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LAN 1G speed issue in Satellite R630-143

Q: LAN 1G speed issue in Satellite R630-143

Hi all

My LAN interface connects only with 100Mb/s speed with no reason though it is 1Gbit capable card (Intel 82577LC). I tried it with 3 devices (router, switch, PC directly) and a lot of cables, which are works with 1 GE speed between each other except for Toshiba laptop.

Did anybody meet this problem too? Is there any fix for it?

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A: LAN 1G speed issue in Satellite R630-143

The integrated Intel 82577LC Lan card supports the 10 BASE-T / 100 BASE-TX and 1000 BASE-T network standards.

Usually you can change some LAN card options in the LAN card properties.
Go to device manager -> LAN card (Ethernet) -> click right and choose Properties.
Switch to ?Advanced? tab.

Now you should see all options which could be optimized
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I have been using R630 core i5 since 2010 and it has been a really good experience for me. However recently I have been facing problem particularly in Microsoft word and excel programs.
If I copy a letter in Microsoft word to paste it on other page or in a document, the paste does not follows the fonts, bolds, line spacing or justification as of the original.

Microsoft excel also is showing similar problems recently. Can it be a virus?? If it?s a virus then what should I do?
The machine also takes too much time in start-up.

Can some please help?

A:Satellite R630 - strange behaviour in microsoft Office commands, slow speed

On this virtual way it is not easy to say what is wrong there.
Have you noticed similar issue when you copy some text from the browser into Notepad?
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I have a SATELLITE R630-13R.

When I start my computer the systems sound operates but the display loads the toshiba and windows splash pages and then remains blank.

If I open in safe mode the diplay is fine.

When I attach an external monitor I can see the desktop in normal mode and everything works fine.

What can i do?

A:Satellite R630 - Monitor issue

> When I attach an external monitor I can see the desktop in normal mode and everything works fine.
Switch back to notebook?s LCD Using FN keys combination and disconect external monitor. Restart notebok and let us know if the problem stil persist.
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A:Flashing the Satellite R830 BIOS onto the Satellite R630

First of all:
you can download only the Toshiba win based BIOS from Toshiba EU driver page.
This means that you can update the BIOS only while running the windows system.

it would not be possible to update the R830 BIOS onto the R630 since there is a protection which would break up the flash process because of compatibility issue.

You could damage the notebook if you would still try to update the wrong BIOS (maybe using the traditional BIOS version, USB version, etc?)
So this is really bad, bad idea doing this?
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Dear all,

My R630 is struggling with a newly added Photoshop software (version CS5). Everytime it is quite slow to open and try to merge the image for saving.

I was wondering if I can increase RAM. With very limited knowledge, I would like to know whether I need to buy one additional one (if there is a vacant slot for that), or I need to get one to replace the old one.

I am thinking of increasing the memory to 4GB but wondering if it will be sufficient for Photoshop. Many thanks for any input.

Best wishes,


A:Satellite R630-13F - Upgrading the RAM

Hi buddy,

RAM upgrade is no problem because it?s easy and can be done in few minutes.

Satellite R630 has Intel HM55 chipset and the maximum capacity is 8GB. That means you can install 4GB module in each memory slot. Also an upgrade to 4GB is no problem, you can keep your 2GB module and just buy a new 2GB module. The part number DDR3-10066 module is PA3676U-1M2G.

If you have more questions just post again :)
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looking into my R630x I'll see a SSD that isn't compareable with other commercially available SSDs I have found. It seem to be a circuit board, connected by a very flat ribbon cable. No other connector.

Which kind of SSD do I have to replace this one? Is it even replaceable?


A:Satellite R630 - SSD replacement


As far as I know the SSD which is built in the notebook is an *1.8? SATA SSD* drive.
In case you would like to use other SSD drive you will have to use the same size. 1.8?
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A:Re: HDD upgrade on Satellite R630-14R

According notebook specification your notebook was delivered with preinstalled Win7. I hope you have created recovery discs before you have installed own Win8.1 version. This recovery discs you can use to install original recovery image whenever you want and it can be old on new HDD.

Ok now you have own OS. Generally speaking HDD exchange or upgrade is supported and you can do it alone. Toshiba has nothing to do with your decision to use Win8.1. you can do it and install on your machine but, as you can see, you must install all drivers, tools and utilities one by one and it is a bit ?complicated?.

Before you exchange HDD you must back-up all your important data. It can be done on some external HDD.
In my opinion you have two possibilities to have Win8.1 on new HDD:
1/ Clean Windows installation
2/ You can create recovery image of your Win8.1 version using some third part software like Acronis true image and use such recovery media to install own Win version.

