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by azimi3
Sun Mar 09, 2008 2:07 pm
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: *Issue Resolved* Blue Screen upon ejecting from x6 ultrabase
Replies: 4
Views: 1286

Thanks ryengineer. The actual blue screen wasn't giving me any useful info but the link you posted gave me the idea to check the memory dump and see what was causing the problem. I used the WinDbg utility and followed the guide here: http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35246 . The WinDbg t...
by azimi3
Fri Mar 07, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: *Issue Resolved* Blue Screen upon ejecting from x6 ultrabase
Replies: 4
Views: 1286

ryengineer, I installed SP1 RC upon receiving the laptop and installed SP1 as soon as it became available. The laptop ejected fine for a few weeks after SP1 install as well.
by azimi3
Thu Mar 06, 2008 10:58 am
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: *Issue Resolved* Blue Screen upon ejecting from x6 ultrabase
Replies: 4
Views: 1286

*Issue Resolved* Blue Screen upon ejecting from x6 ultrabase

I'm having some problems with ejecting my x61t from the x6 ultrabase. Every time I hit the eject button on the side I get a blue screen with the following info: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.256.6 Locale ID: 1033 Additional information about the problem...
by azimi3
Wed Feb 20, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Vista freezes
Replies: 10
Views: 1565

I went ahead and disabled Hybrid Sleep Mode and have not experienced the problem since.

Follow these steps to disable it: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows- ... leep-mode/
by azimi3
Mon Feb 18, 2008 10:07 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Vista freezes
Replies: 10
Views: 1565

I have the same problem on my X61T running Vista. I've experienced the problem while in IE or any Office apps such as OneNote (very annoying in the middle of class). I've noticed that the problem only occurs when on battery power. Some other posts suggested that the problem could be attributed to th...
by azimi3
Fri Jan 25, 2008 12:04 am
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: **Issue Resolved** USB Memory not recognized in Vista
Replies: 1
Views: 759

The problem seems to be fixed now. I installed SP1 beta and it recognizes all my USB devices. Looks like SP1 repaired the usbstor.inf file.
by azimi3
Thu Jan 24, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: **Issue Resolved** USB Memory not recognized in Vista
Replies: 1
Views: 759

**Issue Resolved** USB Memory not recognized in Vista

Hi, I just upgraded from an x60 (XP Pro) to x61t (Vista Business). I went into using Vista with an open mind. I have ran into numerous problems such as slow key response in IE7, slow overall performance and constant hard drive usage, etc. I have been able to look past these shortcomings and fix some...
by azimi3
Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:34 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon 7.10
Replies: 52
Views: 32772

Answering my own question, hopefully it will be useful to someone... Since Powertop will suggest commands for you to run in order to reduce power consumption (most of them are very effective) it is useful to run these commands at startup rather than running Powertop each time and selecting which to ...
by azimi3
Mon Oct 22, 2007 10:35 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon 7.10
Replies: 52
Views: 32772

One thing worth mentioning: this model suffers from the always-on fan "problem". There are tools for controlling the fan so that it's not always on, and I think that saves power compared to letting the CPU run hot. I installed Gutsy the day it came out and have been working on ways of improving bat...
by azimi3
Sun Feb 04, 2007 11:03 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Bunch o' Linux Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 2310

Also, to get WMV files working run the following command in your terminal (assuming you are on a thinkpads forum and you use a computer with i386 architecture):

wget -c http://www.debian-multimedia.org/pool/m ... 0_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i w32codecs_20061022-0.0_i386.deb
by azimi3
Sun Feb 04, 2007 10:50 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Bunch o' Linux Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 2310

Remove a rpm package: rpm -e packagename List all packages: rpm -qa To play audio and video, install mplayer. Its not the prettiest solution, but the one that can play everything. Since he's using Ubuntu he won't be dealing with rpm packages but rather deb. An easy way to get audio codecs and what ...
by azimi3
Sat Feb 03, 2007 12:57 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Post your desktop.
Replies: 753
Views: 316654

Image

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by azimi3
Mon Nov 27, 2006 12:58 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Ubuntu 6.10 on R40 2682-NU2 :)
Replies: 11
Views: 2992

Good point k0lo. I never really took that seriously before but after reading up about the difference between sudo and gksudo it's clear that it does make a difference. Here's a good explanation:
http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/graphicalsudo
by azimi3
Sat Nov 25, 2006 11:33 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Ubuntu 6.10 on R40 2682-NU2 :)
Replies: 11
Views: 2992

In the terminal window type:

sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf

It will prompt you for your password, enter it.

