Overview - ThinkPad T42, T42p

Front view of T42

Features and specifications
ProcessorIntel Mobile Pentium M 725(1.6GHz), 735(1.7GHz), 745(1.8GHz), 755(2GHz), 765(2.1GHz), or Pentium M 1.5GHz
Memory256MB or 512MB and supports up to 2GB maximum memory
Hard drive30GB, 40GB, 60GB, or 80GB sizes
Display14.1" TFT or 15.1" TFT display
Graphics32MB RADEON 7500 or 9000, 64MB RADEON 9600, or 128MB FIREGL T2 ATI Mobility video chipset
CD and DVD driveUltrabay DVD, CD-RW/DVD, or CD-RW/DVD-R Multi-Burner drives
NetworkingIntegrated 802.11b, 802.11bg, or 802.11abg wireless (select models)
SecurityFingerprint reader and Security chip (select models)
BatteryLithium Ion in 4 cell, 6 cell, and 9 cell configurations
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows XP or Microsoft Windows 2000
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Detailed specificationsAll specifications for the ThinkPad T42 and T42p systems
Note: Specifications are dependent on the machine type and model


Parts exchange, depot repair, or on-site service depending on machine type
1 year, 3 years, or 4 years for the system
1 year for the battery

View warranty status for a machine
Warranty information and service upgrades

For additional warranty information, refer to the statement of limited warranty.

System locations, ports, and features
Status indicators
Function (Fn) key combinations

Additional product information
Software and device drivers - Relevant downloads and drivers for your system
Troubleshooting - Step-by-step instructions for solving common computer issues
Hardware removal and installation - Instructions for removing or installing options and service parts

Hardware Maintenance Manual - Information regarding hardware installation and removal, diagnostics, hardware interfaces, and replacement (FRU) part numbers

Hard drive
CD and DVD drive

Service parts
Recovery CD
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  • Alias ID: MIGR-57838
  • Document ID: PD005340
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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