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Satellite X200 - Which firmware updates should I install ?

Q: Satellite X200 - Which firmware updates should I install ?


My Satellite X200 was running Vista and I installed Win7 myself. I also installed Tempro.

Now Tempro offers me 4 firmware updates dating back from 2008. The readme text warns me to check the FW version first using Toshiba disk creator.

But I don't have this program installed any more and I don't know where to find the FW version without it.

Should I install Toshiba disk creator first (but I didn't find a Win7 version for my x200) ?

Or can I go ahead and install the updates without checking the FW version ?

Thank you very much for your advice
Nicole Rosset

Preferred Solution: Satellite X200 - Which firmware updates should I install ?

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Satellite X200 - Which firmware updates should I install ?

Hi NicoleRosset,

From my own experience I can say forget the firmware updates of CD/DVD drive. I never did such an update because it?s not necessary if the drive runs properly. So if you don?t have any problems with your CD/DVD drive, just ignore the TEMPRO message.

I hope I could help :)

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Hello! I have looking for newer firmware in this forum and i have not find anything...I have x200 25d model with this model of burner but i can?t truncate any dvd dl with imgburn software. the same model in acer laptop witn 1.61 firmware can truncate the dvd dl.

Is there any firmware update for my model? Thanks a lot!!

A:Satellite X200-25D: looking for Mat****a uj850s firmware 1.90 update


Found some firmware updates for this notebook model on the Toshiba European driver page but the firmware updates are released for TS-L632 or TS-L632P ODD drives.

Mat****a uj850s firmware update does not seem to be available.

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Hello everyone,

I just send my notebook for repair,Ii am currently having windows vista on it and i would like some help cause i am going to format it.
I have a not so recent model and thats hy i need some help.

My question is whats the current drives i should install for this model?
I mean all of them except the windows ( thinking of getting windows 7 btw ) ?
Whats the setting i should choose.

Here i should make a note that i am using it for hardcore gaming and i am not interested in SLI system running even if i have heard that it would be nice to have it on use no matter if the game is supporting it or not.

Thanks from before for your replies.

A:Satellite X200-21K - What current drives should I install


Just one question;
Why you don?t take the Recovery disk and would restore the OS using this disk?
That?s a easiest and fastest way to get the OS running on this notebook.

Otherwise install all drivers and tools which you would find for this notebook model on the Toshiba European driver page?

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This is an excellent Lap Top. Cannot update Firmware. Levovo Service Bridge downloaded but does not seem to work. Can anyone help? Thank you. Best regards. Peter

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I bought my X200 notebook 1 year ago, since that time am complaining about the heat, and all of the support technicians here keep seeing its normal, before 3 months its start to turn off the computer because overheating, I have tried cleaning dust with all what you can imaging but it?s the same??!!!!!!!

Yesterday I went to the authorized seller here in Jordan, to look for any options, pay more and get another notebook, and they said no we can't.
I am tiered with this notebook, I bought another one but this turned work 1 hour in a day to check emails today it?s turned off??!!!!!

Please I need help ASAP
I have updated the BIOS and everything you can imagine.
I need help.

A:Satellite X200 -23g and overheating

You should send the system to an Authorized Service Partner and have them re-apply the Thermal Grease and ensure the heatsinks are making good contact with the CPU, GPU and VRAM chips. Also ask them to remove any dust, and check that the heat pipe is still transferring heat properly.

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Hey guys!

Today i went on the toshiba hp and searched for drivers for my laptop.
I didnt think it, but there were no drivers for my notebook.

Can someone please help me ?

I searched for xp drivers! Because my Windows 7 destroyed.

Thank you very much!


A:Re: No XP Drivers for my Satellite X200

Don?t you wanna use Win7 anymore?
I mean if it runs perfectly why to go step back and install old and not supported OS.

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Tried to find any information about this BIOS update. I have updated to version 2.50 but cant see any changes. Only when update finished cooling fans started working very fast for a sec and then it just rebooted. Now coolers working as was before, no changes. So whats the purpose of this update?

Anybody knows what this update fixes?

A:Satellite X200-252 - Changes in new BIOS 2.50

Hi ultimos,

Not every BIOS update offers more options in BIOS. Above all such updates fixes different problems with your notebook and doesn?t add new functions (only sometimes). So this update should only be done if you can notice problems with your notebook, otherwise it?s not necessary.

After this BIOS update on my notebook the fan worked also very fast but only few seconds. I think this is normal due restart procedure.

Last but not least such BIOS changelogs can only be founded on the Toshiba website - If they available (for public).

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I don't understand totally the windows 8 update thing.

My computer isn't listed in the first part (computers you can already update), nor on the second (computers you can't). Just says something like 'drivers not taken in charge by windows 8'.

