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by Georgeolivergo
Mon May 19, 2014 1:52 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND (WTB x201 or x220)
Replies: 0
Views: 648

FOUND (WTB x201 or x220)

hi folks, long ago I found my x41t here and I'm finally looking to upgrade to something like an x201 or x220 (tablet or laptop). I'd like to find something with a fast-ish cpu, SSD, ultrabase/DVD, webcam, at least 8GB, and Windows 7 pro, or if I need to supply any of those myself I'd like the price ...
by Georgeolivergo
Wed Apr 30, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: x220 vs ThinkCentre m90p?
Replies: 1
Views: 1970

x220 vs ThinkCentre m90p?

hi folks, I'm wondering if anyone here has experience with the ThinkCentre desktops, circa the m90p series. I've long thought my upgrade from my current x41 would be the x220, but in poking around I'm considering getting a desktop and keeping the x41 for travel. How does the x220 stack up against th...
by Georgeolivergo
Sat Jan 25, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Crazily modified T61 P8800 6GB 160GB SSD
Replies: 9
Views: 1278

Re: FS: Crazily modified T61 X9100 6GB 160GB SSD 3G GPS

Q: Why did I do such crazy but pointless things instead of getting a new laptop with i7? A: First of all, I want to flip off Samsung, LG-Philips, Sharp, AUO, and Chimei for cut off the 4:3 screen production line. I'd rather pay 100 GBP more for a screen that is not "compressed and crushed". Secondl...
by Georgeolivergo
Tue Jan 21, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Looking for X230 w IPS
Replies: 9
Views: 1959

Re: Looking for X230 w IPS

chongyixiong wrote: Is there an option with no trackpad?
I wish!

Are you going to keep the x200? :)
by Georgeolivergo
Sat Oct 26, 2013 11:54 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: 2x X200
Replies: 15
Views: 5362

Re: FS: 2x X200

Thanks guys, however I've slept on it and I'm going to pass on getting anything until next year. Good luck with the sale.
by Georgeolivergo
Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: 2x X200
Replies: 15
Views: 5362

Re: FS: 2x X200

Well, I really didn't think I was in the market, but that #2 looks like a nice upgrade over my x41 (and it's my last chance for no touchpad, right? :) ), and an ultrabase and x-25 m SSD together are only about $80 on ebay, a lot less than I was thinking. So the only other question is memory -- could...
by Georgeolivergo
Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:28 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS X200 type 7458-V3B
Replies: 6
Views: 1598

Re: FS X200 type 7458-V3B

I meant to ask a few days ago when I couldn't find more information on the model number, but could you post the cpu and screen specs? And/or how to find this information myself? Thanks.
by Georgeolivergo
Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: feedback wanted from developers using X61 to X230
Replies: 4
Views: 1810

Re: feedback wanted from developers using X61 to X230

That's really good information everyone, thanks a bunch.
by Georgeolivergo
Mon Mar 04, 2013 2:05 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: anyone else having problems sorting at the Outlet?
Replies: 2
Views: 754

Re: anyone else having problems sorting at the Outlet?

Thanks, good to know. Don't know why I didn't bother clearing cookies/cache before, but that seems to have fixed it.
by Georgeolivergo
Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Could we kickstart fund a 4:3 machine
Replies: 40
Views: 7884

Re: Could we kickstart fund a 4:3 machine

I'd absolutely pour some money into that kind of project, because watching all modern thinkpads turn into wannabe Macbook Ideapads is frustrating. But 3D printing a notebook probably won't work - can't see that stuff being sturdy enough to be called a thinkpad. The most realistic way to do a kickst...
by Georgeolivergo
Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: anyone else having problems sorting at the Outlet?
Replies: 2
Views: 754

anyone else having problems sorting at the Outlet?

At least for the last week the outlet's been unusable -- trying to sort by selecting the checkboxes on the left doesn't work. Anyone else seeing this?
by Georgeolivergo
Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:13 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: feedback wanted from developers using X61 to X230
Replies: 4
Views: 1810

feedback wanted from developers using X61 to X230

hi, In my endless quest to find a suitable replacement for my x41t I've been looking for developers describing their usage experience of the X-series from the 61 through to the X230. Seriously, I wish Lenovo would just let us design our own 3D printed machines and this whole problem would be solved....
by Georgeolivergo
Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:08 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: 2 SXGA+ x61t (one v. good, one rough), 2 Ultrabases
Replies: 3
Views: 1248

Re: FS: 2 SXGA+ x61t (one v. good, one rough), 2 Ultrabases, etc

Just some feedback, that price seems a little high for the first bundle. Even though it is a tablet and comes with the ultrabase, it's a 1.6 and not in good working condition (without a good HDD). I watch eBay frequently for those.
by Georgeolivergo
Sun Dec 16, 2012 4:39 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: 8gb and fastest cpu for x61t?
Replies: 12
Views: 2008

Re: 8gb and fastest cpu for x61t?

