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T43 Will not boot. Only Fan is running. Blank screen Any ideas?

2010-10-30, 22:25 PM

Will not boot and blank screen.  Only Fan is running.  Blank screen Any ideas?

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Re: T43 Will not boot. Only Fan is running. Blank screen Any ideas?

2010-10-31, 0:08 AM
I solved the problem by: removing the system RAM Memory chip. It booted up fine. Put memory back in slot. Everything works fine now. Must have been static buildup at memory slot. System memory chip is underneath keyboard.
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Re: T43 Will not boot. Only Fan is running. Blank screen Any ideas?

2010-10-31, 0:05 AM
if you connect an external screen does anything appears?

this is most likely a GPU failure.
Regards,

Jin Li

May this year, be the year of 'DO'!

I am a volunteer, and not a paid staff of Lenovo or Microsoft
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Re: T43 Will not boot. Only Fan is running. Blank screen Any ideas?

2010-10-31, 0:08 AM
I solved the problem by: removing the system RAM Memory chip. It booted up fine. Put memory back in slot. Everything works fine now. Must have been static buildup at memory slot. System memory chip is underneath keyboard.

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Re: T43 Will not boot. Only Fan is running. Blank screen Any ideas?

2010-10-31, 0:17 AM
it is good that you have solved the issue.
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Jin Li

May this year, be the year of 'DO'!

I am a volunteer, and not a paid staff of Lenovo or Microsoft
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