So my friend uninstalled Access Connections, re-enabled “Let Windows manage your wireless” or something like that, removed the existing wireless driver and installed the latest wireless driver and now no more problem. I’ve now tried to install OpenSuse It does seems like the issue was a tug-of-war between Lenovo and Windows trying to manage wireless. T61 Wireless not working after installing wireless and power management updates. How do I get my Lenovo T61 to connect to a wireless network?
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Lenovo ThinkPad T61 WiFi Wireless Card 39T5578
After every Lenovo driver update you should take a look into the Wierless whether your laptop still fulfills them. If you’re saying it was working fine until you did a rutine system update, and the update wasn’t intended to fix something, then there must be a conflict with something else, or a bad piece of hardware involved. As for the drivers, it’s been a while since I’ve done a fresh winXP install, but I recall the default XP drivers found and enabled the device without any issues, and aireless updated drivers from Lenovo never caused any problem for me, and I’ve installed them on at least T61 series systems.
Admitted there are some exceptions, but on linux you don’t search for drivers. It does seems like the issue was a tug-of-war between Lenovo and Windows trying to manage wireless. If the machine is running Some MS driver updates come with “Important updates” and some with “Optional updates” powermanagement- wireless- touchpad- fingerprint-drivers etc.
In each case, ensure you have typed the security key correctly. How do I get wirekess Lenovo T61 to connect to a wireless network?
So my friend uninstalled Access Connections, re-enabled “Let Windows manage your wireless” or something like that, removed the existing wireless driver and installed the latest wireless driver and now no more problem. Obviously the first thing a person should do with one of these units is make sure the switch on the front palmrest isn’t turned off.
Message 8 of 8. After taking it to the Lenovo repair depot for this reason it did the same thing. Then the Wireless driver: Ross – If you see your wireless networks then looks like its working ok.
How do I get my Lenovo T61 to connect to a wireless network? – Ask Ubuntu
Please run lspci in the terminal and edit your question to include which wireless adapter you have in there. Message 5 of 8. Thank you from me and my T61P! Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. I looked that laptop up, looks like they can ship with two different WLAN cards You also have to be very carefully with Windows Updates.
After that install Powermanagement driver: Message 4 of 8. Thanks very much Mornsgrans, I have a thinkpad T61 and i spend a day trying to figure out what was wrong here and I just installed the drivers and now my wireless is working properly.
Need help getting Lenovo T61 wireless to work.
Of course that is speculation but he said he had a similar problem with his Thinkpad and he did the exact same thing. I have managed to get it to connect to my router now by disabling the “n” mode and it works fine I managed to find a driver, but the wireless still does not work.
Ethernet connection is working fine. There is no speculation.
My friend speculates that there is a conflict between Windows and Access Connections. I did use root to make the commands. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
Sign up using Facebook. The “n” disabling sorted it: