Laptop Compaq CQ60
Network: Card-2: Qualcomm Atheros AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) driver: ath5k
Booted the usb and tried to connect wifi with the following error "wifi disabled by hardware switch". Never had this before. No amount of on/off on the wifi button worked. Found the following on the internet.
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sudo rfkill unblock wifi
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