Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad X31 Notebook ?
I would like instructions of how to change IBM X31 drive
\015 Want to change IBM X31 drive\015
Hi, \012Please find here the link will all relevant infos and unbuild plan, http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-44049\012Thanks and have a nice day \012J-
This is the link to your laptop. Make sure to save yourself a copy for future reference. This should help you in what your looking for.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for IBM ThinkPad X31 Notebook
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
I would like instructions of how to change IBM X31 drive
Hi, \012Please find here the link will all relevant infos and unbuild plan, http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document. ... IBM ThinkPad X31 Notebook
I have an IBM 300PL Pentium III. Yesterday after being on for a while it went to standby. I then tried to get it going again but it cam up with an error. I resent the computer but now it comes on with the usual message "press F1 for configuration F12 to start via web" also "press ctrl +S for set up" then a gray screen appears and it does nothing else. I tried putting in the XP installation disk and restarted. It asked if I wanted to start for CD I answered yes and tried to restore the system but
Did you try to press ctrl+S for set up then go to the boot menu change the start up drive to you C drive if it wont boot you can go into the setup and boot from your cd rom then follow the instructions you can repair your operating system from the cd ... IBM 300PL (PC 300 PL 733) PC Desktop
Hi i have a optiplex gx150 that has been reformatted. Im doing a course on windows xp proffeisonal, in order to learn the upgrade from windows 2000 to windows xp prof, what will i need. Should i get a buy a windows 2000 OS then buy a disk for the Drivers for the optiplex gx150, Then once installed go through the stages of upgrading to windows xp prof, as i have a windows xp prof os disk with licence?
Generally to upgrade from a former O.S. to a Newer O.S. you would simply do it in Windows. Place XP O.S. in CD Rom Reader than follow the instructions to upgrade. Simply enter the Product key for your XP O.S. when prompted. Good idea to save your Dat ... Dell OptiPlex GX150 SF PC Desktop
Emergency Room: Code Blue
If its a very old game then it might still run on dos. dos is the old operating system. you could run two opperating sytems if you want to do that then read this that i found on runing two opperating sytems\015\012\015\012First you need t ... Legacy Interactive Emergency Room: Code Blue for Windows
How to activate my IBM recovery system F11?
Rachel:R31's have a hidden partition on the hard drive from the factory. So the first thing I would is download the latest version of Ultimate Boot CD. . (Google UBCD) Download and Burn a new CD with the UBCD iso file. Then put this CD in ... IBM ThinkPad R31 2656 Notebook
My computer I guess crashed. It kept shutting down on its own. When I put in the OS disc it asks if I want to do the system restore. Will I lose all my files if I do this?
HiYes it would empty the drive most likely.I've written instructions for windows xp/vista/7 reinstall on my tips and tricks sectionhttp://www.fixya.com/MyProfile/tips.aspx?usrid=364913To back up your files yo ... Dell Inspiron 1420 Laptop
Missing NTLDR file
The first thing to do is try to change back whatever hardware or software change you just made (this could be as simple as leaving a floppy disk in the drive or you need to reseat the IDE cables). If the contents of the drive are especially important ... ASUS Eee PC 2G Surf Notebook
Not reading disc.cd/dvds - Lite On PC Desktops
Solution 1.-----------Firstly lets see if your drive is working!Put in a disk you know works and has files of some sort on itIf nothing is still happening , goto my computer and right click on your CD drive and ... Lite On PC Desktops
Bios problem Power On Self Test (POST) Beep Codes and Bios Error Messages
Standard Original IBM POST Error Codes1 short beep\011Normal POST - system is ok2 short beeps\011POST Error - error code shown on screenNo beep\011Power supply or system board problemContinuous beep\011Power supply, system board, or ... PC Desktops
Hi - I have a ThinkPad R51 (used) PC Notebook. The computer only starts in dos mode - c: prompt. I have a copy of Windows XP that I would like to put on it - but the auto run function does not work. I tried putting the CD in the drive and restarting - no help. I tried switching to the D:setup.exe prompt - but it doesn't recognize that either. Should I reformat the c: drive? Any suggestions on how to get Windows XP to install? Thanks.
As you bootup the laptop press the F12 key and you can select an alternate boot device, select the CD drive.\015\012Make sure you have the XP CD in the CD Drive.\015\012If you cannot get this to work then you need to go to the BIOS and ch ... IBM ThinkPad R51 Notebook
I have lost the Administrative password to my sons Acer Aspire 5720Z. How do I reset the password? Will i lose all of my stored data?
