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by Ragnar
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T520- weird super bright screen wont post
Replies: 4
Views: 2276

Re: T520- weird super bright screen wont post

I was in the processing of installing an OS on one of mt t 520's and got called away. I left it running in the boot device screen on the bios and just closed the screen. Now it wont post or reboot. I get a really bright screen but no thinkpad logo. No booting into the os that is currently on the dr...
by Ragnar
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T520- weird super bright screen wont post
Replies: 4
Views: 2276

T520- weird super bright screen wont post

I was in the processing of installing an OS on one of mt t 520's and got called away. I left it running in the boot device screen on the bios and just closed the screen. Now it wont post or reboot. I get a really bright screen but no thinkpad logo. No booting into the os that is currently on the dri...
by Ragnar
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R400/R500 Series
Topic: R500 wireless card + Bios change
Replies: 3
Views: 3448

R500 wireless card + Bios change

I noticed the wireless was considerably slower on my r500 than it is on my t520's. I had a spare wireless card from a t520 laying around so I thought I would give it a try. Unfortunately it wont boot . I get an unauthorized network card error. Is there a bios update or something like libre boot or c...
by Ragnar
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T500 keyboard in a t520
Replies: 1
Views: 2055

T500 keyboard in a t520

I picked up a couple t520's "for parts" off of ebay. I'm fixing them up and installing linux mint to give to some of the neighborhood kids to use for school. The keyboards are trash. T500 keyboards are about half the price. Any chance they can be made to work?
by Ragnar
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: t520 speaker upgrade?
Replies: 11
Views: 4309

Re: t520 speaker upgrade?

If you really wanted to there is always the possibility of dragging out the soldering iron. A small GOOD amp might fit and leech off the headphone jack or something and fit in the ExpressCard bay. I considered that. I have a small cheap amp but it isn't small enough to fit anywhere. I wonder if I c...
by Ragnar
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: t520 speaker upgrade?
Replies: 11
Views: 4309

Re: t520 speaker upgrade?

Thanks. Maybe Ill just pick up some amplified external speakers that are powered by USB. Probably the simplest solution.
by Ragnar
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: t520 speaker upgrade?
Replies: 11
Views: 4309

t520 speaker upgrade?

I recently purchased a "refurb" t520. I added an SSD loaded it up with linux mint 19 and I love almost everything about it. Almost everything. The speaker is beyond horrible. I have a 20 dollar crappy smartphone with a better speaker. Are there any direct fit upgrades for the speaker or any improvem...

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