Does it mean I can't update to windows 8 with my computer working correctly at all, or that Toshiba needs some time to make it works nicely?

Thanks for your answer.

A:Windows 8 on Satellite X200-21E

Every notebook manufacturer makes decision which old notebook models will be supported for newest operating system. Toshiba has done the same and offered public list with all supported models.
You can find it on - http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/generic/windows8-message under Toshiba Compatibility Matrix.
Your Satellite is pretty old and was delivered with Vista OS so Toshiba has supported it for Win7 but it is obviously not supported for Win8. With other words Toshiba will not offer any Win8 drivers, tools and utilities.

You can try to update your Satellite to Win8 and see how it works but you are on your own and must see how to get best OS configuration. You can try to use some Win7 stuff and I hope most of them will work properly.

Fact is that on this moment we don?t have many reports in this forum about Win8 functionality on older notebook models so if you will play with it and hopefully get it to work be so nice and post some detailed feedback how you have done it.

Such reports can be very useful for other X200 owners.

Bye and good luck.

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i have exactly the same problem as on this thread


The thread is locked and the question is answered...
Well, it does not exactly say where the bios jumpers are and i cannot ask the user himself, so i will ask here.

Is there a way to make a bios hard reset on a toshiba x200-21T... all the hardware seams to be fine, the only thing is that when i turn it on everything starts working for 3 seconds and then everything shuts down, the only lights left turned on are the cable one and the powerON one...

And please do not advise me to take my toshiba for repair to a shop because its 30months old, i only had problems with it and i'm not spending more money on it!

thank you!

A:Satellite X200 does not boot up

> And please do not advise me to take my toshiba for repair to a shop because its 30months old, i only had problems with it and i'm not spending more money on it!

Well, I don?t know what do you expect then?
Fact is that the notebook does not boot up and you can not see BIOS nor Toshiba splash screen on the screen?
This means that there is something wrong on the motherboard?
Maybe it?s RAM issue? Maybe CPU is affected?
I don?t know why you say the hardware seems to be fine but I would not be 100% sure about the internal hardware parts?

There are a lot of jumpers on teh motherboard and unfortunately I have no clue what jumper might be responsible for BIOS...

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Hi all.

I have a x200-15k and would like to know if it's possible to add another 8700m to it, like in the SLI variants of the x200. Can it be done, anybody did ?

I also have to replace the hard drive, the old one is nearly dead. Can i put in any random SATA drive into the laptop or does it have to be a fujitsu manufactured, like the old one ?

A:Adding a second GPU in the Satellite X200-15k


Such graphic card upgrades are not possible. Only the preinstalled graphic card will be supported and no other models or something else. So just check this:

Regarding the HDD: It?s indifferent what HDD manufacture you choose. The only important point is that you buy a model with SATA interface. :)

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Hi! My Satellite X200-24E keeps shutting down after max. 1-2 hours from power-on. The problem occurs also entering BIOS, so it should not be related to Windows Vista. Thought it might be a CPU over-heating problem, so I disassembled my laptop and removed all the dust from the two fans and from the heat dissipating radiators. Actually I did not find any dust clogs, just dust spread all around.

Unfortunately the problem is not fixed. The temperature values detected by Core Temp are 43-44 ?C for core 0 and 48-50 ?C for core 1, without running any CPU intensive application. As a matter of fact, about the same values were read before dust cleaning. I think the CPU temperature is not too high, is it?

Is there anything else I could check or try?
Thanks in advance.

A:Satellite X200-24E shutting down

In my opinion the CPU temperature looks OK. The 48-50?C isn’t too high for a CPU.

Generally speaking the notebook would power off automatically due to higher temperature. This may happen also in BIOS mode.

But even if the CPU temp isn’t too high, there are other devices/parts like i.e GPU which could create more warmness.
This could lead to higher temperature too.

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I'm looking for some informations about installing second HDD into my laptop.

Laptop does have an "empty/spare" bay for second HDD, but there are no disk connectors in bay. So there is no easy way for upgrading.

So I've looked over the net, and as far as i know i have two options:

1) Buy appropriate hdd connectors and 2.5" HDD. Take appart my laptop, connect cables onto motherboard and install second HDD in empty bay.
Q1) Does X200-21K motherboard have second (spare) SATA connector? I assume that motherboard have only two SATA connectors (one for HDD, and one for DVD).
Q2) Is possible to connect two hard drrives onto one SATA motherboard connector?

2) Replace DVD with HDD
Q1) Is this possible? Did someone alreary replaced DVD with HDD?
I've seen on internet that this is possible on MacBook, and on some other laptops/notebook (HP,...)

