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Portege M 200 Tablet rotation button doesn't work on Vista

Question: Portege M 200 Tablet rotation button doesn't work on Vista

is there a driver that can make this work?

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Answer: Portege M 200 Tablet rotation button doesn't work on Vista


I had the same problem on the M200 and now onthe M400.
My solution was to install the Intel Supplied Drivers. With those drivers the rotation is made with CTRL+ALT+ARROW (Up Arrow to point up, Right Arrow to point right, etc).

Good luck!

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I have a Portege M700 and when I turn it into tablet mode the rotation button quits working.
It works when it in laptop mode.

I have the rotation utility set to go into secondary landscape and its no longer switching and the button on the front of the screen will not switch it anymore either.
I can go into the rotation software and rotate it manually.

Any suggestions on how to get the button functioning again?

Oh and I am running Vista Business with SP 2.

Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:Portege M700 - Rotation Button Not Working In Tablet Mode

If you rotate the whole laptop, does the screen rotate automatically using the accelerometer?

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I have a Portege M200 with the Gforce 5200Go. Since the last officially available graphics driver is the 46.44 I modified the 93.71 and installed it. But the Rotation Utility doesn't work with this driver.

When I use the nv driver for screen rotation the tabletpen is no longer synchronized: moving the tabletpen left results in mouse movement upwards etc

Anybody any ideas?

Answer:Portege M200: Rotation Utility doesn't work with new driver


You have to use the graphic driver from the Toshiba driver page and not the original from the graphic card manufacture website

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Got an Windows 7 upgrade through Toshiba for my M750 tablet pc. Everything went smooth and seems to be working, except (!) the tablet functions. The pen is not recognized. Touch a little bit, but unpredictably.

Please advise what I can do.


Answer:Portege M750 - Tablet doesn't work after Windows 7 upgrade


Are all devices recognized properly in device manager? Have you checked this?

As far as I know you have to install or update the Dual Touch driver. This dirver is for the Digitizer and touch screen model. It enables the functionality that the Tablet PC Pen or finger can be used as a pointing device.
You can download this driver on the Toshiba website.

Check this!!

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When i pressed the security button on the Toshiba Portege M200 Tablet PC nothing happens and the log in screen stays as if i have not pressed anything.

Is there any fault in my PC?

Answer:Security button on Portege M200 doesn’t work

When the operating system is loaded this Windows security button has the same function as CTRL+ALT+DEL.
Can you use it when the operating system is fully loaded?

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I can't get the right-click buton on the barrel of the stylus to work with my new Portege M400 tablet PC. I've tried it both with the "Use stylus buton to right-click" option in the "Stylus settings" tab of the "Tablet and stylus settings" dialog checked and unchecked, but neither worked.

Is the stylus faulty, or worse still the computer? Or can someone suggest how to get it to work?



PS: "stylus" should be "nep" reversed in the option, tab and dialog names above, but the dumb profanity filter won't accept the word "nep" (reversed).

Answer:Portege M400: right-click button on stylus doesn't work


Do you have this problem since first day? Please be sure the pen is not in a very long distance from the display. Like you know if the distance is too big the pen will not work ?as usual?.

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I can't get my Windows Security Tablet Button to work after rebuilding?

Any help appreciated.


Answer:Portege M200: Windows Security Button doesn't work


Rebuilding? Did you install the OS again? And if Yes so did you use the Toshiba image?
If not so I would recommend installing the OS from the Toshiba recovery CD because on this CD all Toshiba drivers and utilities are preinstalled.

I think the button doesn?t work because you have simply not installed the necessary drivers or responsible tool.

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After installing the most recent version of Toshiba's Value Added Package, the two buttons (toshiba assist and backlight on/off) do not work properly: they open instead a firefox browser window.

I assume there is something to configure in the "optimisation" section of Toshiba Assist.
When I open the program "Toshiba buttons functions" (sorry for the puny translation, in Spanish it's called: "Funciones de botones de Toshiba") all the entries are blank and I have to indicate the Url of the program supposed turning off my LCD's backlight...
I have no clue where to find this executable.

Can anybody help me?

Answer:Re: Portege R500: Contros button doesn't work after installing update

Why you don?t use the OS restore option?
The OS supports the option called ?system restore? and this helps to set the system to the previous point.

Check it, maybe it helps to get the old version of the Toshiba's Value Added Package.

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so i just replaced my stock hdd with a 7200rpm and installed windows 7 professional. I have installed most of the drivers and have just about everything working except for my screen rotation button. i installed the screen rotation utility, but the rotation button does not work at all (neither does the accelerometer aided rotation). I also attempted to change my tablet pc settings, but that made no difference either. any suggestions would be more than welcome!

Answer:tablet rotation button!

so i just replaced my stock hdd with a 7200rpm and installed windows 7 professional. I have installed most of the drivers and have just about everything working except for my screen rotation button. i installed the screen rotation utility, but the rotation button does not work at all (neither does the accelerometer aided rotation). I also attempted to change my tablet pc settings, but that made no difference either. any suggestions would be more than welcome!

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I have installed Windows 7 afresh on a Portege M750 and everything seems fine except the buttons on the display to handle tablet functions. The only one I really would like to work is the screen orientation one. I've looked for drivers, but can't find any that will control the tablet buttons. I read that for the M700 you need to download the tablet driver as it contains the drivers for the buttons, but no such driver exists for the M750.

All devices are ok in device manager with none requiring drivers.

Any ideas/thoughts/suggestions are very welcome.

Answer:Portege M750 with Windows 7 - Screen Rotation Button not working correctly

Have you installed the Value Added Package from the Toshiba website?

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I've a Portege R500. I've installed WinXP on it as soon as it arrived so didn't have any experience with Vista.
I used iRotate software to rotate my screen desktop on the external display.

Later on, I installed Windows Vista Enterprise but screen rotation utlities, be it irotate or pivotpro stopped working.
I've done latest BIOS update, installed latest Intel GMA drivers but the result didn't change. In the control panel of Vista, in tablet PC settings I only see primary landscape option, however all of my friends with different brand of laptops see 4 options there including portrait ones.

I don't want to go back to XP just for this simple thing, can anybody help?

Answer:Portege R500 screen rotation on Vista

Just curious. What external monitor are you using, and what resolution is it running at? I can't get my R500 to drive an external monitor at a useable resolution (see separate thread).

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There is "escape" button on the screen panel (left lower corner). The other function on the button is to rotate the screen if you hold it for more than 1 sec (according to the picture and the manual).

This should be very handy in the tablet mode. Unfortunately the rotate function does not work for me. The button itself works because "escape" does what it says. I would not want to redefine "escape" to "rotate" but there is no even this option.

Anyone has/had similar problem?

Answer:Tecra M7: ESC/Rotation button does not work


This ESC/Rotation button functions the same as the ESC key when tapped, or changes the orientation of the screen when pressed for more then second. That?s right!

