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Cannot turn airplane off and wifi on windows 10

Q: Cannot turn airplane off and wifi on windows 10

A: Cannot turn airplane off and wifi on windows 10

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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?

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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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since I have updated my dell laptop an inspiron 15 3000series to windows ten I cannot turn off airplane mode and thus cannot turn my wifi on. I have tried everything I found on the net from device manager to command prompt downloading new drivers and yet also to simple stuff like pressing the PrtScr key. I am desperate, I am an international student n the only way I can call my parents for free is via the net(i.e wifi) but it is not working. Please help me in anyway.

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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Hello, Suddenly today, my WiFi connection won't work. The computer is in Airplane mode and won't turn off. I tried: -- Lenovo updates, which included flashing the BIOS to the latest verison-- Reinstalling the wireless drivers-- I installed some other updates, like ThinkPad settings dependency.  This is a machine that had Windows 7 initially, now upgraded to Windows 10. The WiFi adapter was often needing to be reset prior to this happening. Is this a software thing or could it be a hardware failure? It works perfectly fine when connected with a cable.  Help. 

A:Won't turn off from Airplane Mode, Windows 10, T43...

Welcome, Andrew250
 
Probably, disabling airplane power mode might help, at least as a workaround. Do it by applying the registry key, then reboot laptop:
 
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Lenovo\PWRMGRV\ConfKeys\Data\AirplaneMode]
"DisableAirplaneModeAutoDetection"=dword:00000001
From here:
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/W540-charging-bug-WiFi-OFF-no-charge/m-p...

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Hello, I am using another PC to make this post, i tried to search on google and youtube.com, and to make it brief, when i go to settings, and choose network, I do not have such an option of airplane mode and I do not have on my keyboard "Fn" key, but i do have a PrintScreen Key, but the wifi sign is not on it, so need help, thanks you in advance...

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I want to turn on and off Airplane mode through powershell script, any way for this?
I know that there are some exe files that can be used, but still I want to do this from powershell script.

A:How to Turn On/Off Airplane mode in windows through powershell script

Hi,
According to your description, I would like to share the link with you:
Airplane Mode On or Off Shortcuts - Create in Windows 8
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/24541-airplane-mode-off-shortcuts-create-windows-8-a.html
If you want to the detail of the script, I suggest to post the question on Script Center forum for further help.
Script Center forum:
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/scriptcenter/en-US/home
Note: Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.
Regards,Kelvin_Hsu
TechNet Community Support

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I have two Lenovo N586 laptops. Both of them will reconnect to our home wifi on their own. I have disconnected. It reconnects. I have disconnected and changed the tick to connect automatically. It reconnects. Did those things plus turned off wifi antenna. The wifi turned itself back own and reconnected. I did the latter plus turned on airplane mode. The machines turn on the wifi antenna and reconnect anyway. When looking at the airplane mode tick it is still on but the machine is online.
 
I restarted the router and changed the login code. That allowed me to "forget" the network. However, when it was still looking to get online. If I entered the new credentials the same trouble starts.
 
These machines share the same wlan with data sharing. They also use the same login for Google Chrome so that we both have access to the same bookmarks, etc. 
 
Any ideas? Thanks in advance for the help. I used Bleeping Computer about 3 1/2 years ago to fix a problem. Now I'm back.

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I have two Lenovo N586 laptops. Both of them will reconnect to our home wifi on their own. I have disconnected. It reconnects. I have disconnected and changed the tick to connect automatically. It reconnects. Did those things plus turned off wifi antenna. The wifi turned itself back own and reconnected. I did the latter plus turned on airplane mode. The machines turn on the wifi antenna and reconnect anyway. When looking at the airplane mode tick it is still on but the machine is online.
 
I restarted the router and changed the login code. That allowed me to "forget" the network. However, when it was still looking to get online. If I entered the new credentials the same trouble starts.
 
These machines share the same wlan with data sharing. They also use the same login for Google Chrome so that we both have access to the same bookmarks, etc. 
 
  
 
I set it like the above shot and 30-45 seconds later it looks like this. Airplane Mode on but trying to logon to wifi.
If I had not "fogetten the network and changed the password it would then log on.
 
Any ideas? Thanks in advance for the help.

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My Acer ES1-521 has had a p rpoblem for the past week.  Wifi does not work because airplane mode is turned on and it can't turn off.  It is running Windows 10.  I've tried:1. turning it off using control panel / network & internet / airplane mode / switch off.  (The switch keeps moving back to the 'on' position)2. Pressing "Fn" and "F3" (which has the antenna wifi symbol) simultaneously.3. Looking for a manual wifi switch which is sometimes on laptops - but this laptop does not have one. I'm out of ideas!  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:ES1-521 Airplane mode won't turn off.

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My Acer ES1-521 has had a problem for the past week.  Wifi does not work because airplane mode is turned on and it can't turn off.  It is running Windows 10.  I've tried:1. turning it off using control panel / network & internet / airplane mode / switch off.  (The switch keeps moving back to the 'on' position)2. Pressing "Fn" and "F3" (which has the antenna wifi symbol) simultaneously.3. Looking for a manual wifi switch which is sometimes on laptops - but this laptop does not have one. I'm out of ideas!  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:ES1-521 Airplane mode won't turn off.

Do you have a USB cable going to a UPS battery backup?If you do, unplug it.Try he fixes here:http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-networking/windows-10-airplane-mode-wont... If that doesn't work, try unpluging that laptop, turn it over and find the tiny pin hole for resetting the battery, press gently into the hole with a paperclip  until you feel a faint click and hold it for 5 seconds.

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I have seen a couple other threads but none that match my specific situation.

I have a desktop computer with built in WiFi and Bluetooth. I have installed the latest drivers from the MFG website (ASUS ROG Maximus VII Formula). The problem is that Airplane mode will not disable. When you click on it, it shows that you clicked on it, but immediately resets to "On" no matter what.

You will also notice that WiFi and Bluetooth are missing from the control panel.

I have made sure both devices are enabled at the BIOS level, however, due to Airplane mode being forced on, they do not even show up in the device manager (even under "show hidden").

I do not thing this is a BIOS/Driver issue; this appears to be a bug.

Does anyone know of a registry key, etc. that can disable Airplane mode?

A:[Desktop] Airplane Mode will not turn off.

I had this same problem Dell Win 10 laptop, I tried to install Arkuto outlook synch. Problem with my config, I had to disable port 413.
Uninstalled program lost all connectivity. ran diagnostics, fixed wifi for 1 minute, then airplane mode would return. Finally Fn PrtScrn did trick.
Hope this helps.

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So basically can't use internet

I have an 8 years old Sony VAIO laptop and it was getting real slow lately, so I decided to buy an SSD (Samsung 850 EVO 250gb). Installed it yesterday and then installed Win 10 on it. Then I saw that net wasn't working so I restarted just in case.
Even after that, the net didn't worked so I went into settings and this is where I saw that the Airplane mode was on and I couldn't turn it off.
I have looked around the net for any solution but haven't found one. One guy said that on some laptops, if you install windows on battery without charging, this problem can occur. Now I tried reinstalling windows but now the laptop (or BIOS or whatever) wouldn't detect the bootable USB stick. So I'm stuck here too

Hope this was clear (writing in a hurry)

Any help is appreciated, thanks

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After drivers update I got the following situation:

What do I need to do in order to have it work like it is expected to?

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I know you're not supposed to have any communication features turned on (running) while you're flying on a commecial jet, so how do you turn off the wireless on your laptop if you want to use it while you're on a flight?

Anyone know?

