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Old 04-04-2006, 10:29 PM   #1
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My STUPID Toshiba M45 notebook just died for the first time on me today...it is giving me some bull about Boot Error....whatever...

I am sooo glad I have two computers...it feels soo wierd to be sitting at my desktop.. strange...

If anyone knows about how to fox Toshibaslet me know!
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Does it say anything else as far as what type of Boot error? Something may be missing in the Autoexec.bat file which is usually where a program is told to startup.
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Does it say anything else as far as what type of Boot error? Something may be missing in the Autoexec.bat file which is usually where a program is told to startup.
Autoexec.bat is not a key player in operating systems such as Windows 2000 or Windows XP. Can you give some more specifics?
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Shoulda got a Dell
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My PowerBook G4 has been great
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My STUPID Toshiba M45 notebook just died for the first time on me today...it is giving me some bull about Boot Error....whatever...

I am sooo glad I have two computers...it feels soo wierd to be sitting at my desktop.. strange...

If anyone knows about how to fox Toshibaslet me know!
Don't Toshibas have the "repair" partition?

And we do need more info than just
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ok well no they do not have a repair partition but they gave me a recovery CD and i used that and thought that would clear it all up, but guess what..it didn't. So now i am taking it over to Neenah to get it fixed under warranty...

About the error...i know it is very vague...i actually repair computers...believe it or not, that is what i do, and i can't even figure it out...

All it says is: BOOT ERROR!
PRESS ANY KEY TO REBOOT...

and you press any key and it just repeats the message...

Like I said, OS has been rocovered and it still does it, which makes me think it is a BIOS thing...almost too likely...it really could not be anything else as the HD was totally blanked and everything re-installed...so yeah...HELP!!
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Working on Laptops sucks (I'm A+ and all that too). With a "normal" computer, you grab the drive, through it in a working machine, and dink around with it from there. Unless you have the adaptor, it ain't that easy with a 2.5" drive.....
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Working on Laptops sucks (I'm A+ and all that too). With a "normal" computer, you grab the drive, through it in a working machine, and dink around with it from there. Unless you have the adaptor, it ain't that easy with a 2.5" drive.....
doesn't everyone have mutliple 2.5, sata, etc drive adapters laying around? ( I do )
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Working on Laptops sucks (I'm A+ and all that too). With a "normal" computer, you grab the drive, through it in a working machine, and dink around with it from there. Unless you have the adaptor, it ain't that easy with a 2.5" drive.....
doesn't everyone have mutliple 2.5, sata, etc drive adapters laying around? ( I do )
And you live where again?? I could use some parts... I mean, um, just out of curiosity, y'know....

Good luck, WJ. Unfortunately, without being to actually kick the.. I mean see the computer, it'* hard to help. At least you got that warranty to fall back on.
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