Newer T43s are more likely to have a DVD burner. This tends to lead to a completely dead chipset a short time later, so better get it serviced NOW. My laptop arrived on a Monday. Using finger scanner as a substitute for password logon makes for easy yet secure protection of your account. I’ve got the same problem but the links here to drivers, etc. So yes, it is good. I think I can get one now with a DVD burner for around the same price.

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The case it a little cheap and platicky, but seem to work as described. Try the following in a terminal Code:. I have this question too. The ThinkPad T42, as any good notebook should, comes with integrated Apple on the other hand is going to receive a complaint, if anything, to hopefully fix the problem in the future.

It works well and finds it right away when I turn it on. Surely the thumbdrivers both worked that time.

IBM T42p Thinkpad USB ports not working «

This is a solution I found from the Internet from someone who ussb the dock with Linux. I gave my thinkpad t42p I am currently running the latest version of Ubuntu exclusively on my notebook. Matthias Himber wrote on linux-thinkpad: If I flex the other way, USB 2. Once it does, press next and it should start installing.


Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Download the USB drivers from here.

ThinkPads do not have a Windows key. In fact, there is a just slightly less than. Message 3 of 4. Follow me on 20 My Tweets. Now you should be able to get back usb 2.

Just hold down the scroll button and push the pointing stick up or down to scroll to where you want on a page. I am one of those who does not prefer glossy screens. I like it better than my desktop keyboard.

Everything else is fine smell is gone. As a result there is a small risk that when plugging in or removing a USB device causes damage to the chip. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Hello all, I have been battling this for quite sometime and I’ve run out of options. It does run a little warmer than the RPM hard drive, but the speed is oh so good.


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Hey guys, thanks for taking the time to reply to my post. I had never heard of this company before, was at first skeptical, but was very impressed.

I left my phone disconnected yesterday, but jsb, the USB is dead. Please keep the headphone jack; it’s working perfectly. But still atleast i now know its an issue with the unit and none of my doing…. When I get a call, I disconnect the phone and go to a better spot to take the call.

It all happened on Tuesday night when I left the Thinkpad on screensaver for a while, came back to the desk and tried to bring it out of suspend with the mouse and then the keyboard, then shut it down.