Numeric error codes - ThinkPad X30, X31, X32, X40, X41, X41 Tablet
Error codeSymptomFRU or action, in sequence
0175Bad CRC1, stop POST task, the EEPROM checksum is not correct.
  1. System board. Replace planar.
0176

System Security, the system has been tampered with.

  1. Run BIOS Setup Utility, and then save current setting by pressing F10.
  2. System board.
0177Bad SVP data, stop POST task. Checksum of the supervisor password in the EEPROM is not correct.
  1. System board
0182Bad CRC2. Enter BIOS Setup and load Setup defaults. Checksum of the CRS2 setting in the EEPROM is not correct.
  1. Run BIOS Setup Utility. Press F9, and Enter to load the default setting. Then save current setting by pressing F10.
  2. System board.
0185Bad startup sequence settings. Enter BIOS Setup and load Setup defaults.
  1. Run BIOS Setup Utility. Press F9, and Enter to load the default setting. Then save current setting by pressing F10.
0187

EAIA data access error, the access to EEPROM is failed (read or write).

  1. System board.
0188

Invalid RFID serialization information area or bad CRC2, the EEPROM checksum is not correct (block #0, 1). EEPROM CRC2 is not correct (block #6).

  1. System board.
    Replace system board. Box serial number needs to be reinstalled.
0189

Invalid RFID configuration information area, the EEPROM checksum is not correct (block #4, 5).

  1. System board.
    Replace system board. UUID needs to be reinstalled.
0190

Critical low-battery error

  1. Charge the battery pack.
  2. Battery pack
0191

System Security, Invalid Remote Change requested.

  1. Run BIOS Setup Utility, and then save current setting by pressing F10.
  2. System board.
0192

System Security, Embedded Security hardware tamper detected.

  1. System board.
0193RF antenna has been remove. RFID antenna has been r moved, which was once installed.
  1. RFID model only supervisor password.
0194The computer has been carried through a security gate. The computer is carried through the security gate (portal gate).
  1. RFID model only supervisor password.
0195Security hardware tamper detected
  1. To clear this error enter BIOS Setup Utility by entering the supervisor password, and select:
    1. Password
    2. Security Chip
    3. Clear Security Chip
  2. Security chip.
  3. System board.
0196Security hardware removed
  1. To clear this error enter BIOS Setup Utility by entering the supervisor password, and select:
    1. Password
    2. Security Chip
    3. Clear Security Chip
  2. Security chip.
  3. System board.
0197

Invalid remote change requested

  1. The remote configuration for the security chip has failed. Confirm the operation and try again
0199

System Security, Security password retry count exceeded.

  1. Run BIOS Setup Utility, and then save current setting by pressing F10.
  2. System board.
01C8More than one modem devices are found. Remove one of them. Press the Esc key to continue.
  1. Remove either a Mini PCI modem card or an modem daughter card; or press Esc to ignore the warning message
  2. System board.
01C9More than one Ethernet devices are found. Remove one of them Press the Esc key to continue.
  1. Remove the Ethernet device that you installed;or press Esc to ignore the warning message.
  2. System board.
0200

Hard disk error, the Fixed disk is not working or not configured properly.

  1. Reseat the hard disk
  2. Load Setup Defaults in BIOS Setup Utility.
  3. hard disk.
  4. System board.
0210Stuck key
  1. Enter here.
0211Keyboard error - keyboard not working
  1. Run interactive tests of the keyboard and the auxiliary input device.
0212Keyboard Controller Failed - Keyboard controller failed test.
  1. Replace keyboard controller.
0213Keyboard locked - Unlock key switch
  1. Unlock the system to proceed.
0220

Monitor type error, monitor type does not match the one specified in CMOS.

  1. Load Setup Defaults in BIOS Setup Utility.
0230

Shadow RAM error, shadow RAM fails at offset nnnn.

  1. System board.
0231

System RAM error, system RAM fails at offset nnnn.

  1. DIMM.
  2. System board.
0232

Extended RAM error, extended RAM fails at offset nnnn.

