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06-30-2011

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W520 wifi keeps switching itself off.

2019-03-06, 21:38 PM

I havent used my W520 for a while. Today I switched it on, to find wifi was shown as off in windows 10.  I tried siwiching it on via the icon in the tray.  It stays "on" for about 5 seconds, doesnt find any wifi networks, and switches its self off.

 

The green switch thing on the left side of the unit is on.

 

What I have tried:

  1. rebooting.
  2. the windows netwok trouble shooting thing (didnt help)
  3. Switching the HW swich off and on again.
  4. Switching wifi on under settings - > Network & Settings
  5. Checked Device Manager, "Centrino Advanced-N 6205" is fine.

Any Ideas?

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