From: Bruce Markowitz (scosgt_at_worldnet.att.net)
Date: Mon Dec 16 2002 - 17:18:51 EST
OK, I read his post as being a mechanical problem....
Now about saying the Officer is wrong.....
----- Original Message -----
From: "James H. E. Maugham" <CaptJHEM_at_waterw.com>
To: "Bruce Markowitz" <scosgt_at_worldnet.att.net>; "Edward Mendelson"
<edward.mendelson_at_verizon.net>; "Thinkpad List" <thinkpad_at_stderr.org>
Sent: Monday, December 16, 2002 1:51 PM
Subject: RE: [Thinkpad] [TP 600X] Screen blank or dim at startup or after
> Bruce Markowitz [mailto:scosgt_at_worldnet.att.net] wrote:
> > Its the cable
> > Have IBM fix it under warranty
> > VERY VERY common problem
> Never thought I'd live to see the day when I'd say this but, Officer,
> wrong! ;-)
> It's not the cable. The display can be made to come on _without_ moving
> by just momentarily pressing the lid switch. The problem will also
> cause the display to not come on when the unit is first BOOTed, on average
> every second time. Again, momentarily pressing the lid switch will clear
> I cured my 600E by reinstalling W2K, not by replacing the cable, and it
> just fine for my son for almost 2 years until I replaced it recently with
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