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Q: Function F3 no longer turns on the wireless on my Acer Aspire 5253 laptop. This thread is locked from future replies

Hi.  I have an Acer Aspire 5253 laptop.  5 months old.  I went to turn on wifi today and FN+F3 won't turn my wifi on.  I cant figure out anyother way to turn my wifi on.  I have never had this problem with windows vista or xp.  I have all the latest drivers and updates.  Please help!!!!
original title: WIFI WONT WORK!!!!!

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Hi,

Do you receive any message or code while turning on wifi?

There is a tiny switch on the side of the laptop (on in the front) that turns the wireless ON/OFF. Make sure you’ve switched it on.

Method 1: Run the network troubleshooter and check if it fixes the issue:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Using-the-Network-troubleshooter-in-Windows-7

Method 2: Do the following to change the wifi settings:

a.     Click Start, type network and sharing center in the Start search box and hit Enter.

b.     Click Change adapter settings.

c.      Right-click the connection and select Enable.

 

To know more about how to “Set up a wireless network”.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Setting-up-a-wireless-network

 

 

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