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by mikey pizano
Fri Jan 23, 2015 10:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1xxe Series
Topic: X140e keeps hibernating after telling it not to hibernate
Replies: 5
Views: 17349

Re: X140e keeps hibernating after telling it not to hibernat

After digging around, I found there was another setting. IN THE AMD SOFTWARE! :eek:
by mikey pizano
Thu Jan 22, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1xxe Series
Topic: X140e keeps hibernating after telling it not to hibernate
Replies: 5
Views: 17349

Re: X140e keeps hibernating after telling it not to hibernat

Wouldn't care but don't wanna ruin my new SSD or waste 8GB of space for something I don't want.
by mikey pizano
Thu Jan 22, 2015 5:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1xxe Series
Topic: X140e keeps hibernating after telling it not to hibernate
Replies: 5
Views: 17349

Re: X140e keeps hibernating after telling it not to hibernat

Whoops forgot the details! New toys will do that to you... Windows 8.1. I set it under the power settings in Control Panel. Lid setting is set to sleep only. Where are the Lenovo power settings? I installed from scratch since it came without a hard drive. Also it is plugged in, hibernate on both is ...
by mikey pizano
Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1xxe Series
Topic: X140e keeps hibernating after telling it not to hibernate
Replies: 5
Views: 17349

X140e keeps hibernating after telling it not to hibernate

Ok this is annoying me. I have set the "Hibernate after" setting to never, yet when I open the lid in the morning, it went into hibernation over night... Is there something I missed?
by mikey pizano
Thu Jan 15, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1xxe Series
Topic: X140e Hard Drive Replacement Thickness?
Replies: 5
Views: 18365

Re: X140e Hard Drive Replacement Thickness?

Figures that be my luck! Maybe I will just use an SSD then...
by mikey pizano
Thu Jan 15, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1xxe Series
Topic: X140e Hard Drive Replacement Thickness?
Replies: 5
Views: 18365

Re: X140e Hard Drive Replacement Thickness?

So I am guessing there is no way to modify it to fit?
by mikey pizano
Thu Jan 15, 2015 11:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1xxe Series
Topic: X140e Hard Drive Replacement Thickness?
Replies: 5
Views: 18365

X140e Hard Drive Replacement Thickness?

I am going to be getting an x140e from a friend, which needs a hard drive. Online it says 7MM but the laptop is so thick I was wondering if anyone has used a 9.5MM drive instead.
by mikey pizano
Mon Oct 21, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Anyone know how to get hotkeys working on a G500s with Win7?
Replies: 0
Views: 653

Anyone know how to get hotkeys working on a G500s with Win7?

I got a G500s after my X200s died on me. Sure it isn't a ThinkPad but it was in my budget of 500 dollars and has nice specs. Well after using, and hating Windows 8 I ended up putting 7 back on it. The problem is, my hotkeys work but not 100%, If I press the volume keys, it will adjust the volume but...
by mikey pizano
Fri Apr 15, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A20m fan won't run in Windows, runs at POST...
Replies: 7
Views: 2174

Re: A20m fan won't run in Windows, runs at POST...

Wanted to bump this up again even though its old. I did get TPFanControl working, and have yet to update bios, but I was wondering if anyone ever solved the problem? What is the actual cause of the fan issues?
by mikey pizano
Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:47 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)
Replies: 27
Views: 3941

Re: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)

When I rebuilt the working 360Cs from two non working ones, I actually considered throwing the leftover 360 away..! :eek: Luckily I kept it, and I WILL be keeping it. :-) Some weeks ago I even found a left over, old IBM harddrive among my stuff. It still spins when inserted in the no-working 360Cs,...
by mikey pizano
Tue Aug 24, 2010 6:12 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)
Replies: 27
Views: 3941

Re: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)

Radioguy wrote:Why would you want such a thing? Just dying to try Win 3.1? ;)
I have a Dell that has a 486 but the thing is in bad shape. I love using old computers and I collect them sort of like how we collect ThinkPads here. It is fun to try and push a 486 to its limits of usability!!!
by mikey pizano
Tue Aug 24, 2010 10:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)
Replies: 27
Views: 3941

Re: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)

Yeah Radio, I checked the Salvation Army here looking for a 486 and no computers at all. :cry:
by mikey pizano
Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:10 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)
Replies: 27
Views: 3941

Re: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)

If you ever get the urge to throw out an old computer, perhaps a 486, I will pay shipping... ;)
by mikey pizano
Mon Aug 23, 2010 12:12 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)
Replies: 27
Views: 3941

Re: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)

I personally prefer backpacks but hey its a THINKPAD BRANDED BAG! :mrgreen:
by mikey pizano
Sat Aug 21, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)
Replies: 27
Views: 3941

Re: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)

Where my dad works, he said something with throwing out the food can't really be done since it is specific stuff. He works for a place that delivers to places like Perkins, and Five Guys. If its expired, it can be sold to employees cheap if the customer allows it otherwise it must be tossed.
by mikey pizano
Fri Aug 20, 2010 4:48 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)
Replies: 27
Views: 3941

Re: Look what my dad got me from work! (link to pic)

Yeah if you pay attention you can get good stuff!
by mikey pizano
Fri Aug 20, 2010 12:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A20m fan won't run in Windows, runs at POST...
Replies: 7
Views: 2174

Re: A20m fan won't run in Windows, runs at POST...

