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Used F-Key to turn off wireless antenna, now it will not turn on

Question: Used F-Key to turn off wireless antenna, now it will not turn on

Yesterday I used the Fn-F5 key to turn off the wireless radio. Today when I attempted to use the same key to turn the antenna back on, it fails to display on screen and will not turn the antenna back on. Other Function keys are working properly. I have disabled and re-enabled the card, reinstalled the drivers No change.

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Preferred Solution: Used F-Key to turn off wireless antenna, now it will not turn on

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Answer: Used F-Key to turn off wireless antenna, now it will not turn on

Fixed by reinstalling Energy Management. I had uninstalled as there seemed to be more than one energy/battery management program.

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i have an hp compaq presarion f761us
im running vista premium and in the process of trying to turn off the visuals, i think i did something i didnt really want to do. idk what i did, but my wireless antenna wont turn on now, the only way im connected is because im connected directly to my modem. can anyone tell me what i did? or if theres a way to reset everytjing to the way it was so i can atleast have wireless again?
 

Answer:Help wireless antenna wont turn on

Did you try using System Restore to roll your settings back to a later date?
 

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Hi All,
 
I am using Windows 8.1 and had to refresh my computer as I was experiencing some problems. Everything seemed to be normal so I started slowly installing the programs I had before. Now a few days after, I find that my wireless device is Off and Flight Mode is On. I have been in settings but the relevant switches are disabled.
Can anybody tell me how to fix this please ? I really don't know how it happened. Can it be that my laptop is still infected ?
 
Thanks,
Robert

Answer:Turn Off Flight Mode & Turn On Wireless Devices

Is there a physical switch on your laptop for wireless? Often on the edges of your laptop... easy to miss.

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Hi, I have a one year old T61p which has work fine up to now. This weekend the wireless networking stopped working. When I search for available networks i get the message that the antenna is turned off, when I try to turn the antenna on nothing happens. Is there someone who have encountered the same or a similar problem and know what how to solve it? ThanksPatrik

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I am running Windows 7 home premium. It?s a Toshiba laptop but almost all the components in it are made by Intel. Everything was great and all of a sudden I couldn?t connect wirelessly. It tells me the radio antenna is disconnected. But it won?t allow me to turn it on. I opened the laptop hoping the antenna wires were just loose but no such luck. While I had it open I also took out the wifi card and reseated it. Whenever I reboot I always receive the message that this pc supports wireless connectivity. All my drivers are up to date. And I can connect to the internet with a cable.

I?ve been told this is caused by a virus. I am smart-phone illiterate but have a doctorate degree from the University of Hard Knocks in computer science. I don?t download or click on any links I don?t know about ? stay off of sites that are questionable and my anti-virus runs its scan daily.

HELP! I work online so it?s a real problem. I?ve run Malware, Antivirus and any other program I can think of to fix this. I can?t find anything online referring to a virus that would disable your wife. Thanks for any help you can give.

Kadie]
 

Answer:unable to turn on wifi radio antenna

It could well be that the antenna has become disconnected from opening and closing the laptop. On my Dell laptop, the antenna connection sits in a recess along side of the right hinge. The antenna itself is behind the display panel. The antenna connection is two semi-circular parts that "snap" together ? the one in the back goes to the antenna. The one in the front goes down to the system board connection.

There should be a hinge cover just above the keyboard that you can lift out with the laptop fully opened and laying flat. After you've removed the hinge cover, see if you can identify the antenna connection and make both parts are connected snugly.

If the connection is solid, on the other hand, it could be that the wi-fi card has failed and needs to be replaced.
 

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I have a x201 cto using 64bits Win 7. The wireless adapter is intel advanced-N 6200. However, I found my wireless always turn off suddenly and I can not turn it on anymore (even using Fn+F5) until reboot. Does anyone have same experience? Please tell me what's the problem. Many thanks













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Answer:x201 wireless always suddenly turn off and can not turn on again.

Yes, i have the same issue. Though it suffices if you deactivate and activate your WLAN adapter @ networkcenter, you don't need to reboot. This happened to me a couple of times as well.





I disabled Multi-Core in BIOS so i don't have regular lags.I always keep energy saving settings to "Maximum Performance" so i don't have regular contrast issues.I deinstalled ThinkAdvantage Access Connections so i don't have random WLAN Adapter "power offs".

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Dear Mr. Masters,
 
I need your help, please! What FRU spare-part do I have to order?
I want to replace the left side (blue/black) WLAN/WWAN antenna cable, but I don't know which one should order it be according to the manual (I have found even two!)
 
https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/x240_fru_bom_20131008.pdf
04X5371 Wolverine-1 FRU Antenna Kit for WWAN+WLAN model <Amphenol> - Primary04X5372 Wolverine-1 FRU Antenna Kit for WWAN+WLAN model <Luxshare-ICT> - Secondary
 
https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/x240_fru_bom_20140808.pdf
04X5371                                  Antenna Kit for WWAN+WLAN model <Amphenol> - Primary04X5372                                  Antenna Kit for WWAN+WLAN model <Luxshare-ICT> - Secondary
 
What is this "Wolverine-1" thing by the way? I see both has same FRU numbers, 04X5371 and 04X5372.
This is generally the link to my gallery, about this recent project: http://postimg.org/gallery/3fibjydgs/
 
Thank you in advance!!!
 
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Answer:ThinkPad X240 antenna cable broken - Wireless-LAN/WAN aux. antenna - 04X5371 or 04X5372

Hi, bluesummersThe more detailed question, the simpler to answer.You need WLAN antennas kit if the black wire only is broken. Otherwise, purchase WWAN+WLAN kit of any manufacturer, Amphenol or Luxshare-ICT, with appropriate FRU. Do not worry about "primary" and "secondary" statements.There is a lot of the "compatible" parts in the market, the one you've mentioned seems one of them. Fru_bom file lists official laptop parts and their p/ns (FRUs).

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So I had a problem with my T500's backlight initially and long story short, disassembling the computer has now caused the problem in the title. Whenever I plug in the battery/charger and push the power button, the fan will spin and the hdd will whirr a bit, but then after about 3 seconds, the fan will stop and the hdd will click off and cease whirring. The computer will no longer respond to the power button regardless of how many times nor how long the power button is held. I'm looking directly at the wires that carry power. Everything seems to be plugged in. I did the lenovo power trick (IE the 10 one second presses followed by the 30 second long press) and the computer does the 1-3-3-1 beep when I take out the RAM. The monitor is not plugged into it in any way, shape, or form. I do not know if this affects it. However, I have tried attaching the monitor and it still does this. Is there a piece that may have been knocked loose or something? I'm willing to try anything right now because at this point it's a literal brick now.

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad T500 will turn on for roughly 3 seconds, then turn off and stay off.

Hi npesina, welcome to the forums,
 
there could be different reasons for the system behaving the way you describe, my suggestions;
 
remove all hard, SSD and optical drives to see if you experience the same,
remove all RAM, without replacing the drives, and test to see if you receive a system beep code,
remove all components which had previously been removed to test again.
 
The ultimate test would be to remove everything attached to the mainboard including the CMOS (BIOS) battery excluding the power socket, CPU and the fan. When you attach the power cable the system should come to life, the fan should run and beep codes sound.  After that its really just a case of putting the system back together one component at a time testing inbetween each component replacement, leave the main battery and CMOS battery until last to save having to always connect / disconnect the keyboard in order to turn the system on.
 
If at any point you experience the same issue as now it may well be that the component you replaced at that point or it's attachment socket on the mainboard  is the culprit.

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I purchased a IdeaPad Z580 laptop, with Windows 8.  The current BIOS mode is UEFI, with Secure Boot State = On.  I am trying to setup a dual boot with Linux Ubuntu or Mint?  Is this possible?  Thank you.

Answer:Ideapad Z580 - turn off Secure Boot State, or change to legacy bios and turn off UEFI?

Yes, I have the same question. Can someone help?Many Thanks in advance.

