Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite Pro 6100 Notebook ?

Battery Cut off - Lid cut off problem

\015 I have a strange problem with my satellite pro 6100. I loaned it to my daughter who was living in the USA for a year. The laptop is about 6 years old.\015\012When she got back I was informed that it is "not working", which is tennage talk I think for "i broke it".\015\012\015\012Anyway on initial boot up an error message reading something like BAD BATTERY.... comes up . I escape out of this start up display and it seems to work ok. Except if I open the lid too far the laptop shuts down and a wee orange light flashes intermittently. The only way to get it to start again is to take the battery out, and reboot it. Any thoughts ?\015\012\015\012Andy\015

Answers :

Sounds like the video card is loose. It's located underneath your keyboard - remove the plastic strip above it, then the two screws that hold the keyboard down, lift keyboard up and set it upside down on the palmrest. The video card is the square piece of circuit board that's partially covered by your palmrest. Push down on the side that's closest to you - and that should do it.
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