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 Suggested Solutions Title # Comments Views Activity PC Workstations - As a policy, Reboot vs log off 8 31 194d No audio output from motherboard running Linux Mint 17.1 8 105 It's probably the cmos battery needing replaced. If so, then the problem is very likely a dead CMOS battery (I just replaced the one on my old thinkpad 600 by coincidence :-). http://domcached.com/ibm-thinkpad/ibm-thinkpad-error-161-163.html
Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. When it restarts it should be ok. Once I get the new batt & can confirm everything is running as it should, I will update the BIOS if necessary. 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.
Do I still need to replace the battery?
JeffMCSE,CCNA,ASE RE: IBM Thinkpad 600 Error 192 prodigymad (TechnicalUser) 9 Jun 04 05:24 This is not always the fan, in fact most cases it isn't the fan.What you can do is
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If you search around the archives, I'm sure somebody has confirmed if rhis does or does not work.
I would take any help, even pointing me in the right direction.
Even with the bad systemboard test result, replacing the battery tends to be the solution.
If that doesn't help, you might just have to learn to live with the errors.
Not exactly high end but hey, it's a Thinkpad and it was fairly cheap.
Proffitt Forum moderator / March 1, 2004 5:18 AM PST In reply to: IBM THINKPAD ERROR MESSAGE - 00192 From what I read, the battery has failed.
Forum Archive Cyber Tech Help Forums RSS Help Forums | Tutorials | Downloads | News | Other Resources Home | Site Help | About Us | Subscriptions | Services | Contact i think a dead cmos battery will throw a 192 and that a fan error comes with that. simple and cheap fix! If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).
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When you boot, it gives you an error 192, youre cursor turns into a bird. Finally, systemboard. Showing results for Search instead for Do you mean SHOP SUPPORT COMMUNITY Register | Sign In | Help English Español Deutsch Русский Portuguese Forums Knowledge Base Blogs Top Profile Reply with quote Wingnut Post subject: PostPosted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:19 pm Offline Sophomore Member Joined: Tue Feb 06, 2007 12:25 pm Posts: 238 Location: Toronto
I found out the hard way that since theres a password and I don't know it I would have to replace the EEPROM chip that has the password embedded on it a fantastic read Just unplug the old battery and plug the new one in! Even the HMM says that a dying/dead CMOs battery can cause oddball errors. Dapper on July 11, 2007 at 8:21 pm said: If you still get the 161 and 163 error after changing the battery I had to reboot about 5 times with the
If the number in the middle is less than 54, you have an older version. Putting it back together is a bit of a cheap hack but it seems to work well enough. I am going to try to put the leads from the CMOS battery onto a new 2025 cell and see if it does the same thing. check over here Sulman on May 14, 2007 at 1:44 pm said: Awesome tips; I have a ThinkPad 600 sitting right here next to me with the same error codes/same problem.
If nothing else, you can use that tidbit as an aliveness check when you get the new module in. I checked the pins & bent them a bit to make sure that when I reinserted the plug that the pins would make contact with he plug. I'm writing this message from my newly restored 600x.
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I promised this laptop to a friend, and just before I sent it, it died. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Thank you.. 0 Kudos Reply Mornsgrans Guru Posts: 2,516 Registered: 03-19-2009 Location: US Message 3 of 6 (7,372 Views) Re: Thinkpad 600 - Error codes 163 and 173 after CMOS battery Mihai Error 192 could be due to three main things: 1.
Having just been inside my 600 last weekend, there's definitely no magic to the fan (and it almost looks as if you could replace the fan itself without changing the heatsink/duct Solved IBM Thinkpad 600 Cooling Fan Error 192 on boot. Just zeroed in on the DEV/ERR/FRU stuff. Sulman on May 14, 2007 at 3:21 pm said: FIXED!
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waffle EE Cleanup Volunteer 0 Message Expert Comment by:rlm582004-12-21 Comment Utility Permalink(# a12875703) I found that the wiring inside the fan housing was not properly placed and was preventing the Here’s the problem. Annoying to get to, but if it's been damaged, not spinning, or improperly installed (e.g. Covered by US Patent.
I would have thought a bad battery would have been much lower? Good Luck Sami Lassila on July 21, 2007 at 9:14 am said: Adam, Thanks for the instructions. Comment navigation ← Older Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. I have purchased a new fan online for $10, so I will wait till it comes in and swap it in.
Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion IBM THINKPAD ERROR MESSAGE - 00192 by This quick and simple hack has given this old Thinkpad a new life. I press OK 4. A lot cheaper & easier to fix that replacing the system board.