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by mpcook
Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Original List Prices of IBM (and some Lenovo) era ThinkPads
Replies: 35
Views: 3704

Re: Original List Prices of IBM (and some Lenovo) era ThinkPads

Wow! Using the listed price since I don't have the original configurations, I must have spent over $18,000 on new ThinkPads back in the old days. All were paid list price by my employer, who couldn't understand my fascination with these ThinkPads, but, since I had my own budget, I had the freedom to...
by mpcook
Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: [Sold] T420s w/ FHD mod
Replies: 8
Views: 653

Re: t420s w/ FHD mod

pm sent
by mpcook
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Diaper Don
Replies: 6
Views: 553

Re: Diaper Don

That made my day, thanks!
by mpcook
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: W530 or similar, powerfull system.
Replies: 7
Views: 460

Re: LF: W530 or similar, powerfull system.

I have a W520 I am thinking of putting up for sale, let me know if interested and I will send details. Can sell with / without 24GB ram, two internal Crucial SSDs (512GB 2.5" and 250GB mSata) and dock, etc. I have an nVidia 1000M and a 2000M.
by mpcook
Thu May 17, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: W520 Win 7 Pro 64 Disk Set
Replies: 1
Views: 271

LF: W520 Win 7 Pro 64 Disk Set

I am looking for an OEM disk set for the W520 Win 7 Pro 64 bit. Will pay for copies/shipping if you can copy your original set.
Thanks,
Mike
by mpcook
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD!: Workhorse T420s 4GB RAM NO OS/HDD/SSD/
Replies: 6
Views: 583

Re: FS: Workhorse T420s 4GB RAM NO OS/HDD/SSD/

Can you provide the machine type and model (format: ABCD-XYZ).
Thanks
by mpcook
Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: How many people on this forum own a Galaxy S9/S9+?
Replies: 19
Views: 1923

Re: How many people on this forum own a Galaxy S9/S9+?

I have an S9, AT&T version. Once I was able to install some of my Blackberry software on it (Hub and Calendar), I am quite happy with it, fast, great screen, HD voice and wifi calling. Ignore most of the Samsung apps, disable Bixby.
by mpcook
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Netgear Router R6300-100PAS v2
Replies: 0
Views: 349

FS: Netgear Router R6300-100PAS v2

For sale - Netgear Router R6300-100PAS v2. Barely used, still in original box with the cellophane on the router. I used it for about a month and then upgraded to Norton Core. Includes only charger, I no longer have the quickstart doc. Everything should be available online. AC1750 Dual Band Gigabit. ...
by mpcook
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: X220 i5
Replies: 0
Views: 333

SOLD: X220 i5

4291-MW8 i5-2520 2.50GHz 4GB RAM LP125WH2-TLB1 (TFT) INTEL1000 Wifi Includes drive cover/screw Let me know if you need drive, battery, upgraded wifi and/or AC Adapter (see below) Screen is clean. Plastics are all unbroken. Used ThinkPad with some minor scuffs. Also, please let me know if you need a ...
by mpcook
Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: X220 i7 or i5
Replies: 1
Views: 374

SOLD: X220 i7 or i5

I need to sell one of my four X220’s. Pick one from below. Also, let me know if you need it configured with additions. System 1 (moderately used) 4291-MW8 i5-2520 2.50GHz 8GB RAM LP125WH2-TLB1 (TFT) BT, USB2 N-6205 AGN 2x2 Wifi Includes drive cover/screw Let me know if you need drive, battery, AC Ad...
by mpcook
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: T420
Replies: 1
Views: 378

WTB: T420

WTB: T420. Specs not critical. Will buy a complete machine, or stripped (but need battery). Would like plastics/screen in good shape. Let me know what you've got.
Thanks,
Mike
by mpcook
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND X220 with IPS, i7 and USB 3.0
Replies: 5
Views: 842

Re: FOUND X220 with IPS, i7 and USB 3.0

I am looking for another one myself if anyone has a lead. Would be fine with a lower end X220. Can't have too many of these little guys! Let me know what you've got, I have a friend waiting for one. Stripped is fine. Need good condition plastics/screen.
by mpcook
Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: windows update produced generic error:
Replies: 5
Views: 4181

Re: windows update produced generic error:

This worked on all my W7 Thinkpads, just updated everyone today. -Stop windows update service, Windows key+ R, type in command box "services.msc" -RH click on windows update service and select stop -leave this window open -Then open my computer and navigate to c:windows folder and delete (or rename ...
by mpcook
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: What computer have you had for the longest? When did you get it?
Replies: 52
Views: 5680

Re: What computer have you had for the longest? When did you get it?

IBM PC 5150 in 1984. Bought from IBM directly via a sales person who came to my office when I called IBM Sales, guy in a blue suit, white shirt, I have the original sales receipt, it was a couple grand. Came with 8088 4.77mhz processor and 64K ram, I eventually upgraded to 640K ram. It came with one...
by mpcook
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: New to here.
Replies: 4
Views: 802

Re: New to here.

Hello and welcome! I agree with your comment on the T420s. Love it but video sucks. :lol:
by mpcook
Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W520 odd booting issue
Replies: 4
Views: 3815

Re: W520 odd booting issue

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:09 pm
I would try another HD/SSD.
My experience with my W520's is that if it tries to boot from a drive that does not have a proper os installed, I get the blinking cursor.
by mpcook
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420s / Win10 - using center button for scrolling results in black screen
Replies: 4
Views: 2008

Re: T420s / Win10 - using center button for scrolling results in black screen

I never knew you could scroll this way. But on my T420s with Windows 10 (64bit) Pro, it works fine.
by mpcook
Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: What to replace W530?
Replies: 6
Views: 839

Re: What to replace W530?

There is a very nicely appointed W520 for sale on this board, one of the last great ThinkPads. You would not be disappointed.
by mpcook
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WITHDRAWN: T520 i5 W7Pro-64bit 6GB 320GB WebCam WIFI
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Re: WITHDRAWN: T520 i5 W7Pro-64bit 6GB 320GB WebCam WIFI

Decided to give to my wife's friend, no longer for sale. Sorry for wasting your time :oops:
by mpcook
Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WITHDRAWN: T520 i5 W7Pro-64bit 6GB 320GB WebCam WIFI
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Re: FS: T520 i5 W7Pro-64bit 6GB 320GB WebCam WIFI

A couple of items I left off which are included-
DVI + VGA
Firewire
Four USB ports version 2.0
One eSATA/USB combo port
ExpressCard slot
SD Card slot
All the other usual ports etc.
by mpcook
Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WITHDRAWN: T520 i5 W7Pro-64bit 6GB 320GB WebCam WIFI
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Re: FS: T520 i5 W7Pro-64bit 6GB 320GB WebCam WIFI

This is a ThinkPad I bought and set up for a good friend a year ago, and he decided he just doesn't need this much horsepower. :?
by mpcook
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WITHDRAWN: T520 i5 W7Pro-64bit 6GB 320GB WebCam WIFI
Replies: 3
Views: 704

WITHDRAWN: T520 i5 W7Pro-64bit 6GB 320GB WebCam WIFI

THINKPAD T520 4239-46U CORE i5 M2520 2.5GHZ 6GB RAM (upgraded from 4) Hitachi 320GB HD WINPRO 7-64 installed/updates Intel HD 3000 15.6” DVD RW Intel Wireless N 6205 Battery Green WebCam 90 Watt charger All in VG condition, keyboard shows very little wear, screen is clean, just a few scuffs on case....
by mpcook
Wed May 10, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: T410 for parts or repair
Replies: 1
Views: 412

SOLD: T410 for parts or repair

T410 ThinkPad does not boot (shows fan error) Machine Type Model 2522-K3U Intel Core i5-520M @ 2.40GHz Win Pro 7 32-bit/64-bit COA Quadro NVS 3100M LED screen 1440 x 900 4GB SoDIMM Bluetooth 2.1 6200 AGN Wireless LAN adapter 3 x USB 2.0 + 1 X USB 2.0 powered DisplayPort Ethernet VGA ExpressCard/34 1...
by mpcook
Wed May 10, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: T420 for parts or repair
Replies: 1
Views: 390

SOLD: T420 for parts or repair

This is a 4177-L55 with an unknown password on it. You can bypass the pw prompt and get into the BIOS but many of the settings have been disabled and cannot be changed. You can bypass the pw prompt and boot into Windows. The time/date at boot is 1/1/2001 which can be changed in Windows. Right now it...
by mpcook
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: does anyone has the recovery and rescue disk image for my X200
Replies: 2
Views: 1324

Re: does anyone has the recovery and rescue disk image for my X200

leonwudongning wrote:My X200 745533M has no features of creating R&R disk. Does any one has the image for it plus the drivers image as well?

Thanks heaps.
Just FYI, you can use disks for T400 or T400s for an X200 as well. Possibly a T500, I can't remember anymore that far back.
by mpcook
Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 2996
Views: 512600

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

Just received a T420s from Edward Mendelson. All was as described (even better) and it arrived in original packaging in perfect condition. Just what I need, one more ThinkPad! Maybe time to sell an X220 to make room. Thanks Edward!
by mpcook
Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: 1983 Aston Martin Lagonda for sale by Bill
Replies: 20
Views: 6945

Re: 1983 Aston Martin Lagonda for sale by Bill

I don't have any pics of my MGA, it was not a twin cam, which I saw referenced as one of the top 50 worst vehicles of all time. Mine was a '61 with 1600cc engine. However, here I am running away from the last MG I ever owned. "she's gonna blow!!" I went to this thread because I saw "Aston Martin for...

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