Here is exactly what I did following your instructions: I am using a wireless connection, because I think that is the only practical one available. I see on the web discussions about the t42 and 7 so I’ll stop here.. If so, download and install it, and if it fixes the problem then you’re set. If that doesn’t work Anyway, here’s how I’d proceed, from past experience:

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I keep it around because it has a built-in serial port.

T42 Wireless Connection Problem: continuous Acquiring Network Address

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But as for the wireless device driver, I’d be looking to Broadcom if the laptop is stock. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. The T never had Windows 7 drivers offered by the manufacturer. JPG’ The T42 has two wireless adapters in it so I believe – I don’t know how to switch to the other oneand the one being used is the Cisco one defaults to.


Because of difference in the word ‘mini’ and the version number I have being higher than that which Thinkpa has, I do not think that this is the correct driver. 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 tninkpad were KEG, but I think the page I got directed to was the same for all T42 variants.

These are Pentium “M” and only support a 32 bit OS. On the T42 I had disabled the wireless card and enabled the wired card to prevent confusion.

Hi, I apologize for not responding sooner. This was wwifi 0. Every resulting working laptop had an official Microsoft OEM Windows license issued to it which was entitled to such. Intermittent connection and freeze remained. Log in or Sign up. T42 Wireless Connection Problem: Do you already have an account?

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If that doesn’t work If I reinstall a new driver, that should get round disk problems if the driver is bad because a bad sector on thiinkpad HD? It told me that my device was installed and ready to use. You must log in or sign up to reply here. If this should be under ‘software’ please make it so.


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Based on the symptoms you describe, however, there’s another possibility, I’m afraid. I’d also wonder what your device manager looks like. This helped me too.

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