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Toshiba Satellite driver issue help

Question: Toshiba Satellite driver issue help

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
G :)

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i'm having problem to install Audio Card driver on Toshiba Satellite L40-139, i installed windows XP With SP3 all the other drivers working fine, but i'm unable to install the sound card driver, i tried all king of drivers from toshiba site and from ither sites, i installed some pathces from microsoft (KB835221 & KB888111) but still nothing.

Answer:Toshiba Satellite L40-139 - Sound Card XP driver issue

i found a solution, the problem was with KB888111 that is not working with SP3
the soultion is:
1. On the reference PC change the CSDVersion registry key to reflect XP SP2:
a. HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Windows\CSDV ersion value=200 (use
512 when scripting)

2. Restart the PC

3. Install KB888111xpsp2.exe (follow the link below and rename
KB888111XPSP2.txt to .exe)

4. Change the CSDVersion key back to reflect XP SP3 again:
a. HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Windows\CSDV ersion value=300 (use
768 when scripting)

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hello dears ...
i just bought a new laptop which is toshiba L series with embaded AMD R7 M260 Graphis card 2 GB
and i dawnload the driver from AMD site and install ...but cant even open AMD redion settings
i also tried to clean all drivers and install again and again still not working
so please anyone who can help me ....

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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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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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I was trying to install Vista in my laptop and it did not work for no reason, now the DVD-Ram driver dooes not work and I can not use my cd/dvd unit at all, does read nothing. I got a external unit and it does not recognized either. Of course I can not run winxp again, because the cd unit does nor work. Any suggestion is a Toshiba Satellite P105-S6084. I Hate Vista. Thank you Guys I do believe is not a hardware problem is more like Vista did something and I have not idea what

Answer:Toshiba Satellite DVD-RAM Driver

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Hello everyone, 
I am having some trouble when I try to install the toshiba driver for the printer I got at work. The printer is a Toshiba e-STUDIO3555C so I downloaded the PCL/PS driver HERE as I got a X64 W8.1.
However whenever I try to install it I got an error during the installation "The Arguments are invalid". 
You can find the installation log attached.
Thank you in advance for your help.

Answer:Toshiba Driver Issue

I took your printer model number and googled my way to the Toshiba site where there seems to be a 'universal' driver for this printer. To be exact 'Universal driver'. Have you tried this driver ?
I will admit the site is somewhat confusing, and I am not certain that the above is the correct driver, but that is the one clicking on 'colour' and the model number comes up with even though it has the word 'Monochrome' above it.
Might be worth trying.
Chris Cosgrove

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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.

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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 -

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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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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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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


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


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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.


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 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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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 ( 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!

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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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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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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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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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Please, I need a drivers for TOSHIBA SATELLITE 1620:

or original CD image.
My e-mail is [email protected]

Thank you

Answer:Need a driver for TOSHIBA SATELLITE 1620


have a look on this page
under Support & Downloads, Download drivers


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Ok so I received this Toshiba Laptop that needs drivers. I used Uniblue driver scanner last year but the 2010 edition only scanes for driver updates. I need a driver scanner that will tell me what type of driver I need to download from the program. Is there any program like that. 

Answer:Driver Scanner?! For Toshiba Satellite A40

go to the downloads page direct from Toshiba's official website.Just follow their model selection tool to find the stuff for your particular laptop model and it should list what's available for you.

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

[email protected]

Answer:toshiba satellite a350-22z vga driver

Re: Driver Downloads

Greetings, nairul.alam.

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

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

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Hi !

Im looking for best gpu driver for my ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500 series

Drivers which AMD offers right now are super bad and driver which is connected with my model on toshiba website seems slow too. The best one i saw is the microsoft driver WDDM 1.1.

If you mind telling me is there any better driver for my GPU than the ones listed above?

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hey Ive just installed windows 7 on my toshiba satellite r10 .. I've got everything working so far except the function keys and the right video driver.. I've beensearching for a few days and ecen tried a vista sriver thinkingthat should work but it didn't... any ideas?
Intel Extreme Graphics 2
<LI class=even>Video Memory Dynamic Video Memory Technology 2.0

Answer:toshiba satellite r10 video driver

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Hi all, I'm new here. I'm looking for drivers to a discontinued laptop from Toshiba

I'm looking for Windows XP PRO-Sp3 drivers for
Toshiba Satellite SPA40

I managed to get the video card and LAN working with Intel drivers but I'm stuck on the audio and modem ...

