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by WPWoodJr
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p - Windows 10 or Windows 7?
Replies: 9
Views: 2194

Re: T60p - Windows 10 or Windows 7?

Thanks for the update!
by WPWoodJr
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p crashes after boot
Replies: 4
Views: 1309

Re: T60p crashes after boot

I reinstalled Windows 7 and it is working now.
by WPWoodJr
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p - Windows 10 or Windows 7?
Replies: 9
Views: 2194

Re: T60p - Windows 10 or Windows 7?

Thanks all, up and running now with Windows 7. Drivers were found, and it isn't as slow as you would think; Chrome browser running Speedometer 2.0 scores 34.
by WPWoodJr
Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p - Windows 10 or Windows 7?
Replies: 9
Views: 2194

Re: T60p - Windows 10 or Windows 7?

Thanks, I have an SSD in it. Will the W10 install find drivers for the ATI graphics card and other hardware?
by WPWoodJr
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p - Windows 10 or Windows 7?
Replies: 9
Views: 2194

T60p - Windows 10 or Windows 7?

I have a T60p that needs to be rebuilt. Will W10 build on it? Or must I use W7? Any other advice, like where to get drivers?
by WPWoodJr
Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p crashes after boot
Replies: 4
Views: 1309

T60p crashes after boot

I have a T60p with LG panel running Windows 7. After a recent Windows Update it began crashing a couple of minutes after boot. It runs fine in safe mode with networking enabled. I've tried restore points with no luck, and also disabling some of the hardware - audio, fingerprint reader, Ethernet. Are...
by WPWoodJr
Sat Jan 14, 2012 9:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 shuts down when docking is attempted
Replies: 86
Views: 45848

Re: T60 shuts down when docking is attempted

Try giving Lenovo a call.

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by WPWoodJr
Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NMI Parity Error / Hard Lock with t60p + v5200
Replies: 47
Views: 20449

Re: NMI Parity Error / Hard Lock with t60p + v5200

That doesn't mean the fix isn't part of the service pack. I wouldn't worry about it.
by WPWoodJr
Wed Sep 14, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NMI Parity Error / Hard Lock with t60p + v5200
Replies: 47
Views: 20449

Re: NMI Parity Error / Hard Lock with t60p + v5200

I have Windows 7 so I did not need that hot-fix. However, the hot-fix page indicates that you should simply upgrade to the latest Vista service pack and the fix is included.
by WPWoodJr
Tue Sep 13, 2011 12:19 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NMI Parity Error / Hard Lock with t60p + v5200
Replies: 47
Views: 20449

Re: NMI Parity Error / Hard Lock with t60p + v5200

The other day my wireless card stopped working and I had to reboot to get it back. Better than a BSOD though!

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by WPWoodJr
Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NMI Parity Error / Hard Lock with t60p + v5200
Replies: 47
Views: 20449

Re:

I haven't had any BSOD since updating the wireless driver (fingers crossed!) I upgraded my T60p to Windows 7 and was getting the BSOD occasionally. The other day I found a new wireless driver for Intel Wireless LAN (bg, abg, abgn)/Windows 7 on the Lenovo support site. Haven't had a blue screen sinc...
by WPWoodJr
Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:56 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: SSD and Intel Matrix Storage Manager driver
Replies: 3
Views: 3718

Re: SSD and Intel Matrix Storage Manager driver

WPWoodJr wrote: What happened? Is it worth installing the Intel-RST?
I installed Intel-RST 10.6.0.1002 under Windows 7 for my Intel 80gb G2 SSD and it's working fine.
by WPWoodJr
Sat Sep 03, 2011 5:01 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: SSD and Intel Matrix Storage Manager driver
Replies: 3
Views: 3718

Re: SSD and Intel Matrix Storage Manager driver

yak wrote:I've found an answer in Intel's SSD Toolbox User Guide:

So for me, since I don't need RAID, it's either MS-AHCI or Intel-RST 9.6 or newer.

I'll give the RST a try...
What happened? Is it worth installing the Intel-RST?
by WPWoodJr
Tue Jan 11, 2011 8:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics performance
Replies: 25
Views: 15666

Re: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics performance

The power manager I have is at 1.89 now. For the T60p, this bug is fixed.
by WPWoodJr
Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics performance
Replies: 25
Views: 15666

Re: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics performance

Under Windows XP, I tested before installing the latest power manager and after. My monitor now blinks when I remove or apply power. Before it would blink only the first time power was removed. The settings in Catalyst are correct too. You have an R60 with X1400 graphics card, not a T60p like me, co...
by WPWoodJr
Sat Jan 01, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics performance
Replies: 25
Views: 15666

Re: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics performance

Amazingly, this bug is fixed! I just tried the latest TP power manager here and the bug is gone:
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site. ... MIGR-70602
by WPWoodJr
Fri Aug 08, 2008 4:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Atheros wireless - what a difference!
Replies: 21
Views: 3733

Thanks!
by WPWoodJr
Thu Aug 07, 2008 10:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Atheros wireless - what a difference!
Replies: 21
Views: 3733

