Satellite 1130 Z24 BIOS update problem.
I have download the proper file, but saves it as tw30170w.rom. How do I run it? Windows does not recognize it.
I would try it with the traditional Biosupdate.
Download bios here-> http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com
Watch "Support & downloads", click on "Download Bios" a choose your model
How to upgrade the BIOS
1.) extracted the zip file containing the BIOS upgrade to a temporary folder.
2.) insert a 1.44 MB diskette formatted in the floppy drive.
3.) Execute the file *.exe extracted to the temporary folder. Follow the instructions on the screen. A BIOS update diskette will be generated.
4.), make sure that the laptop is plugged into the sector.
5.) turn off the laptop.
6.) place the floppy disk containing the BIOS upgrade in the floppy drive.
7.) turn on the laptop with the F12 key.
8.) the BIOS boot menu appears. Select 'Removable Device', 'USB Floppy Drive' or the diskette symbol using arrow keys. Press "enter".
9.) the Notebook will start from the BIOS upgrade diskette.
10.) the BIOS update will start automatically.
11.) after a few minutes the laptop turns off automatically, remove the disk and do a restart. If it does not then remove the disk and turn off the system and return to restart the laptop.
I have problem with the bios update, my laptop is 1.30 bios ver and ill try updated to 1.60 worm. on windows update becauseI gift? t have traditional update disk. But do not work 4 me. Help, please? Im trying to update to 1.20 ver., reading in the manual of the BIOS, but nothing hapend.
SRY for bad English :) ppl
I also have a satellite M30, and a few weeks ago I had updated my laptop to the BIOS v1.6 latest. I had no problem with the update.
Where did you downloaded your BIOS? and what Productcode your machine? (PSM30E or other)
I have a Satellite Pro L300 (PSLBHE).
I downloaded the new bios and started the upgrade file. A window appears and shows the version of the old and new bios (v1.70-> v2.20). All in 1 min. my laptop computer screen turned black but the green light flashed HDD and does not what it is about 15 minutes. After that I pushed the power button and the judgment of the laptop. Now if I push the power button nothing happen just blank (black) screen and HARD drive flashing.
What is the problem? What can I do? Please help me.
It's the BIOS update is finished now. Of course, the BIOS update was interrupted and now of the BIOS chip is damaged.
What can you do now?
Unfortunately not much. What you need is a professional help, so I recommend you contact the closest service Toshiba and ask for help. I'm sorry.
Find it me difficult to update the BIOS 1.90 because I got the message that I had permission to run the update. Of course, I executed the request made by the administrator and try several times to restart Windows (Home prem 64 - bit). The last time when I installed 1.80 BIOS update there was not this sentence. Attach the screen with the message from the application.
Thank you very much.
In my opinion, there is a problem with Win7 version you are using. Maybe it's not enough to run as administrator, but you must be logged in as an administrator.
Please check it out.
By the way: why do you need new version of BIOS? Is there a problem with your laptop?
I was updating the BIOS on TOSHIBA SATELLITE C660-13R of 64-bit windows 7. Downloaded driver toshiba web. To halfway the portable installation hangs. I left it for 40 minutes to run, but he did not return to the normal state. As the motherboard fan began to move at high speed, I decided to take out the battery. Result when I power my laptop back I 1 beep from the motherboard and a black screen.
Can someone help me please?
Of course, the BIOS update procedure has not. Something was wrong during the update process and it seems that the EMRPOM module was not properly flashed.
This is the reason why the laptop is no longer.
Well, if EMPROM isn t damage, it should be possible to re-flashing the BIOS module once more, using special version of BIOS and crisis disk BIOS.
Usually the authorized Toshiba maintainer in your country should be able to re-flash of the module using this disc of crisis.
I also read in this forum that some people managed to re-flash EPROM module using some 3rd party crisis disk found somewhere in the internet but it still does not
The ASP will therefore probably be your last resort
However, to use the forums advanced search option to find related discussions on the crisis disk BIOS could be interesting for you
My satellite 1130-Z24 will not on either with power supply or battery. When the power adapter is connected I get the green light from LCD on and also the battery light on.
On this path, it is not easy to tell what the problem may be, but in my opinion, there is a problem with electronic control gear. I put t think you will be able to fix it myself and I recommend you contact technicians.
The only thing you can try is to remove the battery, connect the device to the power plug and try to start the device.
I have a toshiba Satellite 1130 - z24, which requires a new hard drive, the old man is a MK2108GAP of 20 GB but I want to set up a larger capacity drive. What is the record of the maximum size that I can use without any problems of compatibility?
One of the following players would work?
MK6034GAX 60 GB
MK8026GAX 80 GB
100 GB MK1032GAX
I searched on various forums and websites, but the only information I can find is that the BIOS will not support the discs above a certain size, but I don't know how it is.
Any help much appreciated.
I think that good old classic supports IDE controller.
The IDE controller manages max 128 GB HDD due to support of the 28-bit LBA.
So in your case, I would recommend choosing a HARD disk that is not longer than 120GB
so, theoretically the 100 GB MK1032GAX should be compatible
I just bought a 2nd hand TOSHIBA SATELLITE 1130-z24 portable
But he has only a 10 GB hard drive.
The BIOS sees a 40 GB, 60 GB, 80 GB or 160 GB HDD?
Is the IDE?
I doubt you could use bigger hard disks of 128 GB because of the 48-bit LBA.
The laptop seems to bear an IDE controller but the 48-bit LBA is supported since 2001, defines the ATA-6 Ultra DMA/100 (also called Ultra DMA mode 5 or Ultra-ATA100)
I think that your IDE controller support 28 bit and that is why you should choose less IDE 2.5 hard drives.
