Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook ?

Ibm T42 problem with usb ports and PCMCIA bay

\015 When connecting any usb accesorie my pc just displays a blue screen with text that is not possible to read because disappeare very fast and doesn't start until I disconect the usb.If I start my pc with no usb it works as great, but sadly I need to use usb port.Please any help woule be very appreciated.Best regardsAl\015

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Hi i just reinstalled window xp3 for my t42 ibm laptop, the modem hardware need a driver , so i downloaded a driver from internet ibm and downloaded to ibm 42 but it still could not recognized the modem? what whoul do? please
\015\012 it worked a few days ago.
\015\012i tried all drivers / but still no help
\015\012[email protected]
First let me say i take a rather blunt approach to o/s issues, this being said I think re installation of the O/s xp sp3 and then update of the drivers fro the laptop from IBM web site would be the best way to go with this. I feel that most likely the drivers for the ports you are using are not up to date for your devices (usb items).
I appologise if this is not what you wanted to hear but it is the best way to get working thos areas that are malfunctioning at this point.
Last if this does not solve the issue then the Motherboard would be the next item I would investigate as causeing problems a replacement would be called for if it is suspect as damaged or defective.
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