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Forum discussion tagged with Toshiba.
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    Question Desperate For Help - Toshiba Laptop Won't Start

    Hello, I am in dire need of assistance. I have an older Toshiba laptop that is either a L55 or something for the model from 2012 (don't think this is that important) that won't start up. It was working fine as of last night, it isn't a virus or anything, and I do not believe it recently updated...
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    Question How to fix Laptop Black Screen of Death right after CMOS battery replacement

    I was working on repairing my Grandparent's 7 year old Toshiba Satellite laptop so that we could give it to my young cousin. I got the repairs finished when it came time to replace the CMOS battery as it was getting old. I removed the battery and put it back in after some time. I then attempted...
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    Question Windows can't access Toshiba external hard drive

    So recently I moved from one state to another and after I set up my PC and tried to look at some files I needed from my Toshiba external 3.0 external drive but I can't access this disk. In windows explorer my drive only shows up if I view hidden items. If I double click on it, it tells me to...
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    Question How to solve (synaptics) bug that causes X crashs?

    I have a Toshiba Dynabook laptop running CentOS 7, where X would crash from time to time (see below (from) output of abrt-cli list -d). Bug 877464 may be relevant (but I already have xorg-x11-drv-synaptics-1.9.0-2.el7.x86_64 installed). Any ideas on how to solve these X crashes? and
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    Question Toshiba Satellite BIOS password problem

    I have a Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5300 laptop that worked fine previously, but has been stored for a few months. I never set a BIOS password for it, but when I took it out a couple of days ago, it would not boot at all without one. It doesn't make sense, but it seems something must have reset...
  6. Ahmedturkuman

    Question Plugged in , charging but not really charging

    When i plug in my Toshiba laptop it gives me that it's plugged in and charging but it's not really charging and the battery continue declining The problem isn't from battery nor charger I tried another ones. The laptop cannot start if the charger is plugged in only (and the battery removed)
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    [SOLVED] Old Toshiba TV with VGA - can I use as monitor?

    I'm certain I've asked this before but searching through my content I can't see it anywhere so I'll try again! I've got an old Toshiba 20WLT56B TV which I occasionally use for playing PS3. The inputs are 2x Scart, Component, S-video and a PC-RGB (VGA) input. I want to use it as a monitor...
  8. Alter103

    Question Would Toshiba S55 Series laptop operate ECC ram?

    Hello dear forumers. My Toshiba S55D-5383 laptop has DDR3 2x4GB 1600 Non-ECC 1.35v rams installed. I need to upgrade memory and the max is 16gb, thus 2x8GB needed. I see affordable options with Apple Rams, specifically Apple SO-DIMM DDR3 1867MHz 2x8GB ECC ( Product code: MLFY2G/A ). Upon...
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    Question Toshiba RDXV59DTKB Fault

    The previously fully functional Toshiba HDD & DVD / Video Cassette Recorder RDXV59DTKB has a fault. Five LEDs (on/off + Dubbing + VCR + HDD + DVD) continuously blink on and off and RDXV59DTKB does not work. Have searched through pdf of the RDXV59DTKB Owner's Manual and did not find this fault...
  10. brxbrxbrx

    Question Laptop won't power on and no display after dissassembly and fan cleaning/applying thermal paste

    I'm seeking help for my laptop which doesn't turn on. This is after I disassembled it and clean the fan, also re-applying a thermal paste as its temp reaches too high to the point of frequently shutting down. Upon my first re-assembly, the laptop won't turn on, without display even with...
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    Question Mystery piece. Please help identify.

    Hi, This mystery part fell loose while removing my back cover on a Toshiba Satellite S855. Can you help me to identify it? It was near the wi-fi adapter. Image1 Image2 I was removing the cover to replace the top panel which contains the touchpad/wristrest. I proceeded to move all the...
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    Question Multiple WiFi device connection

    Hello, I am an astrophotographer and I'm trying to configure my laptop to connect to multiple devices via WIFI. The laptop has a standard WIFI adapter, for which I can link to my wireless router for the internet, not a problem. My camera runs on a FlashAir WIFI SD card, for which images get...
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    Question Tosgiba R30c : Downgrade from M.2 to 2.5in

    I just bought a toshiba R30c refurbished laptop, not realising that it is equipped with an M.2 sata SSD. The size of the SSD is small for my usage, and would like to replace it with my existing 2.5in SSD. But the internal cable seems to be customised and built-in for the M.2 tray. I know that...
  14. mishaal_max

    Question Laptop turns on with zero backlight but randomly.

    I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop. The main problem is whenever I switch on my system, it turns on but the display has zero brightness. And even If I ignored and continue to windows, the booting process freezes at a point. After all if I switch it off for sometime and turn it on later...
  15. msrsuvo

    Question Which 4tb hdd one will be better

    Please check these and let me know which one will be better. And can I use 4tb hdd and 256gb ssd with gigabyte ga-b75m-hd3 mobo? I am using 16gb ram. Toshiba 4TB Sata Desktop Hard Disk (RPM- 7200) Seagate Barracuda 4TB SATA 3.5 inch HDD (RPM- 5400) Western Digital (WD40EZRZ) 4TB 3.5″ BLUE...
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    [SOLVED] BSOD when booting SSD drive on Toshiba Tecra Z50-A

    I have a Toshiba Tecra Z50-A (part # PT545A-01W002) with BIOS version 4.30 (26/04/2018) installed running Windows 7 PRO SP1. I installed a brand new Crucial MX500 SSD drive and used the Toshiba Recovery Drive to load the disk with WIN7. The install all went well but when the system was going...
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    Question Swapping my laptop motherboard

    I have a Toshiba satellite L50-C 1FQ specs are: Intel Pentium N3700 @1.6 turbo to 2.4ghz with Intel HD Graphics 8GB DDR3 @1600mhz This laptop was apparently built with different specs so its clear than mine is bottom of the pile.... I know laptops are a no go when it comes to upgrading major...
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    Question SSD not visible in BIOS Boot Menu

    Hi guys, I hope someone can please help me out. I am about to pull my hair out. So I am trying to add an SSD to my laptop which has a HDD. I have installed the SSD in the optical drive. I have also cloned the HDD to the SSD using Macrium Reflect. Both drives are visible in File explorer under...
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    Question Toshiba laptop not booting

    Hi, I have a Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D. Recently I tried booting it however the system froze on the "Toshiba Leading Innovation" screen with the numlock key permanently lit. Trawling through various internet solutions I eventually pressed the following key combo before firing up the laptop...
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    Question NVMe freezing PC on BIOS post

    Hello everyone, I'll try to be as detailed as possible in explaining my issue. I have upgraded my XPS 7590 from it's factory installed NVMe of 512 GB (Toshiba kxg60znv512g) to a 1TB 970 EvoPlus. The issue is that my big PC being prevented to move past the bios post comes when installing the...