my laptop will turn on and shows Toshiba startup screen with F2 and F12 boot selection but goes automatically to a screen displaying Intel corporation copyright1997 2000 then a help bunch of writing and goes over and over nonstop and only way to stop is turn offs
You might test using a Linux bootable CD. I would remove the hard drive and try to boot from the CD. If it can't boot from the Linux CD then you probably have a problem with the Motherboard. It you can boor from the CD the problem is probably with the hard drive.