Satellite A100 loads the operating system correctly after the recovery procedure
I'm in trouble... I used the recovery CD last week after my laptop developed problems. After the recovery procedure, when I turn on the pc, it loads directly in mode 'Owner' - the pilot of the internet has no charge, Norton AV, supplied with the pc does not load. Basically, it's a shadow of his former self.
And when I try and start the recovery process, that it doesn't... it does not read the disc.
I know that the recovery process did not work properly cos when I look in C: it shows that 60 GB of data is present on the hard disk, so the recovery is not cleaned the hard drive at all.
The only way I can describe it, is that the pc is in some sort of limbo. I can't access the original account I created.
The recovery disk is still okay because I "explored" the drive on another computer and it contains all the data.
Looks a bit the problem I have with an A100 recovery disk. Mine formatted PC, unpack
a load of stuff and then freezes.
Like you, I can read the DVD in another PC. I wonder if there is a batch of duff of recovery DVD?
I think I'll try to install XP from a different installation disk. It'll be a bit of a pain in the neck
because it will not authenticate with MS, but at least he's going to prove whether or not the hardware of the laptop is duff.
I'll post back here when (if) I get anywhere.
I would be very grateful if someone could offer me a solution or a Board with reinstalling Windows from the Toshiba product recovery DVD. After obtaining the motherboard on my Toshiba M60 (code PSM60A-0C7OOD) replaced I get the machine wrong message when I try to reinstall Windows.
I read through the threads of the DMI was updated, but after trying to start the boot CD, I got the error message saying that 'no id of corresponding platform was found' and so am not able to do work. I don't know if it's because the Toshiba M60 is not supported by the dmi updates...
I noticed that, in the Information System, the model of the system is listed as 0000000000000000000. Have I reason to think that this is the problem and if I could change that for the correct model number of product recovery DVD will work correctly.
Thank you very much, Mike.
I'm no expert, but as far as I know, a BAD MACHINE message will appear if the string DMI and the label on the image n t game. In my opinion, you should contact the service again and let write them DMI information. Obviously they forget.
I tried running the recovery CD, I received on my cell phone. the process perfectly, (I have only one CD, I don't know if I need a second). At the end of the process, I have the option to insert the second CD, or jump.
Because I don't have that one CD I have support on ignore.
I tells me that the installation is complete and I can restart my system.
Then I removed the disk and I tried to reboot the system. The system goes to a black screen (on which he indicates that Microsoft load) and then crashes. That was the problem I was facing before recovery.
Basically, the recovery process has not worked. I don't think I did something very wrong, unless I need a second CD. What could be the problem?
Help me please!
The A100 is one of the new series of laptops and AFAIK the image of Toshiba was placed only on a CD (DVD) recovery.
I think that the message and the possibility to insert the second CDconfuses a little.
In my opinion the black screen and freeze has nothing to do with the recovery procedure and the new installation if Windows OS.
Due to the fact that this problem has occurred until you have installed the OS from the recovery CD, I assume that there must be something wrong with the hardware.
But it s very interesting to know if the same problem appears after the new installation of Windows from the original CD of Microsoft.
It's worth a try.
I have a Satellite A30 and just did a complete reinstall from the recovery of the product disks. My question relates to the amount of disk space hard should be resumed aftre reinstall it.
My hard drive is 4.95 full GB according to the procedure that is much higher than I expected.
Also, after reviewing the reader with Defragmenter I seem to have twice taken up training with Greens, unmovable files like Blue contiguous files. Unmovable files is there and if not how to I remove them?
It's where I guess that extra hard disk space is lost when it is lost?
It's not easy to say exactly how much space should be taken after the recovery procedure.
I have so much that I know on the recovery CD, you will find the whole operating system Windows XP, driver Toshiba and utilities as well as additional software like OneNote, WinDVD, etc.
This additional software could take as much space on the disk outside the OS.
Blue not moveable files belong to the Windows operating system, and as a result, the files are placed together.
If I put all my files on the C drive that has the operating system and make a recovery of keys one, will I lose my files? drive C whereas the partition that has the operating system and drive D is the lenovo drive that has all the drivers lenovo and all those. Did I lose my files?
Yes, the collection clears all of the C drive and you will lose your files. The solution would be to backup regularly to an external HARD drive and after the key one to also restore the files from the external hard drive.
This has been answered before, if you do a search for "key recovery" it appears among the first results.
