No. of Recommendations: 1
Check for 2 things, 1) some laptops have switches that turn WIFI On/Off or 2) There is a Fn key that does the same.

Why they do this who knows, but it has blocked many an access to the Net

It would be REALLY difficult for someone to hack into your computer via wifi, if the wifi in your computer is switched off.

Also, the computer will use less power that way, so the battery will last longer.
Print the post  


When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.