Satellite Pro A300 - how to install the webcam?
I got my laptop via my uni so did amyn backup discs (especially not the webcam).
Basically my laptop is a Trojan virus on my webcam, set it and I restarted my computer. It is then flashed up on reboot that I need to install my webcam but I don't have the disk and now I can't use my webcam! What should I do?
PS I'm not a genius with computers so please be easy on me with the language.
If you need to reinstall the driver for the webcam you can download on the Toshiba site and all drivers for your laptop:
http://EU.computers.Toshiba-Europe.com > support & downloads > download drivers
I have too many Satellite Pro A300 and it s not delivered with the Toshiba Recovery disk because you create such a floppy yourself. So start the Toshiba recovery disc creator, which is preinstalled on your laptop and you can create this disk. It contains a picture of the factory settings, and so you can restore the entire system every time.
I just bought a Satellite Pro A300 with Windows XP.
I want to know how I can or if I need to create a recovery disk that will reset the machine to its original state.
The information gives instuctions on how to proceed for the Vista machines, but not for XP.
I know that I can recover from the hidden partition, but where this is not possible, I wish I could get CD or DVD.
There is a recovery CD included product that says only: "MS Windows XP" so I guess that it does not include drivers or Toshiba Software?
Any help appreciated,
You have preinstalled software Toshiba TOSHIBA Recovery Disc Creator?
Please check this box.
Using the TOSHIBA Recovery Disc Creator you can create the recovery disk.
But if your laptop was already pre-installed with Windows XP and then a Recovery CD or DVD must be included.
Have you checked all of the items in the box?
My friend has a Toshiba Satellite Pro A300 it has a 4 GB of ram, but on Windows Xp shows only 3 GB
I also want to put in place the back of the Vista, but I can't not insatall any operating system (only the Toshiba Xp dvd)
(there is a HDD recovery folder on the C drive, I think it is the Vista that he owned before but a don't know how to install it)
Ok. If the folder in HARD drive recovery then it should be possible to carry out a procedure for HARD drive recovery, remain on the second partition.
First of all, start Notepad and press F8 immediately after that the laptop has been powered. Then choose the first option called fix my computer.
A new window should open, and you should choose the last option called Toshiba HDD Recovery.
Then follow the instructions on the screen.
This should usually works if the folder of HARD disk recovery and partition has not changed or deleted.
Check it out if it does not, you will need to order a Vista of Toshiba Recovery DVD:
I have a Satellite Pro A300 PSAGDA 2000R
It had Windows Vista installed when I got it, but after a while, had to reformat, so I did, (I want to reformat my computer every 6-12 months on average), it came only with XP disks even if he got a serial number for Vista on the underside of the laptop so I installed XP. That was about 2-3 reformats there now.
However, so that finding drivers I've seen mention of a hidden partition to reinstall Vista (which I hope it is 64-bit) and tried to do this several times but unfortunately it does not work, I guess that maybe what XP installation I can accidentally deleted or something? (Thought they had in fact on some solid state memory which could not be written more or something.)
* Is there a way I can access it, take another that won't cost a ridiculous amount (for example download) or a nice person enough to create an image to download on a site or something that I can download file sharing? *
I have also a spare copy of Vista (and a bit of XP) on the drive, none of them will work?
+ Another thing which I am interested in is can I get any of the preview of Windows 8 OS that will run on this laptop? Apparently it improved performance on Vista and W7 would be convenient for running on a laptop, and I have also heard say it is possible to upgrade to the full version of the preview or W7 for a minimal cost and would probably be much cheaper than other methods if possible. +
And I'm actually quite handy with computers, so don't be afraid to throw big words at me,
(Tried the methods found on the manual on page 3-8 ([link: http://www.mytoshiba.com.au/support/computers/satellite/pro/a300/psagda-02000r/download?os=22]).)
I have European A300 and I believe that the principle on the rest of the same models.
A300 was offered with Vista preinstalled but without recovery disc Vista. Image that contains the operating system, drivers, tools and utilities for recovery has been saved on the HARD drive and with book factory owner was able to begin the installation of HARD drive recovery. It works with the factory only settings.
With preinstalled Toshiba laptop recovery disk creator owners have been able to create the recovery disk that can be used if the disk HARD recovery doesn't work anymore.
If you don t have access to this image saved on HARD drive recovery, you must use the recovery disc. If you don t have the disc that you have a problem. Recovery image can not be downloaded. All you can download are the unique rivers, tools and utilities that you can use if you install a clean version of the OS (operating system).
On the European models, recovery image was recorded on the second partition of HARD drive in the folder called HDDrecovery.
Anyway, A300 works with Win7 32 bit. I installed it on my machine and I m very happy with it.
> Another thing which I am interested in is can I get any of the preview of Windows 8 OS that will run on this laptop?
I put t know who should give you this overview, but the fact is that you get it from Toshiba. You should check if you can get it in another way.
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 work with the old Satellite Pro 440. I have a problem with reinstalling Windows 98.
I don't have a CD of the device and the FDD. But I have installed MS-DOS 6.22 on the HARD drive and folder with Win98.
When I start to appear then receipt message on screen: "ATTENTION: a serious error occurred when writing on drive c. Retry (r)? Checked HARD drive on another PC and errors was not recognized. HDD (Toshiba MK6015) had divided to two parts: C - FAT 1024Mo, D - FAT32 rest.
Please help me.
How did you check the HARD drive? What tests did you use?
I have good experiences with the Drive Fitness Test (freeware).
This error is strange, but I think the best way would be if you format your drive and copy the files to the HARD drive.
Maybe this might help you.
Satellite Pro A300 - How can I turn on my webcam? Operating windows 7. The computer is clean.
