The point of this line of questioning is to determine approximately where the problem is.
As this is a Toshiba, do you see anything related to "Toshiba" in the quick rolling text?
My suspicion here is that there is a hardware problem - most likely either the hard drive or the motherboard.
Unfortunately, the repair capabilities of Vista are rather limited - even if you were able to get to the point where you could use them.
What happens when you rapidly tap the F12 key immediately on starting the computer?
Do you get a menu that allows you to choose different boot options?
If so, try these free, bootable diagnostics: http://www.carrona.org/initdiag.html
Do you have the recovery disks that came with the Toshiba?
They may be needed for recovery.
If you don't have them, is the Windows Product key sticker (on the bottom of the case) visible and readable? If so, ensure that you copy the product key down as you may need it in the future.
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