Once you know the machine type, you can go here: 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. Your name or email address: Tips On most models, the wireless indicator light is grouped with several other light emitting diodes and located farthest to the left. I also have a 54Mbps PC card which I occasionally install and sometimes I plug in my direct ethernet cord. Once Wi-Fi is turned on, the operating system can be instructed to automatically configure wireless settings, allowing you to sign in online in seconds without needing to set up your network card manually.

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I try to update and everything but no luck.

Last wifj 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’. Has anyone tried this? Not sure whats wrong. These are Pentium “M” and only support a 32 bit OS.

T42 Wireless Connection Problem: continuous Acquiring Network Address

Could I try using the Intel one? The PC-Card adapter is a standard slide-in card the pops in and out of the slot on the side of the laptop.

It told me that my device was installed and ready to use. It also freezes when I try to configure it in Access Connection and connection is lost when I tried to configure it in Windows. I’d check the Wfi, and note its version too: Discussion topics include Wi-Fi setups, But it might help. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.


Solved: Thinkpad t42 wireless problems – Lenovo Community

Our commitment to the environment Lenovo tt42 committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: 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.

No idea what those links are, but they worked!! If a download, there were need to be questions as to from whom it was acquired. You are posting wii reply to: The miniPCI card is an internal card for which you must take the laptop apart and snap the card into a special hidden connector.

Discussion topics include Wi-Fi setups, I downloaded a file for the Cisco wireless network card from Lenovo website, version 3. Register Sign In Help.

Because of difference in the word ‘mini’ and the version number I have being higher than that which Lenovo has, I do not think that this is the correct driver.

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is ibn recommended.

If not, post the results here, and I’ll do whatever I can. For several days previously, the T42 had actually been ‘seeing’ three networks, but was unable to connect to the internet Acquiring Network Address by my preferred ne the only one I had the password to The wired Ethernet worked ok I had to disable internet from my desktop which was using the connection.


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Some laptop manufacturers have funky pin assignments or other proprietary implementations of the ibn, as you just discovered. By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies.

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Your advice, with the extra recommendation to go into the file and actually load the driver install was the key. NT NT Only if you fail to ibn the internal adapter first.

To see your pecking order open a command window and 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. This one tip will help jbm sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. I had the same situation as you on my T23 until I replaced it t24 the Intel latest abg card.

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