Thanks for answers

A:Second HDD in Satellite X200-21K (PSPBUE)

hi petrusko_1,

i cant believer that there is space for a second hdd without connector...are you sure?
can you upload a picture?

- to your first question: do you have the whole number at hands (starting with PSPBUE-)?
this number indicates what hardware/software is inside (ram, hdd, grafics etc)

- second one with the sata issue: one connector = one drive
if you are shure that there is only one connector in your machine you wont be able to connect 2 drives to this single connector.
soldering another connector to the mainboard is dangerous and its doubtful that it will work afterwards....

your idea with using the second connector of the odd (optical disk drive) isnt bad...
maybe it is a baymodule available where you can put in the sec. hdd and install it to the odd bay....

btw: the sata controller doesnt care if there is a hdd or odd attached....

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I've have a X200 and when I use a software to check the temperature, it indicate that the CPU and GPU temperute is about 80?C.

Is it normal or should I bring my computer to a technician?

A:Satellite X200-BB1 - CPU and GPU temperature at 80C


Does your notebook shut down itself? I mean the notebook would shut down itself due higher internal temperatures. If the notebook doesn?t shut down the temperatures are ok in my opinion.

But let me give you a word of advice: Last week I clean my Toshiba notebook with compressed air spray after 3 months. I was wondering how many dust the compressed air spray did blow out from the cooling ventilators.
I can really recommend cleaning the notebook every 2-3 months with compressed air spray. It?s cheap and easy to use.
Check this!!!

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My satellite x200 is overheating - how can i fix this?

A:Satellite X200 is overheating - how can i fix this?

Did you already clean the cooling modules?
If not, do this using compressed air spray?
The dust inside the cooling modules could prevent the air from circulation and this cause higher temperature?

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I bought Toshiba X200 last year.

My problem there isnt any connector in my second hard disk slot. like this http://img257.imageshack.us/my.php?image=10112007572fh4.jpg
But in some models have connector. http://img256.imageshack.us/my.php?image=21269219uk7.jpg

I guess I need a thing like this. http://img212.imageshack.us/my.php?image=hpcaddydv9000connectorakg0.jpg

Have can I find and is it work well?

A:Re: Satellite X200 - Second HDD connector

Sorry buddy but I think if you don?t have a second HDD connector you can?t use a second HDD.
Furthermore it?s not possible to add such a HDD connector.

If you need more disk space you must exchange the first HDD or you use an external HDD to save your files on it.

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Are 2 x 4GB DDR2-800 SODIMMs supported? Manual says up to 4GB but is ambiguous as does this mean total or per slot?

Has anyone tried 2 x 4GB with 64bit Vista or Windows 7?

A:Satellite X200 - Upgrade to 4GB RAM or more


I have checked the chipset specifications on the Intel website and I think the user manual means a maximum RAM capacity of 4GB and not for each slot.

Furthermore I founded the part number for Toshiba RAM (2GB DDR2-667):

You can order it from an authorized service provider for example

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My "End" key has fallen off my keyboard. Does anyone know the part number and/or where to get hold of a spare key? I've had a look on ebay, but there's no x200 keys, but similar looking ones.

A:Satellite X200-25I (keyboard) key

I doubt you can buy individual keys, you will need to replace the whole keyboard.

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About 2 weeks ago, my power adaptor stopped working, i know its an issue with that and not a fatal issue with the laptop.

I know i can buy one from here, but I dont really want to fork out for one when i could claim one.
I have got a 1 year warranty with Toshiba that has run-out and also bought 3 years extended warranty with Comet UK.
I was wondering if the Power Adaptor is covered on the warranty either from toshiba or from comet.

Any help would be appreciated.
Bought the laptop May 2008.
Extended Warranty expires May 2011.
Money is rather tight at the moment otherwise i would have already bought one for ?80 from toshiba.

A:Satellite X200-219 and Power Issue

In my opinion AC adapter is covered by Toshiba and you should contact or visit nearest Toshiba authorized service provider and clarify this there.
They can answer all your questions and also help with new parts order.

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I have a Satellite X200 for 2,5 years now and today my i just noticed my battery won't charge also the battery led is not on. I turned off the computer and opened it again and i noticed the battery led goes on for like 3 seconds then goes back off again.
Is this a vista problem, a battery problem or a motherboard problem?

Because with the AC on the laptop works just fine. Any ideas how to make sure if it a battery problem ?


A:Satellite X200 - Battery won't charge

Hi blackmodjo,

What happens if you connect the AC/DC adapter while notebook is turned off? Will the battery be charged or not?

If not it seems to be a battery malfunction. It?s already 2.5 years old as you wrote and battery can only be charged up to 500 times. After this it needs replacing.

