The X61 is a durable ultraportable computer. Message 4 of 8. For the ultimate travel machine, I personally would install XP Professional on it for better battery life. The only problem that did come up is occasionally the pointer would start to drift without any input from me. Yes, my password is: After being powered on for minutes, the right side gets pretty warm. I use it for traveling…..

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Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. I was also surprised by how easy it was to upgrade the ram in the X61, by removing a access panel on the bottom of the laptop. Register Sign In Help. Thank you, praseodym, for trying to help me. I found the battery life to net between four to five hours of use on the 8-cell extended battery. Just below that you can find a switch which can be slided towards left and right Since items are packed quite densely in this ultraportable laptop, it is hard to win on all design points.

Not sure how I flipped it off, but now I’m glad to know what to do next time. Keyboard view of X61s and X61 view large image. The speakers inside the X61 are very weak, and I would have to suggest wearing headphones for watching movies.


The time now is Lift your laptop so that you are able to view the front edge.

Message 6 of 8. The power adapter is 65w model, measuring 4.

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The X61 is a durable ultraportable computer. Visit our network of sites: The wired connection works but this just isn’t practical for me.

I use it for traveling…. We have had this model for three years for school, and on the first year, I was on the verge of breaking.

Come back and tell us if we are getting warmer! I would recommend this laptop to people who are dumb and low on money. For my first time taking it apart it took roughly three minutes to figure out how the panels came off once the screws were out.

April 8th, 2. You know, I could have looked for hours and I pretty much did and not find that switch.

X61 – is there a hardware wireless radio switch? MophoJan 19, If you were typing for a couple of hours, your wrist may start feeling some discomfort from the heat.


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The Lenovo ThinkPad X61 is an ultraportable business laptop geared to individuals who demand the best. Message 2 of 8. No, create an account now. When I hit Fn-F5, I get a message that the hardware wireless radio switch must be in the on position to use the wireless radios.

When compared to other Lenovo laptops, the X61 recharges its battery extremely fast.

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X1 Carbon 6th Gen Battery drain in sleep. Fan noise was minimal though, so when its one you may not notice it.

I found myself returning from a coffee break to the computer shutting itself down, only to have to spend another minute powering it back up. You can find the Wireless switch towards the lower front edge of your laptop.