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by ausmike
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W500 Recovery media
Replies: 9
Views: 4995

Re: W500 Recovery media

....long time between posts here... My W500 (faithful) is working nicely with Win10Pro x64....However the "video card switching" is the only thing not working the way it used to with Win7. I do the switch in BIOS and it works in one or the other one ( both updated to latest win10 drivers from MS Upd...
by ausmike
Thu Feb 27, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: System Update on Win 8.1?
Replies: 6
Views: 3282

Re: System Update on Win 8.1?

rcrafte wrote:You need to install from the command line. Assuming you are looking to install 5.02.

Start an Administrator CMD window and run:
systemupdate502-06-26-2013.exe -s -a /v"/qn"

/Rob

Thanks Rob/
worked 4 Moi ! (lots of 'older TP models updated to Win8.1)
by ausmike
Mon Nov 25, 2013 4:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 DVD writer drive
Replies: 9
Views: 1204

Re: T60 DVD writer drive

Sorry might be superfluous info here ; and I have still lots of T Series in my basement .... tip = look @ HMM and see "equivanant X- part numbers" or "superseaded/replaced-by FRU numbers" often they are cheaper (easier to get also) to buy ! >From Memory (sorry old fart now retired and dont care to t...
by ausmike
Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Qualcomm Gobi 2000 in T60 - and software
Replies: 8
Views: 4098

Re: Qualcomm Gobi 2000 in T60 - and software

Hi guys & gal(s); Sorry to chime in > yip old fart retired has a few hrs free and havent visited here for mths/yr maybe so pls forgive for short.... IMHO & AFAIK... all/any thinkpad that has PCI slot; you can just about add ANY WIN APPROVED hardware - it works at boot or after boot. AFAIK , windows ...
by ausmike
Fri Nov 15, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Hard disk password mode in BIOS set to USER --> unchangeable
Replies: 4
Views: 2372

Re: Hard disk password mode in BIOS set to USER --> unchangeable

Hi there... Sorry havent look at any THINKPAD nearly 3 yrs ( old fart retired now) Thus the lazyness and easy peesy life.... this GOING from MEMORY ( crusty @ best!) >boot to BIOS with SUPERVISOR password > Rest SUPERVISOR password to :blank: ( ie change password to NUL) dont just switch off this 'f...
by ausmike
Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:00 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: SDD replacement on a X230t...Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1867

Re: SDD replacement on a X230t...Help

Welcome to this forum.. Like Brad* suggested - I would highly recommend Acronis .... - you can download a DEMO Copy - works jsut as well as paid one ! > generally I keep the ORGINAL FACTORY DRIVE ( as shipped from factory) and use that for any 'recovery' puroposes > I normally dont even LOG INTO the...
by ausmike
Wed Aug 15, 2012 4:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1/X1-Carbon (X1C)/X1C-Tablet
Topic: ThinkPad X1 Carbon
Replies: 79
Views: 25895

Re: ThinkPad X1 Carbon

>........ so got new new " thinkpad" ............ havent played much .. but first IMPRESSIONS:: Part number: 3443CTO Intel Core i7-3667U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz) • Genuine Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) • 14.0" Premium HD+ (1600x900) LED Backlit Display, 720p HD Camera, Mobile Broadband...
by ausmike
Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad/Ideapad Tablets & Convertibles
Topic: NEW ~~ Thinkpad Tablet 2 < windows 8>
Replies: 5
Views: 4061

Re: NEW ~~ Thinkpad Tablet 2 < windows 8>

..umm... Actually > weird part is > there is " heptatic feedback" feature on that RED DOT ! and I loved it !!! > I think thats a very cool idea that ought to be bought into REAL THINKPADS! That keybaord sure ahd a nice feel ( for a tablet) as I am very much in love with my ASUS Tranformer (dock) key...
by ausmike
Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: New article about the ThinkPad changes
Replies: 9
Views: 2043

Re: New article about the ThinkPad changes

lophiomys wrote:[........You Should Give In to the New ThinkPad Keyboard[/url]
close to 200 complaints now.
oops wow 200 'complaints" ..wonder HOW MANY "NON_BUYERS" ...but waite ! - i know of 6k thinkpads not 'ordered' just this july=june year !

pppfffff.................
by ausmike
Sat Aug 11, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad/Ideapad Tablets & Convertibles
Topic: NEW ~~ Thinkpad Tablet 2 < windows 8>
Replies: 5
Views: 4061

