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by olex126
Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD! NEW HYDIS HV150UX2-100 15" UXGA (1600*1200) LED LCD/RBS Cable
Replies: 0
Views: 166

SOLD! NEW HYDIS HV150UX2-100 15" UXGA (1600*1200) LED LCD/RBS Cable

UPDATE 10/18/20: All Parts SOLD to a Forum Member Hi Gang. Rummaging through some spare parts bins, I came up with the following items for a T60/T61/T601F build/rebuild/upgrade. 1. New HYDIS HV150UX2-100 15-inch UXGA(1600*1200) AFFS LED-backlit LCD panel. 2. Genuine "RBS-Modified" LCD cable with Bl...
by olex126
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Duma$$ was too stooopid to back up his HDD
Replies: 23
Views: 968

Re: Duma$$ was too stooopid to back up his HDD

Cadillacmike68 said:

"Hopefully. karma has a way of coming back at you".....

https://www.greaterfool.ca/wp-content/u ... jpg?x70502

:lol: :lol:

Regards.

Dave
by olex126
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Windows XP wallpaper preferences
Replies: 10
Views: 954

Re: Windows XP wallpaper preferences

Ha Ha!

I used an OS/2 Warp logo for my XP desktop....

Image

Still do....Really freaks the geeks out :D

Regards.

Dave
by olex126
Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: Wanted: T42pWin XP R&R Disc #6 ISO or the Expanded Folders
Replies: 9
Views: 1845

Re: Wanted: T42pWin XP R&R Disc #6 ISO or the Expanded Folders

Im92...
PM me your email address and I'll send you a file request.

Thanks.
Dave
by olex126
Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: Wanted: T42pWin XP R&R Disc #6 ISO or the Expanded Folders
Replies: 9
Views: 1845

Re: Wanted: T42pWin XP R&R Disc #6 ISO or the Expanded Folders

A22m Win2K .ISO Link:

https://www.dropbox.com/home?preview=A2 ... 3P8966.ISO

Let me know if the download is unavailable, as I'm still having trouble getting my Dropbox settings to save. Thanks.

Dave
by olex126
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: Wanted: T42pWin XP R&R Disc #6 ISO or the Expanded Folders
Replies: 9
Views: 1845

Re: Wanted: T42pWin XP R&R Disc #6 ISO or the Expanded Folders

im92....

I have a Win2K ISO for the A22m.
If you still require it, post back here and I can host it with a link.

Regards.

Dave
by olex126
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: floppy drive for 365ED
Replies: 14
Views: 623

Re: WTB: floppy drive for 365ED

hwattys.... In an earlier post, you stated that the 365-series cables and drives were interchangeable. I was reading the IBM Official Product Release Spec Sheet for the 365-series (lists all model numbers and options available) and found the following statement in the "PC Service Information, Servic...
by olex126
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Got Floppies?
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Re: Got Floppies?

MikalE you're not alone! I still regularly purchase and use 3.5" floppies, since I have a lot of older Thinkpads as well as an ancient Epson Equity 2 desktop which use them. Just yesterday I purchased 3 used locking floppy disk holders, so now I can get more of them out of the dog-food boxes that th...
by olex126
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: floppy drive for 365ED
Replies: 14
Views: 623

Re: WTB: floppy drive for 365ED

365XD Floppy Drive Repair Update... Dan, it's a no-go on the fd repair. As careful as I was in re-enforcing the broken tab and using the barest minimum of patching, the drive won't write properly. It reads a disk "sort'a" OK (lots of searching before it finds the proper bytes), but when I try and wr...
by olex126
Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad X20/X30/X40 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X41 Tablet Recovery CDs (XP Tablet PC Edition)
Replies: 3
Views: 460

Re: X41 Tablet Recovery CDs (XP Tablet PC Edition)

Hi Wayne. I don't have a "True Blue" IBM X41T Recovery CD, but I do have a WinXP SP3 Tablet ISO that, with a bit of tinkering, works very well. I have a zip file with all of the IBM drivers for the X41T as well, or you can download them here: https://thinkpads.com/support/Thinkpad-Drivers/download.l...
by olex126
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF/WTB 9 cell battery & 2x 4gb DDR2 ram for T601
Replies: 3
Views: 175

Re: LF/WTB 9 cell battery & 2x 4gb DDR2 ram for T601

Ha! But nope, they're already installed....I have a pair of mis-matched DDR-2....they work fine, but from different manufactures.

