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Satellite L505-13D - New processor do not working

Question: Satellite L505-13D - New processor do not working

Hey.
I have Toshiba Satellite L505-13D
I want to upgrade my processor from i3 -330M to i5-540M (SLBPG)
I was upgrade BIOS version to 2.10

Replace procesor but system does not starting. Black screen and only fan starting for 10-25 seconds and thats it.

What can i do now? It is possible to upgrade with this processor?

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Preferred Solution: Satellite L505-13D - New processor do not working

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Hello all ,

does it possible to upgrade the processor from Core i3 to Core i7 ?

or the processor built in the mother board ??

What about the VGA card ? if i need to upgrade it in the future to another one ? possible or not ?

thanks for help

Answer:Satellite L505 13T - upgrade of processor + VGA chip

Hi,

You can read in *Toshiba Technical Support*

http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/ann.jspa?annID=13

Generally speaking, the laptop is not designed for Cpu and Gpu upgrade but only for memory and hard drive. Even Cpu is compatible with your motherboard, who knows if Bios will support it as it is not pretested.....

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Dear friends,Good Day.My Toshiba Satellite L505-10X laptops Cooling fan is not working.CPU Temperature is not displayed in PC health Monitor's application .Kindly Guide me to solve this problem,Regards,Siva

Answer:Satellite L505-10X cooling fan is not working

Just because the temperature isn’t mentioned in the Toshiba Health Monitor, it doesn’t mean, that the cooling fan doesn’t work properly.

Can you hear the cooling fan running?
Does the notebook shuts off unexpectedly?

In my opinion if the cooling fan would not work properly, the internal temperature should increase very fast to an critical level… in such case the notebook should shut down automatically…

But if the unit doesn’t shut off and if you are still able to use it properly, then I doubt that there is some problem with the cooling module.

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I use new Windows 7 and do not have Toshiba programs and cant open FN+ F8,F9 keys.
Why they do not work?
What do I need to do? Pls help!
Answer clearly pls what I will understand!

Answer:FN keys are not working on my Satellite L505

You must install Toshiba Value added package.
I don?t know which notebook model do you have exactly and which Win7 version do you use but if you have European notebook model you can find all drivers, tools and utilities on Toshiba support and download page - http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp

If you need more help you are welcome.

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On my Satellite L505-10M, the FN keys no longer work.
I downloaded vap-20091202163002.zip and let it remove everything.
Restart. Reinstalled vap and fcsu-20091202161105.Zip again.
Restart. FN keys are still not working!!!!


Only a FN icon is added in the system area with no response on left or right clicks.
Something else must be wrong yet. But what????

arnold12

Answer:Satellite L505-10M - FN keys are not working

When you open ?Settings for Flashcards? and activate option ?Allow the mouse to bring up the cards? can you see flash cards when you move mouse pointer to the top of the screen?

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My main FN key wont work anymore. How can I repair this?
I have a L505-10 and use Windows7 64bit.

arnold12

Answer:Satellite L505-10 - FN keys stopped working

You should try to reinstall Vap utility and flashcard support to enable fn key working

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

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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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hi

my decimal and 8 buttons on my laptop's numpad don't work. it seems to work after a few minutes of keyboard bashing the alt+ctrl+shift+fn+arrows buttons, then as soon as i move away from my computer it stops functioning again. does anyone have the button solution to turn them on? also, does anyone know how to disable this?

thanks

Answer:Satellite L505 - decimal button and '8' button on numpad not working

> {quote:title=Mohh wrote:}{quote}
> hi
>
> my decimal and 8 buttons on my laptop's numpad don't work. it seems to work after a few minutes of keyboard bashing the alt+ctrl+shift+fn+arrows buttons, then as soon as i move away from my computer it stops functioning again. does anyone have the button solution to turn them on? also, does anyone know how to disable this?
>
> thanks

After a bit of experimentation on my new Satellite L750 they only work when you turn the NUMLOCK light on.

Don't try to use shift to get '.' it just bleeps at me when not in NUMLOCK. However pressing shift '.' while in NUMLOCK gives you the alternate combination for that key which is DEL.

Bashing the combination of keys you suggest can produce all kinds of spurious key results.

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What are the main differences between the L505-144, L555-11K and A500-1GL?

They are the same price and seem to be very similar, with only small differences in processing power, graphics card and sound.

Which is the best model?

Answer:Re: Differences between Satellite L505-144, L555-11K and Satellite A500-1GL

Hi

I think you should take a look on the Toshiba notebook specification page and should compare both notebooks:

*Satellite L505-144*
http://uk.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/product/Satellite-L505-144/1081190/

*Satellite A500-1GL*
http://de.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/product/Satellite-A500-1GL/1080934/toshibaShop/false/

Satellite L505-144 has been released in UK and the Satellite A500-1GL has been released in Germany.

The L505-144 supports faster and better CPU, it has been delivered with Win 7 32bit and 64bit. It supports the nVidia instead of ATI GPU but the HDD is smaller 320Gb instead of 500GB?

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I'm sorry about this but I'm a little noob in picking laptops can you guys help me?

This site reviews about to laptops i want to buy one but I'm not sure, canu guys check it out for me please?
[http://www.squidoo.com/toshiba-satellite-l505-gs5037-trubrite-15-6-inch-laptop]

Thank you.

Answer:Satellite L505 - Which one is better?

Hi buddy,

I assume you mean Satellite L505 and Qosmio X505?! Right?

Well, the notebooks are completely different. Qosmio X505 is high performance gaming notebook and much expensive because it?s equipped with newest and best hardware.

Satellite L505 is cheap model with other hardware, it?s not designed for gaming but ideal for office, Internet, etc.

It?s depending on your requirements: If you need one for games, you should buy the Qosmio.

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Hi everyone,

Forgive me if my english is a little weird, it's not my native language :)

I need a little help solving this mistery : I've had my Satellite 505-13X for more than a year, with Win7 pre-installed, all was working just fine and I got very fond of the Fn (Fonction) key, used it all the time !

Now sudenly it doesn't work anymore - no reaction whatsoever when I press it. And since the last time it worked I didn't install any new software or anything.
I obviously checked the key itself, but as far as I can tell, there is nothing wrong with it, It moves just as the other keys... ??

I read in the manual and here in the support section that it can be deactivated by some programs. That's very instructive and all, but it doesn't say anywhere what to do when it does happen !!
Soooo frustrating.

Any ideas ?
Thanks for your help, it's not a matter of life and death but it's just really annoying when you can't use your old habits anymore... Grrrrrr !

Answer:Satellite L505-13X - How to reactivate the FN key?

Hi frogfruit,

FN keys are controlled by Value Added package and Flash Cards Support Utility. Both tools you can download on Toshiba website.

Check this!!

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Hello,

Having 4G of RAM (2 x 2G), I wanted to to upgrade to 8G (2 x 4G). I found out that my mother board supports 8G of DDR3 1066Mhz (PC3 8500) as a maximum. I bought the following two RAM modules: Corsair CM3X8GSDKIT1066.

My BIOS accepts these and shows a total RAM of 8192M. I have the BIOS version 2.10 (the latest version). I disabled "USB Legacy Emulation".

Running Windows 7 32-bits and Linux 32-bits without PAE work. They detect 3G of RAM.
Running Windows 7 64-bits halts the laptop, even in Safe Mode. Running Linux 32-bits with PAE or Linux 64-bits halts the laptop after a few minutes. Installing Linux 64-bits with the 8G RAM in place also halts the laptop a few minutes after the installation starts.

What is going wrong in my system and how can I upgrade the RAM to the maximum supported size?

Thank you.

Answer:Upgrade RAM to 8G on Satellite L505-13J

Hi

The notebook supports an i5-430; CPU and the supported FSB is 1066Mhz.
This means that RAM modules would run max at 1066mhz
The notebook supports also the 8GB RAM (2 x 4GB)

In my opinion it looks like the new modules are not fully OK or compatible?
There are many users in this forum who had problems with modules from Corsair?

Try good quality modules from Kingston? they might be expensive but should work ok.

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Hi everyone, I'm thinking of buying the notebook from the topic title, but cannot seam to find what chipset is used in it.
So if anyone can help me, I'd be grateful :)

Oh, and some info from anyone who has it would also be nice.

Answer:Chipset in Satellite L505-111

Chipset is: Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset.

