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Toshiba Satellite M45-S351 laptop keyboard issue

Question: Toshiba Satellite M45-S351 laptop keyboard issue

Hi. I've been having a problem with the left arrow key on my laptop computer (see title for model), and this only started happening today. The key now requires a much greater amount of pressure than usual for it to do anything; I practically have to mash it. Just so you know, I protect my computer fiercely and make sure not to spill anything on it, but there is a certain amount of free-floating pet hair in the house. Also, my laptop is one that allows you to remove individual keys (to say nothing for the little rubber jobbies underneath them). I'm at my wit's end and would like to avoid buying a replacement internal keyboard on EBay or even a hulking external one. Is there any way I can fix this? I'd really appreciate it if someone could help me out here.

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Answer: Toshiba Satellite M45-S351 laptop keyboard issue

You can try removing and cleaning it, per Toshiba instructions, or blowing it out with compressed air. If the electrical contact is failing a replacement maybe the only option. Some laptops are easier to work on than others.

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Dear Sir,

I've Toshiba Laptop Satellite M45-S351. I hope to get TV Tuner to watch & record TV programes. Which model is most compatable with my laptop & how much it cost me & from where I can get it either from Egypt or Saudia Arabia.

Thank you in anticipation.

Dr. Samy El-Shenawy

Answer:TV Tuner for Toshiba Laptop Satellite M45-S351

Hello

Well, if you want to watch TV on your unit you need an external TV-tuner like this one:
http://www.lindy.com/uk/productfolder/03/32/32898/index.php
You can connect this tuner to USB port. In my opinion you can goggled and try to find a dealer in your country.

Good luck

Bye

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Hi Tech folks!
I have problem with my DVD ROM not being able to run after I had clean my compt. It was showing in the device manager with the yellow exclamation mark stating that dvd driver is missing or corrupted. I had reinstalled the driver for the DVD from Toshiba website and it is still not working. Any idea what I should do? I am trying to get to the BIOS but not sure how to get it. is it F12?

Anyone who had this same problem....plesae assist!!!
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite M45-S351, DVD ROM driver missing

I found a couple of DVD driver files here: (your driver support page)
http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/...BV_EngineID=cccfadeeijjlkfdcgfkceghdgngdgnj.0
 

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Not 100% sure that this is a hardware issue but that's my best guess after everything else that I've tried....

I am no longer able to type double letters/numbers or even use the backspace or arrow keys properly. If I try to type double letters (for example, the t's in letter), I have to either hit the space bar and then the backspace key to get the cursor back to the proper position after the first t to continue typing the next t or I have to arrow back to just before the first t that I typed so that it will allow me to type the second t then hit the END key to get the cursor back to the correct position to continue typing. (Hopefully that made sense!)

But the really strange, and frustrating, part about this is that this issue does not happen if I hold down the shift key while I type.

I have already tried the following in hopes of correcting this issue:
Adjust my key's typing delay speed - no change
Turn of my filter/sticky keys - no change
Clean out my keyboard - no change
Uninstall my keyboard driver and reboot - no change
Perform a system reset - no change

Anyone have additional ideas to solve this problem or what the issue may be?
 

Answer:Keyboard Issue on a Toshiba Satellite c55t-c5300 Laptop

try an external usb keyboard to narrow down whether its hardware or software
 

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I would appreciate any help with my laptop. It recently suffered a dramatic and total failure from which I needed to return it to a factory re-set. Having done this I have a small but very irritating problem in that when I press the DEL button I get ....if I press the shift key at the same time it does then delete as intended. During the factory re-set process I would have pressed many keyboard combinations using the Function keys and the FN key and I suspect that I have unexpectedly created this reversal problem myself. If any one can help me correct this fault I would be most grateful.
Thank you.

Answer:Keyboard problem with Toshiba Satellite C855 laptop

Hi,

goto device manager and uninstall the keyboard and reboot laptop see if anything changes.

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I bought this new, obviously some years ago.
XP Home and all original hardware.
Gave it to my sister about 4 years ago to run to run scientific apps that won't run on anything newer than XP.
In her possession, It was not used on a network---no internet at all.

It's screen went blank but the lights on the front of the case showed it loading/booting up.
So I attached it to an old CRT monitor. As the computer booted the screen filled with a few hundred colored vertical lines but finalized with the regular background, but no icons or start menu. Right clicking on it did nothing.

So I booted to an Acronis Boot disk and installed a known drive image I made 4 years ago that I knew was good. Same issue.

I then installed the factory image from my Toshiba Install disk and, with the CRT attached, it boots up normally with no apparent issues.

I still need to check the wiring connections of the laptop monitor but at least it's still useful with the external monitor.

I'd like to hand this back to my sister with confidence as she uses it at home to do scientific data analysis for her employer.
Any thoughts on what this issue might be, have been?
SysInfo to follow.
John
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite A25 laptop issue

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I bought this laptop for a great deal less than a month ago but the return policy was the first of January. On the 8th I spilled a water bottle by accident from doing some school work and not paying attention to how close it was. I know that it is a horrible choice to eat/drink around technology. I quickly turned it off, took out the battery, tipped it upside down to get some water out, then i took the keys off and dried it all underneath them, next i waited about 6 hours and was so worried i turned it back on and everything was working fine until I tried typing =( I knew i should wait longer so i turned it back off and waited 30 hours and it still wasn't typing right i.e press k kj90 comes up. Then I decided to just use a usb keyboard and do the rice thing to the actual keyboard. Now I am still using the usb one which can get annoying but I can live and it has been over 4 days since the accident occurred. Is it possible that it's still drying out some keys work but some of them type other letters that are close by it? Could I buy a similar model keyboard and replace this one? I called Toshiba and they said it wasn't covered and would cost $180 to get it replaced but I don't have that money. I have also checked online for the same keyboard replacement but I didn't find any but similar one's. Thanks
 

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I dont know how to remove the back so i might get to the keyboard. I have a new keyboard. Removed all the screws i see that might be holding it , bit still something still holds it in the center. Can any one tell me how or direct me to a site that might help? Email me at <[email protected]>
 

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   Hey I need some help with a Toshiba Satellite C75D-B7230 that I can't seem to get to power up. I thought it was the power switch but that doesn't seem to be the case as I just replaced it and the computer still won't power on. Any ideas what else could be wrong and is it worth fixing?

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Hi All,

I have the above laptop, downloaded Windows 10 - then uninstalled it as it made my machine mega slow.

The + and - buttons to alter the volume no no longer work on the laptop unless you press the FN key.

I went into the control panel to change that, did as I was instructed but I still have to press it to get any volume. I rang Toshiba helpdesk and they couldn't solve the issue either.

Also, the volume has to be turned up to at least 50 to get any sound out as you cannot hear it otherwise. Someone said to do something to the BIOS but i have no idea as I am not tech at all.

Any help would be great as I have tried You Tube and online and not had any luck.

Thanks all.

Answer:Volume issue on Toshiba Satellite pro laptop

This could be it:
https://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD2503B90001R01.htm

I set it so that I can press F1 to F12 without holding the Fn key. When I did that then I had to press Fn key to adjust volume with the - + keys that are on the F9 and F10 keys.

Also you may want to open the volume mixer to see if other volume levels are less that the master volume.

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   Hey I need some help with a Toshiba Satellite C75D-B7230 that I can't seem to get to power up. I thought it was the power switch but that doesn't seem to be the case as I just replaced it and the computer still won't power on. Any ideas what else could be wrong and is it worth fixing?

Answer:Toshiba Satellite laptop power issue

Power Supply tested with a multimeter to make sure it works is a start. If the power supply is bad then the laptop wont work without it unless the battery has a charge.How did you replace the power switch on a laptop?

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inherited a laptop with a weird issue. internal dvd burner drive works for one use only. after you watch a movie, install a program, copy music/movie to your hard drive, the drive just dies. nothing will fix the issue aside from a hard reboot. i've connected an external drive, both IDE and SATA (have an adapter that will accept both), and they identify immediately, will read multiple discs, ect ect. can even install an OS with the external drive.

im stumped with this issue. i had reinstalled the OS when i got the laptop, drive worked fine, copied many movies (that i legally own to test out the copy issue the previous owner said it had) with no issues. a few days later, drive will only read once then refuses to read anything else.

the first thing i thought of was perhaps the mechanism that moves the lazer back to its starting point had crapped out.. but i have no real way to rest this. when the drive dies, insertion of a new disc causes it to make its usual whirr whirr reading noise.. but eventually comes back with a redundancy error (cannot read).

ive ordered an external drive off of newegg but was wondering if perhaps this could be motherboard-related.

