Is there a tick mark against Enable WiFi? But I think that’s the package, rather than the specific one installed? Were you offered more than one choice of proprietary drivers? The Acer Aspire One uses a wireless network interface controller, also known as a wireless card or wireless adapter, to connect to the Internet. November 26th, It says wireless is neither soft nor hard blocked.

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I have acer laptop and using broadcom too, many story with it along ubuntu Via Hot Keys 1. Fortunately it came back when I rebooted. It is more stupid than we are.

Simple checks that can eliminate obvious causes. November 26th, 9. Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since If you are not asked for a security password, the network may be unsecured or require browser login information.

How to Set Up a Wireless Connection on Acer Aspire One

A wireless connection allows your ultra-mobile Acer Aspire One netbook to connect to a network without the need for cumbersome wires. OKAY, got it fixed finally; after suggestions on the Ubuntu forums and messing around with drivers, what finally worked was installing Wicd.


Wired connection works fine. This will solve the problem: Join Date Nov Beans 9. I think it’s supposed to be: The important bit was [14e4: Ranbe also has more than six years of professional information-technology experience, specializing in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design. Attached to the adapter is an antenna that enables the netbook to receive Wi-Fi signals broadcast from nearby devices. Please attach it to your reply using the paperclip tool in the reply box.

But I think that’s the package, rather than the specific one installed? Please look in your user directory and find the file it produced.

If Enable WiFi is not ticked then the wireless adapter is switched off. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Broadcom Corporation BCM Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Wireless card is a Broadcom BCM; I have the “additional drivers” checked and installed I tried unchecking and then reinstalling them in case that would help, no joy, and now my home wifi connection isn’t showing up in the list of available connections, argh.


How to Reset the Wireless on an Acer Aspire One

That is the id of your wireless chip. November 26th, 6.

Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. This wireless network can be a local area network that joins numerous computers, or it might simply be used to access the Internet at a public hot spot. What is the one you have installed awpire This question has been asked before and already has an answer.

Download Acer Aspire One D Drivers

Press “Fn-F3” again to reset the adapter and re-enable Wi-Fi. Small Business – Chron. Wireless Connection can’t connect to the internet. It is not to magically diagnose and fix your wireless, although that would be awesome!

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