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Paper Tape
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎04-24-2008
Location: Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin

T30 memory slot problem

I have a refurbished T30 with 256MB of memory in slot 0.  I want to upgrade to 1GB, without using slot 1.  I want to avoid possibly aggravating the slot 1 connection problem.  I've heard that with a BIOS update I can upgrade to 1MB dimms.  I can't find anything specific on this BIOS upgrade.  I've heard that this connection problem is on T30's manufactured before 10/02.  If this is true, how can I verify when my T30 was manufactured, or at least my motherboard?
Posts: 384
Registered: ‎04-04-2008
Location: NC, USA

Re: T30 memory slot problem

I can't comment on the BIOS update but IBM did issue a "kit" to fix the second slot issue with the T30 - it was basically an insulator kit for the second memory slot.  I'd call Lenovo and ask for one.
Formerly 600E 2645-4YU, T30 2366-41U, X31 2673-QU7, T40 2373-72U, T41 2379-DKU, T42 2373-3XU, T42 2379-R1U, T60 1952-AS2
Currently T430 2347-A54, T430 2349-L64, T430 2347-UN9, T430 2342-CTR, T61p 8889-CTO, T61p 8891-CTO, Ideapad K1, H520S 2561-1LU