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Y550 wireless won't turn on

Question: Y550 wireless won't turn on

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?

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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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Question: Y550 won't turn on

Hi all, My Y550 abruptly turned off last night and won't turn back on. I tried removing the battery and holding down the power key for a minute, then replacing, but that didn't seem to work. Two of the tines covering the fan (I think?) have broken off, but I'm not sure that's affected aything internally. The power cord still lights up and seems to still work as well. I'd rather not send it in, but It's looking like I might have to. Thanks!

Answer:Y550 won't turn on

Check if the PSu is fine.http://m.youtube.com/watch?gl=IN&hl=en&client=mv-samsung-bada&v=6xLy8rZRjU8And battery alsohttp://m.youtube.com/watch?gl=IN&hl=en&client=mv-samsung-bada&v=pQoHdF9rRdA





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Hello, is there anyway to turn of the mouse pad PERMANENTLY of the Y550? I know how to temporarily do it by pressing FN and F7 but I would like to PERMANENTLY do it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks much.

Answer:How to PERMANENTLY turn off MOUSE PAD on Y550?

Is this after you have installed win 7?   I had the same problem with it being over sensitive and it killing my typing.  You have to install they synaptics driver, then go to the pointing device properties then the device settings tab.  Under that tab you will see were you can put a check mark to disable it while an exteral usb mouse  is plugged in.  Hope this helps.

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Got this Y550 a few days ago (used). When I got it, the wifi worked well. Then it stopped working, I reinstalled Window 7 (Lenovo recovery CD), then whenever I turn on the wireless button, it just doesn't do anything. No wifi signal, nothing, it's just like a dummy button. Here's what I tried so far: 1) Updated the driver and BIOS (Intel Wifi link 5100 AGN)2) When setting up my Network and Sharing center, and whenever I tried trouble shooting, it says "Turn on wireless capability" It's like everything doesn't work anymore. The laptop says it's stil under warranty, but I dunno if I can do anything with the warranty (second user). My other lenovo G550 has the same problem. But that one is always connected to wired router, but still I'd like to know what's wrong, and how to fix them. I searched the forum for Y550 wireless problem, but didn't really help. Should I change the wireless card, on both of them? Thanks in advance 













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Answer:Wireless problem with Y550 :: Wireless button does nothing

make sure you activated wireless by pressing fn + esc.( check if your fn keys work, if it doesn't, re-install power management )when you press fn + f5, the wireless management windows will show and also make sure you select "on" for wireless.

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I have problem with my wireless network. When I start my pc wifi goes right but after few minutes wifi shut down. My network adapter alse disappear from device managment. I try to reinstall drivers but i doesn't work.

Answer:Idea pad y550 wireless

hey mrazon,try removing the network drivers from your unit . let windows install its generic drivers.with the generic drivers, try again and see if the problem exist.also, we suggest heading over to -> http://consumersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/DriversDownloads/drivers_list.aspx?CategoryID=207087crosscheck the software/drivers here with your unit and update accordingly.





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I just purchased my first laptop Y550 and can anyone help me with some suggestions on a wireless router?  Seems like the reviews are across the board and keep in mind that I would need something that is relatively easy to set up. Thank you

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Question: Y550 slow wireless

The wireless connection on my y550 seems very slow.  The signal strength for my router shows up very strong and the wired connection is flawless.  My y550 has the Intel wifi link 5100 agn wireless adapter in it. It seems like the connection does not stay connected at full speed all the time using the wireless in the laptop.  It will be fast for a second and then nothing....The signal strength is always very good and it never drops the connection.  It just seems like something is not working right.   The router works fine with all other computers in the house including a PS3.  My y550 is the only device that is very slow on the wireless.

Answer:Y550 slow wireless

take a look at this thread.

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When I purchased my Y550 2 years ago I got it with the Wifi already installed.  It was installed with wireless-g.  I would like to upgrade to wireless-n.  Is there a card I can replace, and if so, where is it? Is there another way to upgrade to wireless-n? Thanks for any and all help. Russ....

Answer:Y550 - upgrade from wireless-g to wireless-n

you sure that it doesn't support wireless-n?

