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I attempted to do a system restore with the recovery disk today. I placed the recovery disk in the drive and powered it on whle holding the"c" key as the instructions stated. Once the Toshiba page came up, I released the"c" key, and my computer shut off. I cannot get my computer to power back on. I had sent my computer to Toshiba approximately 6 months ago to have some problems fixed before the warranty expired, and it worked fine until today. Any suggestions?

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  • emilymaye Oct 03, 2008

    Computer will not power up. Either the BIOS is bad or my motherboard went out. Have any other suggestions?

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Got one here. Please remove the battery and power laptop on ac only. Please press the power button for 10 seconds until it turns on then immediately press on the F12 key. Release F12 upon seeing the boot selection menu. Please select the CD/DVD drive. Follow the rest of the instructions until the Recovery to the Out of the Box State. Hope this helps. Thank you.

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3. Here is the trick- power the computer off, and then power it back on and start tapping the appropriate key eg F11 until a screen pops up saying "DO YOU WANT TO DO A SYSTEM RESTORE" OR "WELCOME TO SYSTEM RECOVERY MANAGER" Once you see something appear on the screen, stop tapping and just follow the instructions. Some of the older computers may ask you for the restore disks so have those ready. Most newer computers do not need restore discs. The whole system restore could take 2 or 3 hours. When done, reboot your computer and it should be all new and speedy again.

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This radical resetting of the computer is called a system recovery (not a system restore) This will put your computer back to factory settings but you will lose any files on your Hard Drive like pictures, music and word documents.

THIS IS HOW IT WORKS :Some older computers and ALL Toshiba laptops come with a system restore disk. Simply place the disk in the CD tray and hit ENTER, if that does not work, power the computer off and on with the disk in the tray, wait for the special system recovery screen to appear, (be patient)

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