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Toshiba satellite CD door will not open


http://www.irisvista.com/tech/laptops/toshiba-satellite-a205/laptop-disassembly-1.htm

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

2) Turn the laptop over bottom side up, Battery Compartment facing AWAY from you, down on a table.
You may wish to lay a soft Static free cloth on the table, to prevent scratching the table, or laptop.

3) Take this cover off,

http://www.irisvista.com/tech/laptops/toshiba-satellite-a205/big/toshiba-satellite-a200-a205-02.jpg

Remove the Ram Memory module/s. ('Stick')
Lay them/it carefully aside. Handle by the BODY. The Body is everywhere on the Ram Memory module, EXCEPT the gold plated contact pins at the bottom.

The Body is coated with a see-through protective plastic.

4) Remove this Philips head screw, and push the optical drive out,

http://www.irisvista.com/tech/laptops/toshiba-satellite-a205/big/toshiba-satellite-a200-a205-03.jpg

The top of the optical drive will have small Philips head screws, or Torx screws. They sell Torx screwdrivers real cheap,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torx

Remove the screws, remove the cover, remove the disk.

Regards,
joecoolvette

[Sounds like you may need a replacement optical drive ]

Oct 31, 2012 | Toshiba Satellite Computers & Internet

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Toshiba satellite monitor is scrambled, how to fix?


Check to see if the problem is the screen Inverter, or the graphics chipset, or the LCD screen.
Use an external monitor as a test.

If the screen of the external monitor shows a scrambled display you have a problem with the graphics chipset.

If the screen of the external monitor does Not show a scrambled display, you have a problem with the screen Inverter, or the LCD screen.

90 PERCENT of the time the fault is the screen Inverter.


External Monitor;
1) You can use a CRT monitor, (Looks like a small TV), as a VGA monitor,
Or
2) You can use a flat LCD screen monitor that has a VGA cable.

A) Laptop OFF, and monitor OFF, attach the VGA cable from the External monitor, to the VGA port on the Toshiba Satellite A205 series Notebook PC.

This is an example of a VGA cable, and it's connector, and a VGA connector on the laptop,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VGA_connector

B) Turn the monitor on. If it is a CRT style let it 'warm up'.
Turn the laptop on.

C) The display is supposed to automatically show up on the external monitor.
If it does not, press, and hold down on the Fn key, and also press the F5 key.

Still no?
Holding the Fn key down, tap the F5 key again.

Display good on external monitor? Problem lies with the screen Inverter, or the LCD screen.
Either OR.

Primer:
An LCD screen does not produce light. It needs an additional light source.
A Backlight is the additional light source.

A Backlight is a CCFL.
Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp.
Similar to Fluorescent lighting used in homes, and businesses, but on a MUCH smaller scale.

An Inverter (screen Inverter) is used to convert the electricity provided by the laptop, for the LCD screen, and Backlight.

As previously stated, 90 PERCENT of the time the fault is the Inverter.

Laptop open looking at the display assembly, the plastic thin frame in front of the LCD screen, and surrounds the LCD screen, is the Display Bezel. (Resembles a picture frame)

The Display Bezel is removed to access the screen Inverter.
The Inverter is right behind the Display Bezel, and located at the bottom area of the LCD screen.

The Display Assembly has to be removed from the laptop, to remove the Display Bezel.
Toshiba's term for the Display Bezel is Display Mask.

The Toshiba Satellite A205-S5804 Notebook PC is one of the Satellite A205 series of Notebook PC's.
This is a link to a free Service Manual for a the Satellite A205 series of Notebook PC's,

http://www.tim.id.au/blog/tims-laptop-service-manuals/#toc-toshiba

Scroll down to the second Satellite heading. The one that begins with Satellite A10.
Scroll across, and click on A200.

After you click on A200 it may take as long as 30 seconds before the first page comes up.
It may also take additional time for the file to fully download.

At the top of the PDF file is the page number box. It is to the right of the Down Arrow.
Go to Page 146.
4.10 Display Assembly

Page 151 shows how to remove the Display Mask.
4.11 Display Mask

Page 153 deals with the screen Inverter.
4.12 FL Inverter Board

Takes a really sensitive (Read fairly expensive) multimeter to test an Inverter.
Due to the low price, and ease of replacing, the screen Inverter is replaced to test whether the old one is bad.

