ThinkPad SuperGuide

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  1. Arki

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    ThinkPad SuperGuide by Arkit3kt

    Last Updated: 12/27/2008

    Content:
    IMPORTANT FOR NEW THINKPAD USERS
    Factory Restore
    Windows XP Clean Install
    Windows Vista Clean Install
    ThinkVantage Programs
    Battery Maintenance
    Battery Charge Thresholds
    Optimize Battery Life
    Lenovo Hints & Tips
    Frequently Asked Questions
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    Please feel free to post any questions or comments. Thanks for reading.[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/QUOTE]

     
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    tabook and its brethren are moving to http://www.lenovo.com/psref/ and
    the ftp site at ibm.com will be going away.

    Also, since the SL series has their own book, tabook no longer covers all ThinkPads (assuming that one considers the SL series to be a ThinkPad at all).
     
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    Good to know. Thanks, Nonny. :)
     
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    Please note the addendum to my above comment.
     
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    Excellent work, Arkit3kt! Maybe you might want to add www.thinkwiki.org under External Links/Resources for a) linux installation instructions and b) as another source for general FAQs?
     
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    Noted.

    Added. Can't forget about Linux users.

    Thanks, fs005.
     
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    To get rid of all or most of the bloatware that comes with most new Thinkpads what items can be disabled under MSCONFIG in Startup and what items can be removed to improve performance?

    A picture of what can be left checked and what can be unchecked in Startup would be great.
     
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    Added section for those who want to optimize their battery life.

    I would do that, but what is useful to each individual is up to them. There are also many guides out there to optimize their system and each operating system has different services running. For example, Les' Thread.
     
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    Han Bao Quan The Assassin

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    Nice work bro..
    How have you been? Get on msn for a little bit if you can.
     
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    Arkit3kt Thanks for doing this, a great thread for all Thinkpad users.
     
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