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by mbr12
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: POLL: Classic Shell... Whos using it?
Replies: 9
Views: 938

Re: POLL: Classic Shell... Whos using it?

I use it on W10. Love it.
by mbr12
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60p crashes after boot
Replies: 4
Views: 1190

Re: T60p crashes after boot

Turn off those #$@^%&*!!! auto updates. They're the worst idea since the traffic light.
by mbr12
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 recommended SSD
Replies: 14
Views: 939

Re: T60 recommended SSD

I have Intel 320-series 300gb ssd in my T60 and an old M57 desktop. Both have been working great for years. They're way faster than a spinner and reliable, so far. I have an Intel s3510 800gb as well. I didn't install it into the T60, but did slip it in briefly to see if the T60 recognized it the bi...
by mbr12
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: The Absolute Maxed-Out ThinkPad T60!?
Replies: 17
Views: 3639

Re: The Absolute Maxed-Out ThinkPad T60!?

Slip an SSD in there and it will fly! Easy, sorta cheap and a yuuuge improvement.
by mbr12
Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Keyboards, wristpads, ac adapters, Mostly new. Odds & ends.
Replies: 7
Views: 1213

Re: Keyboards, wristpads, ac adapters, Mostly new. Odds & ends.

I added a 65 watt T60 adapter in the post above. It has the wall cord. It was from my T60, but I rarely used it, like new. $13.00 shipped.
by mbr12
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Keyboards, wristpads, ac adapters, Mostly new. Odds & ends.
Replies: 7
Views: 1213

Re: Keyboards, wristpads, ac adapters, Mostly new. Odds & ends.

Added: ATI Radeon X1300 Pro 256mb graphics card. Pulled from a working system. Good basic graphics card with analog, digital and s-video outputs. $15.00. IBM 42T4418, FRU 42T4419, 20v/3.25A. T6x series + many more. With wall cord. IBM IBM 92P1016, FRU 92P1017, 16V/4.5A, no wall cord. T4x series + do...
by mbr12
Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Oldest Thinkpad you'd run Windows 7 on?
Replies: 32
Views: 4939

Re: Oldest Thinkpad you'd run Windows 7 on?

W7 works just fine on the T60/61. With an SSD, it zips along.
by mbr12
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Keyboards, wristpads, ac adapters, Mostly new. Odds & ends.
Replies: 7
Views: 1213

Keyboards, wristpads, ac adapters, Mostly new. Odds & ends.

I have a boxful of these parts I need to get rid of. Part #s are listed. The machines they may fit is not complete. They all appear to be new or unused. All prices include shipping and PP. Make me an offer on the whole pile. Keyboards: Part # 42T3177, fru 42T3209. For T6x series, R/T400/500. I belie...
by mbr12
Sun Nov 22, 2015 4:17 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Sold: Lenovo Advanced Dock #2503 w/graphics card, extras. PICS!
Replies: 0
Views: 653

Sold: Lenovo Advanced Dock #2503 w/graphics card, extras. PICS!

SOLD Lenovo advanced dock port replicator #2503, for T60,T61, T400, T500 and others. Ex. condition, no issues. It has space for graphics card + 2nd optical drive or hard drive. Included are: ATI X1300 256mb graphics card, power cord, keys, mouse, keyboard. 603-707-8184. Located in Center Harbor, NH....
by mbr12
Mon Jul 06, 2015 5:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3337

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

I just installed the cpu and N adapter. No error code and the device manager recognizes the hardware changes.
Go figure.
by mbr12
Mon Jul 06, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3337

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

I renamed the file, but now it's a new error.
It says "cannot flash if memory managers (e.g em386) present.

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j61/m ... 0yfbki.jpg

MOD Edit: picture WAY too big, turned into Link.
Please read Section 5 of the Forum Rules!
by mbr12
Mon Jul 06, 2015 12:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3337

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

OS is W7 32 bit
Files were extracted
Bios has network/flash & update by end user enabled.
Tried compatibility modes for Vista and xp
Still get the file fail to open message
by mbr12
Mon Jul 06, 2015 8:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3337

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

Na-ah! Just copy the files from that .rar file onto a USB stick or burn a regular data-CD. Then you need to run phlash16.exe from within Windows (as an Admin if under Vista/W7). Still no go. I get a "failed to open file" message, whether it's run as admin or not. http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j...
by mbr12
Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3337

