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A105-S4164 I am out of town and don't have the manual to my computer. My brother in law put the photo card from his Sony Cybershot into the wrong slot (port)? on the computer. He inserted it in the one immediately below and to the left of the silver onthe top of the handrest below the drive and operational lights. How can we get it out or should we even try? What goes there anyway and where do we hook the computer and camera together to download photos into my computer??HELP!!! I waited a long time for a good computer and I hope we haven't messed anything up. Lost in S.C.

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  • Lost in SC Feb 15, 2008

    Even the smallest needle nosed pliers would not open in this small of an area. We tried tweezers and this didn't work. Could you tell me where to get a pair of pliers this small?

  • Lost in SC Feb 16, 2008

    Thanks for your information. I have spoken to Toshiba and the card should push in and click and double click (spring loaded I guess to remove the memory card). They will call me or email me by morning to tell me an authorized repair facility to take the computer to since it is still under warranty.

    Thanks again for trying to help me. We wouldn't have dared attempted to take the computer apart. All we did was to try with small tweezers very flat out of a Swiss Army knife to get hold of the card. I think we will leave it up to the factory reps. that way if there is a problem the warranty will cover it for me.

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To get the card out use a pair of needle nose plyers. Try not to smash the card. With the notebook opened & you facing it. Turn the notebook so your looking at the left side there is an iLink port to hook up your camra. I'll make this easer. Click the link below. Its a video tour of your notebook. This will help you see what is what.
http://cdgenp01.csd.toshiba.com/content/pr/download/flash/satellite_a105/satellite_a105.html
You can get all the information you need including the manual downloaded to your notebook from this link.
http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/su/su_sc_modelLanding.jsp?ProductMenu_0=Portables&ProductMenu_1=Satellite&model_find=A105-S4164&ProductMenu_2=1372986&moid=1372986&rpn=PSAA8U&smoid=true&ct=MH&ListType=Model&x=38&y=10&ignore_sn=true
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Posted on Feb 15, 2008

  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso Feb 15, 2008

    If you couldn't reach the card with a pair of tweezers than I doubt that the card can be removed without doing some disassembling. It would be better to wait & have it serviced by a pro who will be able to see just what is taking place so as not to damage the notebook or the card.

  • Mike Peluso
    Mike Peluso Feb 15, 2008

    If anyone opends the notebook, (it's new) that can void the warranty.

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