Toshiba laptop splash screen

Opening splash screen after XP log on displays msg.

Initialization error: HKDRV Driver is absent!

I know this is a driver problem, but for what?
Have posted this error msg. many times, but with no solution.
macjennaAsked:
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
What model Toshiba?  

You're right - no one has the answer.  I'll try to find it if you can tell me the model (exact model number).
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Rok BrnotCommented:
Try starting windows in SAFE mode (VGA) and (re)install correct video driver.
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garypyneCommented:
From what I have gathered, that is the driver for your CD or DVD-rom. You could try and do a repair using the Recoveryconsole, or if you have XP, do a reinstall-in-place, or do a Restore back to the point when it was still working.
Backup your data first.
Alternatively, ask a friend with a similar laptop, to email you that file (with instructions where he found it, probably windows\system32).
Boot into safe mode and put it back where it belongs.
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macjennaAuthor Commented:
Model is Toshiba satellite 3000 s304
Two comments so far point at VGA or CD/DVD will have to reinstall drivers for both and retest. this error does not prevent the OS from loading nor is there any problems due to this error, all I have to do is click OK to proceed on through XP load. It is so frustrating trying to figure what to do to clear it premanently.
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fatcontrollerCommented:
Hkdrv.sys is part of Toshiba's proprietary power management utility.
If it appears in add/remove programs, as Toshiba Power Management or similar,
uninstall it.
Download the utility, (s3ktpmx.exe is the file you're after) from Tosh's tech
support centre and reinstall.
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macjennaAuthor Commented:
This was right on the money and cleared everything up instantly. Thanks.
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