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WiFi driver issue, Wont turn on

Q: WiFi driver issue, Wont turn on

I don't really know how to say this but my wifi wont turn on, when I diagnose the driver it says I need to turn the wifi button thing on but this laptop doesn't have one so how do I enable wifi without the button

A: WiFi driver issue, Wont turn on

Welcome to the forums jjwardy. What model is your laptop? We will try to help you turn it on but we need system specs.

System Specs - Fill in at Ten Forums

http://www.tenforums.com/media.php?do=viewmedia&id=58

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I recently turned off my wifi connection just to do an install. I simply pressed func+F12 and i shut it off until my installation was complete. Now when i hit F12 again to turn it back on the little light on the key turns back on indicating that my wifi connection is back on but when i try to connect in my network connections menu it says wifi is off. I have a Samsung chronos series 7 with windows 8 as my OS. I tried everything as far as trouble shooting goes and I also did a system restore hoping it would reset my network card but I still get know results. Does anybody have any idea what might be going wrong? I really need to get my internet working again. Oh yeah i tried the Ethernet connection and that works but i need my laptop for class and other events where I'm mobile , plus i got an assignment due this morning and this is really putting a monkey wrench in my plans. So somebody please help.

Thank You

P.S.
Maybe I didn't set my restore point far back enough and also the one suggestion I didn't try was refreshing my computer but i didn't want to have to reinstall every freakin application I have loaded on my laptop.

A:Wifi wont turn back on

Have you checked to set what wireless adapter is set as default since you've turned wifi off? Since you turned it off, the default setting may have changed which could explain your not being able to connect to your wifi.

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i have Dell Latitude E6320 and since today everything worked perfectly.
now if i try to turn wifi on, it switches imediately off. 
I updated the drivers, and tried to pres Fn+F2. it doesnt work
is there another key combination for E6320? Because the wifi led isn't on .

A:Dell E6320 wifi wont turn on

Hi EDYYOO,
What is the current OS installed on the system? Does the ethernet work fine? Is the wireless card detected under network adapters in device manager? Did the issue start after any recent windows updates?
If the system was working fine earlier, then perform a system restore to restore the machine to an earlier point where it was working fine - http://dell.to/1Sg6khF
Update the BIOS if possible - http://dell.to/2fIMORn - restart the system and check if it works.
Restart the system and press f2 on startup to enter BIOS - check if Wireless swtich and wireless devices are enabled in BIOS.
Restart and check in safe mode with networking.
Enable the built in admin account and check - http://bit.ly/1Bgok2R
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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Hey, I have a HP Pavillion DM1-4020sa product number A2D08EA#ABU, which I upgraded to Wndows 8 the day it came out with no problems at all, dwnloaded all the available drivers including the HP Support Software that auto updates drivers and its been fine since. Until I turned the Wifi off only to find that it won't turn back on again, I turned it off via the button on the keyboard as you normally would then continued doing what I was doing, went back on later, pressed the button again to turn back on, it turned from red to green as it ormally would, ut Windows 8 won't actully fgure out that it's on, I've rebooted checked for new updates, disabled and reenabled the drver, uninstalled the driver and then reinstalled from the HP site, but still not change. Any help? Thanks, NG

A:Windows 8 Wifi Wont Turn Back On Once Turned Off

I wouldn't know why it's acting like it is, but you might want to try restoring the system back to a date when the wifi worked. I'm guessing that would enable the wifi again...Take a careful look at this document before you try it, OK? http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03327545 Hope this helps,

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My laptop wont turn on even if is plugged in or not..it only blinks when u press the power button..i already done the possible solution u posted at first it only turned on the fan then stop and nothing else happen.. please help me with this issue. I really need it.thanks

A:i also have the same issue with my laptop.it wont turn on ...

Hi @jabonillo92 , Welcome to HP Forums! I have read your post and wanted to help. I understand that your laptop does not start up. In order to better assist you, can you provide the product number and the version of Windows installed on your laptop?HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number, Serial Number or Product Number? Looking forward to your reply!

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So my Network Controler driver was uninstalled along with my "WiMAX Network Adapter" driver. I've been working on this for weeks and i cant get the drivers reinstalled.

Network Controler Hardware Ids

PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0087&SUBSYS_13018086&REV_5F
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0087&SUBSYS_13018086
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0087&CC_028000
PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0087&CC_028
WiMAX Network Adapter Hardware Id

{12110A2A-BBCC-418b-B9F4-76099D720767}\BPMP_8086_0186

Any help is MUCH appreciated
 

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Hello All,
 
I have a gateway laptop that will not connect to the internet, either wifi or directly hooked to modem.  BC Advisor Jhayz has helped me out and it seems as if I have an infected driver (C:\WINDOWS\system32\Drivers\ipsec.sys is infected)
 
Here is my original topic/plea for help. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/499148/gateway-laptop-will-not-connect-to-internet/
 
Thanks so much for any and all help!
 
 
Here are my dds and attach logs.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512
Run by Scott Irwin at 17:15:00 on 2013-06-28
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition  5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.502.314 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Outdated* {EDB4FA23-53B8-4AFA-8C5D-99752CCA7095}
.
============== Running Processes ================
.
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Lanovation\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\Verizon\Drivers\VZWMSConfig.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
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A:laptop wont connect to wifi...infected driver?

Good evening. Please download SystemLook by jpshortstuff from one of the links below and save it to your Desktop: Linky #1Linky #2 Double-click SystemLook.exe to run it.Copy the contents of the following codebox into the main textfield::filefind
ipsec.*Click the Look button to start the scan.When finished, a notepad window will open with the results of the scan - the log can also be found on your Desktop entitled SystemLook.txtPlease post the contents of this log in your next reply.    

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My friend has a toshiba satellite L645D-S4040. I reinstalled windows 7 on his laptop but when I tried reinstalling the wifi driver it wouldn't work. I tried the realtek, the broadcom, and the atheros, and uninstalled each before I tried a new one. I even rermoved the wifi card and reinserted it, and that did nothing. I reinstalled win7 again and tried all of the above and still nothing happened. What could be wrong here? thanks!

A:Toshiba satellite wifi driver wont install?

Is there a hardware button on the laptop to enable the wifi adapter? You may need to press Fn + F8 key combination to enable the wireless adapter.

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i am getting the blue screen error irql_not_less_or_equal(rtwlane.sys)my wifi stops working every 10 minutes on restart it starts working again for another 10 minutes which is very annoying i have downloaded the drivers from hp official site but still same problem.plus the hp support assistant is also not updating the driver.i would be happy if you could explain if it is hardware problem or software problem.

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I reformatted my laptop this week, and I had downloaded all my drivers previously.  Since the update (was trying to goto Windows 10), I have been able to download the driver for my network card, but it fails to install.  I am running Windows 7 Home Premium edition.  It worked prior to this, but I was looking for a clean install for windows 10 after I got all my drivers into place.

Any ideas?

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One of the laptops at work is having issues, and I think someone with monkey hands screwed something up. As "the computer guy", it's on me to get it fixed.

His Windows 7 computer will not connect to a wifi network. It can detect them (so I know the radio is on), but after half a beat, I get that "windows was unable to connect" message".

Thinking it was the internal card, I connected my external antenna, and got the same error. So I think I can rule out hardware. I tried using an identical laptop from work, and that one connected with no problem. So I think I can rule out any issues with my router.

I've updated all the possible drivers on the computer, Windows is up to date, and i've disabled IPV6.

Here's where it gets weird. He can get an intermittent connection when he uses his phone's hotspot.

