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by ajkula66
Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND ONE and DONE: genuine Lenovo battery for T520
Replies: 4
Views: 558

Re: FOUND ONE and DONE: genuine Lenovo battery for T520

Generosity of fellow forum members was overwhelming once again. Battery found, quest completed, thread locked
by ajkula66
Sat Aug 29, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND ONE and DONE: genuine Lenovo battery for T520
Replies: 4
Views: 558

Re: WTB: genuine Lenovo battery for T520

lemonstar wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:56 pm
Did you find a battery - I've just started looking after warnings about mine. I'm still running Win7 Pro.
No I am still looking, and running W7 myself... :D
by ajkula66
Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Shipping to/from EU and USA problems
Replies: 24
Views: 801

Re: Shipping to/from EU and USA problems

There's no way food costs more here than in the EU. What is the price in euros per KG for a choice or prime porterhouse or rib-eye steak? I would also tend to believe that the majority of food articles are more expensive in the EU...but then again, I can't see the prices in Germany being the same a...
by ajkula66
Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 544
Views: 324476

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

cadillacmike68 wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:30 pm
I guess nobody's concerned about the rise in gold.
You ain't seen nothin' yet...and watch silver while you're at it...
by ajkula66
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: COVID-19 and other medical conspiracies (split discussion)
Replies: 39
Views: 2557

Re: COVID-19 and other medical conspiracies (split discussion)

cadillacmike68 wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:47 pm
The Second Amendment to the US Constitution is actually the support foundation for all the other amendments.
Yep. Even a foreigner like myself figured that one out decades ago.
by ajkula66
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: COVID-19 and other medical conspiracies (split discussion)
Replies: 39
Views: 2557

Re: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?

Having a medical degree doesn't make someone smart. Having *any* type of degree doesn't make someone smart. Speaking from personal experience... :D For example, there's the one who's into alien DNA and demon semen that Trump retweeted. I have no idea who you're referring to but I don't follow Twitt...
by ajkula66
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: COVID-19 and other medical conspiracies (split discussion)
Replies: 39
Views: 2557

Re: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?

And for those who say, well, why not, what have I to lose? You do realize that a bunch of medical professionals DID choose HCQ for treating themselves when this bug bit them, right ? NEJM is pretty much pushing "vaccine is the only way out" stance nowadays so I wouldn't expect them to endorse anyth...
by ajkula66
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: COVID-19 and other medical conspiracies (split discussion)
Replies: 39
Views: 2557

Re: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?

Doesn't work. Even Trump officials are saying that it's time to move on. The Wikipedia article on Hydroxychloroquine contains links to studies. What works is masks and social distancing. I wouldn't trust these officials and/or wikipedia for something as important, but to each their own. Distancing ...
by ajkula66
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: COVID-19 and other medical conspiracies (split discussion)
Replies: 39
Views: 2557

Re: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?

mpcook wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:08 am

There have been a handful of properly designed experimental studies.
I haven't seen one yet, and it's not like I haven't been paying attention. That's why I asked for the links.
by ajkula66
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: COVID-19 and other medical conspiracies (split discussion)
Replies: 39
Views: 2557

Re: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?

In reviewing the major medical studies on hydroxychloroquine as a treatment, the evidence does not support a positive impact. There have been "major medical studies" on HCQ ? News to me. You're not talking about the garbage that The Lancet had to retract, are you ? Care to share link or two for tho...
by ajkula66
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND ONE and DONE: genuine Lenovo battery for T520
Replies: 4
Views: 558

FOUND ONE and DONE: genuine Lenovo battery for T520

The title says it all. The battery in my T520 has developed one or more bad cells and is getting unreliable. Looking for a replacement in decent shape and am only interested in a genuine Lenovo product. Battery size - 6 vs. 9 cell - makes no difference, either is fine. If anyone is interested I have...
by ajkula66
Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: COVID-19 and other medical conspiracies (split discussion)
Replies: 39
Views: 2557

Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?

Agreed, protect yourself if you are vulnerable, to include retiring if you won't risk getting infected at work. And don't be stupid about things. Sadly, not everyone can afford to retire "here and now"...your advice does make perfect sense though. Admittedly that is too much to ask of the vast majo...
by ajkula66
Mon Jul 13, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T20-T23 & T30 Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: T30 SXGA Screen Into An XGA T23??
Replies: 10
Views: 1373

Re: T30 SXGA Screen Into An XGA T23??

kfzhu1229 wrote:
Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:43 pm

Wait so you cannot use a screen from a 14.1" A3x on a T30 and vice versa?
That is my understanding.
by ajkula66
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T20-T23 & T30 Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: T30 SXGA Screen Into An XGA T23??
Replies: 10
Views: 1373

Re: T30 SXGA Screen Into An XGA T23??

olex126 wrote:
Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:32 am

Awaiting arrival of an SXGA cable & inverter to continue the project.
I'm reasonably certain that all T30 panels were proprietary for that model and not interchangeable with what was found in T2x. You may want to compare the pinouts before actually installing the screen.

