Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5105 Laptop

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great lap top

POSTED BY: squaw , mississippi
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

great lap top for my needs

Awesome, Best Value

POSTED BY: Moose , Bronx, New York
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

Listen.. this may be one of the best laptops to sneak in. For what you are paying, this laptops stands by itself at the top. Not for gaming, but works great for everything else...

Great laptop

POSTED BY: Bubba , Conway, AR
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

This laptop is a great user friendly device. It has a lot of great features and can handle a lot of use.

Best High School Student Laptop.

POSTED BY: Tony , Midlothian, Va
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

This laptop is, in my opinion, the best buy for a high school student. I have spent at least two weeks checking every other source including new egg, tiger direct, and all the stores only to find nothing better in this price range than this. Even though it only has an E 300 processor, its 4 GB of ram make it completely capable to do the type of research I like to do: 20 windows of internet explorer open while typing a report on open office and viewing a prompt in Adobe Reader, while creating a technical drawing in Auto cad to insert into the report with no lag! Impressive! I never hear the onboard fan and the battery life is superb. I have not plugged my laptop in for the past 2 days and I have already typed two reports and re-designed a picture pixel by pixel... As for the accessories, the integrated webcam and microphone along with the Windows 8 platform bring the laptop to the front of the technical line while still having the desktop feature for those of us who like simplicity when speed is key. Only one flaw of Windows 8, it does not come with a start menu folder, you must create it on your desktop which is easily done by going into C: and following the following address: "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu" ... I highly recommend this laptop to anybody that needs a stable, fast platform that will be as advanced as the high priced competitors, but will still have the capability to run anything and connect to anything with the VGA port (needed for presentation on a projector), LAN port (needed for connecting the laptop to a FIRST Robotics robot and to run code to the cRios via Netbeans), and three 2.0 USB ports (needed to connect my 500 GB external hard drive which has the backup of my other PC so I can download the 30 GB of pictures), my 1st flash drive (so I can save my school work), and my second flash drive (so I can use Lab View to program the robot...). Now a days most colleges are calling for career specific laptops/ tablets so as a laptop that will last you throughout high school and be your backup in college, this is it!

LOVE IT!

POSTED BY: wendel , Ont. Canada
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I purchased it while vacationing because I was having issues with my own laptop. I had a problem on starting up but customer service was awesome! Fixed in no time at all. I hesitated in calling but was not disappointed after I did. Took a bit to get used to Windows 8. But managing fine now.

POSTED BY: willy , malvern pa
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

great laptop for the price

great laptop for price

POSTED BY: MH , Uniontown, OH
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I bought this laptop because my pc crashed. This is the first laptop I've owned. It was reasonably priced and seems to be working as expected (owned it for about 6 weeks). I'm so far not a fan of Windows 8 but that's not Toshiba's fault. Wish it had a card reader/writer, but has three usb ports (I use them all) and decent response time. My old one was slow so it could only have gotten better. Was able to burn start-up discs in case I needed them later. Also wish they came with a word processing program for more than a 30-day trial but that also seems to be the norm these days. I'd buy another just like it.

YES THE BOOM!

POSTED BY: bill , Atlanta,Ga
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

ONCE YOU KNOW HOW TO US IT ,YOU DONT WANT LOOSE TO USE IT!

Hmmm

POSTED BY: Ug , Washington, DDC
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I got this because there were some features that were not on the Google Chromebook. With this computer having Windows 8, the it was nice to see what Toshiba could offer, because they are known in the past for having faulty parts. So far so good, but will it last this time??

good

POSTED BY: rambo , metairie
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I am not used laptop,but it didn't take long,now when they are on my PC I can check my email, shop, do business whatever, recommend highly

Interesting at the moment.

POSTED BY: Col.TroutmanUSMC , Albany,NY
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

Wife & I just got it, Windows 8 is very frustrating, but we are taking it as a learning challenge. Now I don't use it for much more than email, and on-line banking, with an occasional direct business contact / transaction. I must say the color contrast is greater than our former 'unit'. Now, to, if we can just eliminate 'registry' errors....

A great laptop

POSTED BY: MsDavis , Oakwood Village, OH
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

This is a great laptop.I got a better laptop than I expected for the price I payed. The battery life is wanting, but hey something has to be lacking here indeed.

