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Brand new Thinkpad T500 w/ Intel 5100 Wireless card - Intermittent network drops

Question: Brand new Thinkpad T500 w/ Intel 5100 Wireless card - Intermittent network drops

This seems to be a recurring theme as I've found several entries on this subject but no real solutions. I have an Actiontec MI424WR router. I have had at least 6 different wireless devices connected to this router that include MS and Linksys game routers, Xbox, 2 Lenovo t42 thinkpads and a t60p think pad. All work flawlessly so I don't think this is a router issue. Windows Vista Home As soon as the connection drops, I go to access connections and bring it up and it reconnects. I've downloaded the latest drivers, ran thru all the lenovo updates. Help!

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Answer: Brand new Thinkpad T500 w/ Intel 5100 Wireless card - Intermittent network drops

Is your wireless card have network drops when you use it in other places?? Also, if you use it in only one place, try it without access connection -- Using Windows Tools.

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I have a network card , the one mentioned in title on my laptop , and
Vista system, I have no idea why,but this card loses randomly (sometimes for short sometimes for quite long time) a connection with a router as well as main net, I've tried to deal with a problem by changing the configuration but it didn't work
Can somebody help me? or maybe is it possible to change a card for another one?

Answer:Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 5100 network card problem

i had the same problem lg laptop , i googled for weeks & came across many possible remedies but never got lucky until i decided to recover the system using dvd recovery. when done and launched windows i spent 3 hours online without a single disconnect, but after updating the wireless driver the random disconnecting came back , this time i didn't recover the whole system , i roll back driver and its working so good so far.

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Hello. We are receiving T400 laptops.  These laptops do not hold a wireless connection for any length of time.  They also have a hard time connecting at boot up.  Item that have been tried...01) Removed and re-installed Drivers.02) Removed and reinstalled Access Connections. (Leap Authorization is used)03) Removed and replaced the Wireless Card. FRU 43Y6943. We are using Windows Xp with SP 2.  The laptop runs fine and we have no complaints with the exception of the wireless.  I might mention that we had the same issue with T61 Models.  To resolve this issue, we removed the B/G/N card and installed B/G cards.  We do not utilize "N" Band, so we do not need this capability.  I was looking for a way to do the same to the T400 Laptops, but I am unable to find a compatible B/G card to use.  The BIOS generates the 1082 error if we attempt to use a card that is not approved for the model.  Any assistance would be appreciated... Thanks. Bob...

Answer:T400 Intel WiFi Card 5100 drops connection.

Have you installed the latest drivers from Intel? The drivers provided by Lenovo, in most cases, may not be the latest ones.





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We have fairly new HP DV7T laptops, with the internal Intel Wifi Link 5100 AGN card..

We have been through 3 access points at this point, i just now confirmed that i dont think our issue is access point related, at least not the type etc...

Frequently these laptops will suddenly not find ANY networks (wireless ones) to connect to..

Other laptops (dell, asus, iphones) still work fine during these periods.

I've tried playing with configuration settings on the nic itself with no luck.

Currently we have a Dlink Dap-2553 access point.. set to the 2.4ghz mode (since we still have devices that need 2.4ghz)..

I'm not sure what to do to prevent this from happening, short of using express cards, which we dont want to do..

Anyone else ran into this?

Thanks
 

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Hi there, Does anyone knows if this will work ? I'm planning to change the 5100 AGN card with an old Intel 2200 model because I want to play with OSX86 on my X200. -- Shay

Answer:Replacing my Intel 5100 AGN card with a Intel 2200 (X200 Thinkpad)

Not possible. The Intel 5100 is mini PCI-e while the 2200 is just plain mini PCI. Completely different slot.





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Hi,There is wireless drivers missing from lenovo┤s download site.Link to T400 driver download page:http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-70439has link to here http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-62875But that old driver that dont support new T400Where i can find correct drivers to downloadSystem info:Thinkpad T400 Model:276812GWindows XPMessage Edited by outouser on 09-23-2008 10:47 AM













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Answer:Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 drivers for Thinkpad T400 missing from lenovo site

Temporary solution.Download drivers from intel websitehttp://downloadcenter.intel.com/filter_results.aspx?strTypes=all&ProductID=2963&OSFullName=Windows*+XP+Professional&lang=eng&strOSs=44&submit=Go!

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My wife's Sony Vaio notebook VGN CS320J (Vista 64 bit Home Premium) would not connect wirelessly on a consistent basis (reboot, drop-offs etc) I downloaded latest driver from Sony website & now it doesn't see any wireless networks (mine or neighbors) while my other notebooks Dell (vista) & Gateway (XP) see & connect fine. Any ideas?

Answer:Intel 5100 AGN does not see wireless network

Hi,

Are these your driver versions for your hardware?

Sony eSupport - VGN-CS320J/P - Software Updates & Drivers

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Hello all,
I am having an issue with my wireless internet connection. It has worked well for 5 years, but a few days ago I suddenly lost connectivity. Checked the wireless switch on my Dell 1737 laptop, good. Replaced my Intel 5100 wireless card with a new one. It is not recognized by Device Manager, but the driver shows up under Control Panel, Programs. Tried just about everything. Do you think I am looking at an out of box hardware failure? I have checked and rechecked the seating and coaxial connectors to the new board. This one has me stumped. Any suggestions? Kind regards.
 

Answer:Intel 5100 wireless card issue-Vista 32

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Question: intel 5100 on t500

So it seems the adapter is acting up.  It sees networking n linux it refuses to obtain an ip adress.  Windows 7 sees the network will connect sometimes but has a slooooooow connection and sometimes won't load the page.  Other times it won't connect.  I use another computer on same network and the internal adapter works fine.  It seem's other people are reporting the same problem. Has anybody heard of this problem or have a possible fix?













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Answer:intel 5100 on t500

Yes i had a similar issue with this card in my T400 and X200. It is a hardware problem with the intel wireless card.

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Can I swap out the Intel Wifi 5100 AGN wireless card in my X301 thinkpad for a 5350? Will it give me substantially better range, throughput or stability? Do I need to install a 3rd antenna and how do I route it? Thanks

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Hi, um firstly I'd like to say that any help/advice you can give would be much appreciated.

Recently (3 weeks ago) I purchased a new computer (will list spec later), and everything seems fine except in ALL games, it would run fine (very very smooth) for about 2-5mins, then I would experience intermittent drops in FPS to like 1-4fps for roughly 3 seconds, at intervals of around 10 seconds. Needless to say this makes games unplayable. The drops in FPS occur regardless of the game settings, and occur even in old games which my PC is overkill for (eg runs at a constant 130FPS then starts dropping to 1-5fps and then goes back up and down etc)

My spec:
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Socket AM2
Asus M2N8-VMX
Gigabyte Geforce 8600GT
Windows XP Home (SP2 with all updates)
~320gig HD partitioned to 25gigs (windows) and rest for everything else
2gig RAM

Things I've tried:

-Installing different drivers (out of box, latest, third party) for Motherboard/CPU/Graphic card/Sound

-Reformatting

-Updating windows

-Thought might be a dual core issue, so installed Microsoft hotfix, AMD Dual Core Optimizer, AMD CPU drivers, Cool n Quiet Drivers (also disabling/enabling CnQ), setting affinity to 1 CPU in games, also using boot.ini to boot up with only 1 CPU

-No Antivirus or anything like that on, since new computer, just windows, the games and drivers.

-Updated BIOS (flash)

None of the above has worked. The problem occurs in all games (old/new, different types of games, different compani... Read more

Answer:Intermittent drops in FPS. Brand new PC

Hmm.. what comes to mind is when it writes or gets new info for the game.
Like flushing the buffers and refilling them.
I suspect some is normal.. But not sure that much is.
I thought there is some tweaks to set your system for gaming.. But as of this moment I can't think of what they are.

All that stuff you tried.. Did you defrag after installing?
Defrag can be over looked, even on a fresh install programs are scattered all over.

Also default windows services that can be turned off. Things hidden in the background can play heck with games... Again, I forget what can/should be turned off.

First guesses anyway.
 

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We're in hospital, she's I'll, I am 24/7 carer.

My Vostro 1720 connects promptly at home, WiFi or LAN.

Hospital has public use WiFi provided on each floor. Transmitter has TP-Link on the cover and twin aerials.

The Vostro can see transmitters for 4 floors, the signals come & go and, regularly disappear.

2 iPads & an iPhone stay connected unless, the signal disappears, in the same room. Signals are described as excellent or good.

The Vostro when I bring it in, after using at home,connects automatically. Twice has reached the stage when all 3 links I can see with a decent signal, can't connect, sometimes get asked for the password, run trouble shooter multiple times with no success. First time internet connection worked for 2 days, 2nd time for an hour, then couldn't log on to any link.

I'm puzzled why the Vostro doesn't hold the connection and the IOS devices do.

Public holiday over in a couple of days and I plan to catch the lady chief of the hospital and the IT manager.

I would be most grateful for queries, comments or, references to help in these encounters.

Thank you and regards

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We're in hospital, she's I'll, I am 24/7 carer.

My Vostro 1720 connects promptly at home, WiFi or LAN.

Hospital has public use WiFi provided on each floor. Transmitter has TP-Link on the cover and twin aerials.

The Vostro can see transmitters for 4 floors, the signals come & go and, regularly disappear.

2 iPads & an iPhone stay connected unless, the signal disappears, in the same room. Signals are described as excellent or good.

The Vostro when I bring it in, after using at home,connects automatically. Twice has reached the stage when all 3 links I can see with a decent signal, can't connect, sometimes get asked for the password, run trouble shooter multiple times with no success. First time internet connection worked for 2 days, 2nd time for an hour, then couldn't log on to any link.

I'm puzzled why the Vostro doesn't hold the connection and the IOS devices do.

Public holiday over in a couple of days and I plan to catch the lady chief of the hospital and the IT manager.

I would be most grateful for queries, comments or, references to help in these encounters.

