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Connect wireless to acer aspier 4520

I had the wireless connected through Netgear. Then this morning I tried to log on to the internet and it said the wireless had been disconnected and it said to find a switch on the front or side of the computer to reconnect or to use a function key. I have no switch, so what is the function key?

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The function key if you look by the windows key it has Microsoft logo there should be a key that's says Fn which is the function key if you press and hold that down it activates the second mode on your keyboard if you look on the buttons you should see second symbol's mostly on the F1 -F12 keys which look for the wireless symbol as soon as you let go of the fn key your keyboard returns to normal hope this helps

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http://support.acer.com/acerpanam/notebook/0000/Acer/Aspire1300/Aspire1300faq27.shtml

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Hi Guys/Gals,

My wireless connection is not working and i cannot log on to it, I have connected a Netgear WGT624 V3 Wireless Router to my Motorola SurfBoard SB5101E Modem which is connected to Telewest Cable Broadband (internet works fine if i access directly through the modem), on the router the power light is lit and also the internet light flashes rapidly but the wireless light comes on for a couple of
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