Good luck.
by ajkula66
Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?
Replies: 158
Views: 30840

Re: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?

cadillacmike68 wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:10 pm
Well, I'm not driving up to NY / NJ anytime soon. The state storm troopers will probably arrest me at the border anyway, my being from FL and all.
You're better off where you are. Trust me.
by ajkula66
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A31p Bluetooth
Replies: 5
Views: 989

Re: A31p Bluetooth

Are you able to see the card under Device Manager ?
by ajkula66
Mon Jul 06, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A21m won't go past the splash screen
Replies: 10
Views: 1054

Re: A21m won't go past the splash screen

Remove the mini PCI card and see whether that makes a difference.

Good luck.
by ajkula66
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: What keyboard P/N do I need?
Replies: 7
Views: 1621

Re: What keyboard P/N do I need?

How can you tell which keyboard the original is? I need to replace one for a T42. It doesn't matter at this point, since pretty much all new 15" keyboards for T4x that I've seen over the past 5 years or so were ALPS. There's a section in the HMM which specifically deals with keyboard FRUs, includin...
by ajkula66
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: Wanted: T42 15" Replacement Keyboard 39T0674 (THREE mounting Posts)
Replies: 14
Views: 1348

Re: Wanted: T42 Replacement Keyboard

So you need a keyboard with 3 posts as opposed to ones with 4 posts used on 14" models. You may want to put that bit of info in your thread title.

Happy hunting.
by ajkula66
Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: Wanted: T42 15" Replacement Keyboard 39T0674 (THREE mounting Posts)
Replies: 14
Views: 1348

Re: Wanted: T42 Replacement Keyboard

The keyboards are different between the 14" and 15" models on T4x/R5x.

Given the keyboard FRU, it seems like your T42 is a 15" but could you please verify the 7-character model number on the bottom of the machine? It should look something along the lines of 2373-A1B...
by ajkula66
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: T42 9000/9600 Gfx
Replies: 22
Views: 1460

Re: T42 9000/9600 Gfx

Nice I get a huge list of Thinkpads with the 2373 number, most T40 and T41 have Radeon 9000 Yikes this is a really long list The T42 mostly has the Radeon 7500 not too many have Radeon 9000 Only the earliest hi-end T42s were shipped with 9000, most of them - as well as T40 and T41 - had 7500. I don...
by ajkula66
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: T42 9000/9600 Gfx
Replies: 22
Views: 1460

Re: T42 9000/9600 Gfx

Wow, that is pretty bad, but could you solder a Radeon 9000/9600 on a T42 that has a Radeon 7500? You'd need a re-balling station to begin with. Most of us don't have access to one. Still waiting on the verdict of FireGL T2. And how well that works on Windows 98 with DOS games and software No clue ...
by ajkula66
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: T42 9000/9600 Gfx
Replies: 22
Views: 1460

Re: T42 9000/9600 Gfx

How does the MTM pull up the original specs using the Product ID? And how accurate is that, or has it been wrong ever before? It's very accurate, having been complied from the old IBM/Lenovo database. Nothing in this world comes with a 100% accuracy guarantee, but MTM link is as good as it gets. Wh...
by ajkula66
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: T42 9000/9600 Gfx
Replies: 22
Views: 1460

Re: T42 9000/9600 Gfx

You can look in the BIOS and the serial will begin with 237314Ublablahblah No need for an OS or even a hard drive, the answer will be right there, just run it against the link. MTM has been around forever, almost every sub-model has one assigned. The link provides you with the specs that the machine...
by ajkula66
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: T42 9000/9600 Gfx
Replies: 22
Views: 1460

Re: T42 9000/9600 Gfx

Welcome to the forum! A lot of T42 units sported the 9600, while some early ones had 9000. There are way too many models and applicable configurations for them to be listed here. Ask the seller for the 7-character code on the bottom of the laptop - it should look something like 2373-14U - and then r...
by ajkula66
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: TRUE old tech users, using today
Replies: 42
Views: 13693

Re: TRUE old tech users, using today

MikalE wrote:
Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:46 am

Sounds a hell of a lot better on the A31p than a T520!
No surprise there.
by ajkula66
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What's the lightest laptop that you travel with? [WARNING: 2 tiny pix]
Replies: 60
Views: 25254

Re: What's the lightest laptop that you travel with? [WARNING: 2 tiny pix]

I've never traveled "light" Year long deployments to the sand box means you take it if you think you will need it. A Fleetwood for long drives means you can fit it in the trunk. You can fit anything and everything in that trunk...no wonder mobsters loved them... Forum remark: (incl. any body )
by ajkula66
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: TRUE old tech users, using today
Replies: 42
Views: 13693

Re: TRUE old tech users, using today

cadillacmike68 wrote:
Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:26 am

Now every time I make a search, a day later spam emails show up.. :twisted:
I have been considering one of these but will wait a bit longer...

https://shop.puri.sm/shop/librem-5/
by ajkula66
Thu Jun 04, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: If you've ≥5 computers, do you use them all or feel guilty?
Replies: 309
Views: 162580

Re: If you've ≥5 computers, do you use them all or feel guilty?

OEM flagship with 2000M: 4276-23U. Would have to check if any ever shipped OEM with 2960XM. Yep, the CPU is original to the configuration which looked like: i7-2920XM(2.50GHz),16GB RAM,500GB 7200rpm HD,15.6in 1920x1080 LCD,NVIDIA N12P-Q3 Quadro 2000M,CDRW/DVDRW,Intel 802.11agn,Bluetooth,Modem,1Gb E...

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