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by The Spirit of X21
Sat Jun 18, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3016
Views: 539531

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

Purchased an AC adapter from NEVER_FORGET_701_SERIES. Item arrived quickly in mint condition. Thanks!
by The Spirit of X21
Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Replacement LCD Options for T410
Replies: 2
Views: 1194

Re: Replacement LCD Options for T410

Sweet! Thanks RBS - I'll give it a try and update.

Edit: The new WXGA panel arrived yesterday. It works perfectly, just at a lower native resolution.
by The Spirit of X21
Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Replacement LCD Options for T410
Replies: 2
Views: 1194

Replacement LCD Options for T410

Hi all! It's been a while since my last post... My mom has a T410 whose screen her boyfriend somehow managed to damage. The machine is a T410, 2522-WBR. The FRU for the part is 42T0731, making it a WXGA+ display. These 1440x900 displays tend to be more expensive (and less readily available) than the...
by The Spirit of X21
Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: T40 & X40 Recovery Disc Sets
Replies: 0
Views: 593

FS: T40 & X40 Recovery Disc Sets

I have the following recovery disc sets for sale: X40 Type 2371, 2372, 2382, 2386 6-disc set + Rescue & Recovery CD, Windows XP SP2, P/N 42J5689 - $20 shipped T40/p Type 2373, 2374 4 disc set + Security Update CD for Access Support, Windows XP Pro, P/N 01R8066 - $20 shipped Feel free to contact me w...
by The Spirit of X21
Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Software question: MS Office alternatives
Replies: 27
Views: 4000

Re: Software question: MS Office alternatives

I've been using Kingsoft Office, it's snappy on my X61 and reads/writes DOC format and reads DOCX (the paid version lets you write DOCX):

http://www.kingsoftstore.com/
by The Spirit of X21
Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: Power Adapter for T43
Replies: 3
Views: 589

Re: LF: Power Adapter for T43

Ah, right. 72W then!
by The Spirit of X21
Sun Feb 23, 2014 4:47 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: Power Adapter for T43
Replies: 3
Views: 589

LF: Power Adapter for T43

Hi all!

I'm looking for a genuine IBM/Lenovo 72W power adapter for my mom's T43, ideally in excellent condition - let me know if you have anything!

Thanks,
Chris

Edit: Including wattage needed...thanks RBS.
by The Spirit of X21
Sat Aug 31, 2013 1:51 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: T40/p Recovery Disc Set - $35 shipped
Replies: 1
Views: 758

FS: T40/p Recovery Disc Set - $35 shipped

-Restores XP Pro to a T40 or T40p
-P/N 01R8066
-4 Discs in the recovery set plus one 'Security Update for Access Support' disc.

Contact me for pictures if you would like them. Thanks!
by The Spirit of X21
Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:00 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [GONE] Free T60
Replies: 3
Views: 641

Re: Free T60

...and if it doesn't work out with Neil, make me next! :)
by The Spirit of X21
Sun Feb 03, 2013 1:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61/XP, no more standby
Replies: 4
Views: 878

Re: T61/XP, no more standby

I would try reinstalling the chipset drivers...
by The Spirit of X21
Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: In appreciation of the IBM Thinkpad X24
Replies: 20
Views: 9054

Re: In appreciation of the IBM Thinkpad X24

My first ThinkPad was an X21. I've also had an X20, an X22, and an X24, and there is just something about the way they feel, the thinness and the sharpness of their lines that I like more than the X3x models that succeeded them. Even with Pentium III they were decent web surfing/office machines a co...
by The Spirit of X21
Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:09 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1xxe Series
Topic: Putting W520 SSD into X130e?
Replies: 6
Views: 20540

Re: Putting W520 SSD into X130e?

From what I've read it does. The X130e does not take standard 9.5mm hard drives/SSDs, but rather 7.0mm ones...
by The Spirit of X21
Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Is there a 'best' Thinkpad for OSX?
Replies: 8
Views: 12074

Re: Is there a 'best' Thinkpad for OSX?

Honestly I'm not sure. I imagine the hi-res screens would require dedicated graphics which can be troublesome in hackintoshes. If you can find one with an Intel chipset I think you'd be OK.
by The Spirit of X21
Sat Feb 02, 2013 10:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1xxe Series
Topic: Putting W520 SSD into X130e?
Replies: 6
Views: 20540

Re: Putting W520 SSD into X130e?

In my experience, there's a chance it could work, but be ready with a Windows 7 install DVD and an external CD drive...

