I can say the same for just about every other laptop I use though. By now everyone has likely heard about the fact that Lenovo, a Chinese computer manufacturing company, has bought the PC division of IBM. Using these for passwords is very insecure and hackers will get into your machine in seconds if they know just a little bit of personal information about you. When the pointing stick is combined with the scroll button located between the two upper mouse buttons you can scroll through web pages and long documents with ease. Above the main keyboard are a few hardware buttons:

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These metal hinges ensure that there is no screen wobble, even when on a turbulent plane ride.

Conclusion If what you are looking for is a highly durable yet light laptop, y43 great performance, great usability and from a company that will provide good service and support, then the ThinkPad T43 is the hand that fits the glove.

The pointing stick makes it really easy to get the cursor where you want it to go on the screen.

Although the screen brightness is not the best out there, I find the horizontal viewing angle of the T43 to diisplay quite excellent.

However, the design team, marketing team and product development team will all stay the same for the ThinkPad brand. Calculating to displat million digits is our benchmark:. Actually using the finger reader is relatively easy. The parallel port is a legacy port hangover and is completely unnecessary for the consumer, but there are some corporate customers that still need this.


Ghosting on the display a phenomenon in which fast motion on a screen causes streaks or trails of ghost images has not been an issue with this display, some T42 users reported such issues, especially on inch display models.

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Fingerprint Reader Security and Software The T43 can be configured with ibk built-in fingerprint reader on the right side to provide biometric security. However, for right now there are very few ExpressCard compatible accessories available.

Below are some pictures of each side of the ThinkPad T43 that displays what ports we have on each side of the notebook.

Cheers, George In daily use: The Super Pi program simply forces the processor to calculate Pi to a selected number of digits of accuracy.

IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)

Battery The battery included with the T43 is a standard 6-cell Lithium Ion rechargeable battery. The bottom does get warm after a while, but not to the point of discomfort if you are using it on your lap.

The T43 can be configured with a built-in fingerprint reader on the right side to provide biometric security. I can say the same for just about every other laptop I use though.

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Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. So yes, it is good. The screen cover for the ThinkPad T42 is constructed of magnesium alloy and prevents any screen flexing.

Their support department is in Atlanta, Georgia.

What Lenovo will be doing over the next 5-years is figuring out how to get costs of production down while maintaining the ThinkPad brand and quality, not a small feat by any means. This means that when you turn your computer on it will sit and wait for you to scan your finger before it will even start to boot.


Welcome to the forum! No loud vacuum cleaner sounds here. Visit our network of sites: Message 4 of 4. Above the main keyboard are a few hardware buttons: Many thanks George, just wanted to understand, whetehr replacing motherboard will resolve the issue?!!

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IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)

With the displxy stick the cursor goes exactly where you want it, and if it begins to act funny and not go where you want it to, simply let go and the machine recalibrates the pointing stick automatically. Comparison of notebooks using Super Pi to calculate Pi to 2 million digits plugged in: With other laptops you can usually push on the back of the lid and get a worrying ripple effect on the LCD screen, the T43 protective case will prevent such a thing from happening.

ThinkPad T43 back-side view larger image. Moving away from the rational factor and onto the usability factor, the biggest concern I had with the biometric security was that it would be a pain to get things setup.