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My Toshiba Satellite won't move beyond the "start-up repair"

by asplato / July 17, 2013 4:08 AM PDT

Toshiba Satellite Laptop Model L775-S7108; Windows 7. I attempted to troubleshoot "Loading Windows" at Toshiba's website but no luck. I tried to load in safe mode by pressing f8 as instructed and it just continues to the "startup repair is checking your system for problems" screen. From this point, it just runs and runs. Can someone please assist?

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Be sure no usb things are plugged in.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 17, 2013 4:13 AM PDT

And tell more. Unless a clue is revealed such as "the BIOS mode was changed from AHCI to LOLC" I think you are looking at a factory recovery (hope you had nothing on that laptop!)

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Boot from a repair disc
by wpgwpg / July 17, 2013 4:20 AM PDT

When the startup repair doesn't work, you should try a repair disc because that usually works better. If you don't have one, you can make one on another PC having the same 32 or 64 bit Windows 7 as your computer. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Backup and Restore -> Create System repair disc. Insert a CD-R and it'll create it.
Good luck.

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