An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points
An expert that got 5 achievements.
An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.
An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.
Re: ibm thinkpad t30 2367
I user a T30 myself, and have ocassion to repair a few.
If you've got horizontal lines which disappear when you "hold it a certain way", there are two possibilities that I'm aware of;
1. the lcd cable is a bit loose, either at the lcd (most likely) or on the board.
2. the video is on it's way out.
Probly the first, and an easy fix.
If you try it yourself, just make sure all power is dosconnected, including batteries.
BTW, why did you ask about a new battery? Does it only happen on battery power?
That would make a difference. I just stay plugged in when possible.
Hope that helps.
If you need the service manual, just go to lenovo's sup[port site, or let me know.
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
The meaning? There is no implicit meaning behind the term thinkpad, it was a made up term by IBM for their laptops. The ThinkPad name itself was inspired by leather-bound pocket notepads
issued to all IBM employees with the corporate motto 'Think' embossed on
the cover. The combination of Think and NotePad lead to the name ThinkPad.
IBM's corporate naming team was initially against using the ThinkPad
name since all previous IBM computers were referred to by model numbers
rather than names. However, the popularity of the ThinkPad brand with
the press convinced IBM to retain the name.
Please make sure you rate my answer 4 thumbs up, it is extremely important to me. I would be forever grateful if you could do so. If you need more help on this question please just respond to my answer here and I will get right back to you.
There seems to be a slight problem here as there is no R 41. There is a G41 and a T41. They both have the same beep code and symptom. One long and two short is: 1. System board 2. LCD assembly 3. Dimm
If you copy and paste this link it will take you to the support page for think pads. Use the complete model number on the bottom of your machine and select users guides and manuals and you'll be able to download a copy of the HMM (hardware maintenance manual) used by IBM techs.
On Thinkpads laptops the keys on the right hand side double up as the number keypad. To switch on the Number lock key pad on - press and hold the Shift key and press the NumLk/ScrLk key, it is above the F11 key, the Num lock LED will also light up. Press these keys again to turn off the Numer Lock.
As long as you only see these artifacts while watching certain broadcasts, the TV is fine. If these lines are present no matter what you are watching, then you have a problem. What you are seeing is signal related and there isn't much you can do to fix that. Think of it like a scratched DVD; you will see strange things on the screen at times and many think it's the TV when it's only the signal from the device to the TV that is corrupt.
I have thought of one possible solution and this will depend on your TV's ability to slightly stretch the picture in vertical/horizontal directions. If your TV will let you, you may be able to raise the top of the picture a cm or so to hide the flickering. Check the TV's onscreen menu for anything to do with picture alignment. This is nothing to do with aspect ratio though so ignore that.
Try this: Start with the machine OFF, hold down and CONTINUE TO HOLD the "F1" key and turn on the power WHILE STILL HOLDING DOWN "F1" This
should get you into the bios/setup, which on most thinkpads is pretty
simple and self explanatory. You can reset the date, and something
called "initialize" as I remember. POST YOUR MODEL NUMBER!!!! Ibm.com's
support is famous for having very good, extensive support for
thinkpads. I searched for this error no. but we really need the model