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So I just ordered a new drive for my Toshiba laptop. I cannot for the life of me get windows or the restore disks to load they always just crash or stop halfway through. I have tired taking out a stick of ram different hard drives. Formatting the drive etc and etc. I don't have any bios options to change the Hard Drive settings just which order to boot. I have spent more than 4-5 hours on this am I missing something.

Does Toshiba encrypt there HD so you can only use the original? Is my cd drive bad?

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Go to the drive manufacturer's site and download their drive diagnostic. Roughly 2% of brand new drives may fail in the first year, and partial failure rates are much higher. – Debra Jan 18 '14 at 4:25
Drive is fine ran all tests and they passed :( – ScottCooper27 Jan 18 '14 at 18:11
Then the odds are pretty good that it's your CD. – Debra Jan 20 '14 at 19:37
tried new cd drive no luck – ScottCooper27 Jan 23 '14 at 2:12
also just updated the bios to newer version to see what would happend – ScottCooper27 Jan 25 '14 at 2:23

Try using a Windows Install USB you can get the app here:

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I tried that already and still no luck:( still shows missing windows files everytime – ScottCooper27 Jan 18 '14 at 4:12
Tried new cd drive and usb drive still no luck – ScottCooper27 Jan 23 '14 at 2:12

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