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by Edward Mendelson
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X250 - pale screen
Replies: 5
Views: 1536

Re: X250 - pale screen

I'm going to need to learn some self-reliance. I'm tempted to take apart the coffee-damaged machine in order to learn how to replace the keyboard and trackpad, something I would ONLY have asked you to do before this...
by Edward Mendelson
Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X250 - pale screen
Replies: 5
Views: 1536

Re: X250 - pale screen

And you're right. It wasn't hard at all - but getting all those wires dressed correctly was a minor headache for someone who had never done it before...

Thank you again!
by Edward Mendelson
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X250 - pale screen
Replies: 5
Views: 1536

Re: X250 - pale screen

Excellent! Thank you from Maine to Eire!
by Edward Mendelson
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X250 - pale screen
Replies: 5
Views: 1536

X250 - pale screen

The keyboard and trackpad in my wife's trusty X250 failed, so I bought a replacement X250 on eBay and installed the SSD from the old machine into the new one. All seems well, except that the screen looks pale, and my guess is that my wife's machine had an IPS screen and the replacement doesn't. Is t...
by Edward Mendelson
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3036
Views: 565755

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

And here's a good word for positive - terrific buyer: fast payment, good communication, straightforward and easy to work with. Thank you!
by Edward Mendelson
Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: X200s with X201s system board/sound card
Replies: 2
Views: 491

SOLD: X200s with X201s system board/sound card

I discovered that I still had one more of my X200s models that I upgraded to an X201s by replacing the system board and sound card with their X201s equivalents. This is my absolute last one, and, like the others, it's in beautiful condition. If you need to know the basic specs, look up the X201s, be...
by Edward Mendelson
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD!: X201s (5143-28U) for a larger ThinkPad or $150
Replies: 18
Views: 1935

Re: FT/FS: X201s (5143-28U) for a larger ThinkPad or $150

George - Ah, I should have realized! I upgraded my X201s units to an Intel 7260, and never saw Bluetooth again....!
by Edward Mendelson
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD!: X201s (5143-28U) for a larger ThinkPad or $150
Replies: 18
Views: 1935

Re: FT/FS: X201s (5143-28U) for a larger ThinkPad or $150

Quick information question:

Is Bluetooth actually working on this machine? I could NEVER get Bluetooth working on an X201s after installing an Intel 802.11agn card in it. If you have Bluetooth actually working, could you tell us which Intel card you're using?

Thanks for any info...
by Edward Mendelson
Thu May 09, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: What to do if Computrace is activated in your TP BIOS
Replies: 113
Views: 112755

Re: What to do if Computrace is activated in your TP BIOS

Have you tried clicking "Computrace" and changing "Enabled" to "Permanently Disabled"? If you can't, then Absolute hasn't deactivated it. Make sure you're online and reboot again. If you can't change it to Permanently Disabled in a day or two, call them back.
by Edward Mendelson
Thu May 09, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: What to do if Computrace is activated in your TP BIOS
Replies: 113
Views: 112755

Re: What to do if Computrace is activated in your TP BIOS

If Computrace has in fact been deactivated on the laptop, then you should be able to go to Security-->Anti-Theft in the BIOS (or some similarly-named screen), click Computrace, and then click Permanently Disabled. If you can't do that, then CompuTrace has not been deactivated. Please try it and let ...
by Edward Mendelson
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] X201s - i7 M620, 8GB, 480GB SSD, Win10 Pro, MS Office 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1121

Re: [FS] X201s - i7 M620, 8GB, 480GB SSD, Win10 Pro, MS Office 2016

This is still for sale, but a private message asked about USB 3.0. The X200/201 series only had USB 2.0, but this reminded me that I have a USB 3.0 ExpressCard for this unit, and I'll add it to the sale. It's recognized immediately by Windows 10 (it's a Renascence USB 3.0 controller).
by Edward Mendelson
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] X201s - i7 M620, 8GB, 480GB SSD, Win10 Pro, MS Office 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1121

Re: [FS] X201s - i7 M620, 8GB, 480GB SSD, Win10 Pro, MS Office 2016

Still for sale! I should have made clear that I'll ship only to the 48-state US.
by Edward Mendelson
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [SOLD] X201s - i7 M620, 8GB, 480GB SSD, Win10 Pro, MS Office 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1121

[SOLD] X201s - i7 M620, 8GB, 480GB SSD, Win10 Pro, MS Office 2016

EDIT: Sold! And I contributed ten percent to the forum... Too many ThinkPads, episode 127: It's finally time to part from my long-time favorite, a true ThinkPad X201s in beautiful condition, with a perfect screen, near-new keyboard, plus dock and dock modules. (Not an X200s with a X201s system boar...
by Edward Mendelson
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Counterfeit battery?
Replies: 3
Views: 974

Re: Counterfeit battery?

