Satellite L300-20W - "error loading operating system"
When I turn on my laptop, the Toshiba screen charge then it will a blank black screen with a white underscore flashing in the upper left.
A few seconds later this message appears in the upper left corner "error loading operating system" I watched v online on how to solve this problem, but all that happens is complicated jargon.
Anyone know how I can remedy this in simple terms?
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I can't say with certainty what may be the problem but maybe HDD (hard drive) is a troublemaker.
Start your laptop and press F2 to enter the BIOS settings. Check if the HARD drive is recognized and registered properly on the page. Load the settings by default using F10, then restart your laptop.
The same thing happens again?
Hi, I have a computer laptop satellite a300 and when I boot the system I get an error message "Error loading operating system" - if some kind posters can help me on this issue, it would be much appreciated.
The BIOS recognize the drive? Check in the BIOS.
You can start in safe mode?
If you go into the advanced boot menu, select Repair my computer, and then select Toshiba Recovery option. This procedure reinstalls the operating system.
This feature is only available with a preinstallation of Windows Vista. If you have Windows XP, you must use the CD.
The easiest way, you could any body help me with "error loading operating system"!
have you checked whether your CD s severe correctly?
What distribution you install?
I have an old MSI k9 & AMD x 2 4600 + Im running WHS v1 (but I don't think it's a problem WHS).
Moments ago, the server crashed (bad discs). First, the configuration of this system has always had a problem starting from cd/dvd player and always been specific as to which SATA connection is used to start a disk of. In the past, I had to build a system disk / boot on another pc then it switch.
I did now, twice. The reconstruction on the main PC went without a hitch. The new boot disks joyfully on the main PC. I transferred the drive (s) in the server box, and I get the error "error loading operating system".
I tried to connect to all of the SATA ports in turn, with different cables, including one that was on the other PC. I removed all other players to avoid confusion. Software diagnostic WD gives readers a certificate of good health. BIOS identifies the present disc, and it is configured to boot from it as first choice.
The BIOS is the same as it was when buying - but this version has 2 previous builds to get
I have to believe the following
1. the discs are good, and the construction is lilkely ok.
2. the cables are also correct.
So the fault (s) are:
1. the SATA controller has ceased to be particular that disc it starts from, allow no boot at all, so a fault of SATA controller
2. There is something in the full version, which is connected to the main computer - maybe I should stop the construction earlier and swap discs then?
3. a BIOS setting is in the way and I can't.
4. something else is at fault
Its the thing that bothers me and so I hope that someone can suggest what I could try next. I Apologise if this isn't the right place for this, I am new to this sort of thing. Best regards, Michael
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I have an ASUS EeePc netbook model: 1005PEB. Last night before going to bed, I stopped the netbook and it has begun to install and configure windows was last updated. I left on the office do its thing and went to bed. This morning, I got the netbook and it went out of the car and it turned on while I was about to leave the House (before ask you, no I ' was not flying). He started installing all the updates that it had installed the night before. It has gotten to the point where it installed the last element and hung up there. I leave a this screen for 45 minutes and nothing has changed. I went against my better judgment and off the netbook. When I went immediately to turn it back on all I get is "error loading operating system". I tried to use F8 to try to start it in safe mode and I can always access the BIOS. How do I get this service still? I don't have really any data here, I'm too preoccupied. Thanks for any help anyone can offer.
Were you able to boot into safe mode?
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 7. You can try the steps below to resolve this issue.
Method 1: Obtain the latest BIOS updates
WARNING: This article contains steps that may involve changing your BIOS or parameters of semiconductor (CMOS) to complementary metal oxide, or that may require you to make physical changes to your computer hardware. Incorrect changes to the BIOS of your computer may cause serious problems. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from changes to your BIOS can be solved.
Your first step to solve the problem of the error loading operating system should be updated to your computer BIOS.
Contact the computer manufacturer to find out how to obtain and install the latest available for the computer BIOS update.Find information of BIOS on your Netbook from this link.
Here are answers to some common questions on the basis of input/output system (BIOS).
Method 2: Run the Startup Repair
Startup Repair is a Windows Recovery tool that can fix certain problems, such as system files missing or damaged that may prevent Windows from starting.
Refer to this article for more details.
What are the system recovery options in Windows 7?
