No wireless networks found

Hi,

I've got a new computer (IBM T60). I'm using wireless access in the office and cable to modem at home.

Since earlier this week, my computer is unable of seeing any wireless networks. It is enabled, I've tried the repair function, all the IP-settings are automatic and everything else seems fine. Any ideas why I can't find any networks in range?

Best regards,

henrik
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henrikatworkAsked:
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rickyclourencoCommented:
You should uninstall the Wireless Card hardware from Device Manager, restart the computer, then re-install the hardware fresh, prefferably with an updated driver (if available)...

Are you using Windows or some Proprietary software to handle your Wireless Connections?
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renillCommented:
check with ur IT GUYS if your SSID is given correctly and the WEP key is there fine?
do have ur drivers reinstalled..

renill
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
Hi henrikatwork,

have seen a similar problem with IBM machines, it came down to the actual program that IBM uses to configure wireless, are you running windows wiress or IBM proprietry SW?
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rickyclourencoCommented:
everyone asks the same questions I asked in the first place....
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
i fail to see where you asked what i asked?
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rickyclourencoCommented:
you said "are you running windows wiress or IBM proprietry SW?"

I said "Are you using Windows or some Proprietary software to handle your Wireless Connections?"
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
ha! sorry mate, i though you were the author responding (emabrrassed) its like 2am here, play fair!
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rickyclourencoCommented:
lol...stop going on Experts-Exchange at 2am!  its like making a wrong turn
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
:) this is true!
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CKWTCommented:
a new card should not have any problems, I recommend get it checked out by your dealer/retailer.
It's easy when you cant connect to a network when it's showing up, is this an integrated card?.. most likely faulty...

Hope u get it resolved and glad to help

CKWT
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henrikatworkAuthor Commented:
rickyclourenco - your answer was the closest. The thinkpad has some software controlling the wireless network card, that you can access only by clicking FN+F5. In windows, even though the card was disabled, it appeared enabled.

Best regards,

henrik
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rickyclourencoCommented:
Yeah, I've dealt with those thinkpads, sometimes the Radio gets shut off too......THANKS!
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