Anyone have a solution? Do you know the reason about USB Port reading but not working? We are not sure whether it can provide USB 2. Included in the box was the service manual, a Quick-Start guide on how to install memory, a few different heads for TrackPoint, and an advertisement for some Targus bags. Gareth Knight Well both of my usb ports stopped responding again. Plugging in a USB 2.

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IBM ThinkPad T42 Review (pics, specs)

This worked for me!! I tried the same with XP and it worked …. Pictures are taken from one sample only, might have trivial differences from the one customer actually receives. As soon as you start using the T42 a wizard pops-up to guide you through setting up biometric security view larger image. Aside from the new fingerprint reader, feature we find that the design is the same as ever with the T4X series. Prices on T43s have come down recently. Try the following in a terminal Code:. ThinkPads are known to be Linux friendly.

I am not a power user so 1. Did anyone ever fry the bluetooth in addition to the USB? Please do NOT send private messages since I won’t be able to read them. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. I had heard about fan noise issues with the T43s. My issue is sorted, but this might be something to get more people to try Ubuntu!!!


Each key is firm and has excellent travel, and each key feels individual. Following are the specs for this notebook: The second, initially also unrecognized but now it works. T442 does run a little warmer than the RPM hard drive, but the speed is oh so good. ThinkPad T42 Above View view larger image The latest T42 refresh, and for the inm L1U model that I have, the tradition of building on security features comes in the form of adding a fingerprint reader that allows a user to swipe their finger to gain access to the T There are only a few drives that will fit in there.

I can see why for me hsb is the perfect blend of size and performance. Its top piece can slide down to another position T40, T41, T42, T43 etc. I have an IBM Thinkpad t42p sinceit has been a great machine for me through my University years. Plus I figured a laptop with good build quality would retain value better in case I wanted to sell it.


This chip placed nearby USB connector. It requires 1 a systemboard replacement or 2 a Southbridge reflow.

My old hard drive ran ubuntu Front view of screen view larger image When compared to other notebook screens, the screen may or may not be in the same class as the best displays on Sony or Toshiba machines the VAIO XBrite screens and Toshiba TruBrite are both very nice, but have a glossy finish that causes reflection.

Whaddaya think it’s ever gonna be solved. Personally I like the black. Follow me on Twitter My Tweets.

IBM ThinkPad T41 won’t recognize USB Ports (sees them as USB ) – TechRepublic

This is not the case though. Bim no apparent support for usb 2. I have also heard those issues have been solved with the newer T43s. I have since upgraded to an Privacy policy About ThinkWiki Terms of use.

Similar problem, but I’ve not found a solution.