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Wireless not working

I dropped my Inspiron 710 and wireless stopped working. When I press (Fn+F2) it's supposed to turn on WiFi, but it's not turning on.I can't see the wireless icon in the task bar (bottom right corner). I couldn't find a way to turn the wireless on. Internet connection works with LAN by connecting directly with an ethernet cable.Any suggestions?

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  • mdgn Mar 28, 2008

    Thanks,
    I did open the back door and , the wireless card was out of its place. I pushed it in and now it works,

    Thanks a lot it was great help.




  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Wifi will not work, will only connect to internet with Ethernet cable...wifi button is on???

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Open the Access door for the wireless card and make sure it is connected securely.(remove it and re-install.) TRY NOT TO DISCONNECT THE ANTENNA WIRES as they are small and a pain to re-install. (My big fat fingers I need a pair of tweezers.) Make sure it is properly seated and finger tabs are locked. install door reboot and see if any difference.

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