Answer:driver toshiba satellite spa40


As this laptop is old and not seemingly on Toshiba's support and download site could you run the below as written and attach the log?

Download and install Everest to find this info, at times a summary log of your PC can help, to do this

Install Everest and run
Click Report (top menu) > Report Wizard > Next
Choose System Summary Only > Next
Choose Plain Text > Finish and wait for report to generate
Click Save to File and leave the File Name as Report, then click the Save as Type dropdown and choose Report files (*txt) and click Save (n.b. Save to desktop is best as easy place to find it, use Browse to locate desktop)

Then attach your log to your next post as per these instructions HOW TO: Attach Items To Your Post Click to expand...


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guys! does anyone here knows where can i find drivers for my laptop satelite m200? help please! . i rili need this one.

Answer:HELP! Toshiba satellite m200 driver for xp sp2 If you need a driver for something specific, try Google, if not, let me know and I'll try and help.

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Satellite C50-A-1G6 windows 8.1 64bit.

is the model i have , my webcam needs a driver to work again.

any help plz :/ or download link to the offical driver.
couldnt seem to find one on the toshiba website.
thanks in advance

Answer:Satellite C50-A-1G6 - need a Toshiba HD webcam Driver


In the past (Win7) Toshiba has offered Webcam driver and webcam application. Since Win8 Toshiba doesn't offer such drivers and application. Webcam on Win8 uses standard Microsoft driver.

Do you have some problem with your cam?

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good day to all!

I have a Toshiba Satellite L40-1800 with model No. PSL4CE-00H00GAR. Recently i just reformat my laptop due to window malfunction. The problem is I don't have the CD driver installer, through a friend he helped me find the drivers through the internet except for the display adapters. Please help me find this drivers for the standard VGA Graphics Adapter and Video Controller. Thanks.

I also have a problem with my other laptop its a IBM R50e model this one is totally damaged i guess. I looked everywhere and asked everyone i know to fix its problem but most of them told me that its a hard drive problem since its an obsolete model i can't find a hard drive that could replace it. Every time i open the laptop a message "ERROR, 0200: Failure Fixed Disk 0, Press <F1> to Setup" appears. what could this mean? Is it really about the hard drive?

Thanks. Hope you could help me.

Answer:driver for Toshiba Satellite L40-1800

good day!I lost the CD Driver for my Toshiba Satellite L40-1800 Laptop Model No. PSL4CE-00H00GAR. Recently I just reformat the laptop due to window malfunction. Through the internet we found most of the drivers except for the display adapters and video controller. Can anyone help me find the said drivers. Thanks.EDIT: Moved from Internal Hardware, same topic ~ Hamluis.

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So gfs computer was so bloated down with **** that it was un repairable so I just wiped it. After reinstalling windows I cant seem to get the graphics driver to install. I go to the Toshiba website download the driver and install it but at 100% the install page vanishes, check the device manager and it just reads "standard vga" restarted after wards and still nothing. I'm trying to run the final fantasy xiv bench mark and keep getting a "directx has encountered a fatal error: 10000000x" assuming the graphics driver is the problem. Any ideas?

Answer:Toshiba satellite driver issues

What model of toshiba laptop is it? You may want to try manually installing the graphics drivers.

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Inherited a TOSHIBA SATELLITE laptop computer (2008 vintage) from my daughter. It had VISTA on it and an old version of IE. Would not update IE saying it was 'not computable with OS'. So I installed w-7 allowing the 'C' system partition to be overwritten; then installed SP-1 update. Works fine now, except I need to update the touchpad driver. Synaptics was original driver but was erased on the w-7 install. Tried to see if the available download for VISTA from Synaptics might work but it will not install.
The touchpad as it functions from the W-7/SP-1 is pretty sad in my way of thinking. Is there a program or driver I might install to improve it to something similar to as-it-was or maybe better?

Answer:Toshiba Satellite touchpad driver?

Have you tried here?

Synaptics Drivers

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please i need a link to download audio driver for toshiba satellite(m35x-s171st) with windows xp sp2. any help?

Answer:audio driver-Toshiba Satellite

Satellite M35X-S171ST Looks like that was a special model sold in Russia or Ukraine. The specs look the same as this one Satellite M30X-S171ST
Model Content Page

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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:

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


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


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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   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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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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   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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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.


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 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/ 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?


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 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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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:

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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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?


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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 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 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,Laptop,Network-Interface-(NIC).aspx

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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 ,


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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


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.


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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!