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 Hi, Anyone who owns a Y550? Is it fully compatible with Itunes? Also there is a package at amazon selling for $550 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002DW94ZK/ref=ord_cart_shr?ie=UTF8&m=AKJJGJ0JKT8F1 And a package at amazon selling for $745 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002PK13I6/ref=ord_cart_shr?ie=UTF8&m=AKJJGJ0JKT8F1 The difference seems to be one is using Vista Home Premium and the other Windows 7 PremiumCould the difference between Vista and Windows 7 be attributed entirely to the $200 difference? oris there some subtle differences in the parts as well which makes one run Windows 7? Anyone has issues with the Y550? I heard the webcam breaks in just 3 months of use.Thanks. 

Answer:Y550 package differences. Also Is Y550 compatible with Itunes?

i have y550 and it's been almost 5 months, no issue.i didn't try it with itunes, so i can't tell anything about it. possible  differences :- windows 7 or vista operation system- bluetooth support- warranty- international warranty- ram type 

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2 part question. Will  a 9 cell or 12 cell battery ever be made available for the Y550? If not, would it be possible to purchase a longer lasting battery from a third party? And can someone verify for me if the CPU is soldered into the Y550's mainboard?

Answer:Y550: Longer Lasting Battery & Upgrading Y550 CPU

It is not - check it outhttp://ncsgadgets.blogspot.com/

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Hello! Will Intel Wireless AC 8265 work with my ideapad Y550? I bought new router with 5gHz and for now I need wireless adapter to support it

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Ive got the following system: P7450 Intel Core Dua4GM of RAM64bit Windows 7Intel Wifi Link 5100 AGN The Intel Wifi driver version is 13.1.1.1 When I scan for available networks none show up, even though all my friends can connect to my wifi network as well as my blackberry. Ive tried reinstalling the drivers and even installed ThinkVantage Access Connections utility and still have had no luck.  And yes, the switch on the front is on.   Thanks,Matt













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Answer:Y550 on Windows 7 64bit cant see any wireless networks

press fn + f5 then activate the wireless, try again, post back if issue persists.

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Hi any  body can help me about Y550 internet problem. The problem is that when I connet the internet wireless from my home wireless router. After connected just one few seconds,my home wireless router automatically restart again and again. Then, I need to connect again manually.  Even I tried to use connecting with cable to modem, I only can get "Local Only". Totally, cannot use internet with my Laptop. All my friend's laptops other brands can use wireless. Do I need to reduce my wireless speed or others? How can I change any settings for internet using.My wireless router is Wireless G-2.4GHz. Please give some information to solve if all you know about this issue.  

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I have recently purchased IdeaPad y550 (with windows 7). When I connect to my highspeed wireless network, it connects but then pulls down/resets the whole network. This happenes repeatatively. I am able to connect to the same network with other laptops with XP, windows 7. Please help.

Answer:IdeaPad y550 not able to connect to my wireless network

So I finally received my ideapad y550 with windows 7 on it just recently. I turn on the computer and try to connect to my wireless and it says limited acess. I am computer illiterate so I call lenovo support. The lady tells me to uninstall a program called lenovo Broadcom if I remember correctly and that doesn't work. She tries to get me to tinker with a couple things in control pannel and finally she says I should just call my internet service provider comcast. This is driving me crazy because I have this brand new spanking new computer and can't do squat because I have no internet connection.  I went online and have searched around to see if other ppl have come up with a solution and maybe its a windows 7 problem... I deactivated my IPv6 and that doesn't work. Another note is apparently I can't even receive internet hardwired... I maybe try to do a static IP address for the short term, but I want to know what is wrong and why I can't connect to the internet. My wireless router is a Dlink 524 802.11g/2.6ghz. Basically all the other computer in my apt that are running vista do not seem to have any problem connecting to the internet. Please give me whatever advice that may apply. I would worship you if you can come up with a solution to my problem. I will call comcast tomorrow to see if they can work some magic, but my roommate doubts it has anything to do with comcast and its something with the computer =(.  

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Hello! According this topic I bought Broadcom BCM94352HMB.When I turn on my laptop there's "unauthorized wireless network card" error. I can't even load bios setup.Any suggestions how to make it work???

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Do you think y550 was better than y560? Is y550 still in production and available?

Answer:Do you think y550 was better than y560? Is y550 still in production and available?

If you want a working computer, do not buy a y560.

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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Hello! I have Verizon internet currently, and the modem used for that is in another room in my house.. In my room I have two computers and cannot stretch enough wire to attach two connections.. I have a wireless/wired router but do not want to turn the wireless part of it on. Is there any way to disable the wireless and use it as only a wired router?

