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when I write rfkill list I get this

0: sony-wifi Wireless LAN
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no
1: phy0: Wireless LAN
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no
2: acer-wireless: Wireless LAN
Soft blocked: yes
Hard blocked: no

the acer-wireless does not change no matter what I do. I checked the switch gave the rfkill unblock all it works for all the other exepct for that one.

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Pop your battery and leave it out. Act like you're starting the laptop(push the power button and hold for 30 seconds). Reinsert the battery. Boot. Done. acer-wireless has had all kinds of failure to resume from soft-block bugs(as has intel). This solution works most of the time. –  hbdgaf Nov 19 '12 at 2:46

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If you remove acer-wmi, does your wireless come to life?

    sudo modprobe -r acer-wmi
    sudo rfkill unblock all

If so, blacklist it:

    sudo su
    echo "blacklist acer-wmi" >> /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
    exit
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It worked!!! Me and my friend love you so much Thanks –  MrHostia Nov 19 '12 at 3:19

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