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by BillMorrow
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Removable battery options on current Thinkpads
Replies: 6
Views: 5625

Re: Removable battery options on current Thinkpads

hello and welcome to the forum.. i recently picked up a "refurb" X1 extreme.. the most extreme extreme available in the gen 1 range.. there is a battery application that keeps the battery at 80%, never charging to 100% unless you permit it.. i think the internal battery is now the future.. and if le...
by BillMorrow
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T480s Motherboard fried for the second time within 3 months of purchase.
Replies: 3
Views: 2397

Re: T480s Motherboard fried for the second time within 3 months of purchase.

first, welcome to the forum.. next, 10 days..?! i would not accept that turn around time.. and, if it were me, i would have paid for an onsite 3 or 5 year warranty upgrade.. i did on the X1 extreme i recently purchased from amazon.. finally, motherboards failing, two in a row, sure is strange.. i ca...
by BillMorrow
Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X20/X30/X40 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: need recovery cd set iso for ibm thinkpad x20 machine type 2662-uc1
Replies: 8
Views: 6934

Re: need recovery cd set iso for ibm thinkpad x20 machine type 2662-uc1

what i found in the dusty archives is a true blue original X20 recovery set win2k for MT 2661.. MT=machine type.. not for sale.. i have been malingering on sorting the non-recovery from the recovery CD's in preparation for sending them all to forum member theterminator93 who is willing to rip them i...
by BillMorrow
Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X20/X30/X40 Series incl. Tablets
Topic: need recovery cd set iso for ibm thinkpad x20 machine type 2662-uc1
Replies: 8
Views: 6934

Re: need recovery cd set iso for ibm thinkpad x20 machine type 2662-uc1

hello and welcome to the forum..
i might have one BUT another forum user has many recovery CD .iso's online..
i have been getting ALL the recovery sets i have ready to ship to him..
by BillMorrow
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: [WTB] New X1 Carbon 7 Gen
Replies: 7
Views: 6854

Re: [WTB] New X1 Carbon 7 Gen

TTY wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:39 pm
Check https://www.myus.com
interesting web service..
perhaps it should be a sticky someplace..
by BillMorrow
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: A lot of Thinkpads of various ages and conditions
Replies: 14
Views: 3300

Re: FS: A lot of Thinkpads of various ages and conditions

I can sell to whoever suits me best, at whatever price I choose. People can choose to buy them, or not. They're my machines. I could burn them, sell them on eBay, sell them on Reddit, or sell them here. I can choose not to sell them to you or anyone, at any price, for whatever reason. Similarly, yo...
by BillMorrow
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Okay to post / debate politics here?
Replies: 5
Views: 9847

Re: Okay to post / debate politics here?

Hi I want to start a thread comparing liberal vs conservative values and left vs right wing politics. Seeing as how the election is not to far off, I wanted to get some feedback from members here on their own political ideologies. Just thought I would ask first before opening a can of worms lol the...
by BillMorrow
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: [WTB] New X1 Carbon 7 Gen
Replies: 7
Views: 6854

Re: [WTB] New X1 Carbon 7 Gen

hello and welcome to the forum.. to do something like you suggest will require you to do a bank wire or other payment to a trusted person, in advance, who CAN then receive a thinkpad on your behalf and thereafter ship it to you, there in bangladesh.. the amount will need to be in the amount of the p...
by BillMorrow
Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: Windows 10 on X201 - Successful install
Replies: 20
Views: 40451

Re: Windows 10 on X201 - Successful install

hello welsh guy and welcome to the forum..
thanks for additional help for those headscratchers working through this issue.. :)
by BillMorrow
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: tablet mode
Replies: 2
Views: 8906

Re: tablet mode

this guy is in vietnam and lied about being located in los angeles, a sure sign of a spammer..!
i'll leave this up to see what he is all about..
by BillMorrow
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic
Replies: 86
Views: 32477