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Hello
i own a satellite l505-13j with a cpu intel i5 m430 x64 os is win7 x32

as it is a bit old and slow
i replaced hard disk by ssd 240 gbyte successfully it works fine
i had ugraded to win10 x32 that4s ok works fine and gain more speed
i would now upgrade to x64 and win10 x 64
i add 2x4 gbyte ram ; bios say ok ?it see 8gbyte ram and win10 see only 4gbyte ram

impossible to load win7 x64, i presume i have to upgrade bios to > latest version (2.10)
the issue is "err battery under 10%"
i ever work on ac and no need battery

if someone have solved this problem ,please help me do

all advices are welcome thanks a lot on advance

jyb

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Hello,

1.5 years ago I have bought a L505-10H, and since 2 weeks he fall's out and it gets extremly hot. first it was just 1 in 3 days but now it happends 2/3 a day.
does somebody know what the problem might be?

thank you.

Answer:Satellite L505-10H - Gets extremly hot

Hey,

I think your notebook must be cleaned using compressed air spray to blow out the dust that is blocking the fan. So your notebook get?s really hot.

Have you already cleaned a notebook before? If not I would recommend reading this article about cleaning a Toshiba notebook:
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD7A01ZZ000AR01.htm

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Hello,
I own a Satellite L505-10T and would like to change CPU with a more powerful model. What are the supported CPUs today?

Answer:Satellite L505-10T - CPU upgrade

CPU upgrade is not supported and if you do something like this it is on your own risk. Toshiba has created one document about it and you can read it on http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB9401AX0001R01.htm

Also very important thing is that such action will cancel valid warranty. In my opinion it is not so good idea. Generally speaking CPU performance cannot be so bad and what you can do is RAM and HDD upgrade. RAM can be upgraded to maximum level and HDD can be exchanged with fast SSD.
I have done this on my machine and notebook performance is simply amazing. Both upgrades are supported by Toshiba and you can do this on our own.

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Hello, I have a Toshiba Satellite L 505-110 laptop.
After I recovered my laptop with Toshiba recovery, BD-ROM turned into DVD-RW and I cannot watch BR films since then.

What should I do?

Answer:Satellite L505-110 BD-ROM turned into DVD-RW

Hi

Did you really have an Blue-ray drive?

As far as I know the notebook was equipped with an simple DVD super multi drive.
So CD-R(read/write), CD-RW(read/re-write),DVD-R SL, DL(read/write),DVD-RW(read/write), DVD+R SL, DL(read/write), DVD+RW(read/write), DVD-RAM(read/write), CD-ROM, DVD-ROM are supported

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I have to question why Toshiba Satellite L505 13X, FN of buttons does not work on Windows 7 Familial premium 64-bit operating system.
I tried to reinstall value added package & toshiba flash card but it still doesn't work. and now i can't activate wifi and other options.

please help.

Thanks

Answer:Fn accessiblity on Satellite L505

It is not easy to say why this happen but I can imagine you have forgot to install some important component. Fact is that drivers and all other Toshiba specific stuff must be installed in right installation order.
Here is Win7 install order and you can check if you have done it on the same way or something is not installed:

Windows 7
Intel Chipset SW Installation Utility
Realtek LAN Driver
TOSHIBA HDD_SSD Alert
TOSHIBA Assist
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver
Display Driver
Realtek Audio Driver
TOSHIBA Supervisor Password Utility
TOSHIBA HW Setup Utility
TOSHIBA Flash Cards support utility
TOSHIBA Value Added Package
PatchFiles
Wireless LAN Driver
PatchFiles PCI PCIIDEREG-1.1
Card Reader
Intel Turbo Boost Technology Driver
Intel Management Engine Interface
Synaptics Touch Pad Driver
TOSHIBA Software Modem
Conexant Modem Driver
Bluetooth Stack for Windows by Toshiba
TOSHIBA Web Camera Application
TOSHIBA Face Recognition
TOSHIBA eco Utility
TOSHIBA Service Station
TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor
ConfigFree

Bye

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Hello
i decided to boost my laptop.a bit old and slow

for this i changed hard disk for an ssd 256 gb this works fine
i loaded win 10 x32 and it works fine too ,but impossible to load and upgrade to win10 x64
i bought two 4gb ram 1066 ddr3 .,bios system see 8 gbyte but win10 x32 say only 4gb usable grrrrr
i try to upgrade from bios 1.2 to latest bios 2.10 with the hope of turning possible win10 x64:
I get an issue who say "battery under 10% > can't upgrade"

it seems impossible to get help from toshiba services no way to get human contact !!

Please somebody had this problems and solved it could help me

all advices are welcome

Answer:Satellite L505-13j - how to upgrade to Win 7?

This model came with Win7 64bit. Win10 64bit should install fine, even with early BIOS.
Maybe your 64bit Win10 media has a problem.

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What's new in the BIOS Update v2.00 for Satellite l505-144

Thanks

Answer:What's new in the BIOS Update v2.00 for Satellite L505-144

Hi mate

As far as I know Toshiba European driver page does not provide any details what has been changed in the BIOS.
But I found some details on Toshiba US page.
It seems that Fn+N+1/2/3/4 debug function has been removed in BIOS 2.0 to avoid keyboard abnormal behavior.

Greets

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Here's the deal:

* with the battery out and the power supply disconnected I discharged the MB by holding the power button down for 60 seconds (tried this at least 10 times)
* the plugged-in LED stays on consistently
* the power supply is the correct voltage and amperage; when connected to the laptop the plugged-in LED is green and it charged the battery (battery LED went from amber to green) but the power-on LED stays not lit
* tried with just the power supply, no battery; also just the battery, no power supply
* the fan doesn't run
* removed the RAM cards, HDD, optical drive, battery

Would a bad heat sink-to-CPU contact cause this symptom? Wouldn't I get a momentary power-on indication if that were the case? Or when the RAM cards are out?

This unit is VERY clean, has no loose parts or rattles. It's not had any trauma or shocks or stuff spilled into it. Based on its general condition it seems unlikely to me that the motherboard is shot. Am I forgetting something?

thanks

RACER

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Hi,

A month ago or so I had a problem when typing. Each time i pressed a letter it would, say K, it would come out K8, whenever i pressed back space it would present me with an =. Anyway I ended up updating the BIOS and this resolved the problem, until today. It was working fine then it started to mess about, it's not as bad as last time but it seems to be picking and choosing the keys to change at random. T

he back space did the = sign again and now thats stopped, i've managed to write this without there being a problem but i know the problem will be back. I have tried updating the BIOS but after unpacking the program I get the UEFI Winflash installer telling me that; The program will be closed, There is an error occured, please check the below items. BIOS version above 200. Battery capacity more than 10%. AC is attached.

Any help would be much appreciated!

Answer:Satellite L505 - Typing issue

Hey,

Do you have this problem with preinstalled OS from Toshiba or did you make your own installation?

Regarding the BIOS:
Probably the newest version is already installed. Which one you have and what version you have found on Toshiba website?

Have you noticed the same behavior with an external keyboard?

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Hi all,

is there another battery pack available for the L505 with more power and a longer runtime?

Best regards,
Marcel

Answer:Satellite L505 - New battery with more power

Hi

Have you already checked the Toshiba website for compatible batteries? You can check this on the Accessories Homepage:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com > Peripherals & Services > PC Options & Accessories

You can get a new battery from an authorized service provider. Just call them and ask for that. ;)

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Hi,

I have a start up problem,
I got a SATELLITE L505-13T from about one year, it was working perfect. One day i opened the laptop i found the windows not activated and i don't know why. I tried to activate it but i failed. I shut it down for one week to solve the problem. when I tried to open it again it wont open and i don't know why. It give me the toshiba logo, and then the screen goes black and gives this message:

"Copyright (c) 2007 Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
This program contains proprietary and confidential information.
All rights reserved except as may be permitted by prior written
consent."

"Boot From BBS-HARDDISK"

And freeze on this and wont start, when i press on the shut down button it closes.

Please help me in this problem,

THANKS :)

Answer:Satellite L505 - Start up issue

Have you used original recovery image you got with your notebook or you have used own OS installation?
Do you have recovery DVD? if you install Windows using this disc you should have properly activated and valid licence and additional activation is not necessary.

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Hello Guys ,

Thank you all for helping me on the last thread.

I have intalled a new copy of Win7 ultimate to my PC now .


But now it shows BSOD ..on the following issues ...
i cant understant what is the problem with my lap.The issuues are noted below.

DRIVE-IRQL-NOT LESS OR EQUAL.
PAGE-FAULT-IN-NON-FAULTED AREA.

Please help me if anybody have solution....


Thankyou.

Answer:Satellite L505-13W BSOD error

Didn?t you solve the BSOD issue here in this thread?
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums//thread.jspa?threadID=67135

Did you get the BSOD using the Toshiba preinstalled system?

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I am the unhappy owner of a Toshiba Satellite L505-111 laptop (PSLS3E-01500YR3). A week after I have bought the laptop (13/03/2010) I observed that the a key from the keyboard does not work properly:

In Win 7 pressing " or ' it appears only after a second key is pressed. In Linux (Ubuntu 9.10), presing " it appears something like ".." .

The service (Romania, Scop Computers Control Service Laborator) does not recognize this unusual behavior (Service Note 26/03/2010). When I went to take the laptop (19/04/2010) I found the same behavior. Even the laptop has a Romanian keyboard, the usual English(US) keyboard settings are used.

What can be done?

Answer:Satellite L505-111 - Win 7 with Romanian keyboard

Salut,

Have you tried to make settings in Clock- language- region settings? There, you can change the ,,Input keyboard,, , you can add/remove English or Romanian.
About the keyboard speed, go to Control panel, under Hardware and Sounds you will see ,, device and printers,,. Click on it, you will see ,,hid keyboard device,,. Click with the right mouse button, keyboard setting appears. You can change the keyboard speed settings.

La revedere!

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I have disk with 32 bit system recovery but my x64 partition got deleted.

I cant order recovery x64 becouse my laptop is too old and they dont have this in offer.

Maybe Toshiba Support have my version of system/ or drivers alone in archive and they can send me it ?
I would be happy with drivers alone for x64 becouse there are just few of them on website.

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Hi,

A few weeks ago I bought a L505-S6946 and I would like to get it's drivers for backup. Where can I find them?
It's actual so is vista 32-bits.

I will be updating it to Windows 7 sometime soon. Can I use the very same drivers?

thanks!
Diego

Answer:Satellite L505-S6946 - Where can I get the drivers?

Hey Diego,

If you are searching for drivers you should look on the Toshiba US page. There you can get all drivers for it: http://www.csd.toshiba.com

The website shows already Windows 7 drivers and it seems that you can get all drivers from there. If not you can try the Vista drivers because the most of them are also work on Windows 7.

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I updated my bios to 2.10 few days ago everything was fine but now im getting video_tdr_failure crashes. It started with Win 10 64 bit only while playing games everything other was fine expect few pixel problems like broken colored pixels on videos, i thought the problem might be Win 10 64 bit. I changed OS to win 7 32 bit and it is worse now i can't even use firefox or chrome my video card stops right after i open them. I think it is a bios problem or my video card is dead. Changing bios back to 1.80 might help but i couldn't find it anywhere, please can you share Satellite L505 1.80 bios link?

Answer:Satellite L505-11E - need to download BIOS 1.80

I changed OS again now i use win 10 32bit and im getting tdr crash if i upgrade my gpu driver, i think it is because resolution after upgraded resolution changes to 1366x768 and i get tdr crash. While i was using win 7 i was able to set resolution 1366x768 but i wasnt even able to use firefox, watch videos insta tdr crash. Right now i didn't upgrade my gpu drivers it is still ''Microsoft basic gpu'' so resolution is 1024x768 and i can use every program or watch even full hd videos but there are a lot of artifacts. I have no clue my video card is dead or it is bios problem?

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Hi all, I've got a Satellite L505-13Z. After recovery from Hard drive, something went wrong and I only had the F12 page.
I used the DVD recovery. It worked for an hour installing win7, then it made a reboot and I saw windows screen, so it booted again and stopped working: each time I turn it on, I have the F12 screen, to choose where to boot. Hard drive is seen, but if I choose it I got the "Boot error" and go back to the same page.

I would like to try Hiren's boot to check if hard Drive is OK or not . How can I know if it is only the hard disk or something else?

thanks

Answer:Satellite L505-13Z - BOOT error

UPDATE.
I used a bootable cd with Hiren's and each test on Hard Disk and RAM are OK, no errors.
I inserted the DVD again to see if there was the possibility to repair an installation, but not, so I installed again. At the end I was asked to remove the DVD and reboot; I did and I went in loop: win 7 was updating registry, reboot, win 7 was updating registry ........

I asked myself if DVD was damaged, butthere's no way to download from microsoft a copy of win 7, because when I insert my serial the response is to ask the vendor .......

what can I do?






Originally Posted by jazzrock71


Hi all, I've got a Satellite L505-13Z. After recovery from Hard drive, something went wrong and I only had the F12 page.
I used the DVD recovery. It worked for an hour installing win7, then it made a reboot and I saw windows screen, so it booted again and stopped working: each time I turn it on, I have the F12 screen, to choose where to boot. Hard drive is seen, but if I choose it I got the "Boot error" and go back to the same page.

I would like to try Hiren's boot to check if hard Drive is OK or not . How can I know if it is only the hard disk or something else?

thanks

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Hi

I have a 3 year old L505-13E pc and i'm having some problems with the fan controller. When i was watching a movie my pc shut down and it was very hot. I thought it was dust inside so i opened and cleaned it. It was very clean.

My fan is not working very good. It looks like it works by impulses, always turning on and shutting down. I have installed windows 7 with the original DVD's and the fan worked fine but when i started to install the windows updates the fan stopped working again.

Do i need a new motherboard or is it only a software problem?

Kind regards

Answer:Satellite L505-13E - Fan controller issues

Hi Jung

As far as I know cooling fan is controlled automatically and there is no some special software that controls cooling fan activity. Sensors placed on the mainboard register the temperature level and control cooling fan activity.

In advanced power settings you can find cooling method option and change options for cooling fan activity but I don?t think it will help you.

Maybe you should contact nearest Toshiba service provider and ask for help. They can help you with this.

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Hi guys,

recently purchased a Toshiba L505-10P and had to reinstall the OS to be able to use it in my language.
So far so good, I downloaded all the drivers and everything is working normally.

However, a question came to run the software and PC Diagnostic Tools Service Station have identified the notebook as follows:

Model: Satellite L500.

My question is: Is it right or something is wrong?
I updated the BIOS to the latest version v1.80 and it works perfectly except for doubt is.

I notice also that the Serial Number and Part confer with the label affixed to the product, only the model no.

Answer:Satellite L505-10P is identified as L500 - Why

Hi

The Satellite L505-10P belongs to the PSL3E series.
The Satellite L500 contains 6 different notebook sub models.

I have no idea why the L505 has been recognized as L500 but I would recommend downloading the drivers manually from the Toshiba European driver page and to choose the PSL3E series.

Then you would be on the safe side?

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Has anyone ever come up with a (cheap or free) solution to this? It happened to my L505-13Z a few days ago.

Sent it for service, but I'm afraid it's gonna cost me :S

Answer:Re: Satellite L505-13Z - Nothing else happens after BIOS update

Hi Cvalda,

If something went wrong during BIOS update you can do nothing to reflash the ROM module because special tools are necessary. This can only be done from an authorized service provider.

So it was good to sent it for service but let?s wait what the guys say. ;)

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Is there any way to update quite old Catalyst version for L505?
Original one from ati.com doesn't fit.

Answer:ATI Catalyst update for Satellite L505

> Original one from ati.com doesn't fit.
What does this mean?
If you use the compatible driver for your graphic card, then you should be able to install the driver.

Maybe you would need to use a small trick; you have to install the display driver in device manager. Means you have to choose and mark the graphic chip, then you have to choose Advanced installation which helps you to point to the driver package which you have downloaded. This will force Windows OS choosing this driver.

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Hello,

I've a Satellite L 505-13N and installed windows 8.1.
While a lot of shortcut keys (screen, lock, sound etc) work properly, I can't control the touch-pad.

Initially in Windows 8.1 where drivers for touch-pad (Synaptics PS/2) installed.
Device manager shows that the device is installed and works properly but it doesn't.

I've found and installed the driver package "Synaptics_v15_2_20_C_XP64_Vista64_Win7-64_Signed_Marketing_SGS94_UI-Scrybe" but I still cannot use the device..

I've seen already that my device is not supported for windows 8 (I wonder why??)
but I would be grateful if anybody could propose an idea for waking it up..

