Below are some pictures of each side of the ThinkPad T43, note that I have the optional 9-cell extended life battery installed so the battery sticks out, the regular 6-cell battery is flushed with the back of the T The ThinkPad 43 does not end the streak of disappointing laptop speakers. With the pointing 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. Settling for the smaller sized screen results in a smaller overall footprint, less weight and longer battery life and so is better for someone that desires to be more mobile. This machine is simply solid. So although this notebook is thin-and-light, it is also rugged. If you need any other information about my computer, please tell me.

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T43 Design Aside from the new fingerprint reader optionalwe find that the design for the T43 does not deviate from previous T4X models. It would be good to provide some relevant information about you system in every post as sometimes it is more easier to help you to solve the issues you happen to have.

IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)

Their support department is in Atlanta, Georgia. Competitors often have buttons that are barely raised, or even worse, flat. I ‘ve got the same problem. ThinkPad T43 under-side view larger image Screen.

With the trackpoint stick built into the keyboard I never lift my hands to navigate a mouse, the pointing stick allows me to quickly move the cursor to where I want it to be on the screen. The scroll bar button in between the left and right mouse buttons makes it easy to simply hold in and then use the pointing stick to scroll up and down on web pages or spreadsheets.

I know this is quite an old problem, but this is exactly what I am experiencing as of the last week or so. Important to note is that there is both a At this point i had not even gone near the reader with my finger, it just seems to be scanning on its own for some strange reason. This is actually a lot worse security-wise than what a secure password can achieve. A trained ThinkPad user is obsessed with keeping their fingers on the keyboard, raising your hand to get to a mouse is a waste of time.


Visual Basic Express Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Visit our network of sites: Just slide the end of your finger over the reader, and if it does not read right the software will actually coach you to move your finger to the right or left.

A view of what you get in the box with a new ThinkPad T43 view larger image The configuration process for the ThinkPad T43 brings a different set of options to what we were able to select with the ThinkPad T If it doesn’t, then I suppose the only way to go for you is to contact lenovo repair service.

I opened the software and tried to re scan my fingerprints, as soon as i have the screen up it says “to short” and then “lift finger” where it will just sit there.

IBM ThinkPad Palmrest W/ Fingerprint Reader 26r7851 for T42/t43

On the left side of the ThinkPad T43 we have a majority of our ports. We also have an S-Video output port available.

The whole thing is held together by a pair of sturdy metal hinges that attach the screen and main body of the laptop. 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. As to which version was there prior? Each keyboard key is firm and has excellent travel, and each key feels individual. At a 45 degree horizontal viewing angle things are very readable and viewable still, and even from a full 90 degree viewing angle horizontally I am able to read text on web pages and in MS Word.


Please note that I have the optional 9-cell extended life battery installed so the battery sticks out, the fingerprknt 6-cell battery is flushed with the back of the T It didn’t say “Failed”, “Succesful”, or anything at all. I then looked up this thread, and attempted to follow Eudoxus’ suggestions.

Usability is second-to-none with the ThinkPad line and thhinkpad oriented bells and whistles such as multicard readers or widescreen LCDs are shunned in favor of things such as adding keyboard lights, biometric security readers, hard-drive shock protection or other things that generally add to the usability, durability and security of a notebook.

The cooling system of the T43 is not entirely dependent upon the fans.

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Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. Fingerprint Reader with the T The keyboard is simply a joy to rrader on, the keys provide great feedback, each key feels individual and there is no flexing of the keyboard flexing is when you push in one t3 and others around it depress down, a sign of bad buildand the full-size keyboard just feels plain solid and invites your fingers thiinkpad glide over it with the only limitation to typing speed being you, the person using the keyboard!

These metal hinges ensure that there is no screen wobble, even when on a turbulent plane ride. ThinkPad T43 back-side view larger image Rewder the front of the notebook the only thing we find are the two latches to hold the screen down two latches work much better than one for keeping the lid down and tightly closed by the way and an IrDA port for wireless infrared communication with other devices or laptops.

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