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Wireless for Compaq NC6000

I am having a problem with my NC6000 wireless. It had been working but now I don't seem to be able to get the light to come on. Any suggestions?

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  • Rich0202 Jan 25, 2009

    I can't even make the light come on any more. Not quite sure what to do now.

  • Rich0202 Jan 26, 2009

    Your smart #@s comments are not necessary. If you can't do any better than that then don't respond any further.

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There is a "wireless on/off" button above the keyboard which may have been accidentally switched off. Also be sure the wireless connection hasn't been disabled in Windows or in the computer's BIOS settings. These are the most common problems. It's also possible there has been failure of the integrated wireless circuitry. If this is the case (all settings are correct, no errors from Windows Device Manager, etc.), you might want to go with a USB wireless adapter as a replacement.

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    What part of "use a USB wireless adapter" didn't you understand? Get one at Wal-Mart, Radio Shack, K-Mart, from any of hundreds of web vendors, plug it in and you'll have your wireless link back if you can't make the laptop's one work.

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