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Thinkpad x40 cannot see the wireless adapter

My wireless wasn't connecting. I decided to remove the connection. When I went to add it back to the machine - aka add hardware, it doesn't find the wireless adapter which should be Intel 802.11b/g wireless(MPCI). when I look at the system info, there is no wireless adapter found. Nothing in device manager for it.

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Re: thinkpad x40 cannot see the wireless adapter

Try booting to safe mode, remove any connection setups in the network connections control panel. and then remove the adapter from the device manager.

Reboot your system, then try adding hardware and setup your wireless connection.

If that doesn't work, test the adapter on another computer, and/or test another adapter with your system. (Your adapter might need a burial)

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