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Hi... lenovo gave me a replace computer... y70-70  According to them, the laptop is a new one and not a rebuilt one... Since the first day I picked it up and used it at home... When I turn it on, starts a pitched noise and it ends when I turn the laptop off. That sound is so annoying to work I canīt work more than one hour due to the annoying noise/sound...   That sound does not come from the speakers... What can I do? what is the problem? I need a quick response because I am travelling to another country in few days and I wonīt come back until 6 months before. Regards

Answer:lenovo y70-70 touch pitched sound when I turn on and ends when I turn off

Diian wrote:Hi... lenovo gave me a replace computer... y70-70  According to them, the laptop is a new one and not a rebuilt one... Since the first day I picked it up and used it at home... When I turn it on, starts a pitched noise and it ends when I turn the laptop off. That sound is so annoying to work I canīt work more than one hour due to the annoying noise/sound...   That sound does not come from the speakers... What can I do? what is the problem? I need a quick response because I am travelling to another country in few days and I wonīt come back until 6 months before. RegardsIf the unit is still under warrantee you can return it or request for repair. This is a peer to peer forum. Only Lenovo staff can decide for return, repair, etc. So better make a call to them.

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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 ...

Answer: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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I have a bit of a strange issue with my computer. Forgive me if I'm a little too descriptive, but I'm not sure which details are relevant and which are not for such a problem. First, the specs:

Model: eMachines T2984
Operating System: Windows XP Service Pack 2
Processor: Intel Celeron D Processor 340, 2.93 GHZ, 256K L2 Cache, 533 MHZ FSB
Power Supply Unit: Bestec Model: ATX-250-12E REV: P7
Motherboard: I can't tell, but it appears to be an Intel motherboard by the number of Intel labels on it
RAM: 512 MB DDR SD originally, added 1 GB a couple of months ago
Let me know if you need anything else...

Yesterday, I got home from shopping around 1PM, and I tried to start the computer. I pushed the power button, and nothing happened. I checked all of the cords, and they were all plugged in. Not knowing what else to do, I opened up the case to see if there was something obviously wrong. The only thing that I noticed (other than a bunch of dust) was that the power supply unit was still hot. I shut the computer down about 5 hours earlier after about 20 minutes of use, so it seemed strange that the power supply was still hot. I unplugged the computer just in case there was some sort of fire hazard.

At this point, I called a friend who suggested that the problem might be with the motherboard or the power supply unit.

A few hours later, I plugged it back in to try to get it to work. As soon as I plugged it in, the entire unit suddenly started "running" by itsel... Read more

Answer:Computer Doesn't Turn on, Fans and Some Lights Turn on Automatically

I would suspect that the Power Supply Unit (PSU) is going south. If you have a spare one laying around, install it and see if the problem goes away.
You can buy a new,better PSU from Newegg for about $40.00. I have used a Thermaltake 430 watt in one of my machines for some time now and it works well.
You will have to check the size of your PSU to be sure a new one will fit into the eMachine.
Here's the page with that PSU on it. It's the last one on the list.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=2010320058+50001379&name=Thermaltake
 

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Hi... i think that i missunderstood something when i read the manual of my laptop.. perhaps someone can help me with this issue

Is it possible to plug a wireless antenna using the same input used for the TV antenna?

Currently i'm using one adaptor (shipped with my laptop) for my TV cable to work, but without this adaptor can i plug a wireless antenna in it?

This sounds realy strange, but that's what i understood from my manual.. or the english-portuguese translation was wrong :P

Can someone explain if i can plug one antenna, and what type, and what connector shall i need.

Thx in advance and sorry for my rusty english

Answer:F20-132 - Can i plug a wireless antenna in my TV antenna connector?

Hi

The adapter is needed to connect the antenna cable because the antenna cable support different jack. If the wireless antenna has the same cable jack as a usual antenna cable so the adapter is needed.
Maybe the 3rd party Wlan antenna has a own adapter but I don?t think so.

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I just put together my first computer 6 months ago. It abruply shutdow in the middle of writing a paper for school. I couldn't turn it back on right away. after trying a few times, it turned on. All the fans are working even the fan on the power supply, the motherboards lights are on. My graphic card in on the motherboard. I think it might be my power supply because when I first put it together I didn't plug in the smaller power connection to the motherboard and the same thing is happening, black screen. It's like my computer isn't giving my monitor any feed. I will have more info when I get home. I can't get in to bios or safe mode.
 

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After, switching the phone off and on again, the light did not turn off. I allowed the battery to run out, yet the light did not turn off.

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This is driving me crazy. My HP has Windows 7 and everytime it connects to the internet (wireless connection) Windows Live Messenger opens down in the left hand corner taskbar near the start menu. I close it, and fifteen minutes later it will open again.
I opened the options and unchecked the boxes pretaining to 'Run Windows Live Messenger when windows starts' but it still repeatedly opens. I use hotmail, but i really have no use for Messenger. The program is not listed under add/remove programs. Someone please help me turn this thing off.
 

Answer:Solved: Windows Live Messenger-TURN IT OFF TURN IT OFF!

It should be listed in Programs & Features under Windows Live Messenger or Windows Live Essentials. If you still can't find it listed then go to get.live.com and re-download the installer, reinstall it, then uninstall it.
 

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Although i configured "notification text" for low battery level in the energy options from toshiba power saver, there is a acoustic alarm. Is it possible to switch off this acoustic alarm ?

Answer:How to turn off the turn off the notification sound of Power Saver?

Hi

This should be possible. Did you check the Toshiba Power saver setup settings?
You can change the option called "Notification method" from "Sound+Message" to "message" only or "No action"

PS: What notebook do you use???

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I can't turn my computer on. The fans and lights turn on for a second and then turn off. a few seconds later they'll turn back on and then turn back off. I've had this computer for 4+ months now, i built it myself. it recently started doing this but i'd just turn off the PSU (Power Supply Unit) and turn it back on and it woould fix it. now it doesnt fix it anymore. i've re-slotted the RAM (Random Access Memory) and pushed it in firmly, but that hasn't done anything. i've tried different power outlets and pushed everything into the MOBO (Motherboard), i havent messed around with CPU (Processor) because that's just a pain in the a**... i was wondering if there was anything else i could do before having to take it into a local repair shop, lol.as for my computer specsCPU (Processor): Fx-6300 AMDGPU: R9-270x AMDRAM (Random Access Memory): 8GB Ballistix sportMOBO (Motherboard): ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0PSU (Power Supply Unit): Corsair X500 w 80+Case: Rosewill GALAXYthanks 

Answer:Fans turn on, lights blink and then turn off/on repeatedly.

You can try a new  RAM stick.What you describe can be: Anything overloads the PSU, or a failing PSU Bad memory in the low region. BIOS  can't run without it. Bad CPU, or heat sink not in placeDisconnect the HDD and the DVD drive. (Power off, of course.)Power on. Does it  show the  BIOS?

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Any recommendations? Here Drive+ had turn-by-turn GPS navigation for FREE. But it doesn't work on Windows 10 anymore. Are there any other free alternatives? Ones that don't use an internet connection, preferably.

Answer:Free turn-by-turn navigation now that HERE Drive+ is NOT available for Windows 10?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Any recommendations? Here Drive+ had turn-by-turn GPS navigation for FREE. But it doesn't work on Windows 10 anymore. Are there any other free alternatives? Ones that don't use an internet connection, preferably. The official Microsoft maps app is the best way to go. It has the same downloadable maps feature.
Check this out: Here's how Windows 10 Mobile HERE Map fans can switch to Microsoft's new Maps app | Windows Central

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Wife updated Norton twice and had two Norton Firewalls and Windows Firewalls running together. Paid twice for the 2 updates. Removed Norton Completely and then re-installed Norton 360 Security Version 5, but am still unable to turn off Windows Firewall under Windows XP Pro and also cannot turn on Automatic updates, getting message "we're Sorry, the Security Center could NOT change your Automatic Windows Update setting. To try changing these settings, go to SYSTEM in Control Panel. On the Automatic Updates Tab, select AUTOMATIC (recommended) and then click OK. None of this works, then tried using an app to reset Security Settings and that didn't work either. Any suggestions on what I try next. I would like to reinstall Norton 360 Internet Security Version 5, I know there are those out there that hate Norton and the overhead that comes with it, but over the years I've gotten used to it and I like it very much. Thank you, PhotoRay

Answer:In XP Pro can't turn off Windows Firewall or Turn on Automatic Updates

How did you remove Norton in the first place?

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Hi to all Eight forum.
I m here with a strange problem, it happens from yesterday, the problem is when I playing games on my Dell inspiron N4050 and then the main power where the charger pluged in is turn off (it is the most problem in my country that there is heavy short fall of power), the laptop is remain ON just for 2 or 3 seconds and then its suddenly OFF. its not happening before, why is that,? why is the laptop didn't get power from the battery.?
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when not playing games. and the main power (electricity) is gone, then this problem is not occurred.
plz understand my problem and reply me.
sorry for my bad English.

Answer:Laptop suddenly turn off when main power turn off.

Could it be overheating protection?

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I had it for nearly 2 years,Lenovo Y50-70 Touch -2 days ago while playing games on it, I smell a chemical smell coming from it so I immediately shut it down just in case. The next time I turn it on, it was fine the backlit keyboard glow red as usual but no display, and now it shut down after 4 seconds (with the fan running) whenever I turn it on except, sometimes It stay on (but still no display and no fan running).I got no experience into opening pc and such, I I tried opening it up and remove the dust that built us by quite a bit and tried to locate where the chemical smell was from, I though it was probably from the Fan or Coolers as it seems more strong there but not sure. After trying to turn the laptop on a few time the strong smell kind of dissipate a lot, and smell weaker.I been having a hard time trying to pinpoint just which part of the laptop is needed to replace. So if anyone could help me in the right direction it would be great. I just hope it wont have to buy a whole new motherboard x.xAlso idk if thats helpful information, but the first year playing games was fine, but the 2nd year and the laptop kind of overheated so I tried to cut down a bit and the fans were making more noises than ever. Especially when opening a new game or google chrome.

Answer: Laptop turn on for 4 seconds (No Display, Fan noise) and then turn off

A chemical smell to me tells me it's likely a failing/burnt out capacitor...It would be best to have it checked out at a shop...

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Hello Microsoft team,
We need for an application to unplug and replug usb3 - not physically but with a program.
We checked a lot on the internet but did not find answer how to do it in windows 8.1 pro (in c++).
We know that hibernation creates something alike, but how can we only turn down the power of usb3 and return the power back on back via program (in c++).
Thank you for your help.

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Hi!
I have this issue that when I turn on my computer, the power LED does not turn on but you can hear the fans working properly. I don't the issue and I'm not much of an expert with computers. Please help me solve this issue because I'm completely clueless.
 

Answer:Try to turn on my computer but only the fans work and the power led does not turn on

How old is the computer, what was the last change you made to the computer and when you last shut it down did it shut down correctly?
 

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Hello Folks,

I'm not sure if my issue is with hardware (possibly MB?) or graphics card, so please forgive me if I've posted in the wrong section. The first problem I was having was random blue screens of death that displayed graphic card driver issues. I was able to remedy that by updating my graphic drivers and have not had an issue since.

However, ever since then I have been running into another hardware or graphics-related issue that is random and completely stumping me. What is happening is, I will be on my computer, leave and turn my monitor off, and (randomly) when I come back to use my computer again, when I turn on the monitor there is no signal and a black screen (e.g. when I turn my monitor on my desktop will pop up and the light on my monitor will turn blue, when it doesn't turn on there will be a black screen and the light on the monitor stays yellow as if it is idle). I have tried swapping out the monitor to see if that was the issue and the same problem persists, so it does not appear to be my monitor or VGA cables.

The only way I can temporarily fix this issue is to reboot/restart my computer and viola! The monitor works again and I can see everything. This issue is very random. Sometimes I can go weeks without an incident, other times this is happening a couple times a week. I honestly don't know if it's my motherboard or video card or what. My PC isn't overheating, I'm not overclocking, and all of my drivers are updated.

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Answer:Turn Off Monitor, Turn On Later and Black Screen, PC Still Running

try checking your power options settings and set it to high performance then check in advanced power settings and do not allow hard disks to sleep

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it makes a noise like this and does not stop until i turn it off. it does not work and just makes a noise. any kind of help would be appreciated thanks. 

Answer:my lenovo h430 makes a noise when i try to turn it on and does not turn on

or anything thats the cause would help  

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Running Windows Vista Ultimate.

Display turns off after about fifteen minutes regardless of whether I am actively using the computer or not. The only way to turn the display back on is to close and then open the lid. This disconnets me from AOL, so I have to sign back on again, and if I was emailing, I might lose my current email.

Under Power Options, I have 'Turn off the display' set to Never for both On Battery and Plugged in. Under 'Put the computer to sleep' I have both On battery and Plugged in set to never. Nonetheless, the display still shuts off while I am working.

What do I need to do to prevent the display from turning off at odd intervals?

Answer:Vista Ultimate x64: turn off display, will not turn back on

sounds like your display drivers are crashing.

Do not rely on windows update drivers - go to graphics chipset manufacturer website and get latest drivers

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Hey guys, little help here please.
Sometimes when I try to turn on IS it tries to turn On but everything greys out and nothing happens. Last time I tried it was about 4 hrs ago and since then its been hung up there. I can't open IS from settings now, Loading... shows up and it crashes after ~20sec. I can't turn off wifi because it becomes 'frozen' and when I press Back/Start button nothing happens but if I long press back button it show my active window is Start screen even though I am still in Wifi settings. After I release button wifi closes and end up in start screen.
I know if I soft reset everything comes back to normal. 99% I can even turn on IS. But why does this happen and how do you solve this problem (I know in the past some ppl used to have it)

Answer:Internet sharing doesn't turn on + cant turn off wifi

After a bit of searching this was the only answer I could find.
Remove/uninstall your nokia acount, install access point....you will get your internet sharing.
Not sure if that will help you or not but it's worth a shot.

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it just vibrates like it turned on but nothing appears or lights up on the screen

Answer:I tried to turn on my nokia lumia 630 but the screen doesn't turn on

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question it just vibrates like it turned on but nothing appears or lights up on the screen Hi there - Have you tried leaving it on the charger for awhile? That's usually the first thing to try. Let it get some juice in it and then try turning it on. If that doesn't work, you may need to download the WDRT program on your computer and plug your phone in there to reset it.
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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I can't turn my computer on. The fans and lights turn on for a second and then turn off. a few seconds later they'll turn back on and then turn back off. I've had this computer for 4+ months now, i built it myself. it recently started doing this but i'd just turn off the PSU (Power Supply Unit) and turn it back on and it woould fix it. now it doesnt fix it anymore. i've re-slotted the RAM (Random Access Memory) and pushed it in firmly, but that hasn't done anything. i've tried different power outlets and pushed everything into the MOBO (Motherboard), i havent messed around with CPU (Processor) because that's just a pain in the a**... i was wondering if there was anything else i could do before having to take it into a local repair shop, lol.

as for my computer specs

CPU (Processor): Fx-6300 AMD
GPU: R9-270x AMD
RAM (Random Access Memory): 8GB Ballistix sport
MOBO (Motherboard): ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0
PSU (Power Supply Unit): Corsair X500 w 80+
Case: Rosewill GALAXY

thanks
 

Answer:Fans turn on, lights blink and then turn off/on repeatedly.

First, I would unplug everything that isn't necessary. Everything external except for the keyboard and monitor. Internally, just leave the CPU, RAM and video card installed. See if it turns on. If not, you might try and test the power button. Disconnect the power button from the mobo. If the pin headers allow for it, use the reset button as the power button. If not, you can use a flat head screwdriver to power on the computer (cross the two pins for the power button with the blade of the screwdriver). If you do this, just be very careful. Touch only the power button pins and nothing else! You could easily damage components by touching the screwdriver to the wrong thing.

Some motherboards have a power button right on the board that you can press to power on the computer. I looked at a pic of your board and didn't notice one.

If that doesn't do it, plug the power button back in. You might try and play around with the RAM. I don't know if you have 2 or 4 sticks of RAM, but try and boot the computer with only one stick of RAM at a time. If there's a bad stick, you'll find it through this process of elimination.

If none of the above works, then it might be a bad PSU.
 

