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WIFI for internet and switch for local lan, how do I force lan traffic thru switch?

Q: WIFI for internet and switch for local lan, how do I force lan traffic thru switch?

I have a wireless router connected to my modem, and ALL PC's connect to that for internet.

I also have a gigabit switch I use to transfer data in between several of the machines. I do it quite often and I don't want it eating up the wifi bandwidth.
I have done it before, but it has been a long time and I cannot remember how I forced internet traffic over the wifi and local traffic through the switch
Is the only way to do it to specifically tell Windows to use the IP address of the LAN connection? I know it will work that way, forcing local traffic directly to that IP, but I seem to remember there being an easier way to do this.


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Am a new Networking BEE I had built a small network of 20 systems at my office and there I had connected a switch and router.

All the switch ports have been covered by all the systems and one port is given to the router

And also I connected a HUB to the switch ..

It works fine for my internet connections to all the systems but how do i make authentication of passwords and username to my network systems from one server which I use server 2003 at one system

let me know the detailed step by step procedure to build.........

I would feel very happy If at all any Suggestions for me to make my Business grow.....

As early as possible ................

Thanks in Advance


A:Connection of Router to Switch and also a Hub to Switch - N/W systems internet share

>>I use server 2003 at one system

you need to enable Network Login, but that requires that win2003 have

a domain controller
a DHCP service
and a DNS service.
the Domain Controller is just another name for LDAP and it becomes the control point
for all systems.

get some books on Configuring Win2003 Server

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Hi Everyone.....
So, I just got Wireless Broadband hooked up in my business. I hooked the LAN to the Router and then hooked up a 16 port gigabit switch. I have three terminals coming out of it (in the bcak of the building) as well as a line running to the front of the building. At the front of the building I have the line going into another 16 port gigabit switch. I have 4 computer terminals coming out of that switch. I AM getting internet at the back of the building .....but nothing at any of the terminals after the second switch (front of the building). Can someone help?


A:Router to Switch to Switch.....No Internet at end terminals

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How can I fix this? When the side switch is in the "Off" position, my laptop is in Airplane mode and refuses to leave. When the switch is in the "On" position, I am told that the internet access is disabled due to the switch being turned off. I have tried disabling the switch in bios and this did not work. I do not know any potential solutions.

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I've just upgraded to a new Netgear GS724AT, one of their line of 'smart' switches that does a lot of what a router would do, except it doesn't route. This was done to gain access to higher end features such as link aggregation and VLANs.

The first thing I noticed was that my Macs, which use a lot of bonjour (same as zeroconf or mDNS) no longer heard from the other advertising devices, such as file servers. In fact, I no longer see any of the PC file servers or any AFP servers.

Looking deeper, it appears that the switch takes a more active role in managing multicast traffic, something a standard desktop switch doesn't do. I tried playing with settings around IGMP snooping but nothing seems to make that multicast traffic come back.

Anyone know what the smart switch might be doing that a simple switch would not do, and how I can make the smart switch quit it?


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Alright, here's something for the brainiacs in the house, a little tougher than the usual "my laptop won't connect to my modem" question

I have a DVR/NAS/IP camera setup on a number of sites, using a dedicated PoE switch, that links into the company's LAN via one port to provide them remote viewing of the DVR. Basically, the DVR is set up multi-homed: camera network (including NAS data port) is all 192.168.2.*, company network is 10.0.xx.* (where xx is the site number, including NAS console port), with a gateway of 10.0.xx.254.

This has been working well so far on previous sites, but on this latest site, the network guy wants us to install a separate NIC in the DVR for the company LAN uplink, to keep the camera traffic off the LAN (my understanding is this really shouldn't be a problem, but whatever, that's what the customer wants...).

Thing is, this is a fully L2/L3 managed switch (Cisco SF302-08P - eight 10/100 PoE ports, two GbE ports)... manual here), and I'm thinking, it should be a simple matter to just add some filtering or traffic control that will tell the switch to block all 192.168.2.* traffic from the uplink... catch is, I've never needed to do this sort of thing before, so I'm at a complete loss as to where to start. QoS? VLAN? ACLs? E-I-E-I-O?

I'm a quick study, so if I even had a clue as to which method to use, I could probably muddle it out... I just don't know where to start.

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A:(Advanced) Traffic control on managed switch

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I'm a loyal Windows user (currently using Windows 7 x64) but something about the OSX operating systems that teases me a lot which is their font smoothing technology which, for my eyes, looks fantastic (sharp, crisp, & clear). I've got this taste using Apple Safari browser on Windows (which is almost dead now as apple seems not willing to update it any longer).

For me switching to MAC just for the font smoothing technology is a BIG hassle in terms of huge money spent on hardware and software as well.

I tried projects like Gdipp but they have their own glitches and it seems like the project is dead (no new release since Sep 2010) (Downloads - gdipp - Customizable Windows text renderers - Google Project Hosting)

Is there anyway to have that clear sharp text possessed by OSX everywhere in Windows 7 someway or the other? (not only the browser)? For example, is there any laptops with dense displays that can compensate the poor looking of Windows fonts? Is there any hope in Windows 9 to cure that issue? (I can wait for it if it will do something about this issue).

A:Windows font smoothing will force me to switch. Any Alternatives?

Have you been through the ClearType setup routine...

ClearType Text Tuner

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Good Evening
hope someone can help

i have a netgear router dg834gt and netgear switch gs608

2 computers connected direct to router work fine (using vista!)

yet 4 computers through switch have no internet access!! (using xp)

switch is connected via Cat5E cable to router
have tried everything i can think, with exceptions of upgrading firmware!

any help would be greatly recieved! (am having to make do with dongle!)


A:Solved: no internet through switch (Netgear router Netgear switch)

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Windows 8 not allowing me to switch to local account from email account any ideas ?

A:Cannot switch to local account

Originally Posted by Muddabir

Windows 8 not allowing me to switch to local account from email account any ideas ?

What happens when you try to switch accounts?

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Hello so when i first got windows 10 i had a local account and used it as normal then for some reason i added my microsoft account and now everytime i log in i need to use the microsoft account, just now i tried to switch it to the local account and i got this error any ideas?

A:Cant Switch to local account

Hello Jay,

Double check to make sure that the Microsoft Account Sign-in Assistant service is enabled, set to manual, and started. Afterwards, see if you may be able to switch to a local account.

Services - Start, Stop, and Disable in Windows 10

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I have Windows 7 Professional on my PC. In the first load I had, the PC should automatically detect if the LAN cable was plugged in, turn off the wireless radio, and change the network icon in the right bottom corner to reflect the cable was now in use.
Unfortunately, I had to reload my PC, and since then I can't get it to do it again.
So, what I'd like to achieve is this: Have Windows automatically detect when the cable is plugged in, turn of the wireless radio, and change the network icon in the right bottom corner to reflect the cable is in use - and, obviously, vice versa.
Can someone tell me what I need to do, please?

A:Have Windows 7 automatically switch to LAN when cable is plugged in and switch to wireless when it's removed

There are two methods can help you.
1. Go to <Network and Sharing><Change Adapter Settings> and right click your wired and wireless adapters one at a time to change the properties. Select IPv4, click <Properties>
then click <Advanced>. For each one, clear the "Automatic metric" check box and assign the metric value manually. Setting your wired adapter?s metric value lower than wireless adapter one, such as ?1? for wired adapter and ?2? for wired adapter.

