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IBM ThinkPad T40 Hard Drive Problem
\015 Hi there, I don't know if you remember about my T40 and having to get a new motherboard for it. But I had the motheroard for half a year now and the Hard Drive is not reading. The good thing is it isn't doing what the other motherboard did, and that was freeze everytime you moved the laptop, but this is diffrent. I took out my Western Digital 160GB Hard Drive, "New" out and hook to a external USB Hard Drive connector and pluged it in to my ThinkPad T20 because there was a file on the desktop that wouldn't let me delete it, kept saying I needed permisson to delete file, So I removed the HDD and pluged externaly to my T20 and deleted that file and went to put back in my T40 and powerd up and went to the black screen "Intel (R) Boot Agent GE v1.2.17 Copyright 1997-2003 Operating System not found"\015\012\015\012So I took it back out and pluged it back into T20 and Windows and my personal files are still on there, And it wasn't a Windows file that I deleted, it was a driver for another computer that was saved to the desktop and trans to my flash drive, and when didn't need on desktop, wouldn't let me delete it. The Green Hard Drive light under the LCD is always on now, even when you first press the power button on. thats when a hard drive is in it. So I took a old hard drive that don't work and makes noise when on and there is no noise. So Im guessing the Hard Drive connector does read but there is no power running to it.\015
HI IM LOOKING FOR THE DRIVRS FOR MY LABTOP T40 I NEED ALL OF THEM I LOOKED IN TO IBM SUPPORT.COM BUT I CANT FIND IT SO IF ANYONE KNOW WHERER I MAY FIND IT HELP ME OUT THANK YOU
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