Inukshuk – Mar 4, at I have an Acer Aspire laptop 32 bit. You can try to reactivate your wifi by using sudo rfkill unblock wifi. Try to install the proprietary driver sudo apt install bcmwl-kernel-source. I am willing to flash my BIOS or anything to allow me to use dualband, it’s a lot cheaper than buying a whole new laptop that supports it, just recently after upgrading my router to a TP-LINK it keeps dropping on the 2. Disabling the wireless adapter not only saves battery power, it can be beneficial, especially in situations such as flights without Wi-Fi networks where network frequencies aren’t permitted. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread.

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This driver claims to support this adapter. But after minute automatically disconnected and I qspire wifi is blocked by hardware and then unable to connect.

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Is the wifi getting disconnected constantly? I cant figure out anyother way to turn my wifi on. Community Forum Software by IP.

As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Thanks for marking this as the answer. My conclusion rather, my guess out of these different results is that this has got something to do with the technology of the router that is being used.


Locate the wireless button or sliding switch. I’ve looked around and I can’t find anything to do with upgrading an Acer Aspire Z’s network card. And if so, is it enabled? I would upgrade to a newer laptop but this one is still going strong, I just need something that isn’t external that can allow me to have access to dualband so I can connect to my 5GHz network.

You can access device manager by right clicking on Computer in the start menu and selecting Manage. This thread is locked.

But my laptop is not looking for any network. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

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Just saw this and now am connected!!!!! I have never had this problem with windows vista or xp. These switches are wireess this way. Please log in to reply.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Network Ask a question Report. Hi, Do you receive any message or code while turning on wifi?


Email Required, but never shown. That was the first thing that I checked. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Is there a little wirrless switch on the front or side of your laptop for turning wifi on and off? Using the site is easy and fun. Some of them are pretty small and hard to notice unless you look closely.

But wifi network is still not there even after that.

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Do the following to change the wifi settings: Posted 06 November – How satisfied are you with this reply? I’ve forgotten my password. Rain – Sep 14, at