Question about Toshiba Satellite A205-S4777 Notebook

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My laptop won't start up and i can't use the recovery media to sort it out.

When I switch on my laptop it prompts me for my BIOS password as usual. However, after I swipe my finger, the laptop shows the windows bar at the bottom of the screen for a few seconds and then goes to a black screen where it just stays. I've tried using the recovery media but my laptop just says "windows is loading files" and then repeats the same start up process as before (without prompting for the Bios password this time).

Please help!!

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  • Jules77 May 29, 2008

    i've tried starting in safe mode and the system hangs at the crcdisk.sys file. does this mean my hard drive is dead or can i do anything about it without having to change my hdd and lose all my information?

  • Garry Morgan Jul 08, 2008

    I am also having exactly the same problem as Jules77's on my Toshiba A205 model and was wondering if Jules77's or any one else got a solution before I start replacing hardware. Can anyone shed some light on this for me?



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Its sounds either your windows has been currepted or you have some missing driver/software wich cause re-start.

  • Try to boot in safe mode.
  • Start pressing F8 after making on your lap til the boot option menu appears.
  • Select Safe Mode and press enter.
  • If your lap boots well then, goto Start -> Run and type msconfig in the commad box and press enter key.
  • In System Configuration Utility click on Services tab and click Hide All Microsoft Services after that click on disable all. Then press Ok and reboot your lap normally. After do same as above and enable one by one service to get which cause problem.

If it even does not boot in safe mode, then i think you should re-install windows.

Thanks & good luck

Posted on May 18, 2008


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