Greetings
Argi

Answer:Satellite L505-13N - touchpad does not work in Win 8.1

The installed Synaptics driver package does not seem to be compatible with Win 8.1.
In the description it say clearly: Vista 64bit, Win7 64bit

Maybe you should simply try to install the Synaptics touchpad driver which was released for other, newer notebook models. Newer notebook series supports Win 8.1 and in my opinion there is a good chance to get the touchpad working using the Win 8.1 driver version.

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Can someone help me whit finding Wireless driver for L505-10h, And tell me how to install it.
And how to find my wireless adapter via my notebook?

Thanks.

Answer:Need Wireless driver for Satellite L505-10h

Hi mate

The notebook seems to support Realtek Wlan card RTL8191SE.
You can find the drivers here:
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/wlan/?page=downloads

In order to install this you have firstly download the driver package, then unzip the package.
In the driver package the exe file should be available?. Execute this exe file and the installation should proceeds.

Good luck

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Hi All,

I've bought this laptop to my sister-in-law. All is going fine But she is not able to connect skype to the Internet.
I've take control of her laptop with LogMeIn in order to check was she was doing.
We've resetted her password and can log on to the skype website.
But skype client always says something like "can't recognise username or password".
I've check the McAfee Firewall settings, saw the skype has a full access to the Internet.
I've also temporarely deactivate her router firewall... but no way.
Skype doesn't want to connect :(
If I use her username/password on my system, it works like a charm (as espected).
If I try my own account on her laptop, skype can't connect too.

Does anyone have ever had something like that and has an answer or advice ?

Thanks a lot.

Thirganor.

PS: I've also post on skype forum: http://forum.skype.com/index.php?showtopic=579591

Answer:Satellite L505-13X - Skype can't connect...

Hi,

Did you try to download the latest skype version? just check it and disable McAfee at all ( you say that skype has a full access to the Internet but I think it' s still blocking)

Message was edited by: jeka-israel

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Indicated by TEMPRO software delivered with my Satellite L505-138 I updated the BIOS version but halfway the process stopped and fan kept running at high speed and nothing happened anymore. After one hour the only option I had left was to disconnect power and remove the battery. The laptop does not do anthing anymore now and refuses to startup.

Who can advise me what to do?

Thanks

Answer:Re: Satellite L505-138 - Nothing happens after BIOS update

Hello

Usually if after BIOS update the notebook doesn?t start and the update wasn?t installed successfully the ROM module must be reflashed. The problem is this can only be done from an authorized service provider because they have special diagnostic tools especially for every Toshiba notebook.

So I would recommend contacting the guys and ask for help. I believe this problem can be clarified very easy:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com > Support & Downloads > Find an authorized service provider

Good luck! :)

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Please send me link for hotkey utility. I need it for my Satellite L505-138.
I cannot find it.
Windows 7 x64

Answer:Need hotkey utility for my Satellite L505-138

Can you please tell us what your problem is?

As far as I know ?Hotkey utility? doesn?t exist anymore. It was available for old operating systems like WXP.

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I purchased a new Satellite L505-10K laptop around a week and a half ago, and for a week it worked just fine.
During the last few days, however, I've experienced sudden BSODs many times a day.

I've tried restoring the system but that didn't solve the problem at all. Since the latests crashes, I've done the memory tests of Toshiba and Windows 7, and also run memtest86 overnight. There seem to be no problems with RAM.
According to the event log, the BSODs have got something to do with kernel power.

Here's some info about the latest BSODs:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1035

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 7f
BCP1: 0000000000000008
BCP2: 0000000080050031
BCP3: 00000000000406F8
BCP4: FFFFF80002E3D798
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\011010-26722-01.dmp
C:\Users\Joonas\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-66721-0.sysdata.xml

Read our privacy statement online:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=104288&clcid=0x0409

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:
C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\011010-21247-01.dmp
C:\Users\Joonas\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-42307-0.sysdata.xml

Read our privacy statement online:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?li... Read more

Answer:Re: Constant BSOD on Satellite L505-10K

Hi

This is a Toshiba US notebook series. I searched a little bit on Toshiba US pages and I found some information that an preinstalled Win 7 on some small range of notebooks could cause a BSOD.
The solution is BIOS update.

So if you BIOS is not up to date, I would recommend updating it firstly!

Good luck

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Hello,

Firstly my laptop: Satellite L505-13D
..and the problem: after ..let?s say.. a year, my videos started lagging. I tried to reinstall graphic drivers, codecs, media players, the problem maintains on every video player.

The problem does not occur on clips watched in internet browsers. Following few advices about Intel rapid storage technology driver, I tried to reinstalled it as well.. nothing happened.

Today my last attempt to get rid of this problem failed as I reinstalled my windows and all movies and clips continue to lag. It?s looking like 3 seconds playing and one second not.

Does anyone have any idea what can cause this and what can i do to solve this please?
Thank you, heppi

Answer:Satellite L505-13D - video lagging

I only want to add that the same movie lags when play from HDD and does not when played from CD. That might look like there are problems with HDD but there are also movies on my HDD that are playing without problems. And also when playing one movie right after my system starts, it does not lag bud few minutes later it does ..

Any clue?

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My laptop won't start up after it received a bit of a blow to the keyboard. Given the nature of the cause, I assume it is a hardware issue... I opened it up and examined all of the components but was unable to find any obvious cracks or dents in anything.

Since the problem started, I am unable to get the laptop to come on. When I press the power button, the lights will come on like it is trying to boot up, but then it will die and restart. At this point the lights usually stay on for longer without it dying, but at no point during any of this does anything show up onscreen whatsoever. I have tried starting from the battery and with it plugged in to no avail.

Just wondering if anyone might have any insight as to a good starting point of what might be the culprit. The area that was struck was just about dead center, on the space bar, if that helps....

Thanks in advance for any suggestions you may have.

Answer:Satellite L505 Doesn't Start Up

Hi, sounds like the mainboard may be damaged. The soldering comes loose when the mainboard is impacted which causes all kinds of problems.

You could try re-seating the RAM or try a different Hard Disk, but failing that you may need to send the notebook to a Toshiba Service Center and get a quotation.

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Hi

I have [ L505-144|http://uk.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/jsp/SUPPORTSECTION/discontinuedProductPage.do?service=UK&com.broadvis ion.session.new=Yes&PRODUCT_ID=1081190] and I has updated the version of BIOS to [1.90-WIN |http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_driver_details.jsp?ID=77224&OSID=-1&OSBUILD=7600&OSBITSIZE=64&driverLanguage=42&SOUR CE=TEMPRO&LNG=5&VERSION=V3.3]

The problem that I can not install Windows XP Professional 32

Please help and thank you

Answer:Can not install Windows XP on Satellite L505-144

I'm sorry, when try install Windows XP
Blue screen appears saying that there is problem Hardware

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Hi! my toshiba satellite had started to shutting down since a month ago. I've bought it 5 months ago too. I'd want to know if I must take any little piece out of the notebook for a better movement of the air while i'm blowing the air inside of the computer! Thank you very much! (the model of my computer is a satellite l505 10k)

Message was edited by: rob-fleming

Answer:Satellite L505-10K shuts down without any reason

Hi,

> I'd want to know if I must take any little piece out of the notebook for a better movement of the air while i'm blowing the air inside of the computer

Sorry, but I don't understand what you mean any little piece. Just blow out the dust from the cooling ventilators with compressed air :)

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Hello all

I have the specified model
http://www.toshiba.eu/discontinued-products/satellite-l505-13w/

and I want to use the designing program rhino3d v5.

Program minimum specifications can be found here:
http://www.simplyrhino.co.uk/rhinotraining/hardware.html

Minimum practical system requirements are as follows:

Intel Core i5 4400 Quad Core or AMD equivalent
8 GB RAM
500 GB HD
Open GL Graphics Card
Windows 7 64bit


Is there any chance I can upgrade my laptop to be able to use the program (ram, ssd, graphics' card)

or is another laptop needed?

Answer:Re: Satellite L505-13W - hardware upgrade

You can upgrade the RAM and HDD. The CPU upgrade is tricky and not supported by notebook manufacturers. Graphic card cannot be upgraded.

The Satellite L505-13W was equipped with Intel Core i5-430M 2.26 GHz (2 cores) CPU
You can also upgrade the RAM up to 8GB RAM and the HDD could be also upgraded to your favorite size.

