OK, last time I looked, it seemed to working. 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 them 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. The fact that you state: Of course, you have to install the pcmcia card with its supplied software. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

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Windows Vista update module KB – Notebooks Somebody with more experience than I have may be able to help.

I will try this first thing tomorrow morning when I get to work and let you know how it goes. Posted by khaledeldeli on Jan 23, If you don’t see your network controller or you see a yellow? Discussion in ‘ Software ‘ started by JmckinleyMay 17, I downloaded a file for the Cisco wireless network card from Lenovo website, version 3.


Wireless networking in IBMThinkpad T42

You must log in or sign up to reply here. When I checked the driver version number it said 3. I have my HP laptop working from it.

Did you install XP SP3? I had the same situation as you on my T23 until I replaced it with the Intel latest abg card. My router only gives the option of one or the other. About the Author Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community.

Click “Start,” then “Network and Internet Connections. The only trick is to remember to turn off the original internal device – the operating system doesn’t respond well to two wireless adapters trying to get its attention Download the following driver.

T42 Network Controller Driver – Lenovo Community

Some model ThinkPads have different network cards drivers and unless you know exactly which one is installed in your ThinkPad, you need to download all the network drivers and install each driver until you find the right driver.

JmckinleyMay 21, ThinkVantage Client Security Solution 8.

Go in the bios find the network setting and enable the internal wireless card. Some laptop manufacturers have funky pin assignments or other proprietary implementations of the device, as you just discovered. It’s one of the reasons Cisco no longer makes WiFi chipsets for end-user systems, I think. Ive installed it once but got an error message saying “No neywork controller connections found on this computer”.


IBM issued a machine type for every ThinkPad. Please contact Microsoft Product Support Services for further help. Tips On most models, the wireless indicator light is grouped with several other light emitting diodes and located farthest to the left. Every resulting working laptop had an official Microsoft OEM Windows license issued to it which was entitled to such.


Ibm thinkpad t42 switch for wireless network

Message 1 of 6. My Thinkpad T23 had a wifi pci card also with 11b, so whenever I used a 11g pc card, I just disable the b goto Control Panel, Network and Dialup Connectionsright click on the wifi and select Disable. Posted on Nrtwork 23, JmckinleyMay 20, Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and networl is not recommended. If that doesn’t work Welcome to the forum!