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Automatic syncronization issue

For some reason, this IBM Thinkpad R51 will not automatically synchronize with user's network drive after it is shut down, powered back on and logged on to. As soon as any key is pressed, synchronization does take place. However, it automatically synch's OK when user either does a 'Log Off' or 'Restart' instead of 'Shutdown.'

Any idea why this is happening?

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Did you try replacing the network cable .

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I have ibm r51 thinkpad but i want sound driver & lan drive


The same model ThinkPadcan have different types of network, video and audio drivers and unless youknow exactly which one is installed in your ThinkPad, you need to download allthe drivers and install each driver until you find the right driver. When you download thedrivers, write down the device driver and it's file name so you have a recordof which driver you are installing and which directory the unzipped files arelocated on your hard drive. Go to the IBM/Lenovo WEBsite - support/download page and download the latest Windows device drivers foryour model computer, Use this link: - http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/product.do?template=%2Fproductselection%2Flandingpages%2FbrowseByProductLandingPage.vm&sitestyle=lenovo&brandind=10&validate=true

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Hi I found an article on this link:
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-70480.html


This package provides the Wireless LAN (WLAN) driver and UtilitySoftware for Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000 to enablethe following adapters:
- IBM 11b/g WLAN Mini PCI adapter
- IBM 11a/b/g WLAN Mini PCI Adapter II
- ThinkPad 11b/g, 11a/b/g, 11b/g/n, 11a/b/g/n WLAN Mini PCI Express Adapter
- ThinkPad 11b/g WLAN Mini PCI Express Adapter II
- ThinkPad 11b/g WLAN Mini PCI Express Adapter III

The following systems are supported:
- G41
- R50, R50e, R50p, R51, R51e, R52
- R60, R60e, R61, R61e, R61i
- R400, R500
- SL300, SL400, SL500
- T42, T42p, T43, T43p
- T400, T500
- T60, T60p, T61, T61p
- W500, W700, W700ds
- X32, X40, X41, X41 Tablet
- X60, X60s, X60 Tablet, X61, X61s, X61 Tablet
- X200, X200s, X200 Tablet
- Z60m, Z60t, Z61e, Z61m, Z61p, Z61t

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A Supervisor password protects the system information stored in the BIOS. The user must enter the Supervisor password in order to get access to the ThinkPad BIOS Setup Utility in order to change the system configuration. If the Supervisor password is forgotten there is no way to reset it to enter the BIOS configuration. Setting a Supervisor password automatically sets the master Hard drive password. The following is the icon that comes up in the upper left corner if a Supervisor password is set:
A forgotten Supervisor password will prevent access to the ThinkPad BIOS setup utility. To regain access, the system will need to be serviced to have the system board and hard drive replaced. Proof of purchase is required, and this repair is not covered under the warranty.


Document id: MIGR-59377 Last modified: 2005-06-17 Copyright © 2009 IBM Corporation Copyright © Lenovo 2009, all rights reserved

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This sounds to be a compatibility issue with either the wireless software or wireless card. Check to see if there are any updated drivers for the wireless card at IBM's support site. If there aren't any or the card still doesn't work after the updated drivers are installed, then you might try a different/newer internal wireless card, or a universal external wireless card for use with your home system.

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