Answer:weird DVD burner issue, toshiba satellite laptop

DVD Burner maybe is just simply crapping out. You could try to update the firmware on it, maybe.

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Hello. I recently had an issue with a Toshiba laptop that has me a bit concerned.
On the 28th of July, I had decided to put my Satellite on standby to focus on other things at the moment sometime that afternoon. Normally, this didn't cause any problems and I was in fact, able to save energy. However, though, early that evening, something did unfortunately go wrong.
I pressed the power button, which 'woke' the PC and got me back to the login screen. I entered my password, and for a bit things seemed to be going well. And then it locked up in the middle of the process. I waited a couple of minutes, but to no avail; I was forced to reboot.
After that, everything seemed to be okay at first, but then, to my dismay, the 'System Failure' dialog came up. I let everything run its course, and after about half an hour, it finally came up with the System Restore option. I agreed to it, and let it restart.
Unfortunately, just when I thought everything was okay, I noticed my internet connection was no longer available. And neither was anything else network related, for that matter. Not even Help & Support could start. I soon discovered the ISATAP driver had stopped working(code 31 error), but I doubt this was the only problem now; eventually, I discovered that although initial boot-up wasn't affected, it now took up to 5 minutes for Windows to load. 5 minutes!

I've tried everything I can think of; Safe Mode, additional System Restores, Disk check... Read more

Answer:Possible serious issue(s) with Toshiba Satellite Laptop. (Internet + other issues)

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hi,
i'm having a problem with my toshiba laptop keyboard. about a week ago i noticed i was no longer able to use the control key to copy and paste, but i rarely use that key for anything else, so i didn't think much of it except that i must've accidently changed some command. now, my shift key isn't working--as you can tell from the lack of capitalization in this. i think this is a different problem than what was addressed in earlier posts about shift key problems in toshiba laptops. in my case, the shift key worked only sporadically. currently, it's not working at all. first the right one stopped working, now the left one isn't working either. there doesn't seem to be any pattern to when they do/don't work, so it seems unlikely that these keys suddenly got stuck or something. i'm checking for viruses now. does anyone have any other ideas? (now it's working...that's so strange, and annoying).
Thanks,
Laurel
 

Answer:help with toshiba satellite laptop keyboard problems; shift, cntrl keys aren't workin

Laptop keyboards don't last forever. It may be time for a replacement
 

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I have formatted my notebook and I can not find drivers. I 've searched a lot. I can not use audio, network etc devices. Where can I find drivers for my notebook?

Could you help me please ?
Thanks,
Atti

Answer:Where can I find drivers for Satellite M45-S351?

Hi Atti,

The M45 series notebooks were destined for the US market so you can get the driver downloads from :-

http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/su/su_sc_home.jsp

Just click on the 'Downloads' icon and then enter your model details to get the available list.

regards,

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Help!!!

I have a M45-S351. My PCMCIA slot doesn't work.
When I go into the device manager there are problems with the System Interrupt controller, SD slot & some unknown PCI device.
Windows cannot locate the drivers.

I downloaded every driver from Toshiba's web site.

I still get these problems.
I even did a complete system restore. Still these problems come back. Does anyone have any idea what is the cause or how to fix?

Thank you in advance!

Jokeapri

Answer:Satellite M45-S351- PCMCIA slot doesn't work

If you have ran Recovery to reinstall Windows back to its factory state, and you have installed the latest BIOS, then its likely to be a hardware problem. Perhaps the Southbridge on the mainboard has failed.

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Hi. I recently purchased a Toshiba Satellite Click 2 Pro and at the top, two of the keys increase/decrease the screen brightness (much like two of the keys at the top of a Mac do the same). Well, I discovered that if I press the key to decrease the screen brightness too quickly and bring it down all the way to the lowest brightness and keep clicking, it turns off the keyboard! As in, none of the keyboard keys will work anymore.
 
The only way I know of to fix it is to restart the keyboard. I'm wondering if there's a way to 1) disable the fact that it does this, and 2) find a way to turn the keyboard back on without restarting the computer, since it is, quite frankly, annoying when I have three word documents and about 10 browser tabs open. I can't figure out how to disable/stop this one key by using the keyboard settings/ toggling the hotkeys/etc.
Honestly, I'm not even sure if this is a Windows 8 issue or Toshiba issue. Has anyone else had this problem?

Answer:Keyboard shortcut locks up keyboard (Toshiba Satellite)

If under warranty, return this to the store ASAP for replacement/repair. There's not much we can recommend you do, hardware-wise, that you can do and not void the warranty.
 
I suspect the keyboard may be sticking,,, you can try another USB KB for troubleshooting though. Plug in the USB KB and see if that behavior is duplicated using that KB.
Let us know

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when using the above card, and TRENDnet TEW-311BRP WireLess Broadband Router, I cannot get a stable connection.

It always connect and disconnect me.

I use this machine and card all over the world: airports, hotels, offices and it works great.

I asked the dealer to replace the 311. Same problem.

However, if I stick TRENDnet PCMCIA card and disable the Toshiba Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card, I connect w/o disconnections.

any idea?
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite Pro Laptop and Wi-Fi Toshiba Wireless LAN Mini PCI Card

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Keyboard & Mouse: Acer Desktop

Ever since I would say, the past upgrade for Windows 10, my mom's Acer desktop's keyboard has been really laggy. For example, when I go to wake it from sleep to unlock it, the keyboard's Number lock and Caps lock keys do not want to light up. It seems as if the keyboard doesn't want to respond in a timely manner along with the computer. The same goes for the wireless Logitech mouse.

Keyboard: Toshiba Laptop

The same as I mentioned above goes for the Toshiba Laptop that was originally mine, that I have given to my sister.

Thanks in advance!

Answer:Keyboard & Mouse: Acer Desktop - Keyboard: Toshiba Laptop

The Acer is in my 2nd set of Specs while the Toshiba is a Satellite C55-B5299.

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im hoping this is the best place to post this its about my Toshiba satellite c650d. its probably so simple but i cant figure how to access the keys with the red symbols. There is nothing in the manual about these keys. Its driving me crazy !!
 

Answer:Toshiba satellite keyboard

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I thought I post this here, maybe someone can help: Has anyone here replaced his Toshiba Satellite A100-998 and still has a well-working keyboard (or knows where to get one)?

I have a Toshiba Satellite A100-998 model PSAA9E 0PP044EN Serial no 96294827Q (still, after 8 yrs yes, but when you buy top in class it lasts "forever" ). Frankly, since yesterday's AVG PC Trial Tuneup the machine, again, runs like a rocket! Would be stupid (and environmental crime!) to replace it.

BUT: Also since that tune-up the "n" key stopped working (don't ask how I got the "n"s here), guess I had to click "no" too much/too hard... (had slighter problems for a while). Cleaned it all under the keys, and nothing visibly broken. Guess keyboard really just is too old now!

Hence my Question: Has anyone here replaced his Toshiba Satellite A100-998 and still has a well-working keyboard (or knows where I can get one)?
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite - new keyboard?

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Hi,

I have a problem with the keyboard on my toshiba A105 Satellite. I cannot type letters onto the screen. When I type the keys, I get dialog boxes that appear. Examples: type p = print dialog box, h = history, b = organize favorites, e = search, etc. Some of the keys do nothing at all. I have tried a usb keyboard, but the same problem exists. Any help with this problem would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
 

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I have a toshiba satellite a105-s4094. I recently installed the new keyboard, and now I'm in a world of hurt.

The mapping is now all screwy. Some keys work and some don't. Pressing some keys causes the keyboard to register multiple keys. I think it's a problem with the driver but I can't find an updated one to install. I can't even figure out how to install my old one over again. One other thing - the keys that don't work, when i press them the light on the power button blinks off.

Any ideas?!
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite a105 new keyboard

Start -> Run -> devmgmt.msc -> OK

Expand the plus sign and remove the keyboard

You may also go to Add/Remove programs (in Control Panel) and remove any installed keyboard managers (Microsoft?)

Restart, and allow Windows to set up the newly found keyboard again.

Test (in Notepad usually)

Mind you, this could be a faulty keyboard
 

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hey! i realy need some help with this keyboard! the entire right bottom side of it is torn out!
like its been peeled off or something!
i bought it at a garage sale on monday and it works, but the keyboards just fu&%ed up.
how can i take it out? and replace it with a new one?
where can i get a new one?
how much?
very apppreciative for any help on this, cause frankly il probably end up in the hospital if i attempt it myself
thanks for any replys!
 

