You said this was an OS download. I installed windows xp sp2 and a lot of things wouldnt work. Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. Message 3 of And its a thinkpad t42 r4u if that helps.

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When I checked the driver version number it said 3. No, create an account now.

T42 Wireless Connection Problem: continuous Acquiring Network Address

Windows 7 would not have drivers and apps to turn on and use the hardware. See our Sustainability Report. Discussion topics include Wi-Fi setups, This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s t2.

Right-click “Wireless Network Connection” and then select “Properties” from the context menu. Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. Unknown media status code. CNET’s Forum on networking and wireless is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts.

Ranbe wiri has more than six years of professional information-technology experience, specializing in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design. 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? I think I uninstalled the driver at this point and reinstalled it: And its a thinkpad t42 r4u if that helps.


My main laptop at home is a T, and I’ve a T30 still running Damn thing is as solid as a tank, has 1. Some models don’t have a wireless indicator light. 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.

Remember, downloading the driver eifi just the first step. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.

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I’d also wonder what your device manager looks like.

Solved: Thinkpad t42 wireless problems – Lenovo Community

Message 3 of Aifi 2 Lenovo Support: Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. There may be other devices without drivers installed. When connected to unsecure it is OK.


If this is the case, “Fn” and “F5” will usually have no effect on Wi-Fi capabilities. OK, last time I looked, it seemed to working. Please try again now or at a later time.

tbinkpad This doesn’t mean you can do this with Win 7. 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 thnkpad 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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