TY!
 

Answer:Turn wireless off on wireless router?

Hi,
I believe it would help immensely if you would provide the make & model of the router.
Benny
 

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I have a Toshiba Satellite Laptop runing Windows 7.

I bought this computer a year ago, and have never used my wireless card.

I'm trying to enable it, and when I go to Windows Mobility Center, the "Turn Wireless On" command is greyed out.

Under Device Manager, it indicates that my wireless card, a Realtek RTL819SE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC, is working properly. I went to the driver tab and disabled it and then enabled it again just to make sure, but that didn't affect this problem.

Can anyone tell me how to enable my wireless card?
 

Answer:"Turn Wireless On" is greyed out for wireless card - Windows Mobility Center

Look for a switch on the front, or try something like Control and the function key with the wireless symbol on it, by pressing both at the same time. My Acer Netbook, it is Ctrl-F2, but may be different on yours.
 

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hey, i have same problem here. My laptop is HP ProBook 4420s Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR). I use windows 8 64bit OS. My wireless is off and i can't turn it on. At my wireless setting is greyed out too. Please help.
 

Answer:"Turn Wireless On" is greyed out for wireless card - Windows Mobility Center

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsuppor...prodSeriesId=4145435&prodTypeId=321957#WLANOn
 

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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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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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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.
 

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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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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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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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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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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!!!
 

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Hello. I just recently ran in to an extremely frustrating problem with my laptop. I have an asus laptop, it's one of the gaming models. Just recently, it has shown that wireless connectivity is turned off whenever i boot up my computer. The thing is, though, that the manual switch to enable wireless connectivity is switched on. Whenever i attempt to switch it off, then back on, the graphic that pops up on your screen showing that wireless connectivity is disabled pops up even when i switch it on. It does the same exact thing when i use fn + f2, only the graphic saying that it's disabled pops up every time i press it, and wireless connectivity stays disabled no matter what. I have absolutely no idea what to do, this literally just happened out of no where when i booted up my computer yesterday.

Answer:Wireless Connectivity Will NOT Turn on

Hi,

You could try updating drivers for the adapter and for Hotkey/manual switch?

Also couldn't you just do a system restore from the day before or as close to as possible as it only happened yesterday?

Dan.

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During the recovery process, the wifi was turned off, and will not complete the process.  I get an error message"Restoration incomplete" "retry". In the troubleshooting section on HP support, it says to turn on WiFi, but the F12 button will not turn on. Any suggestions would be grateful. I have already performed a hard reset.

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Hi I just brought a T61 yesterday and i press the switch to turn on but they can't and I press the blue button ThinkVantage to power on my Wireless Radio but have light a while then don't have.Please help me. Intel Core 2 Duo Centrino Duo T7300 2.0 GhZ0.97 Ram(1.00MB)105GBWindow Vista Business

Answer:Wireless Radio can't turn on???

It is also toggled in the BIOS and ensure the WiFi network(s) you're attempting to connect with are working for other systems.





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

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OK so I want to turn my main pc into a wireless router. I have an ethernet card, where my internet comes in. And a wireless card which is unused at the moment. I need a way to get the internet to go out through the wireless card so that I can access the internet with my ps3 and macbook.

Please dont just tell me to do the internet sharing thing, and by that i mean to this point. Right click on the lan connection, check share internet. Thats all i get most of the time when asking this question. Tha or to bridge the two which does allow me to connect to my pc via windows partition on my macbook, but I cannot access the iternet. Is there any program that will do this more easily. I did get this to work perfectly with my macbook. I had the internet go in there and then out throught the airport card and it worked fine, but windows is just such a b*tch with this stuff. Please any help will be apprediated.

p.s. I do not wish to buy another wireless router, since i seem to have the equipment to do it without one, I will try everything in my power not to have to buy another one.

Answer:Turn my pc into a wireless router???

Internet connection sharing is the obvious solution. Perhaps you have Windows Firewall or another firewall that is obstructing the communication.

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Hi, I have a R61i with WinXP Pro SP3. The wireless network ( Intel 3945ABG) was working just fine until today when it suddenly stopped working.The network adapter is listed in the devices list but the system says it is turned off and I should slide the network switch to the on position. Except it doesn't have a hardware switch. When I try Fn+F5 it simply says "Unable to change power state" and to update the driver. I have installed the latest driver but no luck. The system sees the adapter but it thinks it is turned off. Any ideas how to fix this??  

