Include as much information as possible: Instead of a touchpad, the X31 has a pointing stick embedded between the G, H and B keys. Join Date Apr Beans 7, Is it switched on in the BIOS? The X31 stores a disk image that you can use to restore software and system settings, taking up about 3GB of space. Also, once you download and unpack the driver software, you need go into your driver folder and physically install the driver software.

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IBM ThinkPad X31 Review (pics, specs)

Of course, since I cannot upgrade the video card, it stayed. Unsolicited private messages will be ignored – questions and answers belong in the forum so that others may benefit. Wireless application performance, as measured by Business Winstoneis adequate but by no means impressive — the X31’s score of 43 is actually beaten by the 1.

Windows 7 32bit Windows 7 bit Windows 8 bit Windows 8 bit Windows 8. This function is supported only in X31 and X32 series.

wirless See our Sustainability Report. TrackPoint driver for Windows – ThinkPad The UltraBase adds 2. So I gave it a try, low and behold they were right.


Windows XP Pro Docking station: I’ll keep looking, and maybe bananaman will chime in. To separate them while the system is running, push the blue button on the dock’s front edge and wait for an on-screen message; then pull the lever on the left side, and the notebook pops up.

IBM ThinkPad X31

Please review our terms of service to complete your newsletter subscription. Nonetheless, both had exceptional reception. The keys are surprisingly big, with no wiggle whatsoever, and the keyboard doesn’t sag a bit.

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However he did sell many refurbished ThinkPads.

If you must have the touchpad, look elsewhere or carry around a mouse. It is small yet powerful, something hard to find these days in ultra portables.

August 17th, 3. Message 4 of 9. February Rescue and Recovery 4. You could completely disassemble the laptop with the instructions provided, I kid you not. Jbm found the performance on the X31 very snappy. A score of 1, under 3DMark doesn’t come close to the leading edge for Pentium M systems, so don’t look to the X31 for good gaming performance.


IBM’s Web site provides extensive documentation, downloads and access to technical information. See document for critical installation limitations – ThinkPad General The X31, with the arrival of the X32 which is identical except for the CPUbecomes much cheaper, thus for those budget minded like myself it becomes a good value.

The nowadays Hotkey features thhinkpad. From the Hardware Maintenance Manual: Speakers The speakers on any ultra portable are about as dumpy as you can get. Unfortunately, only the notebook itself can charge the external battery. You’ll need Microsoft net. The lid folds all the way back, so you can stand up at a desk or a podium and look straight down onto the Overall I am very pleased with wirless notebook.