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I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Satellite-50- last year and

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Hi, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Satellite-50-B last year and had no problems. When I reinstalled today, I couldn't access Wi-Fi. It said it was blocked by a hardware switch.
JA: How much experience do you have with this particular machine?
Customer: Er, not a lot!
JA: Have you installed any updates recently? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: I completely reinstalled my Ubuntu OS.
JA: Anything else you want the computer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I did try partitioning the drive differently when the install disk was in, but thought better than to mess around.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Laptop
Expert:  Quiksilver07070 replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  Quiksilver07070 replied 9 months ago.

Does the laptop have a Wireless switch on the outside of the laptop?

A physical toggle switch that turns the RF Radio ON and OFF (that is the wifi radio)


Some laptops have them and some don't.....I haven't looked up the specs of yoru laptop yet.

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