I was given a old toshiba satellite 4000 cdt i have no diskettes for it. when i turn it on it goes to a black screen with the toshiba logo on it. bbut will not do anything else i know nothing about it what was loaded on it or what was done to it. looking for some help.
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If you're working on the computer when that happens, it's not probably a power setting. Try to update your BIOS to the most current version at the toshiba support website (support.toshiba.com) & see what happens. Fixes the issue most of the time
Or.. Check to See if the Lid Switch is Stuck Down... Some laptops have alittle Movable plastic pin that depresses when the lid is closed to turn the screen off... this can sometimes get stuck down to the board button.. causing the symptoms youre experiencing