Question about Toshiba Computers & Internet
My sons laptop froze up so he switched it off and on again and as it loaded up vista again said there was error and restarted itself and continued in this loop until i put in the recovery disc (GMR400705EN0) supplied with laptop and held F12 on start up everything seemed to be proceeding well it explained that it would completely wipe all data on the hard drive so I went ahead with it until it crashed at 12% and said hit any key to continue when I did this all I got was a blank toshiba screen. I started again and this time it got as far as 60% then the same thing happened only now when I switch on the laptop it say 'smart failure predicted on hard disk 4 toshiba MK8037GSX-(S1) warning :imediately back-up your data and replace your hard disk drive A failure may be imminent press F1 to continue. So have you any ideas as to what the problem is and will I need to replace his hard disk drive as the laptop is just over a year old and hasn't been used much?
If you have had the laptop less than a year they should replace it, but the MK8037GSX drive is not a good drive. So, to avoid this issue in the future, i would suggest replacing with an aftermarket one such as:
Western Digital Scorpio Black WD1600BEKT 160GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Notebook Hard Drive - Retail
You get a better drive and more storage.
Posted on Sep 25, 2008
Hello dear sir madam
how are you ...i wont to tell you that can you sell the laptop for me ...i am in nigeria and i wont laptop to use... so therefore if you like to sell you can mail me ...... this is my mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on Aug 14, 2008
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 06, 2013 | Computers & Internet
Feb 13, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite P105-S6207 Laptop
Aug 06, 2010 | Computers & Internet
Jan 09, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A135-S2276 Notebook
Nov 18, 2008 | Toshiba Computers & Internet
Sep 10, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite P30 P35 Series Notebook
301 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: