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by yankeesamurai
Thu Mar 31, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420: Strange sound problem
Replies: 5
Views: 1290

Re: T420: Strange sound problem

Lottie It'd be interesting to see if the same thing happened over Ethernet, or if it's just a Wi-Fi thing. Thanks for your replies! IT PROBABLY WONT HAPPEN OVER ETH, WIFI LOOSES ROBUSTNESS ON LARGE FILES, BECAUSE OF PACKET JAM-UP IN THE DOWNLOAD CACHE ON THE WIFI CARD... YOU CAN ADJUST IT IN YOUR W...
by yankeesamurai
Thu Mar 31, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Stupid problem need help
Replies: 7
Views: 1946

Re: Stupid problem need help

I installed win10 but it wouldn't keep up with the upgrades. Then i noticed that i had actually installed 32 bit and not 64 bit os. To add to that, because i had formatted drive, i lost original recovery sector with factory installed os. Help what can I do1 WELL...FIRST, YOU NEED TO GET THE 64BIT V...
by yankeesamurai
Thu Mar 31, 2016 5:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: 420 PROCESSOR SOCKET QUESTION AND CAPS EXPLANATION FROM OLD GUY
Replies: 3
Views: 1333

420 PROCESSOR SOCKET QUESTION AND CAPS EXPLANATION FROM OLD GUY

Hi CAN YOU TELL ME THE CORRECT SOCKET TYPE FOR THE T420 I-5 PROCESSOR 2.5GHZH THANK YOU IT SEEMS THAT THERE ARE SOME MENTAL-TARDS ON HERE WHO HAVE GONE SPASTIC ON ME FOR WRITING IN CAPS.. FIRST I AM NEARLY BLIND, SO THAT IS MY MEANS OF SEEING CLEARLY... ITS ALLOWED BY FEDERAL LAW AND THE AMERICANS W...
by yankeesamurai
Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND--- DIMM 512mb PC-133 for x22
Replies: 24
Views: 2215

Re: FOUND--- DIMM 512mb PC-133 for x22

i got a big pile of 512's ... came out of various units..
by yankeesamurai
Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:47 pm
Forum: Linux Questions
Topic: Fingerprint boot?
Replies: 7
Views: 4138

Re: Fingerprint boot?

I KNOW OLD POST..
BUT THE THNK VANTAGE SOFTWARE DOES BOOT UP BY SWIPE, ON MY T420
by yankeesamurai
Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Will PC3-10600 RAM work in a T410?
Replies: 5
Views: 2482

Re: Will PC3-10600 RAM work in a T410?

I have a T410 with just 4gb, and then I have some spare gigs from a w520. The T410 takes PC3-8500:s and the ones from the W520 are PC3-10600:s. Will it work mixing them? Thx guys! YOU NEVER WANT TO MIX RAM TYPES... IT WILL JACK UP YOUR SYSTEM BUSS TIMINGS ( DATA IN DATA OUT TO CPU AND HARDWARE) YOU...
by yankeesamurai
Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Fan Speed/ Cooling
Replies: 21
Views: 7534

Re: Fan Speed/ Cooling

THE TEMP SENSOR IS CALLED A THERMISTOR, IT MAY SIMPLY BE BAD... YOU SHOULD RESET YOUR BIOS TO DEFAULT SETTINGS.. REBOOT.. RETEST.. IF STILL BAD.. REINSTALL THE LENOVO POWER MGMT DRIVER FOR YOUR UNIT.. THERE ARE SOME THINKPADS THAT REQUIRE A PATCH FOR THE DRIVER IF YOU HAVE CHANGED OS TYPE.. LIKE GOI...
by yankeesamurai
Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: TrackPoint and TrackPad seem to have stopped functioning
Replies: 26
Views: 18139

Re: TrackPoint and TrackPad seem to have stopped functioning

IF YOU GUYS INSTALL SYNAPTICS DRIVER.. (IT WORKS ON ALL UNITS) GET IT FROM GOOGLING IT ... AFTER ITS INSTALLED AND YOU REBOOT, IT WILL COME UP ON THE SCREEN , GO TO LAST TAB, DISABLE TOUCHPAD, END OF PROBLEM ( IF YOU USE EXTERNAL MOUSE ALL TIME.. ) RED JOYSTICK IN KEYBOARD WILL STILL WORK...BUTTONS ...
by yankeesamurai
Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420 painfull slow with new SSD and docking station. Win 7 64
Replies: 11
Views: 2891

Re: T420 painfull slow with new SSD and docking station. Win 7 64

FIRST THING TO DO....IS INSTALL WIN 8.1...FULL OR DEMO PREVIEW COPY.. OR LINUX...AND SEE HOW IT ACTS... WIN 8.1 LOVES INTEL SSD 160 IN T420 ! I KNOW I GOT ONE ITS SCREAMIN FAST...ITS LIKE 40% FASTER THAN 7... COMPLETE BOOT TO DESKTOP IN LIKE 8 SECONDS... IF DIFFERENT OS DIDNT FIX ISSUE, THEN IT MAY ...
by yankeesamurai
Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Dead T420 needs system board
Replies: 5
Views: 1538

Re: Dead T420 needs system board

Greetings all, DID U TRY THE SECRET THINKPAD RESERECTION SPELL ? NO.. HONEST, THIS IS REAL.. IT INVOLVES TAKING OUT BATTERYS AND DOING BUTTON PUSHINGS IN A SPECIFIC ORDER AND COUNT.. ITS ACTUALLY LISTED ON THIS FORUM SOMEWHERE...IVE READ IT.. ITS A REAL KNOWN T/S METHOD FOR SUDDENTLY DEAD THINKPADS...
by yankeesamurai
Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420 screen resolution
Replies: 8
Views: 2504

Re: T420 screen resolution

ABSOLUTLY GET THE I7 HD MODEL... us 420 users drool over them.... , but desire more horsepower and glossier screen in our nightly dreams..lol you wont be dissapointed.. something ive discovered about the 420 is that it loves win 8.1 , its about 40% faster than win 7... the difference is amazing..and...
by yankeesamurai
Wed Mar 30, 2016 5:54 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Considering giving up on X220: HDD not always found during boot
Replies: 34
Views: 6142

Re: Considering giving up on X220: HDD not always found during boot

Hello, >> this is absolutely a hardware issue, you are loosing connectivity from the hard drive to the mother board somehow...i would pull the drive..check the little slots on the motherboard where the drive connects..with a hi power magnifying glass..see if there isnt a dustbugger down in there, a...
by yankeesamurai
Wed Mar 30, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: crash and burn
Replies: 7
Views: 1807

Re: crash and burn

I got a t500 without discrete video, I got a issues that has got to the point of being annoying but. When running a os like 7 it will freeze up at random then after about 5-10sec it will restart. This is with multiple installs on both a 1tb hdd an 1tb ssd, it runs at 35-40°c on the cpu when it cras...
by yankeesamurai
Wed Mar 30, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T420: Strange sound problem
Replies: 5
Views: 1290

Re: T420: Strange sound problem

Lottie Remember everything runs on a buss.. thats an electronic pathway, each major system has its on buss on the motherboard, the amount of data traffic going in and out a buss...is like a major highway at high noon on friday in LA, during an intensive file transfer, and on a buss, all memebers (di...
by yankeesamurai
Wed Mar 30, 2016 5:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: 34mm express card issue
Replies: 4
Views: 1507

Re: 34mm express card issue

WELL YOU ARE / WERE CORRECT !!! A very unusual thing happened last night, I was reinstalling windows 8, and I had finished, all went well, then I installed some lenovo drivers which is a normal think for a thinkpad , so that went well, however later I noticed that after installing the power managmen...
by yankeesamurai
Tue Mar 29, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: 34mm express card issue
Replies: 4
Views: 1507

Re: 34mm express card issue

What card is it (exact model)? that would matter why ? the T420 can handle class 1 & class 2 cards, AS LONG AS THE BIOS IS SET TO AUTO DETECT FOR EXPRESS CARDS, WHICH IT IS.... There are no restrictions ON ANY KIND OF 34MM CARD when it comes to the initial trouble shooting issue, ONLY THAT THE CARD...
by yankeesamurai
Sun Mar 27, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Windows 10 on X230
Replies: 23
Views: 16671

Re: Windows 10 on X230

So I got the icon just sitting there in the bottom right corner, saying that most PCs are ready for W10 but mine is not. THEIR's an old Addage, that goes like this ..."Just because you can do something, doesn't mean you should.." Just install Linux Mint Debian 2 in the correct 32 or 64 bit format, ...
by yankeesamurai
Sun Mar 27, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Considering giving up on X220: HDD not always found during boot
Replies: 34
Views: 6142

Re: Considering giving up on X220: frequent crashes and 1-3-3-1 with new mobo

It started with a sudden loss of power. You missed the obvious troubleshooting clue, "sudden loss of power with battery & power supply connected" .... this indicates a faulty power regulator diode on the mother board... ( after overheating cpu is excluded )which any electronics tech (real tech, wit...
by yankeesamurai
Sun Mar 27, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 207535

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I KNOW THIS IS OLDER POST, BUT IF YOU GOT WIN 8 AND YOU WANT CLASSIC WIN 7 LOOKS AND OPERATION JUST GOOGLE
LITTLE APP CALLED

CLASSIC SHELL

ITS AWESOME WORKS PERFECTLY, TURNS WIN 8 INTO 7 INSTANTLY.
by yankeesamurai
Sun Mar 27, 2016 12:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: 34mm express card issue
Replies: 4
Views: 1507

34mm express card issue

I have a T420, Its in Excellent Condition, recently decided to add a 34mm express card. Received card, inserted into slot, nothing happened, I was expecting the usual hardware recognition, but ..got nothing. After messing with drivers, Bios settings, windows settings, running lenovo pci diagnostics,...

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