Answer:Can not turn on wireless on R61i

tzeslen, welcome to the forum, there is a hardware switch under the front edge of the palm rest to the left of the touchpad if I remember rightly.  Hope this helps

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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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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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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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It says to turn on the wireless  capability, but i don't know how to. I tried press F12but it doesnt work. The only way i can use internet it by connecting my netsetter to the the laptop. PLEASE HELP

Answer:How do i turn on wireless capability?

@manish86, Hello and thanks for posting on the HP support forums.  Here is a link that should help you resolve your issue. HP PCs - Troubleshooting your wireless network and Internet connection (Windows 7) Please post back if you need any more assistance. Thanks again for the post and have a great day.

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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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Have just installed 2 new 512MB memory cards to bring L10 up to maximum 1GB memory. Had basic 256MB in before and was getting really slow.
However, now can't access the internet wirelessly - worked fine before albeit slowly!

I keep getting the 'wireless communication switch is off' message, despite pressing the silver button on the front and trying Fn+F8. Seems to come on for a second then goes off again. I've never had to do this before.
Everything else seems to be fine. Running XP OS.

Does anyone have any ideas please?

Answer:Satellite Pro L10 - Can't wireless turn on

Hi

To be honest I doubt that this has something to do with the RAM upgrade. Normally this doesn?t affect the wireless function of your notebook.

Anyway, firstly I would try to reinstall the WLAN driver. You can get the latest version on the Toshiba website:
http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com > Support & Downloads > Download Drivers

Make also sure that BIOS version is the latest one.

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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
 

Answer:Atheros Wireless Will Not Turn on

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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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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.





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Hello all,I have a laptop that I need to use to connect to a wireless network.The network will only allow you to connect if you have WEP turned off.However, I am struggling to turn WEP off.How do you do it?I have Windows XP Pro and the Wireless adapter is an Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG.Any help is appreciated.Thanks.

Answer:Wireless network - How to turn off wep?

..manually?Or are they broadcasting their SSID i.e. can you see the correct wireless network in the list of available networks?It should just be in the properties.

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I can't connect to internet?  My computer is saying I need to enable wireless adapter? I assume it was turned off after I reset to factory settings.

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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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During the recovery process, the wifi was turned off, and will not complete the process.  I get an error message"Restoration incomplete" "retry". In the troubleshooting section on HP support, it says to turn on WiFi, but the F12 button will not turn on. Any suggestions would be grateful. I have already performed a hard reset.

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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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Hi, my latop y510p had strange behaviour. Everytime i restart this pc, almost half of the time, i need to manually turn on the wireless device using FN + F5. Sometimes the on/off Bluetooth function even disappear from the menu. I'm using windows 7 64bit. Please help me.

Answer:My y510p wireless always turn off

Hi Uiouio,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that Wireless & Bluetooth is not working as expected and each and every time it needs to be manually turned ON, please perform ?System Restore? in the computer and check if the issue persists. Below is the link for the steps to perform ?System Restore? in Windows 7.
 

System Restore for Windows 7

Do post us back if the issue persists.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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I seem to be having troubles getting my wireless internet connection to work. It was working yesterday, but now its just not going. I try to use the switch to turn on wireless signal, but it doesn't work. It shows the hourglass waiting for it to load and eventually it ends and nothing happens. Does anyone else happen to have had this problem? Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks

Answer:Wireless Radio Won't Turn On

I don't know if you have ThinkVantage Access Connection or not. If you have it, then try uninstalling. If it's still not working, just let us know. So we can find what might cause this problem.

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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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HiI bought a Sierra EM7455 and installed it and downloaded the latest drivers from Lenovo. All looked okay except that it shows EE as turned off. When I go to Network & Internet and look under Flight Mode I don't get the option to turn on the Mobile. Under Mobile it shows as EE Turned Off. I have checked with EE and they say as the SIM was working in my MiFi device it should work. Any help appreciated.  


























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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 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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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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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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Hi all
Trying to turn on a greyed out wireless button in windows mobility center. Have tried all the function keys. The laptop is Samsung Notebook RV510. It has no switch on it as far as I can see.
Have checked the WLAN in services and it is on and set to automatic.
Am pulling my hair out!

