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  1. Question "GMR head amplitude" red on new toshiba HDD

    Yesterday I got new toshiba hdwd130 and its smart is: Should I be worried about this gmr? What I got from googling that its means that its an indicator of drive aging and/or potential electromechanical problems that will lead to bad sectors. The second value (that is 3 on a screenshot)...
  2. Sireromano

    [SOLVED] Nvme not reading

    Hello looking for help Toshiba Satellite P55w-c5200x just got this adapter to use the Nvme 960 I have . SYBA SY-ADA40087 Driverless 2.5" SATA III to M.2 SSD Adapter the laptop does not see it. Can I have help. Trying to use this adapter on this laptop. Bios version 5 is in the Toshiba...
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    Question Will this SSD fit in my old toshiba qosmio g45-av680?

    Hello, my dad has this old laptop that his brother had gotten him atleast 10 or so years ago. I went ahead and doubled the ram to 4gb. But I am unsure about what kind of SSD type will fit it and how. Below are my two SSD choices -
  4. Alter103

    Question Lost Bluetooth component in laptop

    Hello! A year ago I realized problem with bluetooth discovering in my laptop (Toshiba S55D-A5383) - no devices could be detected during BT search. I supposed it was a software problem so reinstalled BT driver, but nothing resolved. Then I realized that BT is completely lost from laptop -...
  5. Workingson

    Question Someone knows what is this chip from Reeinno R ssd.

    I know the controller, but I have still found nothing the storage chip. the chip is < toshiba th58tft3t23baeg k90828 jpn1906kae>. the photo of ssd
  6. FpsRicho

    Question HELP I can't find a motherboard to support my LAPTOP

    I can't find a motherboard for my Qosmio X70-B Laptop that came with an inherent fault with the logic board. Please help me find one that can support my CPU Intel I7 4710HQ Socket: 1364 BGA DDR3 RAM 8GB thank you.
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    [SOLVED] Help with wifi on laptop

    Hello everyone, I have an older Toshiba satellite laptop from around 2012 and the wireless connection will not work what ever I do. I have verified that my wireless LAN toggle is turned on In my bios, my wireless card shows up in device manager, and verified that it is not disabled, made sure...
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    [SOLVED] Hard Drive Failed Any Hail Marys?

    Bought a toshiba p300 3tb HDD about a year and a half ago. then out of no where my windows would not boot and even when i did get it to boot i couldnt do anything. apps wouldnt start when i requested and when i told the pc to shut down it just ignored my request. Windows in installed on my nvme...
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    [SOLVED] Seagate barracuda vs Toshiba

    Hi Tried searching here and online can't seem to get a proper answer My 3yr old Seagate 2tb st2000dm006 just died :/ Need a replacement. Looking at these ST200DM008 or the TOSHIBA P300 Or maybe the ST200DM006 All are 2tb 7200 rpm. And cost wise the same Never used a Toshiba drive before...
  10. Lou Username

    Question Toshiba Satellite Stuck On ‘RTC Battery Low’

    Hi, I’ve looked everywhere for some info on my problem but I can’t really find any mention of this specifically. I have a Toshiba Satellite C50D-A that was having an issue with a corrupt Windows 10 so long story short the hard drive was wiped and it wasn’t booting an installer USB (probably...
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    [SOLVED] Move HDD with all files from 1 laptop to another

    Hi everyone, I have 2 laptops, an old Toshiba I can't seem to find it's model, and an Acer Aspire ES1-512. What I'm planning to do is detaching the HDD from the Toshiba and put it in the Acer temporarily. I want to do this because I have important files on the Toshiba and it is very old and...

    [SOLVED] Time to upgrade the family laptop?!

