If the status light does not blink or glow solid green, press “Fn-F5” to enable the wireless adapter. Pay attention to the “security settings defined in the I checked heaps of things but i suspect the only thing left that i cant find is wether the machine is discoverable. I believe that the series of Intel’s wireless cards do and ever card made after that. She received an A. I also thought I had used Windows on that same network. I cannot stress enough that the updates from IBM and Windows update did not work and I wasted a lot of time.

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IBM ThinkPad T42 would not connect to my secured home wireless network

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Good to hear wa2 thanks for popping back to let us know. I was hoping not to spend any money on this machine, but maybe I will buy a new card. This site in other languages x. I have it exactly right and have other devices connected to the router so i know its right. Some background on the issue: Reported as a work around here. I rebooted both machines to make sure it took before i re-enterred password.


Oh thanks that makes sense. Thanks to George and others who responded.

Please help me out! Also, one more thing, very few access points actually support WPA2 at this point.

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If qpa2, which firmware upgrade s is needed? Uninstall the driver of the adapter: Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Thanks for this deep analysis. This thread is locked. The WPA thing is set right.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. There may be several things going on here, but any insight would help. How satisfied are you with this response? It is in German but the guy there recommends installing a backports package for the kernel, it is for 2.

Click “Start,” then 4t1 and Internet Connections. The results of sudo iwlist eth1 auth are as follows Authentication capabilities: I clicked on the setup file and it was a different look. Message 2 of 7. As my smartphone has a router function I have set wppa2 another wireless WPA2 network and there is no problem connecting to that network from Ubuntu.


No, T14 am pretty sure this was not a WEP network.

Unknown media status code. Oh thank goodness, this was driving me nuts. The wizard for the latter said it “could not find a better match for your hardware than the software you currently have installed”. What password are you referring to? Tell us about your experience with our site. I logged into the router and it shows it didnt change to wep. By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies.

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