Asking a Windows Operating System to do a reformat on the operating disk is like asking it to commit
suicide. It just will not do it.
You are going to have to buy an XP disk, either from a store or from Toshiba.
You will also need drivers
from Toshiba for the motherboard, the sound card, the video card, the
Then set the BIOS to boot first from the CD drive.
With the XP disk in the CD, start the computer and follow the on-screen directions.
(A restore disk from Toshiba, would be the easiest solution, but a full XP disk is a better tool for
This is called live and learn.
"Daniel Woo" <DanielWoo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I've tried looking for it in the add/remove program and its not there. I've
> went to my computer and right clicked it and clicked format and a window came
> up and said that i couldn't format because "vista" was currently on the C:/
> drive and i can't format. I don't have a XP boot cd. I never had one. If i
> ever had any problems with my Toshiba Laptop i would restore it. I need
> serious help. If anyone can give me a guide i've be pleased.