To troubleshoot a Toshiba laptop, simply run the Windows troubleshooting wizard. To do this, press F1. This brings up the Windows Help menu, where you can fix the problem, or take it to a technician if you are unable to troubleshoot it.Continue Reading
Connect the laptop to an electrical outlet by plugging one end of the power cord into its power port.
Use a soft, damp and lint-free cloth to wipe the satellite screen. Moisture, dust and smudges can cause distorted images. Avoid using chemical-based cleaners, as they can permanently damage the satellite’s screen surface.
Some devices may not be compatible with the current version of Microsoft Windows installed on your Toshiba laptop and may cause communication errors, software-related glitches and system freezes. Isolate the problem by plugging the peripheral devices back into the laptop one by one until you discover the problem.
Wipe down the surface of the keyboard with a damp cloth. Clean between and under the keys with a pressurized air canister to remove dust and dirt.
Take the laptop to an experienced Toshiba technician. Some problems are associated with the malfunctioning of internal circuitry and hardware.
Toshiba laptops made after 2007 no longer use recovery discs, but instead have a hidden partition that is built into the hard disk drive to recover the system. If using a laptop that was made before 2007, then the laptop will have a recovery CD and diskette.Full Answer >
Use the Windows installation disc to reset your Toshiba laptop. Alternatively, use the built-in factory software recovery image to reset your Toshiba laptop to its original settings.Full Answer >
A Toshiba laptop repair manual includes information about the system specifications, instructions on how to replace the individual components and illustrations showing how to disassemble the laptop. Repairing a Toshiba laptop on your own may void its warranty.Full Answer >
Toshiba user manuals are available to download for free online on Toshiba.com. Navigate to the support section of the website and enter the product details to find the manual for the specific product.Full Answer >