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by TheForgottenKing
Thu Jan 13, 2022 11:03 pm
Forum: Windows 10/11/etc.
Topic: Did you install Win 11? How to install it on X300?
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Re: Did you install Win 11? How to install it on X300?

Create the install disk with rufus.ie and enable the bypass requirements check option. You should be able to use your Windows 7 key, but if not you can always use various FOSS scripts to hacktivate.
by TheForgottenKing
Thu Jan 13, 2022 11:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: W701DS TrackPoint and Buttons Not Working After Upgrade
Replies: 6
Views: 489

Re: W701DS TrackPoint and Buttons Not Working After Upgrade

Try it on Linux. Also make sure that it is enabled in the BIOS. The motherboard is mostly interchangeable but you might have to swap some components over.
by TheForgottenKing
Fri Jan 07, 2022 11:15 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WANT to buy, P1 gen 3+ OLED
Replies: 1
Views: 145

Re: WANT to buy, P1 gen 3+ OLED

You might want to consider waiting for the P1 Gen 5 to be released. Lenovo's recently released ThinkPad Z16 (what an interesting machine) has a 16" 3840x2400 OLED touch option, and I'd be surprised if it wasn't an option on the P1 Gen 5. The P1 Gen 5 should become available around August and prices ...
by TheForgottenKing
Tue Dec 28, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: cheap dead PC110
Replies: 0
Views: 89

WTB: cheap dead PC110

Looking to gut a PC110 and stick the motherboard from a GPD pocket in it, but I don't want to ruin a good one. Looking for one that doesn't work and is cheap.
by TheForgottenKing
Wed Oct 06, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: [Idea] Intel NUC boards in Thinkpads?
Replies: 51
Views: 11247

Re: [Idea] Intel NUC boards in Thinkpads?

Use a LattePanda Alpha, Quartz64, Hackboard 2, or a Framework Laptop motherboard. Anything that has integrated battery management and eDP.

https://theforgottenki.ng/701r
by TheForgottenKing
Thu Sep 23, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOR SALE X1 Extreme gen 1 Sale Withdrawn
Replies: 8
Views: 803

Re: FOR SALE X1 Extreme gen 1 my personal backup

gen4..? It's here, and it finally brings back 16:10 (2560x1600 and 3840x2400, IBM T221 anyone?). Sadly the keyboard has less travel and there's still no RJ45 which is absurd on a 16" machine. And a classic keyboard would always be welcome... https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/p/laptops/thinkpad/thinkpadx...
by TheForgottenKing
Wed Sep 22, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOR SALE X1 Extreme gen 1 Sale Withdrawn
Replies: 8
Views: 803

Re: FOR SALE X1 Extreme gen 1 my personal backup

BillMorrow wrote:
Wed Sep 22, 2021 12:55 am
WHAT..?!
no one has even a passing interest in an X1 extreme.. what i personally consider to be about the best thinkpad ever..? :eek:
Breaking the rules a bit but it's probably because you can get the base-spec Gen 4 for about the same price.
by TheForgottenKing
Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Thinkpad 701C parts/project - $95
Replies: 2
Views: 1458

Re: FS: Thinkpad 701C parts/project - $95

H-Atkinson wrote:
Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:56 pm
Total shot in the dark here, but do you still have any of this stuff? If so I'm interested in buying it.
IIRC I went on a hunt and the answer was no, I might be wrong. Maybe see if forum member hwattys has what you want, I know he has parts he's trying to sell off.
by TheForgottenKing
Sat Sep 11, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Sold: Upgraded T530 in great condition.
Replies: 1
Views: 492

Sold: Upgraded T530 in great condition.

Sold Selling my T530. It has an i5-3320M, 8GB of RAM, a 240GB SSD, and the beautiful wide gamut 1080p B156HW01 V.4 display. The 9 cell battery is at 84% health and I will include a 6 cell battery on 70% health, a charger, and a 1600x900 display if desired. A classic T520 keyboard has been installed...
by TheForgottenKing
Wed Aug 25, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: "ghosting" a drive (SSD to SSD)
Replies: 4
Views: 1760

Re: "ghosting" a drive (SSD to SSD)

Personally I've used this: https://www.macrium.com/reflectfree

Works well for simple transfers.
by TheForgottenKing
Sun Aug 22, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: 701C or 701Cs
Replies: 4
Views: 1035

Re: WTB: Low-Cost 701C

Still looking, budget raised.
by TheForgottenKing
Sat Aug 21, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: 4 Month Shipping delays for X1 Extreme and P1 Gen 4?
Replies: 3
Views: 2195

Re: 4 Month Shipping delays for X1 Extreme and P1 Gen 4?

Seems like they've begun shipping now, at least I've seen a few people confirm reciept of X1E Gen 4's. The P1 Gen 4 i9/3080 with perks is $2400 now (edit: even lower now), not a bad price.
by TheForgottenKing
Fri Aug 20, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T410S & T420S CPU Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3106

Re: T410S & T420S CPU Question

Yes, they are soldered, same as the T430s. Quad core motherboards are made by Chinese modders similar to the X230. Don't put a quad core on an 's' machine. Even if it's possible, it'll overheat horribly. It can barely keep up with the regular dual core (many people complain about the heat and fan n...
by TheForgottenKing
Wed Aug 18, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: X61 T8300 Motherboard with No Issues
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Re: WTB: X61 T9300 Motherboard with No Issues

If you want maximum performance why not get the X63 motherboard from 51nb?
by TheForgottenKing
Mon Aug 16, 2021 10:57 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: FX 3800M GPU for W701DS [FRU: 63Y2058]
Replies: 6
Views: 1009

Re: WTB: FX 3800M GPU for W701DS [FRU: 63Y2058]

I believe you may be able to get away with using an HP-branded card, not sure though. Welcome to the W701ds owner club, although I saw you had a W700ds so keep in mind the 8 cards aren't cross-compatible with the W700ds 7 cards if that's what you're doing. Thanks for the reply, I am trying to keep ...
by TheForgottenKing
Tue Aug 10, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: 701C or 701Cs
Replies: 4
Views: 1035

Re: WTB: Low-Cost 701C

modmaster seems to have disappeared so thread still open.
by TheForgottenKing
Fri Aug 06, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: FX 3800M GPU for W701DS [FRU: 63Y2058]
Replies: 6
Views: 1009

Re: WTB: FX 3800M GPU for W701DS [FRU: 63Y2058]

I believe you may be able to get away with using an HP-branded card, not sure though. Welcome to the W701ds owner club, although I saw you had a W700ds so keep in mind the 8 cards aren't cross-compatible with the W700ds 7 cards if that's what you're doing.
by TheForgottenKing
Tue Aug 03, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: [W520] Phosphorescent keyboard?!
Replies: 4
Views: 1903

Re: [W520] Phosphorescent keyboard?!

If you could get a picture of the backlight that'd be great.
by TheForgottenKing
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: 701C or 701Cs
Replies: 4
Views: 1035

Re: WTB: Low-Cost 701C

modmaster wrote:
Mon Jul 26, 2021 1:02 pm
I know someone with a 701c, untested but looking really good, maybe for $80, I’ll ask if he stills having it, can I PM you for the details?
Yes, I'll shoot you a DM.
by TheForgottenKing
Tue Jul 20, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: 701C or 701Cs
Replies: 4
Views: 1035

WTB: 701C or 701Cs

Looking for a cheap 701C or 701Cs. Preferably around $150, can go higher. I really just need it to be reasonably intact, doesn't have to work.
by TheForgottenKing
Sat Jul 17, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FOUND: ThinkPad W700/W701 Dock-AC Adapter
Replies: 5
Views: 1063

Re: WTB ThinkPad W700/W701 Dock-AC Adapter

You're very unlikely to find that adapter cheaply, the problem being that the plug is unique to the W70* -- so limited supply compared to demand. Another problem for these series is that the AC adapter socket is directly attached to the planar and so is a common failure point. So if I understand yo...
by TheForgottenKing
Tue Jul 06, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Wacom Intuos pen&touch on T520 with Ubuntu?...
Replies: 2
Views: 2021

Re: Wacom Intuos pen&touch on T520 with Ubuntu?...

>old/shattered

Might be your problem. You should probably check if it works in Windows first.
by TheForgottenKing
Mon Jun 28, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Windows 10/11/etc.
Topic: Windows 11 Compatibility.
Replies: 90
Views: 23507

Re: Windows 11 Compatibility.

One can emulate UEFI on Legacy BIOS machines using Clover, OpenCore, or other tools. The hackintosh community has been able to get macOS running on other machines for years, I'd be amazed if someone doesn't come up with a bootloader solution to emulate UEFI, TPM 2.0, and Secure Boot on legacy machin...
by TheForgottenKing
Wed Jun 02, 2021 10:16 pm
Forum: 51nb and other modded Thinkpads
Topic: WWAN on X210
Replies: 2
Views: 2749

Re: WWAN on X210

Does that slot support USB? From what I know, the WWAN cards need USB support.
by TheForgottenKing
Sun May 30, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: TransNote batteries
Replies: 3
Views: 933

Re: TransNote batteries

You may be able to make something out of an X20 battery in the event of no sellers, the connector appears the same.
by TheForgottenKing
Sat May 29, 2021 12:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: Bricked W700ds - Bluescreen mid Flash
Replies: 2
Views: 2774

Re: Bricked W700ds - Bluescreen mid Flash

The FL1 files can be decompressed using this tool: https://www.endeer.cz/bios.tools and you can get the ROM file for it. You will need a hardware flasher, but these are obtainable for cheap. You'll also need to remove the motherboard. This repair should cost less than $5 and a fair bit of time. If y...
by TheForgottenKing
Tue May 04, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: 701c Top System Board or working system
Replies: 2
Views: 912

Re: WTB: 701c Top System Board or working system

You should message forum member hwattys, he may have parts and he has been very helpful with getting me parts before.
by TheForgottenKing
Tue May 04, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Looking for ThinkPad W500, X200, X300
Replies: 5
Views: 1443

Re: Looking for ThinkPad W500 and X200

I am just getting machines I am going to use. I think if I remember doesn't the X3xx have a bad area braking where the LCD hinges are at like the ThinkPad SL series? I've not heard of this issue on the X300, it has a magnesium lid like the rest. It's also one of the best looking ThinkPads, I'd reco...
by TheForgottenKing
Mon Apr 26, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 1vyrain and aftermarket batteries.
Replies: 16
Views: 4043

Re: T430 1vyrain and aftermarket batteries.

Sined_121 wrote:
Sun Apr 25, 2021 2:22 pm
TheForgottenKing wrote:
Sun Apr 25, 2021 1:32 pm


Flash EC mod then 1vyrain.
I already did the 1vyrain mod. Do I need to roll back the bios?
I think you have to use 1vyprep to rollback, then do the ec mod, then 1vyrain. Check the github page, it has more info.

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