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Hi, I have acer acpire, model 5534. wi fi wont connect to wireless network. What can cause this problem thanks

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Do you see a wireless or network icon in the lower right of the screen, next to your clock? Can you view a list of available wireless networks?

If so and you can see your laptop trying to make a connection on your screen and it just fails to connect, it's likely you've typed in your wireless key wrong.

If not, it's possible you've hit a wireless button or switch and shut your wireless off. On many laptops, there's a switch on the front or sides of the laptop that'll switch wireless on or off. On others, you'll have to look for a colored Fn (function) key on your keyboard. You may have to hold that Fn key and search for a wireless icon on one of other key's that's the same color (usually blue) as your Fn key.

Unfortunatly, I can't find any good pictures of your laptop to tell you exactly where it is. But let me know if this helps!

Matt Audette
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Posted on Feb 01, 2010

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