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Hi my advent laptop says its wireless enabled but when i have tried to set it uo with my wireless router it says i have no connection i have been told by my internet provider to get intouch with advent but can't find a uk number for them! help pls xxx

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Hi,

You may have turn the wireless radio on first before you can connect to the internet.

Look down the sides of the laptop for a small slide switch and push it, an LED light should come on.

If you can't find a switch then hold down Fn and hit the F2 key.



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