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by irus
Tue May 29, 2012 2:33 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T42 SSD Conversion Success (1.8" SATA drive + bridge board)
Replies: 59
Views: 47634

Re: T42 SSD Conversion Success (1.8" SATA drive + bridge board)

Will this drive work with that bridge?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6820147134

i suppose this will improve the random read write speeds over the kingston drive by twice.!!
by irus
Mon May 28, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: t42 wireless lan reconnection problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1154

t42 wireless lan reconnection problem

everytime i hit disconnect on a wlan and try to reconnect it just goes in a loop of trying to connect/disconnect. i need to either restart the t42 or put it in sleep and bring it back out of sleep to get a connection going. using wpapsk2 ive tried this with 2 different routers and 2 different wlan (...
by irus
Mon May 28, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: SSD sata3 for t42
Replies: 1
Views: 890

SSD sata3 for t42

i guess people have been successful in installing SSDs on t42 via converters here. i'd like to install this ssd on my trusty t42, is it possible??

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6820147134

i dont mind losing a bit of the performance.
by irus
Sat Nov 19, 2011 2:04 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: pc2700 ddr333 vs 266 memory
Replies: 3
Views: 1471

Re: pc2700 ddr333 vs 266 memory

im using pc2700 it says dram frequency 166 mhz on cpuz program. shouldnt it say 333 mhz?

it is showing max frequency pc 2700 (166 mhz) ??
by irus
Tue Nov 15, 2011 6:57 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: 2200bg wifi connection drop on wpapsk winxp
Replies: 5
Views: 1962

Re: 2200bg wifi connection drop on wpapsk winxp

update: i got rid of the latencies. the problem was the partition table created by windows 7 which has a hidden 100 mb partition as the first one. i had removed windows 7 and installed windows xp without removing the 100 mb hidden partition. When i deleted all partitions from inside winxp txt mode s...
by irus
Sat Nov 12, 2011 5:59 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: 2200bg wifi connection drop on wpapsk winxp
Replies: 5
Views: 1962

Re: 2200bg wifi connection drop on wpapsk winxp

ok i upgraded the drivers to the latest on intel site and using the intel proset software for managing wireless connections. its working! its also working with access connections. i did notice very high latencies using DPC latency program with the wifi on though. 2000us average and peak up to 32000 ...
by irus
Sat Nov 12, 2011 1:24 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: 2200bg wifi connection drop on wpapsk winxp
Replies: 5
Views: 1962

Re: 2200bg wifi connection drop on wpapsk winxp

RBS - same issue with this driver too. Still stuck with WEP. WPA-PSK2 doesnt want to work normally.

MisterB - I guess the old driver has the same issue? can you upload the driver on a free host and give the link here? Are you using WEP now or WPA2?

i'm letting windows manage the connections.
by irus
Fri Nov 11, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: 2200bg wifi connection drop on wpapsk winxp
Replies: 5
Views: 1962

2200bg wifi connection drop on wpapsk winxp

is there a fix for this problem on windows xp yet except downgrading to bios 3.06f? my wifi connection keeps saying acquiring network address and keeps looping but there is no connection. only time i get a connection is on booting. it works fine on windows 7 though. so i'm wondering why the problem ...
by irus
Sat Oct 15, 2011 5:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T42 screen brightness at lowest setting
Replies: 0
Views: 553

T42 screen brightness at lowest setting

hi guys i know the SXGA+ at max brightness has 150 nits brightness but i like working on the lowest brightness setting and wanted to buy a lcd with low very low brightness and lowest pixel pitch esp in TN since color purity is not my priority. i was wondering how the lowest T42 brightness measure in...
by irus
Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: 1080p on t42 ATI 64 mb 9600
Replies: 4
Views: 1447

Re: 1080p on t42 ATI 64 mb 9600

Thanks for the inputs guys, it is just funny to see pretty cheap hardware run 1080p these days. Except for 1-2 or two features it doesn't make sense upgrading even after 5-6 years of t42! :)
by irus
Sun Jun 26, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: 1080p on t42 ATI 64 mb 9600
Replies: 4
Views: 1447

1080p on t42 ATI 64 mb 9600

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T25t0aXBSJU

how did he do it?

is it possible to run 1080p smoothly on t42?
by irus
Wed Apr 13, 2011 2:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: need the white ati cover of t42 ati 9600 mobo - posh ajkula
Replies: 5
Views: 1095

Re: need the white ati cover of t42 ati 9600 mobo - posh ajkula

glad you guys chipped in. Any ideas on the best possible places to source it? if i can stick this on my mobo i could send it in for warranty replacement and that expires may13! i would need it fast!
by irus
Sat Apr 09, 2011 10:32 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: need the white ati cover of t42 ati 9600 mobo - posh ajkula
Replies: 5
Views: 1095

need the white ati cover of t42 ati 9600 mobo - posh ajkula

posh ajkula fred rbs you guys might have one of these white covers lying around. i need this cover to paste it on the GPU chip.

Would be grateful if some of you stalwarts of TP community could help out.