Great laptop for the price

POSTED BY: Brina
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

Bought this laptop for the price and value and i just love it!!

love my laptop

POSTED BY: 1penny , fort lauderdale, florida
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

not very heavy. great picture quality. easy to manuver around the screen. really user friendly. my 4yr old grandauhter likes it for playng games and watching movies while traveling

Great Value Laptop

POSTED BY: bhv , Corona, CA
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

Easy to use out of the box. Battery lasts long and recharges quickly. Toshiba desktop assistant is helpful. I had trouble with Book Place. Couldn't open the free Windows 8 for Dummies Book, but was able to do it on my old Vista desktop. For the price it is a very nice laptop.

good for the price

POSTED BY: dana , phoenix
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

this came in as i like up and running fast and like the window8 and for the amount it is good.. but you haft to have a printer there surport it for window8

Best value for the money

POSTED BY: chefbill , Sewell, NJ
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

this laptop is loaded with features with a low price. good functionality and windows 8 makes it easy to use and customize. decent battery life(could be better under heavy use, but so can all batteries). light weight and easy portability in a sturdy package that won't break the bank.

Good Laptop!

POSTED BY: Ernie , Deer Lodge,Mt
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

So far I like it!

great for novice

POSTED BY: lolo , orlando,fl
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

i am a hold out who never owned a computer but it became impossible to live in todays world without one so i finally gave up and bought my toshiba.i was afraid it would prove difficult and frustrating in set up but i was pleasantly suprised when the toshiba did most of it automatically.the price was very reasonable also.

Toshiba Laptop

POSTED BY: Betty , Baltimore, Md
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I love my laptop but I need to know if if my laptop is a tablet as well. Is it a way my screen becomes a touch screen?

Great Computer

POSTED BY: Lady , Maine
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I am very happy with my purchase. I shopped around for just the right brand before buying anything when a friend suggested Toshiba. I love the computer.

Greastest Laptop Ever!!!!!!!!!!!!

POSTED BY: Trice , Jacksonville,Florida
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

Excellent computer!!!!!!!!1

Awesome Laptop

POSTED BY: B-rian , Chicago, IL
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

This Laptop is amazing. It features Windows 8 and has a big and bright screen. It also comes with a DVD drive to play music or watch movies while on the go. Very easy to use and a really low price. It's awesome

First laptop

POSTED BY: Runt , San Antonio, Texas
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

This is my very first laptop and i can honestly say that I LOVE it! It's easy to use and it's perfect for what I do and the support from Toshiba is awesome + Norton too!

POSTED BY: rae rae , pgh pa
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

sleek, preforms well. nice size screen. keys are perfect. I was surprised that it had no Microsoft programs on it. and windows 8 is a pain to use but I have nothing bad to say about this lap top.

Best Gift from my husband!

POSTED BY: Granny Lee , Buffalo, NY
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

Easy to use. Carries easily in my bag. Keeps me up to date on updates. Extremely pleased with this Toshiba Laptop

Great for Having Fun!

POSTED BY: LV Babe , Las Vegas NV
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I am very pleased with this computer...It was hard getting used to Windows 8 but now I am very happy. The only problem I see is that I have to turn the num lock button on everytime ..Nice large screen..Great for an older person!

Solid machine

POSTED BY: DSS , MO
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I've had no issues with my laptop. It performs as advertised. Also tech support fro Toshiba has been outstanding.

i love this laptop

POSTED BY: part time techie , modesto,ca
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

ihad been looking at laptops for over a year before actually buying this one and i'm happy i did. the screen is a perfect size and resolution. windows 8 does take a day or so to get used to as does the touchpad for the mouse but that can be modified by getting a wireless mouse. the batterg has a pretty good lfe. i can watch up to two and a half hours of streaming tv and still have about an hour before i plug it in to charge. the sound could be Improved but over all i am very satisfied and would definitely buy this laptop again.