Hi, I just bought the toshiba recovery dvd for my qosmio laptop f10, I put the dvd in and it goes through the process of recovery and complete 100% he then told me to remove the dvd, and then press CTRL ALT DELETE to restart the computer.
In doing so, he gets to the screen were it tells me windows startup and then the screen turns white and flickers a couple of times, and then the computer phone re boots and don't stop doing that, I press the F8 key when it restarts to go save mode, but when it starts in mode it tells me that windows is not completely set and goes no further and tells me that I need to run put in place to new.
I don't have a windows cd only toshiba dvd that should put my laptop back to factory settings.
Can aynone help me before I have sound toshiba?
It's not easy to say why it happens. Usually, the Toshiba Recovery CD should work properly and after any recovery procedure, the laptop should run without any problems.
You suggested that you ordered this CD from recovery of the ASP.
Do you have the right recovery CD? Check the description of CD.
The other possibility is that the device has a hardware failure. In this case, you must contact the service of Toshiba. Sorry, but that's all I can suggest.
I am trying to perform a full system restore. I get to the part that says "exit A:\GHOST. MADE A MISTAKE? »
If I do Y or N the message says "cannot read files. If the problem persists, contact TOSHIBA support center or contact symantec technical support.
Then the recovery fails.
Looks like it's not possible to read from the recovery disc.
How did you perform the recovery procedure?
You have inserted the right recovery disk and started from this disk. Right?
Usually, recovery is expected to begin and the installation should run smoothly
If this is not the case then recovery disks would be destruction, scratched, etc.
Just a question; is it possible to start using other disk bootable CD original Win XP or Linux?
Select this check box, because it would allow to discover exactly what s wrong
I recently bought this type of laptop. After about 2 installations of windows from the recovery cd unit... I keep having the same problem:
I encounter problems or difficulties with some audio applications... especially mp3 running for example in winamp (all versions of winamp). I also tried to reinstall the audio driver to install a newer version... the same problem: I have heard a few small glitches while listening to the song... I should also mention that all this happened independently of the CPU usage... my last solution in my head is to change my antivirus. I use a version of ZONE ALARM antivirus... someone heard something about this antivirus to give the same problems... Thanks for giving me a notice. Thank you
No, I don't think that the noise issue relates to all Anti Viurus applications.
I read on an audio glitch similar problem on a Satellite P100.
The BIOS update and an update driver sound has solved these problems
I put t know if it will help you but you can check for this possibility
A question: is the laptop uses a Realteck sound card chip?
If Yes, visit the Web to Realtek website and install the latest driver from this site. Eventually, it helps.
MY COMPUTER TURNS ON DOESN'T WORK, I GET THE FOLLOWING CODE__PXE-E61 ERROR: MEDIA TEST FAILURE, CHECK CABLE__PXE-MOF: EXIT INTEL PXE ROM__ERROR LOADING OF OPERATING SYSTEM
MY COMPUTER WINDOWS XP PROGRAM QUIT, TURNS ON THE COMPUTER, I HAVE INSERTED THE WINDOWS XP DISC INSTALLATION TO GET GOING AGAINST AND RECEIVED THE ERROR MESSAGE FOLLOWING:
PXE - E61: MEDIA TEST FAILURE, CHECK CABLE
PXE - MOF: EXIT INTEL PXE ROM
ERROR LOADING OPERATING SYSTEM.
It attempts to boot from the network adapter. Check the BIOS settings, check hard disk cable connections.
Here is my GOAL: I want to reinstall the original Windows Vista as it was when we bought this laptop.
My PROBLEM: we never managed to create recovery DVDs (just after the purchase), always gave an error... today and to my surprise, I can't find any operating system recovery tool is...
1. to the power of power off: I tried the button "0" (as read on the internet), but did nothing special...
2 - I tried then in the options menu (after F8 on reboot): FIX YOUR COMPUTER
Then (after choosing the Spanish language and the connection as a user), I tried to launch the WINDOWS RESTORE COMPLETE lo, but he said that no CD/DVD... (no current number with this = CD/DVD drive works fine)
3 - I then tried another interesting option: RECOVERY HHD (more or less like this, as I have in Spanish version)... Just a pop-up open (maybe on the DVD recovery) but without any touch of the process...
More complicated now, isn't?
I could find the hidden partition and display it. It contains files and folders: a record 'source', 'boot.sdi"if I remember correctly... and maybe more...
=> I copied on a USB key and registered on a new DVD (and the image.iso of them as well) and repeat points 2 and 3 above, but nothing has changed... (the content of this DVD is read without problem on another laptop)
-This folder and files (found in the hidden partition) means that the recovery is still here?
