Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T40 2373 Notebook ?

Wireless access I can't get on my wireless connection with the Thinkpad T40. I was told there is a button I have to turn on to activate the wireless connection. I see a wireless display on the base of the monitor but it has never lighted up, is this a problem?

Answers :

There should be a switch on the very front and bottom of your computer that slides back and forth, enabling or disabling the wireless. If this is set in the on position, you can press FN (next to CTRL) and F5 and turn the wireless on or off from there as well.
Even if the physical switch is set to ON, the settings when pressing FN+F5 may be off.
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