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by friedrich-eugen
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 2970
Views: 498418

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

far too much ... Credit has to go to TuuS and RealBlackStuff for helping me and selling the necessary Parts/modds to me, some Years ago. I'm happy that my Frankenpads and now the unused, spare LED-Display have found new "homes", will serve further. They have worked perfectly with Windows 10pro and M...
by friedrich-eugen
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Frankenpad-Spares T9500 CPU / X9000 / T61 14,1" 44C3933Board (Frankenpad ?)
Replies: 4
Views: 619

Re: FS: Frankenpad-Spares T9500 CPU / X9000 44C3933Board

Hello TuuS,

Thanks, this site is new to me, it seems new, when I did my Frankenpad, i did not have access to that site
it seems more complet and shows far more different possibilities...
by friedrich-eugen
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Frankenpad-Spares T9500 CPU / X9000 / T61 14,1" 44C3933Board (Frankenpad ?)
Replies: 4
Views: 619

Re: FS: Frankenpad-Spares T9500 CPU / X9000 44C3933Board

Hello TuuS, I used info from a Frankenpad Wiki (German), when I decided to look for a spare of that FRU as a second best ... That is where and why I took the chance... May be the info was not correct, my understanding not complete. I never tried to install, as I happened to have two working frankenp...
by friedrich-eugen
Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Frankenpad-Spares T9500 CPU / X9000 / T61 14,1" 44C3933Board (Frankenpad ?)
Replies: 4
Views: 619

FS: Frankenpad-Spares T9500 CPU / X9000 / T61 14,1" 44C3933Board (Frankenpad ?)

Giving up on Frankenpad: (1) spare CPU T9500 (2) spare CPU X9000, both are listed to run in Frankenpad-Boards (see wiki) (3) a 44c3933 T61-Systemboard (original T61 / 14,1") with Nvidia-chip NVS 140M, Codes on the chip are: Nvidia, 26N3CD 00826A2, A Taiwan, NH3977.01R, G86-740-A2, board bougth as ne...
by friedrich-eugen
Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: T60 Frankenpad LED-UXGA-Display
Replies: 0
Views: 320

SOLD: T60 Frankenpad LED-UXGA-Display

SOLD to Canada Giving Up on Frankenpad (T60/61P) ... I offer an unused (kept as spare) komplete T60P-UXGA-Display, containing an LED-15,1" UXGA-Display, Display bought from TuuS, Modded cableing & inverter from RealBlackStuff. I made the display for my wife's Frankenpad, I tested it after finishing ...
by friedrich-eugen
Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:31 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: T60/p or T61/p 14.1
Replies: 7
Views: 510

Re: WTB: T60/p or T61/p 14.1

Hello, well, I'm selling my Frankenpad. You might think about the configuration: - with or without LED-Display (UXGA!) - with or without added memory - with or without HDD - with or without batteries - with or without ac-adapters (90w., 65W) - with or without spares. See my post: https://forum.think...
by friedrich-eugen
Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: T61p 14.1" FX 570m system board
Replies: 1
Views: 498

Re: WTB: T61p 14.1" FX 570m system board

I am selling my Frankenpad and spares ... As for the spares: I did look for a 44c3926 (that is a board after August 2008 with the FX570M chip, but had no luck. I do have a spare board, January 2008 (i.e. before the August 2008 change), see my post in the marketplace Let me know (PM), if You are inte...
by friedrich-eugen
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD:T60/61P Frankenpad plus STILL to SELL: spares
Replies: 1
Views: 621

SOLD:T60/61P Frankenpad plus STILL to SELL: spares

SOLD: I do have a fully functional T61P Frankenpad to sell (machine of my wife), built with the help of TuuS and RealBlackStuff. It is a machine with dedicated FX570M Nvidia-Chip, the board bought from TuuS , is 100% functional, working from start today without any problems... !! STILL to SELL: (0) ...
by friedrich-eugen
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:41 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB a FrankenPad (X61 or T61) T420 w/ FullHD, etc. Open to offers!
Replies: 4
Views: 1012

Re: WTB a FrankenPad (X61 or T61) T420 w/ FullHD, etc. Open to offers!

