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Top Profile Reply with quote intouble Post subject: Re: Thinkpad 770 - Error Codes 00161 & 00163PostPosted: Sun May 27, 2012 4:02 pm Offline Joined: Sun May 27, 2012 Open the plate on the bottom to access the battery (CR2027 I think) and replace it with a new one. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... I was surprised no virus came up. his comment is here

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Thanks Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 01-20-2006, 10:52 AM #2 ebackhus TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: Apr 2005 Location: SATX Posts: 17,842 OS: Windows 7 There should be no plastic on it. __________________ ----------------------------- There are no dumb questions, unless a customer is asking them. Påminn mig senare Granska En sekretesspåminnelse från YouTube – en del av Google Hoppa över navigeringen SELadda uppLogga inSök Läser in ... http://www.pc.ibm.com/qtechinfo/MIG...doctype=&subtype=Cat&up=unknownuser1004106089 Bios access instructions "With the unit powered off, hold the F1 key and power the unit on.

Clicking on the OK button will show another error screen which again lists 161 and 163 and a suggestion to consult the manual. Open the plate on the bottom to access the battery (CR2027 I think) and replace it with a new one. Files removed 8/28/12 by manufacturer's demand. 17xx Post Error Code Please try the following:Use a different search stringIf search was based on document ID, check document ID or switch to keyword search Change your search criteria selectionCheck your search string for

I thought it might be the backup battery, since 161 means "dead battery" and 163 is to "set time and date", however I tried replacing the backup battery and still I Resetting the password has to be done by IBM as it involves chip work. __________________ ----------------------------- There are no dumb questions, unless a customer is asking them. I'd suggest cleaning the CMOS battery contact with some compressed air and/or a q-tip dipped in isopropyl alcohol. his comment is here Was it the battery??

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If your computer has an irregular POST or a beep code not mentioned below, follow the POST troubleshooting steps to determine the failing hardware component. However, because of the wide variety of different computer manufacturers with this BIOS, the beep codes may vary. JUAN HERNANDEZ 11 723 visningar 5:19 Laptop IBM 600X (2645) ThinkPad series. weblink again the Laptop is an IBM THINKPAD 770 iggyhpooh, Oct 31, 2002 #3 Lurker1 Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 3,992 It sounds like the cmos battery is dead.

They average around $20-35USD a pop. How Many Digits Are In A Mac Address Contact Us, Disclaimer Advertisers ExoticRecipes 1997,98,99,2000 www.techadvice.com All rights reserved --- Skip to Main Content Search Help Tips Dictionary History Forums Contact You are here: Help Ibm Thinkpad 770 -- Post Error Codes (161 - 163 - 173) Discussion in 'Hardware' started by iggyhpooh, Oct 30, 2002.

You must enter the correct Supervisor password at the prompt in order to obtain access to Easy Setup where you have to reset the date and time.

I have had those errors before on my 600E. When you then select Save and Exit, the laptop should boot from the hard drive. Logga in om du vill rapportera olämpligt innehåll. 4xx Post Error If you've found this forum useful, please consider donating a dollar or two It is currently Mon Oct 24, 2016 3:40 am Unanswered topics | Active topics Board index » Classic

Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More... However, I do not know how to do a bios check. TNUN5, Apr 15, 2003 #9 manishkul Joined: Oct 17, 2002 Messages: 130 try to remove norton and check .if still problem then send me model type no of laptop (7digit NO) check over here TNUN5, Apr 14, 2003 #7 manishkul Joined: Oct 17, 2002 Messages: 130 which antivirus s/w u r using?

Just get it from Impact Computers or some other place. __________________ Repair Windows XP Guide --- Resolutions Crazy Computer that I'm saving up for::Antec P180 Case;PC Pwr&Cooling 1kW Quad SLI PSU;Asus Försök igen senare. You should now be on IBM's "Download and drivers" page with the following at the top:Product: ThinkPad 385D 2635-2EU Operating system: Windows 95 Original description: P 150MMX (256KB) 16MB RAM 1.35GB If that gives addtional information.

Cheers,George In daily use: R60F, R500F, T61, T410Collecting dust: T60Enjoying retirement: A31p, T42p, Non-ThinkPads: Panasonic CF-31 & CF-52, HP 8760WStarting Thursday, 08/14/2014 I'll be away from the forums until further notice. Whenever I power on the laptop, the memory count is displayed, followed by the numbers 161, then 163 After that, an icon that looks like a lock, with a picture of Keep F1 held down until Easy setup appears." Lurker1, Oct 31, 2002 #4 manishkul Joined: Oct 17, 2002 Messages: 130 i think u need pc doctor software u can download u can also search it on www.pc.ibm.com/support manishkul, Apr 17, 2003 #10 TNUN5 Joined: Dec 30, 2002 Messages: 7 The Thinkpad is a 770z with type 9549-81u.

All Forum Topics Previous Topic Next Topic Reply Topic options Subscribe to RSS Feed Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this Topic to the Top Bookmark Subscribe Printer When this is done immediately after replacing the CMOS battery, you should also get an error screen with codes 161 and 163, using the same graphical icons and colors as Easy Thanks 01-22-2006, 06:45 AM #6 ebackhus TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: Apr 2005 Location: SATX Posts: 17,842 OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 My System It's a When I put it away it was working.Today I powered it up and it came up with the error codes 00161 and 00163 which I understood indicated a flat CMOS /

If you do not know it, I'm afraid you are locked out, as some of my users have been with their 600 series machines. I did run an update and did a virus scan, but nothing came up. Yes, if there's a Supervisor password set, hitting just the Enter key at the lock prompt will display an OK message. With the additional 64MB, the memory test always hangs up.

or was their a virus or program conflict. After I changed the battery the computer went into the time set screen and accepted the changes then started right up. I thought he meant tu CR-type battery located on the bottom near the RAM bay. __________________ ----------------------------- There are no dumb questions, unless a customer is asking them. I will check out the computer and see if removing norton will work.