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by tfflivemb2
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T400 Recovery Disk questions
Replies: 10
Views: 665

Re: T400 Recovery Disk questions

I had no problem downloading it without any registration nonsense. I will put it in the folder link I sent to you before, with the T400 recovery you asked for earlier. I finally ended up getting it. I didn't see this message until now. It was less BS on my work laptop, which prevents a lot of poten...
by tfflivemb2
Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3036
Views: 565827

Re: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders

Hello All, This is for tfflivemb2. It is a pleasure to purchase from him. His packing was great and protected the items. He sent the item fast after I sent the payment. He was excellant in getting back to me and keeping in the loop so to speak. If you purchase from him, you will have a pleasant exp...
by tfflivemb2
Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T400 Recovery Disk questions
Replies: 10
Views: 665

Re: T400 Recovery Disk questions

T400 64-bit Slic/WL modded BIOS: https://www.sendspace.com/file/pmqjc1 Lenovo ThinkPad T400_3.23(7UET93WW)-3.24(7VET94WW)_Lenovo21__WL.zip Make sure to read the included read file! That's going to be a hard pass. They want credit card information, as part of the "free" registration process. No than...
by tfflivemb2
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T400 Recovery Disk questions
Replies: 10
Views: 665

Re: T400 Recovery Disk questions

OK, banging my head against the wall. I updated to the latest BIOS, with no luck. It appears that they will need the SLIC 2.1, but there is nothing out there. Every link I have found is dead.

I've also learned that the T400 seemed to come out it waves. One with IBM/Lenovo and one with Lenovo only.
by tfflivemb2
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T400 Recovery Disk questions
Replies: 10
Views: 665

T400 Recovery Disk questions

OK, so I have used Thinkpads for a very long time, and have restored my fair share of them over the years. Recently, I restored a Thinkpad Twist, and learned that the activation key for Win8 was stored in the BIOS. That one was a new one to me. Now, I am working on several T400's that I picked up. I...
by tfflivemb2
Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: Get to play with a P75
Replies: 11
Views: 647

Re: Get to play with a P75

It may be powerful, but it feels so plain. I'm not feeling the "Thinkpad" feel. I mean its got the red trackpoint and touchpad keys, badging and the red thinklight. As I'm typing this, looking at a T400, I'm thinking....maybe its because its so large (17" screen) that the wristpad bezel is wide open...
by tfflivemb2
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: Get to play with a P75
Replies: 11
Views: 647

Re: Get to play with a P75

Paperwork/ticket was incorrect. Its a P73. And its mehhh
by tfflivemb2
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: Get to play with a P75
Replies: 11
Views: 647

Get to play with a P75

My scope of work seems to be changing, as the company I work for (Managed Services) is deploying a ton of Win10 machines to replace old Win7 machines, pending the abandonment of 7 by Microsoft early next year. Anyway, I get to prep and deploy a brand new P75 tomorrow, and I am looking forward to pla...
by tfflivemb2
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Toshiba Satellite 2410-304
Replies: 7
Views: 1005

Re: Toshiba Satellite 2410-304

Wow, that white trip is reminiscent of the old Dell laptops.

As for the ram, what kind does it take? PC2?
by tfflivemb2
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: Thinkpad Twist S230u
Replies: 3
Views: 340

Re: FS?: Thinkpad Twist S230u

bump...$115 shipped CONUS?
by tfflivemb2
Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: 256 MB RAM for T20/21/22
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Re: 256 MB RAM for T20/21/22

I believe there were some PC133 sticks that would work...but they HAVE to be low density. At quick glance you can generally tell a low density from a regular, based on the extra nodules on it. I do know a 512mb in one slot won't work... EDIT: Double checked...only the T23 can use the 133s... EDIT2: ...
by tfflivemb2
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Where to source dead/nonfunctional 15" T60s?
Replies: 10
Views: 806

Re: Where to source dead/nonfunctional 15" T60s?

Are you looking for any Dead 15" T60's, or an actual continual source? I have a 2623-D3U that i bought from a former coworker, which was SUPPOSEDLY working. However, once i had a chance to test it, it doesn't boot at all, even after removing devices one at a time. I don't feel like digging back in a...
by tfflivemb2
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R40e won't start
Replies: 5
Views: 532

Re: R40e won't start

If you have the XP ISO on a computer, you can use a program like Rufus Portable to properly burn the ISO to your USB, to make it bootable.

The bios doesn't differentiate between the different OS's, its just not seeing a boo table device.

The other option is to burn the XP ISO file to a cd.
by tfflivemb2
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad W500/510/520 and W7x0 Series
Topic: W520 motherboard replacement/upgrade compatibility
Replies: 2
Views: 489

Re: W520 motherboard replacement/upgrade compatibility

Just curious...how do you know its fried?