A:Windows 7 wont connect to wifi (not a hardware / router issue)

can we see an ipconfig /all and an xirrus
also
What firewall / security suite or anti-virus do you currently have on the PC - or you have ever had on the PC in the past - any trial ware - like Norton, Mcafee , AVG etc

have you tried a restore to a working date ?

usually company PCs are configured in such a way - that we are unable to provide assistance - as we may suggest doing something which is outside the companies process/rules

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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen.

No... Read more

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Problem: i am unable to load my vwifimp.sys file, what should i do? (the actual problem is that neither my LAN nor wireless are working, but i believe this is the underlying issue [i think this is code 31]) Everything was working fine until either i updated windows or installed my new cpu fan.

tried: I have tried restoring my computer to an earlier date, i have inspected the mobo to confirm nothing to do with LAN is damaged (my D-Link wifi adapter [uses PCi-E] is fine as well) i have reinstalled my D-LINK drivers and my mobo's LAN driver- i tried safe mode as well just in case and that is all. I have my windows installation disk if it is possible to retrieve the file from there. Thanks for any help.
 

A:No LAN or Wifi- system driver issue

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I am having trouble in installing wifi driver.When i click Setup it jsut process for few seconds and then vanish.setup never starts.orange light still on.Please help

A:Wifi adaptr driver issue

Hi @Azhad,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with installing WiFi drivers . I will be glad to help you.Please post the full product number and operating system in use on your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information.How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?Is the Windows Version on My Computer 32-bit or 64-bit?Please get back to me with above information, so I can help you better. 

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The wifi driver suddenly disappears on me after the laptop decides that it wants to suddenly restart. I've updated windows 10 and I've tried to reinstall and update the Qualcomm wifi driver. Nothing is working. This is actually the third time it has happened. The first time, I had a friend fix it for me somehow. The second time, the laptop fixed itself with the wifi issue, but only after half the day had passed. The third time, I have no idea what to do. May I'm downloading the wifi driver wrong. But when this issue happens, the wifi button under the networks system disappears completely. It doesn't show up anywhere. I would check under device manager to see if qualcomm is there, it is not there either. I am at a complete lost on what is going on with my laptop.  I've tried system recovery and that also does not work. 

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Hi

I have configured ad-hoc network for internet sharing from my PC. Normally I start it by
netsh wlan start hostednetwork
As I noticed the hotspot is automatically turned off when I turn off WiFi adapter. So I have two questions:

How do I turn on WiFi by command line, so that I can control it from various commandline scripts?
How do I configure the script for WiFi for autostarting hotspot whenever WiFi is turned on?

netsh wlan ...

A:How to turn on WiFi adapter from command line / How to turn on hotspot

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Anakunda


Hi

I have configured ad-hoc network for internet sharing from my PC. Normally I start it by
netsh wlan start hostednetwork
As I noticed the hotspot is automatically turned off when I turn off WiFi adapter. So I have two questions:

How do I turn on WiFi by command line, so that I can control it from various commandline scripts?
How do I configure the script for WiFi for autostarting hotspot whenever WiFi is turned on?

netsh wlan ...


Ad-Hoc requires that you restart the session each time.

Connectify pro has an auto start option that does this but it's a paid version, connectify lite is free but I'm not sure if has auto start.

Download - Connectify

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Hi, I have a Gateway NV52L15 notebook and I am having problems with my WiFi access. I have Windows 8. My wireless networks are not showing up. When I troubleshoot the network adapter, I get a messAge that reads that my wireless capability is turned off. When I go to the Gateway Device fast lane, my WiFi is on. But when I look in networks it as shows WiFi off and I am unable to turn it on that way. When I go to wireless devices in pc settings, the toggle button for the wire device is grey, therefore I am unable to switch it on- It used to work.

Also, while in the Gateway Device fast lane, when I press the F3 key the airplane mode goes on...the WiFi goes off...by comes right back on. Please help...

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how can i turn on/off wifi capability without function key and wifi button.plz inform me.thanks

A:how can i turn on/off wifi capability without function key and wifi button.?

You can go to Control Panel--> Network and Sharing Center --> and then click on "Change Adapter settings" on the left side.  Once here you can then right click your Wireless Adapter and select DISABLE.  Be kind and Mark as Answer if I helped.

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My laptop is Sony VAIO sve 1711 q1eb my adaptor atheros ar 9485. the drivers are reinstalled normally , the wireless service is enabled , the adaptor is enabled but I can't see any available networks (my router is OK I checked it ) and when I go to mobility centre the turn on wireless button is grayed out and my laptop doesn't have any physical WiFi button or any shortcut
And I am sure I did not install any programmes or something

A:cant enable wifi. turn on wifi button grayed out

Was it working before? When did this problem start?

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i recently turned off my wiffi from keyboard  and now my wifi button is not working and i want to turn on wifi please help me out

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Hi all,
I have 2 laptops, my wifes and mine. They came with Vista installed and neither of us like Vista. I reformatted the hd on mine and installed XP Pro on it and with the drivers I got from Intel and Acer it works just fine. Mine is an Aspire 5920 model. My wifes is an Aspire 4720Z model. I repeated the process on hers that I did on mine and installed the drivers for it. All worked well except for the WiFi driver. I have tried everything and have searched the net and cannot find the correct driver for it. I contacted Acer and after paying them 59.95 for 30 minutes of tech time, came away with absolutely nothing but a 60 dollar deficit in my bank account. They said that I was doing a downgrade and they do not support downgrades, and recommended I search the net, which I had already done. I have been searching again since yesterday afternoon and am now to the point of pulling out my hair, and I have a crew cut, so you know by that how frustrated I am getting. Can anyone please help me and let me know where I can find the drivers for this laptop. Thanks in advance for any help you may give me.
Bud AKA Graywolf
 

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Synopsis: PSU died, replaced PSU with different model, system boots to bios successfully but does not recognize any devices in SATA ports, nor do those devices appear to be getting power. Now can't even get to BIOS, entire PC flicks on and off repeatedly as soon as I turn the PSU on regardless of whether I hit the power button on the front of the computer.

System Specifications

Original PSU that died: SeaSonic M12II 750 SS-750AM 750w PSU
CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz
GPUs: ASUS 670 non-top version, SLI (2x)
MOBO: ASRock Z77 extreme 6
RAM: Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) SDRAM DDR3 2133
Optical drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B 24x SATA Internal DVD+/-RW Drive
SSD: SanDisk Extreme 240GB SATA 6.0 Gb-s 2.5-Inch (OS is installed here)
Storage drive: Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III (This was not connected when power supply died)

Detailed explanation:About a week ago my PSU (Seasonic 750w) died randomly while the computer was left running in sleep . I RMA'd the dead seasonic. In the mean time I happened to come accross an extremely good deal on a new PSU, so I bought it (Thermaltake smart m850w PSU) to have a backup and to get my machine working again.

I hooked up the new PSU to GPUs, CPU, fans, ATX power connector, and to all of the SATA devices, (the SSD, the HDD, and the Optical drive). I made sure to connect the data cables to the SATA devices in the same configuration they were in when working properly. The computer boots suc... Read more

A:PSU died, new PSU, bios wont recognize SATA devices, now wont turn on

I had a similar problem when I had an Antec PSU die on me. After I replaced it, my Biostar mobo's BIOS would no longer retain settings, and both my Pioneer DVD burners were completely dead. Not recognized in the BIOS, they would not acknowledge any discs inserted, nothing worked. I also started getting BSODs pointing to a corrupt BIOS. Replacing the burners didn't help. Putting the Pioneer burners in a new machine didn't work.

It turned out that the dying Antec PSU had wrecked the Biostar's BIOS chip and both Pioneer DVD burners. Replacing the BIOS chip was more expensive than buying a new motherboard, and reflashing the chip wasn't possible because the flash utility told me I already had the latest BIOS version. I ended up trashing the board and buying an ASRock board and Samsung burners.

