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Blank screen sometimes

Hi,
At stratup, the lcd on my toshiba a-100 often stays blank. The backlights are clearly still on and turn off and on as I close and open the lid.

The machine is posting and booting as I can start windows and hear the startup music.

Here's the strange part... If I start the computer and immediatly close the lid... then watch for the lcd light to come on and open the lid, it works fine. but 19 out of 20 tries to start normally with the lid open and I just get the greyish backlit blank screen.

Any ideas?

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Can you try an external monitor?

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