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T30 Wireless switch off

My T30 wireless seems to be off.

How do I turn it on?

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  • pakico Dec 09, 2008

    Im serious mate. My wireless switch seems to be off, but the IBM T30 does not have a physical switch to turn it on.

    Someone help!

  • crocodillion Dec 26, 2008

    I have a T30 and am having the same problem -- there is no physical switch to turn on wireless. wtf?!

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    I have the same problem. I went to a service center and apparently my Wifi card is dead.
    T30 are a little old and so probably is your Wifi card.Your Wifi adapter may be 'dead'. Apparently they become dead after a certain time.
    You can find a used one on ebay. Attention don't buy anything else that one that is 100% supprted by your T30. Don't pay too much dollars either. I am not sure the T30 worth investing more. Hope this help.

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    I have the same problem with my T30 2367. I do have exclamation marks by the network controller and video controller in th device manager. What does this mean?

  • southernn35 Apr 03, 2009

    where is the ibm thinkpad t30 wireless swtich located?

  • jipjaap May 10, 2009

    checked this and still cant connect, i am using widows XP.. pleeeaaaasse help...:-(



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Use Fn and the F5 buttons together

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Pushing the on button perhaps ?

if you found that by now your battery may be flat... plug transformer into wall and try again

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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    Uwe Klopfer Dec 09, 2008

    quite right, not a good answer...

    Seriously though..

    Most laptops do have a button somehwere where you can toggle the wireless on and off, normally its close to the button that switches the bluetooth on and off..

    i presume you have windows vista ?
    go to your network properties and just check if the wireless netword has been disabled, if it is disabled in windows you can toggle the manual switch on and off as much as you like it aint gonna work...

    unfortunately it is quite easy to accidently disable it in windows, a simple right click and disable on the wrong connection in the system tray is all it needs, especially when you were connected to the internet and right clicked the wrong icon, since windows, in its infinite wisdom puts the network icons next to each other... design flaw ? or just not thinking ahead my microsoft.. either way.

    In the network properties you simply right click the relavant network connection and click "enable"

    another option is that the wireless device may be disabled in the bios... in which case as far as windows is concerned your laptop wont have one... so check that out as well..

    then lastly, if all the above seems in order check in your device manager and see if it is installed properly, no yellow exclamation marks next to network adapters -> wireless xxxxx

    if you need more details please let me know and ill try to assist further..

    oh, and sorry for the crappy answer earlier....



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