Question about PC Laptops
I have IBM T40. When switched on it shows IBM logo and after few seconds it goes blank, completely blank though power stays on. Power stays on but nothing comes up on screen after showing logo. Plz helpppppppp. Cheers
Well, being a techy I figured out this problem but not a fix. I have 3 T40 laptops with the same issue. One of them if you don't touch it it works fine. I probed around thinking the same are you , memory swaps and such but the problem seems to lie either on the motherboard or the CPU socket. When pressing my finger directly on the CPU it immidiatly freezes after making video glitches and garbage. It seems that the sockets become either faulty over time or the mother board has bad connections. I've tried swapping CPU's so that's not the issue. depending how much your CPU fan screws are tight will probably affect it's functionality. I just wish there was a real fix for it but it seems either mechanical or cold solder joints.
Posted on Sep 30, 2009
No luck when i tried your solution..
Posted on Jun 16, 2008
Here's a couple of things to try:
Power down and remove the battery. Leave it out until you are done with the following procedures. Remove the memory modules and put only one back in. Try to power up. If that works, replace the other one and power up. If that works, you're fixed!
If not, try to power up in safe mode and see what happens. If it comes up, try running diagnostics on the HDD. If that fails, try reseating the hard drive.
Let me know how you're coming along on this. May be able to come up with more ideas, if needed.
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Posted on Nov 26, 2007
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