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Topic # 5428 27-Oct-2005 18:12
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I got 3 various Toshiba laptops whose screens suddenly refuse to work. Most of them displaying white. But if an external monitor is connected, it displays.
What could be the problem(s). How can they be resolved?

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Reply # 22189 27-Oct-2005 22:08
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You should be asking toshiba this question

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  Reply # 22378 31-Oct-2005 18:49
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its ok i have had my toshiba A70 back to toshiba 7 times in its warranty life and it still is not working, they refuse to replace it as they belive it is my problem. the right click mouse menu appears randomly and always when i hit the backspace key it is not a virus as after every fresh re-install as soon as i log into it bang! it happens. i will never buy another toshiba again.

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Reply # 22399 1-Nov-2005 09:13
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I agree I have always had Tosh laptops, but not any more. My Tecra S1 is on its third DVD writer and second motherboard. I now have a Compaq/HP which has been totally solid.

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  Reply # 22401 1-Nov-2005 09:55
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anyone noticed toshiba's weird placing of the "windows" and "context" key to the top right of the keyboard? how weird and un-windows-friendly it is?

Anyway, HP/Compaq or Dell or IBM would be better choice. Oh how about Apple? heheh

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  Reply # 22409 1-Nov-2005 11:26
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toss-shiba. they are cr4p. H and even thoise cheap dells seem to be pretty solid compared... I wonder where I put all those toshiba display panels? I had a banana box full of them so it must suggest something.

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  Reply # 22414 1-Nov-2005 12:16
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well i must have jinxed myself when i talked about my laptop yesterday, cus now the hard drive died in it, this is the 5th hard drive, the only thing good i can see about this laptop is that it makes an excellent paper weight

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