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by PRAGUEGUY
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Does my X230 thinkpad have M2 hdd slot?
Replies: 1
Views: 1208

Does my X230 thinkpad have M2 hdd slot?

I have the Harware Maintenance Manual, but cannot figure it out if my laptop does have this. Thanks to all.
by PRAGUEGUY
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Seeking advice re second hand T450 - i5 2,9GHz, FHD IPS
Replies: 4
Views: 909

Re: Seeking advice re second hand T450 - i5 2,9GHz, FHD IPS

thanks..found this eventually
What do you guys think about this laptop? thx
by PRAGUEGUY
Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Seeking advice re second hand T450 - i5 2,9GHz, FHD IPS
Replies: 4
Views: 909

Re: Seeking advice re second hand T450 - i5 2,9GHz, FHD IPS

latest info,
T450

type 20BV-001XUK
SN: PC03D0NR

any idea how to check date of manufacturing, Lenovo warranty duration and specs based on this, thanks...
by PRAGUEGUY
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Seeking advice re second hand T450 - i5 2,9GHz, FHD IPS
Replies: 4
Views: 909

Seeking advice re second hand T450 - i5 2,9GHz, FHD IPS

Lenovo T450 - i5 2,9GHz, FHD IPS Somebody wants cca 12000 Cz Crowns for this , about 535 USD , 460 eur three years good conditions. I have 2 x 230 , I might sell one and get the larger 14 inch...what do you all think? these guys are resellers, they probalby drive down to Germany, buy bulk and resell...
by PRAGUEGUY
Tue May 29, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: why is sk 8855 USB keyboard so special?
Replies: 8
Views: 3406

Re: why is sk 8855 USB keyboard so special?

RealBlack Stuff
thanks , I will try.
but still I did not get answer to one question...

what is so special about this keyboard?
that it costs one hundred plus UK pounds? thx
by PRAGUEGUY
Sun May 27, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: why is sk 8855 USB keyboard so special?
Replies: 8
Views: 3406

why is sk 8855 USB keyboard so special?

dear Thinkpadders, I have the keyboard appended below, with damages as shown. I wanted to buy new, and this is what I saw https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SK-8855-Thinkpad-USB-Keyboard-with-TrackPoint-Genuine-IBM-Unused-US-English/282980683813?epid=140690762&hash=item41e2f69025:g:VvUAAOSwoj9bB62F 120 UK p...
by PRAGUEGUY
Sat May 12, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: How to protect x230 from unwanted booting
Replies: 7
Views: 1572

security features, Trusted module, HDD password

Hi everybody...no one interested in the security features? will be glad if anybody pointed me to some thread where Trusted Platform, security chip and other security features are discussed. Thanks to all. I managed to activate power on password and HDD password. I took out my system disc and connect...
by PRAGUEGUY
Tue May 01, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: How to protect x230 from unwanted booting
Replies: 7
Views: 1572

How to protect x230 from unwanted booting

Hi, I researched this forum and others, and would like to ask about two things. 1. How can I prevent simple windows password hacks? 2. How can I use the bios passwords, to prevent simple booting of my PC from other media, and reading te files? I would like to keep the option of booting form rescue u...
by PRAGUEGUY
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X230 keeps suspending, cant wake from sleep, ovrhtng
Replies: 9
Views: 1697

Re: X230 keeps suspending, cant wake from sleep, ovrhtng

DR_ST
seems your advice worked. Thanks...
by PRAGUEGUY
Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X230 keeps suspending, cant wake from sleep, ovrhtng
Replies: 9
Views: 1697

Re: X230 keeps suspending, cant wake from sleep, ovrhtng

dr st
dont want to celebrate too early,,,but the pc seems to run cooler.

why would lenovo's own app screw the functioning of the laptop?
by PRAGUEGUY
Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X230 keeps suspending, cant wake from sleep, ovrhtng
Replies: 9
Views: 1697

Re: X230 keeps suspending, cant wake from sleep, ovrhtng

realblackstuff
Well thanks...how does one get that...
by PRAGUEGUY
Sun Apr 22, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X230 keeps suspending, cant wake from sleep, ovrhtng
Replies: 9
Views: 1697

Re: X230 keeps suspending, cant wake from sleep, ovrhtng

sorry confusing wording. It is hot when it is on..... then kind of goes to some state, I do not know if hibernation, sleep, or whatever, only the wireless LED indicator is on. It is not longer hot of course after it has suspended. I have win 7, and do have power manager. However the power manager al...
by PRAGUEGUY
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X230 keeps suspending, cant wake from sleep, ovrhtng
Replies: 9
Views: 1697

X230 keeps suspending, cant wake from sleep, ovrhtng

Dear all, My x230 sometimes cannot wake from suspend. I also feel it is extremely hot... Can anybody please link some video re cleaing the inside? Any other ideas about possible cause? Is there any safety fuse or other mechanism that kicks in to stop the NB from boiling? Thanks a lot. I researched o...
by PRAGUEGUY
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: Forum donations for upgrades
Replies: 30
Views: 794827

Re: Forum donations for upgrades

10 bucks
https://www.britannica.com/topic/indulgence

continue the good works
by PRAGUEGUY
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 3544

Re: memory upgrade for x230

thinkpadcollection regarding Trackpoint nub, I do not fully understand what you mean. In all respects I prefer the X230... it is a sort of a subnotebook and I love the keyboard and addicted to the trackpoint, my elitebook ohly has a touchpad, it is docked and used with external keyboard and mouse. t...
by PRAGUEGUY
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 3544

Re: memory upgrade for x230

Thanks a lot ..
which one is DDR3L? the Thinkpad or the HP?


