Then I removed the battery and unplugged the AC power cord. Auto applied in checkout Quantity: I experienced no such thing using the Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. The screen cover for the ThinkPad T42 is constructed of magnesium and prevents any screen flexing. Both worked very nicely.

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I thought that was a little shabby. So far, two possible causes have been suggested.

IBM ThinkPad T41 won’t recognize USB Ports (sees them as USB ) – TechRepublic

There are two other heads for the stick included if you do not like the eraser head style one. Backside of T42 view larger image Left-side of T42 view larger image Right-side of T42 view larger image It would be nice to have a built-in media card reader for such flash storage devices as SecureDigital cards or CompactFlash cards. I’m running a Tb external drive with usb 2. This laptop is particularly good for business related work and for computer programmers — two occupations in which you spend a lot of time using a computer and keyboard and also might need extra security to protect your data.

Although, both USB ports on the back of my computer suddenly stopped working. In fact, there is a just slightly less than. Another easy fix I saw was the guy who was running too many unpowered USB devices from his ports, this was verified by plugging them in one at a time until the error occurred. This worked for me!!


It works well and finds it right away when I turn it on. Time for an MacBook. It does run a little warmer than the RPM hard drive, but the speed is oh so good.

[ubuntu] USB on Thinkpad t42

This page was last modified on 15 Januaryat I’m betting that IBM didn’t do anything usv the problem prior to the sale and the new owners are still trying to find their feet when it comes to what they have bought. November 10th, 2.

I also wanted a RPM hard drive.

Plugging in a USB 2. And remember to touch some metal table-leg, office chair etc before plugging in the ipod again. This summer IBM introduced the Anyway I went to device manager witch was displaying 4 host controllers of witch only 1 was USB 2.

The touchpad works fine. Which one would you choose for a desktop? ThinkPads are known to be Linux friendly. I tried the same with XP and it worked ….


IBM ThinkPad T42 with Biometric Security Review (pics, specs)

Backside of T42 view larger image. Finally, disabling the Enhanced controller does nothing to the external USB devices so it is obviously not connected to them. Is there anyone who has run into this problem that can help me?

We are not sure whether it can provide USB 2. Sending the laptop in for service may help. I would plug in a mouse and it will light up for a split second then turn off. The same behavior has also been observed on a T42, where the EHCI controller stopped working after structural damage to the laptop. Here are the steps: Even if I had gotten a smaller one, my backpack would have only gone from 15 pounds to 14 pounds.

It’s possible that your controller is damaged, but still able to run at USB 1. Returns on the internet can be problematic.