Toshiba Satellite C850D-ST3NX1 Black 15.6" Notebook

1.4 GHz AMD E1-1200, 4 GB DDR3, 320 GB HDD, DVD±RW DL, AMD Radeon HD 7310, Windows 8, LED Backlight - MPN: PSCBQU00200F
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The compact Toshiba C855D-S5100laptop computer is full of features such as a large clickable touchpad, HD web camera, and the built-in ports and connectivity you need. You get the performance of the AMD E serial Accelerated processor plus the features to stay connected, entertained, and effortlessly mobile.
Quick Glance
Operating System Windows 8
Included Network Card Fast Ethernet, Wireless Ethernet - IEEE802.11b, Wireless Ethernet - IEEE802.11g, Wireless Ethernet - IEEE802.11n
Display Type LCD Display w/ LED Backlight
Interface Connection Audio - Line In (1/8" Mini), Audio - Line Out (1/8" Mini), Ethernet - RJ45, USB - Universal Serial Bus 2.0, VGA
Included Drives DVD+-RW DL
Video Chipset AMD Radeon HD 7310
Processor Class AMD E-Series
Green Compliance Energy Star, EPEAT Gold, RoHS
User Reviews
Laptop Review
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

The laptop I recently purchased is just right , in terms of the price , features, etc.

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Don't purchase
2 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I purchase this junk and it is SLOW. I have always brought Toshiba laptops and recommend them. Not anymore go HP.

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Good laptop, high quality.
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I used to do animation and graphic art on my dad's dell desktop computer, it had lots of RAM and was very fast. My mum got a Toshiba Satellite laptop for her birthday, it came with windows 7 and she used it mainly for Facebook games and emails, she told me it was great. In January 2013, I got one the same, as a 5 month early present for my 12th birthday, but I was surprised to find it had windows 8. I was nervous about using a laptop for graphic art, animation and gaming as I feared a simple laptop would not be fast enough to deal with everything I had going on. Windows 8 took a while to get used to, but after playing with it it made sense to me, and I could start using the software I used to use. I was overjoyed to see it mostly ran smoothly, with the exception of Sony Vegas which glitched around every now and again, this laptop was perfect for me. It has a few flaws, such as the USB ports could be positioned better, as to allow the mouse to move more freely, and Windows 8 could have been explained to new users that don't use computers regularly. I have had a few issues with the screen turning black and not turning back on after leaving the laptop open for a long period of time without using it, and the keyboard is a bit hard to get used to. The clear graphics and crisp sound, combined with customizable settings, a good processor with a good amount of RAM and best of all a cheap price make up for it though. I recommend this to everyone who doesn't mind learning to use windows 8, it's worth it!

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Exceptional Laptop
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I have purchased 3 Toshiba Laptops, given two away as presents and kept one for myself. I am still learning to use this piece of equipment, not being familiar with the Windows 8 system. I received help in getting started with the Laptop, it seems that some virus or other mischievous item was inserted into the Laptop from the very beginning. Everything was cleared and now the Laptop functions very well. The many excellent features of the Laptop makes it very convenient for business or home use. The design of the computer allows many programs to be inserted for use in the variety of career fields that people may use this Laptop for. It is definitely the top choice. I believe Toshiba was the very first to introduce Laptop to the World. I am very happy and will use this Laptop for a very long time. Thank You. I am a Marine Corps retiree, Infantry, Aviation & Pilot. Worked as Engineer and Consultant in civilian Commercial Aircraft companies. I have assisted Aircraft companies through out the World in resolving disputes between Regulatory Agencies and the Company, assisted in implementing new Programs into their company maintenance programs, revised procedural changes and resulting in Regulatory approval for the newly created programs.

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Don't keep windows 8
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

This computer ran perfectly fast... Once I loaded Ubuntu, its a little different, but takes up about 1/4 the room that windows does. 4GB is a lot or memory, with a descent processor, Windows 8 is the only thing slowing this computer down. For anybody having issues with speed drop back down to XP and you will have a computer worthy of the last 5 years.

