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Paper Tape
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎04-24-2008
Location: Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
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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: 409
Registered: ‎04-04-2008
Location: NC, USA
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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, T30 2366, X31 2673, T40 2373, T41 2379, T42 2373, T42 2379, T60 1952, T61p 8889, T61p 8891
Currently T420 4177-CTO, T430 2347-A54, T430 2349-L64, T430 2347-UN9, T430 2342-CTR, Ideapad K1, H520S 2561-1LU
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