[SATLUG] OT: Toshiba Tecra 8100
toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Sat Sep 12 23:26:32 CDT 2009
I had the same problem with my old Toshiba A105 and the problem turned
out to be the internal power cable assembly. Its a real easy fix and
the part only cost me 15 bucks. might be worth trying to resurrect it.
On Sat, 2009-09-12 at 10:08 -0400, scs at worldlinkisp.com wrote:
> Anyone have an old Tecra 8100 for sale at a
> reasonable price?
> Mine bit the bullet while loading Gnucash,
> and now won't turn on and boot, only the
> power light comes on (green) but turns to
> yellow and flashes eight times when powering
> on...Appears to be a motherboard area problem,
> with a shorted component or a voltage regulator.
> Would junk it, but have all my GNUcash
> financial data in on it.
> TIA Lou
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