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I have problem with mt laptop that is thinkpad t41

After normal starting ....screein of my monitor display resolution turns off.but everything still work...we can access anything but resolution of screen becomes turns totally we can not see anything in the monitor i think no software problem ...i checked battery it's in 100 % position ...i always use my laptop on direct supply ...can anybody can give some fix this problem..when we press Fn and then F3 comes to full resolution ...after after 2 to 3 minutes it again goes off ...can anybody help???

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  • EMaurer07 Nov 24, 2008

    My T41 boots up normally, then after a few minutes, the screen goes black, but the system is still on. If I close the monitor, and then re-open it, the picture comes back for a minute or so, then goes black again. Is this a motherboard issue?



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Boot your system in safe mode remove its display driver, then boot in normal mode install the driver, then check

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