Answer:Replacing Toshiba Satellite Keyboard

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i have recently had a warranty motherboard replacement from toshiba on my satellite c870-156,
bearing in mind the laptop is only 6-7 months old from brand new.

since it was returned to me the keyboard is now faulty

basically the keyboard types the 'Q' by itself, the key is not sticky and is not stuck down, if i do not touch the keyboard or mouse for maybe a minute or 2 then once i touch either it will start typing the Q, it only does it when using internet browsers.

i sent it back to toshiba for this fault and they returned it with a note saying they could not find a fault.

what can i do myself? i took the keyboard off to make sure the connection was seated correctly and there was no debris

apart from replacing the keyboard what can i do??

Answer:fault on toshiba satellite keyboard fix

You can connect a usb keyboard and see if that works if it does could be a driver problem If all else fails i would get in touch with Toshiba again

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The "s" key on my laptop acts as if I'm holding down the key. The only way I can this to stop is to hold down the s key while holding the backspace key. This disables the s key - the laptop is functional, all except the s key. I tried booting the laptop in SAFE mode, I reloaded XP, reload the BIOS, and finally tried installing a new keyboard. Nothing worked. Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite A15 Wacky Keyboard

Hi alanbkahn and welcome to the TechSpot Forum :wave:

If a change of keyboard didnt do it then odds are the board is faulty in someway, thats assuming the keyboard you bought didnt have the same fault with it.

Can you plug in a PS2 keyboard and see if that works...


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I have a toshiba satellite m45, model #psm4ou-073001. I had just finished sending an email with attachments and started to check a different account and found that several keys quit working . the keys are sdz,./gj[ ]q
is there a common connection between these keys? why would 11 keys quit at one time? I cleaned and dusted the keyboard with no results. any ideas? please help. thank you very much.
 

Answer:Toshiba satellite keyboard malfunction

Remove the keyboard, clean with canned air such as Dust Off, and replace, hoping it has been a bad connection. The Toshiba laptop keyboards are generally very reliable.
 

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All,

Some help required please.

I have a Toshiba Satellite L500 and recently the keyboard has stopped working - suddenly.

I have rebooted, removed the battery to reset and also dis-connected and re-connected the keyboard to ensure the connection was ok. All with no luck.

The system emits a dull click sound when a key is pressed but not character is processed on screen.

Anybody have any idea how I might troubleshoot or fix this issue?

Thanks in advance
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite - Keyboard not working

Any ideas people?
 

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Okay, while searching for the internet, I noticed another individual had a similar issue; but I hope that with my information, you could somewhat point me in the right direction. When I registered, I put in all I could find to help aid anyone who might be able to help.

Anyways, onto the issue. A few months back I, unfortunately tripped over my power cord and spilled an entire glass of wine on my poor laptop. Luckily, my spouse was able to dry it out relatively well, and it booted up perfectly fine. The only exception was, my keyboard didn't really work, and my touchpad mouse doesn't work at all.

I bought a usb wireless keyboard and mouse and recently bought a new keyboard. She installed it, and lo and behold, a few keys still didn't work. Fast forward to today. Without thinking, I reached over and used a few buttons before realizing that a few that weren't working -were-.

Testing it out further, I realized that ALL the keys were functioning! HUZZAH!

Then I shift over further onto the sofa, and the it stopped working again. Annoyed, I had my spouse reopen the laptop to check it's connection, thinking that maybe it wasn't plugged in fully. Alas, it was.

So, I know the keyboard CAN work. I just want to know what might be the causes towards it switching on, so to speak, and switching off. The fact that my touch-pad won't work doesn't bother me, as I do have the wireless mouse (though a rough estimate would be appreciated towards the cost of getting... Read more

Answer:Toshiba Satellite keyboard not working

Don't mean to be a bother about this, but is there any way that I could get an answer?

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Computer starts and start screen is there. To log into Microsoft Windows/Office I press enter which works. Then the keyboard is frozen. NADA.
I am an end user not a techie. This is maddening.

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I recently replaced a broken keyboard on my Toshiba Satellite M35x-S171ST laptop, keys are still not functioning, when I am typing there is no response? any idea? any setting need to be done in the BIOS or any step am I missing thanks in advance for your response and technical ideas.

Thanks
Tahir
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite M35x-S171ST keyboard

Make sure the Ribbon Cable is in firmly.

There's a locking um, thingy on it that needs to be pulled out gently - it only moves 3 or 4 mm - the ribbon inserted, and the lock pushed back.

This page has some relevant pics...

http://images.google.com.au/imgres?...p+keyboard+connector&svnum=10&um=1&hl=en&sa=N
 

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Hey folks,

Not sure this is the right forum to post this. I'm trying to help out a very non-technically-savvy friend. She has a Toshiba Satellite e45t-a running Windows 8.1. It seems that the keyboard doesn't work at all. Because this device has the tabletty kinda thing going on, you can still use the system by using the Windows 8 "soft keyboard". However, the keyboard is totally non-responsive. The power button works, obviously.

I don't know a ton about laptops or hardware, but I know enough to troubleshoot with some guidance. So far I've figured out:
- keyboard works fine in the BIOS, just not in the OS
- Windows update is up to date, as are manufacturer updates
- When I look in device manager, the keyboard (PC/AT Enhanced PS/2 Keyboard (101/102 key) shows with a yellow exclamation point. In the properties it says "Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information in the registry is incomplete or damaged (Code 19).
- Tried uninstalling the driver and scanning for new hardware, and it immediately went back to the same state.
- Tried running various malware programs and ccleaner to look at the registry.
- Tried "Last known good configuration," but it doesn't appear to be available on this device. (I heard somewhere that this is disabled by default on Windows 8.1?)
- Tried looking for drivers on Toshiba's site. All they had on there was an Elan keyboard/device driver. I installed that, bu... Read more

Answer:Keyboard not working in Toshiba Satellite e45t-a

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I've read through a lot of the threads here on keyboard issues. I'm wondering if anyone else has had symptoms similiar to mine: At random and variable intervals, my mapping will go screwy, the light below F10 will turn on, several keys become completely unresponsive, context sensitive menus pop open, etc. Here's the thing I haven't seen anyone else report: I can be sure one or more of those results will happen if I put pressure on or squeeze the area to the left or below the keyboard - including the black part where the media buttons are and the silver cover that is a natural palm rest. Based on that, I belive it to be hardware related. Anyone have something similar? Do you think replacing the control circuit thing as others have reported will work? Or am I looking at replacing the whole keyboard? Or something else entirely? Note that sometimes it happens even when I haven't touched or squeezed those areas, so what does that mean? Thanks!?
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite keyboard issues - with a twist

this usually happens if the connector(s) are lose. eiter keyboard or touchpad.
I donno how this works on toshiba laptops but you could try to remove the keyboard and re-seat the connector to the motherboard.
it is also possible that the contacts underneath the buttons are dirty. this would be a bit more work. you also need to remove the keyboard clean it up carefully. there are cleaning fluids available for notebook keyboards. I think its mostly alcohol in it because it gets dry fast. not sure but I think it was more like a spray.
 

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Hi guys could you help me.
I have a toshiba Satallite Pro P300 and i have glued two keys to the keyboard and have two more keys mssing on my laptop so i have bought another keyboard for the laptop and it was delivered this morning.
My problem is i havent got a clue to how to replace it and install it into my laptop.
Could any one give me a step by step walk through on how to take off my original and replace it with the new one i have had delivered this morning.
cheers
Andylane
 

Answer:New keyboard install on Toshiba Satellite Pro P300

hello ,
the best thing is to follow the manufacture book , it's the most helpful thing in the world . you can also youTube it but it's impossible to write a step by step on here , and even if i do you will be confused .
check it toshiba website for documentation

PS: advice dont not do it unless your sure that you can handle it other wise you will be left with screws and plastic all over the place it happend to me
 

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i have a Toshiba A300 satellite laptop . it is only a year old ,the problems i
face r as follows nt
when i type ,the cursor moves to the starting point of the line automatically.
also when i hit backspace button the cursor moves to the start of the line .
also when i select file or folder in the desktop,the file being opened is always the 1st file (at left top corner ) in the desktop,it is same when files in folders r selected ..
also when i on my laptop ,before the os starts loading a loud beeping sound is produced and after a while the os resumes loading
i do also have some scrolling problems ,when i scroll down it doesn't work and sticks to the upper side.
what should i do ...?
i really cud use some help...?
 

Answer:Keyboard problems with Toshiba Satellite A300

Does an external Keyboard work properly?
 

