Satellite M40x-149 - icons on the bigger apeared office
Hi there, hope someone can help me.
I booted up my laptop today and the icons on the desktop appears larger. I have a click with the right button on the desktop then went properties SETTINGS and noticed that the highest resolution I could get is 1024 x 768, but when I checked the specifications of my computer online, I found that should be by as high as 1280 x 800.
My laptop is a satellite M40x-149. The cursor goes down to 800 x 600 to 1024 x 768 there is no inbetween.
I tried restoring the system, but in vain.
This looks like the display driver needs to be updated. Please see the Toshiba page for an update:
http://EU.computers.Toshiba-Europe.com-online decision-making supported Downloads & => Download drivers
Before installing the latest version, you must remove the old one. Then restart the laptop and now to install the most recent version.
Normally if the display driver is installed correctly, you should be able to choose the higher screen resolution.
I have a Tosh satellite M40X - 149. My problem is with the wireless operation. For about a year I used it then no problem recently the wireless from strange behavior - I would like to be connected and then she just stop and say wireless network not found then more recently the laptop has not yet locate the wireless network.
I use a Belkin F5D7633-4 wireless router and when I update the calld their Helpline, they helped me to install the firmware for the router that has seemed to work for about 10 minutes and then the problems started to come back. They recommended that I update my card drivers - can someone tell me what it is and how I do my laptop. I am desperate to solve this, because I'm having to use the yellow cable between the router and the laptop just for surfing the net.
Can someone help me?
If there is no possibility try test your WLAN functionality with another network wireless (friend or maybe in your company). On this path, you should be sure if the problem occurs only with your WLAN.
Try to install the driver for your WIRELESS Intel network card. You can find it under http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df-external/Product_Filter.aspx?ProductID=1847&lang=eng
I have a satellite M40X-149. I believe that my laptop has a faulty memory - gel randomly, sometimes will not start sound cmos etc. However when I opened the plastic lid it seems to be an empty memory slot. Assume that the memory is either on board or possibly under the keyboard as in some other models of Toshiba.
Could someone tell me first where it is and also if it can be replaced. If it cannot be replaced, is it possible to disable it and use the empty accommodation?
The machine is out of warranty so take it apart is not a problem
Thanks in advance
Yes, you are right. The laptop supports 2 locations in memory, but only one is scalable user.
This means that the other is hidden somewhere under the keyboard!
But if you remove the keyboard or any parts, you will lose the warranty.
Therefore the slot is called scalable user because the common user could insert the module without having to open Notepad.
The laptop can be upgraded up to 2048 MB. If one slot can candle 1024Mo!
I cnt find the volume icon in the toolbar of office or anywhere, where is it?
I cnt find the volume icon in the toolbar of office or anywhere, where is it?
You have been shown the method listed on a method.
If the Volume icon box is grayed out (unclickable), scroll down to three method...
2. for the Volume icon.
(B) to activate the Volume - icon Enable_Volume.reg< click="" to="">
Then follow the instructions #5-#9
Make sure that you restart the computer to complete the process.
P.S. FYI... that 'toolbar' is called taskbar.
You can also do a system restore and choose a date at which the Volume icon was present as your restore point.
But the above tutorial is much easier and faster.
System Restore - how to:
Satellite L300. Home Premium Windows 7 32.
Updated the wireless driver Atheros to the download area of Toshiba (the newest driver released on 11/27/11). After the reboot, the icon in the notification area wireless shows with red cross through it even if it is connected. Not a big deal but annoying.
(Note: you must take note of your routers WEP key before doing this and if SSID is not it broadcasts)
1. go on the network and sharing Center
2. click on manage networks wireless on the left-hand menu
3. highlight your connection and remove it.
4. stop and restart the network connections service (to go to the Services console right-click on computer in the start menu and click on manage.) Expand Services and Applications, click Services).
5. reconnect to your network by choosing from the list of available and entering the WEP key (or use him manually add... option if you must enter the SSID).
6. If still the same then restart and reconnect to your network.
Worked for me.
Alternatively you can try of course to roll back to the old driver.
Thank you much for sharing this info with us!
Perhaps, it might be useful to other people here in the forum!
I have a dell touchpad icon on my Satellite A350 laptop desk.
I think that memoryit said Alps pointing device, when I put the cursor on the icon in the notification area. IM assuming he's changed when I have the drivers updated some weeks ago with uniblue.
I'd like to know if this is right, should it be there?
The touchpad still works, but I mainly use a wireless mouse. Just to clear things up, I have a laptop of toshiba a350.
Thanks for any help
In General, if there is no problem with the functionality of mobile it's OK but I don t understand why you make updates with uniblue if all required drivers are available on the Toshiba download page.
In my opinion, you must delete all the stuff non-Toshiba laptop and make sure that you use the last orders of the Toshiba download page.
Good evening to everyone.
My girlfriend has emptied her cup of tea on his portable Satellite M40x-112.