Well, two surprises: First, after I installed the latest Lenovo Vantage under Windows 10, it didn't complain about the battery. It seems to say it's genuine. Next, the serial number shown in Lenovo Vantage exactly matches the number under the bar code on the battery itself. So maybe this was a false...
by Edward Mendelson
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Counterfeit battery?
Replies: 3
Views: 974

Counterfeit battery?

I bought one of these for an X201s that I want to sell on the forum: https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-GENUINE-Battery-Lenovo-ThinkPad-X200-X200s-X201-X201s-42T4834-47-OEM/272917574429?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 Lenovo software says it's not genuine Lenovo, and I'm certain...
by Edward Mendelson
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?
Replies: 7
Views: 1432

Re: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?

For that LCD price from Israel you could buy a whole other machine! Very true! I'm trying to make this right for the buyer - and the rest of the machine is in really beautiful shape, so it would be nice to get it working. I'm perfectly willing to take a total loss on it, but it would be better to s...
by Edward Mendelson
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?
Replies: 7
Views: 1432

Re: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?

I'm in touch with the buyer and maybe this will work. Could you tell more details about putting the piece of paper there - do you mean under the bezel? Meanwhile, thank you! EDIT: And I found a screen; not cheap but maybe worth it rather than losing the whole machine: https://www.ebay.com/itm/IBM-Le...
by Edward Mendelson
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?
Replies: 7
Views: 1432

Re: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?

I think it is an ultralight screen. I had forgotten that. The HMM is on this site:

https://thinkpads.com/support/hmm/hmm_p ... 550_04.pdf

The screens seem to be on pp.201-202, but I can't figure out which is the Ultralight.
by Edward Mendelson
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?
Replies: 7
Views: 1432

Re: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?

And here's a photo which the buyer sent me, showing the artifacts. Do these look familiar to any of the experts here?

https://imgur.com/a/jHjvUpj
by Edward Mendelson
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?
Replies: 7
Views: 1432

Red vertical artifacts on X61s screen - no easy fix?

I recent sold an X61s on the forum - and when the buyer got the machine, the screen was showing reddish (magenta?) vertical artifacts, almost as if someone had taken had a Magic Marker and dragged it down the screen. The damage obviously occurred in USPS shipping (never again...) and I've asked the ...
by Edward Mendelson
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB > X1 Carbon 6th
Replies: 7
Views: 989

Re: WTB > X1 Carbon 6th

And presumably you would make this financially risk-free for anyone who might hesitate before spending thousands of dollars of their own money in order to send a computer to a member of this forum who joined only yesterday.
by Edward Mendelson
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB > X1 Carbon 6th
Replies: 7
Views: 989

Re: WTB > X1 Carbon 6th

Lenovo lists reseller sites on its Lenovo Israel page. Presumably you could look at the actual unit at one of those resellers instead of relying on someone else: https://www.lenovo.com/il/en/dealer-locator/ I entered Holon in the search field and came up with three nearby resellers, two of them list...
by Edward Mendelson
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [Sold on eBay] - T450s, i5, 12GB RAM, 512GB SSD, original box, etc.
Replies: 6
Views: 1237

Re: FS - T450s, i5, 12GB RAM, 512GB SSD, original box, etc.

If anyone's interested in buying this for $350, it's yours. I've listed it for $375 on eBay, but I'd rather sell it through the forum.
by Edward Mendelson
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201s with Intel 7260 wifi - no bluetooth?
Replies: 11
Views: 1941

Re: X201s with Intel 7260 wifi - no bluetooth?

And I think that's right! Thanks for the reminder...

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