Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T42p PC Notebook ?

IBM ThinkPad laptop number/letter keys stuck

\015 I have an IBM Thinkpad laptop for work.I brought it home to work at home and I tried to press some of the letter keys and I get numbers. Such as when I press the letter M, I get 0. I went to the Accessibility Options and turned off Sticky Keys and even rebooted but it didn't take of the problem. I even tried to press the Numlock key to no avail.I'm really stumped. Can you help? I'm writing from my MAC......\015

Answers :

Hi there,\015\012
\015\012Try holidng the "Fn" key and the "NmLk" keys together and see if that helps.\015\012
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for IBM ThinkPad T42p PC Notebook

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

IBM ThinkPad laptop number/letter keys stuck

Hi there,\015\012\015\012Try holidng the "Fn" key and the "NmLk" keys together and see if that helps.\015\012\015\012Jeff ... IBM ThinkPad T42p PC Notebook

I have a dell 4600 that I got from my daughter . which I had to re-install and It has a password in the bios for the set up and my daughter dont know

\015\012 \015\012Hi katmbutts;\015\012 \015\012 \015\012Before attempting to bypass the BIOS password on a computer, please take a minute to contact the hardware ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

I have 2 ibm thinkpads t40, on one of the systems the lcd inverter and screen get no power but when i take the lcd and connect it to the 2nd ibm tkpad it works fine, What would be wrong with the one lap top that the inverter wouldnt get power when the colling fan harddrive? again on one system base both lcds work fine, when i connect them to the seconf base the base turns on harddrive works and fan spins but no power to inverter board. how can i fix this

On the second Thinkpad laptop, that doesn't show a display with an LCD screen. Plug a VGA monitor into the VGA port on the back of the laptop. Hold the Fn key down, tap once on the F7 key (Toggle your display over to an external monitor) ... IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

Error code 301

The IBM error 301 POST code means the keyboard is not responding correctly.\015\012You could have a stuck key, or the keyboard cable is faulty and not making proper electrical contact.\015\012You could have a faulty keyboard controller. ... IBM ThinkPad 600X Notebook

Toshiba Satellite 1400

To Access the Bios Setup Utility Here Is A List Of Key Commands And The Make/Model They Are For..\015\012\015\012Acer - Aspire, Power, Veriton, Extensa, Ferrari, TravelMate, Altos\015\012\015\012 ... Toshiba Satellite A35-S159 Notebook

Ibm thinkpad A22m 2628 series

Dear soldiers mom, In order to check that the laptop has a working ac adapter (and that the DC power plug is working) remove the battery and connect the ac mains adapter to the laptop. If it powers on and and does anything ..such as loadi ... IBM ThinkPad A22m 2628 Notebook

No visual display

Function F7 will enable the external video monitor connection and will toggle between the screen, the screen plus external monitor, and the external monitor only. Try hitting function F7 and see if that helps. Also there is a small switch that is a ... IBM ThinkPad T23 2647 Notebook

Key board stops responding when windows loads

Your mouse freezes; you should only use system restore as a last resortany virus/spyware you had in the past will come backturn the computer off(you may have to shut power off pressing on power button)when you see ibm logo, tap F8 ... IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

How do I turn on the wireless on an IBM ThinkPad 2628 A20m Thanks in advance

Hi,\015\012\015\012To turn on the wireless on IBM Think Pad 2628 A20m you can try the below options\015\012\015\012IBMIBM General - Some models have the wireless slide button on the side of the laptop. IBM DV serie ... IBM ThinkPad A21m 2628 Notebook

Just bought IBM thinkpad 380z laptop for $30 they said that they lost the password for it. When I turn the computer on the screen goes black and then you have a lock symbol that appears. Anyway of bypassing or resetting the password? Also what is the security key or security lock? Could this help?

