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Visit our network of sites: Not so with any ThinkPad, the keyboard is solid with zero rattle and zero flex. I’m not sure how relevent that part is, but I figure it wouldn’t hurt to mention it. ThinkPad T43 right-side view larger image. 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.

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But this is not the case, it is in fact business as usual within the IBM PC division and Lenovo has no intentions to change the ThinkPad brand a whole lot because it would be foolish to tinker too much with a business unit that has been able to produce and support quality computer products for years now. ThinkPad T43 right-side view larger image. Message 9 of 9. We use Super Pi to get a benchmark of processor speed. After several months, i figured i would check this thread out again for a solution.

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IBM ThinkPad T43 First Thoughts Review (pics, specs)

Anytime Last week Last month Last 6 months Last year. The only things i can think of is 1 the think advantage updates. I recently used a Dell Inspiron m and on the left palm rest the heat build was a big annoyance at best, uncomfortable at worst.

We will also have benchmarks and more pictures in the final review. The mouse buttons that are part of what IBM calls the UltraNav package are simple to push in and a joy to use. Software Free Download Soft Great wireless range and features UltraBay provides option to easily put in an extra hard drive, different optical drive such as a DVD burner, or an extra battery.


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

The performance and snappiness of the T43 with t433 newest Intel Pentium M 1. Also, consider the fact that when you do use a very secure password, our feeble human mind is much more likely to forget that password. Hav you updated it recently?

A view of what you get in the box with a new ThinkPad T43 view larger image. If I were you I would call Lenovo repair service. The perceived performance so far leads me to believe the T43 is seriously faster than the T42 as the bootup and handling of typical applications I use is seamless.

Using these for passwords is very insecure and hackers fingetprint get into your machine in seconds if they know just a little bit of personal information about you. If you need any other information about my computer, please tell me. I also remember some sort of ThinkVantage message center update; now my message center doesn’t appear in the system tray on startup, but it did before.

The fingerprint reader is now available on the Before all of this happened, I installed a windows XP ‘Theme’, to make my computer look more like Windows 7, just cause I like the look. Is the scanner broken or is it a software problem? Register Sign In Help.

The first question to answer regarding this feature would be, why is IBM even offering it? I checked the rules of this forum, and I didn’t see anything about ‘bumping’ topics, so I’m pretty sure I’m not out of line here, but if I am, please tell me.


The latest ThinkPad thin-and-light T series notebook addition comes in the form of the T I have tried everything that has been listed so far and nothing has worked.

The specific ThinkPad T43 being reviewed here has the following specs:. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)

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

I made various attempts with system restore, and had no luck, first because system restore rfader me it had failed. I did look for another version of the software on the lenovo site, but couldnt seem to find one for winXP. I also tried going into the control panel and testing the reader there, says to scan finger and print should show up, nothing happens. I didn’t notice any problems immediately after, but if it’s possible that this is the culprit, I’m all open to suggestions.