Windows 8 Pro upgrade possible for Satellite Pro C650?
Read in forums, but can't see a particular mention of my model of laptop. Short part PSC13A.
Just bought Windows 8 Pro with the intention of upgrading to Windows 7.
Anyone with this model manages to do with success?
Should I first download an update to the driver? Or install Win8 first and then update driver?
Have run the upgrade wizard and seems mostly ok apart from "your PC firmware does not support secure boot if you won't be able to use it in Windows 8.".
That's what worry?
Thanks for any help that you can give a geek MOM. =-)
Secure boot is a new feature of UEFI firmware. UEFI replace BIOS on laptop computers that are provided with Windows 8...
Windows 8 will work on PCs that have a BIOS, you do not need UEFI / Secure Boot.
My x220T (Tablet) is currently running on Windows 7 Professional. I was wondering if this device all drivers should I upgrade to Windows 8 Professional? Thanks for the help in advance.
Welcome to the forum!
X220T does not meet the requirements of MS to W8.
That said, the operating system is running on it, but you may experience various problems and the overall user experience is likely to be less satisfying than W7 in my opinion.
I have a question. About the upgrade options for my laptip, is it possible to upgrade its amd a6 - 3400 m with 6520 g for a higher chip? Like an a8? Please answer...
Please visit the page #1 the first manual on the following link:
I am trying to upgrade my ram to 128 on the laptop. After following the instructions for the instillation, that I turned the laptop on to find that it was slower than before and that the new ram had not registered as 128, and always thought it was 64 in someone can help me solve this ir is there anything I can do?
Maybe you used the memory modules bad.
As far as I know that you can upgrade memory for max 192 MB
The 64 MB has been installed in an internal memory and cannot be deleted.
I found these compatible modules:
PA3003U - 1 M 03 32 MB
PS3004U - 1 M 06 64 MB
PS3005U - 1 M 12 128 MB
I have a satellite pro A120, which feels a little tired. I did research SSD upgrades to replace the HARD drive, but I don't know if I can update or not. I would really appreciate any advice or information you can give me.
You can upgrade the laptop with an SSD. You need a disc SSD SATA 2.5 as the A120 supports the SATA controller.
Not quite sure about the SSD size but I guess a 250 GB should be recognized correctly.
Can I add 512 MB to 256 MB of memory already on my laptop? And also what is the name of the memory supported by Satellite Pro L10.
Your L10 has two available memory slots and will support up to 2 GB of RAM (2 X 1 GB modules).
Check the following URL for details of compatible modules for your laptop: -.
I use a satellite L20 pro - PSL25E. That this PSL25E means in terms of satellite pro L20 - 102 until xxx. On the support site to keep just the numbers but not this alphanumeric expression. I need this in order to select the upgrade module suitable.
If this can be answered, could someone tell me which module to upgrade should I choose in addition to the existing 512 MB?
Thanks in advance
It of nice that you have found the laptop model after your own investigation.
However, in my opinion the portable Satellite Pro L20 all support the same kind of memory, if it s L20-259 Pro or Pro L20-174
The units are supported on these modules:
DDR2 400/533 256 MB (PA3389U - 1 M 25)
512 MB DDR2-400/533 (PA3412U - 1 M 51)
I own toshiba satellite pro 4300. He now has 128 MB of RAM.
As it becomes very slow, I want to improve it with additional 128 MB.
The problem is, I'm not an expert in this stuff and don't know how to do it. I have a friend gave me the extra RAM, but as I have lost the user manual, I don't know exactly how to do the upgrade.
I will be grateful if someone can help me. Please consider me as a "dummy" in the explanation. :-(
As Lucky said already support memory Expansion can be found in the lower corner of your laptop and it is fixed with two screws. I hope you have the module that is compatible with this unit.
I found the info that Ram module with the PA3005U part number is good.
I installed Windows 7 on my Toshiba Satellite A200 (psfa1a-003002). And want to update all the drivers for it as well, but I can t seem to find new drivers for it online. Is there a place I can go to find them, or was it a disc that came with the computer that had the Toshiba Utilities who handled the updates that I can download.
I am not the first owner of the computer so no disk came with it.
I can see is the Australian model laptop so if you need drivers you can download on http://www.mytoshiba.com.au/support/download
I hope that this old A200 is supported for Win7 there is no old or new drivers. It is supported and you can find the drivers, tools and utilities, or you will not find them.
In any case, this old piece of equipment works fine with the drivers included in Win7 and after that Win7 updates installation (optional updates).
