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Where is the switch to turn on the wireless for the ibm thinkpad t40

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The T40 does not have a switch to turn the wireless card, the correct wireless driver only needs to be installed.
The same model ThinkPads can have several different video and audio drivers and unless you know exactly which one is installed in your ThinkPad, you need to download all the drivers and install each driver until you find the right driver.
When you download the drivers, write down the device driver and it’s file name so you have a record of which driver you are installing and which directory the unzipped files are located on your hard drive.
Go to the IBM/Lenovo WEB site - support/download page and download the latest Windows XP or Vista device drivers for your 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
You can download the various drivers and then you click on and run the various driver files, they will then unzip and expand into a sub folder on C:\drivers Then install the various drivers from this folder (run the set-up file).

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Chips DO get loose and what you're experiencing is a common problem with IBM T40's. The solder that holds the graphics processor to the motherboard is cracked and no longre consistantly makes a good connection. This problem can only permanently be resolved with a new motherboard, or reflowing the solder of the GPU chip on the old one with a heat gun. Do a search for "thinkpad solder reflow" in any search engine.

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Are you sure you have a wire card installed? If so, then try this:

  1. Right-click the My Computer icon and select Properties.
  2. Click the Hardware tab and press the Device Manager button. The network card should appear under Network Adapters.
    Note: If the card has a exclamation mark over a yellow background, then this is an indication that the card is experiencing a problem. Go to Driver download step 5.
  1. Verify that the radio is enabled.
    It is possible to disable the transmitter of the wireless card without Device Manager showing any problems.
    Note: Follow the instructions provided to enable wireless card.
    • Most wireless cards will put an icon in the system tray (the line of icons in the lower right corner of your screen). Right click this icon and it may have a menu option to enable/turn on the wireless radio.
    • Some systems come with a Wireless Radio switch to disable the wireless radios. The wireless radio switch is usually located on the front side of the machine. If you are having difficulties with wireless connections, make sure the Wireless Radio switch is set in the On position.
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  2. Check for association to an Access Point.
    If you double-click the previously mentioned system tray icon, the configuration utility of the wireless card will appear. This utility will be able to show the status of the wireless card, showing what channel the card is using and what signal strength is being received. It may be difficult to maintain a connection if signal strength is low due to either interference or distance. For example, interference can be caused by 2.4GHz cordless phones, other Access Points in the area, and physical structures such as load bearing walls or metal partitions.
    Note:
    The utility can be used to configure the wireless card settings, but if using Windows XP Zero Configuration or Access Connections, you will need to use those programs to actually configure the wireless card as they will overwrite the setting of the utility.

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I simply cannot find the wireless driver for my t40 2373 ibm thinkpad. please help. ive looked for hours, download things and nothing works.


Hello,
at the following link you will find the possible drivers for the T40 serie. Look under the section Networking: Wireless.
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-46258
Make sure to identify which wireless adapter you have in your current system.
Regards,

Jan 11, 2011 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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Where is the on/off switch for wireless connection on the IBM thinkpad


Hi marcsheila,,

You can turn wireless connection ON/OFF by pressing Fn+F2 keys on the keyboard (or Fn + a key that looks like a tower with radio waves coming out of it).

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Dec 05, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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CAN U GIVE MW THE RIGHT WIRLESS DRIVER FOR MY IBM THINKPAD T40,AND HOW TO SWITCH ON THE WIRLESS


You can download the drivers from IBM official suport. Click here
Select the drivers according to your model and operating system

Press Fn+F5 Key to enable or disable the built-in wireless networking features and the Bluetooth features.

Let me know if any further clarification is required. Hope this helps!
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Nov 26, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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MY ibm THINKPAD WILL NOT CONNECT TO INTERNET IS THERE A WIRELESS CONNECTION BUTTON i HAVE TRIED fN+f5


I do not think there is a switch, however some of the T40's came without a wireless card installed, but was optional. Here are the part numbers if you need them to order one. 39T0071
39T0077
93P3483
91P7301

All from IBM

Aug 24, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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Wireless switch location on a ibm thinkpad t40?


just check for any small switch around your notebook if you cant find try fn+f5 :)

Jul 23, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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IBM t40 think pad wireless won't turn on, I can see the light but will not connect


Try to restart the Services of Wireless Zero Configuration or Wireless Auto configuration in the Services Section. To open service, type "services.msc" in the run command.

May 03, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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I am trying to connect my sons laptop to the wireless internet that I have .I have refreshed the wireless network connection and it says make sure the wireless switch on your computer is on. where is the...


What is the model of yuor laptop?
There will be wireless switch at the base of the laptop - turn it on. If still nok- - check system tray on the right hand side - you will find wireless switch utility there - enable wireless

Thanx

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Wireless access


There should be a switch on the very front and bottom of your computer that slides back and forth, enabling or disabling the wireless. If this is set in the on position, you can press FN (next to CTRL) and F5 and turn the wireless on or off from there as well.
Even if the physical switch is set to ON, the settings when pressing FN+F5 may be off.

Mar 22, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook

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Where is the wireless switch on the IBM think pad?


Use Fn + F5 (most thinkpads) to enable your wireless.
If you are used to a menu, visit www.lenovo.com (the producer of IBM Thinkpads for ages) and download System Update (a program which will download a lot of updates and drivers for your Thinkpad)

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