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Hello, im dealing with a friends Toshiba Satellite laptop. The computers mousepad will not work. The keyboard will npt respond to 80% of the keys including the Enter or Arrow pad. At first I thought it might've been a corrupted windows installation but then accessing the Bios menu (F2 key worked) I was unable to input any other keyboard commands. I popped an Ubuntu CD and am having similar issues. I've came to the conclusion that components would have to be replaced.

any input would be appreciated!

Should I advise my friend that a replacement keyboard would have to be ordered? What steps should I approach next? Thank you in advance!

Answer:Toshiba Satellite Mousepad & Keyboard malfunction

I think I would first try to go to the Toshiba website, look up the particular laptop and download updated drivers. It could be a driver issue and i would try that before spending money on new parts.

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Hey everyone, I'm new here and I have this strange problem with my Toshiba Satellite laptop. When I try to type something, it will type something else completely. Ex: I try to type "Great" it types "fdjsreaut". After a few minutes of the keyboard malfunctioning like this, it will stop working completely. The only way for me to get the keyboard to work again is to shut it off, take out the battery, wait a few minutes, then turn it back on. Then, it will only work for a few minutes before beginning to malfunction again.
I have tried various spyware: nothing came up. I then did an entire factory reset of my computer, but the problem still remained. Thus it can't be a virus, it's probably a keyboard driver malfunction.
Does anyone know what I should do to try to fix this? A huge thanks goes to anyone who can help me fix this
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite keyboard driver malfunction

I'm less inclined to think its a driver issue then perhaps the keyboard itself or other hardware. In any case, i'm really not sure about the cause of your problem but i once saw this keyboard test tool (free for 1st 30 days).

I never tried it myself but if you try it, let us know what you think of it please
 

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This question relates to a Toshiba Satellite Pro C660-1UX Laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1.

Some of the onboard keys (E, T, U, I, O, A, B, N, together with the Enter key) fail to register. All of the other keys tested so far appear to register normally.

When connecting an external USB keyboard, all keys function properly. However, when using either the onboard keyboard or the external USB keyboard, it is necessary to hold down whatever key is selected for approx 2-3 seconds in order for its character to register. This makes typing incredibly slow and is understandably unacceptable.

I've checked device manager looking for errors, but am unable to find any. The driver for the keyboard is listed as installed and working properly, and driver update says that the latest version is in already in use.

I have also scanned for viruses using Malware Bytes and Spybot, and also with the laptops own pre-installed antivirus software. All of the full system scans return a no threat found message.

I have read that the keyboards on these machines are prone to failure, which could answer why only certain onboard keys function. The fact that all keys on the external USB keyboard work would seem to confirm this. However, the fact that both onboard and external keyboard is affected by the same slow keypress might also suggest a bios problem - but as this laptop is several years old and has been working perfectly, why would bios suddenly cause this problem.

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Answer:Toshiba Satellite Pro C660 - Keyboard Problems

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I have a Toshiba Satellite M45-S165 Laptop. I have noticed that when I hit the key stroke shift/a or shift/n combination I get an odd outcome. when i am in word, excell or any other programs on my laptop and go to capitalize a or n by using the above key strokes I get an enter or other reaction. Any suggestions???

shift A = enter in word and outlook
shift A = jumps up a cell in excell

Please help!!!!
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite M45-S165 Keyboard Problem

You may want to check you have the correct keyboard type specified in the keyboard applet under the control panel.
 

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Last week, the keyboard on my toshiba laptop was giving me some problems. Some of the keys don't work and some will do some funny stuff when i clicked on them. For example, when I type the letter d, it will have the function of an alt key... when I try to type the word spread, right when it reaches spr, the whole thing changed to aAa. It was so weird and I thought probably I got a virus. I did a virus scan and restarted the laptop. I set up a password to log into my laptop and as the keyboard is not working, I am not able to log into the system without keying in the correct password. Does anyone know how to disable a login? I was thinking of maybe installing a new regular keyboard but I will not be able to try that without first gettting in. Anyone can help pls??
 

Answer:Keyboard on Toshiba Satellite not functioning properly

Any Success ?

I am having major problem with my laptop's keyboard.
If I could disable it when XP is running, I would be ok.

Did you have any success ?

Rob
 

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Guys,
My Toshiba Satellite laptop screens and keyboard freezes completely, forcing me to do hard shutdown and cold reboot to get back on the air.... No apparent reason! Just remove some malware (Yellow Moxie, Iminent) using OTL... That freezing problem appeared simultaneous with the infection, and was there before that fix also. Moxie et al are sown the digital toilet where they belong, but the freeze-problem is still there... Help?
McAfee is worthless with these problems - What do you guys think of them? I am up for renewal of their "protection" package, but I am thinking about going to Kaspersky next... Your opinion is very much valued...
Thanks,

Michael

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) II P520 Dual-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3834 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 293430 MB, Free - 226200 MB;
Motherboard: AMD Corp., Guam
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Updated and Enabled
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite Screens + Keyboard Lockups

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Hi everyone,

I bought this keyboard (for Toshiba A500) after being told that it was genuine Toshiba.

However it was different to the photo and it has the black ribbon cable which seems common on the cheaper keyboards.

Can anyone give me more info on it?

Model Number: MP-08H73US6356

http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/8663/gnn5.jpg
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/818/7u0v.jpg/

Sorry I couldn't find a way to embed the images, thanks.

Answer:Is this keyboard for Satellite A500 genuine Toshiba?

I don't know where you have bought it and have you bought it by some authorized Toshiba dealer but if keyboard was not expensive works properly who cares about that.

Several times I bought keyboard for my Toshiba notebooks and I bought cheapest keyboards on ebay. No problems at all.

Unfortunately I don't have A500 and cannot check it for you.

One more thing: has your old and original keyboard illumination option or not?

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Windows starts fine but either the keys or the touch pad doesn't work. Tried to use external USB mouse and keyboard nothing happened. When tried to boot in safe mode still nothing. However they keys do function normally in Bios... unfortunately I can't even attempt to reinstall windows because the CD Drive won't read the Disk.

I have no idea what else I can do. Is there a way at least to try to update the drivers or force to boot from a flash? If so where can I get the applications?

Thank you in Advance for your help

Answer:Unable to use keyboard and touch pad - Toshiba Satellite Win XP

You most likely have to change the boot order so the optical drive is first. If you can't even use an external keyboard or mouse, except in BIOS, there is a problem with Windows.

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I have a freaky keyboard problem, best described by someone else on a different thread:
http://www.techspot.com/vb/showthread.php?p=265104#post265104

I think that other thread addressed a different problem, but I'm not sure.

"AVM" wrote:
My Toshiba M40 gives me similar keyboard problems. I get funny characters like
NBČA
when I press the left Shift key and then the keyboard starts behaving abnormally:
1. it shifts to caps mode, to type lower letters, I have to actually use caps lock.
2. I cant use the shift key to type in the special characters above the numerals.
3. clicking on the menu bar gives me a different effect as if the shift key is already pressed while it is not.
4. I cant select one file or folder as several of them selected at one time.

and then I give up, shut down the computer (it doesnt restart at this time)
after some time, the computer starts normally but I am never sure when it will start misbehaving again.
I read on this board about he bios update, so got mine updated to the 1.7 version from toshiba website (this is the latest one they had for machines with ATI graphics). Dont tell me to take it to Toshiba because I did take it to their authorised service centre in Mumbai and they were of no use.
thanks
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite M45-S355 Keyboard Problem

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Check that your numlock key isn`t activated.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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I have a Toshiba Satellite A505 Laptop and I was doing college finals last night and spilled my Mike's Hard Lemonade onto the right half of my keyboard. Now, the number pad, right shift/enter key, and directional arrow keys are very sticky. I tried popping off the right shift key, and ended up busting a piece of plastic and now the shift key doesnt lock completely in place. it stays in but wobbles. I need to purchase a whole new keyboard. How expensive, and how easy is it to install a new laptop keyboard. Is it something I can do without taking it to a shop? Is it worth repairing?

Answer:Replacing Toshiba Satellite A505 keyboard

Looks like they run $16.67 w/free shipping on eBay.
Brand-new for Toshiba Satellite p305 series Keyboard black glossy replacement on eBay!

And here is a video on how to replace the keybord:




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzTtitWghCc








You're welcome.

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I have a Toshiba satellite s855-044 and am having issues with the power. I have looked up on countless forums and have been able to find people with similar issues but not the same. Basically the issue is that it will not turn on sometimes and wont show any symptoms of having power. Here is what i know about it:
1. The issue only comes up when i power off the laptop while it is unplugged.
2. None of the power indicators on the front light up, however when you look at it in a pitch black room it is VERY faintly blinking (indicator for when it is plugged in)
3. It turns back on usually after 10 or so hours of messing around with it. (Pulling plug out and putting it back in. Checking connections inside, etc.)
4. I have 2 batteries as well as 2 power adapters (chargers), trying different combinations of them do not seem to make a difference.
5. I have tried the method of unplugging and removing battery and holding the power button for around a minute, no results from that method.

If anybody could help me out it would be greatly appreciated!

Answer:Toshiba Satellite Issue

Have you checked the actual power jack connector? May be worth replacing it, since it's only a $10 part:
DC Power Jack w Cable Harness Toshiba Satellite S855 043 S855 044 S855 S5290P | eBay

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Hello everyone, I have a Toshiba Satellite P105-S6114 running XP. For the year that I've had it it has run great.  As of lately I haven't been able to use a CD in the DVD-R drive.  The CD tray opens, I put a CD into it, it tries to read it( I see the light turn on and hear the cd spin) but it just stops and won't recognize it.  I try to open it in "My Computer" but it just prompts me to insert a cd into the drive.  I don't know what happened in the past month to make this happen.  The catch is this.....  It will play a DVD just fine.  It recognizes it and plays it right away.  I updated the driver and even deleted the driver and started fresh.  Nothing worked. Has anyone ever heard of this?  Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks

Answer:Toshiba Satellite CD/DVD issue

Could be the particular CD you put in there.However, I once had a gateway laptop need a replacement Drive put in.  Maybe someone else has a better idea.

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My Toshiba and I are BAAAAAACK....for some reason, my 1,q,a,z and left side ctrl, shift and tab keys are not working (I have an external keyboard plugged into my laptop right now, which is extremely inconvenient). For awhile, there was some intermittent usability, but now.....NOTHING. I have tried to find new drivers on the Toshiba site, but there aren't any available right now. I am out of warranty and it costs $35. just to call them to discuss a problem. I have removed all of the affected keys and cleaned them, but still no luck. All of the other keys work fine.

On another note, after being infected in August with the Sircam virus and dumping and recreating my whole system, the right click button on my keyboard mouse is no longer working.

Any ideas out there?
Thanks!
Carole
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite 4080XCDT keyboard keys malfunction

If the external keyboard works fine, then the built-in keyboard is probably shot. Believe it or not, computer parts, especially laptop parts, do wear out. Don't waste your money on a support call or taking it in to a technician. The computer is too old and is not worth that type of repair. Time for a new one.
 

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Hello

I have a Toshiba Satellite A135-S2286 laptop many keys were pressed at one time accidentally I do not know in what order they were pressed the laptop started a rapid beeping it was shut down hot and restarted now the number keys 5 through = do not work and letter keys Q T Y U I O H do not work in upper or lower case please help if you can
 

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Swapped motherboard in this laptop because the old one had died. After plugging everything in and double checking all of my connections, here are the symptoms I am having now:

When the machine boots to windows I have no keyboard or touch pad. I have keyboard function at post long enough for me to hit f2 and get to the CMOS settings, after that I lose keyboard, except for using the function key and f4 to change monitors,

On boot up I can turn number lock on and then nothing again. I have tried resetting the CMOS, o have tried pulling all the cards like wireless and modem, tried different sticks of ram and even pulling the hard drive. If you have any thoughts or have seen this before please clue me in,


Thanks,

Eddie
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite L505 keyboard and touchpad not working.

What prompted the mobo replacement?
 

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I use a Satellite A300D series notebook and whilst at home i use a UBS keyboard on it, but once the laptop is used without a USB keyboard only some of the keys seem to work i.e. i get the number 6 when i press the I key.

I thought this could be because the USB keyboard might not have been stopped properaly when i disconnected it and the notebook thought that it was still there but even after stopping the USB keyboard the same thing happens!!

Any answers to my problem???

Answer:Satellite A300D keyboard issue after using an external USB keyboard

Hi

On my Satellite A300 I can get 3 when I press L. It can be done if you use FN+F11 key combination.
Is maybe this option activated on your laptop?

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Hi,

I've been working on a friends A200-AHC308. It had a few viruses and was currently running XP, so I decided to reformat to XP-SP3. Prior to the reformat I attempted to back up all of his files to a USB flash drive, although the computer had problems recognizing the USB. I figured that the problem may have had something to do with a faulty driver installation so ignored it and continued with the format, having backed up his files on a DVD. After the reformat I am still having the same issue. All drivers are installed properly and nothing in Device Manager is popping up with a question mark. What happens is this: I plug the media in (whether it be an external HDD or a flashdrive) and the computer goes through its device wizard. It does one of two things:
Says the device was installed successfully although when attempting to access it through My Computer the drive does not load (it is present, although when attempting to open it I have no luck).
Says the device is not compatible.

Anyone?
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite A200 USB Issue

If you have a second USB flash drive available, plug it into the Toshiba and see if you can read from/write to it.

If you can, it's likely the drive you backed the data up on is either going bad or was corrupted by the virus(es). If this is the case, any attempt at recovering the data should be done with extreme caution. If inserted into and accessed from another PC there is a good chance it will infect it. Go to the virus and malware section of the board for specific scanning and cleaning tips for the drive before you attempt to open or transfer any data from it.

If the second (clean) USB drive doesn't work, reboot the PC with the USB drive removed and try again. If it still fails, go to http://fixitcenter.support.microsoft.com/Portal and download the Beta version of Microsoft's Fix-It Tool. XP SP3 had a few bugs; this tool fixes many of them.

Hope this helps.
 

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hey, everyone, ive been looking for similar problems but found none, maybe you guys can help.

i have a toshiba satellite m40 and it has no hard drive. even if it doesnt have a hard drive it should be able to boot and tell me so. my problem is:

1st. the laptop screen works sometimes. meaning the laptop turns on but the screen is off....but other times it turns on fine. now, when the screen doesnt turn on, i found that hitting it makes the screen appear and im not happy about hitting my laptop, im just trying to get it to work.

2nd. when the screen does work, the laptop gets stuck at the motherboard logo screen and does not move from there.....unless..... you hit it.

whats wrong with the dumb thing? anybody help?

oh and like the thing is, it does function, the screen does turn on and the motherboard logo screen does change but u have to really hit it a few times..... other wise it freezes or the screen wont turn on.... ive ran linux off of a live cd on it so i know for a fact im right.
 

Answer:Toshiba satellite m40 huge issue

It is time to have the laptop serviced by a qualified technician, or to buy a new laptop. If you are familiar with removing memory or hard drive, you can try reseating them. The video cable from the LCD panel to the motherboard may be pinched or loose
 

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Hi,

I have a sound "problem".
I'll try to explain.
2 days ago i formatted my notebook and install all drivers that here on the toshiba site, but my sound is different.

I play counter strike and the som on game, on youtube, etc, seems different with echo.
I have the same notebook, same drivers, same headphones, same windows (8.1).

Best regards.

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Opened my daughter's laptop this morning and it seems like the LCD has "dissolved" in the left bottom of the screen. There's no identation on the screen or any sign of damage. The liquid crystal just seemed "smeared" or something in the corner. Any thoughts? I'm not a technie so sorry if I don't know all the terminology... I purchased this for her for Christmas at Office Depot so it's only a few months old. Please help! Thanks mucho!
 

Answer:Issue with Toshiba Satellite Screen

The LCD screen could have been damaged by placing a heavy object on the top of the closed laptop or by bumping or dropping. It doesn't take much... The LCD panel might be under warranty. Its worth checking into. Otherwise, it is expensive to replace. They cannot be repaired
 

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The mouse, out of nowhere, starts to go to the right or to the left and there is nothing to do to remove it from the place. Sometimes it stops and others doesn't. This problem prevents us from working. It has nothing to do with the mouse (we tried several) or with docking station because it happens without the docking station.

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Ive had this laptop for a while and it works fine, slower over time of course, but i maintain it well....I have come across an issue. Whenever i browse the internet, its reaalllly slow. Some sites work fine ( such as google or gamespot) but i cant search anything, it takes too long to load. Hotmail doesnt even come up, it jus loads and loads and loads...Ive had a virus and a trojan on my comp, scanned with 4 different programs and got rid of all the bad stuff on there...Seems to be clean, but still having the same issue. Thanks in advance for any advice or ideas

Answer:Toshiba satellite M70-SR6 internet issue

Hello,

Read the suggestion about going thru our spyware guide in your other post. This will be to ensure that the PC is clean.

