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Blank screen toshiba m70-sr3 ...the screen goes blank without warning. Reboot and it comes back. I cannot get it to do it by moving the cover. I thought there may be a bad connection. Any ideas? Harvey

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start your sys and press F8 key.
then go to safe mode. or last good confi..........
change your resolution to 800x600 or 1024x768

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