Portege M200 won't start CD-Rom USB

I tried used, pressing C, changing the Bios and F12 boot boot from CD-Rom. None doesn't seem to work, if anyone has any other suggestions I would be grateful.

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Hello

Unfortunately I can't help you much about it because I do not have this Portege but I found interesting news on the Portege M200 and support for recovery disks:

The Portege M200 supports the recovery through the BIOS (by pressing 'C') with the USB 2.0 card and PCMCIA (16-bit and Cardbus).
Readers and following (USB, PCMCIA) controllers have been tested successfully:

one) Toshiba, PA3352E-SCD2, CD-RW/DVD-Rom USB 2.0 drive
(b) Toshiba PA3402E-1DV2, Rev.501, USB 2.0 DVD Super Multi drive, SN: 5362870112
(c) Toshiba, PX1055E-1NST, (Freecom drive), SN: 3431490096
with a PC Card (16 bit) card, cable II, PCMCIA, Rev.043.242, SN: 18496 043 3999 0343 01093
(d) Toshiba, PX1055E-1NST, (Freecom drive), SN: 3431490096
with a CardBus cable II, MAP of BUS, Rev.136, SN: 16693 136 3999 0149 06122

The drive used in conjunction with the Contoller PCMCIA or USB is not so important due to the fact that the driver in the BIOS should allow the controller first.
There is a generic CD-ROM drive implemented in the BIOS for the connected player.

Tested with:
Toshiba, PX1054E-1NST, (Freecom drive), SN: 151192845
Card CardBus, cable II, CARD BUS, Rev.136, SN: 16693 136 3999 0149 06122

The "PC Card controller Mode" settings in the BIOS has been 'Automatic Selection '.
This means that you have nothing to change in the BIOS, because it is the default value.

It could happen, to connect the power supply in certain circumstances, for example:
Battery is charged too less.
The PCMCIA supplies unless energy location.

Recommendation:
If a player is used with a built in battery, please always connect an appropriate adapter.

For the recovery of USB 2.0, 2 following drives have been tested successfully:
one) Toshiba, PA3352E-SCD2, CD-RW/DVD-Rom USB 2.0 drive
(b) Toshiba PA3402E-1DV2, Rev.501, USB 2.0 DVD Super Multi drive, SN: 5362870112
(c) Plextor PX-W4824 TU, USB 2.0 CD - RW drive

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