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A very specific question about Intel 4965AGN wireless card power settings

Question: A very specific question about Intel 4965AGN wireless card power settings

As many others, I found that my new out of the box T61 was unable to connect to wireless routers. After some troubleshooting, I found the problem was the power management property for the wireless card was set to low. I have my laptop power settings set to maximum performance both on the battery and when plugged in. Still, every time I reboot or come out of standby, I find I can't connect to the internet and when I go to the device manager and check, I find that the Power Management property is set back to low for my Intel 4965AGN wireless card. This happens with the "use default value" unchecked and also with it checked. The transmit power property always stays on high though. So, yes, I can get the wireless working by manually changing this every time I start up or come out of standby, but how do I force the power management property to stay on a high setting and not keep resetting to low? What other software has the power to keep resetting this value, and can I stop it? I am currently using the Thinkvantage Power Manager, but I have uninstalled the Access Connections software as I found it to be entirely too frustrating for my use. (perhaps part of that early experienced frustration was due to this power management issue) I manage my wireless networks using XP network connections. I've had my laptop for about 4 days now. I absolutely love it, but this and a few other hardware issues continue to plague my computer. I have already updated to the most recent Intel driver for this device. Help would be greatly appreciated. Regards,Chris.


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Answer: A very specific question about Intel 4965AGN wireless card power settings

Dear friend, i have EXACTLY the same problem with dropping the power settings to low.Whenever this happens (even when i am working normally - no suspend or sleep mode) i loose internetand the only way to get back wireless is by restarting. Is there ANY solution for this?New drivers? Something? Does lenovo know about this so us to give us an answer?


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I bought an Inspiron 1420 for 640$ shipped or so from Dell last month and now I've been using it at my school campus.

It has a Intel 4965AGN Wireless-N Mini Card and the network says it's 300 Mbps connection here but at times when I'm using the internet, it would be slower than AOL!

I did a speakeasy speed test and got

20k kbps and upload 28 kbps

A few minutes later I did speakeasy test again and got about same but upload speed went to 4kbps.

Inspiron 1420, Intel Core 2 Duo T8300(2.4GHz, 800Mhz, 3M L2 Cache)
NVIDIA (R) GeForce TM Go 8400M GS with 128MB dedicated graphic memory
High Resolution, glossy widescreen 14.1 inch display
4 GB Ram sticks Kingston bought at Frys (memtest 20 hours no errors)
Intel 4965AGN Wireless-N Mini Card

Note: My lil bro is on a 4 yr old laptop and he got upload speed up to 7000kbps...
His download speed burst to 40000kbps and stayed there...
what is going on here?

Answer:Intel 4965AGN Wireless Card Slow? Inspiron 1420

Max speed the card supports != Speed of the wireless network your connected to.

Sounds like the campus network is the limiting factor, not your card. Heck, I would imagine that quite a few people (and maybe a handful of bandwidth hogs) are online at the same time.

And yes, I have the same network card in my laptop though I've only achieved ~130Mbps, which seems normal to me.

edit: Have you tried connecting to any other wireless networks besides your campus?

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Recently, I found my Intel 4965agn wireless lan adapter on my T61 laptop automatically disabled after I connected to the public wireless network (no password required) in my university. Sometimes it could work for 3-4 hours, but sometimes it could only survive for few minutes.When the adapter was disabled, I cannot start it in any way except restart my laptop.But this phenomenon never happened in my apartment, where the wireless network has a password requirement.Anybody has the same experience or any solution? Thanks. BTW, My T61 is 7662-CTO. This problem happened on both Vista Ultimate 32x and XP SP3.Message Edited by musicx on 03-02-2009 11:19 AM

Answer:[Problem] Intel Wireless Card 4965agn Disabled for NO reason

Same problem... I've had this issue and reported it many times with no results from Lenovo or IBM. My card is an intel 3945ABG, and the same issue - not  problem on some networks and a disaster at school (many access points and a WPA-Enterprise security). I have taken out access connections and tried the intel pro wireless software.. while it hasn't fixed the problem, it's better. About once a week my card just turns off - disables itself somehow. The light goes out, and it disables itself in the device mangler (red x) but I can't re-enable it, the device manager just crashes. If I flick the Wifi switch, nothing, click enable in the pro wireless software, nothing. I have unchecked the "allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" everything....  Someone from Lenovo, please give us an answer about this... I think this happens on most computers (all 4 thinkpads in my class have this issues), just rarely enough that no one complains. Is this a firmware issue? a irq issue? What do you need to solve this? whiteatom 

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here's all my specs before i get into the issue:

OS: vista home premium, 32 bit
wireless card: intel 4965AGN
laptop: inspiron 1520
processor: intel core 2 duo CPU T7100 @ 1.60GHz
no recent crashes to cause the problem, and i haven't been using much anti-spyware other than mcafee security center.

allrighty then, i don't know if that's enough information about the hardware or not. here's my problem, as detailed as i can manage:

my wireless seems really inferior to other computers. i'm right now in about the middle of my campus, UT austin, and i get disconnected from the wireless intermittently. just sitting here i've been disconnected 4 or 5 times over the past 40 minutes or so. in my apartment, they have their own isp, namely Airimba wireless. lots of times i won't be able to get onto the wireless (connect to the router). i just spent 35 minutes talking to a dell support technician, and basically he had me delete all my saved network connections and reboot the computer. problem not solved. it has been suggested to me that perhaps this is a hardware problem; the dell technician basically said vista might be causing the flakiness. one of my huge freshman classes is in a theatre, and i see people around me surfing the web, but i can't get a connection. it happens in certain class rooms too, where others get a connection, but the gods don't favor me.

anyway, i can't imagine that this is a server-side problem. everybody would be complaining. so... Read more

Answer:wireless help; vista, intel 4965AGN card, inspiron 1520

Hi andrestable

If you are currently using any flavor of the "ACM" (Arimba Connection Manager) software, I'd recommend uninstalling it.

I'd also recommend uninstalling your current driver for your Intel wireless adapter, and then installing this Vista driver set directly from Dell. It's from mid-November of 2007, only nine weeks ago or so, and might help --- --- follow the setup instructions as prompted. (*Note that the initial installation instructions are on the same webpage as the download*).

Once you have that package installed, test your connections. Should you continue to have difficulty, there is a wireless patch specifically for your model, and specifically for your wireless adapter: ---

I think that the 2nd patch has an excellent chance of helping significantly.

Remember, that when you are setting up your connections, you won't be choosing Ad Hoc, but Infrastructure. Your connections should also be enabled for Mixed modes, as the Arimba device is a 802.11b device, whereas other WiFi on campus is likely to be 802.11g. Your Intel adapter is able to do all four currently available 802.11 modes --- a/b/g/n.

To the networks that you most often connect to, you can set your laptop to automatically detect. Whether you connect using Vista's builtin Wireless utility, or use an Intel tool included in the driver download, you... Read more

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I have a "Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN" card installed in my new T61p. Can this card be used in 802.11n mode? The reason I'm asking is because although it seems to have some "advanced" options for "N", it only operates in 802.11g mode at best. My card doesn't connect when I set my wireless router to transmit in 802.11n mode only. Please advise. Thanks. Gary Grathen

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Hi Folks,This is my first post and I hope someone can help me.I recently bought a T61 with the Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN card running on XP.The problem I am having is that I can not stay connected to my wireless network.When I turn on the laptop automatic connection is spotty at best. Once I do get connected, as soon as I open a browser (Firefox or IE) the connection drops and my router freezes. I know the problem is not with the router because it works smoothly with my business Dell Latitude D620 or a very old Thinkpad A31p.I've tried everything I can to rectify the problem (drivers, settings etc.). It's not easy downloading drivers to a flash drive on my wife's desktop and copying it to my laptop. From my research on the internet, it seems a lot of people are having the same issue. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Wireless Connection Problems with a Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN

HiI have the exact same problem.  I have read about many others with the same issue.   I wish I had an answer for you.  There are a couple of things going on.  The Lenovo power management wants to turn the wireless off at a whim.   Authentication seems to fail for me with WEP turned on (works with other laptops using the same WRT54G).   I am running a T61 with Windoze XP.  Our work Wireless AP (WAP) has WEP enabled.   Wireless will work on the T61 at home with no WEP but not at work.    I am thinking about installing linux (running network manager) on the T61 becuase I know it will probably work.  I think the troubles are with the Lenovo wireless configuration utility. I am surprised that Lenovo has not fixed such a big problem.   It doesn't reflect a quality product.

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Hi all, I have a X61 (7673 A22) machine which had been downgraded from Vista to XP. However, now I can't connect to any wireless network using this machine.I tried upgrading the drivers for Windows XP but it is still is not working. I get the following error message evertime I try to connect to a wireless network: "Windows is unable to connect to the selected network. The network may no longerbe in range. Please refresh the listof available networks, and try to connect again" But as far as I can see, there are wireless networks availabe. I have tried refreshing of the networkconnections and connecting again but it still does not seem to work!!! The current driver is the Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN is as follows: Driver Provider: IntelDriver Date: 3/28/2007Driver Version: Today I upgraded to the newer driver as follows:   I have even tried changing the Intel Wireless Card itself but the problem is still not resolved yet even with the new card. Can anybody shed some light on this problem? Thanks

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Working with an R61 with the above wireless adapter.  When I go into Access Connections to configure the profile I am only offered A, B or G... not N. Today I downloaded the latest driver for the Intel adapter... rebooted... and still no choice for N. I have an N wireless router ready to talk to the laptop... but where can I set it for N? Thanks for any suggestions. Tomster2

Answer:R61 with Intel Wireless WiFi 4965AGN will not allow N

what is your R61 type number?

