Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook ?
T40 Thinkpad shuts off
\015 First I would get the BSOD error, then various other shutdowns and freezes. I reinstalled XP and it still shuts down without warning. The error reports guide me to download new drivers for my video card or to manually decrease the hardware acceleration. Neither of these have helped. (while reistalling XP the computer shut down numerous times)\015\012Any advice would be great!!\015
Actually, if it is the chip for video on the motherboard, you do not replace it. It is a very complicated soldering process that requires special machinery. You can read about this problem by entering relevant terms in a search engine. A novel but risky approach to the problem can be seen on youtube, under t41 reflow I believe. Not for the timid technician. (I should have said "chip" not "card" in my initial post, it was after midnight, so my apologies.)
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IBM Thinkpad T40 randomly shuts off
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T40 Thinkpad shuts off
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Defintely getting power, but not switching on.
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