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Old 12-23-2012, 7:54 PM
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HELP! Ok so my Toshiba laptop has a complete white screen when powered on. Is this a hardware issue? Is it an easy fix? What are my options? I paid $299 for it two years ago from Best Buy. I dont want anyone from the "squad" to work on it for various reasons. Thanks in advance.
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Old 12-23-2012, 7:56 PM
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I just found out recently that sometimes the LCD screens need to be replaced and nothing at all is wrong with the internals. Look into it if I were you.
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Old 12-23-2012, 7:57 PM
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I must refrain from my initial thoughts about the title of this thread...
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Old 12-23-2012, 7:58 PM
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HAHA!! Me too.
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Old 12-23-2012, 8:05 PM
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Does it go right to white immediately? Do you get a POST screen, memory count, and then white?
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Old 12-23-2012, 8:12 PM
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Does it go right to white immediately? Do you get a POST screen, memory count, and then white?
White immediately. No POST.
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Old 12-23-2012, 8:14 PM
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Time to buy a new gun!!!!

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Jk , good luck with that!
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Old 12-23-2012, 9:06 PM
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Old 12-23-2012, 9:10 PM
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do you have a LCD monitor or some external monitor you can plug into the laptop to verify if its the screen or the machine itself?
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Old 12-23-2012, 9:47 PM
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do you have a LCD monitor or some external monitor you can plug into the laptop to verify if its the screen or the machine itself?
Yes I have already connected it to my TV and backed up my files. It is in fact the screen. Just not sure how to go about fixing the issue.
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Old 12-23-2012, 10:05 PM
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you could try opening the laptop and reconnecting the monitor ribbon. maybe it worked its way loose from opening the monitor too widely or somethin weird.
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Old 12-23-2012, 11:14 PM
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nothinghere2c is correct. This was common in several models of Samsung and HP laptops where the internal display cable was getting worn from the hinge's movement.

Swap the cable (usually less than $20 on ebay), and the LCD will return to life.

Now, removing the lid could be hairy for some models but is usually fairly easy, since the manufacturer that went cheap on the hinge design usually also goes cheap on the lid design. That means it's usually just four or six screws holding it all together.

You can Google for directions on how to open the lid and change the display cable. Such instructions are very common.
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Old 12-23-2012, 11:15 PM
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nothinghere2c is correct. This was common in several models of Samsung and HP laptops where the internal display cable was getting worn from the hinge's movement.

Swap the cable (usually less than $20 on ebay), and the LCD will return to life.

Now, removing the lid could be hairy for some models but is usually fairly easy, since the manufacturer that went cheap on the hinge design usually also goes cheap on the lid design. That means it's usually just four or six screws holding it all together.

You can Google for directions on how to open the lid and change the display cable. Such instructions are very common.
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You could try starting the laptop and reconnecting the observe lace. maybe it proved helpful its way reduce from starting the observe too commonly or something strange. . . . . .


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You could try starting the laptop and reconnecting the observe lace. maybe it proved helpful its way reduce from starting the observe too commonly or something strange. . . . . .
Well, I know one thing for certain. I will not be going to you for any business marketing solutions, lol.

But seriously, please stop emailing me claiming to be a Nigerian Prince.
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Turn it around and look at it, You have been looking at a little apple logo. the screen is on the other side..
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