Question about IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook
I have problem with My ThinkPad T40 2373 - 72A, error 0189 appear when it's start to boot. The only solution that I find so far is replace the systemboard. But I wonder if there any other solution of this problem.
This worked for me on a R40 with the 0189 issue.
When the message pops up, hit escape to continue.
1. Download the IBM Hardware Maintenance Disk and create a floppy. The filename for version 1.75 is i7tm23us.exe. I found it at ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/i7tm23us.exe
2. If you do not have a floppy drive on your laptop, then use nero to create a bootable CD from the files and boot sector of the floppy disk.
3. Boot your laptop from the CD, then choose the Assign UUID option.
This should do the trick for you.
Posted on Jan 18, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 13, 2015 | Computers & Internet
Oct 03, 2012 | IBM ThinkPad T20 Notebook
Jul 27, 2012 | IBM ThinkPad R52 Notebook
Jun 14, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad R51 Notebook
Apr 20, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad X41 Tablet PC
Mar 12, 2009 | IBM Thinkpad T30 Notebook
Jan 26, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook
Dec 17, 2007 | IBM ThinkPad T20 2647 Notebook
3,443 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!