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Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎06-12-2010
Location: NY
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dropped T41

My T41 was dropped (don't ask!)  and now beeps and shuts down. Is there anything I can check before bringing it for repair? Thanks

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Registered: ‎12-19-2008
Location: Australia, Melbourne
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Re: dropped T41

make sure you reseat the ram before you send it off for repair. 


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Registered: ‎05-20-2008
Location: Thunder Bay, Canada
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Re: dropped T41

reseating the ram is a good idea.   Perhaps open up the case and just make sure everything is firmly in place.  


Is there an error code shown at all?

T61 15.4" T9300 (2.5GHz 6MB L2) Windows 7 Professional x64 4GB Memory, NVidia Quadro NVS 140M
Paper Tape
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Re: dropped T41

Thanks I'll try getting inside a checking and no the screen is black.Thanks for your help.

Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎06-14-2010
Location: UPstate, NY
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Re: dropped T41

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Hold down the F1 Key when you turn it on and try to access the start up / set up functions

Do you have a bootable CD to try booting from???