I have a toshiba laptop from my old workplace, company went bust and never collected the laptop, but i cannot get past the logon screen, i cant access bios or anything. any suggestions?
on 03/07/2010 – Made popular on 03/07/2010
My current Toshiba laptop is getting rather long in the tooth, but I've decided to 'tough it out' until Kaveri finally hits the laptop (summer maybe?).
Anyways, my Toshiba laptop has dedicated/Toshiba graphics drivers, and Toshiba sucks at updating their drivers (essentially maybe one or two when the laptop is released, then they stop providing updates).
I just got a new Toshiba Satellite with Windows 8.1 and I want to take a look at the BIOS. The problem is, the start-up is quite quick. All I see is a black screen with the Toshiba logo then my Windows log-on screen. There is never an opportunity to hit DEL and get to the BIOS. How do I get to my BIOS?
I am having some odd problems with my Toshiba laptop. For the last two days, it has not loaded past the boot screen for hours, if at all. When I force the laptop off and switch it back on, it goes to the Preparing Automatic Repair process but will not complete the process and go to the desktop.
However, this only happens when the battery is plugged in.
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I have a new Toshiba laptop and Linux would not load. I called Toshiba and the tech said that the hardware of Toshiba prevents you from nuking Windows 8 and loading possibly anything else but specifically Linux. Has anyone else encountered this problem and what can be done.
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My laptop runs on the 1.0 version and I would like to update it to the newest one (which supposedly would fix my problems with boot and even allow to switch into bios