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Windows 10 crashed on my new toshiba satelite. cannot access bios to change boot order to reinstall or repair. it turns on, shows toshiba screen then hangs on loading (Ospinning). is this junk now?

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SOURCE: toshiba satellite with windows xp will only show black sreen and wont let windows xp repair

AvioriX is right your operating system is gone.

if u dont have restore disk get a windows xp program disk from walmart or target or office supply store and load operating system from it.(this will only load windows xp.) but will bring computer back up

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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SOURCE: My Toshiba A205 S4777 won't start up and I can't use the recovery media to fix it.

Try flashing the bios by pulling the chord out attached to the "watch" battery.

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

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SOURCE: bios screen

1. Turn on computer by Holding down power button while pressing the ESC key.
The machine will beep, then display:
Check System, then press [F1] key.
2. Release ESC key
3. Press F1 key

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Can not get access to the BIOS setup screen

try F1 or F2 to access BIOS, F12 to temporarily select boot sequence, you can select your optical drive so you can install new OS.

Posted on May 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Toshiba A50 Not able to boot from CD

When you load the cd and reboot, when you see the toshiba screen, start tapping F12, see if this brings up the temporary boot menu, if it does choose the cd and watch closely for "press any key". If there is nothing showing, might I suggest you get an external cd drive that attaches by usb. You will then have to get back to the BIOS and set the usb as your first boot device and try to boot again from the usb cd drive. Good luck.

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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How can i go in boot option


Normally when you power on your Toshiba Satellite laptop it attempts to boot the operating system installed on its hard drive.
In some instances you may want to boot the Satellite laptop from a different device, such as an operating system installation CD or a USB drive.
The boot order doesn't have to permanently be set to the hard drive.
It's possible to access the boot order before the operating system loads and change which device is set to boot first.

Turn off the Toshiba Satellite laptop.
Turn it back on immediately and wait for the "press the F2 key to enter Setup" entry to show up on the screen.
Press the "F2" key to access the Toshiba Satellite's BIOS menu.
Use the right arrow key to navigate to the BIOS tab labeled "Boot."

Scroll down to the option labeled "Boot Priority" and tap Enter.
Check through the list of devices and locate the specific device you want to use to Boot your Toshiba laptop, such as "CD-ROM," "USB" or "LAN."

Highlight the name of the device in the list and then tap Enter to make it the top boot priority.
Use the right arrow key again to scroll over to the "Exit" BIOS menu.

Tap the down arrow key to highlight the "Save and Exit" option.
Press Enter to save the new boot order and restart your Toshiba Satellite laptop.

Repeat the procedure when you want to change the boot order back to its original setting.
How to boot your Toshiba PC from CD-ROM, LAN, or diskette
http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/bulletin.jsp?soid=403623
Toshiba support
http://askiris.toshiba.com/ToshibaSupportSite/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=ex&bbid=bb42&url=&dialogID=111194172&stateId=1%200%20111190763

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How to change disk controller in bios on Toshiba Satellite A135-s2276?


Hello here is the homepage:

http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/modelContent.jsp?ct=DL&os=&category=&moid=1596141&

You need this for the drivers.
And you can downlaod a manual

Press the "F2" key to access the Toshiba Satellite's BIOS menu. Use the right arrow key to navigate to the BIOS tab labeled "Boot."

Read more: How to Change the Boot Order for a Toshiba Satellite ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6383103_change-boot-order-toshiba-satellite.html#ixzz2Cn6HdU2k


Press the "F2" key to access the Toshiba Satellite's BIOS menu. Use the right arrow key to navigate to the BIOS tab labeled "Boot."

Read more: How to Change the Boot Order for a Toshiba Satellite ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6383103_change-boot-order-toshiba-satellite.html#ixzz2Cn6HdU2k

Turn on or restart your computer and watch for a message during the post about a particular key, usually Del or F2, that you'll need to press to ...enter SETUP. Press this key as soon as you see the message.

