ThinkPad T440, T440s, T450 Will Not Power On Repair

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Recently we have had a few ThinkPad T440s laptops come in which would not power on. Many T440s laptops were sold around June – October 2014. Some came with the 1yr warranty and some came with 3yrs. We mostly see the out of warranty units, however some people come in who are in a hurry […]

ThinkPad T440s to T450 Trackpad Upgrade

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If you’d like to get your T440s touchpad changed out to a vintage trackpad feel (as seen on the newer T450) feel fre to give us a call. You’re looking at about $35 + 1.5hrs labor. Longtime ThinkPad fans were shocked when they got their slim T440s laptops. The touchpad, or trackpad, stinks! If this […]

What is the ThinkPad P Series?

Replacing the W series is the P series. The W series was the Workstation line. Now, the workstation line is the P series. Makes sense, right? Wait…. What does the “P” stand for? Who knows! Maybe someone threw a dart at a board of letters. Strange naming aside, these laptops are powerful. Reviews abound on […]

Used ThinkPad Laptops in Raleigh NC

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If you are looking for refurbished, pre-owned, or used ThinkPad laptops in Raleigh NC you have come to the right place. We have been dealing ThinkPad laptops since 2002. We’re actually located in Cary on Cary Parkway, but it is a short drive off of the beltline to adopt your next laptop. In fact, we’re […]

Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Hard Drive Replacement

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Today we had a Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Laptop come in for a hard drive replacement. This particular laptop would not boot to Windows. After powering on, the Windows 7 welcome screen would hang. The customer described it as “frozen”. After discovering the hard drive was bad we informed our customer, who opted for a new […]

Lenovo ThinkPad DC Power Jack Repair

Lenovo ThinkPad laptops, formerly IBM ThinkPad, are very well built machines. On these units, the DC Jack is a separate component from the motherboard. On most laptops, the DC power jack is soldered to the motherboard. Replacing it requires de-soldering the old part, installing the new part, and soldering it. On ThinkPad machines, the jack […]

Lenovo ThinkPad LCD Repair

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We repair Lenovo ThinkPad LCD Screens. If you have a notebook that is an IBM or Lenovo ThinkPad and the screen is cracked, we can repair or replace the screen here for you. Prices here are often significantly cheaper than going through the manufacturer of your laptop. Also, feel free to visit our Laptop LCD […]

ThinkPad L Series Repair

Replacing the R series ThinkPad is the L series. First introduced in 2010, the L series is the “environmentally friendly” ThinkPad laptop. In 2010, Lenovo introduced the L410 & L510, which were later replaced by the L420 & L520. In 2012 came the L430 & L530, followed by the L440 and L540 models in 2013. […]

ThinkPad Twist and IdeaPad Yoga Repair

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The ThinkPad Twist and IdeaPad Yoga laptops are ultrabook convertible, sometimes referred to as tablet hybrids. Just like any other laptop, these computers break and need repair. The ThinkPad Twist has a center swivel hinge while the IdeaPad Yoga has 2 laptop hinges. These hinges can wear over time. They were built excellent, but of […]

ThinkPad T Series Slim models

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We repair all sorts of notebook computers. The ThinkPad laptops have always been one of our favorite machines to repair, especially the ThinkPad T series. There are ThinkPad slimline notebooks, or more specifically, the X series. But today let’s go over the “slim” models of the T series. The T series ThinkPads started with the […]

ThinkPad W Series Sales and Repair

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The ThinkPad W series laptops are an awesome mobile workstation. A successor of the super reliable T series, these laptops often feature many of the same parts of a T series. W series laptops are usually outfitted with high performance CPUs & GPUs, with many graphics processors ISV certified for CAD applications. Models to date […]

ThinkPad T series Fan Replacements

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The ThinkPad T series laptops are among some of the best laptops manufactured. The T61p units were even used on the International Space Station. They are very reliable units but all machines fail eventually. Starting with the T60 models the fans seem to give up first. Often after a fan replacement the ThinkPad T series […]

NC Tax Free Holiday

The August tax free holiday is August 5 – 7! We have a wide variety of laptops ready to roll for this weekend! A couple of the hot sellers are the ThinkPad T61 laptops. We just got these in and wow are they clean. They have the higher resolution screen, extended IBM warranty, extended life […]