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Q: Keyboard only working on airplane mode

Hi , i was was using win 8 when suddenly keyboard stops working ... In spite of various attempts to troubleshoot nothing worked ... Just then i thought to update to Windows 10 and it might help ... But stil no respite keyboard functions only in airplane mode ... Though mousepad is functional just fine ...i have tried 1). Updating motherboard drivers 2) deleting and reinstalling the keyboard from device manager 3) autocorrect / auto check from Windows trouble shoot feature possibly everything ... Nothing seems to be working please help I am in a BIG problem since I just have this laptop also thanks in advance aj

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Preferred Solution: Keyboard only working on airplane mode

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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I have Windows 8.1 system with Pavilion g6 model. During airplane mode my Keyboard is not working. However, mouse pad continues to function normally.

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I own an  HP Envy Touchsmart 17 and after a recent BIOS update the keyboard will not respond to any key no matter what i press. This problem arose three days ago.  I have tried everything including calling HP technical support and they tried everything from a system point recovery and then eventually a full computer wipe. None of this has helped and the keyboard still wont work. The only time the keyboard works is when i switc the computer into airplane mode, when i do that all the keys work again and i can type properly. For two days i was able to use an external keyboard to type without it being in airplane mode. However, as of 2 hours ago the external keyboard is not working eiter and will not respond unless in airplane mode. I am a college student and desperately need this to be fixed because of my many assignments i have due. Please help. Sincerely,Demigodz

A:Keyboard Not Responding unless in airplane mode

Hi @Demigodz ,
 
I have sent you a private message. If  you are not sure how to check your private messages then this post has instructions that will guide you through the process.
 
Regards,George




I work for HP

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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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I can activate airplane mode in setting but when I press the F7 key to toggle on and off nothing happens.  Anyone else have the same issue or do I have a defective key?

A:Airplane mode key (F7 key) not working

mine just stopped working yesterday. will look on google for more info

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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 everyone. I recently installed Windows 7 64-bit on a new V310-15ISK which came with FreeDOS. I got all the drivers installed ok, everything seems to be working fine, except for a couple of quirks: 1. Airplane mode hotkey (F7) is not turning the wireless adapter on/off as it should. Instead I get a blank wireless status window which tells me to turn my wireless adapter on first (which it already is).2. Somewhere in Lenovo Energy Management it says it can't give further info about the battery because it's not an original Lenovo battery  (which is a lie). I had to try a few ACPI drivers for the hotkeys to work as there was none on the product support page. I settled on 4eem02ww.exe which is the most recent functional version I found on the web. Can anyone point me to a proper ACPI driver that lets Airplane mode enable/disable the wireless adapter (and displays all battery info)? Cheers.

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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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airplan mode doesn't  work on my ideapad 310 15IKB from f7 button what should i do ??
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.
 

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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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Hi, I've read some posts about other fn keys not working, but can't find anything about these two (fn+q and fn+e). I just reinstalled windows 8.1 (and am running dual boot ubuntu) and now these two keys have no effect.  Does anyone know which drivers are responsible? Or have any other ideas? Thanks.











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A:Aspire s7-392 fn keys not working: airplane mode a...

Ya, if you look in the applications section of our Drivers and Manuals, you can download the Acer Launch Manager. Good place to start, but I'm not 100% on what software is required for the keystrokes, and not all software can be downloaded (due to royalties and other legal issues).

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This is the third time that it is happening. The keyboard works fine before taking off, then when the airplane goes to a certain height several keys stopped working. After landing it starts to functioning again. Definitely related to air pressure, which is pretty funny and annoying ... I mean, I don't think I am being picky given that every one else on the air plane is playing with their laptops...

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1. I own a U430 Touch now since a few days. I swapped the HDD out for a SSD and did a clean install of Win10 and installed all drivers offered on the support page. It seems that Im missing the energy management driver (which is required for using the dedicated airplane mode key) with the utility.exe or something but I cant find that energy management driver anywhere. Can somebody point me to a fix for that issue? Or if there is none is there a work around?
 
