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Boot error with Windows 8

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by TheShape74, Jan 31, 2013.

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  1. TheShape74

    TheShape74 Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I recently bought a brand new Toshiba laptop with Windows 8. I have had it a week and everything has been great with it. However, this evening when I came home, and I hit the power button to turn it on, a message came up almost immediatly. No splash screen or 'Toshiba' welcome screen with the usual 'Enter bios' option. It was a blue box on my black screen that said 'Recovery of the hard disk is about to begin.' I had the option to choose yes or no and chose no. I then re-hit the power button and poof...it booted up normally. I went in to the Event Viewer' under 'System' category, but it wasn't mentioned in there. Any ideas? I have restarted 2 or 3 times without the error. Thanks for any help anyone can provide!
     
  2. dai

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    you are not likely to find system errors listed in windows as the problem appears to be with the bios/mboard

    i think you will end up making a warranty claim on it
     
  3. TerryNet

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    A restart is not the same as a shutdown and then a power on after the entire computer has cooled to room temperature.

    The problem could have just been a glitch that you will never see again. But you should try to duplicate the original conditions several times. You may find that dai's prediction of a warranty claim is right on.
     
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