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My WiFi card was turned off by software to save on battery power. It should have been turned back on then the laptop was reconnect to AC power. But was not restored. I can find no way to the the unit on because everything I find says that it need to be done vias MS software.

Any help would be great.

Gary M

Answer:Intel wireless wifi link 4965agn

The above post should have read "...card was turned off..."

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T61Windows XP SP2 fresh install. No updates installed yet.Intel wireless 4965AGN card ... verified by opening up the machineIntel wireless LAN driver version 12.00.4000 downloaded from Followed instructions for installing XP on a T61 from When I  do a suspend (Fn+F4 or Start -> Shutdown -> Standby) it goes to preparing to shutdown screen for 5 minutes then returns to Windows with this error System Standby FailedThe device driver Intel(R) Wireless WiFi link 4965 AGN is preventing the machine from entering standby. Please close all applications and try again. If problem persists, you may need to update this driver. any help will be appreciated. TIA-mark  Moderator message:  Please update the location in your profile now, so that it complies with forum requirements!Message Edited by billbolton on 09-10-2008 05:38 PM

Answer:XP on T61 standby failed - Intel wireless 4965AGN

Hello Norky, i would suggest first to update your os.Do you use any other Thinkvantage program like hotkey manager or powermanager?It seems that your installation has failed in some points.  RegardsAndreas  Message Edited by Agotthelf on 09-10-2008 08:46 AM

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X61tVista Business 32-bitUsing Windows to All,I have been using G wireless since purchasing my X61t in August 2008. Finally stepped up to N in my house. (LinkSys WRT310N) Wife's MacBook saw it and connected with no need to change ANYTHING. X61t, however, reports that it sees the router but that "The settings saved on this computer for the network do not match the reuirements of the network." (Mac 1, Windows 0) When I roll over the name of the SSID it correctly reported that it is an 802.11n signal. I looked at the wireless card properties in Device Manager and it lists 802.11n Mode as "enabled". Channel width is "Auto". I have tried the router with both 20 and 40... now set at 40. There is one setting that is confusing to see: The last item is labeled "Wireless Mode" and allows 6 settings with various arrangements of possible wireless interface standards: 802.11a, 802.11b, etc all the way to 802.11a/b/g" -but no mention of N in this section. I see no other settings there I recognize as related to connecting. Searches here on this board and acroos the whole set of forums came up with a few fixes which I have tried: go into BIOS and disable wireless then enable it, for example. Intel ProSet Wireless tool Diagnostic runs fine until it gets to Association Test and fails saying, "Not Associated". Although the router is set to broadcast one windows diagnostic reports that the network is hidden. Weird. Because the other computer is happily connected I a... Read more

Answer:Can't set my Intel 4965agn card to connect to new N router

Hi jonathan7007!
What's the model type of that X61T xxxx-xxx?

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Thinkpad R61i / 8932-CTO which FRU for Intel PRO/Wireless 4965AGN?want 802.11n on my R61i which FRU is compatible? please see below thanks! 8932-CTO, 48x, 49x, 4Ax, 4Bx, 4Cx, 4Dx, 4Ex, 4Fx, 4Gx, 4Hx, 4Jx, 4Kx, 4Lx, 4Mx, 4Nx, 4Px, 58x, 59x, 5Ax, 5Bx, 5Cx, 5Dx, 5Ex, 5Fx, 5Hx, 5Tx, 5Ux, 5Vx, 5Wx, 5Xx, 5Yx, 9Sx, CEx, CFx, CGx, CHx, CJx, CKx, Clx, D2x, DYx, FFx, FJx, GFx, GTx, GUx, GVx, GZx, H2x xxB, xxF, xxH, xxl, xxM, xxP, xxS, xxU, xxV, xxY 42T0865 R 2 xxG 42T0867 xxC 42T0869 xxE, xxJ 42T0871 xxK 42T0905

______________________________________R61i 15,4" XP, SL500 15,4" XP, Ideapad S10 XP

Answer:Thinkpad R61i / 8932-CTO which FRU for Intel PRO/Wireless 4965AGN?

does your current machine use a abg card?? the 4965 AGN card needs 3 wires, while the abg card use 2 wires.  I will have a look at my machine for you tonight. But unless you have 3 wires i don't think the upgrade would work.

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I know the problem is not with my router because my other non-Lenovo computers with Wireless N cards are getting signals much above 54.0MBPS. Is there something I have to enable or do you guys have any ideas? I have all the latest drivers installed.

Answer:Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN not getting above 54.0MBPS

Your router must be 802.11n Draft 2 compliant  and  have dual band support (2.4GHz and 5GHz) to achive 802.11n speed with a fully Draft 2 compliant WiFi card like the Intel 4965AGN. Cheers, Bill 

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X61 7675-CTOConfig: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz, 2 GB RAM, Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN, Windows XP Pro SP2/3 I had previously piggybacked this problem on a post dealing with the same problem with Vista. I decided to post for XP and make one clear post of problems and solutions attempted. Upon receipt of machine, June 25, 2008. wireless would not connect on startup as it did not get a valid IP address. This required using the wireless interface to disconnect and reconnect. Using "repair" would not always result in a connection. Subsequently connection would drop frequently. Sometimes could be reconnected, sometimes would need to be restarted. Called Lenovo 6/26/2008. Found and installed all updates related to wireless including hot key support (dependency for ThinkVantage), Access Connections, and Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965agn driver. Problems continued. Disabled Access Connections. Machine would then connect on startup but drops continued. Machine is unable to reconnect itself after drop. Removed Access Connections. Drops continued. Installed "Network Magic" which enabled file/printer sharing which was not working previously but had no effect on connection drops. Note that during this time and to present, 1) a Toshiba laptop on the same network maintained wireless connections with no problems, 2) an identical X61 with identical CTO configuration experiences same problems on a completely different network 12 miles away. Progression ... Read more

Answer:Wireless Connection Drop Problem - X61 with XP and Intel 4965AGN

I have the same issue here. I have tried every means posted on the web, removing the Access Connection, maximized the power, the same problem still exists. I think I need to go buy another wireless LAN card but wonder why Lenovo doesn't know how to fix the problem?

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After installing Win7 Prof x64 everything with WiFi was working correctly. Yesterday I wanted to try Vista x64 driver with Connection Utility. In the device manager it shows that device is working corectly but in fact it is not working at all. Uninstalling connection utility didn't help and windows cannot find any driver at the HDD or in windows update.

Any idea what could be done to fix it?


Answer:Problem with Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN

Uninstall it totally, restart, and let Windows reinstall it.

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I am trying to connect to a secured wireless network that uses wpa, AES, mschap2 and authenticates based on the Windows logon.  I don't have the option for this combination in Access Connections.  I uninstalled AC and tried using windows and I get an error message "An unexpected error has occurred" when I select AES and click next.  I've installed the latest drivers both from Lenovo and Intel and nothing helps.  I have no problems with other machines, just this X300.  Any help would be appreciated.  This is my personal machine and I NEED wireless connectivity.

Answer:cannot connect to wireless with Intel wifi link 4965agn

Did you try re-installing the 4965agn software?

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Can someone link to Windows 7 drivers for this card Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN. I have serched everywhere and I am only able to install vista ones but I want to install Windows 7 drivers instead of vista.


Answer:Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN Drivers

Try this site download the vista 64 bit drivers to your desktop the right click> properties> check the run in compatibility mode> in the drop down menu choose Vista. install as administrator. Hope this will help.

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Is there a way to install an Intel 4965agn miniPCI in a Thinkpad T61?  Have updated BIOS, etc., but no combination works.  Get 1802 error re: unathorized card and Google work-around's don't seem to work on T61 series (on my laptop anyway). RegardsHSA

Answer:1802 error on Thinkpad T61 trying to add Intel 4965agn card

Welcome to the forum! My guess is that you're trying to install a generic Intel card, and this will not work in a ThinkPad, since the BIOS detects it and blocks the boot with the message you've encountered. Only IBM/Lenovo approved cards (with a FRU number on them) will work without triggering the error message. And from what I recall (might be wrong) there is no BIOS hack for newer ThinkPads, T61 included. Hope this helps.

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Is this card compatible with a satalite pro 6100 and will it support wpa encryption after installing this board?

Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN mini PCI WALN Express Card 802.11b/g/n, Nieuw



Answer:Intel 4965AGN mini PCI WALN card and SP 6100

Hi Jeroen,

I must disappoint you, the card will not fit in your machine.

Thats the card you?ve mentioned:
It?s an MINI-PCI "Express" card, but your Satellite 6100 has just an MINI-PCI but NOT "express". It?s just an MINI-PCI slot.

Here?s a MINI-PCI Express slot:

And thats a sort o card YOU WILL NEED since it fits into your slot:

Just look for cards which suit for an "MINI-PCI" slot. The best would be to take some atheros card, but you can also try an intel product.