Have you gone through the usual "remove ram, optical drive, etc," to see if it boots? Another user just brought their T500 back this way, as have many others with different models.
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by tfflivemb2
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: R40e won't start
Replies: 5
Views: 532

Re: R40e won't start

Do you have an image on the USB? If so, is the USB bootable? I have been using "Rufus Portable" lately to create bootable USB Drives. You can also check the Marketplace, where there is a post from a user that has a ton of recovery disks available. Not sure about the R40e though. PS Please update you...
by tfflivemb2
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: Thinkpad Twist S230u
Replies: 3
Views: 340

Re: FS?: Thinkpad Twist S230u

Thanks RBS. It was in my original version, as a question...but had to rewrite everything this morning from memory.
by tfflivemb2
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: Thinkpad Twist S230u
Replies: 3
Views: 340

SOLD: Thinkpad Twist S230u

I have a Thinkpad Twist S230u (3374-1U0), and I am considering parting ways with it, since my wife seems to really like the T400's that I just picked up. The Twist is a pretty neat little machine, with a touchscreen that rotates and turns it into a tablet. I planned on keeping but since I planned on...
by tfflivemb2
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: p4 find for A31p
Replies: 10
Views: 991

Re: p4 find for A31p

smf wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:01 am
I ended up getting the PriceBlaze.com one for 62 bucks and yes it fit and worked. Thanks guys.
JIM
Glad to hear that the site worked! Oh and the P4! lol
by tfflivemb2
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: ThinkPad 600X EEPROM Dump needed
Replies: 2
Views: 580

Re: ThinkPad 600X EEPROM Dump needed

Any idea which model 600X you have? If I can someone muster the energy to dig out my eeprom reading rig, I could check...but I think that you need to match models first. if they don't match, it is pointless for me to dig. LOL.
by tfflivemb2
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: T400 does not boot: any hint?
Replies: 24
Views: 5780

Re: T400 does not boot: any hint?

BigCatAndy wrote:
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:51 pm
Hello everyone,
I have to admit - I didn't expect that I would do it, but - I can report success! :-) Today I tried to straighten those damaged pins in the USB port.
Can't believe it...I had the EXACT same issue with a T400 I just picked up. Straightened the pins, and BOOM, it boots to the BIOS.
by tfflivemb2
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T601 mute key issue
Replies: 5
Views: 644

Re: T601 mute key issue

H-Atkinson wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:02 pm
Just fixed it. If you install the hotkey driver for the T60 it works, but it seems the driver for the T61 is somehow broken. (drivers sourced through lenovo)
Good to know. I just picked up a T61, and I am going to upgrade my son...
by tfflivemb2
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: A-Series V.S. G-Series
Replies: 19
Views: 1144

Re: A-Series V.S. G-Series

Does anyone know whether the G50 can use 4GB of RAM? Nope, it does not. 3Gigs are max. You sure about that? 3gb is a 32bit limitation in windows. I'm not familiar with the G50, but I believe that was after Lenovo took over, and googling says yes to 4gb...possibly 16gb. EDIT: I stand corrected. Leno...
by tfflivemb2
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: A series vs. G series - a descriptive overview with large pics
Replies: 4
Views: 384

Re: A series vs. G series - a descriptive overview with large pics

This makes me REALLY want to pick up a G series! Ive had R, T, A and X...no Gs.
by tfflivemb2
Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: almost topped W530 (huge price drop!)
Replies: 8
Views: 1064

Re: FS: almost topped W530

Dragunov wrote:
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:21 pm
I wasn't "bashing", and I didn't notice the OP was from Poland. My apologies.
All is good. :-)
by tfflivemb2
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: almost topped W530 (huge price drop!)
Replies: 8
Views: 1064

Re: FS: almost topped W530

You can get a W540 with better specs for between xxxxx Yes, you may be able to get one cheaper here in the US. The OP is in Poland, and the price may be reasonable there, or near there. Besides, one can list anything that they want, at whatever price they'd like...whether or not it sells is up to t...
by tfflivemb2
Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: T60 no left click on trackpad or keyboard
Replies: 4
Views: 623

Re: T60 no left click on trackpad or keyboard

When you swapped the buttons, to make the left work with a right click, did the reverse happen? It sounds like the left button is faulty. It is the most commonly used button, and I have seen them fail. I have had to swap them as you did, to be able to continue to use it.
by tfflivemb2
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpad T22 stuck on IBM logo
Replies: 10
Views: 1206

Re: Thinkpad T22 stuck on IBM logo

Yes, amd you can just keep simple and have boots order set to just hard drive. Assuming you can get into the BIOS.
by tfflivemb2
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: ThinkPad T2x & T3x Series. NOT for T25-Retro
Topic: Thinkpad T22 stuck on IBM logo
Replies: 10
Views: 1206

Re: Thinkpad T22 stuck on IBM logo

I'm pretty sure its not a blink of death - as far as I can tell, the BOD laptops don't even get into the IBM logo like mine. If it was an issue like that, I don't feel comfortable soldering, anyways. So unless I can come up with something else, I'll probably just get a new board. That was my though...
by tfflivemb2
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad L430/L530 and later Series
Topic: schematic Lenovo Thinkpad L 440/540
Replies: 1
Views: 742

Re: schematic Lenovo Thinkpad L 440/540

Good morning and welcome to the forum! First, this thread may move to a different section, as it doesn't belong under Forum Announcements. Second, what exactly are you looking to accomplish with the schematic? I'm not sure if there is just a breakdown in translation. There is a link above to the Har...

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