You DO have a hardware wireless switch, middle front bottom, slides sideways, shows green when wireless is on. I was also surprised by how easy it was to upgrade the ram in the X61, by removing a access panel on the bottom of the laptop. It’s to the right of center and facing somewhat downward as the bezel is beveled there. If not, what else do I need to do to get the wireless radio working again? April 8th, 2. Log in or Sign up.

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Finding and fliping the switch resolved my problem and turned on my wireless radio una pila- I accidentally hit it while opening my computer. We have had this model for three years for school, and on the first year, I was on the verge of breaking. This button is hidden if the lneovo is mounted on an X6 docking station.

The time now is April 8th, 2. Message 4 of 8. The speakers inside the X61 are very weak, and I would have to suggest wearing headphones for watching movies. Log in or Sign up. Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.


I was very confused why I could lenoovo access my wireless internet. wirelesss

Check that your hardware wireless switch is in the on position. Uninstall and reinstall both the Power Management Driver and Hotkeys wireleds packages. Results 1 to 6 of 6. Keep in mind, too, that if your power scheme warrants it, the wireless radio will switch off if it’s not in use. I find this notebook 7. The only problem that did come up is occasionally the wireeless would start to drift without any input from me. Lenovo includes an additional fan with models equipped with the WWAN card, but this may not activate if the card is not in use.

Although it is much smaller than its counterparts, it is every bit as fast. Have a great day, thanks for the help. Normally it requires two hands to open up the display of a ThinkPad, but the X61 only requires one.

Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Review

It is very affordable now…. I had to tap the Touchpoint a bit to make it stop. Thank you, ibn, for trying to help me.

Overall I think the rpm hard drive provided the biggest benefit, giving it instantaneous load times.

Besides the screen, the only qualms I had with this laptop related back to Vista. It’s to the right of center and facing somewhat downward as the bezel is beveled there.


[SOLVED] – wireless no longer working – lenovo x61s

When I hit Fn-F5, I get a message that the hardware wireless radio switch must be in the on position to use the wireless radios. The palm rest was also another heat source, with both wireless cards mounted under the right side.

After turning on my X61T this morning, my network light on the monitor is off. I don’t work for Lenovo. ShaggyJul 29, The computer is clunky, the keyboard is cramped Gives you arthritisthe mouse If thats what you want to call it is terrible, and the battery, ooh I could go on and on on that piece of garbage.

To save space the X61 omits the touchpad system in favor of a touchpoint. For the ultimate travel machine, I personally would install XP Professional on it for better battery life.

When compared to other Lenovo laptops, the X61 recharges its battery extremely fast.