VISTA boot-up disk

  novis 23:25 25 May 2010
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My toshiba laptop is erratically failing to boot into windows. It may be the cmos battery [this was someone's suggestion]. Would a boot disk be a temporary solution?

Where can I find the right boot specs to download to an external drive -and which do I need?

TOSHIBA EQUIUM A100 PSAAQE-00300HAV
Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 2 (build 6002)
1.60 gigahertz Intel Core 2 Duo
64 kilobyte primary memory cache
2048 kilobyte secondary memory cache
64-bit ready


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  Fingees 17:11 26 May 2010

cmos batteries are cheap enough, a couple of pounds.

That would be the first thing to try.

  novis 19:47 27 May 2010

Cheap enough for most computers - Toshiba have their own dedicated battery, I believe. For those who know how to install them. In the meantime, I'm looking for a lateral solution top the problem.

  Fingees 14:09 30 May 2010

If you google toshiba laptop batteries, you will find the vary from 10 pence to £12. depending on your model.

Save all the hassle.

All the best.

  rawprawn 15:15 30 May 2010

CMOS is easy to replace, but if you want to try a boot disk
click here

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