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bobsastro
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R32 upgrade to USB 2.0

Has anyone ever come up with a way to upgrade an R32 Thinkpad (Type 2658 F2M) to support USB 2.0?

 

Rgds,

Bob

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Re: R32 upgrade to USB 2.0

use a PCMCIA usb 2.0 card. 

Regards,

Jin Li

May this year, be the year of 'DO'!

I am a volunteer, and not a paid staff of Lenovo or Microsoft
bobsastro
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Re: R32 upgrade to USB 2.0

Thanks, I'm using a PCMCIA USB card.  Just wished there was an on-board way to do it.

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Re: R32 upgrade to USB 2.0

it is a hardware limitation, there is no firmware flash that you can do to overcome that. 

Regards,

Jin Li

May this year, be the year of 'DO'!

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Farhad
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R32 IBM THINKPAD(Three shot beep)

Hello,Every one

I have a R32 laptop which I try to fix the problem of (Three short Beep)there is ram beep also when I power on the laptop without ram two kinds of beep I heard (1)Ram Beep which means Laptop needs ram and (2)one is is Three shorts beeps,when I put the ram the ram beep get off,that means laptop can read ram memory,but there is no display on LCD or Extenal Moniter,another side I heard (Three short beeps)continuously until I turn off the power. I have Three system boards of R32 Three of system board have same problems.....plzzzz help me what should I do.

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