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Have you got anything on the computer that you want to save? If so save it some how I am not sure how you would save it but if not you can do a full system recovery on it. Now if it doesn't go onto the desktop then I would see about getting someone to check it to see if it could be a hardware problem. thanks for posting I hope this helps you out. I am sorry to hear it doesn't work for you it sucks to have things like this happen.

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The battery is most likely shot, there is a sensor in the battery pack that wont let it charge or come on when the battery is bad. You can order a new battery for it.

Toshiba... | Answered Yesterday


hi K Smith.
Here are some troubleshooting steps that may help in identifying the issue.
- Start by doing a hard reboot, remove the battery and unplug its AC adapter then press and hold the power button for 20 seconds and see if it will boot up.
- If these will not work remove the HDD then boot it up and see if it will still get stuck at the BIOS screen or not.
- If it doesn't get stuck on BIOS and boot onto a black screen that means it's the HDD that is faulty.
- If it does get stuck on BIOS even without the HDD that means it's the motherboard that is faulty.
- Last trick you can try is to remove the CMOS battery for a second then put it back in.
- If all these will not work you'll need to send it for a repair if its still under the factory warranty
or.
1) Unplug the power cord --> Remove the battery --> Hold the power button for

60 seconds --> Connect the power supply then try to switch ON the laptop and

later put the battery back into the laptop.

2) If the problem still exists then get it checked out.
or read up some more at this link.

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Toshiba... | Answered 3 days ago


some prblm is dere wid d ddr1 or ddr2 compatibility...jst check d compatibility of d ram n insert accordingly..having fit at both ends...that's it...it's not a big issue...

Toshiba... | Answered on Dec 07, 2017


That will happen if there is a disc in the DVD drive or another usb device that it tries to boot from OR the hdd is not set as first boot device OR the hdd has errors.

Toshiba... | Answered on Dec 05, 2017


hi Debbie.
It can be anything. Hardware failure. Windows Vista becoming unstable.windows 7.

The best thing to do is immediately backup your important data.

If it is a software issue, then it would be difficult to determine what the cause could be. Did you recently install any software? Or have you shut off your laptop without allowing Windows to properly turn itself off?

A clean install of Windows Vista or 7 is probably the best option to take if you are not going to bring your laptop to a repair center. If after a clean install you still have BSOD (blue screen of *****), then that would point to a hardware issue. At that point you will need to bring it into a repair center
you could alternatively disable the automatic restart on critical error so you have time to read what the BSOD says. you can then google the error codes to give you an idea of what caused the error.
Do a complete factory reset using a System disc instead or a USB bootable disc that has the operating system burned into it that might do the trick with your case
Try this and see if you can get it to fix....
Note: If this problem started after an update, please make sure the laptop is not connected to the internet in any way before you use the following instructions.

1. Power off the laptop.
2. Power on the laptop.
3. As soon as you see the rotating loading circle, press and hold the Power Button until the computer shuts off.
4. Repeat this process a few times until you see the "Preparing Automatic Repair" screen.
5. Now you want to let the laptop boot to the "Automatic Repair" screen.
6. Click "Advanced Options" and then select "Troubleshoot".
7. Here you want to select "Refresh your PC", if you do not wish to erase data, or "Reset your PC" to erase all data and restore your system.
8. From here just follow the screen instructions until the recovery is completed.

NOTE: You will need to get into the "Advanced Options" in order to get the "Refresh Option". This choice will keep your data, but any programs installed will be lost.

Do not do a "Reset" as that will wipe all data you have on the laptop.
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and go to this link to read up on hard drive noise.
What To Do When Your Hard Drive is Making Noise
or this.
https://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=568

Toshiba... | Answered on Dec 02, 2017


Yep I do...

DON'T try to find a NEW exact replacement CD/DVD Drive! Because they are 'exotic' they are super expensive ~ IF you can even find one.

Instead buy a external USB CD/DVD Drive! Here's a technical description: USB 2.0 External DVD ROM Combo CD±RW CD-ROM Burner Drive +2x Cable for PC Laptop.

About $10 new from eBay!

Note that MANY of these drives requires TWO 'free' or unused USB ports. It's BETTER to pick on a drive WITH a external wall power supply to keep your USB ports free as possible.

Because of the AGE of your system do not expect to find drivers or upgrades for USB booting... you have enough problems!

IF your system still has it's SERIAL NUMBER tag on it YOU are in luck! You can find the Windows 98 CD for $8 on eBay!
eBay: 192371103177

Hurry on this one because he has only THREE left and thousands of people are hunting for this one
(just kidding)... there really are only 3 left.

All shipped from USA too. So TWENTY BUX and you are good to go!

Here's one more GREAT TIP for you! Go to eBay and hunt for eBay: 351766097525
This guy has TOSHIBA DRIVER CDs so MESSAGE him and ASK if he has a disk for your Satellite 4080XCDT?> A CD will save you a TON of time trying to find these older drivers! He did mention a 4060 series but I was unable to locate one for the 4080.

Anthony

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Toshiba... | Answered on Dec 02, 2017

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