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Lenovo EDGE 15 - airplane mode f7 hotkey won't work

Q: Lenovo EDGE 15 - airplane mode f7 hotkey won't work

Hey all! I've been sporting my Lenovo Edge 15 for about two years now. I run Windows 10 and have done so since I first got the computer (I believe when I purchased it I upgraded right away). If you need more specifics I have this PC right here! Airplane mode works if I manually activate it via the wi-fi settings, but the hotkey, F7, won't turn it on/off. The key doesn't appear to be broken, just the hotkey function it carrys, as using Fn activates the basic F7 function. All my other hotkeys work perfectly. Anyone have the same issue? Know of a fix?





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Hi Lenovo Team, I own Lenovo G50-70 and Use Original Windows, So My PC always get automatically updated to Latest Windows 10 and Driver update automtically as well. But In my Windows 10 Fall Creator Update, F7 aka Airplane mode Shortcut don't work. AFAIK I have all driver Installed and updated still It don't work. Right Now I am using Windows 10 Fall Creator 1709 update with Build Number 16299.309.





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The airplane mode hotkey is not working in my Lenovo G50-80 laptop. I have contacted Lenovo and then the sent a guy came up with a new keyboard and after diagnose he finds no hardware fault. Then he checked all the drivers and all of them were updated and he said it is a fault of windows 10. please help, it will be appreciated.

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Hi, After installing Windows 10 Pro x64 on Lenovo Yoga 900, Airplane Button (F7) stop working at all. All other functional keys works well, except it. I have installed:- Flight Mode Driver version 1.0.0.5-20150824- Advanced Configuration and Power Management Interface (ACPI) Driver version 1.5.0.14-20150824But nothing helped.  Please help. I really need this button.  

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Hi I just recently got a Y700 laptop( Model: 80NW0010US ). 15" Touchscreen versionJust recently the F5 Airplane Mode hot key has stopped working. It worked when I first received it a few days ago, and all of the other hotkeys are still working just fine. I should probably mention that the F5 key, itself, works. As I can still hit the F5 key and it will refresh the current web page. I can still turn airplane mode on/off through network settings, but I really want to fix the hotkey if possible. I've gone to Lenovo's support page and installed the following:-BIOS update-Energy_Manager_and_Flight_Mode_Driver-Battery Gauge-WLAN-Synaptics-Intel WLAN-Intel Management Engine Interface Driver-Intel Bluetooth-Intel Chipset-Lenovo Utility-Advanced Configuration and Power Management Interface (ACPI) Driver I have run the following programs(none of which show anything being infected/corrupted):-McAfee Antivirus-Malwarebytes-Command Prompt ( sfc and DISM ) None of the above helped in fixing the airplane mode hotkey. I will continue editing this post with drivers/fixes that I have tried. Thanks for looking and any help is much appreciated.











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A:Y700 Airplane Mode Hotkey not working

Synn wrote:Hi I just recently got a Y700 laptop( Model: 80NW0010US ). 15" Touchscreen versionJust recently the F5 Airplane Mode hot key has stopped working. It worked when I first received it a few days ago, and all of the other hotkeys are still working just fine. I can still turn airplane mode on/off through network settings, but I really want to fix the hotkey if possible. I've gone to Lenovo's support page and installed the following:-BIOS update-Energy_Manager_and_Flight_Mode_Driver-Battery Gauge-WLAN-Synaptics-Intel WLAN-Intel Management Engine Interface Driver-Intel Bluetooth-Intel Chipset-Lenovo Utility-Advanced Configuration and Power Management Interface (ACPI) Driver None of the above helped in fixing the airplane mode hotkey. I will continue edititg this post with drivers that I have tried. Thanks for looking and any help is much appreciated.Check your system for corruption or virus/spam/malware.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 laptop with Win7 pre-installed.
 
Had it about 5 days, and just tried to boot F8 Safe Mode.
 
It refuses to acknowledge the F8 key and boot into the Safe Mode menu screen.
 
According to Microsoft website, F8 is supposed to work in Win7.
 
Is this a known bug in my hardware?  In Win7?
 
Or, I hope not, is my Windows installation corrupted?
 