Ah it was soldered, thanks guys, that makes sense now. Right now on ebay it looks like 2 4gb modules would be $120+ (versus $30-40 for ddr3!), you weren't kidding. Yeah it's hard to decide if the newer cpu will be worth it. It's more of a convenience because then you don't have to farm out as many c...
by Georgeolivergo
Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: 8gb and fastest cpu for x61t?
Replies: 12
Views: 2008

8gb and fastest cpu for x61t?

hi, I'm reading up on whether a x61t can work as an upgrade from my x41t (rather than going for a x2xx). From the Thinkwiki and ebay it seems like the tablet doesn't have the option for the faster Core Duos, is that correct? Also I'm wondering if the max is 4 GB or whether 8 GB is possible like on t...
by Georgeolivergo
Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:01 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: how would (could?) you remove the touchpad?
Replies: 1
Views: 698

how would (could?) you remove the touchpad?

As I sit here typing on my x41 and contemplate a future where I have to use a laptop with a touchpad, I get a crazy thought which leads me to my question: How would you completely remove the touchpad from a model such as the x220, x230, etcetera? Is it even possible to modify a palmrest from, say, a...
by Georgeolivergo
Mon Aug 13, 2012 5:27 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: upgraded x61 vs. x220
Replies: 3
Views: 2847

upgraded x61 vs. x220

hello all, I'm seeking some advice on upgrading from my x41t (Windows XP, 1.5 gb ram and stock 60gb hdd with ultrabase). Right now I use it for programming, browsing, and old games usually with one VirtualBox VM running. At first I thought of going right to the x220, as the outlet has some good look...
by Georgeolivergo
Wed Mar 14, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: which midsize laptop for work and home?
Replies: 4
Views: 999

which midsize laptop for work and home?

hi, I'm in the middle of shopping for a laptop for my sister. If it was for me I'd know exactly what I want, but since my sister has some different requirements I'm open to suggestions. She says she wants a DVD reader, that 13" is probably a little small, and HD space is not that big of a concern. S...
by Georgeolivergo
Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: Strange issue, buttons + keys stop working until reboot
Replies: 8
Views: 4094

Strange issue, buttons + keys stop working until reboot

I've had a strange problem with my x41t, Windows XP SP 2, for a while now and after much searching I'm stumped. Maybe someone here can see what's going on. A little while after a reboot (within a day?), the browser back/forward buttons, the hardware volume buttons on screen display, and the ctrl-alt...
by Georgeolivergo
Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: ** HOW TOs & FAQs **
Topic: Access Connections - some tips on how to use it
Replies: 41
Views: 61025

Re: Access Connections - some tips on how to use it

Unfortunately it's the same for both admin and user accounts. Could it have something to do with the capabilities of my NIC? I have Intel 2200BG.
by Georgeolivergo
Sun Mar 13, 2011 9:02 pm
Forum: ** HOW TOs & FAQs **
Topic: Access Connections - some tips on how to use it
Replies: 41
Views: 61025

Re: Access Connections - some tips on how to use it

I'm using AC with windows XP, and having problems specifying MAC addresses in the profile advanced settings. The advanced settings window opens but all the options are grayed out except enable radio management support. I'm trying to specify the address because I'm dealing with two access points with...
by Georgeolivergo
Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: The little red button can be addicting
Replies: 15
Views: 3425

Re: The little red button can be addicting

As a dedicated trackpoint fan, but the owner of a rather old TP, I was browsing the Lenovo site the other day and wondered -- are there any TPs out now without the touchpad? I thought some of the X series still only had the trackpoint but it seems like that's not the case anymore?
by Georgeolivergo
Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:38 pm
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: need help on finding missing HDD memory on XP
Replies: 2
Views: 1161

need help on finding missing HDD memory on XP

I've been running some tools and looking on Google and this forum, but still haven't figured out what's going on; hopefully someone here can help. The other day I noticed that my C:\ drive (the only HDD on my X41t/Windows XP laptop) said it had 8 GB available out of 50 GB total. I didn't think I was...
by Georgeolivergo
Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: does the X4 dock serial port work with the x41 tablet?
Replies: 2
Views: 972

does the X4 dock serial port work with the x41 tablet?

hi, I'm wondering if I can use the X4 dock serial port with a X41t tablet. Sorry for what might be a dumb question, but I'm not completely clear on what a 'pass through' port really is -- does this just mean it allows you to use the ports already in the laptop itself? If it actually adds ports, do I...
by Georgeolivergo
Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:28 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: which newish thinkpads can have palm rests with no touchpad?
Replies: 7
Views: 968

Re: which newish thinkpads can have palm rests with no touchpad?

Can someone confirm if the T40 palmrest with no touchpad can be swapped into a T43? Both 14" LCD. I thought not, but just want to check as there's a good deal on a T43 locally here. eta: I forgot I could compare FRUs from the hardware manuals -- it looks like only a couple of models of T43 can take ...
by Georgeolivergo
Sun Mar 29, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: which newish thinkpads can have palm rests with no touchpad?
Replies: 7
Views: 968

which newish thinkpads can have palm rests with no touchpad?

I know the T4* line and the x4* accept palmrests with no touchpad. What I'm curious about is which of the newer models (say, last four years) can have no-touchpad palmrests, if not from the factory then maybe with some home modification? I love thinkpads, but I don't like touchpads -- and as I'm thi...
by Georgeolivergo
Wed Aug 27, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3026
Views: 557681

Thanks to syedj for a very easy sale of a X41t. Just as advertised, machine looks and runs great.
by Georgeolivergo
Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:18 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: wtb: up to 2 GB ram for T40, preferably 2700
Replies: 5
Views: 501

Good tip underclocker, thanks.

Even though I wasn't really in the market for a new laptop, I probably would have jumped on that if I saw it earlier :)

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