Thanks, dj, for doing all that work. When connected to unsecure it is OK. The fact that you state: Here is exactly what I did following your instructions: You must log in or sign up to reply here. A family member has been ill, and I’ve been trying to balance his care, work, etc. A device attached to the system is not functioning.

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Click “Start,” then “Network and Internet Connections. If the status light does not blink or glow solid green, press “Fn-F5” to enable the wireless adapter. It’s on a sticker on the bottom of the thinnkpad, and is also in the laptop’s BIOS.

References 2 Lenovo Support: Ranbe also has more than six years of professional information-technology experience, specializing in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design. If this should be under ‘software’ please make it so. Until recently I’ve been noticing that I’ve been getting intermittent wireless connection and sometimes none at all. I shall download the driver version 3. I am using a wireless connection, because I think that is the only practical one available.

Message 10 of But as for the wireless device driver, I’d be looking to Broadcom if thikpad laptop is stock.

Small Business – Chron. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. Qifi former employers let me take them once they no longer worked, and for a few years back then I’d gather them up once they’d been removed from inventory, take them home, and spend time diagnosing them again, and then build working laptops from the parts, testing them and then giving them away, once done and tested, to family and friends, reloading the OS from IBM’s official system restore CDs, of which I have legitimate copies.


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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 got directed to was wwifi same for all T42 variants.

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

If not, post the results here, and I’ll do whatever I can. Message 7 tthinkpad All the best to anyone else suffering from stupidcomputeritis.

Message 1 of You must log in or sign up to reply here. There may be other devices without drivers installed.

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Proffitt Forum moderator July 11, 3: 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, thinkpaf figures in previous post. While Intel’s drivers also tend to suck from time-to-time, Intel at least makes thiknpad effort to fix the problems. You are reporting the following post: About the Author Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since The T never had Windows 7 drivers offered by the manufacturer.


If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, thinkpar operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. When connected to unsecure it is OK.

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The wireless is not showing up in device manager. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. Of course, some of Intel’s WiFi chipsets have their own issues Welcome to the forum!