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[X230] Wifi led is not working

Q: [X230] Wifi led is not working

Hi there, I've just purchased a X230 from a friend. I had not noticed the moment I took it, but the wifi LED is not working on my laptop.The wifi is working well but not the led. My X230 is working under Debian/GNU Linux, but it does not work with Windows too. I have tried to install a WWAN module from a X220 and got the Unauthorized network card error. Maybe something went wrong at that moment I don't know. I have just updated the BIOS to the 2.62 version but no change. Any idea ?

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A: [X230] Wifi led is not working

Please notice that x230's wireless network status LED indicator is combined to one which is different from older ThinkPads. There's only one indicator looks like a WIFI icon for all wireless communications - WLAN/WWAN/Bluetooth/WiMAX, which means any one of them is on, the indicator is on, and all of them are shutdown, the indicator becomes off. So, if you are familiar with older ThinkPads, you may be confused.

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Hi, I have an X230 running windows 10 64 bit. I have a problem where the wifi stops working randomly and the only solution seems to be restarting the computer. I have seen many similar forum posts regarding various lenovo models and I have tried the suggested solutions including updating the driver and turning off the power managment's ability to shut off the wifi module. None of them have seemed to work. It appears that there are newer drivers available but windows insists that it has the newest and best driver and even if I uninstall and delete the older drivers, windows defaults back to them.I switched out the wifi module with a newer, supposedly oem module which is on the lenovo whitelist for this model (intel ultimate-n 6300agn) and I have the same behaviour. Thanks

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Hi I'm experiencing a problem with the WIFI in a Lenovo X230 with windows 10, it is always turned off I canīt turn it ON I reinstall windows or drivers butis the same problem somebody knows how can we fix it? thanks in advance regards   

A:WIFI always off, Lenvo X230

Is it disabled in the BIOS (under security/I-O port access)?
 
Is the hardware switch on (on the left side, near the front)

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After recent Windows updates for 8.1 64 Bit version, Wifi is always moving 'Limited' mode or sometimes it does not detect any accesspoints at all(though same wifi acesspoints exists). I have tried the following so far 1. Reinstall Drivers from lenovo support site - No sucess.2. winsock reset - No sucess.3. Installed all available Windows patches This issue is very much limiting my ability to use the Laptop,have to use Ethernet cable.Anyone suggest any solution for this problem? 

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I had problems with the old wifi card on my x230 so I decided to change it. The new model is a Intel Centrino N 6205, white-listed in the BIOS and compatible with the system. I did follow all the steps as described in the hardware maintenance manual, reassembled the whole thing and when I tried to start it again, nothing happened. The power light briefly flashes but that's it. I tried reinstalling the old card (no effect), pressing the power button for 30 seconds and unplugging the CMOS battery (no effect). What is wrong here?

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X230 2306CTO Windows 10 Pro 64-bit The microphone was working fine after Windows 10 upgrade.  No new updates I am aware of were installed (unless forced by lenovo or microsoft without notification).  Suddenly today the built-in microphone is not detected.  Yes it is enabled in BIOS.  I uninstalled all Realtek and Dolby software and reinstalled latest Realtek High Definition Audio Driver ver. 6.0.1.7040 from lenovo support.  Clean install with 2 reboots.  Yet when I check Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Sound there is no recording device shown.  Right-click options to show both disabled and disconnected devices are checked.  No items appear at all.  Playback devices shows only "Speaker/HP" with "Realtek Hiogh Definition Audio default driver".     If I try to open "Dobly Digital Plus" I get this error showing audio driver 7.3.2.2 is installed by application expects verison 7.6.3.1.  





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A:X230 Microphone not working

HiCould you boot up laptop from the Linux LiveUSB/CD? There is a chance to reset audio chip within that OS from. As an example of such issue and troubleshooting:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Lenovo-X220-Conexant-20672-SmartAudio-NO-SOUN...Also, try to reset BIOS/EC, it'll remove electric voltage from the laptop parts, chips: unplug the battery and charger, press the power button and hold it during 20...30 seconds. Then enter BIOS Setup, load default settings and change the ones you need.

