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#1 Trever73

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Posted 10 October 2009 - 06:57 PM

OK gang, here is the deal.

Last week I left my IBM T42 charging overnight with a stack of papers on the keyboard. As you all probably know, and I found out, the LCD display was ruined as a result. I jumped on eBay and found a replacement screen to fit the 15" display. After installing the "new" screen and turning the unit on, I am left with an odd display of what appear to be 3 different screen segments. I have no taskbar within the viewable area and all text and images are heavily vertically skewed. I have tried everything I can withing the display properties dialog box, but to no avail. Any ideas??

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#2 DavisMcCarn

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Posted 14 October 2009 - 07:28 PM

Go here ( http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/homeLenovo.do ) and type in your machine type from the bottom of the T42. You should be able to access the Maintenace and service guide for your model. Many of the IBM laptops can have several different displays and there is usually a switch to tell the system which display is connected. What happened is you bought a different display and need to set the T42 to recognize it properly.
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