Windows 10: Toshiba boot issue

Discus and support Toshiba boot issue in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Hi all, I hope everyone is well!! I manage to muddle through on computery things, but am I novice, so bear with me! I have an old Toshiba satellite... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by Michelle (michelle), Sep 9, 2018.

  1. Toshiba boot issue

    Hi all, I hope everyone is well!!

    I manage to muddle through on computery things, but am I novice, so bear with me!

    I have an old Toshiba satellite laptop.. hmm probably 6 years old now, it came with windows 8 on it, so can't be much older, hopefully!! (Its now running windows 10 upgrade.)

    Its not used often, anymore. I keep it as a back up, and use some old software on it (which is one reason why I hope to fix rather than reformat). Recently, I tried to turn it on as normal, and it came up with command prompt screen saying no bootable device was found.

    The first thing I did was remove the HDD and connect it to my working laptop. I can see everything on it. I have scanned it (right click/tools/check for file system errors), and the scan returned as all normal. Which is great, I'll take that! I've copied the few bits I needed. I figure there is learning opportunity here, I love to tinker and understand!

    Ive put the HDD back into the machine, and I created a windows media USB and that was with the 1803 version, from Microsoft. Start up repair said it couldn't repair the machine, so I ran the bootrec stuff. It said access was denied when I tried to do Bootrec /fixboot. I then took to Google and saw that it might be related to the version of Windows.

    I managed to find the 1703 version of the Windows and create a USB (I have checked the USB is in a USB2 socket - it is). Start up repair looked promising at one point, saying it was attempting repairs, but then said it couldn't repair. I went into command prompt...

    Bootrec /fixmbr - successful

    Bootrec /fixboot - now successful (it wasn't when I had 1803 on the stick)

    Bootrec /scanOs - identifies 1 installation on the C drive

    Bootrec /rebuildbcd - asks if I want to add installation to boot list Y, N or A (all)

    If I select Yes or All, it says "the requested device cannot be found"

    Ive done Diskpart /sel disk 0 / list vol and I see

    0 = the CD

    1 = C Drive/NTFS/Partition/920GB/Healthy (no info)

    2 = No letter/System/NTFS/Partition/1024MB/healthy/Hidden

    3= No letter/No label/FAT32/Partition/100MB/Healthy/Hidden

    4 = No letter/Recovery/NTFS/Partition/9GB/healthy/Hidden

    5 = D/USB Stick Name/FAT32/Removable/7387MB/Healthy/(no info)

    I am not sure what to do now :/

    Any and all advice really appreciated Toshiba boot issue :)

    Michelle (michelle), Sep 9, 2018
  2. Johan45 Win User

    AMD FX OC'ers Club

    That's what the auto setting will do since you're over the 1333 mark it jumps to the next step which isn't listed or officially supported I assume by that ram.

    At this point though I would suggest dropping the multi one step or .5 so that we can get something stable and possibly take the heat issue out of the picture for now.
    Johan45, Sep 9, 2018
  3. GNJha Win User
    Boot Process


    Please suggest me a link that can explain the boot process step by step of ...

    • Windows 7,
    • Windows 8.1,
    • Windows 10,
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 and
    • Windows Server 2012 R2

    With Regards

    GNJha, Sep 9, 2018
  4. Dyan Rey Win User

    Toshiba boot issue

    toshiba c50t-a stuck KB4015217


    For better assistance with updating your Toshiba, we need the answer to the following questions:

    • Which Windows 10 build are you using?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?

    In the meantime, we suggest you to run Windows Update Troubleshooter
    by going to this
    . It will detect and resolve the most common issues with your Windows Update.

    Looking forward to your response.
    Dyan Rey, Sep 9, 2018

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