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Registered: ‎08-12-2012
Location: Chicago, IL
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T60 wont boot ~ I NEED HELP ~

H'ok.. So I was going to try to fix my friends T60 but I'm worried this is kinda over my head..


She came to me and said the OS was currupt and asked me to install a new os onto her laptop..


I was only able to install anything when the built in Wireless card was disabled..

Whenever you enable the wireless card, windows wont boot (all versions) nor will Windows installer boot..

Linux will boot though with the wireless card enabled.. but wont see a wireless network.

I've checked the hard drive and the ram.. both are ok.


I tried swapping the wireless card, but that didn't fix the problem..

Could it be the motherboard?



~Jonny B

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Posts: 524
Registered: ‎07-19-2012
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Re: T60 wont boot ~ I NEED HELP ~

Could you try doing a system update using an ethernet cable?  What OS are you using?


ThinkVantage System Update here:


Here is the link for the ThinkVantage Productivity Center download:


Think link lists all of the available ThinkVantage Technology Tools for your T61:


Let us know if that helps.



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