it will say, "I'm not associated with you, so I must not be licensed with you!" and it will tell you to contact Microsoft or buy a new copy of Windows.

What you have to do then is call Microsoft and ask them if you can associate your copy of Windows with a new motherboard. They will want to know why. Usually, they will only do that if your motherboard failed, exploded, or somehow became destroyed so you had to replace it. I don't know about motherboard upgrades. To Microsoft, each and every motherboard is a separate computer, and you are only licensed for one computer.

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Hi guys. I'm UK based so models may be a bit unfamiliar to US members. I would guess none of you use BT, (wise move)!

Currently using BT HomeHub V1.0, (yes there's still one out there), on BT broadband line with BT Vision services and with all internal network connections to it connected through a Netgear WNR3500 router. I'm a good level of user (software developer) but definitely NOT a network whizz so chances are I'm missing something important.

The idea was to take DHCP and Wireless control from the HomeHub and give it to the Netgear. Many long attempts later.... These services can be disabled on the HH and enabled on the Netgear easily. However the BT device will not give up control of DHCP and still allow network machines to see the internet! BT HH was given a fixed IP address in the Netgear, the same as its standard allocation when it is in control (, and this was used for the gateway address in TCP/IP setup and in Netgear settings. I can get everything set up internally so the Netgear is in control with the HH DHCP and Wireless switched off, machines can all see each other and talk to each other perfectly, but no one sees the internet!

I would really like to replace the HH completely so was looking for a basic non-router type modem to leave the WNR3500 as the network manager. Thought of the Netgear DM111P as it was an economic Netgear match but it has such rotten reviews for reliability in terms of heat that I went off that model an... Read more

Answer:Recommend modem only model to replace BT HomeHub

I have found and am currently considering the Draytek Vigor 120. Vigor say: "You can connect any device to the Vigor 120 which has a PPPoE client facility. This means the actual connection to your ISP is still PPPoA (unlike other modems which only provide PPPoE native bridging), which is a unique feature of this product and makes it compatible with all UK ISPs where PPPoA is used as standard." Should work ok with the Netgear WNR3500 and anything to make for a simpler more controllable connection.

Anyone know this or can offer advice as to whether it is a suitable unit?

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I have looked through the community and support forums but I am not able to locate a posting on how to replace a keyboard on the Lenovo X1 Carbon Thinkpad Type 20A7 - 002FUS. Does anyone know if there is video or instructional reference material to provide guidance on how to replace the keyboard on an X1 Carbon 20A7 Model Type. In most cases I see reference to replacing the Adaptive Keyboard but my case requires the entire keyboard replacement.  As much as I would like to see instructions, if not available, I'm sure I can figure it out on my own and will post a video or instructions to the community if allowed.   

Answer:How to replace a KEYBOARD on the X1 Carbon 20A7 model

Welcome to the forum. 
See ThinkPad X1 Carbon - Hardware Maintenance Manual for Machine types: 20A7 and 20A8. Procedures 1130 and 1140 show how to remove/replace the adaptive keys row and the keyboard.

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Hi, As the title says, I'd like to replace the original hard drive by a 250 Go ssd. I've no idea what the specs are, to purchase the appropriate ssd.Does anyone know if I should choose :SATA I,II,III?2,5 " ?m-SATA or not ? Finally are some manufacturers to prefer : Corsair, etc.. ? Thanks !

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I need to replace my model KG-1061wireless keyboard from my HP TouchSmart 320PC model 320-1050, which new model would be compatible?

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I get no signal to the monitor using vga or the other port, want to replace the graphic card, but it is integrated. Can I put an off the shelf card in a slot to replace it?

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What if I replace the motherboard with the exact same model BUT change processors? Will I have any issues?
Was in the process of updating the bios. Not sure what I did wrong but it's dead. Have to send it back to super micro. I ordered an identical motherboard. But was updating the bios so I could switch from a quad core westmere chip to a hex.
Everything I have read states the OS is married to the motherboard (Win7 64 OEM). So if I get away with no issues from the motherboard swap, will the processor swap give me issues.
My system is a dual boot ubuntu 64/Win7 setup. I don't want to reinstall if I can help it. Advice would be appreciated.

(thanks admins for correcting this. Didn't mean to hijack that other thread)

Answer:Replace motherboard with exact same model BUT change processor?

you should not have any problems with Win7 even if its an OEM version. MS can reset if you have to call don't worry, just call them and explain what happened they are not going to crawl through the phone line and tear your head off or anything.