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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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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Hiya peeps, Wonder if someone can help me, I've installed Windows 7 Home Premium on my Laptop wiping off Windows what I've done is failed to back up my drivers for the lappy Toshiba Satellite C50D-B-120 ... needless to say that the laptop will not connect to the internet in any way ... I've been to Toshiba's website to access their drive lists ... I've tried various drivers to no avail ... the laptop will not install any data via Flash Drive or CD disc....Ive uploaded an image of the error I keep getting whilst trying to run the drivers...hope someone can help

Answer:Toshiba Satellite C50D-B-120 Driver problem

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i have a problem with get my device driver and amd card dont want to install and all time faild to install and give me dont found after i restart my pc i need drivers and in your opinion i download the driver in yours website and not be good in my pc and about 5 program sucess and all not ..

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Adobe After Effects always crash on startup.
It says it cannot initialize OpenGL and that I should contact the manufacturer of the Graphics adapter.

So I contact Intel because I got a Intel Hd Graphics adapter but they say the driver I already have is custom tuned for Toshiba. So I search on Toshiba but cannot really find any useful link.

Should I install OpenGL manually or can I disable it somehow without starting After Effect?
How do I installOpenGl manually?

I have downloaded the latest Graphics adapter driver from you but it doesn't help.
All I want to do is to start a popular Adobe product so I believe many people have this problem.

Answer:OpenGL driver for Toshiba Satellite C660-1J2 ?


OpenGL is a standard API for writing software for 2D or 3D computer graphics.
OpenGL is an open source product but DirectX is released by Microsoft and mostly DirectX is part of the graphic card driver and not OpenGL.

However, you cannot ?download and install? OpenGL to use it within the graphic card driver? the OpenGL needs to be implemented in the driver?

Mostly it?s done by graphic card manufacture.
Therefore you will need to check the Intel page to get an driver from Intel which supports OpenGL because the notebook supports the Intel (HM55) HD graphics.

This link detects which driver updates are relevant to your computer and then helps you install them quickly and easily.

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My BIOS is Toshiba v1.8. I'm looking to see if there are any updates.

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I have toshiba laptop with winxp that gets to the windows desktop screen, momentarily goes to a blue screen with some kind of message and then reboots. I can operate the computer in safe mode. I found a yellow question mark next to the sm (system management?) bus controller in the device manager section. It doesn't allow me to reinstall it and there is no info on the provider, date or version in this section. The messages "The drivers for this device are not installed (code28)" and "This device isn't using any resources because it has a problem" are displayed. I've tried system restore but it fails. I've tried searching for this driver at the toshiba website and elsewhere but I can't find it. Additional system info: toshiba (ACPI) bios versio 1.4, 7/1/2004; sm bios version 2.3; intel celeron @ 2.8 GHz; processor x86 family 15 model 2 stepping 9. Anybody have this driver? Any other suggestions would be appreciated it.

Answer:Need sm bus controller driver for toshiba satellite A60-S1561

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Hi there,

I have a Toshiba Satellite A100-049 here that is not picking up any wireless networks. I uninstalled the wireless drivers that were in there and tried to install the drivers off the website. They don't seem to run and I can't get the right driver for it. I'm pretty stuck to be honest. Any help would be much appreciated.



Answer:Solved: Driver issues on Toshiba Satellite

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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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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)

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Can I use display driver other than Toshiba's driver from support page?
I've recently got a massage from microsoft solution centar which reccomend me to visit AMD web site in order to find newer driver.
So I wonder if I can upgrade my driver with ordinary, non-Toshiba driver and what I could possibly get or lose with it?

Answer:Can I use non-Toshiba display driver on Satellite P200-14H?

hi Strahimir
it's not recomended to "upgrade" your grafics driver with a non-toshiba or generic driver.
i guess the driverpackage you are using now is fully functionable and there should be no reason to get another driver instead.
btw: the toshiba grafics driver is spcial designed for the used hardware.
the chip is driven by special parameters which the toshiba driver supplies.

i wont upgrade any driver of my machine - only if there is a problem with one of them!
remember: *never change a running system*

i turned off "searching for hardware drivers" in the win-update

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Re installed windows sound. Cant find any reference to sound driver in manager. I do recall seeing REALTEK at some time. Went to Toshiba site, and could not find anything there. Any link to proper sound driver for the laptop sound
Could use any reference to video, other updates.....appreciate!  Windows 7 OS.

Answer:~~Toshiba satellite sound driver...L505D..where is it?