    Hi everyone! I haven't been on here in over a year! This website has seemed to has change quite a bit! Ok, So at the start of this year i decided to sell all the old desktops pcs in the house. I owned 2 old Dells from 2006-2010! and a PC i built myself with old parts from 2010 They were still...
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    Question Toshiba Satellite Recovery mode looping

    I have the Toshiba Satellite C50 & it's working fine last 1 years. recently 3 days ago i have started my laptop "the hard driver recovery" page is appeared. i was select "NO" option. the laptop is restarted again the same option is come so i have decided to go for"YES" option and reset the...
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    Question Windows 10 on old laptop

    Hello everone, after couple months of trying I finally decided that I have to write here, maybe I'll find some advice on this. Basically I want to install Windows 10 on an REALLY old laptop - the Toshiba Satellite L20-182 to give it some more life after win 7 gets discontinued, but I cannot do...
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    Question TSatellite L650-1M8 display driver windows 10 64bit

    Hi folks upgraded to windows 10 AND NOW MY POWER DVD WON'T WORK I need a display driver, anyone had similar issue and can point me in the right direction? Thanks in advance Matt
  16. Nil10

    Question ethernet port on side of computer stopped working.

    randomly my ethernet port on my laptop stopped working. was wonder how difficult or if it was even possible to repair/ replace it. laptop is almost 6 years old. It's a Toshiba Qosmio x70 gaming laptop. its not dirty and the pins on the inside are fine. i have a feeling it some how shorted out...
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    [SOLVED] Toshiba Qosmio G55 CPU wont boot after upgrade

    Hello, I own a Toshiba Qosmio G55-Q804, Laptop. It originally had an Intel Core Duo P7350 Processor, and its Chipset is an Intel PM45. According to all my research, the PM45 chipset is compatible with the Intel Core Duo T9900, which is a significant upgrade. When I installed the CPU the first...
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    Question Toshiba satellite L50-b-27k wifi connection problem

    After 20 minutes using, wifi connection disabled and it can't connect to modem. After restarting laptop , it is connecting but same problem occurs again. I formatted laptop , previous os was windows 8 and now installed windows 10 , 2019 May edition. I also bought usb wifi dongle but same problem...
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    Question Toshiba Satellite C640 (PSC2UG-00P001) RAM Upgrade

    My laptop is Toshiba Satellite C640 (PSC2UG-00P001). Please visit the following link to see the full configuration. The current RAM total capacity is 4GB. 2GB in each slot. its specification...
  20. Sandywich999

    [SOLVED] Which HDD to go with?

    So I've decided to replace my dying Seagate Pipeline HDD, and this is something I didnt think I'd encounter, but the HDD space has left me in confusion. I'm looking at 2TB drives on a tight budget, and primarily gonna use it for gaming/media storage. Already using an SSD for boot. Reliability is...
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    Question Why my laptop's in-built keyboard is not working?

    Hello community: I have a 7 year old Toshiba laptop (specs below) that originally came with Windows 7. I updated to Windows 10 Home about 3 years ago and all went well. Just about 2 weeks ago I boot my computer and suddenly the keyboard is not working. I shut down the computer by holding down...
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    Selling TOSHIBA Laptop Need Price Help

    Hello! I have upgraded to a modern laptop, finally, and am attempting to sell my old TOSHIBA laptop. I have searched far and wide for a price I feel comfortable with, but I can't find one. The laptop model is TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-A5382. The specs are as follows, Processor: AMD A4-5400 APU...
  23. Mikeinator

    Question Toshiba Satellite S55T-B5273NR No Display

    Hello, I need help for my Toshiba Satellite S55T-B5273NR. It’s currently running Windows 10. When I power on the laptop my screen isn’t turning on and there’s no beeps or anything to signal errors. The keyboard lights up and I can hear the fans running, just no display. It had been doing this...
  24. morcar

    Question Laptop not showing hard drive

    I have a Toshiba Satellite C660-2KF which as of now won't show any hard drive in the BIOS. I have tried many hard drives with no success and I am hoping some of you clever people will be able to solve the problem.
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    Question Is it possible to upgrade a Toshiba 1366x768 to a higher resolution?

    Im currently running a Toshiba Satellite s55 c5274 i7-5500U 12GB RAM Intel HD graphics 5500 the lcd screen is on a 30 pin connector and i was wondering if there was any way to upgrade the LCD to a 1080p display?
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    Question Windows 95 Not Booting

    I have obtained a Toshiba Satellite 305CDS from the 1990s, and it no longer wants to boot. I tried installing Kid Pix Deluxe 3 from an original CD, and after a while the install just completely froze and the computer locked up. I, being an idiot, restarted the computer. Now it refuses to boot...
  27. p119306