Works MUCH better with Windows 7 than Windows 8

POSTED BY: shadoman , St.Louis, MO
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

When I purchased this laptop it was loaded with WIndows 8, which is an EXTREME resource hog ( can you say VISTA ?) I must say, as my 3rd TOSHIBA machine, I was a little disappointed. Switching to Windows 7 Ultimate (32bit) made it a PERFECT machine !!! Light, GREAT battery life ( i get around 4.5 hours.) Does everything i need, and I can use all my familiar programs !!!

love it!!!!!

POSTED BY: keys , berea, oh
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

this is the first lap top for me, a little getting use to it but I love it!!!! have recommended it to several friends who need a laptop and they also but it!!

VERY NICE

POSTED BY: otonn , FL
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

IS A COMPLETE LAPTOP, VERY GOOD

hopefully

POSTED BY: Jess , wilmington, nc
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I really hope this Toshiba last more then a year like my other 3 with minimal use, the only reason I picked it this time was because of the good price. So far it's great but we will see how long that last

Satisfied Customer

POSTED BY: Babylove , Winston Salem,NC
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I absolutely love my new Toshiba Satellite laptop. It accommodates my needs I love it!!!

No problem up to now

POSTED BY: Gorgiano , Downey .ca.
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I have to learn how to maneuver in window 8.

EXCELLENT TOOL FOR RETIREMENT

POSTED BY: Gil , spring Branch Texas
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I AM ENJOYING MY NEW TOSHIBA I HAVE A LITTLE PROBLEM UNDERSTANDING ALL ITS FUNCTIONS IT NEEDS TO COME WITH A SEPERATE USERS GUIDE SO WHILE USING IT YOU CAN GO TO GUIDE BOOK RARHER THAN BACK AND FORTH ON PC

POSTED BY: Trixie , anywhere
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

Love the laptop sleek design but not in love with windows 8. too complicated.

Hate Windows 8

POSTED BY: skygem4 , West Bend, WI
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

This a replacement for an upgraded model that broke down after 4 weeks. Only a smaller hard drive. After using windows 8 for two months, I can't stand it. It takes to much time to do things compared to the old windows. If there was someway I could dump windows 8 and stay with windows 7, I would be happier

Great buy

POSTED BY: Colly , New York, NY
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

Bought as gift for my kids and they find it easy to use and navigate around the web.

Great Starter

POSTED BY: Dragon Lady , Lubbock
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

Got this lap top to bring him into the 21st Century and he is liking it. I personally don't like windows 8 but it is great for him to learn as it is his 1st computer. Toshiba was my 1st college students 1st computer so it was a good choice.

Fine laptop

POSTED BY: Sam , Boonville, Mo.
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

The only thing I don't like is the windows 8 operating system. I think they made it more complicated than 7. Operating system is not Toshiba's fault.

Perfect for me!

POSTED BY: newbie , chicago,Il.
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

This laptop was very reasonably priced and has all the features I need. I am 69 years old and not very adept at using a computer but I seem to do just fine with this one! I am very pleased.

my favorite

POSTED BY: izzy , salt lake city ut
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I bought my first Toshiba in 2008 I still have it runs good and still in perfect condition I bought a second Toshiba and just love them they are economical and works great.

Wonderful!!

POSTED BY: Betty Boop 2 , North Carolina
Overall rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5

I am learning,and I stay on it at least 3 to 4 hours

Good basic laptop for a non-geek

POSTED BY: dorriedoodlebug , Lancaster, OH
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

The network port would be better on the left side of the machine. I use an external mouse and the network cable gets in the way. The disc drive is rattles when in use. Like the feel of the key board and the screen size.

Sheila Famous

POSTED BY: Madame B
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

So, my new Toshiba laptop is named Sheila and I love her. I appreciate how easy she is to use and quality of service that she provides. Windows 8 is awesome and she runs it pretty well. However, I have a few problems with her: I feel like she should be faster. There is no reason why Windows 8 Laptop shouldn't automatically come with more Ram to support the average to superb jobs. Secondly, I believe that its time to improve the camera quality on laptops. She doesn't take the nicest pictures or have the clearest view but it does do the job. Overall, I am pleased with her as a graduate student.

nice

POSTED BY: bina , okc ok
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

Love the different thing I can do in facebook the spell check,For one and how I can edit my comments on there with re typing the whole thing.the voice command how it will read for you narrator the windows 8. To go stright to your email... touch facebook you should also not make this part 50 charters long

Mostly Happy

POSTED BY: sulky , Monett, Mo
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

My only complaint is that twice now my internet has been disconnected & I can't for the life of me figure out why....it's not my internet service! The internet key on my laptop doesn't make a difference either. I finally somehow got it back on the first time...but the 2nd time I couldn't...& my daughter(who does know about computers)couldn't figure it out either...so she finally turned it off & when turned back on it worked....but that didn't fix it the first time, I tried. Also....the clock & side bar shows up ALL THE TIME when I'm doing other things....not a fan of that either. But overall...I'm happy with Toshiba.

