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Help Me with my monitor Please

Discussion in 'Toshiba' started by killafresh, Aug 6, 2008.

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  1. killafresh

    killafresh Newbie

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    There is a diagonal black line going across the monitor of my Toshiba Satellite A 105 Notebook and I need advice.. I want to know if I can fix it myself or what I should do in order to get it fixed while spending the least amount of money possible. Help Please!!
    If I touch it, a shadow appears about 4 or 5 inches on both sides of my finger so it is probably not a software issue.. and the line just came up one time when i opened up my laptop, not sure if i closed it too hard or what.. but I really need the help or my parents will kill me! :(
     
  2. lixuelai

    lixuelai Notebook Virtuoso NBR Reviewer

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    Seems like a cracked screen. IMO if you want advice you should take a picture of it so people wont have to guess. If it is cracked you are SOL. No way to fix a cracked LCD. Only way is screen replacement or hook up an external LCD. Replacement is usually expensive however the A105 is a bit old so you might find a cheap one.

    Seems to cost $150ish on Ebay.
     
  3. Sam

    Sam Notebook Virtuoso

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    killafresh,

    This is a Toshiba-related issue and not Desktop Hardware, so I will move it to that appropriate forum! Thank you :).
     
  4. killafresh

    killafresh Newbie

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    alright sorry for posting in wrong place
    but here is a picture of it..[​IMG]
     
  5. grinderhand

    grinderhand Newbie

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    Definitely a cracked screen. Only choice is replacement. Check eBay for replacement; about $150 for new.
     
  6. killafresh

    killafresh Newbie

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    alright thanks alot grinderhand and lixuelai .. i guess I will have to just get a new one.. although it seems to have gotten a little better towards the bottom anyway.. oh well I at least i know that there is no fixing it
     
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