I lost Windows Vista on Satellite Pro U400 - how to get the original configuration
I missed upwards at the start of my new laptop... I fail to use Vista.
So I used the system recovery DVD. a version of Xp installation crashed the Vista partition!
How can I get the original installation of this machine...?
Any help is welcome...
Try with https://backupmedia.toshiba.eu/landing.aspx
I received a Satellite Pro P300 and there the for win xp recovery disk, I would go back to the installation of Vista pre installed if possible.
The recovery on the hard disk partition is not available, so I guess, that it cannot be recovered. Is it possible to buy an original image?
Liam is just that Win 7 is better than Vista OS.
So if you have the ability to install Win 7 I recommend doing this instead of Vista.
However, the Toshiba recovery disc contain only the Vista OS.
Before you have to play with the Satellite Pro L300 laptop recently (on the instructions of the Tech) when I close the lid of the laptop that he went to sleep BUT when I opened the lid eventually, I had to press the power button to restart the laptop.
But now, he's just on stand by.
How can I get this back to how it was (having to press the button to exit stnd - in)-help!
I tried to turn off Toshiba power saver and using the windows settings but nothing
I have treid working :(
Can anyone help?
I get at the end of my home with this computer laptop blinkin :(
How to get the source to windows vista Home premium recovery is not from the recovery partition and gives me an error message
Contact the computer manufacturer and ask them to send you to vista recovery disks to reinstall the operating system back as it was when you bought it
they do it for a nominal cost of $
or borrow a vista microsoft dvd; not a HP, Acer recovery disk etc
Make sure that you borrow the correct 32-bit or 64-bit microsoft dvd to your computer
they contain all versions of vista
This is the product key that determines which version of vista is installed
How to replace Microsoft software or hardware, order service packs and replace product manuals
I have a real problem connecting my Satellite Pro A300 to my Samsung HDTV.
The video works fine - I used a VGA connection on the laptop and the TV.
The problem I have is healthy.
I want the sound either also come from the TV. I tried a jack of 3.5 m from the headphone jack of the laptop to a red and white connection RCA audio on the TV, but it doesn't seem to work.
Does anyone have any ideas or advice?
I need of additional drivers, etc., or do some settings need to be changed etc etc.
Normally, to use the 3.5 mm jack plug in the headphones, you need an adapter cable.
At one end, it has a 3.5 mm jack and the other side to connect red and white audio RCA connections.
Here is an example of what I mean:
I m using such an adapter without any problem. You n t need an additional driver, or something more. It's the same as if you were using a helmet. :)
I'm a total beginner, and my problem is I can get a connection without wire only when I'm really close to my BT hub.
My son has a laptop and gets a good connection anywhere in the House and even outside.
He thinks I have a dodgy wireless adapter, this could be the problem?
Can I fix it myself?
Maybe download a new driver?
Any suggestions would be much apreciated.
TOSHIBA SATELLITE PRO A100
Your ad is not really useful.
I mean that there is no detail about your problem
You should first check if the laptop supports the wireless network card.
This can be done in the Device Manager.
Usually the WLan card must appear in Manager devices-> network adapters.
If it s are not it is that the WLan card is not built in or the driver WLan is not installed. If the WLan driver is not installed then you should see yellow exclamation (or unknown device).
But if the wireless network adapter is listed correctly then you should check if the WLan notebooks have been enabled. In order to activate the WLan you have to press FN + F8 and you put the switch on IT until the small LED flash.
Finally, to configure the WiFi connection (right name WLan, encryption settings, etc...)
I have a Satellite A60 and my utils / driver disk is not in use.
Is there anywhere I can download or there at - it somewhere that I can buy one?
Especially the "FN" shortcut key will not work. I tried to download the utilities from the page drivers but its defo not to play ball.
Any help on that would be great.
I found a new page of Toshiba.
It s an online store of Media Backup of Toshiba Europe and you should be able to order your CD of restoration on this page.
_Regarding your FN order issue: _
If you are using Win XP on your laptop, you must install the Hotkey utilities for display devices and Hotkey Utility get the FN buttons work.
One thing is very important; If you install your operating system manually, please ensure you install drivers for Toshiba and utility in the right order. On the Toshiba driver page, you can find the installation instruction txt file and you would find the mentioned order insall. Follow this all in the driver installation procedure!
Computer: Toshiba Satellite C870 - 15L (17 '')
Purchased in Norway, Prof. August 2012.
A little surprised when I return in August opened, to install and prepare the computer for one of my family members. Not a single cd or dvd was included, not even the restoration or the original dvd of Windows 7 Pro.
However, I had the option to burn four or five CDs/DVDs in a Thosiba program built into Windows 7, which I did of course.
However, I would like to have some sort of original Windows 7 Professional 64-bit cd/dvd. I searched through the 'My Page' on the pages web Toshiba (after you register online, the computer), but can not find
information on how to order. I know that it should be possible to make such an order, but I'm not really sure of who to address.