Did you read the further information in the user manual??? I found some nice info in the ?Changing the screen orientation? section.
You can change the screen orientation on three different ways and one of this way is the usage of the ESC/Rotation button!

When the Toshiba Accelerometer Utilities and Toshiba Rotation Utility are running, changes in the orientation of the top and bottom of the screen is automatically recognized by pressing ESC/Rotation button for more than one second.

So be sure that both utilities are running properly!!!

Best regards

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Auto rotation work in reverse 90 degree out windows tablet

Landscape when it is on portrait direction

Windows archos cesium 80 .. Any help ?

Answer:Auto rotation work in reverse 90 degree out windows tablet

I have the same problem on my hybrid Kruger&Matz1080 - Kionix KXCJ9 Sensor

Portrait when in landscape direction.

What to do?

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Auto rotation work in reverse 90 degree out windows tablet

Landscape when it is on portrait direction

Windows archos cesium 80 .. Any help ?

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Auto rotation work in reverse 90 degree out windows tablet

Landscape when put it in portrait
Any help ?

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The rotation button(the middle one of 3 buttons on the display) stopped to work. It still works as ESC button so it is not an hd issue. I would like to know exactly what driver is responsable to manage such behaviour so i will try to reinstall it.


Answer:Tecra M4: Rotation Button stopped to work


As far as I know the TOSHIBA Tablet PC Button driver is responsible for the properly working of the ESC/Rotation and Cross Function button.

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Got a new tablet pc. Put in a new hard drive and installed vista ultimate x64. Works great. I was suprised how much smoother it runs.

The 11a/b/g/n wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter isn't recognized by vista. My friend said it might be a problem because it doesn't work with 64 bit software. Went through the long process of installing vista 32 bit version. Same thing. It was recognized by vista.

So now here I am with 64 bit vista installed again. I downloaded a couple drivers that it could be from lenovo website. It still didn't work.

Before I started this whole project I went to the microsoft upgrade site to check compatability. While running XP, the site said that I would have to download the wireless lan driver and install it after i installed vista. It also said the fingerprint reader would need to be manually installed but I don't care about that.

Any suggestions?

Answer:IBM Lenovo X60t Tablet Pc wireless card driver doesn't work after x64 Vista

Hi davIbus

Have a look here;
Lenovo Support & downloads - Wireless LAN ThinkPad 11abg, abgn, bg, bgn for Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit- ThinkPad

Download using the file link

I hope this helps


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My laptop model is Satellite P300-148.
I just reinstall system-vista Ultimate.

However after installation, my *mute button or LED illuminated button* can not be controlled by press the mute button.

It is like, normally, when you press the mute button, the light will be on or off.
However it is no responses when I press it.

I only can turn the light on or off by using Toshiba assist.

Also when I press the "paly" button, the windows media player has no more responses .

Therefore is that any solutions? Or drivers?
Thanks for replying.

Answer:Satellite P300-148 Vista Ulimate - LED illuminated button doesn't work


I think these buttons don?t work properly due to the Vista Ultimate.
I checked some threads here and it seems that the VAP which controls this Toshiba buttons don?t support the Ultimate or the Ultimate doesn?t support the VAP fully.

But just one question;
Did you check the Toshiba Assist -> Optimize -> Toshiba button Support?
This tool allows you to configure the buttons. Maybe you should check this.

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Hi, This problem came from a long story...First, my s230u started having problem waking up after the BIOS update in late September, so I followed the others' suggestions from this forum to downgrade my BIOS.  The hybernate problem fixed.  However, my screen rotation button then failed to function.  I checked the BIOS update webpage and found there was an update 1.61 which could help to solve this rotation button problem, but (1) there was no link anymore for the version 1.61, and (2) I'm afraid if I update my BIOS to 1.61, the wake-up problem will occur again.  My laptop functioned perfectly before the BIOS update in September (the BIOS update was automatically downloaded and installed).  Please help!!!  Thanks.


Go to Solution.

Answer:ThinkPad Twist s230u screen rotation button couldn't work

BIOS Update 1.63 is now out with several fixes in it.  Perhaps you could try that and see if resolves your issue?

Name:  BIOS Update Utility for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8 (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad Twist S230u
Version:  1.63
Released:  05 Nov 2013

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Hi,recently I found out that screen rotation on my laptop doesn't work. My laptop is Lenovo Yoga 500-15ISK, OS is Windows 10 Home. I wanted to update software, then the only sw that seemed like it has something to do with auto rotation (Lenovo Yoga Mode Control) didn't install. Or at least I think, the installation wizard was confusing. I also tried Lenovo System Update but it gives error "An error occurred while downloading packages" everytime I try it... Any help is appreciated

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Hard drive doesn't stop spinning until the laptop is put into sleep mode or turned off. Can this be fixed?

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Hi all, I have recently upgraded to windows 7 (64bit) and now when I  put my tablet into tablet mode, the screen doesn't autorotate and none of the tablet buttons work. In order to rotate the screen I have to right click on the desktop and choose graphic properties/rotation.Interestingly if I press the tablet buttons while in tablet mode and then rotate the screen up to notepad mode within a few seconds the button will perform its function (rotate screen, activate tablet shortcut menu, etc). Does anyone know how to fix this problem? I've tried running system update (4.0) to no avail. Cheers

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I'm having difficulties installing the tablet buttons in WINDOWS 8.1 Pro. Everything else works, perfectly.

In Windows 8 Pro this buttons worked nicely, but now, after a clean install of Windows 8.1 Pro two of the buttons don't work. The buttons are the Toshiba assist button and the presebtation button. I've tried to configure them in Toshiba assist software but nothing happens.

I'm sure I've installed all drivers that made wverything work with Windows 8. As anyone tryed this and add success?

Answer:Portege M750 and Win8.1 Pro -tablet buttons don't work

> I'm sure I've installed all drivers that made wverything work with Windows 8

Windows 8.1 is not Windows 8 and many of Toshiba Win 8 drivers and tools don?t work or are not fully compatible with Win 8.1

As far as I know the Toshiba does not support Win 8.1 on this Portege M750.
This means that no Win 8.1 drivers will be released and in such case some notebook features like the control buttons could not work properly.

Fact is that using Windows Vista or Win 7, such buttons were controlled by Value Added Package. This package does not exist for Win 8.1 and has been replaced by other software called Toshiba System Driver

So in case you want to try to get the buttons to work, I recommend checking this with Toshiba System Driver

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Update: Found the fix was already posted to the forum.  Just had to re-install Natural Touch.  Thanks!  Hello, I lost functionality of the Natural Touch button (the top button above the manual screen rotation button) on the left side of the screen.  I would like to get that button working again. I'm not sure when this happened as I only pressed the button when I initially bought the unit.  However, I think it may have happened after I upgraded from Windows 7 Starter to Windows 7 Professional. Thanks for your help!

