So imagine it’s something to do with this adapter or driver. Trouble is the routers page is in japanese or chinese and i cant read it. I would appreciate any advice on settings. Some models don’t have a wireless indicator light. Lastly, it seems I did a google search for ‘b WPA’ and information from those searches yielded useful information. Net and its accuracy.

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[Solved] Old IBM Thinkpad R51 with XP Can’t connect to home wifi

Also see if your XP encryption is set the same as your router. If you decide to take this road, you’ll need a good set of small Phillips-head screwdrivers, the T40 Hardware Maintenance Manual free download from Lenovo’s web site – http: Good to hear – thanks for popping back to let us know.

And indeed it did not work at all. It will now connect through XP but constantly disconnects and reconnects every seconds or so. If the status light does not blink or glow solid green, press “Fn-F5” to enable the wireless adapter.


After executing dmesg there is a message that “worries” me. Your network is still vulnerable, even after you enable the security settings defined in the By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. I cannot stress enough that the updates wpa IBM and Windows update did not work and I wasted a lot of time. I have the same question Small Business – Chron.

Sign up using Email and Password. I logged into the router and it shows it didnt change to wep.

Old IBM T42 and wifi problems (I’ve given up and need help)

I started up my computer this morning, and the same problem again – constantly says “aquiring network address” although no wireless networks are showing up on the list. Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.

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WPA2 enabled wireless driver for Thinkpad Owners

Could you try the sequence of these commands: No registered users and 9 guests. She received an A.


After a very interesting discussion with gertvdijk it turned out that this is highly probable that the problem here is that the network I am connecting to. Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. Temporarily re-configure your router to use WEP encryption and see if that allows the Thinkpad to connect.

wireless networking – WPA wifi security on an IBM ThinkPad T23 with Airport Extreme? – Super User

Uninstall the driver of the adapter: What password are you referring to? Thousands of users waiting to help! Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

I clicked on the setup file and it was a different look. Wppa2 mouse interference with Wifi Signal BeemoSep 15,in forum: Again, I wish I had the laptop here to confirm this information but it’s sold.

Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. Net and its accuracy. Reboot and check if the driver is reinstalled correctly.