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When I power up I'm unable to get to the boot menu. I press F2 for safe and F12 but to no avail. Is there a way to get around windows root error? Thank you Jay

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The simplest may be to load Windows again, because there are different causes and fixes for this error.

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if you leave it long enough does it boot ?
press F2 and go through the settings and check for something like "display boot menu" or similiar.

remember to save your settings upon exiting

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If you are getting the Toshiba Select F2 or F12 screen the mother board has finished with POST.

Toshiba laptops are very good normally but don't boot up if there is a device in the USB slot or a CD/DVD in the drive.
If it still refuses to POST, remove the AC Adapter, remove the battery and remove the hard drive.
Power the unit up without the hard drive and it should complete POST and complain that there is no hard drive. If that doesn't work remove AC adapter, ensure battery is disconnected and remove hard drive and RAM. Try again. If it still doesn't work, you have a mother board fault and it needs a service centre. www.Toshiba.com will help you out.
If it does work at one of the options, when you have closed the laptop down, replace the RAM first and test, then the Hard Drive.
Hope this fixes your problem.

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Step Four: Navigate to boot options
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F12 selects on a Dell instant boot menu to select booting from CD-ROM, USB, etc rather than the BIOS options.

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