Forum discussion tagged with Toshiba.
  1. jzeds1491

    Question HDD lost file system, again! How to fix?

    Hi everyone. I have a 4TB Toshiba Sata internal HDD drive that im using as an external storage (with a sata to usb converter and a trusted power supply) to store my files locally. but yesterday my drive turned into an unallocated hard disk and is inaccessible . I'm sure my data is totally...
  2. D

    Question Only One USB port working on Win 10

    I installed Windows 10 Latest version(32bit) on my battery dead Toshiba Satellite pro L850 laptop yesterday..and install some updates also.. but after that only one of USB port work for mouse.. there are 3 ports.i think other 2 port are USB 3.0 (because of the inside color is blue) .one and...
  3. quirohn02

    Question Recover old Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D

    Hi, I have this old Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D that my family used years ago. Actual specs: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU N2830 2.16GHz 4 GB RAM 500 GB HHD (basic HHD of Thosiba) Windows 10 Currently the computer runs very slow (to open the file manager takes almost a minute), it is practically...
  4. H

    Question CPU t4400

    I have a Toshiba L510 PSLQ0K-02N005 laptop with a T4400 slow as molasses in winter. Upgraded ram from 2gb to 8 and clean install windows 10 working much better but wanted to upgrade my cpu. Just for hobby and to learn a bit about upgrading laptops with pga sockets. I have gaming laptops...
  5. eses125

    Question Error when Change Booting System to Uefi

    I have a laptop without a screen, I use it on an external monitor using a vga output, its boot system was csm and I modified the BIOS to use another hard that boots via uefi and when saving the setting, I rebooted and the screen became black and there is no response, I tried several ways such as...
  6. P

    [SOLVED] Laptop hdd change

    What needs to be checked for a hdd change on a laptop? Can an hdd from another laptop brand be used on the other, fpr example using a dell laptop hdd on a asus laptop, is there any universal size for the hdd or do each laptop have a specific size or fit ? In this case its for a Toshiba c45...
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    Question Toshiba Satellite laptop "no bootable device"

    Hello, wanted to write this to seek some possible help on a toshiba satellite c45, when turning on it didnt get past the loading toshiba screen it wouod just pop up the text with "no bootable device please insert..." i tried some toggling on the bios menu by pressing f12 but wasnt able to get...
  8. fitzy_rs

    [SOLVED] Trouble moving from PATA/IDE HDD to SATA HDD in PATA/IDE ODD port - old XP Laptop

    Hi all, first time poster here. I've been trying for a few days off and on to get my old Toshiba Satellite (M70) PSM73A-00F007 cloned and running off a new HDD. I'm really hoping I'm going to look like an idiot and there's a super simple answer...but I'm really struggling to find a reference...
  9. L

    [SOLVED] Seek Error Rate Warning - - - Is it time to RMA my Toshiba HDD ? .

    I'm running a Toshiba 8TB X300 HDD (HDWR180XZSTA) that is 11 months old (with a 2 year warranty). Yesterday I received a warning under Windows of a SMART warning for the "Seek Error Rate" and that 'Drive Failure is Imminent' with an offer to back up my drive NOW. CrystalDiskInfo confirmed the...
  10. devjamesje

    [SOLVED] Add a M.1 drive to a laptop with an SSD already in it?

    Hi all! I was wondering if there was any way to install a M.1 Drive into a computer with a full sized SSD already installed into it (Computer is Toshiba Tecra z40a), and then use both as storage devices? I have recently been coming low to storage on my device with little applications installed...
  11. D

    [SOLVED] Unable to to install windows 10 from USB pen drive ?

    I recently upgraded my pc hardware (Toshiba Satellite c50 A) by adding SSD 256 gb and extra ram of 4 gb. Now my ram is 8 gb. Before upgrading hardware, I also had window 10, but old version (I had disabled updates). After the hardware upgrade, I installed the lattest version of window 10 by as...
  12. T

    BSOD Toshiba Satellite

    This laptop was shutting off randomly and it still does to this day, it cannot be used and this screen pops up, i dont have the battery in it btw.
  13. PiersJH

    [SOLVED] Toshiba Disk Shift values - are they accurate and do they matter?

