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(Nearly) Blank screen on 2007 T61 Lenovo Thinkpad running Win XP

My everyday laptop is a 2007 T61 Lenovo Thinkpad running Windows XP. Up to yesterday, it ran reasonably well given its age. I generally keep it running 24/7, and dim down the screen to the max at ...
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Why does my XP system randomly go into suspend mode?

I searched and could not find this question ant where. Occassionally, usually while using the mouse, my computer will suddenly go into suspend mode. To my knowledge, there is no pattern to this ...
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“Use this device as the primary monitor” is now greyed out

I was using an external TV to watch DVDs using the S-Video output of my Thinkpad T41. I checked the box "Extend my windows desktop onto this monitor." That worked, and the icons that don't fit on my ...
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Why Windows XP reports that I have all 10 USB ports available in my laptop, when the reality is I can only use half of them?

I've made an attempt recently to understand how USB works inside of my laptop. My laptop is X61T from Lenovo and it has 3 USB ports on the back of the chassis. Intel documentation states that the ...
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PC won't boot with USBs plugged in

Yesterday as I was shutting down my computer (Thinkpad t-60) the computer froze during shut down on the "Windows is shutting down" screen. When I went to reboot it, it froze at the 1st, "welcome to ...
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Is ThinkPad X61T SD card slot SDXC compatible?

I have a Thinkpad X61T 7763 tablet and I was planning to buy a 64GB card for the SD card slot. The 64GB card supports the new SDXC standard and I'm not sure if the SD card driver / hardware can handle ...
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Thinkpad T500 - Applications hang when attempting to perform HDD writes after docking the PC

For the past four days, my laptop PC, a Lenovo Thinkpad T500 running Windows XP SP3, has been getting into a "bad state" after waking the PC up from sleep and docking the PC. The most prominent ...
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Audio broken on clean install of ThinkPad T60

I just reinstalled a clean version of XP SP3 on a ThinkPad T60. After downloading all of the missing drivers from the Lenovo site, everything seems to work except for the audio. I installed the audio ...
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Thinkpad T40 w/ XP+SP2 keeps dropping off wifi

I have a Thinkpad T40 laptop with XP / SP2. Its been locked up for the last 2 yrs or so as the screen stopped working. I took it out and plugged it to my TV and it boots up fine. But the wifi ...
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How can I get my T60 to write a cd/dvd faster than 2xs?

XP SP3 IBM T60. I have been informed that the dvd ram in my computer will write faster than 2xs only on one specific manufacturers media. All other media is restricted to 2xs. How can I change this? ...
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Wireless Network Connection - Limited or no connectivity

PC: Thinkpad T42. running Windows XP Pro SP3, fresh install. I had problems with my connection dropping out repeatedly on one laptop, so I just reinstalled XP. After installing the wireless driver ...
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XP: Not all wireless networks shown

The system: ThinkPad T41, with Intel Centrino (PRO/Wireless 2100), WinXP/32 SP3 The problem: Windows XP does not show all wireless networks. Usually, I have to click "Refresh network list" a couple ...
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Why would an IBM ThinkPad T42 not turn on?

I have a IBM ThinkPad T42 that will not turn on. When I press the power button all the lights light up green. About a second latter all turn off except 2, one of which is the battery and the other is ...
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How to output to S-Video on Windows XP in single-monitor mode (clone display)?

I am using an IBM ThinkPad T30 running Windows XP. It is connected to a TV system via S-Video output. Windows is currently set up in multi-monitor mode with monitor 2 being output to S-Video. ...
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Thinkpad laptop heats up more than it used to - what are my options?

I have a 3 yr old laptop (Thinkpad T61) which runs seemingly much hotter than it used to. It's not uncomfortable to touch, but I wonder whether I should do something about it. It does get ...
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How can I remove Install Shield Manager from my Computer?

How can I remove Install Shield Manager from my Computer? There is no entry that I can see in my "Add/remove Programs" utility. Thinkpad T60. XP SP3 Thanks. EDIT July 17, 2010. I was directed to ...
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How can I bring my IBM T60 out of sleep mode?

My IBM Thinkpad T60 goes into sleep (or hibernation?), and I cannot wake it up, no matter what keys I press. This includes pressing Fn (blue key in the lower left of the keyboard) plus F4 (with the ...
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How can I save my volume adjustments?

I'm using a Thinkpad T60 with Windows XP Pro SP3. My volume control defaults to some preset which is too quiet. I want to save a higher volume, which I always adjust using the Icon in the lower, ...
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Which driver package should I download and install?

I have an ATI Mobility Radeon x1300 display card in my XP computer. I have researched some error messages I'm getting and one possible solution points to updating the driver for this card. When I go ...
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Backup and restore

I have a Thinkpad T60 with a 150GIg internal hard drive. XP Pro SP3. I also have a similar hard drive that used to be in another laptop connected via USB. It contains only data. I have cleared out a ...
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USB device not working properly on a Thinkpad T60

I have just started getting a message that a USB device is not working properly. This is on a new Thinkpad T60 running Windows XP Professional SP3. I have had all devices attached for about 10 days ...
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Can't switch users in XP without logging off

For some obscure reason I can no longer switch users on my Thinkpad (T61, Windows XP professional) without logging off first. This behaviour appeared while I was struggling with the ThinkVantage ...
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What is Microsoft Silverlight? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Silverlight and how is different from flash? Why should I install it? What are the pros and cons of installing it on XP Pro, Thinkpad T60?
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Thinkpad t60 crashes

I have a new (to me) thinkpad t60. Often, if I unplug it while it is running, it re-boots and gives the message, "System has recovered from a serious error". Why is this happening and what can I do ...
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Thinkpad X30 middle-click

I have a Thinkpad X30 laptop with three mouse buttons below the keyboard. Unfortunately, the middle button doesn't actually function as a middle-click, instead, it has some sort of confusing scroll ...
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Touchpad button assignments don't persist with Lenovo T400 on WinXP

I have a Lenovo T400 notebook with Windows XP on it. I usually use the TrackPoint, and almost never use the TouchPad. I do a look of work on Linux over VNC, in my setup the middle mouse button is ...