Thanks,

Doug
 

A:Solved: how do you turn off laptop communication on an airplane

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Hello, I have a Horizon 2s that I just upgraded to Windows 10 a few days ago. Again, it was an upgrade, keeping all files and programs, not a clean install. I downloaded all the Win10 drivers from Lenovo's support page and all devices appeared set up properly in the Device Manager. The issue I'm having is that ever since the upgrade I have the following conditions:The Airplane Mode is ON and I'm not able to disable it via the Action Center or the Airplone Mode switch under 'Network & Internet' in Settings. Under that same 'Network & Internet' there's no other switch under the Airplane Mode switch (usually a Wi-Fi switch is there) which I think means the Airplane Mode is ON.The Wi-Fi icon in the Action Center is grayed out but, even though the Airplone Mode shows as on, I am able to connect to Wi-Fi without any problem. I'm unable to turn the Wi-Fi off since the icon is grayed out. The Wi-Fi network adapter has a weird name 'Wi-Fi 4'.The Bluetooth seems to work and the icon is ON in the Action Center. I'm unable to turn it off though.NFC should be working. Don't have anything to test it with. Has anyone had this issue when upgrading to Windows 10 on one of these? Or, conversely, has anyone upgraded and NOT have any such issues? If so, did you also do an 'upgrade', or a clean install? I updated the Wi-Fi drivers since to the latest drivers under Microsoft's Update Catalog website. I've read many cases of similar issues with machin... Read more

A:Horizon 2s Airplane Mode won't turn off after upgr...

I noticed the same issues that you mention when I upgraded to Wndows 10 some months ago.  I believe there is a earlier thread here also.  As long as it has not affected my WiFi, I ignore it.

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My computer shows the airplane mode and when I click on it it doesn't show the menu to go and select a wi-fi. So I go to settings and disable airplane mode and manually connect to a wi-fi and it works for a short amount of time until I have to reconnect it using the same process.

A:Computer shows airplane symbol and won't turn off

First, restart the PC and see if that fixes it. If you routinely hibernate or just shut down (assuming it's still on the default Fast Start option) then settings like this that have got out of sorts can persist. A full restart will reset them.

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My computer shows the airplane mode and when I click on it it doesn't show the menu to go and select a wi-fi. So I go to settings and disable airplane mode and manually connect to a wi-fi and it works for a short amount of time until I have to reconnect it using the same process.

A:Computer shows airplane symbol and won't turn off

First, restart the PC and see if that fixes it. If you routinely hibernate or just shut down (assuming it's still on the default Fast Start option) then settings like this that have got out of sorts can persist. A full restart will reset them.

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I recently bought an ASUS a456ur, and had windows 10 anniversary update installed into it. I had this problem: i can't turn off the wifi unless i turn on the airplane mode, and make all the connection turned off, including bluetooth, which i needed to connect to a bluetooth speaker of mine. And also, if i turned on the airplane mode, i can't turn it off by turning on wifi.
i tried to turn off the wifi by various way. i tried to disabling it from the menu popped out when you click the wifi logo from your notification bar, i tried to disabling it from the settings, and tried to disabling it from the actiion center, and none of them is working.
things i have done:
try disabling wifi from ubuntu, and it works,
updating the driver of the network devices

A:Wifi can't be turned off, unless by airplane mode

Even with the Function key combo you cannot? Sometimes you have to press Fn and the Function key, if you did not change it to standard Function key operation.

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Greetings,

After updating two recently purchased Asus laptops and doing the fall update --

1. Both bootup with Airplane Mode on... half-compromising wifi. This means you can surf but maybe mail won't work properly.

2. With location services OFF -- the location 'circle' icon temporarily visits taskbar for a minute

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I've been Googling on and off all day and suspect #2 conflicts with system and generates #1.

All over the web since Windows 8 people have complained about Airplane Mode being on and lockup and unable to unlock it. But this only happens for me if location services is ALSO on. If it isn't you can simply click the button in Action Center... well, click it TWICE... and it turns off. (Airplane Mode will turn itself back on after sleep or a reboot.)

Two weird behaviors --

1. Airplane Mode will be clearly turned OFF in settings but ON in action center.
2. Locations will be OFF in settings but momentarily ON in taskbar.

A:Airplane Mode & Wifi & Location issue

Kinda found two maybe solutions --

1. I did steps one and two from this page --

How to Fix Airplane Mode Issues in Windows 10

2. What I noticed after much trial and error is that a restart triggers this problem... whereas a complete shutdown and a boot eliminates it. THIS SCREAMS WIN10 BUG

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How can I fix this? When the side switch is in the "Off" position, my laptop is in Airplane mode and refuses to leave. When the switch is in the "On" position, I am told that the internet access is disabled due to the switch being turned off. I have tried disabling the switch in bios and this did not work. I do not know any potential solutions.

