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by aPanzerIV
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad SL and L Series until L420/L520
Topic: SL510 Fails Memtest86 with 8gb
Replies: 9
Views: 5667

Re: SL510 Fails Memtest86 with 8gb

I see what you mean now about the modules. The blacklines have the correct number of chips then, just wrong voltage.
by aPanzerIV
Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad SL and L Series until L420/L520
Topic: SL510 Fails Memtest86 with 8gb
Replies: 9
Views: 5667

Re: SL510 Fails Memtest86 with 8gb

Yes, they are Mushkin Blackline PC3L-12800 9-9-9-28. I've used them for years in my Probook with no issues.

At 50hrs it now has 2 errors in test 9.
by aPanzerIV
Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: ThinkPad SL and L Series until L420/L520
Topic: SL510 Fails Memtest86 with 8gb
Replies: 9
Views: 5667

SL510 Fails Memtest86 with 8gb

Hello all, I've got 2 4gb ram sticks I want to put in a SL510 with a P9700. I can run either in either slot by itself and it will pass all day. If I put both in it fails test 6. This doesn't happen with 2 2gb modules, and it also doesn't occur in another laptop (Samsung R580). The error is repeatabl...
by aPanzerIV
Thu Apr 02, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R40 P-M upgrade
Replies: 5
Views: 4421

Re: R40 P-M upgrade

There are no modded bioses for the R40 to support 400fsb dothans, unfortunately. I did some extensive research when I had mine and came up empty handed. I did however conclude that the system could handle the chips and the only thing in its way was the bios limitation. I bet if you went on one of th...
by aPanzerIV
Thu Apr 02, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Collectors Ultimate Dream Thinkpad
Replies: 4
Views: 3686

Re: Collectors Ultimate Dream Thinkpad

Personally I'd love to have just a 701C, but since you said I could choose three... :D

...a G41 and an A31p are also on the list.
by aPanzerIV
Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 600 No Sound
Replies: 13
Views: 3673

Re: Thinkpad 600 No Sound

I have reinstalled Windows ME as it is the only other copy of windows I have with a key(not actually legal either). Same issue as in the first post. On Screen display comes up but no beeps or sounds. I also pulled my adapters out and noted that the headphone port is in fact 3.5mm, but the whole spea...
by aPanzerIV
Fri Feb 20, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: PSA: Lenovo Computers now ship with Nasty Adware
Replies: 12
Views: 2111

PSA: Lenovo Computers now ship with Nasty Adware

I use Tweakhound as my home page, and while the man hasn't been as active or intuitive as he used to, he still posts useful things: https://tweakhound.com/ Today it cropped up that Lenovo computers were shipped with nasty adware preinstalled: http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/02/lenovo-pcs-ship-w...
by aPanzerIV
Tue Feb 10, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Lightweight Distro for my 600?
Replies: 14
Views: 5154

Lightweight Distro for my 600?

Hello, I have been scrounging around for something up-to-date (last 6 years) and somewhat useful to put on my Thinkpad, its specs are as follows; 300mhz PII 96mb ram 5Gb HDD 1024x768 13.3" screen I have updated the bios, but otherwise I won't be putting any resources into this. Unless I magically fi...
by aPanzerIV
Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: ThinkPad W530/W540/W550 Series
Topic: Here's your Broadwell Thinkpad: W550s Are you dissapointed?
Replies: 29
Views: 84285

Here's your Broadwell Thinkpad: W550s Are you dissapointed?

I hopped on the Lenovo site today and found this: http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/w-series/w550s/ I think we can safely assume the W1 rumor was a hoax, however not all is lost; we have regained trackpoint buttons! So far the options are pretty limited; Here are the options you can choo...
by aPanzerIV
Fri Jan 30, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 600 No Sound
Replies: 13
Views: 3673

Re: Thinkpad 600 No Sound

I noted something interesting last night when I updated the bios. If I press a whole bunch of keys inside the bios update software it starts beeping through the speakers for every keystroke. This does not happen outside of the software and there is still no sound in windows. Might this have to do wi...
by aPanzerIV
Tue Jan 27, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 600 No Sound
Replies: 13
Views: 3673

Re: Thinkpad 600 No Sound

I regained my patience today and stripped the whole thing down again. Took out every screw and cleaned every piece with a Q-tip before re-assembling it. It now boots up again. I noted a few things: -It has been taken apart before. Screws were missing and I have replaced them. -The headphone port isn...
by aPanzerIV
Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 600 No Sound
Replies: 13
Views: 3673

Re: Thinkpad 600 No Sound

I put it all back together tonight and now it won't power on.

The hard drive light just flashes every time I push the power button.

Took it all apart, nothing out of place. Assuming it's the latest edition to my doorstop collection now?
by aPanzerIV
Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 600 No Sound
Replies: 13
Views: 3673

Re: Thinkpad 600 No Sound

Welp, I don't get any sound out of the headphone port, but I can follow up on the cable. I took some pictures. https://i.imgur.com/I6V1C77.jpg The cable itself https://i.imgur.com/NJNIz6t.jpg (empty) Plug on the secondary board, far right https://i.imgur.com/XiTSXDv.jpg Other socket near headphone p...
by aPanzerIV
Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 600 No Sound
Replies: 13
Views: 3673

Re: Thinkpad 600 No Sound

I have pressed keys to no avail. The speaker cable to the speakers is good and all 4 leads are good. The left speaker produces 7.2 ohms of resistance, and the other 7.9. Is there a way to test the soundcard/headphone port, and if the headphone port is broken, would it cause the internal speakers not...
by aPanzerIV
Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:11 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 600 No Sound
Replies: 13
Views: 3673

Thinkpad 600 No Sound

I have recently acquired a Thinkpad 600 Type 2645, and I love it, however no sound is produced by the speakers or the headphone port. It came with 98SE and I reinstalled it with NT4. All drivers and SP6, no sound in either. No post beeps, no function key beeps, nothing. Also it might help noting tha...
by aPanzerIV
Sat Jan 10, 2015 2:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Disable Screen AutoRotation in Windows 7 / X220T
Replies: 2
Views: 1919

Re: Disable Screen AutoRotation in Windows 7 / X220T

Thank you very much!

