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by RealBlackStuff
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Thoughts on the T440 and T450 quality
Replies: 28
Views: 46048

Re: Thoughts on the T440 and T450 quality

Since you seem to be in the know, why are there so many throwaway Lenovo lines, starting with nearly every letter of the alphabet?
They could save a lot of money by dumping at least half of those, and spend the saved money to improve keyboard and screens.
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo's Black Friday Specials revealed
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Lenovo's Black Friday Specials revealed

For those with money to burn in their pockets: http://www.zdnet.com/article/lenovos-black-friday-ad-offers-deals-on-thinkpad-laptops-yoga-2-in-1-ones/ https://zdnet2.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/2017/11/17/033243c6-1e1b-44ea-b761-e581786d6bae/af39819538a738eb5f9ca7992ae10405/lenovo-black-friday-2017-laptops...
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: IBM or Lenovo Desktops/Workstations/ThinkStations only
Topic: Thinkcentre M58p MAX CPU and RAM support
Replies: 8
Views: 121

Re: Thinkcentre M58p MAX CPU and RAM support

Nah, I'd rather sell it than spend any money on that dust-gatherer.
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: IBM or Lenovo Desktops/Workstations/ThinkStations only
Topic: Thinkcentre M58p MAX CPU and RAM support
Replies: 8
Views: 121

Re: Thinkcentre M58p MAX CPU and RAM support

Just out of curiosity, I have an M58 full tower (9960-ALU) with E7500 (2.93GHz), Intel GMA-4500, (maxed out) 8GB RAM and W7-Pro.
It could run a quad Q8200 (and probably others) but I see no reason at all to even consider that.
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: blown X40
Replies: 6
Views: 111

Re: blown X40

If all else fails I could always sell you my X41T tablet version with 60GB HD and XP. :)
by RealBlackStuff
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Suggestion from where to get a LP125WH2-SLT1 screen
Replies: 14
Views: 934

Re: Suggestion from where to get a LP125WH2-SLT1 screen

My perfect genuine LP125WH2-SLT1 is still available. $45 shipped within USA. $75 shipped to Canada. $95 shipped to Italy and any other country. Priority Mail, well packed, with tracking. Payment via PayPal using option "send money to friends or family". If option not available, add 4.5% to cover Pay...
by RealBlackStuff
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Driver Update Recommendations
Replies: 2
Views: 50

Re: Driver Update Recommendations

This is a Windows 10 problem!
Moved there (again!).
by RealBlackStuff
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Resolving BSOD (STOP: 0x0000007B) after a motherboard/HD/SSD swap
Replies: 0
Views: 275

Resolving BSOD (STOP: 0x0000007B) after a motherboard/HD/SSD swap

Just wanted to pass on this very effective treat of a STOP 7B error that I had recently. I installed W7 from Lenovo recovery disks on a new SSD. Installation went fine, but after the first reboot I got a BSOD with Stop 7B. Tried everything, even installing afresh from a different recovery set, still...
by RealBlackStuff
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Question 'bout FTP
Replies: 7
Views: 143

Re: Question 'bout FTP

.htaccess may not even be there...
Or see hidden files after reading this: http://www.tech-evangelist.com/2006/01/ ... den-files/

And if you want a free FTP, check WinSCP (I use it, after WS_FTP started charging)
by RealBlackStuff
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad Edge
Topic: E560 Screen Goes Black After Long Idle, Must Reboot
Replies: 4
Views: 131

Re: E560 Screen Goes Black After Long Idle, Must Reboot

Even on Reddit there rarely are any posts about the Edge. Your best bet is probably the Lenovo forum, but if it's still under warranty, send it in and let them worry about it. Seems to be a standard Lenovo problem with Windows upgrades... https://support.lenovo.com/pt/en/solutions/ht080004 https://s...
by RealBlackStuff
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: T430 rises again
Replies: 5
Views: 160

Re: T430 rises again

What you need is a T420/T520/X220/W520 classic keyboard and an EC-mod.
by RealBlackStuff
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X60 tablet screen upgrade to SXGA+
Replies: 7
Views: 189

Re: X60 tablet screen upgrade to SXGA+

That eBay screen is meant for an X61T.
They are infamous for developing bubbles between surface and LCD.
It will fit in an X60T but those bubbles are gonna spoil it! AVOID!
by RealBlackStuff
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X240 Slic for W7 seems possible
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: X240 Slic for W7 seems possible

