It is very well constructed. The keys are perfectly spaced and sized, keeping errors to a minimum. It does not creak when I pick it up. I decided to get the T42 instead of the T See details for description of any imperfections.

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Step 1 Bottom Cover. The ThinkPad T was awarded 4. I had seen a few Asus laptops and generally had a favorable impression of them, but in the end was not a leap of faith I was willing to make. Please correct me if I’m wrong, though!

They always have picked up in the first few rings and I have never been put on hold. NO mention at all of how dissplay handle the other wires involved in disconnecting the screen lid from the laptop base, eg: I have since decided to keep my desktop, which in some ways makes me regret not getting the Fujitsu. I use the ones that came with my Creative Thinkppad Muvo2. The fan near the vent spun consistently even while typing this review, but it didn’t get annoyingly loud.

IBM ThinkPad T42 Display Replacement – iFixit Repair Guide

thinpkad Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades. Ultimately, what I’m most interested in showing is how viewing angles really do matter on laptops and the difference an IPS panel can make.

Dispoay should delight ThinkPad fans and newcomers looking for a lightweight notebook hampered by few compromises. I had requested a tracking number from the seller which actually was emailed to me after the notebook arrived.

I sort of think of it as the Volvo of laptops — Boxy but good. Step 7 Display and Ribbon Cable Removal. It is clear and bright from one corner to another. Mostly I was curious to see the results, but I figured some of our readers would enjoy getting our impressions of this archeological find as well.

After opening the box and quickly setting the free printer aside, I turned it on. One of the few things concerns I had about buying on the internet and not from IBM with there 30 day return policy, was having a dead pixel or two which IBM would not fix cause there not enough dead ones.

IBM’s ThinkPad T42 LCD: A Blast from the Past

I’m not sure if there are any others. It would be nice if there was chat or an email offered as support. It also offers wide viewing angles.

It does make it out of the house occasionally at other times. First, it’s absolutely astonishing how well a six-year-old laptop continues to hold together—a true testament to the ThinkPad engineering team. Retrieved June 1, Missing Prerequisites This guide is missing information on how to start the process.

My ThinkPad came with the ThinkLight. But then, you didn’t come here for a review of the T42 six years after launch. I find it is usually a good idea to have one PC at home that I know dizplay. I think they are still mad at Microsoft for stealing the OS market from them. If so how would I go about doing that and how much would it cost?

OEM IBM Lenovo ThinkPad T42 Laptop LCD Display Front Bezel 91P9526

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Perhaps the majority of buyers spoke, and what they said is that they don’t care about LCD quality. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.