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by UMPC2024
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Gaming monitor?
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Re: Gaming monitor?

Okay, I see that you want a gaming monitor as per the title. Lol, I really ought to stop posting right before I go to bed. So between the two monitors here's what I see as the differences. AOC: higher viewing angle, lower average power consumption, has two HDMI ports, not 3D ready, curved Asus: brig...
by UMPC2024
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Gaming monitor?
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Re: Gaming monitor?

What kind of application are you looking to use it for? Gaming, graphics, or just office work/internet?
Also, are you looking to keep 1920x1080 resolution? Those two options are both 1080.
by UMPC2024
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics and HOW is it affecting you.. what are you doing..?
Replies: 50
Views: 3389

Re: Corona-COVID-19 virus statistics

Thanks for the resources. Hope everyone is well!
by UMPC2024
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410 - need GOOD new battery
Replies: 17
Views: 2150

Re: T410 - need GOOD new battery

Wow, sorry, I've been away for a bit. Yes, it appears I did not type my response as clearly as I should have. dr_st is right.
by UMPC2024
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T400 Brightness hotkey (Fn+Home/End) not working
Replies: 2
Views: 895

Re: T400 Brightness hotkey (Fn+Home/End) not working

I'm not a Windows 10 user, but these are some websites I found for issues similar to your T400. https://superuser.com/questions/948587/i-cannot-adjust-screen-brightness-in-windows-10 This one suggests device manager -> monitors -> right click Generic PnP Monitor -> Enable. https://support.lenovo.com...
by UMPC2024
Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T490s 10 days old
Replies: 7
Views: 1432

Re: T490s 10 days old

What the heck, you're in Vancouver and it takes an hour to get to a repair shop that Lenovo trusts?
by UMPC2024
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410 - need GOOD new battery
Replies: 17
Views: 2150

Re: T410 - need GOOD new battery

Sometimes when I pick up older models like T420 and T410 they come with the 55+/55++ series. They come around ~40Wh these days, but it's nice for me to just use them as beater batteries that I don't care much about.
by UMPC2024
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Battery authenticity check
Replies: 3
Views: 1228

Re: Battery authenticity check

Once I bought what was advertised to be a 70++ 9-cell battery for my ThinkPad T430 in China. It looked like a Sanyo one, had all the markings, except the sticker was peeling a little bit at the top. I put it into my T430, it wouldn't charge it, but the Power Manager had all the specs written out lik...
by UMPC2024
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkPad recommendation [ExpressCard/USB 3.0/Socketed/Maximum battery life]
Replies: 8
Views: 2031

Re: ThinkPad recommendation [ExpressCard/USB 3.0/Socketed/Maximum battery life]

From the T420/T410/T510/T520 Keyboard comparisons and review post
RealBlackStuff wrote:
Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:56 am
45N2071 / 45N2036 Alps
45N2141 / 45N2106 Chicony
45N2211 / 45N2176 NMB

Can all be used in T410/T420/T510/T520/X220 and, after a BIOS-mod, also in T430/T530/X230
by UMPC2024
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Hold my drink, W701ds!
Replies: 3
Views: 2509

Re: Hold my drink, W701ds!

Plus you might need to hire a minion to carry that thing around. :mrgreen:
by UMPC2024
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Hold my drink, W701ds!
Replies: 3
Views: 2509

Re: Hold my drink, W701ds!

The link says requested page could not be found.
by UMPC2024
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Can anyone help me find a cable?
Replies: 5
Views: 1226

Re: Can anyone help me find a cable?

Is the cable itself not available on its own from eBay or some other online store?
by UMPC2024
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410 - need GOOD new battery
Replies: 17
Views: 2150

Re: T410 - need GOOD new battery

What was that originally designed for, the T420/T520 generation? It's from the T430/T530 generation and up (includes L series and some other ones that use the same battery). You can search around the forum for other features. If you ever plan on getting something from this generation, be aware that...
by UMPC2024
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410 - need GOOD new battery
Replies: 17
Views: 2150

Re: T410 - need GOOD new battery

You can also buy 70+ and 70++ batteries that work with the T410. Probably more options for OEM and in box that still work.
by UMPC2024
Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: T520 suddenly turned black
Replies: 8
Views: 1428

Re: T520 suddenly turned black

That's too bad. Better wishes for a new battery and happy new year!
by UMPC2024
Sun Dec 29, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: T520 suddenly turned black
Replies: 8
Views: 1428