If you get a new motherboard (or try another known-good working PC), and you connect your present SATA devices and they don't work, then the dying Seasonic may have burnt them out, too.

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OS Windows Vista Basic SP1
Hardware
Intel Pentium Dual Core e2220 processor
2gb ddr2
160 gb 7200 rpm sata hard disk
(13 gb allocated for recovery system)
DVD RW R9
Nvidia GeForce 7050 up to 895mb

Packard Bell Imedia d2317 uk

I give quick summary. Im not at all good with tech knowledge

18mth old pc. Wont boot. But is temporamental. Sometimes will turn on, make noise, and the dvd drive can open. Other times wont even power up or even the odd time i get to the american trends black screen with some commands like f2 for SETUP , f8 bb popup. Also noticed it said checksum bad

My girlfriends pc this is. It happened when she was using farmville. Got the bsod. PC was working really amazingly beforehand like brand new. Very little software, on it, and no music or movie downloads. No file sharing. Satisfactory AVG etc

bsod.!! arrrggh. I noted down what i could from the first one before it restarted automatically.

PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON-PAGED_AREA

down the page after a bit of warning about recent software or hardware installations or missed windows updates.. this technical info

STOP :0x00000050 (0xEE946856,0x00000001,0x81FQ47D5,0x00000002)

collecting data for crash dump .....
initializing disk for crash dump

After autorestart, it done a repair startup which at first looked like working and everything it seemed fine. So i opened firefox browser which reopened the farmville page that had been on at the previous bsod. Well it happened again except this time it froze. After 10mins not... Read more

A:Newbie bsod. Wont boot, wont even turn on most times, but does sometimes

If I leave it alone for a few hrs, the system might seem like its going to work, the on switch goes blue lit, theres the normal beep it makes, the three lights on the keyboard flash, then i get packard bell screen for split second which gives me options like enter BIOS, but that scares me. Then it will go straight to the American Trends page i explained earlier and wont go further

Then if you switch power off again and see what happens, it may not even power up next time, no blue lit on, a split second of fan noise then nada. Or it may have nothing happen except you can hear the fan running and the dvd drive can open

Of course she cant find her vista disc!!! We will find it 2moro somewhere though. There is no important data on the pc so if it was possible to reinstall vista I would just leave it in to get fixed. I got quoted 25 pounds.

Can anyone help me out or have any clue. My brother had a problem last month with a firefox update which gave him similair trouble. But lucky for him, it resolved itself after 3 days of turning it on/off and hoping for the best

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My computer will not shut completely off when I shut it down. The light for the wireless internet connect does not go black, it turns orange, saying that it is off but now the orange light does not come off unless I hold the power button down.  Also when my computer goes to sleep, when I press a key to turn it back on, it does not turn on. The screen stays black and the wireless internet connection light is orange. It does not boot back up anymore. 

A:HP wont shut off all the way and sleep mode wont let me turn...

Hi, Try the following. Open Settings and select System.  Select Power and sleep, then click on Additional power settings - in the following window, click on 'Choose what the power button does' in the left hand pane. In the subsequent window, first click on 'Change settings that are currently unavailable' ( near the top of the Window ) and then remove the checkmark from the box against 'Turn on fast start-up (recommended)'.  Click the Save Settings button, then close any open windows and restart the notebook. When windows has reloaded, download the IMEI driver directly from Intel on the following link, unzip the package and run the installer. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26127/Intel-Management-Engine-Consumer-Driver-for-Intel-NU... When the installation has completed, restart the notebook. When the machine has reloaded, re-enable Fast Start-up and reboot the notebook once again - let Windows fully load for a few minutes before checking. Regards, DP-K

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When i was using windows 8 the wifi was good and would never get disrupted.But i updated to windows 8.1 and now when am downloading something the wifi gets disconnected and wont show the network even if the router is on and my phone is still connected to it.I have to toggle the wifi on and off for some 6-7 times and then toggle airplane mode on and off for 3-4 times to get it to discover the network.Is this because of the adapter or driver and my laptop has a ralink wifi adapter.What should i do?Thanks

A:Windows 8.1 wifi issue ralink wifi adapter and envy 15t j001...

Goutham, Welcome to the HP Forum. You might try the following Ralink driver for Windows 8.1 :sp63945 Mediatek - alink 802.11 WiFi Adapter V5.0.34.0 - Win 8.1 [Devices] (Hardware Ids)PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_5390="Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539F="Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3592="Ralink RT3592 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3090="Ralink RT3090 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539A="Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539B="Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3290="Ralink RT3290 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter"PCI\VEN_14C3&DEV_7630="Mediatek MT7630E 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter "Your computer's webpage does show a few drivers for Windows 8.1:HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j001tx Notebook PC Drivers  Hope this helps. Click the Kudos Star!It is a great ?Thank You? to the HP Experts who are here to help!

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I upgraded my friends HP laptop to Windows 10. The issue now is I can't enable Wifi. The card is recognized correctly in Device manager and no issues is found with it. It looks like it is fine. However in the Network Settings WLAN is set to "Off" and when I try to turn it on it always jumps right back to off. eg. I can't enable it.

HP is now help as they clearly state any laptop bought prior to specific date in 2013 will not get any driver updates from their side for windows 10. (Guys, never buy HP again please...). And updating through device manager only tells me it's the newest driver available.

The Wifi card i Broadcom 4313GN card. I searched for win 10 drivers but did not find anything.They only offer linux drivers on their homepage...

So can anyone either provide a solution to the issue or link to a win 1' driver for this wifi card?

A:Dreaded Win10 WiFi Issue: Can't enable WiFi after Upgrade

I had a similar issue were I was stuck in Aeroplane mode on a cleanly installed W10. Turned out I had to uninstall it from the HID's in Device manager. It's worth checking that he's not stuck in it too. Search for drivers in Windows 7, from the HP website and you'll most likely resolve the issue.

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I have issues connecting my Laptop to the Wifi router in my house, however, there are no issues connecting to other routers? You would therefore assume that the issue lies with the router at my house. However, every other device and laptop connects to the router at my house with no issues at all. So it seems to be specific to the combination of my laptop and the router at my house. I have been having these issues ever since I downloaded Windows 10. I fixed it initially by downloading an old driver for the Wifi on my laptop. This fix lasted for about 3 months but since the latest windows update, the issue has come back. The issue is intermittent wifi where it shows I am connected to the Wifi but then the internet doesn't work. It says "DNS probe cannot be found" when running troubleshooter and then it resets the wifi on my laptop. This can temporalily fix it, sometimes for 2 seconds. Sometimes for 2 hours. But then the issue comes back. Does anyone have any clue what the issue might be or how I might fix it? Sometimes, when I run the troubleshooter, it says that I have missing protocols. But then this doesn't happen every time. I have tried a variety of fixes that I have read up on in forums but none seem to work permantly. One thing I haven't tried is a clean install of windows 10 which is something I am very reluctant to do and also, have my doubts as to whether it would actually resolve the issue.
Many thanks,
Joe

A:Wifi issue specific to my laptop and home wifi

It all depends on location, location, location. Some Gateways are just garbage. If you are not getting a strong enough signal, get an Access Point. Also you need to make sure that you are not on a congested channel, which is usually Channels 6 & 11 for 2.4 Ghz units.

