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Toshiba A105 sat. laptop

The power light is on, hard disk drive light is not on, I hear no sound from the machine but I do feel the fan a little. The screen is black at all times as if it's not on. I have tried both the battery and the ac adapter. no luck. Do I need a new hard drive??

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  • sirojiddin Oct 02, 2008

    toshiba satellite a 105 s 4211 model

    while upgrading BIOS from Windows (xp), i clicked on twice on the BIOS installation (downloaded from TOSHIBA's official web.) it said plase wait for 3-5 minutes and then I forced off the computer by holding the power button, that's it, I turned back on, power button is on, cd-drive open, u can hear the processor fan. 
    but no image at all on the screen, 
    is BIOS currupted>? need to repair or replace the motherboard??
    Thanks guys!

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No, no need for hard drive. Press and hold the FN key and press F4 once, if nothing happens try it again. If screen appears then your in luck. Otherwise the back light needs to be replaced for your LCD screen. Try an external screen and press FN+F4 key and you should have a screen so you can see if there are other problems. Good luck!

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