Toshiba Laptop screen - goes tinted green when fully unfolded - any fix?

Hi,

A client of mine has a Toshiba Satellite A100-02M. They have the problem in that when they open out the screen fully it goes tinted green. E.g the black desktop goes green and a little bit distorted. I notice that when you unfold it and then pull it forward again, it sometimes  recovers.

Also if you only unfold it a few inches then it is also fine.
If you flip the screen very far back then it is hard to stop the green screen effect.

Does any know of any ideas why this might be. Could it just be a loose connection that if opened and reinserted would be resolved.

The laptop is about 4 years old so don't want to spend too much money on it, but if repairable then worth while.

Thanks for any input
afflik1923Asked:
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greg_vanderCommented:
it's probably due to the connector going throught the hinges from the motherboard to the lcd.
first you should try with an extrnal screen to see if it's the same but I really recommend to open the lcd cover to check the cables.
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nobusCommented:
it maybe the video cable also; but it is not easily to replace !
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afflik1923Author Commented:
I have found a few points on the screen that if I press I seem to get better results. I've now managed to push it back quite far, put it forward a fraction holding it in a certain place and it goes to normal screen.
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greg_vanderCommented:
try to open the case and move the cable to see if it's that. if not you 'll have to change the LCD itself because it's due to the internal circuit on the lcd.
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MarkCommented:
Two possibilities, the lcd video cable as mentioned, or the lcd screen mylex edge connectors. It depends on which area of the screen you are pressing to get better results. When you open the LCD screen up you will see where the edge connectors are placed, if this is the area that you are pressing on it may represent an issue with these connectors.
Here is a dis-assembly guide to help you.
http://www.irisvista.com/tech/laptops/Toshiba-Satellite-A105/remove-motherboard-1.htm 
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afflik1923Author Commented:
will update soon
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afflik1923Author Commented:
Thanks. In the end the client is living with it for the time being rather then trying to fix as laptop is oldish anyway.
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