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So, I've got a 2.5 year old Toshiba M55-S139. For the past several months, the screen has randomly started flicker when there are vibrations. Sometimes it does it, sometimes not. It has been doing this more frequently and longer as of late.
I have a four year warranty on the thing, but the warranty does not cover the screen (I know it's probably a loose connection, but try explaining that to some random Toshiba tech support person over the phone), and I'm currently in school as a CS major, so I sort of need the laptop for a while. The six or so week gap where I would not have a laptop would be a major inconvenience, and I'm not terribly keen on trying to ship it over Christmas break.
So, um, does anyone have any ideas? Anyone been in a similar situation? I'm sort of tempted to take the casing off the screen and search for loose connections, but I'm not sure if it's a great idea. Any pitfalls there I should look out for?