Question about Toshiba Satellite A100-S8111TD Notebook

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Does boot up

Turn on,Toshiba logo show up and back to blank screen with curser blinking no respond.

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  • frankozie Jan 20, 2009

    Your solution very helpful, finally discovered it was hard drives failure after checking Bios setup, it indicated there were no hard drive.



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    Frank

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    Dan rogers May 11, 2010

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If you are getting the underscore in the upper left corner of the screen the laptop is not froze, however it cannot find an OS (Operating system- aka windows) This leaves us with 2 possible options:
1. Your system (Bios) has changed boot priority

  • Depending on your computer you may get a prompt to press a key to change the boot order, if this is the case make sure your C: drive is selected, or Hard disk drive as it is a laptop you should only have one.
  • If you do not get a prompt for a boot priority screen you will have to enter the BIOS or system setup, this is ussaly done by pressing "Delete" or "F2" when you first boot up you will see the screen and it will tell you what key to press. Go into the bios and look for the boot priority settings and make sure your hard drive is at the top of your list
2. Your computer's hard drive has been corrupted and you may have to reinstall the OS.

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