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by CrazyTPFan
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)
Replies: 15
Views: 363

Re: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)

Booting shows memory. I shut the laptop off, held F1 and turned it on and nothing happened.
by CrazyTPFan
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)
Replies: 15
Views: 363

Re: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)

When I get 161 and 163, I click ok and set the date and time. It will reboot and go to the splash screen that I can't get past.
by CrazyTPFan
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)
Replies: 15
Views: 363

Re: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)

I didn't replace the cmos yet. It won't boot into the BIOS no matter how many times I press F1.
by CrazyTPFan
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)
Replies: 15
Views: 363

Re: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)

I had just bought it from eBay. The listing only said that it had error 163 and 161, which is for the cmos battery.
by CrazyTPFan
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)
Replies: 15
Views: 363

Re: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)

I’ve already tried booting with a boot disk and it won’t do anything. It won’t boot off the HDD either.
by CrazyTPFan
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)
Replies: 15
Views: 363

Re: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)

Nobody has any idea what’s wrong?
by CrazyTPFan
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)
Replies: 15
Views: 363

380Z boots and stays at splash screen (help!)

I just got my ThinkPad 380Z, and it boots and stays at the ThinkPad screen and won’t go into an OS. I've tried everything I could think of and it still won't boot into a OS. Any help is appreciated.
by CrazyTPFan
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 380Z Screw question
Replies: 2
Views: 240

Re: 380Z Screw question

Ok. Thanks for the Help! I got this Kit instead:

https://www.amazon.com/CO-RODE-Notebook ... B01FTI8TM8
by CrazyTPFan
Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: 380Z Screw question
Replies: 2
Views: 240

380Z Screw question

So, I recently acquired a ThinkPad 380Z from eBay. It works perfectly, but it doesn't come with any screws. I also have a dead T21 lying around and wanted to know if I could take some screws from it and use them on my "new" 380Z? Or, would I have to buy a screw set for the laptop?
by CrazyTPFan
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: X20 sound card DOS compatibility
Replies: 2
Views: 241

Re: X20 sound card DOS compatibility

Thanks. But, for some reason it won’t install.
by CrazyTPFan
Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: X20 sound card DOS compatibility
Replies: 2
Views: 241

X20 sound card DOS compatibility

Hi all, I recently acquired a ThinkPad X20. It's an awesome little retro gaming laptop. But, there is one issue. The audio driver for the Crystal CS4281 driver that I downloaded from this site doesn't seem to have any DOS compatibility. I also have a T21 with a Crystal audio chip and I needed to get...
by CrazyTPFan
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ** Happy New Year to All **
Replies: 50
Views: 39936

Re: ** Happy New Year to All **

Wishing a Happy New Year to all! Hope 2020 is a good one! Hope you all are able to find some cheap ThinkPad deals this year :thumbs-UP:.
by CrazyTPFan
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!
Replies: 19
Views: 1876

Re: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!

I'm going to look once it gets here at the GPU to see the date on it so I can know what I'm dealing with. For now, I have to play the waiting game until it arrives.
by CrazyTPFan
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!
Replies: 19
Views: 1876

Re: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!

I know that. I think it’s a replaced board because the UUID is all zeros.
by CrazyTPFan
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!
Replies: 19
Views: 1876

Re: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!

I will check and see when I get the laptop. I really hope that it is a revised nVidia board that it got replaced with. Did the T61 have revised boards from 2010?
by CrazyTPFan
Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!
Replies: 19
Views: 1876

Re: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!

I plan on doing that once it arrives. Hopefully it has the nVidia chip. I think it's a board from 2010 in there, because the BIOS version had 2010 as the date.
by CrazyTPFan
Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!
Replies: 19
Views: 1876

Re: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!

I have some news... It might be a 08' model in a 2007 shell. I looked closer at the pictures and the UUID is all zero's, indicating that the board could have possibly been replaced. There's also ONLY a system board serial number and NOT a system unit serial number in the BIOS. At this point, I'm not...
by CrazyTPFan
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!
Replies: 19
Views: 1876

Re: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!