Are there any yellow exclamation marks in Device Manager under the Sound Category?
If you had a Realtek chipset it would most likely be a HD codec. You can download it here. Pick either 32bit or 64bit. If there are no devices listed under Sound in Device Manager it may not install.
There is also a troubleshooter in Control Panel under System and Security named Find and Fix Problems. Check the Sound Playback troubleshooter.

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Need acpi driver for Satellite L655-1GF and Windows 7 64bit


Answer:Re: Toshiba Satellite L655-1gf ACPI driver

You need to install all the L655 drivers from the Toshiba website to resolve the unresolved devices. The Intel Chipset and Value Added Package are the most important.

It may be easier just to run Recovery to install the factory image. Everything is already installed including various hotfixes, and you can simply uninstall anything you don't want such as the Antivirus.

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I need a VGA driver for my Toshiba Satellite M40x.

The OS is Windows XP Pro SP2.

Can anyone suggest a download site?


Answer:VGA Driver needed for TOSHIBA Satellite M40x

Toshiba supply the drivers for their own brand of laptops and computers - their website is the only place you should download them from. Click the 'Download' link here:
Toshiba Support - Homepage

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Hi !

I have got an old laptop of toshiba A80. Now i need to install the graphic card on my laptop. I have installed 32 bit windows 7 on my laptop

Answer:need Toshiba Satellite A-80 graphics driver for 32 bit windows 7

Did you not have a driver cd with it? Old Toshibas should have a driver cd along with the factory restore cd(s)

Try Toshiba's website - you'll need the model + serial but they have drivers for old lappies.

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Hello, I have just installed Windows 7 64bit on my Toshiba Satellite R630 and I have lost my Ethernet Controller, Network Controller, PCI Simple Communications Controller and a unknown device drivers

Answer:Toshiba Satellite R630 missing driver help please

BenRbtz, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Have you been to Toshiba to check for those yet?

Laptop Support - Toshiba

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I decided last week to upgrade my Satellite S850 series (PN: PSKFWU) to Windows 10. At first it seemed as though everything went off without a hitch, but after a while I noticed a few problems.

For one, the OS no longer has control over the laptop's fan. It constantly runs at low speed. I only noticed this because it took about five minutes of video gaming for the laptop to overheat and shut down.

Also, my CD/DVD drive is no longer being accessed by Windows. I have tried registry edits and uninstalling Toshiba disk creation software, no luck. What's odd to me is that the BIOS and my Linux partition are also not seeing the drive. I'm going to open up the laptop later today and disconnect and reconnect the drive to rule out hardware issues, but it had worked flawlessly until the Windows 10 upgrade.

Any help is much appreciated, and please ask any relevant questions.

Operating System
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Intel Core i7 3630QM @ 2.40GHz 51 ?C
Ivy Bridge 22nm Technology
8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz (11-11-11-28)
TOSHIBA Portable PC (U3E1)
Generic PnP Monitor ([email protected])
2048MB ATI AMD Radeon HD 7600M Series (Toshiba) 41 ?C
698GB Hitachi HTS547575A9E384 (SATA) 32 ?C
Optical Drives
No optical disk drives detected

I know that the CD/DVD drive is manufactured by TSSTcorp, but I can't find the model number and so I haven't been able to download the driver manually.

Answer:Driver Issues with Toshiba Satellite S850

Also, I have updated my Intel Chipset drivers to 10.0.27, no luck. I'm really at a loss here.

When I purchased the computer, it had Windows 7 installed. I went straight from 7 to 10 through the Windows Update. Is there anything else I should try?

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Alright, so i have had this Toshiba Satellite A40 for some time now, and it worked fine for all my school work etc. However when i started playing some videos once in a blue moon, the system crashes and i get a driver error that my graphics driver dont work. I recently tried to install GTA VC on the computer and it work until the moment of me starting new game. or any game. It crashes and either gives me a blue screen of death or driver error. The graphics card is a intel (r) 852MG/852MGE/855MGE/855MG. The system is running windows XP Pro SP3 and has 784 or something like that mb of RAM, and 40GB hard drive, and a 2.70Ghz pentium 4 CPU please help me get this running. I downloaded my driver from the Toshiba website under the drivers for this system. Any help will be appreciated, thanks

Answer:Toshiba Satellite A40 graphics driver error?

The causes for this issue can be different if the issue relates solely to "games". However if as you state it is also "videos" you could try another video player. I suggest you give VLC a try and see if it makes any difference for the videos side of things. Is the video card on-board or is it an inserted card? If you have access to another video card with associated drivers/filmware that you could install at least temporarily that could help with knowing where the problem lies.truenorth

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I have a Code 19 error..tried to unistall and reboot and Im still getting a driver error.

