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If a post solves ph issue, please mark it so. After you install the utility, an icon is displayed in the Windows task bar. I do not work for, nor do I speak for Lenovo.
I googled for the problem an now I am completely pissed about lenovo. Frequently Asked Questions about wireless devices.
This document describes how to install, configure, and use the HP wireless Assistant. George, you are right. If you are running XP with Service Pack 3, and your notebook has a broadcom wireless card, I can give you a link to an updated broadcom wireless driver that supports WPA2 security.
W is by far one of my favourite Lenovo products and I honestly believe that you’d be doing yourself a disservice if you were to get rid of it over the issue at hand. Unfortunately, I don’t think there is a driver that provides support for WPA2 security for that card. Wireless radio is connected. There is a power switch on the outside of the case or above the keyboard to physically turn the power to the card on and off, however some power switches can also be controlled by software.
W and Intel Wifi Link – Lenovo Community
After I replaced the old card with the new one, I get a ” unauthorized network card error”. You don’t have to purchase from Lenovo, but it does have to have that FRU number.
HP Notebook PCs – Installing and Using HP Wireless Assistant (Windows 7, Vista, XP)
If you try again, make sure the vendor sells the card with that FRU – that is, the card has been sprinkled with the Lenovo pixy dust. But I already had a working card in the drawer and the fifteen minutes were already spent until I found out, that the W behaves completely different.
Please try again shortly. After clicking the operating system, locate and select HP Wireless Assistant. The HP Wireless Assistant displays the status of all the wireless devices allowing you to enable or disable all or some of the wireless devices. Forums Knowledge Base Blogs.
Icons display signal strength in varying degrees: Page shows the FRU for the Please do NOT send private messages since I won’t be able to read them.
Before you configure the WLAN connection, obtain the following information from the wireless network administrator:. The following graphics show the icon and the various states and meanings that are displayed.
In my other notebooks I never had problems with updating the wlan cards to more modern models. Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.
So instead of fixing my problem within those 15 minutes, as you say, it takes me more than a week and it costs me more than the 0 Euros it would have cost me with any other notebook, since I already owned a card. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions.
Asia Pacific and Oceania. Configuring a profile for an unlisted network requiring a WEP key. If you have wirelees questions, see the product specification sheet for your model. I wonder, e500 lenovo thinks, how I feel now?