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So the past couple of days I have noticed that the touch screen on my laptop hasn't been working like it use to. I'll be writing notes or homework in tablet mode or I'll be swiping in normal mode and about half of my writing, taps or swipes won't be recognized. It's really frustrating especially since it causes me to miss some notes in class. I have tried restarting it and that hasn't helped. I did factory reset it a few weeks ago, but I made sure to fix all my settings and calibrate everything after I did that. The touch screen was also working perfectly fine just last week. It just started happening after booting up one day. Does anyone know what I could do to fix this? I would send it in, but my warranty expired a few months ago.

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I install the latest hotkey feature 8.79.10 http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-tablet-laptops/think... after that, all fn+ function and the volume button worksbut the thinkvantage key (AKA the old blue button) not working anymore, not assign toC:\Program Files\Lenovo\dxpstarter.exe please help me, how to solve the problem

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One year ago, my keyboard was replaced. 6 days ago my warranty expired and now my backlight of the keyboard is not working anymore. Yesterday I was trying the steps from the first comment:https://de.ifixit.com/Answers/View/282684/No+backlight+in+keyboard+after+upgrading+to+windows+10 and it worked for some time untill now.  Does anybody know what I could do?   

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Hello to all Lenovo users,I'm using a thinkpad X230 (Win7/64 home edition) for 2 years without problem and recently when working outside, I've been surprised by quick storm and some pouring water spills the keyboard! I switched off right away and removed completely the keyboard to dry it with an hair dryer.Now, the keyboard is working at startup, boot password or entering setup but once reaching win7 login window, no more...I must use the virtual keyboard onscreen to login on...I searched on google and this kb but not apparent solution...I runned the keyboard testing tool by Lenovo, it's ok and no error message in windows event logs.If somone has an idea in order to fix this annoying problem, he's welcome, thanks for your support. 

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I have a thinkpad x230 and i suddenly can't connecto to the internet. My Network adapters are [intel(R) 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection] and [Intel(R) Centrino(R) Advanced-N 6205] and both have an orange triangle with an exclamation mark in it. I've tried uninstalling the adapters and this hasn't worked.

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Hi everyone!I'm in a bit of a pickle. My old keyboard on my x230 (running win10 pro) was utterly worn out so I decided to replace it which is easy enough. However now the mouse buttons for the trackpoint are not working. The trackpad and the trackpoint itself along with the rest of the board work "flawlessly" but not the three buttons for the trackpoint. I'v tried removing and reinstalling the Synaptic drivers, both the newest version and an older one recomended on a different forum. I have triple double checked the board connection is firmly attached and that all the settings in both BIOS and the synaptic panel are set as normal but still no luck. Any help or advice to solve this would be greatly appriciated.

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Hi everyoneI'm in a bit of a pickle. My old keyboard on my x230 (running win10 pro) was utterly worn out so I decided to replace it which is easy enough. However now the mouse buttons for the trackpoint are not working. The trackpad and the trackpoint itself along with the rest of the board work "flawlessly" but not the three buttons for the trackpoint. I'v tried removing and reinstalling the Synaptic drivers, both the newest version and an older one recomended on a different forum. I have triple double checked the board connection is firmly attached and that all the settings in both BIOS and the synaptic panel are set as normal but still no luck. Any help or advice to solve this would be greatly appriciated.

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Hi,I am suspecting a hardware failure, but wanted to check the forums first anyway.I have an X230 Tablet running Windows 8.1 Update. Fingerprint software 6.0. Was working fine (i.e. swipe to power on and log on to Windows and the Lenovo Password Mgr) until this morning. No more green light on the sensor, no function. Windows says that the fingerprint sensor is not available.It was still showing up in Device Manager, I uninstalled it as part of some troubleshooting and it's not being detected anymore now.Any ideas other than hardware?Thanks,SA.

A:X230 Tablet fingerprint reader stopped working

It sounds like hardware failure but try one more thing:
 
Reboot into BIOS setup (by pressing F1 at the ThinkPad logo screen).
Go to the security -> fingerprint menu.
There's an option about clearing the fingerprint sensor storage (or something like that).
What happens?
 