Thank you and regards

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I have had a Linksys BEFW11S4 Version 4 Wireless router for quite some time.  It works like a champ and I have one Laptop wired to it and a second using Wireless working just fine.  Recently, I received a new ThinkPad W500 Laptop with an Intel WIFI Link 5100 AGN wireless network adapter.  The older laptop (ThinkPad T60p) that works just fine with the router uses a11a/b/g Wireless LAN Mini PCI Express Adapter by Atheros.  However, the NEW laptop (the W500) with the Intel Adapter fails to connect to the Router.  It will either indicate a failure while "Waiting for Association" or it will indicate a failure when waiting to "renew IP Address".  Sometimes, it will show a signal strength close to ZERO (Even as the older laptop with the other adapter is showing a signal strength close to 100%) When I called Linksys support, I was told that the facts that the Router (a) works find with the wired Laptop and (b) works fine with the 11a/b/g NEtwork Adapter and (c) works fine when WIRED to the new laptop all indicate that the problem is NOT with the router at all -- but with the Network Adapter.  Can anyone tell me what has to be adjusted in the Adapter settings?  Right now, I am using IBM Access Connections for BOTH of the wireless laptops.  I have made sure to set IDENTICAL values for SSID and WEP (128-bit) [static] password.  I have also ensured that all OTHER settings are the same for the two laptops.  Yet, in... Read more

Answer:Intel WIFI Link 5100 AGN Network Adapter does not recognize Linksys Wireless Router

I would like to add some information that I left out that MAY be crucial here.On the NEWER ThinkPad, I am using Access Connections 5.02.  At work, the wireless adapter works properly and I am able to use the Intel Adapter.It is only at home where I have the Linksys Router that I have a problem.I also noticed that when I looked at the Wireless Driver Properties, there was NO tab for "wireless" -- which I would have expected to see....Instead there are only TWO tabs... one for "General" and one for "Advanced"... Just like what you would see for an EthernetAdapter..... this all looks a bit weird to me.....As I did not configure this laptop, I do not know if the Hotkey and Power Manager were installed BEFORE the Access Connections or not.... any ideas? TIA --Zvi

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This is a new machine (to me). It is a T-500 2242CTO with an Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN card and a fresh install of Windows 7 64-bit.  I successfully VPN using Ethernet from this machine and wirelessly from other machines in my home network.  However, wireless VPN connectivity from this machine fails 100% of the time.  Current drivers and updates are installed.  I am using the Windows VPN client and receive the following message: Error 800: The remote connection was not made because the attempted VPN tunnels failed.  I turned on logging and found no useful information, to me, in the mounds of data generated.  I've also un-installed the wireless driver, re-installed it, un-installed Lenovo Access Connections and the same error continues.  Has anyone encountered this issue or have suggested fixes?

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Title pretty much sums it up. Windows 7 Pro- newest drivers- all Lenovo utilities have been loaded- power settings at maximum Anyone have any ideas? We have about 50 of these laptops and the staff is getting impatient. Wireless will technically stay connected but it will lose access to the internet. Only a restart will bring the adapter back online. No other computers in our district have this problem.

Answer:x61 with an intel 3965abg card constantly drops wireless

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Welcome to Lenovo Community
 
Go to device manager , network adaptors >  then right-click on the Intel  3965abg device , select Properties, Power Management, remove check from the 'Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power '   Hope This HelpsCheers!!!

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I want to share a solution that I uncovered, just in case someone else has the same problem. I bought a refurbished T60p from Lenovo in October 2009.  The wireless connection on the Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network card was dropping daily.  The only way to reconnect was to re-boot or disable / enable the wireless card. I contacted Lenovo support about the problem and they were no help.  There were posts on the internet that suggested reinstalling the wireless drivers, Power Management, Hot Key, & Access Connection software. I tried just about everything to resolve the problem but the wireless connection continued to drop. The final solution was found when I was trying to use TurboTax 2008 and I noticed that the Display Form for my 1040 did not have any form text in the display.  When I contacted TurboTax support they recommended that I reinstall MSXML.  After doing a MSXML reinstall (actually a repair), the wireless connection has not dropped in over 2 weeks. Here are my current levels:Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection driver:  13.0.0.107 (7KWC50WW)Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility:  13.0.0.11MSXML:   4.0 SP2 (KB973688)Hot Keys:  2.23.0000 (6JVU34WW)Power Management:  1.55 (6HKU07WW)

Answer:Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection Intermittent Failure

Back in November, I downloaded the Intel PROSet WiFi Connection Utility (Version 13) and installed it on my Sager NP9262 Notebook.  In the past few days, I have been upgrading a HP DV6000 laptop with newer software, and have not been able to find an XP or Vista driver through Intel that is a higher revision than this one:http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=18404&lang=eng Intel« PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility for Windows XP 32-Bit*Drivers and management software for Microsoft Windows XP 32-bit OS*.OS: Windows XP Home Edition*, Windows XP Media Center....More  Windows XP Home Edition*, Windows XP Media Center Edition*, Windows XP Professional*, Windows XP Starter Edition*, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition*>  12/10/2009   12.4.4 32-Bit   Latest Software ICS_x32 (PROSet WiFi Connection Utility-XP32).exeIntel« PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility for Windows XP 32-Bit*   Drivers and management software for Microsoft Windows XP 32-bit OS*.NOTE: The ZIP file is provided for IT administrators to automate software silent installation and distribution.Wi-Fi Driver Versions:  -Intel« WiFi Link 5300: 12.4.4.5  -Intel« WiFi Link 5100: 12.4.4.5  -Intel« Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN: 12.4.4.5  -Intel« PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection: 12.4.4.5  -Intel« PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection: 9.0.4.39  -Intel« PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network C... Read more

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11 a/b/g wireless lan mini pci express adapter -changed power saving to Offtransmit power is 100%laptops are used by students.  after login, sometimes connection is dropped.  When reconnection is made, students no longer have access to their network share.   

Answer:thinkpad z60t wireless drops occasionally - loses connection to network

change the roaming aggresiveness to low. 

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I cannot successfully work via the wireless; it works like a rollercoaster, and the connection is excellent.  I have 2 other Acers 4 years old, using intel wireless chips, and they are connected until I disconnect.  The T400 wireless is failing, so now what?  The ThinkVantage diagnostics on this specific device run all passing. Very, very irritating.

Answer:T400 Intel wireless -excellent connection- drops/connects/ drops... horrible

I had this same problem with my T400.  The funny thing was that it only presented itself when connecting to the wireless network at work.  My home network always connected perfectly.  WPA security was used on both networks, however my home network uses AES encryption, while the work wirless was using TKIP. The work router was changed recenly and now runs on AES encryption, and everything seems to be fine now.  There have also been quite a few updates for the Realtek WLAN mini PCI express adapter installed in my machine since I last tried to connect wirelessly to the work network.  I have also uninstalled the ThinkVantage Access Connections Application since then, and used the Windows Network and Sharing Centre to set up my network connections.  I'm not sure which of these has solved the problem, but I hope this helps. My Machine Details:-T4002764-CTOWindows Vista Business  I have just re-installed Access Connections to see if I can rule that one out.  Everything works fine with it now, however it is an updated version to one I was using.  Make sure you have the latest updates for your machine from both windows Update and ThinkVantage System Update.

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I bought my thinkpad on September, it is a great machine. But after two weeks of use with care, the LCD was cracked on the left bottom Conner. On that day, I did some coding using the laptop in the morning, then I put it into my bag and carry it to my work. It's only about 10 minutes walk. After I arrived in the office, and I opened it up, the screen was broken. The damage really from nowhere, I didn't drop my bag, I didn't crash the laptop on anything. At the time I purchased this thinkpad laptop, I paid for the solid quality it guaranteed. The rollcage protection make me feel it will be the best machine I can rely on. With almost 2.5k nz dollar, I was only able to use it for two weeks....I sent it thru to the IBM/Lenovo repair center. The quote is unacceptable and doesn't make any sense, 2.2K to fix the LCD..I can simply get another one. One of my friends is a computer techo in the university, and he told me that is not usual, but they did have couple of thinkpad laptops with rollcage got cracked screen during the normal use. Did any thinkpad users on this forum experience the same issue? Any help/suggestion will be appreciated.  

Answer:LCD cracked on my brand new Thinkpad T500

Request the machine to send back to you. Can you send a picture where the screen cracked please? Or pm me and I will try to give you a piece of advice on how to proceed.Message Edited by crisdean on 11-20-2008 05:50 PM

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I have two Lenovo Twist laptops that each have a different Wireless/Bluetooth Card.  Unfortunately only one of the card cards will recognize my Microsoft Comfort Sculpt Bluetooth mouse.  Do others have this problem?   Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 & Bluetooth 4.0 (2x2 BGN & BT4)Card works, and recognizes the Microsoft Bluetooth mouse. Thinkpad a/b/g/n Wireless BT Combo (2x2 ABGN & BT4.0)This card with the most recent drivers, does not recognize the Microsoft Bluetooth mouse. Would purchasing the Intel Centrino Wireless Card and installing correct the only difference with these machines?  Or is there other hardware which would be different?

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HELP!Lenovo Y530 with Vista removed and XP added.. Wireless card is 5100 AGN  I have what I believe to be the latest drivers from intel website.I am using Intel Proset software and whenever I run it, it tells me that the hardware switch is disabled. When I switch the hardware switch on or of I get the little message on my screen that indicates it is on or off - SO I know the switch is working. THe laptop came with Vista.. I put XP on it. I have insalled all the drivers from the lenovo XP driver link that I got from these forums. I really need wireless to work on this computer - I am setting it up for my mom, and need it working before I go home (which is 13 hrs away) does anyone have any ideas?

Answer:Ideapad Y530 Wireless Hardware switch issue (Intel wireless 5100 AGN)

I Just Read this from the 3000 pages  "For unknown reasons my laptop is confused about the Bluetooth/Wifi switch (Fn + F5). The bluetooth and wifi device disagree on when to be on and when to be off. The result is that when i turn on wifi, i turn off bluetooth and versa vica.I'd like not to have to choose between using my wifi connection and bluetooth, any suggestions?" I have not yet determined whether my two functions are reversed but I will say that I did not know that you had to have the hardware switch as well as the (Fn + F5) software enabled for the wifi card to work..  My blue tooth device does not seem to work but will investigate later

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I just purchased a T500 couple days back. My wireless card turns off automatically like after a couple of hours or so. It wont work again without a restart. I uninstalled and reinstalled Access Connection, but it still did not help. I am running Windows Vista. I also tried disabling the "switch off wireless card to save power" in the wireless card properties. That did not work either. I have a Intel Wifi Link 5300 card. When the connection drops, i try to search, and i cannot find any other wireless connection in the area. Any help would be really appreciated as it is annoying when the internet goes off every now and then, and you have to restart. I have other laptops connected to the network as well, and they don have any issues connecting to the wireless network. Thanks!Message Edited by mukun566 on 09-20-2008 01:17 PMMessage Edited by mukun566 on 09-20-2008 01:27 PM

Answer:Wireless connection drops - T500

I bet you were using Torrent or Skype because I met the same problem as yours. You can see my post for solution. ----I am sorry. I thought I found the solution to this problem, but apparently the wireless dropped again a few mins ago. I hope it is not a widespread hardware problem.Message Edited by JOHNJHU on 09-21-2008 09:13 AM

