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Where is the on/off button, for going wireless on my acer 5335-2257?

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The on/off switch location on any laptop should be pretty obvious. If yours does not have one then you need to go to your setup screen and make sure your wireless adapter is turned on in there. Also once it is turned on make sure that your driver is installed.

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Often times there is a series of keys you may have to push...I have seen a stand alone button as well, but try to locate the wifi icon somewhere on your keyboard space. I'm looking at a picture of one right now and it seems to be in between a little padlock icon and the volume button to the right of the power button. Hope this helps When it's activated it should be orange and shouldn't be lit up if it is not on.

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On the front of the laptop there is a Bluetooth button, and a wireless button.

On the front edge of the laptop, starting from the Left;

Speaker, Bluetooth button, Wireless button, Power indicator light, Battery indicator light, Microphone-In jack, Line-In jack, Headphones jack, Speaker.

The Bluetooth button has a light in the middle of it. If the light is on, Bluetooth is enabled.
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During cleaning the virus out, the Bluetooth, and wireless LAN driver may have been corrupted.

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http://support.acer.com/drivers_download.aspx

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1.In the Select Product Family box, Left-click on Notebook.
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2.In the Select Product Line box, Left-click on
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3.In the Select Product Model box, scroll down, and left-click on Travelmate 4200.

Use the blue bar, on the right side of the Driver file name box, and scroll down.

You will see there are 3 wireless LAN drivers listed.

1.Wireless LAN - Atheros
2.Wireless LAN - Broadcom
3.Wireless LAN - Intel

Left-click on the orange box, to the left of the appropriate wireless LAN driver you need.
(Orange rectangle with down arrow pointing to a line)

A small window will come up. There is a circle to the left of - Open with,
and a circle to the left of - Save File.

Left-click on the circle to the left of - Save File.
Now go down to the right, and click on OK.

This file will either go to your Documents folder, or it will go to your desktop screen.

In either place, when you see the file name, Double-click right on it.
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