In any event, I can’t really help you any more at this point without the laptop’s machine type. I’ve got a pile of T41, T42 laptops, in various states of disrepair: Look underneth your notebook to see the full model number, then check here for the exact specifications for your specific model: Anyway, here’s how I’d proceed, from past experience: About the Author Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since

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Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: I can’t roll back the driver as there isn’t a previous one, and would I create more problems by uninstalling the driver and trying to reinstall it, seeing as I haven’t got internet access?

Tips On most models, the wireless indicator light is grouped with several other light emitting diodes and located farthest to the left.

Posted by khaledeldeli on Nftwork 23, She received an A. Some models have Wifi capability. As I think I remarked, I seem to have two wireless network adapter cards, both are enabled in Device manager, but it seems to using the Cisco one rather than the intel one, see figures in previous post. My main laptop at home is a T, and I’ve a T30 still y42 Damn thing is as solid as a tank, has 1.


How to Configure Wi-Fi on the IBM ThinkPad in Windows XP

Ranbe also has more than six wirelrss of professional information-technology experience, specializing in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design. Your wireless driver Intel BG: Posted on Jan 02, If this is the case, “Fn” and “F5” will usually have no effect on Wi-Fi capabilities.

Steve Allison Level 3 Expert Answers. This may be due to the fact that it cannot see any networks [there are usually 4 or 5 others in range as well] figure ‘WirelessNWseen. They work well in just about any laptop. Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers.

Solved: Thinkpad t42 wireless problems – Lenovo Community

Message 10 of It shows a yellow esclamation mark and says “network controller” under “other devices”. I have an IBM thinkpad t42, i just rescently had to replace the hard drive.

When working, I could now ‘see’ 5 networks, the same as I can on my HP. Message 6 of I have my HP laptop working from it.

Ibm thinkpad t42 switch for wireless network

I have refreshed the wireless network connection and it says make sure the wireless switch on your computer is on. I’m not sure its even installed.

And its a thinkpad t42 r4u if that helps. Please enter a valid email address. Negwork email address entered is already associated to an account.

SOLVED: Ibm thinkpad t42 switch for wireless network – Fixya

It seems like IBM isn’t satisfied with standard toggle buttons like other notebook manufacturers – even pressing the Fn and F7 buttons to switch between internal and external screens, brings up a menu with multiple display settings and resolutions.


This would be a hardware problem with the WiFi NIC itself, and the only real solution would be to replace it. Last time I tried, after my last post but before your most recent post, the T42 was still had the Acquiring an Address problem, but it ‘saw’ 3 other networks in range neighbours’. Not sure whats wrong. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Discussion topics include Wi-Fi setups, A family member has been ill, and I’ve been trying to balance his care, work, etc.

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I keep it around because it has a built-in serial port. Accessed 28 December