Already have an account? Just so you know, I tried it, worked no problem although it didn’t boot the first time, but that may have another reason so then I got the appropriate firmware and didn’t even need to seperately install drivers. Go here if you know the specific R40 unit. BB code is On. Does the wireless card also control the high speed LAN port because that also is not working.

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I have this question too. Advertisements or commercial links. If it did not come with a wireless adapter Ibm r40 wifi R40 is an older machine, I bet wifl could find either a wireless card or a whole parts machine including the card on someplace like wiifi for not very much money. Find More Posts by DuneFan. How do I connect my two computers at workplace?

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IBM Thinkpad R40 Wi-Fi Card Replacement

I zero filled the hard drive to clear the previous Windows software. The mini-PCI is nice since it’s built-in, so it cannot be lost or damaged.

Two different drivers ibm r40 wifi needed for this. Glad to hear that it worked! Needs Better Images Better photos will improve this guide. Sign in with Google. Or sign in with one g40 these services. Message 1 of 8. Message 6 of 8. Backlit Keyboard Replacement for L Message 8 of 8.

Getting “unauthorised” WiFi card to work on Thinkpad R40 – Networking – Linus Tech Tips

Step 1 Wi-Fi Card. Message 2 of 8. Did you go to that link and download the drivers for the NIC?

I’m running Lubuntu Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. Well, either I’ll have the guts to do that or I’ll just buy a certified card for ten bucks.

As per support sitethere is no wifi card installed in your system, and since neither Win or Ubuntu could detect it therefore it’s suffice to say that nobody upgraded to install the wifi card. See if this helps you out Having a problem logging ibm r40 wifi


IBM Thinkpad R40 wont connect to internet

I don’t think it’s the BIOS but it works it’s tested. Back to Computer Help forum ibm r40 wifi total posts. I’ll probably try that later today or tomorrow and let you know if it worked!

If there are then just right click on them and choose “Update drivers”. Ibm r40 wifi wireless adapter is in the machine? Hi and welcome to the forum! Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.

Thanks for any thoughts.