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I was suffering from a bent / warped display lid. I seeked relief on the internet, but all I could find were suggestions to RMA the device, or just "let go".
I wouldn't want to "let go" - and this bent display was annoying me so much, that I started experimenting a bit until I have come up with a solution that just works.
Put the display lid in the oven, around 2-3 minutes at 180 degrees celsius. After I took it out, it had already straightened itself in the oven. Please note, that if you do so, you do it at your own risk and maybe try it with 1 minute (or less first) ... these things are very fragile! A second too long might ruin the lid.
Before, it looked like this:
So, it was time for the oven:
After just 2-3 minutes, the result was quite impressive:
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She was not what you would call unrefined,
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This has got to be the silliest life hack I ever heard (and I don't need it right now, thankfully) -- but I'm reasonably amused and glad to see it worked!
Good for you!
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Daily Driver Thinkpads: X250 16gb 3TB FHD, X61 T9300 SXGA+
Museum Piece: PC110 20MB
Past: 701Cs German, 535/X, 760E/XL, i-series 12/14xx, piano s30, R60e, X60, X61, T60, T61, X200 P8700, x2001 AFFS i5-530, X121e
X61 7673-V2V, T60 2007-QPG, T42 2373-F7G, X32 (IPS Screen), A31p w/ Ultrabay Numpad, A21m 2628-GXU
For those accountants using ThinkPads for their work, please try not to cook your books on your warped lid ThinkPad
Current Thinkpads: X1E1 | X1C4 | X1C3 | X250 | X230 | T410
Retired Thinkpads: T42 | 560 (circa 1996)
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