Toshiba Satellite L455 boots for 4 seconds and shuts down

By Mkvandals
Oct 14, 2011
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  1. I am working on a Toshiba Satellite L455. When I press the on button it turns on for four seconds, the screen displays small vertical lines that are in different colors. Then the computer just turns off. As far as i can tell the computer is not even going through post. Has anyone had anything like this happen or know what i can do to fix this? the computer is running Windows 7.
  2. ComputerGuy55

    ComputerGuy55 TS Maniac Posts: 380   +8

    The video card may be damaged.. Or the motherboard. I would suggest doing an RMA if this is a newer laptop, or sending it in for repair.

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