Hi If your computer has windows xp then you can possibly reset the password by pressing F8 repeatdly when the machine is starting up until you see advanced start up options and from there select safe mode, in safe mode you may be able to ... Acer Aspire 5720-6661 Notebook PC
ACER Veriton 5600GT how to turn off USB power after shutdown
Not likely.\015\012What you have is power over USB which is good because it allows the hard drive to get enough power to run without a seperate power cord. This is also usefull for IPODS and other media that Charge through a USB. It means you c ... Acer Veriton 5600G PC Desktop
My disk drive isn't working. When I put a disk in and close it, nothing happens.
Firstly lets see if your drive is working!#put in a disk you know works and has files of some sort on it#If nothing is still happening , goto my computer and right click on your CD drive and click "explore" Do you now ... PC Desktops
Swap two hard drives
Jumpers on disk drives are the little plastic squares fitted over metal pegs back near where the IDE connection is made on the drive. Sometimes, an abscence of a jumper implies a certain setting. To change the jumper settings, you physically move t ... IBM ThinkPad T22 2647 Notebook
Can you help i need some fairly simple instructions on how to erase and re enstall my computer memory.
I guess you would like to start with a fresh install of windows. Start with a clean slate. If that is the objective,get hold of your operating system CD. And also all the Driver CD's that came with whatever peripherals (webcam, printer, Sound card et ... Dell Inspiron 530s Desktop Computer
Cant remember my password to my master screen name
Password Recovery.\015\012Can't Log On to Windows XP?\015\012If that’s your only problem, then you probably have nothing to worry about. As long as you have your Windows XP CD, you can get back into your system using a simple but ef ... PC Desktops
IBM thinkpad x31 w/ultrabay 2000 blu-ray drive question
If the bay is a DVD drive Blue Ray will work as long as you have a newer DVD decoding software. There are some decoders or codecs at IBM's support site, such as WinVid. If the codecs at IBM do not work with Blue ... IBM ThinkPad X31 2672 Notebook
My acer 4530 bluetooth is not working ?
Hi there,\015\012\015\012good morning here are some instruction you can follow how to reformat your C drive.\015\012hope it will help your problem.....any further question about your situation you can log on this site...\015\0 ... Acer Aspire 4530-5889 Notebook PC
Trying 2 trsnfr data off win98 drives to xp drives dont show up
Well first of all it would more than likely be a raw data file format for the older 2 drives.\015\012\015\012if u are currently running xp with ntfs and know tht the 2 old drives were a fat32 mft then i would recommend using getdataback f ... PC Desktops
A friend placed a malaysian cdrw or data dvd in my computer and now my cd/dvd player is juddery. Sound and dvd files play fine off the hard drive. It is the mechanical drive that malfunctions. Can you help me fix it?
It's not mechanical fault. In DVD drive,there si one thing called "DVD Regional code"What are regional codes ? Motion picture studios want to control the home release of movies in different countries because theater relea ... Advent Netbook
Hardware malfunction - The system has halted
Follow the link below for instruction on how to access and change boot orders in bios. I also have a section in my profile that has a couple tips that explain this also. ... HP Compaq Presario V5000Z Notebook
CDR/DVD R Drive Repair
First of all, I would recommend you to copy the movies or audio files to the Hard Drive and play from there as it is not totally recommended to play audio or video files from the DVD Drives directly which may reduce its life span.\015\012 ... HP Pavilion zd8000 Notebook
I have an ACER notebook Aspire 4920 and, I think, because an update I installed (prompted I may add by my laptop!) it is now not working. When I turn it on it goes into Startup Repair mode and then tells me it can't fix the problem automatically. It then gives me the options to either: System Restore (not actually an option as when I go on it it tells me I can't do this!), Windows Complete PC restore (which i can't do as have no Backup), Windows Memory restore, or command prompt. Please help as
If you can indeed boot into a command prompt, type "help" without the quotes and you have a list of all commands you can run from the command console.I would run this command before anything else:CHKDSK You may be familiar wit ... Acer PC Desktops
Service manual I want to strip my laptop and need to know the stripping sequence so that I dont bust anything. The machine is aparently an arima clone.
What exactly do you mean by strip your laptop? Do you mean restore?\015\012\015\012These's site might could help ya out you would need what is ask below in order to restore.\015\012\015\012And to find your manual as will to your co ... PC Laptops
System recovery not working
If you have windows xp, here is what you can do>>This is called a "system recovery" (destructive)I do not have the disk either. My windows XP, was already loaded on my computer, when I bought it. These instructions, will clean every ... Compaq Presario S4020WM PC Desktop