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Hi I have installed 64bit windows 7 on my machine quite recently in order to utilise the extra ram. When i rotate the screen clockwise to tablet mode, the screen will auto rotate to primary potrait by default and the buttons will work as usual. However, when i swivel my screen anti clockwise to tablet mode, the screen will NEVER auto orientate to primary potrait mode and all the tablet buttons will not work if i rotate the screen ANTI CLOCKWISE. Can anyone help me on this? Thanks alot in advance for the replies

Answer:X200 Tablet rotation and tablet buttons problem

I found another thread in another forum whereby another x200t user has the same problem. Hope someone can give advice regarding this. Thank you

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Hi all,
the LED Button, which does normally turn on/off LED Lights and LED Lights beside touchpad does not work anymore.
When pushing it flashes for about 1second and then turns off.
Thanx for replies

Answer:Portege M800 LED Button does not work anymore

May I ask you what operating system do you use?

As I?m not mistaken you mean the Toshiba Control button near the power button.
Am I right?

Depending on the M800 model you can use this button to mute the volume or to switch the illumination of the touchpad, brand logo and buttons on or off.

The M800 is not known to me but I know that some other notebook series supports an option in the BIOS called ?Illumination LED?. You can disable it and enable it.
Please enable it in the BIOS and save the settings.

Furthermore you should check the settings in the Toshiba Controls Utility. Maybe there is an option which could helps to control the button properties.

Last but not least a new driver reinstallation might solve this issue.

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On the top right of my keyboard (Portege R500) theres a button which shows a square in the foreground with a sun in the background.

I assume this is some sort of glare/brightness button to be used outside.
However pressing this does nothing.

Can anyone suggest what this button is and how I get it working?


Answer:Re: Button on top right corner does not work on Portege R500

I think you are speaking about the ?Outdoor display switch?.

This back light on/off button enables and disables the display?s back light .

Are you sure that you didn't notice any difference pressing this button??

If you turn off the back light outdoor in a good weather, you can use the computer for a longer period.

Maybe I?m wrong but usually it should be able to configure such button in the OS ?Power Options?.


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 Hi everyone, I currently own a T430S, and just recently the FN button on my laptop started to malfunction. It would work sometimes work but most of the times it doesn't register at all(refer to the video). Also I encountered another problem which is my laptop will wake up right away after put into sleep mode. This happens either when I put it into sleep mode or when I close my laptop(please also refer to the video). I have tried to reset my BIOS, tried unplugging my keyboard, but still no luck. Is there a way to fix this issue? This issue really has been bugging me for the past few days. I would appreciate any kind of support! Thank you!

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I have a new Portege R600, delivered with Windows 7 32 Bit and the Switch On/Off Button for the Backlight does not work.
I Installed the newest VAP package, before I deinstalled the old one. Installed also the newest Bios version.

Used the Toshiba Button support and put in the backlight.exe file, still does not work. if I manually type on the backlight.exe file it works.
It is not a hardware issue, as IT put in the harddisk from my former R600 with XP professional and the button works.

Anything I can do?
Toshiba support is not able to help, talk about new installation, but is the the original one without a change.
Maybe in the Button support I need to put in an option in the empty file?

Answer:Portege R600 - Windows 7 Backlight Switch Button does not work

> Switch On/Off Button for the Backlight does not work.
As far as I know some BIOS versions contains the additional option in order to enable and disable the Illumination.
Please check if the illumination is not disabled in BIOS.

I searched also in this forum for some tips and found this thread:

Check this!

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Hi All,

I have a 24" Wide screen monitor connected via the docking station on my M400. My question is, is it possible to also use the internal LCD and it's tablet functionality when using my 24" monitor.

The 24" display is fine but the internal LCD display is rotated 90 degrees giving a black border top and bottom (portrait way up) but the digitizer is working in landscape mode. So if I move the pen down it moves to the right on the screen :)

It is so close to being right I hope that this can be achieved. It would be great to work off of the 24" monitor and to have the Windows Journal open for writing notes on the tablet screen.


Answer:Portege M400 - Vista - External Monitor + internal tablet functionality


Hmmm? if you want to change the screen orientation I would suggest to checking the Toshiba Tablet options.
There you should find the Tool called ?Rotation Utility?.

This Utility provides some option to change the screen orientation in the PC mode and in the Tablet mode.
When the notebook was set to Tablet mode you can choose between Primary portrait, primary landscape, secondary landscape and secondary portrait.

Check it simply

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I have an r600 but there seems to have a problem with sd card,

sd cards to 2gb reads perfectly but if I put an SDHC with 16 gb sometimes read, sometimes not....

When I put the sdhc 16 gb and the pc recognizes it, if I try to paste a movie folder with 4gb, it appears an error message saying something about 'semaphoro error.....'

anyone knows what this means?


Answer:Portege R600-10Q - SD cards doesn't work always

I use an 8GB SanDisk Extreme as a real-time backup for work in process. I had the same problem with SDHC on my VAIO and then on this R600.

Eventually I discovered that the fit between the laptop's software and the SDHC card is often problematic, and there's no tech rep alive that knows why. The solution FOR ME was to try formatting the card on various machines until it was properly recognized on the R600, then I used the R600 to format it. Once done, it was reliable.

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So I've bought a pen for M200 and reinstalled the operation system.
Now I have M200 with Windows XP Tablet PC edition, a Screen Rotation utility and Pen Button utility. Now Pen Buttons work fine with my new pen, but the screen itself doesn't. I mean, the pen doesn't work with the screen.

I have a Mice and other pointing devices menu in Device Manager and it consists of the following sub-menus:

HID-compliant mouse (Random DELL mouse I'm using)
PS/2 Cimpatible Mouse (?)

I believe there must be something else..
Please tell me, forum, what drivers should I download to make the pen work?

Answer:Portege M200 - Pen doesn't work with the screen

Wait a moment. Do you use original Toshiba recovery image (operating system) or you have installed your own version?

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I do like my Portege laptop which I bought this September. The only thing is that the DVD player doesn't seem to work since a while.
- When I put a DVD or CD, I realize I cannot turn freely the disk in the player while it is still open. Strange, but I cannot see anything blocking the turning of the disk.
- The system doesn't seem to recognise at all having a DVD player. In the beginning it worked, I can't tell when exactly it went wrong. I checked with Toshiba Assist: in the information panel it states no info about the DVD player, in diagnosis panel I have the option for checking the DVD but when testing the system is just skipping the operation all the time stating that player cannot be found.
- In control panel I cannot see it neither among hardvers
- For booting, DVD is a last thing to check in my BIOS settings. But actually when the laptop is booting I can hear the sound of the player looking for something inside, turning or trying to turn the disk but it seems getting always stucked and booting takes like 5-7 minutes because of long trials getting DVD player work unsuccessfully.
- Now even when I set energy setting to perf oriented, I can't hear anymore the system would be looking for DVD (in energy saving setting the player gets switched off while not using it)

Could somebody from Toshiba support help me? Is there any possibility to check this problem with remote connection to my laptop or something? Or should I take it to the service? With this I have... Read more

Answer:Portege R500 - DVD driver doesn't work

>Could somebody from Toshiba support help me?
For that you would need to get in contact with Toshiba ASP in your country.
Here in the forum you can get some suggestions form common users because it?s a user to user forum ;)

>Is there any possibility to check this problem with remote connection to my laptop or something?
I doubt this is possible since this could be a hardware issue?

