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by 31336
Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: x220 Intermittent trackpad issue
Replies: 26
Views: 2209

Re: x220 Intermittent trackpad issue

Yeah, it should work w/o battery but performance might be affected, particularly with the 65W AC adapter (CPU will be restricted to lower frequencies).

So in general it's better to have a battery, except for a test like this to exclude it as the culprit.
by 31336
Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: x220 Intermittent trackpad issue
Replies: 26
Views: 2209

Re: x220 Intermittent trackpad issue

I second @atagunov's suggestion, my initial guess with that laptop I mentioned was also battery.
by 31336
Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: x220 Intermittent trackpad issue
Replies: 26
Views: 2209

Re: x220 Intermittent trackpad issue

I had an issue like this with another laptop (another brand), and the cause, of all things, turned out to be a faulty AC adapter.
by 31336
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Coreboot X220 after BIOS Mod
Replies: 3
Views: 1799

Re: Coreboot X220 after BIOS Mod

What I'm trying to ask is whether it should be fine to flash coreboot on a thinkpad with the non-stock modified bios (linked above)? I understand that I'd be pretty much be obliterating it anyways so.. does it even matter? For UEFI (BIOS) it doesn't matter, everything is replaced when you flash Cor...
by 31336
Sun Aug 23, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Choke Sound During Disk Check
Replies: 5
Views: 1872

Re: Choke Sound During Disk Check

There shouldn't be any loud sounds. I can't hear it on your recording but most likely it's the drive repeatedly trying to read a bad sector, and if it has some, often more will appear soon. So, first of all, as @w0qj says, make a backup of your files. Then, if you want to know how bad things are you...
by 31336
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Bluetooth 4.0/BLE/Bluetooth Low Energy devices support on Windows 7.
Replies: 4
Views: 2178

Re: Bluetooth 4.0/BLE/Bluetooth Low Energy devices support on Windows 7.

Are you sure you actually have the BT 4.0 module and not the 3.0? If not, what are the vendor ID and device ID? Do you have the driver installed? I don't use W7 but I think that's the one: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds029104 You can also try this newer version, which is for W10, but ...
by 31336
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: x230 compatible fans (want to upgrade and make it quieter)
Replies: 20
Views: 6327

Re: x230 compatible fans (want to upgrade and make it quieter)

[...] noise is still there. It does not bother me a lot, but it is interfering in my Skype/Zoom etc calls. People are complaining... The noise might be something else altogether. Did you try setting Control Panel → Sound → Recording → Microphone → Properties → Enhancements : ☑ Noise Suppression ☑ A...
by 31336
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: x230 compatible fans (want to upgrade and make it quieter)
Replies: 20
Views: 6327

Re: x230 compatible fans (want to upgrade and make it quieter)

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:45 am
Currently it seems to be sold out everywhere.
You can use Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut (what I used, should be widely available) or Gelid GC Extreme (nearly just as good and much cheaper, which matters mostly if you use a lot of it).
by 31336
Thu May 14, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 memory speed
Replies: 6
Views: 2945

Re: X220 memory speed

I guess the most interesting question now is how much difference can be measured between the creme de crop RAM you enjoyed and cheaper varieties like random 1333 or 1067.. many people say there is virtually none; I'm wondering if there are other people who have noticed any and how much I'd expect t...
by 31336
Wed May 13, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 memory speed
Replies: 6
Views: 2945

Re: X220 memory speed

Should I be getting 1333 or 1886 sticks? And should I keep my current BIOS, upgrade it, or upgrade it + flash modded BIOS? From my experiments, the best it can do is 1866 MHz. I'm using Kingston HyperX Impact HX321LS11IB 2 K2/16 , supposed to do 10-11-12-? @ 1866 MHz and 11-12-13-? @ 2133 MHz. It r...
by 31336
Tue May 12, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X201 & X230 - Wireless adapter upgrades
Replies: 4
Views: 3187

Re: X201 & X230 - Wireless adapter upgrades

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 3:08 pm
There are plenty PCIe AC-7260 cards that fit in those machines without any adapter.
I can confirm that. The part number you want is 7260HMW (not 7260HMWAN: this one doesn't have AC Wi-Fi).
by 31336
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Are Thinkpads x200 suitable for being daily drivers in 2019?
Replies: 15
Views: 5631

Re: Are Thinkpads x200 suitable for being daily drivers in 2019?

X220 here, still going strong.

Screen resolution (1366×768) is fine for its dimensions (12.5"), considering Windows still doesn't handle DPI scaling well.

I'd only consider the 2560×1440 13.3" mod (for 200% scaling) but that one's more cumbersome.
by 31336
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: Thinkpad x200 running Windows 10
Replies: 2
Views: 2946

Re: Thinkpad x200 running Windows 10

I'm running W10 on an X220. All works well. Performance is very good.

X200 shipped with up to W7 officially. W10 should work just as well. Removing Windows Defender (or not installing in the first place) would probably speed things up a lot.
by 31336
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: x220 bluetooth 4.0 daughter card upgrade FRU: 60Y3303 60Y3305
Replies: 7
Views: 7359

Re: x220 bluetooth 4.0 daughter card upgrade FRU: 60Y3303 60Y3305

Does the device show up in Device Manager (press Win-X, then M)?

