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by fiat682
Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T20-T23 & T30 Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: t21 not turning on probably bod
Replies: 17
Views: 3019

Re: t21 not turning on probably bod

cpu should be ok since it sometimes starts and worked for hours (i left it on the first times to see if it would fix itself)
i dont wanna ruin the board since i have no experience in such stuff.
if i find someone wich replaces the chip will it work or it will be a waste of money?
by fiat682
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad T20-T23 & T30 Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: t21 not turning on probably bod
Replies: 17
Views: 3019

Re: t21 not turning on probably bod

what pins im supposed to check and how do can i see if its grounded? Here is a pic of the pinout for ADP3421: https://1drv.ms/u/s!At7-rt1KJ7WviPcyVanGjRm-PrbSJw?e=AtZD3l The pin that I have circled in red was the fault I had with my ADP3420 chip (they have the same pinouts), which ended up shorting...
by fiat682
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: ThinkPad X20/X30/X40 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: X31 and alternatives to XP
Replies: 49
Views: 8310

Re: X31 and alternatives to XP

i think xp is always the best choice if that notebook has the xp license under it also the thinkpads has lots of utilities and software required for some functions that only work on windows. also its more original. btw win xp its still perfectly usable, for browsers there are still some with the bes...
by fiat682
Sat Sep 26, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T20-T23 & T30 Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: t30 keyboard some keys not working, not even in the bios
Replies: 7
Views: 883

Re: t30 keyboard some keys not working, not even in the bios

I'm pretty sure that T2x and T30 have different keyboard connectors. Chances are that it's simply a bad keyboard, and buying a replacement one would be the path that I'd take, but it's your money. Good luck. thanks for letting me know i guess i will go look for one on ebay then btw i hoped to use t...
by fiat682
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad T20-T23 & T30 Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: t30 keyboard some keys not working, not even in the bios
Replies: 7
Views: 883

t30 keyboard some keys not working, not even in the bios

hi i recently got a thinkpad t30 wich i posted recently in the photo thread wich has a keyboard with some keys not working, right now im writing from it using a desktop kb, i have already tried even reseating the connector multiple times but no luck, i asked because i wanna be sure that its not a mo...
by fiat682
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P40/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: Is a Thinkpad p50 w/ an i7 still worth in 2020?
Replies: 10
Views: 1254

Re: Is a Thinkpad p50 w/ an i7 still worth in 2020?

i know but i said that because i think that the p50 is no longer as robust and reliable as the x20 30 series, also lacks some features
by fiat682
Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: OS/2 Questions
Topic: Installing OS/2 on Thinkpad T43
Replies: 2
Views: 7516

Re: Installing OS/2 on Thinkpad T43

please make an iso of that partition to save it, theyre rare to come across
by fiat682
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Where to get Window 7?
Replies: 32
Views: 2409

Re: Where to get Window 7?

you download a windows 7 iso that matches the product key example the product key says windows 7 pro you should get a windows 7 pro iso image wich should be under the notebook or under the battery compartment (remove the battery) then you can activate it via phone activation. i appreciate that you c...
by fiat682
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P40/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: Is a Thinkpad p50 w/ an i7 still worth in 2020?
Replies: 10
Views: 1254

Re: Is a Thinkpad p50 w/ an i7 still worth in 2020?

if i was you i would get an i7 t420/430, way better and still with ibm build quality and lot of features lacking in modern ones
by fiat682
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: New Desktop Background
Replies: 7
Views: 1091

Re: New Desktop Background

very nice work, thats what i like, people looking for orignaility, not slapping linux like some ppl do wich i strongly disagree since i think they should stay original
by fiat682
Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: IBM T30
Replies: 1
Views: 346

IBM T30

a recent new entry in my "fleet" of daily pcs, im currently restoring it (needs a new kb probably because some of the keys wont work but i will ask about it in the proper section in the future) t30 2003 battery 180 cycles 1.8Ghz p4 m 1gb ram temporary hdd and caddy borrowed from my t21 awaiting repa...
by fiat682
Thu Aug 20, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T20-T23 & T30 Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: t21 not turning on probably bod
Replies: 17
Views: 3019

Re: t21 not turning on probably bod

i will look into it
by fiat682
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: ThinkPad T20-T23 & T30 Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: t21 not turning on probably bod
Replies: 17
Views: 3019

Re: t21 not turning on probably bod

what pins im supposed to check and how do can i see if its grounded?
by fiat682
Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T20-T23 & T30 Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: t21 not turning on probably bod
Replies: 17
Views: 3019

Re: t21 not turning on probably bod

thanks for the replies, regarding the tester i dont wanna risk because i have too "fat" leads, i will try to find someone who solders on pcb and get the 2.2 resistor and see if it fixes, because i have little experience on soldering in general and a too big soldering tip and a normal fixed temp iron
by fiat682
Sun May 24, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: ThinkPad T20-T23 & T30 Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: t21 not turning on probably bod
Replies: 17
Views: 3019

t21 not turning on probably bod

hi i just got a t21 wich rarely turns on and just blinks hdd led, ive read about the bod but the fix is to replace the chip but i cant solder and neither i have the equipment to do so, i updated the bios but i still need to get it to power on again
by fiat682
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: x220i tablet windows 7 ericsson 3g modem driver issue CODE10 official lenovo drivers
Replies: 2
Views: 4243

Re: x220i tablet windows 7 ericsson 3g modem driver issue CODE10 official lenovo drivers

hi tanks for the reply, i installed the software but still getting code 10 on that.
how im supposed to configure it with my italian mobile operator wind if the program list only mobile access and other, when i try it still says impossible to initialize wan hardware. :evil: :banghead:
by fiat682
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/X201/X220 and X300/X301 Series
Topic: x220i tablet windows 7 ericsson 3g modem driver issue CODE10 official lenovo drivers
Replies: 2
Views: 4243

x220i tablet windows 7 ericsson 3g modem driver issue CODE10 official lenovo drivers

hi everyone, i just subscribed to the forum because i have a big problem with the 3g modem on my x220i t i purchased a year ago, the notebook came formatted so i installed the "original os", but i have a problem, when installing the mobile broadband driver i found out that when installing the Ericss...

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