The suggested minimum practical system requirements are very similar to the notebook hardware specifications and I think after the RAM upgrade you should be able to run the application.

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Hi, I bought a L505-S6946 laptop and it's been working fine until this morning. It died and after I charged it up, the sound was no longer working. There is no sound whatsoever, I downloaded a new driver and still not working. What can I do to get it working again?

Answer:Satellite L505-S6946, no sound.

Have you looked at the Sound Card in Device Manager?

Is it showing a yellow exclamation mark?

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I have a problem with my Satellite L505-10M.

Suddenly the fan is not starting any more and because of that the laptop gets quickly overheated and shuts down. I installed Windows 7 on it myself, already quite a lot of times, and this time it was 2 weeks ago, while it just happened tonight. I did not install anything new and neither did I do something special with it, it just doesn't start the fan any more.

I checked this forum, couldn't find anything, searched and could only find problems with Linux and the fan but not Windows (it is not starting at bios startup either).

If anyone has a thought, a similar experience or a solution it would be really helpfull

Greetings,
JanPieterz

Answer:Satellite L505-10M - Fan is not starting anymore

If it is not spinning at all, then it sounds like the fan is faulty or there is a bad connection.

I'd send the laptop to an Authorized Service Center for repair.

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I am configuring this laptop for my wife and the ouch pad fails to work in one of two ways:
1. The right button is inoperable
The scroll regions although set do not work
the pinch zoom although set does not work
The driver does not report any problem,the latest driver is installed and there are no IRQ conflicts reported
An external keyboard and mouse works fine.

2. Thescreen flashes as though the right touch pad button has been pressed and a contect menu appears
The external mouse and keyboard appear to work
The left button and navigation with the ntouchpad appear to work

I have taken care to adjust the various sensitivity parameters nd this does not alter the behaviour.

This problems seems to occure every 3 or 4 days when the lapto is used for 3 or 4 hours each day.

Re booting the lap top usually, but not always solves the problem.

I have had the lapt op for 2 weeks and it has not yet been used seriously.

Would I be correct to consider this to signify a hardware fault ?

Answer:Satellite L505-144 Touch pad malfunctions

Hello

I would like to know which operating system do you use. Is original Windows 7 preinstalled?

Anyway, test touch pad functionality properly. Normally all these additional option should have affect on touchpad functionality.

Nobody of us can say for sure that touchpad is defective and all we can do here on this forum to speculate what the problem can be.
In my opinion you should contact nearest Toshiba service provider, explain the situation and ask for help. They have diagnostic tools and can check touch pad functionality.

What do you think?

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Hi,

Almost a year after buying a Toshiba Satellite L505-13E, I started noticing temperature problems (it starts going at 70?, sometimes more, hitting 89?), even had the computer just power off (not the correct way through windows, instead, in a moment it's on, the other it's off when it hits 90?). I bought a cooling stand to maintain the computer at low temperatures, but the stand is not that good and the temperatures get levelled at 60? at best, but does solve the problem temporarily.

I usually have Skype (normally i'm not on a call so the cpu doesn't spike, but I do have the ocasional call), msn, irc, have a program to check mails regularly (thunderbird) and have firefox opened. At maximum the cpu spikes at 32% or similar with all of these opened (normally it's at 9-14% or so), so I don't think it's any problem related to massive processing of applications (but like anything else, sometimes it spikes to bigger percentages, but not that much or for so much time). I do use all of these at the same time. Because of the temperature problem, I installed an app to check regularly the state of the system.

As the problem is internally in the computer, I suppose it may be because the fan is stuck or something. I do clean the dust when it's time, but it also solves the problem temporarily (I don't open the computer case however, as it is under warranty and I don't want to void the warranty or break the computer). I'd like to find a more permanent solution without buying anyt... Read more

Answer:Satellite L505-13E - Overheat problem?

> As the problem is internally in the computer, I suppose it may be because the fan is stuck or something. I do clean the dust when it's time, but it also solves the problem temporarily (I don't open the computer case however, as it is under warranty and I don't want to void the warranty or break the computer). I'd like to find a more permanent solution without buying anything else as I don't think this is the correct solution for the problem.

The dust and debris are the main reasons why the notebook overheats. The dust inside the cooling modules prevents the fans from rotating faster which affects the cooling and leads to higher temperature.
So as you said; removing dust help you? and this should be done from time to time.

You say this is temporal solution for you? Hmm? I have no idea how you want to use the notebook is a dust free room? Only this would keep prevent dust from cooling modules.

I clean my notebook using compressed air spray. This helps and does not affect my warranty.

greets

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Hi,

I just bought a Toshiba Satellite L505 and for some reason one key will not work it?s the last letter of the alphabet.
I can?t type it for obvious reasons. I am staying in Saudi Arabia and use a keyboard with English and Arabic letters. I am English though so don?t require the Arabic alphabet.

Any ideas or should I return the laptop?

Hoping for a response. Thanks Vic

Answer:Keyboard Issue on Satellite L505

Hi

I don?t think that you have to return the whole laptop. Maybe it?s just a wrong setting in Windows so what keyboard input language did you set in Windows?
Are you running factory settings or another OS?

If one key or more keys don?t work you have to exchange the keyboard. There are no single keys so you have to replace the whole keyboard but it shouldn?t be so expensive. Just ask an authorized service provider to get a new one and they can exchange it too. :)

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I have Satellite L505 with windows 7 Home Premium.
My problem is there is no bootable device, but sometimes it works and boot normally.
What should I do?

Please help me.

Answer:No Bootable Device on Satellite L505

Set BIOS to default settings and check it again?

Try to start notebook several times using F12 at start up and let us know if all bootable devices are listed every time you do this.

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Hello.
Someone know how to update the ATI Mobility Radeon? HD 5165 driver?
In Toshiba website we only have one driver ans it is from 05/03/10, and in the ATI website they don't have suport for Toshiba laptops!
This is really anoying... why Thoshiba laptop's can not be suported by ATI website!?
The drivers they give us is out-of-date.
If anyone have better drivers, say it. I apreciate!
Thanks!

Answer:Satellite L505-13E - ATI drive update

Hi,

Toshiba says to use drivers from Toshiba page as they are modified to support overheating protection...
But you can try to install Ati driver from the ATI website from device manager. Go to the device manger-display adapter-update driver. Choose the downloaded file and try to install. i don't know, if you can update it as i haven't checked it myself

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Hello,

I just bought 2 months ago my first new laptop Satellite L505-141 and use Windows 7 64bit. The laptop crushes (turn off Suddenly) 3 times a day and I dont know why! After it's happen I cant turn it on unlees I plug out and conent again the electric cable.

Please help me, I dont know what cuses the laptop to crush.

10x
chen.

Answer:Satellite L505-141 - Crash 3 times a day

Hi chen,

Do you use the preinstalled Windows version from Toshiba or your own installation?
Have you updated any drivers?

And when does it happen exactly? When you play games, surf in the Internet or something else?

To be honest it?s not easy to say something about this problem but maybe your notebook is overheating. Therefore you should clean your notebook using compressed air spray. You can do this without dissembling the computer so it takes few minutes only. :)

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Hi everybody...

I own a L505 model with ATI's HD5165 graphics adapter. I've noticed recently that my display drivers were completely out of date (about a year and a half years old) and so are the latest available to download from Toshiba's website.

Several users in this forum suggested to look for more updated drivers under more recent models, but they are not compatible with my system (installation doesn't even start and manual "Have Disc" update does not work either) . Downloading drivers directly from ATI's website are also not supported and do not install. It's actually said in the site that if you own a notebook from a vendor (Toshiba included) you must obtain drivers from the vendor directly.

I aware of the fact that older models will benefit less from the latest drivers, since they target more recent hardware, but still, some bug fixes/security issues/etc are relevant to all machines. Therefore, a consent decline in the frequency in which drivers are released for older notebooks is not fair.

Either users should be provided with a tool to enable updating with ATI's official drivers (without violating warranty) or Toshiba must keep up the pace...

Is there any other way I can update my driver?
10x

Answer:Out-Of-Date ATI Drivers For Satellite L505

Unfortunately I cannot give you answer to your question.
Fact is that you should use Toshiba drivers only. I think I must not explain why.

Hopefully Toshiba will help the customers and offer full support for display drivers.

