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sudipto_dutta, Computer Hardware Engineer
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My laptop was totally taken down to new, now trying to reboot.

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my laptop was totally taken down to new, now trying to reboot. it is a satellite C55 thus has no disk or anything. all I get is reboot and select device.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Laptop
Expert:  sudipto_dutta replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
Thank You!! for posting your Question.My name is ***** ***** today I will assist you to solve or identify your problem.
Can you tell me, what exactly you mean by "taken down to new" ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
totally reboted I guess
Expert:  sudipto_dutta replied 1 year ago.
Did it rebooted automatically ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no I did it as was basicily told to do as it seemed to hve more viruses than a hospital
Expert:  sudipto_dutta replied 1 year ago.
OK, please let me know the exact error message, which you can see on the computer ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
sorry be were disconnected major t-storm here. says reboot and select proper boot devices or insert boot media in selectrd device and press a key
Expert:  sudipto_dutta replied 1 year ago.
Please shut down the laptop then, restart it and as soon as you see the Toshiba logo , press the F12 key to get the boot device menu, let me know, what options do you see ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
HDD/SSD:HGST HTS545050A7E380
USB
ODD
LAN REALTEK PEX
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ENTER SETUP
Expert:  sudipto_dutta replied 1 year ago.
Select HDD/SSD:HGST HTS545050A7E380 and press enter and let me know, what happens ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
SAME AS EARLIER MESSAGE
Expert:  sudipto_dutta replied 1 year ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** Windows seems to be deleted or corrupt from your hard drive. Do you have Windows installation disc ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
there is no way to use a disk on this computer
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
so it's toast then?
Expert:  sudipto_dutta replied 1 year ago.
Please restart the laptop once more and this time when you see the Toshiba logo, start tapping the F8 key and let me know, if you see any options or not ?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no same message
Expert:  sudipto_dutta replied 1 year ago.
Unfortunately, then the hard drive seems to be defective. Now, as this can also cause due to corrupt windows. Now, as this laptop do not have any CD/DVD drive the first thing, you need to do get a external drive and windows installation disc and then, try to reinstall Windows. If that fails, then, you have to replace the hard drive to solve the problem.
If you do not have the Windows installation disc then, it will be better to replace the hard drive and reinstall windows from the store,where you will replace the drive.
Please let me know, if you need any further help, otherwise please remember to give positive rating, as that is the only way I am compensated for my time and effort.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thankyou
Expert:  sudipto_dutta replied 1 year ago.
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