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by Brett Garrett
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Blank screen issue ...
Replies: 4
Views: 1495

Re: Blank screen issue ...

hello brett.. again, welcome to the forum.. and its sad about your sister.. your R40 is quite an old thinkpad.. there might be a video out socket on that thinkpad SO, if you need to bypass the thinkpad display you should be able to connect it to an external display and thus gain access to whatever ...
by Brett Garrett
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Blank screen issue ...
Replies: 4
Views: 1495

Re: Blank screen issue ...

Welcome to the forum, Brett; sorry to hear about your sister. :( I moved your thread to the "correct" forum; I agree that the naming of the forums is sometimes confusing. If you can see a faint dark image on the screen, then I suspect it is an inverter/backlight issue. Hopefully the former, since i...
by Brett Garrett
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Blank screen issue ...
Replies: 4
Views: 1495

Blank screen issue ...

Good Morning! New to the forum and new to the IBM Thinkpad. My sister passed away a little less than 2 months ago. We were suddenly faced with having 2 weeks to empty her apartment just prior and after her death (she had not granted us permission until then and her illness was sudden and took her fa...

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