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When i turn on my laptop, the screen is blank

I have an ibm thinkpad r40 laptop. when i turn it on, sometimes it beeps 3 times(one long, two short) and the screen remains blank. Other times, when i turn it on, the ibm screen comes on, but it starts to flicker and then lines start to apperar on the screen and it goes blank. What is wrong with my laptop? Is it something that i can fix or will i have to get it repaired?

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  • lolo029 Mar 14, 2009

    I have an ibm thinkpad r40 laptop. when i turn it on, sometimes it beeps 3 times(one long, two short) and the screen remains blank. Other times, when i turn it on, the ibm screen comes on, but it starts to flicker and then lines start to apperar on the screen and it goes blank. What is wrong with my laptop? Is it something that i can fix or will i have to get it repaired? I have placed new memory.

  • zainulabi295 Apr 06, 2009

    I have an ibm thinkpad r40 laptop. when i turn it on, sometimes it
    beeps 3 times(one long, two short) and the screen remains blank. Other
    times, when i turn it on, the ibm screen comes on, but it starts to
    flicker and then lines start to apperar on the screen and it goes
    blank. What is wrong with my laptop? Is it something that i can fix or
    will i have to get it repaired?

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It seems to be u have problem with ur RAM ..Try to change it

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