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Loss Of Wireless Connection?

I have an acer aspire 5738z laptop with windows 7. I hadan issue with the screen sent it off for repair and it has come back and the wireless Internet won't work. I've tried everything, the wireless will be either very poor and then turn off or just doesnt work at all. When I try and connect to talktalk my Internet provider it says, windows was unable to connect, it has mentioned the wireless adaptor

View 4 Replies (Posted: Jun 26, 2011)

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