Question about IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook
The AC power keeps on and off, however, it still charges the battery. The AC Power ICON on and off frequently, the screen keeps flashing.
This is not a good sign!
If all physical connection seems fine, it could mean something is wrong on the power modules of the motherboard! Please try another power adapter to see if it's the power adaptor's fault. If not, get it into lenovo service centre for check-up, as this could damage your laptop motherboard's power modules permanently!
This happened exactly what I had on my good old ASUS laptop, I ended up replace the motherboard. Pay little money to get it serviced before you have to replace the whole motherboard!
Posted on May 15, 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 15, 2014 | Pentax Cameras
Oct 15, 2010 | Computers & Internet
Mar 04, 2010 | Lenovo IdeaPad S10 - 42312BU Notebook
Dec 07, 2009 | Gateway Solo 1450 Notebook
Nov 03, 2017 | JVC GR-DVX9 Mini DV Digital Camcorder
Oct 09, 2009 | GPS
Oct 01, 2009 | Computers & Internet
May 22, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 680 GPS Receiver
Sep 05, 2007 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera
135 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: