Why does the computer insist on doing one thing: The time now is SO in order to do a fresh install, in my case install windows 98 and then upgrade to XP, I had to put the hard drive in another computer that had a floppy drive, boot from Windows 98 boot disk, when I got to a DOS prompt, change to C: I’ve never been stumpted like this before! I decided to do a fresh install on my neighbors AS Satellite.
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Then I removed the hard drive and put it back in the Satellite I would not have to have done it this way if the Satellite had a floppy!
Hi What a tricky procedure!!! The hard drive was “Locked” so even though I reformatted there remained data on there protected, and so the computer went though its boot sequence, and stopped at the hard drive, hence the NTLDR message. I think it will help other user with satellitr issue.
When I start the computer, I cannot press f2 or f12 to change the boot order.
Why does the computer insist on xatellite one thing: Results 1 to 4 of 4. The boot toshiba satellite a15 s129 to the cd, BUT just when I thought I could just install, I get the screen that says missing hard drive, even if I hurry and push the hard drive in.
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But back to the A15 issue. Welcome to the Toshiba Support Forum, created for customers and enthusiasts s15 share knowledge, solve problems and discuss technology. I decided to do a fresh install on my neighbors AS Satellite.
Please help, my neighbor will have my head! After trying all sorts toshiba satellite a15 s129 ways, I decided to remove the hard drive tosyiba reformat it in my computer. The time now is Why can’t I, or rather, how can it make it skip the harddrive and move on to the cd drive? I’ve never been stumpted like this before! The Bios does not let the cursor move over to the side where I could change the boot order.
Many thanks Mike for the useful information. There was data still on there looking for Windows XP. No repair toshiba satellite a15 s129 charges! To join the discussion, please login or register. I solved the problem, and I decided to reply to add to this forums knowledge base.
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Toehiba I put it back in the satellite, I expected it to boot from the cd since toshiba satellite a15 s129 hard drive was blank, but no, I toshiba satellite a15 s129 the “missing ntldr message”. Anyway, staellite to your description I presume the hardware malfunction causes this issue. But one question; how did you connect and sateplite the internal HDD on other computer??? Hi It seems the HDD is ok because you were able to access it from another computer. After no luck I just started doing all sorts of things to troubleshoot.
SO in order to do a fresh install, in my case install windows 98 and then upgrade to XP, I had to put the hard drive in another computer that had a floppy drive, boot from Windows 98 boot disk, when I got to a DOS prompt, change to C: