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Problem With Reboot And Power Settings

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#1 Franksi


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Posted 23 August 2007 - 07:45 PM

Two days ago, I turned off my laptop. About five minutes later, I turned it back on. There was a large black bar, about two inches long on the right side of my screen, and a black bar a centimeter long on the bottom. I didn't know what to do, and manually turned my computer off.

I turned it back on, same problem. I turn it off again, and left it off for an hour. I turned it on, and the problem was fixed. Instead of turning the laptop off, I put it into hibernation mode. I turn the computer on the next day, and a message saying "Toshiba Power Saver Settings Not working, it will now terminate". I do a system restore to the 15th. All seems well, but a few hours later, the same two problems persist. Any help?

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Posted 24 August 2007 - 02:21 AM

I would go to the Toshiba website, download a fresh copy of the Power Utility for your model of laptop and install it.
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#3 Franksi

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Posted 24 August 2007 - 05:10 PM

I can't find any updates at the Toshiba website for the original Toshiba M45

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Posted 24 August 2007 - 07:18 PM

An M45 what? There should be a few more numbers
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Posted 25 August 2007 - 06:58 AM

I've got an M45-S169 - and updates from ToshibaUSA are readily available on their site. The M45 (it appears) was solely a USA model - so it won't be found on the Canada, UK, or Australian Toshiba sites. The Restore CD that came with mine is applicable to the M40 and M45 versions - so I'd assume that you can use the drivers for either model.

Another option is to use a hardware identification program to identify the components in your system - then visit the component manufacturer's website in order to update the drivers.

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