can i recover my system without a disk
Posted 25 August 2010 - 07:20 PM
Posted 25 August 2010 - 07:48 PM
i have a toshiba satellite a105 s2101 and i want to do a system recovery and dont have the disk, and can't download or burn a disk, i have tried to use the shut down and hold zero(0) when starting pc but that didnt work can anyone help???
Posted 25 August 2010 - 07:49 PM
If that does not work then do this
Click Start > Run and type diskmgmt.msc in the Open: line and click OK, now see if you hidden partion is listed there. TP
Edited by trig, 25 August 2010 - 08:10 PM.
Posted 25 August 2010 - 08:49 PM
Posted 25 August 2010 - 09:21 PM
Now hit the Print Screen key on the keyboard. Open up microsoft Paint and go to EDIT and click Paste. Save this file as a JPEG file on your desktop. Upload the picture here and let me see if it is the hidden partiton. I will check back tomorrow for your post. JP
Posted 25 August 2010 - 11:13 PM
I believe, that at some point (around 2007), they stopped shipping laptops with recovery partition.
1. Click Start
2. Select All Programs
3. Select Recovery Disc Creator.
4. Within the Recovery Disc Creator select Create
5. When prompted enter the first blank DVD and select Ok
6. When prompted enter the second blank DVD and select Ok
Edited by Broni, 26 August 2010 - 04:19 PM.
Posted 26 August 2010 - 10:43 AM
I do not see the partition with the operating system on it. The one that shows is probably a diagnostics type partition. Most hidden partition's with operating systems on them have 3 to 5 gigs of space used and yours is only in the 300 meg range. You will probably need to order the restore cd/dvd from Toshiba.
Edited by trig, 26 August 2010 - 10:46 AM.
Posted 26 August 2010 - 01:16 PM
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