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by BillMorrow
Sun Nov 21, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X220 battery at 0% and not charging, battery or charging circuit problem? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Re: X220 battery at 0% and not charging, battery or charging circuit problem?

axur-delmeria wrote:
Sun Nov 21, 2021 12:44 am
Looks like a battery problem to me. Is it supposed to be a new battery? The 24% wear level says otherwise.
agree..
by BillMorrow
Sat Nov 06, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thoughts and help on Thinkpad 765D - bios password? backlight?
Replies: 5
Views: 675

Re: Thoughts and help on Thinkpad 765D - bios password? backlight?

hello and welcome to the forum..
garbage..?? really..??!!
is that what you think of my little forum..? :flame:
nevertheless, that is a VERY old thinkpad..
i forgot what those batteries are for..
take a trip to our HMM page in the banner.. :-)
by BillMorrow
Wed Nov 03, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: X201 went dead and won't turn on, might be due to rain
Replies: 1
Views: 478

Re: X201 went dead and won't turn on, might be due to rain

hello and welcome to the forum..
occams razor..
simplest answer is the rain..
you probably fried something when you were using it while wet..
simplest solution is a replacement system board..
by BillMorrow
Thu Oct 28, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: USB NOT WORKING - ThinkPad X260 [FIX]
Replies: 8
Views: 657

Re: USB NOT WORKING - ThinkPad X260

kanteiniii wrote:
Thu Oct 28, 2021 1:43 pm
RealBlackStuff wrote:
Thu Oct 28, 2021 12:44 pm
U13 on X260 is this: G517F1P81U, a.k.a. TPS2069DGN
(same as U53 on X250 mobo)
Thanks a lot !!!!!

I will update if I achieve succesfully the repair !
and while you are updating, please update your location to show your city, not just north france..
thanks
by BillMorrow
Sun Oct 24, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: T22 to GIVE away - Given away, no longer available
Replies: 3
Views: 466

Re: T22 to GIVE away

hey mike..
if you need any HDD caddy's i have some and power supply's too..
just ask and pay the postage..
by BillMorrow
Mon Oct 18, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Windows 10/11/etc.
Topic: Antivirus for Windows 10 users!
Replies: 22
Views: 7611

Re: Antivirus for Windows 10 users!

i use ESET Smart Security Premium..
IMO the best available..
by BillMorrow
Wed Oct 13, 2021 2:25 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Is Jacky responding to anyone else?
Replies: 11
Views: 1639

Re: Is Jacky responding to anyone else?

heh..
coming into this thread just now..
just tell me who IS this jacky person..?
i advise care before sending $$ to HK unless you are dealing through ebay so you have a recovery route in the event of non-delivery..
just my 2 cents..
by BillMorrow
Sat Sep 25, 2021 11:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Just bought a T61, anything I should know about them?
Replies: 5
Views: 1077

Re: Just bought a T61, anything I should know about them?

sadly, this user used a proxy server to hide his real IP and location, ALSO his email is in stopforumspam..
if he (or she) contacts me and has an explanation i shall revisit his deactivation..
otherwise, in a few days i will delete this thread and this user..
by BillMorrow
Fri Sep 24, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: reserve edition
Replies: 7
Views: 1379

Re: reserve edition

pity it is so "used".. :(
it should have a leather cover.. is that still intact..?
i'll send a PM with my email address to send pix to..
by BillMorrow
Fri Sep 24, 2021 12:13 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOR SALE X1 Extreme gen 1 Sale Withdrawn
Replies: 8
Views: 743

Re: FOR SALE X1 Extreme gen 1 my personal backup

gen4..? i have looked at the lenovo site and all i can see is gen3 for the X1C extreme.. :) Not sure about X1 / X1 Carbon, but there is a Gen 4 Extreme X1 Bill. i searched the lenovo site and sure enough, there it is.. NEW..! 16 inch..? now to build one.. EDIT: built a nice system but the lenovo si...
by BillMorrow
Thu Sep 23, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOR SALE X1 Extreme gen 1 Sale Withdrawn
Replies: 8
Views: 743

Re: FOR SALE X1 Extreme gen 1 my personal backup

WHAT..?! no one has even a passing interest in an X1 extreme.. what i personally consider to be about the best thinkpad ever..? :eek: Breaking the rules a bit but it's probably because you can get the base-spec Gen 4 for about the same price. gen4..? i have looked at the lenovo site and all i can s...
by BillMorrow
Thu Sep 23, 2021 4:32 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X60/X61 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: reserve edition
Replies: 7
Views: 1379

Re: reserve edition

hello and welcome to the forum..
reserve edition..? well, it is probably not up to win10 or win 11..
money..? how much..? i always wanted to see one but could not afford it..
SO, yes, it is worth something to someone like myself..
so what would you like to get for it.. :)
by BillMorrow
Wed Sep 22, 2021 12:55 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOR SALE X1 Extreme gen 1 Sale Withdrawn
Replies: 8
Views: 743

Re: FOR SALE X1 Extreme gen 1 my personal backup

WHAT..?!
no one has even a passing interest in an X1 extreme.. what i personally consider to be about the best thinkpad ever..? :eek:
by BillMorrow
Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Not really FS, more of a "heads up" post
Replies: 7
Views: 699

Re: Not really FS, more of a "heads up" post

Heading for home George? :) I'm actually writing this response from my new/old location. The kids are in college and I'm officially retired, time for this old elephant to start venturing towards the ancient graveyard... :mrgreen: The idea is to get a couple of more things done in the US over the ne...
by BillMorrow
Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T510 upgrade internal wireless LAN card? (802.11n to AC)
Replies: 3
Views: 1024

Re: T510 upgrade internal wireless LAN card? (802.11n to AC)

hello and welcome to the forum..
THAT is a very good question, sadly MY knowledge on this subject is so far out of date i have no answer BUT one of the regulars WILL i expect..
edit:
please note i corrected your location field based on your IP..
by BillMorrow
Mon Sep 13, 2021 12:52 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOR SALE X1 Extreme gen 1 Sale Withdrawn
Replies: 8
Views: 743

FOR SALE X1 Extreme gen 1 Sale Withdrawn

FOR SALE ThinkPad X1 Extreme Laptop, 15.6” 4K UHD HDR (3840 x 2160) Touchscreen, 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8850H 6 core, 32GB DDR4, 1TB Solid State Drive, Windows 10 Pro type 20MF-000CUS serial # on request from a serious buyer.. the one i use daily can be had for less.. $1200 or offer EDIT: Sale withd...
by BillMorrow
Mon Sep 13, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FREE: IBM ThinkPad T30 (TYPE 2366-61U)
Replies: 3
Views: 2005

Re: FREE: IBM ThinkPad T30 (TYPE 2366-61U)

those T30 thinkpads, early ones at least, had bad memory slots..
a T30 is also the notebook of choice for the mercedes benz star diagnostic system so a T30 DOES have some value..
by BillMorrow
Wed Sep 08, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election
Replies: 602
Views: 64427

Re: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election

as i see it from here, the islamic terrorists have all the time they need to take [down] western civilization into the 6th century.. and our democrat party and the islamists have the same goal.. total control over the population.. same for the big whoo haaa over trying to change weather.. call it gl...
by BillMorrow
Tue Sep 07, 2021 2:09 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: ThinkPad Dock II (model 2877)
Replies: 3
Views: 342

Re: WTB: ThinkPad Dock II (model 2877)

hello, welcome to the forum.. it has been so long since i knew model numbers BUT i might have what you are seeking.. in a closet are one or two 2878 & 2504 docks.. there are also several ultrabase docks for, i think, x200 and a 600..? more are downstairs, too far for me at this late hour.. if you wa...
by BillMorrow
Sun Sep 05, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Purchase Help: X1 Carbon (6 Gen) vs T490/T490s?
Replies: 10
Views: 17505

Re: Purchase Help: X1 Carbon (6 Gen) vs T490/T490s?

