Toshiba TECRA 8000

  wulliec 18:41 01 Dec 05
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Hi hope someonce can help me before i loose the plot, the above laptop worked a week ago no problems, now suddenly the HD want boot up and asking for a system disk , now i used a win98 boot up disk and still didnt access the HD

How to u access the bios system to check it can find the HD, or has anybody got any suggestions

Thanks in advance

Wullie

  woodchip 18:51 01 Dec 05

To get into BIOS you should see "press Key name to enter Setup" Try keep pressing F5 as computer starts if you get a list choose safe mode then run System Restore. If it goes you have to press enter key for safe mode

  VoG II 18:51 01 Dec 05
  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:16 01 Dec 05

Toshiba Tecra F1 or ESC to enter BIOS

Set first boot device as CD second as HDD

Boot with XP CD in drive

When you see the "Welcome To Setup" screen, you will see This portion of the Setup program prepares Microsoft Windows XP to run on your computer:

To setup Windows XP now, press ENTER.

To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R.

To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.



Choose "To repair a Windows XP installation using the Recovery Console, press R"

Select the windows to boot from press 1

If it asks for admin password enter your password, if no password set then just press Enter

At the c:\windows prompt type

fix /mbr

then type

fixboot

Remove the CD and type exit to reboot the PC

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:16 01 Dec 05

Toshiba Tecra F1 or ESC to enter BIOS

Set first boot device as CD second as HDD

Boot with XP CD in drive

When you see the "Welcome To Setup" screen, you will see This portion of the Setup program prepares Microsoft Windows XP to run on your computer:

To setup Windows XP now, press ENTER.

To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R.

To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.



Choose "To repair a Windows XP installation using the Recovery Console, press R"

Select the windows to boot from press 1

If it asks for admin password enter your password, if no password set then just press Enter

At the c:\windows prompt type

fix /mbr

then type

fixboot

Remove the CD and type exit to reboot the PC

  wulliec 08:16 04 Dec 05

soz now its cant read the hard drive, is there any software where i can fix this

  woodchip 10:50 04 Dec 05

You could try downloading Seatools put it on a floppy disc and start computer with floppy in click here

PS its Free

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