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Connecting to wireless network

Computer wont go on to wireless keeps saying to make sure wireless switch is turn on can not find it

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  • dbradford350 Oct 06, 2008

    I am getting the same message, but my wireless "switch" on the front is on. If I restart, the light is on and the wireless connection often works long enough for me to see my home page. Then it cuts out. Mine is a PCG7113L

  • Anonymous Jan 16, 2009

    thank u kindly Dark006 u just saved me a huge headache lol im such a pc newb. seriously bra u rock!!

  • ransom37 Jan 27, 2009

    The switch seem to be broken (nothing turns on)

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    Is the Evo N600c wireless capable, and how to turn it on?

  • glhrsh88 May 20, 2009

    my notebook u101c cant find the wireless network although i know theres one for sure

    and it keeps telling me to make sure the wireless switch is on, and i cant find the swtich!

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Hold fn next to the space bar and press f1.

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Not sure what kind of laptop you have, but on some models check to make sure that the actual physical "switch" is turned on. Usually located in the front or side of the laptop. Sometimes there is a little wireless logo located above the keyboard somewhere. And other times its set as a "function" key. If you see a wireless logo on a F-key (say for example F5), press and HOLD the FN key (FN stands for function, usually located on the lower left of the keyboard) and the corresponding F-key. Hope this helps!

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Many laptop computers have a switch located on the exterior of the computer that controls its ability to connect to wireless networks.
This switch can be accidentally turned off, preventing users from connecting to the Internet.

Determine if your computer's wireless connectivity has been disabled by viewing the network icon in the lower toolbar on your computer's desktop.
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