Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T41 Notebook ?

Same....Computer freezes unless pressure is applied.

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I took it apart to use as a parts computer.
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Computer Freezes unless pressure applied


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Same....Computer freezes unless pressure is applied.


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Freezes exactly where it is. Apply pressure to palm areas and it continues?


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System freezing when touchpad not being used.


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Freeze It wil start up ok then stops where it is. Screen stops exactly whre it was. If you apply pressure to left side of mouse pad it will pick up exactly whre it was. A few seconds later it stops. I can actually take out the hard drive and the screen stays. I put the hard drive back on and apply pressure and it picks right up like it never knew the hard drive was gone. I have taken the mother board out and looked very close with magnifying glass to see any crack or anything. I don't understand


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