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Is there the solution to above problems? Already have an account? Blow inside the openings on the bottom of the laptop until the heatsink is clean. I'm having trouble with that. have a peek at these guys

Satellite Pro 2100: DVD-ROM not detected - need drivers Satellite Pro 4320 - with XP no keyboard functionality Can not update RAM on Satellite Pro 4300 to 320 MB Satellite Pro I too suffer from a Toshiba laptop overheating problem, but after a quick clean (well its an a70 so really a complete disassembly) all is working great. I have no idea who makes this system board. It is not necessary to take it apart every 6-9 months; you can prevent the overheating problem if you use a compressed air to clean the fans. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/toshiba-satellite-pro-4270-ram-problem.108363/

It has been cleaned of dust lint but didn't help this problem. If the cooling module is not seated properly, it will explain why your hard drive and the DVD drive is running hot. I wish I'd found this site a year ago when my Toshiba first had this problem. Satellite Pro 4600: 2nd RAM slot inactive - How can I activate it?

Thanks for putting it out here. cj2600 April 3, 2006 | Hi Sonja, First of all, if your laptop is only 6 months old it should be still under warranty. But before i proceed, do you have any words of caution??? then search for other driver sites.

take it in to be cleaned…can I take apart the laptop myself and somehow not void the warranty? If it's working right, will air still just come out the fans, or will I also get air out of the heatsink? I want let you know that my majour problem is that Windows Media Player plays CHOPPY STREAMING VIDEO FILES .WMV. click here now Laptop keeps shutting down while working.

I you are not interested in upgrading the memory to more than 192, this topic is closed as far as I am concerned. Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Thank you in advance for help. If you need help yell. > Can't find your answer ?

The site mytoshiba.com has very cheap P4s for this model, but I am not sure of the quality. http://newwikipost.org/topic/FCKW6KHgMDeNXb9g1h7kxbiIfMQeRdLW/Toshiba-Satalite-Pro-4270-Accupoint-with-xp.html Then I would try to change the screen resolution. Resume Failure Satelite Pro 4600 SP6000 Display problems Memory Problem Satellite Pro 4600 SP4600 - processor running at 100% and slow Satellite Pro SP6100 not booting help! Its been a while(days) since I've heard the cooling fan operating.

Jul 12, 2008 #3 lamo TS Rookie bad soldering=bad contacts between memory slot and motherboard. http://hcsprogramming.com/toshiba-satellite/toshiba-satellite-a215-problem.php The machine was totally quiet. Clean the fan and the heatsink with compressed air. I think I repaired over a hundred A70 and A75 laptops but cannot memorize where it could be located.

I don't think it is an overheating problem as it doesn't start long enough to even get warm. Sometimes a failing hard drive makes the same grinding sound as a failing cooling fan. should be either 128 mb or 256 mb. check my blog Couldn't believe that.

I'm planning to do the do it yourself way - however - is it terrible if I'm unable to remove the old grease and put new stuff on? kevin February 28, 2006 | Quick question for my 9-month old Toshiba Satellite M45-S331- I haven't seen too much about fan or overheating problems in a few quick searches online, but Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.

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  2. i must say, this laptop was not the ideal purchase for a student on a small budget.
  3. cj2600 March 15, 2006 | Hey Ryan, Sorry cannot help with this one.
  4. I will look for dry joints - any other likely culprit that I may be able to do anything about?
  5. A faulty slot >> certainly would explain the problem. > > I had a Sat.
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  7. Be careful with connectors on the system board, unlock them before you pull cables.
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cj2600 April 8, 2006 | Hi Rachel, Try to clean the heatsink and the fan without laptop disassembly first. Satellite Pro 6000 SD card slot - cannot copy pics to my comp Need advice about WinXP/2000 installation on Satellite Pro 4270 Can I upgrade Satellite Pro 4300 with mk8032GAX HDD? Justin February 13, 2006 | For anyone who has taken-apart a Toshiba Satellite A75 series (mine is an A75-S229), can you tell me what kind of motherboard is in it…Brand, part Works great at the moment; but reading about the overheating and dc-plug issues scares me a bit (yeah, it's under warranty, but I don't want to have to go there if

Your computer NEEDs all 320 MB of memory to run WXP AND the video graphics... cj2600 March 5, 2006 | You would be surprised Meg, but Toshiba Satellite A75 laptops with a Celeron CPU inside experience the same overheating problem as laptops with Pentium CPUs. Not sure if the BIOS will support a bigger size, I have never tried it. news I understood that if you only use a > single >> memory stick it has to be installed in the first slot, so I have tried > each >> stick singly

Try to install the memory module into the second slot. thanks man. Make sure that you use a good thermal grease and the cooling module is seated properly. Pro 4600: Win XP Pro SP1 keeps on crashing Satelite Pro 4200: Which is a max HDD size?

The RAM was in the DIMM i have just mentioned when i was getting the problems where the laptop was sometimes detecting 64mb and sometimes 192mb. USB problem with Satellite Pro 4200 series (4270) Disable internal memory 4270 Continuos beep on Satellite Pro 4600 How to remove password on Satellite 4600? Can I use the instructions for P15 as you had mentioned in some previous comments for cleaning it my self. My A75 is only 6 months old and will shut down in full power mode, after surfing the net I was relieved to find your detailed process for disassemly.

Do you think I voided the warranty? cj2600 May 8, 2006 | Ruby, The hard drive connector is a part of the system board and if it is broken, the entire system board has to be replaced. Best regards, Peter brandon cabana April 15, 2006 | Thank you cj2600. It was under warrenty then and I could have told them to replace the fan for good measure.

Trouble after BIOS upgrade on Satellite Pro 4600 Satellite Pro 4600: disk read error occurs - press Ctrl Alt Del to restart Satellite Pro 6000 problem with turning on Satellite Pro The power light and lights in the front all remain green. Thanks again for your great site and wealth of info!!! Thanks again.

Took out a strip of "felt" a quater inch think running the length of the heatsink!!! If you have a Toshiba repair center somewhere in your location, I would recommend taking the laptop there instead of shipping directly to Toshiba. I have full coverage, including accidental. I didn t have to separate the CPU from the heatsink, just open the lock and place the whole piece carefully, turn the locking screw..

I would guess you need this antenna just in case if the main antenna cable is damaged, not sure. Is this unusual considering it's new? All you have to do: remove the keyboard securing strip (be careful because it’s connected to a control board, do not pull too hard), remove the keyboard (4 screws).