Example of a screen Inverter (FL Inverter Board) for a Satellite A205-S5804 Notebook PC,

http://www.batterysupport.com/toshiba-satellite-a205-s5804-inverter-p-216526.html

Compare to the price of a replacement LCD screen,

http://www.laptopscreen.com/English/model/Toshiba/SATELLITE~A205-S5804/

To summarize so far;
1) Display shows good on external monitor. Replace screen Inverter. Still the same problem? Replace the LCD screen.

2) Display on external monitor is scrambled also?
Fault lies with the graphics chipset.

Chip and Chipset are slang terms for I.C.
Integrated Circuit,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_Circuit

The graphics chipset is a GPU.
Graphics Processing Unit,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPU

The GPU for a Toshiba Satellite A205-S5804 Notebook PC (Part Number PSAF3U-0NR00V), is an Intel (Mobile) GL960 Express,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_chipsets#Core_2_mobile_chipsets

It is soldered directly to the motherboard, therefore it is Integrated Graphics.

{Integrated Graphics is also known as OnBoard graphics.
ON the motherBOARD.
The GPU is soldered to the motherboard.

In comparison if the GPU were soldered to a removable adapter card, it would be a graphics card, and Not integrated graphics }

This means if the graphics chipset is found to be bad, motherboard replacement is the solution.

{ Disassembly guide,

http://www.irisvista.com/tech/laptops/toshiba-satellite-a205/laptop-disassembly-1.htm }

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Nov 05, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S5804 Notebook

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How can i change the motherboard, my laptop toshiba don'nt working, it's have problems with them. my laptop is a model A205 toshiba satelite.


Here is a link for a replacement mother board
http://www.zkarlo.com/selected-zkarlo-part/motherboard-p899.php
here is a link on how to disassemble the laptop
http://www.laptoprepair101.com/laptop/2006/02/04/toshiba-laptop-disassembly-manuals/

Sep 21, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S5804 PC Notebook

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My toshiba laptob Model # A205 S4577 freezee in between 20minutes i have shown to my friend he said the has to be replaced and even some part is burning at a point where you place your charger in your...


That part costs just $5. The labor to install it will cost about $200. But if the plastic of the board on which the charger port is fitted has been damaged by the burning circuit then it can't be replaced or repaired - the laptop is indeed dead. The laptop will have to be opened to see if that is the case - that will cost you $50 at a pc repair shop.

Aug 05, 2011 | Toshiba A205-S4577 Notebook

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What are the steps to replace the toshiba A205 S 7443 keyboard ?


First you need to remove the screws that secure the keyboard.
Depending upon the model of your laptop.
These screws are located on the bottom of the laptop.
OR
The screws are behing the plastic panel above the Function keys. You need to remove this panel to get access to the screws.
For information on repairing laptops, please click on this link :-
Laptop repair info
http://www.laptoprepair101.com/

Jan 21, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S7443 Notebook

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Installing lcd screen


Here is the link to the service and repair manual....click on the link, allow it to load up, It is a pdf file. Dusassembly starts on chapter 4, page 7

http://tim.id.au/laptops/toshiba/satellite%20a200.pdf

Jan 18, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S4617 Notebook

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Looking for toshiba a205-s5855 service manual


Here is the manual downaload it.

http://cdgenp01.csd.toshiba.com/content/support/manuals/userguides/su1976824/SatA200_GMAD00173010_08Feb15.pdf

Paste this in your Web browser or in your Download Manager and Download it.

Open it with Adode Reader or Foxit Reader.

You can even print out and keep it as for your future reference.

Jan 03, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S5855 Notebook

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A205-s5814 built in SD reader feature


You should be able to add this feature if the manufacturer has left a spot for it.

Thanks
Cbz123

Nov 19, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S5812 Notebook

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Toshiba satellite A205-S5847 booting problem


Check your GraphicCard. Have you tried downgrading to XP and can you tell if you facing same problem?

Jul 26, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S4617 Notebook

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Computer screen is upside down


u need to open the monitor control menu by pressing the menu key on the monitor then select the option showing two bent arrows one facing up and the other down, then adjust.

Mar 14, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A205-S4617 Notebook

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