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by robert213
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 Slim DVD USB Enclosure?
Replies: 2
Views: 953

T61 Slim DVD USB Enclosure?

External USB Enclosure for IBM Lenovo ThinkPad T4X T6X 9.5mm DVD Optical Drive https://www.ebay.com/itm/272823332733/ The USB 2.0 External Enclosure could assemble your original 9.5mm SATA optical drive into an external USB CD/DVD drive, it draw power from USB port and no need extra AC adapter. Woul...
by robert213
Sat Apr 02, 2016 11:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: My T30 Thinkpad is now a digital music player...
Replies: 3
Views: 6730

Re: My T30 Thinkpad is now a digital music player...

Hows the T30 doing now after a month robert123? I have been preoccupied with a couple of others projects. I was configuring one of my T61(s) as a Digital Recording Studio, using Presonus Studio One. It took awhile, but I figured out how to do a "non-internet" activation. But, I became distracted an...
by robert213
Sat Apr 02, 2016 11:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Keep Losing My SoundMax Drivers
Replies: 27
Views: 2943

Re: Keep Losing My SoundMax Drivers

Not knowing which SoundMAX driver you installed... For what it is worth... I have been using this SoundMAX driver with 32-bit Windows 7 on my T61 without any problems: SoundMAX Integrated Digital HD Audio Provider: AnalogDevices Date: 10/4/2007 Version: 6.10.1.5510 I installed it from Lenovo's compr...
by robert213
Sun Feb 14, 2016 9:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Memory Upgrade for T61
Replies: 11
Views: 3004

Re: Memory Upgrade for T61

I have been happy with Patriot 4GB PC2-6400 DDR2-800 from Amazon...
by robert213
Sun Feb 14, 2016 8:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Correct Display Adapter Driver for nVidia 4:3 T61??
Replies: 3
Views: 1523

Re: Correct Display Adapter Driver for nVidia 4:3 T61??

Now I am reviewing the Device Manager on my Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit Intel 4:3 T61 machine, I see that "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter" is installed as my Display Adapter, as well. So, I will install oss924ww.exe on my Intel graphics T61 and nVidia graphics T61 machines. Then, I will install 7ld...
by robert213
Sat Feb 13, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Correct Display Adapter Driver for nVidia 4:3 T61??
Replies: 3
Views: 1523

Correct Display Adapter Driver for nVidia 4:3 T61??

In the past, when I installed Windows 7 32-bit on my Intel 4:3 T61 machines, the Windows Install program correctly installed "Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1)" as my Display Adapter (shown in Device Manager). Now, after I installed Windows 7 64-bit on my ...
by robert213
Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:28 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: IBM/Lenovo DVD/CD Player with USB 2.0 or higher interface
Replies: 0
Views: 388

WTB: IBM/Lenovo DVD/CD Player with USB 2.0 or higher interface

I am searching for IBM/Lenovo DVD/CD Player with USB 2.0 or higher interface. I would like to place a HDD in my machine's UltraBay.

To be used with T61 Thinkpad.
by robert213
Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: CMOS Batteries for T30 and T61
Replies: 2
Views: 546

WTB: CMOS Batteries for T30 and T61

I am searching for IBM/Lenovo CMOS Batteries for my T30 and T61.

If understand this correctly, both machines require FRU 02K6572.

I understand that CMOS batteries aren't commonly sold on this board.

Would someone know of a reliable source for IBM/Lenovo CMOS batteries (e.g. eBay, Amazon, etc.)?
by robert213
Sun Jan 24, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: My T30 Thinkpad is now a digital music player...
Replies: 3
Views: 6730

My T30 Thinkpad is now a digital music player...

My T30 Thinkpad is now a digital music player. I purchased Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 USB Audio interface http://us.focusrite.com/usb-audio-interfaces/scarlett-2i4 I downloaded and installed "Windows driver for Focusrite Scarlette ver 2.5". Yes, it works fine with Windows XP SP3. I inserted my USB 2.0 B...
by robert213
Sun Jan 24, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Is there a maximum capacity of SSD for T61...
Replies: 5
Views: 1898

Re: Is there a maximum capacity of SSD for T61...

I've had a 1TB version die on me as in completely disappear on reboot, but that was with the older firmware than what's out there now. My preferred choice would still be SanDisk Extreme Pro. Your $$$, your call. Happy upgrading. Exactly, 500 GB and 1 TB capacity SSD(s) are expensive. Before I spend...
by robert213
Sat Jan 23, 2016 11:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Is there a maximum capacity of SSD for T61...
Replies: 5
Views: 1898

Is there a maximum capacity of SSD for T61...

