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by BillMorrow
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 307
Views: 184023

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: 19
Views: 2548

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: 16
Views: 1952

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: 19
Views: 2548

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: 12
Views: 245

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: 1
Views: 52

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: 6
Views: 177

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.. :)
by BillMorrow
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: IdeaPad Series Laptops
Topic: Lenovo g580 upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Re: Lenovo g580 upgrade

hello and welcome to the forum..
i don't know of ANY gigabyte motherboard that will fit ANY thinkpad..
by BillMorrow
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X260 Schematics & Board View
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: X260 Schematics & Board View

hello there.. welcome to the forum.. finding what you want is highly unlikely, at lease when IBM owned this brand.. now, things might be different but i doubt it.. there ARE the hardware maintenance manuals but those won't have schematics.. that is highly proprietary info.. under chinese ownership, ...
by BillMorrow
Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Change hard drive to say 500Gb or 1TB
Replies: 7
Views: 322

Re: Change hard drive to say 500Gb or 1TB

hello and welcome to the forum..

you want a 7200 RPM drive.. obviously, it is faster..

AND an SSD is lightning fast.. but more costly..

OH! please correct your location to your city pr town in basque country, ES.. :)

thanks..
by BillMorrow
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: EU seems to be in danger...
Replies: 307
Views: 184023

Re: EU seems to be in danger...

well, you guys let "them" in.. at least here we have a president who can see the danger.. which is why the democrat liberal progressives all hate him.. islam and democrat liberal progressiveism are one and the same.. both insist on total control of everyone except their elites.. islamists call their...
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: 522

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: 213

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: 307
Views: 184023

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: 1080

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: 1080

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: 1080

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: 1080

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: 988

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: 579

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: 10430

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: 307
Views: 184023

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: 988

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: 988

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: 307
Views: 184023

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: 1634

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: 1634

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: 437

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: 1634

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: 10430

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...

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