 

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Hi everyone, Last night I updates the camera and smart card drivers from Lenvo website. Immediately after the update, the camera simply stopped working. I have tried multiple things since then, including uninstalling and re-installing the driver multiple times, trying to change the driver defaul USB Video Device, etc. But now I can't even see the camera listed in the Device Manager even after checking the Show Hidden Devices option. Let me know if someone has any idea what to do about this. Thanks!

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 hi,i just wanna know if i can to install normal ssd drive and msata card drive in my x230 laptop Many Thanks 

A:x220 and x230 , can i install normal ssd drive and msata card drive in my x230

yes

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I'm having a problem that's been on and off with my.wifi for a while. I have a Yoga 2 Pro and the WiFi card seems to disappear completely and I can't get it back without removing all the batteries and leaving it a while. It's not like it needs a driver update, it totally disappears as if it's not even installed and won't show up in any OS or even under the "rfkill list command". It appears to be completely failing. Thing is I've swapped it out and it seems to be some part of the operation that mounts it that isn't working. I notice that it installs into the power board and not the motherboard. Would swapping this fix it? Does anyone have any ideas?

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So for the past day or so im trying to get the WiFi working on this laptop,didnt succeeded yet. I tryed the f10,f9,f10 ,not working.  HP Wireless Assistant doesnt eaven have any options in it when i instal him. Tryed to manualy instal drivers says its up to date and still not working.Name of the wireless adapter is Railink RT3090 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter. Hardware IDs:PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3090&SUBSYS_1453103C&REV_00PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3090&SUBSYS_1453103CPCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3090&CC_028000PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3090&CC_0280  So any help would be nice.Ty in front,CroMatt  

A:WiFi button not working,WiFi option in mobility center is gr...

Hi To see what drivers are in use, you can try... Open a Command Prompt window as an administrator, and type....  netsh wlan show drivers C:\WINDOWS\system32>netsh wlan show driversInterface name: WiFi 2    Driver                    : Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi Adapter    Vendor                    : Realtek Semiconductor Corp.    Provider                  : Realtek Semiconductor Corp.    Date                      : 21/09/2015    Version                   : 2023.18.814.2015    INF file                  : C:\WINDOWS\INF\oem35.inf    Files                     : 2 total                       ... Read more

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I have an X230 i5 processor with a 1 TB SSD and I recently picked up a X230 with a i7 processor and a much smaller hard disk.  Can I just swap my big SSD into the new X230 (moving that version of Windows 7 Pro) and then install the smaller hard disk (with its version of Windows 7 Pro) into the i5 machine. (Will be swapping the memory so the i7 has the 16 GB and the i5 has 8 GB).  I know that if they were completely different computers this would not work, but since both are X230 will it work?  I'd rather not have to restall all the programs if I can avoid it!

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i am using my HP Pavilion g4-2309tx about years.it is performing very well since last year.But two days ago i found that wifi in my laptop is not working and the wifi adaper rt3290 of my lapter overheating very badly.can anyone give me the solution of this problem?
my pc configuration is:
HP Pavilion g4-2309tx Model#4B12PA [personal information removed] os:windows8.

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This is my first time posting so i hope its in the right place. Here it goes:

I have just replaced my WiFi card from (BCM943228HMB) to BCM94352HMB. Before replacing my WiFi card i done the following:

1. Made computer boot in safe mode with networking.

After that i replaced the card, then booted into windows 10 (safe mode with networking) and checked device manager. Everything was OK (See attached picture). I then tried to turn on WiFi, but it does not turn on. Any help is appreciated.

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A:WiFi not working after replacing WiFi card [BCM94352HMB]

Why are you booting into safe mode? I would connect a network cable to the wired network port, if possible for you. In regular windows, not safe mode, right click on the 802.11ac network controller and uninstall. Right click on the top device manager entry for the computer itself and select scan for new hardware.

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Hi there! I would lik e to inquire on how can I fix my laptop. I can't connect to the wifi network. Plus I can't upgrade the driver because the driver isn't showing in device manager. Plus, my track pad is also not working. Help please. Thank you in Advance

A:HP STREAM 11 d002tu Wifi Not Working. Windows 8.1 My Wifi ca...

