Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook ?

Ibm t40 is overheating and locking up

\015 It boots up fine without the battery attached...but locks up after running a few minutes...fan seems to be operating ok...it gets hot after a few minutes...could it be a logicboard problem or the fan?\015

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