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Old 04-04-2012, 09:07 PM   #1
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wireless stopped working


Hello. Not sure what i did but today my laptop won't connect to the internet. I am running ubuntu 11.10. I looked in system settings under network, wireless and it says its unavailable. The little tab is in the off position. I try flipping it back to on but nothing it keeps flipping back to off. Any ideas?
 
Old 04-04-2012, 09:48 PM   #2
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Does the laptop have a hardware wireless off/on switch, perhaps on a function key? I have accidentally turned off mine in an attack of WDB (wrong darn button).
 
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Does the laptop have a hardware wireless off/on switch, perhaps on a function key? I have accidentally turned off mine in an attack of WDB (wrong darn button).
That's it! Man I'm a dbag. LOL! Thank's bro. Sometimes it's the obvious things that make us crazy
 
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The first time I did it, it took me a month to stumble on the solution. It was one of those "Press the blue Fn key to make the function keys work" keyboards.
 
  


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