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I have a new G530 (Vista Home Premium, 3GB RAM) which is exhibiting weird behavior. Whenever it is on my home network, it causes all machines on the network to lose Internet connectivity for a few seconds every 30 seconds or so. Everything on network is fine, then I connect the G530 -- either turn on the wireless switch or plug in a cable. From then on, the network connectivity is periodically interrupted. Here's what I know:I've have plugged and unplugged everything for over a week. It is this machine causing the problem. I can repeat it on command by switching on the Lenovo's wireless switch or plugging in the LAN cable.The network runs through a DLink wireless/wired router. The wireless part is WEP encrypted.The machines on the network are a mix of Vista Premium, Vista Basic, XP, Win2000, and an HP wireless printer. They all display the intermittent network issue when the Lenovo is connected.The Lenovo itself exhibits the problem when connected.I have done repeated IPConfig /release --> /renew on all of the machines. At one point I did a manual inspection and there were no duplicate IP addresses.The Lenovo worked fine connected wirelessly to the local public library's network.One DLink suggestion was to give the wireless and wired LANs different names. I tried that. Problem still occurs.It's not the modem; we switched from DSL to cable modem this week thinking -- thanks to some misleading advice from our DSL provider -- that the DSL modem was dying. The problem is ... Read more

Answer:G530 Causes Intermittent Network Drops for All Machines on Network

Hi Steven,  Have you tried this with a different router? What happens when you log in places other than your house's network? Do the router lights show any changes (usually green to ambar, or on to off, depending on the router) when the disconnections occur?  There are a number of reasons why this could be happening. I'm tempted to blame IPv6 native support on vista, but, since you have other Vista PCs connected this might not be the case.  That being said you might want to try disabling IPv6 (since it is easy to do) On the Run box type: ncpa.cpl (hit enter)Select the network connection, right click -> properties  uncheck Internet Protocol Version 6 and confirm.  Regards,    





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I have tried updating the driver several times.  I am at the most recent version of the driver, 13.3.0.24, and it is still not present as an option.  All I see is EAP-MSCHAPv2 and SmartCard or other certficate.  I do not have any of the Intel ProSet or ThinkAdvantage apps to manage wireless.  I tried to get rid of the vendor cruft.  Was that a mistake?

Answer:Thinkpad T400, Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN Adapter, and Cisco PEAP

Yes, Alharaka. It appears you've uninstalled the Intel ProSet wifi software that enables the wifi card

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Is there an official list as to what Wireless Cards will work with the Lenovo Twist.  I know when they were sold you had two options of cards, and had to decide if you wanted the Intel which supported Miricast or the Broadcom version which supported 5Ghz. Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 & Bluetooth 4.0 (2x2 BGN & BT 4)Thinkpad a/b/g/n Wireless & Bluetooth 4.0 (2x2 ABGN & BT 4.0) Now there are Intel Cards out that support all of the above such as the Advanced-N 6235, but I can find no information if this or any other Intel cards will work with the Thinkpad Twist.  Any info would be appreciated.  Thanks.













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Answer:S230u Thinkpad Twist Intel Wireless Card Compatability?

You'll find the whitelisted cards in the FRU list:  https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/s230u_fru_list_20140110.pdf
 
Keep in mind that a card must be a whitelisted model and have a Lenovo FRU number.
 
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I have had a lot of problems with my wireless 5100 on my ASUS laptop. I have downloaded all the most recent drivers and just recently i started get lag spikes during games almost every 60 seconds, making them very hard to play. I also tried the WLAN Optimizer. any help would be appreciated

Answer:Intel 5100 Wireless lag spikes?

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Hello, does anyone know if it is possible to upgrade your wifi Lenovo R500 from Intel WiFi Link 5100 to Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260. Reference to buy:  http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/wireless-products/dual-band-wireless-ac-7260-bluetooth.html Reference that is in inside the laptop/:- The Long one.http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/wireless-products/wifi-link-5100-brief.html













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Answer:Lenovo R500 wifi upgrade from Intel WiFi Link 5100 to Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260

Welcome to the forum!
 
You'll need a modded BIOS in order to use that card in R500. Stock BIOS will not allow the machine to boot with it.
 

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I tried to replace the wireless card (Intel(R) Centrino(R) Ultimate-N 6300 AGN) in my ThinkPad W530 with Intel Wireless 7260-AC card. I got the following error message during start up:Unauthorized network card is plugged in 8086/08B1/8086/4070 The intel wireless 7260-AC should be used by new thinkpad W model such as W540.  Is there anyone know how I can resolve this problem? Thanks a lot!





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Answer:Unauthorized network card is plugged in - Intel 7260 Wireless-AC PCI card

Are there anyone know how to fix this issue?





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Tosbhia Satellite L305-S5946 with Windows Vista Home Premium. Intel Proset Wireless 5100 chipset of course.

Intel Proset Wireless 12.4.3.0 series
Linksys WRT150N Wireless Router

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The laptop is only a month or two old and so far its acted up like this once before. I was able to fix it then but can't for the life of me remember how, pretty sure I just disabled/enabled the wireless in device manager and it started working again.

I was playing around on the internet earlier and for the most part it was fine. At times it would hang while loading a page, I assume because it temporarily lost connectivity, then would load the page as usual once it caught back up.

But then while playing Battlefield: Heroes the game started giving me "Problem With Your Connection" errors like mad. At first I chalked it up to the game but then realized it had been playing fine for the past two weeks until today (and as far as I can tell, there were no major updates over night).

So I turn the wifi on/off using A) the front switch B) the FN shortcut and C) going into device manager and disabling the hardware. None of these have done anything.

When I try to run Intel's included Manual Diagnostics tool it gets to 'Radio Test' and gives me the message "Software Radio is OFF." After a search on google I ended up at Intel's site and they suggest using either A) the task bar icon to turn the radio back on (do not have nor have ever seen th... Read more

Answer:Intel Proset Wireless 5100 Problems

You want the latest Intel driver from Toshiba's web site. Sometimes the motherboard or system manufacturer has to modify Intel's "raw" driver or software for system compatibility.

Do you have a LED (I think red on a Toshiba) that indicates whether the wireless is on or off? If so, is it changing when you toggle the switch?
 

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Hello all, We have an issue with a T500 which is intermittently losing the network connection. It will jump to a 'limited connectivity' state. Please note, this machine is connected to a business environment. This issue has been occurring since the systemboard was replaced.  Various tests have been done to find the cause of this issue, such as: - Connecting laptop (w/o docking) to a different UTP socket and using a different cable- Updating the NIC drivers to the latest version - Deleting the user profile- Having someone else logging on to the machine. The issue persists in all these cases. The following drivers were chosen to install on the machine: Intel PRO/1000 LAN Adapter Software (32-bit Windows)7vrv22ww_v32.exe This did not provide a solution.Due to the fact the issue started after the motherboard was replaced - I've asked the user to install CPU-Z on the machine and it states the following details on the board: - Lenovo 20564RG - Chipset Intel GM45/GM47- Southbridge Intel 82801IM (ICH9-M) BIOS:Brand: LenovoVersion: 6FET92WW (3.22)Date: 12/14/2011 Either the NIC is defective or the incorrect drivers are installed, still. Could this mainboard not exactly match the T500 type? If so - is there someone who can provide me with correct drivers, or help solving this issue? Thanks in advance. Kind Regards,Ajay  Update: I've verified that the mainboard is identical.. it's most likely ... Read more

Answer:Intermittent network connection on T500 after having systemboard replaced

Hello Boskalis! Welcome to the Support Forums!
 
I looked up the specifications for the T500 2056-4RG, you should have a Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN. If Vista is still the OS that is running on the machine It looks like this should be the correct driver for you:
 
Intel Wireless LAN (11abgn, abg, bg)6mwv22ww.exe  74.08 MB
 
Here is the link for the driver specifications,
 
If you are using a different OS you can find the correct Intel wireless networking driver here.
 
I found it using the T500 Driver Matrix. However, I sometimes find using the ThinkVantage System Update tool easier than looking over the Driver Matrix. Or even the Intel Driver Update Utility.
 
Let me know if this driver did the trick!





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My computer is running on Windows 7 Professional 32bit. It has worked fine for the last 2 years. But recently, my wifi card has started me giving me problems. It detects the wireless networks but connects to them only for around 10-15 minutes after which the connection is not even visible in the list. Then after 30-40 minutes, it can connect but the same problem is there.

Also, I tried to make my own ad-hoc connections and saved them. These connections do work and my friends are able to connect to it and the connection remained active for hours. I did it to check whether the Wifi card is working or not. It does work but only with the outgoing connections that are made by my computer. The networks that in range and are giving problem with my wifi card are working fine for my friends. So, I guess it is not the network's problem.

When I tried troubleshooting it, it gave the problem 'Problem with wireless adapter or access point'. I also tried installing all different driver versions and rollbacking to the default version for my wireless card but the same problem is there. Although in device manager, It says the device is working properly.

Please help me in solving this problem. Exact name of WiFi Card in Device Manager- Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN

Answer:Intel 5100 AGN WiFi Card problem

The same complaints and problems with this 5100AGN adaptor has been around for a long time.

There are countless threads about this on the internet. It seems that disabling the 802.11n Only setting in the routers settings and running in mixed wireless mode can help. Updating the drivers can also help, try the Intel site. > Intel? Driver Update Utility

There are plenty of long threads about this ongoing problem with some possible solutions, so your not alone.

Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN problem - disconnecting

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I have a small home network (3-4 wired connections, 2 wireless, one of the wireless connections is a "Win7 Home premium" HP laptop).
My router of 6+ years is a Netgear WPN824 (802.11g/b, MIMO, max 108 mbps in theory).
I just switched from DSL to cable for internet (Comcast, modem is DPC3000). The cable internet service has been running for 1 day.

Q: Will an older router have problems with the switch to 1 mbps DSL to 12 mbps cable internet?

I'm noticing frequent router dropouts that seem to be connected to my Win7 laptop using its wireless connection. Then again, I'm not sure if it's just my router flaking out. When it drops out, *all* the wireless and wired connections lose their LAN connections. I can't ping any machines, etc. If I switch back to using my DSL, I don't see this problem.

If I'm using a "DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem" (DPC3000), do I need to upgrade my router (802.11n)?
If so, will any 802.11N router be reasonable, or do I need to look for certain specs?

If I *do* upgrade my router, do I also need to buy wireless NIC's of the same vendor/type in order to achieve decent wireless speed, or will my built-in wireless in my HP Win7 laptop suffice?

Thanks,
Fran Maurais
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Answer:Incompatibility of cable modem and wireless router? intermittent drops

  
Quote: Originally Posted by fmaurais


I have a small home network (3-4 wired connections, 2 wireless, one of the wireless connections is a "Win7 Home premium" HP laptop).
My router of 6+ years is a Netgear WPN824 (802.11g/b, MIMO, max 108 mbps in theory).
I just switched from DSL to cable for internet (Comcast, modem is DPC3000). The cable internet service has been running for 1 day.

Q: Will an older router have problems with the switch to 1 mbps DSL to 12 mbps cable internet?

I'm noticing frequent router dropouts that seem to be connected to my Win7 laptop using its wireless connection. Then again, I'm not sure if it's just my router flaking out. When it drops out, *all* the wireless and wired connections lose their LAN connections. I can't ping any machines, etc. If I switch back to using my DSL, I don't see this problem.