2. I noticed that the notebook makes strange static noises which originate from the speakers. No matter if the volume is turned up or down or mute is engaged, the static noise persists. Is this a defect or a software issue? The driver offered on the lenovo support page for speakers is from RealTek.
 
3. I would like to use OneKey recovery which tells me upon creating a back up that my device does not support this funtion. Is there an updated version of onekey for win 10? (Im using the version from 8.1 since I couldnt find any other). Onekey works fine on my y500.
 
thanks in advance
 
 
edit: I cloned the factory hdd to the ssd and upgraded to win10 (took ages) and uninstaled most of the bloatware. Airplane mode key works fine but now the brightnes cant be changed (no matter if by physical key or in energy settings, the brightnes slider isnt even there). Also got the energy management application carried over but even through that brightnes cant be adjusted. the nVidia driver also is unresponsive ... Read more

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Hi all,I installed win 7 pro, have download all drivers and utility.Someone said about installing Power Management, but it isn't available for my system.Guide book also not explaining anything for this problem for win 7, only win 10. Anyone know how to make those 3 hotkeys buttons works?Thanks.

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Hi, 
I am have recently bought a dell inspiron 15 7000 series laptop. Its only been a month that I have been using it. Everything was fine but my airplane mode button (the button beside F12 and PrtScr which are working fine) stopped working. Any help? Every other buttons on the button row is fully functional so I fear its not a keyboard matrix problem?  
Please help me. 

A:Airplane mode button not working. Any help, please? First time dell user.

Hi I have figured out your problem, there is a button on your keyboard that looks like a wifi tower press this button and it should allow you to turn off the airplane mode, good luck my friend

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When I initially booted my Yoga 920, pressing F1 F2 F3 work fine for volume controls with a UI prompt for the function.Pressing F4 toggled the mic mute with a UI prompt.F5 could be used to refresh a webpage.F6 toggled the use of the touchpad, but did not show a UI prompt.F7 toggled airplane mode with UI prompt.F8 toggled camera function with UI prompt.F9 locks fine.F10 works fine too.F11 F12 toggles brightness with UI prompt. I don't know what happened along the way, but now F4 (mic), F7 (airplane mode), F8 (camera) stopped working. Nothing happens when I press the buttons. I'm running Windows 10 Home, version 1709, OS Build 16299.125. Maybe someone can help me in restoring the functions of those buttons? And additionally, maybe add a UI prompt for F6 (touchpad)? 

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With the new airplane tray icon, I find that after I resume from a hibernate the icon is not working all the time.

With some testing, I found that if I resumed from hibernate right away then the problem didn't always appear. But after being hibernated a few minutes or more, the problem has appeared every time.

If I turn off airplane mode using the notifications tray icon, the airplane tray icon remains in the tray. I can go to wifi and connect manually, but the airplane tray icon is still there. Hovering over it with the mouse pointer and it says wifi is not connected, even though it is.

In addition, once the airplane icon stops working so does the speaker icon. I can't get left or right mouse clicks to do anything. This behavior of the speaker icon started after the (November) update, which I just installed last week.

Only a restart or shutdown/start clears both these issues.

Anyone else see this?

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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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Hi, Did a fresh install of windows and drivers on my 720s after using it for a few weeks. Everything seems to be working except the OSD on the function keys Read through forums and other resources and they say it's connected to the energy management driver. I did install, and reinstalled that but it's just a driver and no software can be seen on the start up menu or list of apps.  Is there something else I need to install to have the OSD working for function keys? Appreciate anyone who can help. 

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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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Sometimes when I switch from tablet mode to laptop mode the keyboard and/or touchpad doesn't work temporarily (like 10-30 seconds). Sometimes the keyboard backlighting stays on when switching from tablet mode to laptop mode.

