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Old 11-14-2016, 11:10 AM   #16
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Okkay , a small update.

Like I said , the lappie was with the service centre for upgrades. It was the 2nd 4gb kingston memory chip that was causing all kinds of problems, like frequent browser crashes (every 10/30 secs) , slow responses, wifi block etc.

I had to open the lappie , and remove it manually , since it was out of warranty period anyway.
Now all things are working nicely.

Thanks.
 
Old 11-14-2016, 09:54 PM   #17
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FM is what we would say when a problem mysteriously disappeared.

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Old 11-14-2016, 11:23 PM   #18
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Now all things are working nicely.
Glad it's working correctly now.

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Old 11-15-2018, 05:27 AM   #19
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rfkill and hard block

Well, maybe not relevant for any of you anymore, but for me it was.

My HP laptop randomly refuses to switch on wifi on/off button.

$> rfkill list -> hard blocked on

S> 'rfkill unblock all' does not help.

For me this worked:

$> sudo rmmod iwl4965
$> sudo modprobe iwl4965

Hope this is usefull for someone.
 
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