Hi First of all there is an option in Device Manager; VIEW; Show hidden devices  The faint entries are hidden, like my Zyxel G202 because it is disconnected.   Also.... As an adminstrator, in a Command Prompt Window, typegetmacThis will list MAC addresses for those items that are present, and may not be connected.A good number would be 3,1 x Ethernet1 x Wi-Fi1 x Bluetoothand then typeipconfigand in the long list look for named devices have a matching MAC address.Along with Device manager this is a way to determine the number of devices. additionally type netsh wlan show driversnetsh wlan show interfaces and report the results please.



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Hey guys,  I bought this Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 14 about a month ago, and have had no problems with it until about 3 days ago when the wifi internet got really slow and would cut out with in a minute or two of working. During this time, any time I open the notebook and connect to wifi all other devices in the house won't get internet. I've tried browsing through this forum, but the solutions that seemed to work for others have not worked for me. If anyone has experienced this or knows of a solution please let me know. Thank you!

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

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My laptops wifi is not working when I turn on wifi the red light is still red and there is no signal of wifi. that issue is comes up last night, I didnt update any thing and any driver,   

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I have a netgear a6210 that I use to connect my custom pc to the wifi. After some issues with windows 10 that i tried to fix the reciever will not turn on, the WPS button will not light up when i press it.
 

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Wifi button always red in hp 15  r022tx (Wifi not working). When ever I start my  Laptop I find wifi button off or red color .I am using Window 10 Pro. Please help

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Hi actually my wifi is not working. it is not connecting to any network. always desplaying a message "can't connect to this network" done troubleshoot bt still not working. wifi light in the kiyboard is always red. either it is in areoplane mode or not. plz help me to resolve this problem

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We have had WiFi for about 10 days now, and everything was ok until yesterday. WiFi went down, for some reason. We have 2 desktops PCs connected to router via cables, and 2 smartphones (Google Nexus S running Android 4.0.3 and Nokia N96 running old Symbian, if it matters) that go with without wires. The thing is, when my brother, turns on his PC, WiFi doesn't work for any of us, not on my PC nor on any smartphone, or his PC. When he shuts his PC down, it's all OK again. He did install (automatic) Windows Update.
Why is this all of a sudden happening? And how do we fix it?

Modem model: Speedtouch Thompson 510i
Router model: TP-LINK TL-W340G

If you need any more info, ask And thanks!
 

A:WiFi problems, when one PC is on, WiFi isn't working

What is he doing on his PC?
 

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My wifi on my laptop is not working but my wifi button is on. My wifi signal icon had a red x mark on it. How to deal with this issue. Pls pls pls help. Thanks

A:Hello There. My wifi is not working although my wifi button ...

Check in Device Manager whether you have wireless adapter listed under Network adapter... How to open Device Manager: Open Run box then type devmgmt.msc then click on ok.





Thanks & Regards,Emmanual NebuPlease click ?Accept as Solution? on the post that solves your issue to help others find the same solution.Click the ?Thumbs Up? to say ?Thanks? for helping!

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Hi, my g570 laptop had windows 7, the OS has been upgraded to Windows 10, the system became slow now and my wifi is not connecting properly, when i try to open onekey recovery application so that i can revert it to windows 7, my one key recovery software is not working, it says a message "Drivers initialization failed, please reinstall application". Please help me with, how to revert to older operating system or have my windows 10 work properly

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ASUS Notebook G60Vx Series

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN
A few days ago my internet suddenly stopped working. I plugged in the ethernet cord and everything worked fine. Checking the properties in the device manager showed the device was working properly, I also tried resetting it to make sure it was enabled but it did not work.

Upon troubleshooting, the "Windows Network Diagnostic" said the problems was that the Wireless adapter was not turned on. Using the switch on the front of the laptop as well as the function keys does nothing. Usually a graphic pops up showing if the WiFi is on or off, changinging transparent to show the WiFi is disabled. Now when I turn the switch on it always appears transparent, effectively going from off to off

So I know the computer reads both the function keys and the switch on the front but both methods never actually turns the adapter on. I just finished a system restore and nothing has changed

Any help would be greatly appreciated thanks.
 

