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.Read other answers
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.)
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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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.Read other 6 answers
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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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 18.104.22.168 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.Read other answers
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?
mine just stopped working yesterday. will look on google for more infoRead other 8 answers
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 ajRead other answers
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.Read other answers
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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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).Read other 7 answers
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
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.
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 friendRead other 23 answers
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.Read other answers
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?
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 worksRead other answers
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.
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.
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
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'.
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?
I'm assuming windows 10 is on your system.....
Please click on link below:
How to Fix Airplane Mode Issues in Windows 10
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 .
Thanks Anyway , I fixed the problem ..
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.
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.
Hope this helps,
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?
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.Read other 5 answers
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.Read other answers
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!
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 dayRead other 2 answers
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.
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.Read other 2 answers
Fortunately I haven't visited here in a while! (this is the closest smiley to tongue-in-cheek!)
I'm running Windows 8.1.1 on a Dell Inspiron 15 (3000 series) laptop.
I wanted to take a screenshot and I'm almost sure I pressed "Ctrl" when my cat FLEW onto my laptop. The next thing I knew I was in Airplane Mode (maybe that was Nalah's ulterior motive!). I tried 13 different remedies I found on MS support, Google, etc. but to no avail. What I did learn from the non-MS advice was that this problem is one that MS itself does not know how to fix. Still, having gone without sleep for two days and needing to meet an urgent deadline on a project, I contacted MS support. I admit that I need to have my head examined for spending 9 hours (yes, 9!!!!!) - one of which was spent running a diagnostic that found an error but not one that is connected to Airplane Mode. At that point, the battery on my phone died and I lost the call and spent the next 45 minutes trying to call back. After 9 hours on the phone/chat with them, I was told that if I pay $129 (for a year), one of their senior technicians could assist me. That's when I decided I'd rather pay you!
That being said, the main problem is that I cannot move the slide that turns off Airplane Mode. Obviously, the problem is deeper than just that.
Having a brainstorm (which is a big thing since I'm not very computer savvy), I plugged my laptop directly into the router/modem and, lo and behold, I was a... Read more
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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!Read other answers
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?
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.
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
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.
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
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?
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.
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.
Here: Airplane Mode - Turn On or Off in Windows 8Read other 1 answers
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.Read other answers
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?
Every time I look at the notifications panel on my laptop, Airplane Mode is turned on. I know what it does, but do I need it if I never travel with the laptop? Only use laptop with AC plugged in, so saving battery is not a priority. How do I disable permanently?Read other answers
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?
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,
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!
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
i have a HP desktop computer with windows 10 home 64 bit. can anyone please tell me is the airplane mode feature just for mobile devices and laptop? thank you
Yes, as how would you use a desktop on an airplane?
Airplane mode - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Airplane mode (American English) or aeroplane mode (British English) is a setting available on many mobile phones and other electronic devices that, when activated, suspends many of the device's signal transmitting functions, thereby disabling the device's capacity to place or receive calls or use text messaging ? ...
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!Read other answers