Re: The official 755 Upgrade and general information Topic

I tried to upgrade bios in my 755CX. Of course couldn't due to battery (it is very leaked and will be hard to replace cells). I have another idea - dissasembly all parts and programm bios directly on the programmer. Does anyone try this method (or have a photo of mobo)? welcome to the forum.. IMO u...
by BillMorrow
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: ThinkPad W500/W510/W520 and W700/W701 Series
Topic: I got this because I’m an old keyboard addict
Replies: 2
Views: 6078

Re: I got this because I’m an old keyboard addict

I'm a thinkpad addict. To be frank, it's the keyboard the sole motive I love them. Of course I also appreciate the reliability, got two lenovos with +13 years daily use still perfect. (Of course updated with ssd and more RAM) 1) thinkpad T60 2) lenovo 3000 n200 Now I'm afraid that one day or anothe...
by BillMorrow
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Can 3D printing make a difference?
Replies: 2
Views: 5409

Re: Can 3D printing make a difference?

not sure of the intent of this new user, BUT..
locking this topic and will deactivate this user who is listed on stopforumspam.com and who lied in the location showing london as location when from hanoi, vietnam..
by BillMorrow
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Purchase Help: X1 Carbon (6 Gen) vs T490/T490s?
Replies: 8
Views: 14604

Re: Purchase Help for (tech unsavvy) Law Student

good advice from Thinkpad4by3 ..! for myself, i like the X1C series with the touch high density display.. just got a "refurb" X1C extreme.. fully loaded version, 4K, 16 gig, 1TB, etc.. while terrific, it does use battery fast BUT can be charged just as fast.. probably way out of your budget.. so an ...
by BillMorrow
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Windows 10
Topic: ok, now I need a few hints on win 10
Replies: 17
Views: 5252

Re: ok, now I need a few hints on win 10

an interesting hidden little surprise is the X1C E1 preload, which, when cloned to the correct SSD that fits my X1C3 hands me a working win10 with all the new jim-dandy holy mother of god stuff present on the X1C E1..! of course it took some reloading of the correct drivers for these two (i also did...
by BillMorrow
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: [FIXED] T440p won't boot, 3 flash, pause 3 flash
Replies: 4
Views: 5148

Re: T440p won't boot, 3 flash, pause 3 flash

welcome to the forum..
did you check the hardware maintenance manuals.. the one for your thinkpad..? look UP there to the "HMM" link..
by BillMorrow
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: ThinkPad P1/P40/P50/P70 and later Series
Topic: What M.2 PCIe NVMe 2280 1TB SSD to buy for P50?
Replies: 10
Views: 9073

Re: What M.2 PCIe NVMe 2280 1TB SSD to buy for P50?

i recently purchased an X1 C extreme.. came with 32gig and 1 TB SSD and 4k display.. i did what i usually do and got 2 1TB SSD's.. effed up on the first one (samsung) so get another faster more capable samsung 1TB and cloned the win10 preload.. i THINK i'm running that, now (using the X1 now) and it...
by BillMorrow
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Keyboard backlight T61
Replies: 7
Views: 4903

Re: Keyboard backlight T61

Challenge accepted. so just fine some IR device, power it up and point it at the keyboard and see if it will light the white up.. to prove the concept.. that is how i would proceed.. THEN see if a device can be found to replace the thinklight device.. have no idea what the structure surrounding he ...
by BillMorrow
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Sold: T60p 2623-DDU, Boe Hydis UXGA [US]
Replies: 9
Views: 2827

Re: FS: T60p 2623-DDU, Boe Hydis UXGA

he should ship to the UK and elsewhere.. when i was selling new thinkpads i shipped anywhere.. it is really easy.. especially for a used thinkpad that old..
by BillMorrow
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Sold: T60p 2623-DDU, Boe Hydis UXGA [US]
Replies: 9
Views: 2827

