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Internal WiFi and Trackpad not working - Lenovo x220

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Processor:         Intel® Core i7-2620M CPU @2.70GHz

RAM:                 4GB

Graphic Card:   Intel® HD Graphics 3000

Motherboard:    Motherboard Intel i5 04W3290

Wlan:                Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000

Ethernet:          Intel 82579LM

Audio Card:     Conexant 20672 SmartAudio HD (or Intel® Display Audio)


I am able to load Niresh Maverick using the bootable DVD (burned from the ISO)

I have a few issues that I am having a hard time figuring out.


  1. It seems that I still need to have the DVD in the drive in order to boot into the hard drive. so the first question is, did I miss a step to where I was supposed to boot to the Niresh screen? I followed the instructions located here twice.
  2. whether I start up normally or with the -v or -x option, i still can not detect the internal wifi card.
  3. I cant seem to hear any Audio ktext
  4. The trackpad on the Lenovo gets detected by the OS and I can move the mouse but the tap to click doesnt work. I checked the system preferences and played around with the mouse settings but nothing works.

Would anyone be able to assist me?

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