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by UMPC2024
Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Negative feedbacks for traders and Tips for fair trading
Replies: 174
Views: 123350

Re: Negative feedbacks for traders and Tips for fair trading

Hi, Why was my post deleted? It was just to warn anybody in case that user Excal32 came back in the future, possibly. The emails can be used to identify them. Dude you literally had one post, no location, and didn't read forum rules. Cardinal Rules 6. Respect the privacy of others. Do not post othe...
by UMPC2024
Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: synaptics
Replies: 4
Views: 1714

Re: synaptics

You can't delete Synaptics without having a different set of mouse drivers there. The Synaptics will reload itself everyday because it's the default driver that Microsoft Windows loads. If you want to use TrackPoint only, I would recommend using ThinkPad UltraNav driver and then setup the settings s...
by UMPC2024
Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: How to keep palmrest stickers from falling off
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: How to keep palmrest stickers from falling off

Whatever you like. I just replaced the Fridigaire decal on my AC compressor and the Keep you GM car All GM sticker on the air cleaner housing. Now I have to find the radiator coolant level decal which must have been blown off when they re-cored my tanks. Original 52 year old DELCO radiator tanks. T...
by UMPC2024
Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T510 headphones priority - 1ST WORLD PROBLEM
Replies: 3
Views: 1723

Re: T510 headphones priority - 1ST WORLD PROBLEM

Are you able to go to the Sound settings and then change your Playback default to your 3.5? Windows sometimes gets confused with multiple speakers. When in my docking station, I have a soundbar that should take priority, but it sometimes reverts back to the laptop speakers. Just a word of caution, k...
by UMPC2024
Sun Oct 11, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Windows XP wallpaper preferences
Replies: 10
Views: 4889

Re: Windows XP wallpaper preferences

I think the worst Windows themes goes to Windows 10 themes are pretty weird since the recycle bin icon seems super 90s and doesn't fit in the progression of the icon from XP to 8.1. I do like Windows 10's landscape background where it can give you changing pictures from various vistas (LOL) around ...
by UMPC2024
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Windows XP wallpaper preferences
Replies: 10
Views: 4889

Re: Windows XP wallpaper preferences

I don't think I've ever seen "Energy Bliss" before. Looked it up now and it's quite nice indeed. It is mostly single color, which I find better than multi-color wallpapers like the original "Bliss", and easier on the eyes. My favorite stock Windows wallpaper through is Vista Ultimate Strands or der...
by UMPC2024
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Windows XP wallpaper preferences
Replies: 10
Views: 4889

Windows XP wallpaper preferences

Starting a new topic so as to not to jack RBS' Windows 2004 thread like I had accidentally jacked the COVID talks into guns (my bad!) :jhem: As green as the grass in the Windows XP field? I do confirm it is even more green than the winxp field :mrgreen: Lol, sounds great. I'm working on going to the...
by UMPC2024
Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: How to keep palmrest stickers from falling off
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: How to keep palmrest stickers from falling off

You can also get nice stickers of e.g. a lovely little penguin. Rip the old stickers off and put the new sticker there, to cover the blemishes. Yeah I'm working on a Linux transition. Got a Bunsen Labs setup on my T60. Funnily enough I had to remove the hard drive to get the cover off onto another ...
by UMPC2024
Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: How to keep palmrest stickers from falling off
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

Re: How to keep palmrest stickers from falling off

So many responses and so many people to respond to. Cadillacmike68 Yeah I dock my T430, but use the T420 on battery. Gotta keep the batteries rotated. kfzhu1229 Thought about it. Dropped my T430 back in 2015 so a corner is missing. Still thinking about it. At some point I'm looking at the newer P5* ...
by UMPC2024
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: How to keep palmrest stickers from falling off
Replies: 19
Views: 2705

How to keep palmrest stickers from falling off

Some people may just take these off because they prefer the clean look, but I actually like the stickers on the palmrest to keep it looking like the day it came from the factory. Is there anyway to keep the stickers from falling off? So far I've tried a glue stick but eventually they start sliding a...
by UMPC2024
Sat Oct 03, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Got Floppies?
Replies: 9
Views: 2024

Re: Got Floppies?

Used to use them in lab when the computers interfaced to equipment could only run Windows 95 and we never had funds to upgrade. Have a pack laying around just for laughs.
by UMPC2024
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: synaptics
Replies: 4
Views: 1714

Re: synaptics

I thought synaptics was the default mouse driver Microsoft Windows adds in everytime it doesn't detect a different driver (like UltraNav). If the OP wants to disable the TouchPad and use TrackPoint only, then UltraNav has an option for that.
by UMPC2024
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Modern 21:9 and 4:3 laptops
Replies: 11
Views: 4815

Re: Modern 21:9 and 4:3 laptops

4:3 19.0" GRiDCASE 1595 (International) 15.0" Roda/Amrel Rocky RK12 (International) 13.3" Getac B300 G7 (International) 12.1" Getac V200 G2 (International) 10.4" Getac V100 G4 (International) Good luck finding or even getting them at a reasonable cost, most are too expensive to justify buying. Seem...
by UMPC2024
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Do you need to carry a weapon?
Replies: 4
Views: 4195

Re: Covid-19 info: possible cure?

MikalE wrote:
Wed Sep 30, 2020 12:06 am
I have a 10mm RI dual stack, but I rarely carry it because of the weight. Very reliable, very stout in 10mm.

My usual pants puller down is either a SIG-Sauer P220 (German KC coded) or P225. Sometimes a P99 or USP9C.
Open carry the PTR91 on condition 0. :mrgreen:
by UMPC2024
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Keyboard Remapping...Learning To Live With The T530/X230 Keyboard..
Replies: 11
Views: 2595

Re: Keyboard Remapping...Learning To Live With The T530/X230 Keyboard..

