Question about Toshiba Satellite M45-S331 Notebook
Normally when I push the power button it turns blue and then the computer boots up. Now the power button turns blue for about 5 seconds and I hear the fan start to work but then the computer just shuts off. There is no screen display, no evidence of bios startup. I have tried to start the computer with on AC power adapter with the battery removed, on battery only (no AC adapter), with both battery and AC adapter connected, after the battery has charged over night, with the hard drive removed, wireless card removed, RAM (on bottom side of motherboard) removed and DVD drive removed.
A technician said he thinks a chip on the motherboard is bad. Any ideas ? Does this laptop need the battery installed to work? And if so, could a bad battery cause this?
Posted on May 03, 2011
No.. the problem has nothing to do with your battery....
Yes Quite Possibly the motherboard is fried...
Posted on Nov 18, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 10, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite M45-S331 Notebook
Dec 10, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M45X-S331 Notebook
Dec 02, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M45-S331 Notebook
Oct 08, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M45-S331 Notebook
Jun 27, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M45-S331 Notebook
Jun 02, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M45-S331 Notebook
Apr 02, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M45-S331 Notebook
Mar 20, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M45X-S331 Notebook
712 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!