  1. DIMM.
  2. System board.
0250

System battery error, system battery is dead.

  1. Replace the backup battery and run BIOS Setup Utility to reset the time and date.
0251

System CMOS checksum bad, default configuration used.

  1. Replace the backup battery and run BIOS Setup Utility to reset the time and date.
0252

Password checksum bad. The password is cleared.

  1. Reset the password by running BIOS Setup Utility.
0260

System timer error

  1. Replace the backup battery and run BIOS Setup Utility to reset the time and date.
  2. System board.
0270

Real time clock error

  1. Replace the backup battery and run BIOS Setup Utility to reset the time and date.
  2. System board.
0271

Date and time error, neither the date nor the time is set in the computer.

  1. Run BIOS Setup Utility to reset the time and date.
0280

Previous boot incomplete, default configuration used.

  1. Load "Setup Default" in BIOS Setup Utility.
  2. DIMM.
  3. System board.
0281Memory Size found by POST differed from CMOS. Memory Size found by POST differed from CMOS
  1. Enter here.
02B0Diskette drive A error. Drive A: is present but fails the BIOS POST diskette tests.
  1. Check to see that the drive is defined with the proper diskette type in Setup and that the diskette drive is attached correctly.
02B1Diskette drive B error. Drive B: is present but fails the BIOS POST diskette tests.
  1. Check to see that the drive is defined with the proper diskette type in Setup and that the diskette drive is attached correctly.
02B2Incorrect drive A type, Type of floppy drive A: not correctly identified in Setup.
  1. Diskette drive.
  2. External FDD cable.
  3. I/O card.
  4. Run setup.
02B3Incorrect drive B type, Type of floppy drive B: not correctly identified in Setup.
  1. Diskette drive.
  2. External FDD cable.
  3. I/O card.
  4. Run setup
02D0System cache error. RAM cache failed and BIOS disabled the cache
  1. On older boards, check the cache jumpers. You may have to replace the cache
02F0CPU ID. CPU socket number for Multiprocessor error 
02F4EISA CMOS not writeable - ServerBIOS2 test error: Cannot write to EISA CMOS
  1. Load Setup Defaults in BIOS Setup Utility.
  2. Replace the backup battery.
  3. System board.
02F5DMA test failed - ServerBIOS2 test error: Cannot write to extended DMA (Direct Memory Access) registers.
  1. DIMM.
  2. System board.
02F6Software NMI failed - ServerBIOS2 test error: Cannot generate software NMI (Non-Maskable Interrupt).
  1. DIMM.
  2. System board.
02F7Fail-safe timer NMI failed - ServerBIOS2 test error: Fail-Safe Timer takes too long
  1. DIMM.
  2. System board.
1801Attached docking station is not supported
  1. Shut down the computer and remove it from the docking station
1802

Unauthorized network card is plugged in, power off and remove the Mini PCI network card

  1. Remove Mini PCI network card
  2. System board.
1803Unauthorized daughter card is plugged in. Power off and remove the daughter card.
  1. Remove the daughter card that you installed.
  2. System board.
1810Hard disk partition layout error
  1. If the Access Predesktop Area has been previously disabled, then go the the BIOS Setup Utility by pressing F1 to open the BIOS Setup Utility. Select:
    1. Security
    2. Predesktop Area
    3. Access Predesktop Area, and then set this item to Disabled.
    4. Save and exit.
  2. If the Access Predesktop Area has not been previously disabled, press Enter to load Access Predesktop Area. Then run RECOVER TO FACTORY CONTENTS in Access Predesktop Area.
  3. If item 2 failed, press F3 in welcome screen in RECOVER TO FACTORY CONTENTS. Run FDISK, and then delete all partitions. Run RECOVER TO FACTORY CONTENTS in Access Predesktop Area again.
  4. If item 3 failed, select CD-ROM boot in Startup in Access Predesktop Area. Boot from Recovery CD and perform full recovery from it.
  5. If item 4 failed, replace the hard disk.

 



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