Screen in Toshiba® Satellite A500 Systems
Learn easy tips to resolve issues with screen in Toshiba Satellite A500 systems
Toshiba Satellite A500 systems are powered with the Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T6500. The system normally comes preinstalled with Windows Vista Home Premium operating system and includes ATI Mobility Radeon graphics engine. This model contains 2302 MB graphics memory which is divided into 512MB discrete memory and 1790MB shared memory. The capacity of the hard drive is about 400GB. Another feature of this laptop is that it is equipped with super multi-drive. Toshiba Satellite A500 laptops include 16-inch widescreen LCD display. They are designed with a 6-cell lithium-ion battery which can be recharged with the AC adapter of about 65W. Other features included in the Toshiba Satellite A500 laptops are microphone jack, headphone jack, and stereo speakers.
The following are the common screen problems that might come up in the screen of Toshiba Satellite A500 systems:
- Screen garbling
- Appearance of random lines
- Problems in the display
Sometimes, while using the system, you might notice that everything on the BIOS screen is unreadable. The improper solder connection between the motherboard and the integrated graphics is the major cause of this problem. This problem can be resolved only by replacing the hardware. You can seek professional help and assistance to check and fix the problem.
Appearance of random lines
Another common screen problem is the appearance of the horizontal and vertical lines. The lines, which appear on the screen, can be removed by LCD BIST test. This can be done by pressing the ‘Function’ key and powering on the button at the same time. After that, you are required to check for any lines, distortions or abnormalities you were seeing in the operating system on the LCD BIST.
There are many reasons, which might cause issues with your Toshiba Satellite A500 system’s display. If the driver which is installed in your system is not compatible, then it might cause problems. To prevent the issue, you are required to download the needed device drivers from the Internet and update the drivers on your Toshiba Satellite A500 system.