Here is exactly what I did following your instructions: That means I am only limited to 11Mbs. My 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. Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. Message 7 of This website uses cookies. This may be due to the fact that it cannot see any networks [there are usually 4 or 5 others in range as well] figure ‘WirelessNWseen.

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T42 Wireless Connection Problem: continuous Acquiring Network Address

I’ll try a wired connection, both my wired Ethernet ports on my router are in use, but I can temporarily fix something up. Please do NOT send private messages since I won’t be able to read them. I keep it around qifi it has a built-in serial port. Find the drivers and maybe the helper apps.

Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. Check this wifu out: What I really immediately wanted to know is which of two drivers I found, the older version that looked the same as the one on the Lenovo website but didn’t match the part description ver 3. This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. Message 8 of Message 2 of Register Sign In Help.


But as for the wireless device driver, I’d be looking to Broadcom if the laptop is stock. Click “Start,” then “Network and Internet Connections.

If I reinstall a new driver, that should get round disk problems if the driver is bad because a bad sector on the HD? This post has ibbm flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

Right-click “Wireless Network Connection” and then select “Properties” from the context menu. CNET’s Forum on networking and wireless is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts.

Solved: Thinkpad t42 wireless problems – Lenovo Community

Just disable your present pci wifi. I’d check the BIOS, and note its version too: No, create an account now. Meanwhile, the next thing I plan to do is take the machine to my Dad’s house at iwfi weekend where I can try it on his wireless network which is slightly simpler. Report Inappropriate Content tags: Click the Wireless Networks tab. 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.


OK, last time I looked, it seemed to working.

If so, download and install it, and if it fixes the problem then you’re set. Forums Knowledge Base Blogs.

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Could I try using the Intel one? Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: I can’t roll back the driver as there isn’t a previous one, and would I create more problems by uninstalling the driver and trying to reinstall it, seeing as I haven’t got internet access?

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How to Configure Wi-Fi on the IBM ThinkPad in Windows XP

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. Cheers, George In daily use: Every resulting working laptop had an official Microsoft OEM Windows license issued to it which was entitled to such. I installed a few drivers and now i can connect to the internet via LAN not wireless. I am using a wireless connection, because I think that is the only practical one available.