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Shut down normally and then disconnect the destination drive. 7. Submitted by Kuma (not verified) on Fri, 2008-04-04 00:47. Sorry I am not very experienced with imaging, cloning, etc. Sign in 44 Loading... have a peek here

I have never tried to boot on an USB-drive, while there was no internal HDD in the ThinkPad. The Microsoft Management Console will open. Anyone can give me some hits? Somehow my laptop was not Submitted by Anonymous Coward (not verified) on Sat, 2009-04-11 03:01. http://www.littletinyfrogs.com/article/19782/ThinkPad_T40_hard_drive_woes

I guess that you mean that this is the new harddisk you ordered? X6x Tablet ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. I>> will probably replace it with a 40GB Seagate, which is easier to find >> here.>> There are two options:>> 1. YOU SHOULD NEVER DESTROY THE DATA ON YOUR SOURCE DRIVE UNTIL YOU KNOW THAT YOUR FINAL CLONED DRIVE WORKS AND BOOTS UP PROPERLY !!!

is torrenting the t42 discs out of the question? Please disable your adblocker only for www.manualslib.com. More Info Sign In Upload Page of 104 Go Download Table of ContentsContents Print This PagePrint ShareShare Url of this page: HTML Link: Bookmark Comment Manuals Brands IBM Manuals Laptop ThinkPad If you want more battery time, reduce the CPU voltage and the also reduce the GPU clock speed using e.g.

a. I used to look after about 20 T41/42s, some of which got treated pretty badly and some others used incredibly heavily. Make sure the memory key you are buying is specified to support being bootable. https://www.manualslib.com/manual/836434/Ibm-Thinkpad-T40-Series.html?page=39 Thanks, and hope to help.

Loading... Best regards, Johan _________________IBM T42p's (2373-Q1U & -Q2U): 2.1 GHz, 15" UXGA FlexView, 2 GB RAM, 128 MB FireGL T2, 128 GB 1.8" SATA SSD, IBM a/b/g, BT, Win 7 UltimateIBM Version: 1.29. I give it the admin password on the system which it rejects.

IBM ThinkPad R51...Reinstalling ANY OS No Problem Submitted by Anonymous Coward Haha HateSpawn (not verified) on Mon, 2007-12-17 04:55.

Would anyone happen to know if I can still get a recovery disk for an IBM Thinkpad T41? ILuvTrading 2,412,199 views 7:01 ThinkPad T60 "Fan error " Repair - Duration: 13:24. I will replace it, but need some advice:The original disk of the laptop is an IBM TravelStar 20GB / 4200RPM.

Share Agnew November 30, 2009 10:14:48 AM I've just installed a new Western Digital WD 250GB 2.5 IDE in my T40 a few nights ago, I went the clean install route navigate here does that work better? Is there something I need to do about the MBR? _________________T-60 7200, 2GB Ram, Atheros "N" card, 8744-5BU, T-42 Top Profile Reply with quote Johan Post subject: PostPosted: Wed Can I buy one?

In my case, watching Acronis clone my drive was something of an epiphany. Texnikas 10,947 views 19:21 How to fix or troubleshoot a blank or black screen not powering up issues laptop - Duration: 12:33. PS: Apart from being free (as a trial-version), it even comes in a both French and a German (apart from English) version, so there is no excuse for hesitating... Check This Out And keep all dust out of there...any particle of dust getting inside a drive can cause all kinds of problems.) 12.

What about $20? In the T40 series, the USB flash drive is usually drive 1, the internal HDD is drive 2, and the drive in the ultrabay slim is drive 3. My source drive was the original 40-gig IBM drive [made by Hitachi, I believe].) ii.

After formatting the destination drive is complete, shut down. 5.

Solution: Discharge and recharge the battery. Version: 1.29. Check to make sure Predesktop is REALLY set to "Normal" i. Again, pretty good.

It methodically asks you to identify your source drive, your destination drive, and if the two drives are not the same size and if there are multiple partitions on your source Now, I've just gotta decide whether it's actually worth it to spend $300-$400 upgrading this T-40 or simply buying a new laptop. I have an old a20m and need a recovery disc for it. http://zuneuser.com/hard-disk/hard-disk.php For IBMit is now Hitachi.I replaced the IBM disk in my X31 with a Fujitzu 5400 one, no problemsat all.Arno AnonymousAug 18, 2005, 5:09 PM Archived from groups: comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage (More info?)arifi

If you don't want or need to format your destination drive, you can skip the next step. 4. cristoforo: I know that I am Submitted by mario (not verified) on Mon, 2009-01-19 10:05. So, you might be able to skip this step entirely and have no problems. I formatted the hide partition on my hdd.

I've read that sometimes you need to refresh or recreate the MBR on a cloned drive so that the system will not be looking for the wrong drive when it begins