help with orientation to thinkpad t23

Janina Sajka janina at
Mon Aug 19 13:20:52 EDT 2002


I haven't seen the cable connected floppy on Thinkpads in a few years now. 
Have you seen it on recent series? The last ones I saw were Thinkpad 600 
vintage, which is two or three years ago, now.

 On Mon, 19 Aug 2002, R 
Haynie wrote:

> Cheryl,
> Most likely you have two options for hooking up the floppy drive.
> Option 1: Remove the CD rom drive and place the floppy drive in its
> place.
> Option 2: Use the external cable to connect the floppy drive to the
> laptop.  This way will allow you to have both the CD Rom and the Floppy
> working at the same time.
> I hope this helps.
> Rodney
> -----Original Message-----
> From: speakup-admin at [mailto:speakup-admin at]
> On Behalf Of Cheryl Homiak
> Sent: Monday, August 19, 2002 12:32 PM
> To: speakup
> Subject: Re: help with orientation to thinkpad t23
> Well, so much for some of my wild guesses!
> Now that I accidentally turned the thinkpad on, I found the cdrom. It is
> on the right hand side and when you push a button it slides out to put
> the cd on. So I still don't know what the opening on the left side is.
> It seems to be not long enough for a diskette/floppy. However, I do
> appear to be right about the other piece with an opening that came
> separate; that does fit a floppy.
> Cheryl
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