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by Terrahawk
Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:32 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Thinkpad Tablet 2 working properly with Windows 10
Replies: 0
Views: 1487

Thinkpad Tablet 2 working properly with Windows 10

This is just a note to say that I've just installed Windows 10 on one of my Thinkpad Tablet 2 units and despite the (because of the?) large number of posts on Lenovo and Intel forums complaining about the lack of a graphics driver for the Z2760 Atom in 2015, it's all working fine a year later. I did...
by Terrahawk
Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad/Ideapad Tablets & Convertibles
Topic: ThinkPad Tablet 2 - USB Recovery Media
Replies: 7
Views: 6619

Re: ThinkPad Tablet 2 - USB Recovery Media

For anyone who's still interested in this year and a half old thread, I have succeeded restoring one of our Thinkpad Tablet 2s using a USB recovery image created by... our other Thinkpad Tablet 2 using the built in Windows recovery media creator. The biggest hassle was getting it to boot for the USB...
by Terrahawk
Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad/Ideapad Tablets & Convertibles
Topic: How bout that Miix 700?
Replies: 6
Views: 2751

Re: How bout that Miix 700?

We've got two of the m3 ones with 4GB. There was a firmware update for the keyboard that got rid of the worst of the keyboard issues to the point now where I'm not that bothered by it. I find the m3 just fine for what we do, which is mostly Remote Desktop and cloud apps in browsers.
by Terrahawk
Fri Mar 18, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T400 questions, system board replacement, possible upgrade??
Replies: 48
Views: 4986

Re: T400 questions, system board replacement, possible upgrade??

If you do want all the Thinkvantage stuff, download and install the latest Lenovo System Update from their web site (a Google search will take you to the right place). You will need Microsoft Dot NET 4 or later. As long as you have programmed in your machine type and serial number to your new mother...
by Terrahawk
Fri Dec 11, 2015 5:21 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Windows 10 upgrade on T410 and T420
Replies: 6
Views: 4699

Re: Windows 10 upgrade on T410 and T420

Latest update in this saga - 1.67.09.03 driver alone doesn't stop the charge thresholds from disappearing. I notice that the T410 that behaves itself is also running Power Manager 6.66.3 whereas the misbehaving ones are running 6.68.8. I have downgrade to 6.66.3 on all of them and we'll see what hap...
by Terrahawk
Wed Dec 02, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Windows 10 upgrade on T410 and T420
Replies: 6
Views: 4699

Re: Windows 10 upgrade on T410 and T420

Confirmed, using power management driver 1.67.09.03 stops the charge threshold settings disappearing. Solved the problem with both the T410 and the T420.
by Terrahawk
Wed Dec 02, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Tried Windows 10 on my X201 and went back to 8.1
Replies: 16
Views: 6430

Re: Tried Windows 10 on my X201 and went back to 8.1

I've done the upgrades to my T410 collection lately, which if I'm not mistaken are just larger versions of the x201 with an optical drive and a couple more ports (first generation i5 CPU, Intel HD graphics). I've done one fresh install and three upgrade-from-Windows-7 installs. The fresh install was...
by Terrahawk
Sun Nov 29, 2015 2:49 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: CLOSED: FS or FT: Thinkpad recovery disc .iso images: From A22p to W540.
Replies: 23
Views: 5215

Re: FS or FT: Thinkpad recovery disc .iso images T400/500, W500, T43/p, X120e, X201T, X200/T,X301, etc

I'm not in a huge hurry - how much are they going for, and just let me know when they're ready. Just do it when you've got time.
by Terrahawk
Fri Nov 27, 2015 5:31 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60P "official" FireGL V5250 video card drive for WIN7
Replies: 7
Views: 2680

Re: T60P "official" FireGL V5250 video card drive for WIN7

I was hoping these drivers would be WDDM 1.1 so that I could enable things such as hardware acceleration with IE11 but they are still WDDM 1.0 (Vista) drivers. Good thing is that they're all signed and install without a hitch. I'd been using the modded Catalyst 10.2 drivers which pop up a warning on...
by Terrahawk
Thu Nov 26, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Windows 10 upgrade on T410 and T420
Replies: 6
Views: 4699

Re: Windows 10 upgrade on T410 and T420

Interesting that your touchpad breaks with every Windows update. I'll have to keep an eye out but since driver updates are not handled by our WSUS, we may not have this problem. In other news, I've downgraded our PM drivers from 1.67.10.20 to 1.67.09.03 which the Thinkpads with no charge threshold i...
by Terrahawk
Wed Nov 25, 2015 7:06 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Windows 10 upgrade on T410 and T420
Replies: 6
Views: 4699

Windows 10 upgrade on T410 and T420

I've upgraded my three T410s and one T420 from Windows 7 to Windows 10. All machines are joined to a domain, which I thought would add a nice twist to things. I'd also read about the lack of availability of my favourite Thinkvantage Tools such as Power Manager and Access Connections, so I thought I'...
by Terrahawk
Wed Nov 25, 2015 5:21 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Access Connections very unresponsive after update to 6.25.65
Replies: 5
Views: 3136

Re: Access Connections very unresponsive after update to 6.25.65

I had to disable the WWAN card from the device manager in order for it to stop interfering with Access Connections. Turning the radio off via Fn-F5 wasn't enough.
by Terrahawk
Mon Nov 23, 2015 5:48 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB, x201 recovery discs, Win7 x64, Vista recovery media for x301 if you have it.
Replies: 11
Views: 1165

Re: WTB, x201 recovery discs, Win7 x64, Vista recovery media for x301 if you have it.