The retailer where I purchased the computer, Toshiba or Microsoft?
If someone could shed some light on this subject, it would be very welcoming.
Computer Toshiba laptop are not delivered with the partitions of Windows System.
You can create a disk recovery which would contain the preinstalled system, drivers, and other tools.
The clean Windows 7 disk is not provided by Toshiba.
I downloaded the update to the bios - the following file: bios - 20080717104036.zip
I unzipped. But the way I did it twice and then I can not find the file to install this update.
The first file of the sip consists of another zip file and in the second, there are 3 foulders: BOOT, EFI and SOURCES and 1 file BOOTMGR that is not a program.
Can someone tell me what should I do with this update in order to install?
Updated the BIOS, you can use 3, 00 - WIN version. Extract all the files listed on the desktop, run WinPhlash.exe. Update BIOS version WIN can be done under operating system running.
Hi all, I'm new to the forum and I cannot get my laptop to recognize kingston DDR2 2x1GB two identical cards.
I first had 512 MB card and replaced, which, with the cards Go too 1 booted up and system show only 896 MB so asumed 1 card was defective. 1 remove maps and 1 left in the slot in the bottom, rebooted and still 896 MB, rearranged 1 with the other card 1 GB and initialized and same 896 MB or something. If the two cards into the lower slot but not work together so I thought then perhaps the top slot was not working.
I tried both cards 1 GB by themselves in the top housing and both show 896 MB.
So I then tried the original 512 MB with 1 the1GB cards and weak a system here is reading 1.37 g of ram. My question is how can I get both the Rams from 1 GB to start working so bed 2 GB system?
Before you start a lengthy discussion, you should post which model of laptop, you use. Maximum use of RAM depends on the motherboard, chipset and BIOS.
But now that it sounds like that the modules are not compatible to your laptop.
How do you get the BIOS to recognize external floppy port?
Are you sure you know how to update the BIOS?
Come on cheshire! The update of the BIOS is risky If you n t know how to do!
Usually, you don't need additional software to recognize the USB FDD drive or driver!
I hope you have downloaded the good BIOS and use the correct procedure to update BOS, because if you do this in the wrong way to damage the motherboard!
It is important to first read the BIOS update guide lines! You can find it on the download page of the BIOS under more information
I have a Toshiba Satellite L450D-11V and need to know how to restore it back to factory settings.
I tried F1 and F8.
Please can someone help me?
Yes, we can help you, but you should also use more than one phrase to describe your problem.
No one knows what OS you are currently using.
Do you use BONES that you got with your laptop?
Have you changed the structure of partitions?
You have created recovery DVD?
Is the installation of HARD drive recovery work if your laptop is always the factory settings.
When you press F8 at startup you can enter advanced startup options?
Repair my computer option is listed here?
I need to access the 2 VLANS with the controller LAN Marvell Yukon 88E8072 for my Satellite Pro U400. I installed the necessary Configuration utility network Marvell tell me after installation, VIRTUAL local network settings must be mounted in the Device Manager (Windows 7, right click on computer, properties, click device/network management adapters/double on Marvell Yukon 88E8072 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller), I can't find a thing to configure here but wake-on-LAN.
Any suggestion? Thank you!
I think that in this case, you can use a network switch.
Satellite Pro 4200 how to avoid the ACPI errors after installing SP2 for windows XP Prof
The problem is that my computer after installation service Pack 2 need about 15 minutes from time of shoutdown - what should I do to avoid this problem.
in this case it would be interesting what Type of laptop it is exactly.
You will find this model on the bottom of your laptop. There is a review of it.
Some models have a Bios update available, others not, for example.
Please send additional information!
There is a reduced price for Windows 7 if I recently bought a computer with Windows Vista? If there is how I get it?
You are in the Windows Update Forum.
How does the Windows 7 upgrade Option?
The Windows 7 upgrade Option is available through participating PC manufacturers on some PC and Microsoft on any purchase of packaged product Windows Vista. The Windows 7 upgrade Option applies to Windows Vista Home Premium, Business and Ultimate editions. Your upgrade to Windows 7 will be the comparable version: so you will get either Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional (upgrade to Windows Vista Business) or Windows 7 Ultimate, respectively. The Windows 7 upgrade Option program works on June 26, 2009 through January 31, 2010. Manufacturers can choose to offer the option for a shorter period on their PC.
Above Microsoft link has info for the Options to upgrade Windows 7 from participating computer manufacturers.
Read the info here to see if you qualify.
FAQ about the upgrade is at the link above.
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor.
Railways upgrade to Windows 7 at the link above.
For any other question of Windows 7:
Link above is Windows 7 forum for questions on windows 7.
Windows 7 questions should be directed to the it.
You are in the Vista Forums.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
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