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by chzuck
Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Windows 10 Pro on a T520
Replies: 5
Views: 1913

Re: Windows 10 Pro on a T520

I hear ya. Mine did a huge update and I could not use it for anything for a time. Fortunately I have another PC. MS should give you the option of picking the time!
by chzuck
Sat Dec 01, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Is a 9 cell battery for a T520 worth the extra expense?
Replies: 3
Views: 1399

Re: Is a 9 cell battery for a T520 worth the extra expense?

Thanks, really appreciate the info! Going for the 9 cell.
by chzuck
Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Is a 9 cell battery for a T520 worth the extra expense?
Replies: 3
Views: 1399

Is a 9 cell battery for a T520 worth the extra expense?

I noticed the T520 will take either a 6 or 9 cell battery. Is the 9 cell worth the added expense?
by chzuck
Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Windows 10 Pro on a T520
Replies: 5
Views: 1913

Re: Windows 10 Pro on a T520

They know anyway. If you are on the web or have a cell phone they know all no matter what you may think! To each his own. I hated 10 at first, but after I got rid of the junk I did not like I really like it. Runs much faster than 7 ran on my desktop and laptop. I also have two Linux programs I run o...
by chzuck
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Windows 10 Pro on a T520
Replies: 5
Views: 1913

Windows 10 Pro on a T520

I have Windows 10 Pro installed on a T520 and a T410s. I think Windows 10 gets much unjust criticism. I did not like it at first and actually removed it and went back to Windows 7. Later I gave W10 another try and greatly modified it. I re-installed the Quick Launch bar, removed many of the Apps, st...
by chzuck
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T520 battery
Replies: 1
Views: 1099

T520 battery

I have a T520 that is only charging 24% compared to its original potential. I see on eBay there are a abundance of new OEM batteries for around $30. Anyone on here ever try one? Seems like they are 2011 vintage batteries that were supposedly never used.
by chzuck
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R61 monitor driver
Replies: 1
Views: 1856

R61 monitor driver

Having problems finding a lenovo monitor driver for a Thinkpad R61. Can someone direct me to drivers for this machine?
by chzuck
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Audio Volume
Replies: 3
Views: 1634

Audio Volume

Is audio generally poor on Lenovo laptops? I have a T520 and a T410s and both are poor in audio volume. At times audio is so poor on news site clips that I need to use the earphones. Any input would be appreciated.
by chzuck
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Windows 10 driver for for WiFi card
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

Re: Windows 10 driver for for WiFi card

Thank you for that information. I will be satisfied with the speed I have for now. I really do like this T410s.
by chzuck
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Windows 10 driver for for WiFi card
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

Windows 10 driver for for WiFi card

Is there a driver for the WiFi card other than what Windows 10 installs? I have a 11b/g/n wireless LAN mini-PCI Express Adapter II in my T410s. If there is not what are the best settings for the driver that Windows 10 installed. I am not having any known issues, but I want to get the most from the c...
by chzuck
Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410S Touchpad issue
Replies: 2
Views: 1672

Re: T410S Touchpad issue

OK, this worked for me. I downloaded and installed the driver on http://www.techspot.com/downloads/drivers/essentials/synaptics-touchpad-windows-10/ Initially I thought I had a hardware problem. Then I ran Mint 17.3 and Ubuntu 16.04LTS via USB and the touchpad worked fine. The touchpad still works b...
by chzuck
Sun Sep 11, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410S Touchpad issue
Replies: 2
Views: 1672

Re: T410S Touchpad issue

Has anyone tried a generic Microsoft driver for the touchpad?
by chzuck
Sun Sep 04, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410S Touchpad issue
Replies: 2
Views: 1672

T410S Touchpad issue

Periodically the cursor freezes when using the touchpad. I am runnng Windows 10 on this laptop. I am able to move the cursor with the trackpoint, then I can go back to the pad. Is there any fix for this and is this standard behavior for this one?
by chzuck
Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:07 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: I finally made the switch to Linux.
Replies: 6
Views: 9255

Re: I finally made the switch to Linux.

I am not sure how much I will be using the Thinkpad any more. I was given an HP Pavilion ze4101, which is faster. I have Linux MX-14.2 installed on that.

You're right, whatever the task, there is a Linux program out there to do it, and its free!
by chzuck
Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: I finally made the switch to Linux.
Replies: 6
Views: 9255

Re: I finally made the switch to Linux.