Read more: How to Change the Boot Order for a Toshiba Satellite ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6383103_change-boot-order-toshiba-satellite.html#ixzz2Cn6HdU2k



Go to boot and select the boot order.Use F4 or F5 to change.
First boot device: Cd/dvd drive
Second: the harddrive.
Leave the bios and save the settings.

Place your windows cd in the drive and reboot.
Now you can install windows again.

Good luck

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I'm trying to help a friend install


After "Fast Boot" has been enabled, you cannot access the BIOS setup during power on . The machine will bypass "Press F2 to access Setup Utiltiy and F12 for Boot Menu" prompt.
This is a bigger issue if the hard drive crashes and access to Windows is not possible OR

Fast Boot can be enabled or disabled in the BIOS setup, or in HW Setup under Windows.
If you have Fast Boot enabled and you want to get into the BIOS setup. Hold down the F2 key, then power on. That will get you into the BIOS setup Utility.
You can disable the Fast Boot Option here. You will need to disable Fast Boot if you want to use the F12 / Boot menu.

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Old machine, trying to rehab for daughter. Turn on, seet Toshiba screen, then see "Disk read error, cntrl+alt+del to reboot"


You have one of two problems. Either your operating system crashed and you will need to get windows reinstalled on the computer or your hard drive crashed.
If the hard drive crashed you will need to replace the hard drive first and then also reinstall windows.
In both cases it is needed to reinstall windows.
This is probably something a computer technician should take care of.

Mar 06, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I open my toshiba satelite but the windows starter set up does not work and only a hypen on the upper left corner appears every time i open it.


Try to boot and at start up press f-10 this should boot to a list of start up options if you have not tryed this boot to last good known confiruration, this will take you to the last place your computer was running before it crashed .the hypen or cursor may indicate the harddrive has crashed and you may need to reinstall the os Good luck

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Go to the BIOS settings (Hold the [Delete] key down as you boot the computer.
From there, right-arrow to the sequence screen and change the order using the [+] [-] keys.

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Toshiba Satellite A70 notebook hangs at "atisgkaf.sys" when reloading XP Home edtion even in Safe mode - have tried uninstalling video driver - no change. Have tried every trick I know - last resort is...


sounds like you have ati graphics,make sure you are using the right driver,there are a lot of them,is there a graphics program in the add remove programs that you are forgetting about,,try uninstalling all the monitors in the device manager along with the display driver,if nothing works just boot to windows disc on restart using f12 or whatever key gives you the one time boot menu,and repair or reinstall xp,how are you planning to flash bios?be very carefull! if you cant even get windows to boot up,but you can still access the bios on restart,the bios arent your problem,its windows xp,try repair option first otherwise delete all partitions on hd,create new partition format and start fresh,good rule of thumb if the comptuer turns on and you can access the bios,then leave the bios alone!set them to factory default reinstall windows then when your up and running get the correct bios upgrade and flash good luck

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How do I start to reinstall my Toshiba P300 laptop? I've had trouble with my laptop. Whenever I try to open a zip file, the computer crashes. I've had the Windows techies on and they didn't fix it so i've...


So to install HDD recovery, please do as follow:
  • Start your notebook after the bios screen press F8 to enter “Advanced boot options” (if you get the timing wrong, just restart and keep pressing F8)
  • Choose the first offered option “Repair my Computer” to enter Vista “System Recovery Options”
  • Choose the last option – Toshiba recovery option
  • Follow the menu on the screen

Please note that whole HDD will be deleted and if you have some important data please back it up

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Blinking white dash during boot.


Something has messed with your MBR, master boot record, which is a small sector at the beginning of your first hard drive which tells the bios which partition to boot. You'll have to use your xp or vista's installation disc to repair the system.( Choose; repair this installation of windows when prompted )
While you are in the bios check under the boot section the order of your boot devices. If you have more than 1 HD check that the one containing your OS is first.

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