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Wireless network not connected

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Last response: in Laptop General Discussion
November 25, 2009 4:47:31 PM


Wireless network not connected, is the the messege i get, on Lenovo T61 laptop, the driver is installed, in BIOS its enabled, when searching after wireless networks it finds nothing and as i said Wireless network not connected i amrunning XP Pro SP2.

Any help appreciated

Thanks in advance

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November 25, 2009 5:16:48 PM

Your wireless card's antenna is probably turned off. On the front of your laptop there is a physical switch... verify that it's turned on.
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November 25, 2009 5:46:03 PM

I noticed that even ie if i didnt mention it, well the light is off but what is wierd that the icon in the task bar for the wireles is there and when double click on it i get the window when cliking to update the wireless network list it dosent find anything.

I click on FN key and F5 to turn wireless on or off nothing changes the light is of

any advice apprecaited

Thanks in advance
November 25, 2009 5:48:18 PM

It is fixed thanks for your help
November 25, 2009 6:02:30 PM

That switch is not turning off/on the actual wireless card... just the radio. So when you turn it off, it will still appear in your device manager and the wireless icon will still appear in your system tray. However, the radio is the major source of battery drain... so that's why they give you that switch.

Glad it worked for you.