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I have a Toshibe Satellite 1400 notebook. It was working with a D Link wireless router and now the icon for wireless is not showing under connections. Why would it work and then not work?

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There is a wireless ON / OFF Switch on the right side of the laptop, this needs to be on the ON position for the wireless to work. Next to it is a wireless status LED light should come on this led when the wireless is enabled, if switching the switch to ON doesn't help turn the computer off and make sure the switch is on On position and power on the laptop. Wireless LED should light up atleast when you are at desktop if it doesn't light up. Turn the laptop off and start up again, now repeatedly move the switch from off to on during windows start up the led should come on, when the led comes on leave it on the ON position.

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Is it happening on one spot only or depends on location ?

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