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Windows instalation

If instaling windows vista you will need 1gigabyte of memory ram.

When instaling - hold delete or f2 key on keybord then select boot from cd-rom and then insert windows disc...

Always format hardrive for new instalations!
PC DESKTOP COMPUTERS

if you instal 2 optical drives or 2 hardrives check jumper pin settings at rear of drive. This is using old method IDE

TOP: should be set to master
BOTTOM: should be set to slave

SATA drives usualy automaticly take priority in sata order.

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how to reset a toshiba satellite a135-s4527


You may reset the password on your own.

Windows Password Recovery is right what you need in your case. The password recovery tool is designed to reset Windows login password once you accidentally forgot it or have no access to your system including Windows 7, Vista, XP etc. By burning a bootable CD, you can enter almost any computer with Windows administrator login password protected within a few seconds. Here are the step by step tutorial, pretty easy, I am sure you can handle it!

Step 1: Download Windows Password Recovery and install it on another computer.
Step 2: Prepare a blank CD/USB and run the software and use it to burn the ISO file to it.
Step 3: Put it into the CD-ROm and restart your locked computer. Change the BIOS setting of your locked computer to make it boot from the CD-ROM or USB drive. Note: start computer and press F2 or Delete to enter BISO setup
Step 4: Boot your locked computer from the created disk and remove your forgotten password. GOOD LUCK!

Feb 07, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite A135-S4527 Notebook

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can i boot win vista cd? can i use vista cd to reformat my computer?


Yes you can format computer with vista disk and instal new windows.
Inser that vista disk into cd/dvd rom then when you power up the computer press F1 or F2 del or ALT+F2 key to enter in bios.
Then go to boot menu and set first boot device as cd /dvd rom then save settings and exit from bios.
Then it boot with windows disk.Then follow the procedure and choose installing new windows xp then select 1 partition and format it then it install windows vista on it.It will take 30 to 45 minutes to complete the installation.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
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How to Install WinXp in Vista Platform


There is very simple procedure.
  • 1st restart your Laptop and enter in bios setup with the help of F2 key or F1 or Del key.
  • After entering in BIOS setup change the Boot order or Boot sequence.
  • Select the booting device 1st boot from CD Rom.
  • Save the setting.
  • Insert windows XP Cd in CD Rom.
  • Now Computer start from CD Rom.
  • You follow the instruction and install the windows.
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about vindows vista


You buy a windows Vista installer disc from a website such as this one (Once the page loads navigate to Software>Operating Systems). After you buy the disc insert the CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Now start your computer. During startup tell your motherboard to boot from the CD-ROM drive. This is done before the Windows (or whichever operating system you use) loading screen. It will give you a message such as, "Boot From - F2." Press the button associated with the message for the boot sequence (In the above example it would be F2). This is where you select your CD-ROM drive as the primary boot device, then press ENTER to confirm the decision. The motherboard might ask you to press a key on your keyboard to boot from the CD-ROM drive. In this instance press any key on the keyboard and the Windows Operating System Installer will launch.

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