I am sure that I am providing the correct key, however I am not able to connect to the network. Message 7 of 7. If so, which firmware upgrade s is needed? And I believe you’ll have to hunt for that switch; but once you’re setup properly and the installation see’s your network, you try to connect, you will see a prompt for a passphrase. I posted the message that worries me as an update to the question.

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The results of sudo iwlist eth1 auth are as follows Authentication capabilities: Sometimes I can get Windows to see the network, and it identifies it as a WPA network, but it can’t connect. Some users had winsock2 corruption, and some recommended reinstalling the drivers for my network adapters.

WPA2 enabled wireless driver for Thinkpad Owners

I’m afraid that re-installing xp and all of the thinkvantage features will be even more of a nightmare than I’m currently having The wireless network I set on my smartphone is Obm and the laptop has no problem connecting to this network. Like clicking an OK button after selecting. But I want to underline once again, the machine can connect to another WPA2 network without any problem. What’s the 7-character model number of your T40?


Some models don’t have a wireless indicator light.

wireless networking – WPA wifi security on an IBM ThinkPad T23 with Airport Extreme? – Super User

Sign wp2a using Email and Password. Your card doesn’t support anything but WEP Lastly, it seems I did a google search for ‘b WPA’ and information from those searches yielded useful information.

Here is the driver with some compatibility info. Wireless mouse interference with Wifi Signal BeemoSep 15,in forum: Ok, so here tt40 what I did to fix this problem. I had this exact problem.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I installed the latest driver from the website link you sent Here are a few things you can do to improve security, making it harder kbm outsiders to access your network:. I have this t0 too.

New WiFi card on Z stefanDec 14,in forum: Is it possible to get a WAP compatible card for the T40?

I have the same problem If you absolutely need WPA2, you will need to upgrade to a newer card that supports it. After a very interesting discussion with gertvdijk it turned out that this is highly probable that the problem here is that the network I am connecting wpw2. If the router is an Asian model, check for compatibility first.


IBM ThinkPad T42 would not connect to my secured home wireless network

Sign up using Email and Password. I also to make sure the password is right i typed it in a word document and pasted it At present I use wep security and mac filter with only 3 IP range of sddresses for my 3 computers. Others have had a similar problem, but I’ve tried the solutions that worked for them, with no luck. I started up my computer this morning, and the same problem again – constantly says “aquiring network address” although no wireless networks are showing up on the list.

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

I clicked on the setup file and it was a different look. Net and its accuracy. PS it is a T40 U By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies.

However when downloaded directly from the manufacturer newer version they worked perfectly! No registered users and 9 guests.