I would love to get a spare board, but I'm using that money to get a T420 . And $139 for a almost 11 year old mobo is just too much money for me. Plus, the T61 I bought still works so I'm fine for now.
by CrazyTPFan
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!
Replies: 19
Views: 1876

Re: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!

I know that all computer parts will eventually fail. But, if I can have those parts in my computer last longer I’m all for it! What parts do you have from your T61? I still am waiting for my T61 to come in the mail to get a good look on the condition. I think I’m good GPU wise because the date on it...
by CrazyTPFan
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: (T21) Screen goes blank, HDD starts to spin and then stops, and laptop stays on.
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Re: (T21) Screen goes blank, HDD starts to spin and then stops, and laptop stays on.

I was hoping it wasn't a board issue, but it is what it is. I'm lucky I only spent $20 on the laptop and not anymore. How much are people selling boards on this forum?
by CrazyTPFan
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!
Replies: 19
Views: 1876

Just got a T61 with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m!

Very excited! I was finally able to find a T61 with the NVS 140m! It's also a 2008 model with the revised graphics. Has anyone had a '08 model with graphics failure? I want to be careful with the graphics because it's getting harder to find models with the dGPU and I would hate to have it fail on me.
by CrazyTPFan
Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: (T21) Screen goes blank, HDD starts to spin and then stops, and laptop stays on.
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Re: (T21) Screen goes blank, HDD starts to spin and then stops, and laptop stays on.

So I took everything out of the machine to make sure that I would only get an error code for the ram and nothing else. Then, I put it back together and it gave me error 0175 and wont let me boot into anything. Any recommendations on what to do now?
by CrazyTPFan
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: (T21) Screen goes blank, HDD starts to spin and then stops, and laptop stays on.
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Re: (T21) Screen goes blank, HDD starts to spin and then stops, and laptop stays on.

The back light will stay on but the machine won't respond to anything. It stopped doing it for now so maybe it fixed itself.
by CrazyTPFan
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: WQHD T420 *wip
Replies: 1
Views: 860

Re: WQHD T420 *wip

Sweet mod dude! Now I gotta put some money aside so I can do the FHD mod for my X220. Sandy-Bridge era ThinkPads are still amazing daily drivers!
by CrazyTPFan
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: (T21) Screen goes blank, HDD starts to spin and then stops, and laptop stays on.
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

(T21) Screen goes blank, HDD starts to spin and then stops, and laptop stays on.

Hi all, it's been a little while since I've posted here. I recently acquired a T21 for cheap off ebay. It's a P3 750 w/ 128MB Ram and a 40GB HDD. It's been working fine until today. The screen would shut off, the HDD would continuously spin up and stop, and during this the laptop would stay on. I wo...
by CrazyTPFan
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: OS-X Questions
Topic: Easiest ThinkPads to Hackintosh
Replies: 5
Views: 2066

Re: Easiest ThinkPads to Hackintosh

T440p. Just did it today and it works like a charm!
by CrazyTPFan
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R61i Windows 2000 audio troubles
Replies: 4
Views: 1313

Re: R61i Windows 2000 audio troubles

I’ll give it a try.
by CrazyTPFan
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R61i Windows 2000 audio troubles
Replies: 4
Views: 1313

Re: R61i Windows 2000 audio troubles

The driver refused to install. I have Soundmax Audio. (Edit: I have Conexant Audio. Just Checked)
by CrazyTPFan
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R61i Windows 2000 audio troubles
Replies: 4
Views: 1313

R61i Windows 2000 audio troubles

Hi all, I just installed Windows 2000 on my R61i and got video and ethernet drivers working but couldn't get the audio to work. I installed Service pack 4, DirectX 9.0c and Microsoft QFE #888111 QuickFix as recommended by this guide: https://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=62013 and I still can'...

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