Answer:Toshiba driver issue...Tsst Corp CD Dvd

Hi leannmcd

Try this link:

Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs

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I had a problem getting the Toshiba Webcamera working in windows 7/64 bit. The driver installed, but in appeared as "toshiba web camera" under "universal serial bus devices" instead of under "Imaging devices" (see pics below). As a result, applications such as skype aren't able to use the camera.

My fix was:

Click on Toshiba Web Camera
Action --> Update Driver Software -->Browse my Computer for Driver Software --> Let me pick from a list...--> USB Video Device

Then, magically, the correct driver installed and "Toshiba Web Camera" appeared under "Imaging Devices" and skype worked.

This took me 4 hours to figure out, so I hope it helps someone else out there ;)

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Ok I have done a ton of research online about what could be wrong with my laptop. But I cant find anything about my situation. When I plug the charger in I get a blue charge light on and it stays on. I dont have a battery so I cant tell you if it will charge. But to my knowledge I dont even need a battery to turn on the laptop. I can use AC. When I hit the power button the power light next to the charge light turns on for 5-10 seconds and then shuts off. I can do this over and over till I am blue in the face. By the way when i hit the power button nothing happens inside the laptop at all. No sound or movement. Now i have tried to hold the power button with out it being plugged in for 30 secs to 3 mins and still the same routine. I reseated the memory and also taken out the hard drive and DVD drive. Still nothing. Can someone help me to troubleshoot this machine.

PS does the fingerprint reader have anything to do with it not turning on?

Answer:Toshiba Satellite P205 S6337 Power Issue.

the fingerprint reader is for after post so not to actually turn it on
running off ac all the time may have knackered the connectrion where the power goes to mobo and also your cmos will be suffering also do you not get anything at all on the screen not even for a second?

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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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I'm having trouble fixing a Satellite C50-A Laptop, which was running Windows 8.1.

The main issue is a 'no bootable disk' error message.

The secondary issue, which is stopping me solving the first issue, is difficulty using the Toshiba USB recovery disk.

Any suggestions or advice on either of these problems would be much appreciated.

Troubleshooting this PC so far........................

The laptop has only had 13 months of light use.

I have no idea what caused the initial issue, but it's now giving a 'no bootable disk' error message.

( I'm not at all clear on how these recovery partitions are supposed to work. And I'm not familiar with UEFI / Secure Boot etc. Does this error message mean that the boot partition and the recovery partition both became corrupted simultaneously? Or are there some main boot files which might have become corrupt? )

I used a Linux live CD to access the drive, read-only, and managed to recover data. This would suggest to me that CD, CPU and RAM are all working okay, and the disk is still accessible. I'm not sure if this is a correct assumption.

It looks as if Windows has got itself mangled during some quick hibernate process, but I'm not competent enough to troubleshot a Toshiba partition / Windows 8.1 corruption issue from Linux.

So I reset the BIOS after using the Linux CD, and purchased a Toshiba USB Recovery stick.

Ideally, I'd like to just repair Windows, if that is all that is broken, and leave everything else as it was. ... Read more

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My Toshiba sound/video seems to be on it's way out. All i get is crackling and video quality is slow and choppy. This has happened in the past but magically restores to good quality for no apparent reason. At start up sometimes the computer sounds like a Harley revving it's engine. The headphone jack gets the same crackling so I was thinking it isn't just the speakers.
Do i need a new motherboard?
I can still surf web and perform basic functions with it, just no sound/video.
Any help is appreciated.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 61 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8111 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 930 GB (679 GB Free);
Motherboard: FF50, 06F2
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
After the most recent windows 10 update , my battery has not been displaying correctly , my battery icon still shows in the task bar , but the percentage never changes. it always just shows 99% , even after hours. I would like to know if there's a way I can fix this , as frankly I would like to know when I have to plug my laptop in. As I use it away from an outlet quite often. can anyone please help me? so far , all iv done is checked to make sure my drivers were up to date , and they are. So I'm not quite sure what the issue is.

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My Toshiba laptop was working fine with the AC adapter plugged in (the battery was on it's last breath and would not charge at all, so I always had to keep it plugged it). I had to move so I unplugged the laptop (did not shut down). After the move I tried turning it on and it would not.

The AC Led light is on, so it's not the adapter.
The Battery light is amber and flickering (it wasn't flickering before)
When I press the power button to power up the laptop - the Power and the CD/DVD Led lights go on, but not the HD light. And the screen stays blank.
I hear no sounds, seems the HD is completely dormant.

