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Thinkpad T30 Error 1802 from Verizon modem..Now won't boot past error message even without modem plugged in. Help

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  • MONEIM Apr 24, 2009

    I have the same problem, plus customer doesn't remember the BIOS
    password! Any help, please.

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Ohh, GOOD ONE! Here is link to Solve:

http://www.command-tab.com/2006/02/26/thinkpad-1802-error-fix/

Seems to be quite popular. let me know how it turns out.

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The 1802 error is ussually caused by an "unsupported" wireless card being installed. check out this site for a fix that has worked for me on a couple Thinkpads (including the one I'm writing this message on) to allow unsopported wifi cards to work.

http://www.command-tab.com/2006/02/26/thinkpad-1802-error-fix/

Posted on May 27, 2009

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I have a T40 IBM that just got the 1802 error. downloaded a bootable fix that I made to a CD. Set both startup and network to look for the CD drive first. Cannot get past the double beep on the POST test...


Hello,

To correct this issue, you will need to remove the PCI wireless card from your laptop or disable the mini PCI settings in the BIOS menu.

On IBM's, the Mini PCI card slot is usually at the back of computer.

After removing card or disabling the
mini PCI settings in the BIOS menu, boot your computer. Make sure to update your BIOS. The new BIOS version can be downloaded from the manufacturer's website.
(http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-51708.html).

This issue has been corrected in the latests BIOS updates released.

After updating the BIOS, you can reseat the PCI Wireless card or enable the mini PCI settings in the BIOS menu.

Note that once you have removed the wireless card, you will not have wireless connection until you update the bios and replace it.

Hope this helps.

May 19, 2011 | IBM ThinkPad R40 2722 Notebook

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When booting up the screen displays FAN ERROR


Is the fun running? you can first confirm that before you alter anything in the Bios. touch on the fun air exit point you will feel it if its running.

Regards

May 05, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

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When I boot my IBM T30, I am getting this message "fan error."


Usually that message indicates the CPU fan has stopped spinning for some reason..Possibly needs to be replaced.

Jan 29, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

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Error 1802 unauthorized network card is plugged in t 40


http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Problem_with_unauthorized_MiniPCI_network_card

Nov 13, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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System will not boot up.


Thinkpads have readable "FRU" (Field Replaceable Unit) numbers storedon various components, and at boot up time, for those internal devices(fortunately excluding drive, memory, etc) if they do not "respondcorrectly" saying they are a valid IBM part, they will give this 1802error.

It could be that the referenced device has failed, and thus seems to be there but not responding; it could need reseating;

The Lenovo site should be able to help you with a service guide to remove the card and see if that works.

there is also a "hack" to change the bios of machine - I think "prior to T43" to delete the 1802 check:
http://www.command-tab.com/2006/02/26/thinkpad-1802-error-fix/

Be aware any "hack" can disable the machine completely!

If it does turn out to be the mini PCI network card, you can tryremoving it and going with USB (did 600s' HAVE usb? I can't remembermine any more) or try to find a "genuine" IBM replacement on eBay orITxchange.com

May 30, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad 600E 2645 Notebook

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IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 PC Notebook error 1802: unauthorized netword card isplugged in my laptop cannot boot because of this probs


This is ussually caused by an unsupported WiFi card being installed. You can correct this problem by using a quick BIOS hack... (If you are getting the 1802 error)

Go to this site for the fix: http://www.command-tab.com/2006/02/26/thinkpad-1802-error-fix/

Jan 26, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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IBM ThinkPad T30 2367


I bet your hard drive crashed on you. You might have to buy yourself a new hard drive and replace your old one with it. Then format it and install a fresh copy of your Operating System on it. Your error condes here indicate to me that you either got a blue screen or similar. Blue Screens and/or the code that you stated here are usually caused by a software issue, and are rarely hardware issues. But in this case, you may have gotten something bad on your computer, such as a virus or serious spyware, that wiped out your Operating System And caused your hard drive to crash/become corrupt. As I mentioned, try replacing your hard drive. Hope this helps.

Sep 07, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

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IBM R40 2722 1802 Error Message


This is due to the fact that IBM laptops have a list of accepted devices, and the pci card is not recognised in the list. On IBM - Amilo, Mini PCI card slot is usually at the back of computer. Locate and remove Mini PCI wireless card, you will not have integrated wireless after this.
Other solution is to find the option to disable mini PCI in bios settings.
Here is how mini pci wireless card looks like:

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May 28, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad R40 2722 Notebook

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Error Message on boot


Hi,
IBM requires using a "branded" network adapter, meaning one that has IBM's name on it, no matter if it's broadcom,etc. There is a couple of workarounds for this problem which would enable you to use whatever wireless adapter you wish. I would google IBM R40, and error 1802 and you'll find the application you need. Unfortunately, I'm not able to offer it to you here.
Good luck

Dec 02, 2007 | IBM ThinkPad R40 2897 Notebook

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