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Hi all,                                     We are a group of students in an university from Argentina. We get  HP nootebooks to make a laboratory. But we have a big problem with the low WIFI signal. We found a post were the issue is solved the with the same model: HP 240 G4: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/WIFI-Drivers-Needed-for-HP-240-g4-328T... Our problem is that the URL is not avialable anymore for download the driver. We tried to contact to HP support or Paul Tikkanen but we dont have any responses yet.   PLEASE HELP US!!!THANKS A LOT IN ADVANCE!Juan from Universidad Nacional de La Matanza Buenos Aires Argentina

A:WIFI Drivers Needed for HP 240 g4 - wifi issue not getting c...

Hi: It appears that HP has removed that driver I posted from the support site. See if this one works for you... This package provides the Broadcom Wireless LAN drivers for supported notebook models running a supported operating system. Broadcom Wireless LAN drivers are required to enable the integrated Broadcom Wireless LAN adapter. Released: Mar 16, 2016Version 7.35.344.0 Rev.A File name: sp75249.exe

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i took my computer apart and cleaned the insides and put it back together and now it doesnt turn on. what went wrong??
 

A:computer wont turn on at all!! wont do anything

Computer won't start troubleshooting suggestions

Hi,
Try each one in this general order until problem is fixed:
1) check all your connections including your memory, power connectors, cards, fans and ensure the 4-pin connector for your CPU is installed if your system requires it. If you have removed your memory, make sure it is the correct slot(s). Not all slots work. I don't know if this will prevent the computer from trying to boot. At any rate, every motherboard manual details exactly how RAM should be installed for that particular board. If problem persists:
2) test the power connection with a lamp
3) make sure your on/off switch (if you have one) on your power supply is ON
4) remove the cables from ALL drives and restart
5) also remove unnecessary cards and non-cpu fans
6) Borrow a power supply (sufficient power and appropriate 20 or 24-pin connection)

I've seen this happen when a connector is improperly placed. The motherboard and/or power supply can detect an inappropriate power surge and not even start.
Some people have accidentally joined power connectors to each other, usually when hooking up system fans.

Your system can turn on and start booting to the BIOS with only the motherboard, a power supply and I assume some RAM (though I'm not positive the RAM is requied). It does not even need the monitor, although you obviously won't see what is happening but you will hear the power supply start. In general, with such a fault if the... Read more

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Hi good people,

So, I'm on here like thousands of others with intermittent wifi issues. I upgraded from 8.1 to 10 yesterday and everything works very well except for losing my wifi connection every 30 minutes to an hour.

My wireless adapter is a Broadcom 802.11n
the driver I'm using is Broadcom version 6.30.223.256

I've updated the drivers and the same loss of wifi happens. I've rolled back the drivers and the same loss of wifi happens. I've even tried a driver directly from the lenovo site that is a Cybertan Liteon driver that is the latest version for windows 8.1.

I've also unchecked the box in the power management page. Then rebooted.

I've also used all the commands, in the command prompt admin that start with 'netsh'. Then rebooted. The same thing still happens.

So, I'm up for new suggestions including compatible drivers from different manufacturers.

I'm really hoping there's a Z585 user on here that has solved this issue. According to the Lenovo web site this particular laptop has the latest drivers on the site and none of them are working so far.

A:Lenovo Z585 losing wifi after driver update, driver rollbacks, 'fixes'

First, is your laptop supported for windows 10 on lenovo website.....meaning are there drivers and software packages for it? Have you tried downloading the 8.1 driver for it and then running it in compatibility mode?

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Have updated to 8 from XP. Can't use wifi. I can connect but wifi says off and I cannot work out to turn on. I have a generic lap top that never missed a beat under XP. With XP the driver was, per the cd, wireless networking solution by msi. When I check after upgrade it now says ralink technology11g mini pci. Like a lot of people, I have had problems with updates failing, whoever doing them in lots of 5 I have got them through, except 1 from ralink 11g minipci. Greatly appreciate if someone could tell me how to turn wifi on, or how to rerun failed update for driver. I am not super cluey however can handle all the basics. Bob.

A:Wifi says off, how to turn on.

Maybe try this:
Click start and type "ncpa.cpl" and hit enter (or you can go to My Documents and type in the address bar "ncpa.cpl" and hit enter) then right click on Wi-Fi or your internet and click enable. Do not know if this will work but you can give it a try.

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WiFi will not turn on.  Hp Pavilion dv6 notebook, windows 7, 64 bit.

A:WiFi will not turn on.

Hi,too little information to give you any direct solution. however most issues are solved by driver updates. try updating WIFI, Quick launch driver and chipset drivers... steps belowPlease visit www.hp.com/in and select suport & drivers>drivers & softwares> type the the complete model of your PC such as dv6-6100 dv6-3100 etc... select your computer model (if listed), or select the CTO(such as dv6-6100 CTO) model(which works for whole series) now select the OS you are running. you have the list of drivers for your PC.hope it helps, Good Luck !!!

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I have the Release Preview 8. My computer is an Emachines E525... I know, nooby.. Can someone please help me, I've had the software for a while, this just started happening.

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I thought people were supposed to help you on this thread? Thanks a lot..

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My grandson someone turned off the wifi on my laptop. The f12 button indicates airplane mode. Where is the wifi button 

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Actually it just came on. It seems you have to push the airplane mode button wait a minute and then the wifi button comes on.., strange

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The orange light for the wifi is on and can't find a button for it never had any problems it just stopped working please help.

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My internet connection goes off regularly. To solve this issue I try turning my wifi off, leaving it for a few seconds and turning it back on. However, it takes me more than 15 times to try and get the WiFi back on. I turn the flight mode on and off to jump start it and it doesn't work. I try to turn my wifi box on and off and it doest work. I restart my laptop and that doesnt help. I've looked online and couldn't find the answer hence why I've resulted to come here. I'm to the point where I want to return my laptop and never use hp again due to the level of frustration! Help please?

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Hey, I have a problem with my wifi. The wifi button on my probook does not work. And the seem for the wifi button in HP Power Asstistant. So I haven't an option for turn my wifi on. I hope that ther is an option for me. I hope someone has a solution? Regards, Julian

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I have a desktop pc HP m8090.fr, I have installed windows 8.1.

And i have installed the Driver for the Wirlesscard, so in the driver manger, there is no yellow icon over the 802.1g/b driver.

It detect the wifi card correctly, and also the ethernet card.

I haven't a specific button like in laptop to turn on/off the wifi.

I searched and I found that i can turn the wifi on, from the Airplaine Mode, but it's a desktop PC so this option is not available.

I try also to use CMD, but it tell me that no wirless connection.

I try to use troubleshoot from windows but it tell me that have a probleme with Ethernet card "No cable or ....", but no problem with wirless card.

I think that the wifi is off, but i can't turn it on.

Can any one help me please.

Sorry for my english

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3112 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, 1364 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 56924 MB, Free - 11097 MB; E: Total - 652257 MB, Free - 14516 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, KL6
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

I've got a Lenovo ideapad Z470 laptop and the WiFi modem/card in it won't turn on.

The laptop has a physical switch on the front which turns on/off the wifi.

If I turn the switch to on, an image appears on the screen saying its been turned on and vice versa if I switch it off.

However, Windows isn't showing it as being available in the system tray.

I can connect via ethernet and have tried using the Wifi to connect to two different networks and it looks like the card is the problem.

If you look at my previous posts, they have been about my laptop not connecting to the internet. Perhaps this is why?

Can they be fixed or replaced?

Thanks.
 

A:Laptop WiFi Won't Turn On

Download MGADiag to your desktop.

Double-click on MGADiag.exe to launch the program.

Click "Continue".

Ensure that the "Windows" tab is selected (it should be by default).

Click the "Copy" button to copy the MGA Diagnostic Report to the Windows clipboard.

Paste the MGA Diagnostic Report back here in your next reply.

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Go to Control Panel - Device Manager.

Click the + in Network Adapters.

What's listed in that heading?

Are there any entries in the Device Manager with a yellow ? or ! next to them?

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HI everyone can somebody help me with the problem on windows 8.1
everything going fine the one day my wifi just stop working.
Every time i troubleshoot it say's turn on the physical switch.but upon turning on and off and restarting for a few time it did not resolve anything.And the wifi button/slide toggle on thes side is grayed out.

A:Cannot turn on the wifi in windows 8.1

Does the wifi adapter show up in Device Manager and show working? You have a physical switch to turn it on/off? Could be the switch.

Try uninstalling then re-installing the adapter.

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I have problem in WLAN...its was unable to turn on even i press f12(blink white color) and install all the neccessary drivers. I'm looking forward your help.

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I live in student accommodation and the wired internet is free but you have to upgrade 30 per device (so laptop, mobile, ipad) per year for wifi.

I was wondering whether it is possible at all to purchase any hardware/software that would allow me to convert the wired connection to wifi? Bearing in mind I only have access to the jack on the wall. I'm not sure if it is even possible but it's just annoying that I have to pay per device.
 

A:Turn cable into wifi?

Ask the IT department what is allowed and what they suggest.

Until we know that information we will not and cannot help.
 

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I have a netbook/notebook with some keys do not work anymore. I am now using an external keyboard but it does not funtion exactly as the built in keyboard. Using the built in key, I can turn some features like turning on the wifi by pressing fn keys and F8. But with the external keyboard, it does not work. I cannot turn on WIFI anymore or any other feature that this netbook has.
 
I am considering replacing the built-in keyboard but do not have budget as of the moment. I tried google but it did not help.
I have U135DX, I believe, it's the model number. It's MSI, running windows 7 starter. These are the information. I hope that will help.
 

A:How do I turn on WIFI without the keyboard.

Some wireless adapters allow you to enable/disable radio in their advanced settings but I am not sure if this would work for a wireless adapter disabled via the keyboard.
 
You could disable the wireless adapter you have and purchase a USB wireless adapter like this.

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Hello,I need some help with Making my 'Microsoft hosted network virtual adaptor driver' function properly so that I can make my laptop into a Hotspot. The model number of my laptop is  HP  notebook 15-ac108tuIs there a place i can download this driver for my laptop or is there a way to make my driver function properly?i can't find 'Microsoft hosted network virtual adaptor driver' in divice manager it does not hidne maybe it should be disable but it does not show.. please help me to start a hostpot network.

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I am totally weirded out by this. I got a Samsung 850 Evo ssd about a month ago. (I include this because it ?might? cause the problem.) I am running windows 8.1.1 x64.

Last Saturday, I woke up and my computer blue-screened because of a DPC_WATCHDOG something or another. I was able to fix it by updating my GPU and integrated graphics drivers. Yesterday (tuesday), I went to print a document with LibreOffice and it said (copied from a dialog box):
splwow64.exe - Bad Image
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C:\Windows\system32\spool\DRIVERS\x64\3\UNIDRV.DLL is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support. Error status 0xc000012f.

Okay, I think, I can print elsewhere. I continue working (still need a solution to this, part 1 of my question is: how do I fix this?).

Here is where it gets weirder, today (twice!) I put my computer to sleep, and when it wakes up, my wifi is gone boom nada. I try toggling my PC into airplane mode. I try turning Airplane mode off, wifi stays off. I try to turn the wifi on.... and it won't turn on . I tried manually dragging it to no avail. I am now assuming this is a driver issue.

Any ideas what could be causing this? I have run a full scan of my AV and am scanning with ESET online, but nothing yet.

A:Printer, Display Driver, and Wifi driver corrupted/gone

Well problems went away... still no printer driver.

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Dear concern, Good day I recently setup my laptop (HP Notebook - 14-ac037tu)  in windows 7 but it is not connecting with my wifi network. And it is also not working even after connecting with broadband network. So many hard ware is not installing drivers because I cant find them anywhere.Please give me solution. here is a view of the problem:   Thank you,Ahsan   

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Hi HP forum, I have recently bought HP 15-ac650TU model laptop, I am using Ubuntu 14.04, from the first day I am facing issues with wifi, below are my issues. wifi signal is weak (always shows 2 points)wifi is disconnecting after sometime, reboot is required to connect to wifi againUnable to find other wifi device list only my wifi device is shownwifi is not connected if my laptop is not near to wifi router, only connected when my laptop near to wifi routerPlease advise me to resolve these wifi issues Thanks in advance -Sankar

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I recently bought a new printer because the old one would not print. Now the new one will not either it has to be the machine. Possible malware issues. Should I run a HTJ and a Combo Fix then try reinstalling.?

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Before you installed the second printer, did you totally uninstall the first?If this is a USB printer, did you install the software first before plugging in and turning the printer on?We can run a quick scan to double check---------------The process of cleaning your computer may require you to temporarily disable some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begi... Read more

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I have Win 7 Home Premium.

Is there an easy way to disable my wireless connection so that (a) it does not enable itself after a reboot, and (b) I don't need to implement the complete process to re-enable the wireless?

Under normal circumstances, the re-enable after a reboot is fine. I can disconnect WiFi from the system tray, and it reconnects after reboot.

But sometimes, I might want wireless to remain disabled after reboot. For example, if I'm doing a database restore, and the database starts synching after a reboot (such as Evernote), it could cause problems :-)

At the moment, I simply switch off the router until the database restore is complete.
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A:How to turn off WiFi so that it does not re-enable after reboot?

Just don`t let it connect.

Doesn`t the laptop have an on off switch for wireless ? Most laptops do.

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My Laptop's been fine for 2 years...when I'm on battery, I switch the wifi off via the switch on the laptop. However, all of a sudden, the Wifi won't turn on again! The switch isn't broken (I've moved it back and forth), and I've tried the software switch ( Fn+F5), but that doesn't work either! I dual boot Windows 8+7, and neither OS has wifi on. I've also tried uninstalling drivers/disabling the adapter via Device Manager, but no luck! I also went into the BIOS, disabled the adapter through there, launched Windows 8, then rebooted and reenabed the Wifi, and that didn't work either =(.EDIT: Windows troubleshooting says "Turn on wireless capability: Use the switch on the front or side of the comptuer, or function keys if available, to enable wireless capability on this computer".My warranty ended over a year ago!Paying to send in the laptop for this would suck. Help!










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A:Lenovo Y560 - can't turn on Wifi!

Try reinstalling the wifi drivers and the energy managment softwares. Just to confirm that is the wifi card showing in device manager.



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No wifi after uppgrading to windows 10 .Uninstall my VPN afterwords but still have sam problem.The keyborad button vill not turn blue. Tryied the Microsoft solution 











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A:I cant turn on Wifi after upgrading to windows 10 . Have uni...

Hey @Lajen, You are going to need to return the system back to Windows 7 using your Media disks. Have everything working then upgrade to Windows 10.  Thanks.

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I've already consulted Samsung about this issue, and they want me to Refresh (windows 8) my laptop. I have important programs and I DON'T WANT TO DO THAT.

Started about half an hour ago, I plugged my laptop into the wired connection because it was downloading 6 GB. Plugging in a cord activates Airplane mode. In theory, once out of Airplane Mode, WiFi will turn back on. NORMALLY IT DOES, BUT NOW IT DOESN'T. THIS IS REALLY PISSING ME OFF.

PLEASE HELP ME. IT'S A BRAND NEW LAPTOP, NOT TO MENTION MY SECOND ONE OF IT.

-BJ
 

A:WiFi turned off and won't turn back on.

Is this a second computer with the same issue?

I would suggest contacting Microsoft as it seems to be a software issue and not hardware. Especially if you can turn on the wireless manually.
 

