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IBM T42 i have an IBM notebook T42, it switches of when i shake it

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Hi, This is a motherboard issue, this is a know issue on T42 you should contact Lenovo support to get a planar replacement. Thanks and have a nice day J-

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My IBM ThinkPad T42 screen does not turn off when i close the lid


there's a small switch usually located physically on the body of the laptop or sometimes on the inverter called a close lid switch. it may have gone bad, you can either try to replace the inverter to see if it helps or you can look for that physical switch

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Does my thinkpad 42 have a wireless switch? We cant find any networks in range but time warner says my routers good and system properties are good


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IBM ThinkPad T42 is a Series number rather than a Model number.

There are various models in this series. Some models have Wifi capability. Others don't.

Look underneth your notebook to see the full model number, then check here for the exact specifications for your specific model:

http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:T42

I hope this helps.

Aug 25, 2011 | IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook

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I cannot find the wirelss radio transmitter switch on my IBM Thnkpad T42 laptop.


Hi,

Please download the wireless adapter driver form the brand site . You can use the wilress after installing the driver successfully.

You can download it from the below link

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-55386.html

Thanks

Feb 20, 2011 | IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook

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Need LAN driver for IBM thinkpad T42 cruz_369@yahoo.com


IBM ThinkPad T42 LAN Drivers
Please visit the above link from Official IBM Support and download the required Drivers

Hope it helps! Good Luck!
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Jan 14, 2011 | IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook

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I can't find a wireless switch on my IBM T42. Is there one?


You have to press the Fn + F5 to turn the wireless on.

Aug 16, 2010 | IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook

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Where is the wireless switch located on the IBM thinkpad T42


Unlike the newer laptops, the T42 doesn't have it's own wireless switch. So in order to get the wireless working, you need to also make sure that the Power Management driver and the Hotkey driver are installed as well.

Load the drivers in this order:

1) Power Management driver - http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-4GXPEG
2) Hotkey driver - http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-68000
3) Wireless Driver - http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-70504
After downloading it, you must go into C>Drivers>Win>Wlanint and run the setup file from there.
4) Access Connections (Optional) - http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-4ZLNJB

Dec 16, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook

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Where is the wireless switch for ibm t42 laptop i have tried fn and f5 nothing works


There will either be a switch on the side of the machine or it will be fn and one of the funtion keys, look for an image like this:

http://hpshopping.speedera.net/www.shopping.hp.com/shopping/images/overview/wireless_black.jpg

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