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
I'm doing this because I want to change the OS from Vista to XP.
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)?
Suddenly my new Satellite Pro A300 does not start correctly when you press the power button. The situation is the following: when I press the power button is displayed the opening of Toshiba (Leading Innovation) and the disappers image quickly. Then there is a black screen for about 30 seconds. There is a rectangular frame with the text Microsoft Corporation under. And nothing happens however long wait.
In order to get with the trial starting I then shut down the computer by pressing the power button until the computer turns off. ("The hard way to close")
Now, I press the power button shortly to turn on the computer. Then, the computer starts normally with the photo to open Toshiba and after a few seconds, I wonder to open the computer in safe mode or in normal mode. I now choose to open in normal mode and the computer opens normally and is ready to work.
What should I do to get a normal departure procedure?
When the laptop starts normally (after choosing normal mode) stop your laptop properly using START > shut down option. Next launch should be normal.
When the OS is moving towards the low irregularly will always ask you how to start this new (secure or normal mode).
The same thing happen on my Satellite A300.
I have a brand new L50 Pro of Satellite (PSKK3A-001001)
Config of RAM is default of 1 x 4 GB memory DDR3 12800 1 use slot 1 slot free
I removed 4GB and install 1 DDR3L 12800 8 GB but it does not start.
The form of State capacity 16 GB so with 2 slots logically, that means 2 x 8 GB cards.
He also said DDRL, which I assume is the correct type.
The 4 GB mark was Hynix and the 8 GB is Apacer.
Anyone have a resolution on this or know what the problem is?
On this forum you can find many threads where people describe similar problems. In most cases the problem is compatibility modules, especially if Ram needs to be upgraded with modules produced by different manufacturers.
According to the specifications of the laptop you need DDR3L memory (1600 Mhz).
Talk with your dealer and ask if there's Kingston compatibility module. Kingston offers high quality and 100% compatible memory modules.
I have a portable Satellite Pro L300 and he won't start (in other words the power button and not going not past the first screen).
Works for keyboard, but F2, F8 or F12 will not do anything, I can't here the disk hard powerup but it's like no one is at home. I don't know if it's the motherboard or the onboard battery. The computer is about 7-8 years
Can anyone help.
It s certainly nothing wrong with a RTC battery (as you said internal battery).
The RTC battery can be charged. The unit must be turned on and adapter must be connected at least for about 18 hours.
But I guess that this isn't a problem.
The laptop does not start because of a hardware malfunction, but it's hard to say what role may be affected. But you should absolutely consult the RAM modules.
This should be the first step, since the RAM modules are easy to replace.
All other parts should be checked by the type of service.
I simply formatted laptop Satellite Pro L300.
I used all the drivers updated Toshiba and everything is fine.
I then updated the bios with the latest version.
After this laptop computer is unbootable but continues to scroll through the start menu and any which option to choose it just keeps doing the same.
The ides welcome
What start menu, you mean?
I put t understand how it is possible until you wrote that your laptop does not start?
I'm new here so please be gentle!
I have a Satellite Pro A120, model No. PSACOE - 037014EN and you want to increase the memory 512 MB present. I tried 2 different sets of memory 4 GB (2x2gb), but the machine does not start. I tried the different modules together and on their own but still no joy.
Where I'm going wrong? This model will not take 2 GB memory modules?
Any advice will be appreciated.
Before changing something about your hardware, please make sure that if the computer supports the new pieces of material and, therefore, you can also consult the user manual.
Anyway, I checked this and this laptop can only be upgraded to 2 GB maximum. This means that you can use the module of 1 GB in each slot and * no * 2 GB in each slot.
So please bring back the memory modules and buy 2x1GB. It will work.
Hi all, I'm new to this forum.
I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 and I've had it for about 2 years.
But yesterday I closed the laptop as usual. But later I went back to it and tried to turn it on. But it does not work. Instead, when I press the power button the LED next to the battery symbol flashes orange/orange 6 times and then turns off.
Can someone tell me what it is? I tried to let it load, but that has not worked. The amber light is the only light that flashes. It does not recognize that I plugged in the charger and I don't think that the battery was flat. So I'm angry and helpless right now.
Can someone help me please?
See you soon.
There are several indicators;
DC, while running, the main battery, LED HDD/ODD.
So I guess the power LED flashes in orange. Right?
This means that something was wrong on the motherboard.
Maybe power supply electronic malfunctions
In this case, there is no much to do only mobo replacement could help to...
I have a new satellite pro L20 M750
does not start
the thing is since the first time I tried to start it it would not start.
I bought it over the internet and is still brand new in the plastic bag, would there be anything to make this power for the first time or it is defective.
Thanks in advance
Did you check if the AC adapter is working properly?
Initially, the battery is not charged. You must connect the power adapter to recharge the battery.
I recently received a Satellite Pro 460, but he had no hard drive.
It starts great without a disc in but as soon as I put a new hard drive in it does not start.
I thought that it might be again a hard drive, so I pulled out my old Toshiba Satellite with my old drive to work, and yet, it does not start.
Someone has any ideas why this is and what I can do about it
I think that you can not do much. Satellite pro 460 CDT, for example, comes with 2 GB of HARD drive. If you try to get it work with similar HDD without success, it may be defective IDE port on the motherboard.
What HARD drive you are trying to use on this good old classic?
My Satellite Pro C650 boot not beyond a certain point. I tried to start in all modes different for example safe mode, mode of networking,
However this proved unsuccessful, the laptop freezes and I meet a constant and regular beep at the same point every time that I try to start. I even tried to start Linux 12.04 USB to see if it's hardware or software, unfortunately is the same, which means hardware failure.
The problem is that I don't know the bios beep codes and I can't understand what needs fixing.
I was hoping you could help me!
I think you need professional help with this problem. I don't know if your laptop is always guaranteed to be valid, but in my opinion, you should contact the nearest Toshiba authorized service provider and ask for help. They have special diagnostic tools and hardware malfunction can be detected and repaired.
For the addresses and phone numbers, visit http://www.toshiba.eu/innovation/generic/ASP_SUPPORT/
MY TOSHIBA SATELLITE PRO A10 PRIMER NOT.
WHAT I GET IS NO DRIVE DETECTED. TRIED TO REINSTALL XP BUT STILL NO LUCK.
CAN EVERYTHING-ONE PLEASE HELP AS I AM PULLING MY HAIR OUT TRYING TO THINHK HOW TO SOLVE THIS ANNOYING PROBLEM.
DOES ANY - ONE KNOW WHERE I CAN DOWNLOAD A RECOVERY DISC SO I CAN TRY THIS OPTION.
HARD drive is visible in the BIOS?
If this isn't the case, then this means that the HARD drive is faulty.
Try to replace the HDD with a compatible and try again.
My M10 Pro Sat will not start.
Power cable shows a green light and a light orange constant and nothing else, but does nothing when the network is not pluged.
Any suggestions? With our thanks.
I put t know if this will help you, but what you could do is the following:
-Unplug the power adapter, remove the battery and wait about 30 min
-then reconnect the two parts and check to see if you can power the laptop
It helped me in the past and maybe it will help you too.
Otherwise:(bien, puis vous devrez contacter le technicien de l'ASP pour la vérification de l'ordinateur portable)
Welcome and good luck
I try to install Fedora 10 on my laptop, but it does not start on a dvd, it works from a cd but not dvd. Can I do to make it boot from dvd?
First a question: have you checked if this oldie has a DVD player?
I doubt that this then perhaps that this laptop has only a CD drive.
If the laptop is a DVD player it of also possible to boot from the DVD.
I got a satellite Pro L300, width a HARD drive partitioned, with Win XP installed C and D with Windows 7 installed, the problem is the following:
Days when I turned on my laptop, the OS splash screen appears, stop boot on Toshiba logo process.
In addition, I can't enter the BIOS with the F2 key or the Boot Manager by using the F12 key.
> stop boot on Toshiba logo process
This means that the laptop can not pass the POST (power on self test) properly and it would mean that a hardware problem has been detected on the motherboard.
Remove one of the modules RAM (check both) and try to turn on using a single module of RAM.
It is possible that one of the RAM modules is defective
It would also be possible that the motherboard is malfunctioning, as you can see, it is hard to say what role could be wrong, but what looks like a serious hardware failure
When I turn on my Satellite Pro L40 it shows me a screen asking me to start to repair windows or start windows normally.
When you choose the option it brings me to the same screen.
Does anyone have any ideas?
Thank you very much
Salvation will be
For me, it looks like the OS installed was confused for no apparent reason
If you are not able to boot into the Windows XP operating system and if the repair option doesn t helps to start in safe mode I n t see any other possibility as to boot from the Toshiba restore CD and reinstall the OS again!
But note; boot from the restore CD will format the whole HARD drive and you will lose all files stored on the HARD drive. ?
It is a drastic procedure but in my eyes he's the only one who could allows to solve this problem.
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