The webcam can be used with programs like Skype communication where you can make a video call. Of course, there are other messengers or programs they use the webcam.
But you must install the software/driver webcam that you can use. This software can be downloaded from the official website of Toshiba (Camera Assistant Software):
http://EU.computers.Toshiba-Europe.com > support & downloads > download drivers
Satellite Pro A300 freezes when on the internet & the only way to turn it off is to take out the battery. Bought new Dec 2010 & is under warranty - suggestions?
have you tried to update drivers Lan (wlan)? What browser do you use? I guess, the Internet explorer, try firefox or opera. Also, your computer may be infected with the virus, or blocked by the firewall. Have you installed software before it starts? Is this ok when you bought it? I ask you too, because you do not have a lot of information.
It is especially the driver, software problem.
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!
I need an advice. I just took a memory (Samsung) 1 GB of more old model Satellite A200 module and put it on my new model Satellite Pro A300. Here is the information about the SPD:
_Original (which has been installed in the factory): _
DIMM1: Kingston (2 GB DDR2-667 DDR2 SDRAM)
Manufacture Date week 20 / 2009
@ 333 MHz 5-5-5-15 (CL-RCD-RP-RAS) / 20-43-3-5-3-3 (RC-RFC-RRD-WR-WTR-RTP)
@ 266 MHz 4-4-4-12 (CL-RCD-RP-RAS) / 16-34-2-4-2-2 (RC-RFC-RRD-WR-WTR-RTP)
@ 200 MHz 3-3-3-9 (CL-RCD-RP-RAS) / 12-26-2-3-2-2 (RC-RFC-RRD-WR-WTR-RTP)
_From old Toshiba Satellite A200: _
DIMM3: Samsung M4 70T2953EZ3-CE6
Manufacture Date week 42 / 2007
@ 333 MHz 5-5-5-15 (CL-RCD-RP-RAS) / 20-35-3-5-3-3 (RC-RFC-RRD-WR-WTR-RTP)
@ 266 MHz 4-4-4-12 (CL-RCD-RP-RAS) / 16-28-2-4-2-2 (RC-RFC-RRD-WR-WTR-RTP)
@ 200 MHz 3-3-3-9 (CL-RCD-RP-RAS) / 12-21-2-3-2-2 (RC-RFC-RRD-WR-WTR-RTP)
According to the information provided was it a good or bad idea? I mean differences in the SPD and will this performance, stability, etc. ?
Thanks a lot for your time!
According to the information that you have posted it seems that the other Satellite A200 module has the same specifications, so if your laptop works with this module it s no problem I think.
Satellite A200 A300 using the same memory modules DDR2 so change the RAM is no problem.
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.
My Satellite Pro A300 came with 2 different partitions, and I would like to change the size of the partitions (the data partition is too small).
Which would affect the recovery tools? Is there proposed formulas?
Thanks in advance,
What operating system do you use on your laptop?
If you use Vista, this document could be useful for you:
This should normally does not affect the recovery of HARD drive but make sure to burn the disc of recovery if you didn t it yet.
If you have the recovery disk, you are on the safe side.
I have a Satellite L300 with an internal webcam. Recently I had to install a new HARD drive. I didn't have a recovery disc, so I just installed Vista on it.
Is there a way I can install the webcam software?
I also have Satellite L300 and you can download the software of the webcam from the Toshiba page directly. Just follow this link and clicks:
http://EU.computers.Toshiba-Europe.com-online decision-making supported Downloads & => Download drivers
Everything you need you will find! ;)
I bought the Satellite Pro A300-1E7.
Webcam does not work in MSN messenger video call.
Will have problems similar to the previous posting, except that I use Zonealarm.
I think that Zonealarm has disputed cec_main.exe in a similar way.
I tried to follow the instructions here, but without much success.
I removed the Camera Assistant SOftware and re-installed the driver but does not seem to have improved things.
Now c:\program files\ software of camera for Toshiba assistant has completely disappeared and the Panel camera assistant no longer appears on the side of the desktop.
Any ideas please?
I used the Zonealarm happened and I was not really satisfied, because this software locked everything and most of the applications didn't work properly even after the new configuration! Finally, I removed this software and I noticed more advantage. my laptop starts much faster!
I think this software would lock the cam software too.
> Now c:\program files\ software of camera for Toshiba assistant has completely disappeared and the Panel camera assistant no longer appears on the side of the desktop.
This means that the software has been removed and is not installed correctly.
But to be sure, check in Control Panel-> Software (Add & Remove Programs) if the webcam is installed.
I have the internal cam of Chicony too and it s works well as part of the software Skype. I didn't test t MSN but I don t see serious reasons why it shouldn't t work.
In my view, you must first remove the zonealarm. Then clean the OS using CCleaner. Finally, redownload the webcam software and reinstall it!
The toolbar of the webcam is not always visible on the desktop.
It seems that if you move it the mouse cursor to the place where the webcam tool bar was hidden.
I accidentally deleted Intel Matrix Storage Event Monitor from my list of startup., it's a good utility, since it will inform me on the hard drive problems.
I tried to uninstall and then reinstall the package Intel Matrix Storage Manager (downloaded drivers from Toshiba Support), but I have not had any results, do not have this program at startup.
Can you give any suggestions, how to completely uninstall this package, so that I could perform the new installation of the package?
Toshiba Satellite Pro A300: C2D 8300, 4GB, 250 GB (a hard drive in the system), Intel mobile chipset P965. OS: Windows 7 64-bit.
Thank you in advance!
Just a simple question: have you tried a system restore to an earlier point? This should bring back the Storage Manager.
Check this box!
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