>Or should I take it to the service?
Maybe this would be the best?

>I would need a station in Tokyo where they accept my European warranty. Could you please provide me any help or ideas? If possible by direct mail also
On the Toshiba European page I could find a info about TOSHIBA EMEA LIMITED WARRANTY FOR NOTEBOOKS.
This warranty is only applicable in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and may be enforced in any
EMEA country where Toshiba or its Authorised Service Providers offer warranty service subject to the terms and conditions provided in this
warranty. This warranty covers the costs of service parts and labour required to restore your System to full working order.

As you see Japan is not covered by EMEA region :( So I doubt that the warranty will cover the costs in Japan.

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I have a problem with the accupoint on a 3440:
Neither the accupoint or the ("mouse")buttons work. I have tried to search this forum, but It didn't help me. I have tried to enable "simultaneous" pointing devices in Toshiba Hardware Setup, but it doesn't help. I also have "USB KB/mouse Legacy emulation" enabled, but I'm not sure what it does.
In Device Manager i can see the "Accupoint II (PS/2)", and it has a driver from Logitech (1999).

Toshibas driver page doesn't seem to have any driver, and Google isn't very helpful on drivers either.

Do I have to assume the hardware is dead (both accupoint and buttons, while the rest of the keyboard is OK)?

Answer:Accupoint doesn’t work on Portege 3440


Which OS is installed on this unit?
The USB KB/mouse Legacy emulation? is important if Win NT is running on the unit and the USB mouse or keyboard is plugged.
Furthermore if no yellow exclamations marks are placed in the device manager so all drivers are installed and the devices should works properly. But you can try to remove the mouse driver and install it again.
Did you install any 3rd software which could have a influence on this device?
Please check it.


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I have Portege 3500 tablet-pc and the Recovery-cd doesn't work.
I followed the instructions but nothing happened that my windows start again!!
Can you tell me please how i can recover my notebook?
Thank you

Answer:Recovery CD-ROM for Portege 3500 doesn't work!


did you boot the cd correctly? You have to press "C" to boot from CD-ROM. And then the Recovery starts itself automatically.


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I've just installed Vista on my Portege M400, and installed all the drivers on the Vista driver page.
But I've got several issues...

1: The bluetooth doesn't work. I can't find anywhere in the control panel anything about a bluetooth connection or anything else.

2: After installing all the drivers on the Vista driver page, there was 2 "Unknown Device"'s in Device Manager. I can't find any information about what these devices are. However when I manually tried to install the bluetooth driver on the first of these "Unknown Device"'s it accepted the driver. This doesn't work on the other one. And it didn't solve the problem of the missing bluetooth.

3: The tablet function itself works fine - the stylus and all. But when I turn the screen into tablet mode it doesn't change the screen layout. Nor does the buttons on the lower part of the screen work.

I hope that there's some kind of solution for these problems - And that someone can help me.

Jonas Hermansen

Answer:Portege M440 - Vista problems: Bluetooth, Unknown Device and Tablet issues.

the vista driver page??? where did you find that? is it from toshiba or Microsoft?

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I own a Portege z30-a-189 ultrabook.
Today I wanted to use skype with headphones for the first time and I noticed that when the headphones are plugged in, the internal microphone does not work.
When I plug in headphones which have microphone themselves, then it works, but I want to use headphones that do not have microphone themselves.
I chcecked everything in windows 10 sound settings.

Answer:Portege Z30-A-189: Built-in mic doesn't work with headphones plugged in

If you go one site back, you'll find the solution. (see my last post - realtek settings)

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I have installed Windows 7 Ultimate but cannot get the touchpad to work.

Any suggestions for a fix?

Message was edited by: adeery

Answer:Portege R500 - Touchpad doesn't work on Windows 7


Have you tested an external mouse on the notebook? Does it work?
Is the touchpad listed in device manager?

Normally you can enable or disable the touchpad using FN+F9. Did you check this?
Maybe you have to install the Value Added Package for this.

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Hi all,

as many of you, I think, I need the passworded screensaver switching on automatically when I let my M400 unattended for a while.
Everything works fine if the bluetooth is swtiched off. Otherwise... the screen saver doesn't start automatically.

Microsoft site tells something about problems related to wireless devices (Microsoft mice) that don't allow the screen saver to show up.
The suggested solution is to kill a process called PCMsomething, and/or download a windows update named KBsomething and install it.

I have actually a bluetooth wireless mouse (not Microsoft) paired with my PC, but no PCMsomething processes are running and, even if my mouse is switched off, the screen saver desn't work until I switched off the bluetooth of the M400 too. Moreover, windows update doesn't suggest any KBsomething patch to install (maybe because my mouse is not a Microsoft one?).

Any idea to solve my problem?
Thanks in advance.

Answer:Portege M400: screen saver doesn't work

>when I let my M400 unattended for a while.
For this purposes Toshiba has designed FN+F1 functionality to lock your notebook.
When you want to leave your notebook use FN+F1 and lock it.

It is much easier as this solution with screensaver.
Check it out.

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I connected the charger and does't work and indeed have the double tap unlock, that you put on settings please help fast ^-^

Answer:Nokia Lumia 625 froze and power button doesn't work "broken button" what do I do?

Originally Posted by WPCentral Question I connected the charger and does't work and indeed have the double tap unlock, that you put on settings please help fast ^-^ Please check wether it is a hardware issue or a software one. If your hardware button is not working ( I mean physically not working ) then you should go to any Nokia service centre. If its ny software issue.. Try doing a soft reset.

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Hi there, I cannot get the integrated mic to work on my X61 tablet.  In fact it doesn't even show up as a device in Windows Vista (when I go control panel --> sound)  I've tried installing the latest audio driver but nothing seems to work.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Integrated mic doesn't work on my X61 tablet

right click on your speaker icon on the taskbar, and then go into your recording device property make sure it is enabled there, also in the speaker property also make sure you have switched on your in mic sound.

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hi all ,i've got a x61 tablet pc and i've got any problem the touch screen doesn't work , also the buttons under the screen and the fingerprint . i replaced the lcd wire , i 've always the same problem . On my x61 there is only the light N° 3  , 4 and wifi , bluetooth wich light the others don't work . For the buttons nothing don't work except the power button . Iwork under windows 7 32 bits .I made all the updatescan you help me please , thanks in advance 

Answer:x61 Tablet touchscreen doesn't work

I don't believe the X61 is a touch screen model. It has a tablet pen, but the screen itself is not touch sensitive.Sounds like you may have a short in the wires that run into your LCD. Probably not work getting fixed.

