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

Hard Disk Drive Upgrade/Replacement

Upgrading the Hard Disk Drive on IBM®/Lenovo® Thinkpads® You can purchase a new hard disk drive(hdd) from an authorized reseller or from IBM/Lenovo. Take precautions when handling a hdd. Don’t apply pressure to the cover of the drive. Replacement Procedure:– Turn off the computer and disconnect all cables.– Close the display and lay the Thinkpad … 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

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For this blog I intend to relate information pertaining to IBM and Lenovo Thinkpads -mainly but not exclusively. The information will cover upgrades and replacement of laptop memory, laptop hard disk drives, howto’s on replacing the LCD panel and replacing keyboards and internal fans, etc. I’ve expanded to include topics covering server installations and lab … Read more