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hi i would like to replace the 1366x768 display of my notebook Envy dv6-7385el  with a compatible 1920x1080 i would like to know wich product i can buy, wich displays are compatible with my computer. Product number of the computer: D6W40EA#ABZ thanks in advance

Answer:Replace 1366x768 display with 1920x1080 (model: Envy dv6-73...

You are gonna need this: 15.6-in, AntiGlare, FHD display panel 682090-001 And this: Display panel cable for use only on computer models equipped with an FHD display assembly and an Intel processor 682057-001 And the Manual will be useful: Manual  This eBay auction has a picture of the screen. It is an LED 40 pin right rear attachment.  US auction: Same thing a bit cheaper: Cable from HP Parts: If you replace the screen and the cable it will work. The Manual shows how to do it. See p. 95. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.  

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Hello everyone, I recently broke my laptop LCD screen, and when I switch it on some parts of the screen are purple and black. I know that HP has a parts surfer where your can buy replacement parts. I checked and they don't have any screens available (n/a). So i was wonderng if i can purchase a screen that is similar to my hp model that can work for my laptop (non-touchscreen or touchscreen if possible). Hope I can get this solved soon!

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Hi *, I'm considering an upgrade of the display panel to 1600x900.I have a T420 model 4236 - 64G. Is that possible at all?And if yes, what part(s) do I need?  Best regards,Will Moonen aka NogNeetMachinaal

Answer:Replace display panel - T420 model 4236 - 64G

I successfully made this UpGrade. I have same model 4236.You need to replace also the flat wire connector between panel and MotherBoard.Am coming back later to attach the links where I bought out the replacing parts (from

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I am trying to get access to the CMOS battery but it appears from the manual that I need to remove the keyboard which requires removing the nameplate. I can see that you need to lift up each end of the nameplate, but I don't understand how the middle comes up. There is an arrow showing that the nameplate lifts up in the middle but I cannot see how and which direction to lift. I have not tried too much pressure for fear of breaking the nameplate. Any help or assistance would be appreciated.

Answer:Replace CMOS battery in Lenovo 1400 452 Model 2611

Hi, I don't go into this forum much since I use a newer machine now, but the old i Series still works so I poke around with it every now and then. I went through the steps to remove the nameplate (referred to as the "middle cover and launch key assembly" in the Hardware Maintenance Manual I downloaded from the Lenovo site).  After lifting off the clear plastic cover over the launch keys (using the pry hole in the front center) and lifting off the key label template, I lifted up the left and right ends of the next key label panel to expose two screws.  After removing these, there are two screws on the back of the machine (above the display and USB ports) that need to be removed.  Then you need to have the LCD open before you pop this cover you just unscrewed as it needs to lift up and in toward the keyboard.  The next step is to pry the end of this cover nearest the power button up with a small screwdriver and the whole panel that these 4 screws held down will come up.  Don't lift too far as there is a connector under this panel.  Flipping this panel upside down from back to front over the keyboard exposes this connector.   Hope this helps (and doesn't come too late to prevent breaking the nameplate).Message Edited by ucyimb4u on 04-20-2009 02:16 PM

RussThinkpad Z60mXP (SP2)

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I splashed some tea on the keyboard of my 510-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) model 80SR and now some of the keys have stopped working. I am in the UK so this is the layout/style of keyboard it uses (not the US layout). The backlight still works fine, though, and the laptop itself works normally, it is only some keys which have stopped working. I have fixed this problem on other laptops by simply replacing the keyboard, but on my ideapad the keyboard is internal (it doesn't pop out) so I don't know how to do it. Furthermore, I can't find any information about the keyboard for this laptop anywhere on the internet: not on google, not on youtube, not even on this Lenovo website. How/where can I repair/replace the keyboard? Will it be expensive? I have seen that sometimes only individual keys need to be fixed, not the entire keyboard, could this be an option? My laptop is still under warranty if that means anything. Thanks for any help.

Answer:How to repair/replace keyboard for 510-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) model 80SR?

Hello and welcome,
The keyboard removal and reinstall instructions, as well as the parts list, are in the Hardware Maintenance Manual - ideapad 510-15ISK, 510-15IKB
Please double-check that I have the right model linked.