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Hi,

I just bought the Toshiba L505-10J last week and I'm really satisfied with my choice, but when I start a game like Counter Strike Source or Risen I Have some strange Issues. The first 30-60 Minutes are Ok but then the Sound starts cracking and my Mouse (Razer Lachesis) stops moving when I'm holding a Key on the Keyboard (for example W for moving forward). When I switch to my desktop while playing this problem is gone (I opened Notepad pressed down W and moved the Mouse. No problems at all). When I Switch back it's there again. The only solution to this problem ist to reboot my Computer. Then I can play the next 30-60 min. before it starts all over.

I already reinstalled Windows 7 but the problem is still there.
When i use my Touchpad instead of my mouse it's the same. Can't play longer than 30-60 min...

This is not acceptable because I want to play games on my Notebook from time to time.

Hope someone can help me and sorry for my bad english, I'm from germany.

Answer:Satellite L505-10J - Can't play longer than 30-60 min

Hi

As I understood, this issue happens only playing games.
There is no problem using the notebook with other application.
Is it right?

hmm? how about graphic card driver update and BIOS update?
If newer versions are available then it would be advisable to update this!

Check it!

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I have bought a new laptop the L505-10M. I also bought a Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit version.
I wanted to install it on this laptop but there are no drivers listed under the driver page for the L505-10M 64-bit.

What was even more surprising was that there arent even any drivers available for Vista 64-bit.
Yet the laptop is sold with a preinstalled version of Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
So that means the drivers are there but havent been made available.

This bothers me alot. Can't get the Value Added Package and Flash Card support working.

Hope someone can clear this up for me.

Thank you.

Answer:Satellite L505-10M - Where to get Win 64bit drivers?

Hi

The 64bit drivers are not available at this time?. I think you will have to wait until you could get the all the Win 7 drivers fro this unit?

As you said the notebook has been preinstalled with Win 7 64bit?. so why you don?t make a upgrade from Win 7 home premium to Ultimate???

I think this should function and could be good solution until the Win 7 drivers would be available?.

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Can anyone tell me what motherboard i have????

Answer:Satellite L505-141: What motherboard is built in?

Toshiba notebook use Toshiba motherboards.
The Satellite L505 motherboard was designed especially for the Satellite L505/L500 series.
You can use only such motherboard

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Hi! I have problem with my keyboard. I dont know why but when i write with some keys apprear 40 with the letters and numbers. With0 the space appears the zero (0)

Can0 you help me please?

Answer:Re: Satellite L505-13N - Some keys appear when I write something

Hi buddy,

Since when do you notice this behavior and does it also happen if you use an external keyboard? Using an external keyboard you can determine if it?s hardware or software problem so I think this would be the easiest and fastest way to check what is wrong exactly.

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Hello,

I have problems with my "FN" Button.

When I reboot my system, everythings gone alright with it but when I used about 5-10min my computer, I can't use FN any more.
I don't know why.

Anyone can helps me?

Answer:Satellite L505-13D - Can't use FN buttons after 5-10 minutes

Hi mauysz,

I also don?t know why this happens but you could try to reinstall Toshiba Value Added Package if you have Vista or Windows 7 installed. FN keys will be controlled by this tool and Flash Cards Support Utility. Everything you can download here:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com > Support & Downloads > Download Drivers

But remove the old tools firstly. Restart the notebook and then install VAP and then Flash Cards Support Utility.

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i have lost mother board driver
now badly needed Satellite L505-13T webcam driver.

regards

Answer:Satellite L505-13T web cam driver needed

Hi

If you are searching for the drivers for this notebook model, then I recommend checking the Toshiba European driver page.
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com

The L505-13T belongs to PSLS9E series.
Choose this model number from the download page!

Greets

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Hi
i've some problems in my laptop

1- Fn key doesn't work with any service from Toshiba, only with the windows keys, this happened after the some windows critical updates(win 7 64 bits)
2- i didn't find my laptop' serial number or part number in Toshiba website.

please any one can help me
thanks

Answer:Satellite L505-13t - Fn key doesn't work

Hi

The FN buttons are controlled by Flash Card Support Utility.
You need to reinstall this tool.
But also the VAP (value added package) should be reinstalled.

I recommend firstly to remove the Flash Card and VAP from the system.
Then to reboot the unit and to clean the registry using CCleaner.
After that you should install both tools again; VAP and Flash Card Support Utility

Bye

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Hello

I have a Toshiba Satellite L505-138

Parts no :psls9e-00u00wg3
Serial: no:1a511094k

The processor i have now is the i3 330

I want to upgrade to i7
Is this possible and can you link me where to buy the right one that is fitting to my laptop

Answer:Satellite L505-138 - CPU upgrade question

> Is this possible?
Maybe, in case the new CPU would be supported by chipset and BIOS, you?ve got good chances to upgrade the CPU.
But Toshiba as well as other notebook manufacturers don?t support such upgrade and therefore everything you do is your own risk!

First of all I would recommend you to get details about your chipset. On Intel ARK page you could check what CPUs would be supported by this chipset.
Fact is that this notebook series were equipped with the Intel Dual Core CPUs belonging to the Intel Arrandale CPU family. In case you want really try an new CPU, I would suggest you to choose one from this family.

But note: even if chipset would support new CPU, the BIOS might be one of the parts causing troubles. Unfortunately I did not find any information what CPUs might be supported by BIOS

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Hi,

when there will be new display driver for Satelite L505-111 laptop, using Windows 7 x64 ? The latest I can find is 8.634.1 this one is kinda old.
I assume I cant use catalyst drivers.

Message was edited by: Martensen

Answer:Need new display driver for Satellite L505-111

Do you have some problems with video performance?
Video drivers on mobile computers are designed for mobile usage and aren?t updates every mont like on desktop computers.

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Hello everyone,

i got my new laptop and was totally happy with it, but there is this one problem i can't solve.
there are files on my laptop (i installed myself) that i can't delete, the system always tells me that the files are currently open or used by another system, but i have closed everything there is nothing open, can somebody help me with that?

greetings.

Answer:Satellite L505 - Can't delete Files

Hi Lieselotte,

If you need help from users here you must be a little bit more detailed and exact... What files you want to delete exactly?
If you want to remove programs, use the software list in control panel > Add/Remove progams to delete the programs and files.

Furthermore make also sure that you have administrator rights.

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My laptop is Satellite L505-10z. I installed Windows 8 Pro and I notice that lots of drivers (especially TVAP) I downloaded from Toshiba support website (which are originally for Windows 7) not working! When will Toshiba release Windows 8 drivers? Will my model be included in the driver updates?

Thanks

Answer:Satellite L505-10z - Win 7 tools are not compatible with Win 8

> downloaded from Toshiba support website (which are originally for Windows 7) not working!

Win 7 tools and utilities are made for Win 7 and not Win 8

> When will Toshiba release Windows 8 drivers? Will my model be included in the driver updates?
I think you should ask Toshiba. This is user to user community.
But I think Toshiba would start with driver support if Win 8 would be available OFFICIALLY on the market.

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Hi,

Does anyone know if the Toshiba Satellite L505-144 can be upgraded with an SSD?

Thanks,

Chris

Answer:Can I upgrade the Satellite L505-144 with a SSD drive?

Yes of course you can replace the internal HDD with an 2.5? SATA SSD drive.

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Hello Guys ,

I need some help from you people .....

I have a bios crash problem in my Laptop .The blue screen message is quotted below,


Your BIOS is not fully ACPI Compliant,Please Update your BIOS.

STOP:0X000000A5(0X00001000,0X00000000,0XBE298C98,0 X00000303)


My system configuration
Intel Core i5,4GB RAM,ATI Radeon 1GB Premium Graphics

My current bios vertion :: BIOS 2.10

I searched Toshiba website for an updated bios verson ,But could find only my present version ,
Somebody please help me find a new vertion for the BIOS ,


OR if there is any methord to rectify this problem

Please Help me ..

Answer:Satellite L505-13W and BIOS error

Hi,
have you changed anything on your machine or in the Bios? Before the error message is come did you have problems?

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I'm having issues with this laptop in that it has random ... well ... power failures is the best way to describe it.
Besides that, the very sparse blue screen i get doesn't in any way help me to determine what the problem is. I have sent in the laptop under warranty to get it repaired but despite my detailed description they did not find anything.

Whats the best testing software (maybe something approved by Toshiba) I can run to attempt to trigger the problem so I have more proof that there is in fact something wrong with the laptop.

Does anyone have any other advice that I may use to find out what the problem is?

