[SATLUG] OT: Toshiba Tecra 8100

redpill 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.

Todd

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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