Dell External Wi-Fi Switch

So the other day the WiFi stopped working on my Dell Inspiron 1720 laptop so after a little bit of troubleshooting and assumed the mini-PCI express wireless card was fried and ordered a new one from Dell's website. The new one didn't work either. Then I suddenly remembered that there was some sort of WiFi switch on the side of the laptop. I felt the switch and moved it moved it in the direction of "On" and it clicked! So it had been turned off! We move our laptop around a lot and somehow the switch had been switched to the off position accidentally.

I'm still glad I ordered the wireless card though, as it is a Wireless-N card so now if I upgrade my router to a Wireless-N router I might get faster speeds!
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It's a great news to hear. Can you please let me know where the switch is located? I'm using ASUS and is there any possibility to find a switch on it? My laptop automatically connects to Wi-Fi when it is ON. I need high speed internet connection to work with my website and to deal with the customers as well. Presently, I'm experiencing some sort of difficulty with internet connection.

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