Tecra 8100: Advice replace please - audio card?
My 8100 Tecra faithful and beloved which is ideal for my purposes locked up the other day, in the middle of a session.
Restart windows resulted in blocking machine once Windows is running.
I started in safe mode - no problem.
I have disabled all devices useless and then through a process of elimination of selectively allowing devices and reboot.
I found that the problem was the Yamaha audio device - that turn on the machine and it would lock up, disable that and he would normally go.
It worked fine now for a day with the disabled Yamaha audio device.
I tried to uninstall/reinstall the device - no change.
I even did a fresh install of XP - no change.
I ran XP pro for over a year without problem (so far) and I consider not audio as criticism - just a nice to have.
My questions are:
Is there anything else I need to do in the way of diagnosis?
Tips for common problems?
Can anyone with experience of fixing these machines or similar notice if replacement of all of the audio card is likely to make a repair?
I seem to remember the last time that I opened it about two years ago to change the processor that the audio Assembly was on a separate panel but is that all?
Note that this is a _ancient_ machine and _not_ going to be taken to a repair shop where the Bill would be more that it is worth! I am competent to replace the sound card, more than that and I will probably continue to run without audio - I don't think that it worth replacing the motherboard just for audio...
Thank you very much in advance for any constructive suggestion.
Well, as you know these replacements are very delicate
However, I don t think you will be able to replace this sound card but it s my personal opinion.
From my experience, I know that the card (audio driver) his Yamaha is not fully compatible with Win XP SP1 and SP2. Update the audio driver is necessary.
Google for it
I searched a bit for some instructions how to remove these boards and found this page.
There you should find a link to the page how to disassemble the Tecra 8100.
I recently got a Tecra 8100 for cheap on eBay.
The screen sometimes goes black its still on I need to press the shaft close to the screen and it beeps sound sounds and back on.
I removed the frame of the screen and it made the difference for a about a week but just happen again:(mais je croise les doigts pas très souvent.)
I read on google etc. it can be sumtin with led, etc. I just want to know how to replace the part?
What part I need to replace etc.?
I disable all power management things, and sometimes even of it is would no doubt something with the screen.
I need ideas how to resolve this because it's a good laptop for a student lol prity.
Thanks for reading and any rear power
Sorry, but it's really not easy to say what needs to be replaced.
But it s certainly a hardware problem I put t know what should I PIN you meant exactly, but maybe a loose connection is causing this problem I mean a FL-inverter connection
Here's a useful page [how remove and replace card ups FL on Toshiba Tecra 8100 | http://www.irisvista.com/tech/laptops/Toshiba-Tecra-8100/remove-replace-fl-inverter-board.htm]
Maybe it could be useful for you
In any case, these hardware issues are always delicate, and in most cases, each unique piece, and the connection must be checked. It's not easy, and in most cases and the computer laptop technician should take a look on this laptop
I have a Tecra 8100 810-1With Win98 series.
I format the HARD drive and installed Win2000pro but some drivers not found on CD as graphics card, sound card and Ethernet card.
After my laptop have only the 16colors and the small window that opens.
I upgraded W2000pro by Microsoft Update for IE7, and service pack 4.
Other readers to another device, I founded, I installed them and they work well.
Only for the graphics of the very hard to find map drive for S3 savage/IX w/MV.
I find 79036agplogo_S3.zip
I tried to install it, the installation is OK.
But when I started PC I have an error message in French, I translate it:
"The pilot \Systemroot\system32\drivers\s3gsavm not found the point to enter the VideoPortSetEvent on the VIDEOPRT.sys drive.
I tried to download it, but never found the driver for the graphics card, this is the link [http://fr.computers.toshiba-europe.com/cgi-bin/ToshibaCSG/download_drivers_bios.jsp?service=FR]
Perhaps the drive on which I founded are not good? Where can I find it? Can you give me the link please correct?
Thanks for help.
Follow the link you have posted.
Choose the category "Archive". Here you will find all Tecra 8100 drivers for windows 98 and Windows 2000.
