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Toshiba Recovery Software Not Working

March 14, 2010 at 15:44:49
Specs: Windows Vista Home, 1 GB

Attempting to format an old L300 series Toshiba. Will not boot from HDD or Recovery Disk. I have the original Toshiba Recovery software, but it gives me a data deletion error with the code 20-FFFE-045D during the format process. Unit will also occasionally turn off for no apparent reason, suspecting PSU or HDD issues. Please advise.

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#1
March 14, 2010 at 16:47:14

Make an ultimate boot cd and try to run diags like memtest and others.

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#2
March 14, 2010 at 21:11:51

The HDD is most likely dead & will need to be replaced.

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#3
March 15, 2010 at 09:14:37

HDD has been replaced and problem solved. However, laptop persists in randomly shutting down during display driver installation. Suspecting a power supply issue.

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#4
April 1, 2010 at 00:02:36

i replaced my HDD and this new HDD has been dead with the same code "20-FFFE-045D ",
so what can i do in this situation?
Is my laptop does not work?
please help my....

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