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by ibear
Sun Aug 24, 2008 11:34 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: Dual boot with X60 and Ultrabay HDD adapter
Replies: 0
Views: 398

Dual boot with X60 and Ultrabay HDD adapter

Is it possible to dual boot from:
X60 with Windows Vista
and Windows XP in Ultrabay HDD adapter in X6 Ultrabase

I read somewhere before that there is a BIOS option for this, but I couldn't find the orignal post.

Thanks for any input.
by ibear
Thu Oct 18, 2007 3:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: T61 14' screen with unreadable text
Replies: 7
Views: 2235

The model you mentioned has a native resolution of 1280x800 according to lenovo support site. If you think it doesn't look like so, you probably should contact their service center.
by ibear
Thu Oct 11, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Did I make a mistake?
Replies: 17
Views: 4120

not sure about the quality since i don't own one, but z61t sure looks nicer than t61.
by ibear
Wed Oct 10, 2007 11:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Nonstop fan on T60p with _normal_ CPU/GPU temps?
Replies: 8
Views: 1999

If you want to experiment, you can use TPFanControl to set the fan speed to zero and see which temperature will the system idle at (make sure you set it back after the experiment). In my case, I don't have a T60 but my X60 idles at about 42C degree when fan is bios controlled and 64C degree when fan...
by ibear
Thu Jul 12, 2007 9:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: T61p news, availability date (stock pics)
Replies: 116
Views: 24140

I don't know if it's because the angle of the pics, but it seems that the T60p doesn't have the asymmetric screen...
by ibear
Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: "Irreparable damage to the battery has been detected&qu
Replies: 6
Views: 1695

"Irreparable damage to the battery has been detected&qu

I powered up my X60 this evening and a message from the Message Center told me that "Irreparable damage to the battery has been detected. Replace the battery with a new one". However, I checked the Power Manager and it says that the battery is in good condition. VERY confused. Anybody saw this messa...
by ibear
Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: T61: is it the coolest running ThinkPad ever?
Replies: 10
Views: 2833

also waiting for information on this. i would go for it if it's quiet under normal usage (i.e. the fan won't go on for IE/Office applications).
by ibear
Sat Mar 31, 2007 8:50 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: waking an X60 with the lid shut
Replies: 7
Views: 1654

if you try to remove the sleeping X60 from the Ultrabase by pressing the green button on the left side, the X60 will wake up with lid closed.
by ibear
Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:56 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: External LCD monitor
Replies: 10
Views: 2501

have you tried connect the monitor to other computer/laptop to see if the noise persist?

some monitor does have a buzzing noise issue, but just make sure it's because of the monitor, not the x60.
by ibear
Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:31 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: Got an X60/s and an Ultrabase? Help find a fan control issue
Replies: 10
Views: 3740

maybe you can try tpfancontrol. use it at your own risk though.
by ibear
Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:26 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: x60s Dual Channel Memory
Replies: 8
Views: 2618

i checked all bios options and nowhere "dual channel memory" is mentioned.
by ibear
Tue Feb 13, 2007 9:45 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: Is the X60 Tablet SXGA+ Resolution too small
Replies: 11
Views: 3751

I suggest you go to a store and try it (or try a laptop with similar text size) and you will know whether it is too small for you. Personally, I think it's too small.
by ibear
Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:03 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: will X60 work with SATA II hard drive?
Replies: 0
Views: 951

will X60 work with SATA II hard drive?

since I have a noisy hard drive, I am thinking of changing the hard drive to a Fujitsu 40GB (Fujitsu is supposed to be quieter and 40GBs are quieter than 80GBs). But I can only find SATA II ones online, while the X60 comes with a SATA (I) hard drive. Will SATA II ones work with X60? Thanks for any f...
by ibear
Fri Feb 09, 2007 10:16 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: x60 tablet and x60s noise (and heat) issues
Replies: 15
Views: 5381

i have the X60 and i mainly use it on battery, so my observation might not apply to your situation, but here they are: 1. the fan VERY rarely goes on when running on battery, because the processor speed is lowered to 1GHz. 2. the hard drive is VERY audible, even from 1 meter away in a quiet room. I ...
by ibear
Sat Feb 03, 2007 9:15 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: Update BIOS to enable Virtualization
Replies: 5
Views: 2572

the 2.06 bios is also Vista compatible. so if you are upgrade to windows vista, i guess you should upgrade to this new firmware. ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/7buj15uc.txt http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-63145 <2.06> - (New) Support...
by ibear
Wed Jan 31, 2007 12:54 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X60 Hard Drive: Ultra DMA 2 or Ultra DMA 5?
Replies: 1
Views: 1206

X60 Hard Drive: Ultra DMA 2 or Ultra DMA 5?

I just discovered that the hard drive in my X60 is running under Ultra DMA 2. In the Hitachi Fitness Test, the driver information shows

Ultra DMA:
Highest mode: 5
Active mode: 2

Is there anything wrong?
by ibear
Tue Jan 30, 2007 4:57 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: New X60, 3 problems so far: Noise from Hard Drive/Trackpoint
Replies: 12
Views: 2871

My 8 cell battery is also loose. My hard drive (a Fujitsu 120 GB, 5400) is fairly quiet, and I haven't noticed any noise from the trackpoint. (I think I have good hearing. :D ) i've read from different places that the Fujitsu ones are quieter than the Hitachi ones. hope that's true and i can ask fo...
by ibear
Tue Jan 30, 2007 2:49 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: New X60, 3 problems so far: Noise from Hard Drive/Trackpoint
Replies: 12
Views: 2871

Re: New X60, 3 problems so far: Noise from Hard Drive/Trackp

There are two locking tabs on the underside of the machine which lock in the battery. One locks automatically and the other one must be slid into the lock position by you. If this 2nd tab is not locked, the battery will have more of a tendency to feel "loose." i already locked both locks, still had...
by ibear
Tue Jan 30, 2007 11:32 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: New X60, 3 problems so far: Noise from Hard Drive/Trackpoint
Replies: 12
Views: 2871

smvp6459 wrote:
I don't think it is normal for laptop harddrives to be this loud, but I don't think it is abnormal for the X60/s to be louder...i.e. your machine isn't defective - it is part of a poor design.
is T60 better in terms of hard drive noise?
by ibear
Tue Jan 30, 2007 10:27 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: New X60, 3 problems so far: Noise from Hard Drive/Trackpoint
Replies: 12
Views: 2871

Every one of the issues you notice is normal. However, I only notice the trackpoint sound when I'm on battery. I cannot believe a normal hard drive would be so loud. I am using my old laptop (Gateway 200X) and the hard drive is completely silent from normal use distance. It's a 5400rpm Western Digi...
by ibear
Tue Jan 30, 2007 10:00 am
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: New X60, 3 problems so far: Noise from Hard Drive/Trackpoint
Replies: 12
Views: 2871

New X60, 3 problems so far: Noise from Hard Drive/Trackpoint

I received my X60 (170686U, with T2400, 8 cell battery) yesterday and I like it a lot. The laptop is well designed and the battery life is amazing. After playing with it for a whole evening, I discovered some problems. I don't know if it's normal to all X60 or it's only mine. Please comment, thanks....

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