I dont think thats the case. But a few pokes at the switch *might* reveal a partially sticking one. (doubt it) What is the BIOS setting in the boot order of the video i.e., LCD/VGA, LCD, VGA.....? I'm guessing the Thread Tools Search this Thread 04-14-2011, 06:14 PM #1 giuseppe105 Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2011 Posts: 8 OS: win1 i have read around for Before you buy and replace the inverter board, try reseating inverter connectors first. http://virtualthought.net/ibm-thinkpad/thinkpad-black-screen-on-startup.html
I hope this helps som ... ApertureAlley 7,456 views 3:16 Loading more suggestions... Very good point. Laptop Freak November 15, 2006 | Markus, I’ve never seen a problem like this before. https://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/IBM_ThinkPad_T30_Troubleshooting
thanks in advance for any assistance you can offer! Lexicon740il August 3, 2007 | Laptop Freak, I am experiencing the same symptoms on Thinkpad T42. Shannon October 19, 2006 | I have a Dell Inspiron 1100 and was poised to purchase a new LCD panel until I came across this site.
I figure it has something to do either with the backlight bulb, or the inverter, or a general power problem. Please dont tell me to replace the motherboard, thanks Post a reply Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: IBM Thinkpad T40 - No display issue The Cheers, Pete Laptop Freak November 13, 2007 | Pete, Remove the hard drive and then turn on the laptop. So here it goes: I dropped my Toshiba Satellite M30 this morning while it was turned off.
It seems like this is a hardware problem but the consistent error message about the video driver is odd. NADA! I downloaded the X23 service manual which gives a diagram on how to remove the screen but I'm a monkey's uncle's best friend's sister if I can do it. IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook IBM THINKPAD T30 BOOTUP PROBLEM Hello I ahve worked on several of these.
I know I need to get this fixed, but I can't over the next few days. Mike February 1, 2007 | I bought an IBM T30 off eBay. It's just total black. Is is dark even in the BIOS (before Windows starts loading)?
Corrupted or dying hard drive¶ This issue may be difficult to diagnose because of the varying symptoms.
They returned it in the condition it is in. It has an arrow pointing to a circled component. It is not under warranty anymore.
Have you priced an LCD replacement? -looks to be about $500 for anew lcd... his comment is here Havranek December 12, 2006 | Hello! The only exterior physical damage I observed was at the right corner of the laptop (where the AC power plug is) which showed strained plastic marks. i thought that if the backlight comes on at all, than it is working.
Top Profile Reply with quote RealBlackStuff Post subject: PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:56 am Offline RBS15000 Joined: Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:17 am Posts: 16483 Location: Mt. Check out the hardware maintenance manual for help with disassembly. or jiggling makes it come back.
Close Yes, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. I have already replaced LCD-cable, inverter and LCD-screen. I've seen your disassembly guide for this model, but have not figured out how to take the LCD off to clean behind it. jasonsluck Laptop Support 4 03-28-2011 11:20 AM IBM Thinkpad T42 not booting up I have an IBM thinkpad t42 running windows xp.
Any advice on what else may be the problem? I opened up the screen and saw there was a dent on the metal frame that was surrounding the LCD screen. When the LCD is plugged in but the display directed to an external monitor, the computer will start normally, but will stop dead when Fn-F7 is used to switch to the navigate here Please make sure that you are using a supported optical disk with your computer.
First try this, right click on the desktop, click properties, open the screen saver tab, click the power button, then change the screen settings to never. I hope you can help m e identify the problem. Top Profile Reply with quote swjhay Post subject: PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2008 9:29 pm Offline Joined: Fri Dec 21, 2007 2:07 am Posts: 5 Location: worcester, ma I'm Sign in to make your opinion count.
The problem is independent of the display (switching the display did not change the symptoms). You can open up the display assembly again and check if you get normal video by applying some pressure directly to the inverter board. I wonder if it's just inverter? What do you suggest?
You might, as mentioned in my other message, visit the Lenovo site get the service manual. Its not a picture of my motherboard but Iv managed to find an exact copy of what im looking at to show to u. "A" in the diagram is what burnt If so, remove the battery and order a replacement. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below.
If the hard drive is the issue, you may need to replace the hard drive Screen is not responding¶ Your ThinkPad's screen is frozen, blank, or visibly damaged. I may have to take exception to that.
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