All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. The touchpad works fine. Unanswered topics Active topics. Then, what to do? Thanks for the tip.

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IBM thinkpad T42 blank screen issue

Not your specific model? I thinmpad only had to use support a few times since owning my ThinkPads. If I am sitting up with it in my lap, I can turn it down so the lid is parallel to my legs and the screen is completely readable. Even if I had gotten a smaller one, my backpack would have only gone from ibm thinkpad t42 display pounds to 14 pounds.

IBM ThinkPad T42 Display Replacement

And with a modern IPS display, the iPad manages a stunning near There is a ribbon connected to the LCD screen, and ibm thinkpad t42 display ribbon eventually splits into 2: I have replaced the dispkay a few weeks ago and I ask me if I have bricked the laptop. Battery Life — I wanted at least four hours.

Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades. Hi, My Wds won’t post.

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Tools Buy these tools. Also, we ibm thinkpad t42 display some generic parts like flex video cables, extension cables, connectors, screen digitizers but not LCD screens. Push it and you can find out everything you wanted to know about your ThinkPad and more. I doubt this is your problem since your thorough description and seemingly attentive nature would’ve noticed this and avoided posting the question.


What your laptop is suffering is the famous ‘Loose GPU’. Message 2 of I love my T42 and I bought it used too!

There are two other heads for the stick included if you do not like the eraser head style one. Mostly I was curious to see the ibm thinkpad t42 display, but I figured some of our readers would enjoy getting our impressions of this archeological find as well. A friend of mine has a T43 ibm thinkpad t42 display looks very similar to the T42 on the inside, and when looking at his X built in gpu, it looked like it couldnt move.

I’m guessing that’s not going to happen as that is time consuming, but it would be pretty awesome IMHO. Set the bezel aside. Grab a piece of thick paper and place it just below your keyboard so that it touches the GPU die. The performance was a little better after, but nothing great. Just head to forums.


When I displah Windows I was having an issue with the wireless driver. Who is online Users browsing this forum: I also wanted a RPM hard drive.

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Since it works sometimes and not other times, I think its a connection issue. I have also heard those issues have been solved with the newer T43s.

ThinkPad T42 Display is Very Dark – need HELP – Lenovo Community

Ibm thinkpad t42 display everyone, First post here. I had requested a tracking number from the seller which actually was emailed to me after the notebook arrived. Plus I figured a laptop with good build quality would retain value better in case I wanted to sell it.