Sufficient for general needs

POSTED BY: P-Mo
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

The laptop is pretty convenient, especially for the price. There are however some issue that the laptop has. It tends to freeze from time to time. And the speakers also glitch every now and then. I also don't like the windows 8 that comes pre-installed but that's a thing of itself. Anyway if you put aside all the issues, it is generally a good laptop especially for the price.

Keyboard

POSTED BY: M , Nebraska
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

the only I thing I would say is a complaint with this laptop is the keyboard. I cannot type without it not registering all the letters. I am not sure if its a design problem or faulty materials. All I know is that it's extremely frustrating to constantly have to go back and retype.

very happy

POSTED BY: sher , ny
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

This is a great computer for the price. Im very satisfied so far

Not too bad for the price.

POSTED BY: Pete , Las Vegas, NV
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

I love the large letters on the keypad. The screen has a pretty good output. The only thing that I wish could be better is the video speed. It runs slower than the audio and can get to be a little annoying at times.

good value

POSTED BY: golfing buddy , Harlingen, TX
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

seems to be a unit that does the basic things I need. I still do not like windows 8.

Great!...kinda

POSTED BY: Butch , Chico, CA
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

This laptop does the job that I needed it to do. I only use it for basic e-mail, photos, Skype communication, and social networking, and it performs these functions quite well. Please note that my evaluation is based on the computer itself and not the Windows 8 operating system. As far as the Microsoft Windows 8 operating system goes, it must have been designed by a schizophrenic! After a good look at it and it's "features" I had it wiped off my new Satellite and installed my old Windows 7 Pro operating system.

Good Laptop, Lousy Operating System

POSTED BY: Billy , Rochester, NY
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

This is my third toshiba laptop and everything so far is good except for the Windows 8 operating system. I've had several versions of windows from Windows 95 through Vista. This is the worst system of them all.

Great unit for the price paid

POSTED BY: travel48 , Port Washington, WI
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

The unit works very well. Just do not like the Window 8 and would like to download Window 7 instead. I like Window 7 better. I have the 7 on another laptop that I purchase October 2012 and very pleased.

We are learning to use the laptop

POSTED BY: johnnyangele , Wichita, ks
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

We hate window's 8 because we cannot figure it out! It is not very user friendly.

POSTED BY: Kelly , Las Cruces NM
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

happy with my computer and price

Window8/laptop Toshiba

POSTED BY: MNW , BALT,MD
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

my overall view of my laptop i enjoy it and the cool features.I would recommend this laptop to any one that want smiple easy to use and it has a great performance.

Good

POSTED BY: Shannon , Louisville, KY
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

I am 51 years old and it is taking me sometime getting use to Window 8 and Google chrome. Otherwise great.

Great Laptop for the Price

POSTED BY: BigFig , Ossian, IN
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

The speakers are loud, good speed and processing.

Good laptop for the price

POSTED BY: Big show , Port colborne, Ontario Canada
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

Laptop does everything I need it to do at home and then some. The only thing it needs more is better burning software but overall good product.

No Keyboard lights

POSTED BY: Hondo , Springfield, MO
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

I am an old man and don't see well. This laptop looked great in the store and performed great. However the lack of a keyboard back-light makes it hard to use in the dark room where I have to use it. I don't think they should make it without the lights.

It's okay!

POSTED BY: Bunny , Rosedale, NY
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

I had been using a hand me down Mac for a year, then the processor died. My husband bought me the Tosh Sat to replace my Mac. Of course it is a different experience (apples and oranges really). My main complaint, believe it or not, is that the surface of the touch pad is so textured it was causing a numb feeling to my fingertip. I solved that problem by trimming\ the protective plastic cover that had been on the touch pad to fit neatly over it. Now my touch pad has a smooth surface and it is easy to clean.

