Keyboard removal for the IBM/Lenovo T60, T60p

IBM T60 Thinkpad laptops are one of the great quality products put out by IBM. The keyboard can easily be removed if needed to access inside components. These procedures describe the steps required to remove and re-install the keyboard and palm rest for T60 series Thinkpads. – Turn off the computer and disconnect the AC … Read more

IBM/Lenovo T40/40p, T41/41p, T42/42p fan assembly removal

Is your fan noisy or just fails to start anymore? These instructions guide you through the fan removal process for T4x series Thinkpads. Remove these parts in order to remove the fan assembly.-Remove the battery-Remove the hard drive-Remove the keyboard-Remove the palm rest With the keyboard out of the way you can see the fan … Read more

Docking Causes Thinkpad to Shutdown Due To Static

Several models of Thinkpads have been reported to shut-off when inserted into a Dock, Mini Dock or Port Replicator. Hopefully you’re not having this problem yourself but here’s the information about the issue. Thinkpads affected are the R60, T60/T61 series, and Z6x series. When the system is powered on and inserted into a dock or … Read more

T40, T41, T42,T43

Need some information on howto work on your Thinkpad? I thought I would provide links I have come across describing the various upgrades and/or replacements you can perform on T4x series Thinkpads. These are all useful guides I hope you will find helpful. The first place to look that covers all the information you will … Read more

T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p, T43, T43p Memory Upgrade

Need to remove,add or upgrade memory for your Thinkpad? These procedures describe removing and installing memory modules for the various type of T4x. Following is the memory configuration:________________________________________________________________________T40, T40p — PC2100 DDR SDRAM 266MHZ 2GB maximum. 2 200-pin socketsT41, T41p — PC2700 DDR SDRAM 333MHZ 2GB maximum 2 200-pin socketsT42, T42pT43, T43p — PC2-4200 CL4 … Read more

IBM/Lenovo T40/T40p, T41/T41p, T42/T42p Keyboard removal

IBM T40, T41 and T42 series of Thinkpad laptops have a great keyboard. Occasionally you may want or need to remove the keyboard to access the internals. The process is simple and straight forward. The keyboard is pretty easy to remove and re-install. You remove a few screws from the back of the machine which … Read more