I know, some underline that it is a temporary solution, but I am gratefull for using it again after such a long time of idleness, no matter how long it will last. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all! I just got this Thinkpad T40 for free because it was not working. The height of whatever shim you want to try needs to be found out experimentally. I don’t have any OpenGL stuff to test with at the moment. I am starting to have the GPU problem on my T40 and it’s getting worse. Color support bit

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The height of whatever shim you want to try needs to be found out experimentally.

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Goodbye Lorita, wherever you’ve gone Windows update shows gra;hics system as up to date. Just left-click on the thinkpad battery monitor and it should be a checkbox. I get a height of Started by ckyo01May 10 Touchpad fix X synaptics firmware 8.

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Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. There were no graphics card driver updates at the time of this writing. See document for critical installation limitations – ThinkPad General Sound The audio in this thin machine seems compromised — sounds kind of muffled, even though fairly loud.

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In order to try to revive the thing, I wiped it clean last night and reinstalled Windows XP Professional bit. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality.

Apart from what you use, it will r41 be a temporary fix, IF it works at all. Putting glue around the GPU is not going to help at all. I realised that flexing the case produced good results sometimes, and since I don’t have a heat gun nor a cup of alcohol to reflow the solder with, I thought of some alternate solutions.


I attempted to install DirectX 9. The standard IrDA for exchange of files and communication with nearby laptops is of course included. In the middle of Kansas Local time: Summary The ThinkPad T40 is expensive, but as usual, you get what you pay for.

IBM T41 Graphics Error

Again, weeks have gone by and the issue has not recurred. Secure Data Disposal 1. Want to watch a couple of 2 hour DVD movies on the flight? 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.