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

Tomorrow, the t7200 should be here. I'm going to install it and the heatsink/fan and Intel n wi-fi card from the t61. I tried the Zender bios in RBS' link, but can't for the life of me figure out how to install it. I unzipped the files with 7-zip, used imgburn to create an img file. Burned it to a c...
by mbr12
Wed Jul 01, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3337

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

I ordered the t7200 from NJ for $15. I'm sure the fan will fit with one bracket or the other.
So the agn wi-fi will still be an improvement even with only 2 antenna leads?
Hopefully it will be done this weekend and I will report back.
by mbr12
Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3337

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

The t61 is 15.4 widescreen, the t60 is 15" 4:3. t60 pic: http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j61/mbr12/t60%20mobo_zpsq0kkorum.jpg t61: http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j61/mbr12/t61%20mobo_zpsfojut2tn.jpg MOD warning: pictures WAY too big! only 50KB allowed! Converted to links. Please read the Forum ...
by mbr12
Wed Jul 01, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3337

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

This is all good info. If I upgrade the cpu to a t7200, will I be able to use the Middleton bios ( I have an Intel ssd in the t60 now)? Or does that require a whole mobo replacement? What about the fan assemby and wi-fi card? I just removed the t61 fan and cleaned and lubed it. I know it was quieter...
by mbr12
Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3337

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

According to Speccy, it has a t2400. So the t7200 is the best direct fit for the t60?
by mbr12
Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3337

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

I'm going to cannibalize the t61 and swap some parts into the t60. Will the fan be a straight swap? The 4965agn wi-fi card has 3 antenna connectors. Is there any advantage to putting it into the t60 and connecting only the 2 antenna leads? Any other swaps worthwhile? What exactly is preventing the t...
by mbr12
Sun Jun 21, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3337

Re: T61 cpu in a T60?

My T61 board died, likely the nvidia fail. It's a 15.4" and the t60 is a 15".
I'll look for the bios.
Thanks.
by mbr12
Sun Jun 21, 2015 12:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 cpu in a T60?
Replies: 31
Views: 3337

T61 cpu in a T60?

Can it be done? Would it be a straight swap or any mods or tweaks have to be done?
Also, is there an equivalent Middleton bios for the T60?
by mbr12
Fri Jun 19, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 , advanced dock, ATI X1300, sleep & hibernate crashes laptop
Replies: 0
Views: 1460

T60 , advanced dock, ATI X1300, sleep & hibernate crashes laptop

I was using a T61, Windows 7, nvidia gpu, advanced dock with AMD X1300 video card, Middleton bios. The bios was set to boot with external card only. I'm using a Samsung external monitor connected to the dvi of the X1300 in the dock.This set-up worked fine as long as the T61 didn't have more than 2 g...
by mbr12
Tue May 05, 2015 12:09 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: USB 3 express card and T61. Is it worth it?
Replies: 21
Views: 5230

Re: USB 3 express card and T61. Is it worth it?

Good to know, thanks.
by mbr12
Tue May 05, 2015 11:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: USB 3 express card and T61. Is it worth it?
Replies: 21
Views: 5230

USB 3 express card and T61. Is it worth it?

Would a usb3 express card in a T61 yield usb3 speeds, or would it be throttled back to usb2?
Thanks
by mbr12
Sat Feb 07, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Mini review: Advanced Dock with T60p
Replies: 292
Views: 154615

Re: Mini review: Advanced Dock with T60p

I believe the x1300 has 125 mb. I have the Middleton bios.
by mbr12
Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Mini review: Advanced Dock with T60p
Replies: 292
Views: 154615

Re: Mini review: Advanced Dock with T60p

I finally got my T61dock/ATI X1300 to work by removing 1gb of ram. Mine won't work with more than 2gb of ram.
Anybody get theirs to work with the extra ram?
by mbr12
Thu Jan 15, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems
Replies: 10
Views: 2386

Re: T61P/advanced dock/Asus 6450=major problems

Also have you gone into BIOS AND made sure you set the "Default Primary Video Device" to "PCI Express?" Also the setting for "Boot Display Device" may also need to be adjusted. Are you pressing F10 to make the settings stick after adjusting them? [/quote] Yes, did all those. I guess it's possible my...

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