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PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2006 1:14 pm 

Joined: Wed Jul 12, 2006 2:29 am
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Location: Warsaw, Poland
Just bought a second-hand T23. Worked perfectly, but had only 20GB disk inside, so I bought today a new & shiny 60GB Samsung HDD.

This was my first hardware adventure with laptop, so I tried to be very careful and follow the instructions. Thus I replaced the disk.

First the disk wasn't detected, then I removed it and placed once again. After turning on the T23, I can't see the F12 boot-up options (only F1 visible) and after a while startup stop with beep and this error.

I can enter BIOS, watch and change all the values. But it refuses booting from any devide.

Please, help. I can't believe I screwed the system board, as I haven't done anything violent (even assured that screwdrivers aren't magnetised) to the Thinkpad. Tried removing the new disk and putting the old 20GB back, but the problem persists.

Do I still have a guarantee (got 3-month from retailer) if I tried to replace the disk myself?

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 4:41 am 

Joined: Wed Mar 15, 2006 5:53 pm
Posts: 31
Location: Warsaw PL ... IGR-4U5QVB
If it is true than you have problem =//

But try to press ESC button few times when error occures... It helped me with other error in my X20 =]]

If there were any stickers and you have removed them than yes, you hav elost yours guarantee...

BUt if not, maybe he will accept that.. =D

Przemek =]

IBM T23 26474MG,40GB Samsung,384 RAM,DVD/CD-RW
IBM X20 266237G,30GB Fujitsu, 192RAM, X2 slice with dvd-rom=]]

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