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by BillMorrow
Sat Jul 07, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic
Replies: 63
Views: 8462

Re: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic

i'll look for the box.. it's downstairs with a metric ton of thinkpad stuff.. the iso is on my NAS.. my upload speed is 10mbps.. i suppose i can zip it up into several parts.. where to send it and can you receive it..? without some timeout or the like..? or use some sort of site that will receive yo...
by BillMorrow
Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic
Replies: 63
Views: 8462

Re: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic

i have a box or two full of 750/755/760 series thinkpads.. i do not recall more than that.. it is win 3.1 i think..
the HDD trick is a new one for me..! :)
welcome to the forum..

EDIT: OH! i forgot to mention i have a recovery CD and floppy for the 755CE/CD..
i might have an ISO of it someplace.. :)
by BillMorrow
Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: What Is This 701CS Component?
Replies: 4
Views: 320

Re: What Is This 701CS Component?

bits to sell..? no and yes.. the 701 series developed a paint issue over the years.. some of them become very sticky was the paint fails.. others not so much or at all.. i may have a case bottom someplace, i would have to look.. i really suggest you contact steve huffer (hwattys) as he has a lot of ...
by BillMorrow
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: What Is This 701CS Component?
Replies: 4
Views: 320

Re: What Is This 701CS Component?

hello and welcome to the forum.. i forgot exactly what that battery is for BUT forum member: hwattys has been restoring and reselling all the 701 series thinkpads i have/had.. he will know exactly what that battery is for.. the battery you are referring to is next to the memory slot on the main boar...
by BillMorrow
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 244
Views: 177904

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

WOW, i sure missed out on THIS thread..
called to my attention by a fellow in NZ writing about CH..
https://www.jenreviews.com/best-things- ... itzerland/

now have hours of reading besides my usual apocalyptic fiction from amazon kindle unlimited.. :mrgreen:
by BillMorrow
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad W530/W540/W550 Series
Topic: Picked up a W541 for $600
Replies: 2
Views: 249

Re: Picked up a W541 for $600

wait..! what..?
40 years..!
thinkpads have not been around for 40 years..! try 25+ years.. from about 1992..

regardless, welcome to the forum.. we've been around for at least 25 years..
by BillMorrow
Mon May 28, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: W540 with high specs + touchpad mod
Replies: 9
Views: 663

Re: FS: W540 with high specs + touchpad mod

if you are in lebanon can you get a safe delivery there..?
would shipping make it uneconomical..?
as for a safe transaction you can always find an escrow holder..
by BillMorrow
Tue May 22, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: W540 with high specs + touchpad mod
Replies: 9
Views: 663

Re: FS: W540 with high specs + touchpad mod

well, i DO have more thinkpads that sense but i kinda like the display and specs.. not up to date one how good or not that machine is.. still have not heard back from the seller.. don't know what the touchpad mod is since i hate touchpads and never use them.. EDIT: AND, since the seller has not repl...
by BillMorrow
Sat May 19, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Recovery cd for T40 (and 365ED if it exists)
Replies: 13
Views: 979

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

so you don't need me to make .iso's from these CD's..?
by BillMorrow
Sat May 19, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Recovery cd for T40 (and 365ED if it exists)
Replies: 13
Views: 979

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

when i looked for the T40 recovery set a t30 recovery set was right next to it..
i went into my dusty recovery CD archive box and there are several T30 recovery CD sets.. winXP and Win2K..
if anyone wants to start an argument i'll take pix and post them on the forum facebook page.. :)
by BillMorrow
Wed May 16, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Blast from 2002... The IBM ThinkPad T30 (Lots of Pics)
Replies: 16
Views: 1127

Re: Blast from 2002... The IBM ThinkPad T30 (Lots of Pics)

i should note here that i found a recovery CD set for the T30 while looking for a T40 recovery CD set..
by BillMorrow
Tue May 15, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: X210s
Replies: 71
Views: 7289

Re: X210s

hello and welcome to the forum.. search for the FRU number on bing or google.. i did and came up with one from amazon USA: https://www.amazon.com/43R9255-001-ThinkPad-Battery-9Zellen/dp/B017O1PVBA i'm sure one should be available in germany.. :) one more thing, try to get a real lenovo branded batte...
by BillMorrow
Sat May 12, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Recovery cd for T40 (and 365ED if it exists)
Replies: 13
Views: 979

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

i have two set of T40 OEM recovery CD's..
P/N 01R8066
win XP pro
FRU 01R8046
dated 3/15/03
there are 4 CD's in each set..

also found a set for the T30..
by BillMorrow
Fri May 11, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: lenovo near to being dumped
Replies: 15
Views: 1067

Re: lenovo near to being dumped

not familiar with ZTE or some of the other chinese companies selling high tech to the USA mojor corporations and government BUT i must admit that i am NOT unaware that there could be back doors into these devices allowing chinese intel to monitor the data flow, etc. without the users being aware.. l...
by BillMorrow
Fri May 11, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Recovery cd for T40 (and 365ED if it exists)
Replies: 13
Views: 979

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

hello and, yes, welcome to the oldest established floating thinkpad forum in the world.. i might have what you want.. the T40 recovery CD set.. i did have many sets for nearly everything from 755CD through T60 series.. i sold or gave away about 100 early T series CD sets 4 or 5 years past.. but reta...
by BillMorrow
Mon May 07, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p
Replies: 1005
Views: 180586

