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by chuck6209
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410 Will Not Start
Replies: 9
Views: 1301

Re: T410 Will Not Start

Thanks. That was one of the things I tried before posting here.
A recent response to my post suggested trying a dock or a new keyboard. I bought a dock on eBay and that solved the startup problem.
by chuck6209
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410 Will Not Start
Replies: 9
Views: 1301

Re: T410 Will Not Start

Update: Laptop will only start when CMOS battery is unplugged and only by plugging in AC adapter. Will not start with start with start button. Plugging in CMOS battery while laptop is running has no effect.
by chuck6209
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410 Will Not Start
Replies: 9
Views: 1301

Re: T410 Will Not Start

Thanks for your reply. This process did not work. However, I did unplug the CMOS battery, plugged in the AC adapter and the laptop went to f1 for setup. I reset time only as date was correct and saved and Windows started. This is an interesting way to start a laptop but not very convenient. Can anyo...
by chuck6209
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410 Will Not Start
Replies: 9
Views: 1301

T410 Will Not Start

Had trouble with start button, tried various suggested fixes with no results. Replaced CMOS battery, plugged in adapter and laptop turned on. Seemed to work fine. Shut down and it would not turn back on. Tried unplugging and replugging CMOS battery but no results. One week later plugged in adapter a...
by chuck6209
Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:44 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Replacement for T60 and A31
Replies: 2
Views: 1210

Replacement for T60 and A31

My T60 and A31 were stolen recently during a burglary. I have replacement cost coverage on my homeowner's insurance and am not familiar enough with Lenovo's current product line of Thinkpads to suggest replacements for the two laptops to my insurer. I would appreciate any suggestions from forum memb...
by chuck6209
Wed Sep 05, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A31 Blue Screen
Replies: 4
Views: 650

Thanks for your reply. I changed the setup in BIOS to "diagnostics" as you suggested. The results showed a number of things but I assume the "Fixed Disk 0: IC25(more alphanumerics)" refers to the hard drive. What I don't know is whether this means that the hard drive was recognized or not. I would g...
by chuck6209
Mon Sep 03, 2007 7:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A31 Blue Screen
Replies: 4
Views: 650

I should have mentioned that I have tried that as well as the other choices available from that screen and the result is the same - it will not boot and goes to the blue screen error, restarts, and I assume would go on like this until the battery fails. How do I get out of this loop? Incidentally - ...
by chuck6209
Mon Sep 03, 2007 2:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A31 Blue Screen
Replies: 4
Views: 650

A31 Blue Screen

I recently purchased an A31 - Type 2652-J3U. 1.6P4, 30GB Windows XP Pro, on EBay. Worked fine until this afternoon when installing a Windows Media Player update. Update didn't seem to be installing so I tried to end the program - was unable to do so so I turned the computer off. When I tried to star...

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