What do you think about all this?
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A:Where to buy parts for Satellite R630-155?

It is very problematic to find such parts for notebooks, especially for newer notebook models.
Best place to get such stuff is authorized Toshiba provider. They can order such parts but I don't know if they will sell it to you or they order it only if they can repair your notebook.

You can try to contact ASP and ask for help. Addresses and phone numbers you can find on

It is not easy to give you some good advice about other notebook but I think for travelling and extremely mobile usage Satellite Z series can be very good alternative for you.

Check a bit Toshiba site for your country and pick up some info about hardware and price of course.
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There are a couple of posts on this but none that specifically address my question. If I understand correctly, the R630, as it is, is not compatible with Intel wi-di. The CPU is compatible, as is the Intel HD graphics card, OS, etc. but the wireless adapter is not compatible.

My question is, can I replace my wireless adapter with one of the following cards which are compatible with wi-di?:

Intel? Centrino? Wireless-N 1000, 1030
Intel? Centrino? Advanced-N 6200, 6205, or 6230
Intel? Centrino? Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150
Intel? Centrino? Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250
Intel? Centrino? Ultimate-N 6300

These cards are quite inexpensive and I know that physically swapping the cards is simple enough. But which cards, if any, are compatible with the R630? Do I need to change anything else to enable wi-di capability?. Will this void my warranty?

Thanks for any assistance.

A:Satellite R630 - Intel wi-di capability

> Will this void my warranty?
Unfortunately I cannot help you with card compatibility or capability but I think I can give you answer to your latest question.
Yes, physically swapping the cards is simple but to do this you must open your notebook (remove the keyboard) and this step is not for ?end-users? and, as far as I know, this will cancel your warranty.

Generally speaking Toshiba supports RAM and HDD upgrade but it is not known to me that Toshiba supports any other hardware part upgrade. Be careful with this.

Why you don?t call Toshiba service and ask all this. They know what sure which card is compatible and which kind of upgrade you can do alone.
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My brother has an R630 which refuses to boot, When i switch it on the hard drive light briefly flashes and the Toshiba Flash screen then appears but then the screen goes black with a flashing cursor in the top left hand corner. The power light and wireless light stay on so the laptop definitely has power.

I cannot get it to boot into safe mode, The only info I have was that my brother told me it was doing a windows update at the time.

Can anyone please help me as my brother is desperate to get it working again.

kind regards


A:Satellite R630 refuses to boot

> When i switch it on the hard drive light briefly flashes and the Toshiba Flash screen then appears but then the screen goes black with a flashing cursor in the top left hand corner

Flashing cursor in the left upper corner is a typical sign of HDD malfunction.
You can try to check the HDD status in the BIOS. Press power button and press F2 in order to access the BIOS settings. If the HDD is not listed in the BIOS, then this means that the HDD is dead for sure and in such case you will need to replace the HDD.
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A:Satellite R630-155 - Fan is too noisy and SSD upgrade

Hi buddy,

Regarding the fan and heat issue: Did you make BIOS update? Friend of me has Satellite R630 too and he told me that fan activity with new BIOS version 2.10 is reduced. Furthermore the notebook is cooler than before so I would recommend installing this update. You can download the BIOS update here: > Support & Downloads > Download Drivers

But before you start the BIOS update you should consider the following tips:
-Run update as Administrator only
-Unzip all files from zip archive before you start the update file
-Close all running programs and also the antivirus and firewall
-Make sure that battery is fully charged

Regarding the SSDs it?s always a little bit complicated installing 3rd party products and nobody can guarantee that such parts would work. You are always on safely side with original Toshiba spare parts.

Everything what you can do is installing the newest firmware for SSD and hope that it works but who knows maybe the BIOS update will also help you in this case ;)
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Any Ideas would be appreciated.

A:Satellite R630-14J -How to remove keyboard?

My friend has an R700 which I think is the same design as that R630. If it is the same, it is a big job to remove the keyboard, the whole base of the notebook needs to be dismantled.

You can clean the keyboard without removing it using compressed air, however if it's a liquid spill, the keyboard will probably need replacing.
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A:Cracked chassis of Satellite R630-138

If you know the part number you could check eBay.
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A:Satellite R630-148 - Boot on CD under Windows 8

Have you created recovery DVD?

