The computer will boot sometimes when you apply pressure around the keyboard. A friend of mine is pretty good with computers and could do the repairs if we know where to look. I am a computer novice at best.
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Wait Black Screen? AFTER you changed the fan... hmmm... I think I know what the problem is. Okay solution one; You might of hit a wire or cord in the computer when you changed out the fan. Two: You might have the virus 223, get it fixed and it should be going again! Hoped this helped! :D
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what your system is prompting you is that your Processor is getting Bad and you will need to replace it with a new ones ok
After that your system come back to life .
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IBM's are famous for this ...that's why they've changed their keyboard configurations so frequently, because palm pressure would either a) prematurely damage the hard drive or b) cause problems with the AC/DC card (IBM's term, not mine).
My guess, since I used to repair IBM laptops for a living, is the AC/DC card. It directly controls video output to the LCD. You can probably find one "pulled" on eBay for around $50, and probably $50-100 for someone to install it for you.
Chips DO get loose and what you're experiencing is a common problem with IBM T40's. The solder that holds the graphics processor to the motherboard is cracked and no longre consistantly makes a good connection. This problem can only permanently be resolved with a new motherboard, or reflowing the solder of the GPU chip on the old one with a heat gun. Do a search for "thinkpad solder reflow" in any search engine.
It's broken solder point or points on the GPU chip. It's very common with the thinkpad T40. This can only be repair permanently by replacing the motherboard or reflowing the solder on the GPU with a heat gun. There is a utube video demonstrating the reflow process.
You can confirm this is your issue by applying strong downward pressure on your laptop just above the left corner of your touchpad and turning the laptop on. If the laptop boots completely while holding this pressure, you can be sure your laptop has this issue.