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Wireless Antenna Disabled


I have a new computer with licensed windows 7. Wifi was working fine until last night when windows automatic updates installed. This morning i cannot use wifi - it says the wireless antenna has been disabled. It also did something to my licensed kaspersky internet virus protection, but i got that recovered. I have tried system restore etc and a few other suggested fixes but nothing works. How does one enable the wireless antenna? This is really a problem coz i'm working on a short term assignment in vietnam and am losing a lot of time trying to fix this.

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My administrator account was disabled and i have the same problem as rodek. The only difference is that i did not disabled administrator - i don't know how it happened. Now i am not able to make any changes to my computer.

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My keyboard wouldn't do anything. No led toggles - etc, but on another machine, fine, and on same machine 'fine' - until windows comes up, then kbd goes dead (once bios drivers are no longer driving kbd, likely).

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I *thought* i had caused it when i tried to enter a sw policy restriction to forbid 'wisptis.exe' from executing - (the onscreen digital ink input dealy) - for two reasons - it kept getting in the way and i couldn't figure out how to get it to turn off (i wanted to use my tablet's native drivers, but wisptis was interfering and making the tablet good for nothing but digital ink (handwriting recognition as keyboard input)).

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