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Not able to recover windows on toshiba l300

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i have toshiba satellite pro l300, i had not created the recovery disc of vista which was pre installed. then i formatted my lappy with the product recovery media (win xp) which came with my lappy. i erased the hard disc, which deleted all the data and partitions of my hard disc. now when i start the recovery with the xp cd it is not recovering, i have even tried to change the settings of bios to compatibility...

please please help me out...... what to do??????????

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  • shashwat_s1 Jun 01, 2010

    thanks a lot gaurav, i'll try it.

    i have even tried the recovery cds of toshiba laptop, but it is not even detecting them.

    i hope your solution will work.....

    thanks

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You need to get disk for Vista from anyone and then use your windows product key mentioned on the sticker on back of your Toshiba Laptop to install Vista again on your computer. But as you had already formatted it so all data is lost now.

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    Gaurav Sharma Jun 01, 2010

    Hi Shaswat, If it's not detecting the recovery disks that may mean it's not trying to boot computer from CD/DVD ROM first. Try pressing different function keys like F10 at POST(The moment you turn on computer, before windows start loading) to select the boot options. and then select CD/DVD option while the recovery disk is inside.

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Hey actually,the product recovery media (win xp) which came with my lappy, it boots up, i have formatted ma lappy through it, but now it is not recovering from it. i have checked the bios and it is fine....

i have arranged for the vista os, lets see what happens..

if still it doesnt work then what should i do?

thanks gaurav for your support......

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