Answer:turn on wireless windows 7

Are you saying that you can't connect? Have you checked Network Adapters in Device Manager for any yellow exclamation marks? Also Control Panel,Network & Sharing Center,Change Adapter Settings,local connections,diagnose.

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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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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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I need both my LAN and wireless enabled at the same time.  Can I turn them both on using Think Advantage?  I believe our IT dept has uninstalled any ThinkAdvantage software.  Which ThinkAdvantage software should I download and where do I turn both the wireless and the LAN on at?  Thank you

Answer:How to turn on both LAN and Wireless T430

Are you trying to connect through both simultaneously?

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From one day to another the wireless adapter on my Thinkpad was switched off. The hardware switch is on, and bluetooth is working. Nothing happens when pressing Fn+F5 and clicking the on-off button. In the device manager in XP (SP3) the Intel wireless adpater is activated and working normally. If it's hardware failure, can the card be replaced? Or is it part of the main board? Please help! Ramón

Answer:Can't turn on wireless on R61i

 Just figured out that a recent upgrade of Windows Live Messenger caused the problem. Uninstalled the **bleep** thing and the wireless started working again. And one more thing, all the time the wireless lamp was on and blinking every 4 seconds (allthough according to the status in Fn+F5 it was off).

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hey guys... thanks for your help

I am havin trouble with my wireless
it just suddenly turned off & i cant remember anything i did to turn it off.
I have been trying to turn it on through its properties but it wont.
I have checked through device manager it says the device is working properly.
whenever i try to switch it on... it says that i have to switch it on through its hardware switch... where is that? how do i switch that on?

Thank you so much
 

Answer:please help...my wireless wont turn on

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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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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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Hyy hp, i am ajay ................I am facing problem to start wireless connection my adaptor settings are proper and hardware is also working.. i think i have turned on airplane mode and it is not getting of what can i do .it is automatically turned on i have not press that button which is a airplane printed.. plzz help mee,,......,............Your kindly.Ajay

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Until yesterday (13/04/2016 ) I had wireless capability; then it turned off and I cannot enable this. The F12 button doesn't work and so I have reverted to an ethernet cable. Please any assistance will be greatly appreciated

Answer:How do I turn on wireless capabilty

Hey @harbourguy4syd,Welcome to the HP Support Forums! This is a great place to find solutions and help from our community! The following pages are helpful when troubleshooting wireless connectivity issues.Troubleshooting Your Wireless Network and Internet Connection (Windows 7)Also, you can look at the power management for your wireless adapter: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.Forget the network: (Windows 7)1. Press Start.2. Type Manage wireless networks and click the application at the top of the start menu.3. Right click on the network and click Remove network.4. Confirm the warning by click OK.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-click on the command prompt icon and chose Run as administrator.3. In the window that opens type "netsh winsock reset" without quotes, and press enter.4. Restart your PC and test.Reinstal... Read more

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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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I setup my daughter's laptop so she connects to the school's network using a wired connection. The laptop wireless adapter and her printer are configured to get an IP from a D-Link WBR-2310 router. I had this all working yesterday morning.

When my daughter returned to school and hooked everything up in her dorm, the wireless adapter in her laptop no longer works, it is disabled. If she enables it, it becomes disabled again.

So I am trying to figure out how that happens. She does not log on to a domain or anything, just plugs in the laptop and pulls an IP address. Can a DHCP server remotely turn off a wireles adapter?

Here's an ipconfig/all

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Amanda>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Amanda
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : csupomona.edu

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : csupomona.edu
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Cont
roller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1C-23-8E-30-3E
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 134.71.148.120
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.254.0
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It tells me to turn on wireless capability, but i dont know how.Wi Fi is working on my phone and computer, but it wont work on Laptop.I tried every fn and f1-f12 combination without success. Windows 7 32bit / ProBook 4515sThanks in advance

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This is a HP laptop. It just happened today. The wireless button is red. If I push it it turns blue momentarily and back to red. Any ideas what to do to correct this?

Answer:wireless button won't turn on.

Well dang! I fixed it! I restarted it, pushed the wireless button one more time and it worked!

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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
(if you need anymore info then just say) thanks.Click to expand...

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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After Windows 10 Home is updated,
wireless switch is not able to be turned on.
I clicked an icon wifi, no lucks, and
wireless switch is on in settings.
any fix?

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