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L15 lost usb ports

Got hot and I turned it off. Wouldn't reboot to hard drive. Just to setup or blank black screen.
Blew it out (really clean) reseated memory and hard drive. It booted after that and runs fine except for NO USB.
Tried every driver trick I know, reloading, looking for new drivers etc. Always say they are working.
Stick in wireless mouse controller or memory stick and lights on them don't come on.
I am stumped. One shop said over phone that it's probably fried and not worth working on,
Please any help would be appreciated.

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Re: L15 lost usb ports


I am Toshiba Specialist. I have encountered similar issues. Best and most effective solution is Flashing the BIOS for newer version. All you need to go Toshiba's support website and locate your exact model and go to download section get the latest BIOS. There will be 3 methods available (FDD/CD/Windows) so you can choose the most convenient method. As you will see the warning BIOS flashing requires extra care like keep the AC power and do not run other aplications during the flashing the BIOS. when flashing complete it will restart the computer and it will resolve the Issue.

Good Luck

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