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Toshiba Satellite A105 Display

Display comes on at start and work fine mometarily, then it starts to flicker and then goes black.

You can see a slight image even when its dark.

It works fine with an external monitor.

Replaced screen already, with no difference.

What should we try next?

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  • jpennylynne May 09, 2009

    We just replaced the screen. The inverter was our next guess. Or maybe the video card?

  • jkpf May 11, 2010

    did you change just the screen itself or the whole top portion of the lcd including the bezel?

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If you've replaced the LCD Panel already, then chances are good, the failing part may be the FLR inverter. It's a thin little chip about 3 or 4 inches in length that bridges the connection between the LCD and the motherboard. It's location varies from computer to computer though, so you may have to check with manufacturer documentation. They're not too terribly expensive to replace though, much cheaper than the LCD panel, anyways.

Posted on May 09, 2009

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    Monty Lewis May 09, 2009

    I don't suspect it would be the GPU, if it were, I would think you'd be seeing the same symptoms on the external monitor as well.

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