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Wifi doesnt work when power cable plugged into laptop

Please help!

There was a power outage in my apartment last night and my laptop was plugged in at the time. Now when my power cable is plugged into my laptop I cant receive wifi!! Ive double checked and whenever the laptop is just running on batteries it can receive wifi. This is so weird and Im worried the power outage broke something inside my laptop.

The laptop is am Acer Aspire 5100 and the wifi is a Linksys router.

Thankyou, thank you, thank you in advance!


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Go to power management...

In reply to: Wifi doesnt work when power cable plugged into laptop

.......and see how devices are enabled when on batteries; when on plug-in mains power; ...Wireless could have been set to "Off" when on mains power-incredible as it may seem !

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You're right!

In reply to: Go to power management...

You were right!!!! I had no idea, I thought it was going to be some technical damage inside the laptop!! Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!

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