Upon a quick glance the only thing that would differentiate the T42 from the T43 is the model number engraving on the lower right hand side of the screen. As soon as you start using the T42 a wizard pops-up to guide you through setting up biometric security view larger image. ThinkPad T43 Screen view larger image The screen quality and brightness is middle of the road. The new line of Pentium M chips from Intel, being referred to as the Sonoma chipset GM Express is now a standard option with varying processor speeds available. I do have most of the graphics features turned off, Themes service disable, and Classic Desktop skin set on this particular machine. Using these for passwords is very insecure and hackers will get into your machine in seconds if they know just a little bit of personal information about you.

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Im sure they exist but its graohics impossible to find a compatibility chart for graphics cards. You have to do three successful finger swipes, using the same finger, over the reader and then the software will record your fingerprint and converge the three successful swipe images view larger image.

ThinkVantage System Update 3. You could also lower the display and detail settings in the software, might take the slide show effect out of it and make it playable Zone.

IBM ThinkPad T43 First Thoughts Review (pics, specs)

Pros The best keyboard around, combined with TrackPoint navigation allows for easy iibm and input Tough case titanium reinforced plastic and rugged design, yet still thin-and-light Using finger scanner as a substitute for password logon makes for easy yet secure protection of your account. ThinkPad T43 under-side view larger image Screen.

The ThinkPad T43 falls squarely into the thin-and-light style of notebook category. Windows 7 32bit Windows ib bit Windows 8 bit Windows 8 bit Windows 8. The scroll bar button in between the left and right mouse buttons makes it ibmm to simply hold in and then use the pointing stick to scroll up and down on web pages or spreadsheets.


Then my wife got me a few games over the holidays. ThinkPad T43 front-side view larger image.

IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)

Hard drive firmware update Bootable diskettes – ThinkPad General I know it’s not a supported card but could I some how get Aside from the new fingerprint reader optionalwe find that the design for the T43 does not deviate from previous T4X models. Although the screen brightness is not the best out there, I find the horizontal viewing angle of the T43 to be quite excellent.

But she is an IBM. Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator “Integrated graphics” is a relatively grapjics approach to graphics, designed for the majority of computer users who mainly use email, surf the Internet, or work with grapjics programs.

If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and cardd other specifics related to the problem.

The battery included with the T43 is a standard 6-cell Lithium Ion rechargeable battery. Message 1 of 4. But mostly you’re just hosed.

The TrackPoint navigation featuring a pointing stick, touchpad and multiple mouse buttons lets you choose your favorite way to navigate the cursor on the screen. 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. Windows Vista update module KB – Kbm The fingerprint reader acrd first included in the T42 series about six months ago and due to its popularity has pushed its way into being a standard option for the T Usability is second-to-none with ggaphics ThinkPad line and consumer 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.


Scroll Lock indicator utility obm Windows – ThinkPad Ghosting on the display a phenomenon in which fast motion on a screen causes streaks or trails of ghost images has not been an issue with this display, some T42 users reported such issues, especially on inch display models.

So yes, it is good. For a white paper resource that covers all grapihcs advantages of biometric security check out this link: Who is online Users browsing this forum: 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. It came with a radeon x graphics card and M Ram. Using the built-in IBM Access Connections application makes it very easy to find networks and manage various wireless connection profiles.

A view of what you get in the box with a new ThinkPad T43 view larger image. 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 grapics business unit that has been able to produce and grwphics quality computer products for years ihm.

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.