Turns out that after the first incident, and about 4 years later, my USB ports seem to be fried again on Ubuntu … so will check it out and see what gives! The easiest way I know to solve software problems with hardware is driver installation which is where my argument comes from. Will try to update had been updating at least twice the driver again as suggested in here. I’ve got a T40 that I’ve mostly replaced with a “new” used X60, so I decided to restore the T40 to fresh-install XP Pro status, maybe for my wife though she’s not sure yet. I had never heard of this company before, was at first skeptical, but was very impressed. If you can, give it a try — what have you got to lose? This seems to be a hardware problem with the USB controller on Intel’s chip or related electronics.

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Retrieved from ” https: Quick, easy, and best of all they had what I needed.

For a quick comparison with our IBM Docking All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. Feel free to post questions in the forum regarding this ultraportable. I have this question too. I was dual booting Windows XP and Ubuntu 8.

ThinkPad T41

Before I do that, anybody got a better idea? It however gives me reason to believe that the i-pod sucks more power from the USB than the maximum permissible. The hard drive speed of RPM is often pointed to as being too slow. Anyway, thanks for all posting suggestions.


New IBM ThinkPad T41 notebook computers for education feature great performance in a lightweight

Reset Post Submit Post. Laptops by Dan Ackerman Dec 19, The trackpoint navigation is fantastic, the pointing stick makes it easy to navigate the cursor to the area on the screen you wish. Pictures are taken from one sample only, might have trivial differences from the one customer actually receives.

Nvidia is looking to shake up the gaming laptop scene with powerful new GPUs, while other PCs pitch added privacy. I mean, it isn’t as if one actually needs a computer to charge or control them to make a cup of coffee. Some customer reviews for your reference:.

If you re-read my initial post, you will see that my argument was not that the only way to get USB 2. It can take about 50 minutes at USB 1. Mechanical damage from bending, dropping or vibrating the laptop can lead to components becoming desoldered from the mainboard and no longer having reliable electrical contact:. Dual boot XP and Linux Mint.

You need to have the correct driver files handy though but you can copy those easliy from the folders for your 2nd Win XP SP2 install or just point the installation process to those folders when prompted. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. I had never heard of this company before, was at first skeptical, but was very impressed.


And the solution is a new system board.

IBM ThinkPad X41 First Thoughts Review (pics, specs)

I looked through the list of Services, and found several that involved PnP that were not set up to run at startup. But do a search on this forum for “USB 2.

Goodbye Lorita, wherever you’ve gone Memory Max Supported Size. This dock has a built-in optical drive a bunch of ports, you simply slot the X41 into it when you arrive at the office and away you go.

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T41 – Device can perform faster error with USB – Lenovo Community

Expansion Bays Total Qty. USB ports are back. I’ve tried wiping my hard drive and re-installing my OS with no improvement. Everything think;ad the system side checks out, so I think something burned up on the board and its a goner.