PCI Express Error - Qosmio G40 - 10Z

Yesterday I turned on my laptop and I got a black screen with the message "PCI Express Error"
I immediately started searching the Web that could be this error and I discovered that it is a known problem with some Toshiba laptops.


Some of the many topics that I found about this error.

I bought my laptop model from January 2009 as a demo in a Dutch shop called Qplaza http://www.qplaza.nl/

Don't think I have any warranty next to security,) I received store (2 years), but there are a few things I don't understand.

As I understand it, it's that there is even a lawsuite on this problem and that it indeed was a problem with chips from nvidia 8600. But then why won't Toshiba or Nvidia fix laptops with these problems?

I read my laptop have to go to the special repair service to replace my motherboard and I have to pay for myself.
And that's IF they can fix my laptop.

I started searching the Internet which could be the cost of price, but the answers don't make me a very happy woman :-(

Is there another way to solve this problem?
And are there not places where you can buy a very appropriate motherboard for this laptop?

Can someone help me please? My laptop worked perfectly and without any warning... poof... can not run more.


I can understand that you are not happy with the current situation. Nobody is happy if the computer starts to malfunction, but it of not always easy to tell which is the reason. For the exact diagnosis, you need professional tools and these tools available only to an authorized service provider.

I get bored in your ad information is information about the operating system. Are you using the version preinstalled Windows and you have already collected your notebook back to factory settings? If not, you should do this to make sure that it s no software or driver that is causing the problem.

If it still doesn't work you should get in touch with an authorized service provider and talk with the guys what they can do for you. I m, they can make you an offer for spare parts if you need them and a good price too of course. Just talk to the technicians is that as possible. ;)

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