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I had it for nearly 2 years,Lenovo Y50-70 Touch -2 days ago while playing games on it, I smell a chemical smell coming from it so I immediately shut it down just in case. The next time I turn it on, it was fine the backlit keyboard glow red as usual but no display, and now it shut down after 4 seconds (with the fan running) whenever I turn it on except, sometimes It stay on (but still no display and no fan running).I got no experience into opening pc and such, I I tried opening it up and remove the dust that built us by quite a bit and tried to locate where the chemical smell was from, I though it was probably from the Fan or Coolers as it seems more strong there but not sure. After trying to turn the laptop on a few time the strong smell kind of dissipate a lot, and smell weaker.I been having a hard time trying to pinpoint just which part of the laptop is needed to replace. So if anyone could help me in the right direction it would be great. I just hope it wont have to buy a whole new motherboard x.xAlso idk if thats helpful information, but the first year playing games was fine, but the 2nd year and the laptop kind of overheated so I tried to cut down a bit and the fans were making more noises than ever. Especially when opening a new game or google chrome.

Answer: Laptop turn on for 4 seconds (No Display, Fan noise) and then turn off

A chemical smell to me tells me it's likely a failing/burnt out capacitor...It would be best to have it checked out at a shop...

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Nowadays, wireless router is a basic device at home because wireless access point (AP) is required. Sometime, a wireless repeater is also needed in a big house especially that with a big yard. Actually, without wireless router, only a Windows 7 laptop can be turned into a WiFi hotpot or a wireless repeater. Many discussions can be found online regarding how to turn Windows 7 laptop into a WiFi AP or virtual WIFI hotpot, however, the internet surfing is based on a local area connection. If wanna extend a WIFI signal to an enhanced new wireless AP, generally two wireless adapters are considered.

Here, differently, with only one wireless adapter but without 3rd-party software, we can setup a wireless repeater in a Windows 7 Home Basic or Home Premium laptop with only one wireless adapter. This can boost the wireless signal to smartphones, tablet computers, or other wireless devices. Also, the mobility and flexibility allow extending the signal to a yard or a garage conveniently as you want.

It is known that a virtual wireless adapter can be created with a third party software or only Windows 7 built-in commands. But in Windows 7 Home Basic or Home Premium, usually the virtual wireless adapter cannot be created or a hosted network cannot be started. I found a specific approach to clear the issues.

We can follow the steps (successful setup in my two Windows 7 Home laptops),

1. Click Start, point to All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and th... Read more

Answer:Turn Windows 7 Laptop into Wireless Repeater with One Wireless Adapter

This method is available for starting soft AP of Windows 7 Home Premium laptop when set up repeater, some third party softwares or methods can create soft AP for Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate only.

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New W510.  (4318 CTO, 16GB, WIndows 7)  Used new 640GB drive to install Windows 7 Pro x64 from scratch.  Installed lasted versions of drivers from Lenovo W510 support site.  Almost everything works, except the WiMAX. WiMAX shows up and seems to be properly controlled in the preload.  It does not show up in my rebuild, so the HW is there. Among other things, I installed Power Management Driver, Power Manager, HotKey Features and the Intel WiFi WiMAX 6250 v13.00.0000 (both WiFi and WiMAX parts) but just the WiFi part shows up in the OnScreen Display when using FnF5.  The WiMAX does not.  The drivers show up in the Control Panel programs list and there were no problems indicated during installation.  Am I missing something or is there a trick to the installation order?

Answer:W510 WiMAX cannot turn on or turn off with FnF5

A bit more information:  Under Network Connections the WiMAX adapter is listed as unplugged. Local Area Connection 2   Network cable unplugged    Intel(r) Centrino(R) WiMAX 6250 Seems odd to me that it is not listed as a wireless device. Any suggestions on how get the WiMAX working?

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Good day!

My cousin asked me to troubleshoot the problem of his desktop. He was telling me that it is not turning on. I was caught by surprise when i turned on the PC when suddenly I heard some kind of explosion. It sounds like a blown capacitor or something to that effect. I immediately unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. I checked all the capacitors and looking for any damage and fortunately it's all ok. I smell the PSU to check if there's any short circuit occured and there was no foul odor or something. I removed the PSU from the casing for and opened it for inspection. I found out that the fuse exploded and broke into 2 pieces. I don't bother to repair it but instead I bought a new 700 watts PSU.

After replacing the PSU I turned on the PC but i found out that the CPU fan will spin for half a second and turn off. Led green light is on but no post or beep sound. I did some troubleshooting and these are as follows:

1. I removed the motherboard from the casing and put it on top of the table with cardboard underneath.
2. Clean the RAM stick and tried on other slot.
3. Clean CPU heatsink and fan since it was clogged by dirt and replace thermal paste.
4. Replaced the CMOS battery and move jumper pin 1-2 to 2-3 for about 2 minutes.
5. I turn on the PC without the video card, hardisk and keyboard.

SPECS:
Motherboard: asus h81m-c
CPU: Intel core I7
RAM: 8gb

Btw, prior to the above steps, right after replacing PSU I just clean the RAM and turn it on but ... Read more

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When I turn the system off the backlight stays on and runs the battery down. It is not the keyboard backlight, it is the screen backlight. If I turn it off or put it to sleep the backlight stays on.
This did not happen prior to the upgrade to 10.

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How to find computer turn on time off time. I want to know during last month how many times my computer was turned on , when it was truned on & when turned off.

Answer:How to find computer turn on & turn off time

Have a look in the System event log. Normally a few events are logged at shutdown and startup.

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HI TO ALL:
im having a problem with my pc that i mostly used..heres the situation :
my pc is working fine suddenly 1 day it slows and slightly hanging so i restarted it after restart problem occurs it powers on(all running: fans,hdd,dvd rom,cpu fan)then after 2 seconds it goes off automatically.so then i open the case and reseated all components(i know some basic troubleshooting) i tried to power on again and same things happen turn off after 2 seconds. i remove the gpu and connect my monitor to the onboard, so it starts finally and get me to "loading windows "then it go black screen, i restart it again by pressing the restart button and i boot trough enable vga mode by pressing f8.then it boots and it loads the windows and i can use it normally only on vga mode..so i downloaded the latest driver of my gpu's onboard and external.i uninstalled the drivers through vga mode then restart,again loading windows then black screen,restart againd and boot through vga mode install the updated drivers then reboot,loading windows then black screen with some pixelate flickering cursor on screen. (to make it short it only boots on enable vga mode..then i go replacing my psu with working from another pc and same thing happened..so then i reformat my pc and didnt installed any gpu including the onboard i disabled it..and its working fine with that..

note* with my external gpu installed it goes off after 2 seconds it power on.
with my onboard gpu enabled it gives ... Read more

Answer:Pc turn on and immediately turn off after 2 seconds(with external gpu)

note* with my external gpu installed it goes off after 2 seconds it power on.
with my onboard gpu enabled it gives black screen after loading.
i also tried the other working external gpus and samething happens..
WORKING NORMALLY WITHOUT EXTERNAL GPU AND DISABLED ONBOARD GPU.
--so maybe its my mobo is bad suspecting my pci slot section..anybody can help me ??2 days trying to fix but still i cant..thanks in advance..Click to expand...

Can you post your computer specs,along with your operating system,your external gpu name Is this an external gpu or an internal PCI-E video card?

Can you also post the wattage of your power supply.

At a guess I would say your power supply isn't powerful enough to run the card. "2 seconds off" Is this a new card and what was the reason for the change? On the black screen error this sounds like a basic driver error.

In either case remove 'external' video card from your computer, download the latest drivers for your os and internal video card from the manufacturers website go to; control panel,programs and delete ALL video card related drivers then run this program.

http://majorgeeks.com/Driver_Sweeper_d6171.html

Delete ALL drivers.

Turn on your onboard video card in bios

Now install the downloaded driver for your on board video card,does your onboard work now?
EDIT OOPS! Welcome to the forum!
 

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My E-system laptop automatically turn off in five seconds after turn on without displaying?

Answer:my E-system laptop turn off in five seconds after turn on

Possibly overheating because fan on CPU has failed. You will need to open the back of laptop and see if fan is spinning.

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HI TO ALL:
im having a problem with my pc that i mostly used..heres the situation :
my pc is working fine suddenly 1 day it slows and slightly hanging so i restarted it after restart problem occurs it powers on(all running: fans,hdd,dvd rom,cpu fan)then after 2 seconds it goes off automatically.so then i open the case and reseated all components(i know some basic troubleshooting) i tried to power on again and same things happen turn off after 2 seconds. i remove the gpu and connect my monitor to the onboard, so it starts finally and get me to "loading windows "then it go black screen, i restart it again by pressing the restart button and i boot trough enable vga mode by pressing f8.then it boots and it loads the windows and i can use it normally only on vga mode..so i downloaded the latest driver of my gpu's onboard and external.i uninstalled the drivers through vga mode then restart,again loading windows then black screen,restart againd and boot through vga mode install the updated drivers then reboot,loading windows then black screen with some pixelate flickering cursor on screen. (to make it short it only boots on enable vga mode..then i go replacing my psu with working from another pc and same thing happened..so then i reformat my pc and didnt installed any gpu including the onboard i disabled it..and its working fine with that..

note* with my external gpu installed it goes off after 2 seconds it power on.
with my onboard gpu enabled it gives black screen ... Read more

Answer:Pc turn on and immediately turn off after 2 seconds(with external gpu)

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I want to discontinue use of McAfee (which came with the initial install) of my Windows 10 computer, and turn on Windows Defender.   I don't know where to start.

Answer:turn off mcafee and turn on defender in windows 10

Open the start menu. Select  "Control Panel". Select "Programs and Features". Find and select the McAfee program in the list then click "uninstall" at the top of the list. When it has finished uninstalling Windows Defender will activate itself.Go back to Control Panel again and select  "Security and Maintenance" . In the security drop down list it should say Windows Defender is turned on.

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During updating my lumia 520, phone turn off and wont turn on

Answer:During updating my Lumia 520, my phone won't turn off and won't turn on. What should I do?

WP 10 is still heavily flawed, dont install them just yet especially on low end lumias wait for its official release

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Does anyone know if the new Maps app being built for the phone and PC features voice turn-by-turn navigation? I know the current Maps app does not. You need to use Here Drive or another third party app for voice navigation.

Answer:Will the new Maps app have voice turn-by-turn directions?

I forget where I read it earlier. I think it was either ArsTechnica, The Verge or WinBeta. Cortana is supposed to give turn by turn directions and can be asked to repeat them. The maps app is also supposed to be designed by Microsoft, but also uses HereDrive. The actual default camera app for all phones and probably pc's, laptops and tablets is actually Lumia Camera.

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I just picked up the HP Stream 8 at the MS Store this weekend during their VIP event (25$ off 75$ or more). I actually haven't opened it yet, because I'm still deciding if I should keep it.
One thing the HP Stream 8 seems to have is GPS. I say "seems" because no one at the MS store even knew that it had GPS--- I had to tell them about it and pull up the HP website to show them the specs.
I've loved having HERE Maps and HERE Drive on my Lumia 521 because of the downloadable offline maps. I try not to pay for data since I'm near wi-fi 95% of the time, so it is nice that the GPS works without requiring data.
Although there is a HERE Maps app for Windows 8.1, I haven't been able to find an app that is like HERE Drive, with turn-by-turn navigation.
Is anyone aware of such an app?
Thanks!

Answer:Any Windows 8.1 apps with turn-by-turn navigation?

I've used CoPilot Live for a few years and like it's turn by turn ability. I think there is a try version on the store.

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I saw that there were others with this issue. I already tried things like resetting the ram, taking out my battery. Even with my laptop plugged in, not lights are showing up and the power button isnt starting anything. I tried to listen and hear if anything was happening, but no luck. I just to get help if there is anything I can do to trouble shoot or just figure out what the issue is so I can get it fixed . I was running Windows 10 on there. 

Answer:Dell Inspiron 15R won't turn on ! No lights will turn on .

Hi PARTH511722,
What is the exact system model?
Are you using an original Dell OEM Adapter? When you plug in the adapter to the system, does the adapter stay firm or does it fall off easily? Is the adapter frayed? Is there any damage on the system? Could you test with another power adapter if possible? Could you try powering on with another battery?
Remove the memory and disconnect the HDD and try powering on the system with adapter only / battery only and check.
Does the adapter led stay on and stable or does it go off when connected to the system?
If the adapter led is stable when connected to the system and there are no signs of power, then the motherboard is suspected faulty.
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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Hi everyone... After reinstalling windows, I kept getting the "Turn on your wireless capabilty" message. I was pressing the Fn + F9 combination, yet nothing happened. I am sad to say, that lenovo has very poor driver download selection:for my model, i could download 4 different wireless adapter drivers (everything from intel to realtek). So how was i supposed to know which driver to get.... So the first thing I checked was the BIOS settings, if i had the wireless radio ON.... After downloading the correct driver... I still kept getting the same message... Checking the wireless card was not disabled in the Network diagnostics... AGAIN IT DID NOT WORK ANYWAY... The problem was not in the driver, or the BIOS, or the WINDOWS 7 SETTING. The problem was with the motherboard???bios???powermanagement??? setting I had to install the Hotkey Features Integration for Windows 7.... After that it was still not working... Then I installed Power Manager for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit) - ThinkPad Key combination still not working... no wireless internet THEN I INSTALLED ThinkPad Power Management driver for Windows 7 After EVERYTHING installed, the menu came back and i could enable the WIRELESS adapter. FML...Thank you lenovo, for making this a horrible experience...  Lenovo, I am dissapoint....

Answer:WIRELESS problem SOLVED "Turn on your wireless capabilty"

i've got the same story ... i found many drivers for wireless...i've a low internet connection ..hours to download them all ... and nothing happened .... just because of power management .. thanks lenovo for 12 hours lost in this cause ...

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My laptop with Presario 3000 windows xp. The wirless button willnot turn on. I press on it to click on so I can go wireless but the blue light that would indicate that the wireless is on will not turn on.
 

Answer:Wireless won't turn on

Four possibilities come to mind ...

a. The switch is broken.
b. Somehow the wireless became disabled in the BIOS (Setup). Check it.
c. The adapter is loose or not making good contact. With laptop unplugged and battery removed, remove the bottom cover over the adapter, remove the adapter, and carefully and firmly reinsert it.
d. The adapter or the portion of the motherboard to which it connects is defective.
 

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Hi

I have a Compaq Presario C70EM , it was originally Vista and had reformatted it to Xp proffesional. For some reason my wireless would not turn on , after abit of googling i think i have a missing driver , couldnt locate it in driver diagnostics although there is an "unknown device". I have tried various driver detective software to try and find this driver, but to no avail. If someone could help me sort this , wud be grateful.

Cheers

Answer:Wireless Does not turn on..Help!

Only HP/Compaq have the correct drivers for HP/Compaq computers & laptops, but they might not have XP drivers for your model if XP was not pre-installed on it at the factory.
If they don't have XP drivers for that model, you will have to re-install Vista.

Go here & select appropriate country at top right of page: Compaq - Support for Presario notebooks and desktops.

Re-check your model number as Presario C70EM is not listed.

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I must of turn off the wireless connection on my HP Envy 17t laptop. How do I turn in back on? 

Answer:how do I turn on wireless

mikiejo Checking the HP product page for your laptop, it does not show it coming with MacOS preinstalled -- so this is something you must have done yourself. The problem is most likely the lack of HP WiFi drivers for MacOS. HP only provides drivers and support for OS versions that come with the laptop. IF you replaced the OS version originally on the PC with MacOS, that was a bad decision on your part.  

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Tells me no wireless and to turn it on. It won't. I have blue tooth but not wireless I have tried all dilutions on my computer. I have to use phone so can't down load anything from websites? Help me please?

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We have a fairly new Asus laptop and for some reason we can't get the wireless to turn on any more.

It has a Function button method to turn it on and off and any time you use this button it shows the WLAN simple with a red line through it. No matter how many times you press it it does the samething.

I've tried uninstalling the drivers and reinstalling, ran a security update for the drivers. When I go into the wireless connection and try and turn it on it shows that it has a signal (not sure what to) but a red X next to the connection in Windows 7. I can't actually see any wireless signals so I'm kind of at a loss.

A hard connection works fine and I tried rolling back to a previous version in case it was an update but that didn't help. The wife thinks the cat stepped on the keyboard and that's the only thing I can think of. Is that there is some keyboard command I need to do to turn it back on. There is no hard switch.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
 

Answer:Wireless won't turn on

I can't remember HOW to do this is 7, but I know that I had to do it last week when I changed a wireless password key. I had to go in to the advanced settings and find the networks. There is a list where you can change the preferred order or delete networks. Find yours and delete it.

