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by BillMorrow
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ** Happy New Year to All **
Replies: 52
Views: 61556

Re: ** Happy New Year to All **

Happy New Year to You all, Happy New Year to Bill (!) a Year that helps bring together democracies and their representatives, that helps us to understand priorities in economics and in politics... that helps secure the foundations of human life, of our species... best wishes and happy trails thanks...
by BillMorrow
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: I have an Intel X9000 and X9100 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1800

Re: I have an Intel X9000 and X9100 for sale

Night_Ranger wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:07 pm
So this is just a test post, I want to see if my location is showing.
your location shows only after i do my checking routine..
and it now DOES show.. :)
by BillMorrow
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X230-X280 / X390 Series
Topic: what´s the number of the fuse for the backlight?
Replies: 2
Views: 3092

Re: what´s the number of the fuse for the backlight?

hello and welcome to the forum..
re the fuse number, if that info is anyplace it MIGHT be found in the hardware maintenance manual (aka HMM) just look above.. :)
by BillMorrow
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Edge / E-series
Topic: E430 Battery charge threshold issue
Replies: 10
Views: 5498

Re: E430 Battery charge threshold issue

did you reboot..?
by BillMorrow
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Change from t460s to carbon 6th gen?
Replies: 3
Views: 1872

Re: Change from t460s to carbon 6th gen?

hello and welcome to the forum.. have not seen a T460s but the X1 carbon thinkpads are ALL great, especially the X1 Carbon extreme's.. just got a second gen1 extreme from lenovo for $1299.. just beautiful thinkpads.. i always go for the top models.. 4k touch display.. pretty much everything else gan...
by BillMorrow
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: File Server / File Sharing Mac and Windows
Replies: 2
Views: 5725

Re: File Server / File Sharing Mac and Windows

hello jon smith and welcome to the forum..
i moved your post to a more appropriate place..
for me, i'm sure there are many ways to move between apple os and windows os but i never do it..
by BillMorrow
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: IBM ThinkPad 330c (5523-JJW) (Japan)
Replies: 3
Views: 3249

Re: IBM ThinkPad 330c (5523-JJW) (Japan)

if a hard drive has a knocking sound then it is most likely done for..
by BillMorrow
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430s unusual power behaviour
Replies: 1
Views: 1288

Re: T430s unusual power behaviour

hello and welcome to the forum.. your issue sounds a lot like the same issue i had with a T61 some years in the past.. it tickles my brain but i can't put an answer to it except it is an issue with the system board.. first thing i would do is be sure i have a full backup of the HDD so if your thinkp...
by BillMorrow
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!
Replies: 12
Views: 5646

Re: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!

SO, to update this thread: after doing the ESET scan of the 1TB SSD with the "issue" and using another SSD in the X1CE (which WAS able to access the internet, i decided i would do a "retain all applications recovery" and to see if that would fix this issue.. so, reinstall;ed the affected SSD and two...
by BillMorrow
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Bad quality along with bad repairment in ThinkPad
Replies: 1
Views: 1838

Re: Bad quality along with bad repairment in ThinkPad

sadly, your post was not very clear BUT what was the final result..?
by BillMorrow
Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Bill Morrow collection
Replies: 21
Views: 7356

Re: Bill Morrow collection

HELLO and Seasons Greetings to all y'all.. :) i am 82.6 years along the trail.. having seen a LOT in those years i feel it is time to lighten up the inventory.. re. thinkpads, no one comes here to look at the antiques so better thewy go to those who will appreciate them.. thats all there is to that....
by BillMorrow
Wed Dec 25, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!
Replies: 12
Views: 5646

Re: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!

Bill, I feel with you. Not to be obnoxious, but how about downloading those drivers on another laptop and transfer them via USB-stick? Then uninstall old & install new drivers. no idea is obnoxious.. but i got the intel drivers for dummies file from your link, above and updated the driver.. no joy,...
by BillMorrow
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!
Replies: 12
Views: 5646

Re: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!

Bill, do you also have the proprietary Lenovo LAN dongle so that your X1E1 (X1 Extreme Gen 1) will connect to the internet? We have the X1C3 (X1 Carbon Gen 3), and we can confirm that X1E1 can use X1C3's proprietary Lenovo LAN dongle (and vice versa). Both look identical! Our point is this: We susp...
by BillMorrow
Tue Dec 24, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T440p i7 4712MQ heat?
Replies: 22
Views: 6530

Re: T440p i7 4712MQ heat?

heh.. :) well, welcome to the forum.. you sound like the type we like around here.. sadly, my days of modding a thinkpad ended 20 years ago.. hope you get the directions to get the mouse buttons going.. for me, these days, it is X1C extreme if i can afford the price.. wait a bit, it IS christmas tim...
by BillMorrow
Mon Dec 23, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!
Replies: 12
Views: 5646

Re: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!

the issue is there is NO EFFING internet ability on the X1 extreme.. so uninstalling and reinstalling the wifi card won't work IF win 10 needs the internet to get the new drivers.. NOW it might be that doing a remove and reinstall will reset the stupid gremlin.. i'll give that a try after i finish t...
by BillMorrow
Mon Dec 23, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!
Replies: 12
Views: 5646

Re: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!

