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Toshiba Satellite L15W-B1208X

Identified by L15W-B1208X

Audio Distortion ¶ 

You have trouble listening to sounds on your computer.

Loose Headphone Jack ¶ 

Test audio through the computer speakers, then test it using headphones. If the audio is only distorted while listening via headphones, the audio jack or the headphones themselves may be faulty. Audio that cuts in and out is often a sign of a loose audio jack, so make sure the audio jack is fully inserted in the computer.

Faulty Driver ¶ 

If the audio sound is distorted when listening through the laptop’s speakers, the audio driver may be corrupt. Search for Toshiba Satellite L15W-B1208X Click “Toshiba Satellite L15W-B1208X Notebook,” then click “Drivers & Software.” Click the “Audio” tab and select and download the appropriate driver. Go to Control Panel -> Device Manager -> Sound Controllers. Click on your sound card and click “Update driver.” Select your updated driver, then restart the computer.

Failure to Read CD's and DVD's ¶ 

Your Toshiba Satellite L15W-B1208X will not read any CD's or DVD's.

Broken/Defective Optical Drive ¶ 

If your Toshiba Satellite L15W-B1208X optical drive does not open or does not read CD's or DVD's, the optical drive may be broken and needs to be replaced.

Computer won't Boot ¶ 

"Your computer does not load the Operating System and instead takes you to an error message."

Not Enough RAM ¶ 

If your computer crashes during normal operation, crashes during memory intensive tasks, or beeps and will not boot up, this means you have bad RAM or that you do not have enough RAM. Install RAM into your computer.

Hard Drive Error ¶ 

Even though you have a hard drive in your computer, there may be an error on it. This can happen when the user shuts off the computer by pressing the power button instead of initiating the shutdown sequence through the operating system. To resolve this issue, get a Windows DVD for the version that you have. Please note that the specific version does not matter, only that it is for Windows XP, Vista, 7, or 8. Boot to the DVD, and choose “Repair your computer,” then click next. On this screen, pick “Startup Repair” and let it run. After this, your Toshiba Satellite L15W-B1208X should boot correctly. If your computer does not boot correctly and still has issues, you may need to replace your hard drive.

Computer will not power on ¶ 

The laptop will not respond or show any sign of powering up.

Faulty Power Adaptor ¶ 

Ensure the power adapter is plugged in and the charge light is on. If the light is not on, and the adapter is plugged in, the adapter is faulty. Consider purchasing a replacement adapter.

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