For the X201, I would prefer Windows 7 Pro recovery media, as the COA on the bottom is Windows 7 Pro, and the product key is unreadable...
by Terrahawk
Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:37 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB, x201 recovery discs, Win7 x64, Vista recovery media for x301 if you have it.
Replies: 11
Views: 1165

Re: WTB, x201 recovery discs, Win7 x64, Vista recovery media for x301 if you have it.

Thanks, but I already have a COA and standard installation media. Would you happen to have the proper Lenovo ones?
by Terrahawk
Fri Nov 20, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB, x201 recovery discs, Win7 x64, Vista recovery media for x301 if you have it.
Replies: 11
Views: 1165

Re: WTB, x201 recovery discs, Win7 x64, Vista recovery media for x301 if you have it.

Due to an epic amount of forgetfulness on my part, I have lost contact with the person who PMed me with a solution. Does anyone still have media for either of these machines available?
by Terrahawk
Fri Nov 20, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Access Connections very unresponsive after update to 6.25.65
Replies: 5
Views: 3136

Re: Access Connections very unresponsive after update to 6.25.65

I noticed something similar with my T410 and I tracked it down to the SMS function in Access. Connections - mine has a WWAN card. If I disabled the WWAN card by any means, Access Connections was nice and fast. Re-enabling the card brought all the delays back. This is both with a SIM installed and no...
by Terrahawk
Fri Nov 20, 2015 4:41 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: When did you first start using the trackpoint and why?
Replies: 43
Views: 10430

Re: When did you first start using the trackpoint and why?

I first came across a trackpoint on a friend's Thinkpad in 1996. It was one of the older models, a 365 I think. I used it a few times and absolutely hated the trackpoint. I couldn't control it at all and gave up quite quickly. My friend told me the trackpoint was an acquired taste. Fast forward to 2...
by Terrahawk
Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:26 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB, x201 recovery discs, Win7 x64, Vista recovery media for x301 if you have it.
Replies: 11
Views: 1165

WTB, x201 recovery discs, Win7 x64, Vista recovery media for x301 if you have it.

Hi there, Just bought an x201, but it came with no hard drive or recovery discs, and the product key on the COA has worn off and therefore unreadable. Does anyone have a set of recovery media for the x201, or a set of downloadable ISO files? Happy to buy for a reasonable price. I have the same need ...
by Terrahawk
Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:59 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Post Your Macs!! I know you're out there, traitors. :D
Replies: 48
Views: 26496

Re: Post Your Macs!! I know you're out there, traitors. :D

Tasurinchi wrote:That's a nice combination... :thumbs-UP: (I always liked those black macs...)
I've been trying to find a more modern one with a Core 2 Duo for a decent price. Still looking... :)
I just noticed too, that the Macboks have the Fn and Ctrl keys in the correct order too. Nice :D
by Terrahawk
Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:10 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Post Your Macs!! I know you're out there, traitors. :D
Replies: 48
Views: 26496

Re: Post Your Macs!! I know you're out there, traitors. :D

I have an Original Black 2006 Macbook 1,1 here (Core Duo T2500, 2GB RAM, 100 GB HDD), pictured along with my T60p and the most heavily licensed printer in the world. http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8144/7460012900_422954d131_b.jpg http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7263/7460012822_8a7aa83ddf_b.jpg It's in ...
by Terrahawk
Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:31 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: R52 preload image
Replies: 1
Views: 379

WTB: R52 preload image

Hi there,

Does any have the original R52 preload image available? I have just bought one second hand for the kids, and apart from the stinky BIOS password I will sort out one day, I would like to put the original preload image back onto it.

Thanks,
by Terrahawk
Wed Nov 10, 2010 1:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60/T42 Parts Commonality
Replies: 3
Views: 1290

Re: T60/T42 Parts Commonality

And even then it will not look quite right (if you care about such things) as the T60 has a flat bezel on the optical drive whereas the T42 has a beveled one.
by Terrahawk
Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Missing screws in a T60, is this normal? *PICS*
Replies: 4
Views: 1609

Re: Missing screws in a T60, is this normal? *PICS*

The first one is the locking screw for the DVD drive. It normally isn't included and is only fitted if you want to make the DVD drive non-removable. The second screw should be there though. Well, it is on mine.
by Terrahawk
Thu Oct 07, 2010 3:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Are you guys satisfied with your T60?
Replies: 11
Views: 1725

Re: Are you guys satisfied with your T60?

I have a T60p which is just like a T60 but with a p on the end. I have to agree with the others here - I used to have a T42p and the T60p feels much sturdier. I'm very happy with mine - it has a 14in SXGA+ display, a T7600 CPU, 4GB of RAM (3GB usable) and a Western Digital Scorpio Black 160GB hard d...
by Terrahawk
Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p, T7600, Windows 7 64bit ATI driver needed (FireGL V5200
Replies: 19
Views: 9566

Re: T60p, T7600, Windows 7 64bit ATI driver needed (FireGL V5200

I tried the Mobility Modder with the 10.8 drivers and it did not work with the FireGL V5250. Apparently support for that generation of video chips was removed with the release of the 10.3 drivers.
by Terrahawk
Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60P & ATI Catalyst Control Center
Replies: 1
Views: 1055

Re: T60P & ATI Catalyst Control Center

Check out this thread: http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=83759

I am running Windows 7 on my T60p, and I have the Catalyst 10.2 drivers loaded, including the Catalyst Control Center.
by Terrahawk
Sat Sep 25, 2010 6:45 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: T60p with Windows 7, IE9 and GPU accelerated browsing
Replies: 7
Views: 6781

Re: T60p with Windows 7, IE9 and GPU accelerated browsing

Nothing at all now - I wasn't aware that you could keep the Catalyst Control Center. Well, the modded driver is slightly newer. In any case, it didn't work.

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