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I have a Toshiba Satellite P30-145. On bootup the screen is a flickering red - once windows has loaded, you can see red ghosting. Before replacing the screen, it was red on boot and in windows. I have now replaced the inverter, running out of ideas.

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The problem could be with the RAM. If you have two RAM Sticks, try using one at a time. Else, try replacing the RAM. I faced this issue a few months back with toshiba and replacing RAM worked.

Hope this works for you as well!

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