Message 3 of 4. Fingerprint Reader Security and Software The T43 can be configured with a built-in fingerprint reader on the right side to provide biometric security. 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. In a large corporate environment this reduces the number of calls to support for forgotten passwords. What Lenovo will be doing over the next 5-years is figuring out how to get costs of production down while maintaining the ThinkPad brand and quality, not a small feat by any means.

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This is actually a lot worse security-wise than what a secure password can achieve. This website uses cookies.

39T0358 IBM 39t0359 ThinkPad T43 Laptop Inverter Display Board

The parallel port is a legacy port hangover and is completely unnecessary for the consumer, but there are some corporate customers that still need this. Also, consider the fact that when you do use a very secure password, our feeble human mind is much more likely to forget that password. 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.

T43 Design Aside from the new fingerprint reader optionalwe find that the design for the T43 does not deviate from previous T4X models. Message 4 of 4. 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 a business unit that has been able to produce and support quality computer products for years now.


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See our Sustainability Report. If you are at work, where a secure password is much more important for a computer, a forgotten password insinuates a call to the IT department and lost time. 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. At a 45 degree horizontal viewing angle things are very readable and viewable still, and even from a full 90 degree viewing angle ivm I am able to read text on web pages and in MS Word.

Important to note is that there is both a Many people are concerned that this would mean all of the design, production and support for the IBM ThinkPad would be revamped and shifted overseas.

We also have an S-Video output port available.

IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)

So yes, it is good. Many thanks George, just wanted to understand, whetehr replacing motherboard will resolve the disppay Having said that, please post the full model number of your ThinkPad located on the sticker on the bottom of the machine, ??? Moving away from the rational factor and onto the usability factor, the biggest concern I had with the biometric security was that it would be a pain to get things setup.

Actually using the finger reader is relatively easy. Above the main keyboard are a few hardware buttons: ThinkPad T43 Screen view larger image The screen quality and brightness is middle of the road.

Each keyboard key is firm and has excellent travel, and each key feels individual.


ThinkPad T43 under-side view larger image Screen. Settling for the smaller sized screen results in a smaller overall footprint, less weight and longer battery life and so is better for someone that desires to be more mobile. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.

Comparison of notebooks using Super Pi to calculate Pi to 2 million digits plugged in: Using these for passwords is very insecure and hackers will get into your displaay in seconds if they know just a little bit of personal information about you.

Competitors often have buttons that are barely raised, or even worse, flat. IBM ThinkPad keyboards are sealed and sit inside of a tray so that spills do not get to the electronics underneath.

Survey Results from PCWorld. The modem and Ethernet jacks reside next to the S-Video port. Just hold down the scroll button and push the pointing stick up or dosplay to scroll to where you want on a page. Please do NOT send private messages since I won’t be able to read them.

The T43 is particularly good for business related work and for computer programmers — two occupations in which you spend a lot of time using a computer and keyboard and also might need extra security to protect your data.

Headphone out and microphone in ports are sandwiched between the Ethernet port and fan vent. Calculating to 2 million digits is our benchmark: