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by BillMorrow
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: [x260] remove internal battery
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: [x260] remove internal battery

hello and welcome to the forum.. not sure about your x260, not even sure what generation of thinkpad it is BUT i have several X1 carbon and X1 carbon extreme (2 of each) and i HAVE disconnected the battery several times without disabling it beforehand.. BUT for safety of the hardware i would disable...
by BillMorrow
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?
Replies: 49
Views: 2756

Re: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?

The business where I work is shut down until the end of the month, but fortunately with pay. To count my blessings, I can afford to hang out for a while, but am concerned about my family, friends and co-workers who have rent, mortgages and car payments to make. We''ll be OK in the short term, but w...
by BillMorrow
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?
Replies: 49
Views: 2756

Re: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?

Europe Has Been the Greatest Disappointment in This Crisis https://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/europe-has-been-the-greatest-disappointment-in-this-crisis-opinion-a-238f102d-7296-4482-bf74-1548861a4e86 Rather than a concerted effort to cordon off and provide support for the hardest-hit clust...
by BillMorrow
Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?
Replies: 49
Views: 2756

Re: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?

**************** Places of worship were shut down...kinda...it was ridiculous how the govt dealt with the issue of communion/common cup, from refuting altogether that the virus could be transmitted via the "body/blood" of Christ (Eastern Orthodox Church) to avoiding taking a stance, but rather advi...
by BillMorrow
Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?
Replies: 49
Views: 2756

Re: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?

It is the same here in CZ like in other european countries here, with one exception. The restrictions are similar, additionally we aren't allowed to leave the country . Nobody has ever explained the reason. Is there any other EU country (I know about Bulgaria) that has imposed similar restriction? ...
by BillMorrow
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?
Replies: 49
Views: 2756

Re: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?

with apologies to RBS :roll: i'm going to hijack this thread.. i WAS going to start a new thread BUT RBS started this one, SO: i'll add a question: HOW is this pandemic, the wuhan covid19 virus, affecting you and those around you..? SO, since i am 82.9 years of age, in fairly good health, exercising...
by BillMorrow
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: P50 X-Rite Color Calibrator issue - Missing ECCM2SensorData.dat
Replies: 5
Views: 3184

Re: P50 X-Rite Color Calibrator issue - Missing ECCM2SensorData.dat

guppy_ wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:26 pm
I need this now as well.

Would someone please post the files to a permanent location that will not expire?
if you find this, please let me know the location..
if the file is small i'll host it here..
by BillMorrow
Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Bill Morrow collection
Replies: 20
Views: 3766

Re: Bill Morrow collection

thanks.. :)
by BillMorrow
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: 701C
Replies: 4
Views: 594

Re: FS 701C

hello pc wiz biz llc.. it looks like the battery has leaked.. no HDD.. a couple of PCMCIA cards are in the card slots.. the hinge is probably stiff and has broken the material of the bottom case.. i have sold off most all of my 701C collection through a friend.. i think i saw that you are asking $25...
by BillMorrow
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 701CS for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 490

Re: 701CS for sale

hello and welcome to the forum.. i hope you have other newer thinkpads to use.. :-) i have transferred about a dozen thinkpad 701C's to my friend hwattys here on thje forum to fix and sell off.. i did not want them going into a dumpster if i should suddenly go off to the 'other side'.. :-\ so he mig...
by BillMorrow
Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T450 screen brightness - panel whitelist issue?
Replies: 5
Views: 1891

Re: T450 screen brightness - panel whitelist issue?

surely someone has something to contribute here..?
by BillMorrow
Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Lenovo T440p
Replies: 2
Views: 839

Re: Lenovo T440p

hello and welcome to the forum..
it would be better to translate that web link into english.. :)
by BillMorrow
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Brand New Genuine T410/T420 battery not charging.
Replies: 5
Views: 1241

Re: Brand New Genuine T410/T420 battery not charging.

hello and welcome to the forum.. that is sure a novel approach to recovering a NOS battery.. :) IF you give that a try i would sure use a charger for Li batteries BUT i'm not so sure it would work since those external chargers (see amazon) used for charging Li battery cells expect to see a controlle...
by BillMorrow
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Recovery Set Repository
Replies: 37
Views: 7866

Re: Recovery Set Repository

commenting here to add that i promised to sort through the remaining recovery sets i have accumulated since about 1995 and FedEx them to theterminator93.. in sorting out the personal CD's from the recovery CD's i was launched on a cleaning spree of my office and i keep finding more recovery sets (so...
by BillMorrow
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB T70
Replies: 4
Views: 982

Re: WTB T70

hello and welcome to the forum.. :) i have several T61p's.. one works one has the MB issue.. those are the widescreen versions.. do have one or two others of the same generation.. i shipped most ALL of my thinkpads to indiana to be sold late last year including an S30 and some other rare thinkpads.....
by BillMorrow
Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: The last REAL ThinkPad before Lenovo
Replies: 5
Views: 1260

Re: The last REAL ThinkPad before Lenovo

hello and welcome to the forum..