A:Wifi not working on ASUS laptop, LAN working fine

Maybe the switch or adapter is defective. Some other ideas ...

Do you have an ASUS utility to also turn the wireless on/off? (I have an HP utility on one of my laptops that will individually control the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth if the physical switch is on.)

In Device Manager right click on the adapter - Properties - Advanced tab. Sometimes there is a Property in there that allows turning the adapter on/off.

If the card is easily accessible through a cover on the laptop's bottom remove and carefully and firmly replace the card several times to fix any potential looseness or corrosion problems.
 

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Hi guys! I'm new to this forum but I come here in the hope that you can help me figure out why is it that when I connect my TiVo to my linksys router(configured as a switch), I STOP HAVING WIFI! Don't know why... As soon as I turn the TiVo box off the wifi starts working(as soon as I reboot the router)... The TiVo works perfectly, no breaks and perfectly connected to the network, but that specific router switch where it is connected, stops functioning though wifi(can't even connect!)

The setup I wish to use(and that is currently working) is:

Modem router(Thomson)---through cable to another router(with dhcp and nat disabled)airporttime capsule)--- through cable to another router(linksys) also with dhcp and nat disabled... Everything works when not using the TiVo box...
The only switch that stops working is the linksys(the one to which the tivo is connected)
Help me pleAseeee
(I'm from Portugal-using an internet tv service)
 

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Hello,

Been struggling with my office wifi for sometime now. It works on my Windows 10 laptop with a LAN cable but doesn't work on wireless (constant disconnection, sometimes just wouldn't connect, sometimes it would connect and show internet access but internet wouldnt work). It works effortlessly on LAN and even wifi on my phone and other devices in the offices.

Request your help.

Thanks

Laptop - Windows 10
Modem - D-Link DSL-224 ; ADSL/VDSL

ipconfig/all -

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : lenovo
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Ethernet:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : domain.name
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 04-7D-7B-B7-D6-12
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 4:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 12-68-9D-FD-87-7D
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Ethernet 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Apple ... Read more

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Today, while surfing the web my internet connection on my PC just randomly shuts off. I go check on my laptop and its normal. My WiFi says that I am connected to an Unidentified network with no internet access. So i got frustrated and checked all the forums and nothing seemed to work. So i restored my computer to factory settings and I still got this problem. Does this mean my Wifi Card is bad? Is it a virus? as you can tell i'm not too computer savvy. I can see other networks fine but i just cant connect to mine! If anyone knows any solutions please help
 

A:WiFi isn't working on my PC but its working on my laptop?

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Hi,

I have a PC connected to a smc router (smc networks wbr14-g2) I have my internet modem connected to this router so I can have a strong wifi connection (my internet modem is pretty far away).

I configured the wifi signal, I added a WEP key, etc. Now I can connect my smartphone easily and has a strong internet connection, but my PC doesn't, it recognizes the signal, it connects to it, but it tells me that I have no internet access.

It seems strange to me that my smartphone can connect to internet, even play netflix, but my PC can't.

Any tips?

I have windows 7 operating system.

Thanks

A:WiFi Working on smartphone. Not working on PC

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

See if completely removing all settings for the router fixes the issue.

Also have you tired to change the security to WPA 2 Personal?

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I just had someone put a new fan into my hp g62-347nr windows 7, my laptop is working again but now there's a red x on the wifi icon and it says not connected and no connections available. When I went to the device manager it didn't detect wifi. Didn't have it on the list. Can someone please help me figure out how to make the wifi working hotkey which is f12 on my keyboard is off and won't turn on.
 

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Just got a Dell Mini 1010, Win. XP at a flea market, looks great and everything is working, except the WiFi, I set up my password and it showed all was well, shows a strong signal, but when I try to get a program, like Google, it says no connection, I know there is a Wi-Fi switch on it but cannot find it, tried hitting F2 after I found out this was supposed to set the WI-Fi, still no signal, even when it says strong signal. Help!

