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holiday return policy:

Purchases made through Toshiba Direct from November 28, 2014 through December 24, 2014 are eligible for return or exchange through January 15, 2015. Products, including laptops, netbooks, tablets, desktops, TV lamps, and accessories (batteries, remotes, Power adapters, etc), except those products specifically named as 'final sale' on the website, are eligible for refund or replacement. TAIS will not issue an RMA for a visual product to be returned for credit. All products eligible for return require a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number, which may be requested by calling 1-800-618-4444. To be considered for the holiday return period, an RMA request must be made no later than January 15, 2015 and all products qualified for return must be returned to TAIS within ten (10) days of customer receipt of the RMA number. The maximum TAIS will refund for items purchased through TAIS is the original purchase price of the product, less restocking fee, plus any related taxes. Original shipping and handling charges or similar fees and return shipping charges are not refundable. Returns made without an RMA number will be refused or returned to the Customer. All products with valid RMA authorization must be returned in original packaging and be in the same condition as Customer received them. Customer is responsible for shipping charges and risk of loss on all return shipments. Customer must use a reputable shipping carrier capable of providing proof of delivery, as well as properly packing and fully insuring the return shipment. Upon receipt of the returned product(s), TAIS will inspect the product to determine if the product has been opened, used, and whether it contains all parts included with the original shipment, and to confirm there was no modification, abuse or misuse of the product, or user negligence. TAIS may reject the return or deduct costs associated with: open packaging, missing parts, non original packaging, modification, abuse, misuse of the product or user negligence. While TAIS may issue an RMA for individual software packages represented by Customer as unopened, upon receipt and inspection any open packages will not be accepted for return/credit and will be returned to Customer.
Toshiba recommends Windows® 7.

Satellite® l500 — Make the everyday extraordinary

  • Stylish and easy to use 15.6" widescreen
  • Great for enjoying and sharing multimedia
  • All the features you need — without the extra cost

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Satellite® L500 Open View

Satellite® l500 Open View

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Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium

Get the best entertainment experience with Microsoft's latest operating system. Windows® 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music.


With the latest processors from Intel® and AMD® plus blazing-fast 1066MHz DDR3 memory on select models, the Satellite® L500 laptop is ready for almost any task you can throw at it.

Spacious Hard Drives

Get all the room you need to hold your personal, work and school files, along with your growing video, music and photo collection — up to 500GB on select models. That's half a terabyte!

Spacious Hard Drive
Discrete Graphics Available

Take your computing to the next level with optional upgrades to ATI® Mobility Radeon™ HD graphics on select models.

Toshiba Bulletin Board

Quickly manage your important tasks with to-do lists, calendars and more — with your own personalized space on your desktop.

Bulletin Board
Toshiba ReelTime™

Now get to your files faster, thanks to this new, free, exclusive Toshiba app, which shows you a visual timeline of your recently accessed files using graphical thumbnails.

Excellent Connectivity

Excellent Connectivity Connect, shop online, chat, plus share pictures with onboard Wi-Fi® at any wireless hotspot. Use the optional built-in Webcam and microphone to talk face-to-face with friends and family, join a study group, or to videoconference. Toshiba keeps you in touch.

Easy Typing and Data Entry

Your Satellite® L500 laptop comes with an attractive, full-size keyboard and numeric 10-key pad — great for writing letters or typing term papers, inputting numbers when balancing your budget, or for building spreadsheets. No more hunting for the keys you need.

Eco-Smart Engineering

Toshiba laptops are built using eco-conscious practices, materials and packaging. The Satellite® L500 Series also offers Toshiba's power-saving eco utility™, which lets you fine-tune your laptop and mind the environment even more.

works great with

Toshiba Primary High Capacity Li Ion Battery Pack (12-Cell)

A little extra power really comes in handy when you're working or having fun on the go. So make sure you always carry one of these.
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Toshiba Primary High Capacity Li Ion Battery Pack (12-Cell)

Toshiba dynadock™ V Universal Docking Station

Now use a single USB cable to plug into your networks, or full-size equipment like a monitor, keyboard and more — in a snap.
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Toshiba dynadock™ V Universal Docking Station

Toshiba 16" Envoy Carrying Case

This airport checkpoint-friendly case helps keep your laptop well protected when you travel, and has lots of compartments for your other things.
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Toshiba Carrying Case
Satellite® l500 Side View
Additional Features
Superb Styling Superb Styling
You'll love the optional Fusion™ Finish on this laptop, with its choice of Graphite Gray or Midnight Breeze colors.
PC Health Monitor PC health monitor
This laptop comes with a PC Health Monitor that keeps checking your machine and alerts you to issues before they become problems.
LED Backlit Display DVD SuperMulti Optical Drive with Labelflash™
Play your music and watch movies, plus keep your disc collection looking smart and organized with designs and IDs you create.
Integrated Memory Card Reader Integrated Memory Card Reader
Transfer files from your digital camera, video camcorder, MP3 player or smart phone using SD cards, Memory Sticks and more.