My adapter driver 6hwc05ww. It’s possible that your laptop doesn’t have the last release, and that would be something to address as well at some point. I shall download the driver version 3. 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. This was helpful 0. Message 6 of

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Meanwhile, the next thing I plan to do is take the machine to my Dad’s house at the weekend where I can try it on his wireless network which is slightly simpler. Ubm it might help. When I checked the driver version number it said 3. Find the drivers and maybe the helper apps.

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

Message 2 of Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. Machine is a T42 Type KEG After much searching I came across a select thhinkpad 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. If Wi-Fi is disabled, however, Windows XP will act as if the PC has no wireless card installed and will fail to detect wireless networks in the area.


It told me that my device was installed and witi to use. It shows a yellow esclamation mark and says “network controller” under “other devices”. If I reinstall a new driver, that should get round disk problems if the driver is bad because a bad sector on the HD?

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.

Here is exactly what I did following your instructions:. While Intel’s drivers also tend to suck from time-to-time, Intel at least makes an effort to fix the problems. And its a thinkpad t42 r4u if that helps. This helped me too.

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

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. Click the Wireless Networks tab.

Your advice, with the extra recommendation to go into the file and tbinkpad load the driver install was the key. I keep it around because it has a built-in serial port.


By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies. What could be the problem? About the Author Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since Hope you’re still in a really helpful mood I have been fighting with my computer IBM T 7wm for over 12 hours now trying to get the stupid thing to connect to the internet wirelessly.

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If this is the case, “Fn” and wwifi will usually have no effect on Wi-Fi capabilities. Message 6 of I have my HP laptop working from it. T42 Wireless Connection Problem: Hi dj, thanks for your helpful answer.