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Cannot Reformat Toshiba Satellite P200 using the Recovery P200

No Sound has me using the Toshiba Recovery Discs. After the 1st disc does it's bit right at the end of it the error message appears
Type: swm File
Size: 644 meg
Date modified: 6/27/2007 8:06pm

Three options are offered

Try Again - Skip - Cancel.

I have tried try again x 2
I have skip x 2 with no result.

When I select option (Skip) I am directed to install Recovery Disc 2.

After this installs itself I am shown the Error Message

Boot MGR is Missing and instructed to CTRL+ALT+DEL to Restart.

Once this is done
Erroe: 10-fc06-0002
Recovery Error
Please press (OK) to turn off computer.

Any assistance with this drama would be greatly appreciated.
This machine uses Vista Home Premium with 3G of Ram and 320G HD
I work on a ship and this is my own personal machine.

Best Regards and many thanks in advance for any assistance
Bill Held

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First boot your laptop with bootale recovery diask.
Tehnnenter in recovery console.
Then type "chkdsk /r" comand in prompt.
Then popress "y"
then you can easily fix error on harddisk.
Tehn it works.

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1. after recovery is done, you dont find sound on your machine
2. no problem, download the Pcwizard 2008 from the given link
save it & install it in your computer, it will give you your all
devices name and model number...
4. note down your device name and model number and download
the drivers from the given link.

If you want to Re-install your OS you can re-install and follow the above steps, hope you will solve your problems.

all the best.. try it..

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Try, at logo screen, rapidly typeing f11 untill you hear it beeping at you choose (i think ist "repair pc" or simular to this option), this should be the first option given, Vista has a built in system recovery, if you didnt delete the disk partition, if its not f11 its f10 may even be alt+f11 or f10

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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SOURCE: PREINST6.SWM missing; PREINST9.SWM missing; Error:10-FC06-0002

The fact that you have an error of missing file whit the restore DVD indicate that the problem could be hardware. Especially if you already did a restore whit the same DVD.

I would suggest that you have a faulty memory issue (RAM), you can run a memory diagnostic whit memtest86 download the bootable cd and run it if you see RED readings your memory is defective if not let it run for a couple of loops to make sure.
I'm pretty shure you will see red results, if so take it to your local computer specialist to get it replace or order yourself some.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: PREINST6.SWM missing; PREINST9.SWM missing; Error:10-FC06-0002

Means pre-installion is missing. Which means yoou either have to Reinstall a fresh copy of your windows or your can reinstall your windows by just repairing the files. Its always good to make a recovery disk after every install. If you haven't tried it already restart your pc press f8 as the scene pops up and go to Last good configuration.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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