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Ubuntu 11.04 says "Wireless disabled by hardware switch" on Acer 3680 Laptop

Hello, there is a hardware switch below the touchpad but it is lit and when I switch it, it still stays lit.

But newly-installed Ubuntu 11.04 continues to say, in the networking dropdown dialog (next to the clock) "Wireless  disabled by hardware switch" Wireless networks is grayed out.

Could this be some kind of Acer-specific hrdw issue that is going to prevent me from using wireless connections.
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polaatx
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John-Charles-HerzbergCommented:
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polaatxAuthor Commented:
Hello, page 16 does indeed show the location of hardware button for wireless.  I kept trying the button and now wireless works. thanks.
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