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How do I turn on security - my wireless light is showing red?

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I see that you are having difficulties with your wireless connection, have you tried checking if the wireless on your laptop is turned on? there should be a switch on the side of your Laptop some other Laptops may have that switch on the front.
  • Check the computer Icon in the lower right side of your taskbar it should be beside near the time, check if there are any red X or yellow Exclamation points on the computer Icon or if you have the wireless bars.
  • If you see a wireless signal but says limited or no connectivity when you point the mouse cursor on it then we just may need to check some settings on you system.
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