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I have an Acer Extensa 4420 that I bought used from a dealer that claims it has wireless. There was no OS, so I loaded Vista on it with the key on the bottom label. I tried to load the wireless drivers, but it said wireless may not be enabled and to try again. There are two switches in the front; one for blue tooth and one for wireless, neither of them turn on when I press them. I opened up the bottom of the laptop and see there is a wireless card connected, and the fact that the computer is asking for drivers for it seems to tell me it can find it, but how do I enable the wireless if the switch doesn't seem to work?

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  • WebKill Sep 27, 2009

    There are no wireless or blue tooth settings in the bios.

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Check the BIOS settings. The Blue thooth and wireless card may not be enabled in the BIOS.

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    Chris Hingee Sep 27, 2009

    I would take it back to the dealer and get him/her to sort out this problem.

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