Anyway, start notebook and press F12 to enter boot menu.
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A:New display driver for Satellite R630-14J

I think you should try Windows Update, because in my case (R830) I could update the display driver this way (search additional updates)

merry xmas everyone!
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No changes (hw+sw) have been made to the laptop for this to have happened,
I am using the updated Intel HD drivers but the option to choose the topmost HD1366x768 resolution is vanished from the menu.

I can only use 1280x800 not covering the whole screen.

Please, I can I get 1366x768 back so I can get a proper use of my Toshiba.

Thank you in advance

A:Lost HD 1366x768 resolution on Satellite R630


Did you try to reinstall the Intel display driver?
Uninstall the Intel graphic driver firstly. Then download the compatible driver from the Toshiba driver page and install this?

But before doing this try this short workaround:
- Disconnect the AC adaptor
- Remove battery
- Wait some time (3-4 hours)
- Then press power button 30 sec long
- Now insert the battery and ac adaptor and power up the unit
- Check if the resolution would be available.

Good luck
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The problem is the screen just blinks when I'm in the boot change order screen. When I select the up and down arrows to select an option the box just blinks and will not allow me to select any option.

I have tried the tab key the number keys basically every key I have on the keyboard and still I can't select the usb or cd drive so I'm forced to exit and restart.

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A:Satellite R630-141 - Can't change the boot order

Hi scarpentier,

Can you change the boot order in BIOS and boot from another boot device? Go into BIOS and change the boot order. Enter a bootable disk (e. g. Toshiba recovery disk), save & exit BIOS setup. The computer will restart and should boot from CD.

Check this!!!
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A:Re: Satellite R630-155 - Part number for LCD cover/lid


Here you can?t get part numbers because it?s a forum for Toshiba notebook owners only. So you can talk with normal people like you and me here.

If you need such technical details like part numbers you have to contact an authorized service provider in your country. The guys have access to Toshiba databases and can give you the exact part number and order this part too.

Good luck! :)
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A:Satellite R630 - integrated webcam not working


If imagine device isn?t listed in device manager, then this means that the module could not be found. Even if the driver would not be installed, the module should be listed in BIOS as imagine device, unknown device, etc?
But this isn?t the case?

So I think there are two possibilities: the module is fault or the connection between the module and the motherboard (controller) isn?t established.

As far as I know the internal webcam module is connected to the USB controller.
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Toshiba Satellite R630-105 model.
When writing for a while (using the keyboard) without any rule-based touchpad icon character appears on the screen, and occasionally temporary freezing appears.

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I also tried drivers installing at later date, but don?t get a good result.

I have tried the suggested solutions but it did not work this link:

If you would appreciate a fix or suggestion for a solution.

+Message was edited: posting has been translated+

A:Satellite R630-105 - touchpad temporally freezes

As I understood your issue, the touchpad icon appear while typing and this can be solved temporally disabling the touchpad pressing the FN +F9.
Is this correct?

In my knowledge you can disable the touchpad while typing by choosing the option in Control Panel ?> Mouse -> Pointing device tab (in some cases its Advanced tab) -> Setting button

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A:Satellite R630-14J - after Skype update web cam has disappeared


To be honest I cannot understand why webcam device disappears from device manager list after skype update.
I mean even if there would be a software problem (compatibility issues), the webcam should be listed in device manager even as an unknown device.

However, by default, certain devices are not shown in the list. To include hidden devices in Device Manager display, click View and select Show Hidden Devices.

However, I assume you are using Win 7 system.

> multiple downloads of webcam drivers don't execute
On Toshiba EU driver page you can find the webcam software.
Maybe new Skype version damage something in registry. Would recommend uninstalling the Skype firstly. Download and install the repair tool like CCleaner. Clean registry and reboot the notebook. Now try to install the webcam software once again. Reboot the unit and check if you can use the webcam using installed webcam too.
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I was wondering if there is anything I missed? The connection with TV has been very good with a good old VGA cable. Thanks for any advice.


A:Re: Satellite R630 - HDMI - the image on the TV did not fit the whole screen

Have you tried to play with all available display settings?
I don?t know which Satellite R630 do you have exactly and which graphic card is inside but check please all advanced options for display settings at first.
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A:Satellite R630-11L refuses to activate the backlight

Sorry but what do you mean with ?refuses to activate the backlight??

Have you noticed all these problems with ?factory settings? or you have maybe installed own OS version?
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Who has done successfully ?

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A:Satellite R630-11L - can not install Windows XP SP2 Prof

On this forum you can find many threads about WXP installation on new notebook models. What you need is SATA driver and it must be loaded before WXP installation starts.

More about that you can read on -

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Help me please.

