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Would like to save money as best as possible. All rights reserved. Then the passcode screen comes up. Daniel on August 20, 2007 at 5:50 pm said: Just got an IBM 600 from a friend and he said it’s been working fine in till now. More about the author

Joe L on April 4, 2009 at 9:59 am said: Great Tip! Lawrence Mel on December 13, 2012 at 9:11 am said: If anyone still needs help with setting the BIOS info, because they do not know the PASSWORD to their computer, on simple and cheap fix! On start up there’s a 161 163 error which I know is the dead CMOS bat so I ordered one and replaced it and here is what it does. 1.

Ibm Thinkpad 600e Cmos Battery Replacement

First I tried looking for the battery myself, taking the computer almost completely apart and still couldn't find it. There’s a picture of a lock with a floppy or HD 3. installed fluxbuntu and gave this little notebook another year of life. Just unplug the old battery and plug the new one in!

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Bios Central is a trademark of Bob Hurt. I'm back in business as well. ThinkPads have to be like men's feet: deep black & matte! 0 Kudos Reply mimi1978 Fanfold Paper Posts: 7 Registered: ‎08-11-2012 Location: Slovakia Message 4 of 6 (7,010 Views) Re: Thinkpad

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My problem is similar to that of Daniel above. Cut away the plastic coating. According to manual I should check the CMOS backup battery and I found out that CMOS backup battery was bad, when I measured the voltage it showed 0 V. Thanks a lot for the article!

Ibm Thinkpad Error 161 163

Armed with a fresh install of Ubuntu and a wireless card, I'll be rigging this up as a semi-permanent member of my wardriving setup. http://www.bioscentral.com/beepcodes/ibmbeep.htm To get rid of these errors all you have to do is replace the old cmos battery with a new one (CR1220). Ibm Thinkpad 600e Cmos Battery Replacement batteries. Thinkpad 380ed Cmos Battery I'm a senior citizen, so if I can do this, anyone can.

Soldering was not successful (solder wouldn't adhere to the battery well enough), but the electrical tape seems to work just as well. http://upintheaether.com/ibm-thinkpad/ibm-laptop-error-00161.php What did you do and you got these error message? Sulman on May 14, 2007 at 1:44 pm said: Awesome tips; I have a ThinkPad 600 sitting right here next to me with the same error codes/same problem. Daniel on August 22, 2007 at 3:19 pm said: Well guys I kind of knew the answer but I was looking for a easy way and it's simple. Cr1220

The guy at Radio Shack was in awe of the yellowness of the battery. Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS SoI changed the CMOS backup battery, now the battery shows 3 V.Now when I switch on the Thinkpad with the new CMOS battery, I get error codes 163 and 173.The window http://upintheaether.com/ibm-thinkpad/ibm-laptop-error-00173.php Thank you.. 0 Kudos Reply Mornsgrans Guru Posts: 2,516 Registered: ‎03-19-2009 Location: US Message 3 of 6 (7,015 Views) Re: Thinkpad 600 - Error codes 163 and 173 after CMOS battery

Your help was Brilliant! Dapper on July 11, 2007 at 8:21 pm said: If you still get the 161 and 163 error after changing the battery I had to reboot about 5 times with the FAN-3TSMGJ (Pages 25 and 116) _________________Ray KawakamiX22 X24 X31 X41 X41T X60 X60s X61 X61s X200 X200s X300 X301 Z60m Z61t Z61p 560 560Z 600 600E 600X T21 T22 T23 T41

Afzal on February 22, 2007 at 5:45 am said: Thank you for this excellent article.

The replacement is easy, cheap, and should only take about 5 minutes of your time.Here is the link to the battery: http://amzn.to/1NcmiVI Категория Наука и техника Лицензия Стандартная лицензия YouTube Ещё Good Luck Sami Lassila on July 21, 2007 at 9:14 am said: Adam, Thanks for the instructions. It helped me quickly fix an old IBM Thinkpad 600 for my dad. All rights reserved.

Putting it back together is a bit of a cheap hack but it seems to work well enough. What would be the next step? Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  Users Online 152 Members / 5103 Guests English Community > ThinkPad Notebooks > ThinkPad Legacy Laptops - A, I, V, 300, 600, http://upintheaether.com/ibm-thinkpad/ibm-laptop-error-08611.php Posts 451 Press F1 and hold it, and power on the Laptop, to get to the BIOS.

Thanks again. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Remove the cover housing the memory and pull the top piece of memory. Thanks rog on July 22, 2009 at 2:36 pm said: NOTE: The RED lead goes to the POSITIVE side of the battery.

Tighten it up and you're ready to go. Simon Carr on August 12, 2009 at 8:09 am said: Hey Adam, Thanks for the info! There was a published hack which required a little bit of skill and familiarity with electronic components. However, if you have downloaded the Hardware Maintenence Manual, then look at page 116 for the location of the pins you need to short. _________________Ray KawakamiX22 X24 X31 X41 X41T X60

Set the date properly, save and exit the BIOS. Were you trying to open the laptop, I mean dismantle it, install RAM?