The file should load in the text editor and give you the option to save.
by azimi3
Tue Nov 21, 2006 8:32 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: kpowersave/powersaved vs. apmd/powernowd
Replies: 2
Views: 1078

kpowersave/powersaved vs. apmd/powernowd

I'm using Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy Eft on my x60 and want to increase my battery life. I currently have apmd and powernowd installed and taking care of power management. I was looking at kpowersave and powersaved as power management utilities and was wondering if there is any advantage to using those instead?
by azimi3
Sun Nov 19, 2006 4:33 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Client Security Password Manager & IE 7.0
Replies: 1
Views: 1240

Client Security Password Manager & IE 7.0

I couldn't find this topic discussed anywhere else but has anyone who uses the Client Security Password Manager to access password protected websites via the fingerprint scanner have issues now that they have upgraded to IE7? Before I would just go to a website where I had already created an entry a...
by azimi3
Sun Nov 12, 2006 1:57 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Few questions about X60s under Linux
Replies: 14
Views: 4296

Have you seen this site? http://www.williambrownstreet.net/Linux/ I have ubuntu 6.06 and XP running as a dual boot on my x60 without any major problems. A lot of the stuff works right out of the box but some minor tweaking is needed. I have recently started using Linux more than XP and I mostly use,...
by azimi3
Wed Nov 08, 2006 11:03 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Question about restoring HD image using Acronis
Replies: 1
Views: 907

Upgraded to Acronis True Image Workstation v9.1 and everything is good. :)
by azimi3
Wed Nov 08, 2006 1:41 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Question about restoring HD image using Acronis
Replies: 1
Views: 907

Question about restoring HD image using Acronis

Hey guys, I was paritioning my HD (60GB) for a linux installation when the partitioning was interrupted. The disk ended up having errors but long story short, using Windows Checkdisk and Norton Partition Magic I was able to correct the errors and have everything working. However, now I notice that i...
by azimi3
Tue Nov 07, 2006 1:57 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Bluetooth phone: Software to Dial?
Replies: 4
Views: 1573

From what I understand you want to connect from your x60 to your Bluetooth enabled phone and have a piece of software that you can run from your laptop that will dial numbers using the wireless line on your cell. This software does that: http://dialitnow.download-281-4319.datapicks.com/ I have a T-m...
by azimi3
Fri Oct 27, 2006 9:31 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Bluetooth phone: Software to Dial?
Replies: 4
Views: 1573

Are you trying to dial for voice calls or are you trying to dial because you want to use your phone as a modem?
by azimi3
Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: x60 Drops wireless connection after half an hour
Replies: 51
Views: 10946

I just thought of something. My gf's connection seems to go out mostly at school when there are multiple access points for her laptop to connect to. I just noticed a feature, if you double click on your Thinkvantage Access Connections in the tasbar and click "Modify WLAN Settings" and go to the "Gen...
by azimi3
Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:05 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: x60 Drops wireless connection after half an hour
Replies: 51
Views: 10946

I might have found a cure. In properties, under advanced tab, there is a setting for 'power management', and under that, there is a slider. I pull the slider all the way to the right, (max performance, min power saving). Seems like this solves the problem. However, it needs further test. One thing ...
by azimi3
Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:07 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Pictures of your ThinkPad & Desk (1024x768 max please!)
Replies: 377
Views: 148879

Since I'm getting requests for this wallpaper, here is the info for anyone who wants it: I made the wallpaper myself, I uploaded it for you guys to download: http://members.cox.net/azimi3/thinkpad.bmp Also, the system info that you see in the bottom right corner is from a basic IT tool that is prett...
by azimi3
Sun Oct 15, 2006 10:21 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: x60 Drops wireless connection after half an hour
Replies: 51
Views: 10946

Holdenburg, she uses bluetooth on the system occasionally with no issues. Also, I use bluetooth to connect to my phone for dialup when wireless is not available and we don't have issues with that. From my experience I think this problem is a hardware problem rather than software. There also seem to ...
by azimi3
Sun Oct 15, 2006 9:49 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Pictures of your ThinkPad & Desk (1024x768 max please!)
Replies: 377
Views: 148879

My Desktop

Here's a picture of my desktop on my x60:
Image
by azimi3
Sun Oct 15, 2006 9:28 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: x60 Drops wireless connection after half an hour
Replies: 51
Views: 10946

Yiplong, I noticed the same thing with my gf's system. When at school it will sometimes drop the connection after 10-20 minutes. However, when at home and plugged in it has never dropped the connection. Regarding the power management setting, I have changed this with no success, the connection is st...
by azimi3
Tue Oct 10, 2006 1:14 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Fix for all Core Duo chips
Replies: 15
Views: 4298

Power Consumption

Just as a followup, got the typical 7-8 hours of usage from my laptop that I normally do with the extended battery.

My conclusion of the Processor Patch and updates:

Performance = Same
Power Consumption = Same
by azimi3
Mon Oct 09, 2006 11:48 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Fix for all Core Duo chips
Replies: 15
Views: 4298

No Change after fix

I have an x60 w/ 1GB RAM and XP Pro. I performed all steps outlined in the Processor fix, installed the MS Patch, Created the Registry value and made the required change to BOOT.INI. I used SuperPI to test the results: Before fix: Restarted system. System is in X6 UltraBase. 2M: 01m17s 4M: 02m50s Af...
by azimi3
Sat Oct 07, 2006 10:30 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Resolution Shift
Replies: 20
Views: 5569

OK, so I wasn't having the resolution shift problem before, just the 1 second flicker.

With the update, I still have the flicker and now it seems like it INCREASES the resolution and then goes to normal? Atleast it doesn't hang on the low resolution for a few seconds.

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