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Problem with booting

Problem with booting

Problem with booting

hi guys,
i've got this old stand a alone Toshiba with lcd.
the sys. comfiguration is: Pentium (r)A80502166 Processor, 32Mb of Sdramm, 4Gigs of harddrive. Os win98Se.
the problem is that, the booting process keeps restarting once it reaches the point of lunching Windows.
can anyone help me with a solution.

RE: Problem with booting

Windows probably needs to be reinstalled


RE: Problem with booting

Press F8 on bootup - this will pop up a startup menu.  You can then select dos mode.  Check if it starts up in DOS mode.

If it does, restart and try again in safe mode.  Check if it boots up in safe mode.  If it doesn't then it probably needs reinstalling.

If it does boot up in safe mode then there is something strange about the startup.

RE: Problem with booting

thanks for your suggestions xwb but the problem is it keeps restarting even b/4 i press F8 it happens so fast that i cannot lunch the setup talk more of reinstalling windows.
i personally suspect its a hardware problem,either the processor,motherboard or powerpack.
what do think?

RE: Problem with booting

I had a similar boot problem last year, which was fixed by re-installing Windows.


RE: Problem with booting

Hi fredddy

Is it possible your cooling fan on processor heat sink has quit working? Or is there a lot of dust on mother board may need a good cleaning You could be over heating during boot, but win 98 always was a little fussy.


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