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by GunslingerThink
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Battery connector replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 836

Re: Battery connector replacement

I decided not to do it with my solderer, but to find someone from whom I could borrow a better one. Meanwhile, I invented a temporary kolkhoz way to keep the battery in its place:

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by GunslingerThink
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Battery connector replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 836

Re: Battery connector replacement

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:39 pm
More like this: https://www.ebay.com/itm/253768858594
That's something I'll have to pay for, isn't it?
by GunslingerThink
Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Battery connector replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 836

Re: Battery connector replacement

Check the sliderss that hold the battery in place, that is more likely the problem. They seem to be in order. No signs of something else broken off. And for soldering you really should look for a finer tip. https://m-ch.ml/t/thumb/1544724002635s.jpg I have some copper wire, so I can make something ...
by GunslingerThink
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Battery connector replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 836

Battery connector replacement

After I've replaced the motherboard on my T61, unpleasant shutdowns started to occur when the laptop is moved being on battery power. It can shut down when I just move it harsh enough, and it probably wouldn't power on after I've carried it in a bag. I've discovered a possible reason - broken little...
by GunslingerThink
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Modem troubles
Replies: 11
Views: 1338

Re: Modem troubles

Just tested the modem on my other T61 unit. Installed the very same XPx64 and the Screamer's driver onto it and tried to connect - no success. Then I installed a regular XPx86 with x86 driver - no success again. I don't know what to think.
by GunslingerThink
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Modem troubles
Replies: 11
Views: 1338

Re: Modem troubles

Dekks wrote:
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:39 am
Check for blocked or broken tracks, or anything restricting the connector being pushed fully in.
I tested the connection from the 2-pin modem card connector to the farthest RJ11 connector of the cable with a multimeter. It's OK.
by GunslingerThink
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Modem troubles
Replies: 11
Views: 1338

Re: Modem troubles

axur-delmeria wrote:
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:01 am
There should be an AT command that forces V.34 (33.6kbps and lower).
Tried this one: "AT+MS=V34,1,75,33600,75,33600". The modems responded OK, but it didn't help.
by GunslingerThink
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Modem troubles
Replies: 11
Views: 1338

Re: Modem troubles

Screamer wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:04 pm
Alright. If it is the Vista 64-bit driver, try the older Dell driver (7.58) and see if anything changes with this driver.
Nothing has changed.
by GunslingerThink
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Modem troubles
Replies: 11
Views: 1338

Re: Modem troubles

Did you leave the black 2-pin connector dangling out? The connector is plugged, I double checked it. I can't find the modem's driver for Windows XP Professional x64, only 2000, XP (32-bit), and Vista (32/64-bit) seems to be supported with that driver version. It is most probably the Vista driver. I...
by GunslingerThink
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Modem troubles
Replies: 11
Views: 1338

Re: Modem troubles

Dekks wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:01 am
enabled in BIOS?
Yes.
Dekks wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:01 am
damaged connector?
Maybe. How do I test it?
by GunslingerThink
Sat Oct 20, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Chinese motherboards
Replies: 2
Views: 941

Re: Chinese motherboards

ajkula66 wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:59 pm
Search for T70, that's the term that is commonly used for these motherboards, and there's also a separate forum here dedicated to stuff that comes from 51nb

viewforum.php?f=80
OK, thanks.
by GunslingerThink
Sat Oct 20, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Modem troubles
Replies: 11
Views: 1338

Modem troubles

I have been testing the T61's modem and found out that it's unable to connect with other modems. The other modems are 100% operational because there are no problems connecting them with each other. I have tried different speed, data bits, parity, etc settings with no success. I also tried different ...
by GunslingerThink
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Chinese motherboards
Replies: 2
Views: 941

Chinese motherboards

I heard a rumour that some chineses manufacture modern motherboards with Intel Core i7 CPUs for old T6x chassis. Has anyone here tried it? Are they any good? Where could I get one?
by GunslingerThink
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: What's a good temperature range for T61P?
Replies: 23
Views: 5806

Re: What's a good temperature range for T61P?

when looking at your location I'd not expect 32C ambient. It's 27C right now. And the room itself has a very poor ventilation. Clean up the heatsink, apply new, good thermal grease and it should be way better. I'll try, but I've changed the thermal paste just a few months ago. If not, invest ~$10 i...
by GunslingerThink
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: What's a good temperature range for T61P?
Replies: 23
Views: 5806

Re: What's a good temperature range for T61P?

