Computer Down Archives

  1. An Option

    The part that broke is called an LCD Mask, Toshiba part number P000388420. I did a Google Search for it and the prices are around $180 ± $50. This, as it turns out, is very close to the "official" price from Nation Parts Depot (Toshiba’s parts ven…

  2. Oh Crack

    I’m at Ryan Goodwin’s house, doing my Statics homework like a good boy. I flip by screen around and ever so gently tap the pepper shaker and my screen cracks. Actually, it’s just the plastic on top of my screen that cracked. It’s still usable, but…

  3. Computer Down: Part X – The Recovery

    Now starts the fun part. Picked up my tablet and now I have to install Windows XP Tablet PC Editition on it. Fun part is, the M200 doesn’t have a DVD drive built it and in all my infinite wisdom, I left my drive back in Colorado because I didn’t t…

  4. Computer Down: Part VII – Day 4

    …if you count Sunday, otherwise Day 3; unless you don’t count Monday because it was a holiday and then it would really only be Day 2.

    In any event, I called MCS just after lunch to see if they had an update on my tablet. And they don’t, just …