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by ParatoOptimal
Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: IBM Splash screen, etc.
Replies: 21
Views: 4378

Re: IBM Splash screen, etc.

Your links deliver a 404 error.
I don't recall a link but there's a Russian site that has wallpaper and other media that was included on various IBM and Lenovo models.
I know it's referenced somewhere on this site but don't recall the thread.
by ParatoOptimal
Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Made in China ebay wireless N cards reliable?
Replies: 52
Views: 6712

Re: Made in China ebay wireless N cards reliable?

I don't have one but am planning on upgrading the card in my X60s next year.
ajkula66 wrote:
ParatoOptimal wrote:I've always read on here that the Intel 6200 with a moded BIOS was best and runs cool.
Try installing that one in a T4x/R5x and let me know... :roll:
by ParatoOptimal
Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Made in China ebay wireless N cards reliable?
Replies: 52
Views: 6712

Re: Made in China ebay wireless N cards reliable?

I've always read on here that the Intel 6200 with a moded BIOS was best and runs cool.
by ParatoOptimal
Sat Aug 17, 2013 3:21 am
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: Don't throw away your T4x, The new mobo is coming![Lots PIC]
Replies: 157
Views: 334675

Re: Don't throw away your T4x, The new mobo is coming![Lots PIC]

Will a T6x form factor motherboard fit in a T41 case?
by ParatoOptimal
Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Reballing
Replies: 4
Views: 1486

Re: Reballing

Yeah, I had the url for his website but every place I checked he's changed it to the facebook url.
by ParatoOptimal
Sun Aug 11, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Reballing
Replies: 4
Views: 1486

Re: Reballing

by ParatoOptimal
Sun Aug 11, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Reballing
Replies: 4
Views: 1486

Reballing

The owner of a repair company that does reballing posts in another forum.
The company is in VA, I think. They have a website. I could try to find it if you like.
by ParatoOptimal
Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:41 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Slightly broken x120e, for free if you'll pay shipping
Replies: 7
Views: 889

Re: Slightly broken x120e, for free if you'll pay shipping

If they fall through, I'll take it in the U.S..
by ParatoOptimal
Sun Jul 14, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Where is the Security Chip in the R61 (7733)?
Replies: 3
Views: 2356

Re: Where is the Security Chip in the R61 (7733)?

Thank you. I saw that in the manual when I searched for the first chip in my list. I later found that it maybe a different chip. Are you saying it's a chip that's not in my list? To remove the CMCIA slots, I have to dismantle almost EVERY FRU. I was hoping to find it within view or to find some trac...
by ParatoOptimal
Sat Jul 13, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Where is the Security Chip in the R61 (7733)?
Replies: 3
Views: 2356

Where is the Security Chip in the R61 (7733)?

Where is the security chip on an R61? Can it be accessed without dismantling the whole laptop? I have a 7733. I'm not sure if an alarm went of on my laptop or on the nearby TV when I disconnected the CMOS battery. I'm looking for the security chip. Is it on the top or the bottom of the system board....
by ParatoOptimal
Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:29 pm
Forum: 3000 Series Laptops
Topic: Attn: Windows 7 (x64) users, which RealTEK audio driver?
Replies: 1
Views: 14592

Re: Attn: Windows 7 (x64) users, which RealTEK audio driver?

I am helping a neighbor install Windows 7 (x64) on his 3000 N200 machine. Specs say it has Realtek ALC861VD. I am receiving error message when attempting to use Lenovo Vista (x64) driver. Which driver is everyone else using? Try running the Vista driver in Vista mode. I ran a 3000 N100 with whichev...
by ParatoOptimal
Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: Android 4.0 on X41t
Replies: 62
Views: 19549

Re: Android 4.0 on X41t

Has anyone tried this on a non-touchscreen?
by ParatoOptimal
Fri May 10, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Brag about the "good deals" that you've bought!
Replies: 328
Views: 85966

Re: Brag about the "good deals" that you've bought!

Holy S, Batman! What a catch.
jronald wrote:Z61t, near mint. 2 gig ram, decent battery and a Core2Duo to boot. Complete except HDD. $29.00 shipped.

