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by BillMorrow
Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420 Query/Question
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Re: T420 Query/Question

hello grifter..
welcome to the forum..

oyu might check the hardware maintenance manual..
look above in the banner and click on the "HMM".. :)
by BillMorrow
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: ThinkPad iSeries s31 (piano black)
Replies: 2
Views: 166

Re: WTB: ThinkPad iSeries s31 (piano black)

welcome to the forum..
i have an S30, piano black, prototype with USA keyboard..
by BillMorrow
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 292
Views: 183082

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

my brother in law, who lives in brighton in a new penthouse apartment is totally unfazed by all the whooo-haw of muslims running amok.. but then he is a socialist so since such craziness as that he deems normal, islamo terrorists will elicit a yawn from him.. when wife was there last month the dinne...
by BillMorrow
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPad Forums Get Together!
Replies: 29
Views: 1017

Re: ThinkPad Forums Get Together!

**snippage here** but lenovo is unlikely to do so, especially if they continue their intense dislike of thinkpads.com and me after JPOESQ beat IBM & IBM's cease and desist lawyer letter to me in the late '90's.. I'm sure big IBM of the 80's would of done everything to destroy you. Interesting story...
by BillMorrow
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPad Forums Get Together!
Replies: 29
Views: 1017

Re: ThinkPad Forums Get Together!

We could also have one in Europe. doing something like this would require someone with the incentive to start small and build it up.. like a local meetup in a place close to a large population center.. i might be able to sort the member list by location BUT locations change and that question is a l...
by BillMorrow
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPad Forums Get Together!
Replies: 29
Views: 1017

Re: ThinkPad Forums Get Together!

but lenovo is unlikely to do so, especially if they continue their intense dislike of thinkpads.com and me after JPOESQ beat IBM & IBM's cease and desist lawyer letter to me in the late '90's.. That's the first time I've heard of this. Mind elaborating on the story? Or is there a forum thread about...
by BillMorrow
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPad Forums Get Together!
Replies: 29
Views: 1017

Re: ThinkPad Forums Get Together!

Hello, I was wondering if it is possible to host a get together for the thinkpad forum members!? Problem is, members of this forum are scattered across the globe, and some of us might not have the time and/or resources to travel overseas. there have been, on rare occasions, more or less local meet ...
by BillMorrow
Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: [Request] Schematics for Thinkpad S3 Yoga 14 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 752

Re: [Request] Schematics for Thinkpad S3 Yoga 14 ?

good going.. let us know how it all works out.. :)
by BillMorrow
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Trivago for Thinkpads
Replies: 5
Views: 497

Re: Trivago for Thinkpads

hello wolfgang.. welcome to the forum.. while your first post borders on being spam i'll leave it up.. at least for now.. :) so you other mods and admins, please leave it there.. your ip comes up as punto fijo which is close enough but i thought the internet in venezuela was, well, banned or illegal...
by BillMorrow
Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic
Replies: 64
Views: 9875

Re: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic

you have to remind me to go digging..
by BillMorrow
Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 292
Views: 183082

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

i think this particular issue is spain's problem at least for now.. desperation makes people do desperate things.. if these migrants are desperate.. look at our southern border where people flood in for a good job and sane (more or less) society.. they come for money.. you can't save everyone who ne...
by BillMorrow
Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: [Request] Schematics for Thinkpad S3 Yoga 14 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 752

Re: [Request] Schematics for Thinkpad S3 Yoga 14 ?

Thank you for the welcoming cheer. So far i had some really rare schematics. But still looking for a schematic for this laptop ,because i have a chip that i can't find in the internet ZSA0 4BF S476... good luck.. from my limited experience, these things change quite frequently, even among similar t...
by BillMorrow
Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: [Request] Schematics for Thinkpad S3 Yoga 14 ?
Replies: 6
Views: 752

Re: [Request] Schematics for Thinkpad S3 Yoga 14 ?

hello and welcome to the forum..
schematics..?!
well, if you can find them let us know, here.. :)
in the past IBM guarded such info like the nuclear codes..
the new owners of the old PC division, however, might be a little more flexible but not through regular channels..
by BillMorrow
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 292
Views: 183082

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

just popping in here to say RT is like CNN et al (ex. FOX) here in the USA.. all propaganda all the time.. whether it is soft propaganda or gentle spin or NOT reporting real news or in-your-face propaganda, lies, fake news etc. it is all serving the interests of putin and his cronies.. just my 2 cen...
by BillMorrow
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: My Tesla Model 3 story (very long)
Replies: 25
Views: 1429

Re: My Tesla Model 3 story (very long)

interesting.. does not answer if it is hackable..

another question is battery life.. how long before it degrades to the point of needing a new battery to get the same miles as when new..
by BillMorrow
Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: My Tesla Model 3 story (very long)
Replies: 25
Views: 1429

Re: My Tesla Model 3 story (very long)

ray.. just occurred to me..since there are hacks for 'normal' cars and their onboard engine control modules that give more speed and so forth, what, aside from the OTA updates failing or ratting you out, is to prevent you from hacking your own ECM or whatever tesla calls it, and turning on those enh...
by BillMorrow
Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: T420 or X220
Replies: 5
Views: 404

Re: WTB: T420 or X220

Hey, Studying applied maths and CS here in Russia and I need a new ThinkPad. I'm looking for either a T420 or X220 (T-series preferred). If you've got either, shoot me a message and let me know the price + some details. I'm not super picky about specs or accessories; I'll be upgrading it anyway. On...
by BillMorrow
Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: My Tesla Model 3 story (very long)
Replies: 25
Views: 1429

Re: My Tesla Model 3 story (very long)

heh.. just finished reading ray's thread.. just after emailing ray some tesla news.. one item being a wall street journal review which was very positive.. for me, i just don't care for touch screen controlled cars.. mercedes has a screen on all their cars now and i don't care for it at all.. i like ...
by BillMorrow
Sat Jul 07, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic
Replies: 64
Views: 9875

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: 64
Views: 9875

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: 854

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: 854

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: 292
Views: 183082

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: 402

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: 850

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: 850

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: 1664

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: 1664

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: 1535

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..

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