Question about Computers & Internet
I took my laptop apart to clean the fan, and when I put it back together I had no video display. If I connect an external monitor to the laptop, I can see what I don't on the laptop monitor. I tried to use the steps in resolving the Toshiba Black Screen problem (http://www.fixya.com/support/t225857-toshiba_satellite_a135_s2376_black), but Toshiba insists I use the Toshiba Power Management Software, therefore I couldn't follow the steps completely. I have purchased and installed a new video cable (still no change), and tested a new invertor board (plugged cables into it with no success). The monitor does appear to illuminate and the brightness does seem to increase and decrease. Is it possible the monitor went bad when I took the laptop apart?
There are generic (well, platform-agnostic) and free utility programs e.g. indexed on VersionTracker, used for fan control (FanGUI, smartFan, etc.) and power management which should work without interfering terribly with that Toshiba utility. Even so, it's possible you'll need to take out a misbehaving power-saving daemon (using Task Manager or whatever.) That suggestion to fiddle with the sleep levels is reasonable; another component you might update or refresh to work in concert with those tools is the system BIOS, which sets the addresses for all those sensors where Toshiba's tools can get at 'em.
Posted on Feb 22, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 06, 2012 | Toshiba Satellite M35X-S349 Notebook
May 06, 2012 | Toshiba Satellite M35X-S161 Notebook
Mar 04, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite M35X-S161 Notebook
Nov 04, 2010 | Toshiba Computers & Internet
Jul 24, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite M35X-S161 Notebook
May 30, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite M35X-S161 Notebook
Apr 04, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M35X-S161 Notebook
Mar 28, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite M35X-S161 Notebook
Dec 08, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite M35X-S161 Notebook
1,343 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!