Question about Toshiba Satellite U305-S7448 Notebook

1 Answer

I bought a new charger for my Toshiba satellite u305 series which had capacity of 19v and 3.95A. but amazingly it spoiled my machine. immediately after inserting the charger to my laptop instead of indicating it is inserted on the power,it showed nothing and immediately it started producing a ticking sound coming from the motherboard. i have tried using other chargers that used to work before but its just producing a ticking sound. it is not indicating the blue light for power nor the the one for battery. its just not showing anything. it cannot boot. i have tested my RAM and Harddisk if they are okay and it turns out they are 100% okay. i have tried flashing BIOS but its all in vain it is still producing the ticking sound on the motherboard.i have checked using my naked eyes that the capacitors in the motherboard have not yet blown.they are now confused what could be the problem??im glad that i found you and i have confidence that you are going to help me..thanks in advance.

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.


    An expert that got 20 achievements.


    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Toshiba Master
  • 40,490 Answers

If the replacement charger was not exactly equivalent, including polarity, you probably toasted your machine.

Posted on Mar 07, 2017


6 Suggested Answers

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 781 Answers

SOURCE: Toshiba Satellite will not run when using the battery

it really sounds like a hardware problem for which probably your motherboard may have to be replaced but i was checking on the website for bios updates and I noticed the newer bios is not v3.30 but version 4.40. posted on
08-04-2008 BIOS
I think it's probably worth it to give it a shot whith this new Bios and see where it would take you

make sure to back your data and that your power is constant while you're doing the bios flashing!

download your bios update from here:

good luck!

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

  • 2653 Answers

SOURCE: Toshiba Satellite A135-S4527 Charger problem

Get another laptop.

The A135 is a lemon.

Problem is either with the dc jack on the board or more than likely the motherboard is damaged.

I've repaired a number of A135's and 95% of the time motherboard had to be replaced.

Sorry for the bad news, but I hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

  • 309 Answers

SOURCE: My Toshiba Satellite Pro A200 works fine if I use

It sounds like the connector from the A/C adapter to the motherboard is loose or the inside of the adapter plug that attaches to the motherboard is defective.

Posted on Jan 08, 2010

Testimonial: "Thanks for the super quick reply. I was thinking along those lines. I'll take both units apart and compare them. Cheers Paul"

  • 2653 Answers

SOURCE: Laptop Toshiba Satellite A200 Model No. PSAF6A-02C01N fail boot

Try removing / swapping / reseating the memory.

Try booting with one stick only, if the top slot doesn't work, try booting the bottom slot. Try both sticks.

Let me know what happens.

Posted on Apr 04, 2010

Testimonial: "First step in a series to diagnose. On the journey. Useful thanks."

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: toshiba a105, wont power up, clicking sound

I seem to have the same problem. I have an a105-4134. Ive had since June of 2006 and ive kept it clean and have replaced several components throughout its life.

I was working on it few days ago until it just shut off. Confused, I press the power button thinking maybe the power adapter wasn't plugged all the way in and the battery depleted and it shut off. So now the computer will now power on. It lights up but shuts off within 1 second. Keeps doing this over and over.

My first thought was the dc jack as ive read it is common to be faulty after long use. I ordered a new one and unfortunately it was not the culprit. I then suspected the cheap aftermarket power adapter which replaced the dead oem power adapter. Bought a new one and experienced the exact same symptoms yet again.

Now I'm digging deep removing all components one by one. With each one I remove, I gain a few seconds of time that it will stay on before shutting off on its own. I powered it on with only the motherboard and cpu and it does the same thing.

From the original problem in this post, the cpu and motherboard were swapped out and same symptoms still occurred. This being the case, the only component left undiagnosed is the power board itself.

This is where I noticed that the computer will power up and run on battery power. The adapter plugged in will charge the battery but not power the computer while running. With this discovery it means that it cannot be any of the main components causing the problem.

Back to the power board, an obvious problem area seeing how this is tied in with power components. From the looks of it, it seems like a simple switch board but i may be wrong. My next step is to order a new power board. I will let you all know how it turns out.

Posted on Apr 13, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

DVD drive won't open on my Toshiba Satellite U305 S7467

Insert a striaghtned paper clip in the tiny manual eject hole.

Dec 29, 2012 | Amstron Toshiba Satellite U305-S7467...

1 Answer

Power port not working on toshiba c655

You had better replace your laptop charger. Even if you go to repair it, it will cost you the same price of getting a new charger. So it is wise to purchase a new one. Here are two for your reference:

$9.99 for Replacement Toshiba Satellite C655 AC Adapter 65Watt 19V 3.42A

$12.90 for Replacement Toshiba Satellite C655 AC Adapter 75Watt 19V 3.95A

Nov 03, 2012 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Toshiba satellite L305-s5955 will not power up

If there is no power light and it can't charge your laptop, it is likely that the charger is dead. You need a new laptop charger. So try a new adapter to confirm the real issue.

There are two kinds of ac adapters for your toshiba l305-s5955

Toshiba Satellite L305 AC Adapter 75Watt 19V 3.95A

Toshiba Satellite L305 AC Adapter 90Watt 19V 4.74A

You should choose the right charger depending on your original adapter's specification. If the original one need 90w, you won't buy 75w that will bring damage to your laptop. If it needs 75w you can use 90w too.

Oct 14, 2012 | Toshiba Satellite L305-S5955, L305-S5956,...

2 Answers

I want vga(ATI GRAPHICS)for satellite A100 laptop source or drivers

Here is the link to download vga drivers:

Satellite U300-ST3091, U305-S5077, U305-S5087, U305-S5097, U305-S5107, U305-S5117

If i am helpful please rate me.
Thank you.


Aug 22, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite U305-S5097 Notebook

1 Answer

Mouse Pad and Camera of Toshiba U305-S2812 not working after installing XP. Please provide appropriate drivers or links..

try these.. -

Jul 11, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite U305-S2812 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Toshiba Satellite U305-S7448 Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

72 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toshiba Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18420 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Are you a Toshiba Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides