Satellite Pro L300 - does not start form DVD

Problem: my Satellite Pro L300 will not start no optical drive (DVD)

Leisure problem scenario:

Insert the DVD Toshiba recovery in optical disc drive,
Restart and during the boot prompt, press F12 and select the optical drive.
Black screen and the cursor flashes in the upper left corner... after the seconds flew L300 starts to beep loudly. No message on the screen.

Reports of BIOS version 1.50 while the latest version of the BIOS update on the web is to 1.40...

Model No.: PSLB1E-02200GG3
Serial 78685377Q

I'm doing this because I want to change the OS from Vista to XP.

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Hello

Stand by. You mean you are using a Toshiba original WXP for Satellite Pro L300 recovery CD/DVD or what?

Have you tested with any other CD bootable (Linux)?

Tags: Toshiba

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