One thing that impresses me is the vast amount of software to do almost anything and its all free!
by chzuck
Sun Jun 22, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Latest OS For T21
Replies: 12
Views: 10389

Re: Latest OS For T21

Read my post just above this one. I am running MX-14 on a T22 and really like it.
by chzuck
Sat Jun 21, 2014 8:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: I finally made the switch to Linux.
Replies: 6
Views: 9255

I finally made the switch to Linux.

After getting tired of the time it took W2k to boot up on the old T22, I first did a dual boot with Antix 13 to get a little experience with a Linux program. I had a lot of issues with my Linksys wireless adapter, but with the help of a great support forum, I got it working. After getting my feet we...
by chzuck
Fri Jun 13, 2014 12:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Buttons on Thinkpad T22
Replies: 4
Views: 7440

Re: Buttons on Thinkpad T22

Thanks much, I appreciate your reply's and I will give it a try.
by chzuck
Fri Jun 13, 2014 10:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Buttons on Thinkpad T22
Replies: 4
Views: 7440

Buttons on Thinkpad T22

I have been trying to find out the purpose of a button on my thinkpad T22. It is the one below the left and right mouse button, the one with the blue line on it. Can anyone explain what it is for?
by chzuck
Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:32 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad
Replies: 13
Views: 3613

Re: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad

With your upgraded processor I can see XP running fine. My processor is original at 900Mhz and I was told by several on this site that XP would run very slow.

I may be getting my son's T-60 when he gets a newer one. So, I don't want to spend any money on the T22 for now.
by chzuck
Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:04 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Monitor selection for T22
Replies: 2
Views: 1921

Re: Monitor selection for T22

RealBlackStuff wrote:You have not installed the proper graphics driver.
The bluish tint is most likely from the poor quality of your LCD, I bet it is a Samsung.
I will recheck the graphics driver, but I thought I loaded what the Lenovo site has listed for my particular T22.
by chzuck
Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Monitor selection for T22
Replies: 2
Views: 1921

Monitor selection for T22

When I check under color management I see the current monitor is Generic Television. How can I change current monitor to the Thinkpad LCD screen? All the changes I try to make do not work and the current monitor always ends up Generic Television. Also, for other owners of the T22: does your screen a...
by chzuck
Fri Aug 02, 2013 8:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad
Replies: 13
Views: 3613

Re: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad

Have you considered trying linux on the machine? It will have modern browsers and other apps available. I have a T23 (on it at the moment) and a T20 chassis with a T22 MB/CPU. Neither one of these machines have adobe flash on them. In fact, I probably would not try to run any current flash on anyth...
by chzuck
Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad
Replies: 13
Views: 3613

Re: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad

Thanks, I will take a look before I try the newer Flash.
by chzuck
Thu Aug 01, 2013 12:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad
Replies: 13
Views: 3613

Re: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad

I downloaded VLC 1.0.5 and it appears to work fine so far. I tried SMplayer and could not get it to work at all. I plan on trying the latest flash player as I saw on one of the links.
by chzuck
Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad
Replies: 13
Views: 3613

Re: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad

Thanks, I will give it a try and let you know.
by chzuck
Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad
Replies: 13
Views: 3613

Re: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad

VLC currently supports Windows XP SP2 or later.
by chzuck
Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad
Replies: 13
Views: 3613

Playing video on a T 22 Thinkpad

I need some input on playing video on my T22 Thinkpad. What version of Windows Media Player can it handle running W2kPRO? What version of Quicktime will work? I have MOV files and the video freezes when I play them currently using Quicktime 7.1.5. I have Windows Media Player 6.4.09.1129 installed. I...
by chzuck
Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: T22 Monitor has bluish tint
Replies: 4
Views: 3050

Re: T22 Monitor has bluish tint

Appreciate all the extra work you went through! So, it is normal to say my monitor is Generic Television instead of the IBM ThinkPad 1024x768TFT LCD panel? After all the problems I had with the wireless card, I can certainly live with the bluish screen. BTW, the wireless adapter is working fine with...
by chzuck
Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: T22 Monitor has bluish tint
Replies: 4
Views: 3050

Re: T22 Monitor has bluish tint

I went into Color Management and added IBMTPLCD as my default monitor profile. I noticed that the current monitor is Generic Television. I tried changing it to IBM ThinkPad 1024x768TFT LCD panel, but it would not allow me to do that. I do have S3 Graphics Savage/IX 1014 installed. I also see a tab S...

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