Now everything works except the keys R, F, V, Fn.
Does anyone have experience with such a problem? The laptop is still not out of warranty.
So, I don't want to open it to clean the keys by behind.
So any advice or tips or something else (with the exception of the stupid remarks) would be useful.
If you're lucky then spilt tea will only have caused a short-circuit in the keyboard itself and won't not flowed through to the motherboard. In this case, it would be possible to clean the keyboard or have it replaced by an authorized Service partner (to maintain the guarantee).
Unfortunately, you will not be between the ab and do you much because it will be dismantled and that would invalidate the warranty.
I recently acquired the Satellite M40X-184. Preloaded software. WinXp. I have a delay on the keyboard. Tried to disable the touchpad. Without success. Have the latest version of the BIOS update. Drivers seem to be good. Not that I know too much about.
Any assistance to the problem will be greatly appreciated.
I have the same problem with a M60/170, bought three weeks ago.
If no simple solution, it's back to the drawing board for a replacement of keyboard...
My high school daughter years showed me his homework in WORD was starting to show different symbols flashing all the time on the page. I suggested she reboot Satellite P300 - 01, and since then, we have not been able to go beyond the base of office.
The Start button (or office) flashes continuously and we cannot enter in all programs at all.
I'm very grateful for any assistance.
The P300 is only 2 months old.
Believe me, it is really not easy to say what is happening with this laptop. as a first step, you can try to start Notepad using F8 and enter safe mode.
If these will be works, start System Restore utility and attempt to restore the operating system on time earlier. Perhaps one day before all this began. I hope that you will be able to use it again as before.
If this isn't the case, please let us know.
My wife is having a problem with some letters by typing on the internal keyboard, the keyboard was changed, but the problem persists. If it uses the following keys that several letters are typed, but not every time, I thought it was the heat associated with, but sometimes it happens as soon as the laptop is on, sometimes it's okay for a short period.
The affected keys are:-q s d g,.  PgDn Alt all ideas, an external keyboard works fine, but using one is very troublesome, a laptop with an external keyboard is a desktop computer.
If you use an internal keyboard brand new but the problem persists perhaps is defective keyboard controller. It can be verified by the service. In this case the repair can be quite expensive.
I put t know how your wife is using this old book but if he uses it on the small keyboard Office Wireless can be good solution.
Even if I can access the cutting tool and put an icon in the taskbar, it seems not be of some sort that I can have an icon on the desktop.
I don't know how to send an icon at the top of the counter, but this option is not available for me. On Vista (which is the lap top) I can do, but not on this program. Y at - there anyone out there that knows how to make an icon? I copied one on the internet, but it does not work with the program. Help!
Find the cutting tool in your menu (under
tab, select and copy the 'target' (must include the lot of the target to "... snipping tool.exe").
Right-click on your desktop,
In the place, paste in the complete "target" from the top.
Is that what you want?
Can't you just select and do it? Maybe not?
Hi, new to this, so apologies before you start!
I have my M30 laptop and I am trying to link it to a new digital projector - a HP3130.
I connected it, turned everything on, began a slide show on my laptop... toggled buttons FN/F5 (a screen comes up with three images on it, but not the choice on how to choose or use) and nothing appears on the screen.
What should I do to make them work together?
Any ideas please?
Thank you very much.
What you need to do is to switch to projector before you start any application.
So when you see Office use only FN + F5 key combination to switch to the projector.
When the desktop is displayed, it start the slide show.
I wonna set up a local network with my laptop and my home pc. There is just this one problem, that my M40X doesn't. I connectet my homepc and the toshiba with a cross-over cable. He worked at my home pc. The two winXP. The toshiba it shows me "cannot find cable network."
I installed the driver, you can get here on the page, nothing. all firewalls are declining.
I know that there a patch for win2000 but not for winXP.
can someone, please.
Are you sure that the cable is plugged solid?
Have you tried the plug with the different cable?
In my opinion, you can try to run the Pc Toshiba ConfigFree and the diagnostic tool and check the result.
Unfortunately, I put t have information on some patches
Currently, I have 512 MB of RAM and want to upgrade. The jury of the RAM has two screws, should I take this and replace it with an upgrade of RAM, or leave the original in and put the new in the slot on top?
The amount of RAM you want after upgrade?
If you want a maximum of 1 GB of RAM for example, you can leave the original RAM in and buy 512 MB additional RAM.
But as far as I know M40x supports up to 2 GB of RAM, and that's why it would be necessary to install the module of RAM of 1 GB in each slot. That's why you need two new modules.
The specification is PC2700 SO - DIMM DDR - RAM.
Hi guys, I have a problem with my laptop where is said "the system takes from state S4", I know that it means to wake up from hibernation, but the thing is I gave it all night like that and he remained always the same. Can I do about it?
Can you tell us more about your laptop?
What operating system do you use?
Are you using the original OS that you got with your laptop?
Have you noticed the same problem in the past?
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