Go to the comp.sys.laptop newsgroup, and ask them what the procedure for
restoring the operating system is for Toshiba, if you don't have the restore
I have a Gateway, and I looked up the procedure for that a littile while
The procedure for your laptop is probably different.
To restore system software from the hard drive backup copy:
1 Restart the computer, then press F11 when prompted to start the
restore process. The System Recovery program starts. You have
three seconds to press F11 before Windows starts.
2 Click a system restore option. For more information, see
"Restoration options" on page 5.
? Non-Destructive System Restore (Recommended)
? Full System Restore (Destructive)
? Full System Restore (with Backup) (Advanced Option)
3 Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the system
software restoration process.
"digitalexplr" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> If you did an upgrade of your XP installation and do not have a XP CD to
> reinstall from, you will probably have to buy a new copy of XP.
> If this is your only computer you should have never installed Vista Beta 2
> on it in other than a dual-boot setup.
> "Daniel Woo" wrote:
> > I've tried looking for it in the add/remove program and its not there.
> > went to my computer and right clicked it and clicked format and a window
> > up and said that i couldn't format because "vista" was currently on the
> > drive and i can't format. I don't have a XP boot cd. I never had one. If
> > 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.
> > email: email@example.com