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Toshiba Satellite 1005-S157

Do the Toshiba Satellite 1005-S157 PC Notebook have warless internet connection i recive this notebook used and would like to know what kind of product is on this notebook. Before i go out and buy more soft where as i need to know how to resat the password for windows XP home 2002. HELP
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Re: Toshiba Satellite 1005-S157

The only thing you can do is buy and load a new copy of windows xp Home .

this will install and overwrite any and all files passwords & etc so you can format and use this computer if its factory operating system was xp home this is what you need to buy to unlock this computer but make sure you purchase a full version not an upgrade version of XP HOME

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I have a Satellite 1005 S157 and would like to know what I need to do to be able to use wireless. Do I need a card? USB drive? Software? Thanks.

If you are talking about wireless networking, all I did was buy a wireless PCMCIA card and install the drivers on the CD or buy a usb network adapter and do the same. I am still running Windows XP Home on my system and with bringing the ram up to 512 MB which is the maximum, it still does what I need it to do.

Nov 24, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite 1005-S157 Notebook

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How do i remove the hard drive from s157

Go here, click on the tab that says "detailed specs" it will prompt you to save the PDF, open the pdf and on the last page you'll see a picture of where the hard drive is.

It's just two screws, unscrew them and slide it out.

Hope this helps!

Oct 10, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite 1005-S157 Notebook

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I used the Windows XP recovery disk for my desk top computer on my Toshiba Satellite 1005-s157. I do not have the recovery disk that came with the system. How do I correct this? Can not get online plus no...

go to start/all programs/accessories/systems tools / system restore and restore to an earlier date.........go back 2 months at least (when your laptop was working fine) ....the system will shut down & reboot up and prompt you with are sure this okay to do click ok.........

Jul 24, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite 1005-S157 Notebook

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How to adjust screen brightness on Toshiba Satellite 1005-S157

You can adjust the the screen brightness by hold down the FN key and hitting F6 or F7. F6 will decrease the brightness and F7 will increase the brightness.

Jul 13, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite 1005-S157 Notebook

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Does not have ethernet. Need to buy ethernet card and put in the right side of computer.

Sep 25, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite 1005-S157 Notebook

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Toashiba 1005-S157 won't turn on.

remove the batteries for 2-3minuty, check if it works,
Enter the BIOS, set the boot order of devices on the 1-HDD, 2-CDROM

Sep 09, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite 1005-S157 Notebook

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Lost of recovery cd

Call ACER Technical support and I am certain they can send you more recovery cds.

Mar 14, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite 1005-S157 Notebook

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I dont know what i have on my toshiba

Yikes, look up password recovery on Google, you can download a bootable floppy disk program that can get past this. In the System control panel, you should see a list of system,hardware , device manager that is on the laptop, look for a device under network adapters or modems

Jan 22, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite 1005-S157 Notebook

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