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by PRAGUEGUY
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY

I HAVE A CLONE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vP4iY1TtS3s great credit to cadillac... unbelievable.. I think the biggest problem was not macrium, but the strange power conditions in the ultrabook... it just could not feed the cd drive, and the extra hdd... the way it worked in the end was boot to t...
by PRAGUEGUY
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY

atagunovs frienly comments brought positive karma I report that the Acrnonis environment works there were two tricks I had to replace the fan, ther had been a fan error I only connected the second hdd AFTER the rescue environment has booted up My suspicion is that the ultrabook has a very low power ...
by PRAGUEGUY
Fri Jun 12, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY

atagunov Thanks cooool:) for the encouraging words. this has turned into a self-serving obsession... after Corona I am on unemployment benefits, until September its unlikely to find work so I do these crazy things. thanks, Alex this software Acronis has something called the rescue kit..it creates an...
by PRAGUEGUY
Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: CLEAN WINDOWS REINSTALL MISERY

dear Cadillac, I have purchased the Acronis pertpetual license. not too cheap I made the boot medium using the options Simple , creating boot medium for the computer on which you are making the rescue medium I managed to boot from cd, but, nothing happens. I see the below screen, unlike other Linux ...
by PRAGUEGUY
Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: CLEAN WINDOWS REINSTALL MISERY

Cadillac, In Macrium I also have a function called Image disc. Can I make an image that is not called a clone, just make a backup of the system partition , do the same thing as you are suggesting with Acronis? and then try to boot from a disk that contains that backup?
by PRAGUEGUY
Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: PLS ADVICE/CONFIRM IDENTIFY FAN FRU IN T440S
Replies: 4
Views: 1627

Re: PLS ADVICE/CONFIRM IDENTIFY FAN FRU IN T440S

Dear RealBlackStuff, the dealer of course has the Toshiba one.. but they are the real dealers. Is the Toshiba so bad that you would advise me to buy the Furukawa from ebay? It is available , form Germany. thanks. edit this is the furukawa from Germany https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/IBM-Lenovo-Lufter-Kuh...
by PRAGUEGUY
Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: PLS ADVICE/CONFIRM IDENTIFY FAN FRU IN T440S
Replies: 4
Views: 1627

PLS ADVICE/CONFIRM IDENTIFY FAN FRU IN T440S

Dear Thinkpadders, my new second hand pc has a noisy fan. I used a vacuum cleaner and a bit of lubricant spray and the problem improved, but I want to replace it. I need help with identifying which precise fan type my machine has. the authorised resellers said these machines have two alternative for...
by PRAGUEGUY
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: CLEAN WINDOWS REINSTALL MISERY

hey guys...Windows 10 has a create system image tool...It is hidden, under a command that says it only applies to win7, but it works :D so no need to pay 70 usd for Acronis..it can also create a rescue disc. EDIT..yes there is. The function does not work in Windows...it says not enough space on sour...
by PRAGUEGUY
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: CLEAN WINDOWS REINSTALL MISERY

THANKS a lot..I am a bit disappointed as I paid Macrium and I do not like to accumulate utilities...I also have a paid EASEUS partition master license, I wonder if that does not have a cloning function. I want to clarify one thing. In your post you use the words BACKUP and RESTORE...backup the syste...
by PRAGUEGUY
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: CLEAN WINDOWS REINSTALL MISERY

w0qj
pls what is Product recovery

the cloning failed again..I hate the process I will stop. I will end up damaging something...what is the next best way of somehow conserving the system partition?
by PRAGUEGUY
Fri Jun 05, 2020 6:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: CLEAN WINDOWS REINSTALL MISERY

cadillac...now thanks for that. I am going to try just now. I have done the latest updates to my Macrium software, so the recovery medium is the newest...I was thinking maybe some drivers were missing. I just hope that the precious , current system disk that is going to be cloned will not be corrupt...
by PRAGUEGUY
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: CLEAN WINDOWS REINSTALL MISERY

to sum up the horror movie, I was careful and tried to create a clone of my system drive, to make sure that I have a system to boot from, if something gets screwed on the original ssd. But ,during the process, I managed to screw even the original ssd disc of the laptop...so I purchased a brand new T...
by PRAGUEGUY
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: CLEAN WINDOWS REINSTALL MISERY

I used both ssds. The source ssd was inside the laptop of course . The second I tried to connect to both available USB ports, using some kind of sata bay or whatever it is called... a circuit board with sata connectors, where I can place any sata hdd. Problem is this is an ultrabook, with shortage o...
by PRAGUEGUY
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: CLEAN WINDOWS REINSTALL MISERY