Re: NEW ~~ Thinkpad Tablet 2 < windows 8>

umm.. my bad > ddint do a search
but then I ddint know I WAS COMPET'in .... for latest news

well @ least I got invite to BE THERE !!! :P:P
Cheers
by ausmike
Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad/Ideapad Tablets & Convertibles
Topic: NEW ~~ Thinkpad Tablet 2 < windows 8>
Replies: 5
Views: 4061

NEW ~~ Thinkpad Tablet 2 < windows 8>

saw this .............@ their PUBLIC REVEAL ..... in NYC

Thinkpad Tablet 2 = WINDOWS 8 version

I only thing I liked (loved) was the THINKPAD KEYBOARD ... and it has THE RED DOT !! WOOHOO
thats enough to make ME BUY ONE , there and than !!
by ausmike
Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: New article about the ThinkPad changes
Replies: 9
Views: 2043

Re: New article about the ThinkPad changes

Yips ! and IMHO if David Hill , still IGNOREs the USER/PUBLIC outcry Thinkpads WILL END UP like .... Xerox (where are you NOW?) There is another good 'example' comes to mind > Coke !! :thumbs-UP: They were forced to go BACK TO origional coke !! ...in my view its 'travasty of worst kind' to mess with...
by ausmike
Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:00 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Thinkpads with newer 7mm high SSD - anyone ??
Replies: 6
Views: 1698

Re: Thinkpads with newer 7mm high SSD - anyone ??

have mSata also > and E Series dont have 'ultrabay' however I have the DVD bay swapped over as to a PLATTER DRIVE works nicely for 'extra storage' ! was juz curious if someone has had actually used the newer 'slimer SSD' into a TP...as I heard Lenovo 'might' start soon using these 'lower profile SSD...
by ausmike
Sat Jul 28, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Thinkpads with newer 7mm high SSD - anyone ??
Replies: 6
Views: 1698

Thinkpads with newer 7mm high SSD - anyone ??

Curious is anyone has installed the above into any Thinkpads with 7mm high bays (eg E520/530 etc)

here is one such SSD ( link from NewEgg )

Thanks in advance for any feedback

Cheers
by ausmike
Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: WHO is moving to KS for "WARP SPEED" net ??
Replies: 5
Views: 1185

WHO is moving to KS for "WARP SPEED" net ??

.......saw this an hour ago ; Google's Internet Offer..in KS
>am jelious< ..... if u live there !

so who is moving there ?

ooopps updated link !
by ausmike
Sat Jul 21, 2012 2:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad/Ideapad Tablets & Convertibles
Topic: ~ got tired of waiting for lenovo's IPS+ ...so bought ASUS
Replies: 6
Views: 3826

Re: ~ got tired of waiting for lenovo's IPS+ ...so bought ASUS

ICS..? if ICS = Ice Cream Sandwich - Android v. 4.?? then lenovo did indeed update to that OS.. i.. now if it only will offer suspend and hibernate we'll be most of the way home.. :) Yips > apologies for Aussie Writting ::: ICS = that in the CONE variety.... which by DEFAULT OFFERS: > suspect and H...
by ausmike
Sat Jul 21, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: lotus symphony 3.01
Replies: 13
Views: 1951

Re: lotus symphony 3.01

...........oops gald few more pple are ....keeping the OLD FAITH :bow: @ ROB !
am sloooowl'y foooorgettting the 'lifetime ways'........those NAVY SUITES + Crisps White shirts <so not missin em!!>
8) LOL
Cheers everyone !
by ausmike
Fri Jul 20, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: lotus symphony 3.01
Replies: 13
Views: 1951

Re: lotus symphony 3.01

hehee .. seems like am STILL answering questions about "Business Applications / Lotus Suite" even after 23yrs or working for them and now retired... yes for ENTERPRISE customers - its all 'intergrated' as ALL-In-One !! ( nope MS didnt come up with that idea first!) IBM has had that since 1980s when ...
by ausmike
Thu Jul 19, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 random freeze *PIC*
Replies: 40
Views: 4654

Re: T60 random freeze

I bought my T60 certified used from IBM over a year ago. .............................>>Does anyone have any recommendations? The warranty is over and I need a machine that can handle compilation, HTML5/Flash, and other high intensity tasks without freezing . From Memory I think I had the SAME ISSU...
by ausmike
Thu Jul 19, 2012 12:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad/Ideapad Tablets & Convertibles
Topic: ~ got tired of waiting for lenovo's IPS+ ...so bought ASUS
Replies: 6
Views: 3826

