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by awong
Thu Dec 30, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: If you've ≥5 computers, do you use them all or feel guilty?
Replies: 292
Views: 111111

Re: If you own 5 or more computers......

Haven't logged in a while, but mostly lurked reading threads instead of logging in. I still have my R31 Thinkpad, though in pieces since I migrated the 1gb of ram on it to a Dell latitude c610. I let my brother borrow it for a weekend baseball tournament, when he got back the hinges were destroyed, ...
by awong
Fri Aug 21, 2009 12:57 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: ultrabay 2000 CD rom drive,
Replies: 0
Views: 187

FS: ultrabay 2000 CD rom drive,

I found my old ultrabay 2000 cd rom drive 24x, I know its not worth much, but if anyone needs it, will just sell it for 5 dollars shipped anywhere in the US.

Thanks.
by awong
Sat Sep 27, 2008 3:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Just an FYI - "hide-inside" cardbus USB2 adapters
Replies: 23
Views: 2715

I just bought one, but I seem to have some issues, does it have to have to use the power cable? It seems my bluetooth adapter and my card reader need the power adapter to be able to use them, if not it doesnt seem to work edit: Well it seems when I use my virtualbox, and have a usb device plugged in...
by awong
Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: T30 heating up with Ubuntu 8.04 Installed
Replies: 7
Views: 1403

what about setting up the cpu frequency to manual, Ive found by setting it to the lowest speed helps with temps
by awong
Sun Aug 03, 2008 8:34 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: R31 top cover portion inner and outer
Replies: 0
Views: 221

WTB: R31 top cover portion inner and outer

want to buy the LCD cover for a thinkpad r31, both the inner and the outer parts of the top. Mine has developed a cracks on both ends, PM me a price.

thanks
by awong
Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Is there much benefit to replace a T23 1.13 with 1.2GHz CPU?
Replies: 6
Views: 895

hotter yes, but i only used my 1.13 for a week before i got a good deal on a few pIII cpu's that it had a 1.2 in the pack, and now I seemed to have misplaced my 1.13 I was going to put in another pIII laptop i acquired for free, instead that one has a 800mhz p3 instead of the celeron...under normal ...
by awong
Mon Jul 07, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Cooling pads?
Replies: 11
Views: 1358

the extra usb hubs on those cooling pads, are they safe? I remember my friend messed up his usb ports on his laptop after connecting devices on the pad part
by awong
Fri Jul 04, 2008 11:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Flush fitting USB2 card for my T30 *PIC*
Replies: 25
Views: 9764

i guess i'll be getting one of these to use
by awong
Sun Apr 20, 2008 3:05 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R30 / R31 PCI (IRQ) assignments in WinXP
Replies: 4
Views: 1257

what wireless card did you put in? Rosh (r2d2) and I have found having weird locking up issues with internal wireless cards on the r31 on a previous thread
by awong
Thu Apr 10, 2008 11:12 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Do any other Thinkpads have the keyboard light?
Replies: 29
Views: 5236

vanaya wrote:R30 and R31 did come in 13.3 and 14.1, just no ultranav. Here is the Overview - TP R30 and Overview - TP R31. They both have thinklights, ultrabay plus, and will take 1gb RAM. Big downside is 1.1usb!
the r31 13.3 in screen is in a 14.1 shape laptop
by awong
Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Speedstep on a A31p
Replies: 10
Views: 1277

your bios is set for max battery also?
by awong
Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:29 am
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Ubuntu 7.10 critically low battery -> dead battery
Replies: 10
Views: 4266

I wonder if I did something similar to my battery on my r31, about 6 months old and let it drain down a few weeks ago, now my battery wont charge past a certain percentage. ended up draining by battery really fast b/c i forgot to change my bios settings for my cdrom and it was running at full speed/
by awong
Thu Mar 13, 2008 2:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Will a Celeron processor work in a T23?
Replies: 5
Views: 1211

Raceboy wrote:Fastest CPU that works on T23 is 1.26 GHz, arguably 1.33 butI haven't seen it in action, only some urban legends telling it.
I've seen one 1.33 PIII on ebay, but the asking price was over 100usd
by awong
Mon Mar 10, 2008 11:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Wireless for R30
Replies: 20
Views: 1811

yeah this is really strange, not sure whats happening on the windows side to cause it to lock up. You tried windows 2000? What about a wireless B card minipci similar to what the r31 with internal wifi had? Not sure about broadcom cards, which I want to try, I only tried it on linux for a few minute...
by awong
Sun Mar 09, 2008 12:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Wireless for R30
Replies: 20
Views: 1811

