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laptop with an attitude


FPCH Member
Nov 25, 2008
PC Experience
Some Experience
Hi everybody hope you all had a good time over the festive
My toshiba lapyop is ok but I cannot kick the onboard wireless thingy into life every thing is cushty in the device manager with no q marks or triangles despite my best efforts I cannot resolve this even with the excellent help on here so I have decided to go for a wireless plug in However I am a complete ejit when it comes to this stuff do I go for a card or dongle and how can I get wireless speakers into the mix I have promised her indoors I would sort this out after new year, its a satelite pro sp6000 with a little pair of swively doors is that where one would shove in a card hope you can help again


FPCH Long Term Member
Oct 9, 2008
Hi Devlin,

I just noticed this and really do not know why there has been no reply. It must have fallen between the cracks but will show again now.

Sorry about that!


FPCH Member
Oct 5, 2008
West Midlands
PC Experience
Hello Devlin,

It will probably be best to use a Wireless PC card as then it leaves your USB slots free for other devices :)

I am not the person to ask about Wireless PC Cards although I can assure you someone who is the person to ask, should check out this thread and adivse you on which one soon.

As for these speakers, when you say "wireless" do you mean bluetooth?
May 27, 2008
Stockport near Manchester
PC Experience
Elite PC Guru
I would personally use a dongle as it can be used on any machine if need be - as for the speakers as Polo has said bluetooth are better as 'wireless' speakers are normally very expensive.
Most laptops now come with 4-8 USB slots so taking up one with a dongle still leaves plenty -
Check that there isnt a button on the laptop somewhere for the wireless to be enabled.
its also sometimes done via the FN (function) key and one of the F buttons :)