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Toshiba satellite with windows xp will only show black sreen and wont let windows xp repair

My friends computer wont show anything but a black screen after it shows toshiba line saying press something like f2 for the bios and f12 for boot but it wont go to the boot it just stays on a black screen. then after it sat for awhile it said to reinstall windows xp something and when we hit enter it didn't do anything just stayed on the black screen .
can anyone please help him

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Re: toshiba satellite with windows xp will only show...

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

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Press F8 key when u start u r lapy then choos safe mode option otherwise go to last known good config... it will resolved u r problem if no then this problem is realted to u r os .. so reinstall all winxp throug your toshiba recovery disk if u need any help regarding instalation buzz m i will be there...

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Re: toshiba satellite with windows xp will only show...

Your description of the symptom shows that your operating system installation has been corrupted. Fastest and easiest way to resolve the Issue using the "Recovery and application disk" (it comes with laptop) to perform full system recovery. I would like to remind you full system recovery will erase everything saved on Hard drive. You can check possible option on

If you dont have recovery and application disk you get one. You can call Toshiba @ 1-800-457-7777

Please post if you need further assitance

Good Luck

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