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I rediscovered my old Nikon F80 film camera yesterday. Put in some dusty batteries and loaded some old Fujicolor 400 film. It still works great but I don't think you'll be seeing any images anytime soon. No matter - here's one from the last time I used the camera in 2010. My beautiful old Sammy - age 11 but still looking great.
I assume you have tried a different USB port on the Thinkpad. Maybe the Thinkpad is more sensitive to glitches in the USB cable. What you are seeing is a timeout issue with USB and from what I read it's a bigger problem with scanning than printing.
Really might be time to get a new wifi capable all-in-one after 18 years or so. Just don't expect the new one to last as long. I'm now on my 3rd in 10 years. It prints great photos though. 😎