Satellite 2400: How to boot from the CD-ROM PCMCIA?
I try to start from the PCMCIA - CD ROM because my DVD-ROM is not working. After you press the power and press F12, I chose PCMCIA but nothing happens. should I change something in the BIOS first?
My laptop is Satellite 2400.
I got this Toshiba FAQ document on the startup form of the PCMCIA reader.
This article describes a seed on a protected unit but it s useful and you should check it out.
In addition, you can check in the BIOS the option PC card. Try to change the mode of the CCIP Compatible controller or CardBus/16 bit and tries to start again the PCMCIA card.
To change these settings, first change the configuration of device for all devices
I have Windows 7 home version and I have a problem with booting from the cd rom. I did a cd bootable for a work at home job, but it will not work properly. It works fine on the desktop of my sister, but not my laptop. What is happening is the CD loads when I restart my computer, but then it goes to a black screen and just stays there until I have eject the CD. I can hear the CD running, but I get nothing after the initial splash screen. I have reset the bios to make sure that the CD-Rom was placed up in the boot parameters. Any ideas why this CD will not completely loaded? Thanks for any help you can give.Gayle
Please note, in order to install Windows 7, you must have a DVD player, if you have a CD-ROM drive, which will not work.
To learn how to change your BIOS options to boot from the DVD drive, the following tutorial:
Today WinXP fall & I decide to reinstall.
I change in the Bios to boot to the cd-rom first.
But she continue to start the hard drive first. I don't know what to do, because I don't Win & I can't boot from any device except the HARD drive.
Any body can help me? Can be extracted bios battary motherboard...
If you want to boot from the CD Rom, then a bootable Windows CD must be inserted in the first place.
Immediately after starting the laptop, press the F12 key.
This should allow the start on-screen menu then you could choose the ODD (CD/DVD drive) and the laptop should boot from the drive.
I would like to know how to start from the cd to install windows xp.
I have a toshiba laptop (Satellite 2450-101).
I'm not sure but I think dat This model has a DVD player in scii. Dat is the problem?
If you use the internal CD/DVD drive you press simply the C key immediately after starting the laptop or you will simply change the boot order in the BIOS to CD/DVD drive.
I put the boot options in the main BIOS to the first device: CD/DVD, Second device: SATA HDD, third device: device Realtek agent, but still goes to the SATA and the existing program.
There is another box of selection of Boot with SATA as the first device, like the second DVD and it is obviuos that it is the sequence that is followed.
He spend the top and down arrow to move the selection and ENTER to select the boot device.
When I press ENTER the screen goes black program starts from the SATA.
Why are there two boxes of sepearte for Boot Order selection?
This seems an idea of garbage since they can be set to clash; as is the case in my case.
If anyone has had this problem or know the answer correct?
I think you mixed with something.
The boot order can be set as on the other laptop models.
The second SATA option can set to AHCI or compatibility mode.
This is necessary because the new laptops with the new SATA HDD controller. Usually Win XP doesn't do not contains the drivers for SATA HDD controller and if you want to install the operating system without installation of the SATA drivers then you might be the SATA in compatibility mode.
PS: If you want to boot from the STRANGE then you should press button C immediately after to laptop computer has been turned on. You can also press F12 to activate the start on-screen menu. Then you could choose the STRANGE as a boot device.
See you soon
My mother has a Toshiba Satellite C650D and password protect the hard disk. She forgot the HARD drive password today! I want to format the drive and reinstall Windows. I changed the boot sequence in the BIOS to boot from the CD drive and I like it start I press F12, but it goes directly to the HARD drive password screen. I change the setting to prevent fast boot but still no change.
The only way I can boot from the CD is to remove the HARD drive.
Are there any other settings that I can change to make it boot from the CD?
I'm afraid there is nothing you can do about Mr. check please follow the documents:
Boot from the flash drive
How to start from the flash drive which has xp to install an OS
the system's model of netbook rlg
Intel Valérie mgsone
How to install Windows XP on a Netbook using a USB flash drive
J W Stuart: http://www.pagestart.com
Messed up things on a newly purchased 12 XPS in Windows 8, and I want to boot from the recovery partition and reinstall windows.
Support online pages point by pressing F8 during startup, but this does not at all.
How can I access the recovery partition?
To access to the menu of, , press F2.
To enter the boot options menu, press F12.
Because the XPS 12 boots so fast, it is better to repeatedly press F2 or F12 after restarting the machine. During the startup process, texts for options should appear at the bottom right of the screen. If you enter Windows, you will need to restart again and press F2 or F12 until it works. However, I don't think there is an option in the BIOS to restore the computer to its factory condition. The previous post by DELL-VIKRAM M describes how to properly restore the machine to its factory state.
I get the following messages...
WHEN BOOTING FROM HDD: "Invalid partition table".
At the START of the CD: "No Bootable CD in ATAPI CD-ROM.
By so, even though I have the recovery CD and the computer can not read them.
I tried to change the order of boot without result. Created a bootable CD Bart, who works in my other computer, but not in this laptop. Are there special drivers, I need for this CD?
I'm out on this one.
I think that your partition on the HARD disk is damaged and so you cannot boot from the HARD drive.
In this case, the HARD drive must be formatted completely and then you could try to install the OS.
It seems also that your drive cannot recognize the CD bootable (WinXP?) and, therefore, it of not possible to boot from the drive.
Well, it really stupid s :_| situation really stupid!
However, did you try to boot from another CD? For example Microsoft Windows original CD?
If not I recommend you to do and eventually the reader will be able to read the CD.
If this isn't the case, so I think that the reader must be checked. Possibly it also corrupted s.
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I would appreciate any help on a problem I have. I just
installed VMWare server 2.0 on a Server 2003 64-bit computer. I tried
creation of 2 new reviews VM but I am unable to install an OS that I can't
make use of the CD-ROM. If I "Add Hardware" and add the CD-ROM drive.
Reset the computer I actually see the spinning of CD-ROM and the
light on as if it is reading, but the VM console is just empty. Just a _____
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Hello again. You can start any .iso image? What happens if you try to boot from the memory Tester ISO I have attached to this message - works very well with guests on my host server 2.0?
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OK, so now when I try to boot from a CD-rom Home XP I get "strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for Setup utility. I can't seem to get around this problem any time now. I can get it to boot from a floppy disk, but not the CD, why is this? The two CD-ROMs are appearing in the BIOS as second master and slaves. IM really stumped on this one, please help!Message edited by jaygen on 18/03/2008 20:22
My Satellite A200-12 s does not start on CDDVD. It is well recognized in the bios. In the trunk is first CDDVD. Under Windows, it works perfectly.
Thank you for your help
Thanks to Google translation.
BIOS Version 2.60 64bits
If the drive works properly in Windows, it seems to be related to your startup disk. I put t know which drive you are trying to boot from, but you should try another. Maybe it s scratched or something else in order to test another.
Check this box!
You just bought a Satellite C70D with Win 8.1. Everything works (as much as I know to knowledge), except start it from the DVD. I disabled the Secure Boot in the bios and changed the boot order on a DVD first, then USB and HARD drive. The DVD player starts, but then it jumps on the HARD disk and Windows is started. First time I tried there was a message like "DVD boot not supported" or something like that.
The DVD is bootable, so it's not the problem.
I want to install Linux Mint alongside Windows.
Someone has already solved this problem?
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I wonder if it is possible to start A40 - 261 (BIOS v1.50) from the external USB device such as a flash or external HARD disk drive?
Thank you in advance,
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