Although the screen brightness is not the best out there, I find the horizontal viewing angle of the T43 to be quite excellent. The TrackPoint navigation featuring a pointing stick, touchpad and multiple mouse buttons lets you choose your favorite way to navigate the cursor on the screen. Martey Dodoo Contact Portfolio Writing. I ran the program HD Tune http: All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.
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The modem and Ethernet jacks reside next to the S-Video port. I scanned my fingerprint, but now I’m being asked for a password also. See our Sustainability Report. Forums Knowledge Base Blogs.
Biometric Authentication in Linux with the Thinkpad T43 –
You can also swap out the CD drive and place an UltraBay Slim battery there so that when your 1 battery gets low you can just tell the notebook to switch to using the 2 battery, or it will do this automatically for you if battery 1 gets low. You have to do three successful finger swipes, finterprint the same finger, over the reader and then the software will record your fingerprint and converge the three successful swipe images view larger image.
Eventually the biometrics support will find its way into all our product lines, iori said. Thank them with a Kudo! Ibm s latest incarnation of its t line of thinandlight laptops incorporates fingerprint security via a small window embedded in the palm rest. At a 45 degree horizontal viewing angle things are very readable and viewable still, and even from a full 90 degree viewing angle horizontally I am able to read text on web pages and in MS Word.
The screen quality and brightness is middle of the road.
IBM ThinkPad T43 Review (pics, specs)
Ibm thinkpad t43 the latest iteration of ibm s corporate thinandlight, the thinkpad t43, features the same sturdy case as that of the previous model, the thinkpad t42a cnet editors choice. Scheduler patch to fix the tvtsched. The thinkpad line thinopad always been targeted at business and corporate users, and the t43 is no different.
The thinkpad brand has been built over many years now and has come to stand for high. Since I failed to bring my digital camera home from school, I used my cell phone, which only outputs fingerprimt in 3GP format. Not so with any ThinkPad, the keyboard is solid with zero rattle and zero flex.
Moving away from the rational factor fingerpdint onto the usability factor, the biggest concern I had with the biometric security was that it would be a pain to get things setup. I am trying to login to my T43 thinkpad. If your notebook all of a sudden one day is behaving strangely and crashing, you can use the built-in Restore and Recovery utility and take your notebook back to a point in time so everything is setup exactly as it was at that chosen time.
Is there any feedback you would like to provide? Usability is second-to-none with the ThinkPad line and consumer oriented bells fingerrint whistles such as multicard readers or widescreen LCDs are shunned in favor of things such as adding keyboard lights, biometric security readers, hard-drive shock protection or other things that generally add to the usability, durability and security of a notebook.
The specific ThinkPad T43 being reviewed here has the following specs:. It is mean for those that are mobile a reasonable amount of time but still spend enough time at a desk. If the existing version of the Fingerprint Reader software is lower than 5.
ThinkPad T43 under-side view larger image Screen. On the left side of the ThinkPad T43 we have a majority of our ports.
Fingerprint/Password failure at IBM Login screen on T43 – Lenovo Community
Aside from the new fingerprint reader optionalwe find that the design for the T43 does not deviate from previous T4X models. ThinkPad T43 back-side view larger image On the front of the notebook the only thing we find are the two latches to hold the screen down two latches work much better than one for keeping the lid down and tightly closed by the way and an IrDA port for wireless infrared communication with other devices or laptops.
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Ibm thinkpad t43 fingerprint software
Competitors often have buttons that are barely raised, or even worse, flat. I have all my important data on this computer from the past several years. However, the design team, marketing team and product development team will all stay the same for the ThinkPad brand. If you have a compatible Thinkpad and want fingerprint authentication to work, that document is essential reading. If a post answers your question, please mark it as an thinkad Solution”!