Satellite Pro L - how to get the 2 GB RAM recognized?
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.
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 :(
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 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 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.
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!
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
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
Dv8t, 64 bit, win 7, the system came with two modules of 2 GB ram, total of 4 GB of ram.
I installed two crucial modules of 4 GB, 8 GB of total ram.
When I reboot and go to control panel, system - it always shows 4 GB installed ram, not 8 GB.
I only ran the windows experience index then double checked but it still
says 4 GB installed.
What to do next
Please, try the following steps:
- Hold down the Windows key and press R (or simply click on start).
- Type msconfig in the run (or the search box) and press ENTER.
- In Windows System Configuration, click the Startup tab,
- Click the Advanced Options button.
- Take off the box "Maximum memory,"
- Click OK,
- Click on apply, then OK to exit.
- Restart the computer for the change to take effect.
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!
Can you help me?
My English is bad I do not end.
The question is:
My computer is a Toshiba Satellite Pro L40 and I use the ConfigFree for the wireless, but it seems that the WiFi network is disabled.
I want to know what's wrong
Your wireless network card is recognized correctly in the Device Manager, or you may notice a yellow exclamation?
Her check first because otherwise, you can get the WLAN to work.
In addition, you can activate WLAN with the material on the laptop switch which must be set on and the FN + F8 key combination.
After this Free Config should find your WLAN router if you are in the range of that.
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 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.
I installed Windows 7 today and now the Chicony Webcam does not work. I've updated the drivers and the software for the Toshiba for Windows 7 download site, but nothing happens when I click on camera assistant. I tried to run the compatibility program, and he tells me that the program is not compatible even tought that the software is for Windows 7.
Any ideas on how to get the camera to run program?
Sorry my mistake, the camera assistant was hidden.
Post edited by: gary blainville
> Sorry my mistake, the camera assistant was hidden.
This means that your webcam working properly now?
If so it of great and thanks for your comments! :)
I have a Satellite Pro A200 and I replaced the card with an Intel 5100 (512AN_MMW) wireless and it detects OK and installs the drivers etc, but it does not work because he says that the switch is turned off on the front of the laptop. The switch is on I also tried pressing fn + f8, but it still does not work.
The laptop is running Windows 7 64 bit
What card WLAN have you had before and do the work of a former?
I think that it of difficult to say why it doesn t work but maybe this card is not compatible.
By the way: do other FN keys FN + F8 work or simply not?
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