There are a few files on the HD that I absolutely have to have. I'm not too concerned with getting the laptop to be operational, I just need to get those files and the laptop can be recycled.

Any ideas? How to get it to power up at least once, so I could copy the files?

Answer:Toshiba Satellite power issue with AC adapter pluged in

Try taking the battery out of the laptop and powering the laptop on (with the AC adapter plugged in obviously). Another option for recovering the files would be to get an adapter to connect the laptop drive to a usb port on another pc.


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Has anyone ever tried installing a SanDisk SSD to a Toshiba Satellite laptop or know if these two in general are compatible or not?

I am specificially looking into insalling a 240 GB SanDisk Ultra II SSD on my Toshiba A200-1BP, or PSAECE-01U00XTE, to replace the existing 160 GB Toshiba 2.5" SATA HDD (MK1637GSX).

The SSD seems to have the right form (2.5") and the interface (SATA) but I am not sure if these two are enough to ensure compatibility. Unfortunately, SanDisk says (unlike Crucial for example) it does not provide compatibility information for specific computer models. Thank you.


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I have a power up issue with my Toshiba Satellite A505-S6033. About a month ago my laptop suddenly shutoff and is showing no power incoming/charging. When I try removing the charger and plug and holdong down the power button it ends up not doing anything andiI've tried for about 5 mins. It does however light up for a split second when I remove the battery and plug the adapter in; it makes the power led flicker red and out again. I'm thinking it was just fried/motherboard dead but since its lighting up I'm hoping that's not the case.

Answer:Power issue with my Toshiba Satellite A505-S6033.

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I have a Toshiba Satellite A100-065 notebook with Mocrosoft Vista operating system. Every now and then, I get a message on top of my screen stating "Toshiba Flash Cards are not responding". I have to close the message before I can proceed. What could be the problem and how can this be resolved?

Would appreciate any help out there.


Answer:Toshiba Flash Cards issue with Satellite A100-065


maybe because powersaving issues? Could be possible that the system is switching the flashcardreader or is stopping the flashcardservice due to this powersaving settings.

Just a little suggestion: remove all flashcard related tools/drivers, download the latest versions of that software from the toshiba website
( and reinstall it.

Maybe you can solve that error with performing a reinstall?

Please give some feedback

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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.

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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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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I'm a complete novice i'm afraid so bear with me...
The Toshiba Service Station told me to update Toshiba Display Utility. The comments said I'd have to manually uninstall this component in order to for the updated component to install. So I uninstalled this item but then the updated version was no longer there for me to install.
How do I get this back? Step by step guidance please.....

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Hello all,

Here is my issue. I have a Toshiba Satellite 6100 that needs a new CMOS "RTC" battery. At the same time, the hard drive will not boot into windows. I can get as far as the screen that asks if I would like to boot into safe mode, or start windows normally. After I select one the computer is freezes.

Now, I have tried to install two "working" hard drives with no luck. I keep getting a IDE #0 error during the POST. I know both of these drives are working as I have tested them in different laptops.

I have set all of the BIOS settings to default after installing each drive.

The only thing I can think of is that the CMOS battery is playing a part in this.

Anyone have any input.


Answer:Toshiba Satellite 6100 hard drive issue

since your CMOS needs replacing, the BIOS is resetting and forgetting your hard drive bootup. replace the battery. Then reseat the drive and reset bios to what it should be. You should not have issues after that.

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Hello all.

I did a fresh install of windows 7 32bit on a toshiba Satellite P755-S5215 laptop and I have a major amount of device errors.

The main driver I want to get is the ethernet controller so I can at least connect to the internet. I have a program that will search and find the best device drivers for the system but I need to connect to the internet first.

I looked at the toshiba support site but there doesn't seem to be any type of drivers there that helped, I downloaded a couple and they didnt' seem to work.

Does anyone know the exact ethernet controller driver I need for that machine? I don't know how to check to see what type of NIC I have to determine where I need to go to download the driver.

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!

Answer:Solved: Ethernet Controller Driver for Toshiba Satellite

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hi guys

this satellite pro l100 psla1e was originally running xp
installed 7 hp 32bit and it runs pretty well!!!

except no sound...i have tried 15 or so drivers that dont work
tried hardware ID which lead to more non working drivers
no drivers on toshiba site just vista and xp,which i also tried...nada
its a clean install...i even tried updating online,just sits there for hours

what can i do?

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I need an assistance of the site where I can download my ethernet driver for my toshiba laptop satellite c850, win7/4bit.