~ got tired of waiting for lenovo's IPS+ ...so bought ASUS

So I have been chasing the this company's Sales Rep(s) for the NEWER ICS Andriod tablet for RELEASE DATE......... Seems like I was asking for Billions of GOLD ! ..... As luck would have it ; then came along the Asus Rep with a NEW SHINNNNNNYYY thing! Asus Infinity TF700 (unlocked boot loader and fac...
by ausmike
Thu Jul 19, 2012 12:27 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: lotus symphony 3.01
Replies: 13
Views: 1951

Re: lotus symphony 3.01

Email client = SEPERATE install ( lotus notes)
Last I heard IBM = stop it being free (bummer)

You can try here , might be lucky...
http://www.ilovelotusnotes.net/

I have a Bussiness/Enterprise copy < sorry not allwoed to share that>
by ausmike
Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:47 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: lotus symphony 3.01
Replies: 13
Views: 1951

Re: lotus symphony 3.01

Wow... never thought I would find someone who STILL DIE HARD IBM fan ! Lotus suite Rocks my T6o and T61 (with win7x64 Ent), still running on there since it FACTORY INSTALLs ,,,, never had one issue - even opening any of the "newer MS OFFICE " docs ! wish that OUTLOOK would die and then everyone woul...
by ausmike
Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: rescue and recovery disk on SD
Replies: 7
Views: 1451

Re: rescue and recovery disk on SD

Hello rsu*; thanks for the LINK > Much appreciated. <yip already know and HAVE USED 'dispart" etc tools for making a USB BOOTABLE 'drive' , no issue there... But still not SURE HOW u use that 'data' once its done , as R&R always ( by default in its deisgn) will look for a BOOTABLE CD ( first step ) ...
by ausmike
Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: E530 with Optional 16GB SSD and 320GB 7200RBM HDD
Replies: 1
Views: 694

Re: E530 with Optional 16GB SSD and 320GB 7200RBM HDD

Hi there

maybe this Thread .... would have something thatr answers your issues..........Tech Support <lol> what u expect THEM to KNOW SOMETHING? ...really? :BAAAD!:
by ausmike
Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: rescue and recovery disk on SD
Replies: 7
Views: 1451

Re: rescue and recovery disk on SD

I create mine on usb and can restore by booting off usb , ...... stuff Hi there can you give some details - as to how you did this "using the IBM/Lenovo R&R" apps as I tried (be it long time ago) to : a) create a Recovery Disk to USB drive ( it would let me do it - can only write to a Cd+ Dvd) b) H...
by ausmike
Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: repairs for damaged T420?
Replies: 1
Views: 620

Re: Custom repairs for damaged T420

Hi there... Sorry :( to hear your accident with T420..... its a very nice machine...i have couple of T420s in use Not sure what or how u using the TP (broken 420) ..... but as a FYI ... i have had few TPs (t60p + t61p) both these machines are kinda 'perm'tly' connected to EXTERNAL DISPLAYS for use. ...
by ausmike
Sun Jul 08, 2012 6:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: The ThinkPad I've been waiting for ... (Pic)
Replies: 9
Views: 5313

Re: The ThinkPad I've been waiting for ... (Pic)

thanks for your post !@! congrats ! yips ..... x230 nice machi9ne .. am waiting for LeNOOOOvo to release their X230 Gorilla Glass tablet - for personal use (that I can buy) ............and still DONT LIKE THE 'chicklet' keys - sorry old DIE HARD TP lover ! IMHO- why mess with reinventing the Wheel -...
by ausmike
Sun Jul 08, 2012 6:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T510 heatsink upgrade - pics
Replies: 7
Views: 3121

Re: T510 heatsink upgrade - pics

Hi there ; Great Post ! excellent working 'upgrade'. can you give more details of vendor (links perhaps) & steps you did...please... I have a T510 + w510 FHD's ....and was also thinking of similar wyas = to make them LONG LASTING - as msot of my thinkpads are kept for home use for looooong time. eg ...
by ausmike
Sun Jul 08, 2012 6:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Which Windows is best suited for the T61?
Replies: 20
Views: 4459

Re: Which Windows is best suited for the T61?

...... You can run 64gb of ram on some versions of XP 32bit, specifically Windows server 2003 Datacenter or Enterprise editions (just to name two), but there are other restrictions of the x86 architecture besides the address space, but first... ....... Hiya TUuS; can you tell me HOW ie which proc'o...
by ausmike
Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: Clone w510 HD
Replies: 4
Views: 1167

Re: Clone w510 HD

.........PFFFFfffff......... :jhem:

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