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My wife has a toshiba Satellite L645D-S4040 running Windows 7 64 bit. This morning she ran an update and has since lost wifi and Fn F8 does not work. Went to Toshiba site and downloaded and ran the TVAP. It got rid of the Microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapter and we still can't get the wifi to enable. Unfortunately she does not remember which update it was that she performed. Help.

Update: My wife remembered that the only change she made was to install Secunia PSI from this sites download section.

A:WiFi turned off after update, and won't turn on again

Does FN+F8 key work after installing TVAP?

Did you try a system restore?

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My wifi suddenly turned off, when I troubleshooted it said that wireless capability was turned off and when I went to turn it on, it was already enabled. I've tried a lot of things including updating just about everything but nothing seems to be working. Help.

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Hi guys,I left for uni and my dad bought this really old laptop, which had already windows 7. The wifi was working fine before, but I really never needed to turn it on because it was already turned on.But here they asked me to install Linux on my laptop. So I wiped Windows away and I installed Linux Mint. I installed the driver for the wifi but now I can't get to turn wifi on again. It seems that he is turned off physically because the small led the button zis not lightned at all. I tried pressing fn+wifi button but nothing happens.Is there any way to turn it on from bios or something? Thank you

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How do i create a wifi hotspot in my desktop PC running Windows 7 ?

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Hi I cannot get my wifi to turn on, when I hold the fn and f12 buttons nothing happens. However if i just tap the f12 button my airplane mode comes on. I have tried many suggestions none of which have worked. My wifi was working fine two days ago.Please help. Thanks, Tam

A:My Hp Pavilion G6 Laptop will not let me turn my wifi on. It...

Hello, please ensure you create a system restore point on the notebook and backup complete data.  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03327545 please keep tapping ESC as you turn the notebook on it should take you to STARTUP MENU  press F10 - no - press F9 to load setup defaults then press F10 to save and exit  iF not then uninstalled the wireless drivers from device manager  if still no go please update the bios and wif drivers from HP WEBSITE  http://support.hp.com/us-en Regards ,




I'm an HP Employee.The opinions expressed here are my personal opinions, not of HP.Click on Thumbs up if my post helped you.Make it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking an answer ?Accept as Solution? if it solves your problem.Regards,Vijay

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Since I installed Windows 10 a few days ago, I haven't used my wifi, but now I find I can't turn it on. At the time of installation the f12 (wifi) key on my HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook was in the off position. Now it won't respond, and I can't turn wifi on any other way. The greyed-out box in the lower right hand corner won't respond (though the airplane mode will). When I'm in Settings: Network & Internet, the slider keeps going back to off. Can't turn it on under Network and Internet: Network Connections, and have already tried disabling and enabling the Wireless Network Connection. Under Manage Wi-Fi settings is some stuff about Wi-Fi Sense, which I'm not interested in -- hope this is not a ploy to make me use it!
Any ideas, aside from resetting the computer? Thanks!!!

A:Now that I've installed Windows 10, why can't I turn on my wifi?

I have the same problem. I assumed either my wifi had gone out(coincidence) or Windows 10 drivers... its also a HP Pavilion DV6 with amd chipset with Realtek wifi adapter. I have tried rolling back, updating drivers, uninstalling adapter reinstalling adapter...to no avail.

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I have a microsoft 640 phone with win 10.0.14393.321. I can't set up mobile hotspot. I get the above error. It may have been since the last upgrade. Soft reset of phone didn't help. I turned off bluetooth also and it didn't help.

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My machine is Hp Pavilon g6 NotebookSerial No.: [Personal Information Removed]Ever since i upgraded to windows 10, my wifi has refused to turn ON. I have tried updating the drivers but to no avail. I have also tried the the instructions as specified in <https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3084164> still no positive result.
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A:Wifi won't turn ON after windows 10 upgrade

 Hi @Mrstenter    Thank you so much. i found a solution from one of the links. I just have to reset my BIOS to default and bingo!!!!! it worked. For those experiencing same problem this is what worked for me:Restore BIOS settings for your computer to default settings BIOS reset steps to restore BIOS settings for HP notebook computers.Restart your notebook.After the computer restarts, press F10 repeatedly until the BIOS menu displays.Once the BIOS menu displays, press F9 to restore factory defaults.Select Yes to confirm.Press F10 to save changes and exit.Select Yes to confirm.The computer restarts using the default settings.Thnaks so much once again @Mrstenter.

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Hi

i have a sony vaio computer.yesterday just opened my laptop cleaned fan.then closed clearly.after i can't connect internet via WiFI but i can connect via cable.

my question is when i try to connect via WIFI it's say it's turn off.. how to turn on now?

A:how to turn on Wifi in sony Vaio

Do you have a physical button or switch on your laptop which you can push? Almost all laptops have this feature so that you can turn the wireless off.

If not then you should be able to force it by going to Start> Control panel

Once opened click on 'Network and Internet'



Afterwards, click on 'Networking and Sharing Center'



From here you want to click on 'Change Adapter Settings'



Now, right click on the wireless adapter listed and click on 'Enable'. This should enable your wi-fi card



Hope This Helps,
Josh!

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Wifi switch doesn't turn on. Airplane on off switch works.How do I make it slide to the right an turn on Wi-Fi?

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I have Win 7 Home Premium.

Is there an easy way to disable my wireless connection so that (a) it does not enable itself after a reboot, and (b) I don't need to implement the complete process to re-enable the wireless?

Under normal circumstances, the re-enable after a reboot is fine. I can disconnect WiFi from the system tray, and it reconnects after reboot.

But sometimes, I might want wireless to remain disabled after reboot. For example, if I'm doing a database restore, and the database starts synching after a reboot (such as Evernote), it could cause problems :-)

At the moment, I simply switch off the router until the database restore is complete.
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A:How to turn off WiFi so that it does not re-enable after reboot?

Just don`t let it connect.

Doesn`t the laptop have an on off switch for wireless ? Most laptops do.

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I recently downgraded from windows 8 to windows 7 64 bit. I have managed to install most of the drivers but the wifi won't turn on. When i troubleshoot it says WIFI hasn't been turned on. The wifi button on the keyboard shows a solid white light and it won't turn on or off when i press it, it seems it is stuck. Universal Serial Bus (USB) controller is not yet installed and it shows up with yellow exclamation mark in the device manager. I have tried sp66089.exe sp64950.exe from HP website. I hvae attached a picture of the device manager screen.  

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A:Cannot turn airplane off and wifi on windows 10

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You haven't posted anything aside from "1."
 

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Hi,
I installed Win 7 32 bit on my Lenovo G519 laptop. Now I want to use my wireless Internet but can't find the way I can turn on that laptop!!
I tried Fn+F5 and also F5 but it's still turned off.
How to turn on wireless in that laptop please?
 

A:How to turn on wifi in Lenovo G510

Do you see any yellow (!) in the device manager?
 

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Hi,

I installed Win 7 32 bit on my Lenovo G510 laptop and then installed all the drivers. Now I want to use my wireless Internet but can't find the way I can turn on the wireless on that laptop!!
I tried Fn+F5 and also F5 but it's still turned off. It says, "Wireless capability is turned off".

"Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" in Power Management is unchecked.

How to turn on wireless in that laptop please?

A:How to turn on wifi in Lenovo G510

Hi there ... Did your Laptop originally have Windows 8 ? ... Does your Function Keys work ? Which Model do you have G 510 or G519 ? ...

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I've got wireless internet which I access on two laptops and an ipod touch.

Recently, on the ipod touch I have been able to browse for a while then the internet stops loading pages. It shows I am still connected but I have to turn off the WIFI and then turn it back on again and reconnect and everything is ok for a while.

