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by E350
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X61 wifi upgrade /w middleton BIOS
Replies: 5
Views: 626

Re: X61 wifi upgrade /w middleton BIOS

RBS , are you really in Dublin now? Was it moving to a new home or going back home? Or is it just a pilgrimage to the actual home of the real black stuff. (I had one yesterday in the can. Best in draught, second in the can, but never in the bottle...) I am thinking about upgrading my Intel Mobile C...
by E350
Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Anyone using the new Vantage App (former Lenovo Companion) with your Middleton/T61
Replies: 2
Views: 1403

Re: Anyone using the new Vantage App (former Lenovo Companion) with your Middleton/T61

Actually it is specifically made for Windows 10.
It works ok on my X61.
I assume that it is merely red Chinese spyware.
But, what is not?
by E350
Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: What is most current Middleton's BIOS?
Replies: 3
Views: 2581

Re: What is most current Middleton's BIOS?

Yes, I would like an X62.
And, yes, I am not the "early adopter" type.
So, I hope they are still working out the kinks and will issue another edition of the X62...
by E350
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: What is most current Middleton's BIOS?
Replies: 3
Views: 2581

What is most current Middleton's BIOS?

I just flashed a new to me X61 with my CD which contains a Sept. 27, 2013 Middleton's BIOS version 2.22-1.03

Is this the current Middleton's BIOS for the X61?

If not where can I find the most current?
by E350
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?
Replies: 21
Views: 3718

Re: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?

Bought the Crucial MX500 2.5-inch Solid State Drive: http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/CT2000MX500SSD1 Bought Crucial's SATA to USB adapter called the Crucial Easy Laptop Data Transfer Cable for SSD: http://www.crucial.com/ProductDisplay?urlRequestType=Base&catalogId=10151&categoryId=&productId=207029&e...
by E350
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Where do I put my screws?
Replies: 7
Views: 2207

Re: Where do I put my screws?

RBS is not saying "Hmmm..." he is saying "Hardware Maintenance Manual." Which is here:

https://thinkpads.com/support/hmm/thinkpad-hmm.html
by E350
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?
Replies: 21
Views: 3718

Re: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?

Shredder : The 8Gb Ram in my X61 is Crucial, so I don't know why I did not consider Crucial for an SSD. (Still thinking spinning mechanical HDDs' like Seagate and Western Digital, I guess...) The price is the same as the Western Digital for this Crucial MX500 2TB SATA 2.5-inch 7mm (with 9.5mm adapt...
by E350
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?
Replies: 21
Views: 3718

Re: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?

axur, Shredder and TPFanatic : Thank you for your help. I put the old (i.e., OS) HDD in the Ultrabay (not really a "bay since I removed the too thick 12.7mm case and am just using the actual connectors). And it boots up just fine. But the WD Blue 2TB SSD in the regular HD space in the X61 was still...
by E350
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?
Replies: 21
Views: 3718

Re: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?

I received the PATA/IDE to SATA Hard drive caddy for the X61 Ultrabay. It was 12.7mm thick. I need the 9.5mm caddy. So I took the thing apart and hooked up the connector to the new SSD hard drive and slid it without a case into the open Ultrabay. The X61 gives a 2102 initialization error re the HDD ...
by E350
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Need replacement display for x61 (Notebook NOT Tablet)
Replies: 5
Views: 2645

Re: Need replacement display for x61 (Notebook NOT Tablet)

axur-delmeria: Would a screen from a X61s work? I think I have a old X61s which I am keeping for parts which I could sell to the OP for whatever is a reasonable price plus shipping.
by E350
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?
Replies: 21
Views: 3718

Re: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?

Hmmm, but isn't the HD in the X61 and T61 a Serial ATA drive?

I have the EIDE ultrabay caddy from my older T42p and it definitely won't accept the new hard drive.
by E350
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?
Replies: 21
Views: 3718

Re: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?

Can anyone source the correct Ultrabay for my X61 / T61?

I cannot find one, but I may be using the wrong search terms.
by E350
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?
Replies: 21
Views: 3718

Re: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?

Do you think it was ok for me to buy this one for my ultra bay on the X61?

Ultrabay III 3 2nd Hdd Caddy For Lenovo ThinkPad T420 T520 W520 T420i SATA 3.0

https://www.ebay.com/itm/271961670778
by E350
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?
Replies: 21
Views: 3718

How to clone Hard Drive in a X61 ?

I bought a Western Digital Corporation ("WDC") 2TB SSD to put in my X61. WDC provides a free version of Acronis to clone the existing drive to the new drive. But it won't clonse TO a drive in a USB. It says to put the existing drive in an USB enclosure (thanks RBS), put the new drive in the X61, and...
by E350
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Can I put this wifi AC to T61:Intel 7260NGW AN ?
Replies: 22
Views: 3896

Re: Can I put this wifi AC to T61:Intel 7260NGW AN ?

Here you go: Bluetooth 4.0 Card FRU: 60Y3303 60Y3305 Use For T400 T410 T420 X200 X201 X220 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Bluetooth-4-0-Card-FRU-60Y3303-60Y3305-Use-For-T400-T410-T420-X200-X201-X220/152995024816?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649 BTW, I now like using Bluetooth. I ...
by E350
Tue May 29, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Can I put this wifi AC to T61:Intel 7260NGW AN ?
Replies: 22
Views: 3896

Re: Can I put this wifi AC to T61:Intel 7260NGW AN ?