Cheers,
Mak

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Hi
During a software update my laptop lost power and made my computer into a brick, I lost my revovery partition and the back up discs were corrupt.
However with a bit of formatting from 3rd party software I have manage to install an old version of win 8.1 64 bit.
However when I have come to install drivers from the Toshiba website the wifi drivers don't seem to want to play and the wifi hardware is still not recognised.
Does anybody have any info or guidance of what hardware may be installed wifi adaptor wise
Toshiba Satellite C500-A-13G
Part number PSCGWE-02JOOXEN
thanks for any help you can give
cheers
G :)

Answer:Toshiba Satellite driver issue help

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With my new network now up and running, and all devices talking to each other as they should, I probed about in the (VM supplied) Netgear Superhubs settings and discovered I can change the frequency from 2.4 to 5gz which gets me away from local interference.
My iMac, Ipad iPhone and ATV work perfectly with the setting at 5, but laptop flatly refuses to even see the network. I have a new Draytek wireless router being delivered this week and would like to use the higher setting for all devices without having to go into the admin screen and change back to 2.4 when using the lappy.
Anyone had this issue, or suggest a workaround?

Answer:Toshiba Satellite Pro Wireless Issue

Should have added....Laptop runs Windows 7 64 bit, and the network card is the Atheros with the latest drivers installed.

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My house-mate recently bought a Toshiba Satellite A60 laptop machine. It appears to have a bit of an issue booting correctly.
On 60-75% of boot attempts the result is an error meesage indicating the driver for the onboard ATI display adapater could not start correctly and that the system will restart. On this second reboot the system invariably starts normally.
Any ideas on what could be the issue? Does this machine require a BIOS update?.. or perhaps it is an issue brought on by the patching of the preinstalled XP home with service pack2.

Any ideas gratefully recieved
 

Answer:Boot issue with Toshiba Satellite A60

Have you guys looked for a video driver update?
 

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Hello everyone. Nowadays, I see on this forum people are discussing about the CD/DVD issues on L30/L300/L350. I would like to share my experience on this issue and hope everyone shares your experience as well.

My laptop are Toshiba L30 PSL33 and Toshiba L300 PSLB2E. I am lucky that I have no problem with CD/DVD discs/drives as I can read/write/play CD/DVD smoothly. However, I used to have some problems with CD/DVD drive on my notebook. Here is my experience.

1) Make sure there is no other CD/DVD softwares on your computer (except the orginal software from Toshiba). Especially to those who have been used to using Nero. If you have problems, try to remove Nero and test with the one supported by Windows

2) If you still have problems, try to update the firmware of the DVD drive. It can be done by visiting the Toshiba Support Driver site (http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/). Check what drive you have by looking at the Device Manager. Download the newest firmware from there and update your drive.

3) My last solution. If you have Vista pre-installed, try to get a XP version on your computer and do not install any other software. Test/copy a CD by using windows writing tool to see whether the problem is solved or not.

In my opinion. the main reasons you may encournter are: there are CD/DVD drives have XP firmware base and need to be updated so that they can be used in Vista; or there are software like Nero and PowerDVD are causing the conflict between the ACPI con... Read more

Answer:Toshiba Satellite L3** CD/DVD issue !!! Here is my solution. How about you?

Hi anhchuong!

Thanks for this nice solution instructions. In future, this ways,s mentioned by you, should be checked first.
I really like this one!

Rock on dude! ;)

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So, the problem started when my dad told me various recharge lights would not come one. Low and behold after opening it up I noticed the Power Pin within the DC housing was not there, in fact it dropped directly into my hand while I was opening it... So after a great deal of experimentation in trying to fix it... I have given up, if I jiggle it for a little while the lights will come on for a second... Please look at diagram for what I believe is accurate~

The connector just behind the housing... is that a ground? my limited knowledge on, on-board circuitry prevents me from repairing this myself.


 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite A75-S209 DC Issue

if you can visually seek the break, then you know where it should connect in order to repair it. You need not know the polarity. But I don't recommend repairing this yourself unless you are good with a soldering iron. Take it to a shop.
 

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I have a toshiba Satellite L855-10P and my webcam was working fine until today when, during a skype video conference, it started showing black lines a bit like static and the quality decreased significantly. I used the webcam application to check if it wasn't an internet issue and the same problem occurred.

I restarted the computer and removed the protective plastic from the webcam and nothing changed. It's a brand new laptop, it's only 2 months old. Is there anything I can do to find out the nature of this problem or should I just go ahead and use the warranty?

**Edit: I changed the quality to 1280*700 and the image had great quality but when I changed it to anything lower than that quality the static came back.

Message was edited by: FranPicoto

Answer:Re: Toshiba Web Cam issue on Satellite L855-10P

Have you tried to reinstall Toshiba Webcam driver?
Latest version you can find on Toshiba support page - http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp

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Do I can use a keyboard for model PSSB0E-057012CE also in the model PSSB0E-05R00JGR?

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I have a Satellite U840-10M, Windows 7, 64bit

Earlier this week I had to boot in safemode due to some problems with McAfee. Since then, the drivers for the mousepad and the keyboard were messed up.
I have been able to find/download the drivers for the mousepad, so that works again as it should.

But i cannot find the driver for the keyboard. So at this time, the backlight doesn't work and the FN keys don't work.

In addition, Since then i can't use/access Toshiba Accessibility.

Please give the link to download Toshiba accessibility or the appropriate keyboard driver.

Thanks!

Answer:Satellite U840 - missing keyboard driver / Toshiba accessibility

In addition:


When I try to run Toshiba accessibility, i get an error saying:

This system, can not use "TOSHIBA Acccessibility".

Please advice..

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Hi guys

My sisters laptop keyboard is giving her some problems, whenever a key is held down it will not repeate. It will also not respond to repeated key strokes without a 4 second delay.

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name ALFIE
System Manufacturer TOSHIBA
System Model Satellite A20
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 GenuineIntel ~2656 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date TOSHIBA Version 1.20, 22/12/2003
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United Kingdom
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
User Name ALFIE\Jo
Time Zone GMT Standard Time
Total Physical Memory 256.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 11.16 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 546.94 MB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

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I have tried simply changing the scrol rate, made no diference. also searched for new drivers but windows found none. wondering if anyone else has had/sen similar problems? apologies for the speling this keyboard is quite anoying
 

Answer:Toshiba Laptop Keyboard Lag

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I was given a Toshiba Satellite M45-S169; It needed a new keyboard. I have the new keyboard but no idea how to remove the old keyboard and install the new one. Any help would be appreciated.
 

Answer:Toshiba Laptop Keyboard

It's all here: http://www.irisvista.com/tech/laptops/ToshibaM45/Satellite_M45_disassembly_2.htm
 

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The keyboard on my Toshiba Satellite laptop is messing up a bit. First off it was dropped yesterday on the carpet. When you hit certain keys now different things pop up. When you hit certain keys no other key pop ups instead commands pop up. Like if you hit the C key the Explore window pops up the S key it goes back to the welcome screen. One key asks you if you'd like to use the virtual keyboard so I clicked that and a keyboard shows up on my screen. When you click the buttons with the mouse on that keyboard on the screen the same output happens. I thought it was my keyboard but now I'm wondering if its an internal problem since the the virtual keyboard wasnt working. Any idea's? I have tried a system restore but thats all I could think to do.

Answer:Toshiba Laptop Keyboard

Ok for some reason all my keys start working again when I click CRL ALT and DELETE after the start up. The task manager opens and then all the keys start working after I click it off. Whats that mean?

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hello every one , ( i not so good in english but i will try to explain my probleme )
so i have a toshiba satellite p750-133 , whene i push the start botton it start , LED on , Fan work , but in 5 sec , it shutdown,
what's the problem ,
i checked the bios ( tried the hard reset ) , same problem ,
so please i realy need my pc , i'm programmer and i can't get new one ,
NEED YOUR HELP PPLEASE

Fawzi

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Hello Forum

Can anybody help me to solve Bios password issue ,which İ dont know.ı am out of garantie.Used jumper on G1 on the screen appears change time etc.But it changes and ask me password!!! Thank you in advance.
Ps.İf ı should replace memory card on 2 ?
İnstead 1..F2 .0 f12 f8 didnt helped.

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Hello,I?ve got a Satellite A80 whith buttons to play,stop,rewind and forward in the software preinstalled: windows media player and Intervideo windvd 5. But I?ve desinstalled intervideo 5 (I did?t mean to do it) and installed a updated version Intervideo 7

Does Anyone know how I can continue using this buttons with the new software Intervideo 7.

In the program Toshiba Control is not allowed to anable another video software.

