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Seconding running an ubuntu or bartpe disc to verify its not hardware.posted by damn dirty ape at 8:18 PM on November 30, 2009 Router's a year-old Linksys WRT54G and there are jamesrschultz 59,192 views 9:59 How to Enable the Wireless LAN Funtion ? - Duration: 3:06. Close Learn more You're viewing YouTube in English (UK). I have been fighting with my computer (IBM T42-2373 7wm) for over 12 hours now trying to get the stupid thing to connect to the internet wirelessly. navigate here

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I try to update and everything but no luck. I have tried a USB wireless adapter, a PCMCIA wireless adapter, and the internal Intel PRO/Wireless adapter.The only solution appears to be to uninstall SP3 and disable auto updates for Windows. Your advice, with the extra recommendation to go into the file and actually load the driver install was the key.

Trying the adapter drivers for every type of adapter the T41 ever came with thinking the wrong adapter type had been identified by the refurb company.4. I only found this out after using a wireless dongle and disabling the onboard chip only to find the problem still existed and I couldn't get a valid IP. Smartpay New Zealand 839,506 views 2:46 How to fix lenovo wireless capabilities DISABLED (FIXED AND UPDATED) - Duration: 14:51. Until recently I've been noticing that I've been getting intermittent wireless connection and sometimes none at all.

Solved! Ibm Thinkpad Won't Connect To Wifi happychic, Oct 16, 2009 #8 etaf Wayne Moderator Joined: Oct 2, 2003 Messages: 61,002 what did you get from ipconfig /all ? The easiest way to test for a dead battery is to replace the battery. Posts: 1 Registered: ‎10-11-2010 Location: home Message 10 of 12 (15,771 Views) Re: Thinkpad t42 wireless problems Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print Email to

Saga LoutAug 2, 2011, 1:49 AM Do you not have your regular Networks saved as Preferred? I was hoping not to have to go that route as opening the thing requires almost complete disassembly of the laptop and the more you take apart the more likely it However, it only works some of the time for me.I do not know what is going on, but it is clearly related to SP3 and has nothing to do with the Is WZC running now or maybe something else has overarched it and caused it to stop?

Ibm Thinkpad Won't Connect To Wifi

I have tried all of the following (not necessarily in this order): 1) reset the TCP/IP stack ("netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt") 2) Uninstalled and reinstalled TCP/IP 3) removed and reinstalled https://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/IBM_Thinkpad_T42_Troubleshooting same issue, got a gov't auction laptop, can't find the right driver. Ibm Thinkpad Wireless Switch JetInferno 22,522 views 3:53 How to enable wireless ThinkPad T410 - Duration: 1:39. WillDiscuss 1,268,441 views 2:02 Thinkpad history (1998-2014) with some examples - Duration: 22:25.

Here is exactly what I did following your instructions:- Install linked driver (above post)-Open "C:\Drivers\Win\WLANINT2\XP\Drivers\x32"** Mine is WLANINT2 (as opposed to just WLANINT) because the WLANINT was an older version and check over here After a few days however, when I try to list the available wireless networks I get "No wireless networks were found in range". Please do NOT send private messages since I won't be able to read them. September 27, 2007 XP Reset Itself - Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?

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About Ask MetaFilter Ask MetaFilter is a question It sees the wireless network but will not connect. Thanks 0 Kudos Reply RLErrington Blue Screen Again Posts: 1 Registered: ‎07-30-2010 Location: Austin, TX Message 9 of 12 (16,478 Views) Re: Thinkpad t42 wireless problems Options Mark as New Bookmark his comment is here wcstechAug 2, 2011, 6:05 AM They automatically save as Preferred when I connect to them.

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I think there are a few of those options but I don't have any T41 or 42 models here right now. There is a function keyFn F5 When i hit this is says there is no wireless ( lenovo adaptors) on the system ( this doesn't seem correct as i had it I feel dumb that it took me a year to figure this out, but I didn't really know the problem started after installing SP3 because by the time Windows Update did weblink wcstechJul 27, 2011, 11:49 AM About the best answer right now is to uninstall SP3 or do a repair from a XP SP2 disc and not apply SP3.

Power status indicator light above the keyboard, represented by a circle with a lightning through it, will be lit when the computer is on (not in standby or hibernation mode) Check If that doesn't solve.If that still doesn't solve the problem, a new logic board is needed. Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Installing various 3rd party wireless network management software (including IBM Access and LucidLink).

Loading... Cancel 3 Answers Filter by: Most Helpful Newest Oldest Zac Harris Rep: 1 Posted: 07/08/2011 Options Permalink History For sure check your security settings on the wireless network you are trying I configure them initially through WZC and when I power down (not just restart) the list is gone. Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Comments: If it sees the network but does not connect, I would definitely check on your settings from your wireless router and compare it

Did that change the result?posted by RelentlesslyOptimistic at 6:19 PM on November 30, 2009 nthing the router issue. I installed a few drivers and now i can connect to the internet via LAN not wireless. Possible the refurb company installed all wireless drivers the T41 ever came with because they didn't know which one to use and having them all there is messing things up.At this Bad Component in System¶ A possible reason the ThinkPad will not turn on is a bad component.

All rights reserved. On this particular model, the heat sink and the fan are connected so a problem with either or both may cause the "fan error message" to be displayed. Billy504, Nov 2, 2016, in forum: Networking Replies: 16 Views: 321 etaf Nov 4, 2016 Cannot connect to web over wired connection but wireless ok simclean1974, Oct 31, 2016, in forum: Reinstalling the adapter driver with a more current version from both Intel and Lenovo.

No, create an account now. But the list of available networks won't appear for them to select their network from. It is not an option for me to replace these things for another 2-3 years and I'd really like to be able to give my employees something they can actually use If you do not have the driver, download it from the IBM website.

Saga LoutAug 2, 2011, 2:20 PM The only reason for no networks to be shown in the form is that the WZC Service isn't in charge of running the wireless network Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.