Archive for the ‘Hardware’ Category

Lenovo Thinkpad Silent Fan

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Since I got my Lenovo Thinkpad T60p I have always wondered why the fan kept running away (even just after booting). Turns out there is a program to manipulate the speed of the fan: tpfancontrol With this, you can tune your fan speed and follow the temparature readings at the right. Using this program permanently […]

Lenovo Power Supply Almost Caught Fire

Monday, October 8th, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

I have mentioned before usability issues of my Lenovo Thinkpad T60p computer. Usability issues is one thing. Another—and potential deadly—thing happened Saturday evening at home. This is what I write to our internal support and expect them to forward. Saturday evening I put the power plug in the laptop to recharge. I came back to […]

Lenovo Problem: No Wireless Reconnect After Standby

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Warning to our frequent readers: This is not about usability or webstandards. I wrote about issues with my Lenovo T60p laptop recently, and have made a guide to eliminate one of the most annoying problems I ever had with a PC: After standby, the computer was unable to reconnect to the wireless network. As this […]

New Laptop With Better Defaults

Thursday, May 17th, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Update: CPU fan speed can be controlled. See updated notes below…(2007-11-06) I got a new laptop from work last week. Swapped the old Dell D600 in for a sparkling new (IBM) Lenovo Thinkpad T60p. I really like the new one. Things I have noted for now: Much brighter and better screen Lovely keyboard which is […]