Most XGA machines don’t have the antenna. Critical update for Rescue and Recovery v3. After burning off the recovery discs and the drivers folder, I proceeded to wipe out the hard drive and do a fresh install. A great choice for people like me who do not like coated screens. You need to removekeyboard, palmrest and keyboard bezel to see.

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Above and Below view of the T42 view larger image. Not that I use those all that much, but they would have been nice on such im expensive laptop.

Overall the T42 is a great notebook. It still feels heavy when compared to my old T41, but I carry it in a backpack with a bunch of other tools.

How to Turn On Bluetooth on the Lenovo ThinkPad

ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software for Windows 8. After deciding to go with the T42, I set about to find the best price.

So after looking up what the different alterations of the T42 except P comes with i’m still not quite sure I have no idea what to put in location profile! The case it a little cheap and platicky, but seem to work as described.


Having that much memory is probably overkill, but I got a good price on it making it only slightly more expensive than the MB stick. Bljetooth might want to try to hit the Fn-F5 key combination and then see, if on the resulting screen there is an option to click the ‘Turn on’ button next to a Bluetooth radio entry.

It is the best notebook hard drive in my opinion.

IBM ThinkPad T42 Review (pics, specs)

However in my connections area, the Bluetooth text is all grayed out. See our Sustainability Report.

I personally wipe out and do a fresh install of every computer I have owned. I like the stick on my T42 better than the old ones. When I click on an application it opens thiknpad up. Push it and you can find out everything you wanted to know about your ThinkPad and more.

How to Turn On Bluetooth on the Lenovo ThinkPad |

Included in the box was the service manual, a Quick-Start guide on how to install memory, a few different heads for TrackPoint, and an advertisement for some Targus thinkapd.

I have the larger nine cell and the modular bay battery. The T42 came with a 1. I have downloaded the Lenovo Bluetooth drivers but I am not sure they are working or installed correctly.


My ThinkPad came with the ThinkLight. ThinkVantage System Migration Assistant v5. Sometimes it is a little imprecise. If I ever have an issue, I want it resolved quickly.

There are two other heads for the stick included if you do not like the eraser head style one. I was also concerned the Fujitsu would be too small.

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It does make it out of the house occasionally at other times. I sort of think of it as the Volvo of laptops — Boxy but good. I have the modular battery and like to keep it the bay, so an external seemed like a good choice. I have since upgraded to an It boots in about second from when I push the power button to the log on screen.

It is fairly quiet. There are only a few drives that will fit in there. Personally I like the black.