What model Asus is it? Win 7 is making me batty lately.

You uninstalled the drivers or you uninstalled the wireless card? You should uninstall the card and reboot.

It shows connected but also a red X -- I'm going to go with removing the network from the list and re-entering the password first since that is what I had, then I'd move on to checking IP's, etc.
 

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I cannot turn on my wireless.  I tried toggling the on/off switch on the left-hand-side of the laptop and also pressing Fn + F5.  Neither one makes the wireless light come on; the laptop says it can't find wireless connections, and when I hit "Troubleshoot" it recommends switching on the wireless device.  The Wifi adapter is enabled under Device Manager.  The wireless light blinks once when the computer is turned on--so I know it's not an issue with the LED.  Everything worked just fine 3 months ago, then I didn't use the computer for a bit, and now this.  Can someone please help out?  Thank you. -Mike

Answer:S-10 wireless won't turn on

make sure function keys are working. if not ,re-install power management. also, when you press fn + f5, wireless management windows will appear, make sure you activate the wireless by clicking on/off button.also, check bios if the wireless is enabled. ( press f2 to load bios when you see lenovo logo at start-up )

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Answer:How do i turn my wireless on?

Press Fn F9 -> Turn on Wireless Radio

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Whoa??what happened? My 2yr-2mo old T61p has performed flawlessly until yesterday. Started auto shut downs, then freeze-ups. Thought I had a virus but couldn?t scan for some reason. Called Norton and confirmed my account still valid. Couldn't explain inability to virus scan and suggested updating to their last release. Began that process via DSL but then lost all ability to connect?.wireless now off and will not turn on & can?t connect via Ethernet either. The net is fine, other devices are working. Opened w/ last known good config. but still getting freeze-ups and no communications?.all communications icons have red x?s and unable to roll back to prior drivers....none now exist.??  Anyone successfully overcome anything similar? Reinstall communications drivers is my 1st thought to reinitiate the Norton u'grade however I didn?t get the discs when I bought new from Lenovo. Thanks

Answer:Can't turn-on wireless.

Hi JNPE, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
 
To help the community help you, what operating system and version are you using, and what's the 7-character model type of the T61p?

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i gave someone my siemens fujitsu amilo laptop to try and speed it up, and he said he just took some of the antivirus stuff off. but now the function key (fn) wont work at all. this means i cant get my wireless to work as this is turned on with fn + f1!! i cant find any way to get this key to work, OR turn my wireless capability on any other way!
PLEASE HELP!!!
 

Answer:cant turn on wireless!!

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Hey folks. I'm using an Acer Aspire 5735 on Vista home premium. I accidentally disconnected my wireless today and since then I can't turn it back on. I've tried the following to no avail:

Pressing the wireless button (seems to be broken)Going into network settings and trying to disable and re-enable the network adapter in settings but this freezes my computer for some reason.Setting up a new network but it seems like my wireless is completely turned off.

I'm at a loss as to why it's stopped working.
Any help at all would be greatly appreciated guys

Answer:Wireless won't turn on

odd. Very odd.

I would go to the device manager and try to uninstall it. Then readd it using the scan for new hardware changes.

How did you accidently turn it off? Might help figuring out how to fix it.

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I just a new tablet PC, the Asus R1F, and the first time it went into power save mode it turned the wireless card off, and now I absolutely cannot find a way to turn it back on. The computer is using the Intel PRO Wireless configuration tool, which tells me that 'wireless is turned off, click below to turn it back on', but there is no option to turn it on. The software will not let me use Windows to configure wireless. The wireless on/off switch is definitely switched on.

I could only find one other page on the internet where someone was having a similar problem is here:

http://forums.vnunet.com/thread.jspa?forumID=23&threadID=71718

...but I tried everything that guy tried in his first post with no luck (rebooting, repairing the connection, using device manager etc) and the solution he quotes in his last post does not work for me either.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

Answer:Cannot turn wireless on

Of course I fixed it right after I posted...
 

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After some house cleaning (Cleaning out temp files, ran CCleaner's registry clean, tweaking some services, updating some drivers and deleting an unused dual-boot partition) I ran into BSODs on boot. Repair, and restore points didn't help. Ended up fixing my boot problem through BCDEDIT.exe, deleted the entries then going back to a previous restore point a few hours old.

Now that my system is up and running again I can't seem to get Wireless enabled. No wireless networks are shown.
Here's a list of things I've gone through.
-Windows Network Diagnostics says to Turn on wireless capability, fails to fix it.
-Enabled in device manager and Network adapters
-Wireless is enabled in BIOS
-Wireless switch on laptop is on
-Deleted device and drivers. Reinstalled device with latest drivers.
-Checked services, WLAN AutoConfig is running
-Windows Mobility Center's "Turn Wireless On" is greyed out
-Wireless Card is shown in ipconfig, auto configuration is enabled, state shown as Media disconnected

Is there any other services I should check to make sure they are running?
Any registry entries that can be checked?

Answer:Cannot turn Wireless On

So found out my problem. HP has a setting in the BIOS for LAN/WLAN Switching, it will disable the wireless card and not alert you to that fact, if it finds a wired connection (working or not).

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We have a fairly new Asus laptop and for some reason we can't get the wireless to turn on any more.

It has a Function button method to turn it on and off and any time you use this button it shows the WLAN simple with a red line through it. No matter how many times you press it it does the same thing.

I've tried uninstalling the drivers and reinstalling, ran a security update for the drivers. When I go into the wireless connection and try and turn it on it shows that it has a signal (not sure what to) but a red X next to the connection in windows 7. I can't actually see any wireless signals so I'm kind of at a loss.

A hard connection works fine and I tried rolling back to a previous version in case it was an update but that didn't help. The wife thinks the cat stepped on the keyboard and that's the only thing I can think of. Is that there is some keyboard command I need to do to turn it back on. There is no hard switch.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
 

Answer:Wireless won't turn on

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hya people and i hope your all doing well, i have a small problem turning on my wireless on the laptop, i am using windows 7 and when i try to turn on the wireless function using the fn button and F1 button, nothing happens at all. i can connect to my router using a dongle. any ideas please? pete

Answer:cant turn wireless on

what pc is it?you may have to download software for the fn keys from your pc manufacturers web site.

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HelloI have a ZyXEL P660HW-T1 wireless router from the post office.I want to disable the wireless side of things as it is not needed at present.How do I do this?Thank you.

Answer:How to turn off wireless

Try this guide click here. G

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gateway notebook
winxp sp2
Intel PRO/Wireless (Calexico II) - WM3B2200BGMW2

the wireless was working intermittenely for a while and then stopped turning on.

I press Fn + F2 and the little blue light won't come on anymore.

I looked in the control panel and clicked the broadcom wireless utility and it says "no adapters"

I tried installing the intel porset driver but it crashed on startup. I had to startup in safe mode and uninstall the driver to get it to start up again.

so . . . what next?
 

Answer:how can I get the wireless to turn on?

What appears in Device Manager under Network adapters? If the Intel wireless card isn't there, that's the first thing to fix. Does it perhaps appear with a yellow ? or ! under other devices? That would indicate a driver issue.

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
 

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Hello,

I am unable to turn on my wireless capability on my HP Pavilion dv3 1124.

I have a wireless network that is working within the house, problem seems to be simply turning the "orange to blue"....

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you.
 

Answer:Help to turn on Wireless Hp Pavilion

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Wold you help me please?  Mine's a V200.  I can not remember what happened but I can not turn on the wireless radio on.  It says the hardware is turned on (the switch is always on), but when I press Fn5 and click ON, nothing happens.  Is there a software I may have accidentally removed? 

Answer:CAN NOT TURN ON WIRELESS RADIO

Try reinstalling your drivers.





//help will save the world

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I have got exactly the same problem like that one being encountered by scaterbrain. Mine is HP 635 with windows 7 ultimate, 64 bit. The Wifi quick launch button is continuously amber and cant find any wifi network. Even if the button(f12) is pressed for seconds, there is no change. Can you help me please

Answer:how do I turn on my wireless capability?

theaustins Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!I read your post about WiFi not working and wanted to help. Yours is a new thread, so there is no information about the other person's problem.However, here are some troubleshooting steps you can try: HP PCs - Troubleshooting Wireless Network and InternetGood LuckI am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.========================================================================If you feel my suggestions helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol to say thanks!If they helped resolve your issue, please click "Accept As Solution" to help others find similar information.

