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Wireless light will not come on. Please help

There is no button on my laptop to turn on the wireless connection. Please tell me what to do to get it on

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  • rockne11 Sep 10, 2008

    There are no keys that will turn on the light. I have also tried Fn f2, no luck. I have gone into network connections and the wireless connection is enbled. I'm still stumped as to why when I'm on the road, I have connection and light sometims, then it will disappear. I can't get it turned on even if I reboot. Tried safemode. still...nothing. Please help! Thank you in advance! I really apreciate it.

  • kwalikum Jan 07, 2009

    I have the same problem. Fn-F2 used to work, but doesn't any longer. Tried similar things to the above pose to fix but none worked. Happens in ubuntu and windows.

  • Anonymous Apr 05, 2009

    Lots of times on the Dell laptops, there is multi functions keys. You may want to look on your numbers keys for a satelite symbol. If you have this, just press func then the key with this symbol. You will then see a notification of your wifi being activated in the lower right hand corner.

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Lots of times on the Dell laptops, there is multi functions keys. You may want to look on your numbers keys for a satelite symbol. If you have this, just press func then the key with this symbol. You will then see a notification of your wifi being activated in the lower right hand corner.

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