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I have a Toshiba A305 satellite laptop. My Windows 7 got corrupt, and I'm getting boot manager errors.

My laptop DVD drive is not working, so I bought an external one. However, it's not working as a boot device. I have a InsydeH20 2.20 BIOS, and it's showing the USB drive in the boot menu, but it's still not working.

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What error messages show up when you try to boot? (@slhck, sorry I got lost in the middle of the edit there, thanks for cleaning it up) –  soandos Nov 27 '11 at 16:23
    
What CD/DVD in your external drive do you use to boot from? –  Soren Nov 27 '11 at 16:54
    
I got the problem solved installed win 7 thru usb but getting bad sectors in my hard drive how to resolve keeping in mind that my laptop drive is not working & most software need booting cd. –  dheer Dec 1 '11 at 16:08

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