I have a Tecra M2 and the display shows verticle lines across the entire screen. These lines also appear when plugged upward on a normal screen.
I checked Device Manager and it says that the nvidia card "cannot start." The problems had me uninstall and won't reinstall, no luck.
Next option is to unplug and then plug back in, but is it possible? If it is separate would rather just replace the card. Thanks for any help.
From your description of the error, this really sounds like a malfunction of the GPU (graphics processing unit).
Unfortunately, it is a serious offense and if a replacement of material you will not be able to fix this :(
It is a case value because you can not only replace the graphics card. You need to replace the whole motherboard because the GPU is soldered on the Board and cannot be removed easily.
There is nothing to my buddy.
Seems that you need to contact a support technician.
I have Tecra 8100 where his original power supply is dead. I need to buy a new one, but I found that Toshiba has replaced the model of PA2444U adapter with a new model. What model adaptor which is now compatible with Tecra 8100?
Thank you. I really need an answer because I need to work with the laptop.
You need universal adapter with PA2444U part number. Google around and you'll find it.
Is it possible to use old pc ISA cards in the PCI slots in the Tecra 8100 docking station?
The Deskstation V Plus for the 8000 series seems to allow dual use in some of its slots so I wonder if it's the same for the 8100/8200 series.
You can also the Tecra 8100 can be anchored to the Deskstation V to allow access to the ISA slots?
where did you get this with the AIS in the PCI slots? I've never seen a combo slot in my life so I can't believe :)
But what about the v: Deskstation
Yes, it can be anchored, it s integrates without problems, then you will be able to use the ISA-machines built slot.
A few days ago and hinges on my Tecra 8100 receive broken - I had to take full-fledged laptop and replace the hinges. When I finished replacement and try to start, I have nothing on the screen. LED light diodes are to: power, battery, CD ROM (there are no leads to the HARD drive).
I must put emphasis that I had the problem with the locations of memory (from last year) and I solved this problem by sticking a piece of paper between the contacts (like everyone else).
Who knows what you were doing. It seems at first glance that you plugged the screen isn't properly.
But it could also be something wrong with the memory banks.
It s not advisable to put anything between the memory and the housing contacts!
If you use the compatible memory modules, everything should work properly!
If you are not able to locate the failure I recommend to contact a technician who has more experience in the repair of laptop as a common user like you and me
I'm having extreme difficulties, the tecra 8100 recognizes the card etc etc, but will not let me create a profile and when I try to connect to the internet tells me that the card cannot be found... Gray goes with it - have disabled the internal modem and told my system to use the card... Help
Do you have software for this card? If so, you should try to re - install the software.
But in my opinion you should contact Vodafone support because they have more experience with own products.
I have a HP m7350n desktop under WinXP SP2
I replaced the video card (original) with a Gigabyte GT 440
The new vid card also demanded a new power supply, so I replaced the original power supply with a Cooler Master GX 450
When I restarted the computer, I noticed that I had more sound. Not sure if it was important, but even after that I downloaded the latest drivers for the new video card, there is still no sound.
In the status bar system (or what is called the lower right view), I have more small icons for audio that I used to see.
If I run dxdiag and click on the "Sound" tab, everything is white with the error 'no sound card found. If one must, you must install a sound driver provided by the hardware manufacturer. »
The audio jacks are NOT part of either the old or new video card, so I think that the new video card should not cause this.
Could I have missed feed somewhere during the exchange of food? If I remember, I have provided to:
-2 CD/DVD drives
-The expansion slot empty
-The hard drive
-A long connection on the motherboard (it was like 12 x 2 pins)
-A small connection square to motherboard (2 x 2-pin)
Any suggestions on what I can is dead wrong, or what I need to check? I am a novice at this stuff, so it could very well be something stupid.
Also, I suppose, it does not matter, but I also added memory 2x1GB sticks in the empty slots (who does not see the PC, but that's a separate post)
Thanks for the pointers
I see an HDMI port on the map output...
