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Toshiba Satellite A105 problems

It won't start up. The windows screen loads 1/3 of the way and shuts down. Why?

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  • ladytilo2002 Mar 08, 2009

    It does not stay on to do anything. I can get the settings to come on. That's about it. The bios settings, tried to restore to previous settings to when last worked, nope. Nothing

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Sounds like a program is not loading properly. You should try to load in Safe Mode, And see if it starts properly. If it does you then can do the diagnostics to find which program is trying to load and shuts machine down. You may also try starting in step by step and catch it right away. Depending on your version of Windows you are running you may be able to restore to a previous time when your machine worked right. Good Luck and have a good day.

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