Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T41 Notebook ?

Lcd screen stuck in external screen mode

\015 IBM think pad T41 winxp, it wont switch back from external screen mode. It just turns blck after about 10-20 seconds. IDK what to do?\015

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How to use the function (Fn) keys on the keyboard - ThinkPad T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p, T43, T43p

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\015\012Switching the display output location.
Switch between the computer display and an external monitor. If an external monitor is attached, the computer output is displayed in the following three patterns by turns:
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  • External monitor (CRT display) \015\012
  • Computer display and external monitor (LCD + CRT display) \015\012
  • Computer display (LCD)
\015\012Notes:
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  • For any operating system other than Windows 2000 or Windows XP, no additional procedure is needed. Just press Fn+F7. \015\012
  • This function is not supported if different desktop images are displayed on the computer display and the external monitor (the Extend desktop function). \015\012
  • This function does not work while a DVD movie or a video clip is playing.
\015\012To enable this function in Windows 2000 and Windows XP, the following procedure is needed:
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  1. When you log on to Windows 2000 and Windows XP for the first time, press Fn + F7 and select a display-switching function in the Initial setup window. Since in Windows 2000 and Windows XP multiple users can log on to a single operating system by using different user IDs, each user needs to select the function in the initial setup window when logging on for the first time. \015\012
  2. If the Fn + F7 key combination have been assigned to a presentation scheme function, start Presentation Director, and change the settings.
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