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P50 will connect to any wireless network. Except the one with our network printer. Bummer.

2018-11-17, 2:04 AM

I work for a small company with no internal IT support.  Told everyone how ThinkPad P50 is going to be better than a customary Dell.  Now got this.


Seems like I can connect to any Wifi except the one I need for printing.  It starts connecting, gets to the poit of establishing internet connection, then the connection shuts down and disappeares from the list.  If I turn off WiFi in Wireless radios through F8 and then trn it on, the connection appears on the list, but only until next time I try it...


I did the reommended actions below, also,  updated drivers, can not get anywhere.  




Connection status: Not connected
Cause: The specific network is not available.
Error code: 163851
Recommended actions:
The selected wireless network is out of range or unavailable. Move to a location that is closer to the access point and try again.
Verify that the encryption settings (WEP/TKIP/AES) specified in this profile match those expected by the wireless network.
Verify that the wireless adapter in your computer has not been restricted from accessing the radio channels being used by the wireless network.
Verify that the wireless network name (SSID) is specified correctly. The SSID is case sensitive.

If the problem persists, contact your network administrator and provide the troubleshooting information below.

Adapter Details
Adapter name Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
Adapter type Wireless LAN
Adapter speed 300 Mbps
Driver/Firmware version N/A
Adapter status Enabled
Connection Status Not connected
Disable unused cards? Yes

TCP/IP Settings
DHCP enabled? Yes
Append parent suffixes of the primary DNS suffix? Yes
Register connection's DNS suffix in registration? Yes
Register connection's DNS suffix in DNS registration? Yes
Enable LMHOSTS Lookup? No
NetBIOS setting "Default"

Wireless Settings
Network name (SSID) XYZ-XYZ 
Connection type Access point
Wireless mode Auto
Security encryption WPA2-PSK/TKIP

Internet Settings
IE Settings
Home page
Proxy settings

System Information
System model 20EN002HUS
BIOS version N1EET80W (1.53 )

Operating system version Windows 7, Service pack 1
Access connections version 6.26.88



Could anyone help me understand what might be going on here?

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