New battery shouldn?t be so expensive. Just ask an authorized service provider in your country and the guys will help you to get a new one.

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After installing 2*2GB RAM, CPU temperature is now 47-49 C, idle, undervolted 0,9750v

With 3GB RAM installed CPU temperature was 27C, idle, undervolted 0,9750v
Is there any dependence between CPU temp and how much RAM installed?
RAM is about 20% faster now, tested with benchMem

Message was edited by: ultimos

A:Satellite X200 - Higher CPU temperature with new RAM


Which new modules did you buy and what old modules have you used?

I doubt that you had 27?C CPU temperature. Of course this would be really good but such low temperatures you never can have on notebooks. Even on desktop computer you have higher temperatures.

If your notebook doesn?t overheat (shut down, freezing, etc.) everything is ok and forget such hardware tools they display the temperature. They often show wrong temperatures in my opinion.

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I am pretty happy with my laptop, the only thing that bothers me is a screen brightness. I tried to increase it with preinstalled flash cards, with NVidia manager (quite desperate tool) and it was not enough. Now I am thinking if it is possible to replace screen LED with more powerful lamp?

Just if you know any solutions, I will be happy to know them. Thank you.


A:Satellite X200 - not happy with the brightness

My friend has an X200 and I find that the brightness is decent, its actually brighter than my Tecra.

The thing is with laptops, they rarely match the brightness of external monitors due to power limitations, so if you need a super bright screen, one option would be to use an External Monitor. 22" monitors are quite cheap these days :)

Otherwise, you'll just need to do the following to achieve maximum brightness:

1) Use AC power
2) Turn up the screen brightness to 100%
3) Use the nVidia Control Panel to modify the contrast
4) Increase the brightness in games (if thats what its used for)
5) Decrease the daylight/lighting in your room

Unfortunately the LCD's have a custom connection, so it would be difficult to replace the screen with a brighter LCD.

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Hi all!

I use a Satellite X200-22U notebook, and I want to install Windows 7 32bit on it.
The problem is, that my FN key functions don't work.
They worked fine with the factory installed Vista, but the multimedia keys were dead.
Now, under Win7 my multimedia keys are working fine, but the FN key functions are dead.

I installed almost all the drivers (Value Added Package, Controls, Flashcard, Assist, Chipset, Bluetooth, etc.) but some of them is available only for Win XP, some others only for Vista, there is no Win7 support. Despite this (as I see) my only problem is the FN key support. I want to switch the displays, set the brightness, mute the speakers, so it's problem.

My tfncky.exe doesn't run under Win7 and I got a message about it after startup.
Is there any newer version available for Win7, or can I use the driver(s) of an other notebook?
Could you help me?


A:Satellite X200-22U - FN key driver for Windows 7?

Hi mate

I?ve got a older notebook and the Win 7 drivers were not released for my series.

I downloaded simply the Value Added Package and Flash Card Support Utility from the Toshiba European driver page: chosen the tools which were released for Satellite L500 series.

I installed first VAP and after new reboot I followed with Flash Card installation.
After second reboot I tested the Fn buttons and could get this functionality and the control bar appeared at the top of the display.

You could also check if you could restart the Flash Card in All Programs ?> Toshiba -> FlashCard restart

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I've been waiting for Windows 7 drivers for months and even thou you've created drivers for x205 for the usa months ago (x205 and x200 are very similar) you've did nothing for x200. Don't tell me that x200 is an old laptop, it is high end and costs a lot of money, so it is obvious that there should be drivers for Windows 7 for it.

Remote Control does't work, and there are problems with nvidia drivers.

A:Satellite X200-15K - I want drivers for Windows 7

also there is no bios update which solves fan issue (it never runs on high speed, even when temperature is close to 100 C)

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Hi there.

I own a X200 satellite and i've been thinking about upgrading my processor, actually a T5450 (really bad).

I would like to know mainly two things:
1) Is it possible?
2) Which chipset, socket is compatible to the processor T5450?



A:Re: Satellite X200: Is Processor Upgrade possible?


> 1) Is it possible?

Generally speaking, the laptop isn't designed for Cpu and Gpu upgraded but only for memory and hdd.
You can even read from *Toshiba technical support*

> 2) Which chipset, socket is compatible to the processor T5450?

according to the intel site:

http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=30787 Sockets Supported PPGA478

Note, Bios also should support a new Cpu, otherwise, it's useless. I don't know, if your Bios will support such upgrade as don't have any technical documentation for your model

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I?ve got just one question:
how is possible that I bought your product T- Satellite x200 per e2,300 and my display is not working, just after two years?
I?m very dissatisfied now, lost believe to your products and I will never buy whatever from your company. I?m sorry about my English, if you will want to answer me, please send to my email. [email protected]
Thanks and bye

A:Defective display on Satellite x200

hi satan,
as far as i know: this is a user to user help forum...

if you have trouble with your machine that this forum cant solve
see a toshiba servicepartner and ask for help!

i am sure the servicepartner can find a solution!

