Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 Notebook ?

Cannot start up

\015 When I turn on my Toshiba Laptop, no matter mode I start it up in (Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking, Safe Mode with Command Prompt Last Known Good Configuration and Normally) it won't load past the Microsoft Windows XP point, a Blue screen appears and disappears once in a split second. Top left message on blue screen says:\015\012 \015\012STOP:c0000218{Registry File Failure}\015\012the registry cannot load the hive (file):\015\012\\SystemRoot\\System32\\Config\\SOFTWARE\015\012or its log or alternate.\015\012 \015\012And a few other lines.\015\012 \015\012Comp worked fine until this happened. How do I fix this?\015\012 \015\012Thanks, Matt\015

Answers :

Try this: Reboot and select Recovery Mode, then from the c:\\windows prompt type: chkdsk
\015\012Let it run through checkdisk then try it should boot up.
Do you have a copy of your OS disk:

Try This:

insert your Windows XP Setup CD, and restart your computer. \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\0121.
\015\012When the Press any key to boot from CD message is displayed on your screen, press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD.
\015\012\015\0122.
\015\012Press ENTER when you see the message To setup Windows XP now, and then press ENTER displayed on the Welcome to Setup screen.
\015\012\015\0123.
\015\012Do not choose the option to press R to use the Recovery Console.
\015\012\015\0124.
\015\012In the Windows XP Licensing Agreement, press F8 to agree to the license agreement.
\015\012\015\0125.
\015\012Make sure that your current installation of Windows XP is selected in the box, and then press R to repair Windows XP.
\015\012\015\0126.
\015\012Follow the instructions on the screen to complete Setup.

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