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I just got a Samsung Q1. It's great except the tablet pc input handwriting pad doesn't work with word or excel (so, office?) OR on the search part of google. I can easily input URLs with this device and most other input fields allow me to use the writing pad. I used the pad to write this thread. It worked great.

any ideas?

Thank you, AMR5

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Portege R600-11B Win 7 ultimate
I wanted to show my photos on the TV, using the vga output. Plugged everyting in, pressed FN+F5 and the dialog shows LCD. pressed it again, still lcd. tried arrow keys, no joy, still lcd.

plugged in my trusty R100 instead of the R600 and bingo, works fine

I'm 90% sure that this used to work on the R600. (In fact what i remember is that it just worked first time without any keyboard operation at all).

Anyone suggest anything pleased?


Answer:FN + F5 change display device doesn't work on Portege R600

It seems to be that your TV is not recognized properly.
Have you used FN+F5 option in the past?
Do you use original preinstalled OS that you got with your Portege notebook?

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My fingerprint scanner doesn't work very well. How do I solve this?

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TrueSuite Access Manager doesn't work with Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
TrueSuite Access Manager

Any idea?


Answer:Portege R500 - TrueSuite Access manager doesn't work with IE 8


Which notebook and OS do you have?
And what do you mean with it doesn?t work? Do you get an error message or something else?

You should give us a little bit more information. Otherwise we can?t help you buddy.


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we have a Portege Z930 with Windows 7 64 bit in use where the Intel Display Driver seem to work incorrectly.

First problem is the slow presentation on display - if we open a picture (simple JPG) and move the window, the window frame will break during the move and be shown very bizarre.

Next we installed a dynadock U3.0 docking station for using two external displays additionally. This works even worse. For the docking station we used the driver from the CD included on delivery, and we connect it over an USB 3.0 slot.

On booting switching onto the 2 displays instead of the internal notebook display doesn't work - so we use the workaround of using an extended desktop over all 3 displays (2 externals and the internal notebook display as third).

In Internet Explorer we had to switch off GPU Rendering and use Software Rendering instead because otherwise we observed critical misfunctions on the external displays (having 2 windows open the display froze or couldn't show moving windows). Nevertheless the display is not satisfactioning.

We already tried 3 different versions of the recommendet Intel Driver which is also offered by Toshiba for download; we loaded it there and also 2 more versions (one newer, one older) from Intel directly.

So how can we get that working correctly?

Thanks in advance and regards,
N. Cochems

Answer:Portege Z930 - Display Driver doesn't work correctly

Most importantly. make sure you have Win7 Service Pack 1 installed. New notebooks have problems running in win7 RTM (no service packs).

Sounds like Windows is using the standard VGA driver instead of the Intel driver. Uninstall all the display drivers from Control Panel->Programs and Features then go to the Toshiba website and install the Intel Chipset Utility then the Intel Display Driver, then go to and install the latest DisplayLink driver for the dynadock. The new DisplayLink v7.xx driver fixes many problems found in the v6.xx drivers.

Double check that the Intel drivers are installed correctly in Device Manager.

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I have a Portege R500-124

I use it docked in the office and the lid is closed so I need to enter a DriveCrypt password and generally control the boot/BIOS from a USB keyboard. But no matter what I set the USB legacy setting in the BIOS to, the USB keyboard doesn't work. I tried the keyboard plugged directly into the R500 when undocked and it's just the same. I also tried BIOS 1.6 and it's just the same.

USB keys work and I can boot from them, but no keyboard actions (such as F12 to choose BOOT device) work - the R500 just doesn't seem to have functional USB keyboard support until an OS (Windows or Linux) has booted.

Any ideas?


Answer:Portege R500 - USB Legacy keyboard support doesn't work

>?.the R500 just doesn't seem to have functional USB keyboard support until an OS (Windows or Linux) has booted.

I cannot confirm this but I am afraid you are right about that.

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Does anyone know why the touch screen on my portege 3505 doesn't work in windows xp?

Cheers alot


Answer:Touch screen doesn't work in Windows XP - Portege 3505

?and does anyone know what you have done or installed on your notebook?

Sorry for that but who should know that? Did you change something on your notebook>
Did you install a new OS? Did you use the Toshiba recovery image?

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Hi everyone,

I have a Portege PPM81E and am unable to get the microphone working after having upgraded to Windows 7.

I've tried all the drivers I've managed to find but no luck.

Is there anyone out there with the solution?

Thanks in advance!

Answer:Portege M800 - Microphone doesn't work after upgrade to Windows 7

Just few questions:
Have you upgraded original Vista version hat you got with your notebook or you have installed clean Win7 version?
Are all hardware components properly installed and listed in device manager?
How do you test mic functionality?
Is Microphone listed in sound properties > Recording devices?
Is mic set as default device?

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The menu (Toshiba flashcards ) which shows up when one presses Fn + Fx - works well, but the wireless - Fn + F8 has dimmed out the menu item with the triangle standing on a vertical line with two vertical lines next to it - I think it's the symbol for wireless status. It's impossible to turn it on.

In the same way, the blue LED on the front of the computer which shows the status of the Wireless is permanently off, though the wireless works

Have tried to reinstall the WLAN driver but couldn't have found it anywhere.

Any advice?

Answer:Portege R400-600 - Toshiba flashcards - WLAN doesn't work


Additionally you have to enable the WLan antenna switch at the notebooks side if you want to enable and to use the wireless LAN!!!

If the notebook was equipped with BT and Wlan then the FN+F8 switches between these both function.
Please don?t forget this.

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HI!I have here a X220 Tablet with Windows 8 and the latest Drivers.When I connect a second Monitor to the build in VGA port and try to extend the main Monitor to the second it doesn't work.Any hints on this?

Answer:Second Monitor doesn't work on X220 Tablet! :(

Hi, giciorek
Does anything occur when you try to hook the tablet up to the external monitor? If you navigate to Control Panel ? Display ? Adjust Resolution, is the second monitor being recognized by your computer?
Thanks in advance,

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I have an x200 tablet with Windows 7 (clean install) and all the latest drivers. When I boot up, the tablet display works fine, even showing the Windows page when starting up.  But then it fades to a pale gray where the background isn't very visible.  When I connect an external monitor via VGA, the external monitor works fine while the tablet display doesn't.  If I try to restart, both displays work fine while shutting down and booting back up, but the tablet display fades again at the same point during start up?? Any ideas?


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Answer:tablet display doesn't work, but external does??

By the way, all diagnostics show everything running ok....