Re: FS: T60p 2623-DDU, Boe Hydis UXGA

that T60p looks better than my T60P.. amazing condition.. i upgraded mine to a faster cpu many many years ago.. forgotten which cpu.. :oops: mine also has the cell option.. it has an antenna on the side of the top cover but i never added a cell account.. but it can be done.. not stepping on this sal...
by BillMorrow
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB Parts for 770X Project
Replies: 1
Views: 867

Re: WTB Parts for 770X Project

have part, some or maybe, if you're lucky, all of what you need..
i THINK i have or HAD a 770X or Z and a non working 31 inch 770..
for sure a 770-1AU working last time it was booted..
recovery CD's etc..
it is 4am now so i'm not going hunting..
you can email me and we can chat on the telephone..
by BillMorrow
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: A favor/request for media
Replies: 5
Views: 6765

Re: A favor/request for media

AND this fellow is DEMANDING his rights to privacy and thus far refuses to show his more or less real location.. i'm just now typing a reply PM and will try to let him know he must, like most everyone else around here, show a location.. and if not his street address, like some forum members have ent...
by BillMorrow
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Recovery Set Repository for Community Members
Replies: 70
Views: 19462

Re: Recovery Set Repository

cracamato wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:32 pm
Hola, podria enviar PM Lenovo x201 Tablet. Gracias.-
hola cracamato, por favor habla ingles en este foro.. :)
by BillMorrow
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: ThinkPad 755CD or 755CDV
Replies: 2
Views: 1070

Re: WTB: ThinkPad 755CD or 755CDV

re. the 755CDV.. tried to boot it up and it is dead.. no lights, nothing.. also no one wants a dead but rare thinkpad.. it is now sitting with about 35 other thinkpads on my living room floor.. will take pix and post them on the forum facebook page.. sometime.. if anyone wants to see them..
by BillMorrow
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: ThinkPad T60/T61 Series
Topic: Keyboard backlight T61
Replies: 7
Views: 4903

Re: Keyboard backlight T61

Thinkpad4by3 wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:15 am
Replace the Thinklight with a UV led and the keys legends will fluoresce.
4by3 now THAT is an interesting trick.. have you done it..? finding just the right device might be tricky.. :)
by BillMorrow
Tue May 28, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: GENERAL ThinkPad News/Comments & Questions
Topic: what SSD do you run?
Replies: 30
Views: 7483

Re: what SSD do you run?

Samsung 970 EVO Plus Series - 1TB PCIe NVMe - M.2, Samsung 860 EVO 1TB M.2 and the original Samsung as supplied with this lenovo refurb (as new) X1 Carbon extreme which has a samsung 1TB but not sure which model it is but it is d@mb fast.. first new thinkpad since my refurb X1C-3.. have several othe...
by BillMorrow
Tue May 28, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: My Tesla Model 3 story (very long)
Replies: 30
Views: 22695

Re: My Tesla Model 3 story (very long)

just a note that ray has left this forum for elsewhere and has not been back since oct. 2018..
sure miss him but we do not live in a static environment..
by BillMorrow
Mon May 27, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Forum Notices, Questions and Suggestions
Topic: I think our certificate expired
Replies: 6
Views: 7763

Re: I think our certificate expired

so who fixed this, joe or hostmonster..?
i don't know.. yet..
by BillMorrow
Sun May 26, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Forum Announcements
Topic: Please report Forum-bugs/errors here (PHPBB 3.1.6 installed 10/31/15)
Replies: 55
Views: 635159

Re: Please report Forum-bugs/errors here (PHPBB 3.1.6 installed 10/31/15)

i don't yet know how to fix this issue..
joe hayes set it up..
by BillMorrow
Sun May 26, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Forum Notices, Questions and Suggestions
Topic: I think our certificate expired
Replies: 6
Views: 7763

Re: I think our certificate expired

VERY aware but i don't have any idea on how to correct this..
it is something left over from joe hayes work..
he is now intensely busy becoming a physician and i'm loath to bother him..
if anyone has any idea how to correct this i'm all ears.. :)

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