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I have a laptop, Lenovo G560, and I'm unable to connect to any wireless networks. It says that I need to turn on the wireless by pressing some button on the keyboard, but I don't have any buttons for turning on and off wireless. OS is Win 7. Any suggestions?

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Download your user guide from the lenovo support site...support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/default.page – Moab Sep 4 '12 at 21:12
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I'm not super familiar with IdeaPads, but it's either a Fn key combination or a physical switch on the side of the system. – Shinrai Sep 4 '12 at 21:16
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Is the wireless switch turned off? Its located on the side or front of your laptop. – Simon Sheehan Sep 4 '12 at 21:31
    
There is no switch for wireless. – MladenB Sep 4 '12 at 21:34
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According to the user's guide, the wireless switch should be at the front, to the left. – Indrek Sep 4 '12 at 21:42
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Hold the Fn key and press F5. This should enable/disable your wireless adapter.

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Didn't help. Nothing changes, I troubleshooted it again, it says "wireless capability is turned off". – MladenB Sep 4 '12 at 21:27
    
@MladenB Check the driver status. What does it say? – user142485 Sep 4 '12 at 21:27
    
I have only one driver missing, "unknown device". Network adapters seem to work fine. – MladenB Sep 4 '12 at 21:30
    

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