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Sounds like you need a DVD decoding software, ie... winvid, interdvd, and powerdvd. Windows media player will play some DVD's, but many DVD's, especially newer ones, need an additional decoder in order to work. You will be able to find the software at,, or IBM's support site. Keep in mind that burning software, ie... nero, roxio, and dvd shrink, have decoders in order to burn the DVD, so they will work as a decoder in conjunction with your media player.

IBM ThinkPad T23... | Answered on Dec 18, 2019

Amis Kenneth wants answers to this question

this thing is very very old. most are in the land fill , 15 years old.
try the coin cell trick yet, Pulled and big battery out first.
both batteries out. and AC pack fulled
push power button 10seconds or 3 times for 3 secends.
let PC reset for 1 your.
back COIN , then AC pack and leave the useless or WORSE
antic huge battery out of PC and test the PC now.
if that fails, try, same words you used on YT (youtube)

IBM thinkpad R51 BIOS password,

or read the manual, RTM? the power on PW is covered.
here, page 33. and more.

IBM ThinkPad R51... | Answered on Dec 17, 2019

Only some third party vendors provide some good conversion applications but Microsoft never support using any these third party tools.

Try:- NSF to PST Converter

IBM Lotus Notes... | Answered on Dec 02, 2019

Try loading DVD decodeing softawre, windows media player rarely plays DVD's without help from other decoding software. Use this link, download, and try this. Then let me know.

IBM ThinkPad 600... | Answered on Nov 28, 2019

Once you log into the site and click on the My Profile link in the top right corner you should see the problem you posted under the My Problem section below your personal information. Click on the problem and you should be able to rate the solution.

Hope this helps!

IBM ThinkPad T20... | Answered on Nov 24, 2019

In such situation below steps can be helpful...

Run Fixup command line tool (fixup -f)
Load fixup -i mail\file.nsf
Fixup command line tool checks all documents in the database.
Run Compact command line tool (compact -i -c -d -K)
Load compact -c -i mail\file.nsf

See more helpful solutions found in Internet... Lotus Notes Repair Toolbox

IBM Lotus Notes... | Answered on Nov 06, 2019

please chck if there is any other bootable device connected with the computer ie the printer,camera,usb pen drive , a cd/dvd or a floppy disc etc...
if they are connected then please try disconnecting them from the computer & then try turning it on....

please rate my suggestion...i will be glad....

IBM MSI MS-6188... | Answered on Nov 03, 2019

You can upgrade you DVD burner firmware for a try, this way can fix many general problem.
Or You may take a look at this step by step guide, it's regarding how to convert and burn movie to DVD. I followed it and successfully burned DVD to play on my home DVD player, it's easy to understand, I think it deserves a trial.
Hope it helps. Email me if you need further assistant.

IBM (92P6581)... | Answered on Oct 31, 2019

Connecting boot devices and adapters - IBM server with 2008 r2 server

IBM Computers &... | Answered on Oct 10, 2019

find the service manual yet>?
it is type writer opted printer from year 1984
good luck finding manual , try googling , but 1984 is very very old.

IBM Computers &... | Answered on Oct 07, 2019

IBM Netvista 6648
this PC, hyjacker, is very old. and not supported by IBM now.
built by IBM in year 2000, 2 full decades ago
why even try to use this,? it will never run windows 10.
NO PCI express slots.
no SATA ports.
new BIOS would be hopeless, and not stated why.

quote your manual: check out step 2:?

1. Power-off the computer.

2. Insert the flash update diskette into drive A.

3. Power-on the computer.

4. When the Update Utility appears; select the country/keyboard, then press


5. If the computer serial number was previously recorded, the number is

displayed with an option to update it. Press Y to update the serial number.

6. Type the 7-digit serial number of the computer you are servicing, then

press Enter.

7. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the flash (BIOS/VPD)
update procedure.

IBM (89P8010)... | Answered on Oct 07, 2019

Download NSF to PST File Converter tool to convert NSF data into PST file format. This NSF to PST converter Software nicely convert NSF file to PST, EML and MSG format with whole versions of Lotus Notes NSF and Outlook file.
More Info :- NSF to PST File Converter

IBM Computers &... | Answered on Sep 25, 2019

Javier Yaguaracuto wants answers to this question

Javier is this a current 2019 post>? it is not time stamped so...
the answer is get the manual from IBM yet and read it.
that is first. otherwise the answer will be HUGE.
also what raid card inside , not the same.
none stated by you, so no answer possible.

my servers all have up to 10 choices on raid cards.

you might read at

it is 15 years old, why mess with such old IRON
buy dell R170 server, vastly newer and vast taken out of service now. (means cheap to buy) bang for the buck cheap. (your uses relic HDD)

IBM X236 Server | Answered on Sep 20, 2019

If you are on a net ware network logon
If not you have the netware client installed by mistake remove it

IBM Netvista... | Answered on Sep 20, 2019

Go to control panel select region and languages. Choose your preferred language.

IBM ThinkPad... | Answered on Aug 27, 2019

When I installed the Websphere Studio in the past on my system I installed DB2 first; the Websphere Studio was suppliment to the Universal Database. Remember this software was originally compiled for a IBM Unix System (AIX), the Websphere Studio has an integraded Apache Webserver with IBM and Sun Microsystems libraries; it just has been ported to run on a NT Kernel so that developers have access to the libraries. Make sure you have all the install files and the disc is not corrupted; use windows file and folder search targeting the CD drive to see if that binary file is on the disc. If it is on the disc try copying the files and folders to the hard drive; if the disc is corrupted the operation will fail.

IBM WebSphere... | Answered on Aug 19, 2019

Error code 0176 concerned with System Security. The system has been tampered with.

Try to enter the bios setup. Save the bios setting and exit. Lets see if it resolves your problem

IBM ThinkPad T30... | Answered on Aug 02, 2019

Bad memory stick, possibly. Or maybe bad motherboard. try different memory, and try swapping to different slots.

IBM Computers &... | Answered on Jul 23, 2019

how to repair Tape drive broken ts3100 ibm

IBM System... | Answered on Jul 18, 2019

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