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Laptop: Ideapad Y510 - D2 (bought from J&R electronics)Model No: 15303Item No: 7758 This is that infamous model that came out few years back with the faulty nvidia cards with heat issues. I bought it when it first came out for $999+tax. I have replaced the nvidia 8600m GT graphics card twice (costing $300+ in total - two cards + service/installation charges) but the display again stopped working few days back. Is there any way I can throw away the entire motherboard along with the nvidia card and downgrade to a simpler motherboard and chipset with integrated Intel graphics? All I need to run in that laptop is Microsoft office, mozilla firefox, an antivirus, lan/wifi and the 5 speakers. The processor, LCD display, hard disk, keyboard, speakers, fan etc are all in good condition. I wish there was a way to make the display work without attaching the nvidia card to the motherboard. Any suggestions what motherboard+chipset should I go for? Will the motherboards/chipsets of cheaper Lenovo ideapad Y510 models with Intel GMA graphics fit/work? Will the bios create any problem?  This is the only fix to the problem I can come up with.  As a matter of fact I DO NOT want that 8600m GT card or any other dedicated graphics card near that laptop ever.  For example I can go for the motherboard of Ideapad y510 (part no. 59012698). Please suggest me some other lenovo motherboards that will fit into my laptop's chassis and can handle the peripherals. Any e... Read more

Answer:Is it possible to replace Ideapad Y510 motherboard with any other mboard from Y510 model line up?

You're looking at the wrong model. Consider Lenovo Ideapad U430/U330 , or Yoga or Thinkpad T, L and X series for your needs.

Lenovo Y470: i7-2670QM | 8 GB DDR3 1333 MHz RAM | Nvidia GeForce GT 550M | 500 GB 7200 RPM Seagate HDD | ASUS PCE-AC56 802.11ac Network Adapter | Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

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Hi. I wanted to know that drivers from model a100 012 can be used for model a100 599 ?

Configuration for both models is the same.

Answer:Can I use drivers for model Satellite A100-012 to model A100-599?

Hi there,

I think this should be possible due to the great similarity of both machines. But why would you like to do such things and install other drivers?

Just a question ;)

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Hi guys,

Just got this Satellite A660, and it looks great.
Cane somebody tell me the model type so I can download the right drivers on Toshiba's support site?

Toshiba PC Diagnostics screenshot:
[Link to the .PNG file.|]


Answer:What's my Satellite model?

On support page you need model name and first part of part number.
Where you have bought your notebook (country of purchase)?

When you check Toshiba sicker there you will find full model name A660-xxxx.
Can you please post it here?

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I got no idea what my model number is, the site shows there are at least 20 diferent M series, and the Toshiba website is very frustrating that it have no tools or anyway watsooo ever to know my own laptop model.papers long misplaced and now i cannot know what drivers to download!

and to top it all, i searched all the toshiba website for a mail to cantact the support and all what i got was NTH!

Answer:How do i know what model is my Satellite M?


Sorry but if are not able to identify your notebook why should Toshiba page be frustrating. Toshiba page is not any kind of database but page to offer information about actual notebook models, accessories and upgrade parts.

Every notebook has label at the bottom side. There you can find exact model description, serial number and also model number. Just check this label and you will know everything you want to know.

How you want to contact Toshiba? What you want to write there? Have you anything that belongs to this notebook?

Please do not panic here. There must be some way to identify your notebook. You can also start ?System Information tool? and there will be listed ?System model?.

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I want to load some new drivers, but I don't know which Satellite it is and the label on the back is illegible.
The Satellite is with AMD.


Answer:I don't know what Satellite model I have


You don?t know what notebook you have bought in the past?
Come on man? that too funny?.

There a many labels and there you should see the full notebook model number, series number? I doubt that all labels are illegible? one of the numbers should be ok?

Could you post some legible number parts???

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Copied from the underside of the computer:

Toshiba Satellite Pro A 120 Model Number PSACOE 007009EN

The OS is Windows XP Home.

It has 512MB RAM installed, but I'd like to add another 512MB - or even another 1GB, although with the 1.46GHz process, there's probably little to be gained.

I know very little about computers. I gather that if it's an A120, it needs DDR 667 PC 2 5300 200 pin SODIMM; if it's an A120/007 (which looks possible from the model number quoted above), then it takes DDR 533 PC 2 4200 200 pin SODIMM.

