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I have an HP Pavilion Dv5 wireless laptop. I have used it for 8 months by logging on and connecting with my desktop. However this morning a screen came uo that said "cannot connect to thi page" When I click diagnose the answer is "Turn on wireless capability by turning on the switch usually located on the front or side." Does this mean that the internal wireless connection has gone bad?

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First of all let's clarify that the wireless connection is between your laptop and the router, not between laptop and desktop. The router is the device that gives the data at the computers in order to view them as pictures e.t.c. The report from your laptop means that the wireless connection is not established. This is because either the distance between laptop and router is long, or someone has switched off the laptop's wi-fi. At the front panel or with a key combination (usually Fn+F2) the wireless connection can be manually switched on - off. Try to locate this switch and turn it to on position.

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    gzhao537 Jan 02, 2013

    Fn+F2 worked! Thabks.

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