Is there a maximum capacity of SSD for T61...
running Windows 7 32-bit?
running Windows 7 64-bit?
running Middleton BIOS update?

Are there any negative thoughts regarding...
Samsung 850 Pro 500 GB SSD?
Samsung 850 Pro 1 TB SSD?
by robert213
Fri Sep 04, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: fast CPU comparison for 4:3 t61. . . .x7900, x9000 etc
Replies: 4
Views: 1488

Re: fast CPU comparison for 4:3 t61. . . .x7900, x9000 etc

theterminator93 wrote: FWIW the T7600 in my T60p gets a 5.6 and the T5600 in my T60 gets a 4.7.
and the T8100 in my T61 gets a 5.5 running Windows 7 32-bit.
by robert213
Sat May 30, 2015 1:26 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Device Manager, not see wired network adapter
Replies: 6
Views: 2379

Re: Device Manager, not see wired network adapter

I would check that the LAN controller is enabled in the BIOS. I verified BIOS settings... "Advanced" "Onboard LAN Controller" was already [Enabled] Allowed Windows Server OS to start up. Verified "Device Manager" No Question Marks. No Network Adapter Shutdown/Power-up/BIOS "Onboard LAN Controller" ...
by robert213
Sun May 17, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Device Manager, not see wired network adapter
Replies: 6
Views: 2379

Re: Device Manager, not see wired network adapter

I would check that the LAN controller is enabled in the BIOS. Did you actually try installing the Broadcom driver? It wasn't clear to me from your post. Yes, I ran... Broadcom BCM57788 Ethernet Controller Driver R282233.exe | Hard-Drive (130 MB) No, I have not run the driver install program for the...
by robert213
Sat May 16, 2015 1:03 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Device Manager, not see wired network adapter
Replies: 6
Views: 2379

Re: Device Manager, not see wired network adapter

I received a suggestion... Go into BIOS Setup, advanced settings. Locate "Integrated NIC" Set to "Disabled" Start Windows Shutdown Go Into BIOS Setup, advanced settings (second time). Locate "Integrated NIC" Set to "Enabled" I received another suggestion... Did "NIC" appear under Device Manager when...
by robert213
Sat May 16, 2015 10:06 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Device Manager, not see wired network adapter
Replies: 6
Views: 2379

Device Manager, not see wired network adapter

Background: A friend and I are learning to build a Web Services server. He has a Dell XPS 8300 i-Core 5 Tower. I have MS Windows Server 2008 R2 Operating System. I have learned that most common Windows Services (e.g. MS .NET Framework, and SNMP) are not automatically "turned-on" like as on Windows 7...
by robert213
Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61, Win 7, Lenovo SoundMAX 7ka216 driver ??
Replies: 1
Views: 1278

Re: T61, Win 7, Lenovo SoundMAX 7ka216 driver ??

I uninstalled SoundMAX 7ka216.exe and re-installed using Windows Vista SP2 compatibility mode. It worked fine, until I restarted machine. Installing 7ka213.exe, instead. 7ka213.exe is working fine. ----------------------------- Uninstall ... [Control Panel][Programs][Programs and Features] "SoundMAX...
by robert213
Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61, Win 7, Lenovo SoundMAX 7ka216 driver ??
Replies: 1
Views: 1278

T61, Win 7, Lenovo SoundMAX 7ka216 driver ??

Are any other T61 owners having a problem with Lenovo SoundMAX 7ka216.exe driver with Windows 7? When I navigate to [Control Panel][Hardware and Sound][Sound], I receive: Audio Enhancements Problem Windows has detected that audio enhancements for the following device are causing problems: Speakers (...
by robert213
Sat Oct 11, 2014 12:46 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: WD Sata 160gb HD missing 11Gb!
Replies: 5
Views: 3794

Re: WD Sata 160gb HD missing 11Gb!

Off on a related tangent ...

