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Toshiba satellite A100 Monitor problem

Hi all
-I have a Toshiba satellite A100 laptop and the problem is that when i turn it on the monitor displays a gray screen and nothing appears on it although the operating system and all the programs work normally
-I hooked the laptop to a regular monitor and it seems that every thing is fine
-I re-installed the display driver and the problem still exists
-I tried to log on windows on safe mode but the monitor still displays the grey screen
-finally when I hooked it to a regular monitor and configured it to dual show (both the laptop and the monitor show) the laptop monitor worked normally as if there was no problem at all !!

so please if any one encountered this problem or know any thing about it , please tell me

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  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2008

    my toshiba a125 has the same problem, it took me a few days to figure this out - when i tap the back of the moniter it will come on like there is some type of short. Then a few days later only the grey screen and the tapping stopped working. I took the cover off and did not see any obvious wiring problems so I am also stumped- any clues

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  • Nam Mir Mar 11, 2009

    Hi friends,

    I have a Toshiba satellite L10-224 laptop and I have the booting problem. The problem is
    that when i turn on the laptop, a gray screen is displayed and nothing
    happens after that.

    I re-installed the OS, but it also did not help.
    I tried to log on windows on safe mode but the monitor still displays the grey screen

    So please if any one encountered this problem or know any solution to it, please send me an email to

    Thanks a lot in advance!



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I have Toshiba Satellite A 100 which is not booting and does not show the boot screen . I have put a user password in BIOS and in abscence of boot screen I am unable to start the system.When Power is switched -on,the display screen lits -up without any characters/logo/Cursor and the CAPS lock and other two keys blink on the key-board.The the Function keys do not respond but gives a beep sound. I have tried to run System Restore DVD but the system could not be booted probably the booting sequence is required to be changed first.Please give our advise.
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    Did you get help, I have the same problem pls email me your solution at Thanks,


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