How to obtain windows xp install cd to restore to factory setting
I have a toshiba satellite m35-s359. I dont have the xp cd, however, I do have the toshiba m35 recovery cd. But it keeps saying it is for the wrong machine. I want to reinstall, or restore to factory setting but cant. how do I obtain the xp setup/install/recovery cd with service pack 2?
Also, the battery is not holding a charge. with a/c cord plugs in computer works perfectly, but once removed, power goes off. Could it be the outdated drivers?
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Beeping? Does it beep if you just try to start the system normally? Beeps and blinking lights tells the technician what is going on with your system. Count the pattern of the beeps and blinking lights (example: 1 Long Beep or 1Long beep followed by 2 Short beeps).
If it beeps when you just try to boot up normally then you have a motherboard issue.
Maybe your memory is bad. Remove the Power Cord, Remove the battery, open the cover that houses the memory on the bottom of the laptop then remove one of thememory chips. Set the chip aside then try rebooting the computer. If it boots, then you know the memory chip you set aside is bad so mark an x onit with an ink pen. If it fails to boot then move the chip to the nextmemory slot and try rebooting. If it fails take the chip out and set itaside, then put the other chip in and try booting it in both slots. If itboots, just to verify that the chip set aside is bad, mark an x on it and putit into the open memory chip slot and try booting.
Restart your computer and insert the installation DVD into your DVD drive. MAke sure your BIOS settings are set to boot from DVD drive first. Follow the onscreen instructions to install the OS.
If you don't have a OS installation disk, use the recovery disk tha came with your computer or push the recovery button when you turn on your computer. The most common keys used are F10, F11, and F12.
If the M35-S320 case is OK and the M35-S359 screen is OK and will fit the M35-S320 then I would swap the LCD screen lid and inverter over to the M35-S320 including the hard drive from the M35-S359. It would be less work and with luck it might boot up, if not you might be able to do a system repair, worst case, you will need to reinstall Windows. Plus you have a spare drive from the M35-S320 which you can use as an external hard drive with an USB hard drive adapter case.
just use system restore in windows start >Programs> accessories>system tools >system restore , u can go back before this occured and restore that driver back if does not help let me know i will take u to the toshiba link to download the driver