Anyway I went to device manager witch was displaying 4 host controllers of witch only 1 was USB 2. The USB ports have stopped working and was told by Lenovo engineer that it is a motherboard problem. Couple months after I got it i spilled milk on the mouse pad and it completely stopped working, other then moving the mouse around. You’ll need the 4 amp adapter. Comes with lots of sweet ports. I quit the USB test software and the ports turn back to unstable working condition.

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Installing GNU/Linux on an IBM ThinkPad R51

When I get a call, I disconnect ivm phone and go to a better spot to take the call. ThinkPad X20 – X New other see details.

It was removed from a working ThinkPad X41 model; very minimal signs of use. According to an IBM tech I spoke to today, if none of the above worked, the cure is to replace the system board.

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I would plug in a mouse and it will light up for a split second then turn off. Message 3 of 3. A20, A21, A22, A30, A Within 2 miles 5 miles 10 miles 15 miles 20 miles 50 miles 75 miles miles ghinkpad miles miles miles miles miles miles of.


Anyway, thanks for all posting suggestions. But other file managers, like Q-Dir, show it just fine. Then I held down the power button for 10 seconds.

I wouldn’t hesitate to order from these guys again. We are not sure whether it can provide USB 2. The cable im feature provides an added security benefit by allowing users to lock both the ThinkPad Port and ThinkPad system.

I have a new T 20L See our Sustainability Report. Yes, included, original IBM, 4-pin W, different from laptop’s own 72w ac adapter.

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I’ve made two big changes recently: Anyway, a first test could be to remove the power plug and the rechargeable battery for some minutes…then put the battery back in place, cross fingers and hit the power on button. Freight noted is for lower 48 states only.


I don’t know if they were always like that or not but it seems that might be related to why they are now working at the slower speed. It has a gb Processor and the works. The USB ports have stopped working and was told by Lenovo engineer that it is a motherboard problem. Anyways, not too long ago, I thinkpac that when coming out of hibernate, my usb 2 ports would only work at slower usb 1. I don’t but my laptop is fixed after system board replacement.

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USB ports not working in IBM thinkpad R51 series

The description helped pick out the correct item. Convince them it is the system board issue already did the following, re-installing drivers, applying updates etc. More refinements More refinements