Battery fully charged, battery installed in the IBM Thinkpad 380Z.Laptop off.Turn the laptop over on it's top cover. Remove the Memory Compartment Cover. (Front of laptop facing you. Cover to the front right. Remove one screw) ... IBM PC Laptops

IBM Thinkpad 18594AU exp R52 intel pentium M740:

Most PC Laptops have a function key that you use in conjunction with other keys (normally the function keys) to access special features. You can try using this key along with the monitor key (normally has a symbol of a monitor on the key) to see if y ... IBM PC Laptops

Adding a monitor to ibm thinkpad using ubuntu

When you connext an external monitor to the laptop, power up the monitor then power up the laptop. The video infomation should automatically divert to the extermal monitor. You can toggle between the external monitor and the LCD screen by pressinf th ... IBM ThinkPad G40 Notebook

Ibm t42 thinkpad turned off touchpad in system tray

Any idea why the USB mouse isn't detected? Is it a Special series of mouse needing software?Does the laptop have a PS/2 connector, so you can try using an old PS/2 mouse and try with that?Maybe with some short-keys (like Alt-Esc for ... IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook

How can i slove the stuck key error - Lenovo ThinkPad R61i Laptop

Open the display, then turn the laptop upside down.\015\012Use your knuckles like you are knocking on a door on the bottom of the laptop. Knock around where the stuck key is. It should pop up. Don't hit it reall hard ie enough to bend or break ... Lenovo ThinkPad R61i Laptop

No video on Ibm Thinkpad T23

Hii also have a t23, and i have messed around with the display a lot...there are several things to consider:1) your operating system. i would assume you are using windows xp, and that you dont get video even before the OS starts up ... IBM ThinkPad T23 2647 Notebook

How do I put new windows on the thinkpad I have got the cd

This is sometimes due to the boot sequence. identify the key to press so that you can access its bios at start up. a shot message is usually displayed for a short time at start up.please go to the bios and change the boot sequence to start from ... IBM ThinkPad 600E 2645 Notebook

OS installation. I had to install a new Hard Disk (of the same manufacturer) on my laptop. I tryed to install the Operating System (from the original and liceced CD) but it failed. I tryed many times, but no success. What do I must I make ?

Enter the bios either F1 or F2 for setup, on 1st page you will see processor, memory etc. It will say hard drive; if it says 'not installed' maybe it is sata like the previous post suggested.Your has to be ide sometimes ide/sata is ok If ... Dell Latitude C640 Notebook

I need to reload Windows 2000 Pro on a corupt IBM Thinkpad.

Assuming you have no data to lose,,,, you could always try to download copy of Windows 2000 Professional and burn it to a CD. Before you do this,,, you have to make sure you have a sticker somwhere on your laptop with your original product key. If ... IBM (08K3261) for ThinkPad A20P, A20M, A21P, A22P Graphic Card

IBM ThinkPad T41 (9 Cell Battery)

It can over charge it.\015\012it happens alot with laptops. ... IBM ThinkPad T41 Notebook

IBM Thinkpad 701CS monitor lights up but no picture

Looks like your hard drive is having a problem, and if it spins then the cable from the motherboard to the tft screen is faulty. You will need to open up the casinf to replace the cable or re-attach it if it has loosened somehow. ... IBM PC Laptops

Z61t overheating lenovo z61t overheats often the bottom gets very hot, the computer has issues then shuts off without warning. after it cools it reboots. a) will this harm my machine in the short term or long term? b) how can i fix it?

IQuismO here...i posted this in the lenovo forums:The Z-series laptops tend to have more of an overheating issue when\015\012compared to other thinkpads due to the vent design of the heatsink\015\012fan. The copper fins may look clean fr ... Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t Notebook

IBM R52 laptop is getting stuck boot up


How can i clean the keys of an ibm thinkpad T23

1. Purchase a can of compressed air (Walmart) \015\0122. Hold laptop upside down.\015\0123. Spray the compressed air at the keys starting at one end.\015\0124. Keep moving the flow of air from one end of the keyboard to the other in sweeping moti ... IBM ThinkPad T23 2647 Notebook

I have error 0210 stuck key 01 on an IBM - IBM ThinkPad 390X 2626 Notebook

My key R is stuck. And some some letter keys become numbers once I press them ... IBM ThinkPad 390X 2626 Notebook

Booting problem I got second hand laptop from my uncle which is IBM 233mhz pentium processor and 8 GB, I am facing the following problem during start up It start Bios screen is shown and after that it stops with this display Save to disk Partition not found Save to Disc feature is disabled Run Ph disk for information File: crate New Partiotion: Consult manual Hit any key to exit below this screen it has completed the following and is displayed like this v1.0 R01-C3 CPU= Pentium II 233 Mhz 640K s

I suspect your machine is an IBM Thinkpad 770. \015\012\015\012The Error 0270 means you must replace the lithium coin cell battery. Google "Thinkpad (your model) support" and read the manuals for instructions. \015\012\015\0 ... PC Laptops
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.7929 seconds