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Not really sure what has gone wrong, I haven't used the port DIRECTLY in a while, but the ethernet works fine in the dock. But, the issue is, if I plug in an ethernet cable straight into the side port, it doesn't work at all.  The adaptor, and driver says it is WORKING FINE, but it doesn't ever connect.  There aren't really even any blinking lights upon cable connection, just dead. I've tried creating a new profile in the AC, but that also doesn't work.  Not sure where to go other than card died, but if the card WAS dead, wouldn't the DOCK ETHERNET also not work? 

Answer:X61 Tablet Ethernet port doesn't work

The ethernet port on the laptop is disabled when plugged into the dock.  Unlike USB, the ethernet card can only address one port at a time.  To be dual-homed, you must have 2 ethernet cards.

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Greeting, I have light pen (tablet to drow), it's work with with (My PC and Laptop, My frinde PC and Laptop)but some how it's not work with Laptop Yoga 3 First tablet information:Company: WacomName: Cintiq companion HybridModel: DTH-A1300S/N: 3IAH001014-032Operation system: AndroidAndroid virsoion: 4.2.1___________________________Laptop InformationCompany: LenovoModel: Z546S/N: PF09DSGLWindows: 10 64bitUSP type: 3Type of HDMI: MicroSo I am using convert part___________________________Another Laptop to Test as your recommendation:Company: AsusModel: K550LWindows: 10 64bitUSP type: 3Type of HDMI: normal___________________________ I contacted with Wacom before I came here and these what we did1-uninstall the driver and install itAnd this the driver what I usedWacomTablet_6.3.23-1.exe 2- update both devices ( tablet and Laptop) 3- After that I did format for laptop and I get this msg on my tablet after connected with laptop"pc connectivity via ADB enabled"So I install Android ADK on my laptop, on my tablet I check box "PC Connectivity via ADB"After I did this I found files my tablet on the laptop (what is mean is connected) but screen on the tablet didn't change from android to laptop screen also can't used the pen 4- I tried to change display screen to only tablet the laptop became black screen but still nothing changes with tablet screen.5- when open tablet properties I get this msg"Your device is not connected to your computer,If yo... Read more

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The Fn Keys and the Scroll function of the touchpad are not working anymore. Everything was working fine yesterday and I didn't install anything since then.

When I try to open the Toshina "Accessibility" utility, I get the following error : This system, can not use "TOSHIBA ACCESSIBILIY".

Any advice would be really appreciated.

I hope this can be fixed easily.

Best regards,

Answer:Portege R100: Fn Keys and Touchpad (Scroll) doesn't work anymore?


I know the Toshiba Accessibility!
This tool is also preinstalled on my Satellite.
I would recommend reinstalling the Hotkey Utilities and the common modules.

Did you mean that the touchpad doesn?t work anymore like it would be disabled?
FN+F9 disable the touchpad function. Perhaps you have disabled it accidentally?

If not, I would firstly check the touchpad configuration and if it doesn?t help so I would try to reinstall the touchpad driver.

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I have an Portege R500 running Vista with a Slim Port Replicator II and a digital Viewsonic monitor.
I connected the monitor to the DVI port on the port replicator and got it to work OK.
The fn-F5 key would switch between the laptop display and the external monitor.

Then it stopped working, and I can't get it to work at all. F5 just recognises the laptop screen.

If I connect an analogue display, it's fine, and I can switch between the two screens without difficulty.

The oddest thing is that, if I reboot while the Portege R500 is docked, the digital monitor starts out displaying the boot sequence, but then the signal is lost once the display stops showing the progress bar (in low resolution).

I spent an hour on the phone to support on Friday, and it got me nowhere.
They finished up saying that it should never have worked! So what's the DVI port for then?

Any ideas?


Answer:Portege R500: external monitor doesn't work with Port Replicator 2 and DVI

Connect your monitor directly to your notebook and see if you it is recognised and you can switch via FN+F5 between the two displays.
If it works, then connect with port replicator and try again.

Maybe it is best if you reinstall display drivers. Could be that there is a new one too on the download page.

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I have Toshiba portege R830.
I install new windows 7, no recovery - new windows.
Now I have a problem becouse my function keys doesnt't wokr.
I can't turn on y wifi with fn+F8.
I was finding drivers but i dont'y get for my toshiba.

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Hi, I have clean reinstalled Win 7 Pro on my Portege Z930, installed all drivers (or I think so), however, backlit and on/off touchpad button doesn't work. Which driver I should install or what could be wrong? Thanks a lot!

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Has anybody noticed an issue where after undocking and switching to tablet mode the screen rotation button does not appear to work correctly?

Answer:Portege M400-146: Screen rotation after undocking

What do you mean with ?does not appear to work correctly??
What happens when you use this button after undocking and switching to tablet mode?

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I have Lenovo y70 using Explorer.
When I press "ALT" button to check my web browser history nothing happen, button is NOT working.
Thank you for your help.
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I am on a Toshiba laptop. My (numeric) four button doesn't work, when I push it nothing happens onscreen. Is there anything I can do to fix it.

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When making call via Messenger get pop up saying I need to go through Chrome who do I do this on a Linx tablet my phone is Android HELP please, thank you!

Answer:Messenger calls and video doesn't work on tablet help please, thank you!

Do you have Chrome Browser installed on the Linx Tablet? Have you checked for a Chrome extension to help with this?
What version of Windows does the Linx run?
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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Dear all...i really need help about this kind of problem. My X41T screen rotation totally doesn't work after new windows installation (windows XP tablet edition)i've install all the driver correctly, install the last graphic driver..but it still not works.i also try to install iRotate software..,but it also still doesn't work..., it seems  this tablet doesn't support screen rotation.. this problem really drives me crazy.... i don't know what i have to do now to make it works again....would you all please help me...., i'm using X41TProduct number1867-A44 sorry for my bad english.  

Answer:X41 Tablet rotate screen totally doesn't work

Hey, I have the same problem with windows 7 and the X41THave you fix the problem yet?  

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It doesn't write, show as a mouse or anything.  I uninstalled all the wacom drivers and installed again.  I'm very confused, I did check my devices and under mice and other pointing devices it only list a ThinkPad UltraNav pointing device and wacom router mouse, nothing about a pen.  Any advice and help would be appreciated.  Been trying to find a solution online for a long time.


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Answer:x201 tablet pen doesn't work penabled wacom

Hi, MLBman
What operating system are you using? How long have you had this issue? And has the pen ever worked since you've owned the system?
Thanks in advance,

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Hello Everyone.I am new to the forum. I have been online trying to find some kind of information on my Thinkpad R30 laptop. There are 2 hotkey buttons that don't work. I have a old laptop, but I can't part with it. Are there any sites that have an old versions of a software installer where I can maybe download some kind of configs to get these buttons up and running?I have been on some Lenovo/IBM sites and they say that they don't support those anymore.  I don't know what else I can do to get these buttons working if at all possible. Thanks in advance, Have a great day!!!Debtop  


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Answer:Thinkpad R30 volume button and Thinkpad Access button doesn't work

Hi Debtop, If you're talking about the functions keys, the blue button, and the volume buttons on your keyboard, those are controlled by the Hotkey driver. Go to this link, download the driver, follow the installation instructions on the page, and then reboot the unit. Those buttons should function again after doing this. Mark  

 Do NOT PM me with technical issues. Post in the forum for assistance. Thanks

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Why there isn't an American version of this forum I'll never know...

