20 Most Recent Toshiba Satellite A205-S4617 Notebook Questions & Answers


up vote 0 down vote If you have Windows XP:
  1. Open the Control Panel
  2. Select Sounds and Audio Devices ? Audio Tab
  3. Go to Volume on Sound Recording
  4. Select Advance under Microphone and check the Do not monitor check-box.
This way, you should be able to keep using the microphone without feedback from any speakers.

Go to the Control Panel, and click on Sounds and Audio Devices.
Under Device volume, click on Advanced.
Under Microphone, check the Mute button. If the "Microphone" section is missing, go to Options -> Properties, and under the Playback section, enable it.

Toshiba... | Answered on Oct 03, 2017


The @ is at Alt-Gr + Q
now to change it to spanish you will have to reinstall a spanish operating system. If its a new laptop, with a legal operating system, then i would try to trade it with the manufacturer.

Toshiba... | Answered on Mar 29, 2016


The driver is not compatible with the OS or your Antivirus is blocking it.

Disable antivirus and see if that works.. if not then call 1-877-805-1027 for expert help.

Toshiba... | Answered on Nov 30, 2015


I see that your computer has both an S-Video and Montor connector.
Depending on your TV yu should be able to connect thru any of these two.
Click on the link below to open the user manual for your Toshiba.
http://support.toshiba.com/support/staticContentDetail?contentId=1723795&isFromTOCLink=false

Once you open it up look for page 69, Check the area out where it says "Using External display devices"

You might alos be able to find your answer from several videos from YouTube, click on link below to show you some videos:
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=connect+toshiba+satellite+to+tv+s+video

Toshiba... | Answered on Oct 13, 2014


Check for dust in the fan, The fan in my old Toshiba was noisy too at the start but once up to speed it was quiet. I bought a replacement fan and fitted it. Easy to do as the noise was starting to irritate me.

Toshiba... | Answered on Aug 08, 2014


Check this link for knowledge base information

Toshiba... | Answered on May 16, 2014


Check AC power cord, use a different one, also plug into different outlet. If that doesn't work power switch is bad. Or something else is wrong.

Toshiba... | Answered on May 13, 2014


use old battery first try to boot
if your system is boot run bios update from intel.com
then change new battery
else run bios flash from chip level service provider

Toshiba... | Answered on Apr 29, 2014


Deriver is a free online dictionary. What key do you want?

Toshiba... | Answered on Apr 27, 2014


There should be a recovery partition that is accessible from F8 just before boot up.

Toshiba... | Answered on Apr 19, 2014


When first turning it on press ESC or F10. This should take you to the BIOS screen. In this screen you can choose to reset the OS to factory settings. It is possible you have a rootkit virus or similar malicious bug. If so, a certified tech may need to address
the issue.

Toshiba... | Answered on Apr 11, 2014


You can detach the main battery, and leave it for a week. If next week your laptop still has the same problem, then it means your laptop is dead.

Toshiba... | Answered on Feb 18, 2014


Hi Cheryll,
Make sure there are no problems with the driver installed on your machine by going to Control Panel->Device Manager and see if there are any question\exclamation marks on one of the drivers. While you are at the device manager you can check the touch pad driver version and update it to the latest from the manufacturer website if needed. To check the driver version double click the touch pad and go to the Driver tab. You will see it under driver version.
Also some netbooks got an hardware button to shutdown the Touch Pad.

Regards,
TheSmacker.

Toshiba... | Answered on Jan 21, 2014


you should have numbers on the keyboard which you can access using the Fn button... you can also use these without the FN button by htting the NumLock button, then use as normal keypad....
other that that try using the Alt button and the Fn with the corresponding digits.So hold down Alt, FN and tap the corresponding digits/letters on the keyboard.

If you need to use a numpad a lot, then can purchase a USB numpad - often included with USB kits from gadget shops.

Toshiba... | Answered on Nov 30, 2013


check if both webcam driver and software was installed first,if not download and install them.if they were,then click the start button and look out for toshiba,it should be there when u click on the toshiba folder..

Toshiba... | Answered on Nov 22, 2013


If you have another account on your laptop that has administrator rights, log in into that account and change the password for your account. If you have an administrator account (even if you don't try putting in Administrator and leave password field blank) try using that account to reset the password, otherwise try one of the following:
- see this for XP http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321305
- or this for Vista/Win7 http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/What-to-do-if-you-forget-your-Windows-password
- or if anything else didn't work you can use thrid party software from Hiren's Boot CD to reset your password http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download/Hirens.BootCD.12.0.zip

Toshiba... | Answered on Nov 13, 2013

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