If I'm using a "DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem" (DPC3000), do I need to upgrade my router (802.11n)?
If so, will any 802.11N router be reasonable, or do I need to look for certain specs?

If I *do* upgrade my router, do I also need to buy wireless NIC's of the same vendor/type in order to achieve decent wireless speed, or will my built-in wireless in my HP Win7 laptop suffice?

Thanks,
Fran Maurais
[email protected]


Perhaps upgrading the routers firmware will help fix this problem.
You will need to find out which version of this router you have in order to obtain the correct firmware versio... Read more

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I have Thinkpad Edge E431 which has two PCI Express card slot of different form factor. The first one being PCI Express Mini Card slot occupied by Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 and the second slot is PCI Express M.2 Card slot for SSDs/WWAN card. I have been searching WWAN Card with PCI Express M.2 form factor but unable to find one in my locality. However, there are vendors in my locality selling WWAN card which is compatible with PCI Express Mini Card slot.My question being, is it possible to remove the Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 and replace it with WWAN card. I have USB wireless LAN card so I don't bother removing the internal wireless card. The laptops comes with WWAN antenna. It also has SIM Card slot underneath the battery.I have modded the BIOS so there shouldn't be any problem of laptop rejecting the card. Thanks in advance and any help would be really appriciated.  RegardsKemun

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I am new here. I'm not even sure if this question is in the correct forum (I hope so). I have a Toshiba Satellite A305 laptop that I purchased a few months ago. In the last month, the wireless connection has been dropping like mad ! And more recently, when it drops, it says it can't find any wireless networks. I then have to perform a hard shut off (by holding the power button till it powers down) and wait a few minutes to turn it back on. I have uninstalled the wireless adapter and then reinstalled it and that didn't work either. Also, all the drivers are up to date. I am very frustrated at this point and don't know what to do. Any help that anyone can offer would be greatly appreciated !!

Thanks !!
 

Answer:Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5100 problem

It is always a VERY good idea to check the microfilters (if using ADSL) which are fitted into your phone sockets and make certain that you have microfilters in any socket in the house. Microfilters are very cheap to get hold of and its worth having a few spare.
 

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Reading that the 5300 has a better distance.  Anyone know if its compatable to swap out an abgn with this? I would guess it has to be purchased via Lenovo so the Bios will read the card. tnx

Answer:Intel PRO/Wireless 5100/5300 AGN compatable with T61P ?

the T61p BIOS does not have the 5100/5300 whitelisted.

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Hi, for a long time now I have been having problems with my wireless.  Every now and then, my wireless connection will just completely drop but only for a second or two.  This disrupts anything that I am trying to do (webpage loading, games, messenger applications, job application processes, etc) and I can't seem to isolate the problem.  Other people at home haven't told me of any sudden, short internet drops. I have the newest drivers according to the device manager and have updated most of the relevant drivers from the Lenovo website.  I am running windows 7 64 bit. Thanks if anyone can suggest where the problem is coming from

Answer:IdeaPad U550/Intel 5100 AGN wireless problem

un-install readycomm application first then try again.

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Hello,I have a Thinkpad Edge 14 (E40) 0578.I purchased a new network card (mini-pciE ) for the laptop as the original one is no longer working properly.New card: get's error 1802 Unauthorized network cardIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 2x2 Network plus Bluetooth adapter (7260.HMWWB.R)  here is bios info( I updated to the 2.05 / ECP 1.24)BIOS ID: 80ETxxWWVersion 2.05 BIOS: 2.05 / ECP: 1.24 From everything i've read online, it appears that Lenovo bios is stopping this card from working. I would like to request a updated bios with the network card whitelisted so that i can use it. Thank you,

Answer:Thinkpad Edge (E40) Unauthorized network card 1802 error - need whitelist on Intel AC 7260

Hello and welcome,
 
I don't speak for Lenovo, but the chance that they will generate a modified BIOS for that laptop is zero.
 
If you're looking to add dual-band capability use one of the dual-band adapters listed in the Hardware Maintenance Manual
 
They will show up as a/b/g/n usually - the "a" is the 5GHz tip-off. Some of the Intel cards in the HMM don't indicate that, but a search on the FRU number indicates that they are dual band.
 
They seem to be available and inexpensive.
 
Be sure to get one with the matching Lenovo FRU number.  As you've discovered, a generic card won't work.
 
Z.

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There have been a number of threads on here about those of us who have had serious problems keeping wireless connections up. People have had this with both W500s and W700s, so I decided to comment in one thread for both. In my own case my brand new factory fresh W500 (XP Pro) was dropping every 5 minutes requring a reset. I called Lenovo Support and they walked me through mutiple driver updates/reinstalls until we reached the point where the wireless quit working and in typical help desk fashion they threw up their hands and said "OS Wipe". So, back to factory fresh I went, and I started researching on my own. Several people on here had some luck turning off bits of the wireless functionality (such as disabling "N", Power Management, Packet Burst and other advanced features). That did help slightly, and the disconnects went from once every 5 minutes to once every 15 minutes or so, but still enough to make it unusable as a Work Machine which is supposed to be putting bread on the table not locking up in the middle of the most crucial operation. I really didn't want to go back to Lenovo Tech Support and start again going through the scripts for network repair because it's clear there's something fundamental going on here, and not something that can be solved by a help desk flow chart, and we all know that the help desk will read from the script until your ears bleed. I started casting my net wider, (Try google and Intel 5100 and 5300... Read more

Answer:INTEL 5100/5300 Network Dropouts/Disconnects

Installing the latest Intel drivers as well as downloading new power management drivers on the IBM website http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-4GXPEG&velxr-la... eliminated virtually all of the "local only" connect and random drop out issues.  Power settings on the card were also changed to performance - highest, and roaming agressivness - lowest.  The only remaining issues as far as wireless goes are that 1) occasionally coming out of sleep mode the wireless card does not wake up.  Access Manager says it is on but there is no indicator light and it is not connecting to anything.  The second problem would appear to relate to the first as by turning the card off and on in Access Manager powers up the modem, it only connects locally and appears to not look for the WEP key in order to connect globally.  You need to disconnect, look for, and attach to your preferred network in order to see the world.  As an FYI, my W500 uses the Intel 5350 wireless card.  So, this is almost the way it is supposed to work but would like to hear any solution to problem #2.

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Hello,
 
I have a Lenovo Ideapad U330p laptop, and I've tried to replace the wireless network card on this model from the Intel 7260 N to an Intel 7260 AC. But the hell did I get for it, because when I started up the computer, I got an error that caused your computer could not boot.
 
I have checked this error message on Google search and on some online forums on the internet and it seems that you at Lenovo have added to the list in the BIOS / UEFI called 'white list' that controls the hardware of your computer based on a list where products is the = Approved, and products that are not on the list = Non Approved / Blocked for this model and make that you can not upgrade their computer needed the drivers are the same as the original Intel 7260 N, the only thing that prevents me from Upgrade my computer's 'White List' and should be removed from off the BIOS so that the end user can upgrade their computer without having to buy a new computer for the 700-1100 dollars, when a new network card only cost 25 dollars.
 
Had I known this before I bought my Lenovo computer, you had never bought a Lenovo PC, but continued with HP that you can upgrade without problems.
 
I will not buy any new Lenovo computer, as long as you use these methods.
 
I think it is wrong of you as a manufacturer to do it this way, I jar had HP before and have upgraded them several times without problems, but now I wanted to try a different manufacturer because of design, price, weight, ... Read more

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Hi,  I just bought a T400 last month and installed Ubuntu Linux 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) last week. The kernel version is 2.6.27 (right now it is 2.6.27-11.27). Most parts works wonderfully for me, yet I keep getting problems with the wireless card. Last week and this week I got the computer crashing on me when I was doing wireless-related stuff (mainly to bring up the wireless interface). First problem (Feb 5, 2009)  I was waking the computer up from sleep (suspend) and trying to disable/enable wireless, etc.Don't remember what I did; perhaps Fn+F5 and other keys as well. The computer suddenly hung by itself, and caps lock light blinking. I had to turn off the computer by holding the power switch.After start, the wireless behaving strangely:* before "ifconfig wlan0 up", the wireless light is off* after "ifconfig wlan0 up", the wireless light is on* after "ifconfig wlan0 down", the wireless light is off -- never like this before! Wireless light is usually always on all the time unless we press the Fn+F5 key.* connection to my wireless ESSID network is not working.* But in Vista the wireless connection is fine!* reboot with Linux doesn't help.I thought I was doomed for the wireless in linux. But when I used the hardware switch to turn off the wireless and turned it on again, the wireless suddenty worked again! But the wireless light behavior (turning off when I brought down the network interface) persists.  The second error (Feb 9, 2009)  I ... Read more

Answer:T400 with Intel 5100 : wireless-related crashes on Linux

Hi. I have exactly the same problem. I'm running Linux Mint 6 (64 bit) on my T400, which is a distribution based on Ubuntu 8.10. Everything works great apart from the system occationally freezing and caps lock light blinking.  Has only happened while I have been connected to wireless networks, so the problem may be wireless related, but I'm not sure. Just like you, I have found no traces of the error in logs.

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I have problems getting online using my T00 after installing windows 7. The rest of the computers in my network will be affected if my T400 is online. I saw the version for my intel wifi link 5100 to be of version 12+ but i understand that the latest driver is version 13. I downloaded the latest firmware from the internet and intel website but after updating/reinstalling, the driver is still version 12+. I really need to update the driver as I need to access my wireless network desperately and my T400 cannot allow me to do that. Any ideas?

Answer:intel wifi link 5100 agn + limited wireless connection

fierC wrote:
 
I saw the version for my intel wifi link 5100 to be of version 12+ but i understand that the latest driver is version 13.

Version 13 has been on the Lenovo support site for a couple of months now.....
 
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-73611
 
Cheers,
 
Bill

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I have a Gateway FX series 17" laptop and yesterday when I got home from university and took the computer out of my bag to start working, the wireless card just didnt exist, no networks were recognized and when i tried to troubleshoot it told me that no device was connected. Wired internet works just fine. And the wireless card appears in the device manager.

methods i have tried to no avail:
-turning the wireless switch on and off
-uninstalling the device and rebooting
-updating drivers
-manually downloading driver from Intel's website
-insulting the device's mother

I'm suspecting this might be a hardware issue but if anyone has some advice that would be great. For the time being I am just using a wired connection but I'm going to need the wireless when I'm. back in class

,Thanks guys

Answer:Intel Wifi Link 5100 AGN wireless adapter not recognized

Please run an ipconfig /all , snip and upload the output so we can check. ALso please upload the event viewer logs

Start>cmd>right click and run as admin>ipconfig /all
Please provide us with your Event Viewer administrative logs by following these steps:
{Instructions courtesy of writhziden}

Click Start Menu
Type eventvwr into Search programs and files (do not hit enter)
Right click eventvwr.exe and click Run as administrator
Expand Custom Views
Click Administrative Events
Right click Administrative Events
Save all Events in Custom View As...
Save them in a folder where you will remember which folder and save as Errors.evtx
Go to where you saved Errors.evtx
Right click Errors.evtx -> send to -> compressed (zipped) folder
Upload the .zip file here.

