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by BillMorrow
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Buying parts for 701C: HDD caddy, bottom system board
Replies: 21
Views: 1502

Re: Buying parts for 701C: HDD caddy, bottom system board

So it's down to just finding a passive CF/PCMCIA adapter.
a WHAT..? :)
by BillMorrow
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic
Replies: 71
Views: 12720

Re: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic

i see i've been here before.. NOTE:it is way past my bedtime so i'll be terse/brief.. the 755 hard drives were in a difficult to open caddy.. the pluig you see is not the HDD's.. i made up, 20+ years ago an adapter of some sort using the plug you can see.. i forgot what i made it for, maybe to inter...
by BillMorrow
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: ** HOW TOs & FAQs **
Topic: Display Lid Warped / Bent? Here Comes the Ultimate 5 Minute Fix!
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Re: Display Lid Warped / Bent? Here Comes the Ultimate 5 Minute Fix!

YES, please edit your post so these images are links..
some forum members use cellphones..
please do it right away..
by BillMorrow
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Blank screen issue ...
Replies: 4
Views: 171

Re: Blank screen issue ...

hello brett.. again, welcome to the forum.. and its sad about your sister.. your R40 is quite an old thinkpad.. there might be a video out socket on that thinkpad SO, if you need to bypass the thinkpad display you should be able to connect it to an external display and thus gain access to whatever i...
by BillMorrow
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpad T30 hard drive not found
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Re: Thinkpad T30 hard drive not found

hello.. first, welcome to the forum.. next, that T30, if it is a working T30 has more value than other legacy thinkpads.. they were used by Daimler Benz with their service system.. AND, i have seen HDD's disappear from the bios etc usually due to a bad HDD.. your T30 might be defective, now.. thinki...
by BillMorrow
Sun Dec 23, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Laptop battery charge does not go electric
Replies: 2
Views: 323

Re: Laptop battery charge does not go electric

first off, you lied about your location.. your IP shows hanoi, vietnam.. NOT new york, so many spammers use new york.. next your english usage is pretty poor.. AND, finally, your email address is in a database we keep of spammers... but i'm leaving your post in the slim chance you're NOT here for sp...
by BillMorrow
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Raspberry pi in an old Thinkpad
Replies: 8
Views: 622

Re: Raspberry pi in an old Thinkpad

hello and welcome to the forum.. your idea is quite interesting.. just off the top of my head, without the schematics and some pretty good skills using a 701 battery or any original battery would be pretty tricky.. i think it might be a better idea to use one of the many Li battery packs inside the ...
by BillMorrow
Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic
Replies: 71
Views: 12720

Re: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic

just to let others know i have a box of about 5 or 6 755 series thinkpads..
i also have a pristine and very rare 755CDV..
if any interest in buying some or all, let me know..
by BillMorrow
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 401
Views: 194256

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

hello puppy.. are you still a leftist..? :) over here, in the USA, we are under attack (invasion) by thousands of migrants seeking asylum from their home country.. when i first viewed some TV footage i concluded it was merely an invasion by job seekers and some others seeking "the American Dream" th...
by BillMorrow
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1-Carbon
Topic: Best bang/buck configuration on new X1 Carbon
Replies: 2
Views: 303

Re: Best bang/buck configuration on new X1 Carbon

hello carbon.. :) welcome to the forum.. for ME, if i were to order a new X1 i would go full bore, highest spec.. without roaming the lenovo web site, if it were me i would get the 4G, highest spec display (oled and touch if possible together).. remember under win10 you can change the display from t...
by BillMorrow
Sat Dec 01, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What music are you listening to right now?
Replies: 169
Views: 35943

Re: What music are you listening to right now?

there are two versions of this song.. one by linda eder and one by this japanese girl.. watch her face while she sings..
i also like the orchestra very much..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8s0jGhXl3OE
apologize for the ads..
by BillMorrow
Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1-Carbon
Topic: Touchpad/Trackpoint regularly stop working - X1 Carbon gen2
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Re: Touchpad/Trackpoint regularly stop working - X1 Carbon gen2

hello and welcome to the forum..
i have a gen 2 X1 and my best guess is hardware..
or, if it has been exposed to dirt, maybe a bad "ribbon"connector..
by BillMorrow
Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 FRU 41W1489, FRU 42W7548
Replies: 13
Views: 1091

Re: T61 FRU 41W1489, FRU 42W7548

hello and welcome to the forum.. some T61's had a graphic chip issue which would show up after some years.. i believe it was an issue involving soldering the graphics chip to the system board.. i am embarassed to say i don't remember which models had that problem, but thinking as i am typing it come...
by BillMorrow
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Replacing My MB Air With A ThinkPad. Suggestions?
Replies: 11
Views: 1396

Re: Replacing My MB Air With A ThinkPad. Suggestions?

just a quick few comments.. first, if you are in romania as you said when registering and not in taiwan as the IP you're logging in from, then a new or used thinkpad might be more expensive.. if in taiwan there might be more opportunity for some price favorability.. for ME, i simply love the X1.. av...
by BillMorrow
Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ONE reason for the 2nd Amendment
Replies: 41
Views: 3060

Re: ONE reason for the 2nd Amendment

OK, I don't think that worked out so well in Minnesota for Justine Damond. It seems like many law enforcement personnel are too incompetent to own weapons also. One can always find stories with an outcome that supports their point of view. As for the cops, they are no better or worse than the rest ...
by BillMorrow
Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ONE reason for the 2nd Amendment
Replies: 41
Views: 3060