2. Go to <Network and Sharing><Change Adapter Settings>,
hold down 'alt' to bring up the "File" menu, select "Advanced", select
"Advanced Settings" from the dropdown menu, adjust the priority of your wired adapter higher than your wireless adapter in the "Advanced Settings" window under the "Adapters and Bindings" tab.
Hope this helps.Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

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Need to no if I have this right

they have a dsl modem going to a Linksys router to a 24 port switch then to a little 4 port switch. sure, so then Would it be modem to router then router to any port on the big switch or is there an uplink port on the big switch it should go to? then you would hook a cat5e from one of the regular ports on the 24 port switch and run it to the uplink port on the 4 port switch need to no if the whole sequence is right. Hope someone can help, john will told me the cable would go from the big switch to the uplink on the small switch but I am wondering if I have it all right or not and wonderiing about from the router to the 24 port switch does the cable just go in a regular port in the big switch or if there is an uplink port does it go there. Hope you can understand my rambleing here. Thanks (please don't send me to a link) just need to no modem to router to regular port or uplink port on 24 port switch then from regular port on 24 port switch to uplink port on the 4 port switch. Thanks

A:Solved: Windows xp hookup question for modem, router, switch, to switch?

Router to uplink port on 24 port switch, and then normal port on the 24 port switch to uplink port on the second 4 port switch. An auto-MDX port on a device negates the need to worry about uplink ports for that particular cable connection.

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when I follow the onscreen directions to do this I get to the last step and get this,
were sorry something went wrong,your account wasn't changed to this Microsoft account.code:0xd0000225
any ideas? this is on a windows 8 32x system.

ive done the same thing with same email on my windows 8 64x laptop with no problems.

A:switch from local to microsoft account

Hello brihy, and welcome to Eight Forums.

In that case, you might see if creating a new administrator local account, sign in to it, then deleting your Microsoft account may work.

Do note that a local account will not be able to use the Store, and any Metro apps that require a MS account.

Hope this helps,

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without internet i cant play online
but i have a switch that 2 computers are connected to it
so is it possible to have file sharing, remote desktop, lan gaming
its ok if not all of them will work, i just need any of them

note: my 1st pc is windows xp, 2nd is windows 7

A:is it possible to have local area connection with switch

Yes. You can have a network like that.

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Hi, I have a Gateway NV52L15 notebook and I am having problems with my WiFi access. I have Windows 8. My wireless networks are not showing up. When I troubleshoot the network adapter, I get a messAge that reads that my wireless capability is turned off. When I go to the Gateway Device fast lane, my WiFi is on. But when I look in networks it as shows WiFi off and I am unable to turn it on that way. When I go to wireless devices in pc settings, the toggle button for the wire device is grey, therefore I am unable to switch it on- It used to work.

Also, while in the Gateway Device fast lane, when I press the F3 key the airplane mode goes on...the WiFi goes off...by comes right back on. Please help...

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Hello. I have a question to ask you. I need your honest opinion here. Switching ISPs and some personal thoughts and advice. (NOTE: WISP = Wireless Internet Service Provider)

I currently have Time Warner Cable's Turbo Speed Internet at 20 Mbps download speed 2 Mbps
upload speed. I am happy with TWC's true 20/2 speed and no issues; however I would like to save some money from the fearless, ever rate increasing TWC gluttons every year now. The reason for the change: I would like to save money (Paying $50 per month with their latest TWC promo that I pushed very hard to acquire since I already been their customer. They could not do better than that. For Turbo, yes I did do good. Saving approx. $18 a month. But do I really need it?) and still have reasonable amount of Internet speed for my current demands. In terms of my Internet hardware usage and for what I have and do online, I do not have much in demand for higher speeds. I have a live Internet streaming radio console (10/100 Mbps Ethernet connection; no SD or HD video) and an older Windows 7 Pro desktop (non-Gigabit speed) computer -- the only hardware requiring Internet requirements I have to date. No gaming or video streaming devices or online I do. A video streaming service in the future like Netflix (online or device) is a possibility, but I'm totally undecided at the moment about it. I have a Motorola SB6141 modem and Netgear WNDR3700v1 router. The most intense Internet speed requirement I currently do on my desktop wo... Read more

A:Is It Wise To Switch My ISP From TWC To A Local Fixed WISP?

1. Probably not.
2. Probably not.
3.Yes I think so.
4. I think you can expect good service from the new provider. Of course you know any video streaming service can get overloaded by demand. They also have a money back grantee if for some reason speeds are not as advertised. That could be for example trees in the way of the signal, unable to get line of site to the towers. Although I do not use this system it is also available in my county from the area town utility for folks not on the cable or fiber. Reports locally from users business and household is good service with few if any outages. They also run ilines system down the power lines.
Coverage Area

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Is it possible to switch off a laptop screen - laptop runs Windows 7 - and prevent it being switched on again, without inputting a password?

I need to keep the laptop running, therefore I can't put it to sleep and logging-off has become a pain.

I've tried the Power Options, but the display comes on again when the mouse is nudged.

I've also tried "Fn + F6" on my Acer laptop, which switches off the screen, but an accidental key press brings it to life again.

Any ingenious little prog around? None I've seen have that crucial password privacy aspect.

A:How to switch off laptop screen & password protect switch on again?

a password is is used when you are out but if you are home you don't need a password.. unless you don't trust somebody...

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Hi everyone, I searched through the forums but couldn't really find what I was looking for.

Currently we have a DHCP server set up to a switch, that has a special line connecting to a switch in our shop which is just across our back lot, giving network access to the few computers over there. They recently put in a new machine that needs network access, but they have already accidentally cut two ethernet cords. I'm looking to provide a wireless solution for the machine, but I don't want to have to spend a few thousand dollars on a large wireless switch.

Can I plug a wireless router into the switch in our shop, and essentially turn it into a wireless bridge, or is there another, simpler way to do this?

If this has already been answered, sorry for missing it!


A:Solved: DHCP Server -> Switch -> Switch -> Wireless

While you could use a router, or even configure the router to act as an access point, why not just buy a true access point? They start at $27: http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCate...ame=Wireless-AP-Bridges-Repeaters&Order=PRICE

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One question I need to know

If you go from DSL modem to Router then Router to switch
my question is then
If I wanted to hook another mini linksys switch into the bigger switch would you run the cat5e cable from the first switch to a reg port in the second switch or would you run it to the uplink port and then hook the 1 or 2 computers into the reg ports of the second switch.??

A:Solved: Windows xp-question of hookup switch to switch?

Obviously, run it to the uplink port if available.

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We have 3 16 port switches connected to our router. Everything has been in place and working well since last May.
Beginning this week, as soon as one employee arrives and turns on his pc, every pc on that switch loses internet access. Not network access - can still see other pc's - just no internet.

The pc causing the problems is the oldest on our network, but it is running Win10 like the others. When I check the stats on the router for his IP address, his has the highest transmission numbers.

We are scheduled to replace that pc within the next 2 weeks, but is there something I can/should look at doing in the mean time?

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hi all,

system gets hang, pc configuration is intel 865bgf motherboard with PIV 3ghz ht processor with 80 gb samsung hdd and 266 mb ddr i reinstalled the operating system (xp pro) changed smps and changed 256 ddr but the problem still continues, when the system gets hang i am not able to use my keyboard or mouse i have to restart the system , please help me and also i have to know weather is this the hardware issue or the software issue, and also i am facing same problem with same configuration with the other customer pc .
warm regards,

A:system gets hang (it freezes) only option is to switch off and switch on

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HP 6735s Notebook/laptop unable to switch wifi on and off. no wifi adaptor driver etc. 

A:HP 6735s unable to switch wifi on and off. no wifi adaptor d...

