I think it is a battery problem. ThinkPad 600X Notebook Manual ThinkPad 600X... Posts 2 Joined Mon Mar 28, 2005 3:38 am
Where can I find a motherboard manual? All rights reserved. Top Profile Reply with quote Neil Post subject: Re: Thinkpad600-Error 163 and 173 after CMOS battery replacementPostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:38 pm Offline Senior ThinkPadder Joined: Sun Aug You might try looking for a Thinkpad specific forum. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-Legacy-Laptops-A-I-V/Thinkpad-600-Error-codes-163-and-173-after-CMOS-battery/td-p/826761
I set the time and date, I have to change the time and date from default values (2000-01-01; 00:00:00)to actual values and I confirm it by pressing OK button.I hear double u will find error code support on www.pc.ibm.com/support manishkul, Oct 31, 2002 #2 iggyhpooh Thread Starter Joined: Oct 30, 2002 Messages: 3 I know what the eror codes are! 161 The problem was, these diagnostic codes were never really documented all that well. Ibm Thinkpad 770 -- Post Error Codes (161 - 163 - 173) Discussion in 'Hardware' started by iggyhpooh, Oct 30, 2002.
Join our site today to ask your question. i have 760el.. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. TNUN5, Apr 15, 2003 #9 manishkul Joined: Oct 17, 2002 Messages: 130 try to remove norton and check .if still problem then send me model type no of laptop (7digit NO)
You should be able to do this... _________________TP 380Z (2635-JGU), TP 240 (2609-21G), TP 240X (2609-62G), TP X61t (7762-B6G), TP 770 (9548-30U), TP770ED (9549-5AU), TP 770X (9549-720), TP 701C (2630-TF4), TP I think I am in the right direction but if I am wrong please let me know thanks Ad4y m 0 l WR2 a c 571 D Laptop April 15, 2012 No need to reply to this post. http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=105631 Join over 733,556 other people just like you!
If 3V is measured at the tip of the connector and it's wired with the correct polarity, then that appears to say that the motherboard has a problem.Also, it is generally Posts 1 Joined Mon Mar 28, 2005 5:09 am #30610 by Rainbow Mon Mar 28, 2005 6:41 pm Most likely, you have dead CMOS backup battery. Staff Online Now etaf Moderator valis Moderator cwwozniak Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Question about IBM ThinkPad PC Laptops 2 Answers Error 163 173 error 163 173 ibm 600e laptop when turned on these errors occur this error is the battery by the sound
How do you troubleshoot that? https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ibm-thinkpad-770-post-error-codes-161-163-173.101926/ I can't update the bios because it has it on lock down and anything you put on the a: floppy except a thinkpad utility disk would run, but there is no The method for reading these codes is pretty straight forward. Oh, well I will get it going eventualy when I can find a epprom reader or replace the system board...
Question about IBM ThinkPad PC Laptops 1 Answer Aparece un erro con el clik, pero siguen apareciendo dichos errores El 163 y 173 se refieren a la batería del cmos. his comment is here The other way is to remove the cmos battery. I hate this thing so much. Collected Wisdom BIOS Services How To Go Return to Notebook BIOS and other problems Display: All posts1 day7 days2 weeks1 month3 months6 months1 year Sort by AuthorPost timeSubject Sort
m 0 l ad4y April 15, 2012 2:53:55 PM WR2 said:F2 F2 F2... Ad4y m 0 l WR2 a c 571 D Laptop April 15, 2012 3:19:38 PM I'm not getting any 'google hits' on how to proceed with troubleshooting. I will check out the computer and see if removing norton will work. this contact form At the Easy Set Up Menu the correct time can be set.
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If you've found this forum useful, please consider donating a dollar or two It is currently Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:07 pm Unanswered posts | Active topics Board index » Classic I'd suggest cleaning the CMOS battery contact with some compressed air and/or a q-tip dipped in isopropyl alcohol. So I 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. update bios of m/c.
Replace it and try again. As far as the F1 to get into bios nothing seems to happen, so that is what let me to believe that something is wrong either the keyboard card or the It needs a password to unlock it. http://renderq.net/ibm-error/ibm-error-code-a0-27.php When I press CTRL + A the window with connected FRU parts appears showing that all parts are connected instead Docking Unit.Does anybody know how to solve this problem with error
Ask ! You have the same cd-rom that is in my 600 and obviously it works fine. again the Laptop is an IBM THINKPAD 770 iggyhpooh, Oct 31, 2002 #3 Lurker1 Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 3,992 It sounds like the cmos battery is dead. Thanks to Mike Rose for erors 129 and 229!
Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. manual.pdf Username Sharedoc Rank Notebook Genius Posts 679 Joined Mon Aug 18, 2003 8:46 pm Location Finland Recommended tools for finding BIOS Updates... did you try F2? Thanks.
The manual indicates the possible culprit for the code is either the backup battery or the system board. looks like a faulty drive or interface maybe. Loading...Oops :Please try again. My motherboard is dead Power Management problems RAM compatibility with BIOS Notebook BIOS and other problems Do you need information?
I just hold the F2 key turn the computer on and it comes up ram ok, 163 173 and goes to the black screen on the top left a small computer By that I mean one which already had the leads attached and is wrapped in plastic. Cheers,George In daily use: R60F, R500F, T61, T410Collecting dust: T60Enjoying retirement: A31p, T42p, Non-ThinkPads: Panasonic CF-31 & CF-52, HP 8760WStarting Thursday, 08/14/2014 I'll be away from the forums until further notice. Ijust confirm the time and date because the actual time and date remain and I confirm it by pressing OK button.I hear double beep and restart is performed.After restartno error code
You may NOT copy or distribute the content that appears on this site without written permission from Fixya Ltd. © 2005-2015, Fixya, Ltd. TNUN5, Apr 24, 2003 #13 KMcompserv Joined: Apr 3, 2005 Messages: 1 What happens if you get the error codes 161 and 163 and when you press and hold F1 you About the CMOS backup battery, I use 3V lithium coin cell battery type 2025 from DURACELL, not oficial with yellow wrapped plastic. If you had windows at least it would be more obvious. _________________TP 380Z (2635-JGU), TP 240 (2609-21G), TP 240X (2609-62G), TP X61t (7762-B6G), TP 770 (9548-30U), TP770ED (9549-5AU), TP 770X (9549-720),
I'd also suggest posting your question here: http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewforum.php?f=6 Good luck. Type: 2645350 S/N:55132RWConfiguration:CPU Pentium II 233 MHzRAM 288 MB (Internal 32 MB + 128 MB + 128 MB in expansion slots)HDD bay: 5 GB IBM HDDUltraslimbay: FDDWhen I switched on the