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Type: 7764-CTO S/N: L3-xxxxx OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Driver version: In a nutshell, my WiFi has stopped working overnight; that is, it had been working flawlessly for more than a year, and one day when I woke up it decided to quit. Here's what happens when I turn the radio on now: it will scan for APs as usual, but only report a fraction of the list as it used to - it may not report even the preferred APs, which it had no problems connecting to before - and never make a connection. On some rare occasions, it might be successful at making a connection, but the connection would be reported as limited (i.e. no Internet access) and it would not stay connected for more than a few seconds. 90% of the time the 802.11 radio would try connecting, fail, and power off. Here's what I have tried: I have tried updating to the latest driver, as well as reverting back to the Windows 7 bundled driver. I have tried making connections to several working networks (e.g. friend's home, office, cafes, etc) to rule out my router being the source of the problem. I have also tried running the Ubuntu LiveCD to see if it would work under a different OS. Obviously, nothing has worked. For those who are curious, ethernet connection is working fine. I'm leaning toward it being a hardware failure. Does anyone have other thoughts and perhaps even a solution?
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Greetings all! I have a Lenovo X61s that I purchased, and I have decided to upgrade the wireless card in it so that I can use the 802.11n that I have at home. When I installed the new adapter in the Mini-PCIe slot and restarted the device I got an error message saying the the card was not supported and had to be removed.  Per the X61 matrix ( the 4965AGN is supported.  Has anyone else seen this? Regards,TC Labby


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Answer:X61s will not accept Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN

The BIOS has a whitelist of supported wireless cards. You need a Lenovo branded 4965agn card or else the BIOS will not allow you to boot the computer until you remove the card. The Intel 4965agn wireless card you are looking for is the FRU 42T0865.

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Hi,When I purchase T61 and start working on WiFi it was quiet good, real transfers big files around 6MB/s. So it was nice even with WEP2 encryption.Then I update my system through TV and my problem starts. Transfer beneath 1MB/s. So I start messing with drivers and its help for a while.Now I am back to slow connection and I've try every thing I can think about(reinstall sys VISTA  included) On new system I install new drivers from Lenovo and it is not working. It looks like the WiFi link freeze for a while and the starts again an so on like that. I have all parameters on high or aggressive or max performance, it do not help much. Any one some idea? Ah! I should add. I do not use Access ControlMessage Edited by gonzo111 on 03-17-2009 07:07 AM

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I have an R61 ThinkPad with 4 gig RAM, Vista 64, T9300, and the Intel 4965AGN wireless network card. The 4965 can connect to the wireless network (WPA2-AES), browse the web, download files, etc. The problem is the network card dies when attempting to copy large files on the network. The status light blinks, and then about 30 seconds into the copy, the light goes solid and the connection is dead. No repair connection efforts succeed. The only cure is to reboot.I have tried the drivers at the Intel and Lenovo sites. Each has slightly different results, but all result in the 4965 becoming non-responsive. I have completely uninstalled drivers when switching between the different versions. I have tried driver only and driver/software installs with no success.There are 3 other wireless computers on the network that can copy without a problem. The router is an N router. The other computers have G connections.What is the problem? More important, what is the solution? Bad card? (I received the notebook recently, and this has never worked.)

Answer:Intel 4965AGN Wireless Networking Crashing on Large Transfers

kamiller42, welcome to the forum,
I don't have a Vista TP with me at the moment, so you might have to look around a little for the following settings.
It sounds as though this could be a power management problem. If you are using Access Connections you need to ensure that in each profile you have best network performance selected in Wireless Settings / Further Settings.
There are also power management settings in Network Devices and in Device Manager, (advanced properties of adapter), which you should change as well to ensure that Windows cannot reduce power to, or turn the adapter off.
Edit: TypoMessage Edited by andyP on 06-24-2008 07:53 PM

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Ok i have a Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN in my Toshiba X205 laptop

We have a wireless N router set to pump out 300 megs/sec wireless, yet i'm only gettin a wireless G connection at 54 megs/sec

wats up with this????
thnx for the help in advance!!!

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Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN

Thats my WAN hardware and its supposed to max out at 300mbs i understand if it runs at 200, it used to run at a constant 244, but now (i dont know why but its been bugging me for months) its running at 54

please help but dont tell me to reinstall drivers or anything like that cuz i'll just get "p/o"'d for lack of a better term


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My laptop is Lenovo Y400 with intel 3945ABG default. I have a Intel 4965AGN mini-pci card so I want upgrade wireless card of my laptop. But when I replace intel 3945AGB with intel 4965AGN, I can't use it. In window7 I still see intel 4965AGN adapter in Network Connection, but wifi led is off. Press Fn + F4 does not turn on it. I can find any wireless network to use. So how to config Intel 4965AGN working with my laptop? Sorry for my poor english!

Answer:wifi card Intel 4965AGN doesn't work with lenovo Y400!?

can anybody help me

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Usually internet speed is low since i start the laptop but i find a better speed after maximizing the use of energy of the wireless card. The problem is saving this maximization setting, because everytime i shutdown the laptop or even closing Explorer the configuration turns back to the "minimizing" position !!! I tried to solve it by using the energy management application but i wasn't able to find any setting for the use of the wireless card. Wireless device / properties/ Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN >>> Configuration >>> Advanced >> Property: energy administration and then a horizontal bar on the side, from minimum to maximum. Any help? Please ... Alfonso (Sevilla, Spain)

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Dear readers,I recently got hold of a x60 tablet and I'd like to get rid of the internal intel 3945ABG wireless, since it runs too hot for my tastes and leads to high temperatures of the right palmrest.The new intel 4965AGN wireless card is rumored to remain relatively cool.Is the 4965AGN compatible to my x60t?RegardsBen

Answer:x60t: is it possible to install 4965AGN wireless card?

weezer wrote:
Is the 4965AGN compatible to my x60t?

Unfortunately, not at this time.  Perhaps in the future?!?
In any case, the 4965AGN does not have a significantly differemet thermal characteristis from the 3945ABG.  It is the Atheros based WiFi card fitted to some X60 systems which is frequently reported as being a contribuing factor to hot plam rests.
As far as I'm aware there is no particular plam rest heat issues with either of the Intel Wi Fi cards.

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Has anybody tried using a standard wireless PCMCIA card or USB WiFi adapter with an X61 (I am using a 7764-CTO) ?How well did it cohabit with the built in wireless? Were you able to disable the internal one and allow the external one to work?Why do this? Some access points I want to use do not work with the built-in 4965AGN but maybe I can just plug in a cheap Wi-Fi solution as an expedient fix until compatibility issues are resolved either with the driver or the access points.This is for Vista Business 32. I have a Linksys WPC11 but Linksys have no Vista driver for it. Some of their later cards do have Vista drivers (32 only) so I would probably be going out and buying one of these.If you have tried this please relate your experience. How well did Access connnections cope ?Message Edited by hiker on 05-31-2008 02:22 PM


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Answer:Using a standard USB or PCMCIA Wireless card instead of the internal 4965AGN

OK So I bought a Linksys WPC100 which is a cardbus Wi-Fi G CardBus PCMCIA card.Interestingly in the local BestBuy the majority of adapters (USB and PCMCIA) do not list Vista as one of the operatiing systems they support. Also strangely even of those with a Vista Certified logo the majority do not list Vista as one of their supported operating systems. Clearly something non intuitive about being Vista Certified or the box specifications are generally not correct. I had the list of Vista drivers from the Linksys web site with me and it didn't correlate even as a subset or superset either with certification or with listing the operating system as supported. In fact not a single adaptor had all three factors, a driver available on the linksys site, certification and the operating system listed as supported. Getting over this by now mild frustration I bet on the WPC100. The driver on the disk provided installed and operated the card form Vista Business.When the machine is booted with the card installed (I haven't tested behaviour with standby and sleep or insertion while running enough to say yet) then the card appears as a second wireless adaptor. Connection Manager reports that the integrated AGN card is either disabled by the BIOS or hardware switch and Connection Manager does not function. This is OK. At least one knows where one is and that the connections being seen by Vista are from the PCMCIA card.Unfortunately the problems with the access point continued so all this exerc... Read more

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I purcahsed a T61 laptop and it stated in the specs that the laptop had a 4965abgn card with N disabled. I was told by the salesman that I could contact Lenovo and they woul dtell me how to enable the N frequency. After many calls I have not found anyone at IBM or Lenovo that know how to do this. My device manager says I have a 4965AG card.  My entire network is N and I need the speed and distance. Does anyone know if it is possible to put an Intel 4965AGN card into the T61 and replace the AG card?  Thanks

Answer:Is upgrade of an internal wireless card from 4965ag to a 4965agn possible on a T61

rustycape wrote: Does anyone know if it is possible to put an Intel 4965AGN card into the T61 and replace the AG card? As long as you use a Lenovo supplied 4965AGN card, it will be a straight forward swap-out.   Cheers, Bill 

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What is the difference between intels wifi cards 4965AGNMM1GN and 4965AGNMM1WB?
and should i get intels wireless card or is there a better brand?

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Hi There, I have bought a 4965 to enable wireless connection. There are three wires that need to be connected to the card each is a different colour (Grey, Light Grey and Black). The card has three posts, each has a number next to it ( 1,2 and 3). I cannot find any guidance that explains which wire goes to which numbered post. Does anyone know which wire goes on which post? 

Answer:Intel 4965 Wireless Card Hardware Question

That's described in the Hardware Maintenance Manual. There are also some nice videos on the Lenovo Training site:

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It is possible to replace the wifi card that brought the Satellite L100-108 (Intel 3945ABG) for the one Intel 4965AGN?
Both cards are mini pci-e and the chipset on the motherboard (with the Everest says only that it is Toshiba), is the Intel i945GM.

Thanks in advance

Answer:Satellite L100-108: Upgrade from Intel 3945 WLan to Intel 4965agn


Why you want to upgrade the WLan card?
I mean the Intel 3945ABG provide three different WLan standards.
OK, the Intel 4965AGN provides the 802.11 N standard but this standard cannot be used because the WLan card would need 3 wire wlan antenna?
As far as I know the L100-108 has been equipped with two wires Wlan antenna which is designed for A B and G WLan standard.

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My mom uses wireless at her work with static ip settings for her office network.
We are finally getting a cable modem at our home and i bought the wireless WRT54G router so i would not have to run a cable upstairs to her room....

the problem is that her settings for her work will not work unless i change the whole router around just like the one in her office.