The screen no longer rotates without input from the button, and she says that Onenote will work perfectly.

Much appreciated!
by aPanzerIV
Thu Jan 08, 2015 1:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Disable Screen AutoRotation in Windows 7 / X220T
Replies: 2
Views: 1919

Disable Screen AutoRotation in Windows 7 / X220T

We bought a X220 Tablet for my sister for Christmas, she uses it for photoshop and as virtual paper. I have 2 questions: When she puts it into tablet mode it automatically puts the screen in Primary Portrait mode, and she finds this very annoying. I've looked up how to disable it but apparently the ...
by aPanzerIV
Wed Jan 07, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: My Thinkpad Museum legacy
Replies: 42
Views: 11970

Re: FS: My Thinkpad Museum legacy

What are the details on your two remaining R40's?
by aPanzerIV
Wed Jan 07, 2015 2:33 pm
Forum: IdeaPad Series Laptops
Topic: Z565 - picked one up...had questions
Replies: 5
Views: 35405

Re: Z565 - picked one up...had questions

Hey, my sister had a Z565 that got clobbered by a virus. The bootup recovery never worked out of the box and we didn't make disks, so we were screwed. If you have a windows install on there I would try to get it working to burn disks, if there is a password on it there are some tools that (I won't m...
by aPanzerIV
Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 600E - strange smell from all 3 machines??
Replies: 15
Views: 8141

Re: 600E - strange smell from all 3 machines??

I have recently acquired a 600. It emits a cleanish smell, like hydrogen peroxide or something. The smell is not overpowering in any way nor is it disturbing, you really have to get in close to notice it. The rubber coating on mine is deteriorating, the smell may be some cleaning agent used in the f...
by aPanzerIV
Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:19 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 701c replacing or removing onboard memory
Replies: 6
Views: 3641

Re: Thinkpad 701c replacing or removing onboard memory

Hello, My grandfather has a 701C that I've been working on. It has a problem with the onboard ram too, but he also has a 16mb chip in the expansion slot. Would it be possible to disable usage of the onboard chip in the bios? If not can we simply de-solder the modules? Someone got a picture of a 4mb/...
by aPanzerIV
Mon Oct 27, 2014 2:07 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Blast from the past <BIG IMAGES>
Replies: 4
Views: 3617

Re: Blast from the past <BIG IMAGES>

I fixed the images now.
by aPanzerIV
Sun Oct 26, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Blast from the past <BIG IMAGES>
Replies: 4
Views: 3617

Blast from the past <BIG IMAGES>

So I decided to clean out my closet to make some more space and ran into some old friends, and made a new one. http://i.imgur.com/aqDjhAw.jpg Here's a whole bunch of laptops, probably going to rebuild/sell them, but wait, whats that over there? http://i.imgur.com/LBcoqG2.jpg Is that what I think it ...
by aPanzerIV
Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad Edge
Topic: How to reset Edge E420 without Disks or Windows
Replies: 0
Views: 7429

How to reset Edge E420 without Disks or Windows

In my pawnshop adventures we have acquired a Thinkpad Edge E420, ew. Anyways, someone attempted to reinstall windows, with an illegal version, we obviously can't sell it like that. The recovery partition is still there, and the old windows install is still available in the windows.old directory. Try...
by aPanzerIV
Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:04 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Computers you've owned
Replies: 40
Views: 8523

Re: Computers you've owned

None of the three I got were new, but I did know the origional owners. My grandparents owned the first one I had, it didn't have a hard drive when I got it, and I blew it up with a screwdriver. I then tried to take the cpu out and put it in my dimension 4500, blowing it up too in the process. The se...
by aPanzerIV
Tue Sep 02, 2014 2:25 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Computers you've owned
Replies: 40
Views: 8523

Re: Computers you've owned

They probably weren't the real Deathstars, but I am not a fan of hitatchi drives, and like to call them that anyways. The northwood 2.8Ghz chip ran quite a bit cooler than the prescott 2.53Ghz one, its a common modification in optiplex series to swap the prescott cpu to a cedar mill or northwood. No...
by aPanzerIV
Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:05 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: New Firefox 29.0 is a bonkers, crap POS!
Replies: 55
Views: 9448

Re: New Firefox 29.0 is a bonkers, crap POS!

Firefox has gotten sketchy lately. I think it began with the new numbering system. I use the customize australis addon, I customized it a bit to look like FF 3.6, I also use ABP, Noscript, and Better privacy (for flash). I'm starting to see something, I'm not quite sure, is idiocy a trend or somethi...
by aPanzerIV
Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Computers you've owned
Replies: 40
Views: 8523

Re: Computers you've owned

Two of the B110/1100's I owned had 60gb Hitatchi deskstars in them, the third didn't have a drive at all. All of the ones at school had 60Gb Hitatchi drives, except for the refurb ones, which had 80Gb Seagate drives (and copper heatsinks). The problem is 1 fan and an aluminum heatsink just isn't eno...
by aPanzerIV
Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Computers you've owned
Replies: 40
Views: 8523

Re: Computers you've owned

I did in fact own a Thinkpad R50, I got it about a week after the Vaio K23 as a replacement. I was really looking for an upgrade to my old gateway, so I ended up selling it. Bought 3 more laptops before I ended up with an R60 in mid-2012. Went to the U46E and now back to the R60, still looking for a...

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