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Excellent Value
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

There are many positives about this laptop, it's a great value. Performance will be an issue if you do not remove apps from the Windows 8 start screen. Quite frankly, you do not need most of them, particularly when you consider that any software may be accessed through the desktop. I use the laptop mainly for Internet use and word processing, all work-related. There was no difficulty installing Office 2010 or an alternate virus utility. This laptop would likely perform better with a different operating system. Don't get me wrong, adapting to Windows 8 is not difficult, it's just a strain on system resources. You will be able to see which apps eat up memory, etc. Having the same interface as mobile devices is a great idea, it just seems forced on this particular model. I'd rate Performance four stars in how I have the computer configured now, but starting out, you'll have to make some adjustments. That said, nothing can beat this value. I enjoy using it and it does everything I need. This is our second Toshiba Laptop.

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way too much
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

your app page leaves much to be desired. I felt like I was navigating a library card file again......

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worst laptop ever
1 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

cant burn a cd difficult to use slow to respond to prompts except when it suddenly goes away from where your working everything requires internet or wifi access

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Its a computer
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I expected Windows 8 with the touch screen. This computer has windows 8 without the touch screen

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laptop
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

it will be a lot better if you didn't post the email address by the log in and sign out and shut down should be in the same place instead of two different places

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Product Details
Description
The compact Toshiba C855D-S5100laptop computer is full of features such as a large clickable touchpad, HD web camera, and the built-in ports and connectivity you need. You get the performance of the AMD E serial Accelerated processor plus the features to stay connected, entertained, and effortlessly mobile.
Quick Glance
Operating System Windows 8
Included Network Card Fast Ethernet, Wireless Ethernet - IEEE802.11b, Wireless Ethernet - IEEE802.11g, Wireless Ethernet - IEEE802.11n
Display Type LCD Display w/ LED Backlight
Interface Connection Audio - Line In (1/8" Mini), Audio - Line Out (1/8" Mini), Ethernet - RJ45, USB - Universal Serial Bus 2.0, VGA
Included Drives DVD+-RW DL
Video Chipset AMD Radeon HD 7310
Processor Class AMD E-Series
Green Compliance Energy Star, EPEAT Gold, RoHS
Summary
Product Title Toshiba Satellite C850D-ST3NX1 Black 15.6" Notebook
Manufacturer Toshiba
Lowest Price $359.99 from Amazon.com Marketplace
Power Score 3.6 | 165 Reviews
Processor
Cache Size: 1 MB
Number of Processor Cores: Dual-Core
Processor Speed: 1.4 GHz
Memory
Memory Technology: DDR3
Maximum Memory: 16 GB
Installed Memory: 4 GB
System
Input Devices: Keyboard, Touchpad
Slots: miniSD Card, MultiMedia Card (MMC), SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Card
Display
Display Size: 15.6 in
Max Resolution: 1366 x 768 (WXGA)
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Storage
Hard Drive Capacity: 320 GB
Number of Hard Drives Included: 1
Features
Included Devices: Built-In Webcam
Number of Cells: 6-cell
General
Color: Black
Dimensions
Height: 1.31 in
Width: 14.96 in
Depth: 9.53 in
Weight: 5.5 lbs
Warranty
Warranty Information: 1 year(s)
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User Reviews
Laptop Review
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

The laptop I recently purchased is just right , in terms of the price , features, etc.

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Don't purchase
2 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I purchase this junk and it is SLOW. I have always brought Toshiba laptops and recommend them. Not anymore go HP.

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Good laptop, high quality.
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I used to do animation and graphic art on my dad's dell desktop computer, it had lots of RAM and was very fast. My mum got a Toshiba Satellite laptop for her birthday, it came with windows 7 and she used it mainly for Facebook games and emails, she told me it was great. In January 2013, I got one the same, as a 5 month early present for my 12th birthday, but I was surprised to find it had windows 8. I was nervous about using a laptop for graphic art, animation and gaming as I feared a simple laptop would not be fast enough to deal with everything I had going on. Windows 8 took a while to get used to, but after playing with it it made sense to me, and I could start using the software I used to use. I was overjoyed to see it mostly ran smoothly, with the exception of Sony Vegas which glitched around every now and again, this laptop was perfect for me. It has a few flaws, such as the USB ports could be positioned better, as to allow the mouse to move more freely, and Windows 8 could have been explained to new users that don't use computers regularly. I have had a few issues with the screen turning black and not turning back on after leaving the laptop open for a long period of time without using it, and the keyboard is a bit hard to get used to. The clear graphics and crisp sound, combined with customizable settings, a good processor with a good amount of RAM and best of all a cheap price make up for it though. I recommend this to everyone who doesn't mind learning to use windows 8, it's worth it!

