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Where is the wireless switch on a lenovo t2300

I just got a new Thinkpad, have gone home, and even though I have a wireless connection at home, I am being told to "make sure the wireless switch on your computer is on." I can't find the switch.

Can anyone tell me where the switch is?

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  • Selvan Nov 29, 2008

    I have the same problem on a T23 2647-NU8.

    No function key designated and no physical switch that I can see in front of the keyboard or anywhere else for that matter.Right clicking the wireless card icon in the sytem tray does not provide a menu option to turn on or off the wireless radio.

    I'm having to resort to using a USB wireless adapter for now.

    Any help would be appreciated.



  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2009

    lenovo F41 wireless connection failed

  • Selvan May 11, 2010

    Hi spike888ph,

    Your solution did not help but I think it was more a solution toward the initial poster's post.

  • Mark Williams
    Mark Williams May 11, 2010

    Need to know model # not processor # the t2300 is a duo-core processor.

    Is this a lenovo 3000 n100?

    this link will take you to the manuals


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The F5 button (press blue "Fn" key & F5) switches wireless antenna ON/OFF.

This is not the switch referred to, that one is usually located on the front (lower side). It is a switch which can be moved form left to rght. The symbol is the same as on the F5 key and could be mistaken as a symbol for speakers {looks somwhat like this: (( [I_I] )) }.

It need to be set to the PC symbol with the waves (to the right) on my one.

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Switch is normally infront of the laptop just on the front side of the keyboard. you didnt mention the model like T60? X60? or R60?

anyway it should be infront

You also use the function key and F5 i think or was it F3? but there should be an icon that indicates wireless.

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