Ron
by ParatoOptimal
Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: 3000 Series Laptops
Topic: sound card drivers
Replies: 1
Views: 14758

Re: sound card drivers

If you're installing 7, update will install it for you. I have Lenovo 3000 series laptop.How to install sound card drivers after formatting and where do i get them? I have formatted my Lenovo 3000 series.Now I do not have the drivers for the sound card.Tried to download it from Lenovo website.still ...
by ParatoOptimal
Sun Feb 10, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: X31 Has a 1 Pixel Wide Line Running Down Screen
Replies: 2
Views: 1068

X31 Has a 1 Pixel Wide Line Running Down Screen

X31 has a 1 pixel wide line running vertically down the right third of the screen.
Can something in the screen be replaced to fix this or do I have to replace the entire screen?
Thanks
by ParatoOptimal
Tue Feb 05, 2013 3:46 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T41 Fell, Smashed, Trying to Fix
Replies: 1
Views: 767

T41 Fell, Smashed, Trying to Fix

I put together a T41 for someone who needed a computer but couldn't afford one. Well, of course they tripped over the power cord and the laptop smashed to the floor. They've returned it to me to try to resussitate. I'm just starting to take give it a preliminary once over. The front, bottom corner w...
by ParatoOptimal
Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:42 am
Forum: IdeaPad Series Laptops
Topic: Lenovo B575 Wont Power-Up
Replies: 1
Views: 17705

Lenovo B575 Wont Power-Up

Is this the right forum for this?
What would prevent it from powering-up? Would no RAM or no HDD cause it to NOT power-up?
Thank you
by ParatoOptimal
Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Gauging Interest in my old inventory
Replies: 18
Views: 2554

Re: Gauging Interest in my old inventory

I have an X31 with a line down the screen 1/3 of the way in from the right. If a new screen would fix that, I could use one. Maybe I need the inverter or something other than the screen. I don't know. I'm missing one of the touchpad keys on my T41. It came off when I was replacing the palmrest. I di...
by ParatoOptimal
Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LTB 2.5" SATA HDD
Replies: 5
Views: 928

Re: LTB 2.5" SATA HDD

No, I think either should fit.
It'll go in either a Lenovo 3000 n100 or a General Dynamics VR-2.
by ParatoOptimal
Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:36 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LTB 2.5" SATA HDD
Replies: 5
Views: 928

Re: LTB 2.5" SATA HDD

I don't think so.
by ParatoOptimal
Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LTB 2.5" SATA HDD
Replies: 5
Views: 928

LTB 2.5" SATA HDD

I'm looking to buy a 2.5" SATA HDD in the near future. I'm wondering if anyone would have one for sale here at what asking price / size.
Thanks
by ParatoOptimal
Sat Oct 27, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: 3945abg replacement?
Replies: 44
Views: 12580

Re: 3945abg replacement?

I thought the "s" was supposed to run cooler and on less power. The "s" can't just mean the lid is thinner.
by ParatoOptimal
Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 8 promotion.
Replies: 6
Views: 1490

Re: Upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 8 promotion.

I think Pro activates with a key rather than with KMS.
Do they supply a key?
by ParatoOptimal
Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: Vertical line on X31 Screen
Replies: 4
Views: 1085

Re: Vertical line on X31 Screen

Thank you, both!

Do you have a link?
I've never worked on or replaced a monitor.
I don't suppose the connector under the keyboard could simply be lose.
by ParatoOptimal
Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [FS] 17" HP laptop with Rare 1920x1200 IPS screen + Penryn
Replies: 32
Views: 6265

Re: [FS] 17" HP laptop with Rare 1920x1200 IPS screen + Penryn

What does the dock offer.
Did you put 2x4GB PC2-6400 in it?
by ParatoOptimal
Thu Oct 25, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: Vertical line on X31 Screen
Replies: 4
Views: 1085

Vertical line on X31 Screen

X31 1.7GHz purchased from this forum suddenly has a white/gray vertical line, 1 pixel wide, 1/4 of the way in from the right edge of the LCD screen.
What could be the problem?

Thanks
by ParatoOptimal
Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Radios Shutting Off
Replies: 2
Views: 646

Radios Shutting Off

I have an X60s. Every so often, my BT and WiFi radios shut off. Pressing FnF5 brings up a window telling me to turn the hardware switch to turn the radios on/off. I have to repeatedly press FnF5 in hopes of turning them back on. I think, sometimes, they come back on if I do nothing. WTF?!
by ParatoOptimal
Sat Sep 22, 2012 3:50 am
Forum: 3000 Series Laptops
Topic: My laptop 3000's CPU fan runs crazy, what should I do?
Replies: 2
Views: 15397

Re: My laptop 3000's CPU fan runs crazy, what should I do?

Have you taken a can of compressed air to it?
by ParatoOptimal
Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:18 am
Forum: 3000 Series Laptops
Topic: Help! Laptop Shuts-Down!
Replies: 4
Views: 16382

Re: Help! Laptop Shuts-Down!

Does it matter if I have the dead laptop battery installed?
It could be nothing but it seems to run better without it but could just be my imagination.
Of course it looks better, has better balance and lays better in my lap with the batter installed.

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