Satellite L350D-10s - bootproblems USB - HD on

* L350D-10s - bootproblems USB - HD on *.


If I want to make a backup of my external hard drive system
I have to start 3 or 4 times until I get behind my BACK.

first I so wait several minutes with a "_" on the black screen until I get to the xp-bootmenue.
If I chose the BACK, for the most part, I get a whitesceen and I have to go through the power-button.

the HD is a 250 GB "WD my passport essential.
formatted in fat32 ntfs and 32 GB to 200 GB

I think it's a faulty bios

the bios is a 1.40
Here, I can only find a
"28/05/08 - update BIOS - Toshiba - OS independent - _ * 1.20 * _ - WIN."

any ideas or similar experiences?

grobi Oxford


I don t think that the BIOS could be faulty
I see that you have installed the Windows XP operating system on this laptop.

To my knowledge, this series was pre-installed with the Vista operating system and I guess that the BIOS cannot fully support the XP operating system.

Why use the fat32 file system? XP supports NTFS also so I would recommend using NTFS on all partitions.

I m not a L350 owner but I have another laptop series. I ve also created a backup image of my system using Norton Ghost partition.
The image file is placed on the second partition, and if something goes wrong turn I can use this file to restore my system partition.

Good bye

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