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Exceptional Laptop
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I have purchased 3 Toshiba Laptops, given two away as presents and kept one for myself. I am still learning to use this piece of equipment, not being familiar with the Windows 8 system. I received help in getting started with the Laptop, it seems that some virus or other mischievous item was inserted into the Laptop from the very beginning. Everything was cleared and now the Laptop functions very well. The many excellent features of the Laptop makes it very convenient for business or home use. The design of the computer allows many programs to be inserted for use in the variety of career fields that people may use this Laptop for. It is definitely the top choice. I believe Toshiba was the very first to introduce Laptop to the World. I am very happy and will use this Laptop for a very long time. Thank You. I am a Marine Corps retiree, Infantry, Aviation & Pilot. Worked as Engineer and Consultant in civilian Commercial Aircraft companies. I have assisted Aircraft companies through out the World in resolving disputes between Regulatory Agencies and the Company, assisted in implementing new Programs into their company maintenance programs, revised procedural changes and resulting in Regulatory approval for the newly created programs.

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Don't keep windows 8
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

This computer ran perfectly fast... Once I loaded Ubuntu, its a little different, but takes up about 1/4 the room that windows does. 4GB is a lot or memory, with a descent processor, Windows 8 is the only thing slowing this computer down. For anybody having issues with speed drop back down to XP and you will have a computer worthy of the last 5 years.

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Excellent Value
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

There are many positives about this laptop, it's a great value. Performance will be an issue if you do not remove apps from the Windows 8 start screen. Quite frankly, you do not need most of them, particularly when you consider that any software may be accessed through the desktop. I use the laptop mainly for Internet use and word processing, all work-related. There was no difficulty installing Office 2010 or an alternate virus utility. This laptop would likely perform better with a different operating system. Don't get me wrong, adapting to Windows 8 is not difficult, it's just a strain on system resources. You will be able to see which apps eat up memory, etc. Having the same interface as mobile devices is a great idea, it just seems forced on this particular model. I'd rate Performance four stars in how I have the computer configured now, but starting out, you'll have to make some adjustments. That said, nothing can beat this value. I enjoy using it and it does everything I need. This is our second Toshiba Laptop.

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way too much
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

your app page leaves much to be desired. I felt like I was navigating a library card file again......

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worst laptop ever
1 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

cant burn a cd difficult to use slow to respond to prompts except when it suddenly goes away from where your working everything requires internet or wifi access

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Its a computer
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I expected Windows 8 with the touch screen. This computer has windows 8 without the touch screen

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laptop
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

it will be a lot better if you didn't post the email address by the log in and sign out and shut down should be in the same place instead of two different places

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NEVER AGAIN
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Dealing with the outsourcing tech support was frustrating after the first unit failed with a BIOS failure

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A laptop that suits my style
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

It suits my style because its basic interpretation of data has helped me improved upon my technological knowledge

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Good Price, but high CPU usage
2 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

So far, I hate Windows 8! Also my laptop reports high CPU usage with only the Chrome browser open. Does this thing have enough memory for ordinary web browsing? Also too much proprietary and trail stuff pre-installed.

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good value
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

a good value for the money.to bad it has to have windows 8,that is the only bad thing.wish you could still get windows 7

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Review
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

This computer is a good value for the price. I don't like the fact that if I move my mouse quickly to the left, the charms and the time will pop out. I know how to get to the charms if I need them. They should not just pop out by moving the curser to the left. Then I have to click to remove the charms and time.. I don't like that when I stop the curser or start the curser with one finger, a window pops open, almost anywhere on the page as if I clicked there. Other than that this computer operates fine for the price. I love the resolution of the screen and battery life.

