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ThinkPad X130e Ultraportable Designed For Students

Lenovo is releasing a rugged new Thinkpad X130e ultraportable designed for student and education use.  Since it's target audience is geared toward a younger user, the X130e has more durable body panels to withstand being slung in a backpack.  It's customizable with a choice of AMD or Intel Core processors, Radeon or Intel graphics with a 11.6 inch display.

See the current list of Lenovo X Series laptops.

The ThinkPad X130e laptop will be available starting Dec. 20 from Pricing for models starts at $469. 


Lenovo Quick Pick and SmartFind Accessories

I have an updated post about Lenovo parts and accessories. CLICK HERE to see it.

Below are some Lenovo sites to help locate/find any accessory you could need. They are the place to look for any accessory or part number and are good to browse.

The first two are easy to use while the second is more for reference. Enjoy..

In the US, find accessories here: >> Lenovo Accessory Website.

Anyone can search for accessories here: >> Lenovo SmartFind Accessories. Everything you need in one place to select options for your next Lenovo Thinkpad.

Check the: Accessories and Options Compatibility Matrix (OCM) for a large reference section with links to accessories.

Lenovo Systems Diagnostics Tools

Updated info. 2019.

See the new post on diagnostic tools for Lenovo:

Updated December 2011.

Need a couple nice diagnostic tools for your Thinkpad? Below you will find two utilities that should enable you to pinpoint issues with hardware or even software problems.

--> Lenovo ThinkVantage Toolbox is a new full featured application from Lenovo that provides advanced diagnostic tools, system health checks and status, and reports system security issues, plus additional tools. It is a step up and a replacement for the PC-Doctor tool which only ran diagnostics. Lenovo ThinkVanatge Toolbox installs under Windows 7, XP or Windows Vista and when launched displays the machine type and model as well as the BIOS level and even when the machine’s warranty expires.

The main functions are:
System health check - looks at Windows Updates, hard drive status, and device properties.

System security check - looks at such things as vi…