Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad A31 Notebook ?

IBM A31 I'd like to know if my 14" screen on my laptop can be upgraded to a 15" and if so what would I need to change out?


Answers :

It could be done but is not an economical task. The cost of spare parts to make the change would probably exceed the value of the machine.
\015\012
\015\012Go to http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-39796 and read the IBM Hardware Maintenace Manual.
\015\012
\015\012If you really want a 15" display, buy a used T31 (eBay?) configured the way you want it and then sell yours.
\015\012
\015\012Good luck.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for IBM ThinkPad A31 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 :

Upgrading IBM ThinkPad T20 Intel Pentium III to Intel Pentium 4


Patrick, I'm glad to see your enthusiasm to explore and expand on your computer knowledge. Unfortunately I have to be the first to let you know that in this case your ideas on upgrading your systems by simply changing the processors just won't work. ... Intel (RK80532PG0881M) Pentium 4, 3 GHz Processor

Laptop turns on and off, no display


This could be caused by a couple of causes, the most popular are Malware attacks and Overheating issues with the processor. Just remember though that there could be permanent damage to the motherboard and no fix except replacement is going to work. I ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

Service manual I want to strip my laptop and need to know the stripping sequence so that I dont bust anything. The machine is aparently an arima clone.


What exactly do you mean by strip your laptop? Do you mean restore?\015\012\015\012These's site might could help ya out you would need what is ask below in order to restore.\015\012\015\012And to find your manual as will to your co ... PC Laptops

IBM A31 I'd like to know if my 14" screen on my laptop can be upgraded to a 15" and if so what would I need to change out?


It could be done but is not an economical task. The cost of spare parts to make the change would probably exceed the value of the machine. \015\012\015\012Go to ... IBM ThinkPad A31 Notebook

Why wont my system restore, restore my laptop ... when i got to system restore menu it would start restoring then stop at 17% and sit there then it would say that restore failed, is there anyway that i can fix that from cmd or anyway i can get cmd to start at boot ... or even maybe install sumthing on my flash drive and use my flash drive as a boot kept getting the Restore Failed -Reasons 0xd000000d and 0xa000000a...


Try this for now, to try and get windows back up and running...\015\012Windows Start-up Errors\015\012Step one, you need a Windows XP CD. If you only have a recovery disk set like the ones from HP or Compaq they will no ... Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

I've had my Dell Inspiron 8600 for 4-5yrs now and i am thinking of getting a New Computer. What would you suggest is a great PC laptop to purchase.... Asus or Samsung perhaps... or even HP Compaq??? Or??? I am tired of the ongoing Microsoft issues i have and would even consider gettng an Apple laptop!!!! There is said it!! Thanks for your feedback :)


Hi,\015\012\015\012\015\012The choice for an ideal laptop depends on following factors like:\015\012\015\012\015\0121) Your usage pattern: whether you use the laptop for just browsing the internet, or for office work, o ... Dell Inspiron 8600 Notebook

Can't set up network w linksys modem


Video card:Your computer has an integrated video card but has a "PCI Express" expansion slot for an upgrade. After the upgrade you will be able to play most games without the choppy frame rate...depending on what card you buy. Since ... PC Desktops

Dell Inspiron 630m HDD upgrade. BIOS does not allow!


After much searching on the web for many unhelpful answers, I finally discovered what the actual issue is, so then I was able to fix it. I will be posting this in as many places as possible so that future people having this issue won't have to strugg ... Dell Inspiron 630M Notebook

I need to find upgrade information for toshiba sat. L305pS5921


There are a couple of generalities that apply to all laptops and Windows. The maximum amount of RAM that can be installed is 4GB. You may see advertisements or more but they are a markteting ploy. Unless you work at MIT and try to run mathematical pr ... PC Laptops

Sony Vaio VGN CR-220E


Haha!\015\012\015\012I had such dreams too with one of my old Vaio. I really wanted to upgrade the processor and graphic chipset. Turns out that the latter is impossible (it was soldered to the motherboard - it wasn't a graphics card, jus ... Sony VAIO VGN-220E/B Notebook

Intel Celeron Upgrade


I know how you feel, you want to improve your situation but not spend a lot of money, and squeeze some more out of what you already bought. You have a latop that works, no need to get rid of it. The problem is that CPUs on laptops are really not made ... Intel Celeron D 335, 2.8 GHz Processor

Dvd stuck on zone 1 when i am a zone 4


MMM impossible to unlock Yes it is inside your own time and mind set thats true for you !Anyway Region zoning does not protect copyright.!Newzealand is A Region Free regional code Free \015\012country. so ridiculous restrictive practices ... PC Laptops

Dvd stuck on zone 1 when i am a zone 4


This could be a firmware issue or glitch. Follow the link bellow for a list of all the drivers for your machine. Download and run/install the firmware for you particular DVD drive, and you might also do the bios as well. Be sure to save the download ... Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

I think i converted to fat 32 now laptop is a mess! compaq evo n400c.