Answer:Random power failures on Satellite L505-10M

Hi Wallie81

What happen exactly?
Can you please describe when this happen?
What do you mean with ?power failure??

BSOD can be caused by different think and it can be hardware but also software related issue.
On this way it is really not easy to say for sure why this happen.

As far as I know Toshiba doesn?t offer some testing software for customers.

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So my Toshiba Satellite L505 wont shut down when I go to the start menu and click shut down nothing happens, screen does not change and I can still use the internet and any other program I want to I have avg free downloaded to the computer so I don't think I have a virus, I had another laptop that had the same problem and I forced it to shut down my holding the power button and now that one wont come out of safe mode. don't want the same thing to happen to this one Thanks in advance
 

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Sound does not work. Operating system windows vista. Reinstalled audio drivers from toshiba support page but still no sound

Answer:Sound problem on Satellite L505-s6946

Have you checked if sound isn't muted? Today was the user who couldn't solve sound problem for 2 days as the sound was muted. Have you tried to plug headphones?

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Tempro V3.0 is not recognising my Satellite *L505-139*'s Serial and Part Numbers (PSLS9E-00V00WG3 and 3A018100K respectively).

From the European Technical Support Center page [http://eu.computers.toshiba-erurope.com/innovation/genereic/SUPPORT_PORTAL/]

1) when the serial number was entered it yielded *Sorry your product could not be found*,

2) when the Auto Detection system was selected it was unable to detect my system, and

3) when the product model was looked up in the models list, the Satellite L505- *139* was *not* displayed but only the -138, -13J, -13N, -13T, -13U, -13V, -13W and -13Z

Could anyone please enlighten me with a possible reason for this and what can be done?

Thanks

Answer:Unrecognised Serial Number for Satellite L505-139

This is Toshiba issue and I can imagine there is some problem with their database.
Anyway, I don?t see there any problem. At the bottom of your notebook you can find model number and it must be PSLS9E-xxxxxxx I think so this first part of the model number is important for you.

This will help you to find right drivers on Toshiba support page.
Serial number is not so important. Only thing you can do with it is to check notebook status and details under http://www.toshiba-tro.de/unitdetails

Can you please tell me is there some special reason why you need these numbers?

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Hi,

I was trying to clean my toshiba L505-13J laptop, when I found a sign of a SIM under the battery.
I tried to put a SIM but it doesn't hold in its place. It is directly "swollowed".
So does my laptop support 3G SIM? if so, how could I put it?
Regards

Answer:Does Satellite L505-13J support 3G? Sim Card under battery available

Hi

No, the Satellite L505-13J does not support 3G module.

I assume that some models of the Satellite L500 / L505 series were equipped with the 3G module.
The point is that the same bottom cover has been used in whole L500 series and therefore there is an sim card slot available under the main battery.

Greets

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On the back of my computer I cannot read the serial number of Windows 7, but I need this number.

Satellite L505-10P - R?f?rence : PSLS3E-01G00JFR

I have the serial number of this laptop and an old garanty from toshiba-europe.com

I hope... confused:

Answer:Satellite L505-10P - Looking for Windows 7 serial number

Maybe it sounds stupid now but this product key is useless for you. This product key belongs to original OS version that you got with your machine and cannot be used for activation if you have installed own OS version.

May I ask why do you need it.

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Hello everyone

My laptop shuts down very often because of high temperature. I want to tear it apart to remove the dust but I cannot find the service manual in order to do that. I would much appreciate any help! I have searched thoroghly with no result. So I'm hanging over you guys!

Thanks a lot.

Answer:Satellite L505-13N - Cannot find the service manual

Hi skyluke,

does this help you?
http://www.irisvista.com/tech/laptop...herboard-1.htm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oz5x0CZEcm8

Regards,

Gerhard

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Hello all,

I have a L505-13N and I've recently changed the HDD. Even if I had made a copy of installation disc fro win7 64bit, it gave a message in the beginning of "setting services" that the installation could not proceed in that hardware..
Anyway I installed the 32bit version which came with the laptot.

After the installation I have tried to install updates but it is impossible. At first it gave a message that the service may didn't start. I restarted the services for updates and the laptop itself but nothing different happened. The same message.

I tried two "fix it" packages available from windows but nothing changed.
I tried to install an inspection tool for installing sp1 (Windows6.1-KB947821-v33-x86) and it gives me the error message 0xc8000247 and no installation.

I tried to install directly the sp1 (from downloaded file - windows6.1-KB976932-X86) and it gives me a catastrophic failure with error E_UNEXPECTED(0x8000ffff).

All these with the antivirus-firewall program deactivated.

Could anybody propose a solution, as I'd like to install at least sp1 (if not being able to receive updates!).

Expecting your answers - proposals,
Argi

Answer:Cannot install Windows updates on Satellite L505-13N

> Anyway I installed the 32bit version which came with the laptop.
I guess you used the Toshiba Recovery Disk which contains the Toshiba image including the Windows 32bit system, Toshiba software, tools and drivers.

The windows update problem 0xc8000247 seems to happen to other Windows system owners as this issue was already discussed in Microsoft forums.

*The 1st possible solution:*
Please start the console (cmd.exe) with admin rights and run the command
sfc.exe /scannow

*2nd proposal:*
Try automatically reset Windows Update components
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058

*3rd proposal:*
Updated the Intel driver "Intel Rapid Storage Technology"
Restart the computer
Check the updates


Good luck mate. Hope one of these solutions would help you

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Hey,

I recently purchased a new computer game however was dismayed to find it constantly crashing. The customer support people told me to update my display drivers (version 8.653.0.0) as they are from September of last year. While they told me that a newer version is available on the ATI website, downloading the driver installation package from Toshiba tells me I have the latest version.

Is Toshiba lagging behind on updating the drivers or something?

Thanks,
Wasila

Answer:Satellite L505-144 - Need display driver update

Hi Wasila,

Display drivers from ATI page directly doesn?t work on notebooks because they are using mobile graphic cards they are not supported from display driver.

So newest and pretested driver you can get from official Toshiba website:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com

I don?t know what OS you have but for Windows 7, version 8.653 is already the newest version.

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Hello,

I have a Toshiba Satellite L505, using Windows 7 Home Premium. I have created a "Recovery Disk" using Toshiba Recovery Media Creator, saved into a USB pendrive.

My hard drive is split into 2 partitions (using Disk Management, in Computer Management), the main one, C: contains the OS and all my installed software, and the secondary, D:, all my data.

I would like to reinstall Windows 7 using the recovery pendrive, but my question is: will that erase the main partition, C: only, or it will delete everything in D: as well?


Thank you very much!

Answer:Satellite L505: would recovery erase all my partitions?

> will that erase the main partition, C: only, or it will delete everything in D: as well?

The Toshiba Recovery Disk would format the whole HDD and would also erase all the partitions which are created on the HDD?
Therefore you should backup the data on an external medium (USB HDD, disk, USB flash memory, etc?) before running the recovery procedure?

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Hi,

I have a Satellite L505 with pre-installed Windows 7 64bit. I have created a recovery DVD (2 discs) with Toshiba Recovery Disc Creator after the first use.
I want to restore the factory settings now, but I cannot recover my L505 neither with HDD recovery nor Recovery discs. The problem is following:
(I tried first with HDD recovery, didn't work - I've same problem with recovery DVD)

1. Boot with Recovery Disc 1
2. It starts the recovery process
3. The process creates partitions and copies images (Disk 1 and 2). After it's done it ask reboot the system.
4. After the reboot I see on the screen: "Preparing for first use..."
5. After 1 Minute I see "Please wait... finishing the installation" message.
6. After 5-6 Minutes the laptop reboots automatically (without any error)
7. Step 4-6 is repeatd infinitely; and I cannot use the lapotop

It seems the installer cannot finish the installation. It was the same issue with HDD recovery too, I thought the recovery disc will help... didn't.
After many attempt I tried to delete all partitons on HDD, but did't solve my problem.

Any suggestion?
Thank you in advance!

Answer:Satellite L505 - Recovery installer can't finish

Hi kwarc,

I have a similar notebook ? Satellite L500. I got the notebook with preinstalled Windows 7 too but I don?t have any issues to recover it. Both works ? HDD recovery and the Toshiba recovery disk that I have created.

I think it?s really hard to say what the reason is, maybe a problem with the recovery image or hardware. Can you try to install Windows using a Microsoft disk, please?
Does this work?