-Are there a special file.exe or the procedure to follow in order to be able to launch these files found?
(my ultimate last chance: order than the recovery CD of Toshiba, if it is still possible)
Thanks in advance
Post edited by: shupachups
> I understand now that these files (hidden partition) are those used for the display of this special menu (after you click REPAIR MY COMPUTER) with the COMPLETE WINDOWS RESTORE, RECOVERY HHD...
> Is that correct?
No, the small hidden partition is created by the Windows system, and these aren't the recovery disc files.
Toshiba Recovery disk files are placed (in general) on the D partition, it is not hidden.
> So I guess I should have a COLLECTION case somewhere... but I read in some messages of this type of comment: 'the series A100 not fitted the HARD drive recovery partition ".
That could be just because the A100 is old series and drive HARD recovery was not available at the moment
As far as I know the series A200 and new series were equipped with recovery option.
> If not available, I'm already so on this last-chance-step explained above? This means to order the DVD of recovery on https://backupmedia.toshiba.eu/landing.aspx
Here is the link to the page where you can order a recovery for the EU Toshiba notebook disk series but I don't very well if you'll be able to order this disc don't due to the age of the laptop of m.
I would ask you for help :)
I have a Toshiba Satellite A100-784 with Windows Vista Home Basic OEM.
I have this Toshiba system recovery DVD. If I press F8 during start up I get to the screen where are some options (repair at startup etc.) but I'm interesting in 'Exploitation Windows System Restore'.
I have two partitions (C:, D :), the system partition is C: :)
So, I would ask if I use this "Exploitation Windows System Restore" there he reformatted data on the D: partition as well?
If I press F8 when booting I get to the menu, I chose this computer repair and after that there are options:
1 startup repair.)
2 system restore.)
Restoration complete 3 PC.) Windows
Memory 4 Diagnostic tool.) Windows
5. command prompt)
6 operating system restore.) Windows
Is it possible to use one of these function just to reinstal C: partition without losing data on the D: partition?
Thanks for the reply :)
Post edited by: jakoty
usually the system restore the c: partition fair DVD formats, so if you have two separate partitions, the restore DVD should leave the D: partition intact.
In your case I would choose point 6. (Operating system restore) that supposedly only restores the operating system, which means that it scratches the C: drive...
I am reloading Satellite A100 PSAA9A OCV004 for a friend he lost discs, so I loaded a legal copy of XP home everything goes well so far but I can't get the USB works any ideas?
Have you installed new Service Pack 3 for Windows XP? This is important because it contains many important updates.
After the installation of Service Pack 3, you can start with the installation of the driver. Everything you download from the site Web of Toshiba.
It is also important that you install the chipset driver.
What operating system can I use the Satellite A300D (PSAK0E). I've tried and failed with windows 7 and windows vista ultimate. Y at - it any correction of the bios for these operating systems work? The problem is I get the blue screen and restarts when I get to step 2 :( I read somewhere on the forum, that this computer does not support windows 7 is it true?
Should I just update the bios with http://support1.toshiba-tro.de/tedd-files2/0/bios-20090226170008.zip and install Windows Vista Home premium?
You will find Windows 7 drivers on the official website of Toshiba? If Yes, it s Windows 7 supported and you have no problem to get all the drivers. As you can see on the official website of Toshiba, Windows 7 32-bit is supported:
BIOS update is not necessary to install another OS.
> The problem is I get the blue screen and restarts when I get to step 2
I think that in this case due missing SATA drivers. Just go in the BIOS and switch HDD AHCI mode to the Compatible and test it again.
Original title: error loading operating system.
Loading operating system error on my screen when I turn on my pc. I used iolo car washer to wipe my hard drive and now I can't reinstall my operating system.
This problem can occur if your computer's BIOS does not correctly manage or support the capacity of the hard disk on which you install Windows XP.
You can follow this link completely & check if the problem persists.
Reference: How to install or upgrade to Windows XP
Hope the helps of information.
Please post back and we do know.
I just bought this model but I am only able to get a response from the keyboard when you connect. I am unable to load microsoft or virus protection as neithrr the numbers or letters save you.
If I understand you right, your laptop can not load the operating system preinstalled that you got with your machine, right?
It is not easy to say what the problem is here.
Try to set the BIOS to default settings and what you can try is to reinstall the OS using HARD drive recovery facility.
Do you know how to do this?
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