Works like a charm, it could be either one but my guess would still to check the fan first. I'm a senior citizen, so if I can do this, anyone can. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Compaq A910em: T2330 dual core 1.6Ghz, X3100 384MB GPU, 160GB sata HDD, 2GB RAM Gaming rig: Asus Striker II, Coolermaster GX 750w, E4600 @ 2.4Ghz, 2.5GB RAM, Zerotherm FZ 120, 9500GT click site
Don't know why, but the laptop would then go into scan disk mode, perform a scan then boot up. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Yeah, me too. If it is the CMOS battery, then that is good news. http://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/tip-ibm-thinkpad-192-error-2-bleep-test-screen.222763/
But I will dig into the threads to see about upgrading the system board. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. I would definately replace it.
Simon Carr on August 12, 2009 at 8:09 am said: Hey Adam, Thanks for the info! Jeff H on April 23, 2009 at 2:29 pm said: Hi Orsi, The O > | message is asking you to turn off the laptop and then power it back on. A new bios battery can be purchased off lenevo or more cheaply off ebay .... I cut small strips of electrical tape to secure the leads to the battery.
Put her all back together and still the same error code. Thinkpad 600 192 Error Also, make sure that you have a working battery, that charges to 100%. _________________"Say hallo to ma lil' friend"...Rules of the RoadSelling off my Thinkpad museum :-/ Top Profile Reply Apparently he's unfamiliar with modern marvels such as "shrink-wrapped plastic". http://www.stonetable.org/2005/06/28/reviving-dead-hardware-ibm-thinkpad-600/ I already bought a new fan, so i am going to replace it anyway, but do you think a fan can be flakey like that or could it be something else,
The answer's in here somewhere though - either in the "official 600 repair/upgrade thread" at the top of the forum, or in an old post somewhere. When I plugged that into E-bay, I found a system board from a 600E: http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie ... I'm back in business as well. According to the hardware maintenance manual for the ThinkPad 600, which you can download HERE, all of those errors (even the fan error) point to a bad CMOS battery.
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 Advanced Search Forum General Hardware/Software Technical Support Q/A Help -error messages on IBM Thinkpad 600 If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the Thinkpad 600 Cmos Battery It helped me quickly fix an old IBM Thinkpad 600 for my dad. Bookmark the permalink. 88 thoughts on “Reviving dead hardware: IBM Thinkpad 600” Comment navigation ← Older Comments Dragontamer257 on February 10, 2007 at 8:20 pm said: Dude.
Thanks again for keeping this up to help others! http://linuxprofilm.com/thinkpad-600/thinkpad-600-error-192.html But now it just gives me an ERROR 00192. Thanks! _________________IBM Thinkpad 600E 2645-4BU 40 GB HD 544 MB RAM Win XP Pro. I have purchased a new fan online for $10, so I will wait till it comes in and swap it in.
XenForo style by Pixel Exit ▲ ▼ Your request is currently being processed... When you boot, it gives you an error 192, youre cursor turns into a bird. I'll definitely check the keys. _________________IBM Thinkpad 600E 2645-4BU40 GB HD544 MB RAMWin XP Pro.dvd-romI LOVE MY THINKPAD!!! navigate to this website Top Profile Reply with quote rkawakami Post subject: PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 11:13 am Offline Admin Joined: Sun Jun 04, 2006 1:26 am Posts: 9958 Location: San Jose,
I ordered the battery on e-Bay. I have a 380XD with a PII in it as well and am planning on using it for my son's machine. _________________Family Daily Drivers- T430s, T530, X220Work- Sadly, the ThinkPads have I suspect that you can't, but am not 100% sure.
A Pentium II 233Mhz with a 5G hard drive and 192M of PC100 RAM. I just have to do it every time I start up (initially I get the 2 beeps and the 00161/00163 error message). ThinkPadUser's note on holding down the F1 key worked on reboot. If I could put a system board from a 600e in my 600, then maybe i can increse the processor speed too?
Instead it greeted me with the BIOS error code "161, 192, 163″, which is computer speak for "What the fuck, I can't remember who or what I am." I did a Getting to the BIOS battery is painfully easy. Cut away the plastic coating. http://linuxprofilm.com/thinkpad-600/thinkpad-600-error-173-163.html I have done a lot of reading here and this looks like a great community.
A lot cheaper & easier to fix that replacing the system board. And what do you know, the fan started blowing and the thing booted up???