Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad R40 2681 ?

Recommendations for replacement cd-rw drive

\015 Hi. I have an older IBM Thinkpad R32. I need to get a new CD-RW drive b/c mine just burned out. It will not read anything.I'm not sure how to go about this. Do I buy the same drive (same serial number, manufacturer, etc) or can i get something different? How will I know it will work properly?I'm looking for cheapest possible option here. Thanks so much.\015

Answers :

Your best, cheapest, bet is to replace the unit with another one that is the same like, kind, and quality. I would suggest Ebay.
\015\012You may also check on Amazon, Yahoo, and IOffer websites. Each of these has been known to have parts for laptops available.
\015\012good luck
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for IBM ThinkPad R40 2681

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Toshiba 5205-s503 won't start up

In my 15 year career in electronics, among other companies, I have most notably worked for United Technologies as Test Engineering Technician and as an Electronic Failure Analysis Technician for Jabil (Circuit.) I am unemployed due to US electronics ... Toshiba Satellite 5205-S503 Notebook

My gateway g7-500 fails to start properly. Whemn power on I get a long beep followed by 2 short ones and the monitor screen remains black.

Cause:This issue can be caused by any of the below situations.\015\012 \015\012\015\012New hardware conflicting with old hardware.\015\012Bad or failing hardware device.\015\012 ... PC Desktops

Yea sorry, forgot that tid-bit of info. It,s the W3118 eMachine / Gateway FIC K8MC51G

This issue can be caused by any of the below reasons.-Corrupt boot files on the computer.-Settings for hard disk drive are not correct.-Floppy diskette or CD in computer causing issue.-Boot devices not set properl ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

Drop hardisc will it spoilt?

Dropping hard drives is never recommended, though most hard drives are designed to withstand a hefty impact of up to about 200G, which is equivalent to a drop from about 1inch onto a hard surface.  If it is an empty drive, I would personally rec ... PC Desktops

I was told that the Dell latitude d600 I have is a computer that has recurring hard drive overheating problems and thus it goes bad.... What does a new hard drive cost and can I install it myself??Is there a remedy for the overheating? new more powerful fan? extra fans? operate it elevated off the desk so air can circulate?

Yes, Dell computers are notorious for shipping systems with a minimum of cooling and power, particularly on their desktop systems. That's why I do not recommend them any longerBut this doesn't help you, so I will try to. First, disk dri ... PC Desktops

My compaq desktop computer wont start up it keeps saying NTLDR missing

Hi i have made lil resaerch for this problem so every user who suffurs from this problem can Fixt it on Fixya.com i wish this well helps everyone when u finish rate me plz cuz that was a day and half reasaerch took me a serious hard time but t(his i ... Compaq PC Desktops

HI my sons acer travel/mate 6292 has crashed and will not boot up, the screen is black but its stating the NTLDR is missing and asking to press ctrl,alt, and delete to restart, yet when I do this it goes back to same screen? Pleae can you help

Hi tracey,\015\012\015\012Cause for the NTLDR missing:\015\012\015\012Computer is booting from a non-bootable source. \015\012Computer hard disk drive is not properly setup in BIOS. \015\012 ... Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

Problem with disk drive A:

First, you should try to keep the floppy drive. If you can find one, I highly recommend getting the floppy drive cleaner diskette. They're hard to find now, but it's worth it if you want to continue to use your floppy drives. If cleaning it doesn ... Dell Dimension 2350 PC Desktop

ASUS F3J DVD drive problem

LG and Samsung both make good drives - otherwise they would probably not be in business in the competitive market they are in. However, it would not be certain which one was "good" for your laptop.The ASUS F3J series laptops all seem to s ... ASUS F3Jc-AP141C Notebook

Remove cd/dvd drive acer travelmate 2310

The standard drive in the 2310 seems to be a Matshita U3-840D, which is a basically a piece of rubbish. I did what paella recommended, and the drive pulled out without much trouble, but has a small plastic flap attachment at the back which is eviden ... Acer TravelMate 2300 Notebook

Trying to replace disk drive - HP PC Desktops

If you're just looking for instructions on how to physically replace a hard drive, then go to one of the following websites:\015\012\015\012\015\012\011\015\012\011\015\012 ... HP PC Desktops