@csnoopy Try these 2. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=3687622&swItemId=ob_78054_2&swEnvOid=4059 http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=3687622&swItemId=ob_78740_2&swEnvOid=4059 REO

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I use windows 7.
When I turn on laptop (acer Aspire 5742) cannot connect to internet until I switch user and log in again. Soon as I touch any browser icon the rest of computer stops responding as well. It's only me on computer. Have virgin media security/ spyware/ virus protection. Tried CCleaner. After I switch user everything is fine.
Additional info; On 16th October had great difficulty getting my emails from Yahoo. Sometimes sign-in box appeared without my security signature and different style of writing for browser remembered log-on details.



A:Solved: have to switch user to continue after switch on

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I thought that I had this all figured out, but my dad just asked me a question about my setup, and I can't answer it.

The setup is like this:
[ip-phones + computers]-->[small switch]-->[managed L2 switch]-->[router]-->[modem]

I have several ip-phones and computers grouped into blocks of 8. Each set of 8 is a medley of phones/computers connected to a small switch http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Sate...nksys/Common/VisitorWrapper&lid=3681322279B34

Each of these switches, in turn, will be connected to a managed L2 switch http://www1.ca.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/pwcnt_3448p?c=ca&cs=calca1&l=en&s=biz that will create 2 VLANS: One VLAN will contain all of the phones, and the other will contain all of the computers. In turn, each VLAN will have its own router and DSL modem, thereby separating the network traffic.

I know that I can use this L2 switch to make the VLANS based on the MAC addresses of the devices. However, the smaller switches do not support 802.1q [VLANs]. Will it be a problem that the smaller switches do not support VLANs? Essentially, will this setup work to split up network traffic?

Thanks once again,

A:Computer, switch, switch, router, modem

I have the same DELL switch for my phones. You PoE will not carry across the linksys switches, so that is the first problem.
Next are the computers attached to the phones? Or does each device get its own drop?

And whats this about 2 routers and modems? Thats a bit over kill!! QoS would do the trick.

I would run all the devices off the Dell and attach the computers to the Phones (most IP Phones have a passthrough port) Configure the Dell with trunk ports with the Computer VLAN passing untagged traffic making it the native VLAN. While having the phones on a Tagged VLAN(If you phones conig allows you to set the VLAN in its config great! If not you can bind the MAC to the VLAN). The you create a QoS policy giving the VoIP traffic priority!

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Can any one advised me

I want to implement network on 6 Floor , 12-12 Port on each portion in one floor, total 24 ports on each floor keeping in mind distance between the each floors how do i connect them with fiber cable (which fiber cable i required) so speed remain constant for all floors.

How is my Idea to implement...right from server room in 1 floor where all internet connection providing to each floor. Cascading from 1 to 2 , 2 to 3, 3 to 4, 4 to 5, 5 to 6. UPon this setup...do i get into a low speed bandwith comparing to 1 floor Network. Does Network Gets slow by connecting through Cat5 UTP cable in cascading example.

Please adviced me.

-Thank Q>

A:How Can i Connect Gigabyte Switch to Gitabyte Switch

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Hi, guys. I have connected Huawei switch S5700-24TP-SI-AC with Cisco switch 2960 using one single fiber with LX SFP. The port is up on one side (Blinking on Huawei side) and down on Cisco side...Please help.

A:Huawei switch vs Cisco switch, How to connect

What kind of 2960 switch do you have? Have you checked the interface to verify the switch recognizes the optic and all the stats report back as normal? Are you using a Cisco branded optic? Do you see light being shot out from the optic in the 2960?

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i have this sr224 switch and i like to connect it to my giga network sr2024 switch.
now, i plug a utp belden cat5e to port 1 of sr224 and the other end to port 1 of sr2024.
what i got is the whole panel lights of sr224 will blink very fast.
is this normal? or sr224 and sr2024 cannot be paired?

thanks in advance guys

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My laptops touch panel is not working. So now, i cannot switch on my wifi in my laptop.Is there any alternate way (like drivers) to switch on the wifi in my laptop? Model: HP 6510b Compaq

A:Switch on wifi without using Wifi touch button, since its no...

