Having problems with your Toshiba Tecra A3 Notebook ?

Toshiba Tecra A3X Not Booting from USB CD ROM

\015 I am having Toshiba Tecra A3X series laptop. Its DVD writer is not functioning properly. For this reason I bought an external USB HP DVD writer. Due to some reasons, I have to restore Windows XP from the original Toshiba Tecra A3X CD's which came with the laptop. But, I am not able to boot the laptop from the external USB writer. Also, I could not find any settings in the BIOS for the same. Can anybody help please.... !\015

Answers :

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Toshiba Tecra A3 Notebook

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Toshiba Tecra A3X Not Booting from USB CD ROM

... Toshiba Tecra A3 Notebook

Toshiba Tecra 8100 PC Notebook

If it can boot up windows, then the harddisk is not locked(anymore, after entering the correct password),a slow performance of windows can be sped up by performing a harddisk defragmentation (open windows explorer, right-click onto harddisk, s ... Toshiba Tecra 8100 Notebook

Toshiba laptop Tecra 8000

My understanding is that the\015\012error occurred when the OS is switching from real mode to protected mode.\015\012The OS is loading the drivers necessary to access the boot drive in\015\012protected mode. Today’s PCs or laptops access the d ... Panasonic ToughBook 52 Notebook

My laptop won't boot from cd

If u can boot from CD rom without ur HD then ur booting is OK. BIOS has nothing to do with ur HD booting.....it's just that the machine starts from BIOS 1st...then looks for the HDD to load the Win boot files..else it goes to CD rom for the boot file ... Toshiba Satellite A105-S2712 Laptop

Toshiba Satellite 1900-S204 will not flash

Hi \015\012\015\012Applogies for the delay reply. Thx for the rating and reply. I think for the meantime we will stict with the BIOS upgrade first. When done then we can sheck out the HDD. \015\012\015\012Have you tried the BI ... Toshiba Satellite 1805-S204 Notebook

Toshiba m45-s355 reformat from usb

HiThak you for yor queryTo ensure the CD/DVD is clean please try booting from a known working PC, from what you are describing it may not be your CD driveIf the same thing happnes on another PC then it is the CD/DV ... Toshiba Satellite M45-S355 (PSM40U073001) PC Notebook

Boot problem toshiba portege344oct...its an old model & i acquired it 2nd hand.... originally, its os was win98 but its already winxp when i got it....hd drive is already bigger than what was its original and with additional RAM already...from 64mb to 128mb.... many upgrades have already been done to it i think.... now, it won't boot....i think its b-coz the cd rom drive is external via USB port.....i already tried CMOS & changed the boot sequence to cd rom but the same happens...it stops.... a

Did it boot at any time you had it?\015\012How far does it boot from the hard drive now?\015\012Are there any messages?\015\012Are you trying to boot from the usb cd rom with an xp disk?\015\012If you can do that, personally I ... PC Laptops

Change CDROM on Toshiba 2805 -s 202

IDE 1 is the CDRom (or any optical device attached). IDE 0 (zero) is the Hard drive. So this message is telling you there is a problem with the DVD/CD-Rom, that has halted the boot process. Now you have no choice but to go to BIOS (read startup scree ... Toshiba Satellite 2805-S202 Notebook

Can't install XP on Toshiba Satellite 2410-S185

Try using a CD-ROM, since the drivers for the DVD_ROM are not present. ... PC Laptops

My toshiba tecra 8200

... Toshiba Tecra 8200 Notebook

Operating System Not Found, Can't Use CD Drive

I'm afraid you have a hard disk problem, it has probably failed.If you have entered your BIOS and the hard disk has been set to auto (detect) and when you boot up and you press F1 to continue and get a message "Operating System not found" then ... PC Laptops

I have problem whit Toshiba 5005-S504.My Windows Xp was **** and i try to reinstall but the notebook can't boot from enythink. I try whit standart way by DWD rom but dwd can't read the disk whit instalation. After that I try whit DVD rom from another Toshiba notebook byt again nothing. I try whit extarnal DWD by USB port but again nothin. If someone can help me I will be very ftankful. Thank you in advanse .

Hi, you will have to change the boot sequenc.when you turn on watch the screen and you will see very quickly to press F2 or a different key to go into the bios. I think it is on the first screen to change the sequence - Boot from cdrom then hard driv ... Toshiba Satellite 5005-S504 Notebook

Toshiba Satellite 1400

To Access the Bios Setup Utility Here Is A List Of Key Commands And The Make/Model They Are For..\015\012\015\012Acer - Aspire, Power, Veriton, Extensa, Ferrari, TravelMate, Altos\015\012\015\012 ... Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 Notebook

Toshiba won't boot

 You can boot from XP cd.When prompted..press [R] this will launch recovery console.Choose you ... Toshiba Tecra A8-S8314 Notebook

Toshiba laptop can't boot

I believe you have a Hard Drive problem. Is it more like a Click Click then a clank....over and over again several times. If this is it, I am pretty sure it the HDD (hard disk drive). When you hear that sound, its the reader arm crashing back and for ... Toshiba Tecra A5 Notebook

A DVD-ROM problem

Find a technician who can do it for you - or if you are conversant with computers you get an eternal dvd rom Drive and use it. Have you tried the floppy drive if your computer has any? or the flash disk? \015\012\015\012please try one the ... Toshiba Satellite A60 Notebook

How do i format my toshiba tecra A2 pta20e-07701qen

You have to enter bios when computer boots. Not sure on Toshiba it might be F10 or delete or F1 or f12. If all else fails try them all till you get into the bios. Go to advance and go to boot options. You have to set CD rom as first boot option a ... Toshiba Satellite Pro A10 Notebook


Connect your external CDROM to the laptop. I think it is a USB CDROM. Enter your bios setup. In the boot device section, try to find any option which says First Boot Device -> USB CDROM. If you can set this things then the computer will be able to ... Sony VAIO GRX550 Notebook

Toshiba Satellite 5005-S504; boot from USB? Reformat HD w/o CD-ROM?

First these laptops are what is called "Legacy Free", meaning there is no BIOS, at all, ever, for all time, not gonna be there.\015\012\015\012Second, the Floppy option is referring to any supported USB Floppy drive. If you have one great ... Toshiba Satellite 5005-S504 Notebook

Toshiba Satellite A105-S2201

It sounds like when you slammed on the hard drive you cause the mechanical arm inside the drive to malfunction. you will need to replace the hard drive and then reload winbdows and the drivers for your laptop ... Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook

How to format a Toshiba M100

Get a win 98 boot disk floppy. set bios to read floppy or usb floppy first save and exit. insert disk and boot comp. select boot without cd rom support. At command prompt type " FDISK " then hit enter dont type quotes. delete the particians then cre ... Toshiba Satellite M100 Notebook

Toshiba tecra m2v s330

Try borrowing a compatible HDD instead of buying a third one for testing and check if the same error exists. Try also using an external DVD drive to see if your internal CD-ROM is defective. Try also using another Windows XP CD installer. You can als ... Toshiba Tecra M2V-S330 Notebook

Replaced Toshiba HDD but won't boot from recovery CD

Put the disk in the drive and restart the machine, when the toshiba logo appears press F12 and use the cursor key to select CD/DVD and hit enter.See if it lets you boot from the CD/DVD drive.Please keep me informed and good luck. ... Toshiba Tecra TE-2100 Notebook

Magnia sg20 i have had a hard disk fail and need a new image i down loaded one from toshiba but it wont boot or even bios check can you guide me to a working image

If the magnia was equipped with a CD-Rom, a video card, keyboard/mouse ports or even a serial port, the advice to use "Hiren's BootCD" would be useful. However the advice is imcomplete at best.\015\012\015\012First, some advice. If the magnia is be ... Toshiba Magnia SG20 Server

I have a Toshiba Tecra M8 and the touchpad stopped working. I can still use a USB mouse, but i've tried the FN F9 key to make sure that the touchpad is enabled but it still isn't working. Are there drivers i should update?

Check in the device manager and see if the touchpad is listed under pointing devices.If it is not there try add hardware and see if it detects the hardware. If it is there check to see if it says device is working properly. Sometimes touchpads requir ... Toshiba Tecra® M8-ST3093 PC Notebook
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.6073 seconds