Before i go into changing the router around completely i was wondering if there is a way to have individual settings (tcp/ip) for the individual wireless connections she will be encountering.

I wont setup the router til we get cable tomorrow so i thought i would ask about this to make my life a little easier and so i dont have to go into her office to copy their settings.

Answer:2 connection settings for one wireless card question

I only have XP pro in front of me, but if that's what your mom uses, you should be able to create a second connection in Netowrk Connections control panel so your mom can connect to work or your home. Rename the current local area/wireless connection to work, then create a new one for your router at home and call it home. You should be able to set the preferences to connect to your wireless network for either connection without having to copy the router settings from your mom's job.

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Any reason I should leave these installed? Do they bring any benefit? They weren't installed by default, and in my infinite wisdom I allowed the tool to install them. Thoughts?  


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Answer:Intel Specific Components Question

The are pre-requisites for various intel based components to work.You can leave them as it is

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Assuming I am using the correct terminology in my question but knowing that I am possibly talking about something else I will explain. Having done a fresh install of Win7 HomePrem I noticed that when I click on a drive I have to wake it up--it doesn't open immediately and I could here it begin to hum. Prior to my reinstalletion I did not have to do this--clicking on any drive would pop up a window immediately. Then I recalled that I had done this manually and I think it was through the 'Power Options' --> Advanced Settings --> Hard Disk --> Turn off hard disks after... Am I correct in this? That this is how I prevent my disk from going to sleep/turning off? by setting it at 0 or 999 minutes. Assuming not then how do I do so. Assuming yes, then is there a way to do so only for one HD? I have 4 (where my OS sits and 3 others). I do not like to wait every time I want to open a folder in a drive I am not presently using and since this drive mainly happens to be the D: drive and not my E: or F: drive (hardly used) I was hoping I could be specific.

Answer:Is it possible to change the power settings specific to 1 drive only

If any, such an option should be in the disk properties in Device Manager. But I don't see such an option.

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Intel won't support OEM 4965AGN card in lenovo laptops, they don't connect to LINKSYS base stations in N mode.

Answer:Intel 4965AGN Problems

Not sure exactly what you mean, maybe you could provide a little more information? Searching the forum using "4965agn linksys" I found, amongst others, this thread which may be source of information for you.

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Hello all,

I've been chasing the dropped connection issue with Win 7 and the Intel 4965AGN for a few days and after many driver and configuration changes I finally appear to have a stable connection after rolling back my driver to version (from 2007). I have also disabled IPv6, mainly because my router doesn't support it any way.〈=eng


Answer:Intel 4965AGN + Win 7 - FIXED (for me at least)

Glad you found the solution Ski! Just make sure windows doesn't help you out with an automatic update.

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I just bought a T61 with Vista Business which I upgraded it to XP Pro SP2 and dowloaded all the updates. My wireless adapter is Intel 4965AGN version I have problems connecting to my access point in N mode. The only connection I can get is in G which gives me only 54Mbps. I'm using Linksys WRT300 wireless-N broadband router. I read most of the messages re: 4965agn  but i couldn't find a solution. I also stopped ThinkAdvantage Access connections service to let Window to manage the connection but to no avail. Can somebody please help.ThanksSia T61 7658-CTOCore Duo T7500 2.2GHzIntel 4965AGN v  

Answer:Hekp with Intel 4965agn

May I suggest you call Lenovo support. I had problems with the same card and they sent me a new one.

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Hello during the last month i'm suffering from bsod all the time..

I think the problem is with the Intel wifi link 4965agn...

I'm attaching the minidump files..


Answer:BSOD possible cuase intel 4965agn

The problem is with your firewall. INFO. You should replace it with something newer.

BugCheck 1000007F, {8, bab38d70, 0, 0}
Probably caused by : fwdrv.sys ( fwdrv+a347 )
Image name: fwdrv.sys Timestamp: Mon Apr 15 19:28:31 2002 (3CBAAB4F)

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I have a T61 running XP with the Intel 4965AGN WiFi adapter.  I am connecting to an AirLink 101 300N router configured as WPA2 PSK with AES encription to support 300 Mbps connections.  My wife's desktop connects at 300Mbps using an AirLink 101 300N USB adapter, and my old T21 connects at 300Mbps using and Airlink 101 300N cardbus adapter.  The Intel adapter doc implies it should work at 300Mbps, but connects at 150Mbps. I have looked at the driver parameters and installed the latest Intel drivers from the Lenovo site.  Any suggestions on what I can do to get the Intel 4965AGN to connect at 300Mbps.

Answer:Connection speed on Intel 4965AGN

eghuff wrote: I am connecting to an AirLink 101 300N router . Your Airlink operates only in the 2.4~2.5GHz WiFi band.  A fully 802.11n Draft 2 compliant device, like the Intel 4965AGN, will only connect at ~270Mps for devices which support operation in the 5GHz WiFi band. When running in the 2.4~2.5GHz WiFi band they will only connect at ~130Mbps. If you want to achieve ~270Mbps connections with fully 802.11n Draft 2 compliant devices you need a router which supports 5Ghz band operation, or supports dual band operation in both 2.4Ghz and 5GHz WiFi bands. Running 40Mhz bonded channels in the 2.4~2.5GHz WiFi band to achieve ~270Mbps operation is generally problematic and it is prone to have mutual interference with 802.11b/g WiFi traffic in the vicinity.  Cheers, Bill

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me again
I've installed a Intel 4965AGN card in my laptop inspiron 1525
my question is
it has the regular black and white wires for two post card
it also has three extra wires
black, grey, and blue
it says uwb wwan in the compartment
the card has the post's 1, 2 and 3 marked:wave:
how do i hook this up
do i use the old black and white and put the blue one in the middle or what
I'm having no luck at all looking this up

Answer:Inspiron 1525 - Intel 4965AGN upgrade

Hi eyemfedup2

White wire to position 1
Black wire to position 2
Solid Grey wire to position 3

Same for the Inspiron 1721

From the guy at ebay Finally have it solved

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i just replaced an old belkin g router with a d-link dir-825 extreme n dual-band router...i managed to get the desktop connected to the internet using a d-link dwa-552 pci adapter (after updating using the atheros version driver, the included software manager/driver on the cd was a pain-in-the-a$$)...

the macbook pro also connects to the router and the does the wii and the ps3...using WPA2 security...

the vaio laptop, with vista business 32-bit and an intel wifi 4965agn adapter will not connect to either the router ( or the internet in a browser window...

i updated the driver to the latest version...

the wireless network shows up, but when i try to connect it says "local access only" the vista diagnostic window it says "can't connect to primary dns server" (

i set up the router with this same laptop using a wired connection and the d-link set-up wizard, and i got an internet connection just won't connect wirelessly...

of course i reset the router and the cable modem (time warner/roadrunner)...

is it an ip address problem? if so, how do i solve it?

thanks for any ideas...

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Hi,I have a Lenovo C3000 N100 notebook (0768-BQG) which comes with an Intel wireless 3945ABG mini-PCI express adapter. I would like to replace that card with Intel 4965AGN (the same form factor) to use the 802.11n standard at home. I am aware that wireless adapters are authorized by some manufacturers and to avoid error 1802 ?Unauthorized network card is plugged in. Power off and remove the mini-PCI network card.? I would purchase a card with the Lenovo FRU number 42T0865 (Intel 4965AGN MM1) which is used in some ThinkPads.Here are my two questions:1. Is any BIOS version for 0768-BQG machines compatible with the Intel 4965AGN adapter?(TV Access Connections from version 4.40 seems to be).2. Has someone already made successfully such upgrading?I would like to avoid solutions.Thanks for any help, Peter

Answer:C3000 N100 and Intel 4965AGN compatibility

Hi, I am having the same problem with Lenovo 3000 V100. I tried applying a patch on the BIOS provided on ThinkWiki. Howeve, it didn't work. Any help would be appreciated. I understand that Lenovo maintains a Whitelist on the BIOS, which checks the devices at startup. And there are patches to bypass this option. However I haven't found one for 3000 series V100.  Thank you.

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After installing W7 on my computer I can't seem to connect to the internet anymore. There weren't any problems when I had Vista.

Any clues?

I have unchecked the power-thingy on device manager, so that's not it.

Security type: Open
Encryption type: WEP

Please help me!

Answer:Intel WiFi 4965AGN: limited access

Was it connected during install?

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Hiis it possible to install the new Intel 5300AGN mini PCIe instead of the original 4965AGN?Why? just for fun  regards Martin T61p 6460-8ZG with XP-SP3Message Edited by sambaverde on 09-27-2008 05:18 AM

Answer:Running Intel 5300AGN on T61p instead 4965AGN

if it is not from Lenovo/IBM parts bin, then you will get an error during the bootup or it wont be recognised. So remember that when you change your parts, also it may avoid your warranty if anything happens, the card is not a customer replaceable unit. 

