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I Need Help!

By Fang
Feb 16, 2008
  1. Ok so here's my problem. I was told not to shut my computer down the hard way and did it anyway. No when I turn it on it, it boots up but never fully boots up. It just keeps trying and trying.Tell me how I can fix it!!! Please I really need help with it.
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    So now the question...
    What is your computer? Make, model, specs?
     
  3. Fang

    Fang TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I got a toshiba, satallite M45-s169. Don't ask me what it all means, but that's what I got.
     
  4. AYTRIX-TEC

    AYTRIX-TEC TS Rookie Posts: 30

    what error is being shown when you are booting it up?

    james
     
  5. Fang

    Fang TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It flashes too quick for me to read. but then i heads to a black screen that says sorry for the inconvince, blah blah blah then it gives me choices on how to boot up windows. if I don't pick within 30 seconds it starts up on its own. Then it does it all over again.
     
  6. AYTRIX-TEC

    AYTRIX-TEC TS Rookie Posts: 30

    sounds like an OS fault a corrupt system file. You may have to reinstll the OS. you may have a recovery disc for you laptop but if you dont then you will need to get a boot disc to match the OS you have installed.

    You will also need to downlaod the drivers for your laptop first to re-install after.


    hope this helps

    James
     
  7. Fang

    Fang TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Huh? I might have the recovery disk but the rest of that I got lost. I have no idea what any of that means.
     
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Satellight M45-s169 specs:

    Intel Pentium M Processor 740 (1.73 Ghz)
    512MB DDR2 SDRAM
    100GB. (5400 RPM) HDD
    DVD+/-R double layer
    15.4" TruBrite WXGA Widescreen Display
    802.11 b/g Wireless (Intel wireless to make this a centrino notebook)
    Windows XP Home Edition

    Most laptops have a OS recovery capability. Try a Windows restore to the last "known good" time or run the Toshiba System Recovery
     
  9. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Boot the laptop on the recovery CD and follow directions
     
  10. Fang

    Fang TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok! thanks, I'll give it a try.
     
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