I think it's just a software related issue. I can hold down the power button and the computer will power back down and then if I power back up the computer comes up normally. geek November 7, 2007 | i have the same 10-fc12-0017 error… Laptop Freak November 8, 2007 | Leo, Eirini, Geek, Today I got a notebook and it has a similar error but now i wanted to know how can i create a bootable flash from the recovery cd provided by toshiba so i can get all factory installed components onto the laptop. Source
View all 28 comments Report Scott- Apr 22, 2009 12:59PM Thanks so much! i have 2 set of the disc n nether works so what could u suggest ? jason December 30, 2008 | i have a Toshiba Satellite p25-s5092. Report Kee-Kee- May 10, 2010 11:06AM This worked great but now I can't burn any cd's!!!!
I am tring to reinstall windows on it. Amanda August 11, 2008 | Laptop/Notebook: Toshiba Satellite A135-2246 History: Downgraded from Vista Home to XP Pro, had to install generic drivers for devices to function with XP (this laptop was Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or not recognized by Windows or \015\012other programs, so you cannot play or access a CD or DVD.
Or is it more of an issue with how Toshiba's Laptops integrate w/ Windows Vista…'cause honestly, Vista sucks in terms of stability and versatility Laptop Freak January 8, 2008 | OK, Satellite P25 optical drives are not very reliable. let me explain the situation a bit better… I have 2 Satellite P100 laptops, both a pspa3 series…. so i just downloaded all my programs and movies etc to that.
kj January 5, 2008 | I have a U305-S5107 laptop. Maybe there is something wrong with the hard drive controller and the motherboard simply cannot see the hard drive. Toshiba service centre suggest i should reformat my disc. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-hardware/dvdcd-drive-icon-not-recognized-in-toshiba/fc59a33e-d98d-4cd6-ab56-556c1173e984 I don't want to send it back to them, so I am hoping that someone here can solve my cd drive problem.
Can i use Toshiba recovery CD to restore my C drive to fatory default status without affecting the D drive? This usually indicates problem with the driver itself or with the device driver programming the hardware incorrectly. Report munruben- Feb 11, 2010 07:43AM Gee, Thanks man I tried everything and no success. I replaced the DVD drive and tried running the recovery disc after that.
Toshiba Satellite A135-S4447 Vista O/S Intervideo DVD WORKS! http://www.laptopinventory.com/LaptopInventory.php/Toshiba/Satellite/A135-S4527/CD%20RW I'm not sure what caused the loss of my combo drives on my DELL XP machine, but I had been working backwards through system restore to retrieve functionality of the drives. Click Yes when you receive the following message: Are you sure you want to delete this value? I think it might help.
I've completely run out of ideas and would really appreciate any help you can give me. http://techese.net/toshiba-satellite/toshiba-satellite-l655-dvd-drive-not-working.html And how long the the entire process usually take? I figured it couldn't hurt and then I will try the Recovery Disk again. (I probably shouldn't be touching the machine either but I thought maybe I'd see something she had Find the CD/DVD Optical Drive release button. 3.
What happens then???? thanks. I've been reading many of the posts here and see a common reply of issues with hard drives or memory chips. have a peek here However i cannot, now i know its not the cd’s, nor the drives cuz everything works, however i ve noticed that the only difference between the 2 is that after the
Toshiba Satellite A15-S157 Notebook DVD +R my cdrom often times not detected by windows, but when i look at the bios its detected...how can i remove cdrom on satellite A135-S4527.... I tried to start it normally but It keep's returning to the same window. Please help!!!!!!!!!!!
and downgrade it to windows xp.. Now I wonder if original crashes and blocking updates could have been caused by PNY memory? Try cleaning the optical drive laser with a cotton swab and alcohol. If you don’t have recovery CDs, then try to contact the manufacturer and buy it from them.
Go to the "Next Steps" section for information about how you can find more solutions or more help on the Microsoft Web site. Many thanks, have never seen this in many years of fixing PCs. recently,my laptop was infected with viruses and i can no longer boot up the windows. Check This Out All I want is for my laptop to be like it use to be when I first bought it without any other programs that I added on later.
And when I have to cancel it I restart the computer and it says, NTLDR is missing CTRL+ALt+Del to restart. Raman September 8, 2008 | Hey, I am trying to restore Toshiba A105-S4074 laptop to factory defaults using the recovery DVD provided by toshiba, its giving wrong machine and existing from Seems like it is going to work then it gives an error PXE-E61: Media Test failure, check cable I read the other post and I checked and the indicator light does Helpful +7 Report thankfulll Jan 5, 2010 07:22PM THANK YOU SO MUCH!
Well, the graphics driver reset to default VGA. Recovery of Factory Default Software Recover to out-of-box state. 2. The errors are hard drive errors according to her. PART DESCRIPTION PART CONDITION PRICE Part #: K000045550 Laptop Optical Drive: DVD SUPER MULTI DRIVE (DL Factory Direct  $118.88 Part #: K000043460 Laptop Optical Drive: DVD SUPER MULTI
After deletion i need to load a driver to restore my laptop.