Windows XP Home on the Satellite Pro L650 - FN keys do not work
I have a problem with my laptop. I have satellite L650 pro Windows XP and then install drivers and utilities hotkey. But the hotkey buttons do not work. (fn + f5 and others)
What should you do?
I think that the installation of the Hotkey Utility is not enough
As you can read in other forum threads you must also install Toshiba common Modules.
So please check again the Web from Toshiba site and download/install the common Modules. Then retest FN keys.
I hope it works :)
I own a Satellite Pro A200-PSAE7E and a license to retail for Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit Edition (with SP1) is installed.
Before installing Vista, I have updated the BIOS to the latest version available on the Toshiba site ([http://it.computers.toshiba-europe.com/cgi-bin/ToshibaCSG/vista_drivers.jsp?service=IT]).
BIOS version is now 2.20 - WIN32 contained in this file: [http://support.toshiba-tro.de/tedd-files2/0/bios-20080404121735.zip]
After the installation of the operating system, I installed "Value package" ([http://support1.toshiba-tro.de/tedd-files2/0/vap-20080109135106.zip]) that contains the "utility Flash Cards". In my understanding, the installation of the "value added package" should allow the use of Fn keys.
This doesn't seem to be true or not true.
Here's what's happening.
-Prior to installation of the 'value-added' package, all Fn keys did not work.
-After installation of the "value added package", if the process of TCrdMain.exe is running, all Fn keys do not work.
-If I remove the startup TCrdMain.exe and I restart the PC, only a few keys Fn function (Fn + ESC, Fn + F1).
There is no way (or I have not found a way) for all keys Fn works.
Someone knows how to fix this?
Thanks in advance,
I am not sure, but it may be because of the SP1. I installed Vista Ultimate on A200 and stuff all listed (drivers, tools and utilities) from Toshiba support page.
Contains your Vista DVD facilities SP1 or you install on your own? If you install Vista Ultimate Edition (without SP1) and all the stuff on the Toshiba support site order Instructions of facilities.
I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro U200 with Windows Xp Prof
My problem is that the Fn shortcut keys do not work.
The FN keys should work after install Toshiba common Modules.
Depending on your other threads you have not installed the common Modules on this laptop and I assume that this is the reason why don t FN keys work properly.
The solution is simply.
-Go to the page of the European driver Toshiba
-Choose your laptop computer and downloaded and install the common modules
Sorry to answer in English, but when I write in German get a message that my "message contains profanity.
I also have the version of the Bios 1.6
The FN keys do not work. On the suggestion of a technician at Toshiba, I should update the Bios.
I also have all the problems above. Cannot install because of administrator rights.
Really desperate for this update. My screen is very dark and the FN keys could solve this problem.
If the n t FN keys work, I recommend installation of the common Modules.
You can find this tool on the European driver Toshiba page.
The M30 Pro Sam seems to be an older model laptop and so the drivers are located in the Archives!
When I press Fn + F5 to switch between my LCD and an external monitor, nothing happens. Do not see all the windows appear on my screen to display the current mode of the screen (LCD or external) while I'm activating/deactivating keys.
By pressing Fn + F1 (function of the white screen) also does nothing.
However, the brightness & related Fn + sound combinations work.
It seems as if a utility somewhere does not work.
You use Windows XP or Vista?
For Vista, install the package on the Toshiba value added in.
For XP, install the shortcut key utilities and utilities Toshiba.
The two you can find on the Toshiba site:
http://EU.computers.Toshiba-Europe.com-online decision-making supported Downloads & => Download drivers
This is my setup
Computer: Satellite Pro 4600 model ps460e 02hyt en
Operating system: Windows XP SP3
Mini pci wireless lan card: pa3070u - 1mpc mpci3a-20
The operating system has been improved in win 98se to windows XP SP3.
The mini pci wireless lan card does not work I try to download the right drivers but I have a big problem all driver downloads does not work. I don't know the physical name of the Council.
Where can I find a solution for the update of these drivers? Is it possible that the mini pci wireless lan card does not work with windows XP SP3?
Please I wait your help
I imagine that it will be compatible with SP2 well. You can test it please and post the result?
I can't install Windows XP Home on the Satellite A200-1CR
Did you get any error messages or what?
Thanks for posting more details!
For the Satellite C660-A219 function keys do not appear... I formatted my laptop and installed a new Win 7 after that I lost... function keys. Please help
Have you installed version of Win7 or recovery image original Toshiba that you got with your Toshi?
