Right-click “Wireless Network Connection” and then select “Properties” from the context menu. Always pop back and let us know the outcome – thanks message edited by Derek. Would you use Snapchat filters on your dog? Thousands of users waiting to help! Oops something is odd. I clicked on the setup file and it was a different look.

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[Solved] Old IBM Thinkpad R51 with XP Can’t connect to home wifi

Anyway i am on the net with wifi yay!!! Thousands of users waiting to help! I have a R51 with code F4U that I can’t get wireless or ethernet to recognize after formatting. There is US firmware version for your router. Yes No I don’t have a dog. Some models don’t have a wireless indicator light.

Message 7 of If Wi-Fi is disabled, however, Windows XP will act as if the PC has no wireless card installed and will fail to detect wireless networks in the area.

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Message 1 of I have it exactly right and have other devices connected to the router so i know its right. Right-click “Wireless Network Connection” wufi then select “Properties” from the context menu.

Temporarily re-configure your router to use WEP encryption and see if that allows the Thinkpad to connect. See our Sustainability Report.

It was sitting around and preparing it for sale on ebay yes people buy these old machines but at first before all the updates i had to do there was no way to enter a password. Might ibj to try it at a free wifi hotspot as really no other places to try.

Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. I have a thinkpad r51e – U – have tried the drivers for the wireless, but each time it says cannot find hardware- it shows as. If the router is an Asian model, check for compatibility first.

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How to Configure Wi-Fi on the IBM ThinkPad in Windows XP

So i waited for it to finish and went to the folder it downloaded to and reran it with the ethernet disconnected. Register Sign In Help.


Thinkpad r51e wireless driver. Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since Please do NOT send private messages since I won’t be able to read them. Ranbe also has more than six years of professional information-technology experience, specializing in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design. Oops something is odd. I am not employed by Lenovo. When you run them they unpack into a folder in C: Once Wi-Fi is turned on, the operating system can be instructed to automatically configure wireless settings, allowing you to sign in online in seconds without needing to set up your network card manually.

Will try that tomorrow and report back “The meaning of life is to be happy and useful” Tenzin Gyatso the ibbm Dalai Lama. I have a thinkpad r51e – U ib have tried the drivers for the wireless, but each time it says cannot find hardware- it shows as Atheros Dual boot XP and Linux Mint.