Now it is starting to happen on one of the Windows XP Home laptops.

I browse for a while, then pages stop loading. I am still connected. If I turn the WIFI adapter on the laptop off then on again and reconnect I can surf for a while.

During the period I cannot surf on the laptop I can on the ipod so there is a live connection beyond the router.

Any ideas?

Thanks.
 

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Hi
I have a hp mini 210, running windows 7.
I went to the hp driver website, but the correct driver wont install.
and other drivers ive tried arent working.
please can someone tell me where to get a thing as simple as a working wifi driver?

thanks

p.s. ive tried hp forums, they are about as usefull as a chocolate kettle.


update. its definately the correct driver, and i managed to install it, but its still isnt working.
it keeps saying no connections are available.
yet if i boot into my xp partition, it connects to wifi with no problem.

Its not working right.
maybesome other driver is clashing with it?
i noticed it got mistaked for bluetooth or something, and was turjing on bluetooth when it was supposed to turn on wifi.

i really dont know.
please help someone..

its little niggles like this that bring a man to ddespair, simply becasue he haas no idea wat the problem is to even begin to fix it

A:cant get my wifi driver to work, even the 'official' driver.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mysticeye


its little niggles like this that bring a man to ddespair, simply becasue he haas no idea wat the problem is to even begin to fix it


Dam* niggles will get you every time o.0

You will want to use the 'official' driver. There are all kinds of mini-210 hp PCs: HP Support & Drivers | United States - find yours, make sure if your computer is 64 bit, you get the 64bit driver; and if it is 32bit, get the 32bit (or x86) driver.

After you download it, go into control panel and remove any wireless adapter driver software you might have, and then install the software you just downloaded. All you should have to do is find your network and connect to it, entering in a single password.

If this doesn't work, let me know

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The keyboard of my laptop was broken so I cannot use "Fn" key to switch on the laptop's wifi adapter.
I am sure airplane mode has turn off my wifi because there is no light.
I tried to use "fn" of osk but that didn't help..
The last time also happened to me last year, but that time my keyboard still functioning so I able to solve that problem.
But now my keyboard not working, is there any shortcut/application/bat/vbs method to turn on without using keyboard?

@Brink /admin I need to private message you but I cannot see the "PM button" at your profile.
Can you send a private message to me or add my skype (decomodo90) ?

A:After turn off and on airplane mode, wifi had been disable

Hello Decomodo, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Turning on Airplane Mode would indeed also include turning off WiFi.

If you like, the shortcut below may help make it easier for you to turn on/off Airplane Mode.

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ndows-8-a.html

In addition:

Airplane Mode - Turn On or Off in Windows 8Wi-Fi - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have a windows 7 Dell laptop and using USB modem for internet.

I would like turn my laptop as wifi router so that i can share the internet to my mobile devices.

Also, I heard that we can share the internet via that intel my wifi technology too.

Can somebody guide a way to achieve this?

Many Thanks!!!

A:Turn Windows 7 laptop into a wifi hotspot

  
Quote: Originally Posted by colosalvictor


I have a windows 7 Dell laptop and using USB modem for internet.

I would like turn my laptop as wifi router so that i can share the internet to my mobile devices.

Also, I heard that we can share the internet via that intel my wifi technology too.

Can somebody guide a way to achieve this?

Many Thanks!!!


There is more than one way to do this but all require that you are using a certified Windows 7 driver which installs the Msoft Virtual WiFi adaptor which is used to set up the hosted wireless network.

The real problem with this is that if you already have a wireless connection then why would you need to create an Ad Hoc network in the first place?

I guess if you were somehow limited to a single connection it might come in handy, or if you needed to amplify the signal. You can't share through an Ethernet connection, it only works wireless to wireless.

You can set this up using the command prompt or you can install the connectify software which makes it easier for some. The links below explains the details about setting this up, take your pick, the last one is a download for a virtual router if that's what you wanted.

Windows 7 Tip of the Week: Use Wireless Hosted Networking to Share An Internet Connection Wirelessly | FAQ/Tip content from Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows

http://www.wi-fiplanet.com/tutorials...-Windows-7.htm

http://www.addictivetips.com/windows...-... Read more

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Hi guys, I have a strange problem with one Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E145 notebooks. At first I was not able to start in windows the wireless but after multiple uninstall/install/update of the drivers I managed to do it. Still Windows shows WiFi on but in the same time off and I can't see any WLAN networks. The windows diagnose of the WLAN adapter shows - wireless capability is turned off The Lenovo Diagnostic Tools shows - Warning Hardware state is off I've checked BIOS, check the settings of the card and I don't have a hardware switch on the notebook. Is there any way that I could "reset" this lock or enable it somehow? Thanks in advance I forgot to add that the notebook is with Windows 10 64bit and there are not much apps and drivers for it.

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i thinking about to buy a tplink 300mbps router but there is a littile confusion is can i run wifi without turn on my pc in tp link 300mbps router
 

A:can i run wifi without turn on my pc in tp link 300mbps router

but there is a littile confusion is can i run wifi without turn on my pcClick to expand...

can you explain what specifically you wanted to do

The router will broadcast a wireless signal - enabling any device to pick up and use the router to access the internet, providing the router is connected to an internet service.

Nothing to do with your PC
The PC is just another device that can connect to the wireless broadcast by the router
But the PC will need to be switched on to do that
Other devices can continue to use the router , even with your PC off
 

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hi...I recently downloaded windows 10 on my Hp 15 notebook or laptop....The wifi connection was very shaky......But after about 2 weeks...last night i discovered that my wifi was off and i can't get it back on.  The other phones can connect to the wifi network..and the other computer...but I can't connect with mine.......When i clicked settings, I noticed that my RealTek RTL8188EE802.11 bgn wifi adaptor  was disconnected.....So my wifi is off.....What do i do to connect it?.... 

A:Reatek RTL8188EE802.11 is disconnected...wifi will not turn ...

Hey @marky2000, I understand you are having you're having some trouble connecting your notebook to WiFi and I would like to help. Here is a list of steps that commonly resolve issues with wireless connectivity. First, we have a step by step guide to walk you through the troubleshooting process here: Troubleshooting Your Wireless Network and Internet Connection A second option, is to try these steps:Power cycle the network:1. Shut down your notebook.2. Unplug the power to your router.3. Unplug the power to your modem.4. Wait at least 45 seconds.5. Plug in the modem, and wait for it to come back online.6. Plug in the router, and wait for it to come back online.7. Turn on your notebook, and test your connection.Disable the Power Off option for the adapter:1. Open Device Manager. (Win Key+R > type devmgmt.msc > OK)2. Expand the Network adapters.3. Right click on the Ethernet/Wireless Adapter and click Properties.4. Click the Power Management tab.5. Remove the check mark beside Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.6. Click OK.7. Test.Reset the TCP/IP settings on your PC:1. Go to your start screen/menu and type CMD.2. Right click on the command prompt icon and chose Run as administrator.3. In the window that opens type "netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt" without quotes, and press enter.4. Restart your PC and test.It may also help to reset the winsock catalogue:1. Go to your start screen/menu and type CMD.2. Right ... Read more

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A:Can't Turn on Wifi on laptop after windows 10 upgrade

try reinstalling windows as the latest update of windows 10 has a few known bugs. Use the ?go back? feature to uninstall the Anniversary Update.  Once removed, you can re-install using the Windows Update Assistant by going to the Windows 10 download page and clicking the Update Now button.There are two methods to uninstall the Anniversary Update:  Method 1: Using the Recovery Console1.      Restart your PC. When you get to the sign-in screen, hold the Shift key down while you select Power > Restart.2.      After your PC restarts to the Choose an option screen, select Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > Go back to the previous build.  If you don?t see this option, try Method 2. Method 2: Using the Settings app from Safe Mode1.      Restart your PC. When you get to the sign-in screen, hold the Shift key down while you select Power > Restart.2.      After your PC restarts to the Choose an option screen, select Troubleshoot > Advanced options > Startup Settings > Restart.3.      After your PC restarts, you'll see a list of options. Select 4 or F4 to start your PC in Safe Mode.4.      Open the Settings app.5.      Select Update & security and then the Recovery tab.Under ?Go back to an earlier build?, click the Get started button and follow the ins... Read more

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Hello,

I have a new PC (notebook) that my friend gave me. It's name is "Gigabook" which is not very famous.. I suspect it is a small company that combines hardware into a notebook.