First question: When I try to change the tablet buttons on my Tecra m7 the button says it changed, but it doesn't do what I told it to. For example, I want to set the right arrow on the multifunction button to flip 3d. The right button still arrows over like it used to.

Second question: on screen volume effects are missing in vista. you know that little window thing that pops up when you adjust the volume and then goes away after you finish in windows xp? Yah that's it. Am I missing some sort of driver or something?

Thanks in advance

Answer:Tecra M7: Vista issues with changing tablet button functions


Where did you downloaded your drivers and tools? Maybe there sometimes different versions for the same model but different types of that model.

I suggest you reinstalling that software and especially the drivers for that machine. If you couldn?t find something on the USA or the European site (which you visited I think)
you can try it here:

It?s the canadian tosh website. They sometimes had tools and drivers which another tosh sites don?t have. :(

So just try it, and if you didn?t find anything just give a little feedback and we will continue on solving that prob.


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Running Vista business 32 bit.

When I put my M700 in tablet mode, and tilt the tablet to 1side and press the button next to the cursor button it used to rotate the screen to that direction.
it doesnt do this anymore. I
Also noted that all accelerometer utilities, like tilt, shake, and advanced security do not work anymore. hdd motion detection does work.

I've reinstalled from recovery discs and installed original and new version from tablet extension and tvap. Nothing seems to help. I've also installed Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit, it doesnt work there either. Ive actually noticed that it also doesnt work in vista because of it not working under Windows 7.

I'm wondering whether or not my accelerometer is broken or not because it used to work with the original installation discs or is this a software issue?

Answer:Portege M700 - Rotation buton and accelerometer not working

Hey mate,

> I've reinstalled from recovery discs
To be honest if you have the same problem with factory settings it seems to be a hardware malfunction. Normally with factory settings everything should work properly without updating any software or driver.
So I would recommend contacting an authorized service provider. The guys can help you because here it?s only an user to user forum.

By the way: Is the newest BIOS version installed?

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I upgraded to windows 7 last night on my portege m700. It is Windows 7 Pro 64 bit. I installed all the drivers under the Windows & 64 bit category on Toshiba's page. Everything works great except the screen will not properly rotate when put into tablet mode. I can push ctrl+alt+ arrow keys to rotate it, and I can also use windows mobility center to rotate 90 degrees at one time. I am wondering what I need to have it rotate once snapped into tablet mode, like it did in Vista. I have the Toshiba rotation utility installed but it doesn't seem to be doing anything. It seems like it is not receiving a signal from the monitor that it has been rotated.

I need this for school, so any help is GREATLY appreciated.

Answer:Portege M700 rotation issues after upgrading to Windows 7 64 bit


I think there are not all Win 7 64boit drivers published and released for M700 and you will have to install also some drivers released for Vista 64bit!

For example:
*Tablet PC Extension Package v for Vista 64bit*
This driver package installs a range of important utilities.

_TOSHIBA Rotation Utility:_ Set the default screen orientation you want the system to use when switching from PC to Tablet mode, or vice-versa.

_TOSHIBA Tablet PC Buttons Driver:_ You can dedicate tablet buttons to performing common tasks so that you can easily operate your tablet computer when you're away from your workstation. For example, you can dedicate a button to open a program or to change your screen orientation.

_TOSHIBA Accelerometer Utilities:_ These Utilities are a set of hardware utilities that work with the motion sensors built into you machine. With the Accelerometer, your machine will be able to detect the way you are holding it at any given moment. You can set the machine to perform a specific function when the unit is quickly tilted to the left or right, or to the front or back. You can also take control of the cursor in some applications and make it move by leaning the PC in a certain direction.

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I use my M800 with a secondary monitor, and I would like to rotate the display so I can view long documents. However, there is no such rotate function under Graphic Properties->Display Settings. I am wondering if the M800 does not have this functionality? (I believe that the Intel GMA 4500MHD chipset does offer such a function) I have updated my graphics drivers to the latest version. Is there any way to enable this functionality?


Answer:Portege M800 - screen rotation function missing

Hello mate

Hmmm? possibly it?s only a matter of driver which is installed on your notebook?
I remember that my U400 (with Intel graphic card) didn?t provide such display rotation from the first day of purchase but after an graphic card driver update (I used the Intel driver from Intel page) I could find this option in Intel graphics Media Accelerator?

I think you should also try to update the display driver?

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The screen rotation utility or more appropriately the TOSHIBA Accelerometer Utilities Tilt is unable to run and comes up with an error message unable to open the registry, (I got the utility from the American Toshiba site as they seem to be a bit more ahead on releasing software and updates for their laptops).

However it seems that the problem is that the software isn't working properly due to being denied access to the registry!
Any ideas on how to give the software the rights to be able to access the registry or a more working version of the software that works?

Answer:Portege M400 - screen rotation utillity problem

Hi Oliver

I can only repeat my statements here in the forum? the notebook and the software (drivers & tools) designed for US market are not the same as the stuff from the Toshiba Europe!
I?m not very surprised that the ?TOSHIBA Accelerometer Utility? does not work properly.
Therefore I would really recommend downloading the version from the Toshiba Europe site and reinstall this tool.

I?m 90% sure it will work like a dream ;)

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I would like to be able to use the laptop screen as a tablet whilst viewing an external monitor. The problem is that when using the laptop in its tablet configuration (the screen rotated and clipped in on top) the external monitor shows the image upside down. If I rotate the output for the screen image then I have to use the tablet upside down which is impossible when docked. Is there anyway of independently setting the screen rotation for the tablet and that of the external monitor?
If anyone could help me with this I would be grateful as at the moment I have to undock the tablet and use upside down or not use the external monitor.

I am using Windows tablet SP on a Portege M400 and an external 22" LCD monitor


Answer:Set display rotation for external monitor on Portege M400

Before we start the discussion I have just one question: do you want to use extended desktop or cloned desktop on external monitor?

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About a week ago, I turned the screen to set it into tablet mode and noticed that the screen did not rotate 90 degrees automatically like it normally does.

I then pressed the screen rotation button so that it would automatically adjust to the orientation that the notebook was in. This had no effect.

I was able to rotate the screen manually by going into the graphics properties and can set hotkeys to manually rotate the screen, but it is no longer adjusting automatically. I've ran the toshiba rotation utility manually, but it doesn't seem to have an effect either.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Answer:Portege M400 - Screen rotation utility not working

I think it would be a good idea to reinstall this utility and maybe even the display drivers. Had same problem with another Tablet PC, reinstalling the tools did it for me.