Nice Basic for Price

POSTED BY: Teekay , Cincinnati, OH
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

Not the quickest laptop, but functional. Not thrilled with the windows 8, wish they would have given an option. That said, ok for basic internet use. Having some problems connecting to 1 particular site and cant seem to work around it. Not much for games though, pretty slow response on most that I have tried. But for the price, it serves it's purpose.

Great Buy

POSTED BY: reecee , Louisiana
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

I am very pleased with my purchase and would recommend it to users.

I Like my new laptop

POSTED BY: Momma H. , PA
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

I Like My new laptop, at first it was confusing with all the apps to chose from, Now I got the hang of it.

good laptop for the money

POSTED BY: Tony , Essex, MD
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

good laptop for the money, I will upgrade memory and storage at a later time but is performing enough for now.

Great Product for Price

POSTED BY: Bertha , Hot Springs, AR
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

I love the new features an it is lightweight with heavy duty options- Great Product for the Price~

easy to use

POSTED BY: B , CA
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

I have found the laptop easy to use and love the keyboard. Sure do wish it came with a bit more info. Like there are two keys on the keyboard I don't know what they are for.

great laptop

POSTED BY: hank , pittsburgh pa
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

great laptop for a very reasonable price. I use this machine mainly for internet browsing. so far it's been doing a good job with no freeze-ups. Windows 8 is the only thing I have problems with.

A very good basic laptop!

POSTED BY: Shar , Chicago, IL
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

I needed a laptop that was functional and that I can do my college work on. Its is a basic everyday laptop and I have no problems with it thus far. I have been using it for a month and no problems has occurred. I would advise Toshiba to fix their mouse because sometimes the pointer on the screen wouldn't move. But overall its a good computer.

Laptop

POSTED BY: None , Tampa Florida
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

This is a good laptop however it is runied by the operating system. I have no use at all for Windows 8. I do not like having to learn to use an entire new system develpped so that "tablets and touch screens" could be used with just a swipe. In fact Microsoft changed their emial system so that older POP systems do not work. It would be a much better product ifd it had one of the older systems on it.

Excellent for infrequent user!

POSTED BY: Newby Owner , Columbia,SC
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

This laptop is excellent for a user that doesn't need the "best" of everything or every feature on earth!

no mic

POSTED BY: Debbie , Fullerton, ca
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

there is no mic on my laptop. why would you have a camera and no mic

great value

POSTED BY: jenn , tallahassee,fl
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

i bought this for my self it has windows 8 on it i love it it is so easy to use once i got use to windows 8

Prefer my Acer laptop

POSTED BY: Ray , Sun City,Az
Overall rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5

The DVD butten to open the drive to remove or insert a disk is difficult to access!

Not impressed

POSTED BY: Daleray , Philpot, ky
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

I have a toshiba satellite computer that is 7 years old and I think it is quicker that this one. I am also not impressed with the mouse pad sensitivity. The open/eject button for cd drive is almost impossible to use. Price wise it was pretty fair but I definitely just got what I paid for. Not impressed

Toshiba

POSTED BY: Pat , Springfield, OH
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

Good laptop for Office work....CPU overloads more easliy that I like, considering I have very few programs installed. Seems to be taxed when three tabs are open on Internet Explorer. Is ok for what I need it for.

Fast, yet filled with unecessaries

POSTED BY: Brownybros , Los Angeles, CA
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

Pros: The PC is very light weight, the screen is golden and the battery lasts a long time. Cons: Windows 8 isn't easy to navigate, always connected to Windows messenger, the finger-mouse control is difficult as well. All in all, the PC is listed at a good price and with more practice, I'm sure I'll overcome the difficult at getting past the Windows 8 screen.

Good computer used incorrectly

POSTED BY: Hackworth , Bedford VA
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

The Satellite 855 is a good computer, but putting Windows 8 on it was a bad move. Windows 8 is a touch screen driven program, and the small touch pad on the Satellite makes it aggravating. I know Windows is committed to 8, but it is junk.