Message was edited by: Al-eX

oh my god.... i am talking to satan.... ;-)

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at the end of the month I plan to remove Vista from my machine (Toshiba X200 - 219) and install Windows 7 Pro which my uni has on offer now for ?30.
In the process I'll backup all my data to an external hard drive, then delete everything on the laptops 2 hard drives, and then to change the partitions from c drive (75gb) and d drive (150gb) and f drive (75gb) to c drive (150gb) and d drive (150gb).

First of all I just want some info on changing the partitions according to this (http://pcsupport.about.com/od/operatingsystems/ss/windows-7-clean-install-part-1_15.htm) install guide for windows 7 it relatively straight forward as all I do is delete the specific partition (in this case f) and it adds to the first drive c.
I just want to know is this correct or not or do I have to do something different.

Secondly when I'm in the backing up phase of the operation I want to have a backup image of the vista recovery partition.
Unfortunately I can't find it anywhere on the hard drives. I've enabled hidden folders and still cant find it, as I am aware the recovery cd that came with the laptop is just a driver cd and has no operating cd on it.
Is there a way to request a vista cd? I have the cd key on the bottom of my laptop to prove I have a genuine copy.

I just want some help on having a clean install of windows 7 with decent sized partitions on it and having at ready a back up of vista is anything should go wrong,

A:Satellite X200-219 - Switching from Vista to Win 7

> I am aware the recovery cd that came with the laptop is just a driver cd and has no operating cd on it.
That?s wrong!
The Toshiba Recovery disk contains the image files. The image is a package which contains the Windows OS (Vista), Toshiba drivers, tools and utilities.
So you have to backup your personal data only.
The recovery disk will install the Vista and drivers again on your notebook.

Furthermore during Win 7 installation process, setup would provide you some option in order to delete or change the partitions size?
So the easiest way would be to format the whole HDD and then to create 2 partitions.


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Hello buddy !!

In first place, I'm Brazilian and I have some dificulties to speak in engilsh.
Let's to go to the problem:

I had been installed Windows 7 Ultimate here in my Satellite X200-23g (PSPBUE), but, I'm not find some drivers. Are the drivers: Video Card, Biometric Coprocessor, PCI Memory and Storage Massive.

I hope that can someone helps me.

For now, thanks for everyone !!!

A:Satellite X200-23G - Need some drivers for Windows 7

Hi buddy,

All drivers can be downloaded on the Toshiba website:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com > Support & Downloads > Download Drivers

I have checked the page and it seems that for Windows 7 are no drivers available. I think it?s why Satellite X200 is pretty old.

But from my own experience I can say that the most Vista drivers are also work on Windows 7. You should check this too! ;)

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I had Vista Ultimate x64 VL (Volume License) on my *Satellite X200-23G +PSPBUE+* which worked like a charm. Now 'm installing *Windows 7 Enterprise x86 VL* on it...

Many devices automatically recognised and drivers for them installed during OS setup.

Some of missing ones Windows/Microsoft update found and installed.

Still some drivers missing:
1. 3D Video Controller
2. Mass Storage Controller
3. PCI Memory Controller
4. Unknown device ( *ACPI* \ TOS6205 under +Hardware Ids+ on +Details tab+ )

any suggestions on which drivers to use since Tohiba supports only XP and both x86 and x64 Vistas on the [Toshiba Download drivers Webpage|http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp]?

I will try to install them using drivers designed for Vista x86 (which I'm curently downloading) - but any expert suggestion meanwhile?

A:Satellite X200-23G and Windows 7 Enterprise

To fix these:

1) download the display driver from the Toshiba page - I used the display-en-20080407-162339 pkg and it works just fine (I'm running 64 bit windows 7)

2) the 'mass storage controller' is the flash card controller - drivers are again on the Toshiba site

3) the PCI memory controller driver you'll need to download from the Intel website - you want IATA89ENU.exe which you'll find in the Intel (matrix) storage manager page.

4) this is the bluetooth controller, drivers are again on the Toshiba page.


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Hello everybody,

See my [http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=62539&tstart=0] post for having graphic card problem (3 beeps).

As I have graphic card problem in my notebook I decided to check with Toshiba ASP. They said that they have the spare parts and can replace it. However they said that graphic card/VGA cost 400?+88? for repair and handling cost. So in total I have to pay 488?? This sounds really being reaped off :(.

Can anyone tell me please if this price is really good price or should I leave it? In 500?, one can buy a good notebook (not the best one but good enough).