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When i push wifi button the airplane mode turns on/off

A:MY WIFI PHYSICAL BUTTON TURNS ON/OFF AIRPLANE MODE

flavio99 wrote:When i push wifi button the airplane mode turns on/offHi, What do you think it has to do ? Regards.

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I just (Dec. 19, 2015) completed the latest update to Windows 10, had trouble with my volume icon, fixed it, then found my wifi icon is stuck in airplane mode despite the laptop having full wifi functionality. Tried turning system icons on and off through the "task bar and start menu properties" dialog box, tried various combinations of "on" and "off" while restarting the entire system, nothing works. I've connected and reconnected wirelessly by both using a physical button (shaped like an antenna emitting parentheses-shaped waves) and by using the icon that's now stuck in airplane mode. I can access the internet, but I can't see the status in the task bar as I used to. All I see is the icon shaped like an airplane, even while I'm clearly not in airplane mode and when I should therefore be seeing the wifi icon.

I know this is a very specific situation, but does anyone know of a possible solution? As the wifi connection can be unstable, it would be nice to have the icon functioning again so I know at a glance when my wifi is out.

A:wifi icon stuck in airplane mode despite full connectivity

I'm having the same problem after the same update .. other than that I can't start Chrome and Windows Defender either

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I will be keeping the wireless turned off most of the time on my desktop, as I use it for live pro audio. Is there a registry hack to put the switch in there, even if the computer is not a laptop???

A:Show airplane mode switch on wifi menu on desktop computer

Airplane mode: ms-settings:network-airplanemode

Hi, you can use the above when creating a new shortcut, if that's what you need- I'm not sure.
Remember you can access Flight Mode ('Airplane Mode') from the Action Centre (icon in system tray in the taskbar).

Here are some more FYI:

Manage Wi-Fi: ms-settings:network-wifisettings


Mobile hotspot: ms-settings:network-mobilehotspot

Wi-Fi: ms-settings:network-wifi

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I will be keeping the wireless turned off most of the time on my desktop, as I use it for live pro audio. Is there a registry hack to put the switch in there, even if the computer is not a laptop???

A:Show airplane mode switch on wifi menu on desktop computer

Airplane mode: ms-settings:network-airplanemode

Hi, you can use the above when creating a new shortcut, if that's what you need- I'm not sure.
Remember you can access Flight Mode ('Airplane Mode') from the Action Centre (icon in system tray in the taskbar).

Here are some more FYI:

Manage Wi-Fi: ms-settings:network-wifisettings


Mobile hotspot: ms-settings:network-mobilehotspot

Wi-Fi: ms-settings:network-wifi

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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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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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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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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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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 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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I have a HP pavilion dv6 laptop with a Intel(R) centrino(R) wireless 1030. After I upgraded to windows 10 from windows 7 it worked fine until after a few times of restart (after update). All of a sudden the wireless would not turn on. If i hit the wireless key, all it does is turn airplane mode on and off. When I go into the "Network and Internet" under settings, the switch that would turn wifi on would imediately turn flip off. I also noticed that the wifi Intel centino is "not connected". My Ethernet still works, but wifi does not. I have updated the drivers, and went into command prompt to enter in"reg delete HKCR\CLSID\{988248f3-a1ad-49bf-9170-676cbbc36ba3} /va /f" but it said "error: The system was unable to find the specified registry key or value."and "netcfg -v -u dni_dne"which showed"trying to uninstall dni_dne ...... dni_dne is not installed....done." how do i fix thix problem? 

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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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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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, 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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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 all Following a recent hard drive failure, I did a clean install of Windows 10 Enterprise (the ideapad originally came with a Windows 7 OEM licence). The wifi device, 'Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter' is present in the device manager and is reported as working. In the 'Network & Internet' settings dialog, if I turn wifi on, it is immediately turned off again. fn-F5 does nothing (the Lenovo Wireless Settings dialog is not displayed).  Perhaps I need to (re-)install this somehow? The WLAN Auto Config service is running (automatic). Cisco AnyConnect is not installed; I am actually trying to install it over wifi by connecting to my company's VPN server (which is not accessible using a wired connection) so that I can Activate Windows 10. Any ideas on how I can turn wifi on? TIA :-)

A:Z380 Ideapad: Unable to turn wifi on after Windows...

fn-F6 has stopped working now too :-( so I cannot turn off the touchpad which is pretty annoying when your job requires a lot of typing. I have no idea why. I tried uninstalling the wifi adapter driver and installing the one from Lenovo's website, but I still cannot turn wifi on and fn-F5 still does not bring up the Wifi Settings dialog. Perhaps my laptop model just isn't supported under Windows 10?