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Pls i need ur help my hp previlion entertainment dv3510nr the wireless light stay orang I cant turn it on to blue light so I can't be able to use my Bluetooth pls I need someone to help out

Answer:I cant turn on my wireless network

Hi: Did you install the wifi and bluetooth drivers you need for W7? Wifi: This package contains drivers for the supported Intel PRO/Wireless Adapters in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. File name: sp48482.exe Bluetooth: This package contains the software required to support the HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth Wireless Technology in supported notebook models running a supported operating system. The HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth Wireless Technology provides wireless connectivity to other devices from the integrated module of the supported notebooks. It also provides additional Bluetooth Profiles. ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp47001-47500/sp47022.exe You may also need to install the HP wireless assistant software, restart the PC and use the software to turn on the wireless and bluetooth radios. This package contains the HP Wireless Assistant for the supported notebook models and operating systems. The HP Wireless Assistant is a user application that shows the status of individual wireless devices (such as Bluetooth, WLAN, or WWAN devices) and that provides the ability to control the radios for these wireless devices. File name: sp49018.exe

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I've recently upgraded the operating system on my NB 250 from windows 7 starter (it came with it) to windows 7 ultimate. I've installed the atheros wireless network adapter software from the toshiba website, however the netwok adapter light won't turn on and the computer won't discover anyy wireless networks. All other drivers work great,

PLEASE HELP!

Answer:NB250 - Wireless won't turn on

Is WLAN card installed properly (device manager)?
Is WLAN card enabled properly?

Can you use FN+F8 key combination to enable/disable WLAN card?

BTW: have you made clean Win7 installation?

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my hp ay503tx is showing me the message. wireless connectivity is turn off please help me hp support forum.

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I cannot turn on my wireless radio. My kids were using the laptop within arms reach playing Wizard 101 when it lost connection. It did not appear to be a hardware issue since the laptop was just sitting on the table at the time, but I am not ruling it out. I uninstalled the hardware and reinstalled with no luck. I ran a Hijack This log as follows:EDIT: HJT log removed, no indication of malware, HJT logs not to be used for system troublehooting of system issues, logs not permitted in Vista forum ~ Hamluis.Please let me know what I need to do to isolate the problem. When I hardwire into the router, I have no problems. Also other wireless devices do not have problems connecting. I try to turn on the wireless radio and it never seems to turn on. I changed some settings to not allow the radio to be turned off, but that did not help either. Please let me know what I need to do. Thank youEdit: Sorry the computer is a Lenovo laptop with Vista Home Premium SP2. Pentium dual-core T4200 @2GHz, 3GB RAM. I do not appear to be having any other problems. It could be hardware, but I am having a hard time figuring it out.

Answer:Can't turn on wireless radio

Dear Duircein,Do you know how to manage your startups... that PC must run like a slug... I suggest Mike Lin's Startup monitor or better... www.Winpatrol.com . WHen you got it under control Taskmgr processes should be under 40 for VIsta after boot for decent performance. ( < 30 for XP and <50 for win7,, although half the above is possible. )THen toggle your WIFI Fn key ... Mine is Fn & F2Report Device Mgr Status for your Network Wireless adapter.

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Unable to turn on Wireless capability in my laptop. What is the probable solution for this problem.

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Just wondering if there is a way to turn on wireless card without the funct key and F1.I have tried this but is not working so im assuming that the F1 key is not working on the laptop.Does anyone know of anyother way to turn on the wireless card?May be through the control panel? Or through the properties?Thanks in advance

Answer:Turn on wireless card

You haven't provided much information, so this will have to be general. The drivers of most W-LAN adapters are configurable via their properties window, launched from within Device Manager, and many such driver settings palettes have an On/Off button.

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how to turn on\off wireless\bluetooth?on my small sony viao with Windows 7, there was an internal switch in the lower right hand corner of the screen and if you click on it you have wi-fi and bluetooth both with an on/off switch. Since I was not using my wi-fi, I slid the wi-fi into off position and later that day, I wanted to use wi-fi and the icon that was in the lower left hand corner of the screen was gone and for the past two days I have been trying to find it! every troubleshoot attempt tells me to turn on wireless capability but has never shown me "how to" turn on the wireless capability.there is a physical switch to turn on and off wireless below the wireless light but it does not work in any way now. Someone please help.

Answer:how to turn on\off wireless\bluetooth

Check Device Manager too see if it's a driver problem (you'll see an error symbol in the "Network Adapters" category if it's a driver problem).If it shows an error, re-install the wireless driver. You can download it from the Sony Vaio support website. This is the US website: http://esupport.sony.com/perl/selec...Or for European countries, go here: http://support.vaio.sony.eu/computi...

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Guys, my keyboard it not working.

There is a new one on order.

But to turn on my wireless I have to hold down the 'fn' key and also 'f2' as the keyboard is not working is there any other way of turning the wireless card on?

Thanks

Answer:Turn on wireless without keyboard

On-screen keyboard perhaps? I see it has a Fn key. Type without using the keyboard (On-Screen Keyboard).

Yup, just tried it and when you you click on Fn, the F1 through F12 keys are shown, so it should work.

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Hi, I have a probook 4430s and last night the wifi was working just fine when suddenly it turned off. It's not just my wifi, it's any wifi at all. I keep trying to turn the wireless capability back on but the light on the button stays orange. I tried to do it through the device manager thing as well but nothing seems to work. Maybe I am just doing it wrong, but please help











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Answer:Wireless capability won't turn on

On boot screen.. quickly press F10 repeatedly; other HP models will be different. Either F1 or Esc or F9 ans so on. try that out !!

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I have been trying to figure out the issue here for about a month now. I have a dell latitude c400 running windows xp home, and about a month ago I was updating all the drivers (had no problems with any aspect of the computer since I bought it) and then when I updated the 3com wireless network card it crashed. At first, whenever I turned on the the wireless card externaly, it just didnt work at all. Now it gives me the BSOD whenever i turn it on. I've ran out of ideas of how to fix the problem, any ideas would be greatly appreciated. thanks

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Just upgraded to windows vista ultimate, did have windows xp home that worked great, unfortunatley my wireless connection is now not working. i have a FUJITSU SIEMENS AMILO A1650G notebook. it has 3 softkeys next to the power on button one for wireless activation onee for a www. homepage and the last one is for a silent mode on the fan. i now cannot activate my wireless connection and i have to use an ethernet cable.

i have looked through my settings in control panel for anything that i can think to help but i keep drawings blanks. it is really irritating me as i love the wireless connectionand i hate the fact that i am stuck 2 or 3 metres from my modem.

help would be great.

p.s. i tried pushing my function key and then f10 for the wireless connection. still no luck.

thanks guys
(if you need anymore info then just say) thanks.
 

Answer:Help please, cant turn on wireless connection.

cavna said:

Just upgraded to windows vista ultimate, did have windows xp home that worked great, unfortunatley my wireless connection is now not working. i have a FUJITSU SIEMENS AMILO A1650G notebook. it has 3 softkeys next to the power on button one for wireless activation onee for a www. homepage and the last one is for a silent mode on the fan. i now cannot activate my wireless connection and i have to use an ethernet cable.

i have looked through my settings in control panel for anything that i can think to help but i keep drawings blanks. it is really irritating me as i love the wireless connectionand i hate the fact that i am stuck 2 or 3 metres from my modem.

help would be great.

p.s. i tried pushing my function key and then f10 for the wireless connection. still no luck.

thanks guys
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did you reconfigure your wireless settings in the network settings in the control panel under the wireless connection settings you could try turn it on that way. if its a case that the switch its self is not responding to the new software.you could try running hardware diagnostics on that specific area. ie the wireless network card. dont no if thats much help but its all i got for now.
 

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Hey guys, i got this laptop less than 24 hours ago, and now the wireless won't turn on. When I first got it, the wireless worked for a little while, but then the switch on the front of the laptop doesn't seem to do anything, the wireless light above the keyboard will not come on. When I go to the WIFI manual diagnostics and run a test, it fails the radio test. Is the WIFI switch broken?

