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IBM ThinkPad 600X PC Notebook 08611 error message

I'm confronted with this error after accidently shutting off the laptop (unpluging it while a program was running).
help please.


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  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2008

    when i start the system it's giving error 00173, 08611, 00163 and next is not booting anything is not happining so, please help me tell me how to troubleshoot.

  • haguman Jun 12, 2008

    i have error messages 00173 and 00163. How do I fix them. thanks in advance.
    -Himel R.

  • haguman Jun 12, 2008

    p.s. I have a IBM Thinkpad 600E.
    -Himel R.

  • Anonymous Jul 05, 2008

    same error 08611

  • Anonymous Aug 10, 2008

    message problem error 08611

  • mr_balgar Oct 22, 2008

    i shut down my thinkpad without making sure all programs were off now error 8611 is a constant...despite my best efforts i am confused.



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Nice laptop!! but, many people have this message on their IBM's, so i found i dude that said he had it but knows how to get around it. please bare in mind i dont have this laptop, so i dont guarantee good results, but its worth a try!!. here it goes :-

1.switch on your laptop

2.the screen will then display the error, 08611 okay!

4.the screen will show the "stuff" in your laptop exit

6.then click configure ctrl + the letter D

8.the screen will display the commands to run your laptop go to the first and third row and change the number "02" to "01" f3

11. reboot your laptop

oh and here is where i got it from

hope this helps!! ^^

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Good afternoon!
Don't have enough information to give you an answer yet. I would suspect the we have managed to cobble up some software, somewhere. And, it might take a bit of digging to find out exactly what is going on.
The 8611 error would appear to be a system bus error. Not real sure just how this works into things, at this point in time.
I guess the first thing to do is try to bring it up in "Safe" mode and see what happens.
Do you have any recovery disks, or a copy of your operating system and what operating system are you running?

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

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Put a detonator on your pc unit,.. then runaway as fast as you can,.. then push the button,.. and um,... cover your ears for you to not hear what may happen to your poor pc unit,.. or else put it into a stove and put a butter milk on top,.. then put it inside the microwave. then,.. TADA!!!! instant meal!!!

when you do my suggestion,.. you are a perfect FOLLOWER,... nyayayhahahaha,.. im jin talkazama,..

at yoiur service,...

im gonna fry your laptop,..

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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Where is the cmos battery for ibm thinkpad

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