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 Post subject: T43 Kernel stack error
PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2011 2:28 pm 
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Hi all, this is my first post.

I have a T43 running Windows XP and I've began getting a Kernel stack error on a blue screen, quickly followed by a restart which takes me to a black screen which runs a test and then says NO BOOTNAME FILE RECEIVED and OPERATING SYSTEM NOT FOUND.

I can provide more details if you wish, but right now I'm just hurrying to fire off this post before it shuts me down again. :lol:

Hope someone can tell me the nature of the problem or what is required to fix it.

Nice to meet y'all, look forward to your replies.

Johnny


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2011 3:38 pm 
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Welcome to the thinkpad forum.
Have you changed the boot-sequence in BIOS to start from network first?
Press F12 from a cold-boot and see if the HDD is still in the boot selection menu.
Maybe the hard disk crashed...
Have you got a USB enclosure to put the T43 HDD in and see if it can be accessed from another computer?

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2011 5:25 am 
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Hi, thank you for replying so quickly!

I will check the boot sequence and report back my findings. Unfortunately I don't have a USB Enclosure.

Interestingly, since the problem developed, if I give a firm tap to the underside of the laptop, it always starts ok.

Thanks again


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:38 am 
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No point in checking further.
Your motherboard is suffering from a loose Southbridge chip.
Go to www.reflowrepairs.co.uk to read more about the problem.
Then contact Nick at that website to discuss a possible repair.
He's located in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

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