Did your W520 come with a 7mm SSD, or the more standard 9.5mm drive size?
by The Spirit of X21
Fri Feb 01, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Two kinds of frequent BSOD's on an otherwise nice T60 HELP?
Replies: 20
Views: 2151

Re: two kinds of frequent BSOD's on an otherwise nice T60 HELP?

Have you tried running memtest to check for bad RAM?
by The Spirit of X21
Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Is there a 'best' Thinkpad for OSX?
Replies: 8
Views: 12074

Re: Is there a 'best' Thinkpad for OSX?

They're not ThinkPads of course, but the HP ProBook 4530s has a reputation for excellent hackintosh compatibility, and can be had for under $400 at the HP business outlet. Other recommendations (with a couple Lenovo machines as well, apparently): http://www.macbreaker.com/2012/09/best-hackintosh-lap...
by The Spirit of X21
Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:14 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Windows 8 & ThinkPad T43
Replies: 5
Views: 3592

Re: Windows 8 & ThinkPad T43

If you really miss the way things used to be with Windows 7, you can install the $5 Start8:

http://www.stardock.com/products/start8/

There are also free alternatives:

StartW8:
http://www.areaguard.com/startw8

Classic Start 8:
http://www.classicstart8.com/
by The Spirit of X21
Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: Thinkpad x21 can't handle dvd movies?
Replies: 9
Views: 3719

Re: Thinkpad x21 can't handle dvd movies?

My first ThinkPad was an X21 running Windows 2000, and I also had DVD issues with the UltraBase. This old post helped back in the day:

http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.ph ... hlight=vlc
by The Spirit of X21
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:23 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Brag about the "good deals" that you've bought!
Replies: 328
Views: 87957

Re: Brag about the "good deals" that you've bought!

I scored on craigslist last week. A gentleman sold me a T61 in practically new condition for $60! It needed a hard drive, but a coworker gave me one. Now I just need a power adapter and I am set!
by The Spirit of X21
Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 Broken Inverter Card OR LCD cable assembly, which one?
Replies: 4
Views: 1168

Re: T61 Broken Inverter Card OR LCD cable assembly, which one?

Yeah, the same thing happened with my X61, but it was because I accidentally tore the LCD cable when I was disassembling it. The panel itself displays fine, but all of the indicator lights were out except for wifi and bluetooth...
by The Spirit of X21
Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:07 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Parting Out: T43
Replies: 0
Views: 423

Parting Out: T43

My T43 bit the dust... bad video on the mobo...

I found a T61 for $60, so I'm parting my T43 out. I've got various parts so if you're looking for something let me know and I'll see if I have what you need...
by The Spirit of X21
Fri Mar 16, 2012 7:01 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: Hard Drive Cover for Widescreen T61
Replies: 6
Views: 691

Re: LF: Hard Drive Cover for Widescreen T61

Thanks, Ed. TuuS and I have worked out a trade...
by The Spirit of X21
Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: Hard Drive Cover for Widescreen T61
Replies: 6
Views: 691

Re: LF: Hard Drive Cover for Widescreen T61

With the cost of shipping from China it'd probably be less expensive to try eBay.

I have a hard drive cover for a STANDARD 14" T61 if anyone is looking to trade... :)
by The Spirit of X21
Thu Mar 15, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: Hard Drive Cover for Widescreen T61
Replies: 6
Views: 691

LF: Hard Drive Cover for Widescreen T61

As the title says, does anyone have a hard drive cover for the WIDESCREEN T61 with cover screw lying around?
by The Spirit of X21
Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Replacing an X61 fan, causing another problem for myself...
Replies: 4
Views: 1385

Re: Replacing an X61 fan, causing another problem for myself...

Absolutely, yes. I'm sure because I had to remove the battery to get to one of the keyboard screws...
by The Spirit of X21
Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:11 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Replacing an X61 fan, causing another problem for myself...
Replies: 4
Views: 1385

Replacing an X61 fan, causing another problem for myself...

I replaced the fan in my X61 yesterday, and it works great! Unfortunately I noticed that after the repair the indicator lights at the bottom of my screen no longer light (except for wifi and bluetooth).

What do I need to replace to get them working again?
by The Spirit of X21
Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Serious Power option reset of Maximum Processor State
Replies: 2
Views: 4575

Re: Serious Power option reset of Maximum Processor State

I would just try removing the Thinkvantage power manager to see if that helps. You can always re-download it from Lenovo.

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