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My machine was working fine and then restarts, showed the message "error loading operating system" and does not start. Any suggestions on the best way to recover? I have not tried anything that either still, wanted to determine the best approach to avoid damaging the data that can be retrieved. The machine was loaded with XP SP3 and all the Microsoft updates current. The XP OS disk I have is very old, pre-SP1, so when I had to build my mmachine in the past, I had to go through the process of loading all the service packs and updates. You do not know if using this CD of OS in an attempt to repair the operating system on the hard drive will do more damage than good. Suggestions anyone?
How to do a repair with XP installation
New XP installation
XP discussion groups:
Link above is to the XP newsgroups.
There is a list of groups of discussion XP to the bottom of the left column.
You get the help you need there.
Here is the Vista Forums.
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Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
On a clean IBM T40 (old) laptop, after succesfull re-install of Win XP SP3, Office 2007 and other members of the staff, I made the mistake to invoke the backup/restore preinstalled internal IBM software. This caused the system to boot a new partition hidden in order to backup, but something went wrong, system broke down and nothing worked. I ' v has managed to recover everything in partition magic, reactivate my main partition, deleting the hidden partition and if I start the system using an external bootable CD appears as the Windows CD, or any other - it seems that everything is on my drive HARD (c).
My HARD disk system initialization returns an error: "error loading operating system". I tried Fixboot and FixMBR from the Console, but it does not solve the problem.
Looks like what I need is the eqvivalent of the old fashioned the ' sys c ", in the days back/Win3.x. Any help? /CE
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Hello all, I was doing a clean install of Windows XP from the CD on my desktop PC. I had reached the point where I had deleted the existing system partition and created a new system partition and had begun to load data from system to system on the CD when I accidentally stop the surge protector, shutting off the power to the computer, the screen of the monitor, etc. After that I restored power, I turned on the PC without the XP installation CD in the CD/DVD drive. The system posted successfully and start the CD line appeared IMMEDIATELY followed by the message "error loading operating system" on a new line. I tried to start with the installation of XP in the drive disc, as well as with the "Ultimate Boot CD" in the player - the "Error loading operating system" message appeared in both cases. Thanks for any help you can provide!
The desktop PC has had a full legal work Windows XP with SP3, but I chose to reinstall from scratch, because I had problems with corrupted data in the Zone Alarm and card ATI graphics card software that caused random outages, lead to situations of re - start. I couldn't fix the files for these 2 applications that I had this desktop PC in stock for more than 18 months and I couldn't remember the administrator password I had used.
Once more, these error messages tell me you dΘmarrez the hard disk and no CD-ROM drive. The message "NTLDR is missing" is read the boot sector, on most of the installations of Windows, the boot sector is usually the absolute sector 63 on the disc, using DiskProbe you will see the text of the message to the given sector.
Your drive is perhaps at fault... or it may be absolutely nothing wrong with it! You may need to press a key to boot from the CD, often you see a message like «Press any key to boot from CD...» "or some thing in this sense, maybe you're not a touch and the BIOS ignores the boot from CD-ROM and goes to the next boot device (hard drive).
During the Windows installation, I received the following message: Boot Record from CDROM tree research... OK press a key to boot from CD... Error loading operating system
What is the cause of this error messageduring the installation of the operating system on a single computer, I met the following error message
"The research tree Boot Record from CDROM... Ok
Press any key to boot from CD... Error loading operating system"
What are the causes of this error?
To stop this message from appearing, follow these steps:
(a) remove any CD from the drive before you turn on or restart the computer.
(b) enter the BIOS and change the boot hard drive sequence instead. You will need to change if you plan to boot from a CD in the future.
Note: Change (CMOS) BIOS/complementary metal oxide semiconductor settings can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the configuration of the BIOS/CMOS settings can be solved. Changes to settings are at your own risk.
Today my computer crash with the following error
stop: 0xe000008e (oxe0000001, oxae313925, oxa3cd26f8, 0x000000
Watchdog sys address ae313925 baseae3130000date stamp 48025yab
so I restarted and now I get the error loading operating system
I use a computer I built myself... I'm not a person irritable, I build them, but cannot fix them :(
I have win xp sp3
WD 400 GB hd
2 GB memory
card mother MSI p45 neo, with the latest version of the bios updated
I also have a disk external wd 500 GB fixed
I've seen on several different sites that I use the xp disc and repair.
I have a win 7 cd I want to upgrade
is there a way I can get software thati product codes have a setup that I don't have the disc or product key for
from my pc or is it toolate
OK in safe mode on admin, I got this after having typed sfc /scan now
Windows file protection could not initiate a scan of protected system files
the specific error code is 0x000006ba [the RPC server is unavailable
Insert the installation CD before running the above command. If the installation path have changed since the initial installation, then you have to modify the source pathfor SFC can find the installation files.
