Question about Toshiba Satellite A135-S4527 Notebook
Issue: How to rebuild a corrupted or missing Windows XP BOOT.INI file.
Start the Recovery Console with the Windows XP CD-ROM, and then click Recovery (
For all Portables there listed).
I can't find this option im the stallation Windows XP CD-ROM. Can someone give me an explanation on how to start the Recovery
Console with the Toshiba Installation Windows XP CD-ROM if there is not this configuration
Then I ask to someone that can help me:
I have a Toshiba Sattelite M105 s3004. serial 36272506K. I tried to enter into “recovery
console” from the two Windows XP Pro Toshiba Installation CD disks and it was
impossible. I have only two options in these CDs:
1- install pre-configured applications from Toshiba or
2- Format the HD and reinstall the system.
Can you help me?
I tried to install service pack 3 on my SAttelite and bam, my laptop is done!!!. I get to my desktop and get a msg...... please wait while Outlook version 6 loads, then my pc reboots. This is an endless cycle and I cant do a thing with my laptop. Has anyone had similar problems and If so, how do I fix it. I would try a recovery cd, but it didnt come with one when I bought it 2yrs ago.
PLEASE HELP ME!
Posted on Nov 20, 2008
Ok. But my problem is that my winXP pro is OEM from Toshiba and then the the recovery console was removed of the installation CD. I think that is not honest for Bill and to Toshiba and so, to me.
Posted on Oct 24, 2008
Boot From the Windows XP CD
To enter Recovery Console in Windows XP, you will need to boot from the Windows XP CD.
When the Windows XP Professional/Home Setup screen appears, press R to enter Recovery Console.
Choose the WiI am in need to install recovery console - 2ef066b.jpgllation
The Recovery Console is now loading but needs to know which Windows installation to access. Most users only have a single Windows XP installation so the choice is usually clear.
To the Which Windows installation would you like to log onto question, press 1 and thI am in need to install recovery console - df4e182.jpg.
Enter the Administrator Password
The Recovery Console now needs to know the administrator password for this Windows XP installation. Unless you are using a PC in a sizable business network, the administrator password is most likely the same password you use to access Windows XP on a daily basis.
To the Type the Administrator password request, enter the password and press Enter.
Note: If you do not have a password or Windows XP normally starts without asking forI am in need to install recovery console - dd45e92.jpgy press Enter.
Make Necessary Changes in Windows XP Recovery Console
The Recovery Console is now fully loaded and the cursor should be sitting at the command prompt, ready for input, as shown in the screen shot above.
Make any changes necessary in the Windows XP Recovery Console. When complete, take out the Windows XP CD and type exit to restart the computer.
Type Y in response to this question and press Enter.
This is the name of the operating system. For example, type Windows XP Professional or Windows XP Home Edition and press Enter.
Type /Fastdetect here and press Enter.
Assuming that a missing or corrupt boot.ini file was your only issue, Windows XP should now start normally.
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Posted on May 26, 2008
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Below is a listing of the full error message that may be related to this error.
Windows NT could not start because the below file is missing or corrupt:
This issue has also been known to be caused by a short in the ground wire in the keyboard cable. Make sure this is not the cause of your error by replacing the keyboard with a different keyboard or just disconnecting the keyboard from the computer.
Before trying any of the below recommendations it's recommend that you load the last known good configuration.
Corrupt boot.ini file
This issue is often caused when the boot.ini is missing or improperly configured. This issue often arises after a user has recently added or removed an operating system on the computer or added or removed hard disk drives in the computer.
Make sure the line pointing to the operating system and its drive and partition is properly configured in the [boot loader] and [operating systems] section.
Missing boot.ini file
Microsoft Windows XP users:
If the boot.ini is severely corrupted or missing a user running Microsoft Windows XP can rebuild the boot.ini to resolve this issue.
Microsoft Windows NT and Windows 2000 users:
To restore the original boot.ini file in Microsoft Windows NT or Windows 2000 you will need an ERD and follow the below steps. If you do not have an ERD you will be unable to follow these steps.
Missing or corrupt ntoskrnl.exe file
If the ntoskrnl.exe file is corrupt or missing this can also generate the error. To restore this file follow the below steps.
Windows NT installed on a partition bigger then 7.8GB
If you are running Microsoft windows NT 4.0 on a partition larger than 7.8GB this issue can occur if the boot files are located outside this limitation. When this error occurs your computer will have the error message as shown below.
OS Loader v4.01
Disk I/O error status=00000001
Windows NT could not start because the below file is missing or corrupt: winnt\system32\Ntoskrnl.exe
Please reinstall a copy of the above file.
If your system partition is larger than 7.8GB you will need to delete the partition and recreate the partition to 7.8GB or less. Additional information about this issue can be found on Microsoft KB Q224526.
Corrupted hard disk drive or severely corrupted Windows
If after trying all of the above steps you are still encountering the same issue it's likely that Windows is severely corrupted and it is recommended you reinstall Windows.
Finally, if during the Windows installation you encounter errors it's likely that your hard disk drive is bad.
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