Did you install additional package from Toshiba?
Satellite L500-128 - FN keys do not work with the help of the operating system Windows 7 x 64
Satellite L500-128 belongs to the series of PSLJ3E.
The European driver Toshiba page contains all drivers for this unit.
Next to the installation of value-added package, you will need to install the Flash Cards Support utility v 22.214.171.124.
Buttons controls the FN Flash Cards!
I have a laptop Toshiba Satellite L40 PSL48E, and it works perfectly, except that the FN + no matter what key does not work.
I've been option on this forum, and I found the solution, which is: download the common Module and the Hotkey Utility.
However, this only seems to work for Windows XP and I have Vista Ultimate, so this won't work.
Also, I discovered that FN + F11 seems to work, and I searched on that one too, but it was something like:
«So, go to "Run" (i.e. run an application) and run msconfig.exe or simply search for msconfig.exe.»
After the opening of this program, you will have a few tabs and a tab should be as 'start-up', it should be the filename TCrdMain.exe and a checkbox before that. Uncheck the box, and you disable this cardmanager.
Well, I went to msconfig.exe, but TCrdMain.exe was not on the list...
Someone knows how to fix this?
You must update the BIOS is you get the ID_ERR_NOTINSTALLTVALZ_MESSAGE error message during installation of VAP.
Check it out!
I spilled coffee on the keyboard. Now 3 keys do not work. What should do?
Replace the keyboard. There is nothing here that can be repaired by a user, and wild stories you see on the Internet about doing things like «put the keyboard in your dishwasher and...» "will not work.
I have a few questions on the Toshiba Satellite Pro L650-167 I'm about to buy. It is the model with an i5 430 m, 4 GB drr3 and ati 5650.
(1) will be the laptop computer motherboard supports upgrading to a processor i7m as the 620 m for example? I find these on ebay for good prices. Also can you truly open mobile phones L series to replace the processor? You can for example of dell. I know that my warranty will be cancelled. Finally all the i series cpu is all 35w so do not supply problems?
(2) can easily exchange you the hard disk of the L series, or is it not available?
Thank you very much!
Here is my review for you:
Update CPU is not supported and I don t think that everyone here will be able to provide some specific information on this subject. Any laptop can be opened and removed so it shouldn't be a problem, but if it's reasonable the decision is another matter. If you need laptop with more power than pay a little more money and buy cell phone more powerful, but don t change anything and have it with full warranty time.
Generally the design on most Toshiba laptops is the same and access the HARD disk is not complicated. All you have to do is to remove the HARD drive cover placed at the bottom. Then you can remove the original HARD drive and possibly improve with a new.
I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro L650 and I am having some problems.
It all started a few weeks ago, I received the dreaded screen black death (windows could start, but then just came up with a black screen and a cursor. After playing well, I thought that a reinstall of windows would do the trick.
It worked, but none of my pilots have been installed... After much research, I found my Toshiba repair disc. I put in and went to fix it. At half way through formatting the drive, it came with an error, saying that he was unable to delete a specific file, it asked me to reset.
So I reset, and it came with a screen with "this disc is not initialized, Please initialize now."
So I pressed Yes, and it resets, it came with the same screen. and again and again.
So that's where I am. It is only a year old, and already got the replaced disk. I'm desperate difficulty, I don't want it to become a grammage of paper-dear...
First of all I m wondering why the message appeared saying that the disk is not initialized have you used the Toshiba restore for the OS installation disc or have you used any other Windows disc?
On the other hand, it might be possible that your HARD drive is malfunctioning, the cursor blinking in the upper left corner is a sign for this fault
So I recommend you to check the HARD drive. Use a tool like Drive Fitness Test, for example, it helps you to check the HARD disk
If errors will be displayed so the HARD drive needs to be replaced
I installed 10 64-bit Windows (original was Windows 7 64-Bit)
My FN keys do not work after the installation of Windows 10.
There is no possibility of a screen-Switch, and the brightness setting and activate Touchpad...
Do you know any help
I think that your model of laptop is not possible to Win10.
Check it please https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread...mation-website
My FN keys no longer work, I read to download the value added package and I made, but after the start of the exe file unzipped, nothing happening... no windows installation screen, nothing. Please help, I have the satellite Pro S500-115 Window 7
Thank you very much in advance!
Remove preinstalled VAP, restart your computer and try to start the installation again.
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