Request IBM Thinkpad 600E Restore Disc

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Windows98dude
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Request IBM Thinkpad 600E Restore Disc

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Looking for the restore disc iso for the IBM Thinkpad 600E Thank you

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Re: Request IBM Thinkpad 600E Restore Disc

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Found this for the ThinkPad 600, I'd guess it would also work on the 600E

https://archive.org/details/think-pad-600-install-disc

If that doesn't work, I found this Reddit post with a reply saying the 390E's disk might work besides maybe missing a few driver's you'll have to load after the install: https://www.reddit.com/r/retrobattlesta ... isk_image/
I believe this is the archive.org link the comment referenced: https://archive.org/details/moareyebeeyemshit
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Re: Request IBM Thinkpad 600E Restore Disc

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cant seem to get either of those to work

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Re: Request IBM Thinkpad 600E Restore Disc

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Old CD-ROM drives tend to have issues reading, and especially booting from burned discs. In my experience, burning at slower speeds (4x or lower, 8x works sometimes but can be iffy) increases the chances of a disc booting, so if that's your issue you can try a slower burn speed. You might have to use a third party program to adjust the speed.
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Re: Request IBM Thinkpad 600E Restore Disc

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They would both boot but the one for the 600 would just stick in a boot loop and the other one would go all the way through and complete the restore but then would not boot from the hard drive

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Re: Request IBM Thinkpad 600E Restore Disc

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No luck, huh? At this point you may have to settle with stock Windows 98.
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Re: Request IBM Thinkpad 600E Restore Disc

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That is what i was thinking. at least i did manage to find the drivers for it. thank you for the help

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