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follow instructions and save 'new dmi settings'4. Type Q: at the DOS prompt to change to the Q: drive (a RAM drive setup by batch file). 7. I ran it, typed in Qosmio G35 (the original dmi info of the laptop) and volia! Then I found, right in the route of the first restore CD, a file called: chgdmi.exe. http://support.toshiba.com/support/viewContentDetail?soid=1010703

G S Jan 07, 2009, 09:00pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: Toshiba 5105-S501 WRONG MACHINE ERROR...Laptop Willie said: At this After couple months of using it, I got virus on my computer and I decided to reinstall my windows by using the recovery disc. Sign In Sign Up Browse Back Browse Forums Activity Back Activity All Activity Search The problem I ran into there was that I didn't know what to change it to.

Reply With Quote 07-02-2005,08:46 AM #2 Midknyte View Profile View Forum Posts Stark Raving MOD Join Date May 2002 Location Arkham Asylum Posts 22,141 just checked the set. ESPAÑOL: HOLA JEFF TE AGRADEZCO GRANDEMENTE HABERNOS AYUDADO ,CON ESTE METODO RESOLVI EL PROBLEMA DE MI QOSMIO G35 AV600 MI LAPTOP NO RECONOCIA NISIQUIERA LOS DISCOS DUROS, LE HABIA INSTALADO UN In my case, I entered "Satellite 5200" then the utility exits. Many complained of Toshiba's help desk not being of any assistance, and some even saying that the machine needed to be taken to a "authorized repair depot".

I will check my ram stick and see if it is still good. It should be in a DOS prompt already and the WRONG MACHINE message will be spelled out in block letters made with a lot of *. I bypassed this error by doing the following: The line: %SYSTEMDRIVE%\BIN\banner32 PRESS OK /N "&OK" is just left there for the sake of not modifying too much. Neel Chheda Jan 17, 2009, 12:05am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: Toshiba 5105-S501 WRONG MACHINE ERROR...I am experiencing a similar

And I think it may be coming up with the 2400 series because there is now an 80GB HD in there. model name is case senstive.3. Sign in here. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

The programming aspect is pretty much irrelevant here. http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/fix-for-toshiba-wrong-machine-error.18353/ Ive looked all over the interwebs and could not find an answer of how to bypass the "WRONG MACHINE!" error without actually rewriting data, so i decided to fool with the I did so, and while it was trying to load everything it would stop and freeze. Make sure you are not trying to run the recovery disc install from Windows.

I spent half a day and then got too frustrated. this contact form Toms Hardware http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ The Tom’s Hardware team includes experts in CPUs, graphics processing, motherboards, cases, display technology, system memory, consumer and enterprise storage, peripherals, tablets, and more.   Laptops & Tablets ESPAÑOL: HOLA JEFF TE AGRADEZCO GRANDEMENTE HABERNOS AYUDADO ,CON ESTE METODO RESOLVI EL PROBLEMA DE MI QOSMIO G35 AV600 MI LAPTOP NO RECONOCIA NISIQUIERA LOS DISCOS DUROS, LE HABIA INSTALADO UN My motherboard on my toshiba Satellite P100 died after the warrently was out....

That's pretty much the gist of it. Talk with the people in your school. The process was then aborted. have a peek here Thanks in advance.

User 8484 May 18, 2009, 04:59pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: Toshiba 5105-S501 WRONG MACHINE ERROR...Laptop Willie said: At this Thanks again. what do you mean you only got 2 options?

Look at the help by typing, G:\BIN>DMI.EXE /?

It should reboot into the setup for XP Of course, I can't take credit for any success, and I won't take credit for any mishaps! Or do I have to get new recovery discs? May 06, 2009, 11:40am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: Toshiba 5105-S501 WRONG MACHINE ERROR...For your problem, I don't think you I've got a Toshiba Satellite L10-103 and I want to do the recovery, since Ive got constant errors and my wireless isn't working.

Select the CD to boot to CD. 4. Does anyone know what might be going on? This can happens if the motherboard was replaced and if the technician has not updated the DMI string. http://u2commerce.com/toshiba-satellite/toshiba-satellite-pro-ide-1-error.html It got it from here, and it lists this laptop as a compatible one: http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/t...ngdgmm.0&ct=DL When I booted from the floppy that I made with the above utility, it only gave

A few months ago I was having some serious problems, and the computer was just shutting down if I moved it around. GetModel32 is executed to check if the laptop's Model matches the MODELS variable. (%MODELS%is used for string representation) (If you want the help dialog, just run G:\BIN>GETMODEL32.EXE /? ) errorlevel 0 It will prompt you to continue or quit, press F1 to continue. 5. To join the discussion, please login or register.

Turning on the machine just brings up this same procedure in a terrible loop. Thanks so much!