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Wireless not recognized after reinstalling windows xp

I cant find the "network adapter", but did find the network controller. I figured it was the same thing. I uninstalled it, but when I went to reboot it want a disc to find the drivers and I dont have one. It gives me the option to connect to the internet, but i cant even do that because it does not recognize a "wireless card" What do I do??

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You'll need to get to another computer that has access to the internet. Then, go to this web site: http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/product.do?template=%2Fproductselection%2Flandingpages%2FbrowseByProductLandingPage.vm&sitestyle=lenovo&brandind=10&validate=true
It's the driver and download page for the ThinkPad T43. enter the correct information for the exact model you have and you should be able to find the correct driver. A general page of wireless drivers for the ThinkPad can also be found here: http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-58597#wireless

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