ibm thinkpad 600x

July 15, 2011 at 21:53:53
Specs: Windows 95
We have the same laptop and we got past the 161 163 error codes then it went to 163 and 173 now it says windows protection error you need to restart your computer any ideas?

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July 16, 2011 at 02:11:37
Date/Time Not Set and CMOS Error. The usual cause is the CMOS battery has died. Time to replace the battery.

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July 16, 2011 at 08:57:26
... if a bios password is set and you do'nt know it, you may have a paperweight.

... the harddrive would also be locked! .... good ibm security in its time.
Demonstrative exspelling
... there is logic to this madness!
the element of surprise Grrrrrrrr

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July 16, 2011 at 09:38:03
I just worked on one of these laptops not too long ago.

Boy IBM used crappy batteries in these laptops; seems the 600X are plagued with inferior batteries. Almost every one I have come across has a dead CMOS. Yet it is very rare for me to come across other aged laptops with dead batteries.

iMac G5 1.8GHz "Hero" PowerPC
2 x 1GB DDR PC3200 SDRAM
160GB WDC WD1600JD-40GBB2
Mac OS X Leopard Version 10.5.8

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