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Toshiba Qosmio X305-Q704 Troubleshooting
This troubleshooting page will help you diagnose issues with your Toshiba Qosmio X305-Q704 Gaming laptop released in 2009.
Computer is overheating
When computer is left on for a period of time it will start to overheat, and may become slow or make a loud noise.
Fans Collected Too Much Dust Or Have Hardware Malfunction
Dust could be stuck in the fans which is blocking them from pushing out the hot air from the computer.
Use the thin nozzle of the compressed air duster to blow the dust out of the fans by spraying it directly into the vents located on the back of the device.
If the duster does not work, the fans may need to be replaced. To do this, follow this guide:
Computer is Running Slow
Computer is running slowly and won’t run programs or web browser.
RAM Is Full Or RAM Card is Faulty
When your computer is running slow or the system crashes, this could be due to a faulty RAM or not enough RAM. To fix this problem, you may need to replace the RAM please follow this guide to do so.
Computer won’t Power On
The laptop will not turn on or power on even though the power button has been pressed.
Try to plug in the charger to see if the computer would turn on or the charger light is on. If not this is due to a faulty battery. For further instructions follow the guide to show you how to do it correctly.
Faulty Power Cord
When plugging in your computer to the charger your power cord may start charging but then stops. It also may have the charger light on but it will not charge your computer. This could be due to a faulty power cord. To fix this problem , buy a new power cord for your computer.
Screen Display Does Not Work
The screen either stays blank when the computer is turned on, or it has dark spots or stripes on its display.
Parts Of The Screen Have Been Damaged, Or It Is Faulty
It is possible your screen has malfunctioned or experienced some external pressure that has ruined its display. In this case, the easiest and most economic option is to replace the screen completely. To do this, follow this guide.
Keyboard not working
The keys are not working when being pressed.
Keyboard Collected Too Much Dirt Underneath Keys
The keys can become sticky and filled with dirt underneath. If this is the case, pry off the effected key with a spudger and used compressed air to remove dirt and dust from the area underneath. Then carefully wipe it down with a damp microfiber cloth. Finally, place the key in its original position and firmly press down on it to snap it back into place.
Keyboard is Faulty
If the cleaning of the keys did not work there can be another problem with the keys in the body of the computer. This will lead to the replacement of the entire keyboard. To do so, follow this guide.
Failure to Read CD’s and DVD’s
Your Toshiba Qosmio X305-Q704 will not read any CD’s and DVD’s
Broken/ Defective Optical Drive
If your Toshiba Qosmio X305-Q704 is not does not open or does not read any CD’s or DVD’s, the optical drive may be broken and needs to be replaced. Follow this guide.