Question about Toshiba Satellite A60 Notebook
I had my Toshiba Satellite for repair because the operating system failed. When I got the laptop back, I wanted to re-install the driving system by using the product recovery disk (Vista Home Premium). But the Laptop does not react, i.e. it does not read the recovery disk.
What to do?
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The loop on your Toshiba Satellite laptop refers to the computer not booting properly.
During the loop, the computer will try to boot the Windows operating system and keep restarting over and over again.
This is not a hardware issue with your Toshiba Satellite A106.
The issue resides in the startup files on your computer's hard drive.
You can fix this by running a repair tool that comes with your Windows operating system.
This repair tool will fix your startup disk and allow you to get your computer back up and running.
Insert your Windows 7 installation disc into your computer's optical drive.
Start your computer and wait for it to boot from the install disc.
Choose your language from the menu and then click the "Next" button.
Click "Repair your computer" from the menu.
Choose the operating system you are using and then click the "Next" button.
Click on the "Disable Automatic Restart On System Failure" button to disable the startup loop.
Click the "Startup Repair" tool from the menu and wait for the computer to fix your startup disk.
Wait for the computer to finish repairing your startup disk and then allow it to restart automatically.
Wait for the computer to boot correctly to your login screen.
Hope this helps
How to Create a Windows 7 System Repair Disc:
"This will show you how to create a Windows 7 system repair disc to use to boot to the system recovery options if you don't have a Windows installation disc, can't find your
Windows installation disc, or can't access the recovery options provided by your computer manufacturer."
If you do not have access to either disc: Windows 7 - Repair Disc download
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Hello, here are the steps to resetting your computer.
Reinstall Windows from a Disk
1 Turn on your Toshiba Satellite. Insert your
recovery disk or the original Windows operating system DVD
into the Satellite's
CD/DVD drive. Turn off the computer.
2 Turn on the Toshiba Satellite. In the first
few seconds while it is starting up, press and hold the F12 key on your
keyboard to access the Boot Menu. (Note: Some Toshiba models may tell you to
press "C" to boot
from the CD-ROM). The screen will display boot for
this boot up session only.
3 Use the arrow keys to navigate. Select the
CD-ROM/DVD drive to highlight it. Press "Enter." Be aware that this
setting is for this session only; it is not a permanent change.
4 Allow the computer to start up. Follow the onscreen
instructions for reinstalling the operating system from the disk.
Reinstall from a Recovery Partition
1 Boot up the Toshiba Satellite. In the first
few seconds while it is starting up, press and hold the F8 key. This will begin
the "Advanced Boot Options" menu.
2 Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to navigate
the menu. Move the keys to select "Repair Your Computer." Press
3 Select your language and keyboard; click
4 Select your Windows user name from the
drop-down menu. Enter your password if required. Click "OK." This
will begin the "System Recovery Options" menu.
5 Select the Toshiba Recovery Wizard and follow
the onscreen instructions. The Toshiba Recovery Wizard will delete all existing
data on the hard drive and reinstall Windows.
Hope this helps!
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