How to turn on a wireless network card on a Satellite 3000 514 without hardware switch?

I have a 3000-514 Satellite. This laptop has an internal mini PCI slot. Recently, I bought an Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG wireless mini PCI card.

The drivers have been installed correctly. The computer has detected the card and the condition of the equipment indicates that the device is functioning properly. However, a message appears indicating that the radio is turned off and must be turned on by the switch hardware. It seems not to be possible to activate the card without the switch...

See the corresponding page in the Intel support:

Now, the problem is that the laptop Satellite 3000 514 has quite such a material change.

Does anyone have an idea what to do?


If the switch is not available then it of not possible to pass the card ;(
It seems that the camera is not minPCI scalable WLan!

In this case, he must use an external solution such as a USB WiFi key or card PCMCIA WLan

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