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Internet switch where is the internet switch on the ibm thinkpad. i cannot connect to the internet until i find the switch on my computer and turn it on

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    Got the same problem with the T30 very frustating. Says its connected but only limted connection. Can,t work out where this switch is for local connection but says its unplugged.

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How can i turn on wifi?


Step 1:
which operating system ?
For the most part, IBM has switched its focus away from personal computers and more towards large business items such as servers and networks. However, it is still possible to use and purchase an IBM Thinkpad. These are IBM's version of the laptop. A majority of IBM Thinkpads still use Windows XP and offer the function of connecting to WiFi, as long as the connection has been properly configured.

Power on the IBM Thinkpad and wait for it to completely boot up. Right-click the small wireless desktop icon in the bottom right corner of the screen. Select "View Available Wireless Signals" from the pull-up menu. This is going to load a small window that displays all of the available WiFi signals in the area. There are going to be padlock icons next to the signals if a password has been placed on them. Click on one of the WiFi signals to which you want to connect. If a password is required, you are going to be asked here to type it in. Wait a few moments for the IBM Thinkpad to connect to the WiFi signal. The computer is going to display a small message window once the connection has completed. You have now finished the configuration, and you can begin to surf the Internet.

Feb 14, 2013 | IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook

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IBM ThinkPad T40 no LAN or internet connection


Fot that first you need wi fi router with intenret connection .
Then check in your laptop that your wi fi network adapter driver are installed.
Also check its wi fi switch is turn on it is on laptop.
Check your wireless in router is enabled.
also check your wi fi network adapter is enabled in your LAPTOP.

Let me know if you want to configure your router and if you need more assistanse .
thanks.

Aug 26, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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Connecting to my home wireless


Does it find a signal? do you get an error message? if so what is that message. if it does not find a wireless signal do you have the the wireless turned on most of the IBM thinkpad has a switch on the side of the computer to turn the wireless connection on and off. make sure it is on. please answer the 2 question above for more help

Dec 13, 2007 | IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook

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No wireless connection ibm thinkpad r51


the switch is probably disabled by accident check for a switch or a fn +f1-f12 key (it looks like a radio tower or a computer with waves on it)
try checking for a connection after you turn on the wireless

Jun 15, 2011 | IBM ThinkPad R51 Notebook

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I can not get a internet connection.. computer was reformatted and it tells me i have no internet connection... help please


If you are running windows xp after the reformat you will have to load all of the device drivers. Ethernet adapter is one of them. So you will need to use a pc that has internet connection and go to IBM's web site and download drivers to flash drive then install then to the IBM thinkpad

Feb 27, 2011 | IBM ThinkPad A22m 2628 Notebook

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My laptop (IBM T60) has until recently been able to access the internet with the battery charge turned on. Now as soon as i plugs the charger in, the internet immediately turns off. Takes the charger out...


Hi there,
You need to reinstall Power Management Software for you notebook, It seems that the settings of your software are making Wireless to disable automatically when AC plugged in ,
You can download the driver from the link below
6iku08ww.exe


ThinkPad Power Management Driver

feel free to reply to this post if you require more assistance
Regards, BA







Jan 13, 2011 | IBM ThinkPad T60 Notebook

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MY ibm THINKPAD WILL NOT CONNECT TO INTERNET IS THERE A WIRELESS CONNECTION BUTTON i HAVE TRIED fN+f5


I do not think there is a switch, however some of the T40's came without a wireless card installed, but was optional. Here are the part numbers if you need them to order one. 39T0071
39T0077
93P3483
91P7301

All from IBM

Aug 24, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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How do you turn the wireless switch on?


Check your connection settings and check on wireless connection. Restart your computer go to BIOS settings and enable wireless connection now save settings and take reboot again.
Give an IP or connect your modem go through internet connectivity.
Good Luck

Aug 15, 2009 | PC Laptops

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Ibm thinkpad t43 backlight inverter issue


Did you say the the video output flickers on and off when you connect an external monitor to the video output. If the inverter is faulty this would not affect the video output and the external monitor would not flicker but if the external monitor flickers it would point to a video card problem.

Jun 13, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T43 Notebook

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