Once you know the machine type, you can go here: If so, download and install it, and if it fixes the problem then you’re set. Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. Just disable your present pci wifi. CNET’s Forum on networking and wireless is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Check this one out: The wireless is not showing up in device manager.

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Here is exactly what I did following your instructions:. Hope you’re still in a really helpful mood This is the most info i can give at present Please let me know if there is something else i should be doing Thanks Additional Info – Unknown media statis code.

IBM Thinkpad T42 ( wireless function not working) | Tech Support Guy

Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: The fact that you state: This was helpful 0. I can search around for the correct driver. Client Security Solution 7. SpywareDr Dec 4, And its a thinkpad t42 r4u if that helps.


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.

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

Right-click “Wireless Network Connection” and then select “Properties” from the context menu. Message 2 of Message 10 of All the best to anyone else suffering from stupidcomputeritis. While Intel’s drivers also tend to suck from time-to-time, Intel at least makes an effort to fix the problems.

When I checked the driver version number it said 3. ThinkVantage System Update 3. Client Security Solution v6. But it might help. These are two different beasts.

I installed a few drivers and now i can connect to the internet via LAN not wireless. WAN or bluetooth are not installed on the system.

Wireless networking in IBMThinkpad T42

Locate the command prompt short cut in your start menu. Welcome to Tech Support Guy! More than one network source Critical update for Rescue and Recovery v3.


Thanks, dj, for doing all that work. Hi, Did as requested and there are no yellow or x’s marked in the Device manager. Hi, The results of the ipconfig all are An internal error has occured: Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I have a problem that isn’t easy to explain but i will try The laptop has inbuilt wireless – which will automatically find my network when i boot up.

Check this one out: I also have a 54Mbps PC card which I occasionally install and sometimes I plug in my direct ethernet cord.

They work well in just about any laptop.