I have been also told that, if I don't want to repair the notebook then I have to pay 48? for research for notebook problem which I think again being not honest.

Can anyone please suggest me the price for new graphic card/VGA really cost 400? or can I buy in cheaper somewhere?

Thank you!


A:Satellite X200-21P - VGA board cost 488?


Yes, the single motherboard is very expensive.
I think it depends on notebook model how much the mobo is but 400Euros is nothing unusual for a new motherboard, espacialy in the notebook technology.

I think you will get a cheaper mobo only as a second hand part but such motherboards are refurbished and it?s hard to say how long such part would functions.

So if warranty is not valid anymore then in my opinion it?s not worth to spend the money only for new mobo.

In my opinion you should sell this unit on ebay for some euros and should purchase a new notebook which is still covered by warranty.

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What about a driver for "x200-21u" running under Windows 7 64Bit or 32bit? Does it have a full hardware support, or is it useless to try?

thanks for help

Best Regards,

A:Satellite X200-21U - Drivers for Windows 7?

Hi buddy,

Have you already checked the Toshiba website for drivers?

Furthermore the forum contains already threads about Windows 7 and X200 like this:

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I have a satellite x200-s20. Owned since new, 2 and a half years old.
The laptop works perfectly, but, I'm not sure if I need a new battery, power supply or maybe there's a hardware problem (but I doubt this).

When connected to the mains power supply the following happpens:

It starts using the battery instead of the mains power supply.
The power and battery leds flash on and off (on for a couple of seconds then off for a couple of seconds).
The battery at this point stops charging.

In the manual it mentions something about one of the leds turning blue, None have ever done this.

Hope someone can advise

A:Satellite x200 battery or PSU issues


In my opinion you should firstly check if the AC adaptor is not malfunction.
If the AC adaptor would not work correctly then the battery could not be charged and the battery led would not switch to blue because the battery would not be fully charged.

Therefore I would recommend checking the AC adaptor firstly?.
Of course this is only my personal opinion and I could be wrong too?

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Hello everybody,

Hope someone could help me with my query.

Recently I have made a clean installation with Windows 7 64-bit and now I am having drivers problems. Except for nvidia driver which I have downloaded from their website, I could not find any other drivers and not even able to use the drivers that are in toshiba website.

My notebook is Satellite X200-21P.

Any suggestion or direction would be appreciated! Thank you very much!

Kind Regards

A:Need Windows 7 64-bit drivers for Satellite X200-21P

For me is logic to check support at fist and then make decision which OS should be installed.
Fact is that your notebook model is not supported for Win7.

For me there are two options only:
-try to use Vista 64bit stuff
-check if some other notebook model with similar hardware is Win7 supported and try to use these drivers.

Sorry but I don?t see any other solution for you.

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Hello everybody,

After 3 years my notebook suffered with a graphi card problem.

One day after the another day it didn't worked. It started with 3 beeps (softer+louder+louder beeps, there is one second pause between the beeps) then it does nothing, just remains blank (or black) screen. When I turn on the computer, power led, hdd led and satellite logo are turned on, but later hdd led goes off.

After look left and right in the net, I fould out that it is a graphic card problem. From Toshiba Germany and Belgium, I have been directed to contact www.dynafix.com for my notebook repair.

As the gurantee is over, all the charges I have to pay myself now. Its really unfair that after spending over 2500? for this notebook, it didn't last longer than other cheaper notebook (I mean there are other notebooks that are under 1000? and they are working perfectly even after 5 years).

Anyway, I have to repair it now so I want to know how much the VGA board cost to replace? What you think, is it better to repair it or just buy a new notebook? (surely not Toshiba again).

Thank you very much any input.

Kind Regards


A:Re: Satellite X200-21P - VGA board damaged?

I don?t know where do you live and how much costs mainboard (including graphic card) in your country. Use google and check if you can find some online store and ask for price.
When I need new or already used hardware parts most of them I buy by eBay. Last week I bought graphic card for my old Satellite M70. I get it for 15 Euro.

I really don?t know what to say. If you can get mainboard for good price you can replace it and continue to use your Satellite notebook. Other way, sell it on eBay and buy new notebook.

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I have the Satellite X200-25l running Vista Home Premium 32 - I have taken too long to ask about this but the battery simply will not charge. I have tried removing and plugging in the AC power multiple times as a "fix" that someone suggested, but this has had no effect.
I don't want to buy a new battery without first establishing that it's not an issue between the main system and the battery logic.

This has never been right from new but I didn't realise it would fail completely. Thanks Bobby in Aberdeen, UK

A:Satellite X200-25I - Battery won't charge

Hi bobbaxter09,

Have you already tried to charge the battery when the notebook is turned off? So you can make sure it?s not related to software or drivers.

