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Cannot connect to WIFI

  1. #21

    McAfee = terrible and causes nothing but problems.

    You will want to remove McAfee completely using it's uninstall tool.

    How to uninstall or reinstall supported McAfee products using the Consumer Products Removal tool (MCPR)

    Decrapifier will show you which bloatware can be safely removed.

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  2. #22

    OK, uninstalled about ten programmes, re booted and he presto, connected and everything appears to be working! Should I post the ipconfig /all again?
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  3. #23

    Quote Originally Posted by ambrostan View Post
    OK, uninstalled about ten programmes, re booted and he presto, connected and everything appears to be working! Should I post the ipconfig /all again?
    I'm sure were fine on the connection now, sheesh Lenovo again, typical!.

    I just said this last week, these guys should be paying me, as it stands I'll be lucky to receive a single rep point.

    Glad that you are up and running ambrostan, please mark as solved so that this thread may help other Lenovo customers.
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  4. #24

    chev65 - thank you.
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  5. #25

    Quote Originally Posted by ambrostan View Post
    chev65 - thank you.
    You are quite Welcome and Honestly, thank you for sticking with this problem.

    Most give up before I get this far and there have been so many Lenovo users with the same problem. I was beginning to wonder just what the problem could be.

    Now we know that the system should be updated using the Ethernet connection, remove all preinstalled bloatware using Decrapifier, and McAfee must be removed completely using the uninstall tool before a wireless connection can be established.

    Because of your efforts here we now have an answer to give to the multitudes of Lenovo customers with the exact same problem.

    You might want to change the title of the thread to, Cannot connect to WiFi with new Lenovo Z585 and Windows 8.

    I believe you can mark as solved on the first page at the top.

    Thanks for Rep.

    Thread: Cannot connect to WIFI

    chev65's face should be printed on money!

    06 Feb 2013 11:49 AM

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