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by niche
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up
Replies: 14
Views: 1526

*SOLVED* Re: Reversing a replaced X240 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up

OK, so I have finally worked this one out. In changing the X240 "upgraded" 3 button Trackpad to the original "clunkpad" I managed to damage the ribbon cable but ALSO the motherboard. I know this as a new ribbon cable still made the dreaded 1-3-3-1 beep. I got hold of another cheap refurb X240 device...
by niche
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up
Replies: 14
Views: 1526

Re: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up

OK, so for anyone interested I have received a 2nd X240 to try and find out the problem. The good news is that my motherboard works fine on the "donor" X240 so i haven't broken anything :-) What surprised me is that this "new" X240 has a different setup for the trackpad - in that it is "sealed in" -...
by niche
Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up
Replies: 14
Views: 1526

Re: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up

thanks. Took some time to clean it up, but sadly no luck. I've also been monitoring Ebay and managed to get a bargain refurbished x240 which arrives tomorrow. Assuming it works all ok, I should have enough to work out the problem! Once I get started I'll update and also post some photos, I'm hoping ...
by niche
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up
Replies: 14
Views: 1526

Re: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up

The original - possible - but as per the original post I bought a replacement cable which I was VERY careful with but no luck. I've read of several other people with the same experience but no solution either :-(
by niche
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up
Replies: 14
Views: 1526

Re: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up

Yep, wishing now I'd left it alone.To be clear NEITHER work now :-(

Only having NO trackpad allows it to boot..!
by niche
Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up
Replies: 14
Views: 1526

Re: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up

No. I was really really careful as I thought i'd done that on the original so had to buy a replacement, which sadly made no difference :-(
by niche
Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X230 Shuts down when changing video Driver from VGA/Intel device appears missing
Replies: 9
Views: 1019

Re: X230 Shuts down when changing video Driver from VGA/Intel device appears missing

Yes, exactly. Very odd, given everything else works 100%..prob why despite posting on various forums and threads I drew blanks!
by niche
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X230 Shuts down when changing video Driver from VGA/Intel device appears missing
Replies: 9
Views: 1019

Re: X230 Shuts down when changing video Driver from VGA/Intel device appears missing

OK, so for anyone interested I bought a replacement motherboard and all is 100% fine again. Seems it was a fault in the GPU which was only fixable with a new board.
X230 working 100% again.

VGA only motherboard now for sale ;-)

thanks all
by niche
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X230 Shuts down when changing video Driver from VGA/Intel device appears missing
Replies: 9
Views: 1019

Re: X230 Shuts down when changing video Driver from VGA/Intel device appears missing

Not yet, but it runs for hours on VGA without issue. 10 seconds on the HD driver and it dies immediately. I think its a hardware fault of some time sadly.. weird one.
by niche
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up
Replies: 14
Views: 1526

Re: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up

Sadly yes it it still beeping. If I just unplug the ribbon it boots fine, but the moment its plugged in- no joy.

thanks anyway. really stuck here and I see can others who had the same but never posted anything else :-(
by niche
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X230 Shuts down when changing video Driver from VGA/Intel device appears missing
Replies: 9
Views: 1019

Re: X230 Shuts down when changing video Driver from VGA/Intel device appears missing

No, sorry I should have been clearer. I just broke off the corner of the casing, the machine was fine after I dropped it..
by niche
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up
Replies: 14
Views: 1526

Reversing a replaced X250 Trackpad with original Trackpad - Get 1-3-3-1 beeps when booting up

Hi all, I've seen others had this problem but I can't see any solutions! I had an X240 and replaced the "trackpad" with a 3rd party one - worked fine for ages. I'm now selling it so re-fitted the original trackpad. It worked for a while but now beeps 1-3-3-1 when it boots up. When I unplug the track...
by niche
Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X230 Shuts down when changing video Driver from VGA/Intel device appears missing
Replies: 9
Views: 1019

Re: X230 Shuts down when changing video Driver from VGA/Intel device appears missing

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:11 am
Is that a "standard" or an FHD-upgraded machine?
It's a standard one..
by niche
Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230 and later Series
Topic: X230 Shuts down when changing video Driver from VGA/Intel device appears missing
Replies: 9
Views: 1019

X230 Shuts down when changing video Driver from VGA/Intel device appears missing

Hi, I have an X230 that I dropped breaking the case, so I got a new base unit and carefully moved everything across. It worked fine except when starting up the Thinkpad shut down when entering the "normal" video screen (Win 7 - so blue default). After trying lots of different things (software) , I r...

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