Dave
by olex126
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF/WTB 9 cell battery & 2x 4gb DDR2 ram for T601
Replies: 3
Views: 175

Re: LF/WTB 9 cell battery & 2x 4gb DDR2 ram for T601

wend365... Where are you located? I've got everything you're looking for in your request posts for a T601F, and possibly even the HYDIS screen.... HOWEVER, there is a reason to include your LOCATION in your Profile....SHIPPING IS/COULD BE EXPENSIVE, and depending on your Country, could take weeks to...
by olex126
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: tips on how to open a ThinkPad without breaking it?
Replies: 8
Views: 540

Re: tips on how to open a ThinkPad without breaking it?

I tend to agree with MikalE, but if you feel adventurous... https://thinkpads.com/support/hmm/hmm_pdf/x200_x200s_x200si_x201_x201i_x201s_hmm_en_43y6632_10.pdf Download the Hardware Maintenance Manual and follow the tear-down procedures. What you will find is that you have a greater appreciation of h...
by olex126
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: For Sale: REDUCED 170 Watt Power Supply for T520 T530 W520 W530 etc.Pics
Replies: 5
Views: 727

Re: REDUCED For Sale: 170 Watt Power Supply for T520 T530 W520 W530 etc.Pics

Sooooo.... In the last month, I've had a Forum member let me know he/she would definitely take these adapters, and after communicating privately and sending my payment info, quit responding to any further emails....Grrrrrrr.... :twisted: People...I understand that Life sometimes unexpectedly throws ...
by olex126
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 365xd original software needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1859

Re: 365xd original software needed

365XD "Diskette Factory" Images Available for Download: Link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/fedy4b5x7uxf2vv/AAC2XtgNqfLotgLrOdOsfMk8a?dl=0 The IMA & IMG images of the 365XD Diskette Factory contents are arranged according to operating system: DOS/Win 3.1, Win 95, Win NT 3.51/4.0 and OS/2. THESE IMAGES...
by olex126
Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: floppy drive for 365ED
Replies: 14
Views: 623

Re: WTB: floppy drive for 365ED

my03.... Dan, I'm afraid my 2nd 365XD floppy drive is in the same catatonic state as yours...when I checked it today, the heads had definitely dropped :( . I disassembled the unit, and found that the black plastic top piece (that holds the read head) had a broken tab on one side of its' retaining ra...
by olex126
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 365xd original software needed
Replies: 4
Views: 1859

Re: 365xd original software needed

Hi Albert. If you're still looking, I recently made floppy disks of all of your required 365XD programs from the Diskette Factory on one of my 365XD units. (Purchased partly because it has a good 8X CD-ROM drive that actually reads any stamped/pressed/written CD I could find...the almost-complete OE...
by olex126
Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Keyboard Remapping...Learning To Live With The T530/X230 Keyboard..
Replies: 11
Views: 646

Re: Keyboard Remapping...Learning To Live With The T530/X230 Keyboard..

Vopu... The coating on the 701C is so sticky and tacky that it would probably "load up" the Magic Eraser to where it would soon become filled with this guck and become useless. Methinks only a physical careful scraping of the coating will be effective. There don't appear to be any major blemishes un...
by olex126
Tue Sep 22, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Keyboard Remapping...Learning To Live With The T530/X230 Keyboard..
Replies: 11
Views: 646

Re: Keyboard Remapping...Learning To Live With The T530/X230 Keyboard..

RBS... That table solution is ingenious!..Going to see if I can rig up something similar. Thanks for the tip :bow: As for the 701C and its' "melting" tacky covering, I'm going to use your credit-card method and slowly scrape off the offending gunk...it is so bad that to even hold it against your bod...
by olex126
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: repairing a stripped screw-socket in T60 palm rest
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Re: repairing a stripped screw-socket in T60 palm rest

Yep....it sounds like it is detached and just twirling around with the screw instead of doing a proper anchoring job.

Epoxy it in and you should be good to go.