I used both ssds. The source ssd was inside the laptop of course . The second I tried to connect to both available USB ports, using some kind of sata bay or whatever it is called... a circuit board with sata connectors, where I can place any sata hdd. Problem is this is an ultrabook, with shortage o...
by PRAGUEGUY
Thu Jun 04, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: CLEAN WINDOWS REINSTALL MISERY

atagunov I was trying to boot two versions of windows ten from usb stick. I used the microsoft media creator, and then a tool called Rufus. I have used both in the past with success. when I tried to boot the T440s machine from usb stick, either setting usb hdd as the first one in the boot order , or...
by PRAGUEGUY
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: CLEAN WINDOWS REINSTALL MISERY

attagunov I SHOUT ON THE WEB AS I HAVE CRAP EYESIGHT..AND IF I FORGET TO CHANGE THE RESOLUTION THEN CAPITALS IS THE ONLY THING THAT GUARANTEES GOOD SIGHT SO I CAN SEE WHAT I WRITE it was a hdd indeed...and I have successfully changed it I made a clean reinstall finally. the PC was unable to boot fro...
by PRAGUEGUY
Tue Jun 02, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

Re: CLEAN WINDOWS REINSTALL MISERY

QUESTION ABOUT HARD DISC. I READ THE HARWARE MAINTENANCE MANUAL, BUT THIS DETAIL IS NOT THERE. THE HDD IS WRAPPED IN SOME KIND OF FOIL..ANY SPECIAL ADVICE ABOUT HOW TO APPLY IT TO ANOTHER DISC. I DO NOT WANT TO TEAR THIS THING OFF AND DAMAGE SOMETHING THANKSH

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by PRAGUEGUY
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY
Replies: 30
Views: 4724

T440s CLEAN WINDOWS W10 REINSTALL MISERY

Pls any advice welcome...I somehow corrupted the windows system, / I wanted to create a backup cloned ssd disc...in the process, the original source disc got damaged.../ and now I am in the process of creating a clean install. I have great difficulty..none of the USB sticks managed to boot. I purcha...
by PRAGUEGUY
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: help to get datasheet
Replies: 3
Views: 1571

Re: help to get datasheet

Realblackstuff thanks it works. PC01X2F1
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by PRAGUEGUY
Fri May 29, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: help to get datasheet
Replies: 3
Views: 1571

Re: help to get datasheet

the official psref site is reporting site issues...is the tabook downloadable here, on the forum. thanks
by PRAGUEGUY
Fri May 29, 2020 3:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: help to get datasheet
Replies: 3
Views: 1571

help to get datasheet

my machine is marked 20AR-S44700. cannot find the specs. I went to a PSREF site, but I cannot locate this number... can somebody help me find the official original configuration thanks.
by PRAGUEGUY
Thu May 28, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: 14 inch replacement for X230
Replies: 11
Views: 3469

Re: 14 inch replacement for X230

definitely the thing that sounds like a mouse is a classical hard drive..have not seen it in a laptop for ages.
by PRAGUEGUY
Thu May 28, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: 14 inch replacement for X230
Replies: 11
Views: 3469

Re: 14 inch replacement for X230

guys I got one beauty of T440Ss with I7, MT20AR ...equivalent of 285 usd, 7000 czech crowns... 250 g memory, seems that not SSD, but I have ssd to spare. amazinlgy light, I never had an i7 processor. great appearance.
by PRAGUEGUY
Tue May 26, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: 14 inch replacement for X230
Replies: 11
Views: 3469

Re: 14 inch replacement for X230

I am seeing the below model tomorrow. any comments? of course seller has no idea if the panel is IPS...i can tell by looking.. any advice , caveats re this model...what can it do, what to watch out for Procesor: Intel Core i7 4600U Haswell 2.10 GHz Operační paměť: 4GB DDR3L Vnitřní úložiště: 256 GB ...
by PRAGUEGUY
Tue May 26, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: 14 inch replacement for X230
Replies: 11
Views: 3469

Re: 14 inch replacement for X230

Dear RealBlackstuff I do not want to insert a larger than intended panel into anything... I tried to replace the TN panel with IPS in the 420 and failed. I just am fishing for similar laptops of that age, fourteen inch, similar second hand price and caliber as x230, for which SUITABLE IPS PANELS ARE...
by PRAGUEGUY
Tue May 26, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: 14 inch replacement for X230
Replies: 11
Views: 3469

Re: 14 inch replacement for X230

axur delmeria I did not make myself clear. By mod I meant only some little electronic thingie that allows to connect an ips display into the t420. I believe I did not buy the screen in the end...the service provider tried the small internal adapter plus a suitable 14 inch panel, the setup screwed up...
by PRAGUEGUY
Mon May 25, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: 14 inch replacement for X230
Replies: 11
Views: 3469

14 inch replacement for X230

Hi all ... I made an attempt at modding an old T420 and replacing the display with an ips. tHE mod got screwed...I had an official service place do the mod, but it did not work and some backlight on the motherboard got damaged. I reported the issue to the supplier of the modification from China, who...
by PRAGUEGUY
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: newer illuminated keyboard doesnt work on X230
Replies: 7
Views: 4395

Re: newer illuminated keyboard doesnt work on X230

q7uote Realblackstuff Can you pls give me some ID s or identification of keybouards I should seek. Thanks.

well I do not know that, any ones that fit the computer and are not faulty as the one I have. Thakns.
by PRAGUEGUY
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: newer illuminated keyboard doesnt work on X230
Replies: 7
Views: 4395

Re: newer illuminated keyboard doesnt work on X230

same keyboard for X230/T430....I think i have t420 . Old style. does that work too?

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