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by luca9903
Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad L430/L530 and later Series
Topic: ThinkPad L540 Touchpad and Trackpoint suddenly stop workin
Replies: 0
Views: 753

ThinkPad L540 Touchpad and Trackpoint suddenly stop workin

Hi, As specified in the subject I have a problem with the TouchPad and the Trackpoint, during the use both peripherals stop working but if I plug an external mouse this one work. I Tried Uninstalling the drivers but after the restart it automatically reinstall the driver. What can I do? I have insta...
by luca9903
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: ThinkPad T520 hdd led always on
Replies: 0
Views: 1002

ThinkPad T520 hdd led always on

Hi, I recently bought a T520 with quad core i7 and nvidia graphic. When I turn it on the hdd led blink normally but after few minutes it stays on (the light is on and it doesn't blink) while the disk usage is low or 0% (I have a intel msata 310 ssd and the thinkpad mechanic disk inside). I noticed t...
by luca9903
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: AMD Radeon RX480 strange issue1
Replies: 3
Views: 1091

Re: AMD Radeon RX480 strange issue1

Hi,

at the end I use the RMA on amazon.

I tried by changing drivers but nothing to do. I think that the problem was on memories or something with what hans says.

however.. Thanks.
by luca9903
Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: ThinkPad Ultranav driver issue wit WIN 10
Replies: 0
Views: 972

ThinkPad Ultranav driver issue wit WIN 10

Hi, I used to use a TP X61 and a T60, the trackpoint had the press to select and the central button locked the scroll and I could go up and down pnly by moving the trackpoint. Now I have a X220 and a X230, Win 10 automatically update the driver if I install the old version, with the new one I can't ...
by luca9903
Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Thinkpad X220 2101 error with Intel 310
Replies: 2
Views: 2102

Re: Thinkpad X220 2101 error with Intel 310

RealBlackStuff wrote:Installing the latest BIOS should take care of it.
Hi, the latest BIOS version is already flashed. Have I to Re-Flash with the same version?
by luca9903
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Thinkpad X220 2101 error with Intel 310
Replies: 2
Views: 2102

Thinkpad X220 2101 error with Intel 310

Hi EveryBody,

I Bought an Intel mSata 310 80 GB, I put it in my X220 but it gives error 2101, also it figures in windows disk manager but as unknown device. (Also tested in a X230, same error). Bios Updated at the latest version.

What can I do? Thanks in advance, best regards.
by luca9903
Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 stopped working, Freezes
Replies: 11
Views: 2978

Re: ThinkPad T40 stopped working, Freezes

Hi, after many days I am here.

I Think The T40 is Dead, nothing to do. Planning to buy the T42P MOBO with FireGl T2, I want to be sure it is compatible with the XGA screen of the TP T40, do you confirm?

Thanks all for your replies, waiting your answers.

Best Regards.
by luca9903
Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 stopped working, Freezes
Replies: 11
Views: 2978

Re: ThinkPad T40 stopped working, Freezes

Thank you all for answering. I'm attempting to make it works. I tried as you said, the chip next to CPU heats up and the one under the Wireless Card does not. I have been using this T40 with 2 stick 2x1 GB PC3200 DDR-400 and it worked, If use use them now it surely freeze... I put in his original 5...
by luca9903
Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 stopped working, Freezes
Replies: 11
Views: 2978

Re: ThinkPad T40 stopped working, Freezes

Yeah, netburst bus chips get pretty hot (and usually cooled with heatsinks that are too small). What a shame. I know that fact. The netburst southbridge get hot to the touch, but it is not hot enough to burn your hands. And that's even true to my OptiPlex GX520! What I was trying to say was my moth...
by luca9903
Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 stopped working, Freezes
Replies: 11
Views: 2978

Re: ThinkPad T40 stopped working, Freezes

that seems like a southbridge failure or short circuit to me. I think you should try to boot it off the battery without palmrest and minipci card and try the temperature of the southbridge. My A31p motherboard has the same issue and you can feel like the southbridge is reaching to boiling hot befor...
by luca9903
Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 stopped working, Freezes
Replies: 11
Views: 2978

ThinkPad T40 stopped working, Freezes

Hi, I was using my TP yesterday evening and suddenly it froze on WIN desktop. I tried changing HD, RAM and CPU but it turns on and then freeze or only does not. I noticed that if I plug the AC Adapter it stucks, if I run on battery it works for few minutes. (I tried with/without battery) I tested th...
by luca9903
Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: AMD Radeon RX480 strange issue1
Replies: 3
Views: 1091

AMD Radeon RX480 strange issue1

Hi, I attach two videos of the issue. It's strange because if i install drivers it figures... if I run without driver it runs smoothly. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0aW-K-0VfulU1RCYjFKR2JlYTQ/view?usp=sharing https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0aW-K-0VfulU2pYcFVESVB2dm8/view?usp=sharing What cou...
by luca9903
Sun Jan 01, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Unsolvable Login Loop WIN 10
Replies: 10
Views: 5079

Re: Unsolvable Login Loop WIN 10

kfzhu1229 wrote:Don't disable superfetch or your win10 computer takes twice the time to start!!
It boots up at the same time, with superfetch activated it is impossible to use pc at startup due to 100% disk usage.
by luca9903
Sun Jan 01, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Unsolvable Login Loop WIN 10
Replies: 10
Views: 5079

Re: Unsolvable Login Loop WIN 10

Wow you must like Windows 10 which you have installed on 6 machines. It sounds like a network issue to me if you get this on all your computers. I don't think Windows 10 has proven itself yet and I am not prepared to put up the spyware and with these issues on all my hardware but that is me. Do you...
by luca9903
Sat Dec 31, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Unsolvable Login Loop WIN 10
Replies: 10
Views: 5079