You have to completely reinstall the Operating System on your laptop at this point but I would re-install either Windows 2000 or XP since you will have less problem with wireless drivers, printer drivers, plug ins, etc. Make sure you have a valid Win ... HP Compaq Evo Notebook N600c

Is my laptop core2 duo


I see DCSE has given you a way to check the CPU in your system except he left your question unanswered. If he had bothered to read your question he would have noticed that you actually read the markings on the CPU and he wou ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

Presario 700 I can get the laptop to connect with a wireless card or lan plug connection to a network. Is there something that maybe missing on the laptop ?


First, you need 2 make sure if all your LAN devices are installed correctly on your laptop: To do this , right click on "My Computer" then select Manage from the menu that appeared. A window will open. Search and Locate then left-click "Device Manage ... Compaq Presario 700 470024-192 Notebook

Maxtor One Touch Mini 4 external 160 Gb no longer recognized by computer. Any way to retrieve data? The disk still spins (I can feel it when I hold it in my hand), but the laptop (Windows XP) won't acknowledge it anymore. It's only a cuople months old, so I can get a new one, but even though THEIR device went bad, they want to charge me $1700 to restore data!!! Unbelievable!


Hello Ifurney,\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012OK, this a long posting…\015\012\015\0121. There could be a problem with the USB cable. Try to replace the cable with\015\012another one and check.\015\012\015\0 ... PC Desktops

Need to disassembe panasonic toughbook 51


Laptop disassembly is a tricky/hard process but does not have to be if you are prepared. Only you can judge your comfortability with doing the process. I will share my techniques with you and you decide if you want to proceed. I have been doing ... Panasonic Toughbook 51 Notebook

Need to make used Inspiron like new.


Hello,\015\012\015\012When you look under the Computer icon, do you see a drive D possibly labeled 'Recovery"? If so and it is not corrupt, you can do a system restore and this will put the notebook back to day one if you want. Also, do y ... PC Laptops

Hi i have a optiplex gx150 that has been reformatted. Im doing a course on windows xp proffeisonal, in order to learn the upgrade from windows 2000 to windows xp prof, what will i need. Should i get a buy a windows 2000 OS then buy a disk for the Drivers for the optiplex gx150, Then once installed go through the stages of upgrading to windows xp prof, as i have a windows xp prof os disk with licence?


Generally to upgrade from a former O.S. to a Newer O.S. you would simply do it in Windows. Place XP O.S. in CD Rom Reader than follow the instructions to upgrade. Simply enter the Product key for your XP O.S. when prompted. Good idea to save your Dat ... Dell OptiPlex GX150 SF PC Desktop

I have a toshiba satellite m55-s3314 and the other night it turned off when i booted it down and then the next day woudlnt turn back on. Took it to BBuy and they said it was a bad hard drive....bought a Western digital 2.5 edie internal HD took the old one out put the new one in and when i start my lap top up all i get is the power button on and the battery led stays on. the hard drive led blinks a few times then goes out the screen stays all balck....i would have thought at least that would co


First off, a bad hard drive does not keep your computer from starting....you would get a warning in text on the screen saying no operating system found, or a PXE code but you would still see something on the screen. You would see the Toshiba splash s ... Toshiba Satellite M55-S3314 Laptop

I need to get files off a acer aspire 6020 laptop hard drive.


Most likely the hard drive will "hang", if it does boot from the windows cd and follow the following guide to fix the boot.....if it hangs.\015\012\015\012Windows XP Start-up Errors\015\012Step one, you need a Win ... PC Laptops

My Laptop Same Thing


The problem with upgrading or downgrading to MS Vista is the lack of driver support manufacturers provide as unlike other past Operating systems Vista did not sell very well retail...it was forced upon Manufacturers who "had" to include it at a certa ... Packard Bell Easy One Silver 2120 Notebook

Hi guys,I have a linksys router hooked up and my desktop connection is fine. My laptop however, tells me my connectivity is limited, despite an excellent signal


Go to your desktop and login to the router, the manual should have the default ip and username/password, or google that info, once your in check the number of dhcp leases and make sure it is set to about 2 more than the number of PC's you have, I hav ... PC Desktops

Why wont my hp connect to my home wireless - HP Pavilion ze4400 Notebook


\015\012There are a few things you can do to help reliability\015\012You should first make sure that the modem and router are individually \015\012set up correctly.\015\012I do have a guide for that.\015\012Once that is ... HP Pavilion ze4400 Notebook
  • 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: 1.0125 seconds