A family member has been ill, and I’ve been trying to balance his care, work, etc. I’ll report back next week.. If I reinstall a new driver, that should get round disk problems if the driver is bad because a bad sector on the HD? I’d check the BIOS, and note its version too: 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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Yes, my password is: 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.

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

Here is exactly what I did following your instructions:. Please contact Microsoft Product Support Services for further help. Find the drivers and maybe the helper apps.

Please try again wifii or at a later time. What is the best way to go about solving this problem? Message 7 of 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 the same for all T42 variants.


Any help you can offer on this, I’d appreciate. Welcome to the forum!

I keep it around because it has a built-in serial port. Message 5 of Your wireless driver Intel BG: About the Author Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since When I checked the driver version number it said 3.

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

When connected to unsecure it is OK. On the T42 I had disabled the wireless card and enabled the wired card to prevent confusion. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.


OK, last time I looked, it seemed to working. Not sure whats wrong. I try to update and everything but no luck.

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My adapter driver 6hwc05ww. Anyway, here’s how I’d proceed, from past experience: The fact that you state: It’s possible that your laptop doesn’t have the last release, and that would be something to address as well at some point. Accessed 28 December Until recently I’ve been noticing that I’ve been getting intermittent wireless connection and sometimes none at all. Intermittent connection and freeze remained.

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IBM issued a machine type for every ThinkPad. Based on the symptoms you describe, however, there’s another possibility, I’m afraid.

Hi dj, thanks for your helpful answer.