The IDs are 0A5C:21E6, at least with the BCM20702 variant I have.
by 31336
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: [X220] Wi-Fi upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 3592

Re: [X220] Wi-Fi upgrade

There should be two additional antenna wires available if you're not using the WWAN card. Intel's AC-7260 (7260HMW) works great for me. If you go for it just make sure you don't accidentally end up with a 7260HMW AN , which is a low-spec variant w/o AC. Or are you looking for something better than t...
by 31336
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 Recovery Stuck
Replies: 5
Views: 4711

Re: X220 Recovery Stuck

Just a guess but could it be that the Windows Setup (or some ThinkPad-specific partitioning tool) expects to find an MBR disk and you have a GPT one? You should be able to press Shift-F10 to open the console to be able to investigate the problem further. Normally you could check the logs, in particu...
by 31336
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 Windows 10 TrackPoint (UltraNav) both scroll & middle click w/o TPMiddle possible?
Replies: 0
Views: 3825

X220 Windows 10 TrackPoint (UltraNav) both scroll & middle click w/o TPMiddle possible?

Has anyone been able to make both scrolling and middle-click work with just the Synaptics driver, without resorting to TPMiddle or any other third-party software? If yes, please post your driver version and any changes from the default settings you made. To clarify, what I have in mind is the drive...
by 31336
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 doesn't sleep after IME update
Replies: 39
Views: 8433

Re: X220 doesn't sleep after IME update

Windows reinstall the driver if I just delete it. Tried to disable the device but nothing changed. You could try installing these latest drivers too: Power Management (N2HKU03W as of now): https://support.lenovo.com/downloads/ds539638 Hotkey Features (R0YVU27E, this one seems to be updated frequent...
by 31336
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 doesn't sleep after IME update
Replies: 39
Views: 8433

Re: X220 doesn't sleep after IME update

Windows 10's Fast Boot feature can be the culprit here (by default Windows will no longer fully shut down, instead it saves its state to resume later, which is a largely useless and confusing anti-feature). Try disabling it: reg add "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Power" /v "H...
by 31336
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 unlocked BIOS: which settings are safe, and which ones will brick the laptop?
Replies: 5
Views: 5501

Re: X220 unlocked BIOS: which settings are safe, and which ones will brick the laptop?

The only list I know of is the one you already found, and that one is not extensive. There is one setting, Advanced → System Agent → Graphics → IGD → IGD - TV Control , where just opening the available options is enough for the setup to crash (with BIOS version 1.43 at least). It's not a brick thoug...
by 31336
Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: "ME is in recovery state" Appears when I boot my X220
Replies: 15
Views: 7232

Re: "ME is in recovery state" Appears when I boot my X220

which bios version do you have? It's 1.43 from John McDonnell's website ( direct link to file ), which includes modifications by Oleh and ValdikSS . It's the latest version with the newer VBIOS (later removed due to stability issues on Linux) and before all the Meltdown/Spectre mitigations of dubio...
by 31336
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: Thinkpad x240 does not work touchpad
Replies: 2
Views: 3685

Re: Thinkpad x240 does not work touchpad

Just to confirm, you also replaced the connector tape, right? That would be the most obvious culprit. (A new one should probably come with the new touchpad.) There is a key combination to disable touchpad ("UltraNav"). I think it's Fn-F8. Did you not press it accidentally? I'm not familiar with the ...
by 31336
Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: "ME is in recovery state" Appears when I boot my X220
Replies: 15
Views: 7232

Re: "ME is in recovery state" Appears when I boot my X220

The boot delay is [...] like 1a2 seconds Interesting. For me the delay is >5s but I removed everything ( -r -t -d -S ). Was your ME firmware 1.5MB or 5MB? Mine was the latter unfortunately (AMT board, FRU # 04Y1834; there was supposedly non-AMT FRU # 04Y1835 with matching specs but it only seems to...
by 31336
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 SD card reader not working with fresh windows 10 installation
Replies: 3
Views: 5347

Re: X220 SD card reader not working with fresh windows 10 installation

This is the driver you need (G1S902WW):
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds038445

Without the driver it will show up as an unknown device (PCI vendor ID: 1180, device ID: E823).
by 31336
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: "ME is in recovery state" Appears when I boot my X220
Replies: 15
Views: 7232

Re: "ME is in recovery state" Appears when I boot my X220

Removing ME seems to introduce boot delay, also reported here: https://github.com/corna/me_cleaner/issues/38

Or are you guys just using Alt Disable Mode (me_cleaner.py -s)?

(Edit: This probably doesn't happen with Coreboot, so that's another possibililty.)
by 31336
Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: Power manager, disable "non genuine" battery warning?
Replies: 47
Views: 56906

Re: Power manager, disable "non genuine" battery warning?

Rrtdj, you're my idol. Thank you so much! I've replaced the battery in my T60 today, as the "genuine" Lenovo one genuinely stopped working and would in fact make the laptop freeze randomly (yet another testament to the Lenovo quality: the previous battery was also faulty, of the exploding kind) and ...
by 31336
Mon Nov 26, 2007 3:00 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3049
Views: 663306

I've just received the X31 I bought from BobA . The laptop is in excellent condition, was very well packaged and shipped promptly. The transaction itself was a smooth one: Bob replied to my e-mails almost instantly, even though we live in completely different timezones. He has proven to be a scrupul...
by 31336
Thu Nov 15, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: X31, 1.6GHz, 60G/7200, WiFi
Replies: 5
Views: 2546

PM sent.
by 31336
Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:36 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Is ftp.pc.ibm.com offline?
Replies: 9
Views: 2725

Works for me, and I'm outside the US. Maybe it has something to do with the passive/active mode of your FTP client? BTW: Did you notice what the message before login says: :) 1:~$ ftp ftp> o ftp.pc.ibm.com Connected to ftp.pc.ibm.com. 220 THIS SERVER WILL BE REMOVED FROM PROUCTION ON 11/01/2005. IF ...

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