Some have Slic2.1, some don't because they have a W8 key in BIOS.
by RealBlackStuff
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: For Sale: x230 motherboard with installed FHD-mod and Bios-Patches
Replies: 3
Views: 191

Re: For Sale: x230 motherboard with installed FHD-mod and Bios-Patches

You can find the average selling price for a mobo like yours on eBay under "Sold listings".
Add to that your FHD-mod cost, plus whatever you want to charge for doing the mod.
That should give you your price, excl. shipping.
by RealBlackStuff
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: W520 Motherboard Replacement Advice Required
Replies: 7
Views: 598

Re: W520 Motherboard Replacement Advice Required

Google your CPU (e.g. i7-2720QM) and read specs from Intel.
Get the T520/W520 HMM to find the CPU's FRU.
Also give us the W520 TYPE xxxx-yyy from the sticker on the bottom (without the S/N).
by RealBlackStuff
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Replacement Touchpad / Keyboard for T60p 15"
Replies: 7
Views: 389

Re: Replacement Touchpad / Keyboard for T60p 15"

On the T60 the keyboard includes the upper 3 touchpad keys.
The 2 bottom keys are part of the touchpad unit, which is usually integrated in the palmrest, but can also be found separately.
by RealBlackStuff
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X200 w/ X200s lid?
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Re: X200 w/ X200s lid?

Yes, that's one way to go, an X200 with a complete lid from the X200s/X201s with 1440x900. It's a drop-in exchange. It's way too complicated to swap out a screen, especially since they can come with CCFL or LED backlight. Alternative and highly recommended: contact forum-member Edward Mendelson who ...
by RealBlackStuff
Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: One last possible performance upgrade T61 RAM?
Replies: 13
Views: 1379

Re: One last possible performance upgrade T61 RAM?

I don't know, but European prices are probably the highest.
USA probably has the best prices and chances for quality stuff.
With the Chinese it's potluck.
Have you tried https://thinkpad-forum.de/7-Marktplatz
by RealBlackStuff
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: One last possible performance upgrade T61 RAM?
Replies: 13
Views: 1379

Re: One last possible performance upgrade T61 RAM?

Computex is NOT reputable and is NOT located in USA, as he claims! AVOID.
Try this seller, he ships to Bulgaria: https://www.ebay.com/itm/152776868571
by RealBlackStuff
Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: W520 Motherboard Replacement Advice Required
Replies: 7
Views: 598

Re: W520 Motherboard Replacement Advice Required

It may not be a motherboard fault.
Intel graphics are part of the CPU, have you tried another one?
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X240 Slic for W7 seems possible
Replies: 3
Views: 115

X240 Slic for W7 seems possible

I just found this webposting that offers a Slic-option for W7 on an X240. https://forum.51nb.com/thread-1493565-1-1.html or translated into English: https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=zh-CN&u=https://forum.51nb.com/thread-1493565-1-1.html&prev=search At the bottom there are 3 files to d...
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Power button lights for one second, no fan, no boot ... shorted USB 3.0
Replies: 8
Views: 646

Re: Power button lights for one second, no fan, boot

I had a similar problem recently with an T420 . No matter what I did, the motherboard wouldn't start, so in the end I put it aside and went on with something else. A few days later I tried it again, still no luck. And then it dawned on me: I had not yet fully reset the motherboard by removing the CM...
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: 15" T60p with non-IPS display?
Replies: 8
Views: 278

Re: 15,1" T60p with non-IPS display?

OT, but why do you insist on calling them 15,1" screens?
They are 15,0" or (more common) 15".
by RealBlackStuff
Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: Windows XP -- adding Tablet PC Edition parts into regular XP, possible?
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: Windows XP -- adding Tablet PC Edition parts into regular XP, possible?

Install that OS exactly the way you want, with all updates, trimmings and extras and without any bloatware. Then use the likes of Acronis TrueImage, Clonezilla, Macrium, etc. to take an image and store that on your NAS or spare desktop HD. Next time you need a new HD/SSD, just put that image on the ...
by RealBlackStuff
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T430s broken ethernet port
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Re: T430s broken ethernet port

I'd bend that left metal bit back in, check that it still works (or works again) and holds the cable properly, then make a cover to put over it when not in use.
Shouldn't take more than a few minutes... YMMV.
by RealBlackStuff
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: No write access to media
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: No write access to media

Here's a possible solution: bad hardware in your internal SD-card reader: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/11414 ... -protected
Scroll down to entry: frr Feb 16, 2007, 6:27 PM
by RealBlackStuff
Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 96
Views: 21762

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Can't get enough of Supertramp's: Give a little bit

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