I had also done the PrtSc to Menu/Application Key since I can't live without that one. I never understood what the Insert button did, so that became my PrtSc. It was also real shame they got rid of the NumLock overlay on the keys on the right side. Back when my keyboard was still fresh and it had th...
by UMPC2024
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Another ebay failure
Replies: 4
Views: 2522

Re: Another ebay failure

Man that's crazy. Didn't your wife's last HDD fail at 26,000 hours?

Sorry my friend, but sadly common sense isn't common anymore.
by UMPC2024
Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: IBM PC110 [LARGE PICTURE]
Replies: 6
Views: 940

Re: IBM PC110 [LARGE PICTURE]

That's pretty cool, you've got the keyboards with the Japanese character overlay. :wink:
by UMPC2024
Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: TRADE: 65W power adapter for X200 Ultrabase
Replies: 9
Views: 948

Re: LF: 65W power adapter

Awh man, I remember years ago you had actually sold me some adapters. Unfortunately I'm 1:1 charger to ThinkPad, so I can't help out. I wish you luck on your search.
by UMPC2024
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Lenovo warns of Windows 10 2004 crashing ThinkPad laptops
Replies: 9
Views: 3194

Re: Lenovo warns of Windows 10 2004 crashing ThinkPad laptops

I just maintain one machine with W10 for my girlfriend, all other machines are smoothly running Debian. It is shocking how hot and loud the W10 machine is running. It is like a jumbo jet continuously going in overdrive. I do not understand why people still want to stay on windows. It is a complete ...
by UMPC2024
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: 2-finger scrolling not working after Touchpad replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 1840

Re: 2-finger scrolling not working after Touchpad replacement

Windows 7 Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Devices and Printers -> Mouse -> UltraNav tab UltraNav TouchPad Enable TouchPad (check this) Use as pointing device with advanced features (check this) Use pointing device for slow motion pointer only Use pointing device for scrolling and tap zones on...
by UMPC2024
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: 2-finger scrolling not working after Touchpad replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 1840

Re: 2-finger scrolling not working after Touchpad replacement

Do you have UltraNav or Synaptics driver? The UltraNav is what you need for it to work. Did you go to check that "Use as pointing device with advanced features" was enabled? And also that two finger scrolling was enabled? These settings could have been reset because it's a new device.
by UMPC2024
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Possible to Bypass Login Screen on T480S?
Replies: 8
Views: 2539

Re: Possible to Bypass Login Screen on T480S?

Hey, this Thinkpads forum is all about fellow Thinkpad users helping out each other, regardless of where they are from, right? I'm not trying to discriminate against anyone. I'm just a strong proponent for adhering to the location rules since it helps provide better content. For instance if someone...
by UMPC2024
Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T490 is very sluggish
Replies: 11
Views: 2284

Re: T490 is very sluggish

Is it only an Excel problem? If so, some people have found a solution by turning off the Cortana feature in Windows 10.
Here's the source https://www.itprotoday.com/windows-serv ... windows-10
by UMPC2024
Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Possible to Bypass Login Screen on T480S?
Replies: 8
Views: 2539

Re: Possible to Bypass Login Screen on T480S?

piawooo wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:48 am
BillMorrow wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:05 am
this user lied and entered houston, texas when registering but is logging in from china..
will delete this user if he does not show up by friday..
I am using VPN and that's why the IP address does not match.


You're based in the US, but using a VPN to go into PRC?
by UMPC2024
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T530 webcam comes and goes
Replies: 7
Views: 2173

Re: T530 webcam comes and goes

Do you have Communications Utility installed? I used to have problems with my T430 camera after reinstalling Windows 7 and trying to keep everything stock (no Lenovo programs whatsoever). Installing the Communications Utility somehow "talks" to the camera and let's it work with Skype more than once....
by UMPC2024
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 middle mouse button not working correctly
Replies: 9
Views: 2286

Re: T430 middle mouse button not working correctly

Huh, that's interesting that a mouse driver would fix a blue screen. Yeah Synaptics is the default driver that loads in Windows.

Glad you got your problem fixed. Hope you have fun with your T430, it's a good machine.
by UMPC2024
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 middle mouse button not working correctly
Replies: 9
Views: 2286

Re: T430 middle mouse button not working correctly

Alright, well everything sounds right physically based on what you're describing. I'm sorry, but I don't know how to resolve the blue screen. I stay away from Windows 10 because the updates like to break things. Perhaps you could try a new post about the issue and see if others can help out.
by UMPC2024
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 middle mouse button not working correctly
Replies: 9
Views: 2286

Re: T430 middle mouse button not working correctly

Here's a different post about Windows 10 and the UltraNav driver. Try the link in the second post and see if it works.

viewtopic.php?f=46&t=130071&hilit=windows+10+ultranav
by UMPC2024
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 middle mouse button not working correctly
Replies: 9
Views: 2286

Re: T430 middle mouse button not working correctly

Oh I see. I'm actually not a Windows 10 user, so I don't know much about it. I'll try and dig around and see how you can get the UltraNav driver since you can control the settings that way. Before you do anything drastic like completely reinstalling Windows, I would recommend backing up what you hav...
by UMPC2024
Thu Jul 23, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 middle mouse button not working correctly
Replies: 9
Views: 2286

Re: T430 middle mouse button not working correctly

What operating system on are you on? Also did you try removing the keyboard and then reconnecting the ribbon? Not sure if this would help, but you could try this. Go to UltraNav, TrackPoint settings, Choose Scrolling or Magnifying Glass Function, Settings, Scrolling Type - Standard (not smooth). And...

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