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by axur-delmeria » Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:22 pm

^
Haswell and Broadwell (which your i5-5200u belongs to) require DDR3L, which runs at 1.35v (compared to 1.5v on regular DDR3).
by PRAGUEGUY
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 3544

Re: memory upgrade for x230

delmeria sorry to admins for large photo...I am reposting my post with smaller photo. axur - delmeria Another partly thinkpad question... In my previous post, we discussed how to upgrade memory on my Thinkpad. The replacement of my old 4+4 configuration went OK, now I have 4+8 and works ok. However ...
by PRAGUEGUY
Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 3544

Re: memory upgrade for x230

axur - delmeria Another partly thinkpad question... Thanks the new chip works OK. I am yet to see if my problems with low memory have gone. I want to ask, I took out one of my existing 4G memories, (the one from the Thinpad that I replaced with a new 8 gig one) and tried to put it into the free slot...
by PRAGUEGUY
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 3544

Re: memory upgrade for x230

thanks all. These are the screenshots of the cpuz...is the memory ok, is it happy where it is? https://image.ibb.co/iCTQ47/slot_One_Memory.jpg https://image.ibb.co/fzo3rn/slot2_Memory.jpg Admin warning : pictures are too big, tags removed. Read the Forum Rules, especially Section 5: https://forum.th...
by PRAGUEGUY
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 3544

Re: memory upgrade for x230

axur delmeria
thanks a lot.
by PRAGUEGUY
Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 3544

Re: memory upgrade for x230

Zaz, Blackstuff.. I am so confused. The memory I am trying to buy says PC3-12800 DDR3-1600 SODIMM so I assume it has a frequency of 1600 the stuff I have in my laptop says: speed 800 Mhz = 800x2=1600. Do they have the same frequency? I was told I should match voltage, I see no data regarding voltage...
by PRAGUEGUY
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 3544

Re: memory upgrade for x230

realBlackStuff thanks a lot...only problem with Ebay I need to know what I want... dealers give me advice. So can I just replace one of the slots? can it bring benefits, and will the two memory chips "coexist" properly? I was told I need to worry about frequencies and stuff...I could just buy one ch...
by PRAGUEGUY
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: memory upgrade for x230
Replies: 17
Views: 3544

memory upgrade for x230

Dear Thinkpadders, I am getting messages of low memory recently. I have two 4g memory chips now. My very decent IT repair guy told me, that I should first clean my software, leave at least a few dozen gig of free memory on my system SSD, and only then waste money on memory expansion. My work pattern...
by PRAGUEGUY
Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: What is the 14 inch, and 15.x inch sibling of x230?
Replies: 30
Views: 4768

Re: What is the 14 inch, and 15.x inch sibling of x230?

thanks to all..I will not need the W version.
by PRAGUEGUY
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: What is the 14 inch, and 15.x inch sibling of x230?
Replies: 30
Views: 4768

Re: What is the 14 inch, and 15.x inch sibling of x230?

Another small question...

15" = T530/W530
What is the difference between T and W? I would think W would be more like gaming or higher performance...any experience? thanks
by PRAGUEGUY
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: What is the 14 inch, and 15.x inch sibling of x230?
Replies: 30
Views: 4768

Re: What is the 14 inch, and 15.x inch sibling of x230?

Thanks...I just wonder how to extract the info about the display panel from an ebay seller. This is never in the specs advertised by sellers. Even the model number does not help, as the same model cames with various display panels...I can see my own display panel when I run the software https://www....
by PRAGUEGUY
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: What is the 14 inch, and 15.x inch sibling of x230?
Replies: 30
Views: 4768

Re: What is the 14 inch, and 15.x inch sibling of x230?

found this one
the display you recommend, seems to exist in shiny and matte...I have always gone for matte...

https://www.notebook-display.cz/cz-deta ... gKlc_D_BwE
by PRAGUEGUY
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: display alternative t530, tabook
Replies: 2
Views: 848

Re: display alternative t530, tabook

thanks a lot...I believe if one is so choosy, it is easier to graby any laptop and buy the new display panel. Sellers are rarely even aware of what panel they have installed... correct me if I am wrong...thanks again. regarding 15 inch or desktop replacement, 17 inch, what are the pros and cons? 17 ...
by PRAGUEGUY
Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: display alternative t530, tabook
Replies: 2
Views: 848

display alternative t530, tabook

Dear thinkpadders, due to worse eyesight I am considering to get a 15 inch or or even desktop replacement , 17 inch for the home. For T530, what are the recommended display resolutions and display types? I am looking at Ebay, and dont know the alternatives. I have an x230 with IPS...are there T530 l...

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