My Ethernet device ID is:

Card reader device ID is:

Thank you.

Answer:Solved: Ethernet Driver for Toshiba Satellite C850

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I own a Toshiba Satellite L50A Laptop, and have had it for around 9 months. (Specs: click here the first 6 months the laptop ran almost perfectly. Around Febuary though I started getting problems such as BSODs and the message "Display Driver stopped responding and has recovered, usually when playing games. I tried updating the display drivers and even restoring the system back using the Windows System Restore feature, and this worked for periods, however these problems kept coming back.
Finally last Friday I had 6 BSODs, all with different problems, and the Display Driver message now appears even just when I login to the Laptop. Also, sometimes when programs are running or even the screensaver, coloured pixels will appear on the screen and freeze up the program as seen in the first screenshot: click here
I've attached the minidump files for the Friday here: click here
I really don't know what to do anymore, and any help would me very much appreciated.

Answer:Toshiba Satellite L50A BSOD and Driver Problems

If it 9mths since purchase and was new then, I'd take it back as unfit for purpose.

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Hi everyone.

I've spent a harrowing couple of days fixing a problem with an audio feed to a TV via an HDMI cable.

The computer is a Toshiba satellite laptop A660 part number PSAW3A-07T00R and the television is a Panasonic ET5 flatscreen LCD unit.

I had almost gotten to the point of re-installing the original working HDD. I had installed a larger hybrid 1 TB unit rebuilt with Win 7 when I read a comment that some manufacturers load their hardware with "bespoke" drivers to "enable" all of the facilities that their hardware will support.

Previously the laptop would quite happily feed both video and audio to the TV, but after the rebuild of the HDD the audio was missing, on the TV, when attached to the TV via an HDMI cable.

When investigating the >Control panel>hardware and sound>manage audio devices options, only the on board RealTek loudspeakers appeared and all attempts to alter this to show the TV audio capability failed.

Finally, I discovered this site

downloaded the graphics and audio drivers and installed them ( I might say they were earlier versions than were currently in use). Upon rebooting, with the TV active, the audio channel of the TV appeared in the audio device options and became the "default" connection condition which worked without trouble. I suspect that other manufacturer's hardware drivers would be accessible at the same site wi... Read more

Answer:Toshiba Satellite A660 Audio driver problems

That may have been your case. I have a Toshiba Win 8.1 Laptop and the Intel HD drivers, direct from Intel, not Toshiba work fine for both video and HDMI audio.

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I own a Toshiba Satellite L50A Laptop, and have had it for around 9 months. (Specs:

For the first 6 months the laptop ran almost perfectly. Around Febuary though I started getting problems such as BSODs and the message "Display Driver stopped responding and has recovered, usually when playing games. I tried updating the display drivers and even restoring the system back using the Windows System Restore feature, and this worked for periods, however these problems kept coming back.

Finally last Friday I had 6 BSODs, all with different problems, and the Display Driver message now appears even just when I login to the Laptop. Also, sometimes when programs are running or even the screensaver, coloured pixels will appear on the screen and freeze up the program as seen in the first screenshot:

I've attached the minidump files for the Friday here:

I really don't know what to do anymore, and any help would me very much appreciated.

Answer:Toshiba Satellite L50A BSOD and Driver Problems

This seems like it may be a hardware video issue. dose the laptop have a separate video card in it or is it onboard graphics?

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Hi all,

I bought a Tosh laptop a year ago and I like to keep the programs and services up to date.
When I visited the site the other day I notice my laptop model is now discontinued...someone else in the family just got a new Tosh laptop and I noticed many of the basic Toshiba programs and services are much newer than mine.

Does anyone know how long we get updates for? End of warranty? End of production?
I've downloaded a similar, newer Tosh's programs and they work great - I don't know why my previous Tosh software updaters didn't give them to me. Of course some newer models will have some newer features which won't be compatible with mine.

Has anyone else noticed this about their laptop?
Very quickly after purchase, the software support dries up...

I attended the Windows 7 launch and was given a free Ultimate disk which is just lying there.
I'm thinking about slipstreaming the newer updates into it, and I notice I can add newer driver updates. I'm beginning to think my laptop's software has reached the end of the line for backup and recovery - maybe slipstreaming a retail Windows disk with newer Toshiba programs and drivers would be better for future reinstallation. What do other users think/do?


Answer:Re: Driver and Toshiba Tool support after Satellite has been discontinued


You can always download the drivers, tools and utilities for Toshiba notebooks even if the notebook is not more available on the market.
Even the drivers for very old Toshiba notebooks are read for download.

