I restored to factory settings with no luck. Message 5 of 7. I hooked it up to another computer and it is recognized. Did you reflow the solder to these ports? Is there a BIOS fix? You are posting a reply to: I’m wondering is a “short” in one USB port would take down all the others including the ones on the base unit?

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Any USB Device Installs Cannot Find Drivers – x40 SP3 – Lenovo Community

Let me know if you figure anything else out–I would love any suggestions! No answer til today.

Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Next in data recover methods we put the laptop drive imb some USB housing and plug it into the next machine to copy out files. I’ve tried everything, I think its a hardware issue, though I haven’t tried reinstalling windows, not sure how I’d do it though without USB or a disk drive YouTube Lenovo Service Channel.


I’m trying to manually make the disc image while on a Mac using the Ubuntu instructions on the download page. Find More Posts by andrewthomas.

x400 Visit the following links: Configuration is not trivial, but the following guide might help: I recently acquired a ThinkPad X40 with no operating system and am trying to install Ubuntu Proffitt Forum moderator October 19, Configuration is not trivial, but the following guide might help:. Going to the Intel website, I can locate this: Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. This test tells me if it’s hardware or software.

IBM X40 USB Problem

Message 2 of 7. I’ll share the method I use. OK well now we’re ueb Proffitt Forum moderator December 28, Proffitt Forum moderator March 8, 7: I’m going to try to get an estimate on replacing the motherboard and if I do, I’ll post the results here. So I tried it with wubi.

But they had it fixed. I have the exact same problem to the letter to the very last exact detail. You’ll see that you can choose plenty of different distros.


Going to the Intel website, I can locate this:. Anyone with any more ideas please chime in. Register Sign In Help. Does the install disk you are trying to use boot in other computers?

Windows XP cannot find drivers for the printers you list because it has none. Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Daoibh.

A can of compressed air may be useful too, and a bottle of isopropyl alcohol and cotton buds are good for cleaning, but not on the screen.


Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. I’m a crazy volunteer! I just put my X40 back to factory settings in a vain attempt to recover the USB ports.

I’m a bit perplexed as to why the operating system is not loading from cd.