Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. Myss – Sep 28, at Biabea – Jun 15, at On some Acer laptops with a sliding switch, the switch may return to the original position after you disable the wireless adapter. I just tried this on my Acer V 15 nitro and so far so good, the only thing I’m noticing is that I no longer have access to 5G wifi.

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Can you please explain that? Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. If you adaptwr into device manager, is there anything listed under Network Adapters? Thank you so much for answering.

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Skip to main content. Community Forum Software by IP. This time, I did the same, but set the value back to 12 and it worked.


Press the wireless button to disable the wireless adapter if your laptop uses a button instead of a switch. Thanks for marking this as the answer. I have only heard of people saying it works on a Aspire. Now there is no option to search for wifi networks.

Do you have any other laptop connected to the WiFi? I would like to add that, when I took the laptop to another setting, the problem of connecting to the wifi was back. Click Start, type network and sharing center in the Start search box and hit Enter. I’ve forgotten my password. Rate CCM users have said thank you to us aspide month.

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It’s cheap, should I gamble it or wait until I know for sure? Excellent tip,many thanks much appreciated, Tamara.

Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. Is the wifi getting disconnected constantly? Biabea – Jun 15, at Tamara – Apr 9, at Report Respond to jack4rall.


I’ve looked around and I can’t find anything to do with upgrading an Acer Aspire Z’s network card. Imran Chand Replied on September 10, Several functions may not work. No internet access” even though the wifi symbol has excellent signal connection.

Sign up using Facebook. 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.

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Email Required, but never shown. You do not need to disconnect from a wireless network before disabling the wireless adapter. Report Respond to Kdixon