James Henstridge 31k 7 91 If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. My T43 is turning into a boat anchor. Or acquire an UltraBase for the X If you suspect that the whole usb system is fried you should get one with an optical drive included.

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I own two X The error occurs when I reach the stage of the install process where Windows prompts me to direct it to the driver.

IBM X40 USB Problem

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Back to Desktops forum xx40 total posts Page 1 of 2 01 02 Next. Is the solder work clean, no cracks? It is a pity because this new msata hd does. Having a problem logging in? And no answers anywhere. Sign up using Email and Password.

I’m going to try to get an estimate on replacing the motherboard and if I do, I’ll post the results here. I download and install, no with no results. Report Inappropriate Content tags: USB ports can be “blown” but still register in windows as ok. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.


I have this question too. I’m a crazy volunteer! Configuration is not trivial, but the following guide might help:. So i bought pc card and it worked. After entering my system ids, I was derouted to Lenovo.


Proffitt Forum moderator February 23, 5: But then why are other people able to boot from their external z40 with their usb ports.?

Uninstalling the USB ports and reinstalling them 2. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Daoibh. Last edited by lightweightthinkpad on Tue Apr 30, 1: The USB ports do not have the correct drivers and will work again with the correct drivers, not in my caseor the USB ports break down by use of an owner installed OS.

Who is online Users browsing this forum: James Henstridge 31k 7 91 Find More Posts by heycraisins. I also had the bootable USB stick.

If you need to reset your password, click here. Sometimes I had to either reinsert the reader or put it in a different port to make ksb connection.


installation – Try out ubuntu on thinkpad x40 (via usb)? – Ask Ubuntu

IBM are you listening? Don’t know if any of this applies to ueb case or not, but at least we know for certain that an X40 will boot from an external USB CD drive. I’m starting to think maybe both usb ports are broken?? Not only will it have better brightness, colour, contrast and viewing angles – you will most probably more than make up uab investment when selling it. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.