screen keeps going blank

  eutrucker 23:36 26 Feb 04
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does anyone know the reason why my toshiba laptop's screen keeps intermitantly going blank, even though you can vagely see windows in the back ground, i tried all sorts but cant seem to find the fault.

  GaT7 18:25 27 Feb 04

Hi eutrucker,

Please let us know which Toshiba model exactly & whether still under warranty or not.

  woodchip 18:30 27 Feb 04

It sound like the back light that's got intermittent connection

  woodchip 18:31 27 Feb 04

It sound like the back light that's got intermittent connection

PS you could try pressing the little pin that the lid Presses in when you close the computer case, to see if you have a faulty switch

  eutrucker 18:42 27 Feb 04

its a satellite 1800-921, warranty has finished, if i press the pin and release it comes back on , but not totally blank you always see a siluete in the background

  woodchip 18:46 27 Feb 04

I would think it's the back light that's at fault, you need a laptop repairer

  eutrucker 18:47 27 Feb 04

sometimes i pull the power lead, and it stays on, but this morning driving me mad i lost it and guess what! you guessed seems to be working fine , touch wood

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