Toshiba(Satelite M55-S135) Troubleshooting
- My Computer is Running Slow
- My Computer won't turn on or will not hold a charge
- Laptop does not recognize my CD or DVD
- Computer screen is dark
- Internal keyboard doesn't work
My Computer is Running Slow ¶
Sometimes lower amounts of RAM or low disk space can cause the computer to run slowly. ¶
- Try installing more RAM by following the RAM replacement guide.
- consider upgrading your hard drive to a larger capacity.
- consider deleting any unused programs to free up disk space.
- NOTE:BACK UP ANY FILES BEFORE MAKING HARD-DRIVE CHANGES.
My Computer won't turn on or will not hold a charge ¶
A dead battery could cause the computer to not turn on. the problem could be the battery or the charging cables themselves. ¶
- Consider buying a new battery and replacing it using the battery replacement guide.
- Most AC adapters have a light that turns on to ensure proper functionality. If no light is on, consider purchasing a new laptop charger.
Laptop does not recognize my CD or DVD ¶
A CD or DVD is paced in the drive and still cant be read. ¶
- Make sure it is the correct disc. DVD will not work in a CD drive and DVD will not work in a CD drive.
- Your CD or DVD is scratched, if it is dirty enough, guaranteed, it is unable to be read by the CD/DVD drive. consider replacing the disk.
Your optical drive is broken ¶
- If your laptop will not read CDs or DVDs it could be that your optical drive is broken and not working correctly. To install a new optical drive, follow the optimal drive replacement guide.
Computer screen is dark ¶
A dark computer screen can be the result of a bad connection or the brightness is not up all the way. ¶
- Check the brightness level on the laptop. This can be a key that is pressed on the keyboard or can be done via the control panel.
- there may be a connection problem between your screen and the computer. Please refer to the screen replacement guide.
Internal keyboard doesn't work ¶
If a single or few keys are not working properly ¶
-Try uninstalling the current keyboard driver and reboot your laptop( the laptop will uninstall automatically):
•On the Start screen type "Device Manager.
•Select Device Manager from search returns.
•Select Keyboards and right-click on laptop keyboard. Select Uninstall.
•After the driver uninstalls, reboot your computer.
-Try performing a system restore to a date before the issue occurred.