Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite M35X-S149 Notebook ?

Used the restore disk after a system crash, now when I power on the system takes 25 to 30min, to boot. after aprox. 15min use, the system freezes up and I have to do a manual shutdown. So what did I do wrong, I followed the instructions on the recovery disk, now what?


Answers :

If you can't get into safe mode trying to figure out your event viewer is futile.
What armstrong is asking you is why did you do a system restore in the first place. He makes sense. Maybe whatever caused you to do a system restore could be the problem.
Humor me:
In the BIOS check temperatures..Apcie controls fans but a common problem is it asks for data when there is no need. And if it shuts down after 15 minutes maybe just maybe it is a heating problem.
If temps are fine run this for me.

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Not sure of the toshiba recovery process but does it partition and format the drive? (I would assume that it does).

Why did you have to do a recovery? Was the notebook slow then? Does Toshiba have a hdd utility to check the drive? Utility to check the other hardware?

Perhaps the drivers have to be updated since the recovery disk was created.

Hope this helps.



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