This website uses cookies. Please proceed with caution! Kontralien , Oct 11, , in forum: You only need to perform one of them. It is dangerous to mess with your BIOS, you can easily make your machine unbootable. Therefore, we have to separate pin 13 of the card from the system board and connect ground to the system board side only. Check the tiny physical wireless radio switch , likely at the front left corner of the notebook.

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Retrieved from ” https: However, this doesn’t work on my Thinkpad X R61 can’t connect to wireless network. Maybe it’s the problem in driver because on Ubuntu it works great.

Lenovo ThinkPad R61/R61i laptop network card drivers

Therefore some newer WiFi cards use one of the signals originally meant for LEDs to implement the “radio kill” switch input. Transparent scotch type tape is easier to work with since it is possible to see where you’re cutting. I appreciate everyone for their help, very greatly. Bend it outside and insert the wire into the small gap between the two pieces of metal the arm is made from.


The WiFi card seems to be a HP one tip: Replace Alienware 15 R2 wireless card, possible? R61 Wireless internet not working Discussion in ‘ Lenovo ‘ started by unknownd3vilAug 5, There are many ways to accomplish this. Pin 20 is located on the underside of the miniPCI Express board, second pin from the notch, on the side with more pins.

Parents asked me for some help with home wireless; need some advice ApostateTapirDec 10,in forum: Laptop can’t connect to my university lenoovo network which is open, but at home everything is ok. Since your software installation is botched, it’s kind of hard to tell whether it’s a hardware or software issue.

Place one end of the wire on the masked pad and insert the card into the slot. Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. You tried installing the drivers manually? I tried with TVAC, and updating drivers.

The no tool was announced and explained in a message to the Linux-Thinkpad ML.

I have no idea what I did, but my last steps were going to: I had a feeling that the issue was related to software, because after all the random system test netwoork I ran shown that the wireless card was still running flawlessly. This page has been accessed 1, times.


R61 can’t connect to wireless network – Lenovo Community

If an unsupported card is detected, the BIOS prints a message on the screen and stops the system:. This is networkk in a message to the LKML and subsequently clarified. If it comes out easily, pull the card out and repeat. If you successfully attach it, you have to connect the other end to the ground. The solution is to connect the ground GND to the pin KasoAug 5, Does networm see the university access point and then wont let you connect, or does it just not see it?

I was finally able to access the radio control settings,: Share This Page Tweet.

Therefore, we have to separate pin 13 of the card from the system board and connect ground to the system board side only. It was based on the assembly used in the no program.