 

A:F8 Safe Mode does not work, Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545

Are you tapping the f8 key repeatedly or just one time . . .
 
If msconfig is working you could just use it to force safe mode on the next reboot.

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Hello, I am having annoying problems with the Lenovo Airplane mode - this is the mode which other users have complained about - it prevents the battery from charging without any obvious notification that it has done this. I have disabled Airplane Mode AND Auto Detection in the Lenovo companion. However it is still randomly turning itself back on and stopping the battery from charging. Is there any way I can turn this of permantly?

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I bought my HP Pavilion 17-g121wm at Walmart. Works fine, but the fn-F12, which is supposed to toggle Airplane mode on/off, doesn't work. And although Settings shows that the laptop is in Airplane Mode, it isn't. Wifi is enabled. In short, I cannot turn Airplane mode on to conserve battery. I've tried updating the LAN driver, and also installing F12 key driver. Neither helped. I'm looking for some way to be able to toggle wireless on and off. Right now, wireless is always on and I can't change it.

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Hello everyone. I have quite an odd problem: my laptop (510s-14IKB) from time to time spontaneously goes to airplane mode, turns off mic/sound, etc. As if I used combinations like ctrl+F4, F7, or else. I am 100% positive that I do not do it myself. What could it be? P.S. Seriously, I am really getting tired of these little weird Lenovo problems (my last laptop - z500 - also had some odd problems).

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Hallo Please can someone guide me on how to change the behaviour of Fn keys. I can enter in the BIOS but I cannot see the Hotkey settings.   Thanks  

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Hi, my airplane hotkey no works after install the updateEnergy Manager and Flight Mode Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Laptop v1.5.0.14on my Lenovo B40-80.Please i'll be very happy if somebody help me...Thanks

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i installed all updates in windows 8.1 and all the intel drivers. i think its hardware block but i don't know how to fix it. pls help me.It's been 2 days and i still can't fix it. i followed everything on how to manage it but nothing works

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I have an X1 Carbon 6th Gen and I have the most recent drivers for the hotkey integration: 9.0.1.6 rev 5. As said in the title, my hotkeys don't work after every boot until  I go to 'services.msc' and restart the Lenovo Hotkey Client Loader. Afterwards, every hotkey works including after sleep and until the next boot. Could anyone help me diagnose the problem with the service? 'services.msc' displays the loader as running after every boot, meaning that the service itself has messed up somewhere. 

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the Airplane button on the keyboard has not been working since update to windows 10 and the energy manager software which came in win 8.1 version 1.5.0.20 is unable to gauge reset ( calibrate the battery). i recently noticed lenovo released energy manager and airplane mode fix for other laptops http://support.lenovo.com/in/en/downloads/ds103640 like flex 3, should i install this update will this solve the problem. Battery is in dire need of calibration. 

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Hello all, I bought my lenovo Edge 2-1580 in December, but recently, the display won't turn on after I wake it up from sleep mode. The rest of the notebook still turns on and the power button is lit, but the screen will stay black even if I move the mouse or press any keys. I have to do a manual shutdown and then turn it on again, which works but then the problem occurs again when it goes to sleep mode. I've updated the drivers and disabled the notebook from going to sleep, but if I manually put it into sleep mode the problem continues. I've seen this as a common issue regarding Windows 10 as well. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!










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A:Lenovo Edge 2-1580 won't wake up after sleep mode

I just resolved this issue recently with my Flex 3 1580, so hopefully my solution works for you.  First, update the video/graphics driver (intel or nvidia) from the Drivers & Software page on support.lenovo.com.  Test sleep mode again.  If the screen is still not turning back on, then update your BIOS.  Back on the Drivers & Software page, look for the latest BIOS update and run it.  In both cases, but especially for the BIOS update, make sure your laptop is plugged in.

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Recently my Lenovo 15 Edge (no longer under warrranty) and with a sealed in battery NOT in battery conservation mode is not charging when plugged in. I have gone through the forum looking for a solution. I cannot remove the battery like many suggest and I have installed the Lenovo power managment and checked that it is NOT in covservation mode. I have also checked that Windows Power Options is not in conservation mode. When I got to Lenovo Power Settings it alternates between battery is good and battery not installed. I have also tried calibrating the battery with no success. I have spent close to 5 hours working on this with no solution. Please help or send a Lenovo support contact number so I can call someone (even though it is not under warranty). This laptop is only a little over a year old and required for my business and now down to 16% battery life. Thanks so much.