Sorry to bump my old thread but the bios is 1.05 and I do want to update it. Do you really need a working battery? Mine is totally 100% shot.
by mikey pizano
Thu Aug 19, 2010 3:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 600e only working with 1 of 4 hard drives
Replies: 4
Views: 1477

Re: 600e only working with 1 of 4 hard drives

I just had the same kind of problem on a 600, 15GB and 30GB drives would not work correctly. The issue was they were showing up as 8GB (in the case of the 15GB model, LBA wasnt working) and Win2k installer would try to format it and fail. All I had to do was replace the CMOS battery (it was dead) a...
by mikey pizano
Thu Aug 19, 2010 2:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 600e only working with 1 of 4 hard drives
Replies: 4
Views: 1477

Re: 600e only working with 1 of 4 hard drives

I really don't know what to add, its confusing me to no end. I am trying a low level format on the drives now.
by mikey pizano
Thu Aug 19, 2010 10:06 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 600e only working with 1 of 4 hard drives
Replies: 4
Views: 1477

600e only working with 1 of 4 hard drives

My 600e will only work with 1 of my hard drives, and refuses to work with any of my other ones. The hard drives work fine in any other laptop though. I want to use a smaller one for this computer, and the only one it works with is an 80GB i had originally used with it when I got it, and have since p...
by mikey pizano
Thu May 13, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: My new A20m (link to pics)
Replies: 0
Views: 1405

My new A20m (link to pics)

http://picasaweb.google.com/mikeypizano/A20m#

700MHZ P3, 384MB ram, 60GB hdd, and a 14.1" screen.
by mikey pizano
Thu May 13, 2010 5:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A20m fan won't run in Windows, runs at POST...
Replies: 7
Views: 2174

Re: A20m fan won't run in Windows, runs at POST...

My father in-law had a T20 (same CPU as your A20M) that ran Prime95 24/7 for a few years. NHC reported CPU temps of mid-high 80's depending on the weather. No hardware problems at all. Why did he run it that long? Using it to heat the house? :lol: Thanks, Ray suggested I try a diagnostic test.
by mikey pizano
Thu May 13, 2010 11:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A20m fan won't run in Windows, runs at POST...
Replies: 7
Views: 2174

A20m fan won't run in Windows, runs at POST...

Hey guys, I got a A20m off a friend, and I think there is a problem with the fan controller. It is not coming on when using Windows, but spins up at POST. I was wondering when the fan should come on, or if someone could help me get TPFanControl to work on this model so I could have it set to manuall...
by mikey pizano
Wed May 12, 2010 10:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What other "old" technology do you use on a regular basis.
Replies: 91
Views: 16541

Re: What other "old" technology do you use on a regular basis.

Oldest technology is my ~1957 Rolex Datejust...inherited from my grandfather. Still keeps great time, and unlike most modern "fancy" watches, it's not flashy. Really, though, while it's quite nice, it's not truly fancy--just a well-made tool...no "bling" like the current ones. An old warhorse. Love...
by mikey pizano
Sat Oct 17, 2009 7:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Can the Z50 use a Microdrive?
Replies: 2
Views: 1022

Re: Can the Z50 use a Microdrive?

If it fits, it SHOULD work.
by mikey pizano
Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:43 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Man I miss my ThinkPad...
Replies: 6
Views: 1552

Re: Man I miss my ThinkPad...

Maybe I got a good one but they only flaw mine has is a cracked off peice above the express card slot.
by mikey pizano
Mon Mar 09, 2009 10:33 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Man I miss my ThinkPad...
Replies: 6
Views: 1552

Re: Man I miss my ThinkPad...

I think I'd go crazy if I went too long without mine. I don't know what your budget looks like, but you can always get another one. Have you looked through the Marketplace here? There's a few Thinkpads up for sale still. My computer budget is 0 right now. I have a nice Toshiba a205*S5859 anyway.
by mikey pizano
Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:31 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Man I miss my ThinkPad...
Replies: 6
Views: 1552

Man I miss my ThinkPad...

I still have a 570 but I never use it (loose hinges, dead battery, not very useful), and I sold my T20 to a friend awhile back because she needed a computer. :(
by mikey pizano
Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:40 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: how should i have responded to this???
Replies: 22
Views: 2410

Re: how should i have responded to this???

:twisted: Just put OS X on that sucker and slap him with it! :twisted:

:banana:

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