Thank you very much and excuse my englih

Answer:Satellite A80: Issue with Toshiba Control buttons

Hi

Did you check the settings in the ?Toshiba Control Properties??
There you will find two tabs. Please check if the option ?DVD Video Control? in the section ?Select Player? under tabs ?Media Apps? is selected.
There you have to choose WinDVD.

Bye

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Hi!

In my street there are several wifi connected properties that use the same provider. Myself included.

My laptop has an issue whereby if it picks up too many of these signals (if they're in use when I'm online I presume), I can't get online (Connection says 'limited' in the Network sidebar).
If I un-select 'connect automatically' on the company specific signals, mine works again, briefly. As soon as I select another signal to un-select the previous one defaults to 'selected', and my signal generally goes again.

Main question then; how the heck to do I stop this laptop trying to automatically connect to the other signals? My connection is not a public one, nor are the others. I've looked for an option, but I really can't work out where it is!

Could my TV, which has a modem (like a TIVO) have an effect on it?

I'm using Windows 8, Google Chrome (shouldn't make a difference, but thought I'd mention it).
The signal for my property is down as the default.

Thanks for reading, hope you can help!

Andrew.
 

Answer:Issue with wireless signal on Toshiba Satellite C50-B-13N

I don't understand. Do you have a unique SSID (name of wireless network)? If you do, and have none of the others set for "connect automatically"there should be no attempt to connect to any other network.

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If you need help with a screen shot see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows Vista or latter I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.
 

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Hi

can someone please help me out, my touch pad was working fine last week, however when logging back into my machine the device would not work. I have located the device under hidden devices in device manager.

I have attempted to reinstall the drivers but keep getting the error message of the device may not be available, or some drivers may be missing. Any help that can be provided with this issue would be greatly appreciated.

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I hooked my Toshiba L455d (Windows 7) up to my TV (also a Toshiba) to use for DVDs, Netflix and internet access to TV (ABC/CBS/NBC.com). I used the correct monitor cable and audio cable. Everything works ... except ...
I can't turn the laptop speakers off when the sound is also going through the TV. The TV speakers are louder, but the laptop speakers are loud enough that you can hear them too.
There are two audio plugs on the front of the laptop. One is for headphones. This one doesn't work with the TV. No sound at all. Works with headphones though. According to the Toshiba manual this is OK and how it should work.
The other one is for external speakers and works with the TV. But the laptop speakers work at the same time--well actually with a fraction of second difference, giving an echo quality to the sound. Very odd.
If I mute the laptop it mutes the TV too. I tried going into the sound control window in Windows 7 and all the sliders control both the TV and laptop sound. Not to mention that they tend to go up and down at the same time.
Any thoughts?

Keith
 

Answer:toshiba satellite L455 audio issue

A few quick corrections: the two jacks on the front are mic and headphones! That's why the one makes no sound--it's an input (mic) not an output. The headphones jack does make sound, just doesn't turn off the speakers. When you plug in the plug to the TV the computer asks what you just plugged in--headphones or a line out. If you chose headphones, the TV speakers don't work. If you choose line out then they do... but so do the PC speakers.
 

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Hello dear forum users,

I have a BIOS virus and nothing seems to help. First I installed a BIOS version from 1.10 to 1.30(.exe), then I wiped my HDD completely and installed the newest version, which is 1.40. Now I can't reinstall the BIOS, because it says the version is the same as that installed on my laptop(1.40). Is there a flashable BIOS installation for this laptop? I couldn't find one in toshiba europe's driver page.

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Hi,
I have a Toshiba L660D-144 with 1.60 bios. When i update my windows freeze and i need to turnof the laptop. I can get laptop turning on but i cant enter on bios setup. I know this is a corrupt or incomplete block.
I want reflashing bios with same version but the software says i realy have same version and i cannot update.
How i can force update bios?

Regards

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Please direct me on where to go. I have a Toshiba Satellite U305 running windows Vista Home with SP2. I am trying to connect my Sprint OverdrivePro hotspot wirelessly and will not connect to internet. Connects to the wireless divice with local only connection but not to the internet. I have assured that the wireless is turned on. This happened to another wireless router (netgear) and was wondering if there is a fix. All my drivers are up to date.

Thanks

Answer:Connectivity issue with Toshiba Satellite and OverdrivePro

Might be that your TCP/IP protocol might not be enabled.

With the Sprint OverdrivePro plugged in go to Start type in CMD right click on CMD above select "Run As Administrator"

Type in

Ipconfig /all

post results here.

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I have a Toshiba Satellite L505D and had to run the 5 dvd set recovery disk set. It locked up after disk 3 of 5 on original Hard Drive. Just found out after testing Hard Drive it is knocking. I installed New Sata Hard Drive and was going to try to rerun the Recovery DVD's again. Problem: New Drive is detected. However, my usb and dvd rom now do not work so, I am unable to restore to Original state. Any Ideas?

Answer:Issue with Restoring Toshiba Satellite L505D

Hi and welcome to TSF have you tried reseting the bios to default and see if it then allows them to be discovered

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I purchased a used Toshiba Satellite 1730. The laptop has an ethernet jack in the back. 700mhz/128MB/ATI Rage Mobility/10GB HD in case your wondering.

All hardware is detected by Windows XP with exception of any kind of NIC.

On Toshiba's website there are Mini-PC LAN drivers (for Windows ME), but the spec's for the laptop do not list any NIC. It does list "accessories" and several different NICs though.

Linux is also oblivious to any NIC.

I updated the BIOS for the shear "fun of it" and possible miracle that it might help. No dice there.

Doubt anyone has any ideas, but hey if you have any experience with older Toshiba laptop's maybe you've had an experience like this.
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite 1730 - Ethernet Issue

Go to www.lavalys.com and get the free Everest Home Edition.
That should tell you what hardware is in that laptop.
If you open it up, do you see any wires going from NIC-port to mobo, or is it just a dummy-port?
Some models have their active NIC on a docking station. Alternatively, you should be able to get a PCMCIA NIC.

Also check with http://www.sparepartswarehouse.com/Toshiba,Laptop,Network-Interface-(NIC).aspx
 

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Ok, I am fully aware of the black screen of death issue, which I have along with everyone else who didn't pay attention when buying this comp, but this morning I tried to turn it on and I get a blinking battery light, but nothing else. I took out the battery and tired with just the AC Adapter plugged in, no blinking light, nothing. With the adapter unplugged and the battery in, I still get the blinking light. So I figured it had to be the adapter. I went out and bought a new adapter, but no dice. Anyone else have this problem? Know any possible way to fix this or what's causing it?
 

Answer:Toshiba Satellite A215 power issue

Bad motherboard... Or broken DC jack. You could try removing the hard drive and see if the notebook posts
 

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Hi again.

I receive a e-mail from webadmin about the last release of the dvd player for my Satellite x200.
When i run the setup i receive an error message:

TOSHIBA DVD PLAYER
This application cannot be installed on this computer.
Setup will be aborted.

When i also try to play any dvd or from folder with the preinstalled TOSHIBA HD DVD PLAYER
I receive this:

Unable to output the video to an external device. please switch your display device by pressing Fn + F5 keys after ending this application.
I switch it to HDMI output but stil the same error. Cannot play either in my TV or my Laptop monitor

with 2 words i can either the one or other way can see any dvd in my portable unless i install an external player like NERO Show Time Lets say or play it windows media center dvd player.

Win vista premium preinstalled
satellite x200-15k

Greets

Answer:Satellite X200-15k & Toshiba DVD Players issue

Hi

I have read about the same issue somewhere in this forum. I didn?t find the thread but I can remember that the Toshiba HD DVD player placed on the Toshiba driver page is only the patch (update).

So you will need the original Toshiba HD DVD which was preinstalled on the system to run the update.
I presume Toshiba don?t want to public the full version due to the copyrights policy.

The switching to the other external device works only if the HD DVD player was disabled. But the playing on both devices is not always possible due to the copy function.

Hope I could clarify this question. ;)

Best regards

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I just got a Satellite P50-A-144 with Windows 8.1.

The Keyboard has the typical F-Keys with Specialfunctions (Mute, Volume, WiFi,...). After unpacking and starting the Notebook all Function-Keys (F1-F12) worked. After installing the latest Drivers f?r Hard- and Software from the Toshiba-Site the Function-Keys don't work anymore. Only the Volume up and down Function still works, while pressing the FN-Key (normally it works without pressing the FN-Key).

I checked the Toshiba System Settings and the Keyboard-Settings didn't change. They are still set to "Specialfunctions" (so I normally don't have to press the FN-Button). Reinstalling several Drivers and installing the "Value added package" (Windows 7) didn't help. I don't know what to do and hope you can help me. The Functions are practical and it would be annoying, if they don't work anymore.

