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Toshiba Satellite C50D-A Troubleshooting
Released September 2016, Identification Number: C50D-A
- The Power Jack does not work
- The CD Player is not working
- The computer is overheating
- The computer will not charge
- A blank screen keeps appearing
The Power Jack does not work ¶
The cable connection to the computer is weak/nonexistent.
Debris in the Power Jack ¶
Check the power jack for possible obstructions. You could blow air into the jack, or purchase a specialized cleaning device, such as compressed air.
Damaged Power Jack ¶
Check for possible damage to the power jack on both the cable and the computer. If the damage is on the cable, you should purchase a new one. If it is on the computer, see Toshiba Satellite C50D-A Power Jack Replacement.
The CD Player is not working ¶
The CD player isn't functioning properly. The computer doesn't register the CD, or won't play it.
CD is broken ¶
Examine your CD to determine whether it is scratched, or broken. Try using it on a different device to see if it has a similar issue.
CD Player is broken ¶
This may be caused by physical or water damage. In this case, you would have to replace your CD player, see Toshiba Satellite C50D-A Optical Drive Replacement.
The computer is overheating ¶
Your computer turns off unexpectedly, or becomes hot.
Defective Battery ¶
Inspect the battery to see if it needs to be replace by following Toshiba Satellite C50D-A Battery Replacement guide to replacing your battery.
Broken Fan ¶
Can you determine if the issue is due to dust or a broken part? If it is dust, purchase an air compressor and blow it into the air vents on the bottom of your laptop. If not, see Toshiba Satellite C50D-A Fan Replacement.
The computer will not charge ¶
The computer will not start charging, even though it is plugged in.
Cable isn't connected ¶
Check to make sure the cable is plugged into the correct space and that it is connected to an outside power source -- the outlet. Make sure that everything is properly plugged in.
Computer needs to reboot ¶
Try restarting your computer, by pressing and holding the power button for at least 20 seconds. If that doesn't work, see the Toshiba Satellite C50D-A Battery Replacement
A blank screen keeps appearing ¶
The computer display is completely blank when it is turned on.
Frozen Computer ¶
Try restarting your computer, by pressing and holding the power button for at least 20 seconds.
RAM is defective ¶
If restarting your computer doesn't work, see the following Toshiba Satellite C50D-A RAM Replacement to replace your RAM.