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Thinkpad X201 BIOS 1.40-1.15 Update Bootable CD

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/08/23

From [WayBack] BIOS Update Bootable CD for Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), XP – ThinkPad – NL

  • [WayBack] 6quj19us.iso

    • BIOS Update Bootable CD
    • Checksum Tips
      • MD5:a7a7f175f638854db52ba5a9b9da24e4
      • SHA1:b1616c89ac85e6024fd57b72022bed15f22ff074
      • SHA-256:c612bdf3005e86870e64b2c4bb2535d238c546a9884bfe05695abe6c8508a390
    • 1.40-1.15
    • 04 Dec 2014
    • 26.4 MB
  • [WayBack] 6quj19uc.txt

    • README for BIOS Update Bootable CD
    • Checksum Tips
      • MD5:c14b824ee96a97810d74f03133160ec2
      • SHA1:2e65b61327466b6fa14b236dcec43ef2cd822fb2
      • SHA-256:06fbaa2501b8b3f865d2dba04f5f0bdda31dc52409c91ce5e36e9c0e1f2cff5a
    • 1.40-1.15
    • 04 Dec 2014
    • 23.1 KB

Version 1.40-1.15
BIOS: 1.40 / ECP: 1.15/1.15

  • (New) Embedded Controller update will modify battery charge algorithms to balance battery charging and lifespan.
    Note: Applied models are ThinkPad X201, X201i and X201s.

–jeroen

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Detailed specifications – ThinkPad T510, T510i, W510 – NL

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/07/12

For my link archive: [WayBack] Detailed specifications – ThinkPad T510, T510i, W510 – NL

Related:

Vaguely related:

–jeroen

Posted in Hardware, Power User, T510, ThinkPad | Leave a Comment »

Thinkpad T510 BIOS 1.52-1.21 Update Bootable CD

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/03/01

From [WayBack] BIOS Update (Bootable CD) for Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), XP – ThinkPad T510, T510i – NL

  • [WayBack] 6muj31uc.txt

    • README for BIOS Update Bootable CD
    • Checksum Tips
      • MD5:6bfd66ac9c965564dd7a7f0d82fb6b5a
      • SHA1:0d5a32fe87d4cdaf76ffd99242b5b861cd6aa2e2
      • SHA-256:1fc76a773dab23e7031ebf603bc9a69bc971305dc846392955f28296a18df147
    • 1.52
    • 29 Oct 2012
    • 24.4 KB
  • [WayBack] 6muj31uc.iso

    • BIOS Update Bootable CD
    • Checksum Tips
      • MD5:3d28e678eb014dd627341e06b8053c9f
      • SHA1:25a8e89a62b60637287475a0092265e24aa0e0e3
      • SHA-256:7bd4bba75a0c4fcb1d77a5fbb648e13ec90f3375915719d97a4c3380923a355f
    • 1.52
    • 29 Oct 2012
    • 15.4 MB

Version 1.52
BIOS: 1.52 / ECP: 1.21

  • [Important] Added support for Microsoft Windows 8.
  • (New) Added support for the function to disable & unconfigure AMT via WMI.
  • (New) Updated CompuTrace ROM.

–jeroen

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Operant Conditioning by Software Bugs – Embedded in Academia

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/21

Good to remember both these:

[WayBack] Operant Conditioning by Software Bugs – Embedded in Academia which means when using a system, you subconsciously start behaving around it’s issues. This also happens when you the software you wrote the software for such a system: you hardly test the things that you broke.

The magic SysReq key on Linux systems running on PC-hardware allows you to sync/mount read-only/shutdown a system by keyboard (and many more options – see the Wikipedia list below). Do not forget to enable this as it is disabled by default. And remember that many laptops forego the SysReq key (as do Mac systems).

The order while holding Alt-SysReq down is S,U,B…

Both via [WayBack] Kristian Köhntopp – Google+

–jeroen

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Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Development, Keyboards and Keyboard Shortcuts, Power User, Software Development, ThinkPad | Leave a Comment »

ThinkPad USB Keyboard With TrackPoint – Overview

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/13

I wish this keyboard was still on the market [WayBackThinkPad USB Keyboard With TrackPoint – Overview.

Known as 55Y9053, 55Y9003 and 57Y4641 (and a few others like  the English/EUR 55Y9042 if you count the various localised layouts at [WayBack] ThinkPad USB Keyboard with TrackPoint – Service parts), it was one of the best keyboards made apart from the big delete key (that was better in the predecessor, but that one lacked windows keys: [WayBack] Lenovo ThinkPad USB Keyboard Review | NotebookReview).

It is about the same as the Thinkpad25, which added a touchpad: [WayBack] The 25th-anniversary ThinkPad: Every laptop should add some retro appeal | Ars Technica Review: A seven-row keyboard? Matte screen? TrackPoint? The all-business black body? Swoon

–jeroen

Posted in History, Power User, ThinkPad, UltraNav keyboards | Leave a Comment »

 
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