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by ajkula66
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: X230 Overheating
Replies: 4
Views: 67

Re: X230 Overheating

Time to re-paste the little guy....that would be my guess anyway.

Good luck.
by ajkula66
Sun Feb 28, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: T60p sluggish with Win 10. Any solution
Replies: 13
Views: 299

Re: T60p sluggish with Win 10. Any solution

I think I got confused with T60 but could still be a driver issue with the graphics. I don't believe there is a native W10 driver for the V5200 either. There's a report on microsoft support about installing X1600 W7 drivers for V5200 https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-hard...
by ajkula66
Sun Feb 28, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: T60p sluggish with Win 10. Any solution
Replies: 13
Views: 299

Re: T60p sluggish with Win 10. Any solution

T60p has 2 possible graphics chips. The intel chip should run as well as it ever did with the basic driver. There is no W10 driver for the ATI X1300. The W7 driver might work if installed in compatibility mode. The good news is it's unlikely to be broken down hardware as W7 works. Intel integrated ...
by ajkula66
Sun Feb 28, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: T60p sluggish with Win 10. Any solution
Replies: 13
Views: 299

Re: T60p sluggish with Win 10. Any solution

The issue I have with going back to Win 7 is that I have it on a DVD with one of the first releases of the OS and once the install is complete, and when I try to do Windows Update, I dont get any update, just an error message. I really thought that I would atleast get the updates that MS gave till ...
by ajkula66
Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: T60p sluggish with Win 10. Any solution
Replies: 13
Views: 299

Re: T60p sluggish with Win 10. Any solution

Thanks for the tip. I searched for LTSC but there's a cost involved but thats ok I can spend some money but whats the guarantee that it will run anywhere closer to Win 7. I really dont use modern apps or the MS store and not gaming, just word and browsing. There's no guarantee. You're running a 15-...
by ajkula66
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: NEED HELP - Install of i7 2640m to T420 FAILED
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: NEED HELP - Install of i7 2640m to T420 FAILED

WoodyinMN wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:34 pm
My mistake. The new chip was i7 3540M . Maybe not compatible? - b
Correct. Not compatible.
by ajkula66
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: W520/W530 (read the post for conditions on the latter)
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Re: WTB: W520/W530 (read the post for conditions on the latter)

If all else fails, how about getting a T520i, and upgrade it with a W520 mobo and whatever else? Nah. I'm not putting any time into that system apart from possibly installing the SSD/OS and upgrading the RAM. Very lazy I've gotten over the past year... Thanks for the links nevertheless... :thumbs-UP:
by ajkula66
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: NEED HELP - Install of i7 2640m to T420 FAILED
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: NEED HELP - Install of i7 2640m to T420 FAILED

You need a modded BIOS for this type of an upgrade AFAIK.
by ajkula66
Sat Feb 27, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: W520/W530 (read the post for conditions on the latter)
Replies: 2
Views: 152

WTB: W520/W530 (read the post for conditions on the latter)

Looking to purchase a fully working W520 for a family member. A HDD/SSD is not a requirement, but the monster power supply is since I don't have one. Decent physical condition and LCD with no major flaws are a must. I'm flexible when it comes to the CPU/GPU, RAM etc. I would be open to a W530 that h...
by ajkula66
Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:32 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 211
Views: 140959

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

Lister wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 2:23 am
Bob Seger - Night Moves https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mRFWQoXq4c
I was actually listening to some of his much older stuff a few nights ago...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjhNZPVOfoE
by ajkula66
Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:38 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 211
Views: 140959

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

The Move...."Looking On"...1970...what will become ELO not much later

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OS2n_bC ... xluxAn1Ywb
by ajkula66
Thu Feb 25, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Transnote questions
Replies: 13
Views: 4196

Re: Transnote questions

Welcome to the forum!
Rummags wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 6:29 pm
Hi All

I am new to the community and just wanted to ask, how rare is a left handed 2675?
Fairly rare. They do exist, but I've never owned one. Whether that fact is enough to command a premium price I can't say.
by ajkula66
Thu Feb 25, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: T42 internal modem
Replies: 13
Views: 322

Re: T42 internal modem

By the way ajkula66, A friend of mine has offered me a X200 for sale; What is your opinion of X200s that you abuse daily? I love mine. Light machine with a spectacular - for its age - battery life. Still an ideal "on the go" system for my needs. X200 will most likely give you a webcam - which my "s...
by ajkula66
Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: T42 internal modem
Replies: 13
Views: 322

Re: T42 internal modem

ziloo wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:19 pm

however I got the "hour glass" on the screen staring at me :twisted: and
nothing happened. I could n't disable the card!
The more you post the more I tend to believe that your issue is software - as in Windows - and not hardware...
by ajkula66
Thu Feb 25, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: T42 internal modem
Replies: 13
Views: 322

Re: T42 internal modem

ziloo wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 11:38 am
But I have only the wired router plugged in without
any wireless router!

ziloo
Disable the wireless card under the Device Manager.

