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You may not have the proper codecs, but that's a pretty easy fix:
Since I don't know which OS you're using (I assume Win 2000 or XP in a T41) I'll give you the whole link:
I loaded this codec pack on mine from the same link and it works great, and it's free:
Best of luck
Posted on Aug 04, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Unfortunately you cannot download the recovery CD for free, you can download them but it is going to cost you.
Take a look at this site for all IBM Thinkpad recovery CD's >>>>
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Posted on May 26, 2009
IBM is very sensitive i have the same problem before check your processor fan and RAM. specially RAM causing automatic restart your laptop.
Posted on Jun 05, 2009
SOURCE: IBM thinkpad T41 -> get
The IBM Thinkpad has a very strong security system.
If you are seeing a lock symbol when booting then somebody has set the supervisor password. If you can't remember it or guess it (try "password", "admin", "pass", etc) then you need to find the person that set the supervisor password.
Once the supervisor password is set the T41 is very well protected and it can't be reset by removing the laptop battery or CMOS battery.
There is a way to read the password from the protection chip but this is very complicated and requires taking the laptop apart and building your own chip reader.
The instructions for doing this are are:
Hope this helps,
Posted on Mar 08, 2011
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