Find a known good memory stick maybe you can borrow it from a friend and test the laptop. When the same video defect appears on both monitors — internal LCD screen and external screen, then most likely it happens because of a bad video card. So I knew that the LCD and video are still working fine. Hello, I have a Toshiba S from way back in Can you help me? I changed the inverter and cable and no difference. Does this description ticks any thing???

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Apparently, even though the display is fine on an external laptop, the problem was with the main board. Can you give me any help in how to get the old part to remove and replace it? I have tried to start the computer in safe mode to try and isolate a driver which could be playing with things but that does not help.

I have an older model Alienware Area 51m laptop Conspiracy Blue that needs repair. After getting the laptop I found it difficult to test the hardware as there were many important files missing in Windows XP and it would not run properly.

My only other guess is the video card, but toshiba psm42u displays fine on an external monitor. Toshiba psm42u this switch bad or is there a problem with the backlight or Toshiba psm42u inverter? The problem also occurs in bios. Try to twist the screen, apply some tension to it. Is it possible to change that cable on that particularly toshiba psm42u Do the same triple images appear on the external screen?

The computer works beautifully, just the sceen is messed up. That part is perfect, but everything below it is completely black. Mabey you have the wrong screw in somewhere! I insert a piece toshiba psm42u soft plastic between the mask and screen and slowly move it along the screen.

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I bought another lcd, pwm42u it in, replaced the cables,and now I get color with vertical lines but no picture. I torqued the screen this way and that, squeezed it and tugged and pulled on all the cables, but to no avail.

Does anyone have a toshiba psm42u source for a new video cable for this Toshiba Ps? It might be just a loose connection. Henry, If the laptop has bad video on both internal LCD and external screen, then I would assume something is wrong with the graphics card. I see toshiba psm42u external monitor on the background. My question is this. I connected an external toshiba psm42u to toshiba psm42u and the line does not appear there.

I guess it happened because the system board had some kind of intermittent problem with onboard video or video connector.

I toshiba psm42u assume that this is a loose connection? John, Have you tried to connect an external monitor to the laptop? Find out if external video displays mixed colors too. Is there any instructions available? Toshiba psm42u the resolution is set to the highest setting the right and bottom 3 inches of the desktop are off the screen!

But the reddish video appeared again as soon as I replaced ttoshiba screen. You can toshiba psm42u these discs to reimage the hard drive back to factory defaults. Powered it up, and the colors still looked bad, no change. I can only blame myself for this, but the other day I left the laptop near toshiba psm42u window, and the sun attacked it once again.

It was working well until 2 days toshiba psm42u when the power cable toshiba psm42u suddenly desconnected. What can I do??? Greg, Have you tested if the laptop pam42u fine with an external screen before you replaced the internal LCD?

What does this sound like to you? For one, it was never dim or pinkish and the flickering was fairly bright. I have a HP laptop but anytime I turn it on it gives me line with color on the screee, can toshiba psm42u please show me how to fix it? I have an acer travelmate which has a problem of not displaying an output to either the laptop screen or an external screen. If I place a small magnet near the proper spot, the system goes into suspend mode and then will come out again.

tosiba One final thing, I thought the VGA board on laptops was discrete? Something is wrong with the toshiba psm42u card. After minutes the internal LCD screen failed but the external video was fine.

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He got an error message, something about something being corrupt and needing to use the boot Toshiba psm42u or something to that effect. I own a Toshiba M35X- S Do you think I may have to change the video cable too? If the external monitor works fine toshiba psm42u you disconnect the video cable from the motherboard, connect the cable back and test it again. If you can see the same pink tint on the external monitor, then it toshiba psm42u be related to the motherboard video card.

Every few reboots it will fix itself for one or two reboots.