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Toshiba P25-S477 internal wireless problem

I was given a P25-S477 with XP on it. I decided to swap out the hard drive and install windows 2000, just to play around with it.

Everything works fine, except the Toshiba internal wireless.

I tried all the 'ConfigFree' utilities from Toshiba's website.

All of the correct internal wireless card drivers are installed, no problems in device manager.

It 'sees' the network with a 100% signal, yet will not connect.

I tried every combination of settings with the router, even completely dropping all security settings.

When I put the XP hard drive back in, it works fine, even with MAC filtering enabled on the router (i added the MAC to the allow list).

Am I over-looking some goofy setting somewhere with this 'ConfigFree' utility??

As I said, it's just to play around with W2K, so it's not really a big deal, I just hate when I can't get something to work.

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    brian c Jan 25, 2008

    Yes, I installed windows 2000 on it myself, on a fresh drive.

  • brian c
    brian c Jan 25, 2008

    Like I said, it's not a big deal. It's a fresh install, with all the updates, etc.

    Must be a Toshiba thing...

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Hi have you got windows 2000 ? as it seams as if the person who had the hard drive as not fully loaded it or did a costomise setting ithere way you need the disk ?

Posted on Jan 25, 2008

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    robert smith Jan 25, 2008

    ok reload windows 2000 and do nothing to it you can remove any thing when you have loaded it ? hope fully this should work ?

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There is a wireless kill switch on the left-hand side of the laptop.

Also, there is a hot switch button FN-F8

Posted on Mar 27, 2008

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