A:Satellite R630-145 - high-frequency beep


Can you please explain more detailed this beeping issue?
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BenRbtz, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Have you been to Toshiba to check for those yet?

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I wondered if anyone else had a similar problem and whether I should send the laptop back?


A:Satellite R630-141 - Display becoming over-saturated/bright

Hi cueball,

That?s strange? Do you use the preinstalled Windows 7 version from Toshiba or is it your own installation that you use at the moment?

Probably this has nothing to do with display driver? It would be interesting to know what happens with an external monitor. So if you connect an external monitor can you notice the same problem or is everything ok?
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May I ask why you must install some drivers?
Ave you got your notebook with preinstalled OS or not?
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I sent my laptop back because of the electric shock issue, and when returned the palmrest was definitely plastic.
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Am I totally mistaken or have toshiba changed from metallic palm rest to plastic?
Are there 2 different parts - a plastic and a magnesium palm rest?

How would I get electric shocks through a plastic palm rest?!

Any insider knowlege out there would be appreciated.

A:Satellite R630 - Palmrest Materials - Magnesium or Plastic


The cover assy (part number P000535500) seems to be magnesium but I don?t think that the touchpad would be magnesium too.
As far as I know there is only one touchpad part available and the (palmrest) part number is (P000532070) .

Hope this help you?

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But when I play those videos, they are really displayed side by side and not as 3D.
When I tell the beamer to switch from 2D to 3D it always says that the input is not 3D.
The Intel program for the graphics driver which was pre-installed does list a 3D option.

Which HDMI version does the R630-14H use?
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Am I missing anything else?

A:No 3D video on external beamer connected to Satellite R630-14H

> I connected it to my Toshiba Satellite R630-14H notebook with an HDMI cable which should also support 3D.

Where did you get or find the information about 3D support on this notebook?
Toshiba Satellite R630-14H specification page says that this unit support the internal Intel HD graphic unit.

Sorry mate but such graphic card isn?t 3D capable and I don?t think 3D output would be possible.

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Some of our users are working grand so its certainly possible for Windows to read the drive from the Dynadock during startup but for others it doesnt.

Any help appreciated.

A:Satellite R630: USB drive not always recognized plugged to Dynadock U10

I think we may now have a solution to this.

I checked the setup of the Dynadocks which worked against those which didn't. I found that the ones which worked had the USB key plugged into the bottom port on the replicator while the ones which didnt had it plugged into the top port.

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A:Satellite R630-13U - Need driver for WLAN/BT function button

You must install Toshiba value added package. This package several different tools and one of them is ?Flash cards utility?.

Please install it, test it and post some feedback.
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A:Re: Satellite R630 -13F: Possible supported resolution of external LCD screen


The external display resolution depends on the graphic card and the external monitor.
As far as I know the Intel graphic chip which is used in this notebook is able to handle the max resolution of 2048x1536 at 32bit

2560 x 1440 seems to be too high?
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A:Satellite R630 - second HDD recognized as optical drive in BIOS

First of all I would recommend you to check the boot device order.
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If this will not work, remove the old Hitachi HDD, reset the BIOS to default and try to boot once again.

To be honest I?m not quite sure if the BIOS would support such configuration. I mean not all notebooks can be upgraded with an 2nd HDD and in many cases the BIOS would not support the HDD installed in the ODD bay? therefore this configuration may cause some problems.
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As far as I know you should find the software in All Programs -> Toshiba
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Check this?
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A:Can I use Satellite R630 with Intel wireless display technology and Netgear

> I would like to use this notebook with wireless connection to my plasma display on the wall.
Can you please tell me for which purposes you need this connection?
I mean what kind of data you want to transfer?
With other words what do you want to do exactly?
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A:Re: Satellite R630-13L display randomly ramps up brightness to overdrive


The display brightness can be changed using the key Fn + F5 (decrease) and Fn + F6 (increase).

Did you check this key combination? Does it help?
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A:Satellite R630-112 - Service Station has never showed any update or alert


Why you try updating the drivers? Do you have any problems with the notebook?

All drivers and tools you can download manually on official Toshiba driver download page:

Toshiba Service Station can download and install updates automatically. Normally you don?t need this but if it?s not working try reinstall the applications. You can find it on Toshiba page too :)
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This problem is quite common on the Internet - but there is not much information on Google.

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I really wondering why OS cannot recognize the webcam ?:|
Usually if the driver or software is not installed, you should see an unknown device? but as I understood your message, even this unknown device is not visible.