In worst case you need help from an authorized service provider. The technicians can check your notebook. :)

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Hi all,

New here but i know i'll be in the right place.

I recently installed a few updates as suggested by temppro. Now whenever my compy boots up into Windows 7 64 bit i get the following message.

RunDLL
There was a problem starting C:\Users\Ems And Swift\AppData\Local\prtwst.dll

The specified module could not be found.

I would post the pic of it, but don't know how to paste image.

If any one could give me an idea of what to do i'd really appreciate the help.. I've tried re-installing the bios and deleting the other updates.. But still this msg appears..

Thanks in Advance

Paul

Message was edited by: kochney

just a quick note, everything seems to run fine, just this error msg, which does my nut in :D

Answer:Problem after bios update on Satellite L505-144

Have you tried removing or reinstalling Tempro?

I can't see prtwst.dll in google, are you sure that filename is correct?

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Hello

I just wanted to ask how can i update my Laptop's Graphic Card Drivers cause they are too old.
Is there any way? My Laptop has ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650.

Thanks

Answer:Satellite Pro L505 and graphic drivers update

Hi

In the forum you can find a lot of different threads about the driver update (no matter what notebook model its is)?
Fact is that you should use the drivers from Toshiba.
Such drivers are tested and certified by Toshiba.

If you need newer version, you will need to look at some 3rd party driver pages like omegadrivers.net
But the usage of such drivers is your own risk?

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Hi!!!!

i can hear Annoying sound from my pc ....i think it is get out from HDD it is like (zzzzzzzzzzzzz) i think it is sound of needle of HDD
what is mean?
Not: i use windows 7 64 bit home pre...

Answer:Satellite L505-13V - I can hear Annoying sound

maybe you have the same like my problem, hard always on, and it reads, so it make sound

anyway to contact Toshiba Support?

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I have a Satellite L505 and whenever i download something, It crases...

Please HELP!!

Answer:Satellite L505 - Constantly crashes whenever I download something

>It crases...
How to understand this? what happen exactly?
Please be so nice and write more than one sentence about this issue.

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For sometime now, when i turn it on and am surfing the net, or playing music or doing any other activity on the screen, before am aware, the screen light will blink briefly and go blank or black. strangely enough, the activity am performing will be ongoing on the desktop, upon a closer look with flashlight. Am very worried about this. what should i do?Please help me out. Thank you.

Answer:I have toshiba satellite L505 laptop. It is 8 years old.

If the system is running and the LCD is showing progress when you light it up then the monitor or its contact to the cable or cable itself is bad and your back light (LED) is quitting on you. You can try the almost closing the laptop to see if it lights up again which would indicate a bad cable at the hinge. You can open the laptop (or get service) to see if the ribbon cable is properly seated at the motherboard and behind the monitor. If neither then the monitor may be bad.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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Laptop was on for some time. Suddenly screen was sky blue with a pattern all over the screen and was frozen.
pressed power button to shut down then pressed again to restart.
computer first two greens lights came on and stayed on and fan worked.
the battery orange led came on and went off as battery is kanckered.
the hard disk green green light came on shortly and went off.
The display shows nothing. I can press caps lock and green led on it lights up.
i can eject the cd. Can hear some more fan niose. Tried black screen power test but no response, any help please

there are two x2gb ram sticks. Took out each in turn and no difference. Swapped them over no effect.

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I have a toshiba satellite l505-112 psls3e and i have problems with de flash card driver and also with the "fn+f8" switch on the wireless.
I have a windows 7 (64bit) operating system.

No problems in the device manager (Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller). Already downloaded the driver from [here|http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp?service=EU] and still no changes.

What to do?

p.s. not so good in software, but i can handle some instructions

respect, Alex

Answer:Satellite L505-112: Fn buttons & Wireless fail

Hi

Probably you are not able to enable the WLan because the FN + F8 key combination does not work.
You will need to install the VAP (value added package) + Flash Card Support Utility in order to get the FN buttons to work.

PS: FN + F8 will function only if the WLan card was installed properly as well.
So be sure that Wlan card was recognized in device manager and that right WLan driver has been installed too.

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Hi guys,

I have a Toshiba Satelite L505-141 (Ser: 3A027302K) but unfortunately it had an issue and my hard disk broke.
I change the hard disk and after that I realized that I have my recovery disc as well.

I found that I can order the disc from here (https://backupmedia.toshiba.eu/) but this site is to ship it within Europe and at the moment I'm living in Australia. In the billing details I can't choose Australia.

So, my question is if it's possible that I can download an image (by purchasing of course)?
If not how I can set up a delivery address in Australia?

Thanks in advance

Answer:Satellite L505-141 - Purchas of Recovery Disc

>So, my question is if it's possible that I can download an image (by purchasing of course)?
Now, to my knowledge it?s not possible to download the recovery image

>If not how I can set up a delivery address in Australia?
I think the delivery to other regions than Europe isn?t possible and I think the recovery disk for European notebook models cannot be ordered outside the Europe.

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Hi,

I have a Toshiba Satellite L505, Windows 7 ultimate 64bit.
I want to format c drive and I don't have the CD/DVD.

I tried the factory reset to "out of the box" setting but no matter what I try, I cannot access this option.
I thought I didn't have the recovery files; however, I found them on my d drive.

What can I do now?

Thank you in advance for your replies,

Sandra

Answer:Satellite L505 - factory reset troubles

>I have a Toshiba Satellite L505, Windows 7 ultimate 64bit.

Did you install the Win 7 Ultimate using Microsoft disk?
I?m asking because most Toshiba notebook were preinstalled with Win 7 Home Premium Edition

If you installed new system, the HDD recovery would not work anymore!

But in case the iso image files are still available on the partition, you could try this work around to create own Recovery USB flash stick or DVD
[How to create a USB recovery media flash drive from recovery ISO images- or discs (DVDs)|http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD4103KB0000R01.htm]

Feedback would be greatly appreciated

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Satellite L505-144 and Windows 7 64bit

The problem I have is that I can`t log into some web sites (internet banking) I can get as far as the log on page but get no resonse from the web site it hangs at 29%.

I have tried verious browers all give me the same results, all worked perfectly a week ago I have tried restore but still the same any ideas

Answer:Satellite L505-144 - Unable to open some websites

Hi buddy,

I?m not sure why this happens but maybe you have a Virus or something else and so you can?t load websites. This would also explain why various browsers give the same result.
I don?t know which AntiVirus you have but I can recommend AntiVir. Run a virus scan and maybe it will find something.

Furthermore you should check your router if your Internet connection works properly.

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When I turn up the volume above 40 there is a high pitch sound. This is even when Im not running any programs that generate sound.

Its a sound like when you have your mic to close to the speaker. I tried to deactivate the mic but without result. The drivers is up to date as well.

Dont know how to fix this....

Any one know or recognize this problem?

Answer:Satellite L505-14D, high pitch sound

When this happen set LCD brightness to maximum level. Can you hear this sound again?

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Hello,

I have a Toshiba L505-110 laptop, Windows 7 64 bit Turkish and it began to slow down recently so I want to recover windows 7 but in some Turkish forums, guys who tried recovering like that, faced a problem.

The problem is that Windows 7 was set up on computer as 32 bit.
I wasn't given a dvd of operation system of W?ndows 7 64 bit and it was told that we could easily make our own recovery dvds with the help of toshiba recovery media creator.

I prepared 2 recovery dvds but now I am afraid that I will have Windows 7 32 bit if I recover Windows.
I bought this computer because it had 64 bit windows and I paid its price so I want to go on with it again..
It has been a year since I bought my PC.

What should I do to be able to recover my operation system as Windows 7 64 bit again?

Thank you for your answers.

Answer:Satellite L505-110 recovery problem of Win 7 64bit

Hi

The OS which was preinstalled is WIN7 64BIT HOME PREMIUM & additionally you should got the 32BIT DVD
So if you create the Recovery disk then the disk should contains Win 7 64bit.

I think you should simply recover the notebook using the created Recovery disk and I think the 64bit Win 7 should be installed.

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I have a Toshiba Satellite that has a broken screen and uses HDMI external monitor.
But now it starts but does not fall in the second rotor and not showing at all.

What can it be?

Answer:Satellite L505-10V - Using HDMI there is no pic on external monitor

It is not easy to say why this happen. Start notebook again and try to use FN key combination to switch to external monitor.

How it has worked in the past? Have you switched it manually or desktop was shown on external monitor automatically?

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