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Locating the Wireless switch on my older Sony Viao Laptop

I have an older Sony Viao and a newer model. The new model's wireless switch is on the front of the laptop. However, I CANNOT find the older model's wireless switch. HELP, I am looding my mind looking for it.

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Hi there, my name is Alex and I am here to help solve your problem

On older models, the wireless switch is the Fun key (the key between the bottom windows logo key and control) with number 2. Press those 2 keys together and it should turn on.

I hope this info helps, please let me know if you experience any problems

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How to turn on Wireless Switch on your Laptop or Notebook PC


How to turn on the wireless switch on the laptop or notebook

If you have issues in finding the wireless switch on the laptop to turn the wireless on you can refer the below list
1. Dell D600 & D610-Key Board-Fn+F2
2. HP NC4000 & NC4010-Button-Above Keyboard
3. HP NC4220-Button Left Side of Laptop Near USB Port
4. HP NC6000 & NC6220-Button above Keyboard
5. HP NX9010-Button in front side of laptop
6. HP Omni book 6200 Button on Left side of laptop
7. IBM T43 & X32 Keyboard combination Fn + F5 then Click "Turn On"
8. Toshiba M1 & M2 Switch Left side of laptop towards
front
9. Toshiba R100 Switch on the Right side of laptop
10. Toshiba TE2000 Switch on the left side of laptop by Volume ctrl
11. Toshiba Tecra 2100 Switch Left side of laptop by Volume ctrl


12. Sony Vaio - switch on front left
13. Dell - FN,F2 or FN,F8 or FN,F12
14. Acer - FN,F5
15. IBM / LENOVO
IBM General - Some models have the wireless slide button on the side of the laptop.
IBM DV series - use the antenna-like button found on the upper section of your keyboard.
IBM R40 - Use the FN+F5 key-combo.
IBM ThinkPad (General) - Most have software switch or button on Left hand side.
Lenovo T-61 - Slide button on the front of the laptop
16. MEDION
General - Fn+F1 or Fn+F2
17. MSI
General - Antenna-like button close to the power switch
U100 - Fn+F11
18. PACKARD BELL
Easy note B3600 use the Fn+F1
Easy Note E2/MV46/008 - Fn+F1
Easy note W7730, Antenna-like wireless button on the side of the laptop.
MZ36-U024 - Fn+F2
19. PHILIPS
General - Fn+F2 key combo
X54 - Antenna-like button close to the power switch.
20. SAMSUNG
General - Blue button found in the middle section of the keyboard

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Depending on the model you own, most Sony Viao laptops have a small slide switch along the front edge.

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Dear user,

on sony viao you need to two things:

1st ) manually pull the slider switch in front or side to ON position (see your manual for exact position if this switch)

2) go neat the date on the screen and open options for connections there maybe u know this. and enable the LAN/Bluetooth by sliding the slider on screen

Maybe your ding just one of the two steps hence the problem as described by you.

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The Wireless LAN switch on your laptop is located to the right of the SD card slot and power indicator lights on the front of the laptop. If this does not work, the entire Users Manual can be accessed by going to:

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=VGNNR220ES

Hope I helped!

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If the drivers for the wireless adapter contain a setting to toggle wireless radio, it can be located using the

following path: Start > Settings > Control Panel > Right click Wireless Network Connection Icon > Properties >

Configure > Advanced tab

Here you will find a textbox with a list of selectable properties that are populated by the device driver. Once you

select a property there will be a value field with a dropdown box containing configuration options that apply to that

specific property. The name of the wireless radio property may vary because the listed properties are dependent on

each specific device driver. It should be fairly intuitive to determine the correct property if you simply have the user

read all the listed properties to you.

Many laptop manufacturers will place a physical switch on the outside casing of the laptop, so that the user can

easily toggle wireless radio. Sometimes these switches get accidentally turned off, or intentionally turned off and the

end user forgets to switch it back. The best practice in these situations is to ask the user to look for a physical switch

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Laptops built by certain manufacturers may have a specific keystroke set up to toggle wireless radio.

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Dell (General) - FN,F2 or FN,F8 or FN,F12
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jack

E-machine (General) - FN,F2

Fujitsu (General) - FN,F10

HP/Compaq (General Older models) - Button on upper left on keyboard deck
HP/Compaq (General Newer models) - Button on lower left below keyboard

IBM thinkpad (General) - Most have software switch or button on left hand side.
IBM thinkpad (model not further identified) with wireless switch on front edge of case.

Sony Vaio (General) - switch on front left

Toshiba (General) - FN,F5 or FN,F8 or switch
Toshiba Satelite has a physycal switch on front of case. FN+F8 shows wether wireless communications is

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MAC OS X 10.4.x (Tiger & Earlier)
Open MAc Hard Drive > Applications > Utilities folder > Set the Configure pull-down to Airport.
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MAC OS X 10.5.x (Leopard)
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