HI Michael, If you go to the Control Panel, and select the "Network and Sharing Center" item, in the bottom left of the screen there should be a "HP Wireless Assistant" link in the "See Also" section. Click that, and it will allow you to enable the wireless adaptor. That may achieve what you need to do. Regards,John

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I changed my screen panel due to damage and with the new panel i d not have the wifi / antenna button. how do i switch on wifi now?

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I have hp 15 ac650tu. I cant use its wifi. I cant switch it on too. Please give me solution.

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So the wifi switch on my computer is broken off, although i am unsure how it happened. The places I have taken it to with questions have only told me expensive solutions for it such as having to replace the entire motherboard (which seems strange to me just because of one switch) anyways, I have wireless internet in my house, but cannot use it on my laptop so for anything that involves internet connection the laptop is useless. I also bought one of those netgear wireless usb adaptors and am still not able to get internet.

Any help would be appreciated! Thanks

A:Wifi Switch Not Working

I may be wrong but the wifi switch should not affect an external USB adapter. What were the issues you were having when you installed the Netgear Wireless USB? Did you disable the internal wifi adapter (either in Windows or BIOS) prior to installing?

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how do you tell xp which program you want it to manage your wireless network? a friend has installed d-links software and it has taken over managing the wireless connection. I would like to undo it and make it use windows built in wireless managment software

A:how to switch which which app is managing the wifi

If you goto Add/Remove programs and remove the DLink program it will probably revert to the original windows xp wifi manager.

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Hi guys,

I'm new to this forum and my apologies if I have posted in the wrong field with this query...

I have a customers Packard Bell Easynote MX37 laptop that I have installed Windows 7 on... Original OS Vista Home Premium.

The problem I am faced with is the WiFi switch.

The WiFi switch will activate itself on start up and enable wireless connection, but if the switch is pressed it disables wireless and stays disabled, no matter how many times switch is pressed. Once laptop is restarted it will become active again...

I am stuck on how to proceed with this problem and any assistance is greatly appreciated.

Thanks guys.

A:WiFi switch disables...

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Hi guys,

I'm new to this forum and my apologies if I have posted in the wrong field with this query...

I have a customers Packard Bell Easynote MX37 laptop that I have installed Windows 7 on... Original OS Vista Home Premium.

The problem I am faced with is the WiFi switch.

The WiFi switch will activate itself on start up and enable wireless connection, but if the switch is pressed it disables wireless and stays disabled, no matter how many times switch is pressed. Once laptop is restarted it will become active again...

I am stuck on how to proceed with this problem and any assistance is greatly appreciated.

Thanks guys.

A:Wifi switch disables...

Did it work as expected with Vista? Maybe there is a Packard Bell WLAN utility you need to download from their web site? If no Windows 7 one maybe a Vista one that will still work.

Is the switch a toggle or slide switch?

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I was playing a game on my laptop and decided to switch from wifi to ethernet. I plugged in the ethernet and turned off the wifi switch to ensure it switched over, but later when I tried to turn wifi back on, I see the wifi on/off switch is grayed out.

I went to my device manager to check for wifi network adapter driver updates, but everything seemed pretty up to date.

Any recommendations on how to fix this? Or at the least another method of turning the wifi on, like through command prompt or something?


A:WIFI on/off switch is grayed out

So to fix this what I did was hit the airplane mode key on my keyboard. The wifi switch in the pic I posted would stop being grayed out for about 5 seconds, and I had to switch it on in that time.

I'll note that flipping the airplane mode switch right above the wifi switch didn't do this, so I don't have a clue how it worked out.

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Hi All,

I have a laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad) that is mounted in a docking station. In my house I have wifi, the docking station is connected to the router via hard LAN.

I have prioritized my connections to give preference to LAN over wifi (as I obviously prefer the fastest connection).