I am using ubuntu on my r31, try it on linux, it might not freeze, I think the last time I used windows in a non virtual enviornment on my r31 I remember had some weird error so I could not get it to work on xp. But I dont have an extra hd to test it out. All I know is it seems linux doesnt cause th...
by awong
Sun Mar 09, 2008 12:56 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Wireless for R30
Replies: 20
Views: 1811

I do notice it gets hot, but it doesnt explain why with an atheros I can surf all day and not have locking up issues, maybe if there is a way to tell if the intel runs hotter than the atheros. I tried it with the cover open but it didnt make a difference
by awong
Tue Mar 04, 2008 4:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Wireless for R30
Replies: 20
Views: 1811

it should work, I have an ar5212 and no problems. I think the thinkpads that didnt come with any internal wireless dont have the bios lock, as an HP broadcom worked on my r31.
by awong
Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Wireless for R30
Replies: 20
Views: 1811

by awong
Tue Mar 04, 2008 10:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Wireless for R30
Replies: 20
Views: 1811

thats the issue I've had with both the 2200bg and 2915abg, I've tried messing with the IRQ settings, and taking less components off and it just still froze, it was very unpredictable. I've put an atheros wifi on it and on linux havent had any issues, I havent had a chance to try it on windows yet.
by awong
Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Wireless for R30
Replies: 20
Views: 1811

I have them mounted inside the lid but my antennas arent long enough so its more in the middle of the lid corner sides
by awong
Mon Feb 25, 2008 2:20 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Wireless for R30
Replies: 20
Views: 1811

not sure if the r30 will have the same issue, but I get really lower signal compared to a pcmcia card with internal wifi on my r31, enough to see my home network, but cant see anything past my house unlike my pcmcia
by awong
Sun Feb 17, 2008 4:55 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R31 wireless upgrade options
Replies: 2
Views: 579

my atheros seems to work well on my r31, but on windows for some reason it liked to lock up and freeze, just in linux it works better
by awong
Fri Jan 18, 2008 4:05 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: TL-WN560G mini pci wireless 15usd shipped
Replies: 0
Views: 288

FS: TL-WN560G mini pci wireless 15usd shipped

Have this mini pci wireless not being used, would like to get rid of it
its the same thing as this one off ebay
http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-802-11g-Wireles ... dZViewItem

asking 15usd shipped for it,
by awong
Sun Jan 13, 2008 5:51 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: 2008: Linux's year on the Desktop will hurt M$, yay!
Replies: 31
Views: 6799

I maintain people should use whatever they want, and I have no axe to grind, but important business software is no closer (which is not close at all) to having a Linux version or a MAC version that the business software was a decade ago. The OS does not matter - it is what you run that matters. ......
by awong
Sun Jan 06, 2008 2:24 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: ultrabay 2000 cd rom and 128megs of ram
Replies: 0
Views: 223

FS: ultrabay 2000 cd rom and 128megs of ram

Want to get rid of this, possibly together, but willing to sell seperately. I have 128 pc133 pulled out of my r31, was working before, but I upgraded to 1gig earlier. And a 24x cdrom drive that was also working, but i upgraded to a dvd/cdr combo asking 25 dollars shipped anywhere in the US, but will...
by awong
Sun Jan 06, 2008 2:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R31 with strange problem
Replies: 24
Views: 2354

i believe the r30 has a soldered on cpu unlike the r31
by awong
Mon Dec 31, 2007 2:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R31 with strange problem
Replies: 24
Views: 2354

I tried several times to update bios but failed... until last night. Yesterday I got new floppy disks instead using the old ones at home and finally I was able to update the bios. I still get the same results (hang after some time esp. with GUI) in BIOS 3.11. Unfortunately I dont have an extra proc...
by awong
Mon Dec 31, 2007 2:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Non-OEM Batteries
Replies: 2
Views: 625

i bought one, for my r31, had it since august and so far, under normal usage, I get a consistant 2:30 on it, can get 3hrs but that is pushing it for me and I am not disspointed with it sorta offtopic, decided to cycle my 5year old battery, still gets a solid 1:30 to 1:45. just it goes down to less t...
by awong
Tue Dec 25, 2007 11:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R31 with strange problem
Replies: 24
Views: 2354

mine pci is located on the bottom of the processor under where the speaker, headphone jack are located. it has internal wireless installed? I dont know why, but intel internal wireless cause similar freeze was was described by you in both linux and windows, and the atheros only in windows, but not i...
by awong
Wed Dec 12, 2007 5:47 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3019
Views: 543005

bought a thinkpad 14.1 sleeve from riverwater, quick communication and very fast shipping and great quality sleeve, fits great in my r31

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