There were some peculiarities found when I ran our benchmarks on the SL Lenovo has chosen to carry their famous color keyboard color scheme to this line as well, with a blue enter key, red trackpoint and striped trackpoint buttons. The same cannot be said, however, for the glossy outer covering, and just picking up the computer will leave it marked by skin oils. The only place on the entire laptop that gets noticeably warm is the hard drive and graphics card region, which did manage to break the triple-digit barrier. L – BIOS update 1. The display was sufficiently bright for the indoor office environment and even limited outdoor viewing, though direct sunlight would pose a problem. Fortunately, the SL comes with a matte display screen, which is much more easily viewable in bright light than traditional glossy screens.

Uploader: Mashakar
Date Added: 3 August 2009
File Size: 33.33 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 34828
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

Lenovo designed the SL with a square top half and an inset wedge on the bottom. Lenovo ThinkPad X61 2. To stave off objections, I always make sure that the notebook is running at maximum performance, with wPrime in multithreaded mode.

I had not thought of that! If out of eternet and feeling crafty, etyernet you could also attempt to buy the part and replace it yourself, though it is not the easiest fix.

By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies. To this end, there are audio in and out jacks on the right side of the notebook, towards the front. The sl5500 is very easy to type on, with just the right amount of travel in each key. Message 2 of 4.


System Recovery doesn’t seem to be working either. Press the star on the left to thank them with a Kudo! The keyboard on the SL features the same well-known ThinkPad designs that people either love or hate.

At the end of the day, the SL is a worthy addition to the ThinkPad line, as it allows consumers to sacrifice a certain degree of build quality while saving enough money to almost buy a second computer. This website uses cookies. Lenovo has managed to put together a business notebook computer for the budget conscious market.

This can add up to a monumentous cost savings when you consider that a company might deploy several hundred laptops for employees. Even when scanning for new hardware it doesn’t show up and it’s not even listed as an unidentified device.

Forums Knowledge Base Blogs.

Lenovo ThinkPad Sl Network Board 42W | eBay

Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. Performance kenovo acceptable with smooth desktop rendering. Gamloi7 Retired Support Specialist. Given that the extended battery sticks less than an inch out of the back of the notebook, I definitely recommend upgrading to the 9-cell battery.

Lenovo ThinkPad Sl500 Network Board 42W8042

For the battery test, I set the screen to sixty percent brightness, wireless networking on, and loading different webpages every so often. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.


From what you have described, I think this issue is hardware related. Dell Inspiron 2. The product model is DM – an older model from which after a serious error was re-formatted and now runs Windows 7. The SL series is a budget line of laptops aimed at the small business segment. The wedge-shaped bottom half gives an illusion both of thinness to the laptop as well as making it appear as if the computer floats in midair.

Message 3 of 4. Dell Inspiron Core 2 Duo T 2. In the past few months, Lenovo has ethenet to shake up its eternet availability a bit with the introduction of new lines of notebooks. After trying to re-install new drivers and even roll-back the system to restore points, re-installing Access Connections and System Update, the device still doesn’t work. Since the lower wPrime and higher PCMark scores are reproducible, we are publishing those results, but be advised that at least in our review unit there were some oddities surrounding the synthetic benchmark performance.

Horizontal viewing angles are good, with some dimming but little color shift at extremes.