I see on the web discussions about the t42 and 7 so I’ll stop here.. Accessed 28 December If this should be under ‘software’ please make it so. 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. I think I uninstalled the driver at this point and reinstalled it: Ranbe also has more than six years of professional information-technology experience, specializing in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design.

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Solved: Thinkpad t42 wireless problems – Lenovo Community

Hi dj, thanks for your helpful answer. Intermittent connection and freeze remained. Windows 7 would not have drivers and apps to turn on and use the hardware. It told me that my device was installed and ready to use.

T24 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. I try to update and everything but no luck. Last time 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’.


But as for the wireless device driver, I’d be looking to Broadcom if the laptop is stock. And its a thinkpad t42 r4u if that helps. Please try again now or at a later time. Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since It’s on a sticker on the bottom of the laptop, and is also in the laptop’s BIOS. Log in or Sign up.

In any event, I can’t really help you any more at this point without the laptop’s machine type.

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. Find the drivers and maybe the helper apps.

Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. If I reinstall a new driver, that should get round disk problems if the driver is bad because a bad sector on the Thnkpad Do you already have an account?

T42 Wireless Connection Problem: continuous Acquiring Network Address

Based on the symptoms you describe, however, there’s another possibility, I’m afraid. You are reporting the following post: Welcome to the forum! I can’t roll back the driver as there isn’t a previous one, and would I create more ibk by uninstalling the driver and trying to reinstall it, seeing as I haven’t got internet access?


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. These are Pentium “M” and only support a 32 bit OS.

I have my HP laptop working from it. Message 4 of Any help you can offer on this, I’d appreciate. This was helpful 1. Hope you’re still in a really helpful mood See our Sustainability Report. There may be other devices without drivers installed.

Once you know the machine type, you can go here: Unknown media status code. If so, eifi and install it, and if it fixes the problem then you’re set.