Why what happened? The answer is that your video card has HDMI that requires a separate HDMI audio chip on the video card. So yes, your videocard DID cause it happens because the PC has picked up map video, disabled the car video (if you have an onboard video) and also disabled the audio system integrated, take on it for audio HDMI on the video card.
The solution is simple, but almost no one knows about it, so I wouldn't say it's something stupid...
Go into your BIOS. Looking for an embedded audio setting. It will be either disabled or Auto. Change the setting on " Enabled". Save the setting here where you made the change, and again when you exit the BIOS.
When the PC restarts your integrated sound card needs to be restored, and you will also have the use of your audio HDMI when you plug an HDMI cable to your TV.
I want to update the video and sound cards on my PC. The model is p6536f, PSU is 250W, Win7 Home Edition 64 bit running. Should which card I use?
Consult this publication of document for general information for the selection of a video card. You will need to replace the existing power supply. What is the purpose of replacing the video card? You need specific applications?
I recently bought a laptop Tecra 8100. There is unfortunately no tv output cable included.
According to the manual (ie. here: http://www.microdom.by/olddata/pdfspec/tecra_8100.pdf) the tv out port provides a signal s-video (NTSC/PAL) 3, 5 mm mini-jack port.
The missing cable must be a RCA conversion cable.
Is someone can you please tell me if there are special requirements that this cable must meet to the? It is not difficult to get a mini-plug cable 2xRCA audio conversion, but of course, it does not transmit the video signal.
I'm working on Win XP SP2, the installed graphics card is S3 Savage/MX.
Thanks in advance for advice.
I know cable companies; It s a rare accessory of the Tecra 8100. The problem is, that the Mini-Jack 3.5 "has it s own format, so it will fit only in 1 x 3.5" to 1 x RCA.
These cables are either on Ebay, or contact you an ASP (certified partner) which could probably send you such cable for little money from low...
Here´s a link (if you need) to find the nearest ASP in your country:
Good luck man
I downloaded the driver for Tecra 8100 my girlfriend updates, but I can't figure out how to install them. The laptop is running Win2k sp4.
I tried the 'normal' method of "update driver" and then selecting the new pilots, but Win2k still find the original drivers and not the new drivers.
I also tried to unpack the new drivers in the folder that contains the original drivers and replace the files in duplicate. I zipped the original file so that Win2k couldn't see the original files. I then tried to run the Setup program, but the future restart the card was not detected. It is only when I unzipped the original files once again that the new map was suddenly, and v5 drivers have installed again!
I really want to install drivers v7 - everyone has ideas on what goes wrong? can someone give me a step by step guide how to go V5 to v7?
See you soon,.
I forgot to mention - I tried to launch uninstaller to S3, but seems not to do anything.
All advice appreciated!
I have a Tecra 8100 Windows XP.
I can't get sound on the speakers or the headphones emitted by the computer, such as beeps, CD, etc. But if I have to reactivate the microphone, I can hear through the headset, ensure that the microphone picks up (there are a few comments without microphones, proving that the speakers work physically). All volume controls are the maximum and reactivated. All devices are enabled and correctly selected in sound control panels.
Any help would be welcome! Is the sound card, or am I missing a driver? Could not find anything else on the web with similar symptoms. Thanks in advance.