Anyways, I have installed Windows 7 on it but found out that the internet doesn't work. for some reason I can't turn on the WiFi to find out my network and when I connect an Ethernet cable to the notebook, nothing happens..

I thought it's the driver, could download it and transfer it to the notebook via USB drive. the problem is I can't find the software anywhere..

My network card is WAN Miniport. I can check any other hardware here, it's just that you won't find anything about Gigabook..

P.S.
a) this is my first post on your forums. please forgive me if I posted in the wrong place or made other noob mistake.
b) I come from the Mac and Linux world, so I don't have a lot experience on this OS.. I'll appreciate any help.

Thank you very much in advance.

A:Can't Turn On WiFi And Ethernet Doesn't Work

What was the original OS? Did you run the Win 7 Upgrade Advisor before you installed Win 7? It's possible the wifi/Ethernet cards do not have available Win 7 drivers. What is the model number of your machine?

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A:wifi light not turn orange to white

Today i am update my driver and bios.now my wifi light is on but not going to off..what can i do please help me.......and reply me 

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i have the same problem. I have re-installed drivers but drivers does not show up in device manager. after choosing show hidden devices it shows up but when checking its properties it shows device not connected (code 45). I am using 
HP 15-r065tu Notebook PC,  Model #:J8B81PA, Serial #:[personal information removed]
 

A:Re: wifi light not turn orange to white

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My laptop will connect to the wifi throught the Ethernet cable but when I take the Ethernet out there is a red circle with a white cross in it on the connection icon in the bottom right of the screen.

A:how do i turn the wifi on on my Advent Monza T100?

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I recently upgraded my work laptop, an HP ProBook 4430s, to Windows 10, from Windows 7. once everything was done, I went to use my laptop, and I discovered that it would not let me turn on Wifi. The physical button is on, with a white light. but if I click "WiFi" on the bottom right, it disselects itself. The same thing happen with the slider in the Network and Sharing Center. I click it, and it moves back to "off" instantly. Help?I have uninstalled and Reinstalled my Network Driver, I've tried the troubleshooter. And I've tried to find solutions on this forum before resorting to posting my own question.

A:Can't turn on WiFi after Windows 10 update HP on ProBook4430...

Remedied the situation after resetting the BIOS to defaut settings in the F10 menu.

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Hello, This is the first time I am using this forum so I hope someone can please help me. I have had to clean install Windows 7 Home Premium  on my HP Pavilion G6-1234sa now I am unable to turn the Wifi adapter on. I have tried all the drivers listed on the HP website under the HP Pavilion G6-1234sa model and none of them work, I have tied to turn the Wifi adapter on with Fn + F12 and just pressing F12 alone but that doesn?t work either. I have gone through the entire forum to find a solution to the issue I am facing however none of the suggestions I tried worked. Please can someone guide me to the correct Wifi driver for this model and how I can turn the adapter on? These are the drivers I have tried for this model: Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11bgn Wireless LAN Driver (SP57049)Realtek RTL8188CE Wireless LAN Driver June 2011 (SP55040)Wifi Driver June 2012 (SP57538) Thank you so much for your help!!

A:Unable to turn on Wifi on HP Pavilion G6-1234sa

Hi: Please post the hardware ID for the wireless card, so I can figure out what driver you need for it. To find the hardware ID, go to the device manager and there should be a device listed as a Network Controller found under an Other Devices category. Click on the Network Controller device, and then click on the Details tab at the top of the Network Controller window. Now you will see a Property drop down list and it will be set on Device Description. Drop down on that list and select the 2nd item (Hardware ID's). Post the top string of characters that you see in the window.

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A:Can't turn on wifi in newly installed window 8.1

Airplane mode needs to be on. It appears that you are connected through a dial-up connection at that moment.

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My adapter is always gone from resuming from sleep. I know it was working before. Just changed my ram and bios settings from a fresh build. Went from Corsair xms3 to G.Skill Ripjaws.

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I have a Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 mobo and after installing and uninstalling drivers, software, changing settings, removing ram, changing power options to maximum power for pci card and wifi, turning off hibernate, restarted, rebooted, updated all drivers from Gigabyte, chipset drivers, etc. I have unchecked "allow Windows to turn off this device". Restarted and tested and I get the same issue. I have unchecked this box in all of my networking devices too including, 802.11n Wireless Lan Card #2 and Microsoft Virtual Wifi Miniport Adapter. Also, uninstalled and reinstalled these and updated drivers from my disc that came from Gigabyte as well as driver update from the Gigabyte website.

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A:How to turn on wifi adapter after resuming from S3 sleep?

I guess this is a more serious problem since no one has any idea...

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Hi, so I am running windows 7 x64 on a Y700 ideapad. I can't figure out how to turn off my wifi antenna. Looking at the keyboard I see the plane icon which normally means airplane mode. I want my wifi radio off and just use my lan line wire connection.  Regardless if I press FN+airplane, in the the black window that pops up it says "first switch on the wireless device" which makes no sense. My wifi radio is on currently all drivers are upto date.

A:Y700 - Turn off Wifi from Keyboard - Windows 7

I do not know why the airplane mode is saying to "first turn on the wireless device", but you can enable/disable the WiFi adapater by following the steps outlined in the link below.   Normally the Airplane mode is the on/off for the WiFi radio,m but it does not disable the card itself, while the steps linked below will. How to turn wireless connectivity on or off in Windows 7http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/network-wifi/how-to-turn-wireless-connectivity-on-or-off-in-window...  Good Luck,

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A:Cannot turn wifi on and airplane mode remains on, please help urgent

Go to settings>Network and internet>airplane mode>off

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Hi guys, I have a strange problem with one Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E145 notebooks. At first I was not able to start in windows the wireless but after multiple uninstall/install/update of the drivers I managed to do it. Still Windows shows WiFi on but in the same time off and I can't see any WLAN networks. The windows diagnose of the WLAN adapter shows - wireless capability is turned off The Lenovo Diagnostic Tools shows - Warning Hardware state is off I've checked BIOS, check the settings of the card and I don't have a hardware switch on the notebook. Is there any way that I could "reset" this lock or enable it somehow? Thanks in advance
 
I forgot to add that the notebook is with Windows 10 64bit and there are not much apps and drivers for it.
 
P.S.
I found the solution. I removed the BIOS battery for 5 Min and after this everything worked. Still if someone knows another approach it will be better.
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

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Hi,2 weeks ago I updated my windows 10 (anniversary update) and after few days the wifi button does not tun on wifi but instead turning on and off airoplan mode and stays red (does not show wihte light). I tried various methods, tried updating wifi driver in device manager, uninstall the driver and then reinstalled, restarted the system, checked the bios settings to default, vistided various blogs, hp site for similar problems, removed battery, visited troubleshooting in control panel, installed old version windows 10, then updated the windows along with the drivers, and thus tried all the availble methods but invain. And there is no driver available on HP site for windows 10. Please suggest me some way to start the wifi working.  

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