Most mini-PCI cards that I have seen are wireless, not modems. The antennas are pre-wired into either side of the lid and the cables are routed through the left hinge down into the motherboard. There is also a smaller card that says ‘Ethernet’ next to it, but also has a ribbon cable leading to it. My only reservation really with that was that I’ll have to give up the Firewire Cardbus adapter. See our Sustainability Report. I updated the driver to the latest version 1. Welcome to Super User!

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Have you unpacked the driver after installing it? This card came with the laptop, so I do not think that the person that had it before me, bought it ivm installed it. Everyone else is using it so why can’t I!?!?! I don’t really use Firewire that much so can easily live without that, and can always swap out the USB 2. Hello, Just purchased a used T and I wanted to add a fingerprint reader since I’ve used it on most of my past machines.

I say that because the factory wireless card is actually a combo card; it also has the modem built into it.

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I have updated the Bios, loaded the latest driver for the built in ethernet, built in wireless, embedded controller, etc. So, I was wondering if you guys knew the best Wi-Fi card out there for the T Thx to everyone else for their advice. Now, it only does so sometimes.

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I have this question too. ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock: The easiest, ‘tho not cheapest solution, would be to obtain a T23 wireless lid assembly and swap it out with your existing one.

You might need to verify wirepess your laptop has a builtin antenna for the wireless option, and that the antenna end is a uf. Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. Any idea if this card can support WPA2? Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Please do NOT send private messages since I won’t be able to read them. I’ve read thiinkpad where this has been done by placing them under the keyboard etc, but I don’t really want to strip the whole machine to fit them in the lid.

I updated the driver to the latest version 1. Skip to main content. Also, cheapest place to get said card?

wireless networking – WPA wifi security on an IBM ThinkPad T23 with Airport Extreme? – Super User

When I change the password to 13 characters, it spends about a minute trying to connect, then fails with no error message. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. It connects just fine when I remove the password, but when I put the password back on, there are two issues:.

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If it needs USB2. Well, this one has a ribbon cable going to it, which is orange.

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Nov 27, Posts: And what do you mean the newest Intel ones don’t work quite right? However, I reckon a Cardbus wifi adapter is the way to go.

Tue Mar 14, 6: Sign up using Facebook. Message 6 of The pros and cons: Accessed 28 December Ranbe also has more than six years of professional information-technology experience, specializing in tuinkpad architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design. Also, I am not sure wirelless is an internal antenna in the T23 itself, but apparently the Intel comes with one on it somewhere.