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Hello,

Before I start my Thread i apologize for me English, It is just from google translate.

My girlfriend's laptop had been a BSOD. This includes the kernel power Event ID 41. This issue seems to be the WiFi driver. Now I want to update it, but that is not the current problem. If I take the laptop out of airplane mode, the screen flickers blue and I can do nothing. If the laptop on airplane mode, nothing happens and operates the laptop normally.
How can I solve this problem? If Annex I added the ZIP file of the dm_log_collector. I hope to have sufficiently informed you with this.

A:BSOD turning off airplane mode, in airplane mode no BSOD

Hi,
I am extremely sorry that this thread was not attended to. There are not many people in this field
In case you still require help, kindly respond to this thread and I will be notified via email and you should expect a response from me in 48 hours.
Regards,
Pranav

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Friends from Lenovo,I write you because, on August 12th, 2016, trying to install the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update, I had to do a reboot of my notebook and in the process, I lost most of the programs and drivers that use my notebook to work properly. I already installed most of the drivers I lost that day, but I still haven`t found and install the correct driver for the hotkeys of my notebook. So far, I have tried with the files r09vu09w and 8jvu43ww, but none of that files is the correct one for my ThinkPad X220 notebook, which I bought in the year 2012. Therefore, I need to ask you if you could tell me how can I get, download the CORRECT hotkey file for my notebook, so I could download it and install it on my Lenovo notebook. Friends from Lenovo, could you please tell me how can I get the correct hotkey file for my notebook Lenovo ThinkPad X220, in order to download it and install it on my notebook?THANKS A LOT FOR YOUR HELP!!!! Yours truly,Cristián Palau

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New system. .   ran virus & malware scans. .   cleaned startup . . 1st 10 min after laptop turned on hard disk running at 100 % . .   it then drops to 10% or less . .  but when opening an app or browsing it jumps back up again . .     apps   running slow. . .  ! Thanks

A:Lenovo edge 15 & edge 2 hard disk running at 100 %

Sorry running windows 10 . . .

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I have a broken screen, which prompts me to disable the touchscreen function so I'm heavily dependent on the keyboard. The problem is I accidentally pressed the airplane mode setting when I was trying to dim the lights of my screen. Since the keyboard is a Bluetooth device, I now can't interact with my laptop (i.e. move the cursor to disable airplane mode). This is the second time that this happen and it's really frustrating since I wish that there's actually an airplane mode button on the sides of the laptop itself for situations like this. I tried downloading ng a hard restart like I did last time, but I still can't get out of airplane mode. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!

A:Can't Get Out of Airplane Mode

Hello @ArvinLloyd Thank you for posting on the HP Forums! I would like to help out!  I see you are unable to disable Airplane mode do to a broken screen.  I will see what I can do to get Airplane mode turned off.  Do you have the product number of the computer available?  Could you also provide the Windows version too please. I suggest trying a hard reset if you are able to. Pleas check here for instructions: Hard Reset Thank you! Hit the "Accept as Solution" if we've reached a solution, and the "thumbs up" to say thanks for my help. Have a great day  

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I' running Windows 10 on a dell desktop and I have tried all the fixes I could find but can't get it out of Airplane mode . Every time I click it to off it goes right back to on .  Also have the call 1-888 activation virus . I ran ADW CLEANER , MALWAREBYTES , CCC CLEANER ADWARE REMOVAL TOOL . Thanks for you help .
Ronnie

A:Airplane mode

Thanks Anyway , I fixed the problem ..
 
 
Ronnie

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my system is stuck or locked in airplane mode... I did put it there. and it will not allow me to change it. I need help here! please  anyone have an idea whats going on?