Here is the summary of the Everest report:
Value of the field
Type of computer Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) PC (Mobile)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional operating system
Operating system Service Pack [TRIAL VERSION]
Internet Explorer 6.0.2600.0000 (IE 6.0 - Windows XP)
DirectX 4.08.01.0810 (DirectX 8.1)
Computer name TECRA-8100 (Tecra 8100)
User name of the user General information
Connection domain [TRIAL VERSION]
Date / time 2009-07-15 / 14:18
Type of processor Mobile Intel Pentium III, 500 MHz (5 x 100)
Name of TOSHIBA Portable PC motherboard
Motherboard Chipset Intel 82440BX/ZX
Memory system [TRIAL VERSION]
Type of BIOS Toshiba (12/30/99)
Communication communication Port (COM1) port
Communication Port (LPT1) ECP Printer Port
Video card S3 Graphics Inc., SavageMX (8 MB)
Video card S3 Graphics Inc., SavageMX (8 MB)
S3 Savage/MX (86 270) 3D accelerator
Generic TV monitor
Inner cover of Toshiba monitor 1024 x 768
Yamaha Native DS1 Audio CODEC audio adapter
Controller IDE Intel(r) 82371AB/EB PCI Bus Master IDE Controller
Floppy Drive floppy disk drive
Hard drive IBM-DARA-212000 (11 GB, 4200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/66)
Optical drive TOSHIBA DVD - ROM SD-C2402 (8 x / 24 x DVD-ROM)
Hard disks SMART Status OK
C: (NTFS) [TRIAL VERSION]
Total size [TRIAL VERSION]
Keyboard Standard 101/102-key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 keyboard
Mouse HID-compliant mouse
Mouse PS/2 Compatible Mouse
IP main [TRIAL VERSION]
00-10-A4-E1-F9-30 main MAC address
Network card Xircom CardBus Ethernet II 10/100
Modem TOSHIBA Internal V.90 Modem
Epson ActionLaser 1100 printer
HP DeskJet 540 printer
Infrared controller Infrared Port
USB1 controller Intel 82371AB/EB PIIX4 - USB host controller
USB device USB Human Interface Device
Battery Microsoft AC adapt
Battery Microsoft ACPI battery compatible control method
Battery Microsoft ACPI battery compatible control method
Provider DMI BIOS TOSHIBA
DMI BIOS Version Version 2.30
TOSHIBA DMI system manufacturer
DMI system product laptop
DMI system Version Version 1.0
DMI serial number of the system [TRIAL VERSION]
DMI Motherboard manufacturer TOSHIBA
DMI Motherboard product laptop
DMI Motherboard Version Version A0
DMI serial number motherboard [TRIAL VERSION]
TOSHIBA DMI chassis manufacturer
DMI chassis Version Version 1.0
DMI serial number of chassis [TRIAL VERSION]
DMI chassis [TRIAL VERSION] inventory number
DMI chassis Type Notebook
Total memory / free DMI casings 2 / 0
A good questions and I never heard of this topic which s...
I think the fist, you should start to update the audio driver of your laptop. Therefore, you can see the Toshiba site 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 version first and reboot the laptop.
Maybe a reinstall of Windows with the Toshiba recovery disc could also be useful and in the worst case, it s only a hardware malfunction and it must swap the motherboard. :(
I just bought a second hand Tecra 8100, who has been stripped of all its programs, OS. So I installed Windows98SE on this - now I get a screen with vertical stripes, which perch in the middle of the screen of the laptop with Windows just about visible in the background.
I went to the display driver Toshiba and downloaded Web pages relevant windows 98se. Once on my laptop, the exe file does nothing; is neither their "graphics card" option in my device manager - everyone has ideas as to what is happening?
Please connect external monitor to your laptop and check if the result is the same. If so, there is probably a problem with the graphics card. If this isn't the case, I presume your laptop LCD screen is defective.
OK so I have a Tecra 8100 laptop
> running everything well... except that I can not get the TV out socket work...
> Ive got windows XP on it...
first thing I want to know about the housing - it is a Jack of 3.5 mm (NOT of RCA or S-vide0)
> so I finally managed to get a Jack 3.5 mm cable video, audio...
> which connected to the TV... nothing
I have the cable entry?
in display properties, I installed the drivers of duo, and there are a few additional options...
> what confused me, it's that there are 2 monitors there... but is it because of the VGA?
> I tried pressing FN + F5... but not had any luck
Is there something simple that im missing like a cable?
> or a piece of software...
As much as I know on the right side you will find a video taken of output. To use this video on the service, you will need to use a RCA video connector.
Please also check the settings in the BIOS. Here, you set the type of TV signal and select television as an output device.
To connect the TV, please follow these steps:
1 turn off the computer
2. use the composite video cable to connect the TV to the video output port
3 turn on the TV
4. turn on the laptop
I hope this helps.
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