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A35 internal modem does not work

The internal modem switch does not light or recognize a signal. Is there a simple solution other than buying an external card ?

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Re: a35 internal modem does not work

This is a bad contact between the MB and Modem pins. U should open the wireless cover, find the modem and put a piece of paper between the modem card and the bezel to press the modem conection forward the MB. Beware to not damage the MB, wireless card and others devices.
This problem is usual in A35. BLOODToshiba....

Posted on Mar 01, 2008

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Re: a35 internal modem does not work

There may also be a key combination on your keyboard to enable/disable it. check for that first.

If that doesn't do it then i would reinstall the wireless driver from for your model and see if that helps.

Most wireless issues are software not hardware but if none of that does it the easiest thing is to buy a PC card.

Good luck!

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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Poor signal with WiFi on my zeepad

Having a wireless Internet signal in your home allows multiple devices to use the same Internet connection without having to run lengths of Ethernet cable to each device. Given that the wireless network is transmitted over the air, the consistency of your Internet connection depends on the strength of the wireless signal. If wireless signal strength is not strong enough to give you a consistent Internet connection, there are a few simple steps for finding the problem and improving your signal strength.

Reset all devices. The majority of Internet issues, including poor wireless signal strength, are very often solved by a simple power cycle of all the devices in the network. Locate the power cords of both your modem and your wireless router and remove them (if you use a modem/router combination, simply unplug the power to that device). Leave them unplugged for a full 30 seconds, plug them back in and restart your computer. When your computer fully reboots, check your wireless signal strength to see if it has improved. If it has not, further troubleshooting is required. Move your computer closer to your router, or your router closer to your computer. Wireless routers do not have unlimited range. One reason your computer may be getting a weak signal strength from your wireless network could be because your computer is simply outside of the router's range. Typically, ISPs (Internet Service Providers) will install your modem in one specific location in the house and the modem will not work at other locations, so moving the modem or modem/router combination may not be a possibility. If this is the case, you may need to move the computer to a location that is within the range of the wireless router's broadcast. If you still get poor signal strength, your router may be experiencing a malfunction. Contact the technical support department of your router manufacturer. Router malfunctions often are not the result of a bad or broken router, but of something much simpler, such as the router's needing a firmware upgrade or an incorrect setting on the router's internal setup. If your router manufacturer is unable to improve your wireless signal strength, it may be time to purchase a new router. Purchase a new router. Wireless routers are priced in part based on how widely their wireless signal broadcasts (in other words, the more expensive the router you buy, the larger a wireless signal the router will broadcast). Included in the packaging of each wireless router is the approximated range, in square footage, of that router's wireless network. A good rule of thumb is to know the square footage of your house and buy a router that can accommodate that square footage. That way, as long as the router is functioning properly, you will have strong wireless signal strength throughout your entire home. Hope this helps.


Dec 13, 2012 | PC Laptops

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My Toshiba Satelite a35-s159 can not connect to the internet unless its plugged into the wireless router or the modem

I had the same issue with the one I had. It was kind of a problem getting the WIFI to turn on. Consult your user manual or a quick google search to get the directions on how to turn on your WIFI. I don't remember if it has a switch on the front or not.

May 03, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 Notebook

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Where can I buy a new battry fo my labtop Toshiba A35-S1592

You can buy new batteries at the below link

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Jul 02, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A35-S1592 Notebook

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My laptop's bratty A35-S1592 becomes empty after so what is the p


The cells in the battery have become degraded. You need a new battery i'm afraid.


Jul 02, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A35-S1592 Notebook

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Modem not working

Did you try a different cord? Check to see if the drivers are install. Reinstall the drivers.

May 18, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 Notebook

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I need to install drivers for a35-s159.The Toshiba support page no longer supports this model.I need the modem and Ethernet drivers according to my hardware mngr

Wow, I can't believe they removed it from their support page. bummer.

You can try a simple Windows Update.

It should detect the missing drivers.

Let me know if it doesn't.

Jun 15, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 Notebook

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Wireless networks not found

Sometimes Satellites get a little flaky when on battery power. If you haven't already, plug in the power cord with the notebook cold - meaning off for about a minute. Boot the notebook and try to do the setup with the power connected. If that solves it, it should work fine when you switch to battery power. If it doesn't, repost with your results.

Jun 11, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M65-S821 Notebook

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Wireless not working

First thing to do - check wireless is turned on. It sounds basic, but sometimes the switch can get knocked, meaning that the laptop won't recieve any wireless signal. If this doesn't work, play around with the settings for a while - if you're running Windows you can go to 'network connection' in Control Panel and right-click on your wireless connection; go to 'repair' and the repair wizard will go through it to try and fix it. Make sure both the wireless switch on your laptop is turned on, and that your modem is turned on too.
If this doesn't work, go to your modem's setup page (usually a web page - the address will be in the manual) and choose a different wireless channel - 0, 6 and 11 are the only non-overlapping channels. You may want to adjust your wireless signal power to make sure you have enough signal. You might also want to run a diagnostic on your modem to see if it is running properly. Some modems will display on the setup page which computers are active. See if yours comes up.
If this still doesn't work, you may want to go to an internet cafe or other wireless hotspot to check whether it is your modem which is at fault. If you get a signal and can connect, then it may well be the modem at fault. Check at some other locations just to be sure. If not, it sounds like the wireless card has a problem. If it is an internal wireless card, you might want to take it back to the manufacturer for repair. If it is an external wireless adapter, you may just want to replace the card or adapter to see if this helps.
Hope you work it out, and that you get your wireless connection back soon!

Jan 28, 2009 | HP 14.1 Refurbished Thinkpad, 1.13GHz...

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My screen is blurred

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Dec 01, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 Notebook

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Apr 12, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 Notebook

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