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Excellent Laptop
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Am enjoying my new Toshiba laptop very much. Am still not familiar with all of the sites that I can get into, but am sure with time, that I will get to them all. I am impressed with how easy it is to use. It is the first laptop that I have bought, because of having my desktop. Am taking a trip for the whole summer, and because I am a facebook junkie, decided I needed to buy one, and am very happy with my choice, best birthday present I ever bought for myself.

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nice laptop!!
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

laptop is great, but let's wait for more time to see if it sustains its performance. Great value!!

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Nice, but limited
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I have as yet, not figured out how to turn it off, so I just pull the battery, and that at least works, lol.My daughter took it upon herself to get me this Toshiba, and it works like a charm, very fast. What I dislike about it is the operating system. It is akin to the OS on a smart phone. It is very limiting in it's versatility. Oh, it's easy enough to use, but all of the features we have always associated with windows are no more. It's like windows for morons. Since that is what it is, I will have to get used to it, but I will probably never like it. I think that, by hook, or by crook, I will keep my desk top PCs as long as I can, because I do like the old XP OS best.

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Very good laptop
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

the best price-value choise. Very good laptop

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This laptop is terrible
2 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I purchased this for my wife. She hates it. She very much does not like the operating system and the computer runs very slow. She forces me to use it to feel her pain... She wishes I had respected her wishes to buy Apple instead.

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Nice Laptop
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Seems to be quite good. Speed, ease of use good. Battery life, good

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windows 8
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I do not like Windows 8. I wish it would of gave me an options of Windows 7 or Windows 8

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Great Laptop - Lousy Operating System (OS)
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

The screen resolution is excellent, the keys and touchpad work. This would have been a far better product if it had used the XP OS rather than Windows 8. I have only talked to one person (early to mid-20s) who likes Windows 8, everyone else, including me, does not like Windows 8 at all. Give us back our 'Start' button! No start screen for me/us! It is missing too many quick find elements. The new OS takes way to long to navigate through - Not just trying to find what you want, but way too many screens to log-off & shut down.

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Love my laptop!!!!
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

This was a christmas present from my husband. He has a much bigger (2 terrebyte) computer. Im always saying I dont get time on it so he bought me my very own. It is linked to his as well as his printer.

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Good Laptop
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Only had it for about a month now but haven't had any problems so far. For the price of it works very well.

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no touch screen
2 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I have many problems with my computer all related to the fact that I don't have a touch screen. I have to use a mouse because the touch pad has never worked. The mouse is continually stopping it's functioning and has to be disconnected and reconnected often. It's a real pain. Also, the keys on the keyboard stick or don't register the letter they represent. This computer is a real pain.

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Great Keyboard
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

What really caught my eye first about this laptop was that the keys are a little bigger than ones on other laptops. That combined with the matte finish (not glossy smooth), and action of the keys, makes it so easy to type on if you're a little fumble-fingered or get in too much of a hurry.

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CD850D-ST3NX1
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Entry level PC. Has all the features you expect. Windows 8 updates began as soon as I connected to the internet. Some initial issues with keyboard delay. I think the updates helped because its gone now. Minor Realtek audio crackling. This did not occur in my prior non Windows 8 Toshiba. I am an AMD user. The E1 chipset is nice. Does not run as hot as my prior unit. Similar performance, No crashes or hang-ups. I recommend this unit.

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I Love !! this laptop!!
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

My new computer is easy to use and was a great price.

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Great value
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I like my new computer very much. However, I do not like the pressure required of the keyboard to activate the keys. I have to re-push the keys a lot so as not to skip letters. BTW, I hate windows 8 and find it very difficult to get used to.

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Great Product
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I am trying to come into the 21 century. The Satiite meets all my needs.It is light a fast race car, to a person who is use to a model-t car. I have one complaint. It will shut down while I am typing.

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Not very good you get what you payfor
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I had to return1 to the store and now my buttons are sticking and the pc is not even 2 months old and cant return it to the store

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Good Laptop
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I needed a second Laptop for my work. This was a good choice as my business uses the internet most of the time.

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Cheap but faulty!!!
2 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

The laptop is priced well however the number keys are faulty, spae bar does not work unless you hit it hard.... I have exchanged the product, lets hope this new one works better, if not I will ask for a REFUND!

