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What do i need to make my Ibm thinkpad t21 have wifi? I bought this laptop off of ebay and they said it would come with wifi but it didnt.

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  • bulwood May 04, 2010

    i bought one tells me to choose a wireless network but it still wont connect

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You could buy a USB wireless network adapter and plug it into a USB port and get wireless internet that way. Wouldn't matter which USB network adapter that you would buy.


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That laptop never had WiFi from factory.
If you want that you will have to buy, install and use something like
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833180017

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