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Blank Laptop Screen

Hi all,

I had tried searching all previous post and can't find a similiar problem that I face. Can anyone help? Thanks a lot.

I am using Toshiba Sattelite 1410 series, using Windows XP Home Edition. I had tried reformat but that didn't solve the problem. Below explain the situation of the problem:

After I switch on my laptop, it succesful load on the normal window screen. No problem in viewing the screen from till the window XP desktop screen load.

This is where the problem start, the time of the screen goes blank vary (nothing to do with standby or power save setting as I change all the setting so that the screen is on all the time, also no screen saver) - most of the time within few minute the screen just goes blank. The strangest thing is occasionly I can view the screen without any problem for hours (rare) after I start up.

When I plug in an external monitor, it has no problem for the display on the external monitor.

There is another strangest thing to which I don't understand the most, whether I continue to use my external monitor to work or I just leave the laptop screen goes blank for a while, let say 15 minutes (again time vary), I then press fn + f5 to switch between screen mode. Poof the display come back on the laptop screen, however this may or may not stay on for long, it can switch back to blank again in few minutes.

It is much appreciated if someone can help to solve the mystery for me.

Thanks!!!

Dear,

1)I have a TOSHIBA Satellite M40 - 277 and I have the opposite problem as described...My screen of the laptop is black and only goes on when the desktop loads...

I tried to change the toshiba power saver settings and so on...
I got one reaction when I went to desktop - engerysettings- i changed from toshiba power saver to laptop...then the screen stayed complety black, all the time, also when I was already on my desktop...lucky I connected to an external screen and changed the settings back to toshiba power saver...

What can I do?

2) Furthermore, I 'm trying to get into my BIOS to change the boot settings so i can reinstall windows xp but also on the external screen i only see something when xp already starts loading...pushing the DEL button at the beginning doesn t help as well...

HELP! :)


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  • on the road Mar 30, 2008

    After deinstalling the Toshiba Power Saver...nothing anymore...
    only a black screen...also during the desktop...on 2 external
    screens I can see windows...

    but I further installed windows xp home edition , service pack 2 and they ask me for registration...now...I used the cd of my cousin and after installing got message that i need to register with another code...i did this because i did not got a windows xp cd with my laptop...it was preinstalled and the sticker of windows is on the bottom.the code on my computer also doesn t work.
    now I can only log out...or register...no other option...even not reinstalling another windows...because I can t get in my BIOS at the beginning...pretty complicated...

    hope someone serious can help me

    thanks!

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sorry about posting for trouble.
similar blank screen problem with Toshiba satlite notebook but I can see the desktop with no light from lcd. so if you just see the screen it's black untill you see very close to the monitor. When it boots i can see the normal screen and it goes away blank. Any suggestion?

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