Restart the system with the ethernet cable plugged into the router.

Report back.
by ajkula66
Thu Feb 25, 2021 1:35 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Looking for a devil's advocate: why SHOULDN'T I move to Linux completely ?
Replies: 78
Views: 20669

Re: Looking for a devil's advocate: why SHOULDN'T I move to Linux completely ?

1)There's other options. You could try *BSD if you want to do more manual configuration or ChromeOS(cloudready) if you want to do none. There are always other options... :D 2)Can't enjoy the constant Windows updates. Who knows what will break next? If you want to elevate your blood pressure, having...
by ajkula66
Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: UXGA-Display A21p possibly usable in A31p ?
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: UXGA-Display A21p possibly usable in A31p ?

Good to see you back on the forum... :thumbs-UP:

I don't recall ever doing it myself, but it should be a clean swap.
by ajkula66
Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: TRUE old tech users, using today
Replies: 67
Views: 20892

Re: TRUE old tech users, using today

Unfortunately I think you should thank Apple for that. They shatter records in price tags that now if there is a US$829 smartphone it's considered budget friendly. That's fine, I can hang onto my Blackberry Classic for another few years...especially if I buy another one as a backup...not necessaril...
by ajkula66
Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: TRUE old tech users, using today
Replies: 67
Views: 20892

Re: TRUE old tech users, using today

By now you've probably solved your phone-with-a-physical keyboard search problem, but I thought I'd chime in on this thread regardless. Actually no, I haven't. Still waiting to see what the next tide brings along. This Pro1-X will be more or less version 2 of the phone from the relatively new compa...
by ajkula66
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: My 6 weeks of trying Linux Distibutions
Replies: 22
Views: 707

Re: My 6 weeks of trying Linux Distibutions

I had a job where I had to drive a lot, often in unfamiliar places, where I would go to only once. I ended up buying a separate 7" tablet strictly for navigation (Google Maps). It was the only thing I had any Google services on, and it did not have any of my personal information, contacts, or anyth...
by ajkula66
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R50e Upgrades
Replies: 13
Views: 2339

Re: R50e Upgrades

this is a mess. It doesn't have to be. A couple of things here: a) The info on Intel's site is incorrect. This has been discussed many a times over the past few years. b) R50e will have problem running XP3 without major lag, let alone W8. The platform is more than 15 years old and no amount of hard...
by ajkula66
Mon Feb 15, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: QXGA screen
Replies: 6
Views: 275

Re: WTB: QXGA screen

TheForgottenKing wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:54 pm
OP, I'd recommend to be prepared to lose a kidney.
What's a kidney in exchange for a unicorn... :mrgreen:
by ajkula66
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Forum Notices, Questions and Suggestions
Topic: T43 Upgrade Project for a Student.
Replies: 25
Views: 837

Re: T43 Upgrade Project for a Student.

Mike-G6 wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:15 am

One last job on my T43 that may need doing (or not) I've seem YouTube video's of replacing the Silicon Heatsink compound on old CPUs, do you think it makes a difference in helping cooling of the CPU after many years of use. ?
You should definitely re-paste the machine given its age.
by ajkula66
Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R61 CPU upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 336

Re: R61 CPU upgrade

So back to the CPU upgrades, I can source two T8300's for £11 (~$15) each, and if I go with them is there anything to look out for with the installs? I would take this route. And If I were to go with T9300's which I get at almost twice the price, (which is still ridiculously cheap compared to my de...
by ajkula66
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Thinkpad r40 processor upgrade?
Replies: 23
Views: 674

Re: Thinkpad r40 processor upgrade?

Sorry I haven't touched 98SE in well over a decade, can't really offer any useful advice.

Good luck.
by ajkula66
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: What keyboard P/N do I need?
Replies: 11
Views: 2216

Re: What keyboard P/N do I need?

helicopter wrote:
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:13 pm

The one that seems pretty common is the 39T0765. One ebay seller claims that works with the T42. Photo shows three posts.
Sound like an easy solution to me.
by ajkula66
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R61 CPU upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 336

Re: R61 CPU upgrade

T7700/7800 will run hot as hell in that machine.

Middleton's modded BIOS, a T8100/8300 and the world is your oyster especially for the fact that this will also enable your SSD to run at SATA II speeds along with a few other goodies.
by ajkula66
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R61 Screen Upgrade.
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Re: R61 Screen Upgrade.

Welcome to the forum !
TwigletZone wrote:
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:08 pm


My question is, is it possible to replace the display in the second machine with a display of the same spec of the first machine? IE, replace the 1280x800 with a 1680x1050 display?
Yes. Swapping the entire LCD assembly is the fastest and easiest way to go about it.
by ajkula66
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: LCDs on T60/T60p - types, availability and other discussions
Replies: 421
Views: 307873

Re: LCDs on T60/T60p - types, availability and other discussions

Kocio wrote:
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:16 pm

Does every t60 with ATI graphics have an SXGA screen?
No.

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