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I want to change my Atheros wi-fi network card with this  Intel AC 7260. Somebody can tell my if i need to upgrade my BIOS for my model to install this card?    

Answer:Wireless Intel AC 7260 network card

We need the full model number but updating the BIOS will not enable the use of any additional wireless cards. HP did in the past use a whitelist which dictates that you can only use certain specific models and the relevant question is whether your laptop is pre- or post- whitelist. Generally the cutoff is around January 1, 2014 as the build date. 

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I was wondering if anyone knows if an Intel Wireless-N 7260 - Network adapter - PCI Express Half height Mini Card with Bluetooth is compatible with my Dell Inspiron 1564 laptop and also ok with windows 10. It visually looks exactly the same but I am not sure whether to buy one in case. If anyone knows it is not ok, is there another Intel one that is compatible. Many thanks.
 

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Problem : connection drops in speeed all the time

I have updated to the latest driver for my 2200BG adapter and the latest firmware for my netgear dg834g router but i still suffer drops in connection. This happens when I am playing online games such as FEAR. I will go into a game and for about 2 minutes the ping will be stable at 35-60 (occasionally jumping to 200) but after about 2-3 minutes the ping starts to rocket to 400, then to 800 then into the 1000's region and i suffer from major packet loss. The intel software says my connection is "very good" and power management is set to maximum and i dont have any radio interferences around my laptop (apart from radio in next room which is usually off). Ive tried various "fixes" like changing to g only and changing the channel etc. on various forums but it just doesnt work.

yes i have seen the other thread, but its 51 pages and most of it isnt relevant to me!! Please help me.. im just a poor man trying to get by and this is how i get treated
 

Answer:intel pro wireless 2200BG network card HELP

Do you get the same problems with a wired connection? May be an issue with your router and not the wifi adapter.. A good trick is to open a command prompt and start pinging your router from there (a la "ping -t 192.168.1.1"). Play the game until the game ping skyrockets. See if the router ping times went up too.

Try disabling/uninstalling any software firewalls you have.
 

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I have vista 64 on ideapad y430 and AVG antivrus. No firewall other than windows firewall. The intel 5100 wifi card does not connect to secured wireless network but connects to unsecured wireless.This was working before 2 months without any issues on both. Not sure what I changed after that.  i did the following troubleshooting so far but no help:- 1st uninstalled Readycomm. Did not help.- 2nd Reinstalled the intel driver after uninstalling/deleting the driver. Did not help.- 3rd installed the latest intel driver from Intel 12.4.0.0. this did not help.- 4th installed the one previous driver 12.2.0.0. this did not help. I tried with all secure options and does not work with any of these: WEP or WPA/TKIP or WPA/AES or WPA2/AES.  Just to make sure the hardware has no issues. I did dual-boot on XP and it connects fine to both secured and unsecured wireless networks. So the issue seems to be only on Vista Home Premium 64.  Any help would be appreciated. 

Answer:ideapad y430 - vista 64 - intel 5100 does not connect to secured wireless

This is what I see in teh Windows Event Log  Information for connection being diagnosed Interface GUID: ba73c3cf-6c57-429d-8e19-99e04f5eb9d5 Interface name: Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 5100 Interface type: Native WiFi Profile: Discovery connection SSID: Linksys SSID length: 5 Connection mode: Infra Security: Yes Connect even if network is not broadcasting: No Result of diagnosis: Problem found Root cause:Windows cannot connect to "Linksys"Wireless association failed due to an unknown reason. Detailed root cause:802.11 connection failed due to status code 1: unspecified failure Repair option:Try connecting to "Linksys" againIf the problem continues, contact your network administrator or hardware manufacturer for further assistance.Message Edited by eenmanszaak on 08-08-2009 06:21 PM

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Hello Support I am using Lenovo SL500 model number 2746-P9G and want to use Promiscuous mode for Wireless Analyser application. I was wondering if it supports the promiscuous mode on Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN Adapter with version 12.4.0.21 drivers installed. Thank you and hopping prompt response. Regards Mudresh

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Hey guys firstly thanks for taking the time to read my thread.

Recently completed a custom install of Windows 7 64bit version. Have installed all the Windows updates and drivers from HP.

My wireless adapter will connect to my network with static ip address set manually but the 'automatically detect settings' option will not work and I receive the message "Unidentified Network" in the task bar.

Any help will be appreciated.

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**SOLUTION**

1. Reset router and apply settings again. (**Remember to write down any user names and passwords used for your ISP**)

2. Use WPA2-PSK security rather than WPA

3. Connect to network using network password

Answer:Intel Wifi Link 5100 Wireless issue with Win7 install

When I turn on the auto settings I see it comes up with some wacky ip address that isn't even in the range of my network

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Then I wonder if Lenovo 3000 N500 4233 series supports N network with the following network card Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN.When I linked up with Rauter with N, so I got a speed of about 65 Mbps, but far away from thespeed of 100-130 Mbit/s +.I have spoken to Lenovo and received a reply to update drivers on all that goes too uppdate and see if it works.If I do not find them at Lenovo, I would go to Intel and Microsoft homepage to see if there were any new drivers.Slowly and soil, I made it and found newer drivers for the network card but to no avail.I spoke with Lenovo again and got the answer that it could not do more because the card was 65 Mbps,which is certain to N working. In other words, nothing is broken can not be repaired, even if it onlyperforms 1/4 of what it should be!I was still unhappy, I could go back to the medamarkt and return the machine.I wonder how somone can say something like that when intel WiFi Link 5100 AGNshall work up to 300 Mbps while It can't get more then 65 Mbits/s.For if I have 65 then I am on N linkage because the G only goes up to 54 Mbit/s.The most strange is that not only was the serier of Lenovo 3000 N500, having problems with Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGNnot performing as it should.The answer I got was to either leave or wait until someone will solve the problem (Lenovo,Intel or Microsoft).Plus I have age machinery that works good in 130 Mbits/s without problems while a new can not?Strange thinking about this.So what do you do?Someone who knows ... Read more

Answer:Problem with card Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN on N500 laptop!

i have also BIG issue with my Intel(R) Wifi Link 5100 AGN card , i have a wireless router and i have 30Mbit/s  speed connection but when i test my internet connection online from diffrient website's it shows more then 300 or 400 - 500Mbit/s , WOW i dont know how to fix this issue , i also have problem to connect TV ONLINE so i can see it thru WindowsMediaPlayer 11.' I belive i have latest version drivers, and i have TOSHIBA U400 laptop. bye ,  ha det bra allihop =) 

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Hi I have an older model Intel Wireless Network card that was recently discontinued and I don't have the installation CD for it. And I was wondering if anyone could help me? The model number is G57005-002.
 
 
Windows 7 64bit

Answer:Need help installing drivers for Intel Wireless Network card

Is this card installed and running?
 
If it is you can download the Intel driver update utility which will search for your device and provide you with latest drivers.
 
Edited to add:  When I did a Google search for this card I didn't find anything for the model you have posted.

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Hello,To find a 5100 AGN Wireless driver for WinXP on SL500 Thinkpad I simply entered "5100 AGN" in search, butthe only result was a 5100 AGN driver for Win 7 on the SL500 Thinkpad.  Any hints on where I might find a similardriver for WinXP Pro?  I also did a driver search by navigating to the SL500 Thinkpad drivers section, but noneof the wirless card driver options were what I am looking for.         Jeff in Denver

Answer:Roadblock trying to find 5100 AGN Wireless driver for WinXP on SL500 Thinkpad

Might want to try this here:http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Product_Filter.aspx??ProductID=3062

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I have a T500  (Intel WiFi 5100), and 2 computers on an existing wired LAN network (LinkSys cable modem, and ethernet LinkSys router).  I would like to connect this laptop wirelessly. After some reading, it seems the easier solution is to get a combo-wireless&wired router, like the LinkSys WRTU54G.  Has anyone had success with this unit, or any other wired+wireless combination? My cable b/w is less than 10Mbps, so even wireless b alone should be as fast as I can use.  I'm looking for whatever is functional and least expensive   

Answer:Wireless Access Point / Wireless&Wired Router - for ThinkPad T500

I have one and it works fine with various, up to 4, Thinkpads connected wirelessly, one connected wired, plus a wireless print server and Tivo on the network. 

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Hi, I ordered myself a Gigabyte Atheros 5802 Wireless Draft-N network card from OxfordTech, along with a third antenna to install into my Lenovo ThinkPad SL-300 "NS64YMN".. Unfortunately I didn't check whether it would be some issues regarding replacing the wifi card inside ThinkPad SL-300 before I placed my order.. Now I'm sitting here with my new antenna and card, but I don't really understand how to replace the Intel 5100 card?For me it makes no sense whatsoever to not offer a somewhat easy replacement of the wireless card? But for some awkward reason this simple task seems almost impossible on the ThinkPad SL-300? We've got easy access to the WWAN, TurboMemory, it's also a somewhat easy access to the CPU, but no the wireless card nor it's antennas? That's somewhat a huge disappointment for me.. Is there anyway to replace the wireless card without ripping the entire machine into hundred pieces?

Answer:Replacing the wireless network card? (Lenovo ThinkPad SL-300 "NS64YMN")

The HMM for our SL300 is available from Lenovo Support page. I gives you the proper procedure for replacing the wireless card. Unfortunately the link isn't working properly. It states "File not found".





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I have two machines with the exact same Intel 6300 AGN wireless cards.  Both running Widowns 7 64-bit.  Both have same versions of Intel drivers installed.  The X230 sees and connects to my 5Ghz wireless network.  The T430 sees only the 2.4Ghz network.  The 5Ghz network is not even displayed in its list of available networks. The T430 sees other 5Ghz networks in the neighborhood.  Using inSSIDer I can see that the wifi card is functioning on the 5Ghz frequency as it displays 3 other nearby networks.  But I have no way to test connection since those are not my networks and are secured (as is mine). Windows also shows those neighboring 5Ghz networks in the list of available connections.  Only my own 5Ghz network is absent from both lists. Both my 2.4 and 5Ghz bands are broadcasing their SSID's.  All MAC filtering is correct and both machines are allowed on the networks.  The WPA keys are correct. I have even copied the network settings from the working X230 using the "Copy this network profile to a USB flash drive" option from the wireless network properties window and added the 5Ghz network to the T430 using the USB key.  So I know the settings are identical. I ran Lenovo diagnostics Wireless Quick Test on both machines and got identical successfull results. The only thing amusing about this issue is that the X230 wifi card was purchased from an eBay seller in China and that is the one that wo... Read more

Answer:T430 with Intel Ultimate-N 6300 wireless card cannot see 5Ghz network

After that long-winded post I solved this myself.  I went back and looked at the wireless network properties on both machines and saw that despite copying the setup from one machine to the other the settings were not identical!  On the T430 the "Enable Intel connection settings" was disabled where it is enabled on the X230.  I enabled that option and suddenly my 5Ghz network appeared and I was able to connect to it! Now I am still puzzled by this because prior to doing the "Copy this network profile..." method via USB key from the working X230 to the non-working T430 I had explicity checked that option on both machines and both were enabled.  Yet the T430 was not seeing the 5Ghz channels. Bottom line is this issue is fixed. 