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T61 6459-CTOWindow Home Prem 32 bitIntel 4965 agnLinksys WRT400n sim dual band router Windows device config indicate the Intel card is 'n' enabled. I've updated the drivers....1) Thinkpad Power Management driver ( current version 1.60 )2) Intel WIFI driver ( current version 13 )3) Lenovo Access Connection software ( current version 5.5 )4) Lenovo Hotkey features ( current version 2.23 ) Currently the T61 can detect and connect extremely well to the 2.4ghz band.  However it cannot even detect the existence of the 5ghz band.  I've made the SSID's significantly different and have changed various router settings between 20mhz/40mhz, channel numbers, etc.  I'm using WPA2- personal and have selected for the router to use  either TKIP or AES.  When I review the available networks in Thinkpad access connections, every single one indicates using a channel between 1 and 11 indicating either there are no 5ghz networks available anywhere.  I live in NYC in an apartment building.  The list of networks is at least 20 deep.  Although it is possible that not one is running a 5ghz network, it give me more suspicion that my card is not operation in the 'n' realm. So, maybe its the router?   I purchased a Netgear 3700, installed w/o setup software and no encryption and have the same result...a crystal clear 2.4ghz band and a complete absence of the 5ghz signal.  All while sitting right next to the router (so range is not the ... Read more

Answer:T61 w/ Intel 4965agn can't detect 5ghz networks

Hi Walterh7, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
If you at any time you get more than 54Mbps, you have a 4965AGN.
To get the fastest speeds you need to set WPA2 AES-only.
At short range you should get 130Mbps at 2.4GHz, or 300Mbps at 5GHz.
I have an X61 with a 4965AGN and Netgear WNDR3700 router, and I see those speeds.

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  I know there are quite a few power supply questions on this forum but I think mine needs specific attention. I have 2 hard drives running 512 gigs of memory. A DVD drive, dual core processor, 320 MB Nvidia e-Geforce 8800 graphics card, 2 gigs of RAM. I use a 450 watt power supply but it seems the performance I get out of games is mediocre. With 45 fps in Counter Strike Source and just get inconsistent performance in any game including The Sims 2, Battlefield 2, Medieval 2 Total war, Age of Empires 3, Quake etc.. I asked my dad, who is an old school computer builder , tells me anything more is unnecessary.  I tried doing research on my own and this is the first time I actually asked my question to anyone else.Do I need a larger power supply? Any suggestions at all?

Answer:Specific Power Supply Question

gogogoomango .......Quote  I know there are quite a few power supply questions on this forum but I think mine needs specific attention....... and you say that because ........?  Everyone who comes here is looking for specific attention for their issue........ LOLQuoteI use a 450 watt power supply but it seems the performance I get out of games is mediocre. With 45 fps in Counter Strike Source and rarely 60 fps in any game. If you want to do a calculation as to the psu required, go this site and do the calculation... processor are you using ?What type of ram do you have installed ?Is your PSU a 450 watt bargin basement PSU or a good high quality 450 watt PSU ?   dl65 

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Hello! I tried to replace 5100AGN with 4965AGN and I got error 1802 at boot (unauthorized network card). Since it's Lenovo part from now obsolete T61 I thougt there should be no problem plugging it into T500. Any way to overcome this ... problem? Thanks,b.

Answer:Intel 4965AGN MM1 (FRU 42T0865) not "authorized" to work with T500

Hi sponka,

Per lenovo parts list, the said card is not part of whitelisted cards. Only lenovo approved Intel 5100, 5300, 5350 and ThinkPad b/g are compatible:-

Hope it helps.

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HelloJust picked up Trendnet N router supposedly capable of 300mbps. its N card, I am seeing speeds above 200s.On my X61s with 4965, the most I am seeing is 130 which I guess makes sense since my router is not 5ghz. However, I can't even seem to maintain 130. It often drops back down to 50s. Any idea what settings I can check to make sure?Do I go as far as using thinpad connection software as opposed to just windows? I have Windows XP ProTHank you in advance.

Answer:X61s with Intel 4965AGN - problem keeping connection

sbkim wrote:

Any idea what settings I can check to make sure?
Make sure that the 4965AGN is set to "maximum performance" in both the Power Manager and Access Connections.

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Hi, I am experiencing what many other Lenovo users all around the world:
Here is the dump file:
My question is: What is you plan in oder to stop blue death on my computer?
The debugger output:
Serial of my laptop:
Type: 6457
Serial: 5GG *
Mod edit: Masked serial number to prevent mis-use.

Answer:Blue screen of death with Intel 4965AGN driver

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Hello - Intel 4965agn driver on x64 BSOD with large xfers when connected at link speed negotiated at N!!!! This seems to affect a lot of people. Does anyone know if a patch has been released? Intel has released a couple of driver revs since this issue was 1st observed, but none of them addresses the issue (several months ago!!!) At this point, I am a fraction of a sec away from dumping the Intel hardware and going with Atheros. I am only hesitating because I don't want to trade one set of problems for another (ie. I don't know much about Atheros stability and performance under x64 with N routers). Thanks, Michel


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Answer:Intel 4965agn driver on x64 BSOD with large xfers!!!!

sinanju009 wrote:  Intel 4965agn driver on x64 BSOD with large xfers when connected at link speed negotiated at N!!!!  How "large"? I'm regularly doing transfers in excess of 1GB using 4965AGN cards ruuning in 802.11n mode with Vista Ultimate x64 and the current Lenovo supplied drivers on various a T61 and X61, without any problems at all! Cheers, Bill

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To whom it may concern at Lenovo: Please release updated BIOS for the T60/T60p series of Thnkpads that adds the Intel 4965AGN wireless adapter to the white list. Many thanks,Grayson Lang

Answer:Please add Intel 4965AGN to T60/T60p BIOS white list

why has nobody at Lenovo responded to this post?  There are many more users who have this requirement...

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Back in August of 2013 I ordered a Y510p with the SLI 750M configuration (see signature for detailed specs). It originally came with Windows 8 as well. It came with the famously terrible Centrino N 2230. From day one it was shotty and on the 2nd day of ownership completely stopped working until I installed 2 drivers and the annoying Intel PRO-Set Wireless utility from their site (no patch available directly from Lenovo). Now that its been a year and I've upgraded to Windows 8.1 its being problematic once again as usual. My issues:Connection randomly dropping, but usually picks back up in a few seconds. The router and connection are perfect/professional grade and work with all the other machines. The chip will say its connected to the router/internet however will not load any data. I have to refresh pages multiple times now and then just to get them to load.Chip will sometimes randomly fully disconnect from connection and will not automatically reconnect even though the network is configured to do so and is showed as being available.Chip/Network Connection/Slow Speeds when Bluetooth device being used. I use a ThinkPad Bluetooth mouse and occasionally a Creative D100 Bluetooth SpeakerChip cannot handle using Bluetooth Mouse and Bluetooth Speaker at the same time. Moving the mouse while audio is playing causes it to pause, mouse movement is sporadic. (This should not be a bandwidth issue, my 2008-2009 Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Card with Bluetooth 2.1 can handle the load e... Read more

Answer:Lenovo Y510p upgrade to newer Intel 7260 2x2 (BGN) Wireless Card from Intel Centrino N 2230

I just posted a response on the other Lenovo y510p Intel 7260AC forum.  In a nutshell, I bought a Lenovo part: fru 04W3814, which is a Lenovo Intel 7260AC + Bluetooth 4.0.  Lenovo initally said they would support it, and have a hardware support case number.  They told me that they would support it.  I had not heard back.  I called and was given the "we don't support upgrades" answer, although it was their own part, and they acknowledged problems with the Intel 2230 card.
What I learned, is that I was not talking to Lenovo, but a third party company who would not let me contact Lenovo directly.
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Need help with fixing an error code 31 with my Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN network adapter. I have restored the the PC from scratch and installed the drivers, but still have the same problem. I also have an ASIX AX88772A USB2.0 Fast Etherner Adapter as part of a Toshiba port replicator which works fine. I have clened the registry of all errors.

Any advice on what I could do to finally solve this problem?

Answer:Satellite A300 - code 31 with Intel 4965AGN network adapter


What drivers have you reinstalled exactly? Normally if error code 31 appears in device manager it should be enough to reinstall only the driver. You can find it here: => Support & Downloads => Download Drivers

You can install the driver if you go to device manager and select the WLAN card. Right click on it and select ?Update Driver?. Don?t forget to choose the advanced installation where you can choose the driver yourself.


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Hi everyone!

I've recently did a clean install of Windows 7 Ultimate onto my Toshiba Satellite U400 laptop. For the most part I was online with a wired connection, and when I finally went to wireless, I started getting BSODs.

This SAME behaviour happened to me when I had Vista Home Premium SP2 installed before hand. I tried Ubuntu linux for a while and the wifi worked fine! (so maybe not a hardware issue? but a driver issue?)

I can make the BSOD repeatedly when flipping through picture albums on facebook for example. I have attached the debugging files in the hopes that someone with more technical knowledge can help me. I look forward to solving this problem once and for is very frustrating

Answer:[SOLVED] Windows 7 Ultimate BSOD when on Wifi (Intel 4965agn)

Hi -

I am finding 2 basic bugchecks in the dumps submitted -

0x9f - a driver is in an inconsistent power state
0x19 - bad pool header - the pool was already corrupted when the caller arrived

Ironically, both Intel wifi and your Ethernet drivers were named as the probable causes; I believe the Toshiba driver and webcam driver may be the real culprit(s) here -

TVALZ_O.SYS Thu Nov 08 19:07:46 2007 (4733CF02) - Toshiba
UVCFTR_S.SYS Thu Jun 26 01:25:19 2008 (4863526F) - Webcam driver

yk62x86.sys Mon Feb 23 06:44:18 2009 (49A2B642) - Marvel Yukon Ethernet
netw5v32.sys Thu Mar 26 09:10:37 2009 (49CBA8FD) - Intel wifi 5100/4965/39xx

The Marvel Yukon & Intel wifi drivers look fine to me. I suggest that you go after the Toshiba driver 1st, then the webcam driver -- check Toshiba for updates. If none, you'll have to disable the services related to them/ un-install the devices. The 1st w/ 2007 timestamp has caused problems in Vista and would most certainly do the same in Windows 7.

Regards. . .




