You must log in or sign up to reply here. Could I try using the Intel one? Where can I find windows For several days previously, the T42 had actually been ‘seeing’ three networks, but was unable to connect to the internet Acquiring Network Address by my preferred ne the only one I had the password to The wired Ethernet worked ok I had to disable internet from my desktop which was using the connection. If that doesn’t work

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Thinkpad t42 wireless problems.

Hi, I apologize for not responding sooner. But it might help. It’s possible that your laptop doesn’t have the last release, and that would be something to address as well at some point. Do you already have an account?

Not t4 whats wrong. Anyway, here’s how I’d proceed, from past experience: Message 8 of This may be due to the fact that it cannot see any networks [there are usually 4 or 5 others in range as well] figure ‘WirelessNWseen. I’d suggest simply burning a CD or USB drive and using wirelrss recommended software to get rid of the problem.


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I am using a wireless connection, because I wirleess that is the only practical one available. I don’t know how, but it did it.

Last time I tried, after my last post but before your most recent post, the T42 was still had the Acquiring an Address problem, but it ‘saw’ 3 other networks in range neighbours’. Goodbye Lorita, wherever you’ve gone Report Inappropriate Content tags: This would be a hardware problem with the WiFi NIC itself, and the only real solution would be to replace it.

Please do NOT send private messages since I won’t be able to read them. I try to update and everything but no luck. I have my HP laptop working from wire,ess.

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Message 2 of Message 1 of I can’t roll back the driver as there isn’t a previous one, and would I create more problems by uninstalling the driver and trying carx reinstall it, seeing as I haven’t got internet access? Hello, I just got my new atheros ar, but I for got how I the antennas were oriented before I took my old wifi card out?

I installed windows xp sp2 and a lot of things wouldnt work. I downloaded a file for the Cisco wireless network card from Lenovo website, version 3. Welcome to the forum!


If I reinstall a new driver, that should get round disk problems if the driver is bad because a bad sector on the HD? Your name or email address: Here is exactly what I did following your instructions:.

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This website uses cookies. It shows a yellow esclamation mark and says “network controller” under “other devices”.

I shall download the driver version 3. To fix it go here and burn the CD iso.

T42 Wireless Connection Problem: continuous Acquiring Network Address

In any event, I can’t really help you any more at this point without the laptop’s machine type. Thanks, dj, for doing all that work. Power down the laptop.