Re: Upgrading X220/X230 to FHD 1080p

Hey guys, anyone located in the San Francisco bay area that has successfully installed the mod and would be willing to install it for me? I have the LG LP125WF2-SPB4 ready to go and my kit should be arriving within the next week. Please shoot me a message and of course I'll compensate you for your ...
by BillMorrow
Thu May 03, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Blast from 2002... The IBM ThinkPad T30 (Lots of Pics)
Replies: 16
Views: 1127

Re: Blast from 2002... The IBM ThinkPad T30 (Lots of Pics)

make all those photos into links etc... problem solved :) So the description for the "Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup" says "LARGE picture files allowed here. Those with slow connections, beware!!! do NOT go here on your PDA or Cell Phone!" Doesn't this mean that OP is alright after all? you...
by BillMorrow
Thu May 03, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Blast from 2002... The IBM ThinkPad T30 (Lots of Pics)
Replies: 16
Views: 1127

Re: Blast from 2002... The IBM ThinkPad T30 (Lots of Pics)

i sold the first T30 out the door from IBM to a lawyer in sacramento, calif. it was so new that tech support for IBM did not have any info on it when he called to for help for the memory problem those models had.. at least in the early models out the door.. and i THINK those were made in mexico.. it...
by BillMorrow
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: lenovo near to being dumped
Replies: 15
Views: 1067

lenovo near to being dumped

here is the story copied from here: https://www.channelnews.com.au/lenovo-is-close-to-being-axed-from-stock-exchange/ Consumer electronics company Lenovo is close to being booted from Hong Kong stock market index, the Hang Seng Index. Its shares have been tumbling more than other technology company ...
by BillMorrow
Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: ThinkPad t430 hard drive size confusion - customer support anger
Replies: 10
Views: 561

Re: ThinkPad t430 hard drive size confusion - customer support anger

hello and welcome to the forum.. a place where help resides even if out of warranty.. :) SO, which is it..? SSD or HDD.. i.e. rotating storage or solid state storage..? and exactly which model of thinkpad..? what is the machine model and type number.. it would also help to know the manufacture date..
by BillMorrow
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: What's a good temperature range for T61P?
Replies: 23
Views: 4795

Re: What's a good temperature range for T61P?

oh well..
so this forum member is remarking an a really old thread..
lets see if others have more to contribute.. :)
by BillMorrow
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 500 Charger question.
Replies: 13
Views: 1200

Re: Thinkpad 500 Charger question.

just asking.. what is the manufacture date..? 1993,4,5..? what is the machine model/type number..? the voltage should be indicated on the bottom, what is it..? it MIGHT be a contemporary of the 701 series if it has a barrel type power connector.. i have several ac adapters from that time period.. 1...
by BillMorrow
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 500 Charger question.
Replies: 13
Views: 1200

Re: Thinkpad 500 Charger question.

just asking..
what is the manufacture date..? 1993,4,5..?
what is the machine model/type number..?
the voltage should be indicated on the bottom, what is it..?
it MIGHT be a contemporary of the 701 series if it has a barrel type power connector..
i have several ac adapters from that time period..
by BillMorrow
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Looking for info on the Thinkpad 240Z
Replies: 12
Views: 3659

Re: Looking for info on the Thinkpad 240Z

the 240 was a dandy little thinkpad..
i have one in my archives of old thinkpads..
great keyboard..
never found an affordable 240Z to play with though i did look for one..

AND, surprise for myself, there on top of the 240 was a pristine PCMCIA cover for a thinkpad 701C..! very rare.. :)
by BillMorrow
Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: Anyone know of antivirus for X23 / Win 7?
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Re: Anyone know of antivirus for X23 / Win 7?

hello wilson..
long time since we chatted.. hope all is well.. :)
check out ESET.com..
ESET Smart Security..
by BillMorrow
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: NEW SEALED T25
Replies: 2
Views: 497

Re: FS: NEW SEALED T25

hello and welcome to the forum.. :)

wish i had the $$ to buy it BUT you might have some difficulty selling it since you're in HK..
and you might need to use a middleman..
by BillMorrow
Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: HDD caddy not recognized
Replies: 4
Views: 2196

Re: HDD caddy not recognized

hello and welcome to the forum.. i looked at the ebay link and the 2nd HDD adapter sure LOOKS right but since there is no label it is hard to say what exactly it is.. or who made it.. my suggestion is to send it back and find a used one here on the forum in the marketplace.. or ebay if it is an OEM ...
by BillMorrow
Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Lenovo Thinkpad T520 - Some keyboard keys (b, n, space) and Power button are not working
Replies: 11
Views: 2918

Re: Lenovo Thinkpad T520 - Some keyboard keys (b, n, space) and Power button are not working

hello and welcome to the forum.. just guessing here (my X1 carbon gen3 is the newest thinkpad i have) but sleep mode should not cause any issue.. did the battery go flat..? did your thinkpad suffer any other trauma during your 'move'..? otherwise, a new keyboard is not expensive.. even in romania i ...
by BillMorrow
Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Battery Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 658

Re: Battery Problem

box and battery all look legit.. is there a toll free lenovo number for spain..? if amazon sold it, amazon will take it back, i believe.. it also should be under lenovo warranty.. 1 or 3 years.. i think.. for USA: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/ just go to lenovo.com and look for a support tab or ...

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