Question about IBM ThinkPad X41 Tablet PC

2 Answers

Battery light stays on even after comp is turned off or the battery charger is unplugged

1. I try to turn on my computer after it goes into Stand By mode but it doesn't. The screen is off but there are 3 lights flashing to show its on. Its like only part of the computer is responding. 2. And then recently, I noticed that the battery light is still on when I unplug it and my computer is turned off or is in Stand By mode and the worst is the light is still on when the computer is off. Its not like its slow at responding and turns off the light later on, it stays on. I take the battery out and the computer is really hot even though its been off for an hour. 3. I've been getting a lot of those "blue screens" saying it can't reboot properly and it restarts but it doesn't progress. I just reimaged my computer and it just gave me the "blue screen" when I tried to use my computer. Is this an internal problem? Is it because I've been using an older battery charger at times? I checked the output voltages and they are the same. The new one is just lighter and smaller...

Posted by Totek on

  • Anonymous Jul 10, 2008

    The battery light stays on even when the power cable is unpluged. I replaced both the planer bord and the battery, the problem is still not resolved. WHAT CAN I DO TO FIIIIIIIIIXXXX this?

    Segun Olubi.



2 Answers


The crescent shape light is on and computer will not come on

Posted on Sep 02, 2008



  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 85 Answers

Hi, sounds like you need to replace your hard drive, blue screen of death means 2 things bad memory or hard drive regards

Posted on Aug 19, 2007


Add Your Answer


Uploading: 0%


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



Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Samsung Tab A10 with S pen is charging slowly,even with Original charger,what may be the problem and how yo fix it?

I agree with Tom, you probably need to change the battery.
Don't forget that with modern rechargeable batteries, particularly in computers, phones and the like, it is not good to leave them plugged in to the charger all the time. This definitely reduces the life of the battery. Try a new battery, charge it up and then unplug the charger.

I know it's a bit more bother, it means having the charger ready to plug in when the battery alert light comes on, then unplugging it again when full. If you get into the habit, it is well worth it, given the price of batteries!

Oct 08, 2018 | Samsung Tablets & eReaders

2 Answers

My tablet want come on what's wrong with it

I've had the same problem with my RCA 10 inch tablet. I have charged it, tried the hard reset, used different chargers and even different outlets, and held the power button on for 60+ seconds with NO RESULTS! My recommendation is to contact RCA, which is what I am doing, and request an immediate replacement if yours is still under the 1 year manufacturers warranty. If you look these tablets up, you will see (as I have found) that this is apparently a common problem with the tablets. Wish I had known that prior to purchasing!

Jan 01, 2015 | Tablets & eReaders

1 Answer


If your computer recognizes it when its connected to the PC then you may have luck reinstalling the firmware.

If not, the unit maybe dead.

Feb 12, 2014 | Tablets & eReaders

1 Answer

My laptop wont turn on

I think your battery or your whole motherboard is fried. Does it make any noises? Do the fans start to run? Try unplugging your battery and only keeping your charger in.

Jun 02, 2013 | Acer TravelMate C300 14.1 XGA LCD Display...

2 Answers

What are other causes of a phone not turning on besides a dead battery, overheating, and freezing?

replace the battery for starters
check that the charger is putting out the correct voltage

Jun 05, 2017 | HTC HD Windows Phone 7

1 Answer

My toshiba r10 laptop wont turn on the green power light to the front is on but the yellow battery light only comes onn when i plug in the power cord to it and it only stays about 2 seconds

Ok here's what you will do

1) Unplug the notebook from the ac adapter (charger power cord)

2) Take off the battery pack on the notebook

3) Once the ac adapter and battery is off the notebook, hold down the power button for 15 seconds

4) After 15 seconds, let go of the power button


6) Now press the power button once.

7) If the unit boots, the unit suffered a slight surge

8) If the unit does not boot and remains dead, the unit suffered a severe surge and may be burned out and needs replacing

I hope this helps and let me know how it goes afterwards

May 03, 2010 | Tablets & eReaders

1 Answer

?how do I charge the battery


You use one of two methods
Method 1
1. Install the battery in its compartment.
2. Plug the AC adapter

The battery will start charging, and the status light for the battery will appear amber. The light will remain amber as long as the battery is not fully charged. When the cahrge is completed, the light will turn green.

Of course, if your are using your computer while battery is being charged, it will take three to four times longer to complete the charge.

Method 2

Toshiba sells battery chargers which you can use to charge a battery outside of the computer.

Hope it helps.

Aug 26, 2009 | Toshiba Tablets & eReaders

2 Answers

My notebook will not charge. It stays on battery

pull the battery out and unplug the power changer hold the enter key for one full minute then install battery see what charge amount says if half way drain it till compter shuts off then charge, if it does not fix the problem the battery is dead.Rate if this was helpful.

Aug 14, 2009 | Compaq 2710p Tablet PC - Intel Centrino...

Not finding what you are looking for?

Open Questions:

IBM ThinkPad X41 Tablet PC Logo


Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top IBM Tablets & eReaders Experts


Level 3 Expert

1997 Answers

Steven Wander
Steven Wander

Level 3 Expert

595 Answers

ADMIN Canada
ADMIN Canada

Level 3 Expert

37453 Answers

Are you an IBM Tablet and eReader Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides