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WiFi turns itself off

After i have switched on the laptop and working on WiFi , the WiFi connection switches off on a unexpected moment after pressen the knob on the front side it will switch on again on this moment i am working with a sweex WiFi usb , and that is working perfect , but i want to use the internal WiFi connection .
On the same time sometimes the keybord and touchpad won't work , when i take the batterie out and plug it back again everything is normal again .
This laptop is just over a year old and the problem with the WiFi is from the very beginning .
I know it's difficult but can you give me some suggestions .

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Re: WiFi turns itself off

You may want to consider replacing the motherboard, since the Wifi 'is on the motherboard' and the Keyobard connects directly to the motherboard. You may want to check to see if there are any firmware (BIOS) updates available for your particular model.
Also, check Acer's or whoever your manufacturer is, on their support site to see how to perform a BIOS reset.

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