Dave

P.S. Afterthought: you DO have the proper length screw in there, correct?
by olex126
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: repairing a stripped screw-socket in T60 palm rest
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Re: repairing a stripped screw-socket in T60 palm rest

To remove just the ferrule from the 14" palmrest, hold the palmrest upside down and thread the screw into the threads. Then gently rock back and forth while pulling the screw straight up with a pair of pliers, vice-grips, etc. what have you. Once it's out, epoxy it into the 15" holder. If the plasti...
by olex126
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: floppy drive for 365ED
Replies: 14
Views: 623

Re: WTB: floppy drive for 365ED

Hwattys... Does the 365XD floppy drive cable work for the 365ED that the OP has? If so, I have a spare verified-working 365XD cable (and probably the floppy drive to go with it if I dig deep enough). I ended up with extra working cables and floppy drives in my 365XD restoration project. I can check ...
by olex126
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Keyboard Remapping...Learning To Live With The T530/X230 Keyboard..
Replies: 11
Views: 646

Re: Keyboard Remapping...Learning To Live With The T530/X230 Keyboard..

Atagunov.... "another reason to fit a classic keyboards to T530 :D ".... Yep, it's on the list of "Most Important Things To Do And I'll Get To It Real Soon Now!!".....Somewhere within: 1. Finishing up creating the perfect 365XD from three not-so-perfect 365XD parts machines... Computer Room Table Se...
by olex126
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: repairing a stripped screw-socket in T60 palm rest
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Re: repairing a stripped screw-socket in T60 palm rest

Hi Emacsomancer. I would use a spray release-agent on the screw instead of the Teflon tape if you go the Locktite route...better final fitment of the screw to the new threads. Possibly check on the Forum Marketplace and see if anyone has any extra of the threaded brass ferrules that are attached on ...
by olex126
Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Keyboard Remapping...Learning To Live With The T530/X230 Keyboard..
Replies: 11
Views: 646

Re: Keyboard Remapping...Learning To Live With The T530/X230 Keyboard..

Vopu.

Win 7 Ultimate on the T530...Yep, I tried the Alt-arrow combinations for awhile, but it requires two fingers and I'm lazy enough to want to use just one!!

Dave
by olex126
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Keyboard Remapping...Learning To Live With The T530/X230 Keyboard..
Replies: 11
Views: 646

Keyboard Remapping...Learning To Live With The T530/X230 Keyboard..

Hi Gang. I still have plenty of older Thinkpads with the "regular" keyboards...One of the drawbacks (to me) of the newer-x*30-style keyboards was the lack of a Page-Back key....kept hitting Page-Up and getting nowhere fast! I remapped the right-hand Control key of my T530 & X230 to perform that func...
by olex126
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad X20/X30/X40 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X41 doesn't detect SSD
Replies: 9
Views: 778

Re: X41 doesn't detect SSD

PePeFR. RBS beat me to it!...The mSata adapter you linked won't work in the X4* series laptops. These laptops require a smaller hard drive with a side-mounted connector, 3.3V. I have an original OEM Hitachi 60 Gb hard drive for the X4* series, the form factor is as in the linked photos: https://app....
by olex126
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD! X220/X230 Nitrocaster Kit with LG LP125WF2 FHD Panel
Replies: 9
Views: 1092

Re: For Sale: X220/X230 Nitrocaster Kit with LG LP125WF2 FHD Panel

Hi Mellon.

Expresspost from St.Thomas to Toronto for this size/weight carton runs $21.00 (tracking, insurance & signature required included).

Shoot me a PM if you wish to proceed further with it.

Thanks. Regards.

Dave
by olex126
Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad X20/X30/X40 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X41 doesn't detect SSD
Replies: 9
Views: 778

Re: X41 doesn't detect SSD

Hi Yha. I have a pair of X41T's and had to go thru a couple of different 3.3V mSata adapters to finally get one that works correctly. On one of the first supplier adapters I ordered, small parts were literally falling off the board as I removed it from the packaging due to poor soldering. :roll: Lin...
by olex126
Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD! X220/X230 Nitrocaster Kit with LG LP125WF2 FHD Panel
Replies: 9
Views: 1092

Re: For Sale: X220/X230 Nitrocaster Kit with LG LP125WF2 FHD Panel

Hi Bill, thanks for chiming in!. I was offered a choice for my lenses: 1. Lenses with a built-in bi-focal function, eliminating the need for reading glasses, but decreasingly less sharp for distance, or: 2. "Distance vision" lenses, which would require reading glasses. I chose the latter, since I st...

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