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Toshiba Satellite U945

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Reviews and Problems with Toshiba Satellite U945

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Overall 2
2.0

Worked for about 8 months then it started making a ...

Denzil, Amazon
13 September 2014
  • Summary: Worked for about 8 months then it started making a lot of noise the same thing is happening with the one I bought for my girlfriend.
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Overall 2
2.0

Pathetic customer support

sreejith, Amazon
19 April 2014
  • Summary: The laptop that i bought have display issues and i am having a hard time getting it repaired by Toshiba because of its pathetic customer support.
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Overall 2
2.0

First Experience: Very Disappointed

Neriz, Amazon
15 November 2013
  • Summary: Windows 8 pre-installed. I have been trying to activate it without success. As such I am not able to upgrade to Windows 8.1. I keep getting error messages that don't mean much. Displays to contact Microsoft Support but the link gets blocked by the Internet Explorer. I have more that 20 years experience with computers and Windows in particular. If it is this frustrating to me, I wonder what it would be to totally newcomer.
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Overall 2
2.0

worst customer support

espy, Staples
21 October 2013
  • Excerpt: No bootable device error after two weeks of use on satellite laptop. Customer support unhelpful (didn't even know how to open bios) and wanted us to pay $150 to restore OS when the drive is likely bad. Would not give option to purchase restore disk for 40 (software not covered in their warranty). Had to pay to have laptop shipped for fix. Toshiba has the worst customer support policies that I have ever encountered. Recommend any other brand.
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Overall 2
2.0

Terribly built

Jason Daniel Wolfe, Amazon
22 February 2013
  • Summary: I've never before broken an electronic device, but this one ended my 10+ year streak. The design of the screen is such that the screen is not flush with the rest of the lid, but instead is set inward. This means that any pressure on the screen is NOT distributed across the case, but that the screen bears the entire force. If this laptop gets dropped, I suspect the screen will not survive (as other reviewers have suggested).
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Overall 2
2.0

basically nothing but problems

Another Former Jones Rep "Financial Advisor", Amazon
6 February 2013
  • Summary: Consistent issues almost immediately right out of the box. Difficulty accessing network; problems with the cursor disappearing. Returned for credit. Looked and felt great though.
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Overall 2
2.0

TWO ordered; ZERO worked

Robert E. Zieger, Amazon
29 January 2013
  • Summary: Maybe this is just bad luck. But we ordered a new model. It didn't turn on. Two hours with Toshiba troubleshooting. Not very helpful, despite that the serial # HAD ALREADY BEEN REGISTERED. Amazon, however, seemed genuinely embarrassed and sent us a new one within 24 hours. The new one lasted about three hours. Windows 8 problem? Toshiba problem? Frankly, don't give a damn at this moment.
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Overall 2
2.0

Awful Experience. Toshiba, either get serious about the laptop market or get out.

David Dolan, Amazon
29 January 2013
  • Summary: The touchpad has been glitch from day one; now no longer works at all. Clumsy wireless router, shoddy casing. Lesson learned, don't buy electronics from accompany who's better days are behind them.
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Overall 2
2.0

Defective and unreturnable

stan mccray, Amazon
29 January 2013
  • Summary: The product stopped working after the third use. It was found to have a defective hard drive (both by Geek Squad and Toshiba). Although defective, it cannot be returned due to "policy" which states opened laptops from this seller, even when found to be defective, cannot be returned. Therefore, Amazon cannot refund the $500 purchase.
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Overall 2
2.0

Joke for an ultra book

Tech Lover 6969, Amazon
28 January 2013
  • Summary: This laptop is a joke with bad specs. Even with windows 8 "sleekness" it was confusing. It was slow at loading up even with ssd cache. It had a lot of bloatware of unnecessary programs that came with it. Biggest concern was hdmi out! Black screen flicker lasting 5 seconds every so minutes. It was horrible. Can't even watch anything. This laptop is not recommended because it was poorly built with "windows so amazing 8" .
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