Summary: I have owned and used over 15 different brand laptops in the last 20 years and a good number of these laptops were from toshiba. I have always been satisfied with this brand of laptop which is why my most recent purchase was a toshiba satellite P775. While I have no complaints about its features, function, or reliability (not yet, anyway), I do have one very big complaint about the keyboard. The keys are very stiff and unresponsive.
Summary: I bought the Toshiba Satellite to replace an aging HP laptop, which is working well, but showing signs of wear. The Satellite P775D has a wonderful keyboard. The touchpad is another matter. It is annoying and impossible to operate without the heat of the palm interfering with the operation, it is also placed improperly on the keyboard and no amount of fussing with the adjustments will ever make this enjoyable to use. I hate it!
Summary: I've had two Toshiba Porteges and love them. Back in the 90s I had a Satellite. Toshiba is a great company, but I just don't know what happened here. First, the laptop is downright garish. If you love Vegas and all kinds of flash, then I suppose you'll like the look of this laptop. Kind of a wild silver, with big ugly speakers. Just an incredibly ugly, plastic-looking laptop. None of the elegance of other similar makers, like Sony, Apple, etc.
Summary: I bought my Toshiba at a NEX (Navy Exchange) and I am not too impressed by this laptop. It comes with a butt load of Toshiba software that doesn't have any documentation. I had to delete a lot of the Toshiba software, because I don't want or need it. My laptop still takes a long time to boot. In addition, Toshiba still use BIOS, they haven't upgraded to UEFI. If you're thinking about buying this Toshiba laptop, do some more research; you can find a better machine.