Re: Unsolvable Login Loop WIN 10

I used set a different image and my problem got solved (I actually did this trick just a week ago!). I think my problem was less severe: It only gets into the boot loop if you use fast startup and if you restart it works just fine. I disabled fast startup, that gave boot problems, but nothing to do...
by luca9903
Sat Dec 31, 2016 3:14 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Unsolvable Login Loop WIN 10
Replies: 10
Views: 5079

Re: Unsolvable Login Loop WIN 10

One of the possibilities is because of Windows Spotlight that fails to load. Disable that and try again? Thanks for the answer. Already Disabled Windows Spotlight in windows by options->personalization->lock screen->background->set different image instead of WIN Spotlight. I found this guide https:...
by luca9903
Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Unsolvable Login Loop WIN 10
Replies: 10
Views: 5079

Unsolvable Login Loop WIN 10

Hi everybody, I have many Computers with Win 10, 4 ThinkPads and 2 Tower PC. As I say in subject, when I login in windows typing password or pin it starts loading then comes back to login screen... only after several restarts, maybe, I am able to login. Looking Up on google I found somebody with the...
by luca9903
Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)
Replies: 17
Views: 2867

Re: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)

Really Thanks for your Help, I decided to give up because I don't have the correct solderer. Hope the seller will accept my refund request... if not I'll try. Hoping for the first. Thank you so much.


Admin edit: Remove unnecessary quoting.
by luca9903
Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T40 - Which Windows OS for my needs?
Replies: 30
Views: 4188

Re: T40 - Which Windows OS for my needs?

To the OP, it's your need so get the best OS that suits your own personal tastes. No one knows you better than you so why even ask? When I came across the same question for my T42, I loaded XP, Vista, 7 and 8.1. In the end I went with Linux Mint XFCE. Why? Because I liked it best. Along the way I l...
by luca9903
Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T40 - Which Windows OS for my needs?
Replies: 30
Views: 4188

Re: T40 - Which Windows OS for my needs?

Hi, maybe my thought is useless but I can share with you my T40 experience, I upgraded it with a PM 725 dothan 1.6 GHz and 2Gb ram, I installed Vista because 7 is to heavy. I disabled Index, windows search and update... it runs well, I sometime use it. With 9 cell battery last around 4 hour. 10 is ...
by luca9903
Sun Nov 27, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T40 - Which Windows OS for my needs?
Replies: 30
Views: 4188

Re: T40 - Which Windows OS for my needs?

Hi all, Currently, my ThinkPad runs perfectly fine on Linux with the configuration you see in my signature. However, I have decided to give a different use to this machine, essentially I want to use it to run the diagnostic software for my car, so that I have a dedicated laptop for this purpose. Un...
by luca9903
Sun Nov 27, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: For Free: T43 for parts
Replies: 7
Views: 2805

Re: For Free: T43 for parts

The T43 won't power light doesn't come on with or without battery. Otherwise it is in great condition. Has 2GB RAM. Needs new BIOS battery. No HD or HD door/carrier. Older battery that had some charge. You pay USPS Priority mail cost. Hopefully $13.45. Just don't want to throw away. Model: 2668-46U...
by luca9903
Sun Nov 27, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)
Replies: 17
Views: 2867

Re: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)

confirm 1 confirm 2 confirm 3 Thanks, I tried by touching the leads and shows 1 or bit more. I think know, after your explanation, that the fuse is blown. You said i can solder another fuse on it... what about taking the T41 one and put it on t40? which kind of solderer should I use? Admin edit : Re...
by luca9903
Sun Nov 27, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)
Replies: 17
Views: 2867

Re: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)

@rkawakami: Thanks for understanding, I'm not English. It is the better forum i Know. So I tried using the tester as RealBlack Stuff and You said, i check the red and black wire connection. I tried on a fan working T41 and the value is over 0 as you can see in photo and on non working t40 it shows n...
by luca9903
Sun Nov 27, 2016 6:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)
Replies: 17
Views: 2867

Re: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)

RealBlackStuff wrote:Sorry, can't help you any further.
I understand. But can you tell me what to do if the fuse burns or not?
by luca9903
Sun Nov 27, 2016 4:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)
Replies: 17
Views: 2867

Re: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)

I'd say you have a blown fuse. Last try (without AC or battery): one end of fuse --> wire --> ground from --> C/D/AA/AAA battery --> from plus --> wire --> lightbulb --> wire --> other end of fuse. If the bulb burns, then the fuse is OK. I'm not an expert, I didn't understand this procedure... I wi...
by luca9903
Sat Nov 26, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)
Replies: 17
Views: 2867

Re: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)

RealBlackStuff wrote:What doesn't work?
It doesn't show nothing, I tried it on another t40 and it shows values about 1.4. It shows Nothing (0)
by luca9903
Sat Nov 26, 2016 7:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)
Replies: 17
Views: 2867

Re: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)

I tried as you told... No it doesn't seems to work. what can I Do?
by luca9903
Sat Nov 26, 2016 7:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)
Replies: 17
Views: 2867

Re: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)

The F4 fuse should not measure anything! You probably left the charger and/or the battery in. :BAAAD!: Set your multitester to Continuity, it should beep when you put the two probes together. Without AC/battery connected, touch both sides of F4, it should beep if OK. So I have to test it with no AC...
by luca9903
Sat Nov 26, 2016 5:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)
Replies: 17
Views: 2867

ThinkPad T40 Fan No Voltage (F4 chip works)

Hi,

I recently bought a T40. The PC Power On but the Fan doesn't start. I read it could be the F4 chip but testing it with a tester gives me 5 volt. I tried to test the fan connector and it seems the problem, no voltage.

What can I do to fix it?

Thanks in advance, waiting your answers.

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