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There should be a small switch somewhere on the side or front to switch it on, have a look.

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There is no hard switch for the wifi radio in your laptop model. Look at the Function Keys and tap the key that enables wifi radio

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Update the drivers for the wireless card on the computer.

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There is a button on the front casing on the right side of the lower panel with a radar like symbol. Press this and WiFi is enabled.

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I can figure out that your laptop runs Windows Vista. Go to Control panel, then Network and Sharing centre and then go to Manage Network Connections and see if the Wireless Network Connections icon is disabled, make sure it is enabled and not connected. Try disabling and enabling it again. If still no go, try to manually turn off the wireless switch and turn it back ON. Check the light status (if any), confirm the error message too. If still, it seems not to be working, then the internal switching might have gone bad. You need to get the laptop serviced.

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TRY TO UPDATE YOUR WI-CARD AT http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/19/DriverDetails/DriverFileFormats?DriverId=XCRD4&FileId=2939833035&productCode=inspiron-1764&urlProductCode=False

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I don't know how to turn on the wireless capability on myself?


What type of computer Desktop or Laptop & Make ???...

If your computer will not connect to a wireless Internet signal, one of the first things to check is whether your computer's wireless switch is turned on.
Many laptop computers have a switch located on the exterior of the computer that controls its ability to connect to wireless networks.
This switch can be accidentally turned off, preventing users from connecting to the Internet.

Determine if your computer's wireless connectivity has been disabled by viewing the network icon in the lower toolbar on your computer's desktop.
When there is a disruption in your computer's Internet connection, the icon will have a red X through it. For further information, go to the computer's Network and Sharing Center where you can troubleshoot connectivity issues and view available wireless networks.
If the computer isn't recognizing any wireless connections (and you're sure that there are wireless signals in your area), the likely problem is that the wireless switch is turned off.
Locate the wireless switch on your computer.
It may be located on either side of the laptop or along the back or front.
If you aren't sure whether your computer has a wireless switch, check the user guide that came with the unit.
Determine whether the switch is currently in the "On" or "Off" position.
The switch will be clearly labeled.
Push the switch in the direction of the "On" position to ensure that it is turned on.
If the switch was already turned on, see if there is a keyboard combination that will activate your laptop's wireless capability.
The key combination for your laptop will depend on your computer's manufacturer, but will generally involve a combination of the Function, Control or Alt and the F1 to F12 keys.
Check your user manual for your computer's key combination.
Troubleshoot problems finding wireless networks

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Troubleshoot-problems-finding-wireless-networks

Aug 13, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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How to turn on wireless capability for everex nm3500w


There could be an option to "automatically connect" when it detects the network. Look for a checkbox.

create the menu tab on your homepage right click in the top toolbar you should see a number of toolbar options select the menu tab which will add File Edit View Favorites Tools and Help


click on the tools at the bottom of the drop down list will be internet options in the connections tab tick in the box never dial a connection

below that will be change search defaults click on settings you will see all search providers you

have if dont need any of them you can disable or remove them



Power on the laptop computer and wait for the operating system to boot before proceeding.


Right-click the wireless icon in the lower right corner of the desktop.

From the pop-up menu select "Enable."



This activates the wireless Internet options but it does not turn on the wireless receiver.

Push down on the wireless button or wireless switch on the top of the keyboard.



After a moments time the switch or button lights up, signifying the computer is ready for an Internet connection.



Right-click the wireless icon again.

From the pull-up menu choose to view all available wireless networks in the area.



A window appears with all the networks your computer receives some sort of signal from.


Select the wireless network you want access to, type in the password (if required) and click "Connect." Momentarily the laptop computer connects to the Internet.




you should be able to, it depends on the laptop, the os, the wireless adapter, and the settings .


click start Control Panel - Network Connections - right click on 'Wireless connection'

(or similar) and click 'enable'.


right click on the network in the bottom toolbar select open network sharing center

you should have the options to either connect or disconnect or set up a network connection


this will vary depending on your operating system


hope this helps

Oct 08, 2012 | Everex Stepnote Nm3500w 15.4" Laptop Intel...

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How to turn on the wireless capability


Go to start menu>control panel>hardware and sound>device manager. Look for network adapters and expand the menu. Find the wireless adapter, right click and click enable.

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Wireless capability turned off


What you are seeing is the offline web page view. It is not actual internet unless you can search through different sites. There should be a light just below your screen what will allow you to turn wireless on or off. Or search your computer files for wireless assistant aka WLAN

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Aspire 6930 wireless button not working


Without any wireless networks available, using your computer wirelessly is most pointless. If you want to set up a wireless access point in your home you need a wireless router, connected to Internet.

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HP Pavilion dv5 how to turn on wireless capability


where you see the light for you're wireless connectivity (blue when enabled) should be red now, just tap it once to turn it back on.

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Can not turn on wirless capability using Fn & F2 keys


have you tried restarting see if internet picks back up if not try this
control panel
network connections
right click your wireless
if you see enable the click
if not then click repair.
please let me know if this solved if not we'll go to the next step

Feb 13, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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How do i turn on the wireless capability?


Theres a slide on switch there somewhere on the side or front of your laptop. Once you turn that on you will see an a little computer icon on the lower task bar of your desktop screen near where the time is shown. That is telling you that your wireless radio is on ready to accept and connect to any unsecured wireless network.

You should have a quick reference sheet that came with your laptop (if new) which usually shows you which and where the features are at (USB, wireless switch, etc) .

If you have Vista just right click that little icon and select "Connect to a network" and if theres any wireless network in range choose whichever network (SSID) you want to connect to

Or in Vista click on Help and Support and on search bar type " wireless set up" and it will instruct you on how to proceed.

You can buy a wireless router for your home to connect directly to your existing ISP modem (if you have one)

Jan 11, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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Do not know how to turn the wireless capability of my laptop on


go to device manager and see if your wireless network adapter is enabled (right click)
then go to the network connection in control panel and run the setup internet connection then choose the wireless option
then just follow instructions.
hope this helps

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If your laptop has a wireless capability you should be able to connect to the wireless network of your router, just view the available wireless network select the wireless name of your router and connected to it if it already say connected try to disconnect the ethernet cable from your laptop and access the internet wirelessly..........

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