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by Thinkpad4by3
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: W10 x86 LTSC installation on X60s
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Re: W10 x86 LTSC installation on X60s

I swear the last time I used MCT, I believe it allowed me to select a ISO file, no?
by Thinkpad4by3
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: W10 x86 LTSC installation on X60s
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Re: W10 x86 LTSC installation on X60s

Use the W10 USB creation tool and try again. It's the dedicated one from MS and IMO the only one you should use.

EDIT: I guess that's what the Media Creation tool is called. Also check in the BIOS compatibility vs. AHCI mode.
by Thinkpad4by3
Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: W10 x86 LTSC installation on X60s
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Re: W10 x86 LTSC installation on X60s

Are you using a CD-ROM drive or a USB to install W10?
by Thinkpad4by3
Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: CMOS Polarity
Replies: 2
Views: 1290

Re: CMOS Polarity

Which machine is this for? Can you post pictures using a service such as imgur.com? In most Thinkpads, they have keyed connectors so I'm not sure how you can insert it backwards?
by Thinkpad4by3
Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 600 SSD
Replies: 14
Views: 1967

Re: Thinkpad 600 SSD

Unless you are talking about really special types of random seek, I dont know why you would want a full SSD in a ThinkPad 600. With PII266 and 416MB of ram, my ThinkPad 600 can barely even max out the performance of a 5400rpm Hitachi drive from a ThinkPad T4x (or the ram, unless you try to surf the...
by Thinkpad4by3
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: 410 v 430 low battery alarm
Replies: 7
Views: 2324

Re: 410 v 430 low battery alarm

Check the BIOS...there are some battery options there.
by Thinkpad4by3
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Old HDD won't image
Replies: 3
Views: 912

Old HDD won't image

I put my 365XD drive on a USB-IDE adapter and I'm trying to get it to image using Raw HDD Copy Tool and it gets about 4% in and the drive slows and makes clicking sounds, speeds up and repeats. The drive works fine in the machine so I don't know why it won't copy? Bad sectors? What is the best metho...
by Thinkpad4by3
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo Service Training Videos new location
Replies: 7
Views: 3216

Re: Lenovo Service Training Videos new location

Lenovo still hosts IBM service manuals for Thinkpad 700C's from 1992...I don't think xx20 series machine videos are going anywhere anytime soon.
by Thinkpad4by3
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 600 SSD
Replies: 14
Views: 1967

Re: Thinkpad 600 SSD

Likely a CF card with a CF to IDE adapter. Perhaps. The raw throughput of a SATA 3 SSD is roughly 20 times the bandwidth of the Thinkpad 600's IDE port; I expect unusual issues to crop up. What? CF is pin comaptible IDE...and runs at IDE speeds. Outside of the speed of flash over a spinny disk, it ...
by Thinkpad4by3
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 600 SSD
Replies: 14
Views: 1967

Re: Thinkpad 600 SSD

Likely a CF card with a CF to IDE adapter.
by Thinkpad4by3
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Bought a T450s with FHD Panel. Can anyone identify the problem with this screen? Stuck pixels?
Replies: 4
Views: 1407

Re: Bought a T450s with FHD Panel. Can anyone identify the problem with this screen? Stuck pixels?

IMO, your kinda stuck. It looks like panel damage. Your best luck is to see if pressure/release makes it go away. Also you could look up a stuck pixel tool that flashes colors rapidly to make the pixel work again. There are videos on YouTube to do pixel "treatment".
by Thinkpad4by3
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: I'm looking for a 1024x768 14" LCD panel for a ThinkPad T60.
Replies: 2
Views: 471

Re: I'm looking for a 1024x768 14" LCD panel for a ThinkPad T60.

Your signature says you want SXGA+(1400x1050), but this WTB is for XGA(1024x768)...which are you looking for?
by Thinkpad4by3
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:01 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Cell phone headset (non-bluetooth)
Replies: 3
Views: 2469

Re: Cell phone headset (non-bluetooth)

i have a Plantronics and proceeded to buy 3 more of the exact same model because they are so great. 3rd vote on Plantronics.
by Thinkpad4by3
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440 battery cells
Replies: 3
Views: 1042

Re: T440 battery cells

What do you mean exactly? There is an internal and an external, a slim and fat battery, etc. It takes 68 series batteries.
by Thinkpad4by3
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: NEC introduced 4:3 Color Accurate Desktop Monitor
Replies: 3
Views: 2635

Re: NEC introduced 4:3 Color Accurate Desktop Monitor

4:3 High PPI medical monitors have been around for a while. You can get them in 3MP(2048x1536) and 5MP(2650x2048). They will just cost you an arm and a leg.
by Thinkpad4by3
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: IBM ThinkPad 330c (5523-JJW) (Japan)
Replies: 3
Views: 2248

