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Toshiba satelitte notebook

Ok i tried to startup my pc and it wont stay on the power cord is working fine and i even tried to start on safe mode i get nothing even tried a reformat but pc wouldnt stay on long enough to finish what do i do????

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Re: toshiba satelitte notebook

The first thing to do is eliminate the external power supply, the DC jack and the socket on the laptop that it plugs into. My experience has been that damaged jacks are far more common than damaged sockets. Usually what happens is that someone trips over the power cord and puts strain on the cable where it attaches to the jack. A quick test is to plug the DC jack into the laptop and while holding the jack still wiggle the cable where it attaches to the jack. If that doesnt do it try holding the jack and wiggling it in the laptop socket. One or the other should cause a break in the power and youll know what to get fixed or replace. If those are the usual suspects, however, if they all test out OK then let us know what the results were and we?ll pickup from there. Any additional information will be helpful such as LEDs, how long it takes to shut down and any issues that may have led up to this.

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Hi shirley_ann1,

This problem that you have with your PC is a NO BOOT issue. After getting the startup Toshiba logo it's not booting up to your Windows. This could be a hardware or software problem depending on the result of the diagnostics that I'll be walking you through below, but definitely this issue can still be fixed.

Here's how:

1. If this is a software issue you can determine it by booting up on safe mode. To go to safe mode:
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If you'll be able to boot up on Windows using Safe Mode then you just have to reload your operating system. You will use the recovery disc that goes with your machine when you purchase it.

2. If it's a hardware issue you will not be able to boot up even on Safe Mode or even go to BIOS when you keep on tapping F2 during startup. This means your harddrive is corrupted or defetive. It needs to be reimaged or replaced.

Hope this will help you resolve your concern.

Thank you for using Fixya.

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