Also, when I first tried restarting my laptop the internet worked. Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. I am very very frustrated already. I would like to add that, when I took the laptop to another setting, the problem of connecting to the wifi was back. Although wireless networking has become a convenient way to connect to the Internet to communicate with clients and customers via email and social networking sites and browse for products and supplies, disabling the wireless adapter on your Acer laptop is at times necessary.

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Locate the wireless button or sliding switch. Which is a small price to pay to be able to stay connectedbut do you know if there is another setting thats just as effective but also lets me use 5G?

Tamara – Apr 9, at I read multiple threads but no one help me.

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However, I do remember after troubleshooting the wifi that a message popped up adpter it said that the “Wi-Fi doesn’t have a valid IP configuration”.

Whenever I try to connect to our home wifi, it always says “Unidentified Network. Click here to Register a free account now! Every thing running well but wifi always hard blocked after min. Thank you so much.


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Sorry this didn’t help. I checked and found that the update of SP1 had deleted the wireless adapter.

This site in other languages x. Thank you so much for answering. Click Change adapter settings. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read aspirs understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

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Please log in to reply. On some Acer laptops with a sliding switch, the switch may return to the original position after you disable the wireless adapter. There are several such questions on the Internet but sadly none of them worked for me so far.

Write us a review! Report Respond to Kdixon I have tried a lot from resetting the router to resetting the wireless adapter and basically all that I can see on google. The wireless LED light usually located next to the function keys turns off.

But now it never connects.

Do the following to change the wifi settings: That was the first thing that I checked. Report Respond to Manny. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. Thanks for marking this as the answer.


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When you disable the wireless adapter, the computer will still remember settings for your wireless networks when you enable the adapter. These switches are designed this way. There is something with the wifi driver or something. Thank you so much I spent a day trying to get my new acer to connect to wifi convinced I was doing something wrong and I was just about to give up and take it back to the shop when I found your post it worked perfectly thank you so much – how do you figure these things out??

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