Thanks

PS: link to image http://img685.imageshack.us/i/img17432.jpg/
by irus
Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:20 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB T42 parts URGENT - chip in.
Replies: 1
Views: 563

Re: WTB T42 parts URGENT - chip in.

bump - with pics attached http://img685.imageshack.us/i/img17432.jpg/ if you zoom into the pic you'll see the white chip in the middle with ATI branded on it. I need the white ATI cover if you can pull that out without bending it much. and in the same picture the bottom left of the motherboard there...
by irus
Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:51 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB T42 parts URGENT - chip in.
Replies: 1
Views: 563

WTB T42 parts URGENT - chip in.

1. ATI 64mb 9600 graphics chip flat white colored cover.
2. White color plastic sheet on bottom left corner on the motherboard.


i need these on the pronto shipped to new delhi, india.
by irus
Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T42 SXGA+ display material optical transmittance
Replies: 7
Views: 2670

Re: T42 SXGA+ display material optical transmittance

T400plus wrote:LED backlit displays emit rays in what range?
They are definately brighter but I was wondering if they are any better other than that.
365 nm you have to run them at the brightest setting otherwise there could be issues with the pulsing by the PWM
by irus
Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:58 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T42 SXGA+ display material optical transmittance
Replies: 7
Views: 2670

Re: T42 SXGA+ display material optical transmittance

use HWinfo32 find out the panel manufacturer, then search for the panel spec or email the manufacturer for more information, Lenovo don't disclose such information, and most people wouldn't bother or have the necessary tool to do the experiment. If you are worried get a pair of glasses with UV filt...
by irus
Mon Feb 14, 2011 9:34 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T42 SXGA+ display material optical transmittance
Replies: 7
Views: 2670

Re: T42 SXGA+ display material optical transmittance

have you tried pasting a screen filter on top of the LCD screen supplied by the vendor. I had a bad T41 LCD which used to burn my eyes till i pasted that plastic(?) sheet on the lcd. That sheet was purchased from a store (way back in 2005) for something like Indian Rs.800/- and I was very obliged t...
by irus
Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:01 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T42 SXGA+ display material optical transmittance
Replies: 7
Views: 2670

Re: T42 SXGA+ display material optical transmittance

update: TCO standards don't talk about UVR either. So is the UVR non existent or has no standards governing it because the amount of uvr is negligible whatever be the backlight? can't be either. ANSI z.87+ defines uv-a as 315-400 nm while screen protection manufacturers define uva as 315-380 nm, so ...
by irus
Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T42 SXGA+ display material optical transmittance
Replies: 7
Views: 2670

T42 SXGA+ display material optical transmittance

this question is useful for those who value the health of their eyes as UVA/UVB can cause photokeratitis i.e. corneal damage and inflammation http://www.jkllamps.com/apnotes/TB-1005C.pdf . Good news is it can be easily cured by avoiding the source of injury but for that we need to know the wavelengt...
by irus
Wed Dec 29, 2010 3:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T43 2687-D4U reinvigorate or buy new?
Replies: 18
Views: 4624

Re: T43 2687-D4U reinvigorate or buy new?

Now that the No-2010 patch is here, you can basically install any brand/size PATA drive in your main bay. A SATA drive will not work here, but a SATA drive (Platter or SSD) in the Ultrabay can be an option, like you say. The benefit of this is that a SATA drive can also be used in a future, newer l...
by irus
Tue Nov 30, 2010 10:00 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB t42 parts please make offers.
Replies: 2
Views: 524

WTB t42 parts please make offers.

1. lower chassis 14" t42 plastics and metals(including working touchpad/palmrest). excluding mobo/hdd/dvd/keyboard/wireless nic . 2. ATI9600 white metal square piece on top of the graphics chip 3. bluetooth wire and antenna in the t42 LCD panel. 4. Rubber underneath the 'L' key and 'L' key on the ke...
by irus
Sat Nov 13, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: 1.8" SATA to 2.5" IDE converter?
Replies: 190
Views: 115211

Re: 1.8" SATA to 2.5" IDE converter?

cool concept i could pickup 1 too.
by irus
Sun Oct 17, 2010 3:07 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: T42 vs T61 Which should I get
Replies: 30
Views: 9341

Re: T42 vs T61 Which should I get

i own both and x200. i use 14" t42 sxga+ 99.9% of the time. its just a brilliant laptop. i also keep all my laptops under extended warranty just in case.
by irus
Fri Sep 17, 2010 1:44 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: 5th CDRW/DVD Drive 4th keyboard on T43
Replies: 14
Views: 2614

Re: 5th CDRW/DVD Drive 4th keyboard on T43

i got a replacement drive - panasonic april 2006 last month under warranty - :thumbs-UP: for post warranty pac.

dec 2008 drive sounds great. mine is a 14" t42 sxga+

probably the best purchase of my life :D havent felt the need for a new laptop since 2005.
by irus
Fri Sep 03, 2010 4:51 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T4x Series
Topic: Feeling electric current off of T42 case
Replies: 6
Views: 1631

Re: Feeling electric current off of T42 case

i had the same problem. i got my home wiring checked , grounds were missing in the house at places and neutral/hot were reversed at many plug points.

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