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#1 protozero

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Posted 06 October 2008 - 11:30 AM

I'm trying to fix my friends computer. And long story short. It's pretty messed. Drivers all went missing, and I can't fix the thing. ( All the Malware is gone though. ) And I backed up most of his data on DVD's, and I've been trying to re-install windows. But...uhhh nothing works. I don't have the recovery CD.


Any way I could download or make one?

It's a Toshiba Satellite A100.

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Posted 06 October 2008 - 11:41 AM

How are you trying to reinstall the operating system?

Do you have the installation CD?

What do you mean by nothing works?

Does this computer have a recovery partition?

What is the make and model?

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Posted 06 October 2008 - 12:46 PM

You can contact Toshiba. Prove it's your friend's computer (did he register it?) and they will give you the recovery CD's for a small fee
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Posted 06 October 2008 - 07:31 PM

I was trying to reinstall the operating system, yes.

Nothing works....
1: There's absolutely nothing in the device manager
2: Says the network adapter ( for wireless ) isn't installed
3: CD drive wasn't working with
4: "My Computer" was taking 20 seconds to load. ( It's a Core 2 Due 1.66GHz with 2GB. Shouldn't take that long, regardless of hard drive speed)

I got a fresh windows XP CD from my moms work and installed it.

Things looking fine with a fresh version. Although ( I know it's not the exact proper forum for this question ) I always have trouble getting it to connect to my wireless network. I know the password and all, but I'd like to get it to detect it first.

Edited by protozero, 06 October 2008 - 07:35 PM.

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Posted 07 October 2008 - 04:17 PM

Toshiba will sell you a system recovery DVD for about $45 US.

You can download most (if not all) of the drivers from the Toshiba support website: http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/su/su_sc_modSel.jsp
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