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Toshiba Laptop
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

My experience of one day has been positive. I enjoy the lightness for moving the laptop around and the many ports for things like card reader devices and printer. So far I have no negatives to report but Windows 8 takes a while to get used to so patience there is important.

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Great laptop.
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

This laptop is pretty decent. I like it a lot, it has a great graphics card (AMD Radeon HD 6310) so you can play a lot of games. I've played Burnout Paradise, Sid Meier's Civilization V, League of Legends, Amnesia, Fallout: New Vegas, and many other games seamlessly. It has 4 GB of RAM, which is more than enough for many things, and a 1.3 Ghz dual core processor which is one of the only things I was dissatisfied with. Additionally, there's only 287 GB of hard disk space so you can't go downloading everything you can think of. On the bright side though, the speakers can be moderately loud and sound great so that's something I enjoyed. All of these things combined with its cheap price make this laptop great in my opinion and I'm glad I bought it.

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Windows 8 Stinks
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

This laptop came with Windows 8 which still has many glitches in it. The computer frequently crashes even with the patch. I would not buy this again.

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never used a laptop until now
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

if I would have purchased myself I would have bought more memory and gb/ram right at start because I am sure it won't be enough the way it came in box but we will see how it goes.

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Wont stop crashing
2 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I just bought it and I continue to get a blue screen and system service exemption. I want to replace it.

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Preloaded software slows performance
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

The laptop has a lot of preloaded software packages offered for trial that slow down performance significantly.

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Easy-Peasy for Everyday Use
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I am very happy with my new computer. I was looking for a basic, economical laptop that would suit my moderate skill level. I am a woman of 63. I purchased the Geek Squad service for 1 year and had all the new stuff (my level of knowledge) installed by them. I have used a computer for under 20 years, using secretarial functions, email, and internet searches. If I need to know anything else, the computer tells me how to find what I am looking for.

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Don't ask it to do much
2 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Unit is light and portable, battery life is average. Touch pad is terrible and inconsistent. AMD processor is too slow to do much of anything beyond casual web surfing.

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glitches
2 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I find the laptop a little frustrating. As to the hardware, the touch pad doesnt always move the mouse with my finger movement (i think due to the dimple design or reacts to my finger's temperature from the cold of winter). the rest is probably program related. Windows 8 is terrible. Programs switch by themselves with normal finger movement on the touchpad and the computer is always getting shut down due to something called "system service exception".

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Very good value
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Have always had good luck with Toshiba laptops, have also used several "brand X" units. There was a brand "X" on sale at Best Buy and I went to look at it, since my older Toshiba was running well on Ubuntu but didn't have the memory for Windows 8. I needed Windows for a work-related application. Turns out the brand "X" on sale (of which I was wary because of previous experience) was right next to this Toshiba, and the Toshiba had better features and was $20 less. Of course it is smaller, lighter, faster and has a better screen than my old one, but it also has something I have always wanted on a laptop; a numeric keypad. Great feature, although you do have to get used to typing "off-center". It hasn't been a big problem. I have previously liked the touch pad on Toshibas, but in this case I can't seem to turn off the "touch to click" feature. I was always inadvertently "clicking" when I didn't want to. Bought an inexpensive Logitech wireless mouse and took care of that. It is my only complaint about the system Haven't really observed battery life yet, although my wife uses it unplugged and it seems to be more than adequate. All in all, pleased with the unit and I consider it, although not the most powerful computer on the market, to be more than adequate to my business needs and a very good value.

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Works ok
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I think it runs kind of slow. When you type you really have to press the key in hard for it to register. I don't understand why it has the desktop screen and windows 8 screen. That doesn't make much sense to me. You get what you pay for.

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It will get me through
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

It's not the best laptop. It was a gift though and it should help get me through my last two years of college. Hopefully.

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windows8
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

it runs poor and windows 8 crashes,,i have to block all updates to avoid this problem...pointer continuously are erratic

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Confusing, but doable
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I find it confusing to know if something's installed. The Flash player doesn't work in Windows 8 facebook. I find myself in and out of sites when I have no intention leaving them or being in them. I find it clumsy to leave a site and close it.