Please post up your experience. Because when I disconnected the BT daughter card IIRC, the AC7260 BT would not engage. So I just updated the BT daughter card for $12 on ebay. In fact I have one on the table to install on my wife's T61p.
by E350
Sat May 19, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Bezel Removal and BT Daughter Card Upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 5148

Re: Bezel Removal and BT Daughter Card Upgrade

A little function update, yesterday my X61 with the upgraded BT Daughter Card 4.0 (link above) was receiving picture and video files from my wife's cheap android trac phone. But I was unsuccessful trying to do the same with my wife's T61p with the original BT Daughter Card. A couple of things: 1. Th...
by E350
Sat May 05, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 running W10 64bit, Internet Access no longer on task bar - Solved
Replies: 2
Views: 1216

Re: T61 running W10 64bit, Internet Access no longer on task bar - Solved

On ours, the April update to Windows 10 wiped out our Access Connections, so I had to search in C: for ACCON and run setup.exe and then rebuild my Location Profiles. It also wiped out my Bluetooth Devices so I had to search for devices again to repoplulate the devices. Same with Gadgets which I plac...
by E350
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: W10 worth the hassle?
Replies: 7
Views: 1778

Re: W10 worth the hassle?

I loved W7. But since changing to W10, I prefer W10 to W7 on all our computers incl X61, T61p 15.4" and Core2Duo ThinkCentre. I have disabled MS Cortana in the registry (you can find out how to do it on the web). I also went through the privacy settings and disabled the microphone and camera permiss...
by E350
Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Best Battery for a T61p 15.4" ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1085

Re: Best Battery for a T61p 15.4" ?

RealBlackStuff : Thank you for your help. You said this in the X60/X61 subforum: "Re: Project result report: Re-celling 8-cell X6x (non-tablet) battery #5 Post by RealBlackStuff » Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:58 am My X201 has a 9-cell 42T4696, made by Panasonic. Mfg date: 2010-06-22 First use: 2010-11 Cycle...
by E350
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: X9000 in the T61p
Replies: 26
Views: 3987

Re: X9000 in the T61p

Any plans to do a step by step build thread so that we mere mortals can follow in your footsteps?
by E350
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Best Battery for a T61p 15.4" ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1085

Best Battery for a T61p 15.4" ?

I would like your recommendations along with current sourcing/URL links to purchase the "best" battery for a T61p 15.4" As a second request, I would also like your recommendations along with current sourcing/URL links to purchase the "second best" (i.e., better pricing but still good quality) batter...
by E350
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: T61p 15.4" planar/systemboard post 08/08 1104A2 dated 256 MB NVIDIA FX 570M
Replies: 3
Views: 1112

Re: SOLD: T61p 15.4" planar/systemboard post 08/08 1104A2 dated 256 MB NVIDIA FX 570M

Quick question since you likely know the answer, I am looking at T61p with a date of 08/02 on the sticker. Does that mean it was manufactured in 2008, February? Or in 2002, August?

And what is the cutoff date for the bad chip?
by E350
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Seeking Advice on a Potential T61p Purchase
Replies: 24
Views: 5621

Re: Seeking Advice on a Potential T61p Purchase

wujestfan: Since you are selling your T70, it is inappropriate for me to ask why you find the T61p more appropriate as a daily driver.

But since my X61 is my daily driver, I am very curious why you have owned two X62 and, presumably, have sold or do not use them.
by E350
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Seeking Advice on a Potential T61p Purchase
Replies: 24
Views: 5621

Re: Seeking Advice on a Potential T61p Purchase

You all forget to mention that this system is capable of FSB-mod that lets you use up to core2quads. Which is not accessable for T500, at least not at any lighter level :) wujestfan : Do you have a link to the FSB-mod and to the appropriate core2quad to install? Whoops! I found it. Very confusing a...
by E350
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Seeking Advice on a Potential T61p Purchase
Replies: 24
Views: 5621

Re: Seeking Advice on a Potential T61p Purchase

Ihaving a DisplayPort could be handy (for connecting via an adapter to HDMI projectors). I forgot to mention in the initial post that I also need to deliver presentations. Don't you hate when someone adds to their requirements mid-way through? I do. :( Anyways, I'm not sure how good an image you'd ...
by E350
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Seeking Advice on a Potential T61p Purchase
Replies: 24
Views: 5621

Re: Seeking Advice on a Potential T61p Purchase

Personally, I think that $80 is a great price for a good condition 2.50GHz T61p. If you decide not to purchase it, please pm me with your neighbor's contact information. And yes we run ours with 8Gb ram. And I have 1TB Western Digital Blue 3d NAND Sata SSD drive which I will install in my wife's 2.4...
by E350
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Bezel Removal and BT Daughter Card Upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 5148

Re: Bezel Removal and BT Daughter Card Upgrade

Function Report : There seems to be no increase in range or penetration with the updated BT Daughter Card. I am not sure if sound quality is better or not - it seems like it might be. BTW, to get one device to work, I did have to unplug the power from a BT receiver on that device and then remove de...
by E350
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Wi-Fi card recommendation for Frankie
Replies: 7
Views: 3255

Re: Wi-Fi card recommendation for Frankie

I like the Intel AC 7260 HMW and HMWG.R half cards in our T61p and X61 laptops.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Intel-Network- ... 5240!US!-1

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