I can see the wifi adapter in View Network connections. Kiaran – Sep 12, at It is already enabled. Excellent tip,many thanks much appreciated, Tamara. I have been having problems recently with my Acer Aspire E Just saw this and now am connected!!!!! Found 1 at the chip factory of Broadcom as well.

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Some of them are pretty small and hard to notice unless you look closely. I would like to add that, when I took the laptop to another setting, the problem of connecting contrlller the wifi was back. Please edit your question and add output of lspci -knn grep Net -A2 terminal command.


I am contemplating on bringing my laptop to the store since it is still under 57442z but I can’t because I need my laptop for school. Post as a guest Name. I read multiple threads but no one help me. But after minute automatically disconnected and I see wifi is blocked by hardware and then unable to connect.


Acer Aspire 5742 laptop network card drivers

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Glad it worked for you. Rain – Sep 14, at More recent technology seems to work with higher wireless mode values. What to do when a device isn’t installed properly. Hello, Let us know your router brand name and model number.

Thanks for marking this as the answer. I am ensure wifi is enabled by hardware.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. I’ve been trying for 3 weeks to get this sorted. Could still not fix the problem. Aliyyila – Sep 15, at Myss – Sep 28, at It is already enabled.

Been thinking and asking others how to do. You can try to reactivate your wifi by using sudo rfkill unblock wifi. Unfortunately, I’ve already done those things and it still doesn’t work.


Also, you can install the aceg driver from Acer support page for your laptop. Please include more information to continue with the troubleshooting accordingly.

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