Top 20 Toshiba Portege M200-S838 Tablet PC Questions & Answers


The battery may be failing.

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You can buy another set of recovery disks from Toshiba

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Ifthe laptop battery is more than 3 - 4 years old then the battery could be wornout. Rechargeable batteries have a finite number of charge and discharge cyclesand will lose their charge capacity over time, i.e. won't charge to 100% andgradually the charge reduces until the battery won't charge up atall. ORThe battery shows a 100% charge but when the adapter is disconnected thebattery drops off to zero capacity in a very short time. Ifthe battery drops to an unacceptable charge level then the battery needs to bereplaced.

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If the loud clicking noise is coming from the Laptop itself and not from the speaker, then it surely is a faulty hard drive. Try replacing it. Your alptop model will accept the IDE hard drives, just FYI.

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Just pop it out of the plastic seating with a small flat screwdriver. If it is not in plastic seating, check to see if it is soldered onto the board.

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Sorry, but flash player is no longer compatible with smartphones or tablets.

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There are probably not enough Toshiba tablet experts on line to assist you with your problem.
Assuming that you have removed all external devices connected to the device and the battery is fully charged. Batteries themselves have a device inside them that will shut down when they overheat or if you draw to much current from them. I'll assume its not the battery.
When a tablet freezes or locks up, it is either a hardware problem or a software problem. The hardware is harder to fix as it may require looking inside the device at the electronics.
Software is perhaps an easier place to start to prove if it is a hardware or software problem. The software divides into 2 categories. The Apps that run on the device and the Operating System that manages the device and the user queries and the data coming & going.
So, the things that you can try are:
1. Do a complete tablet reset. The buttons you use and the method will be in your manual or find the manual as a .pdf file on line.
This restarts the complete reset & power up of the device.
2. Throw out all Apps that have been loaded since purchase. Then reset & test for fault. Assuming of course that you have a backup of all your purchases (Music, Apps, Movies, Books etc)
once you have done all this you have completed the software side of diagnosing the problem. If still not solved....
3. The hardware may be faulty or bad. If your not qualified yourself to take it apart then take it to a Toshiba dealer for repair or Warrantee replacement. Record it's serial number first.
5. So... like so many other people... you must have bought this machine because of price, Right? I mean, why else would you buy such an obscure brand of Tablet! Because it was cheap you will now pay the price & perhaps realize why so many people buy the most popular & well supported machines on the market. Android devices are for the Tech guys that like to fiddle & don't like Apple's control or price. So if your not in that class the the options are clear. Although expensive, Apple were the first & are the best in their class.
When did Toshiba start making world class Tablets??? Go Figure!

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Restart the computer, and force it to boot from the Windows XP CD-ROM. Choose "Repair Existing Installation", and see if that fixes the problem.

It might be better to remove the disk-drive, attach it as a "slave" disk-drive in some other computer, and copy all your files onto an external disk-drive.

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There should be a little hole somewhere on the tablet. Stick a pin in it then it should factory reset it. Or if you can, create a new user then go to settings and factory reset it from there.

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have tried connecting with usb cable

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Miracast is the only way with an android device unless your Toshiba TV has file sharing/media sharing apps on it.

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Not sure about specifics on toshiba tablets, but wanted to suggest that on other tablets you can hold the up volume(sometimes others its volume down) and power button at sane time for about 10+seconds and a menu will pop up for a rebooting, safe mode, and factory restart(which erases and reboots from scratch) worth a shot.. Yet, be careful what you select if it works.. Don't want you to erase stuff if you don't want to.... And btw most tablets have a little pin size hole either under the camera lense or on side that something like a paper clip can push a reset button... But don't think that helps with password.. Just if it freezes up and won't shut down... Good luck.. Sorry if this doesn't help...

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Click and hold and sometimes there will be a little trachea not in settings then drag it to the trash

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Try Cleaning button with q-tip swap and 92% Isopurple alcohol. Try dry air first.

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Brenda, This is all I found.
Check the attached links,instruction and guides, Good luck
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You can't connect an HDD to a tablet.

You'll need to use an OTG USB

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Follow the directions here: http://www.androidauthority.com/how-to-install-google-play-store-312812/

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