It would be nice if you could request to have it shipped with the computer. I get a height of 8. After reading about the prowess of its Pentium M CPU and excellent battery life, we were excited about buying ours and digging in. Since I really hesitate to part with my long old friend but on the other hand also hesitate to spend reflowing bucks I have one simple question: I assumed the graphics chip was failing, but decided to give this method a chance.

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The 9-cell pack is more expensive than the regular 6-cell Anyway, my “fix” for my GPU issue, was even cheaper and easier than I was hoping it might be your mileage may vary. I get a height of Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of ib,privacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the t04 is subject to these policies.

One of the things to vudeo in mind about the T40 is that it is designed in many ways for being deployed in droves across a large business. 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.

IBM T40 hangs/freezes/can’t move/no video – Lenovo Community

The laptop We decided ultimately ivdeo the T40 u. I am still struggling with madwifi: Ross Fleming 1 8 May be somewere you can find it in case I have an old The full specs on the machine are as follows: Not willing to discard it, I tried this fix.


The Solo also had a great warranty which came in handy one more than one occasion. The other drawback to the T40 is that only one of the memory slots is user-accessible.

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I have a theory that we arent messing with computers. The ThinkPad comes with a standard three-year limited warranty, with a one-year warranty on the battery; pretty much standard issue. Hitachi Deskstar 80GB, rpm Optical drive: After reading about the prowess of its Pentium M CPU and excellent battery life, we were excited about buying ours and digging in.

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IBM ThinkPad T40

Past experience with the IBM warranty department has been pretty good, they are very hands-off, no off-base ivm asked. I would have loved to have seen FireWire standard on this notebook, but I don’t think the omission is anywhere near being a deal breaker. We could not think of a reason to use this instead of Windows Update.

Sound The audio in this thin machine seems compromised — sounds kind of muffled, even though fairly loud. Vvideo you might want to max out the base RAM when ordering. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.


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IBM Thinkpad T40 Review

I am starting to have the GPU problem on my T40 and it’s getting worse. This software includes a handful of diagnostics and troubleshooters for the computer, which do about the same thing as the troubleshooters in Windows Help. In rare situations, as when there are large breaks in the flux or solder falls completely away from the motherboard, you might need to totally remove the flux around the graphics chip and then resolder.

Usually the first remark you hear about the T40 is that it is built like a tank.

Goodbye Lorita, wherever you’ve gone Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Typical Symptoms of Solder Problems In most cases, problems resulting from cracked or damaged solder flux around the ATI graphics chip in a ThinkPad laptop are intermittent at first and usually worsen gradually. Sign ibj using Email and Password. T40 specs for reference CPU: