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5 Easy Ways to Fix the Black Screen Issue on Toshiba Laptops

There are several reasons as to why you have a Toshiba laptop black screen on your laptop. Maybe the operating system has some files that are corrupted or maybe there is an issue with the screen of your laptop. Regardless of how the issue has been caused, we are sure you would be interested in learning how to fix the Toshiba black screen issue on your device.

In the following guide, you will find several ways to fix the issue and get the actual contents to show up on your screen rather than a black colored screen. Here you go:

Method 1. Electric Discharge

In this method, what you are going to do is discharge your battery and power completely on your laptop. It ensures your laptop boots up afresh without any charge from previous charging sessions. The following is how you can go about doing it on your Toshiba laptop to fix the black screen issue.

electric discharge

Turn off your laptop and then press and hold the Power button for about a minute. Pull the battery out of your laptop, plug in your laptop to a power port and turn on your laptop. Then, turn off your laptop, put the battery back in, and turn it on.

After doing the above steps, you will find that your Toshiba laptop no longer shows a black screen. The issue has been resolved on your laptop.

Method 2. Using the Power, Function (Fn) and F5 Keys

Most Toshiba laptops let you use the function key to boot up without any issues but there are a few other keys involved as well. Let's check out how you can make use of these keys and successfully boot-up your machine without getting stuck at the Toshiba Satellite black screen.

function keys

The first thing you will need to do is power off your laptop. Once it is fully powered off, press and hold down the Power button for about a minute. Let go of the Power key and then press it again and hold it down along with the Fn and F5 key for a minute. Do this for a couple more times and you will get rid of the Toshiba Satellite black screen on startup on your laptop.

Method 3. Reboot Toshiba laptop in Safe Mode

Booting your Toshiba laptop in safe mode is another way to fix the black screen issue. When your laptop boots into safe mode, you can access all the system functionalities on your device and make necessary changes so that the black screen doesn't appear anymore on your device.

enable safe mode

Insert a bootable Windows disc into your Toshiba laptop and boot your laptop from it. Select the Repair option and then go to Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Settings > Restart and select Enable Safe Mode with Networking.

Your laptop will reboot into the safe mode allowing you to check and rectify any issues in your system.

Method 4. System Restore Your Laptop

If you have recently made any changes to your laptop, they could have affected the functionality of your system and it could be responsible for the issue you are facing. Fortunately, Windows allows you to roll back the changes as long as you have enabled system restore on your laptop. Here's how to restore your system to a restore point:

Step 1. Insert a bootable Windows disc into your laptop and boot your laptop from it. When it asks what you want to do, select Repair and then head to Troubleshoot > Advanced options and click on the option that says System Restore.

system restore

Step 2. Hit Next on the following screen to continue with the process.

restore system

Step 3. Choose the desired restore point from the list and click on Next to continue.

choose restore point

Step 4. On the final screen, click on Finish and your laptop will begin system restore process.

finish restoration

Wait while your laptop is being rolled back to a system restore point. When it finishes doing so, reboot your laptop and there will be no issues on it.

Method 5. Fix Toshiba Laptop Black Screen with Windows Boot Genius

If you have the Toshiba laptop turns on but screen is black issue, it is likely the issue has been caused by a system file or a system tool. In this case, your best bet is to use a Windows fixing tool like Windows Boot Genius that allows you to automatically find and fix issues for you on your laptop. Here's how:

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Step 1: Download and open the software on a computer that works. Place a blank CD/DVD/USB into your disc drive, select your disc drive in the software, and click on the Burn button.

burn with usb

Step 2: Download and open the software on a computer that works. Place a blank CD/DVD/USB into your disc drive, select your disc drive in the software, and click on the Burn button..

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The software will guide you as to what steps you should take to rectify the issue.

It's rare for the Toshiba laptop black screen to occur but when it does you now know what to do to get rid of the issue. You now even know about Windows Boot Genius that easily fixes many of the Windows errors on your computers.

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