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Hi guys, I've this problem: the novo button doesn't work at all. I pressed it when the computer is off and then my Lenovo z50-70 boots normally,ideas??
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Answer:Z50-70 - Novo button doesn't work

Hi kizzone , 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
While unplugged, try removing the battery and press and hold down the power button for 12 seconds.
Connect the ac charger and press the Novo button (item2 page 69).
Are you planning on doing a full factory reset (to launch within windows) or just going in the BIOS (alternate option FN+ F2)?
As long as the hidden partition is intact and no changes made to the partitioning like resizing , try checking via disk management. 
Update us how it goes.

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My laptop, Latitude E6220, isn't powered on when I press power button. There is no any reaction at all.
When I plug-in charger plug in the laptop, the battery LED on the laptop body is turned on for just 2 seconds. After that period(2seconds0, the lED is also offed.
Please help me to use my laptop quickly.

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Time for your daily chuckle. And when you're done, some assistance.

We have down here that received a popup on her computer screen while she was using access, she thinks. She either clicked yes or no on the message. She doesn't remember what the message said. She noticed several hours later that her right mouse button wasn't working.

I've been searching the internet for reactivating and inactivating right mouse buttons, and I see lots of things about hardware (which this isn't), and turning off the right mouse function in webpages, but not much else.

Anyone with a constructive suggestion, send it my way please.

Answer:Right Mouse Button Doesn't Work

What kind of mouse is it, USB, PS/2, wireless?

if you happen to have another mouse around, you could try that.
another thing you could try is to uninstall and reinstall the mouse drivers.

If no luck then,

if USB:
try another USB socket

if PS/2:
examine the pins in the socket, any bent?

if wireless:
it's possible that the mouse may behave oddly when battery power weakens. try replacing them.

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I have a used T-23 (2647-HU8) with a ThinkPad Help Access button that has never worked -- pressing it does not get any help screen.  I assume there is some software missing. How/where can I get it? Thanks much in advance for the help.

Answer:T-23 ThinkPad button doesn't work.

I would recommend you to install ThinkVantage Producitivity Center, and Hotkey driver. (If those softwares were already installed in your computer, remove them and install them.   Reboot Required after installation! ) 

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Hello,I've been experiencing this issue lately, can anyone help me please ?I've upgraded to Windows 10 last week, is that the problem ?When I wanna try to combine Fn tih f5 or f6 it doesn't dim my screen or brighten it ...!

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Hi guys, I've this problem: the novo button doesn't work at all. I pressed it when the computer is off and then my Lenovo z50-70 boots normally,ideas??

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I saw an old thread and mods can merge them if necessary.

So here is my problem:
Since few days ago my mid button doesn't work, so I can't open page in new tab with single click (Ctrl + click works and right click->open in new tab works). I don't care about scrolling faster because my mouse has that "fast scrolling" thing, but browser problem drives me crazy.

I have Logitech G500 mouse, and button is working properly, because when I change it to for example minimize window, it does exactly that. Tried another mouse - same problem.
Can anybody help?

Win7 works perfectly on my computer(s) ever since first RC version (or at least almost perfectly )
Updates are off, except for security ones.
I mean... There is one solution - I can always reinstall Win, but maybe something more sophisticated? ^^

Answer:Middle button doesn't work

d3us, welcome to the forums. Are you using setpoint?

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Can someone help me?
I've format my M30. I've install the drivers from the CD with also the Toshiba console button.
When I open the console window, the TV out, have as last voice, a TV out through I can choose the function for this button.
This menu, don't allow any function "TV out".
When I press the TV out button compare a window with which ask me to associate a function to this button.
Obviously the TV out don't run.

Thanks in advance for every eventual answers.


Answer:Satellite M30 - TV OUT button doesn`t work


I assume you mean the Toshiba control buttons.
Please go the ?Control Panel? and select the Toshiba controls utility.
There you should find a ?TV out button? which should be set to ?TV out?

I think this should solve your issue.

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Can you click on other programs with your left mouse button?

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I have one of the strangest issues I have come across. After upgrading to 8.1 my power button doesn't always work when trying to enter sleep mode. It's how I send my computer to sleep and wake it up. If the computer is off or asleep and I press the button it works every time, but if it is on and I press it to send it to sleep mode it works probably 25% of the time.

Not sure what specs will be useful so here are the main things: custom built computer inside a "Cooler Master Storm Enforcer" case with an ASRock Z77 Extreme6 motherboard, Intel i7 3770k, and Windows 8.1 Pro w/ media center.

Also as a side issue (that has been going on since before Windows 8.1) when I right click a word in Chrome to auto correct it that only works once per text entry. If I click the new word on the context menu nothing happens.

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As far as I know ?E-key? utility is responsible for those three buttons. Please reinstall also ?Toshiba Hotkey Utility V. It should solve the problem with FN keys.

All drivers you can find on Tools & Utilities CD or on Toshiba download page under

Good luck!

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& Furthermore, it shows nothing on the monitor when it turns on...

The Power Supply Fan is working, CD Drive open normally & i can hear the Hard drive moving...

Can you guys give me a bit of advance on what i should do next please?

Answer:Power button doesn't work with new PSU

Are you sure you plugged all the connectors correctly? The PC not switching on from the front button would seem to indicate the power switch is not plugged into the motherboard.

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Answer:wireless button doesn't work

The wireless adaptor is enabled in your BIOSLaptops vary, sometimes hold down the delete key on boot-up, sometimes the F2 key (check with the manual)Scroll to the integrated periperals section and look for the wireless entry, make sure it is set to enable.Take care not to make changes in the BIOS other than that, as this could render your laptop unbootable.

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Disclaimer- I am not very tech savvy so please excuse my non-tech lingo as I try to explain my problem.
Two days ago I noticed that when I used my right mouse button on any file or folder it would start processing and the Windows little progress circle would appear and then it would eventually give me a message of "Not responding" and shut down/
freeze what I was doing. I will then have to do control-Alt-delete to bring up the task manager to close that program out. Sometimes I have to restart my computer to be able to use it again.
I use a wireless mouse. I got a different mouse from another computer that was functioning properly and I had the same problems when using it on my computer. So it isn't a mouse/ equipment problem.
I have Windows 7 Home Premium on my computer.
I use my computer for my home business everyday and I am in such a habit of using my right mouse button function that it is hard to use it.
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I dont know what I did to cause this but if anyone can help with getting it back for me it would be appreciated.
It does not work in safe mode either, and I cannot restore my computer to an earlier date.

Answer:All Programs button doesn't work

Log in as an Administrator. Go Start > Run and typeregsvr32 /i shell32.dllReboot.

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Hi and welcome to the communityAs you say that the laptop is two months old, taking it to lenovo service centre is the best possible advice i could give. One more thing, i hope you are able to boot to windows?

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Try using Shift + Delete after highlighting what you want to delete.Also works with e-mail messages that cannot be deleted.

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