I do have a fully functional T61P Frankenpad to sell (machine of my wife), built with the help of TuuS and RealBlackStuff. Up to day 4GB Memory/500 GB Travelstar /Windows 10 1709/office 32bit installed, conventional display (UXGA). Memory Upgrade is easily done to 2x4GB /8GB memory. Machine is inten...
by friedrich-eugen
Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: Yoga 3-11 how to restore system ID to a machine?
Replies: 4
Views: 558

Re: Yoga 3-11 how to restore system ID to a machine? NOT SOLVED

Lenovo refused to help, the point being, that I obviously had a new board, that I did use to refurbish a dead machine (successfully), but it was not Lenovo that did it. So, as I do not have the tool to write the neccessary info to the board, I'll have to visit Lenovo now and than in order to renew t...
by friedrich-eugen
Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Achieved: My TP A31P 2,6Ghz, 2GB,256GB IDE-SSD alive and kicking
Replies: 1
Views: 3065

Achieved: My TP A31P 2,6Ghz, 2GB,256GB IDE-SSD alive and kicking

Hello I managed to have my "historic" piece of Thinkpad back to life some week ago... It runs Windows 7 SP1, not speedy but properly, just somehow a bit slow, but it works, it is as up to date as possible, it is secure and it allows to get a glimpse of the achievement, that this Laptop was. It handl...
by friedrich-eugen
Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: Yoga 3-11 how to restore system ID to a machine?
Replies: 4
Views: 558

Re: Yoga 3-11 how to restore system ID to a machine?

Lenovo is not prepared to help...

... as it was not them, that did exchange systemboard, ssd and keyboard (german) ...

I shall try it myself ... again.
by friedrich-eugen
Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD T60-61p Frankenpad (15"UXGA) - offers welcome -update
Replies: 4
Views: 954

SOLD T60-61p Frankenpad (15"UXGA) - offers welcome -update

Hello, --- one sold (mine), one (my wife's) will be up for sale in december - PM welcome !! I intend to sell the second one of two working Frankenpads, my wife's Frankenpad, -- german keyboard (easyly exchangable), -- complete installation of Windows 10 Pro (32bit) -- complete with a set of tools (s...
by friedrich-eugen
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: A31p for parts
Replies: 8
Views: 621

Re: FS: A31p for parts

Hello,
I' m just back from some holidays...

I'll have to look into my boxes :) and come back

ADDITION: MY BOXES only contain A31(I think two) I had bought to look at the boards...

So up to now: No A31P at hand for sale
by friedrich-eugen
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Thinkpad A31P - lots of parts -no boards- to give away later this Year
Replies: 5
Views: 2991

Re: Thinkpad A31P - lots of parts -no boards- to give away later this Year

Hello RMSMajestic ... ... i feel a slight assocciation to the smal village, home of Asterix and Obelix, the Romans never occupied ?? .... To answer Your question: -- Yes, I think I have several of those Cameras, one Microphone, both to add at the top of the display ... -- No, I do not have this extr...
by friedrich-eugen
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:48 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Thinkpad A31P - lots of parts -no boards- to give away later this Year
Replies: 5
Views: 2991

Re: Thinkpad A31P - lots of parts -no boards- to give away later this Year

Hello KfzHu1229, hmm? When are you gonna list the parts here? Cuz I do think I will need some of the parts. If I were to replace the bulbs, do I need IPS-specific CCFL bulbs? What are some of the good guides available online for those IDTech displays? I'm off for some days from today on. -- I'll hav...
by friedrich-eugen
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:27 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: A31p for parts
Replies: 8
Views: 621

Re: FS: A31p for parts

Hello, indeed: It is just the motherboard I need. I do have CPU (several, different speeds) and I do have RAM (all sizes), How much will You ask for it plus shipping&handling, just send me a PM?! I have a "box" of several displays (I think all are UXGA, but all need replacing either the inverter (I ...
by friedrich-eugen
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Thinkpad A31P - lots of parts -no boards- to give away later this Year
Replies: 5
Views: 2991

Thinkpad A31P - lots of parts -no boards- to give away later this Year

Hello all, I shall try to fix one or two of my remaining A31P, at least one for my personal historic interest. But I do have really lots of parts left from the time my wife, my children and I used these machines on a daily basis. I had rebuilt those for my children from defective ones, all were runi...
by friedrich-eugen
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: IdeaPad Series Laptops
Topic: Lenov G50-45 does not like use ...(:
Replies: 4
Views: 3503

Re: Lenov G50-45 does not like use ...(:

Update:

I managed to enter Bios (battery is "small" and seems extremly weak) and set Bios to default, OS to other (i.e. non Win 8.1). and managed to continue Windows 10pro installation...
until first reboot: same story...


