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by rsutoratosu
Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: SSD Sucks on the t61 - W7 ultimate
Replies: 8
Views: 1932

SSD Sucks on the t61 - W7 ultimate

Just kidding.. boy did I have problem.. I tried various ssd and non of them detected except for this Ocz vertex 2 60gb.. lol.. out of all the ssd, im gonna try the crucial m4 when i get it for the x220 and just see if it detects properly. This t61 was pretty old also, maybe the bios update will allo...
by rsutoratosu
Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Thinkpad x220 - Problem creating recovery disks.
Replies: 15
Views: 7004

Re: Thinkpad x220 - Problem creating recovery disks.

You guys should really use the usb drive option. I created it via usb and use ghost or other image software to make a backup copy. Its faster using usb, no disk swapping.
by rsutoratosu
Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220 Damanged
Replies: 3
Views: 937

Re: x220 Damanged

insane... theres a few outlet wit i7 for 70 dollars more
by rsutoratosu
Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Upgrade mSATA SSD card question
Replies: 3
Views: 1318

Re: Upgrade mSATA SSD card question

hate msata, only because its not widely used yet.. I bought a msata to the 2.5 sata for recovery purposes & ghosting/cloning. Well worth it off ebay, 20 bucks. Except it was from china, so took like 3 weeks to get here. Its good if you deal with a lot of msata devices The other thing you can do is g...
by rsutoratosu
Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:45 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220 Damanged
Replies: 3
Views: 937

Re: x220 Damanged

I got a quote of up to 950 for all inclusive repair, ie whatever is broken..

Question about nail polish remover, would it like dissolve the plastic keyboard or bezel on the lcd screen ?
by rsutoratosu
Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220 Damanged
Replies: 3
Views: 937

x220 Damanged

ill have to post pics later, user came in with a probably dropped x220. There are water around they keyboard, the ac plug is loose, computer does not post sometimes, lcd seems fine, nail polish like on 1/4 of the keyboard / palm rest..

Anyone ever got a quote from lenovo for repair ?
by rsutoratosu
Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:52 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Interesting x220 battery issue
Replies: 1
Views: 1227

Interesting x220 battery issue

So one guy at work "lost" a x220 battery, being that its really expensive and he said it might lost at home.. I ordered a AGPTEK battery for the x220. Wont know the long term but its interesting that this one did not display that you are not using an original Lenovo battery warning. Unfortunately ce...
by rsutoratosu
Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: ThinkPad T6x Series
Topic: Opportunity to purchase T61, what to look out for?
Replies: 14
Views: 2141

Re: Opportunity to purchase T61, what to look out for?

Also the fans could be sticking.. I had about 18 t61 from my old job that they no longer want due to the fan error on bootup, i spend a little time and clean each one out and lube with this link and I now own 18 t61s that I'm gonna ebay off check this link http://www.msb0b.com/home/thinkpadt60fanrep...
by rsutoratosu
Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: screen goes blurrs in x200s 7469-A41
Replies: 3
Views: 1991

Re: screen goes blurrs in x200s 7469-A41

Does it flicker ? I had that a few times, most recently also, unit was rma back for warranty repair, 2.5 yr old. The cable from the mobo to the lcd is bad. But ymmv
by rsutoratosu
Fri May 18, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220 not hibernating correctly
Replies: 1
Views: 2918

x220 not hibernating correctly

I have a bunch of x220 with weird hibernation problems that I can't replicate.. ie you hibernate windows 7, it does it's stuff but when I wake it up later on, it gives me windows did not shut down correctly ,do you want to run repair or start normally.. so whatever I had opened is gone. It doesn't h...
by rsutoratosu
Wed May 02, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Does the X201 support a single 8GB DIMM?
Replies: 5
Views: 1853

Re: Does the X201 support a single 8GB DIMM?

Brad on the forum uses has 8gb modules.. expensive, he used Lenovo FRU 03X6401.
by rsutoratosu
Mon Mar 05, 2012 12:29 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: The lottery called Lenovo/X200 batteries
Replies: 31
Views: 14647

Re: The lottery called Lenovo/X200 batteries

My 2009 panasonic is still rated 74 Wh out of 84.xx Wh capacity @169 cycle count. They are truly superior. Most of my Sanyo one are in the recycling dump now. They never lasted as long
by rsutoratosu
Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: How to remove fan
Replies: 3
Views: 1000

Re: How to remove fan

just curious is it still in warranty or out ? and how much are they charging for it ?
by rsutoratosu
Tue Feb 07, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x201 turbo memory ?
Replies: 0
Views: 954

x201 turbo memory ?