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The originally installed atheros wlan adapter is just b/g and too slow for my network/needs

So I bought a n-draft one: 4965agn mm1 (intel) (it has got a toshiba p/n and s/n too)

I replaced the atheros one and plugged in the Intel - booted and installed the drivers - reboot -> adaper works fine -> reboot - nb stops at the toshiba BIOS screen without loading any windows. i can't even get to BIOS -> removed Intel wlan adapter and nb boots as usual.

Please let me know what I'm supposed to do to make things work

Answer:Satellite A210-14S - strange issue with new WLAN adapter Intel 4965agn mm1

no ideas?

google dind't help yet.

the laptop just doesn't boot windows and stops at the first screen (i think toshiba welcome)

i read about a whitelist but dont really understand what it is. is it possible that toshiba blocks certain pcie devices via bios?

i updated bios. my version is 2.00 now. i think thats the newest one right now.

please help me out. maybe recommend working n-draft adapters.

thanks in advance

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First of all, thanks in advance for the help.

So, I just got a new laptop for Christmas and I wanted to see if it would play Skyrim (I figured it would, but wanted to be sure). I meet all the specs except (possibly) the graphics card.

While I'm not a computer expert (or I wouldn't be here asking this question), I am computer literate (I know how to find this sort of information, etc.)

Anyhow, my graphics card info says it is:

Intel(R) Graphics Family
Driver Date (I assume this is irrelevant but included it anyway): 3/6/2011
Driver Version:

Skyrim graphics card specs are:

Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 512 MB of RAM

I'm unsure whether or not I meet the 512 MB requirement. I kind of assume that I do, given that its an HD card, but I'm not sure how to find out and don't want to drop $50-60 that I can't recoup once I open the product to find out.

Thank you again for your time and consideration.

Answer:specific graphics card question

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Hi, I have an X61 with Vista Business 32bits and the Wireless card (Intel Wifi 4965AGN) does not work anymore. Here is the chronology of events: - A few days ago I realized that the Fn+F5 hot key was not working.- I tried to solve this problem by uninstalling the Intel wifi driver and reinstalling.- Uninstall was OK. When I restarted the computer, the system automatically detected the Wifi card as new hardware and tried to install the driver, but I got an error message "Unable to open the driver specific registry key for this device".- I have tried to uninstall and install the driver several times but I have been unable to fix the problem.- I have downloaded the latest driver from the Intel and Lenovo websites but the problem persists.- When I access the device manager there is an exclamation point on the Wifi4965AGN. If i try to update driver it returns a message saying thatthe driver is up to date.- I have tried to recover the system from the last backup point but when the system restarts it says that there was an undetermined error in the recovery and that it didn't happen. It seems like there is something wrong in my Windows registry but I don't know enough to solve it. It doesn't seem like a big problem because I actually created it by trying to fix the Fn+F5 problem so I should be able to solve it! Any ideas before I reinstall Windows? 

Answer:X61 Vista32: Cannot install driver for Intel Wifi 4965AGN (unable to open registry key)

You may want to check the following again just to be sure everything was done 1) Make sure the correct driver for Intel Wifi 4965 AGN is installed (Do you have XP or Vista?)2) Use System Restore (Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Systems Tools -> System Restore) to rollback your settings to an earlier calendar date prior to the  time the issue has occurred. Were you trying to restore using Microsoft's System Restore, or using the Rescue and Recovery tool? If this fails, you may need to reload Windows.Power off, then power on and tap F11 repeately to access Rescue and Recovery from our recovery partition.  Hope this helps, Mark  

 Do NOT PM me with technical issues. Post in the forum for assistance. Thanks

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When I'm on the 2nd story of my house with my laptop apparently we get some signal from a neighbors linksys router.. and my connection will drop.

I used to have this happen and the wireless icon would show itself not connected (with an x) and then trying to aquire network address to the other network.

It doesn't do this anymore, but when I check the wireless networks in range when I have this problem, the linksys always shows up with one bar. If I disconnect from my link and reconnect (Dlink) everything works fine.

I don't have the linksys in my preferred networks, and I even added it at one point to uncheck the 'connect when this network is within range' box. Is there anyway to control my wireless card so that it only attempts to connect to my d-link or nothing? Kinda like Bluetooth can see all other wireless networks but you tell it which to link to and that's that.

I appreciate any help

Answer:Can I lock my wireless card to a specific signal?

Windows XP? Are you using the Windows Wireless Zero-Config tool to configure your wireless device?

You might try changing your SSID to something completely different and maybe changing the channel that it is broadcasting on. Everyone in your neighborhood is more than likely on channel 6 so I would recommend switching to either 1 or 11 to cut down on interference.

Your computer should only try to connect to a network if it is setup to connect to it. Also, if using windows zero config it should process the list of prefered networks in order. So, if you have "linksys" listed about yours then it will try to connect to that one first.

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Whether Indexing options settings are User specific or PC specific

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My laptop L540 is using wireless card of Intel Dualband 7260 AC. For some reason when I use it in the university campus wirelss network, I use Speedtest test it. But to find it always working in a wierd way:I first disabled the 3rd party wireless manager "Intel PROset wireless utility" and let Window wireless manager to the connection. The normal wireless speed  is around 100Mbps in my office, which I tested with my old R400 and other HP laptops. The problem is:Whenever I reboot the computer or wake it up from sleep, the first wireless connection ( mannual or automatical authentification), the network is slow as around 25Mbps in Speedtest Ookla. But when disconnect it and reconnect it agian, the speed can go to 120Mbps. After this second registration on wireless access point, it always streaming normaly fast no matter how many times of disconnect and reconnect. Is there anybody also experiencing this problem? Any suggestion will be appreciated. I tried using Lenovo manager of other version also, the problem wouldn't go away. 

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Hello all, I am having issue enabling the 802.11n settings for my WiFi card that is supposed to have N grade (300 Mbps) capabilities. The card standards are 802.11b/g/n. According to Intel's white sheet for the Intel? Centrino? Wireless-N 1000, it should be able to utilize the N grade WiFi speed capabilities. However, I'm not seeing the setting available in the Advanced settings of the driver. The attached screenshot shows that there are only b & g settings available. This is most inconvenient because my internet speed was just upgraded to 105 Mbps & I'd like to at least enjoy a little. I'm not getting anything above 50 Mbps. Is anyone else having this issue?

Answer:Where Are The N WiFi Settings For Intel« Centrino« Wireless-N 1000?

It's the same for ALL Intel WiFi products. Wireless Mode for Intel is basically using ABG, BG, AG, A, G, and B modes only. (see screenshot)

For Centrino series, there's a menu called "802.11n mode" and from there you can use it to enable or disable WiFi N

For 7260 series, it is called "HT mode" and if you disable that, the NIC will refuse to connect to N network and will operate on G or A.

FYI, there's a difference between what Windows say on the connection rate and the actual rate. The actual rate depends on RF environment, walls between the computer, antenna gain, and power management. The best actual speed you can get is around 40 - 50 % of the speed reported by Windows.

Getting an actual speed of 50 Mbps means that you're already connected to WiFi N. I might guess that the connection rate reported by Windows is probably 144 Mbps. 50 Mbps is close to the maximum actual throughput of 70 - 75 Mbps. You can change the settings on your router to "force" 40 MHz channel width on the 2.4 GHz band and then set the "802.11 Channel width for 2.4 GHz to" "Auto" to allow the adapter to use 40 MHz channel width.

If successful, this should give you 300 Mbps reported connection rate and around 130 - 180 Mbps of actual speed. Therefore, your 100+ Mbps internet speed should be covered provided that your environment has little to none RF interference and the laptop is within line of sight of the router.

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I would like to upgrade the speed of my wireless network card on my Inspiron 15 7537.  Intel says wireless-ac 8265 has the same M.2 form factor.  Can I upgrade the N 7260 with this card as a simple plug and play replacement?

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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!

_____________________________________________________________W530 2436-CTO, i7-3610QM, Quadro K1000M 1920x1080 Display with color sensor, 32GB DDR3 1600 RAM, Intel 256G SSD,500GB 7200rpm Hard Disk, BIOS 2.59

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

Are there anyone know how to fix this issue?

_____________________________________________________________W530 2436-CTO, i7-3610QM, Quadro K1000M 1920x1080 Display with color sensor, 32GB DDR3 1600 RAM, Intel 256G SSD,500GB 7200rpm Hard Disk, BIOS 2.59

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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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Isssue: certain areas of 2nd floor three story building might as well be dead zones for this adapter. British Telecom and Cisco have been there to address any environmental concerns. Both have made their adjustments to no avail. The adapter dies in this area and will not find AP eventhough I'm directly underneath. I have tried all adjustments (power management, roaming agressiveness, b and g only, g only etc., radio transmit power) nothing works. I use custom build or IBM Preload with Access Conn with newest drivers but still get same results. Netstumbler logs sent out and response was 4965 detects twice as many APs as 3945ABG and therefore more sensitive to signals. Issue has been escalated to Intel/Lenovo/IBM but in the meantime the solution is to switch to the 3945ABG (works like a charm compared to 4965 series) Anyone else in the universe have any similar experiences???

Answer:Wireless issues with T61 4965AG and 4965AGN

cornbread wrote:
British Telecom and Cisco have been there to address any environmental concerns. Both have made their adjustments to no avail.

What did they find in terms of environmental concerns, and what adjustments did they make?
Also what wireless access point are you using?