Any advice offered??
by friedrich-eugen
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: A31p for parts
Replies: 8
Views: 621

Re: FS: A31p for parts

Hello, If -- Your A31p machines Motherboard is ok (gpu !) (the rest does not matter, I still have lots of remaining parts) and -- if it is an firegel 7800 (64mb) system, -- if You are prepared to send to Germany (Europe) I am interested..., depending on Your price. Payment may be effected via paypal...
by friedrich-eugen
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: Yoga 3-11 how to restore system ID to a machine?
Replies: 4
Views: 558

Re: Yoga 3-11 how to restore system ID to a machine?

The machine is a Yoga 3-11(70) or better 71 (as it is the a (little) bit "quicker" system Board (Intel Core M-5Y71). Message (system companion) is: -- Ideapad SN: invalid, -- System-ID: invalid. The lack of a serial does seem natural as it is said to be new, the lack of a system-ID is irritating, as...
by friedrich-eugen
Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: IdeaPad Series Laptops
Topic: Lenov G50-45 does not like use ...(:
Replies: 4
Views: 3503

Re: Lenov G50-45 does not like use ...(:

No, I "killed" all installations, partitions, ... on the hdd reintroduced the hdd and started an installation fro scratch. -- That is from time to time "one key" works and offers the differnet bootoptions. from time to time... (It did, 3rd time ) On (automatic) Reboot the system the machine tries to...
by friedrich-eugen
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: IdeaPad Series Laptops
Topic: Lenov G50-45 does not like use ...(:
Replies: 4
Views: 3503

Lenov G50-45 does not like use ...(:

Hello, Since quite some time I try to help a family to revive their G50-45 (AMD A6, 1TB HDD, 4GB Memory). The machine (or my lack of knowledge) leeds me to dispair... It is possible - from time to time (!) - to even enter Bios It is possible -I did it twice - to start an update/upgrade to windows 10...
by friedrich-eugen
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad Yoga
Topic: Yoga 3-11 how to restore system ID to a machine?
Replies: 4
Views: 558

Yoga 3-11 how to restore system ID to a machine?

Problem: A rebuilt Yoga 3-11, (Windows 10 Pro) fully installed and equipped (among others) with the appropriate Lenovo-Software, does not know itself (System ID invalid), and therefore not read Lenovos Updates. I used to restore these info to my machines (after repair) by the help of thinkpad-tools....
by friedrich-eugen
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Lenovo Software&Driver homepage X200/X201/ Tablet disappeared
Replies: 2
Views: 1368

Re: Lenovo Software&Driver homepage X200/X201/ Tablet disappeared

Thanks RealBlackStuff,

they could have indicated / linked this page, it would not hurt...

Sincerely
by friedrich-eugen
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A31p - a decade later (LONG)
Replies: 166
Views: 32945

Re: A31p - a decade later (LONG)

Well thoase comments are not quite fair: (1) I still have one Thinkpad A31P running 2Gb of memory and a Pentium IVM 2,5 Ghz (!) and it does boot up and run Windows 7 pro (2) I did give away another Thinkpad A31P runing windows XP (perfectly installed! Someone intended to play older games on it, I do...
by friedrich-eugen
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Lenovo Software&Driver homepage X200/X201/ Tablet disappeared
Replies: 2
Views: 1368

Lenovo Software&Driver homepage X200/X201/ Tablet disappeared

Hello all, I Still have a fully installed and fully functional X200T runing Windows 10 and all the usual Tools a standard and skilled User asks for. But: Lenovo has obviously decided to stop support and to stop supply of drivers, software, tools: All have disappeared from their support-pages. !!????...

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