Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook ?

Blank screen and unresponsive hard drive nothing on external monitor either

\015 I have an ibm thinkpad t40 type2373-72u the machine powers up but the hard drive does not respond and the screen is blank (as in no backlight or picture of any kind). connecting to an external monitor yeilds nothing.\015\012\015\012occasionally on startup a few beeps will occur but that's it.\015\012\015\012ideas? it seems pretty fried and i know that there are reported problems of mother board issues with these machines... if i could just get a display on an external i'd be happy since i'm really only planning to use the machine as a server.\015

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Did u manage to enter your bios?if not, then i suspect your ram has a problem..normally notebooks are equipped with two modem...try to use one of them only....also, try to change the position(means slot A is for RAM A and slot B is for RAM B- try to place RAM A to slot B first n test your notebook)

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