In my experience, changing the internal miniPCI card is a crapshoot. The only trick is to remember to turn off the original internal device – the operating system doesn’t respond well to two wireless adapters trying to get its attention T42 I hope this helps. If this is the case, “Fn” and “F5” will usually have no effect on Wi-Fi capabilities. When working, I could now ‘see’ 5 networks, the same as I can on my HP. Hi, I apologize for not responding sooner. I shall download the driver version 3.

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My Thinkpad T23 had a wifi pci card also with 11b, so whenever I used a 11g pc card, I just disable the b goto Control Panel, Network and Dialup Connectionsright click on the wifi and select Disable.

I shall download the driver version 3. The wireless is not showing up in device manager. Not finding what you are looking for? 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.

Login to post Please use English characters only. Some model ThinkPads have different network cards drivers and unless you know exactly which one is installed in your ThinkPad, you need to download all the network drivers and install each driver until you find the right driver. Please assign your manual to a product: Message 5 of Release 11 Disk 1 of 18 2. Any wureless you can offer on this, I’d appreciate. When connected to unsecure it is OK.


Solved: Thinkpad t42 wireless problems – Lenovo Community

Click “Start,” then “Network and Internet Connections. Rescue and Recovery 3. Rescue and Recovery 4.

wrieless ThinkVantage Client Security Solution 8. I’ll report back next week. Skip to main content. 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.

I have an IBM thinkpad t42, i just rescently had to replace the hard drive. Audio driver for Windows NT 4. Hard drive firmware update Bootable diskettes – ThinkPad General No idea what those links are, but they worked!! You are well advised to check the manufacturer’s support page to obtain any updates to firmware and drivers even on brand new ones but otherwise they generally do exactly what you expect.

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Wireless networking in IBMThinkpad T42

I have been fighting with my computer IBM T 7wm for over 12 hours now trying laan get the stupid thing to connect to the internet wirelessly. I installed windows xp sp2 and a lot of things wouldnt work.

Any thoughts on how I can fix this?