If in doubt, would it do any harm to buy DDR 667 - would it be "backward compatible" with DDR 533? And would it work with the existing RAM if that happens to be DDR 553? I'm hoping it would; simply working at the speed of the lower RAM.

Forgive me if I seem to "disappear" - I'm not too sure about my way around the forum yet, but will try to check back from time to time.

I'm also posting another thread about start-up programmes - I assume it's better to stick to one main question per thread.

Answer:What exactly model is my Satellite Pro A120 and what RAM does it take?


According to this page you can use the DDR2 667MHz (PC2-5300) 200-PIN SODIMM memory modules
The point is that DDR2 667MHz and DDR2 533MHz modules could be used.

But everything depends on the FSB (front side bus). If the FSB would support max 533MHz then the faster memory modules 667Mhz would be clocked down and would run only with 533mHz

Hope I could help you.

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The labels below the Laptop are completely blank.
Looking at the Toshiba Utilities I've managed to get a Model-Part No which is PSAG1E-00F004EN

In seeking advice for a RAM Upgrade I've been told by more than 1 memory manufacturer that there should be 3 digits in the Model No. following the "A300" digits.

I'm told the Model No should look something like "Satellite Pro A300-XYZ"...

Can someone tell me what this "XYZ" is based on the Model-Part No PSAG1E-00F004EN?


Answer:What model is my Satellite Pro A300?


I?ve posted answer on your other thread but here is short overview:

For all people who need some info about notebook model and have serial number please check it on Toshiba Unit details page -

By the way: this XYZ number is not so important. Important is part number of your machine. It is PSAG1E for your A300 and this part number is important for model identification and right drivers download.

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Hi everyone,

I am new to this so please bear with me.I am looking to sell my Satellite Pro M50 and need the model number to list it correctly.
Where can I find this number please.

Thanks Keith.

Answer:Satellite Pro M50 - Need the MODEL number


Did you take a look on the bottom of the unit?
Please do this.

There should be a label which contains the serial and model number.
If you need the notebooks hardware specifications then use the model number and google for more details?
I?m sure you will find the Toshiba product page?

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I have been looking at the P770 as I would be interested in the higher resolution over the P750's. The only problem is that it says it will have a blu-ray drive but the option that is currently available is a DVD drive.

I know it's only just released so maybe they will add some soon, what are your thoughts? I would get the P770 if it came with i7 processor AND blu-ray. Only option is i5+DVD. :(

Answer:Satellite P770 - Model with i7 CPU and blu-ray?

Hi buddy,

I have also checked the new Satellite P series on offical Toshiba website. I think it will be great notebook series with newest and powerful hardware and great for new multimedia stuff like blu-ray.

I have checked the specifications of different P770 models and I saw * Satellite P770-10P * with Intel Core i7 and blu-ray drive!!!
Here is the direct link:

It also has GeForce GT540M graphic card? Wow, that?s also powerful for games :)

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I have now a second hand Toshiba Satellite 1800 series in my possession, but I don't know anything more... how can I tell which specifically model do I have? the sticker on the bottom of the notebook should give me an exact model number which I should be able to search for the exact drivers for the notebook, but the model number dos not seem to match any, as I tried identifying it with the Toshiba US website specifications and the European models differ to......., "How can I somehow figure this out? As the sticker on the bottom gives me the flowing information:

TOSHIBA P1100 14TX 128M 30 DV / RW M / L

DC15V ------


SERIAL NO. 22053838P

ACN:001 320 421 N723

Answer:Satellite 1800: Which model do I have?


Sorry but I?m not 100% sure about the exactly name of this unit. But you can contact the Toshiba service partner for more detailed informations.

Good luck


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I have now a second hand satellite 1800 in my possession, by the PDF manual on HDD of that notebook I know it's a 1800 series, but I don't know anything more... how can I tell which specifically model do I have?
I wanted to download drivers etc, but I don't know which... I tried identifying with US website's specifications of computers, but European models differ... I have 1.1 Celeron, standard cd drive, LAN, modem... where can I somehow figure this out?

Answer:Satellite 1800: Which exactly model do I have?

Hi Gamca,

There should be a sticker on the bottom of your notebook which will give you an exact model number which you can then search for on the Toshiba website.