Re: ONE reason for the 2nd Amendment

one can only wonder WHY the 'LEFT' is so hell bent on taking weapons from the people.. i am not that 'one', i KNOW why.. so did the writers of the bill of rights.. there is a cost to liberty, the misuse of weapons is one of those costs.. Please recall: The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time...
by BillMorrow
Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ONE reason for the 2nd Amendment
Replies: 41
Views: 3060

ONE reason for the 2nd Amendment

just presented here without comment.. :) By Associated Press October 29, 2018 (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — A McDonald’s customer is being called a hero after he shot and killed a masked gunman who opened fire inside one of the fast-food chain’s restaurants in Alabama. The shootout happened at a McDonald’s i...
by BillMorrow
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 401
Views: 194256

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

Islamism, an ideology created in response to the total domination of the Islamic world by the West, has managed to attack the foundation of Western society through terrorism. Not by any stretch of imagination. The Islamist ideology is as old as Q'ran which very clearly defines the required behaviou...
by BillMorrow
Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 401
Views: 194256

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

Free speech is free speech, but lest not forget the many lives that were lost along the way to getting free speech eh? And as for the Muslims, if they do not like "Free speech", then they should stay within the bounds of their own country where they do not have to "Worry" about such a thing. Just s...
by BillMorrow
Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T400 LCD display cable
Replies: 5
Views: 1174

Re: T400 LCD display cable

My rarely used T400(the 8 battery heavy one) has probably display cable problems.Do all T400 have the same display cable ...or was it different for some... Type 2765 T6U p8600 :( I am currently using it by tilting the lcd by > 30 degrees down. hello ignorant, welcome to the forum.. i suggest you ta...
by BillMorrow
Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 401
Views: 194256

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

just dropping in here to fulminate about ONE of my most intense dislikes, it seems the muslims are now offended about the horrid issue of "free Speech" in the EU.. witness the recent ruling against free speech and the imposition of shariah as a guiding law.. i forgot the details but there you are, w...
by BillMorrow
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: T30 Recovery CD Set Needed
Replies: 199
Views: 101745

Re: T30 Recovery CD Set Needed

hello and welcome to the forum..
and, yes, i think i have a T30 recovery CD set..
if you can not find this image, originals or copies anyplace else..
i'll make a copy, $10 for first CD and $5 for each additional CD, US postage included..
not sure if i have a set for the R32..
by BillMorrow
Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Camera Sticker on T510
Replies: 1
Views: 747

Re: Camera Sticker on T510

hello and welcome to the forum..
for some thinkpad parts use ebay OR alibaba..
or in a pinch while waiting try some tape.. masking, electrical or the like..
by BillMorrow
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 401
Views: 194256

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

well, you guys let "them" in.. i must say we didn't let them in. this was fostered from way up. try noticing how hard you're being effed by the upper echelons/decision makers or organizing yourselves while working fulltime. it's impossible. and that's by design. you think people had a say in this? ...
by BillMorrow
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Better glue for case repair
Replies: 20
Views: 4390

Re: Better glue for case repair

ok, too effing many moving parts and posts and opinions and etc etc ad inf ad naus flowing to and fro here.. i am unaware of amazon partners and spamming.. and maybe someone is not who he seems.. SO, how ti tell spam from a good faith link..? someone please tell em so i can be better educated about ...
by BillMorrow
Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Recovery cd for T40 (and 365ED if it exists)
Replies: 18
Views: 3318

Re: Recovery cd for T40 (and 365ED if it exists)

just saw this/these posts requesting iso's.. so i'm going to tell a story here.. sometime, many months or even a year or so, ago, i made iso's of, i think, S30 recovery CD's and bought, for $35 a sandisck 128gig thumb drive, MAILED it to japan to a fellow whose name i have forgotten at this moment, ...
by BillMorrow
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Better glue for case repair
Replies: 20
Views: 4390

Re: Better glue for case repair

well, wait a minute.. first, this guy seems to know his stuff about some glues and adhesives and so forth.. not that i did a lot of research but i use a lot of glue on plastics, wood, metal, etc... next, 3M 5200 'glue' is not exactly a glue as much as a sort of silicone sealant.. i have used a LOT o...
by BillMorrow
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Thinkpad r40 Power On Problems
Replies: 30
Views: 3099

Re: Thinkpad r40 Power On Problems

you can also look at the hardware maintenance manuals (HMM in the banner above) for beep codes and the like BUT this might be a fatal issue you are experiencing..
by BillMorrow
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T480s won't update BIOS
Replies: 2
Views: 405

Re: T480s won't update BIOS

hello and welcome to the forum.. to be honest, i don't have an answer for that issue.. in the past bios updates were very tricky (can't think of a better word just now).. using a floppy and needing the thinkpad to be plugged into the AC adapter and have a full battery.. now..? things are a bit diffe...
by BillMorrow
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: No reaction for charger or power button R60 IBM Lenovo type 9461-DXG
Replies: 7
Views: 1192

Re: No reaction for charger or power button R60 IBM Lenovo type 9461-DXG

hello and welcome to the forum..
re your non responsive issue, i would first take a look at the hardware maintenance manual for your thinkpad..
it will be helpful with part numbers and the like..
in the banner above you will see "HMM".. click there.. :)

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