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Recovery disc question 3krolls

Thanks
I did get a cdrom. It ran for a little while and now is frozen at the command
A:\>
Is there a command that should have been typed there for it to continue. It has been that way for about an hour.

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  • 3krolls Mar 12, 2008

    it is a toshiba sallelite m55 and I was trying to operate the recover cdrom when it froze at that comment

  • 3krolls Mar 12, 2008

    My 14 year old picked up a NASTY virus on this machine even with a firewall and mcaffee I was opting to rease it's brain. System would not allow me to run a virus scan - would only scan 1 file and say the machine was clean. Had to put caps on to enter the password even though the password was in lowercase. Had sticky keys stuck on and every key sent you around the machine - yuck!!!!

  • 3krolls Mar 12, 2008

    I am at the system preparation tool

    and I have a choice of Facoty, audit or reseal do you have any advise for this section

  • 3krolls Mar 12, 2008

    yes

  • 3krolls Mar 12, 2008

    Thankyou Thank You Thank You - the computer has clean thoughts. I chose factory then when it was finished I ran the audit selection and now I am resealing. I will put the mcaffee back on it and maybe the poor thing will live though a few more years with a teenager!



    You are my HERO!!!

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At the prompt you could try typing the name of your machine ... satellite m55 then hit enter ...

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    TERRI RODDEN Mar 12, 2008

    if that doesn't do anything ... reboot with the disk in the drive hitting F12 on the boot. Sounds like they have really had a bad time with recovery cds at Toshiba.

  • TERRI RODDEN
    TERRI RODDEN Mar 12, 2008

    so were you able to get the recovery in progress ?

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    TERRI RODDEN Mar 12, 2008

    you want to choose the Factory Setting.

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