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Ibm g40 can you pls help me again with my laptop..i dont have wifi on my system..i want to buy a hardware to use the wifi...is it pci card?srry i dont know the name of that hardware...how much?thank you for your kindness and your time as well...

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Does your machine have a built in wireless card or a slot for a card? If not, you can purchese a universal wireless card for you machine at Walmart, Bestbuy, or on line at pricewatch.com. The cards come in either a bus port or usb port style, either will work, and they range in price from $30 to $125. The $30 to $50 range will work just fine for you.

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Dear Friend,

This type of message is commonly associated with wireless or PCI card failures. I strongly suggest you to either update your BIOS (if you can) or disable this devises.

Another way to isolate the problem is to get an external wireless card or PCI network card.

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Unfortunately only few people know your problems solution but I'm happy that i can help you.

Its simply a problem of setting HDD ( Hard Disk Drive ) type which can be changed using BIOS setup. I hope your laptop must have SATA but if its not working on current settings then please change it to another options available.

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They don't all come with wifi built-in but here is the link for the manual:
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-50577

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Since you have the slot for the wireless card, you can purchase an internal card for the machine, try Price Watch or Ebay. On the processor, the G40 came out with Pentium 4 2.0ghz, 2.4ghz, 2.6ghz, and 3.0ghz. any of these will work as long as they were designed for IBM Thinkpad. I buy most of the processors for my shop off Ebay. I would check there. If you do buy from Ebay, be sure that the processor came from an IBM machine.

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