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Is there a physical on-off switch for wireless on Acer Extensa 5420? Where is it?

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There is a WLAN switch located at the front panel of your laptop. It looks something like this (( /\ ))... you need to switch it on for Wireless to work mate :-)

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Hi,
yes there is acer utility for wireless which usually can be accessed through the acer E button on the laptops
and if the wireless is set to be controlled by this utility then you will not be able to control it using standard windows utility no even on/off

here is a link to the manual
ftp://ftp.work.acer-euro.com/notebook/extensa_5420/manual/OLM_ENG.pdf

Further Queries are welcome
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