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Toshiba Tecra 9100 won't boot or run

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Inherited a Toshiba Tecra 9100, everything worked initially. Then the sound went out. Tried to install/reinstall the drivers, didn't happen. "Hardware not present" response. Then began having startup problems. Wouldn't boot. Figured - virus. Wiped the HD, reinstalled from the disks. It would only cycle the startup, if it didn't freeze during startup. Is it worthwhile repairing this?

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I don't have any problems with the boot order, or the HD itself. I tested the HD in another computer, ran fine. I'd replace the HD, if that is all it is/was. I'm wondering if it might be something in the motherboard. What do you think?

Posted on Oct 23, 2008

Sounds like you might not have a HD to boot off of...corrupt sector or loose connection

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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Did you remember to change the 1st boot device back to the hard drive after reinstalling the system disks?

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