While I'm already not interested in buying a Toshiba computer, it would seem that this little stunt should scare many others away from purchasing their laptops. And I've had to swap out the power connector and a fan on the same laptop before. Activate the adjustment mode display of Fig. I certainly agree that laptop disassembly is a process not for everyone when some people can cause more damage and even fail to understand how to reassemble the parts. This Service Manual describes replacement parts for the green product. Only this past January did I start buying for the company I work for, and I register them as personal laptops. Toshiba Corporation recognizes environmental protection as a key management tasks, and is doing its utmost to enhance and improve the quality and scope of its environmental activities.
Mon, Nov 12th 2012 9:28am — Many years ago, one of the absolute worst customer experiences I ever had concerned a Toshiba laptop that never worked properly -- which was followed by ridiculous and rude service. But like I said, never had a bad experience with a Toshiba laptop. In 1998 I found in a trashcan a cute 20yo portable cassette-recorder which looked like a gem. To make this shorter I lustened the hinge tention bolts to make it open easier and epoxyed it cack together. I opened it up and found all the brass threaded nuts that were imbedded in the bottom of the case were ripped out of the case bottom. The situation involves an Australian site called , which provides exactly what it says it does. I wonder how many never realized their laptop was running slow.
Not a single problem whatsoever, and no overheating ever experienced. So, either Toshiba makes crazy-dangerous laptops. It's not as though Toshiba needed copyright as the incentive to produce these manuals. Actual hardware failures aside, it comes down to end user support. Certainly not with Toshiba's outrageous spare part price lists.
For the life of me, I can't figure out how it's supposed to attach to the chassis. Hence, do retaliate and don't buy Toshiba. Service manuals are vital when you need to do a repair or upgrade and before I even buy a new laptop I like to find out the service manual so I can truly understand the laptop. Toshiba never acknowledged the problem nor offered a fix for it publicly. In fact, in no way the famous Service Centres will repair your old gear at a decent price.
Acer though like to be very active in taking any distributed service manuals off-line only leaving the user guides alone. I had classes with two of them. Which was just as well, because the tech said they probably had a ton of bloatware on them courtesy of the manufacturer and he was able to do a nice, clean install with his own discs. I can't ever recommend anyone to buy Toshiba laptops after what I've seen from Toshiba owners. The best part of Acer laptops is that they are designed to be easily assembled and upgraded when other manufacturers can make that impossible.
They'd bring their laptops two different models--at least one was a Toshiba Satellite I remember and a cooling pad with them to class, and even then, at least once every 2 or 3 weeks the one or both of the Toshiba laptops would overheat during the class period to the point of automatically shutting itself off. Since then, however, I've stayed away from Toshiba laptops entirely. But having had that experience, somehow it doesn't surprise me that, among the major laptop makers, Toshiba would be the one story found. That and you would be amazed how often people complain that there should have been a warning not to stick the tiny screws up their nose or to not swallow them. For me though I have a history of assembling computers and their step by step guides are easy for follow.
To each their own I say. I have also never heard of anybody else being injured by working on one. Between me giving up on Apple as a long time customer and some of the other crappy companies out there I need to find a better laptop manufacturer. . Huge loss of profit, indeed. I found an Acer tower system in the trash, that looks brand new.
But, this is just one of those cases where it's stupid to apply copyright law. As well, with a manual you could have an entire page devoted to nothing but a warning not to fiddle with the battery, leading to twice as much darwin award prevention. After tearing it apart and putting it back together again, several times, turned out it just needed to be charged. The other excuses Toshiba gave are pretty silly and seem to revolve around the idea that ordinary Toshiba customers are complete morons who should never try to repair their own computer because it might blow up in their face or something. To enter the Service Mode, press both set key and remote control key for more than 1 second.
I did a lot of research for longer battery service, light weight and maximum ram space. I don't think Toshiba actually say you're only allowed to get work done at an authorised repairer, only that only authorised repairers can have access to their manuals. I'm talking about stock, off the shelf laptops with no user modifications. And those five people had everything from the cheapest laptop model available to a high-powered laptop that could handle current games fairly well. I would not seriously take this to mean that Toshiba laptops are inherently more dangerous to service than laptops of other brands, thus causing them to discourage unqualified persons from doing so, but drawing on my own knowledge and experience I cannot see what risk they are attempting to mitigate here.