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Hi, Like many, I also have an X61s, XP Pro- all MS updates installed.  I have downloaded the latest 2009 drivers from the Intel site with the connection application too.  I have unchecked the power management control over the wireless too. Despite using the Thinkpad update tool- updating BIOS, uninstalling the Thinkpad connections software etc I keep dropping the wireless connection.  Other laptops and PC's on the same router are working fine- all running XP Pro and standard drivers. The issue is worse when I use on the battery rather than mains.  Even with mains though, as soon as it has disconnected once, that is it- it keeps dropping in and out. The Intel task bar application shows that a network is available and the signal strength is good- it just looks like the wireless card has vanished. Please Lenovo- get us a fix for what is a great little machine if it wasn't for this silly problem!  Why do we have to install another (free!) operating system just to use wireless!!

Answer:X61s wireless dropping out - yet another - 4965AGN

andythechief wrote:  The issue is worse when I use on the battery rather than mains. Make sure you have all the Power Management and Access Connections settings related to WiFi set to maximum performance (minimum power saving) settings. Cheers, Bill

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Anyone else having issues connecting to "N ONLY" base stations with there 4965AGN wireless card in their thinkpad T60 or T61? Mine connects like 20% of the time to my Linksys N base station. The rest of the time it says incompatible network type. This only happens when my base station is set to "N ONLY" wireless network. If I set to B/G/N it has no issues. It's like the Intel wirelss is someone incompatible with the LINKSYS N base station although Intel says Linksys is a verified vendor.   

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Greetings;  I was wondering if it is at all possible to enable the "N" function of the card. I am running it on a 6458-5KU. Setup is on a new WD750N wireless router with Verizon issued Westell modem. The router has 2.4 & 5.0 gHz capabilities. I have Lenovo driver version as the latest installed. Are there only 2 wires to the card inside the unit with the 3rd not used ? Can one upgrade the system to the 42T0865 FRU to enable "N" capabilities ? Any knowledge greatly appreciated.Thank you,Donald

ThinkPads:T23 2647 PIII-M 1.0GHz, 14.1 XGA, OS/2 Warp Version 4, WinXP SP3T43p 2668 2.26PentM, 2GB, 15in 1600x1200, 128MB ATI FireGLV3200, XP SP3 T61p 6458 Core2 Duo 2.4GHz, 15.4 nVidia Quadro 570M, Win7 Ultimate SP1


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Answer:T61p - 4965AGN card questions

If your current card is 4965 AG, there is no means of enabling the "N" spectrum, simply replace the card.
Yes, you can upgrade to 4965AGN card, just leave the middle connector open.
It will do 300Mbps just fine on a dual band router.

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I am getting to wits end trying to get my wifi connection to work.  I NEED HELP!!! I just purchased a Lenovo T61.  It came with Vista which I despise!!!!  So I decided to install XP.  I didn't want to eliminate Vista since I develop programs for windows and want to keep Vista around for testing purposes.  I partitioned the hard drive and installed Windows XP Pro SP2.   After about 3 weeks of research and installs, un-installs and re-installs and then finally getting ThinkVantage Update installed and letting it get everything updated I think I have a pretty good setup.  Except for the wifi adapter. The computer came with the two LAN connections.  A gigabit adapter for wired connections and an Intell 4965AGN wifi adapter.  I am using ThinkVantage Access Connections.  I prefer to keep this because I use the laptop at home, work and on the road.  Access Connections gives me the capability to save a separate IP configuration for each location.  That is worth a lot. The wifi switch on the front of the T61 is switched on.  If I bring up Fn-F5 it shows the "Hardware Wireless Radio Switch" as ON. I am able to get the gigabit connection to work without issue.  But I can't get the wifi adapter to work.  If I bring it up on Device Manager I see the 4965AGN under Network Devices.  If I bring up the Properties dialog it shows "Wireless On" on the Advanced tab and the Driver tab lis... Read more

Answer:T61 - Intell 4965AGN - Wireless radio is powered off

I seem to recall having faced this problem myself once. I can't remember exactly what I did but I think I physically turned the wifi switch off and then on when Access Connections was running.

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I  purchased this laptop HP Pavilion dv6985se Entertainment Notebook PC (LOVE IT) in summer 2008  with Windows Vista; I upgraded to Windows 7;  . . . then upgraded to Windows 10.  A year later post Windows 10 Anniversary update -experiencing intermittent  Blue Screen crashes : DRIVER NOT LESS EQUAL  -  netwlv64.sys - The  Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN   card is no longer supported for driver updates.  I have attempted various combinations of  adapter - Advanced property settings - hoping to achieve stability - without success - the Blue Screen  crashes continue unabated arbitrarily.   Researching online, the closest match  (3 wire) adapter found so far is : Intel« Centrino« Ultimate-N 6300 -BUT, in the seller specs, a caveat states "Compatible with: all laptop brands except IBM/Lenovo/HP" I AM SEEKING A  RECOMMENDATION  FOR A  REPLACEMENT wireless 4965AGN  HAVING COMPATIBILITY  WITH WINDOWS 10 - 64bit.Has anyone replaced their wireless 4965AGN  card and experienced stability?  Which model number? THANK YOU IN ADVANCE

Answer:Seeking recommendation for replacement of wireless 4965AGN f...

Your laptop has a BIOS whitelist. That means only the specific wireless cards (with HP Part number) offered from the factory can operate. If you try to install anything else the laptop will not get past an error screen.  There are really only 2 choices: Intel 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN modules: ? For use in Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Brunei, Canada, the Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Uruguay, the United States, Venezuela, and Vietnam 441086-001 Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN modules: ? For use in Canada, the Cayman Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the United States 441090-001 4965AGN has known issues with Windows 10: No, there is no recommended workaround. The whitelist has been basically impossible to overcome by any reasonable means.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.   

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hello all,I have aproblem with my XP machine.when i boot up the small wireless icon says its not connected,Also when i click to view available wireless networks that there are none in range, i reboot the pc and it might resolve it .More often than not it doesnt.Also i sometimes get a yellow exclamation mark over the wlan in device manager.I update the driver and it resolves until next time i boot back up the pc.Wireless switch is on. My 2 other pcs wrk perfect.This is doin my head in .Any thoughts would be greatly accepted.

Answer:intel (R)pro wireless 22800 wireless card

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I am having a problem which is bugging the bejeezus out of me, and excuse me if this has already been discussed elsewhere (tried to search but didn't find anything relevant).

I have a Dell Latitude D420 with a Dell Wireless 1390 Minicard. The Dell also has its own utility that manages the wireless connection in place of Windows XP.

I currently live in Italy (the computer was purchased in the USA) and am trying to connect to a specific wireless router provided by Fastweb. Fastweb is an Italian ISP that provides its own proprietary router (a Telsey) to use.

Even though I am able to connect to it by wired ethernet, and any other computer/wi-fi enabled device is also able to connect to it wirelessly, my computer just does not pick up the wireless signal from the router.

The strange thing is that when I open the Dell utility and go to the "Site Monitor" tab, the very same router's wireless signal is picked up without fail as a 54 speed at full signal strength.

But when I click on the first tab, the "Wireless Networks" tab and click on "add a network" then it shows a list of available networks-- and the Fastweb router is often not on there! Sometimes it does show up and when I click on it and try to connect, sometimes the signal disappears sometimes it has limited or no connectivity, but never anything consistently close to a stable connection.

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Answer:Dell 1390 WLAN Mini-Card unable to recognize specific wireless signal

With the problem being intermittent I doubt that this is the problem, but will plunge ahead anyhow.

I think in Italy the wireless channels are 1-13. If your wireless adapter has a North American driver it should be detecting/using only channels 1-11. If the router in question is using a channel greater than 11 I suggest that you uninstall the wireless adapter and its utility and start over. Make sure you specify the correct region (I think "Europe").

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WinXP SP3>Control Panel >Display Icon>Screen Saver ButtonUnder 'Monitor Power'>Power ButtonUnder 'Power Schemes'Click 'v' Down ArrowYou now have the choice of the following schemes...Home/Office DeskPortable LaptopPresentationAlways OnMinimal Power ManagementMax BatteryQ: Which of the above is your PC set to and why?I mainly Edit Graphics and Record Music and my PC is set to: Home/Office Desk.I'm wondering that if I were to set it to something different it would perform better/faster.

Answer:A question regarding power settings

I suffer from SAD (Seasonal Affliction Disorder) so mine is Always On as it lights up the room at night while I'm listening/streaming/recording Radio/TV etc keeps me company and heats the room, although not so much now my new PC doesn't seem to put out as much as the old Dell beast.Not concerned with power saving, just starting my car uses more than a years PC consumption watts!.A lovely wallpaper of Stonehenge from the Firefox album goes well.

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I am using my T61 only when plugged in at this time - with an external monitor. Originally it was set on Energy Star, but a message came up suggesting I use the Maximum Battery Life scheme if not using battery-only power. So I changed it. Then last night, the laptop screen (which I use only as an auxiliary screen) suddenly went very dim. It was late so I closed it down hoping it would go back to normal today. It did not. The "Battery Charge Thresholds" bubble message came up saying I should do something with the power to 86%  to increase battery life or something (naturally, the message does not stay there and cannot be copied, so I do not recall it exactly). I cannot find out where to change what. I did change the scheme to Power Source Optimized, which seems to have corrected the problem. But what I would appreciate is some direction on how to avoid this problem in the future, and how to select all these settings properly. The "battery maintenance" section says "The battery is in good condition. 90W AC adapter is attached." My computer is only a couple months old and has been working well until this hiccup. Thank you in advance.

T61 widescreen - Intel Core 2 Duo CPU - 2.20 GHz XPpro SP3 - 2g RAM - Advanced Mini Dock


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Answer:power settings question

Go thinkpad (button), device configuration, manage power plans.  From there you can set whatever you want.  That is what worked for me.


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Probably a silly question, but I'm curious since I've been with XP up until now.