I buy a 1 GB, 200-pin SODIMM crucial (marked on the module as 1 GB 2Rx16 PC2-4200 s-444-12-A0) and added to the existing module 256 MB (marked as 1Rx16 256 MB PC2 4200 s-444-12-C3)
I can't get the 1 GB module memory I bought the work with the existing 256 MB module. The PC will recognize the 256 MB module in each slot and it will also recognize 1 GB memory module in the other location. However, when both modules are installed the PC doesn't recognize any order they are installed in the module 1 GB. The essential tool memory online seems to think that a slot is empty when it scans the laptop, even if both slots are filled. The BIOS also reports that only 1 GB is present when both modules are mounted.
No idea how I can get the two recognized modules?
I assume that there is a compatibility issue. If possible, try to get the 1 GB of Kingston RAM module or module recommended by Toshiba.
If you have time take a look here
By the way: 1 GB of RAM is sufficient for your laptop L20. In my opinion with 1 GB of RAM, you can work on this model of laptop.
Can anyone help? having trouble getting the straight bar.
I tried Uk Crucial, sent bad module. I tried logical Orca, was sent bad module.
The manual says to use PA3126U - 1 M 12: 128 MB part number only. Anyone know where I can get this?
I found this memory module compatible info for your unit is:
PC133 512 MB (PA3108U - 1 M 51)
PC133 256 MB (PA3086U - 1 M 25)
PC133 128 MB (PA3085U - 1 M 12)
You can order from service partner in your country and also by some portable online parts dealer. Google around and you'll find a lot of online stores where you can order. You can also try your local dealer.
I would like to put in a chip memory of 1 GB in my current A60 because it has only 256 MB built in.
When you view the pieces on the Toshiba site, it does not show the available portion. These are no longer available?
Compatible PC2700 1024 MB of RAM except the number PA3313U-1M1G. You can add it to existing 256 MB.
Thus, on December 18, 2012, I bought a Toshiba Satellite C855
(Intel Core i5 - 3210 M 2.5/3.1 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Windows 8, USB 3.0, Bluetooth)
After a while, I put windows 7 on the laptop.
Now I want to reformat and put windows 8 and put to upgrade to windows 8.1.
The problem is that I can't find my restore CD.
There is no windows key on a sticker on the laptop or the box.
There isn't just a windows sticker 8 under the laptop, but no key.
I read that I can ask for a replacement CD key, but I have no idea how to do that.
Any help would be appreciated.
You can order this disc of recovery from this page:
Here is also some information on the order of recovery DVDs
I hope someone can help me on this one. I was wondering what are the possibilities for the upgrade of the disk on a Satellite L30-113. As the largest size of support etc. Or even if it's possible (I don't know much when it comes to upgrading laptops).
If it is possible to upgrade to a larger size HARD drive what should be and what would be the process to upgrade as well as if there is a limit on the maximum size, etc.?
Thanks in advance.
Each laptop BIOS supports a HARD drive size limitation and therefore, you can only use a HARD drive formats supported.
I used the L30 for a long time and to my knowledge, you could use the 40 GB, 60 GB and 80 GB hard drives for sure. Perhaps that the 100 GB HARD drive might work but I m not 100% sure and can not recommend this size of HARD drive.
However, these hard drives must be compatible:
Toshiba 40 GB - MK4032GSX
60 GB - MK6034GSX
80GB - MK8032GSX
I want to upgrade the memory on my old laptop, I found the manual and read a bit into it.
It apparently uses DDR PC2100 (266 Mhz) features of two memory slots and only allows that up to 512 mb modules.
Is it possible to use modules bigger or faster.
I hope that the low speed and size has something to do with the time that it was produced before more large modules have been as prevalent as they are today.
Also how many pins is there on the modules, I guess that DDR modules for laptops are different from those of desktop computers.
Toshiba Satellite A10
Model No.: PSA10E-0ZJ57-DK
Any help is appreciated.
Of course, you can use larger modules.
Chipset supports up to 1 GB of RAM.
Fastest modules (PC2700 or PC3200) should not be a problem, but I think that they will not work with the speed of the PC2100.
The part number for 2 x 512 MB RAM is PA3164U - 1 M 51
Maybe you are looking for
I have two Apple TV. The action on each distance affects the other tv. For example if I press stop on the remote control will stop the program on the other tv to. How can I stop this from happening?
Hello I have a Portege R830 1 month. Using Windows 7 64 bit. Set up Skype and everything was working 2 weeks ago now only the video work. The microphone has stopped working. I installed the latest Realtek HD Ausio Driver and Webcam driver. The settin
I was never able to restart in safe mode, he comes back and automatically restarts and begins normal mode. The issue I'm having is that I tried to start my computer on my regular account and also I tried to start it on the built in Administrator acco
I tried 9 times to install the update important. I emptied the trash and still not able to install the update What should I do next?
I've recently updated my os 10.1 to 10.2.i q5 have applications android on my fone nd they r workin PalmSize onli question is my bbm indicates network, cnt acess help it.ani error?