yet another sick laptop

  jack 15:34 18 Feb 2003

Yet another laptop seeking my help

This one is a Toshiba Satellite 420CD with Win 95.
Its owner has sent it to me because it has locked up.

I have unlocked it and indeed got it going, writing docs, sending E=mails even ,but not for long.
When it will lock again.
Then it will not really restart -because of 'Improper shut down'
It will run scan disk , and some times start, or sometimes lock in scandisk .

I aam tempted to reformat and reload, but am aware of the strange HDD configuration on these beasties with the drive space utility the kids us that a a 270 Mb disk is 1.2 Gb or similar.
The machine has no disks.
So I am loath to reformat. - yet
Any suggestions anyone.

  Belatucadrus 16:17 18 Feb 2003

click here should link to Toshibas driver download page for the 420 using W95. I think that it sound like time to reformat, but you never know somebody may come up with a simpler solution.

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