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IBM T41. black screen

\015 Hi i have IBM thinkpad T41 when i power on this i get black screen every thing pwoer on accept monitorsome times it's open but when start write any thing in keyboard or just use keyboard the black screen comeback . i mean some time i open it and listen to music but when i want to use keyboard black screen or monitor turn off but music still work.i hope any body help me with this problem .Thank You\015

Answers :

It's a common problem with flex of the unit causing the video chip to coming un-soldered from the motherboard. It's possible to repair but very difficult requiring luck and specialist equipment.

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Cold boot the machine, press F1 to access the bios. There is a setting for "screen blanking" which you need to turn off.
\015\012If that isn't the problem, you have a short in the keyboard I'd say.
\015\012Good luck
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