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Can't connect to wireless internet

The wireless button had been working, then one day it just stopped. the computer is only 4 months old.

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It may have been some how ruined some how from dropping shaking or pounding on your laptop I would suggest downoading the driver (program which runs your wireless) from the website other wise you will need to take ot to a repair shop hope I could help

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