...And now, I have installed a new Keyboard bezel, thanks to T30 Maintenance Manual, 92p1840.pdf
1) Reminder to anyone who might read this post...
a. whenever replacing the CMOS battery, always use your eyes (magnifying glass, if necessary) to verify that the little white connector does go into proper slot.
2) Question for experts...
a. At first, my machine would not "boot-up" from harddrive
b. When I ran CMOS setup to reset date and time, I verified that setup saw
the model no of my harddrive
c. However, I only received F1 and F12 prompts on start-up screen (not usual F11)
d. I re-ran CMOS setup to move USB Flashdrive ahead of HDD
e. At first, my machine would not "boot-up" from flashdrive either.
f. I only received splash screen with F1 and F12 prompts.
g. I left the room to obtain 1.44 diskette Ultrabay adapter and bootable diskette.
h. When I returned, my machine "booted-up" into DOS flashdrive.
i. I verified touchpad worked properly in a DOS program.
j. I powered-off my machine.
k. I removed USB flashdrive.
l. I powered-up my machine and it "booted" into Windows XP perfectly.
m. Now, everything is working normally.
n. Someone please explain what happened?
Tuus-built T61: T8100 2.1 GHz, SXGA+, NVS140M, Patriot 4GB PC2-6400 DDR2-800, Samsung 840 120GB; Thinkpad T30: P4M 1.8 GHz, HYNIX 512 MB PC2700S DDR, Hitachi Travelstar 7K100 100GB; SilverStone Raven RVS01; 97 Volvo 850-R, 85 Mitsubishi Starion-ES, Keilwerth SX-90R, Ensoniq TS-12, Kawai EP-608