    Question Random audio drop out from Notebook's Loudspeakers

    Hello Forum, hope some expert can give me a heads up on a audio issue I've never been trough. I'm an audio enthusiat and have worked on PC desktop recording independient band a music projects. Recently bought an used laptot since im traveling ( nothing high end, as everything is super expensive...
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    Question On and off random keyboard typing - cant get passed log in

    Wondering if anybody has any advice: few weeks ago I was streaming a sports game (paid for, legit stream) and suddenly my laptop screen goes black and kicks out to the log in screen, weird, tried to type in my password to get back in, but I had no control over the keyboard to get anything in the...
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    Question Toshiba Satellite E55-A Not Recognizing it's Wireless Network Adapter

    My Toshiba Laptop is not recognizing that it has a wireless network adapter installed. Going to Device Manager > Network adapters only shows Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller. I've tried "Scan for hardware changes", tried multiple reboots/restarts, and the laptop is plugged in and fully charged...
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    Question how do i reopen the ?helper shortcut on my laptop?

    Hello, I have a very old Toshiba (Satellite 645series) and it had this "helper/shortcut" rectangle thing(forgive me I'm not the most tech savvy and am not sure of the terminology) hidden on the side of my screen display that if i touched the edge of my cursor would open to full-size (meaning the...
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    Question Toshiba Laptop fan stopped working

    Hello, I have an older Toshiba Satellite L50-C and the fan just wont start when I boot up causing the system to crash before I even got properly in. I took the laptop apart and cleaned it and reapplied thermal paste to the cpu and discrete gpu while also taking the fan apart and cleaning and...
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    [SOLVED] Do VMs benefit alot from SSDs?

    Hello! So, I made a few VMs, one Windows 7, One Ubuntu 18.10, and the other, Windows 8.1. All of them boot up fine. But they have slow performance. I'm not sure why (I don't run them at the same time) I give each of them 4 Gb of RAM, 2 Cores and around 100 mb of video memory. I just can't...
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    Question Toshiba E45t-a4300 need a help to update BIOS

    I have a Toshiba laptop, model E45t-a4300. Currently, want to replace exited existing HDD by new SSD, but I cannot boot into SSD after restarting in installation process. I think that BIOS is the main reason. Current BIOS version is 1.3, and final version in support site is 1.5. I want to...
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    Question Swapping HDD (SSD) between laptops

    Hello, A cousin of mine has a Laptop Toshiba Satellite Pro C660 that is already a few years old, so he has bought a Lenovo ideapad 330 that comes with SSD. Now, I have cloned the toshiba disk (which was formatted not long ago and put on windows 10) to the Lenovo's SSD because it has some...
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    Question Can someone help me with my USB ports

    My usb port was working but my laptop turned off (not proper shutdown) after i turned it back on the port wasn't working at all and i was looking at drivers and there's 3 missing ones. are these related to the usb ports and if they are can someone please send me a link to download them: -PCI...
  36. [SOLVED] Toshiba Satellite L50D-C-18W Bios Password Reset

    Hi, I couldn't reset the Bios, please help. No bios batteries. No reset connection. No reset key. Motherboard photos:
  37. Benji19912

    Question blurry image on 1920 x 1080

    Hi all, I have paired a GTX 960 2gb with a samsung T22E310EX 1080p moniter via HDMI. but the image isnt crisp. logo's and text and everything are not crisp. need help to remedy this cheers. the HDMI is connected to the STD port on the moniter, not the DVI. samsung website says to change the...
  38. Hazard93

    Question System Crashes During Gaming.

    Hello. For the past couple months I've been experiencing problems whilst playing Rocket League. Every now and again I'll crash, sometimes it'll be a 10-15 second crash and the game loads me back in, sometimes the whole system would freeze and require a hard reboot. Things I've tried, removing...
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    Question Most suited ram?

    So i am looking to build a new rig as my current one really needs updating. i have researched and found what i want: Gigabyte B450M DS3H Ryzen 3 2200 just wondering if someone more recent knowledge can help me decide on which ram go to for (my hardware knowledge isn't as updated as it used to...
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    Question Which hard drive should I get

    I have a 1TB SSD and two 1TB hard drives currently and they are all maxed out. The one is starting to fail according to crystal disk info so I kind of want to take advantage of the situation and just upgrade to a 4TB drive and migrate everything from the failing one over. I found these two...