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Toshiba laptop - Tablet with Windows XP

I have a Tablet machine that does not have an internal CD-rom or floppy drive. My hard drive has issues, it only goes to some selections to boot to safe mode, safe mode with networking... and windows normal. When I select any of them it just comes back to the same screen. There is a blue window screen that pops up before all this, but it flashes very quickly and I can not read what it says. Any suggestions?

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  • benhusain Jul 22, 2008

    i have the same problem, how i can solve it?

  • Anonymous Sep 19, 2008

    I have the same problem.

  • dnetka Jan 16, 2009

    When I turn on my Portege it appear to be working fine and suddenly the screen flash with a blue screen and start all over again...I'm wondering hoew to change OS since it doesn't have any CDROM nor floppy or USB ???

  • cmiller357 Apr 12, 2009

    I have two Portege m205 laptops and both of them started having the same trouble this past week. Very suspicious. On boot-up they both flash a blue-screen before automatically restarting the reboot process in an endless cycle of failed startups.

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Greetings,
If we had a clarity on the OS you are using it would have been easy. Do not try to change the mode. Shut down the comp and then try to restart, as it starts then tap the F8 key on the keyboard. We'll get the option for Safe mode. If still you do not get through.
Not being sure why you want to goto safe mode you can always use a plug an play external CD ROM. In case the issue is not resolved for safe mode you'll need to repair the Windows.

Regards,
TechSup1

Posted on May 01, 2009

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