A:Airplane mode

I'm assuming windows 10 is on your system.....
Please click on link below:
How to Fix Airplane Mode Issues in Windows 10
www.howto-connect.com/.../

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Hi everybody, I hope you can help me with a simple (?) question: I got a new hp 255 g5 notebook, and installed Win 7 pro. Everything is working fine except for the airplane mode (f12): is there any specific keyboard driver which makes it work? I have already tried to update all the drivers, to install hp system event utility and hp hotkey support, to uninstall all of them, to update the bios, to use Microsoft hotfixes, etc. to no avail. Please, avoid simple suggestions and answer only if you already know the issue or have a specific competence in this field. Thank you very much! :-) PSOn Win 10 the problem is not showing (so it is no hardware issue). PPSHp technical assistance was of absolutely no use in my case.

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Hi everybody, I hope you can help me with this problem: I got a new hp 255 g5 notebook, and installed Win 7 pro. Everything is working fine except for the airplane mode (f12): is there any specific keyboard driver which makes it work? I have already tried to update all the drivers, to install hp system event utility and hp hotkey support, to uninstall all of them, to update the bios, to use Microsoft hotfixes, etc. to no avail. Please, avoid simple suggestions and answer only if you already know the issue or have a specific competence in this field. Thank you very much! :-) PSOn Win 10 the problem is not showing (so it is no hardware issue). PPSHp technical assistance was of absolutely no use in my case.

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Hi everybody, I hope you can help me with a simple (?) question: I got a new hp 255 g5 notebook, and installed Win 7 pro. Everything is working fine except for the airplane mode (f12): is there any specific keyboard driver which makes it work? I have already tried to update all the drivers, to install hp system event utility and hp hotkey support, to uninstall all of them, to update the bios, to use Microsoft hotfixes, etc. to no avail. Please, avoid simple suggestions and answer only if you already know the issue or have a specific competence in this field. Thank you very much! :-) PSOn Win 10 the problem is not showing (so it is no hardware issue). PPSHp technical assistance was of absolutely no use in my case.

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hello there. my problem is that my airplane mode keeps turning itself on at random, every time it pops up i turn it back off but it turns itself right back on. my computer is a windows hp envy m4 notebook pc windows 8.1 64 bit. please help.
 

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I bought this laptop for a hadicapped person and it appears that if you accidently hit the airplane mode key it turns off the wifi.  First of all it should a combination of two keys to turn on airplane mode such as FN airplane mode.  I have found no instructions as to how to turn AP mode off.  I found by accident that you need to hold down the AP key for a few seconds to get it back on??  How can i disable the AP key so it does not function.  He will never need to use it.  Thanks for a response.

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Hi! Got a new toshiba recently, windows 8. For the last 2 days it keeps going automatically into airplane mode, making me loose my internet connection. Any ideas how to turn it permanently off?

A:Airplane Mode

It could be due to any factory installed software to save battery. Check for installed programs to see if there's any such feature to auto-enable airplane mode during idle time.

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Hey everyone.

I have just upgraded my laptop(Toshiba Satellite P875). From Windows 8 to 8.1 and now the airplane mode button does not switch the mode on and off??? I can go inside the settings and do it. But the button on the keyboard panel does nothing??? Did/DO anyone else have this issue? IF so I would appreciate HELP??? Thanks.

A:Airplane mode!!!

Hello utpa, and welcome to Eight Forums.

If you like, you could use the Airplane mode shortcuts in the tutorial below to make it easier to toggle it on and off as needed until you get your button sorted.

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

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Each time I power on, the Airplane Mode automatically engages.

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My windows 10 all in one touch screen desktop does not have an airplane mode option. What do I do?

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My daughter has a Dell laptop with Win 8.1 this has been broken many times and she's returned it (she bought a 2 year warranty which is good) it's needed the harddrive replaced at least twice. That's not the problem, but the last 2 times it came back from being fixed, it's been in AIRPLANE MODE. this happened the last time it came back from getting fixed, and I googled it and she tried various things, even taking the battery out and waiting and putting it back in. It won't connect to WiFi and says it's in Airplane mode. The last time she kept trying to use it and a few days later it started working okay. This time, I was googling this and found some complicated answers, going in to settings, etc. and also found a lot of other people who were having the same problem and couldn't figure out how to change it. I don't know much about Windows 8, even just getting around in it, I still have Windows 7 and this is what I like.
Is there a simple way to turn off Airplane Mode, or even disable it? There is very little chance she will be taking a plane, or bringing the laptop with her on one, and I think a lot of planes now allow the use of WiFi so it isn't even needed.
Oh, her warranty was up in Aug and she returned it the last time the end of July (it needed the hd replaced for the 2nd time) and they gave her a hard time about this because it was almost up and she'd returned it to have it fixed 2 times before. So, she can't call t... Read more

