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Old 08-30-2011, 06:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright so here it is guys.
My girlfriend has a Acer Aspire 5553G laptop, when she left to do the dishes it was functioning properly.
She comes back from doing the dishes, without anyone touching the laptop, and the wireless does not work anymore.
I looked in the network adapters section, the wireless card is not there anymore. Thinking it might be a driver issue, I reinstalled the drivers and still ZIP.
I looked on the PC and failed to find a switch, I'm in a hurry so I don't have time to check the manual to see if there is one.
The light on the laptop itself is not orange as it would normally be.
She is currently hooked up by cable but it is not ideal seeing as the cable is in another room with the router.

Please help (sorry for the long post, I know you hate reading those )
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Old 08-30-2011, 06:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you tried restarting it? There should be a button to turn the wireless on and off.
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Old 08-30-2011, 07:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Usually FN + F2. See if that works.
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Old 08-31-2011, 06:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks for trying guys, but it seems it just popped back on again over the night.
Weird, if it happens again I will look into it.
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Old 09-26-2011, 04:27 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Glad it worked for you. It was probably just your internet provider.
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The ISP does not control your wireless. That is up to you.
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