Please excuse my English. I'm from Germany and don't write in english very often.
Thank you

Answer:Satellite P50 - Hotkeys/Function-Keys - Toshiba System Settings/Keyboard

> After installing the latest Drivers for Hard- and Software from the Toshiba-Site the Function-Keys don't work anymore.
To be hones I don't understand why you have installed anything if your notebook was delivered with preinstalled 8.1 OS version and everything worked properly. Don't change anything if there is no reason for that.

My advice for you is: create recovery media and after doing this install original OS version again. You can do this using this created disc or HDD recovery option.

Check also http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB2A03ES0000R01.htm

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Trying to use laptop keyboard
Load Ubuntu from a usb flash drive and keyboard works fine
Keyboard arrow keys work fine for select boot drive in the bios setup
If I start safe mode keyboard does not work
Start reinstall of windows 7 with Microsoft install dvd disk and keyboard quits working shortly

Use usb keyboard and all is well - but it is a laptop and I do not want to lug an extra keyboard around

Suggestions?

Answer:keyboard not working toshiba satellite a505 s6012 with windows 7 64bit

Have you scanned for Viruses or Malware?

Which Antivirus and Malware programs do you use?

Have you tried a Clean Boot?

John

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A friend's granddaughter was fooling around on his computer, and he noticed she had gotten into the control panel. Subsequently, he realized the keyboard wouldn't work. The granddaughter used the 'visitor' logon to get into the computer, but she didn't have the administrator's password to be able to change anything in the control panel. My friend can still boot up to Windows using the 'guest' logon, but because of the non-working keyboard, he's not able to type in his password so that he could initiate some repairs. The keyboard works on his son's computer, so it is not deemed defective. I have software so that we can reset his password before Windows boots, but we will need to be able to use the keyboard to select the right options. Is there some alternate way to be able to either put in the password, or use the reset disc to be allow access to the RESTORE option? We did try to use another keyboard (USB) which Windows recognized, but we were still not able to use the keys. Thanks in advance for any and all input.

Answer:Toshiba laptop Keyboard won't work

Starting to sound like it's infected.To get the HDD really clean, when you get to > To delete the selected partition, press D to delete them. Then press C to create a new partition.Refer screenshot number 4.http://tweakhound.com/xp/installxp/...Then format to NTFS.

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Hello allThe keyboard on my new Toshiba laptop stopped working recently, after just a couple of weeks' use. Just no reacting to anything. I bought it in uk, as no language barrier etc, but it is currently abroad and very difficult to return it to GB where I bought it, though I realise that that might be my only option. Thought I'd ask here first if anyone knows any steps I can take to resolve the keyboard problem. I have been using it with a new wireless keyboard, which is not satisfactory in the long-term, until I can find a permanent solution. Any replies gratefully received. I'd be very grateful if they could be in simple lay terms please as I know little to nothing of the internal workings of computers, although am quite an experienced user. Thanksgivern321

Answer:Toshiba laptop keyboard not working

Can you plug another keyboard in and try it. If it works then the keyboard on the laptop may have a fault or loose connection to the main board...

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Hey everyone,

I have a toshiba m40 laptop purchased aproximately a year ago and never had a problem with the keyboard. About a week ago I decided to install an antivirus program offered by my university which is the University of British Columbia. It is a free anti virus offered because they cut a deal with the company. The program was called Sophos and after I installed it my keyboard began acting up.

What I mean is, toshiba keyboards have secondary functions which can be accessed by using the fn key and turning on the numeric/arrow function keys. So basically whenever I'm trying to type that secondary key activates without me touching it. I realize this is slightly hard to understand but I'll do my best.

For example, the entire left side of the keyboard just stops responding and only keys that have secondary functions work. It doesn't really work in any pattern it just goes haywire randomly with the key's turning on or off and functionality going in and out. Usually by restarting it turns out fine for awhile and might appear again. It seems to happen th emost when I don't have the ac adapter plugged in or at leats from what i've noticed

I searched a few threads on the site already and found a similar one about the m45 which from what I understand is the US equivilent to the CAN m40. SOme users suggested updating the bios which I already had done. I uninstalled the antivirus program already fyi and I also uninstalled a bunch of toshiba uti... Read more

Answer:Toshiba m40 laptop keyboard going haywire

Assuming your keyboard's drivers/firmware are updated, then in addition to the hits in google search, you might find some help remapping that key, and/or here = http://www.passmark.com/products/keytest.htm
 

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I need to replace the keyboard on a Toshiba Satellite 5105-S501 laptop computer. I have searched Toshiba's site without any luck. I have the replacement keyboard, but can't find anywhere that tells or shows how to replace. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
 

Answer:Toshiba Laptop keyboard replacement

Can't see your specific model listed but perhaps this "how to disassemble Toshiba laptops" page might be of use? There are a few other similar websites out there judging by the Google search results I got. Chances are you may want to buy a broken laptop on eBay and use it for spare parts as they are often sold. Unless you can get a repair done through an authorised Toshiba repair centre or whatever?
 

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Alright, I have a Satellite M305D-S4830 toshiba laptop and I had a question about the num lock key.
There is not a key present on my keyboard however, the blue numbers that indicate what could be used by a num lock key are still present.
This leads me to believe that I can still access the num lock option using a different combination of keys. Is it possible?
 

Answer:Toshiba laptop keyboard question

try fn+F11, according to the manual this should work

good luck
 

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(Im sorry ahead of time for this being so long)

I've had my laptop for 6 months almost exactly and in mid-May I started having an issue with my function keys. I had my laptop setup to have F5-6-7 as skip back, play, and skip backward because I frequently watch videos on VLC or listen to music on WMP. Those three buttons started to not work at all as soon as I had another program open (I noticed it most when I opened chrome). I am a blogger so music is usually always playing when I'm on Tumblr, but back to the point. After a week or 2 of searching everywhere for a fix and opening a post on the Toshiba forums and getting no help at all I went to a restore point a week and half before it happened. The issue stopped but my laptop's speed dropped to where it was almost unusable and anytime I typed on the keyboard it did more gibberish than actual letters. I downloaded a 8.1 factory ISO from Microsoft's website to wipe and fix anything that might be wrong. It worked but I had to reinstall Toshiba drivers so I could have the correct drivers for my screen, function keys, and my processor. Now I'm back to a buggy keyboard. The problem seems to lie in those drivers but I don't know how to fix the problem and keep full functionality. But as someone who likes to write I really need my keyboard to work properly.

An example (off my memory) of what it does it when I press backspace it types /w3 (or something like that).

I'd really appreciate it if anyone could help me fix this. Thanks.

Answer:Toshiba laptop keyboard is buggy

The company that makes all of the keyboards for all OEM's. They have been getting a lot of keyboards that fail after a while. You should be able to have Toshiba swap out keyboards, since you are less than a year, and this is a common event that is now going on two years.

I have two Toshiba Satellite laptops, same model. One I have only had to replace the keyboard one time (took forever for the repair center to finally get a keyboard that was not smashed, broken in half, failed when installed). It was over a year, so I paid around $200.00 for them to fix. Even with going on 3 months, I could not get them to budge on taking at least 25% off of the repair costs, because of their failure to uphold a 30 day turn around period as I was promised under my business contract with them.

The other one we have, it is starting to have symptoms on the second keyboard installed after the first failed. It is only on the number pads, but still is something that should not be happening. That one failed after a year and a half of use.

If you have someone local that can do the work. You can get the keyboard online at Amazon.com or at Laptop Parts & Repair - SparePartsWarehouse.com which sells OEM and compatible keyboard units. I have dealt with them in the past for a Compaq Laptop I had a while back. Quick turn around on the repair.

The two units for my C850d-st3nx1 is $60 for OEM, $30 for Compatible.

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Toshiba Tecra A10 Win XP.
My second laptop problem of the day ! Child spilt Orange juice over keyboard of wife's laptop. Mopped up quickly but now no keys work at all. Laptop also continually beeps when turned on. All seems to work using a USB keyboard. Have removed laptop keyboard but can find no obvious area of damage/ liquid ingress. Wondered if one key was stuck through the spillage and tried to tap all of them multiple times...very occasionally could get a number to appear in notepad totally unrelated to the key pressed but normally zero response. Happy to try and fit a new keyboard (if available) but just wondered if I might be missing something. Thanks.

Answer:Toshiba laptop Keyboard not working

You could try washing the keyboard with distilled water, then leaving it in an airing cupboard. Personally, I'd bite the bullet and stick a new one in!

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