A:WiFi not working

Lets take a peek at your network environment:

Please Download and run this Xirrus WiFi Inspector, click the Networks link on the upper left and paste a screen shot of that screen here. Note that this application requires NET Framework to run. If you get an error about a missing function, download and install NET Framework.
To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file. To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here. For Vista and Windows 7, 8 you can use the Windows Snipping Tool

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I installed kali Linux in my laptop wifi is not working Hardblock is enabled due to which wifi is not working but it work fine with window os

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Wifi wasn't working on my slate, it didn't recognize my "home".  Tried resetting to original setting and it's currently stuck at "Select WiFI".  Can't get it out of that state. Thanks!  

A:Wifi isn't working

Are you on the reset screen or somewhere else?





Thanks & Regards,Emmanual Nebu

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ok so my wifi was working perfectly fine and all of a sudden it stopped. I turn on my wifi capability with my key board function and it didn't work then I reinstalled the driver and that didn't work my light on my laptop shows that it's on but my laptop still says it is not on what am
I suppose to do?
 

A:Wifi not working

Lazy7585 said:


ok so my wifi was working perfectly fine and all of a sudden it stopped. I turn on my wifi capability with my key board function and it didn't work then I reinstalled the driver and that didn't work my light on my laptop shows that it's on but my laptop still says it is not on what am
I suppose to do?Click to expand...

It is not the router because all my
Other devices are working I have a Asia x54c laptop
 

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Hi all,

I am using Acer NE56R series laptop. I have tried installing driver CD. But the Wifi red light on my laptop does not turn on. Please help.

Regards,

Jeff

A:Wifi Not working

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Have you checked to see that the Wireless is turned on?

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Not even sure if im in the right area tbh!! i am quite a beginner at networks etc and need some urgent help...

I am using a song vaio vgn-nis. I have a broadband connection which in turn is connected to a netgear router wgr614v5. I have a wireless signal on the computer and on my iphone and all other devices in the house but the internet will not connect. I have no clue what is wrong it just stopped working about 3 weeks ago. I tried to ring my service provider who in turn asked me to ring netgear who were no help at all and just wanted me to subscribe to some maintanence plan!!!! Oh by the way when i conect with LAN internet works fine.

Ive just started back to college and need to get online asap and pulling my hair out at this stage. As I said quite a beginner at this kind of stuff so if any one could help me I would really apprectiate it and no too technical language plz... real beginner!!!

Many thanks
V
 

A:help wifi not working?????

I moved you to Networking from Web & Email.

Are you saying that you have internet access through the router when using ethernet but via Wi-Fi? And the wireless problem is with multiple devices that used to work?

Reset the router to factory settings and reconfigure it, but leave the wireless unsecured until you get success.

While connected by both wireless and ethernet ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

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

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I moved into a new place about 6 weeks back, aware that the wifi signal was weakest in my room
however, as of about 3 days ago, my laptop (Toshiba) refuses to connect in my room, but also won't show up any of at least 10 neighbouring networks that usually appear
my phone and other devices connect quite alright, and when I go into the main room, where the router is, my laptop connects- heck it connects whilst outside my room! just not inside
though even when I sit next to the router, only the router from my house shows up and none of my neighbours ones do
it's all very odd and quite confused as to why it's happened and how I could fix it
any ideas?
thank you
 

A:wifi not working where it once did

Possibly a driver issue. I'm assuming that you are using an integrated wireless adapter. Make sure you have the latest driver from Toshiba's web site. If you already have the latest driver reinstall it anyhow in case the installed instance is corrupted.

Mostly sounds like a broken or disconnected antenna. If your wireless adapter is easily accessed via a cover on the laptop's bottom make sure the antenna leads are secure. While you're there remove and reinsert the card carefully and firmly several times to clean off any potential corrosion on the contacts.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 37.2

I changed my os from windows 10 64 bit to windows 7 ultimate 32 bitbut now i cant use wifii want to know the how to turn on wifi?

A:wifi not working

You will need to identify your wifi adapter. Enter the BIOS and click on system information. Post the FCCID here.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 37.2

i can't get the wi fi to work don't know what to do

A:Wifi not working

Hi edurgin1, and welcome to TSF.

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