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Wireless connection problems

\015 I have a Dell Latitude D520 and cannot connect to my wireless broad band. When choosing the wireless net work it asks me to make sure the wireless switch on my computer is on. Where is the switch as I cannot find it?\015

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The model my company uses also has a physical switch, unfortunately the person in the field with the laptop is having the same problem, and I can't remember where the switch is to tell them.
First go into your device manager and make sure that your wireless card is being recognized in there. If it is then we need to make sure the two wires are conected to the card. You can do that by going inside of the door on the bottom of the laptop which can be located here:

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd520/en/sm_en/cards.htm#wp1015787

Make sure the white and black wire are conncted firmly. They should snap into place if they are loose.

Once you verify that your wireless card is connected properly then you can go thru these directions to make sure you can connect to your wireless network:

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/latd520/en/ug_en/network.htm#wp1121699

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