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Boot problem my notebook won't start with an xp os... need to fix it but won't boot thru an external cd drive (there's no internal drive by the way).... can anyone suggest what to do? i've tried F2, F8 and F10 and selected boot source but still won't work.... please help me, i need this for my studies...thank you

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  • kaloi817 Jul 03, 2008

    its toshiba portege 344oct, F10 displays advance boot options but all options won't work... it stops.

    it worked for me for a long time until this thing happened....xp os disk won't boot as well (external cd drive).... thanks for your concern...god bless!

  • Niels Boehme May 11, 2010

    What model notebook do you have? Manufacturer and model number.

    What options do you have under boot sources?

    How far do you get during the boot process. Can you go safe mode, for example?

    Do you know if you installed some sort of software or driver before this happened?

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Try booting up with a xp os disk

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