Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook ?

Am I paying for this already? I need to know how to turn on my wireless on my IBM T42 so I can access the internet and connect to my home network...please advise...


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Go to the IBM/Lenovo WEB site - support/download page and download the latest Windows XP or Vista device drivers for your model computer, Use this link :-
\015\012http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/product.do?template=%2Fproductselection%2Flandingpages%2FbrowseByProductLandingPage.vm&sitestyle=lenovo&brandind=10&validate=true
\015\012You can download the various drivers and then you click on and run the various driver files, they will then unzip and expand into a folder on C:\\drivers Then install the various drivers from this folder.
\015\012Then you need to connect to a wireless router which is connected to your Internet Service Provider. The wireless card in the Thinkpad needs to be configured with the wireless router's settings (ie SSID, WAP or WEP encryption etc) for the wireless card to communicate with the wireless router.
The wireless of IBM T42 should be able to turn on/off by Fn+F5. If not, use IBM utility software that came with machine to turn it on. Start.All Programs.Access IBM.IBM Access Connections. Once turn on, you need create the Profile for your wireless router/access-point's SSID, key, WEP or WAP..etc.
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