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How to Troubleshoot a Toshiba Power

Click on the Windows "Start" button.Click on "Computer" or "My Computer Double-click on the primary hard drive. This is usually labeled as drive "C. Double-click on the folder labeled "Windows. Double-click on the folder labeled "System32.Right-click on the program labeled "TPSMain.exe." This is the executable program file for your Toshiba Power Saver software. "Properties.Click on the "Previous Versions" tab at the top of the window. Scroll the list of previous versions until you notice an earlier date and time when Toshiba Power Saver software worked properly. Click to highlight this listing.Click"Restore." Your computer will automatically restore your software to its previous state, before the software error began. If this does not fix the problem, your software may be corrupted by malware, and additional troubleshooting is required.Repeat Steps 1 through 6 Clickon "Scan with Microsoft Security Essentials" from the list of options.According to Microsoft, Microsoft Security Essentials is available for free to all Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 users. Toshiba computers all use the Windows Operating System, so you should have access to Security Essentials. If you do not see the scan option, your computer probably did not come with Security Essentials pre-installed. You can download it for free at Microsoft's website. Wait while Windows automatically scans TPSMain.exe for possible malware. The s can can take several minutes. If the TPSMain.exe file is infected with malware, it can hinder performance. Click "Remove" if any malware is found.please make comment on this product by saying how helpful it is.

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