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Are there any yellow exclamation points in the device manager?
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Theoretically it could be only a software issue; for example display driver starts to do some strange things? in such case I would recommend updating or reinstalling the display driver to check if this could helps?

But it could be also an hardware problem; FL-inverter
FL inverter is a small part which controls the backlight so theoretically it could be also an FL inverter malfunction? but this is just my guess
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A:Satellite S50-B-15P Fan Speed

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A:Hi-Speed Start on Satellite Pro C70-B

Some updates? Which updates? Microsoft updates?
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greeting Ped

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A:Moving at turtle speed - Internal Network issue or DSL issue?

If you have more than one computer, and all exhibit the same symptoms, it's hard to believe they're all bad.
Pick one that doesn't exhibit any other issues and do this:

Register at DSLReports and run their Line Quality Tests. It's best to run this test with a direct wired connection to eliminate any wireless issues from the results. It's useful many times to run this test several times, and we'd like to see each of the results. Post the results link from the top of the test display page for each test run here.

The link to post is near the top of the page and looks like:

If you wish to post this result to a forum, please copy/paste this URL <- sample only, yours will obviously be different!
and your IP will be disguised.

Copy/paste that link here.

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A:Satellite Pro R50-B-123 Lot of Ads while watching movie - speed very slow

What should I do to speed up my laptop?

- You could clean the system using 3rd party tool like CCleaner.
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Any ideas on how to fix this would be most appreciated.

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Thank you very much.

A:Satellite R830-1GZ - CPU usage high (>25%) and fan speed increase after wakeup

> The CPU usage of my laptop shoots up to 25% (and beyond) and the fan speed increases dramatically after waking up, but only when I'm using an external mouse (Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser Mouse 6000) - disconnecting the mouse once this has happened does not solve the problem, so I'm always forced to restart my computer if I have let it go to sleep with the mouse connected.

I think the process which controls the MS WLan mouse does not close properly.
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Possibly its caused by the mouse driver?
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A:Satellite Z30 - Updated Touchpad Driver with adjustable scroll speed?


From my knowledge notebook manufacturers modify and adjust the own drivers.
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As you said above:
the Alps driver released by Toshiba does not support the scroll speed but at the other hand it supports the 2-finger right click.
The other driver supports the scroll speed option but doesn?t support the finger right click.

Well it would nice to have an driver which would support all the mentioned options.
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Try to uninstall this fingerprint software from the device manager and from control panel -> software.
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The only way to get it working again would me to hold the power button until off and start it back up.
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I just wanted to know if anyone else has experienced any issues?



A:Satellite S50-B 15P - Fans running at high speed and system crash's

The only way to get it working again would me to hold the power button until off and start it back up.

Forcing shut down resets the fan activity and the performance?
Hmm? this sounds like there must be some kind of system issue? probably the some background processes locks the CPU and therefore the fan activity increases.

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A:Satellite R830 Random freeze with no way to regain control - full fan speed


One question: do you have an fingerprint reader?

I found this Toshiba document which describes an issue similar to yours.
The issue might be caused by old fingerprint software? you should update this software in case you?ve got an fingerprint reader.

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Under the key cap is small (white mechanism) and if the cap is OK you must place it properly and gently press down. You will hear ?click? and it should be in place again.

Does it works for you?

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Have you checked the actual power jack connector? May be worth replacing it, since it's only a $10 part:
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Thank you.

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@ginoversace?, welcome to the forum. Your RAM is Double Data Rate (DDR).  Therefore, if you take 800 MHz x 2 you have 1600 MHz. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.
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Hi cfitzarl,

I don't know if there are 1.3 GHZ CPU's with a 800MHZ FSB. I think those 800MHZ FSB CPU's are Northwood's C (A or B, donīt know ), and Prescotts.
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Quote: Originally Posted by pctechdude

as subject say my internet connection on this computer is only getting half of the speed I should be getting. this has been tested with three different connections, two wifi and the LAN.

Download speeds are slow as well. I have a 20mbps down and 1mbps up. I can achieve about 10mpbs down and 500kbps up.

All other computers on the network are running win 7 pro x86 and have full speed.

Any idea's?

Could be a bad network driver, configuration issue, bad cable, conflict with another device on wifi, dns, etc

Can you go to start>search>type cmd>right click and run as admin>ipconfig /all

Take a screenshot and upload it to us.

Ken J
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Hello Erekosa, welcome to Vista forums!

Seeing that you're having issues with new RAM installed and 'handler' issues; it may be that the 'new' RAM is bad! (it happens)

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My first question is: when did you notice this touchpad issue.

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