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

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

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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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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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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 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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Hello,I have Pavilion 17-g172nw (N8J73EA), originally with Win10, but changed hard drive to SSD and installed Win7 x64 (necessary for work). Installing drivers wasn?t easy but managed to find and installed all up to date. No unknown devices left. But after turning on my notebook is in airplane mode and ?Wireless capability is turned off?. To connect with wifi I need to wait a while than push (3 times) airplane button (F12) than wait for a connection. It?s annoying. Also it turns Bluetooth on. Since win7 doesn?t have airplane mode I can?t set any options. I turned all found power management options to full power. But didn?t find ?Panel Open-Power On? option. In BIOS there are no options for airplane mode.Is there a solution to turn airplane mode off as a default? Or other solution to this problem? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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I have a user with a Dell Latitude E7270, and she claims that it loses all connectivity once a week or so. Some of those times, Airplane Mode is enabled (easy fix), and other times, it is not. When it is not, we have to remove the Intel wireless card, reboot, let it be redetected, and then she is fine.

I've checked her OS using dism, and tried several revisions of the wifi card drivers, right from Intel. Has anyone experienced Airplane Mode enabling itself without user interaction?

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

A:Airplane mode in Windows 10 Pro

MSDirector said:


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

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

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Greetings: It all started a couple of days ago, the airplane mode on my computer is not stuck,  just turns on and off by itself everysecond, the airplane button looks like a zigzag On-Off-On-Off and does not let me use any wireless connection. I have not installed any new software, I ran the hp support assistant to look up for some updates and nothing, I've done everything I can, turned it off manually in network settings, used some kind of fn+printscreen combination and nothing, uninstalled the wireless drivers and reinstalled them and nothing happened,  I have internet because I have plugged in a LAN cable and the airplane doest not mess with that. please help me, this is driving me crazy!

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

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

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After drivers update I got the following situation:

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

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Is there a way to keep Bluetooth on in the airplane mode? My application is on a cruise ship where I would like to easily turn WiFi off using the convenient airplane mode selection and leave Bluetooth on for my mouse on my Venue 10 tablet.

A:Airplane mode with Bluetooth ON?

Hello Calbear,

Yes. When airplane mode is turned on, you'll still be able to turn on or off your individual Bluetooth and wireless devices.

Airplane Mode - Turn On or Off in Windows 10

Bluetooth - Turn On or Off in Windows 10

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I had an issue with AVG that was locking up the machine.   I was able to remove AVG in safemode, but after rebooting my laptop, I now have no internet connectivity.  I am running Windows 10.  When I go into the settings for network and internet, I have an option for Dial-up, VPN, airplane mode.   There is no option for Ethernet nor wifi.  When I click on airplane mode and attempt to set the toggle switch to off, it will not move...it simply slides back to the on position.   I've gone into device manager and attempted to update the driver (which is Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11 bgn wifi adapter) and it tells me that it's up to date.  I then disabled it per instructions that I found online, and rebooted.  It reinstalled the drivers, and again says that the drivers are up to date.  Another option was for me to go to properties for the adapter and hit the power managment and Clear off the option that says Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.  However, there is no power managment tab?!?!?! Also, when I view the Network Connections folder, it is empty.  I'm at a loss.  I've tried everything that I can think of.  My wife needs this PC with internet access to run her online business, but it's utterly useless at this point. I could really use some assistance. Thanks!

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Hello,
I have a HP laptop that as default run with win8 or win10. I need (and prefer) win7.
I have installed all drivers. But have an issue that is annoying. Laptop starts with airplane mode on.
To connect to wifi I have to wait a while, push Fn+F12 several times to enable wifi connection, wait for connection to find and connect. Since in win7 there is no airplane mode, and in BIOS there are no setting for this, I can?t change any settings regarding airplane mode.
I?ve tried many solutions, but non has worked. Maybe here someone has a solution?
I was thinking of workaround with sendkeys or something like that but I have no experience with that.
Can anybody help?

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Any ideas on how to disable airplane mode? I have a Gateway laptop that I don't travel with, and it constantly puts itself into airplane mode. I would like to disable airplane mode so that can't happen.

A:Disable airplane mode

Here: Airplane Mode - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

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