The problem is simply that the driver fails to load every other restart or so. Shortly after buying my laptop, I added a 1GB memory module. The reps have been friendly and competent. Posted 01 August – And finally, both look to be coated in the soft IBM rubber, whereas production units are not.

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A great choice for people like me who do not like coated screens.

It has excellent contrast. TrackPoint driver for Windows – ThinkPad CPU performance is just one of many things that determines overall system speed. I have recommended them to a few people I know and have heard nothing but good things about them.

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I have this question too. Currently the choice is to configure TrackPoint to scroll properly with middle button pressed using generic “mouse” driver in X. See our Sustainability Report.

It’s the Windows driver, as far as I know. I like it better than my desktop keyboard. You can use it to recover your ThinkPad in case it ever gets corrupted.

Windows 7 32bit Windows 7 bit Windows 8 bit Windows 8 bit Windows 8. That way if I ever want to re-install, True Image can re-install a blank hard drive in about five ulfranav.


The keys are perfectly spaced and sized, keeping errors to a minimum. The Synaptics drivers have to be manually configured for the middle scroll button to become activated. I do not like the glossy screens, but if I was going to get one, it would be a Fujitsu. I have also heard those issues have been solved with the newer T43s.

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It is a little hard to tell from the picture, but of all the features on my ThinkPad, this is the one I like the best. I can see why for me it is the perfect blend of size and performance.

Every now and again I wish I had this key. I also wanted a RPM hard drive. It has high quality plastic on the inside. I had the good fortune of getting one with no dead pixels, the bane of the LCD industry. My laptop arrived on a Monday. They probably support the keyvboard. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Not that I use those all that much, but they would have been nice on such an expensive laptop.


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If I am sitting up with it in my lap, I can turn it down so the lid is parallel to my legs and the screen is completely readable. It is the best notebook hard drive in my opinion. I think this dates to the first ones which where very stiff and hard to use compared to a mouse.

The problem is simply that the driver fails to load every other restart or so. IBM was able to reproduce this by installing Firefox on a fresh recovery image in their labs. My ThinkPad also came with Bluetooth.

After looking at many models and prices, I decided that ebay was the best place to buy. I sort of think of it as the Volvo of laptops — Boxy but good.