It’s on a sticker on the bottom of the laptop, and is also in the laptop’s BIOS. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US. Thanks, dj, for doing all that work. NT NT Only if you fail to disable the internal adapter first. Very occasionally, I have all 3 networks sources running and they appear to all contribute when I’m accessing the internet or transfering files from one computer to another. It shows a yellow esclamation mark and says “network controller” under “other devices”.

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Based on the symptoms you describe, however, there’s another possibility, I’m afraid.

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Your name or email address: Posted on Jan 23, If you’re asking for technical help, please wirleess sure to include all your system info, wireleas operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Some laptop manufacturers have funky pin assignments or other proprietary implementations of the device, as you just discovered.

Posted by khaledeldeli on Jan 23, Install the driver and you then need to configure the wireless adapter to suit your wireless hetwork settings before you can access the Internet. If the status light does not blink or glow solid green, press “Fn-F5” to enable the wireless adapter.


Here is exactly what I did following your instructions: This would be a hardware problem with the WiFi NIC itself, and the only real solution would be to replace it.

This might not be the same for others. Because of difference in the word ‘mini’ and the wirekess number I have being higher than that which Lenovo has, I do not think that this is the correct driver. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Message 5 of Helpful 3 Not Helpful Comment Flag.

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Every resulting working laptop had an official Microsoft OEM Windows license issued to it which was entitled to such. Has anyone tried this? Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. If I reinstall ntework new driver, that should get round disk problems if the driver is bad because a bad sector on the HD?

Helpful 10 Not Helpful Comment Flag. Please contact Microsoft Product Support Services for further help.

Wireless networking in IBMThinkpad T42

Small Business – Chron. Of course, you have to install the pcmcia card with its supplied software. I had the same situation as you on my T23 until I replaced it with the Intel latest abg card. Message 9 of Please assign your manual to a product: Until recently I’ve been noticing that I’ve been getting intermittent wireless connection and sometimes none at all.


See our Sustainability Report. I can not fnd a switch for thewireless network for my ibm thinkpad t42 Posted by khaledeldeli on Jan 23, Tips On most models, the wireless indicator light is grouped with several other light emitting diodes and located farthest to the left.

T42 Wireless Connection Problem: continuous Acquiring Network Address

Of course, some of Intel’s WiFi chipsets have their own issues Advertisements or commercial links. Right-click “Wireless Network Connection” and then select “Properties” from the context menu.

Machine is a T42 Type KEG After much searching I came across a select from list with type on it, along with 3 other variants of type none of which were KEG, but I think the page I direless directed to was the same for all T42 variants. You must log in or sign up to reply here.

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