Question about Toshiba Satellite A60 Notebook
I have a toshiba satellite A60. during powerup/initializing an error message
appear: (check system. then press [F1] key). when i press the F1 key e display message appear look like this:
ENTER DATE: ..../../..
when i enter the current date there is no effect. what is this mean....? how can i solve this problem? i cannot get inside the windows... please reply..
I have the same problem but when I enter the date and hit enter - it does nothing
Posted on Aug 04, 2008
This problem occurs when the internal battery dies and you loose data for the internal clock and possibly the bios. Refer to this link: http://22.214.171.124/support/Download/files_downloads/PSA60C/SA60EXUM.PDF and go to page 125 in the manual.
Posted on Nov 20, 2008
Here is what the manual says:
"The RTC battery may have become completely discharged while your computer was shipped, resulting in the followingerror message during startup:
BAD RTC BATTERY
BAD CHECKSUM (CMOS)
To recharge the RTC battery, connect the computer and leave it powered on for 24 hours."
I have the same problem and have just started the 24 hour charge, so I don't know if it will fix mine. Just remember that you have to have it powered on those 24 hours to charge the RTC battery.
Posted on Jul 17, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Insert the Toshiba A60 recovery disc into the CD/DVD-ROM drive.
Power off the Toshiba (with the recovery disc still loaded inside the optical drive).
Release the "F12" key when the" In Touch with Tomorrow TOSHIBA" screen is displayed. This will open up the BIOS.
Change the boot order by using the arrow keys to select "CD/DVD ROM" icon in the menu. The Toshiba will now boot from the recovery disc and restore the system. Follow any additional on-screen instructions.
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