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On my gateway NV5378u laptop the wireless access is turned off. How do I turn it on? There is no switch, and no hot key, and I need to get on the internet. Thanks!

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  • angkleman Jul 31, 2010

    No, there is definitely no switch. My two-year-old pushed some random buttons and that is how it got shut off--but I have no clue what she pushed. My wireless router IS turned on (even if it weren't, the secured wireless networks my neighbors have would show up).

    The issue is with the computer--wireless access is disabled, and until I figure out how to re-enable it, I am stuck!

    Thanks for trying to help though. Any other ideas are much welcome!

    Ps: to add insult to injury, Gateway won't answer my phone calls because they don't recognize the serial number on their own product!



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Aha another gateway user. my laptop has a small slider switch that turns the wifi card on and off. look for yours. if you dont have an on n off
your is probably need to know if you have a wireless signal to connect to from the router. if you dont have wifi turned on ( on a router ) you cant connect wirelessly

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