Down with Windows 8

POSTED BY: Huskarl1991
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

The laptop itself is fine. The problem lies in the fact that windows 8 eats up too many of the computers resources. I think Windows 8 is modeled more for tablets and smartphones. Has no business on my laptop.

Disappointing

POSTED BY: Carol , Tampa FL
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

I was led to believe this laptop had word processing ability - it does if you invest in additional software. I'm not sure I would have chosen this unit with the additional cost in mind.

laptop review

POSTED BY: Hideki , New York, NY
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

not totally happy with computer

Its better then a tablet

POSTED BY: Pops , Nashville, TN
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

The Toshiba Satillite C855-S5105 is better then a tablet because of the OS and the DVD player. Its cheaper then most 10'' Tablets with more features.Because its a glorified tablet and not a true laptop it is slow but still faster then most tablets. If you want more features your going to pay for them.

GOOD MACHINE FOR GOOD PRICE

POSTED BY: fer98 , URUGUAY
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

Really nteresting prod., the relation cost/performance is good,I only a problem, the battery is no longer to use in a trip or home use.

AVERAGE

POSTED BY: KATHY , BELLMAWR,NJ
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

SOME OF ITEMS ON THE LAPTOP ARE NOT NEEDED FOR NORMAL HOME USE AND JUST COMPLICATE THE LEARNING PROCESS OF A NEW COMPUTER - ALSO WNDOWS 8 PROGAM IS DIFINITELY BRAIN BOGGLING - YOUR KEYBOARD IS TO TIGHT NEEDS TO BE EASIER TO USE.

Key board issue

POSTED BY: Houcine , Iowa USA
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

Laptp is good unless the key board , the bottons stock and doesn't work easily .

Get what you pay for I guess.

POSTED BY: Linda , Va Bch, Va
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

I was looking for a reasonable laptop, and have a Toshiba before that was quite nice. This one really cut corners, most notably on the speakers. Very tinny sounding. The graphics are poor too. I find my eyes straining after awhile. Plus the mousing pad often sticks so that you have to work your finger excessively. And it didn't come with any real software to speak of. It's also slow. To be fair, this was an inexpensive laptop, but jeeeez, could I get some value for my money? I would advise to spend a little more and get something worth owning. Made a big mistake on this!

Laptop

POSTED BY: Duane , Central New York
Overall rating: 3 out of 5 3 out of 5

I do not care for Windows 8. I think the code writers should test out the finished product or have a beta test executed. I do like the ease and reliability of my Toshiba. The keypad is sensitive that there are times I will go to another window. I would buy again if this one broke.

Horrible

POSTED BY: ohio419 , Toledo, Oh
Overall rating: 2 out of 5 2 out of 5

My dad bought this computer to browse the web and watch videos. Ive never used Windows 8 before, and my experience with it so far is HORRIBLE, very user UNfriendly. As for the computer, Im not impressed at all compared to my other Toshiba I own. Mouse is very unresponsive, the texture of it isnt great for normal use, would recommend buying a separate mouse. Keyboard isnt very responsive either, takes multiple hirs of a key for it to work when typing fast. Performance wise the computer is unbearably slow. YouTube videos will not play properly and just constantly freeze. Overall I am not very impressed with the computer by any means, I plan to return it later this week and purchase something different.

Not worth it.

POSTED BY: Pinky Lee , Ocoee, Fl
Overall rating: 2 out of 5 2 out of 5

Computer is VERY slow. Pages don't load or freeze and close. Takes forever to open programs. It's worth spending the extra money to get a laptop that actually works.

Too Much Pre-loaded Bloatware

POSTED BY: LinTX , Houston, TX
Overall rating: 2 out of 5 2 out of 5

I bought this laptop because the price was good and I trusted the Toshiba name. Other than being a bit on the heavy side and having poor sound quality, I thought that the laptop would work well for me - the screen had a nice clear image and there was enough memory for my needs. However, the big problem I ran into was too much pre-loaded, unneeded software. This really slowed down the laptop. In addition, the Windows software was constantly updating even though I set it to update only if I give permission. The laptop's performance is very disappointing and I would not recommend it.

not so good

POSTED BY: lili , n.y
Overall rating: 2 out of 5 2 out of 5

Netflix wasnt working with windows 8.