Re: IBM ThinkPad 330c (5523-JJW) (Japan)

BillMorrow wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:08 am
if a hard drive has a knocking sound then it is most likely done for..
If you give the drive a firm shaking motion in the axis of the heads you have a decent chance of getting to work again. I've done that on half a dozen vintage drives with no issues.
by Thinkpad4by3
Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Lenovo at CES 2020 returns to, wait for it........................ 4:3 !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1436

Re: Lenovo at CES 2020 returns to, wait for it........................ 4:3 !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Make a case to keep it folded open, put it on some laptop hinges, add a T420 keyboard to the case and your done.
by Thinkpad4by3
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Danger of using the touchpad on a T530 without the textured sticker overlay?
Replies: 4
Views: 1135

Re: Danger of using the touchpad on a T530 without the textured sticker overlay?

1) yeah you can remove the sticker....I don't know if this is a possibility but you might wanna see if you can get a tempered glass screen protector the size of the touchpad to better match a MacBook / equiv glass touchpad. 2) not sure what your talking about. Outside of the *40 series which was a c...
by Thinkpad4by3
Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Is it possible to read 5.25" floppy discs with a 770?
Replies: 8
Views: 2516

Re: Is it possible to read 5.25" floppy discs with a 770?

Look into a KryoFlux adapter. Then you can plug it right into the 770 USB port.
by Thinkpad4by3
Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: How does the T60 Lid Switch work?
Replies: 2
Views: 1498

Re: How does the T60 Lid Switch work?

Magic....I mean magnets.
by Thinkpad4by3
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: What SSD would be good with X201?
Replies: 5
Views: 1642

Re: What SSD would be good with X201?

Same for against cloning...but personally I've used Acronis True Image with great success. What issues would cloning bring about? I found something interesting on Samsung website, which provides Data Migration Program for their SSDs. I will try it at first. I believe when you install to an HDD, it ...
by Thinkpad4by3
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: What SSD would be good with X201?
Replies: 5
Views: 1642

Re: What SSD would be good with X201?

ajkula66 wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:34 pm
That Samsung SSD will work just fine.

I'm against cloning from HDD to SSD, but if you *absolutely must* clone the drive, Clonezilla is the way to go IMO/IME.
Same for against cloning...but personally I've used Acronis True Image with great success.
by Thinkpad4by3
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-ThinkPad Lenovo Laptops
Topic: Help select Lenovo for 12 year old girl
Replies: 8
Views: 1965

Re: Help select Lenovo for 12 year old girl

REALBLACKSTUFF thanks. Please consider that this kid is 12 y.o. there are no perceivable differences in user experience or user benefit in her case, that would depend on choice of processor in Thinkpad series anyway mother decided to go cheaper :) but thanks for the thinking time provided. I would ...
by Thinkpad4by3
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Thinkpad batteries can not be repaired?
Replies: 5
Views: 3665

Re: Thinkpad batteries can not be repaired?

I got the cracking case open thingy, there is no problem with that. Tell me what component to replace? I even have eprom programmer and can modify any kind of firmware it has on that board, just tell me how to do it. :bow: Let's be realistic, if I order this same type of battery from aliexpress, ch...
by Thinkpad4by3
Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T410 max RAM
Replies: 6
Views: 1746

Re: T410 max RAM

T410 is 8gb limit
T420 is 16gb.
by Thinkpad4by3
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: Travel charger for P1?
Replies: 6
Views: 2012

Re: Travel charger for P1?

It's supposed to arrive this month. It seems quite legit. I posted a question to them just after my donation/order concerning the specs and got a swift email reply, i.e. from SlimQ support. It's smaller, certainly lighter than the other GaN USB-C chargers out there, supports both USB-C and USB-A ca...
by Thinkpad4by3
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T450s i5 5300u = 1080p default?
Replies: 1
Views: 1124

Re: T450s i5 5300u = 1080p default?

No it wasn't a default. There are top seller machines config'd with a i5-5300u and HD+.
by Thinkpad4by3
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Non-ThinkPad Lenovo Laptops
Topic: Help select Lenovo for 12 year old girl
Replies: 8
Views: 1965

Re: Help select Lenovo for 12 year old girl

My 12yo sister loves the X230....and if she's anything like her....you will want a Thinkpad on a durability basis over anything else.
by Thinkpad4by3
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: Good TN vs Bad TN
Replies: 5
Views: 1638

Good TN vs Bad TN

How come the TN panels on the T500, W700 and my 11" MBA seem to be completely fine with good colors and decent viewing angles, vs the piles of crap found in the X201, T420, etc. There's clearly something different but I don't know why TN is so hit and miss?? :?

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