Windows 10: multimedia controller yellow triangle . Solved

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  1.    21 May 2017 #11

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    thanks very much for the help.... i will check for a bios update.... the drivermax did pick up a handful of other things that need updating... should i try update others or just let them be as nothing else is giving me a yellow triangle ?
    just tried updating BIOS from toshiba website but recieved this message .Click image for larger version. 

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  2.    21 May 2017 #12

    Mm, the utility isn't specified for Win 10. Does Drivermax offer anything for the Bios?

    If your PC is running, it's not essential. Your PC is in uncharted territory- like many- not positively approved for Win 10
    Toshiba : Model List


    As to drivers no- do not update routinely using such tools as this. Windows maintains your basic drivers, and will probably replace drivers you install with those it seems good for you.

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    Now for sthg different: here's what we strongly recommend and probably all regular contributors here use:
    Here's my write-up on the value of disk imaging.

    Everyone who contributes regularly here uses and recommends disk imaging.

    If you use it, you can recover from:
    - a failed disk drive (restore to a new one)
    - ransomware (which encrypts your disk)
    - user error
    - unrecoverable problems from failed updates to problem programs
    - unbootable PC (hardware faults aside)

    Images also act as a full backup- you can extract files too.

    You can even use images to help you move more easily and quickly to a new PC.
    Can be used with Laplink software to transfer your build automatically to another PC

    Imaging can even help you sleep at night knowing you have a second chance.

    Creating disk images lets you restore Windows and all your imaged disks and partitions to a previous working state from compressed copies you have created and kept updated on external storage media, quickly and probably without technical help.

    Many here recommend Macrium Reflect (free) as a good robust solution and more reliable than some others. It’s
    - more feature rich
    - more flexible
    - more reliable
    than Windows Backup and Restore system images.

    It's well supported with videos, help and a responsive forum.

    There are other such programs, free/commercial, some with simpler interfaces, but Macrium R is one of the most robust and reliable.

    How long does it take?
    SSD+ USB3 - maybe 15 mins for the first system image, less thereafter
    HDD + USB2 - maybe 40-50 mins
    That’s with little personal data, few programs installed.
    - of course, depends how much you have on C:
    (You can and should image all your partitions and disks)

    Once you've created your first image, keep it updated with e.g. differential imaging- which images just changes from the first image, more quickly, and creates a smaller image file.

    You need a backup medium - say- twice as large as the total amount of data you are imaging to keep a reasonable number of differential images. This will vary dependent on the number of images you keep, so is only a rough practical guide.

    Some comment that system restore isn't always reliable; if it works and solves the problem, great. But sometimes restores won't work or fail. And of course a restore point only covers a limited number of aspects of the system. That’s where disk imaging comes in.

    (There's a tutorial on Macrium in the Tutorials section, and a couple of videos in the user videos section on this forum)
    Backup and Restore with Macrium Reflect Windows 10 Backup Restore Tutorials
    Windows 10 instructional videos by Ten Forums members
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  3.    21 May 2017 #13

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    thanks for all the info there..... going back to the drivermax do you recommend i attend to any of the updates here on the 2 images i sent ?Click image for larger version. 

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  4.    21 May 2017 #14

    As I said, don't bother updating drivers unnecessarily. The only reason to play with driver versions is when what MS provides doesn't work for you- then keeping it gets a bit more complicated.
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  5.    21 May 2017 #15

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    ok, no worries ... i shall let it be then.... thanks again for your help
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