Traveling back in Time

POSTED BY: Macuser , Waipahu, HI
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

I am military and my cac reader will not work on my mac. It was easier to just purchase a windows computer oppose to splitting my computer between windows n mac. This computer is brand new with Windows 8 but it feels like traveling back in time when using it. I am scared to use this computer because it just seems like it can easier get a virus. I only been on the DOD sites and a few times it already crashed. I barely use it. I don't recommend window based computers after this experience.

Save your money

POSTED BY: Kevnaharre , OH
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

Pay more, this piece of equipment is not worth the cost at any price. It is not even good just for home e-mail.

Defective Laptop

POSTED BY: tapper , Munford, TN
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

From Day 1 laptop kept freezing up, or wouldn't come on even though battery was charged, had to make several calls to Geek Squad, could take battery out and put it back in and would work for a while, mouse froze up wouldn't work. After one week of everything going wrong, took back to store. This was a discontinued model which I didn't know at the time I bought it. They had no more so I bought a different brand laptop and it does fine.

a pain in the neck

POSTED BY: GG1
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

Windows 8 is useless, if I wanted a tablet I would have bought one. The mousepad is useless the pointer jumps all over the place and the tiles are usless, Also I have a Motorola Droid Razor phone that I had planned to use as a moblie hotspot, the Motorola Droid and windows 8 is not compatable.

Disappointment

POSTED BY: olse , somers,ct
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

Really poor sound from the speakers is a major problem in both volume and quality. Would NOT have purchased this laptop had I checked it out more carefully. Also the keyboard can not keep up with my typing speed, causing multiple repeats, wasted time and repeated corrections. Cheaply made as well. I got what I paid for. Don't expect it will last like the previous Toshiba lap top I bought 6 years ago.

waste of money

POSTED BY: Jim , Texas
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

Terrible laptop, extremely poor performance, not to mention windows 8 is terrible. Extremely slow. DO NOT BUY

Don't Like Windows 8

POSTED BY: grannygrib , kingsland,texas
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

I do not like Windows 8. I had a heck of a time getting around with MSN and FINALLY got it changed to Yahoo so that I am able to go where I want! The computer makes weird noises at times when I try to start it up and won't start. I have to continue trying to get it to start up (at times up to 5 times).....My son bought it for me, otherwise, I would have returned it!!!!

Windows 8

POSTED BY: Ripswitch , Hartland, WI
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

I hate windows 8. It has so much useless stuff on it. I,m going to give it to my grand kids .

Crashes

POSTED BY: Disgruntled toshiba user
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

Can't have more than 3 web page tabs over or it crashes. Don't plan on actually working with this thing or save OFTEN. System restore will even give you grief

On the fence

POSTED BY: Sharn , maryland
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

After buying a new laptop, I am unhappy with several of its features. The download speed is not impressing me. It took me 2 hours to download Itunes and then the system would not work with Windows 8. I am thinking about returnign the computer.

Didnt really get to use it

POSTED BY: WhyCantI , NY
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

I have basic computer needs. I don't need big and fancy. This seemed to be perfect for me. I started it up maybe a total of 8 times, for set up and personalization. And trying to get used to Windows 8. In those 8 times, the touch pad stopped working 4 times. I returned the product.

Worst computer ever

POSTED BY: Dave , Wadsworth, Ohio
Overall rating: 1 out of 5 1 out of 5

This laptop is the worst computer that I've ever bought. Most or all of it's faults lie with the Windows 8 O S. I have almost NO idea whether the hardware is good or not as It is not worth my time to figure out how to get this back to a usable O S like Windows XP or 7. I'm not a fan of the MS browser/ email, preferring Mozilla Thunderbird, Firefox, and Google instead. The laptop appears to keep installing Bing and making it harder to use the KEYBOARD than I've ever encountered before. I'm considering giving it away. It's THAT BAD.

MSRP: $365.99

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  • Laptop summary
  • AMD E-Series Processor E-300
  • Windows 8
  • 4GB DDR3 1600MHz memory
  • AMD® Integrated Graphics
  • 320GB HDD (5400rpm, Serial ATA)
  • DVD-SuperMulti drive (+/-R double layer)

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