i do occasionally get the toshiba splash screen and sometimes even boots to windows.
i don't believe the screen has been damaged. it pretty much stays on the desk.
however when i get to the screen (before windows has loaded) for...
i've got the exact same problem with a satellite m30, except it's over a year old and not covered by warranty.
i do occasionally get some visual from the screen, but i can't get the bios, so can't change the boot sequence and clean...
my friend's having the same problem with his satellite m30. i can't get into bios to change the boot priority to do a clean install of win xp, and the laptop is over a year old so doesn't have any warranty.
i was just comparing my z70va's specs with that of an acer travelmate 8104 using the 3dmark result website, and my lappie's fsb is only 133mHz, compared to 533mHz on the Travelmate 8104.
Whats the deal?
i've also got a problem with my z70va.
the fan does seem to run a lot, which wouldn't bother me as it's pretty quiet. but it's accompanied by an annoying whine that's noticeable from a normal sitting distance (1-2 ft).
Will be going to university in Ontario, Canada, and am looking for a laptop with a budget of C$2400 or US$1800.
If I buy a notebook from the US, how much tax will be placed on my laptop when it is shipped across?
Am looking for a...