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value price
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

its very nice great price but need to come with how to operated it instructions because i am old school so use to old computers that this is hard for me to understand with out having help and i still struggle

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My first laptop
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Toshiba was recommended by a friend, and I'm glad I listened. Reasonably priced, and I love the features on it. Came with windows 8, which is great. The layout for usage took a bit to figure out (for me anyway!), but now I love it.

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Very good unit
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Well pleased with the operation and ease of use of the unit. Still learning but very pleased

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Toshiba
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I've had this maybe over a month, this past week, it keeps shutting down on me says that there's something wrong with the PC. plus, I don't like Windows 8, apparently all new computers now come with it. I only bought this because it was on sale.

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I took it back
1 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I took it back, just could not get it to work for me. I used a watch and timed it, it took an average of 36 seconds to load a page, sometimes as much as 90 seconds to load a page. It would not support my software, and when I took it back and asked if they could fix the function key, so the function keys would work, the guy said the operating system would not allow that to work. I gave it back.

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Ok for the price
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

The mouse pad needs a scroll bar.

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great laptop
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

great laptop,i really like windows 8.the only probelm i do have with it is it keeps on saying a problem occured windows has to shut down now,but other than that its great

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Horrible Laptop
1 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I got this laptop and after 2 days it keep bombing on me, not opening up even the easiest programs, I took it back to dealer and they said it was defective. Got another one, same exact problems. Same problem with 2 different laptops? Horrible!! Got a different brand after this.

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operating system
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I like the computer but absolutely despise Win 8. This is not a touchscreen and Win 8 is more for a touch screen. This is very confusing for older adults like me.

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first labtop
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

great so far, still learning how to use windows 8.

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Laptop problems
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

The laptop is a little slow. Having problems on Toshiba website. Can not drill down into news sites.

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It's fine but could be a lot better
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

It's a nice computer overall

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Works great
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

We injoy Toshiba laptops. This one sometimes bumps us off and it goes to the start screen. We just go right back to the game we were playing with no problem. Other then that it runs fine and still have alot to lean about windows 8.

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Good Laptop
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I am happy with my laptop so far. I am unhappy with Windows 8. I primarily use my computer for work, using the Microsoft office suite which I already owned. It is difficult to access since there is already a "trial" version of Microsoft Office. All the other links that show up may be fine for people who use all of those features. It is just an extra step (two steps in some cases) for me.

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New Laptop
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I purchased this laptop when my netbook crashed. I am new to windows 8, and am still learning how to use the features. Often times when I am in the middle of printing or downloading something, I get an error msg and my computer shuts down. This happens often. It is frustrating. I think that it is windows8 not the devise, as others have had the same issue.

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Hate Windows 8
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I did not realize Windows 8 was my only option. Having a very hard time maneuvering and minimizing from one website to another. I HATE Windows 8.

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Awesome performance for the value.
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I've had prior experience with Toshiba laptops but, this one is the best choice for my needs. Streamlined. Lightweight. Fast. Great screen images. Excellent features. All the options that I currently need in one very attractive laptop. Easy to recommend to friends.

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average
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

adequate for what I use a computer for

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Best Laptop for the price
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

This is my first laptop and I love it! It is very user friendly and didn't take me long to get used to. I like that it is lightweight and easy to carry to work or on a trip. I would definitely recommend this laptop to anyone.

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good bang for the buck at the time
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Its a decent computer but you pay for what you get. I could have went bigger and therefor more money but this beat most of the deal out there. I search many stores and found this style with 320 hard drive and 4gb ram, the more important was that I can upgrade later and I already had a 1 tb external hd so my need where meet with this one. good overall so far! hella faster than my 2004 model dell but that one was almost ten years old so I just hope this one can last about that long. computer upgrade every minute and get cheaper with more capacity, better features , and more. However, windows 8 is something new to get use to. not a big fan of windows 8 cuz I liked the simpler versions before. too many apps that cuz the computer to work triple time using more data in the end. than most these computers come with so much extra junk that it becomes confusing, though soon I may adjust and that will prob be the norm. Think this computer compares to any other one on the market and is a long-term durable information box. sometimes its the one working it who is less reliable.. But try the machine for yourself!!!!

