Question about Toshiba Tecra 740CDT Notebook
Can you hear the hard drive spinning with clicking sounds? Have you tried booting from a floppy disk? Even if you don't have a boot floppy, try putting any floppy disk in the drive, then turn the computer on. You should see and error message "not a boot disk, change and restart" or similar. If you get that error, then the boot sequence is working, that's good. If you don't, that's bad. Probably a bad motherboard. If you don't hear the hard drive spinning, that's bad, too. Means a dead hard drive. But at least you can replace the HD.
Posted on Jan 28, 2009
Try taking the battery out and use only the AC. If everything turned out fine, it could be a problem on the battery or on the port.
Posted on Oct 15, 2007
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