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My Toshiba laptop l655d-s5055 will not boot

The fan comes on, but nothing appears on the screen and the hard drive does not come in

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SOURCE: lost manual for Toshiba satellite

Hello bclayor,
go to this "Website;" scroll-down towards the [bottom] of the 'page.'
There you will see, the "User's Guide," that you can "Download."

If this information helped? Return and give a "Helpful Rating," please!
Thanks, paul7of9


Click here: http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/modelContent.jsp?ct=DL&os=&category=&moid=2711088&rpn=PSK2LU&modelFilter=L655D-S5055&selCategory=2756709&selFamily=1073768663

Posted on Feb 24, 2011

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SOURCE: Toshiba Satellite L655D s5050 when turn on power comes up charging light comes up disc drive works but nothing on screen and the vga port didnt work as well

Nothing on internal monitor screen, and nothing on external VGA monitor?

You have a bad graphics chipset. This = replace motherboard.

Before you rush out to buy a motherboard, let's review on how to properly connect a VGA monitor to that Toshiba Satellite L655D-s5050;

1) Laptop OFF, monitor OFF, connect the VGA monitor to the RGB port on the side of the laptop.

2) By DEFAULT, the display should show on the external VGA monitor.

DOES NOT mean it will.

No display on external VGA monitor?
Press, and hold down on the Fn key, tap ONCE on the F5 key.
(O-N-C-E. NOT repeatedly!)

Still no?
Hold the Fn key down again, and tap once more on the F5 key.

Still no?


Hold the Power On button down until the laptop turns off.
Remove the VGA cable, and all external cables/devices.

Close the laptop, turn it over on the table in front of you.
(I recommend a soft, static free cloth on the table, to prevent scratching the table, and laptop)

Remove ALL power. Remove the AC adapter (Charger), and Battery.

Remove the Memory Compartment Cover.
(Middle of laptop on bottom. Rectangular cover with three Philips head screws)

Make SURE your body is free from Static, and remove all ram memory modules. (Slot A, and Slot B, IF, there are two ram memory modules)

Handle the ram memory module by the BODY. The body is everywhere, but the gold plated contact pins on the bottom.
The body is coated with a see-through protective plastic.
Refrain from touching the gold plated contact pins.

Clean EACH gold plated contact pin with a pencil eraser.
BOTH sides.
If using a pencil eraser on the end of a pencil, and not a solid eraser, refrain from letting the metal band contact the gold plated contact pins.

Just rub up, and down on each pin.
When finished use air to remove the eraser dust. You can use a can of compressed air for computers if available, or air pressure from your mouth will be sufficient.

Reinstall just one ram memory module, (If you have two), in Slot A.
Make SURE it is in Slot A. The Processor reads Slot A first. If no ram memory module is in Slot A, the laptop will not work.

Put the Memory Compartment Cover back on.
Reinstall the Battery. Turn the laptop over, and open it back up.
Plug the AC adapter (Charger) in.

WAIT 1 minute, turn the laptop on. Still no?
Turn the laptop off, and attach the external VGA monitor again.
Try it. (Don't forget you may have to use the Display Toggle-Over key)

Still no?
I suggest the graphics chipset is bad. Motherboard replacement.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.
Regards,
joecoolvette

Posted on Jun 23, 2012

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