Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T20 Notebook ?

Problem with ThinkPad T20

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The internal coin cell battery has gone bad, it needs to be replaced.
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The internal coin cell battery has gone bad, it needs to be replaced. ... IBM ThinkPad T20 Notebook

I have no sound on my ibm thinkpad T20 - IBM ThinkPad T20 2647 Notebook


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Power supply When starting the thinkpad with the on button the disk led flashes for a very short moment and the battry led extinguishes while lighting up shortly thereafter. The machine does not make a single sound. Is this a known problem? I tried another power brick, same result, I took out the Hard drive, same problem. I removed the internal modem, same result. I detached the battery, same result.


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0190 critical low battery error - IBM ThinkPad T20 2647 Notebook


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