[TriLUG] slightly offtopic but good question
Vestal, Roy L.
Tue, 30 Oct 2001 13:13:50 -0500
I think PCSS is out of business. I used to be a Toshiba auth. tech too. I
used to use them ALL the time.
From: Andrew Perrin [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 12:43 PM
Subject: Re: [TriLUG] slightly offtopic but good question
You can almost certainly repair it yourself - I'm (from a previous life) a
toshiba authorized tech, and it's pretty simple; you just have to be
careful not to rip the ribbon cable that connects the kb to the main
A good source for toshiba spare parts is PC Service Source (usually
pcservice.com but the site seems to be down at the moment). They're
expensive, but they'll be able to get just about anything. I've also had
luck just searching google for something like "toshiba 2065 keyboard".
Andrew J Perrin - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.unc.edu/~aperrin
Assistant Professor of Sociology, U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
269 Hamilton Hall, CB#3210, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3210 USA
On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, acoliver wrote:
> Its that time of year again.. . Yes the time when we think of fixing
> that are broken. For some this is a spiritual quest. For some, it means
> improving their relationship with a loved one. Others find a mission for
> helping others in their community.
> I too am affected in my own unique way. I've got a Toshiba laptop thats
> been broken somewhat for about three months, the only thing broken is the
> keyboard. (Mental note, don't drink coffee while working on your laptop
> around the kids once they reach infancy because coffee+keyboard=Windows
> I cracked that puppy open to find that the keyboard is a modular and
> replacable part, the problem is that its not something I can stop off at
> best buy or intrex and grab. I've got a Sattellite 2065CDS (I think, I'm
> work but I'm pretty sure thats the model). Any ideas on how I could
> a replacement keyboard (that doesn't involve me knowing the part number up
> front)? I think I could do this myself (its just attached via a ribbon
> How is this only slightly offtopic? Why the laptop runs linux of course
> I'd like to put RH 7.2 on it before trying it on my desktop.
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