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How do I disassemble the TOSHIBA SATELLITE 1130-z24?
There a lot of dirt (Brown cotton wool as stuff) inside which vacuum cannot get rid of (as its off), but I want to disassemble clean the fluff, re - assemble and use the laptop.
I took out all the screws (I could see) under the laptop it but still no joy, the case will come out.
Charge down the user manual, but who does not tell you how to proceed.
Is there a technitions manual I can down load so he can tell me how to take apart safely.
Disassembly manuals can be downloaded from the Toshiba page.
I didn t think not and I guess this manual are created just for a Toshiba authorized service partners and are not released for public use.
You may find some photo or details from the internet. Google is your friend always ;)
But generally speaking, it s really complicated to disassemble the laptop and I would not recommend doing this if you n t know how proceed.
Of my knowledge on most laptops the keyboard must be removed first because there could be a few screws that immobilize the other parties and covers.
Sorry, but I cannot provide more details, because the Satellite 1130-z24 is unknown to me
I just bought a 2nd hand TOSHIBA SATELLITE 1130-z24 portable
What wifi card can I use with it.
As far as I know the laptop supports a Wlan miniPCI slot.
So in this case, you should be able to use miniPCI WLan card that supports the 802. 11b standard Wlan.
For example Wireless LAN Mini PCI card (2, 4 GHz, 802 11 b) PA3212U-3MPC should be compatible!
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I just bought a 2nd hand TOSHIBA SATELLITE 1130-z24 laptop.
He came without a power SUPPLY or charger power.
Apart from Toshiba own PSU, can I use a universal laptop charger which is compatible with other Toshiba laptops?
SATELLITE 1130-z24 will cap size similar to that used on other Toshiba laptops.
As far as I know the universal AC adapter part number: PA3165E - 100-240V AC, 50-60 Hz, 75W with DC 19V output would be compatible.
Just Google for certain online offerings.
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I bought the Satellite c660-13r 11.05.2011
After installing and configuring Internet conection, only he had messages on the Bulletin Board, NEW BIOS update the bios of the laptop of TOSHIBA BULLETIN BOARD. I updated the bios to 1.30 without any problem,
NOW I HAVE A BIG PROBLEM.
1 POST takes 30 sec,
2 start windows is slow
3. laptop is so slow I can cry!
4. when I open the new window or klick simply open the new link, stay for 3-4 sec
and I must ask, how is this posibile, when I open HWSetup, in the menu start-> toshiba-> utilytis
I can see the BIOS. 08/04/2011 I can send screenshots of version 1.40
How can I flasch BIOS with other versions,
His big problem to work
Thank you and I hope you can help me...
The version of the BIOS should be mentioned in the BIOS settings.
Turn on the device, press F2 and verify the version here.
Also I recommend the settings of the BIOS back to default settings.
In the BIOS settings, you will need to press F9 to get the default value. Then save the changes and exit the BIOS.
Restart the machine and check how many processes are running in the context of the BONE.
I recommend disabling of certain non-essential processes in msconfig.
There, you can go to the Startup tab and could uncheck the unnecessary process.
I have a Satellite phone C855 - 19 X and the alert tempo TOSHIBA utility prompts me to update my BIOS. However when I am doing so I get the following message
Flash process will end!
Current platform have secure start capability, it must provide the location of storage NV by interface IHISI.
Please contact BIOS OEM Engineer to add the feature.
Without this IHISI interface, variables to authenticate will be modified or erased by flash process.
If you understand the risk and want to keep flashing.
You can add the following parameter in platform.ini to ignore the error.
SkipSecureBootProtectionCheck = 1"
Does anyone have any experience with this kind of problem? Should I add this parameter, or is otherwise around it? Because the BIOS will be affected I hesitate to do so.
Thank you in advance.
First of all, you should know that the update of the BIOS is a sensitive technique and using wrongly you can damage the motherboard. So be sure to always update the BIOS.
Second, the update of the BIOS is not quite necessary in case your laptop runs correctly.
You have problems using the laptop? Isn't it? Well, in this case I wouldn't touch the BIOS.
However, the error message is telling as secure boot
Secure boot is an available option in the BIOS settings. You should probably disable secure boot before running the BIOS update file.
I have a problem with * BIOS * update on my Toshiba * U500 - 1 d 8-PSU9ME *.
Currently, the BIOS is + v1.50 +, but on this page http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_bios.jsp?service=EU
I found the new version + v1.90 +. (I know that the BIOS update should be made not when any problem occurs, but I occasionally some problems on startup etc...)
When I run the update * UBIOS.bat* that nothing happens, but the thread * WinFlash.exe* is running on background.
What can I do? I found this manual http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD9502M10000R01.htm, but it is not useful.
If you have downloaded the BIOS v1.90 so you need to unzip (uncompress) first of all, this package. Inside the packaging, you will find the BIOS190.exe
You must run this exe file.
You say that WinFlash.exe is running on the background. Well, try closing this process and start then start the update
You can also reboot the device and might try to start the procedure once more
I obtained through Satellite L300 laptop and I want to update its BIOS (current v1.50), so I downloaded the bios update v1.60 - WIN and when I run the extracted PS10160M.exe file - I get a message that "this BIOS is not for your laptop.
What I am, I am doing wrong?
PS: that updating the BIOS was suggested automatically after registration on the Web from Toshiba site via the serial number.
UPD: it looks like autosuggestion fail: manual search shows that bios update 1, 60-win is not suitable for the model Satellite L300 PSLBCE. :-(
You used the wrong BIOS!
The European driver Toshiba page provides a BIOS for this Satellite L300 PSLBCE series and the latest BIOS right now is 1.50!
Currently, your laptop uses the latest version of the BIOS.
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