I just recently started running Windows 7 RC, after using XP for so long I was looking around through the settings and came across the power setting options, and noticed that it was defaulted to balanced, so just for kicks I loaded up cpu-z to see the cpu running at 800MHz instead of 3200MHz.

It seems a nice feature to save power when your not doing anything and then when you need the power that it revs back up, not to mention keeping the heat down when its not using the full CPU power.

My question is what power setting actually seems the best, I do more gaming than I do just web surfing and email, while balanced seems nice for power saving, it does seem sluggish to get back up to speeds at time, but then I also wonder if the CPU revving up and down constantly like that puts more stress than normal on it, of course the cpu dropping also would be better for longevity due to lower heat.

I've had friends tell me just keep it in balanced and leave it there, regardless of how much gaming you do, just to save power when your not doing anything afterward. Just curious as to what others thoughts/feelings on he power setting options are, and if balanced is better than high, or do they pretty much equal out since the CPU seems to kick in fairly well with balanced when needed?

Answer:Question about power settings.

Hello and welcome to TSF, Xyele!

If you're planning on gaming, I suggest running it at full power - regardless of your game of choice, as it really helps load it and makes the load a lot easier on your computer, especially if you're running such games as Flight Simulator or Crysis - which are high-end games - but I don't know if you or not.

What I do personally it make up my own power setting option and use it with full cpu on and off the battery and I tweak the lid settings on my laptop so when I close it, it doesn't do anything - most will either go to sleep or hibernate.

How did you change your CPU MHz in Windows, just curious?

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I recently bought three computer cases, all new (still in a factory-sealed box) and supposedly for Intel server boards. I am wanting to use one of the power supplies in a standard case with a standard desktop board with a twenty-pin power connector. The power supply has a twenty-four pin connector.

Here's the question: Can I simply connect the twenty-four pin connector to the twenty-pin board (letting the extra four pins hang off to the side, unconnected) and have it work that way?

These server cases for Intel server boards are something I have no experience with and I just don't know.

Answer:Question about power supply for Intel server board

Yes you can.

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Will this option cut down connection drops? And whats the "noisy environment setting" does this cut out drops.And one more thing, there seems to be a channel setting 1-13. Should I configure this to the channels I have configured on my router, or are the two different settings?Any help possible welcomed, to stop connection dropsThanks.

Answer:Transmission power setting on Intel wireless network

Try using one of the other channels, yours may be 11 try 5 to 7 or if on one of these try 11

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I've got a laptop, and I always assumed I should have my power settings set to "Portable/Laptop", but I thought I read somewhere that suggested always using "Always On". 1. Does anyone know the differences between these two settings? (I know you can change sub-settings in each, but I also know that each has it's own SET/FIXED settings for when the fan turns on, etc.)2. Which is the better and/or recommended one to actually use for a laptop?Thanks!

Answer:Question About Monitor Power Settings

Each laptop has different power settings as they come from the manufacturer. If you're just using the Windows settings (and not the added on manufacturer's stuff) you should be able to see exactly what it does in the Power applet of Control Panel.

Some things that can be affected by these settings are the screen brightness and the period before the screen goes into sleep mode. This'll serve to conserve your battery when it's not plugged in.

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I see that Intel says this adapter is compatible with WPA2 but I can only find WPA support in the Lenovo driver download.  Without WPA2 AES I can't connect this laptop to many of the newer N wireless routers.  Has anyone found a driver that support WPA 2?


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Answer:Intel Pro wireless 3945ABG and WPA 2 Question

Welcome to the forum!I'm not sure I quite understand your dilemma...any Lenovo driver for this card will enable the type of encryption that you're looking for...typing this on a X60s with the exact same card and connected to the WPA-PSK network...I'm using Windows to configure my networks, not Access Connections.

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What is the difference between Mode 1,2 and Mode 3 for the power button setting, aside from the color changes?

Answer:Question about Power Button Mode settings


As far as I know using those modes you can just change power button color.

Default is always on and blue color and turns red when unit is off
Mode 1 = is always on, and turns green when unit is put into standby.
Mode 2 = is always on, and turns various colors when put into standby
Mode 3 = power led scrolls through various colors, and green when put into standby.
Off = Power LED remains off.

I can not tell you more.


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Hello all

I have 2 Samsung Displays in my room. 1 that is connected with my PC is a Samsung LCD Monitor that has native 1440x900 (16:10) resolution and the 2nd one is a new Samsung LED Monitor that has a native 1600x900 (16:9) resolution that is just connected with my PS3 which I hardly use.

Now as I have noticed the power consumption of my LCD is 34watts typical and LED is 14watts typical (on official specs on the website). I have a small factor UPS connected to my PC as we have frequent power outages/black outs in our country and I was wonder if I swap both displays and connect the LED with my PC it will save at approx. 20watts straight according to the official specs also not that the LED comes with a 12v adapter. So will it help?

Also if I swap display will it shuffle my desktop settings as in icons, gadgets etc.? just asking out of curiosity as I have some custom settings on the desktop which I don't want to mess around with for a time being

Answer:Display Settings and Power Consumption Question!

Ok BB mate I think as long as the machine's hardware supports the LED monitor / screen then there should not be an issue. Now that does seem like a fairly low res for monitors these days - any reason??

I don't see why the icons should be shuffled around either because the machine is generating them not the monitor that is receiving the signal.

Now you mention the LED does not come with a 12v adaptor and I ma wondering why that should be an issue as long as it is powered from somewhere it should have no relevance to it operating normally.

It is good though that you save on the power and I guess you know already but it is due to the use of LED's to light the screen as opposed to a fluorescent tube/s. Again you probably know already that the current draw of an LED is typically very small compared to other forms of lighting.
This very simplistic but to the point Difference Between LED & LCD | eHow

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The other day I tried gaming while on battery and got terrible frame rates. I had the power settings on Maximum Performance. Are there other settings I am missing? Thanks, -Phil


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Answer:Y510P Power Settings Question (SLI GT 755m)

hi PhilFromIT,
Welcome to Lenovo COmmunity Forums!
This may be helpful about your concern.
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How in God's name do I find the WPS PIN for my Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 5100 so that I may enroll it in my router's internal registrar?

Failing that, how do I initiate the WPS protocol for this wireless device so that I can attempt a PBC procedure?

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I have an HP Envy TS15 Notebook,  (HP Envy 15t-j000 Quad edition CTO notebook).  Has Intel i7-4700 and 12 GB mem.  Operating Win 10 pro 64bit.  Since new, the wireless has had frequent drops with the current wireless card (an Intel 2230 card installed with the computer when new) and the warranty is expired.   I want to upgrade the wireless card to get the 5G.  Installed is a Netgear AC1900 smart wifi router, model R7000.  These frequent wireless drops do not occur with 2 other HP and Lenovo laptops.  I want to be able to get the higher 5G speed that I am paying for. Can you advise1) is the HP Envy TS15 wireless card upgradeable?2) what form factor  must the replaceent card be to fit?3) which dual band wireless card would fit and work?  Prefer to stay with Intel.  Would the Intel dual band wireless AC 7260 card work?  How about the Intel AC8260?  Thank you for any information.Kind regards,Jay

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Hi Just got intel wireless n card and was wonder what attena go where on it they black wire and two grey on my x61t ?

Answer:Intel Wireless N card and 3 attena ?

Yes, it has 3 antennas and it will reach 300Mbps only when operating on 5GHz. Link to picture  Message Edited by sipp11 on 07-17-2008 12:49 AMModerator Note; Oversize picture converted to linkMessage Edited by andyP on 07-17-2008 10:06 AM

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I was wondering if anyone has run into this. I need to be able to find out where the settings for the Intel Power Management settingsd are stored. Im thinking that they are either stored in a INI file or maybe in the Reg. Anyways, I have about 300 PC that have to have this value changed and so I just though that scripting it out might be the best option. Thanks


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Hello. Are any of these half minis listed here compatible with the Lenovo Z580? Thanks.


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Answer:New wireless card for Z580 (Not Intel)

hi arcuttle,
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
Looking at the Z580 hardware maintenance manual, only these cards are supported on that list:
 - Link to picture
- Atheros AR9285 (Liteon WB195)
- Broadcom BCM43227
- Atheros AR9287 (Liteon WB197)

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I have a refurbished Lenovo Y40 and I am happy with everything except the wireless card. It is an intel ac-3160 card but right out of the box it had many problems. Internet signal drops off significantly when I am more than 5 feet away from the router.

I know this is normal but my computer's internet speeds die down significantly faster than other computers with the same wireless card. For example, at around 15-20 feet away, this computer will have 0.5-1 mb speeds while a different lenovo (same card) will have around 8-9 mb.

I want to try buying a new wireless card such as the intel-7260 or a new intel-3160. Does anyone know how to make sure my computer is compatible with the 7260? I have read an article about checking the "BIOS whitelist" to see if it's compatible (Page Not Found (404) - CNET

Anyone have suggestions or tips?

Answer:Upgrading intel wireless card

What router do you have? Upgrading the card or going with a USB adapter is not necessarily going to change something or improve signal if you are using a public hot spot at say a College or University dorm.

The antenna is usually on the upper left side of the lid. My son swaps between his Intel Wireless-ac dual-band 7260 and a Netgear A6200 USB adapter, depending on where he is at on his school campus.

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Can anyone tell me first of all, where to find the pci slot for the wireless card on a T40? I need to install a purchased card to use WIFI connections. Thanks

Answer:Need Help Installing Intel Wireless Card on T40

If you really mean T40, they'll probably chase you to another forum  I don't have a T40, but I just went over to lenovo support and downloads, entered T40, and this popped up: Hardware Maintenance Manual - ThinkPad T40, T40p, T41, T41p, T42, T42p  Z.

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