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. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Top Reply with quote jdhurst Post subject: PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2005 4:04 pm Offline Admin Joined: Thu Apr 29, 2004 6:49 am Posts: 5819 Location: Toronto, Canada Do you have a BIOS problem? have a peek here
or was their a virus or program conflict. I purchased a new backup battery from ebay and the code 161 disappeared. All this because I took it apart to blow out the dust ! Please do NOT send private messages since I won't be able to read them. check my blog
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When the laptop is powered on, hold the F1 key down. The systemboard errors are due to a bad battery pack. Press and hold the power button for the full 60 seconds. Cr1220 Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?
So I used standard 3V lithium battery type 2025 from Duracell.Red wire is soldered to " + " side of coin batteryBlack wire is soldered to " - " side of Good Luck Sami Lassila on July 21, 2007 at 9:14 am said: Adam, Thanks for the instructions. stonetable.org An economy of words Search Main menu Skip to primary content Skip to secondary content HomeAboutWritingColumnsReviewsShort Stories Post navigation ← Previous Next → Reviving dead hardware: IBM Thinkpad 600 Posted When I turned it back on, it showed the error message that sent me to the ‘set the date' screen.
Per IBM 163: Time and date not set 173 : Configuration Data Was Lost In short, both of them mean Dead Bios Battery This should allow you to set the date,
I cut small strips of electrical tape to secure the leads to the battery. Ibm Thinkpad Error Codes This was a perfect and VERY economical fix. Thinkpad 380ed Cmos Battery The Thinkpad POST error code you are getting are :- 163 - CMOS error, clock is not updating 175 - Bad EEPROM CRC This is caused by either a ...
Thanks. navigate here Patched and tested BIOSes are at http://wims.rainbow-software.orgUniFlash - Flash anything anywhere Username Rainbow Rank The UniFlasher Posts 3122 Joined Wed Mar 20, 2002 4:16 pm Location Slovakia Contact #31426 by Sharedoc I'm now stuck with errors 173 and 163. I'm now stuck with errors 173 and 163. Ibm Thinkpad Error 161 163
laptoplady on February 20, 2009 at 11:06 pm said: WOW…this is magic! nevermind the main battery doesn't hold much more than 10 minutes of power anymore but its nice not have to set the clock ever time i power it up now. Backup battery. 3. http://renderq.net/ibm-thinkpad/ibm-thinkpad-600e-error-163-173.php Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and
I think it needs the password. Remove the cover housing the memory and pull the top piece of memory. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
NewJersey on May 22, 2010 at 5:10 am said: Lots of helpful info here, thanks to all posts. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Back to Laptops forum 5 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Daniel on August 22, 2007 at 3:19 pm said: Well guys I kind of knew the answer but I was looking for a easy way and it's simple. I get the BIOS error codes 163 and 173.
These error codes indicates that the cmos battery is dead and needs replaced. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Where can I find a motherboard manual? this contact form Or just drag it here!
ThinkPads have to be like men's feet: deep black & matte! 0 Kudos Reply mimi1978 Fanfold Paper Posts: 7 Registered: 08-11-2012 Location: Slovakia Message 4 of 6 (7,016 Views) Re: Thinkpad This worked for me. Username danmanx Rank New visitors - please read the rules. Username danmanx Rank New visitors - please read the rules.
Thanks! My problem is similar to that of Daniel above. What can I do? 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.
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