My T60p with Intel wireless 3945abg is a dog performance-wise. I'm getting 1/2 the download speeds of my wife's Sony Vaio - 500kb/sec vs 1mb/sec on the Vaio (using a netgear wireless router with moto surfboard cable modem and Comcast). Is the Atheros demonstrably faster? How hard is it to replace th...
by WPWoodJr
Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: MacBook Pro smokes Thinkpad T60p for video capture-why? *PIC
Replies: 20
Views: 2318

At 1680 x1050 I get 327 o3marks, 5 fps avg
by WPWoodJr
Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics performance
Replies: 25
Views: 15666

Re: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics perform

What were your results from the FurMark benchmark? I'm getting min fps = 2, avg = 3, max = 7 for a total score of 132 (1680 x 1050 fullscreen), which seems incredibly lame. I can't run at 1680 x1050 - do you have an external monitor hooked up? I get 10fps average on my T60p. Furmark running at 1024...
by WPWoodJr
Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics performance
Replies: 25
Views: 15666

Re: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics perform

What were your results from the FurMark benchmark? I'm getting min fps = 2, avg = 3, max = 7 for a total score of 132 (1680 x 1050 fullscreen), which seems incredibly lame. I can't run at 1680 x1050 - do you have an external monitor hooked up? I get 10fps average on my T60p. Furmark running at 1024...
by WPWoodJr
Sat Jul 05, 2008 2:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: MacBook Pro smokes Thinkpad T60p for video capture-why? *PIC
Replies: 20
Views: 2318

Re: MacBook Pro smokes Thinkpad T60p for video capture-why?

So I've got a Thinkpad T60p, with 2.4Ghz Core 2 Duo and the ATI X1400 video card, and a separate 7200 RPM drive in the UltraBay for capture. ... The T60p has an ATI Mobility FireGL V5250 graphics card. Do you actually have a T60p? I get 10fps average on my T60p. Furmark running at 1024x768, fullscr...
by WPWoodJr
Sat Jul 05, 2008 2:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: MacBook Pro smokes Thinkpad T60p for video capture-why? *PIC
Replies: 20
Views: 2318

Re: MacBook Pro smokes Thinkpad T60p for video capture-why?

gpvillamil wrote: So I've got a Thinkpad T60p, with 2.4Ghz Core 2 Duo and the ATI X1400 video card, and a separate 7200 RPM drive in the UltraBay for capture. ...
The T60p has an ATI Mobility FireGL V5250 graphics card. Do you actually have a T60p?
by WPWoodJr
Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics performance
Replies: 25
Views: 15666

Another solution is just to disable Powerplay. I've recently decided to do that, I was getting blue screens from a driver called ati2dvag.dll and so far disabling Powerplay seems to have prevented those blue screens, as well as preventing the slow graphics performance reported here. Followup: I'm s...
by WPWoodJr
Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics performance
Replies: 25
Views: 15666

Another solution is just to disable Powerplay. I've recently decided to do that, I was getting blue screens from a driver called ati2dvag.dll and so far disabling Powerplay seems to have prevented those blue screens, as well as preventing the slow graphics performance reported here.
by WPWoodJr
Mon Mar 31, 2008 8:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics performance
Replies: 25
Views: 15666

quickie wrote:Same problem here, (t60 x1400 graphics adapter) .
You duplicated the problem (graphics card enters battery-saving mode and never leaves it)?
by WPWoodJr
Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:05 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: ati2dvag.dll causes blue screen with infinte loop
Replies: 3
Views: 1629

I have the latest ATI driver from System Update, I loaded it on 2/17. I don't think its heat because I ran a graphics benchmark which raised the temperature on the GPU to 103 degrees C without any issues. Perhaps I should see if I can roll back the driver. I got this machine on EBay with a 3 year wa...
by WPWoodJr
Thu Mar 20, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: ati2dvag.dll causes blue screen with infinte loop
Replies: 3
Views: 1629

ati2dvag.dll causes blue screen with infinte loop

Recently on my T60p I've been getting a blue screen every few days which blames the driver called ati2dvag.dll as being in an infinite loop. Just before the blue screen the screen actually freezes for 10-20 seconds. Has anyone else experienced this? Know how to fix it? Please? :-)
by WPWoodJr
Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Partition Magic
Replies: 11
Views: 3725

I just went through this joy this morning. It was a TOUGH process. Here is a summary of what I needed to do... - Initially tried to use BIOS to disable the predesktop area. But on my 8889 T61, I found as you mention, the option is no longer there! On to plan B.... - I used a bootable USB key to boo...
by WPWoodJr
Tue Mar 18, 2008 2:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p power mgmt bug drastically reduces graphics performance
Replies: 25
Views: 15666

Turn off the "Lower display refresh rate" option (i.e. set it to "Never"). That's what I've done with my T60 w/ ATI X1400 video and my problems were solved. FWIW I saw no reduction in power dissipation and battery life with the variable display refresh rate at either 40- or 50-Hz and the constant s...

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