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by GunslingerThink
Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Tutorial for Replacing CCFL Backlight on Thinkpad 600s
Replies: 21
Views: 52908

Re: Tutorial for Replacing CCFL Backlight on Thinkpad 600s

What does it mean if backlight goes blinking and then turns off completely after system is powered on? Is that a problem with CCFL or invertor?
by GunslingerThink
Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: The official 600 Upgrade and general information Topic
Replies: 135
Views: 167568

Re: The official 600 Upgrade and general information Topic

Where can I get the full list of 600 BIOS error codes with descriptions? I need to know what 00161, 08611, 00192, 00163 mean.
by GunslingerThink
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3039
Views: 585183

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

Bought an NVIDIA T61 motherboard from TuuS. The board is operational, I am content with the purchase.
by GunslingerThink
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: IBM Active Worldmap Wallpaper
Replies: 2
Views: 7197

Re: IBM Active Worldmap Wallpaper

TP-Grrl wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:39 pm
Cannot download, error 404

Страница не найдена...
Looks like these files are not availiable there anymore. I've uploaded them to other location: http://files.m-ch.ml/wallpaper/.
by GunslingerThink
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: modern laptops with "trackpoint"
Replies: 26
Views: 14862

Re: modern laptops with "trackpoint"

How come touchpads won the market if they're worse than trackpoints in every single thing? Are they that cheaper?

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by GunslingerThink
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: IBM Active Worldmap Wallpaper
Replies: 2
Views: 7197

IBM Active Worldmap Wallpaper

Here is the link to original wallpaper I used: http://axofiber.org.ru/projects/world.time.wallpaper.en.htm I don't know, if someone would be interested in this old wallpaper in 2019, but I've got it installed onto my Thinkpad with some changes. That's how it looks on my system: https://m-ch.ml/t/thu...
by GunslingerThink
Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 GPU chips compatibility
Replies: 5
Views: 1408

Re: T61 GPU chips compatibility

ajkula66 wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:11 am
You have re-balling equipment ?
No, but I'll find someone who has.
ajkula66 wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:11 am
That would be an exercise in futility, since all of them suffer from the same defect...
Even the newer ones? I've seen pictures of G84 with production date up to 2012. What about G86 then?
by GunslingerThink
Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T61 GPU chips compatibility
Replies: 5
Views: 1408

T61 GPU chips compatibility

So I want to replace the graphic chip of my T61. It is originally Quadro NVS140M so it's some G86 chip. I know that all chips older than mid-2008 are no good, but I was wondering which G86 model numbers I can use other than exact the original model (I think it's 700-something). Can I use any of G84 ...
by GunslingerThink
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Battery connector replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 2102

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: 2102

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: 2102

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: 2102

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: 2516

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: 2516

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: 2516

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: 2516

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: 2516

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: 2516

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: 1516

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: 2516

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: 1516

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: 7630

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: 7630

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: 1290

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: 5530

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: 5530

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: 5530

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: 5530

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: 5530

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: 5530

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.

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