Replacing the hard drive

No problems, Al - been there, done that!Sorry to be slow responding, just signed on here.You need to go in from the top - undo the panel between the keyboard and the screen, not forgetting the screws behind the screen on the h ... Itronix GoBook IX250 Notebook

Replace hard drive in sony vaio all in one PC

According to the specifications available online, your Computer is shipped with the following Hard Drive specification: Hard Drive:Capacity: 320GB Speed: 7200rpm Interface: Serial ATA NOTE: Sony does not rec ... Sony VAIO VGC-LT32E 22? All in One Desktop PC

My rewriter is broken drawer ha been snapped off

This is Dell Support>Dell Dimension E520 Desktop PC>Service Manual, http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dime520/en/SM_EN/index.htmI invite you to left-click on - SpecificationsScroll down to the hea ... Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop

I put a new larger hard drive in my computer and now I want to put my old hard drive (60GB) in an elderly ladies computer as this is much larger than the one she is now using. What do I have to do to the 60GB drive so that her computer will accept it. Do I format it from my computer then move it to her computer. How do I copy the files over to the 60GB drive. When I did my new drive, it had a program with it that I used but I don't have a program for the 60GB drive. It's an old HP computer 1.6Gh

IF you are replacing the old drive with the new drive and you will remove the old smaller drive from the computer, then the windows and all programs will have to be installed again.Or if you keep both hard drives in the computer you can h ... PC Desktops

I have vaio desktop, my sony dvd player stop working, any help is grewatly appreciated

Most likely the drive is bad. They are fairly simple to replace. Just go down to your favorite Big Box store and buy a DVD drive off the shelf. Assuming this is no longer under warranty of any kind, you can just take the side panel off and look ... PC Desktops

Completion Code 2? Hard drive failure?

DPS is the Drive Protection System software that used to be included in Compaq computers and has since migrated into HP computers. Completion codes are as follows: \015\012\015\012\015\012Test Succeeded. Completion Code 0 ... HP Compaq Business Desktop d330 Slim Tower


\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Unable to read a CD-R or other recordable disc.\015\012Question:\ ... HP Pavilion zd8000 Notebook


Issue:\015\012NTOSKRNL.EXE is missing or corrupt.\015\012Related errors:\015\012\015\012Below is a listing of the full error message that may be related to this error.\015\012Windows NT could not start because the below file ... Acer PC Desktops

My cd/dvd drive is not responding when I insert any disc

Hi yodogfish,I'm sorry to tell you this, but if the drive is not recognizing any of the discs you insert (but it is making noise and lighting up), then it's likely that the laser has worn out. This is fairly common, but it means you'll ha ... HP OfficeMax - HPHP Pavilion a6120n Desktop PC / w1907 LCD Monitor / C4280 All-in-One Printer BUNDLE

Error: windows root>system32ntoskrnl.exe - PC Desktops

Issue:\015\012NTOSKRNL.EXE is missing or corrupt.\015\012Related errors:\015\012\015\012Below is a listing of the full error message that may be related to this error.\015\012Windows NT could not start because the below file ... PC Desktops

17 inch monitor goes blank - X2Gen MG19MY 19" LCD Monitor

\015\012Prepare to diagnose the computer .\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Disconnect all peripheral devices.\015\012\015\012Perform a Hard Reset.\015\012\015\012Disable th ... X2Gen MG19MY 19" LCD Monitor

XP won't recognize 2nd SATA drive and shows 1st SATA drive as drive F:

To get Windows to recognize the 2nd HDD, you have to initialize it in disk management.\015\012\015\012http://www.sim ... Dell Dimension 5100 (D51L1) PC Desktop

Acer 3690 I have a message ntldr is missing press any key....it wont start

Could be various causes just follow the information below and you should solve it.Good luckNTLDR is MissingPress any key to restart\015\012\011\011\011Boot: Couldn't find NTLDRPlease insert another disk\015\0 ... Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

Compaq Presario V2000 How do I find or locate the reset on the mother boardrecently replaced

I had the same problem with my v2000. HP Online check used to come up with the model 2300 CTO! and the warning this may not be your lap top. Then how can we trust their recommendations for the update softwares?\015\012The problem I discovered ... HP Compaq Presario V2000 Notebook
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.5179 seconds