    This is posted in reference to an older thread - link here - but tldr; I have two N300 8TB drives and the Disk Shift value seems to go from hundreds of thousands to tens of millions. Reading about these SMART value makes me concerned as none of my other drives have them, but the consensus seems...
  14. M

    Question Can't use dedicated graphics card (R5 m230)

    Please, help. I tried everything but I can't use R5 M230 as my graphics card, only the R3 Graphics (integrated). Uninstalled the most recent AMD Radeon Software and Drivers and installed the Adrenalin 19.12.1, still, I can't change to my dedicated graphics card, even though it's more like a...
  15. DarkLibra

    [SOLVED] Windows could not configure windows to run on this computer hardware.

    Hi, I would need a help on this. I tried to reinstall Windows 10 on my Toshiba C55-A5300 . After all the process it ended up here: "windows could not configure windows to run on this computer hardware". I am so confused because it is running Windows 10 like 15 minutes ago, I just needed a clear...
  16. GamesCell

    [SOLVED] Laptop not working after CPU upgrade

    Hello there. I have upgraded my old laptop today from Intel Core i5 2450m to Intel Core i7 3630qm, to give it a new life. Please note that the laptop model I am talking about is a Toshiba Satellite L855 S5240, a laptop that has the compatible socket and chipset(Mobile HM76 Express Chipset) for...
  17. GamesCell

    [SOLVED] Laptop not starting after CPU upgrade

    Hello there. I have upgraded my old laptop today from Intel Core i5 2450m to Intel Core i7 3630qm, to give it a new life. Please note that the laptop model I am talking about is a Toshiba Satellite L855 S5240, a laptop that has the compatible socket and chipset(Mobile HM76 Express Chipset) for...
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    Question Toshiba Satellite C55t-C5300 shutting off on its own after hardware upgrade.

    Hello! So I have had this Toshiba Satellite laptop for a while, and recently decided to upgrade the hardware inside. I had 6 GB of RAM in this laptop which I upgraded to 16 GB. I had a 2.5" 1 TB HDD (that was actually close to failure from being constantly floored) that I replaced with a 2.5" 1...
  19. H

    [SOLVED] How can I enter Bios mode on an external monitor?

    Hi, I have a Toshiba satellite laptop p55w-b5220 that had it's screen broken. I can't see absolutely anything and used to use my T.V as an alternative display. Laptop was accidentally shutdown while in a Windows update so I'm trying to recover it but can't access the Bios mode since the screen...
  20. Didou21

    Question toshiba usb3 hdd does not work with my motherboard

    i search a lot in the internet and tried many things but nothing worked for me, My 1tb toshiba hdd is not working in my pc only ,i tried with windows 7,8,10 but get the same result in disk manager it said "Disk is not ready" when trying to initialize it. it works with other PC an even with my...
  21. M

    Question Mastercode for toshiba

    Hello everybody i need mastercode for Toshiba hdd MQ01ABF050 2.5" 500gb. Had to do plate swap (everything on old hdd died and client had some data on it so i swaped plates and got Enter user code and than master code.... -.-' As with all big company's didnt get respons.
  22. G

    [SOLVED] No UEFI on Qosmio x875-Q7280. Neccesary?

    Hello to all! I own a Toshiba Qosmio x875-Q7280 that I purchased new in 2011. During these years there have been many BIOS versions have been released but I haven't installed any because I was afraid to ruin it as once I upgraded the BIOS and my laptop started to overheat. Hopefully I was able...
  23. vkatsarelias

    Question Toshiba laptop suddenly turned off and really unstable after restart

    My relative has a Toshiba Satellite C50-A-19T laptop with an Intel Celeron 1005M. She left it for a bit, just sitting there with Chrome open. Then it decided to lock on its own and restart abruptly. 5 seconds after the restart it completely shut down and did not start again. I checked the...
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    Question New 2.5-inch SSD not recognised on Toshiba Satellite C45 ?