Answer:Y550 wireless won't turn on

Your wireless adapter probably turnoff/disable. Try to press FN + F-key that show wireless symbol. I don't remember what F-key exactly.

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A few days ago the wireless adapter on my computer (Sony VAIO laptop) suddenly stopped working. Troubleshooter says wireless capability is turned off even though when I check, the adapter is enabled and is "working properly." There is not a physical switch on the computer and no other way I know of to turn it on.
I cannot think of Anything that had happened immediately before this. I did try a system restore to before I had the problem, to no avail. I did also check a few places in the registry as suggested by a google search. I'm not positive exactly what I should be looking for but didn't see anything I thought looked unusual.
Also, don't know if it's related, but every time I restart, the BIOS opens (insydeh2o setup utility) and I have to exit out of it. Thanks in advance for your help.

Answer:Can't figure out how to turn wireless on

Hi schues,
 
Not sure if this is your model or not, but worth a look
 
http://docs.esupport.sony.com/pc/VPCEG1_EH1_EJ1_EL1_series/EN/contents/02/17/03/03.html#l1_<l1>starting wireless lan communications
 
Good luck 
 
Hedge

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I have a Toshiba laptop, when I turned it on today I had a BSOD with an error related to Logitech driver. Uninstalled the Logitech driver and all was well, except that I no longer had wireless access. The system implies that the wireless adapter is not functioning.

Pressing FN-F8 does not turn anything on or off. I've updated to the latest driver from Toshiba.

I have no idea what to do next. And my desktop computer, as of this morning, no longer recognizes its hard drive. Not a good day technologically.

This is the laptop sysinfo
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 1.40GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 702 Mb
Graphics Card: MOBILITY RADEON 9000 IGP, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 38154 MB, Free - 13780 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, HBT10
Antivirus: AVG Internet Security 2012, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

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Hello! I have read many questions and answer about this problem but none of them helped me. I tried the fn key with every f? key i have in my keybord but nothing happened. I unchecked the option the option "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save energy", I enabled the wireless adapter via BIOS and still I don't have access to the internet. I searched every side of the laptop and I don't have a button to turn it on. Any other advice would be helpfull. Thank you in advance!

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This laptop is running Windows Vista Home Premium. I've just installed a slew of updates as the computer was dormant for about 18 months.

The function key shortcut to turn the wireless on "Fn + F10" will not work. I have tried going into device manager and enabling/disabling but that will not work.

Running Intel's Manual Wifi Diagnostics test, it fails on the 'radio test' phase.

I've googled this problem already and tried some fixes but nothing has worked yet.


Specs:

MSI X340OSWindows Vista Home Premium 32-bit.CPUIntel Core 2 Solo CPU E3500 @ 1.40 GHzMotherboardMobile Intel GS45 Express ChipsetMemory2 GB DDR2 800 MHzGraphics Card(s)Intel GMA 4500MHDSound CardRealtek HD AudioMonitor(s) Displays13" LCDScreen Resolution1366 x 780Hard Drives320 GB HDD

Answer:MSI X340 Wireless Will not Turn On!

Have you tried installing or reinstalling the latest driver for the Wi-Fi card?

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Last night it was working now it's not. there are no switches on the front or side of my computer, How do I get this turned back on?

Answer:how do I turn on wireless capability on my PC

please review the link below. Might help if you told us the make/modelHow to properly post a question: http://tinyurl.com/2fsqqmu

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I've been having problems with my wireless adapter on my viao VGN-SZ320P. After I start up, I discover I do not have an internet connection. When I right click over the connectin icon in the task bar on the lower right, I see selections for the wireless adapter as on or off. Its off. I check mark it for on, but nothing happens. The computer has a manual switch and I turn this off and on as well. Still nothing. The only thing that seems to work is when I turn the comptur off and back on with the wireless switch off. After start, I move the switch to on and it comes on. Worked the last two times anyway. Anyone know how I can fix this?
 

Answer:Can't turn wireless adapter on

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We have lenovo thinkpads (T410,410, 420, x200,210,200,X1). How can I turn off the wiress nic when the laptops are docked ?  

Answer:How to turn off wireless when docked ?

Set up an Access Connections profile with both WiFi and LAN devices in it and select "Best Available Network" mode.
 
Cheers,
 
Bill B.

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I bought a USB ethernet adapter for faster speed and also to connect to routers using ethernet cable for router setup.  How can I turn the Spin3's wireless off without disabling bluetooth which I'm using for my bluetooth mouse. Going into airplane mode will not work for me since it turns off the bluetooth as well as the wireless.  I'm not using my laptop on an airplane.  I'm using it at home and to setup other people's routers. I know how to disable the wireless via Win10's Device Manager but that requires several steps.  Is there a quick way to turn the wireless only off on the Spin3 ?













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Answer:Spin 3 - How can I turn the wireless off without d...

Hi,Go to Settings, Network and Internet, select WiFi from left pane and try switching Off.

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Currently I cannot turn on my Wireless adapter, I've been using the same technique pressing (alt + f12) key combination. I checked the device manager and the wireless device is not displayed in the list. I tried reinstalling the wireless software but the problem persist. Any comment or solution with this situation?

Answer:I cannot turn on my wireless adapter using (fn + f12) a red ...

You may have the action keys disabled in the BIOS. Try tapping the F12 key without the Fn key. When looking in the Device Manager for the wireless adapter you should expand the network adapter section. That is where it should reside if it is recognized as present by the operating system It always helps if you identify your notebook with its product key when asking questions that may involve hardware.  

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I've bought a msi cx700 for my daughter, but we can't connect to the wireless network. We've tried anything from the manual and help from many websides.
Please help!

Answer:How To Turn On Wireless On Msi cx700

Try clicking the Fn + F8 button at the same time to see if that works.

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Guys - I have an older v.2 Linksys WRT54G Wireless b/g router and would like to simply turn this guy into a AP only since I have a router / firewall running IPCop. Is this a simple task or is there a special procedure? I am not sure I can simply plug this into the LAN to set it up for AP mode and not mess anything up as right now I am sure it is set to be a router as well. So what happens when two machines with the 192.168.1.1 IP get on the LAN is beyond me - I would assume there would be a collision of some sorts but if anyone has any info, please let me know.

Thanks!
 

Answer:Turn My Wireless Router To An AP Only?

You would set "use as access point" and then give it a static IP on your network.
 

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i have eircom broadband. its connected to my dlink router which i use for the laptop in my house.the dlink is connected to my desktop and everytime i disconnect the dlink from the desktop the internet turns off. i want to be able to run both my desktop and laptop off one wireless network on my dlink.
 

Answer:turn wired into wireless

Please describe your network including the brand and model of all devices and how they interconnect.

And then please describe your problem or question.
 

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The OS seems to have turned off my wireless card when powerran low. It appears that the card is working properly according to the networking control panel item. How do I turn connectivity back on?

Answer:Turn on Wireless Connectivity

You wireless card is probably set to sleep on inactivity.

To reconnect, go to Start > Run, type cmd. Now type ipconfig /renew.

If that doesn't work, try ipconfig /release, then ipconfig /renew

right-click on the wireless connection, choose the power Management tab and uncheck allow the computer to turn off this device to save power. Also uncheck the second box also.

The best answers are directly in the Help and Support area. Go to Start > Help and Support and type in laptop power.

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So I get my PC back from staples, but cannot get the internet.  I connect wirelessly, it claims my wifi is turned off and ned to hit the key to turn it back on.  Any clue what this is on a Sony Vaio with Windows Vista?

Answer:LOL How To Turn on Wireless Connectivity

What model is it? Have you consulted your manual or the Sony website?

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Hello. I have a HP 6930p laptop with Windows 7Pro. Yesterday I downloaded Avast Grime Fighter wirelessly via my smartphone, now I can't get my Wi Fi on the laptop to turn on. The icon shows orange but won't turn blue when I touch it so that I can connect to Hot Spot. This has never done this before. Yesterday I called Avast and talked to 2 different people for about an hour. They had me trying several different things but nothing worked, they needed me hooked to the internet so they could get into my laptop. This my first post, any help will be appreciated. Thanks!

Answer:Wireless network won't turn on.

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .. You have a Switch that turns on the Wireless but does not work ? ..

Or do you use Function Keys to Enable it ? ...

Does the Network Adapter show in the Device Manager ? ...

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