Question about IBM ThinkPad A22m 2628 Notebook

1 Answer

Ok i got a ibm thinkpad a22m with win 2000 p3.....under 'network connections" it shows my modem dial up isp...but not a lan connection...went to device manager and it shows under network adapters "3 miniport adapters...miniportpacket,miniport[apple], and one more miniportsomething or another...i have tried to install several ethernet adapters..with out success..i have been on this problem for 14hrs straight...help..p.s. what would have been the oem adapter for this pc? i have had dsl put in and in the setup it says it cannot connect to gateway..hope all this info helps

Posted by on

  • fenrirus
    fenrirus May 11, 2010

    Isn't your Ethernet adapter Disabled in BIOS??

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • IBM Master
  • 32,281 Answers

When you download the Thinkpad device drivers, they need to be the XP or Vista versions that matches the version of Windows that is installed on your Thinkpad.
Download the drivers from the IBM/Lenevo WEB site, make sure you select the correct model laptop and the correct Windows version of the drivers.
When you run the driver programs they will be unzipped/expanded to the hard drive in a folder c:\drivers. Then you need to open the various folders and run the setup programs to install the various drivers.
NOTE - The A22 series laptops come with various different manufacturers devices (eg. there are a few different wireless model LANs) and if one version driver doesn't work you need to install a different one. It is a bit of trial and error to find the right one.

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I can not get win explorer to load a page it is ibm think pad a21m running win 2000. i can't get it to load a page


Are you sure you're connected to the internet? Is your LAN working? Go to control panel, system, hardware, device manager and find your network adapter(s). Click on it and see if it is working. Do you have a wireless? Do the same thing. Access to a USB wireless you could try? Install it, connect to the internet and see what happens. Sonetimes the LAN adapter in the computer will go bad.

Dec 07, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad A21m 2628 Notebook

1 Answer

Network controller ibm r50e?


Wireless LAN ThinkPad 11abg, abgn, bg, bgn for Windows Vista (64-bit and 32-bit) - ThinkPad
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-67351

Wireless LAN ThinkPad (11bg, 11abg, 11abgn) for Windows XP, 2000 - ThinkPad
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-70480

Intel Wireless LAN (11abgn, abg, bg) for Windows Vista - ThinkPad
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-70505

Intel Wireless LAN (abgn, abg, bg) for Windows XP - ThinkPad
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-70504

After download extact the files either Vista Or XP depending on ur O.S...go to device manager - select the hard ware.....right click and select update driver...choose not to go online....browse to the location of driver after selecting have disk and ok

Nov 11, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad R50e Notebook

1 Answer

Hi i have a ibm a22m laptop p3 ifor got my bios lock code ? how do i reset bios


remove the battery pack.....then remove the CMOS battery for about 4hrs or if you can, but most importantly take it to an expert

Nov 05, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad A22m 2628 Notebook

1 Answer

Thinkpad 760el how can I connect broadband preferably wired


You will need a LAN network card in your laptop, it may already have a LAN port connection on the laptop.
First you need to decide what type of broadband connection your require DSL (it uses your phone line) or a cable connection.
You need to signup to an Internet Service Provider in your area that can provide a DSL or cable connection. Select a broadband plan that suits your requirements, be aware that some ISP will charge additional fees for exceeding your monthly download limit.
The ISP may also include a DSL or cable modem with their broadband plan.
The ISP will supply a setup CD to install and setup your broadband connection.

Oct 25, 2009 | IBM PC Laptops

1 Answer

I have a IBM thinkpad R40, i upgrade to xp professional from windows 2000, i have a problem with the LAN which always display no connectivity, i have installed the LAN driver downloaded to the IBM website,...


http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-54046.html

start here,determine witch of the two options you have in yours,intel pro 100 VE network connection or intel pro 1000 lan adapter then download and install according to instructions good luck,aloha from maui todd0708

Oct 22, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad R40 2681

1 Answer

Am getting error code 720 when trying to connect


Follow this link to see what the solution might be to your problem:
http://www.modemsite.com/56k/duns720.asp

May 27, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T20 2647 Notebook

1 Answer

IBM ThinkPad T20


Wow, a lot of information but I'm unclear as to what you are trying to do.

Are you connecting the T20 directly to the T40 using a cat5 cable and then trying to access the internet on the T20 via the modem?

Connecting the two computer together using a normal cat5 will not work, you need to use a crossover cable otherwise you are connecting the send to the send and the receive to the receive.
You can also use a hub, a switch or a router if you have any of those on hand.

As for the modem, I suggest you unplug the telephone line from the modem and plug it into a phone and see if you can hear a dial tone. If you cannot hear a tone either the extension is bad (replace) or you outlet is defective. If you can hear a tone, the modem card may be defective.

Oct 08, 2008 | IBM Thinkpad T20 Notebook

1 Answer

ThinkPad 380ED


download firefox and try that.
or got to the tools/internet options
never dial a connections
then local area network lan settings / check auto detect settings /uncheck proxy

Mar 23, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad 380ED

2 Answers

Hmmm....any ideas..


Check in control panel - system - device manager - hardware to see that there is no conflict on the built in network adaptor - click on the network adaptor properties to make sure it is enabled and working.

Mar 12, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad A21m 2628 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
IBM ThinkPad A22m 2628 Notebook Logo

141 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top IBM PC Laptops Experts

John mullen

Level 2 Expert

245 Answers

Vicegrip
Vicegrip

Level 1 Expert

29 Answers

gbob59

Level 3 Expert

2963 Answers

Are you an IBM PC Laptop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...