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HiI hope someone can help me, this problem has been ongoing since the first day i bought it in 2012 december. the wifi disconnects to a 'limited' state. upon checking the device manager, the wireless adaptor is disabled. so i enable it and it gets back on again but no sooner is it on, it drops again. in 2014 i got dell tech to replace a new wifi card. on the spot, he too see how the new card didnt solve the problem. he nevertheless still left with the problem unsolved.recently the problem got very bad to a point it disconnects almost right away when i connect it back. i googled and found theres tonnes of issue with this wireless n2230. i came across a solution (disabling bluetooth). it worked for a day but the same thing came back after.i have done all sorts. factory reset, disabling and re-enabling, update windows and browsers and everything i can think of, its updated. im currently on win8, i do not know what other info i need to provide. i hope someone can help me im on the verge of smashing it out the window

Answer:intel wireless n2230 drops constantly

My first question would be if you have upgraded to Windows 8.1. If not that would be the first thing I would do.
 
If you have 8.1 then I am assuming it is 64bit.
 
What is the make and model of the computer?

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Hi,

I've researched the forum a little bit already about this issue, but haven't found a real solution yet. I have a brand new Lenovo X200 w/ an Intel 5300 AGN wireless card, and my connection drops and immediately reconnects very often. As I'm typing this, it has happened several times.

On recommendations from various forum posts, I have:
1) Installed the latest Intel driver (13.0.0.107) - supplied by Lenovo on recommendation from Intel's site.
2) Disabled IP6 in my wireless adapter
3) Played around with various power settings
4) Played around with various device driver advanced settings.

Nothing seems to make a difference. If anyone knows how to alleviate this issue, please let me know.

Thanks.

Answer:Wireless Connection Drops often with Intel 5300 AGN

See if this post shows you how to fix it. There seems to be some drivers you may need and also changing to the 5.0Ghz band can help.

Re: ThinkPad Intel WiFi 5300 Wireless Connection D... - lenovo community

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I have a ThinkPad R40-2723-58U. BIOS 1.33, Internal Embedded Controller 1.14, Windows XP Pro SPx. Any external PCMCIA wireless cards work, but when I add the Intel« PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Internal Mini PCI Card, i get the error message, "Unauthorized Network Card detected..." and the computer does not boot. I have the latest versions of the BIOS, Embedded Controller etc for this model. What are my options to make this card work? Best Regards,Baked













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Answer:Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Internal Mini PCI Card on ThinkPad R40-2723-58U

I looked at the specs for your unit and your systemboard will not handle that card. Even with the BIOS and EC updated, you will need to use a different card. If you have the FRU for that wireless card, I can look it up for you. Refer to the Lenovo support page below to look up all the FRU numbers for the wi-fi cards that are compatible with your unit. http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/quickPath.do?quickPathEntry=272358U then look under "Parts Information" Regards,Mark  





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I'm running Hyper-v manager on my thinkpad workstation, after I've created virtual wifi switich.the internet connection keep connecting / disconnecting frequantly.once I switch off the hyper-v it is fine.I did all required troubleshooting, windows updates and drivers updates, finally I tried the same virtual machine on another toshiba laptop with normal specifications comparing with thnkpad and it is working fine

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Hi, I've a T500 ThinkPad 2243-65G with the WWAN card predisposition (antenna and SIM slot).Can I install any WWAN card or I must install only the card with FRU Lenovo?The original Recovery Disks can recognize the WWAN card and configure the connection?Thanks.













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Answer:WWAN card for T500 ThinkPad

 
THINKyou wrote:
Hi, I've a T500 ThinkPad 2243-65G with the WWAN card predisposition (antenna and SIM slot).
Can I install any WWAN card or I must install only the card with FRU Lenovo?
The original Recovery Disks can recognize the WWAN card and configure the connection?
Thanks.
 
Hi and welcome to the forum!

The card must be lenovo approved, on following page the compatible ones are listed with FRU numbers:- http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-71037#23

Yep, the recovery disc should have the driver, but if it doesn't you can install from support site.

Hope this helps.





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Hi all, I have a Thinkpad T40 2373 94U originally equipped with XP Pro and wireless Intel Pro 2100 (Wireless B 11mpbs) FRU 91P7267. I searched online and looks like it is upgradable to wireless G 54mbps so I bought off ebay an Intel Pro 2200BG Part Number 39T0077 (used). It fits nicely and works fine. The problem is the bandwidth speed (internet). My ISP is FIOS 20 mbps download and 5 mbps upload. Using the old 2100 card tested with http://www.speedtest.net/ I can get around 10mbps download and 4mbps upload. However, the new 2200BG card can only get around 8mbps download and 5mpbs upload. I have the latest BIOS and latest 2200BG wireless driver from Intel (version 12.1.2.0). Is there anything I can do to speed it up? Or maybe the card is not compatible with my T40? Thanks in advance for any help!Message Edited by zaina on 12-17-2008 10:41 AM

Answer:Thinkpad T40 wireless upgrade from Intel Pro 2100 to Intel Pro 2200BG

Well a quick update... I just reinstall the old 2100 card and tested, it is now getting 4.5 mbps download and 4.5mbps upload. Using the ethernet I can get close to 20/5. Strange... now I'm not so sure that if I ever get 10 mbps download before (using the old one)....

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Hi all, I have a ThinkPad E545 and every couple of minutes my USB 3.0 port on the left of the laptop, as well as my SD card reader, drop for a few seconds and reconnect. The single usb 2.0 port on the right hand side never has a problem. I have updated drivers and I have alterned the suspend settings in the power options to no avail. The USB ports and SD card reader are really unusable for me at this point as I never know when they will disconnect. I like this laptop and this is the only issue I have discovered. If the SD card reader and USB are unrealted, the 3.0 ports take precednce over the sd card reader.

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Does anyone know if the Bluetooth Daughter Card (BDC) for a T61 will work on a T500 Thinkpad?T61 model: 39T0497T500 model: 42T0969 The difference between these 2 cards is that the T61 is Bluetooth 2.0 and the one for the T500 is Bluetooth 2.1 But on a connection perspective point of view, does the 39T0497 will work on a T500? 

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Hello, my R51 (2887-32G) randomly drops wireless connection, especially when starting to download large files. For instance, when I try to download iTunesSetup.exe, the download is interrupted. Instead, if I just surf webpages, the problem occurs less.I tried a Live Distro (xubuntu) and this problem does not occur there. The problem manifests with Windows XP (with all latest updates and sp), using the 1.2.4.41. There used to be more recent drivers on intel's website, but I saw that they've removed them. I remember using this laptop 3 years ago with and wireless was OK - no trouble at all. And I do remember I was using the intel driver. Unfortuantely, I have no backup of this driver and upgraded my R51 in the meantime, so I am with the default drivers again. Or maybe SP3 might be the problem? Thanks for any advice! Message Edited by pi4630 on 01-29-2009 10:57 PM

Answer:Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 3b Mini PCI adapter drops connection

I am having the EXACT same problem on a T41 with the same card. There is a thread in that forum for it. I even tested doing the same as yourself with 8.0.4 Xubuntu.. no problems. I think this is an SP3 issue. I also see that Intel has issued an EOS on this card.. so I would assume we are not going to see anymore updates that would help us out. Please if you do find a solution, post it. I think an upgrade of wireless card if you want to continue to use SP3 will have to be the choice. James

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Below is my sysinfo. I have a Lenovo Y560 that worked fine up excepting a keyboard issue that I fixed based on a youtube posting. The fix was to tape a small piece of antistatic tape under the keyboard over a screwlike piece of metal. Apparently that metal was causing static by rubbing against the keyboard data cable. It fixed the problem. Previous to the fix, various keyboard keys prompted shortcut keys (maddening and couldn't type).

After assembling the keyboard and the top of the keyboard pad (was very careful to not bring static and assemble properly), the wireless connection began to drop. I have another laptop (Asus) with a similar set-up but a Centrino wifi card (vs. Intel 1000 bgn for the Lenovo) and it was connecting to the wifi no problem. Often, I'll see a yellow sun symbol over the wifi bars or a blue animated circle or a red x. Changing the standard settings does not help. Attaching an ethernet cable brings up a perfect connection. Help! Some things I've thought could be the problem:

1) I've covered an antenna of some sort with the anti-static plastic (pea-sized piece).
2) My wifi card is bad and coincidentally went out when I fixed the other problem above.
3) When the keyboard problem existed, I hit a shortcut that reconfigured the wifi somehow (but it
worked fine before I opened up the keyboard.

Opening up the keyboard was pretty basic so I don't think I messed anything up by opening it (again, everything works fine except for the wi... Read more

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Hello guys,

I'm from Germany and I have a problem with my Lenovo y560. One of the members here had the same prob. but his thread is closed, so i can't write him anymore. PM also doesn't work.

thread: http://forums.techguy.org/networking/1038144-wireless-connection-drops-lenovo-intel.html

Once again the problem (same as in his thread):

"...I have a Lenovo Y560 that worked fine up excepting a keyboard issue that I fixed based on a youtube posting. The fix was to tape a small piece of antistatic tape under the keyboard over a screwlike piece of metal. Apparently that metal was causing static by rubbing against the keyboard data cable. It fixed the problem. Previous to the fix, various keyboard keys prompted shortcut keys (maddening and couldn't type).

After assembling the keyboard and the top of the keyboard pad (was very careful to not bring static and assemble properly), the wireless connection began to drop. I have another laptop (Asus) with a similar set-up but a Centrino wifi card (vs. Intel 1000 bgn for the Lenovo) and it was connecting to the wifi no problem. Often, I'll see a yellow sun symbol over the wifi bars or a blue animated circle or a red x. Changing the standard settings does not help. Attaching an ethernet cable brings up a perfect connection. Help! Some things I've thought could be the problem:

1) I've covered an antenna of some sort with the anti-static plastic (pea-sized piece).
2) My wifi card is bad and coincid... Read more

Answer:wireless connection drops (Lenovo/Intel)--other laptop works

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Is this possible. We use LEAP to access the private side of our wireless network and the standard driver on the ideapad doesnt have LEAP as an option. Ideapad Y550Running Vista 64bit. Thanks in advance!

Answer:Leap driver for Link 5100 wireless card

Try using Lenovo Access Connections software - though being designed for Thinkpads it should run OK.