    Hello, hope whoever finds this thread is having a nice day. I have a Toshiba Satellite C45 ASP43010FL from a client that needed a few repairs and upgrades after a long time of not using the laptop, so i upgraded the RAM and SSD (laptop didn't have storage in the first place was scrapped and left...
  25. M

    [SOLVED] Valuable parts of old IDE drives

    Which valuable parts can a used functioning IDE/PATA drive have? I discovered a working Toshiba MK2018GAP HDD2164 drive (similar to , probably the same) at home, and some folks (who disappeared from my view and whom I cannot ask any longer...
  26. Dan_replcntC

    [SOLVED] Entering BIOS in Toshiba Satellite C665-P5010

    I've an old Toshiba Satellite C665-P5010. I don't know its password, so I can't log into it. To recover my system, I've a bootable USB with a software in it. But, I don't know how to enter the BIOS set up of my lap. I want to enter its BIOS set up and change the boot from option to USB. I...
  27. Vickydcl

    [SOLVED] SanDisk Ultra 512gb & Toshiba Satellite

    Hi! I wanted to know if my Toshiba Satellite s855d-s5120 is compatible with a SSD SanDisk Ultra 512gb. I bought this computer in 2013 so its a little bit old. My second question is, in case if it's compatible, what things should I keep in mind when installing it. Thank u.
  28. elric91

    Question Stuttering after change to ssd and clean windows 10 install on a toshiba laptop(from 100 fps to 60 fps)still stuttering

    i have a toshiba laptop with a gt740 m nvidia card and a hd graphics 4600( i now they are old) ,i change the hhd hardrive for a crucial bx 240 gb ssd.before the change i was playing games normally smooth on 80-120 fps,on 1280x720 ,on low textures and everything,Now with the change i am playing...
  29. mijwalsh

    [SOLVED] Will an led screen for a different laptop model work on mine?

    hi i have a Toshiba Portege z30-A-1D6 with a broken screen, and i just ordered a new one off ebay. i just realised that in the description it says its made for a portege z30-C-112, but they both have the same resolution, size and aspect ratio(13,3", 1366x768, 16:9), and im pretty sure the same...
  30. R

    Question Signs of laptop will broke soon

    My 6 yrs toshiba satellite(turning 7 this january) is too old now? What signs and symptoms will happen since my laptop still fast(but im in power saver plan so the cpu is slow to dave battery but balanced is running well) also i still received windows update(until i turned off).
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    [SOLVED] constant fan noise - Toshiba Satellite pro c50-e-101

    We purchased 5 laptops - Toshiba dynabook Satellite pro c50-e-101 with an i5 8250u. The problem is the constant fan noise, with it increasing and decreasing all the time. I'm on the Windows 10 welcome screen. It's asking me to create a user and to connect to wi-fi and it's already ramping up...
  32. beethebee

    [SOLVED] Toshiba HDD + SSD Combo Issues

    I'm new to building PCs, but I built one this week (here's the part list in case that is useful: I installed Windows 10 65Bit onto the SSD, and now I can't access the 3TB Toshiba p300 HDD while the computer is running. It's really confusing me. I know...
  33. hendrik9921

    [SOLVED] need BIOS chip id for TOSHIBA QOSMIO F25-AV205

    Hi! So I have this old Toshiba laptop and I want to make it work again. it used to work quite well until I disconnected by mistake. after that, it turns on, but the screen does not show anything. I have been trying all the options to make it work again (new termal paste, new CMOS battery, try...
  34. Mashuplol

    [SOLVED] Toshiba external drive not letting my boot drive well boot?

    So I have a toshiba canvio basics 1tb and paired with a Samsung 860 EVO 500gb and obviously use the SSD as my boot drive, about a month ago a turned on my PC and it was stuck in a bootloop. So I as anybody would do Install windows again but it was horribly slow so I restarted my PC and then I...
  35. T

    [SOLVED] 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...
  36. L

    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...
  37. H

    [SOLVED] 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...
  38. D

    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...
  39. Ahmedturkuman

    [SOLVED] 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...