Computer TypeIBM Thinkpad T42p
Home OfficeConnectTEW-432BRP532h-2807Versa 6030xVersa 62307020CT753DFTecra 8000Tecra 8100Tecra 8200A900AL1706F5D8233-4D530 CMTOpti. 755CPx J750GTDGS-108Dim. 5150DI-604 #1DI-604 #2Corega 8pE790EBR-2310Perfe. 1250Evo D510PCG-FR130NM SpiritHL-L2360DWLaserJetG3/350G3/600IntelliStationLM M133STML-1675541cA1320nPowerbook 180Powerbook 520cPowerbook G4Pentium DSat. Pro 420CDTT400T410T42pT430T500T61Zenith XTZ433D
Photo of laptop when lid is openedPhoto of laptop when lid is closed

Acquired from a trash bin, I had no real high expectations for this one. It is quite possibly the most used laptop I have ever owned, and I didn't even get a power supply with it. Surprisingly, with a new hard drive, it came right back to life, and has been working ever since. I am currently using it as a spare laptop in case my T61 is forced back into a main computer role or stops working itself (which it has done a couple of times).

This system is suffering from motherboard issues. After it has been powered on for a while the screen goes blank and all functionality is lost. It is still semi-usable, however it needs repairs. As of August 2015, I have parked this system in favor of a Sony Vaio, although there is a chance it will return to its former glory at some point.

Notable Information

Processor: Intel Pentium M @ 1.8 GHz
RAM: 2 GB DDR
Hitachi 80 GB hard drive, as well as a DVD-RW drive.
Display: 14 inch 4*3/1600*1200 (failing backlight though)
The keyboard looks as though someone took a lighter to the keys, but it does still completely work.
OS: Windows Server 2008 [formerly Windows 7 Professional 32-bit]
Current status: Temporarily retired, awaiting repair.

Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional Valid CSS!