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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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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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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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Out of the blue, my Desktop Ethernet connected PC went into "airplane mode" although I have never touched the command. I plugged in a USB wireless adapter which allowed me to have internet access, but I would like to back to the wired connection. I cannot turn off Airplane mode, the slider defaults to the on position. Does anyone know what has happened?
 

A:Airplane mode in Windows 10 Pro

MSDirector said:


Out of the blue, my Desktop Ethernet connected PC went into "airplane mode" although I have never touched the command. I plugged in a USB wireless adapter which allowed me to have internet access, but I would like to back to the wired connection. I cannot turn off Airplane mode, the slider defaults to the on position. Does anyone know what has happened?Click to expand...

Sorry for the question. I removed the USB wireless and the wired connection functions properly now. I had tried warm and cold rebooting to no avail. For all I know, airplane mode may have been on all the time and my internet access crapped out for some unknown reason. I put the blame on airplane mode which is sort of a silly reason.
 

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I am using an HP laptop with Windows 8.

My problem: I am looking for a way to disable the wifi (airplane mode) button. I am NOT looking for a way to disable wifi or airplane mode, but the actual button that controls airplane mode.

Why?: I never use the airplane mode button (because it is useless), and because Windows thinks its funny to make me go to Charms/Settings/Change PC Settings in order to simply re-enable my wifi after accidentally hitting the airplane mode button (why do they? Who knows.). The reason I keep accidentally hitting the airplane mode button is because I use a mousepad on top of my keyboard while playing games (which frequently hits the airplane mode button). If I cannot find out how to disable the button, then I will simply rip the physical key out of my keyboard (since Windows can't find a better way to solve MINOR issues like these) as a means to stop accidentally hitting the key.

How can I simply disable the button's use?

Thank you,

-Miles
 

A:How to disable airplane mode *button* in Windows 8?

The only Airplane buttons in Windows 8 that I have found are the one in Settings and the one you get to via the Network icon in the Notification Area. Are you talking about the latter one? Theoretically that is a toggle that will then turn Airplane Mode back off (i.e., turn the Wi-Fi back on).

On my Lenovo I can also toggle it via the Fn + F5 key combination, but of course that is not part of Windows.
 

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A lot of people seem to be having trouble with the Wi-Fi button and with the airplane mode icon displaying when it shouldn't in Windows 10. Is there some kind of explanation or fix? I did a clean install of Windows 10, and the HP Wi-Fi button driver was installed automatically by the Windows installer, or at least I'm pretty sure it was. I seem to recall seeing it listed in Device Manager or someplace. Anyway, the button was working fine, but today I tried to switch my Wi-Fi off using the F12 button, and it didn't work. I clicked on the Wi-Fi icon in the task bar and switched to airplane mode that way. That worked, and the light on the Wi-Fi button changed from white to orange. I still couldn't use the F12 button to turn airplane mode off. I turned airplane mode off manually and reconnected to my Wi-Fi, but the airplane mode icon continued to show on the task bar, even though I was connected to the Internet, able to browse web pages, etc. I rebooted, and still the same problem. In network settings I went in and turned airplane mode off there (even though I was already connected), but the Wi-Fi button is still not working. Is this all a Windows 10 bug, or is there a fix? I noticed similar behavior on a friend's newer HP laptop (a Notebook 15 model) that came with Windows 10 installed--i.e., the airplane mode icon displaying despite the system having an active Wi-Fi connection. Thanks in advance for any advice or explanation.

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Hello,

I have a newer laptop (HP Pavilion Touchsmart 14) that is running Windows 8.1. I probably should have searched this problem from day one but the issue is so random that I can go 2 months without much of a problem and then I can spend two weeks encountering the problem with every login. When I connect the computer to wifi, whether it be my home wifi, a hotel wifi or an airport wifi, it will sometimes randomly start to cycle in and out of airplane mode for no apparent reason. I can open the settings or wifi icon from the tray (pretty much anywhere I can access the airplane mode toggle) and try to toggle the thing manually but it ignores my mouse clicks and continues to cycle on and off. The same is true if I use the wifi button on the keyboard.

I have tried resetting the wifi card and also disabling firewall but any correlation to the problem seems random. I have also checked that the hardware drivers are up to date. I cannot seem to find any real cause or solution (I have googled the problem extensively and all that comes up are ways to reset the card or different methods for turning airplane mode on and off, none of which helps).

For me the ideal solution is a way to permanently disable airplane mode on my computer. I don't need it and don't want it anyway and would LOVE to rip that mode out of this computer completely.

Has anyone encountered this issue and is there a fix or a way to delete airplane mode from my system?

Thank you,

Brian

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Anyone have any thoughts on how to remove this feature? HP warranty service is useless and I need this to stop.

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

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

A:Turn on wifi

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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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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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.

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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.



Ishaan Ideapad Y560(i3 330m), Hp Elitebook 8460p!(i5-2520M) Hp Pavilion n208tx(i5-4200u)If you think a post helped you, then you can give Kudos to the post by pressing the Star on the left of the post. If you think a post solved your problem, then mark it as a solution so that others having the same problem can refer to it.

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

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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.

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Have you set up your Wifi by searching for your network name and inputting your pass phrase (or pass key)?The red circle might be just indicating that the Ethernet is not available.EDIT:Also press Windows key + R key then input ncpa.cpl in the Run box that comes up - hit Enter key. Do you see both the Ethernet and Wifi icons and is Wifi enabled?[Better add that you don't connect to Wifi using the Ethernet cable. You use one or the other]Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanksmessage edited by Derek

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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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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.

I am having this same issue with my newly built pc. The drive running Windows 7 is from a laptop where the mobo died. I am using it in AHCI mode because my case has a front hot swap caddy.

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.

Nothing I do will turn on my wifi card after sleep. Windows will not see a network adapter. Everything works fine after restarting though. I have S3 enabled in bios as that is what I want. I have case fans that I don't want to hear with no option to turn them off. Otherwise, i'd be fine with S1.

Is this just not a working feature? I've read that sleep is an ongoing issue with Windows, ... Read more

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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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 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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i have hp pavilion g6 1300.last night when i push my wifi button its not turn orange light to white and wifi not on..please help me...

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 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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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

Hi @anks_1, Welcome to the HP Forum! It is a fantastic site to find information, tips, and suggestions. For you to have the most rewarding experience please review the HP Forums Guide.  First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More.  Are you still running Windows 8.1? I grasp that WiFi light will not turn from orange to white. You have tried downloading and installing the driver but they fail to install. When you checked Device Manager and scanned for hardware changes , checked properties you saw code 45 not connected.  Is this a recent occurrence?  Have you made any changes to your system prior to this event? ( software update, installed a new app, or hardware) Have you done all your Windows updates? Have you run the HP Support Assistant to aid with HP updates?  If  you check the BIOS is the network card seen? If the network card is seen please run a hardware test on it. You will have that option under components. HP Notebook PCs - Testing for Hardware Failures (Windows 10, 8). If it is not seen, you could try reseating the network card.  HP 15 Notebook PC HP 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC Compaq 15 Notebook PC Compaq 15 TouchSmart Notebook P.... Please review chapter 6, page 61, WLAN module for removal instructions.  Please let me know the outcome. To express appreciation for my post please click the ?Thumbs Up Icon?.  If my post resolves the issue you are experiencing, please c... Read more

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hey please help i cant turn on wifi in my newly installed win 8.1 driver is upto date i checked it in device manager

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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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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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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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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Hello everyone.I just bought Lenovo Y700-15isk 80nv007jid for 6 days.I got some issue from the first day.The problems is:1. The wifi signal strength is poor (compare to my phone and another laptop)2. If I call using skype, the wifi disconnected for a while and not detect any wifi signal at all and so it's impossible to call through skype(the wifi is still accessible from other devices). After trying to update driver and find the fault, I found that the wifi disconnected every time I access the camera.  My wifi adapter is Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 Please help.

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