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Laptop Boot Problems


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#1 Elvis2010

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 12:17 AM

Laptop boots only 25% of the time but, if I turn it and stand it on its side it boots fine. Any suggestions? Hard to use it while it is turned on its side. When it won't boot it turns on but you just hear the hdd as if it is just rebooting.

It is a Toshiba Satellite M70-SR2. It also has a line across the screen but if I squeeze it in a touch it goes away. Not really worried about monitor just trying to get it to boot.

Have tried new hdd, not the problem. Have taken out and put back in keyboard, ram, dvd control and power buttons, and I also disconnected and reconnected monitor.

Just trying to narrow it down.

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 27 November 2009 - 12:53 PM

if I turn it and stand it on its side it boots fine.

If the hard drive is securely installed then it has to be something loose internally
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