Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite M35-S320 Notebook ?

My Toshiba Satellite m35-s320 powers off in the middle of doing something, without warning and before actually shutting down, I get a brief glimpse of a blue screen. It's so brief, in fact, that I don't even get a chance to read what it says. This happens randomly, sometimes 2 or 3 times a day, sometimes not at all in a single day. It's very frustrating especially if something important is being worked on. Please help! What's going on? Thank you kindly to all who respond.


Answers :

Hello,

You are experiencing a common problem called the blue screen of death.
This happens when your Operating System developed errors and starts to restart.
This problem is common with Windows XP though it may also appear in Vista.

To solve this problem, you need to perform a system repair using your Operating System Installation CD.
Below are the steps for repairing Windows XP. Windows Vista and Windows 7 system repair are much more easier and straight forward so i will not provide those steps.

To perform a system repair, follow these steps:

Procedure for performing a Windows XP Repair:

* Insert the Windows XP CD.
* Restart the computer, and then press any key to boot from CD.
* Windows will ask you to press R to repair using recovery console, ignore this message and press Enter to continue with setup.
* After the files have been loaded, Windows will start and a list of options will be displayed. These will include, “Press Esc for a new installation”, “Press R to repair Windows”.
* At this point, press “R” to repair Windows XP.
* Windows will restart and the repair process will continue automatically.
* Windows will restart and ask you again to press any key to boot from CD, ignore this message and let the process continue automatically.
* A blue screen will appear and the installation will continue.
* You will also be asked to enter your product key, enter the product key that came with the CD, then continue with the setup process.
* Windows will restart for the last time, ignore the “press any key” message again. Windows will welcome you in for the first time, the repair process will have been complete.


Performing a system repair will not delete your data or change your settings.

Thank you for using Fixya,
Kenneth.
That problem is usually caused by a bad driver and that bad driver is causing a "stop error" I would do a system restore and move your operating system back to an earlier time before this problem started happening to your Toshiba notebook. Another thing you can do is completely reinstall your operating system using the original software CD/DVD that came with your computer. If you wipe it all out you will lose your saved information so back it up if you decide to wipe it out.
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