Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T42 Notebook PC - Intel Pentium M 1.7GHz, 512MB , 40GB HDD, DVD/CDRW Combo, ?

I got this notebook used and it does work wirelessly with our home router, but it doesn't show the wireless networks available.What can I do to be able to view wireless networks in range?

Answers :

You need to go to the Device Manager and enable the wireless network adapter from there.

1. Right click your My Computer and go to Manage. The computer management window will open.

2. Click on the Device Manager on the left panel so it will show you the list of devices on the right.

3. Look for Network Adapters and click on the (+) sign to expand.

4. Do you see the wireless network adapter now? Right click on it and click Properties to show the status or other things you need to know.

If you have other questions, please let me know.
Hello ! To see available wireless networks, look for an icon on the bottom right corner of the Taskbar. Double click your network icon. Select "Connect or Disconnect". You should then see the list of wireless networks available with the strengths of each network. The first network is the one you are connected to. Hope this helps.
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