The battery can be recharged up to 500 times and after this it needs replacing. So theoretically it could be a battery malfunction and you need a new one.

Therefore you can contact an authorized service provider in your country. The guys can order all original Toshiba spare parts they work properly with your notebook.

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As a newbe please excuse it my question has been answered before. I have tried to find the answer.

I have updated from Vista Home Premium to Windows 7. All seems to be well except I keep being told the PCI memory controller did not instal properly. Toshiba do not support my machine anymore.

As the laptop seems to do all I need, do I need this thing or can I just forget about it? If I need it then where can I find a compatible version?

Thanks in adance for any help.

A:Satellite X200-219 - do I need the PCI Memory Controller

As I can see your old Satellite is not supported for Win7 so if you can live without it go to device manager and disable this piece of hardware.

Do you use 32 or 64bit Win7?
Which drivers have you installed until now?

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Hey guys

Now I will install Windows 7 on my Satellite X200 but before I will done, I would know which driver i need because I hear that some things dont work, like the dvd devic , fingerprint, ..

I have 4GB DDR3 Ram - so 64bit needed!

I hope you can help me!

Regards Para

A:Satellite X200 - Which drivers for Windows 7?

Hi buddy,

Satellite X200 is official not Windows 7 supported. That means Toshiba doesn?t provide any tested drivers for this model. Of course you can install Windows 7 but all drivers and tools you must search yourself in the Internet!

What you can test is Vista 64bit drivers but nobody can say exactly if they work or not?

In my opinion you should use the preinstalled OS from Satellite X200. That?s the easiest way. ;)

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I have a Satellite X200-25H laptop and I need to change my DVD region from 2 to 4 as I now live in Australia, but when I try to do that, my computer tells me to insert 'media' What does that mean exactly and what do I need to do to be able to view Australian DVD's?

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A:Satellite X200-25H Changing DVD regions

I presume ?media? should be DVD movie with certain region code you defined in ODD properties.
Australia must be ?region 4?.

Change the region and enjoy the movies.

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Hi All,

I just recently bought a 2nd hand Toshiba Satellite x200-219. Had a few problems with it which I have overcome now, apart from one... The touchpad does not work as it should. I think the cable has been damaged at some point.

So I am wondering if I have to use the same ribbon cable to connect the touchpad to the motherboard or can I get one from a different model of Toshiba laptop?

I have tried searching on the net for advice but have come up with nothing so thought I would try the forums.

Any help you can give will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance,


A:Satellite X200-219 - The touchpad does not work as it should

I think you can use the parts released for Satellite X205 series since this seems to be the same series like X200:
Found some parts related to the touchpad:
Satellite X205/X200 touchpad board with cable: part number: K000047950
Satellite X205/X200 TOUCH PAD FFC part number: K000047980

But why you don?t get in contact with an Toshiba authorized service provider in your country and order the needed and compatible part?

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I am in need of the older BIOS for the X200, versions 1.5 and 1.7 specifically but they are not available on the Toshiba website.
Can someone please direct me to where I can get these files?


A:BIOS Needed for Satellite X200

When Toshiba release new BIOS update old versions are not available anymore so there is no place on download page where you can find it.

You can contact nearest Toshiba service provider and ask for help. they have access to Toshiba database and I am 100% sure they can obtain it for you.

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I'm looking to replace the HD-DVD drive in my Toshiba X200 (PSPBUA-00N007) with a Blu-Ray reader (or burner). Are they on the market yet, and available from Toshiba (or, say, eBay)? What should I search for?

The HD-DVD drive is a cool historical anachronism but probably Blu-Ray will be a bit more useful for me in the future.

Cheers for the help.

A:Satellite X200 and replacing the HD-DVD drive


As far as I know there are some Blueray drives on the market which can be used in the notebook. But the point is that not all drives are compatible due to the different master/slave/c-sel settings.

I didn?t find any information about compatible BR players. I assume you will have to test it yourself.

I found this thread:

The last guys has upgraded the own X200 with an LG blueray and it worked?

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Got this lap top last week haven't really had much time to go at it. right my problem is when I go to the update it's got 144 updates to do but it won't pass 0% on any of them.

I knocked off the antivirus to see would this help. any help would be gratefully
appreciated.it's running on windows 8

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Hello all,

I have a L505-13N and I've recently changed the HDD. Even if I had made a copy of installation disc fro win7 64bit, it gave a message in the beginning of "setting services" that the installation could not proceed in that hardware..
Anyway I installed the 32bit version which came with the laptot.

After the installation I have tried to install updates but it is impossible. At first it gave a message that the service may didn't start. I restarted the services for updates and the laptop itself but nothing different happened. The same message.

