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How do I diagnose a "system board error" on IBM Thinkpad 600E?
I have an IBM Thinkpad 600E that won't boot up. I used ctrl + alt + ins to boot into a screen with some diagnostic tools. Memory test passes HD test passes SystemBoard test FAILS with Dev = 1 ERR = ...
Old IBM ThinkPad laptop gets stuck booting Windows on a weird screen. How to proceed?
I’m trying to breathe life into an old IBM ThinkPad Pentium II. I think it runs Windows NT or Windows 98 or whatever came after that It turns on fine and asks me to enter the year and date which I do. ...
How should I clean old chemically-deteriorating (especially rubberized) sticky plastics?
I have a few IBM ThinkPads from the 1990s, and they had a rubberized sort of finish to them that feels sticky to the touch now. How should I realistically go about cleaning them such that they won't ...
What was the last of the Thinkpad X series with replaceable RAM? [closed]
I know my x230 has replaceable RAM. I know the x395 lists its ram as being soldered. What is the last of the X series lineup with user-serviceable RAM?
Thinkpad 380E keeps shutting down randomly [closed]
Recently, I got a 380E from ebay. Seller says that it has boot error and not working, but the error was typical 161/163. I've replaced nee BIOS battery, and error was gone. After that, I formatted ...
Thinkpad 350 keyboard
Am wondering how to use the keyboard from a Thinkpad 350. There are three cables, with 6, 10, and 18 pins (but the big connector on the motherboard seems to have only 17). I assume this is a grid of ...