T60p
by BillMorrow
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Carbon X1 4th Gen & External Monitors
Replies: 3
Views: 1191

Re: Carbon X1 4th Gen & External Monitors

How many external monitors can I connect to a Carbon X1 4th Gen without using a docking station and assuming that the internal display will be deactivated? I am interested in connecting 3 external 1920*1080 monitors via DisplayPort (daisy chain). Is that possible? hello and welcome to the forum.. i...
by BillMorrow
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Lenovo T430S replacement wifi card
Replies: 3
Views: 1263

Re: Lenovo T430S replacement wifi card

Having a bit of trouble with my wifi card connecting to a new router. Causes random 71 second freezes. Think it might be the original wifi card struggling with newer technology. I know that the T430S has a wifi whitelist, which I assume must identify the wifi cards that can be used. Does anyone kno...
by BillMorrow
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Thinkpad T60 BIOS date/time not changing
Replies: 2
Views: 912

Re: Thinkpad T60 BIOS date/time not changing

hello and welcome to the forum.. and PLEASE edit your profile and enter your city in OZ.. it is the one thing i require.. T60..?! i have my last T60p still running.. :-) but i love the X1 carbons.. especially the extreme ones with the 4k display.. for your issue i would check the cmos battery.. i'm ...
by BillMorrow
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T43 Hard Drive Issues - Not 2010 Error!
Replies: 4
Views: 1189

Re: T43 Hard Drive Issues - Not 2010 Error!

hello df94..
welcome to the forum..

hard to say whats up with your hard drive..
have you tried acronis on it..?
have you checked to see if the recovery partition is still there..? and if so have you tried running the recovery..?
have you tried another hard drive..?
by BillMorrow
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 484
Views: 288714

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

my opinion of islam is that it is a cult, a misogynistic, bigoted, racist, hateful POLITICAL ideology MASQUERADING as a RELIGION which has been at WAR since its founding by a lying criminal pedophile in the 7th century.. ISLAM has invaded most everywhere, it was finally thrown out of spain 500+ year...
by BillMorrow
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ** Happy New Year to All **
Replies: 52
Views: 44077

Re: ** Happy New Year to All **

Happy New Year to You all, Happy New Year to Bill (!) a Year that helps bring together democracies and their representatives, that helps us to understand priorities in economics and in politics... that helps secure the foundations of human life, of our species... best wishes and happy trails thanks...
by BillMorrow
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: I have an Intel X9000 and X9100 for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 637

Re: I have an Intel X9000 and X9100 for sale

Night_Ranger wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:07 pm
So this is just a test post, I want to see if my location is showing.
your location shows only after i do my checking routine..
and it now DOES show.. :)
by BillMorrow
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: what´s the number of the fuse for the backlight?
Replies: 2
Views: 980

Re: what´s the number of the fuse for the backlight?

hello and welcome to the forum..
re the fuse number, if that info is anyplace it MIGHT be found in the hardware maintenance manual (aka HMM) just look above.. :)
by BillMorrow
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Edge / E-series
Topic: E430 Battery charge threshold issue
Replies: 10
Views: 1704

Re: E430 Battery charge threshold issue

did you reboot..?
by BillMorrow
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Change from t460s to carbon 6th gen?
Replies: 3
Views: 973

Re: Change from t460s to carbon 6th gen?

hello and welcome to the forum.. have not seen a T460s but the X1 carbon thinkpads are ALL great, especially the X1 Carbon extreme's.. just got a second gen1 extreme from lenovo for $1299.. just beautiful thinkpads.. i always go for the top models.. 4k touch display.. pretty much everything else gan...
by BillMorrow
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: File Server / File Sharing Mac and Windows
Replies: 2
Views: 2508

Re: File Server / File Sharing Mac and Windows

hello jon smith and welcome to the forum..
i moved your post to a more appropriate place..
for me, i'm sure there are many ways to move between apple os and windows os but i never do it..
by BillMorrow
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: IBM ThinkPad 330c (5523-JJW) (Japan)
Replies: 3
Views: 2235

Re: IBM ThinkPad 330c (5523-JJW) (Japan)

if a hard drive has a knocking sound then it is most likely done for..
by BillMorrow
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430s unusual power behaviour
Replies: 1
Views: 767

Re: T430s unusual power behaviour

hello and welcome to the forum.. your issue sounds a lot like the same issue i had with a T61 some years in the past.. it tickles my brain but i can't put an answer to it except it is an issue with the system board.. first thing i would do is be sure i have a full backup of the HDD so if your thinkp...
by BillMorrow
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!
Replies: 12
Views: 1915

Re: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!

SO, to update this thread: after doing the ESET scan of the 1TB SSD with the "issue" and using another SSD in the X1CE (which WAS able to access the internet, i decided i would do a "retain all applications recovery" and to see if that would fix this issue.. so, reinstall;ed the affected SSD and two...

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