Where did the dollar go?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missing_dollar_riddle
by robert213
Sat Oct 11, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: USB Mouse Conflicts w/ USB Keyboard in DOS
Replies: 31
Views: 10021

Re: USB Mouse Conflicts w/ USB Keyboard in DOS

----------------------------------- Could you tell me a little about that mouse relevant to the T61? Did you install drivers for it? Did those drivers conflict with the trackpad in any way or did they need to be sorted out? Currently, I am using my 32-bit Windows 7 SP1 machine (Still, all of my key...
by robert213
Sun Oct 05, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: LOL, You've got to be kidding me? Installing new AC cards..
Replies: 9
Views: 4489

Re: LOL, You've got to be kidding me? Installing new AC car

Smokestoomuch wrote:Thank you. Where can I find the Middleton download fix?
Please tell us the model of your machine ... e.g. R400, W500 and X200. (or you may wish to search appropriate forum for BIOS upgrades, yourself)
by robert213
Sat Sep 27, 2014 11:11 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: USB Mouse Conflicts w/ USB Keyboard in DOS
Replies: 31
Views: 10021

Re: USB Mouse Conflicts w/ USB Keyboard in DOS - Hirens a BU

Using a ps2 keyboard with the logitech usb mouse works. As long as that k740 is unplugged. But that isn't an ideal solution since I'm hooked on that keybrd because we can use it in low light. Mouse driver used is mouse.com dated 4/20/1998 (probably from Win98). Back to your keyboard concerns ... It...
by robert213
Sat Sep 27, 2014 3:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: USB Mouse Conflicts w/ USB Keyboard in DOS
Replies: 31
Views: 10021

Re: USB Mouse Conflicts w/ USB Keyboard in DOS

http://www.hiren.info/pages/bootcd-on-usb-disk Step 1 Connect USB Pen Drive (1GB or more) Step 2 Download and Run USB Disk Storage Format I take a different approach at this point. I create my own config.sys and autoexec.bat ... rem ======================================================= [menu] menu...
by robert213
Sat Sep 27, 2014 2:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: USB Mouse Conflicts w/ USB Keyboard in DOS
Replies: 31
Views: 10021

Re: USB Mouse Conflicts w/ USB Keyboard in DOS

Folks, Why aren't we discussing version of mouse.com? I have been successfully using every combination of USB wired and USB wireless keyboards and mice in DOS for many years. In my experience ... Keyboard does NOT require a DOS driver. Mouse DOES require a DOS driver. Like original poster, I copy DO...
by robert213
Mon Aug 11, 2014 9:38 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Let me tell you how it will be. There's 1 for you 19 for me.
Replies: 25
Views: 6193

Re: Let me tell you how it will be. There's 1 for you 19 for

Since it appears Wikipedia is the source of choice, this might be worth reading: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confirmation_bias Since many of the folks participating in this discussion share ... the belief that the Federal Government is better than the markets and private investors at deciding wher...
by robert213
Sat Aug 09, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Let me tell you how it will be. There's 1 for you 19 for me.
Replies: 25
Views: 6193

Re: Let me tell you how it will be. There's 1 for you 19 for

For those who care to learn about Macro Economics ... Rather than participating in a discussion (reminiscent of the century-old Russian Revolution) which incites the Proletariat into a war against the Bourgeoisie. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proletariat http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bourgeoisie I tr...
by robert213
Mon Jul 28, 2014 8:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Let me tell you how it will be. There's 1 for you 19 for me.
Replies: 25
Views: 6193

Re: Let me tell you how it will be. There's 1 for you 19 for

Turning discussion back to the original post... Even Pulitzer-Prize winners, begin to lose all credibility regarding their familiarity with the workings of economic principles when they introduce the notion of utilizing MILITARY FORCE. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/07/13/1313738/-Democrats-stru...
by robert213
Mon Jul 28, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Let me tell you how it will be. There's 1 for you 19 for me.
Replies: 25
Views: 6193

Re: Let me tell you how it will be. There's 1 for you 19 for

Back on topic, when was income tax first introduced in the USA? Woodrow Wilson (Progressive/Democrat) initiated Federal Income Tax when he signed the Revenue_Act_of_1913 into law. Before 1913, the Federal Government received revenue through tariffs on imports and sales and excise taxes on large con...
by robert213
Mon Jul 28, 2014 9:58 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Let me tell you how it will be. There's 1 for you 19 for me.
Replies: 25
Views: 6193

Re: Let me tell you how it will be. There's 1 for you 19 for

killer wrote:@robert213: High octave gasoline? Surely you mean high octane? :roll:
I must have accidentally drunk "decapitated" coffee that morning. :) (playing on the word "decaffeinated")

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