Re: T520 suddenly turned black

Do you happen to have another ThinkPad T#10-T#30 series that could test out this battery pack? The specs you wrote seem legitimate, 45N1005 is a 6-cell 70+ series battery. I believe that the T#20 series still shipped with 55+/55++ series, so it wouldn't be the original one that shipped with it. 3 ho...
by UMPC2024
Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ThinkPad Challenged with Large Magnet
Replies: 1
Views: 3059

Re: ThinkPad Challenged with Large Magnet

Well, that was pretty fun to watch. Thanks for sharing. I wonder how the newest ThinkPads would perform.
by UMPC2024
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: forrtl: severe (157): Program Exception - access violationn W530 Windows 10
Replies: 1
Views: 1857

Re: forrtl: severe (157): Program Exception - access violationn W530 Windows 10

Have you successfully ran this code on Windows 10 with the same build version on your other machines?
Could it be that your errors are attributed to the errors you had with administrator access in this post? viewtopic.php?f=48&t=129523
by UMPC2024
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: Bare Metal Install Advice
Replies: 9
Views: 2395

Re: Bare Metal Install Advice

MikalE wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:07 pm
That may be, but I seem to remember reading here about something in the BIOS refusing a load of anything but Windows 10 on seventh generation and newer Intel processors.
https://arstechnica.com/information-tec ... d-windows/
by UMPC2024
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: ThinkPad T430s is stuck in airplane mode
Replies: 7
Views: 3086

Re: ThinkPad T430s is stuck in airplane mode

What about these options?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/windows- ... plane-mode

Make sure to make any backups of your files before registry edits!
by UMPC2024
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: ThinkVision M14—a 14-inch, portable, USB-C monitor
Replies: 14
Views: 3761

Re: ThinkVision M14—a 14-inch, portable, USB-C monitor

Does anyone know if you can use USB-C adapters so that it can work with older ThinkPads?
by UMPC2024
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Now I've done it...
Replies: 11
Views: 8763

Re: Now I've done it...

MikalE wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:20 pm
Yes, Base Exchange. I served in the USAF for eight years as an ICBM Technician. I have the privilege of buying from the on-line AAFES Exchange.
Ah cool. Lol, I misread the original statement and thought the computer was nicknamed "BX" for some reason. :lol:
by UMPC2024
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Now I've done it...
Replies: 11
Views: 8763

Re: Now I've done it...

MikalE wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:20 am
I bought a Dell G3 about five minutes ago from the Army Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), otherwise known as the BX on a military base.
Do you know why it's called the BX?
by UMPC2024
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: HDD Driver for W7 for T570?
Replies: 11
Views: 2560

Re: HDD Driver for W7 for T570?

Hi Sorry I am in a huge stress. My Mom got the same T570 as mine and the Stock Win7 was ssshhtt.. The Graphic Sucks and so one. I installed on mine a while ago W7 Ultimate but that Image USB Dongle dont work. So I have to make a new one. But I cant rember where I got driver who make the Installer f...
by UMPC2024
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: HDD Driver for W7 for T570?
Replies: 11
Views: 2560

Re: HDD Driver for W7 for T570?

What brand is your SSD? You could try and search the manufacturer's website. If you want an example, it'd be Intel's SSD site https://downloadcenter.intel.com/produc ... nd-Storage .
by UMPC2024
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Different types of SSD in the configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 2421

Re: Different types of SSD in the configuration

3) There *might* be a third way for a SSD into T430: Our T410 had SATA Hard Drive Bay Adapter III which could fit a 2.5" SATA SSD or HDD into the slot where DVD would have been. I'm not sure if T430 had such an option available. There is. Just get a hard drive caddy for the T430 and you can fit in ...
by UMPC2024
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: VAIO announces tiny laptop with tons of ports
Replies: 4
Views: 7239

Re: VAIO announces tiny laptop with tons of ports

Freaking VGA in 2019, wow. I wonder which niche they are aiming for. Schools? The places I've been run VGA to their projectors like it's the only option. And then they don't provide adapters for when guest speakers come. :?: Also surprised that the only USB-C is the charging port. They couldn't jus...
by UMPC2024
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ThinkPad wallpapers and customization files collection
Replies: 2
Views: 8098

Re: ThinkPad wallpapers and customization files collection

Cool, thanks for sharing. Time to change out my wallpapers :lol:
by UMPC2024
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: T430 and Linux Pop_os running hot
Replies: 2
Views: 3821

Re: T430 and Linux Pop_os running hot

in Pop_OS I can switch between using: Intel vs Nvidia Graphics card. sudo system76-power graphics nvidia or sudo system76-power graphics intel Thank you Can you please be a little more clear on this part? Are you experiencing the temperature issues when you're in the Nvidia graphics card mode in po...

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