A:won't go out of airplane mode

Most Dell laptops have a physical switch which turns the WiFi adapter On or Off. When the switch is off and there is no wired connection to the Internet, the laptop shows to be in Airplane mode. If the switch if On and the laptop is still in Airplane mode, the WiFi adapter could be disabled. From Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections look at the status of the WiFi adapter; if it shows as 'Disabled', just right click on it and select 'Enable'.
 

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My labtop in the airplane mode You click on the off and it willn't turn off I tried the Fn & PrntScr,took battery out looked for backup but nothing in backup what else can I do? no wifi to download anything plus no disk to reload windows 10

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using windows 8.1 in my HP LAPTOP its airplane mode automatically gets turned on and off everytime start or restart my lap even it also happens whenever i close or open Display (LID) of my laptop.
please help me......!
 

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I am having to post this from my phone We are on a trip and our laptop is stuck in airplane mode. I have done a system restore twice. Actually the second one is running right now. The computer is a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 series. It was new at Christmas. It is running Win10.
I tried to find a way to search the forum but couldn't find it on my phone version. I would really appreciate if someone could help.
 

A:Airplane mode won't shut off

on Dells - this seems to have fixed the airplane issue on a few dells on various forums - PtrScr+Fn
1. Please see your function Keys . Either F2 or the PtrScr+Fn key ( ptrscr is next to F12 key and Fn is near Ctrl key - Press both together) enables or disables the Airplain Mode in Dell systems.Click to expand...

taken from the Dell community forum - http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/network-internet-wireless/f/3324/t/19600275
 

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

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

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

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My airplane ? mode won't turn off!!! I have a Dell desktop!!! PLEASE HELP
 

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Hi, Bob Wilbanks here,

I have a relatively new del laptop that has the airplane mode locked on. When I try to log it off the mouse has no effect on the open green on box.
I tried the ?? HOW TO TURN AIRPLAIN MODE ON OR OFF in Windows 8 and 8.1??
My os is 8.1
The box would still not change.

Can you help me?

A:Airplane mode locked on

Hello rdwilbanks, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Double check to see if your laptop may have a switch or button on it that toggles airplane mode on/off with. This switch could override the setting in Windows.

Airplane Mode - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hello
Here's my problem. My desktop computer was working fine. I used it in the morning than shut it down. A couple of hours later, it was impossible to connect to the internet. My router is working because all my Ipad and other devices can connect to the Wi-Fi network. The computer seems to be stuck in "Airplane mode" because i see the "Airplane mode" icon next to my internet acces icon. I can't find any way to shut off this airplane mode!
 

A:Stuck in Airplane mode

Please post make and full model of desktop
OS - May I presume it is 10
Airplane mode will show for a number of reasons besides you actually switching it on
Go network and sharing centre
change adapter settings on left pane
What is shown please for wireless adapter and is it an installed card or a usb external wireless adapter
 

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The Fn+F7 combo keys (airplane mode ON/OFF) in my Flex 5-1570 (80XB000US) are not working but I can do the same from the Notification are. After 3 chats today with Lenovo support they suggest to send my laptop for service which is free since the laptop is about 6 months old. I don?t want to send the laptop away for such a minor problem (Inconvenient yes). Looking on this forum for solutions I see suggestions to replace the keyboard driver with one made by Lenovo but the Lenovo site has no such driver for me, they only have Intel or Atheros drivers (I have Intel installed) Does anyone here had a similar problem and found a solution? Any suggestion? Thanks

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

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

Double post

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My computer all of a sudden got stuck in Airplane Mode when I go to settings it will not turn off. It did this along time ago and i can't remeber how to fix it. Help please.

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