AND i found my ethernet dongle for the X1 C extreme and it can not get an internet connection.. not even hard wired..!
by BillMorrow
Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!
Replies: 12
Views: 5646

Re: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!

derry girls.. yep.. did that, she did not like it at all.. i guess being a derry girl herself but 3 generations removed from that series might be what killed it for a real derry girl.. :) but back to this effing driver.. i got it, i copied it to the X1 C extreme and the installer requires that compu...
by BillMorrow
Sun Dec 22, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!
Replies: 12
Views: 5646

Re: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!

i used an old 1GB SD card in the SD slot for the first time saturday.. previously i had only used SD adapters with micro SD chips in them.. nothing smaller than 16GB, usually 32GB or larger.. still looking at the intel page from the link you supplied.. :) what is it, a driver update..? and merry chr...
by BillMorrow
Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!
Replies: 12
Views: 5646

Physician heal thyself OR now what..?!

i SHOULD know more but i sinmply can't think of anything else.. PROBLEM: X1 extreme gen 1 has lost its ability to see the internet when the internet is, in fact, there.. (writing this on the same wifi channel on my X1-C gen 3).. rebooted everything, well, ok, the access point/router and the X1 C ext...
by BillMorrow
Sat Dec 14, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: What is this part on x1 carbon 3rd gen ethernet/usb board
Replies: 3
Views: 4796

Re: What is this part on x1 carbon 3rd gen ethernet/usb board

hello and welcome to the forum..
not inclined to disassemble my X1 gen 3 to look but it looks like a switch next to a button..
have you looked at the HMM for your model..? link above..
by BillMorrow
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Lenovo X1 Carbon LMQ-1 MB 12298-2 bios password
Replies: 1
Views: 4307

Re: Lenovo X1 Carbon LMQ-1 MB 12298-2 bios password

hello and welcome to the forum.. BUT, no one here can or will help remove a bios password.. reason is such activities might help someone who had stolen YOUR thinkpad and was trying to change the password.. NOW, things might be different if proof could be had of ownership BUT even if so i don't think...
by BillMorrow
Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Thinkpad charger interchangeability question
Replies: 3
Views: 4470

Re: Thinkpad charger interchangeability question

AND chargers are so inexpensive there is little reason NOT to have one in every room.. :)
and i just noticed that you're in OZ so prices might be not-so-cheap..
by BillMorrow
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X1 / X1-Carbon / X1-Extreme and later Series
Topic: Thinkpad X1 VS T490(S)
Replies: 1
Views: 4476

Re: Thinkpad X1 VS T490(S)

hello and welcome to the forum.. i don't know anything about the dell so i'll not remark on that, nor the thinkpad T490 since lenovo does not just hand these things out like popcorn.. but i DID finally emerge from my cave of admin duties here and elsewhere when the thinkpad X1 extreme came to my att...
by BillMorrow
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: IBM ThinkPad 240Z or 240X
Replies: 1
Views: 1064

Re: WTB: IBM ThinkPad 240Z or 240X

i have a 240..
will sell it..
been sitting in my desk drawer along with a T60.. have not powered it up in at least 6 or 8 years..
i'm going to have to make your graphic into a link.. it is WAY too big for those forum members on a cell phone..
by BillMorrow
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: ThinkPad T420i screen information
Replies: 4
Views: 3173

Re: ThinkPad T420i screen information

hello and welcome to the forum.. 3 am here, so must go.. did a cursory search but did not find anything that stood out for you.. give your post a day to 'mature'.. :) for me i would never get a thinkpad without the best display possible.. i LOVE the gen 1 X1 extreme 4k i recently bought as a refurb ...
by BillMorrow
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: *SOLVED* Tracking German eBay package to Denmark shipped via Hermes and PostNord
Replies: 11
Views: 23827

Re: *SOLVED* Tracking German eBay package to Denmark shipped via Hermes and PostNord

PLEASE NOTE: this is an english only forum on the small chance that the above post has any reason NOT to be deleted, i post here the google translation, below: ******************** Hi I have just here at the beginning of November 2019 experienced the same problem with a Hermes package, but thanks f...
by BillMorrow
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Removable battery options on current Thinkpads
Replies: 6
Views: 5625

Re: Removable battery options on current Thinkpads

Ah, that battery application is very good to know about. When you have a moment, could you check if it can be configured to select the battery charge cutoff? The best figure for long term storage for lithium batteries is closer to the 40% mark. been looking at the battery apps and can not, yet, fin...
by BillMorrow
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Bridge Battery Charging behaviour
Replies: 2
Views: 2183

Re: Bridge Battery Charging behaviour

hello and welcome to the forum.. FWIW i recently got an X1 extreme gen 1 4k 32gig lenovo refurb and IT has a lenovo battery application that will charge the internal battery to 80%.. i think i can change that level to whatever i wish but have not tried it.. yet.. so i rather imagine you should be ab...
by BillMorrow
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:36 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.

do about it..?! i don't know.. depends on where you got that thinkpad.. if from lenovo direct then MAYBE.. if they can not honor the warranty in a timely manner then some gently complaining might get a new machine replacement.. i don't know the laws in india pertaining to manufacturers warranties.. ...
by BillMorrow
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:27 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

i will check on that.. for myself, i just leave it at the recommended 80% level.. is it not a chinese curse, to live in interesting times..?! some of us, here in the once united states, watch with interest.. 20 years or so, past, a thinkpad forum member and thinkpad customer, who was attending unive...

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