The Network sharing center now tells me I am connected to both LAN and Wifi, but the system tray tells me Wifi. How do I know through which I am now connected and how to I prioritize LAN? Please don't tell me to manually enable / disable ;-)

Thanks a lot!


A:How to switch between wifi and ethernet

Try ipconfig and see what your lan ip is
and then try
and if it goes threw you lan card ip first you will know it's working the way you want

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running windows 10 pro 32 bit on my hcl me laptop.problem is whenever i switch on wifi it turns off automatically,network adapter is all updated (qualcomm atheros ar9002wb-1ng)..tried wifi inspector still it shows nothing

A:unable to switch on wifi//

Tried as u said still not working....diagnosed the wifi via networking it shows wireless capability is turned off

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Hi all,
I had a bad accident with spilling on my computer.  I have an Inspiron N7010.   Some of my keys still work but, unfortunately the switch to allow WiFi doesn't.  Is there any way to turn on WiFi without the keyboard?  I have hooked up a keyboard to my machine to use.  Also, does anyone know if the keyboard can actually be replaced or do I have to get a new computer!!!! 

A:Activate WiFi without keyboard switch

F2 to enter the bios. It can be a problem.
A new keyboard or an external keyboard will work.

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When the WiFi button (F12) is pressed the LED show red and a message on-screen briefly says "Flight Mode ON" and the network connection icon in the notification area shows a red X. - this is expected - however When I press F12 the on screen message does breifly display "Flight Mode OFF", but the LED stays orange and WiFi is disbaled. If I click the network icon in the notification area the panel that appears says Flight Mode OFF, WiFi (OFF). I simply cannot re-enable the WiFi with the F12 key. If I go to Computer->Properties->Device Manager, select the Wireless Adapter I can switch the WiFi back on by going to the Advanced tab and selecting Radio->Enable. If I do this the let then goes white and WiFi is OK. So what is going on - why can't I simply toggle the WiFi off and on with the F12 key. Why to I have to resort to the device manager to switch it back on again?

A:New HP Pavilion G6 - F12 switches OFF WiFi but won't switch ...

Solved my own problem - if it help others ....the WiFi Driver update dated 25/09/12 caused the problem in my case.Right click on 'Computer' select 'Advanced' and open Device manager. Locate the WiFi Adapter and choose the 'Roll back driver option' to restore the previous driver - worked for me. You think someone would test drivers better than this !!!

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I was using Windows 7 Home Basic preinstalled with the laptop since 2011. The laptop was working fine. After upgrading to Windows 10 the WiFi and Bluetooth is not working. Tried help from Microsoft remotely. According to them the drivers are not working and there is no updated drivers available for Windows 10 on HP website. The driver installed presently is "Broadcom 4313GN 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi Adapter".Please help and advise whether to stick with Windows 10 or to roll back to Windows 7 as I have an option to purchase a removable device to use WiFi and Bluetooth.I love the lightness of the new operating system. Please help!!!

A:Not able to switch on WiFi and Bluetooth after upgrading to ...

Hello @Banti2?, Welcome to the HP Support Forums! It is a great place to find the help you need, both from other users, HP experts and other support personnel. I read your post about the Windows 10 upgrade, and wanted to assist you!You can use the Go back to an earlier build option, in your System Settings: HP Notebook PCs - Upgrading to Windows 10Once you are back to your original Operating System, check to see if you are experiencing the same issue. If not, then you may consider holding off on the Windows 10 upgrade for a few weeks, until drivers can be updated. However, if you are able to get the WiFi and Bluetooth to work, using an external device, then you can continue to use Windows 10.  Keep in mind, that the rollback option is only good for the first 28 days, after installing Windows 10. Please let me know if this information was helpful by clicking the thumbs up below.Regards!

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Hello guys, my internal wifi card has just died. Is it possible to switch it with this another one?The second card is from a dead Dell laptop manufactured in 2009.I have Middleton's BIOS installedBtw: with the new card should the gray cable stay unpluged or i should be switched with a white cable ?

