See our Sustainability Report. Message 5 of Trouble is the routers page is in japanese or chinese and i cant read it. The password for the router is what i am referring to. Good to hear – thanks for popping back to let us know.

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Also see if your XP encryption is set the same as your router.

How to Configure Wi-Fi on the IBM ThinkPad in Windows XP

Trouble is the routers page is in japanese or chinese and i cant read it. About the Author Ruri Ranbe has inm working as a writer since I have a thinkpad r51e – U – have tried the drivers for the wireless, but each time it says cannot find hardware- it shows as Atheros Glad it worked for you, enjoy!

Doesn’t say any errors or anything. I logged into the router and it shows it didnt change to wep. When you run them they unpack into a folder in C: Will try that tomorrow and report back “The meaning of life is kbm be happy and useful” Tenzin Gyatso the 14th Dalai Lama.


Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. Yes not accepting the password. Good to hear – thanks for popping back to let us know.

If this is the case, “Fn” and “F5” will usually have no effect on Wi-Fi capabilities. Message 9 of Igm installed the latest driver from the website link you sent Dual boot XP and Linux Mint. Typed the command and It says ‘Ethernet adapter wireless network connection 2: Message 10 of I have got the same problem as wkfi before.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome – thanks message edited by Derek.

Thinkpad r51e wireless driver – Lenovo Community

I rebooted both machines to make sure it took before i re-enterred password. After all the updates i can do that now but the system is still not accepting it.

Message 5 of If you open a command window and type: Cheers, George In daily r51f Might have to try it at a free wifi hotspot as really no other places r551e try. The laptop discoverable – where do you mean it to be discoverable? Under ‘choose a wireless network’ it lists whatever connections are available I have it exactly right and have other devices connected to the router so i know its right.


15″ IBM ThinkPad R51 1.5ghz 1gb RAM 40g HDD WiFi

Accessed 28 December I am not employed by Lenovo. Temporarily re-configure your router to use WEP encryption r15e see if that allows the Thinkpad to connect.

Message 2 of Net is the opinions of its users. You can find your drivers here.