Background Info on the Laptop in question:
Toshiba Laptop. Satellite Series, Model# PSLB8U-079025
Currently Running Windows Vista (not sure on which one Haven't been able to log in)
Processor 2.16 GHZ
Total Memory 2048 MB
Bios Version 1.90
The Laptop does go into Bios.
Its a nice looking Laptop, its in great condition I can tell he really takes care of it. (maybe) So the machine will not boot into windows, it restarts instead. As soon as the windows loading logo comes up it flashes a blue screen then restarts and comes up with Launch Startup Repair screen. I have launched start up repair several times and nothing happens. Says cant fix the problem. I guess the main goal is to get the machine to boot from a disc. If it is a bad boot sector is that fixable? Or could it be that the Disc in the machine has just gone bad... But the PC wont load windows or Boot from Disc, it could be both.
Well I hope this is an easy fix. I'm prepared for the worst. Glad its not my machine, But Id like to be able to fix. Any advice would be perfect and thank you guys for all your help, especially Austra Alien!!!! Sorry for always bringing my problems here... I take these projects on because I love learning new things about PC's and I have learned sooooo much from you guys alone. Almost enough to teach a course on PC repair...
You guys are the best. Thank You
Oh Yeah and this is a different friends laptop than the Sony Vaio I did for my other friend last time I posted. That one by the way is perfect and running great. Still works 100% And I owe that one to Austra Alien he helped me so much. He basically fixed it
Edited by hamluis, 17 February 2012 - 04:40 PM.
Moved from External Hardware to Vista.