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You should try connecting an external monitor. If it shows nothing at all or a scrambled image or it does load to Windows but won't let you change the resolution or the color space, your graphics chip most probably got overheated and de-soldered itself. There is no easy fix. This would involve taking the laptop apart and either heating the GPU (which would end up being a temporary fix) or sending of the motherboard to professionals who specialize in GPU re-soldering.

IBM ThinkPad R51... | Answered on Jul 03, 2017


Go to the IBM/Lenovo WEB site - support/download page and download the latest Windows XP or Vista device drivers for your model laptop,
Use this link :-
http://www.ibm.com/products/finder/us/finders?pg=ddfinder&cm_re=other-_-suprcn-_-download

IBM ThinkPad R51... | Answered on Mar 14, 2015


try FN + F5 keys

IBM ThinkPad R51... | Answered on Apr 26, 2014


to make it better and smooth do this \Clean Windows Registry :
Defragment your PC to increase computer speed:


Add more RAM to Speed up your computer
Clear Cache, history and temporary internet files
Turn off unnecessary programs from start up:
Have low intensity graphics
Uninstall unused software and programs Please remember to clean Windows registry using registry cleaner reg in out The above guidelines were really helpful to speed up my computer. These are safe and

IBM ThinkPad R51... | Answered on Apr 16, 2014


Try FN blue button normally down in the lower left corner of the keyboard and arrow up key or it looks like a blue light up. Push both of these keys at the same time to see if this increases the brightness back up.

IBM ThinkPad R51... | Answered on Dec 16, 2013


Try a power adapter with more amperage. When you connect a dock, the 3 amp adapter that comes with IBM laptops will not have enough power for lots of add-ons. You'll need the 4 amp adapter.

IBM ThinkPad R51... | Answered on Oct 15, 2013


do not open or change bios settings if you don't know what your doing. I have seen make people screw up computers and then bring them to me to fix the issues they have caused

IBM ThinkPad R51... | Answered on Oct 03, 2013


Just go the site of your Laptop manufacture. Once there enter the model number or service tag number of the laptop then request driver (usually found in the web site's "Support Section"). There you should be able to find all the drivers for your model laptop

If it didn't helps you then simply get the system utility program like PC Fresher that will fix windows errors that cause of drivers issue

IBM ThinkPad R51... | Answered on Sep 26, 2013


It is looking for the supervisor password.

IBM ThinkPad R51... | Answered on Aug 22, 2013

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