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If this happens consistently, there is probably a Blue Screen occurring that is too fast for your eye to see.

Immediately after the Toshiba splash goes away, start pressing F8 until the startup options menu shows. Choose Disable automatic restart on system failure. This should allow you to see the error. then re-post with all details including the error code numbers. Then you can get help for the underlying problem.

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