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Toshiba recovery cd satellite L655

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December 26, 2011 5:38:56 PM

My laptop is not working - Initially got an error message F3-F100-003 suggesting a problem with my hard drive. I don't have a recovery disc. Can I get one downloaded using another computer?

a c 572 D Laptop
December 26, 2011 5:46:31 PM

Hello AvisG;

You should have made your own recovery disc when you first got your laptop and you'd be ready to start a recovery.

Do you have any personal files and data you want to try and recover, if the hard disk hasn't completely failed?
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a c 572 D Laptop
December 26, 2011 5:52:43 PM

One option is remover the hard disk from the laptop and attach it to another computer as a USB external drive. To do that you'd need an adapter like this one:
USB SATA External 2.5" HDD Enclosure - $16 @ Walmart

Another option you can is to boot the laptop with a LiveCD that doesnt need a HDD to run an operating system.
Ubuntu Desktop It's not windows, but it's enough like it with a file manager, etc, to check and see if your hard disk is reachable and to let you copy off files to a USB thumb drive, for example.
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