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I have tryed to install win 2000 on my Satellite notebook and everything works fine except for the video. I've read in some post's that I need to update my bios. I've tryed this from the australian site and the foppy the file i downloaded does not work with my notebook, the back of it says 1800 system unit, but does not specify an exact model. It says Satellite on the front.

How do i find out my exact model so I can download the right bios update ?

Answer:How do I identify my Satellite Model ?


normally you will find the model name on the sticker with the model- and serial-no.


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It is imperative to check the tightening of the screws of the laptop cover.
If a screw is missing on the hinged side, when opening the screen it is possible that the remaining fixatin will break.
The screws are equipped with thread brake but it becomes inoperative with time

The repair consists in changing all the bottom of the laptop.
What is not easy, the motherboard is fixed inside

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Hi, i am a newby, but hi!

I have an old, very old, but perfectly working Toshiba Satellite Pro. It was purchased in October 2003. On the underside, it states it is a "Satellite Pro A10", but it also states on the part number that reads "PSA15E-02VPC-EN"

Is it a A10 or A15. Also which ever it is which model is it, when i visit the online download page for the drivers, there re a number of various models, i cannot work out which one my pc is?

There are eleven A10 models from A10-S100 to A10-S178 and eight A15 models from A15-S127 to A15-S1692.

So it could be any of 19 models? Any help very much appreciated.

P.S. I have formatted the hardrive, installed a clean copy of Windows XP, so now i need the drivers.

Answer:Satellite Pro A10 - But cannot work out what model it is?


According to your post you have a Satellite Pro A10 PSA15E series

The drivers can be found on Toshiba European driver page;

But the notebook is old so you have to check the Archive area to get the drivers for this series. In product type choose simple Archive and then point to Satellite Pro A10 PSA15E ;)

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Got 3 questions before buying this model:
a) Want to install WIN XP Pro SP2, do all supplied drivers function 100%, or do I have to download separate drivers ?
b) Have read in another Forum that Loudspeakers make crackling sounds, is this due to Hardware- or Software-Problem.
c) The manual says internal Graphics Card Intel XYZ up to 128 MB, External ATI X600 (and other modelst)
Does this mean for internal viewing (TFT Display) the ATI graphics card is not at all involved only some Intel Shared Graphics ?
Thanks for Info

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Answer:Satellite M40-129 (German Model)


A friend of mine bought M40 two weeks ago. I saw the unit and I can tell you that it is nice notebook. Design is fine and display is fantastic (15.4" (1280x800) TruBrite Wide XGA TFT color display). With this model there is no ?Tools & Utilities? CD and you must burn it alone. This option you can find in ?Toshiba Assist? under ?Protect & Fix?. Before you do any new installations make Tools CD at first. All this drivers you can use with WXP Professional.

This unit is already preinstalled with SP2 and all drivers are adapted for it. I don?t see any reason that there can be any problem with it. Another important thing is that this unit has just one partition and if you use two or more you must make them before you start the installation.

I have checked the sound watching DVD film and sound is fantastic. There wan no problems.

Sorry but I can not tell you much about graphic card. All that I know is that there is ATI Mobility Radeon X600 128MB graphic card without sharing memory.

Have a lot of fun with it!

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Okay, so i was planning to upgrade my laptop once more. and this is the specs

My Laptop Spec: HP Pavillion ze5700 (UPGRADED)

OS: Windows XP SP3 32-bit.
Processor: Intel Celeron 2.8ghz (Which in DXDIAG states: Equivalent to M-PIV 1.4ghz)
RAM: 705mb
Video Card: ATi RADEON IGP 354m

Is there any Video Card, Processor, and RAM Slot that is Available? and that is CHEAP but has the power to play games in 2004-2008 range, or maybe. Record gameplays with DXtory?

Answer:Cheap Video Card replace/Processor replace/RAM replace

You can't upgrade the video card. Any upgrades to the CPU are slight.

I can not find any information on it, on what the RAM speed and limit is. It should say in the manual, which I can't find as well.

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Hi guys

can anyone tell me how to get into my hard drive on my Toshiba Satellite A30 as I need to renew the one that's in just now is not working....even some plans or pictures of how it's all put together mite help...

thanks weman4u

Answer:Satellite A30: how to replace the HDD?