AND have everything password protected and be sure to backup your data to a server or thumb drive so when the old thinkpad does get stolen you will have your data.. :)
by BillMorrow
Fri Aug 27, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election
Replies: 602
Views: 64427

Re: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election

https://www.michiganradio.org/post/judge-orders-sanctions-against-powell-and-other-trump-lawyers-election-fraud-lawsuits how DO you suppose an obama appointed judge will rule..? Judge Linda V. Parker - United States District Court [Search domain mied.uscourts.gov] www.mied.uscourts.gov/index.cfm?pa...
by BillMorrow
Fri Aug 27, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election
Replies: 602
Views: 64427

Re: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election

whats the difference between the taliban and the jan 6 crowd? they actually know how to take over a government :lol: that IS a good observation.. it seems to me that the USA surrendered to the taliban and handed the taliban, new ISIS and resurgent al queda afghanistan and handed them with $80 billi...
by BillMorrow
Mon Aug 23, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Wanted to share my x230 somewhere. Meet X2030.
Replies: 2
Views: 841

Re: Wanted to share my x230 somewhere. Meet X2030.

the cut is very well done..
i have some replacement vinyl faux wood siding for my 3 buick estate wagons and had thought to try some of it on one of my thinkpad X1's but decided cutting to size with the cut outs for names etc was beyond my abilities to do it well enough for thinkpad quality..
by BillMorrow
Tue Aug 17, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Windows 10/11/etc.
Topic: I just got Windows 10 Pro for $14.99 , is it safe ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1441

Re: I just got Windows 10 Pro for $14.99 , is it safe ?

first, next time you register on a forum for HELP, you might not lie about your location.. new york is NOT in bulgaria.. next, a "key" purchased on ebay is, most likely, some sort of hack.. there are "keys" available for many software applications on ebay by fly-by-night here today, evaporated tomor...
by BillMorrow
Sun Aug 15, 2021 2:01 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: FX 3800M GPU for W701DS [FRU: 63Y2058]
Replies: 6
Views: 934

Re: WTB: FX 3800M GPU for W701DS [FRU: 63Y2058]

Can Reach me for information, i do have sell parts of W701DS,W700DS,W701,W700 Or even whole unit as i mentioned above FB Laurence Yu, u can find that blue photo ppl XD my info put living in taipei this fellow will be banned very soon.. so if you want something from him best be very careful and do i...
by BillMorrow
Sat Aug 14, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T570 doesn't recognized the new SSD
Replies: 8
Views: 1479

Re: T570 doesn't recognized the new SSD

hello and welcome to the forum..

did you check that the file system, type is compatible with the OS you are using..?
by BillMorrow
Sat Jul 17, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 267
Views: 28239

Re: Bill Gates discussion (split off covid-19 vaccine thread)

I don’t want to be that guy going to the facts... but still I will: **snippage here** 8. I think the vaccine and whole COVID is a conspiracy *from Governments* to control and track us, making us effectively sheeps to dictatorships(such as Bukele’s 9. Last and not least, why are discussing this *her...
by BillMorrow
Mon May 10, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: IBM ThinkPad 560 will not boot up with hard drive installed.
Replies: 12
Views: 2589

Re: IBM ThinkPad 560 will not boot up with hard drive installed.

hello all y'all.. :) re mem test, these things DO fail.. have you tried pulling the add in memory, if any..? and if no add in memory then it begins to look like a system board failure.. i sent most all my antique thinkpads off with hwattys (here on the forum) some years ago and he does have some exp...
by BillMorrow
Mon May 10, 2021 1:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: IBM ThinkPad 560 will not boot up with hard drive installed.
Replies: 12
Views: 2589

Re: IBM ThinkPad 560 will not boot up with hard drive installed.

hello and welcome to the forum..

how about trying a different hard drive..?
by BillMorrow
Sat May 08, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: X1 Carbon 3rd Gen won't turn on while battery is connected
Replies: 9
Views: 3553

Re: X1 Carbon 3rd Gen won't turn on while battery is connected

hello mr. chen, welcome to the forum.. :) your issue with the X1C3 is a bit strange.. may i ask if you have run any of the diagnostics lenovo provides for that thinkpad..? that is the first thing that i would do in similar circumstances with my X1C3.. if you do so it might point to an issue on the s...

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