I got a free turbo memory from a friend selling his x200, except my x201 does not have the slot above the keyboard connector as seen here http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/product-and-parts/detail.page?&LegacyDocID=MIGR-71439 There is a wan slot on the x201 next to the wifi slot, is that slot like uni...
by rsutoratosu
Tue Feb 07, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: How to remove fan
Replies: 3
Views: 1000

Re: How to remove fan

First, which model ? x200/x201 or x220 ? I assume since you need fan service, its been at least 2-3 years old. I actually just did the quick fix on 2 laptops here.. both had clicking fan the bottom gets heated. The better way is to remove the whole motherboard, take the fan and open it to clean it a...
by rsutoratosu
Wed Feb 01, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Weird x200 issue
Replies: 7
Views: 1920

Re: Weird x200 issue

Actually one more thing noticed while tinkering with the system, It will randomly not post when you hit the power. The green status light is on but it doesn't do anything, holding the power down for over 30 seconds won't turn it off, I have to remove the battery. It also randomly locks up when you s...
by rsutoratosu
Wed Feb 01, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Weird x200 issue
Replies: 7
Views: 1920

Re: Weird x200 issue

I did mention I ran system restore, using the windows xp or windows 7 32bit cd. After restore, usb shows yellow !, ethernet shows and audio also. System restore does a factory restore, I done hundreds of system restore using the factory CD and every one of them comes up without ! This is system rest...
by rsutoratosu
Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Weird x200 issue
Replies: 7
Views: 1920

Weird x200 issue

I dont know if the user had dropped it but a lot of drivers won't install, ie nic, audio, etc, system restore runs but any driver I tried wont install. In XP and w7. I'm guessing the motherboard is bad.. Any idea where's the cheapest place you can get a x200 mobo ? I saw a few on ebay but they're as...
by rsutoratosu
Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: X60 overheating?
Replies: 17
Views: 8341

Re: X60 overheating?

Mine is actually doing the same thing, randomly going into sleep and sometimes will not wake up. I do notice it is hot on the bottom. Ill prep time to clean my out
by rsutoratosu
Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: docking station for X60
Replies: 1
Views: 689

Re: docking station for X60

sent you an email
by rsutoratosu
Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x220 Screen & Hinge Problem
Replies: 0
Views: 880

x220 Screen & Hinge Problem

Got the laptop 7/11, not too long ago. I didn't see people here having issue with hinge and screen blanking out, search around also, did not see any other issue with screen.. Here's a video of the screen.. lmk if you guys have this issue. I'm probably going to depot it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
by rsutoratosu
Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201 laptop memory
Replies: 26
Views: 14353

Re: X201 laptop memory

Interesting..

3680 - HG6 - Hangs on Windows 7 System restore on first try, 2nd try it beeped and locked up during system restore also.

Going to try single stick at a time.

Single stick update
BSOD but reboots fast.. going to turn off rebooting feature and see if i can get a error message
by rsutoratosu
Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201 laptop memory
Replies: 26
Views: 14353

Re: X201 laptop memory

Hi Brad, Any specific ram you used? Or any special updates i need to do? I tried a pair of 8gb corsairs DDR3 1333 modules, they registered in the bios but when i go into windows it hangs. Thanks in advance Here's something interesting.. X201 - 3680 - FAU - 8GB Works - Original system in photo above...
by rsutoratosu
Fri Dec 16, 2011 11:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201 laptop memory
Replies: 26
Views: 14353

Re: X201 laptop memory

FYI 79 for 8gb; cheaper than last week

http://www.frys.com/product/6902187
by rsutoratosu
Fri Dec 16, 2011 11:47 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: x201 RAM upgrade from 4GB to 8GB?
Replies: 3
Views: 1281

Re: x201 RAM upgrade from 4GB to 8GB?

No but works on mine.
79 bucks this week, 6 dollars less than last week
by rsutoratosu
Fri Dec 16, 2011 10:49 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Can the X201 support 2x 8GB ram modules?
Replies: 9
Views: 6004

Re: Can the X201 support 2x 8GB ram modules?

oh yeah i reply in the other thread.. but another user says it locks up in windows on his. Mine works fine
by rsutoratosu
Wed Dec 14, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201 laptop memory
Replies: 26
Views: 14353

Re: X201 laptop memory

looks like the same thing.. I try 1 stick first.. how about safe mode ? where does it hang ?

if you have a spare drive, I would do a system restore into blank drive and see if its windows
by rsutoratosu
Tue Dec 13, 2011 8:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: X201 laptop memory
Replies: 26
Views: 14353

Re: X201 laptop memory

Which corsair did you use ? I just got the corsair value select from frys.com, Part # CMSO8GX3M1A1333C9

Only got one to make sure it works before I get another one.. currently at 12gb
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by rsutoratosu
Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:31 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Fitting x220 palmrest w/Trackpad to x201
Replies: 8
Views: 1791

Re: Fitting x220 palmrest w/Trackpad to x201

i like both but I totally agree, the integrated buttons BLOWS, really blows
by rsutoratosu
Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: ThinkPad X200/201/220 and X300/301 Series
Topic: Can the X201 support 2x 8GB ram modules?
Replies: 9
Views: 6004

Re: Can the X201 support 2x 8GB ram modules?

i'll confirm in a few days, ordered a 8gb module.. if it doesn't work, it'll go into the x220 :)

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