Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T41 Notebook ?

I own two T41's. One has the same problem as many of you. I lift it by the bottom left area and the screen goes blank. The other one only allows the screen to be shown normally in one postion (probally a video cable problem). It looks like they are planned for 3-5 years of use and no more.


Answers :

The board level soldering might be worm out for memory chip or the graphic chip. Latop does have hot issues. When it is in use, try not to move the computer. always close the clamp shell and use both hand to handle the notebook when it is in use or when it is still warm.

The chip soldering problem can be resolve by locating a local board level repair shop or technicians. It is not that difficult with experienced technicians or shops.
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