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Gateway 6846 wireless not working

The wireless was working fine until my puppy jumped on the laptop and rotated the screen 90 degrees. Unfortunately I tried just about everything to fix this without luck (using control, function & alt keys on just about everything). After finding out the correct way to fix the problem I must have somehow disabled the wireless because I can no longer connect (laptop says to turn on wireless when it is already on). Could you please help me fix my screw up? Thanks

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  • kaimana Dec 31, 2008

    same problem with puppy jumping on keyboard and rotating the screen on my ibm t43 laptop. how did you fix the screen rotation problem?

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Fn-f7 fixed the screen rotation problem on the ibm t43

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Have you checked control panel is it showing at all, If it shows but has the yellow exclamation mark against it try removing it and then reboot your laptop should then find it and ask you to install the drivers. If it does this it should then work.

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