Question about Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 Notebook
Yesterday I went to re format my laptop and deleted all the partitions on the drive, including the recovery partition. When the vista install reached the last step it just sat there and did nothing. I think the problem is that we used a CD that did not come with the computer (the computer came with nothing) and to reformat you need to use the recovery partition!
Where did you get your copy of vista? is it yours did you borrow it?
lets try to reformat one more time. your recovery partition is gone now so make sure you format the entire disk. when it asks you to confirm erasing formatting etc. don't choose the quick format, if it asks. do it the slow way, less chance of error.
let me know
Posted on Dec 25, 2008
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To format the hard disk and re-install Windows use the Windows installation CD, and the Windows Product Code on the label at the bottom of
Boot up using the Windows installation CD and follow the
One of the installation early steps, the option to delete the existing partition, then create a new partition and then a full format on this partition (don't do a quick format) and complete the Windows installation.
Next install all of the Toshiba's computer/laptop device
Next install the Windows service packs (SP2 & SP3 for
XP, SP1 & SP2 for Vista)
Next Activate Windows via the Internet or by phone.
Next install your programs - Microsoft Office etc.
Next click on Start - Programs - Windows Update (for the latest updates).
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