I tried two "fix it" packages available from windows but nothing changed.
I tried to install an inspection tool for installing sp1 (Windows6.1-KB947821-v33-x86) and it gives me the error message 0xc8000247 and no installation.

I tried to install directly the sp1 (from downloaded file - windows6.1-KB976932-X86) and it gives me a catastrophic failure with error E_UNEXPECTED(0x8000ffff).

All these with the antivirus-firewall program deactivated.

Could anybody propose a solution, as I'd like to install at least sp1 (if not being able to receive updates!).

Expecting your answers - proposals,

A:Cannot install Windows updates on Satellite L505-13N

> Anyway I installed the 32bit version which came with the laptop.
I guess you used the Toshiba Recovery Disk which contains the Toshiba image including the Windows 32bit system, Toshiba software, tools and drivers.

The windows update problem 0xc8000247 seems to happen to other Windows system owners as this issue was already discussed in Microsoft forums.

*The 1st possible solution:*
Please start the console (cmd.exe) with admin rights and run the command
sfc.exe /scannow

*2nd proposal:*
Try automatically reset Windows Update components

*3rd proposal:*
Updated the Intel driver "Intel Rapid Storage Technology"
Restart the computer
Check the updates

Good luck mate. Hope one of these solutions would help you

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Hi there.
I've made a factory settings restore on my laptop.
Antivirus has been removed.

I need to install all Win updates in order to be able to upgrade to Win 8.1.

All updates are listed correctly, but when I try to install them (10 items each time), I almost always receive a message frow Windows, that sounds like this "ailure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes. Do not turn off your computer".

I tried solving this issue running the correct Microsoft FixIt application, but nothing has changed.

I disabled all services and application at boot. Nothing!

I see that a small part of the updates have been installed, but there are at least 166 files wating to be downloaded and installed (about 1.5 GB... ).

Thist behaviour is very strange. The laptop was running Win10... all the updates from w8 to w8.1 and from w8.1 to w10 have been installed once.
I had to restore my system because of terrible problems.

What's goin' on!?

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I have Toshiba Satellite X200-15K, two day ago I have problem with screen, on the screen I have noise, I think it's the same error in my display driver and I shutdown near windows xp, and try power on after 1 min, but the screen have more noise when the boot picture start up and I shutdown near power button on laptop.

After doing this I?ve tried again to power my notebook on but on the screen I see only artefacts (same colours squads) and after this my laptop cannot work, I tried to power on him but I have only power light on and HDD light which work only 5 sec and after off, and the cooler work 5 sec too and after off.

I tried to remove the battery and RAM and wireless and all what I can :) but nothing happens, but when I try power on without RAM I see on power light beep two red and two yellow (it's mean my motherboard work).

Maybe any can help me. I think I have died motherboard.
And to me it is interesting someone can have similar problems.


P.S sorry for my English :)

A:Satellite X200-15K is power on but the screen is black


Let?s summary;
You had some artifacts on the screen and now you are not able to boot up the unit.
You cannot see anything on the screen; neither the Toshiba Splash Screen appears? is it right?

Hmm? sounds like hardware issue? I?m thinking about GPU (graphic chip).
What do you think about that?

If it?s really an graphic card problem then you will need to replace the motherboard.
In most cases the chip is part of the mobo? anyway... something like that can be done only by an ASP in your country.

So please get in contact with the guys to get more details about this issue?

I wish you good luck?

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Having upgraded to Windows 7 64 bit but I notice that the sound driver only recognises the '2 speaker' option and the subwoofer no longer works. I've tried the latest driver from the US site but still no joy, has anyone found a workaround for this?


A:Satellite X200-20S - Windows 7 recognized only two speakers


Why you have checked the Toshiba US page? I have a little bit searched on the Toshiba European page and there I did find your notebook and there you can also download all drivers:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com > Support & Downloads > Download Drivers

You should try the Vista 64bit driver from this page. Maybe it will work?

By the way: Have you installed the correct BIOS version? The Toshiba website shows two different versions: One for 32bit and one for 64bit.
Make sure that latest 64bit BIOS is installed.

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The screen of my Satellite X200-1AA freezes when I try to open pdf files with Adobe Reader 9 on Internet pages. What is cause and solution? I use Norton Internet Security 2009 and IE8.

A:Satellite X200-1AA freezes if I try to open a pdf file


Maybe it?s a Adobe acrobat reader issue?. I?m not sure because I?m using the IE8 and Adobe reader to and could open the pdf files properly?.

I think you should reinstall the Adobe reader again because it could be possible that the MS update (from IE7 to IE8) has muddled up something on your system?

Check this!

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