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My ibm thinkpad t43 displayed a message "hard error D0014" on a small blue screen. when i shut it down by pressing the power button for a few seconds, it restarted. but the programs won't work.

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  • francegf Jun 04, 2009

    thanks for responding! unfortunately i don't have the disks. it was a hand me down laptop.

  • francegf Jun 04, 2009

    thanks! I'll look for a windows xp cd and let you know as soon as i find one. thanks again!

  • Ben Wabnick
    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    Sounds like you need to try and restore your laptop back to factory defaults. Do you have the discs that came with it?

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This could be a problem, not sure if its a software related or if the hard drive is bad. If you can find a windows xp cd. Try and wipe out the hard drive and install windows xp on it. If it goes thru then you'll just need the drivers. If it errors out on you then you know its a problem with the hard drive and you'll need to replace it. If you get windows xp installed on it, let me know and I'll help you with the drivers.

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    Ben Wabnick Jun 04, 2009

    Your very welcome.

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