I have 50-60C when idle and about 90C when gaming. Is it bad? The CPU is T7500.
by GunslingerThink
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T6x and T4x keys compatibility
Replies: 2
Views: 851

T6x and T4x keys compatibility

Hello. I wonder if I T4x keys (not the entire keyboard unit, just keys) would fit in a T6x keyboard? I've seen some photos of T43 and now I want those gray functional keys on my T61. I need to know whether it is possible or not.
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by GunslingerThink
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:04 am
Could it be that the Siberian cold temperatures have anything to do with it?
Nah. It's not always winter in Siberia, you know. Today was about +20 degrees Celsuis in my city.
by GunslingerThink
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

I have found another problem today. This one appears to be a major one. When I set the laptop into standby, it seems to work - the Crescent LED gets on, and laptop succesfully goes out of standby, when I press the power button. But something wrong happens when I put it into a bag and move somewhere:...
by GunslingerThink
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

You can only perform the test: sfc /verifyonly But there isn't such an option: SFC [/SCANNOW] [/SCANONCE] [/SCANBOOT] [/REVERT] [/PURGECACHE] [/CACHESIZE=x] /SCANNOW Scans all protected system files immediately. /SCANONCE Scans all protected system files once at the next boot. /SCANBOOT Scans all p...
by GunslingerThink
Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

You get a few BSoDs, then there are problems with the hardware. But I hadn't gotten any BSODs recently. And BSOD is not necessarily hardware problems - more likely it's a faulty driver. At the command prompt, type: sfc /scannow I have some files modified, and I don't want to bother restoring them l...
by GunslingerThink
Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

left fan is good, right fan will destroy an nVidia motherboard. Already replaced it. use a good quality thermal paste or it will fail. How to find out if it's good quality or not? The label says "TITAN Nano Grease", is it good enough? That board has the older generation of gpu chip and likely has m...
by GunslingerThink
Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

4uk4a wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 3:00 pm
Most likely problems with the hard drive.
Rather unexpected conclusion. The S.M.A.R.T. of the hard drive is perfect anyway, and I have already tried to reinstall PCMCIA tuner drivers.
by GunslingerThink
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

One more thing: my PCMCIA TV/FM tuner stopped working. It is visible to the OS and has its LED on, but I cannot hear neither music, nor statics.
by GunslingerThink
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

4uk4a wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:20 am
Do not have a pop-up window?
No, no window.
4uk4a wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:20 am
Maybe something is not installed?
Maybe so. I think I haven't installed any Lenovo software but Active Protection, Fingerprint Software, UltraNav and maybe hotkeying.
by GunslingerThink
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

Screamer wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:24 am
I need to know if installing 340.43 is possible on XP x64
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by GunslingerThink
Sat Apr 28, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

Why 307.83? I have already installed 340.43 found on my other computer. You have 340.43 installed on another XP x64 computer? If that is the case, then I believe the driver that I suggested is not recommended. The reason why I chose 307.83 for the graphics chip, is because NVIDIA states in its offi...
by GunslingerThink
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

4uk4a wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:14 pm
And install TPFanControl:
Hmph. I've opened the application's menu, clicked "Bluetooth" and it suddenly was activated.
by GunslingerThink
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

4uk4a wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:14 pm
For bluetooth click Fn + F5
Nothing happened.
4uk4a wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:14 pm
And install TPFanControl:
https://www.staff.uni-marburg.de/~schmitzr/tpfc.html
On it.
by GunslingerThink
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

Screamer wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:12 pm
Oof, I almost forgot about the bluetooth module. Have you tried running any distribution of Linux that supports bluetooth? I have heard of cases that relates to bluetooth being non-functional in Windows, but functional in Linux before.
I'll try.
by GunslingerThink
Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles
Replies: 31
Views: 3178

Re: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M motherboard troubles

Screamer wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:52 pm
Here are the drivers.
Why 307.83? I have already installed 340.43 found on my other computer.

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