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Where is the wireless switch please i cant connect to any networks and cant find any networks im not sure if my switch is off cause i cant find it can u help?

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There isn't a wireless switch on the A31.
When you install the wireless card driver it will automatically turn on.
On my A31 the this card is IBM High Rate Wireless LAN MiniPCI Combo card.

The same model ThinkPadcan have different types of network, video and audio drivers and unless youknow exactly which one is installed in your ThinkPad, you need to download allthe drivers and install each driver until you find the right driver. When you download thedrivers, write down the device driver and it's file name so you have a recordof which driver you are installing and which directory the unzipped files arelocated on your hard drive. Go to the IBM/Lenovo WEBsite - support/download page and download the latest Windows XP or Vista devicedrivers for your model computer, Use this link: - http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/product.do?template=%2Fproductselection%2Flandingpages%2FbrowseByProductLandingPage.vm&sitestyle=lenovo&brandind=10&validate=true
You can download thevarious drivers and then you click on and run the various driver files, theywill then unzip and expand into a sub folder on C:\drivers Then install thevarious drivers from this folder (run the set-up file).

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Go to the start menu, control panel, network/internet and then you can select wireless/ turn on/off

Posted on Mar 19, 2011

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