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The wireless connection intermittently disconnects when using Microsoft Windows 10 I can't find any new driver for Windows 10 - 64bit.  Please can you help?

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For the past few days my wireless connection has been connecting only locally to my router. The only way I can actually connect to the internet is via a direct line to my router.  I have tried connecting via a few different routers only to come across the same problem.As far a fixes Ive tried.... -Calling lenovo - they told me to call my service provider-Calling service provider - told me to call router manufacturer- Called manufacturer - was told to call the above two -Attempted the registry fix (adding the registry key for the guid broadcast dhcp flag)-Turning off IPv6-resetting everything under the sun-uninstalling access connections-turning wzc on and off-raging-probably a few other things that I forgot to mention Ive seen a few other people with this problem and they were suggested the above solutions. I know that there are others with this problem. If anyone has any new solutions Id be eternally grateful!

Answer:Thinkpad T500 Wireless Internet Connection / Local Only

I have the same problem with my T500.  It works fine 80% of the time, but I usually have to play around with the wireless settings for a bit after I first boot to get it to work.  I also uninstalled access connections, but it didn't really help.  I'm going to reformat with a clean install of windows next week to see if that helps.  I'm also hoping that it helps my startup time, because right now, it takes a few solid minutes of intense hard drive activity before it dies down and the computer performs like it should.  In general, I love the ThinkPad, but thats pretty pathetic for a brand new computer if you ask me.

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Hello! I'm having the problem that when the display powers off, my network connection drops, and then reconnects again at 10mps (when the screen is still powered off) When the screen gets powered on again (e.g. by using the mouse), the networkcard disconnects again and reconnects at 100mbps. This seems to be some sort of power-saving function, but its rather annoying and seems useless. Is there a way to disable this? Thanks for your help Dieter

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I'm having the same problem, really want to find a solution.

Answer:Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 intermittent Connection

@Nathan166? What is the exact model or product number of your laptop??? What OS are you running??? If W10 did you upgrade to W10??? REO

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Have follwed all of the suggestions from HP and no matter what still have int issues, all my other devices work perfrctly well, tried with another router but still the same. Bought this as an update but wich I hadnt bothered nothing but issues. 

Answer:Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 intermittent Connection

Hi: The only suggestion I can offer, would be to try the latest wireless card driver directly from Intel and see if that makes a difference. The 2nd file down on the left is for W10 x64. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26148/Intel-PROSet-Wireless-Software-and-Drivers-for-Windo...

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I have the same problem. I have an HP Pavilion 17Z-g000 CTO Touch running Windows 10 Pro with Intel dual-band wireless AC 3165.  The wireless connection continues to randomly drop internet connection.
When I first bought the computer it would crash Win 10 with a blue screen.  After several driver updates, it now just loses connection to the internet.  Clicking on the wireless icon, the network shows it as connected to my wireless router, but with no internet access.  After a while, wi-fi shows as being off, and can't be turned back on, and finally, wi-fi shows as disconnected with no available connections.  If I try to reboot, or shut down, the computer will hang indefinitely until I manually shut down by holding in the power key.
When I turn the computer back on, the wi-fi will show as not connected and will not show any available networks.  To restore the network connection, I have to diable the network controller in device manager, restart the computer, and re-enable the network controller.  This problem occurs both after waking from sleep and after a powerup.  The time it takes for the problem to arise can vary from a  few minutes, to a few hours after logging in.
I have tried the latest drvier from HP, 18.30.0.9, and also the latest from Intel 18.40.0.9, but the problem still persists.  HP support says this is a software problem, and since my computer is more than 90 days old, I will have to pay for support.  I told ... Read more

Answer:Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 intermittent Connection

Hey @Bleutoo, I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post serial numbers and case details. If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, this post has instructions. Please take a moment to read HP's Privacy Policy at http//www8.hp.com/us/en/privacy/ww-privacy.html . Cheers,TechSurge.

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I just purchased a new T500 notebook (Type 2242-34U) and am interested in setting up a home network.  I have broadband cable hooked up to my Dell PC (Time Warner/Roadrunner).  My T500 comes with Intel WiFi Link 5300 (AGN).  Any advice and/or recommendations with regards to the model/type of router is greatly appreciated.  Thanks a bunch. OO  

Answer:Home Network Router for T500 w/Intel WiFi Link 5300 (AGN)

oonouye wrote:  My T500 comes with Intel WiFi Link 5300 (AGN).  Any advice and/or recommendations with regards to the model/type of router is greatly appreciated.  Get a Cisco/Linksys WRT-610N. As Small Net Builder says..... But if you're looking for a reasonably-priced dual-band, dual-radio draft 11n router, the 610N continues the 600N's tradition of being the only viable game in town. - http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/content/view/30530/96/ I'm using a Linksys WRT-600N (the previous model) with 4965AGN and 5300AGN cards in various ThinkPads and have been very satisfied with the 802.11n performance. Cheers, Bill

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I am having a frustrating time with my network. I work for an animall hospital and we have a wired/wireless network with 9 computers (mixed vista ultimate and xp pro with server 2003 sp2 on the server). I am using a Linksys WRT320n router.

My main problem is with my 2 wireless computers, a desktop with a US Robotics 802.11g turbo and one of my laptops, a Dell Inspiron 6400. They are no more then 30 feet from the router and always have a strong signal but will drop their connection and have to be logged of and logged back on. It is very frustrating because there is no rhyme or reason for it. Sometimes it will stay connected all day without dropping and other days it will drop 6-8 times.

I am not sure if this is related or not, but there are several wireless networks that can be seen by these computers including a Comcast WIFI and an Optonline WIFI.

Also, the network will slow down every so often (wired as well as wireless) and I am no sure what the is about. Our applications that we run are not very intence (no graphics or large packets being sent.) Some one said they thought there might be a some sort of a Windows Sharing App. running on the server that was bogging it down but I am not sure.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Supergroomer
 

Answer:Solved: Wireless network drops signal and network is slow

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Hi, I use a Thinkpad E560 with Intel AC 3165 Wifi chipset. My wireless connection drops frequently. I can see, that my laptop reconnects the wireless network, also the access log of my Wifi access point shows it. This happens each 10min.And yes, I use the latest driver version 19.0.1.1 from http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/ThinkPad-Edge-laptops/ThinkPad-E560/do... I have already checked these documents both in EN and DE language. They seem to have rather different content. None of the tips changed anything, though.https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht070623https://support.lenovo.com/us/de/documents/ht070623 I will give the Intel driver https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26346/Intel-PROSet-Wireless-Software-und-Treiber-f-r-Windo... version 19.20.0 at try. All other devices in my wireless network work fine... Does anyone have any other hints? Cheers, Ivo

Answer:E560 with Intel 3165 Wifi chipset: Wireless connection drops frequently

Do you use 2,4 or 5 GHz? You could try to change the channel on your router web-interface (for instance 7 instead of 12). It often helps. I did so, too.

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HiI think this is a weird issue. I have a Lenovo Thinkpad P50s with windows 8.1 Pro, i7-6600U CPU @ 2.60 GHz, 16GB RAM, 64 bit operating system. This laptop is provided by my employer and it is working fine in my office network. As soon as I connect it with my Home network it frequently drops connection (Sometime it works for 1 hours seamlessly otherwise gets disconnected in 20-30 mins). My other laptop is working fine with my home network also I tried my Friend's home network on this P50s and there also it is giving same issue. Is there any setting that I need to do on laptop to get stable connection? Thanks

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I bought a Lenovo T500 with a faulty ATI card which worked perfectly well with switchable graphics disabled. Unfortunately for some stupid reason I decided to test the ATI card and turned switchable graphics feature on in BIOS. Now the laptop boots to a black screen (internal / external) and I cannot get to the option to disable hybrid feature. Is there some way to re-set the BiOS settings so that I can use the intel graphics?I tried to remove the bios battery, hoping it would reset CMOS but this resulted in a few extra beeps and not much else.Any help will be greatly appreciated.  













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Answer:T500 Hybrid Graphics Problem - How to blindly switch to Intel Card

Don't have one of these..... how about, running it on battery power to see if it switch? Or drain till very low battery status and laptop turn off ATI trying to last longer? I thought it supposed to go to intel graphics if running non-graphic intensive software?

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Hi there,
 
My Lenovo Thinkpad D530 came with Windows 7, 64 bits and worked without faults for 2 1/2 years.
 
Some days ago I updated my system to Windows 10, 64 bits.
 
Since than I got problems with wireless connections. The wireless component build in is the Intel« Centrino« Wireless-N 2230. Its installed Intel driver has version 15.18.0.1 from 30-April-2015.
 
When I start-up my laptop it automatically connects to my wireless router, but when I start-up my browser the wireless connection gets dropped, so that I even cannot connect to a simple page like Google.
 
Connection via Ethernet / LAN works, but here of course another HW- and SW component is involved.
 
Any advice welcome !
 
Michael













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Answer:E530 Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230, after update to Windows 10 Wifi connection drops

Hi Michael,
 
What model laptop do you have?
 
Lenovo made an L530, T530, E530 and W530, but no D530.
 
Let me know what it is and I'll move it to the correct board.
 
Regards,
Dave

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Hi Forum, My personal laptop is Lenovo THINKPAD T500 2055, and its main specifications are as follows: - Intel Core 2 Duo processor T9400 (2.53GHz 1066MHz 6MBL2)- 8 GB DDR3 SDRAM Memory Module 4 GB (2 x 4 GB) 1066MHz DDR31066/PC38500 DDR3 SDRAM SoDIMM Kingston.- 2 GB Intel Turbo Memory hard drive cache.- ATI Mobility Radeon 3650 with 256MB.- 160 GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm.  Currently I am seriously considering buying SSD, and my questions are as follows: 1) Will Intel SSD 520 Series 2.5 inch 180GB 6GB/S MLC Resell 25nm work alright with my laptop without any issues? 2) Which is better: Intel SSD 520 Series or Intel SSD 330/320 Series ?  I would greatly appreciate your support and inputs!

Answer:Lenovo THINKPAD T500 2055: Intel SSD 520 Series or 330/320 Series ?

Guys, I posted my questions here because I am concerned about incompatibility issues: T500 <=> SSD. Also, I read that: 2.5" SSD does not fit into HDD holder for the laptop (T410), Ref:  (http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/T400-T500-and-newer-T-series/2-5-quot-SSD-does-not-fit-into-HDD-holder-f...), So, I am worry that If I bought Intel SSD 520 Series 2.5, then, it won't fit properly. Another concern is that my current laptop has 2 GB Intel Turbo Memory hard drive cache, If I got SSD, then, should I remove the Turbo or disable it? What happens if I left it as it is without removing nor disabling? 

