Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook ?
Same problem, once it shuts down it will not boot for a long time
\015 Details:When I press the power button i can hear the fan starting, the power green indicator is on, and if the battery is plugged the light of the battery is on too.I think the hard drive never starts, but I'm not sure \015
Possible Motherboard Fault or VGA Failure. I would advise you to plug in an external monitor into the VGA and see if you get bootup. Also do you get any beeps?. If external VGA does not work and you get no beeps, then yes, it could point to the Chipset fault/Hard Drive being faulty
Friend, your hard drive is disconnected.connect it properly.
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