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I have a 6 month old Yoga 500 and this is the second time this has happened.  The last time I was resigned to taking it back to the shop and the day I was going to do it I turned it on for one last time and it was working perfectly again! Here are the symptoms  Fan running at full speedKeyboard not responding - touch screen working fine and can log in and use WindowsWiFi showing as off with Red Cross on wifi symbol.  In settings, option to turn it on is greyed out.  Ive carried out a Windows restore to a date last week when everything was working fine I've disabled and enabled the wifi card through device managerI've uninstalled and reinstalled wifi card drivers The last time it happened I also carried out a full factory restore but this didn't work.  As mentioned above, it just started working again.  So I'm not going to go through the hassle of trying that again. Any suggestions before I take it back to the shop?

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Hellog guys, i have just bought a new notebook lenovo e10-30 and  the installed OS is just MS DOS, after a few days i have installed windows 8.1 64bit  and then installed some of its drivers. I just notice that there is no wifi/ wireless/WLAN switch for me to adapt wifi. I tried to look to the manual but what is says is all about bluetooth when i search for WLAN configuration. I also tried to download intel wifi technology yet i cant still connect to wifi and its still always saying a x sign in the network but my other device such as my android is working perfectly. I just conclude that this notebook has no wifi after all. Is there other way? HUHUHUHUHUHUH

A:LenovoE10-30 Wifi switch missing

Dear Senenet
Welcome in Lenovo Community
You can check the device switch button from the PC setting , just follow the below steps ,

Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, or press the Windows logo key+C.
Tap or click Settings.
Tap or click Change PC Settings.
Tap or click Wireless.
Tap or click an affected device to turn it on again.

Please check and let me know

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Hi Pual thanks for your heip in the forum, I have the same issue with my HP Pavilion g6-2073ca Notebook that wifi is disabled and can't be enable with the enable button also the bluetooth hardware not appearing in the device manager . please help here is network adapter hardware id  PNP Device ID ROOT\KDNIC\0000 PNP Device ID PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4727&SUBSYS_145C103C&REV_01\4&2DCD215A&0&00E0 PNP Device ID PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8136&SUBSYS_183F103C&REV_05\4&FCB2031&0&00E1 PNP Device ID SWD\IP_TUNNEL_VBUS\ISATAP_0 PNP Device ID SWD\IP_TUNNEL_VBUS\TEREDO_TUNNEL_DEVICE thanks for your help.

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Hi, I am using an Lenovo Yoga 460 with a OneLink+ docking station.The Docking station is connected to the Network via LAN cable.The Notebook is connected to the same Netwrk via WIFI.I would like to habe LAN connecten when I connect the Notebookto the docking station but currently it stays on WIFI.While the Notbook was new the switching was no Problem.Since some Lenovo Updates the switching does not work any more. Has anyone a solution on this Problem? Currently I allwasy switch on and off the WIFI. Regards Mario

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I'm using a refurbished Latitude E5400 and for the most parts it's serving me well. I have just two issues with it. One is that it has a nasty habit of spontaneously switching off and then when I restart it the monitor comes on with extremely low brightness requiring me to restart it again at least once more in order to be able to see a normal display.
I'm not too worried about that for now because it's under warranty and as soon as I've finished a big piece of work I have to do over the next few weeks I'll be able to send it for repair and manage without it for a bit.
But the more immediate issue is that there is some sort of mechanical issue with the wifi switch. It tends towards keeping the wifi off unless I squeeze it really hard into the on position and make several attempts to let go such that wifi remains switched on. Wifi will go off again at less than a drop of a hat and it can be a real nuisance.
So my question is how much control that switch actually has. Does it control just one specific wifi adapter, or does it control whether or not the computer will use wifi at all? In other words, if I buy a USB wifi adapter without fixing the switch will the computer be able to access wifi through the USB adapter even when the switch is off?
Thanks for your help!

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