Have you implemented the resolutions contained in this document?
Try to apply the advice of the great system-
I decided to re - install Windows XP Pro x 86 on my wife's computer. So I went into the BIOS to make sure that the CD/DVD drive has been configured to start first, and then I inserted the DVD and then restarted the computer.
Now, the XP disc started normally. I installed XP to the point where I deleted all previous partitions and then created a new. Windows then displays the warning that the computer would not be able to boot up to what XP finished installing. I guess that's because start-up files have been deleted when I deleted all previous partitions during the installation.
Right after I clicked on enter the warning message, the computer shuts down. No! So, I try to re-boot, in the hope of all simply continue with installing XP, but instead, the computer will display a message indicating that the computer has been stopped because of the high operating temperature. I then go ahead and get a message saying: "Error loading operating system."
No matter what I do, I can't go any further. I can't get into BIOS or anything. If I try the F10 key (or whatever the keys are), I get a beep. It does not properly respond to my entries.
I don't think that the high temperature operation destroyed all components. The computer stopped several times in the past. Furthermore, it would not be part of integrated security if Microsoft enabled the computer reach a destructive temperature before stopping. I think that the problem occurred during installation was interrupted just after that previous partitions have been deleted.
BT, I don't know what to do now. Loooking for suggestions.
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.
How can I fix "error loading operating system" on XP? Don't want all the lost data, if possbile.
· Remember to make changes later?
· Have you tried booting in safe mode?
Check to see if the following is useful.
Method 1: Disconnect all devices non-essential connected to the computer and restart. Check to see if it boots normally.
Method 2: You may need to check the settings of the BIOS (Basic Input\Output System). Check if the hard drive is detected. If this is not the case, check the physical connections. Refer to the manual to check the same.
Note: Be careful when you change the BIOS settings. The BIOS interface is designed for advanced users, and it is possible to change a setting that can prevent your computer from starting properly.
Dell Optiplex GX620: When I inserted a flash drive to back up a couple of new entries of Quicken, I get an unusual message and a black screen appears with another message above on the left that says "Error loading operating system". It recharges got the same results.
He managed the Express Test in the Partition Utilities [F12]. Then I went to Microsft.com/support and found articles on how torepair my computer from my data "Reinstallation CD Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2" without losing. The 3 choices of the place where to repair Windows were: "-: partition1 [FAT] 31MB [24MB free]; C:partition2 [Unknown] 76246 MB [76245 MB free]; Unpartitioned space 16 MB. "I chose the c: [the computer said that the other 2 are too small.] Finally, this message appeared: 'Partition is either too full, damaged, not formatted, or formatted with an incompatible file system. To continue installing Windows, Setup must format this partition, C:Partition2 [Unknown] 76246 MB [76245 MB free]. All data will be lost. I left the repair.
Hope this can help you get my computer goes withour data loss. Thanks a lot, a lot, Joe
We recommend that you cross check if you have followed the steps correctly to perform the repair facility.
See perform a repair Installation
If the problem persists, then we you should back up data on the hard drive by connecting it to another computer and try to reinstall Windows XP.
See How to install or upgrade to Windows XP
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I tried to install windows vista on my laptop but I m unable to start because of a message error loading operating system. good quick response.
You need to change the Boot order to make the DVD/CD drive 1st in the boot order:
How to change the Boot order in BIOS:
Here's how to do a clean install of Vista:
"How to do a clean install and configure with a full Version of Vista '
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By putting the computer on, all I get is a message "error loading operating system". The rest of the screen is blank and I can't use the keys
See if that helps you.
Do a Safe Mode system restore to before the problem started.
How to access Safe Mode
If it doesn't, try a startup repair and / or a system restore using a DVD of Vista from Microsoft
Manufacturers recovery disks normally do not have Service Options; they are normally a relocation to the factory only settings option.
Here is the guide to repair Options using a Vista DVD from Microsoft.
If a friend or a work acquantance of yours has one, you can borrow and use it for repairs.
Table of contents
- Overview of Windows Vista repair options
- How to perform an automatic repair of Windows Vista using Startup Repair
- Advanced Tools Overview
If you do not or can not borrow a Microsoft DVD there is a download of a file ISO of Vista Startup Repair available that you can put on a Bootable floppy to make the above startup repair and that the method is recommended by a large number of posters in these Forums.
Unfortunately, you have to buy it.
Here is a link to it:
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