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- Thinkpad T500- Dock II (Docking station)- Nvidia - GEForce 8400 GS- Windows XP SP3 New unit- modified build of XP We have tried to install the video drivers from disk, but the system won't recognize them.  We have modified the BIOS to run external video after boot.  But it just locks up when placing the unit in the docking station.  We just get the 1 long beep-followed by 2 short ones (video error)- Note: we are not using switchable graphics, nor have we loaded the drivers or enabled it in the BIOS...cuz we know that's NOT for XP. Nothing here and nothing on the NVIDIA site. Any help appreciated  

Answer:Problems with T500 Thinkpad, GEForce 8400 video card and docking station - in XP SP3

OK... the T500 and dock work fine apart.  Does anyone have any experience/luck with an NVIDIA GEForce 8400 GS?   This is tricky, as the drivers/support seems to be aimed at the Vista or Windows 7 OS crowd.

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Hi, everybody. As I can find no help with this particular issure anywhere online I'll try posting here. I got the following 1802 failure message twice today on my ThinkPad (Edge E540) without having done anything to it (I know a lot of people get the message when they try to change the network card): 1802: Unauthorized network car dis plugged in - Power off and remove the network card (8086/08B1/0006/0000).(I'm not quite sure about the last numbers - I had to make a shoddy screenshot with a cell phone) I got the failure message twice (turning the laptop off and on again) and then the laptop started without problems. I checked with both Win 8 diagnostics and the Lenovo Solution Center but the status is: laptop's running just fine. All software is up to date (otherwise I might have been looking for a solution there) and, therefore, I'm clueless. My questions are:1) What can cause this particular problem?2) How can  I prevent it from happening? Is there a solution (an easy-to-follow one for the laywoman)?3) Am I supposed to panic right now? Is the unprovoked appearance of this problem a sign that I should backup the whole machine asap and start looking for a new one (which would leave me pissed as my ThinkPad has been in use for meager 9 months)? I'm grateful for any help, piece of advice or insight that you can give me.

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When connected to my home wireless network for extended periods with no activity, I come back to find that my wireless connection has been lost. Sometimes, right-clicking on the wireless icon and selecting Repair fixes the problem. Sometimes, the Repair stops on the first action "Windows was unable to disable the wireless network adapter".

I'm using a Netgear G router (from a Motorola modem) with wire to my desktop and wireless to this laptop.

Laptop profile
WinXP Pro SP2 Lenovo X60 Thinkpad Centrino Duo
Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection

Any ideas?
 

Answer:drops wireless network

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Hi I'm having problems with my internet connection. It used to work no problem but just in this last week it has started playing up. I have tried resetting the router and setting up the internet connection again from scratch but it hasn't solved the problem.

It will connect to the wireless network but then drop it every so often, sometimes it will go to local access only, next minute it will lose connection all together. This is very frustrating and I have no idea how to fix it

Can anyone give me some advice?

Also, having issues with Microsoft Office - it won't save anything without crashing.... this is a relatively new problem as well.

It's windows vista that I am using.
 

Answer:wireless network drops every so often

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HiI am getting repeated errors from the Intel Integrated Graphics card (on the Intel i3 chip as I understand it) in my brand-new B320.I checked via a tool from Intel that my drivers were up-to-date (version 15.22.1.2361).I checked via Device Manager Update Drivers that my driver was up-to-date.I attempted to uninstall and re-install my driver BUT the uninstall reverted me to a VGA Adapter (so my screen was then running in a low res 800x600 mode!) and I could not even then see the Intel Integrated Graphics card in Device Manager to be able to re-install the driver against (even if I ran scan for new hardware): I had to restore to a System Restore Point - so the problem has of course come back.I have even had one error where the screen then went completely blank and nothing would bring it back: I had to power off the PC (Ouch!)PLEASE advise how I rectify this incredibly frustrating problem step-by-step.  

Answer:Repeated error from Intel integrated Graphics card in my brand-new B320

hey johnestlea,i was going through the download list of the B320 here : http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_list.aspx?CategoryID=156819And could not find any driver with the version 15.22.1.2361 for the Intel Integrated Graphic Card. Where did you get that version ?





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Hi. i just bought a Linksyss N Router. But i can't seem to get the T500 to run at speeds over 54G In the specs, it says it should be a AGN Wireless adapter.Lenovo T500 2082 7SG Any ideas?? Or is the T500 just not fit to run at 300 mps.?? Kind regards JonasDenmark

Answer:T500, Win 7 and wireless network.

I use my T500 with a apple routeur and it always connect on "N" I didn't do anything in particular, it just works.I think the issue is more on the configuration of the routeur or on your laptop.

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I have a brand new Dell Laptop with Centrino internal Intel(r)Pro/wireless Network 220BG connection (Centrino is apparantly not supported by AOL). I get online to AOL using a Speedtouch 570 router. Without fail AOL drops the connection to the router every 3 - 5 mins. AOL tell me the adaptor is the problem and not their software. Though the wireless network connection is still showing as excellent long after AOL has disconnected. The AOL error message is "your AOL service was interrupted (24-01-08-041)". Has anyone any ideas how to resolve this issue?
 

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This is a common problem judging by the results of a web search. I'm hoping one of the good folks here knows of a solution that actually works!

I have an Epson Artisan 810 printer that has wireless networking. My desktop connects to this printer by USB and the network by Ethernet. Our laptop connects to everything wireless. Everything works just as you would expect except:

When the printer goes into "idle" mode (low power - standby) it drops off the network and the laptop can't find it to print to. The desktop (of course) can print to it in low power mode. But, this only happens in a particular order:
If the laptop connects to the printer and prints, then the printer goes into idle mode, the laptop can still print to the printer.
If the printer is on (not into idle) and the laptop restarts it can print.
If the printer is in idle, and the laptop is restarted, it will not print.
If I turn the printer off, then back on, it is recognized and works again wirelessly.
What I have tried:
Set a static IP on the printer
Reserved the IP on the router (Trendnet TEW-691GR) for the MAC of the printer.
Tried to ping the idle printer IP from laptop: No. Restarted: Yes.
Tried to ping the idle printer from the desktop: No.
Removed the printer from the laptop, deleted the printer port, re-installed the printer using the manual IP port.
I've run out of ideas and have started drinking! Any suggestions?

Answer:Wireless printer drops off the network

Is the laptop dropping it, or is the router dropping it. That's my first real question even if you've manually set it routers like to just ignore things that have no traffic after a set amount of time. It doesn't appear there is a way to change the sleep mode settings in that model of printer though.

Anyhow if it's dropping off the nat table there may still be some way to tweak the router a little bit more to keep the connection alive. The printer itself has no setting or feature I can see that would help with this. (I can't believe I actually looked at a manual for something I don't even own.)

At any rate I tried man, but I don't see anything you missed, and as you already pointed out the other mentions of this online are all dead ends too.

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My wife's computer running XP OS with SP3, connected to our WPA-2 wireless network with Linksys WUSB100 adapter, keeps losing its Internet connection whenever she is offline (not logged off for a period of time), connected to a broadband modem through a Linksys WRT120N Wireless Router. Linksys has its own wireless manager, which conflicted with Windows XP WZC, so I went in and disabled that ( did nothing to solve problem). However, we have an unsecured wireless network in our immediate neighborhood, and that is the network (albeit with a weak signal, and a speed of only 24mbs speed) that her computer connect to. There must be a way of blocking her computer from connecting to that network, or to remove that network from the available networks list. I have been searching online for solutions, and have contacted Linksys support several times for support, but they claim to have no solutions.
 

Answer:Wireless XP drops secured network.

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Hi,

My wireless network speed cuts out every 20 seconds or so during high-speed downloads and/or file transfers within my LAN (i.e., it's not my ISP). My signal strength never drops below 70%, but yet for some reason, the network drops out. It is almost like the entire computer locks up a little bit. I can't even get another web page to load while it's happening until it recovers.

I'm running Win7 RC x64. The adapter is a Realtek RTL8187. I've tried 3 years worth of drivers (including the ones that I had running on my Vista x64 OS), switched the wireless channels from 1 to 6 to 11 and back again. I've tried every possible 'netsh interface tcp set global autotuninglevel=...' value. I've disabled every other adapter in the system. I've tried downloading to different drives, on different controllers, even tried IDE/SATA.

See attachments for samples of whats going on. As I wrote this, the ping window was still running--it's fine... until I download something.

Very very annoying...

Answer:Wireless network drops out during downloads

well, a few things you can start to do.... first is to swap out routers if possible. Next, swap out wireless cards if possible or vice versa, cards then router. next would be to do a line stress test, or just a test of the line. This can be done at dslreports.com , tho you may have to signup/register to be able to use this feature.

there is probably a few more things to try, but i would get past these steps first before i go doing much anything else.

btw, am having the same problem here... but my swapping out routers does nothing, and its not the wireless card here, as it happens on the whole network, wireless gets bottlenecked, and therefore shuts down just the wireless signal, if on wire you are fine. Point in case, not just my belkin wireless G, but the laptop gets the same treatment. Atleast by that i mean, if i lose connection here, so does the laptop. I have yet to see if i can create the same results in reverse, having to see if the laptop can crash the wireless network signal. So, i'm still investigating this myself.... welcome aboard matey! Is all i can say for now.

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Hello all.

Yes, it's yet another "My Wireless Won't Work Right" thread! Your help would be greatly appreciated!

I recently moved to a new house, and set up one PC downstairs, with a Linksys WRT54G Wireless Router. PC#1 is hardwired to the router, no problems there. PC#2 (with a Linksys WMP54G card) is upstairs, one floor up and probably 20 feet over. Both PCs are above ground (nothing in the basement).

Initially, PC#2 was connecting pretty well. Generally I'd hit 54 Mbps and "very good" signal quality. But, it was spotty. While the connection wouldn't drop entirely, it would frequently drop enough to disrupt my FTPing of large files across the internet. I had my suspicions about the card, which had been jostled a lot and didn't seem to have a great connection between the antenna and card itself.

So, I replaced the whole setup with a brand-spanking new WRT54GS router and a WMP54GS card. Unfortunately, things have gone from bad to worse. It took me 3 hours on Support Chat with Linksys to even get any kind of a connection from PC#2, and now it just dies completely for huge chunks of time. I'll be online with a 54 Mbps connection, Very Good signal strength, then BOOM, couldn't find a network. Then 30 minutes later, it will miraculously find it again. It happens often enough that the PC is essentially useless for any work that requires an Internet connection. Note: Linksys' monitoring tool finds my network with a c... Read more

Answer:Wireless Network Connection Drops

If I understood correctly, your laptop experience pretty much proves that you are getting a constant good strong signal to the location of the problem computer. If so, don't mess with router's antenna.

Go to the Linksys web site and make sure you have the latest driver and utility for the adaptor.

Move the computer around a little. Maybe the fan or power supply or something is in the direct path of the signal.

Are you managing the connection with the Linksys utility or with Windows' Wireless Zero Configuration? Try the other one.

Are you using encryption? If so, WEP or WPA?
 

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