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Disappointing
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I recently started going back to school and I needed a new laptop, since my old one was on the way to giving out, and so I went to Best Buy to get a laptop, and I ended up getting this one. I can tell you right now that I would have been better off spending more money. The processor on this laptop is not very good, but that I can forgive. However, skype does not work very well on it, which is something I rely on, but the worst downfall of this laptop is Windows 8. It does get the job done, but I was expecting this laptop to be of much higher quality. If you can afford to, you should pay more for the better Toshiba satellite.

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apiece of junk
1 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Ipurchased this laptop because itwas econmical. The reality is that it is a very poor performer. i willnot purchase another toshibaproduct. The keyboard does not perform at all. The space bar does not function adequately andthe"a" key does not work at times. i have also had towait fornumerous restarts after the laptopcrashed while downloading materialfrom websites. infact it crashed as i tried to complete this review. Thismay be the worst laptop i have ever used.

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Take off Windows 8
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I like the computer and think that it would work fine if Windows 8 was not loaded on it. There are so many features that don't work well because of this operating system. I want to take this off the computer and place Windows 7 on it. Until then I have been using my old computer.

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Basic Needs Not Met
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

If you need to use any Office Suite product, you are out of luck. If you want a good manual for the product or for the new operating system, you are out of luck. If you want decent sound, you are out of luck. If you want good resolution, you are also out of luck. If you are a newbie looking to figure out what the internet is or how to use email, you may have your needs met. This is a no frills computer with exactly no frills. Spend the money on another model that includes upgraded hardware and includes basic software.

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great laptop for the money
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

windows8 sticks its too jumpy and inconsistent. I have an old laptop with wlndows xp and thats even better than 8

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OK laptob..But
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I like the laptop and have had excellent service from Toshiba products but..... It is a little slow and I just don't like Win 8. I'm going back to a Win7 laptop. They are getting harder and harder to find and the price is increasing so if you like Win7 get a spare now.

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wrong computer for what I needed
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I returned the computer after using it for 2 days ...it was a gift and my friend and they didn't know what I needed as far as my computer needs...... I found nothing wrong with the computer other than it wasn't enough computer for my needs.I ended up with and HP but only because the store didn't have the Toshiba I wanted to buy

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first laptop
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

for being my first laptop I find it easy to use although windowss 8 takes some getting used to but still a good value for the money

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This C855 Totally STINKS!
1 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Not only extremely slow responses, Windows 8 is hard to manage. It keeps going to start page whenever I do my internetting...very annoying. Also visuals fragment and slow. Often freezes up and keeps going error message of "Something happened and your PC needs to restart". Constantly gets stuck when restarting, forcing me to do a hard shutdown by holding down the power button. I'm considering exchanging this Toshiba for another brand notebook. It's just GOTTA GO!!

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Windows 8 belongs on a Tablet
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Not exactly what I expected when I upgraded my laptop. Windows 8 makes this laptop not recomended. It should be on a tablet and using the basic functions you take for granted on others Windows platforms, are hard to use and even find here. PASS

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Pretty good laptop
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

The settings and time pop up when I least expect it and it's a nuisance. Java installation continually pops up 4-5 times a day, even after it's been installed 4-5 times .It's an inconvenience to switch back and forth from Windows 8 to desktop mode and back again to Windows 8, The games I like to play can only be played in desktop mode. I'm a novice so at times I get frustrated with what the laptop does and doesn't do compared to the old Window series. Adobe Flash is embedded in the computer, but I haven't figured out how to get it to work. The tutorial is confusing because I have to go between the 2 operating systems. But, overall it allows me to play games and email and that's mainly what I want from a laptop

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great system
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

the computer laptop is great. i only have issues with the start menu. everything else is great

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mouse
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

The mouse pad is just a bit sensitive.

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Loving my laptop
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I use my laptop everyday for school and surfing the web, just loving it.

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Average Laptop
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Slow, hard to operate, slow response to questions!

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Too bad it has Windows8
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

This is a good machine with a bad operating system. The touchpad doesn't scroll and the best I can find is that Windows 8 messes with the drivers for the mouse. Otherwise this computer is light years ahead of anything I have ever owned. Windows8, however has caused more blue screens of death, than I have ever seen.

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Not bad for the price and for simple tasks
2 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I've been trying to save as much money as possible so when I was looking for a new computer I bought the cheapest one I could find. While not a terrible computer, it leaves a lot to be desired in terms of processor speed, memory, multitasking, and so on. If you are looking for a good word processor with which you can also do research online, and check email, it's fine. If you're looking to watch movies, play games, or other tasks along those lines, you're better off spending a few hundred dollars extra for something better. In short, not a terrible computer, but you're getting what you pay for, which is to say "not much."

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Serious reservations
2 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I purchased a Toshiba laptop and it came preloadeed with Windows 8. I am having such difficulty learning to use it that I broke out my old laptop and am limping along with it while I am trying to figure things out. I even bought a book on how to use Windows 8. As I am taking online classes I don't have a lot of time to devote to this issue. Consequestly, I cannot say how well I like the laptop and I can't use it.

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Good
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I haven't had that long to really tell you.But for the short time I've had it, I am really liking it, I really like that it has windows 8

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laptop
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

its okay its begun to drag and become slow games on facebook some wont play some mess up and drag really bad windows 8 is okay I think some of the features could be better, I don't like when im in the middle of something and I try to move my mouse over it changes my entire screen thast fairly aggravating. bu otherwise I like the laptop over all.

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Great value
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

The laptop itself is very nice. I love the number pad to the side, The keys are a good size and the touchpad is responsive. I'm not terrible impressed with the battery life. One movie and it's done. But for what I paid for it - it's a great machine. P.S. I cannot stand Windows 8.

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Worst laptop ever
1 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

This laptop freezes frequently and gives frequent messages regarding CPU high usage, which basically shuts everything down. Too often I get a swirling whatever showing that it's trying to do something, yet it simply freezes. My old Toshiba, which I wanted to replace with this one, is far superior. DO NOT buy this poorly designed, poor functioning box.

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Toshiba Satellite
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

This 15 1/2 laptop is a no nonsense laptop .A good all around basic window 8 and fast stable platform.

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I have always owned a Toshiba, I love it.
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I only e-mail, bank on line, buy on ebay. I have owned a Toshiba for over 4 years. I do not do a lot on it but LOVE how easy the typing is, the way it operates. I would NOT buy anything else when replacing the one I have.

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Good buy for the money
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

This is a good buy for the money , however due to the speed I wish I had spent a little more money for a more powerful laptop.

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decent laptop for the price
3 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

It's a decent laptop for the price. It doesn't perform as well as I'd like it to but it was in my price range. I mainly use it to watch Netflix in bed. I plan to upgrade some things on it to make it more suitable.

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Recommended
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

When I was looking for a laptop my cousin Stefani told me about the Toshiba she bought. The price was really a good one, I am having trouble using it though because I don't know Windows 8 that well yet.

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Great computer
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Great computer for the price.

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Don't Get It
1 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

I tried TWO (2) identical Toshiba laptops. Unfortunately, they were identical in NOT WORKING as well as other features. After using them for days (12 and 25 respectively) they "died" -- going blank, not going beyond the welcome screne. The geeks at Best Buy agreed they were basically DOA. Much material lost in the process!

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It's a good laptop for the price
4 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

The laptops camera and mic are wonderful. The mouse pad is very sensitive sometimes and unresponsive others. I had to purchase a wireless mouse to use the computer because and swift movement of the pad and it would freak out and open other screens or close out of the short menu I was working in. Also, the computer is very slow to respond at times even though the only install I made was Microsoft office 10. Otherwise the computer is wonderful! Takes a little bit to get used to the new OS 8.

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had to return 2 of these
1 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

after about 2 weeks of average use the laptop failed to turn on. the toshiba screen would flash, and then there was a click and that was it.. took it back to best buy. they reset the battery and told me to use it as much as possible over the next week.. got home . same thing. took it back, they replaced it with a very similar toshiba model.. took it home. it too would not start.. took it back for a full refund.

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Love it!
5 Star Review   ToshibaDirect.com   

Still learning my way around but love my laptop - only wish there was a "book" manual - I do not like the manual on the computer

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