You have to visit the Toshiba European driver page and have to select Archive in the first category ?Product type?.
Drivers for older notebook series are moved to the Archive and can be found there.


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Hi, I can't install toshiba power saver driver on my laptop because instalation crashes with error 1610: The configuration data for this product is corrupt. Contact your support personnel. I tried more versions of power saver driver. I got latest official chipset driver..Know somebody how to fix that?

My second problem is with battery, my laptop running on battery for max 10 minutes (i got my laptop 2 years) and i dint using battery supply often. Can battery loose so much capacity in 2 years even if i used to my battery once a week?

Sorry for english and thx for reply

Answer:Satellite Pro M70 - Can't install Toshiba Power Saver Driver


You have to install firstly the Common Modules and then software like:
Hotkey Utility
Touch Pad On/Off Utility
Power Saver

But the Common Modules is the essential software which must be installed at first

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Hi Folks,

A colleague passed me his poorly laptop (the Toshiba C660-18C of the title) as he is unable to connect to the internet after the re-installation of Windows 7 HP 32-bit.

Story so far...

His computer was slow - full of junk and stuff - so he asked me if I had a Win 7 disk for him to start again with a clean install.

I provided him with a disk and the re-installation went without a hitch - except now there aren't any drivers for the Ethernet NIC or WiFi and so he is unable to connect by either wired connection or wireless.

I've had a look and can't figure out what the problem is.

Device manager doesn't give any info - nothing like 'Realtek PCIe EE Family Controller' or 'Realtek RTL8188CE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC' that appear on my wife's Toshiba C660. Also there is no 'Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter' (not sure if that is needed). There is no description at all of the hardware.

I have found from the Toshiba UK website the following drivers and installed them, but still no joy.
The Network Device ID Registry Setting Tool, Realtek Semiconductor Corporation LAN Driver, Toshiba Wireless LAN Indicator and Toshiba Hardware Setup.

I went with the Realtek drivers as the Toshiba website lists these as 32-bit. The NICs may be Atheros but the only drivers I could find for them were 64-bit (will they still work on a 32-bit OS?) - and these were on Toshiba Australia's support site.

Several websites have links for what seem to be the correct drivers - but t... Read more

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I have an Toshiba Satellite Z830-10T and just upgraded to Windows 10. Most things have worked, except for the Dolby audio driver. I keep getting the following message:

The current Dolby audio driver version 7.2.8000.17 and the software application expects driver version 7.2.7000.7.Please install a valid driver and software application combination.

I've seen on a different forum thread that someone said go to As the Z830 isn't listed as a model, the person suggested trying the Z930 instead. I tried this but it didn't work.

I've tried finding the right driver online, but cannot find it.

Could someone advise how to fix this for my laptop, the Z830?

with thanks, Julieanne

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I have a Toshiba laptop model- Satellite M70 and i could not able to find a sound driver for it ,could you help please?

Answer:Solved: Could't find sound driver Toshiba Satellite M70

It isn't on the Toshiba website and I'm not familiar with this one:

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I've recently reinstalled Microsoft Windows XP Professional on my Toshiba Satellite A70 laptop computer. The only driver that I'm missing now, though, is the Ethernet Controller, which I've had no luck in finding.

Can someone provide a download link or some information for me to obtain this?

Thank you in advance!

Answer:Solved: Toshiba Satellite A70 Ethernet Controller Driver

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I have a Toshiba Satellite L850-1j9 (PSKG8E-02D00KCE) working with i7-3630QM and a AMD Radeon HD 7670M.
The problem is, I'm not able to install the Display Driver from AMD. When I try to install the software and drivers this problem appears:
The first time this happen I was using Win 10. I did the update to win 10 one month ago and everything was ok until 4 days ago. I was working with my laptop with a external screen connected by HDMI and suddenly the screen started flashing with some green lines and a black backgroud (something as you can see in the video).
I saw in internet that some people had problems doing the update to wion10 so I installed again windows 8 to see if was something related with win10 but the problem persists.
I tried install the GPU from the intel CPU, a Intel 4000HD graphic card, but is not possible use it as a main GPU. I got this problem: "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31)"
I need help please to understand what can I do to fix this problem. I took a look through internet and until now I did find any solution that could fix my problem.
Thanks for your help.

Answer:Toshiba Satellite L850 - Display Driver problem


any solution?

Anyone knows if toshiba will make a bios update where I can switch the graphic card? From AMD to Intel...

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