Toshiba satellite pro turns on then off [Solved/Closed]

BlackLaptop 18 Posts Sunday October 18, 2015Registration date November 20, 2015 Last seen - Oct 18, 2015 at 05:42 PM - Latest reply: Computertech 3742 Posts Friday February 6, 2015Registration dateModeratorStatus July 18, 2016 Last seen
- Nov 11, 2015 at 11:28 PM
I have a toshiba satellite pro. One day I turned it off and went out and when I came back it turned on then immediately off. If I hold the power button it does this repeatedly until I take out battery. It shuts off instantly, I can't even make it to the bios. I've tried a hard reset, switching ram and using a monitor. Nothing has worked so far. I want to know if I can solve this or if I have to take it to a shop. Oh and one more thing. If I take out my ram it turns on but has a black screen.
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Computertech 3742 Posts Friday February 6, 2015Registration dateModeratorStatus July 18, 2016 Last seen - Oct 19, 2015 at 04:03 AM
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switch off the laptop
Remove the RAM.(How many RAM you have?)
Remove the battery.
Reseat the RAM
connect it to direct power adapter.
switch on the laptop
BlackLaptop 18 Posts Sunday October 18, 2015Registration date November 20, 2015 Last seen - Oct 19, 2015 at 03:01 PM
Ok uhh... since I was struggling to put the second ram in I only used one. It turned on but the screen is black. What now?
BlackLaptop 18 Posts Sunday October 18, 2015Registration date November 20, 2015 Last seen - Oct 19, 2015 at 03:10 PM
Wait no actually I saw that I wasn't putting the ram in properly and now I see it's doing what it was before
ac3mark 9999 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus July 20, 2018 Last seen - Oct 20, 2015 at 07:10 PM
@COMPUTERTECH...deleted! PUT IN RAM AFTER APPLYING POWER?
BlackLaptop 18 Posts Sunday October 18, 2015Registration date November 20, 2015 Last seen > ac3mark 9999 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus July 20, 2018 Last seen - Oct 24, 2015 at 04:43 PM
Is that a suggestion?
BlackLaptop 18 Posts Sunday October 18, 2015Registration date November 20, 2015 Last seen > ac3mark 9999 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus July 20, 2018 Last seen - Oct 24, 2015 at 05:00 PM
Tried doing that didnt work XD
BlackLaptop 18 Posts Sunday October 18, 2015Registration date November 20, 2015 Last seen - Oct 20, 2015 at 06:47 PM
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Is there anybody out there who can help?
ac3mark 9999 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus July 20, 2018 Last seen - Oct 20, 2015 at 07:08 PM
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Slow down! You went from won't boot, to installing RAM! Take out all the RAM you just put in. Reboot! What happens?
BlackLaptop 18 Posts Sunday October 18, 2015Registration date November 20, 2015 Last seen - Oct 24, 2015 at 04:45 PM
turns on, black screen
BlackLaptop 18 Posts Sunday October 18, 2015Registration date November 20, 2015 Last seen - Oct 24, 2015 at 04:57 PM
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ok I found out something new. if I have it turned on without ram and have the black screen, it wont turn off with power button, I have to remove my charger. hope its a good clue to the solution
Ambucias 53286 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus July 20, 2018 Last seen - Oct 24, 2015 at 05:20 PM
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Permit my two pence worth.

This issue certainly looks like a mummy board failure, probably at the power supply end of it.

I strongly suggest you consult a competent technician for an appraisal and possible repair.

Sorry but that's how the cookie crumbles.

Your friendly neighbourhood moderator
BlackLaptop 18 Posts Sunday October 18, 2015Registration date November 20, 2015 Last seen - Oct 24, 2015 at 05:20 PM
Heh, I was actually planning to take it tomorrow
Ambucias 53286 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus July 20, 2018 Last seen > BlackLaptop 18 Posts Sunday October 18, 2015Registration date November 20, 2015 Last seen - Oct 24, 2015 at 05:26 PM
Well what do you know, we both thought about the same thing almost at the same time!

We are two peas in a pod!

Please, we would be interested to know what the tech person says. You might be able to help us and others.

I wish you a cheap, affordable errand.
BlackLaptop 18 Posts Sunday October 18, 2015Registration date November 20, 2015 Last seen - Nov 11, 2015 at 03:41 PM
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the dude said it was my graphics card. he said £25 for checking and if it is graphics card £75 to replace. I told my dad not to take the offer cuz I know very well that you cant replace a graphics card on a toshiba satellite. gettinf a new laptop :D
Computertech 3742 Posts Friday February 6, 2015Registration dateModeratorStatus July 18, 2016 Last seen - Nov 11, 2015 at 11:28 PM
Thanks for sharing!

Regards
BlackLaptop 18 Posts Sunday October 18, 2015Registration date November 20, 2015 Last seen - Oct 24, 2015 at 05:09 PM
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Ok, I tried taking out ram and then a hard reset... Still no luck