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I would like to ask if it is possible to upgrade/replace my old notebook Satellite M70 with a new dual core CPU.
And if it is possible, witch one is recommended?
I would be glad about any help.^THX^

+The technical data of my Satellite M70 are:+

+Operating System:+ Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2
+System Manufacturer:+ TOSHIBA (Who else)
+System Model:+ Satellite M70
+Processor:+ Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.73GHz
+Memory:+ 2046MB RAM
+Motherboard:+ TOSHIBA HTW00

+Display Devices+

+Card Name:+ ATI MOBILITY RADEON X700 (Omega 3.8.360)
+Display Memory:+ 256.0 MB

+Sound:+ Realtek AC97 Audio

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Answer:Replace CPU in Satellite M70

Hi there,

unfortunately you cannot replace the existing CPU with a "new dual core CPU" because your system was not designed for dual core cpu?s.
There are many arguments why not replacing the cpu, the most important argument is that the dual core cpu will mechanically and electrically fit on the mainboard.

So, if you want a faster machine then purchase a new one because you won?t have any further options to upgrade your machine.

Sorry but thats it :/


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I have to replace the DVD-RW (Mat****a UJ 811 ) on my Satellite P10-554. What new models are recommanded or work without problems?

Thank you!

Answer:How to replace DVD-RW on Satellite P10?

I have investigated a little bit and found these compatible drives:
- The DVD-R/-RW drive Toshiba SD-R6112
- The DVD-ROM drive Toshiba SD-C2612 and Matsu****a SR-8177
- The DVD multi-drive Matsu****a UJ-811B
- The CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drive Toshiba SD-R2412 and TEAC DW-224E-85

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I have a Toshiba SA80 127 . Is there any way i can find out the model number of the US version of this Laptop ? since i probably need some repairs/replacements on parts (cooling fan/ LCD).

Any suggestions will be helpful.


Answer:Find out USA Model number of Satellite A80-127

Seems you have the PSA80E, which is the european model number. In most cases for US versions you would add simply a 5 to the number, like A85. On the US download page there is also an A80-S178TD. But I'm really not sure about this, so my advise would be, that if you need some replacement parts anyway, you could ask an ASP too.

They can tell you what part numbers you will need exactly for your model, which means that you would not need the US model number.

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I'm looking for a new laptop and found this model in a shop C55-C1983 / C55-C1984
I checked all Toshiba's websites and I didn't find this model in any of them.

The model specifications are:
6th generation Intel Core i5-6200U processor (2.30 / 2.80 Turbo GHz, 3 MB L3 Cache)6 GB DDR3L RAM1 TB capacityNVIDIA GeForce 930M with NVIDIA Optimus Technology 2 GB dedicated VRAM

All what I've found are the drivers for this model in the Europe website and the middle east website but not the model itself.
Any Idea about this model ? Is it safe to buy a model that does not exist on Toshiba website ?

Thank you

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I would like to find out the model (A???-???) number of this Toshiba notebook. Can anyone help?

Link: [link| sprod=501236382&Mis_item_loc_id=1&Ntk=group_search &SNtt=PH61819&N=85%20103&Nu=this_product&SN=85%201 03&Ntt=503328165&Dx=mode+matchall&Np=1&product=501 236382&Nty=1&Ntx=mode%20matchallpartial&SNu=pca_id &Mis_item_id=15]

The specs seem to be:

Toshiba "A300"
Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 (2.0Ghz) processor.
320Gb hard drive.
15.4in widescreen XGA CSV display.
DVD supermulti dual layer.
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium.
Wi Fi a/b/g.
1.3Mp webcam and integrated microphone.
ATI Mobility Radeon HD3470 graphics card with 256Mb memory.

I'd like to know so I can see the full specification.

Thanks for any help.

Answer:Can you help decide which model is this Satellite A300?


It could be a Satellite *A300-1AL*
All the specification matches to his notebook model.

If you want you can find all details on the Toshiba European page.

There you should check the Laptops -> Satellite series for the home -> View all models Satellite A300


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every one who has satellite M70 series please tell me, what's the model number of his dvd supermulti drive?
(for example: mat****a dvd-ram uj-830s!!!)


Answer:Satellite M70: Which DVD supermulti drive model?


It would be very interesting to know the detailed name of your unit and the part number because there are may different satellite pro M70 models with different drives.
As far as I know for example the M70-125 was delivered with a DVD Smulit doublelayer Matsuhita Uj-841.

Please post a detailed informations about your unit.


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