Question about IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

1 Answer

Laptop won't power up

I home school my son using an IBM ThinkPad T30 Notebook, which up until today worked great. However, today my mother accidently spilled a glass of water on the table. The bottom of the computer got wet. However, it still worked. After my son was finished for the day, he turned off the computer. Now it won't turn back on. I can't get power from the AC adaptor or the battery (which needs to be replaced itself, as it will only hold about 45 min. worth of power). This computer not only holds all of my son's grades and subjects, it is also the computer that I use for personal pictures and business. Can anyone please help me?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,601 Answers
Re: Laptop won't power up

Do not under any circumstances turn it on for a couple of days.It should of not been turned on whan it got wet. You could of fried the motherboard. Let it dry till Monday, then you will know if the damage is done.

Posted on Nov 10, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

IBM Thinkpad T30 2366 won't boot after the IBM Thinkpad screen

you can go to the BIOS setting? if you can,look for "Boot Device Priority" or something like that,it's usually placed on Advanced settings. Set the first boot device as your harddisk,save the settings and restart your computer
Please let me know if it's working or not

Aug 28, 2012 | IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

1 Answer

My ibm thinkpad won't turn on

Try powering on laptop what happens do you hear any beeps or see any lights normally if u see lights this is a sign that it is working if not your motherboard could be bad if you see lights and hear constant short beeps this means your memory can be bad, Try powering on laptop without battery and only power supply plugged in.

Sep 05, 2011 | IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

1 Answer

BIOS password for IBM T30 Laptop

please you need to reset its bios. open the screws behind your laptop with keyboard icons to access your laptop cimos battery with care remove it for some time(3min), power on your laptop until it boots up. turn it off and put the battery back. the password will removed.

Jul 24, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

1 Answer

Password reset problem

u have to pull your cmos cell from mother bord 15 it reset.
Open the back side of laptop then u find motherbord chip on it then pull cmos cell for 15 minutes

May 20, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

1 Answer

Ibm t30 laptop has no video at start up

Try doing a hard reboot.

Unplug AC and remove battery.
Press and hold POWER for 30 seconds.
Plug in AC.
Turn on.
Upon bootup insert battery.

If this does not work I regret to say the graphics card is busted.

Apr 26, 2009 | IBM Thinkpad T30 Notebook

1 Answer

Asus f9sg

did u lock the bios do u need a bios password if u do its not fun reseting them u have to disasemble ur laptop and cross wire the bios chip with the power on to reboot the password protection...

Apr 11, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

2 Answers

Upgrading processer in thinkpad t30

I have IBM T30 laptop and my Laptop having problem of display its shows when open any files its open like viberation

Feb 28, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

2 Answers

IBM does not work

Try memory or replace system board

Mar 24, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook Logo

410 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top IBM PC Laptops Experts

John mullen

Level 2 Expert

229 Answers

 Mike M
Mike M

Level 3 Expert

3320 Answers


Level 1 Expert

29 Answers

Are you an IBM PC Laptop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides