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by thelash
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: do i have the correct "upgraded" screen?
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: do i have the correct "upgraded" screen?

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by thelash
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: do i have the correct "upgraded" screen?
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: do i have the correct "upgraded" screen?

I agree. I'd done a t420s and my present T430 with the FHD mod, but was always curious as to how good an alternative the Alienware screen was, given the lower price and it's a simple drop in replacement. The chance to buy a cheap T430 with a broken screen meant I could find out. Certainly much bette...
by thelash
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: do i have the correct "upgraded" screen?
Replies: 6
Views: 217

Re: do i have the correct "upgraded" screen?

Your Samsung screen is one of three different 1600x900 (HD+) screens from 3 different makers that are standard equipment on the T430. So, no you do not have an upgraded screen. I have replaced the awful 1366x768 screen in a T430 with the LP140WD2(TL)(G1) - in my case requiring the purchase of an hd+...
by thelash
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: [Resolved] T440p Screen upgrade issue on windows ( picture )
Replies: 6
Views: 632

Re: T440p Screen upgrade issue on windows ( picture )

Just to clarify: all the update stuff I did was via device manager only, not windows settings. I did not do anything with display adaptor drivers, only monitor driver.
by thelash
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: [Resolved] T440p Screen upgrade issue on windows ( picture )
Replies: 6
Views: 632

Re: T440p Screen upgrade issue on windows ( picture )

Hi there, I've just installed a N140HCE-EN1 rev.C4 in my T440p with Intel plus GT730M graphics. Pulled the 1366x768 screen and booted up with the new screen without uninstalling the monitor drivers, and got a screen very similar to yours with the windows desktop occupying less space than on your scr...
by thelash
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Warning: Digital Signature in NEW Lenovo Embedded Controllers prevents Classic Keyboard, Battery WL Firmware mods
Replies: 10
Views: 1053

Re: Warning: Digital Signature in NEW Lenovo Embedded Controllers prevents Classic Keyboard, Battery WL Firmware mods

I have been using lenovo vantage for system updates on my T430, and - yes a bit naive - installed t430 BIOS 2.82 (G1ETC2WW) EC 1.14 (G1HT36WW), the first locked bios in hamishcoleman's article. Intending to install the 7 row keyboard one day, I find that Lenovo don't want me too. How is that going t...
by thelash
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Stock 4GB RAM type on T440p ?
Replies: 3
Views: 676

Re: Stock 4GB RAM type on T440p ?

Just to complete the picture - my hynix dual rank 4gb has same number you quote - HMT351S6EFR8A - PB AA
by thelash
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Stock 4GB RAM type on T440p ?
Replies: 3
Views: 676

Re: Stock 4GB RAM type on T440p ?

I bought a T440p recently fitted with 2 hynix sticks - 4gb 1R8 PC3L - 12800S-11-12-B and 4gb 2R8 PC3L - 12800S - 11-12 - F3. One dual rank 4gb and one single rank with slightly different timings. I wouldn't know which one was factory fitted and which was added later. I assume Lenovo would install ma...
by thelash
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: win10 1903 and middle click.
Replies: 5
Views: 2418

Re: win10 1903 and middle click.

Belated update - read it somewhere (must keep better note of my forum browsing) that win10 does not play well with tpmiddle 0.7, but is ok with tpm 0.6, which is exactly what I found. Just got a T440p and used tpm0.6 to get middle click (..er clunk) and found that I've also needed it after installin...
by thelash
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T440/p CLUNKPAD: Pics and installation of T450 Synaptics and Alps Touchpad+buttons Driver
Replies: 26
Views: 18492

Re: T440/p CLUNKPAD: Pics and installation of T450 Synaptics and Alps Touchpad+buttons Driver

Hi again RealBlackStuff. Stayed up after all... Installed the T450 driver as per your instructions and did the group policy edit thing. Seem to have all functionality back now - great, thanks very much. I used the win7&8 driver despite being on Win10. May install the win10 driver sometime as Derkach...
by thelash
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T440/p CLUNKPAD: Pics and installation of T450 Synaptics and Alps Touchpad+buttons Driver
Replies: 26
Views: 18492

Re: T440/p CLUNKPAD: Got a Synaptics Knock off installed....

My T450 palmrest with track pad arrived today. The palmrest looked pretty used with faded decals but the trackpad seemed better. From the link to pictures you provided here - https://imgur.com/a/z5TgiBI - my one looks most like the one at the bottom you describe as either an Alps crap pad or a synap...
by thelash
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: Possible upgrades on FHD IPS screen in T430s
Replies: 1
Views: 1746

Re: Possible upgrades on FHD IPS screen in T430s

You have a B140HTN01.3 screen in your T430s? According to panellook, it's FHD but not ips, so any ips screen will be an improvement on that especially in viewing angles. I have done a T420s and a T430 with B140HAN01.3 displays, and have been very pleased in both cases. Both screens bought on ebay, a...
by thelash
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T440/p CLUNKPAD: Pics and installation of T450 Synaptics and Alps Touchpad+buttons Driver
Replies: 26
Views: 18492

Re: T440/p CLUNKPAD: Pics and installation of T450 Synaptics and Alps Touchpad+buttons Driver

Looking forward to applying this knowledge to my T440p; a t450 palmrest with trackpad is in transit as I write. I have a question - can I use the t450's trackpad cable for the conversion? I saw a youtube video where the guy connected the new trackpad to the existing clunkpad cable, saying that the T...
by thelash
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 Fan Noise - Need FRU for good replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 2495

Re: T430 Fan Noise - Need FRU for good replacement

I bought a delta dedicated gpu heatsink and fan which is part no 04W3270. Here's an ebay link to the exact item - https://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-IBM-ThinkPad-T430-T430i-CPU-Cooling-Fan-With-Heatsink-04W3270-0B41089/192778673819?hash=item2ce2811e9b:g:PFIAAOSwfjZdCy~D. I got it for a T430 I'd bought ...
by thelash
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S
Replies: 121
Views: 40511

Re: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S

Just done my T430 (i5, hd4000 graphics, 2x4gb ram, ssd) with Evan Joo kit. Bought a B140HAN01.3 panel from here - https://www.ebay.com/usr/9.hk443?_trksid=p2047675.l2559 - at end of March. Looked genuine, was advertised as for T440 and came with FRU sticker no on it. This panel cost me $NZ110 which ...
by thelash
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 Fan Noise - Need FRU for good replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 2495

Re: T430 Fan Noise - Need FRU for good replacement

Here's some details for T430 only - two fan makes used - Delta and Toshiba. Delta fan and heatsink units are quieter - the heatsink cooling fins are greater spaced so that more air flows at lower fan rpm. Also there are less fan blades and wider gaps between them which also keeps noise down. Toshiba...
by thelash
Sun May 26, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: win10 1903 and middle click.
Replies: 5
Views: 2418

Re: win10 1903 and middle click. Solved.

Solved my own problem... Using TPmiddle. Following a post on another forum, I'd installed c++ 2010 redistributable and tpmiddle0.7. Task manager showed tpmiddle running but no middle click. Then I found this - https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comments/6ciu20/tpmiddleexe_on_windows_10_x220t/ A succe...
by thelash
Sat May 25, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: win10 1903 and middle click.
Replies: 5
Views: 2418

Re: win10 1903 and middle click.

Yet more - I've changed the registry setting Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Synaptics\SynTP\StickPS2 "middlebuttonaction" dword value from 0 to 4 but notice that it keeps reverting to zero after I log in and out. Is there more in the registry I have not tried?
by thelash
Sat May 25, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: win10 1903 and middle click.
Replies: 5
Views: 2418

Re: win10 1903 and middle click.

Also, according to this - viewtopic.php?f=43&t=128210- under trackpoint settings for the 19.0.17.140 (14 Dec 2018) driver which I have installed now, there should be an option for middle click settings. My install doesn't have this dialogue which is a bit puzzling.
by thelash
Sat May 25, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: win10 1903 and middle click.
Replies: 5
Views: 2418

win10 1903 and middle click.

To avoid a growing list of win10 update issues on both 1803 and 1809, I've just clean installed 1903 on my T430. And whatever I try, I can't get back middle click trackpoint button to open links in new tab in firefox, something I've used since way back. (Have tried the registry hacks - 1214 to 2214,...
by thelash
Thu May 09, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 Heatsink Clarification
Replies: 11
Views: 2830

Re: T430 Heatsink Clarification

Just installed the delta unit in my T430. All is well - my worries about the wiring differences obviously unfounded. All is cool and virtually silent even under load, so I am a very happy boy.
by thelash
Tue May 07, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 Heatsink Clarification
Replies: 11
Views: 2830

Re: T430 Heatsink Clarification

I recently replaced a toshiba for a delta fan in a t430 without problems. But i cant remember if it was the same quantity of wires. Where did you buy a new delta dgpu fan? They are hard to find. Have a look at this site: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-IBM-ThinkPad-T430-T430i-CPU-Cooling-Fan-With-H...
by thelash
Sat May 04, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430/T530 and later Series
Topic: T430 Heatsink Clarification
Replies: 11
Views: 2830

Re: T430 Heatsink Clarification

Sorry to reply this late, but how did you get on? I've been reading these posts because I have just bought a delta dgpu heatsink and fan (O4W3270) to replace the noisy toshiba igpu unit (O4W3267) in my integrated graphics T430. What's confusing me is that the toshiba unit has a 5 wire cable going in...
by thelash
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S
Replies: 121
Views: 40511

Re: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S

Panels for fhd mod... A little while ago I did an fhd mod on a 420s using the evan joo kit and a B140HAN01.3 - was able to get a genuine screen (pulled from a t440) from one of the chinese ebay trusted sellers. Sold that one a while ago and have bought a t430 non s. Looking around ebay, amazon, alie...
by thelash
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S
Replies: 121
Views: 40511

Re: New IPS FHD Upgrade Kit for thinkpad T420 T430 ,And T430S T420S

Purchased EvanJoo fhd kit from eqstore for my t420s. Fiddly but successful installation. It's the new kit with the controller sitting under the keyboard. Wondering why the screen cable is so long as it plugs in on the lhs of the screen, same side as on the old 1600x900. (Found a cheap T420s on NZ Tr...
by thelash
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: My experience with IPS panels, from T60 through x220/230 until the T460
Replies: 12
Views: 3557

Re: My experience with IPS panels, from T60 through x220/230 until the T460

Sorry to hear about your experiences. I have an X220 fitted with a brand SLT1 panel about 18 months ago. No problems with dead pixels, if there's pwm I don't notice it. Great for watching videos, probably slightly less max brightness compared to the TN I had, but everything else good. Also, I find t...
by thelash
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Do I replace my IPS X220?
Replies: 1
Views: 2903

Do I replace my IPS X220?

Have enjoyed a reasonably specced X220 for a couple of years - best thing I did to it was replace the TN screen with a brand new IPS. Am tempted by a 3rd gen X1 Carbon on Trademe - our NZ equiv of ebay. However, it only has the 1920 x 1080 fhd non ips screen, which - like most TN thinkpads - seems t...
by thelash
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: non lenovo hard drive bay adaptor in ultrabase3
Replies: 3
Views: 1587

Re: non lenovo hard drive bay adaptor in ultrabase3

Thanks for the prompt replies rbs and pamark. Yes to you both - the connector and push pin look identical and locations the same, even get the same clicks as I engage them. Will try a bit of fiddling round with positioning and get back to you.
by thelash
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: non lenovo hard drive bay adaptor in ultrabase3
Replies: 3
Views: 1587

non lenovo hard drive bay adaptor in ultrabase3

I have an ultrabase 3 for my X220 which works very well, including using the dvd rw drive. Hot swapping and all the other functions seem to be fine. I purchased a 3rd party hard drive bay adaptor (pretty cheap so no great shakes) to use a spare 5400 rpm 320 gig hitachi drive which was originally in ...

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